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Historic ‘bomb cyclone’ storm pounds Rockies, Midwest A history-making “bomb cyclone” on Thursday blasted communities near the Rockies with snow and drenched the Midwest with rain, causing one death, as forecasters predicted flooding will spread throughout the region over the weekend. Daniel Groves was hit and killed by a car as he was helping a motorist stranded on an interstate Mr. Carbin said the cyclone’s rapidly steep drop in ground-level air pressure was the most pronounced decline recorded since 1950 • This article is based in part on wire service reports
Japan court rejects bid to shut Shikoku Electric nuclear reactor:... A high court in western Japan on Friday rejected a lawsuit to shut down Shikoku ... The 890-megawatt reactor was restarted on Oct. 27 and is currently running at full capacity Nuclear remains an unpopular energy option in Japan and the country will reboot only a fraction of the 54 reactors it had before the Fukushima disaster in 2011 Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles
Late-winter blizzard hits Midwest after storm paralyzes Colorado A blizzard that paralyzed parts of Colorado and Wyoming barreled into the Midwest, bringing whiteout conditions to western Nebraska and dumping heavy rain that prompted evacuations in communities farther east. California is drought-free for the first time in nearly a decade By Alejandra Reyes-Velarde Mar 14, 2019 | 11:25 AM The system was moving out of the central Plains on Thursday, but National Weather Service meteorologist Peter Rogers said flooding was likely to persist into the weekend in parts of South Dakota, Minnesota and Iowa, with deeply frozen ground preventing rain and snowmelt from soaking into the soil
Climate change protest draws thousands of students into the city The strike kicked off at midday, with students expected to march along Collins, Russell, Bourke and Spring streets from about 1.15pm. Loading Replay Replay video Play video Play video Based on social media engagement, the Australian Youth Climate Coalition is expecting about 15,000 to 20,000 students to attend in Melbourne Students stretch for as far as the eye can see, with event organisers estimating that 20,000 people have flocked to Melbourne’s CBD City Circle: - City Circle trams will not run between 11.30am and 2.30pm
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France receives Ethiopia crash black boxes, families mourn - World Possible links between the accidents have rocked the aviation industry, scared passengers worldwide, and left the world's biggest planemaker scrambling to prove the safety of a money-spinning model intended to be the standard for decades Another nearly 5,000 MAXs are on order, meaning the financial implications are huge for the industry
Jack Whitehall mortified after leaving Prince Charles miffed at gig Speaking on The Jonathan Ross Show, the comedian, 30, revealed his mortification after upsetting the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall at the Prince's Christmas Party last year. 'There goes the knighthood!'  In the wake of his disastrous gig, Jack also spoke about how in this day and age, it's much more easier for people to take offence at his gags Line-up: (L-R) Crufts winner Dylan the dog, Kathleen Roosens, Jonathan Ross, Rachel Riley, Ralph Fiennes, Lizzo and Jack on Saturday night's show
Ice ages triggered by massive collisions at Earth’s equator, study reveals Tectonic plates smashing into each other lead to huge volumes of CO2 being sucked from atmosphere and temperatures diving We found that every time there was a peak in the suture zone in the tropics, there was a glaciation event, said Dr Oliver Jagoutz, a geologist at MIT who led the study Subscribe from just 15p a day for extra exclusives, events and ebooks – all with no ads
Meet the blonde vegan bodybuilder turned political candidate Emma Hurst's love for animals fuelled her win at a bodybuilding competition last year, and now she hopes it will help her land a seat in the upper house at the NSW election next week. You won't be able to do what we're doing'', and I thought, ''Yes I can'' 'At the moment there's too much dairy, milk is too cheap and farmers are struggling.'  Ms Hurst says the party is not just for animal rights, but also has policies that would help farmers get through the drought
Alleged Gambino crime boss Frank Cali's slaying a throwback to bygone era, experts say The gunshots that killed the alleged boss of New York's Gambino crime family Wednesday night could be called the mafia's crackling proof of life. Gotti, who ordered the hit so he could seize the Gambino crown for himself, courted the media spotlight and caught the attention of law enforcement as a result Or it may have been something simple, like an old-school turf war in which a rival wanted Cali's business and thought the only way to take it was by force The biggest headline he ever made was getting murdered by his cohorts
Boeing jet was in trouble minutes after takeoff: NYT The doomed Ethiopian Airlines plane lurched up and down by hundreds of metres at a time, US media reported. All contact with Flight 302 was lost five minutes after takeoff and even before the captain's radio message, controllers knew he had an emergency, according to the newspaper Credit:Bloomberg Regulators in the US and Canada have said the profiles of the two short flights are similar, but haven't yet concluded they were caused by the same problem
'We don't have time to wait': Teenagers fight for a greener planet School students around the world take part in the Global Climate Strike to protest climate change and government inaction. Jerry Brown, President Donald Trump, Paradise Mayor Jody Jones and FEMA Administrator Brock Long survey damage left by the Camp Fire in Paradise, California, on Saturday, November 17 She hopes that the youth climate strikes will achieve more action from world leaders, pointing to the success of campaigners in Germany, who lobbied the government to phase out coal by 2038
Opinion | Brexit will mark the end of Britain’s role as a great power If the deal goes through, Britain, Europe and the United States would lose big. By Fareed Zakaria Fareed Zakaria Columnist focusing on foreign affairs Email Bio Follow Columnist March 14 at 6:02 PM One of the great strengths of democracy is that bad policies are often reversed Of course, there were always Euroskeptics, but they had been a small, eccentric minority within the party
Former Sen. Birch Bayh, Champion Of Title IX Federal Law, Dies The former Democratic Indiana senator pushed for the landmark 1972 federal law banning discrimination against women in college admissions and athletics. Kennedy’s assassination because there was no provision for filling the office between elections The amendment won ratification from the states in 1971 Bayh also was a leading sponsor of the Equal Rights Amendment, which would have barred discrimination on the basis of gender ___ Associated Press writer Rick Callahan contributed to this report from Indianapolis
The tale of the Cornish fishermen who netted £1m record deal & movie THEIR story seems so unlikely that even the men involved throw back their heads in laughter at the absurdity of it all. A bunch of ageing fishermen, one in his late seventies, would sing traditiona… From the other singers Johnny Mac is a builder, Jeremy’s brother John runs fishing tours, Jason Nicholas is a fisherman, Billy Hawkins is a potter, John Lethbridge is a mechanic and Toby Lobb works in television RING The Sun on 0207 782 4104 or WHATSAPP on 07423720250 or EMAIL
Key UK contractor faces administration The outsourcing giant has been seeking support for a rescue deal from shareholders and lenders. It employs 45,000 people in the UK and relies on contracts to serve schools, hospital and the army for 70% of its revenue Following Carillion's collapse, the government launched a pilot of living wills for contractors, so that critical services can be taken over in the event of a crisis