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For today’s superhero Uber driver stories, a driver midway to an airport stopped the car to rescue people from a burning building. On the early morning of August 17, Fritz Sam was headed to Queens, New York City.
The drought in Europe brought unexpected discoveries. “Lost” villages were “found.” Dying grasses revealed hints of marvelous gardens of long ago. Rocks “warning” people. What does this drought really want to tell people?
One of the quickest ways to amass vast wealth is to seize control of a region of Asia's largest island, Borneo. Every night, the Sultan of Brunei retires to the world's largest private residence.
Filipino cops nabbed Germany's radical conspiracy theorist named Oliver Janich last Wednesday morning. He was arrested early on Wednesday, and according to the German Press Agency, he will be sent to Germany. An "arrest" was also mentioned on Janich's Telegram channel, one of the most widely used channels for spreading conspiracy theories in Germany.
In recent years, there has been a marked increase in the rate of syphilis spread in Japan. According to experts, the number of people infected with the disease is expected to be higher than 10,000 in a single year.
Several Biden administration officials and Democrats called the signing of the Inflation Reduction Act as a landmark decision by the president. The IRA makes families save money without compromising their health as it also imposes a huge tax on filthy rich corporations. Seems fair, right? Oh, and Mother Nature benefits, too.
Get ready to see both the beautiful and the horrible in this one series. On Monday, August 15, Netflix showed the teaser trailer for the upcoming horror-fantasy show "Cabinet of Curiosities" by Guillermo Del Toro. In the short video clip, which is only one minute long, the famous Mexican director talks about what viewers can expect to see in the new horror anthology series.
The body of a dead Indian soldier found after 38 years on world's highest battlefield along the contentious border with Pakistan. Two days after India celebrated its 75th anniversary of independence, an Indian Army unit tweeted images of Chander Shekhar's coffin draped in the national flag. An army patrol reportedly discovered the bones on Monday in a decommissioned bunker in the Siachen Glacier.
Voters decide primary elections in Wyoming and Alaska which will determine the fate of two sharp critics of former president Donald Trump.
China sanctions seven Taiwanese officials as they were thought to be secessionists. China has said that it is putting seven Taiwan officials on a "black list" because it thinks they support Taiwan's independence.
The videos spreading on social media reveal the moment as Ikea in Shanghai goes into lockdown, shoppers rush in panic. Panic ensued at an Ikea store in Shanghai, China, after officials forced it to close down due to a COVID-19 concern. Zhao Dandan, the deputy director of the Shanghai Health Commission, told reporters on Sunday that the "store and affected area" would be under "closed loop" control for the next two days. He said this at a press briefing.
Trump search warrant exposed whereas the FBI recovered "top secret" documents from former US President Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida.
Republican Governors reprimand party members' outrageous rhetoric on Trump's Florida residence on Monday, August 8, 2022. Several Republican governors lambasted their Republican colleagues in Congress, accusing federal law enforcement officers of a politicized attack on former President Donald Trump. This is after carrying out a court-ordered search warrant on his home.
United States president Biden intends to close Guantanamo Bay prison. The White House made the announcement on Friday that President Biden intends to close the facility that is located at the Naval Station Guantanamo Bay in Cuba. This is a difficult undertaking that the Obama administration was unable to accomplish about a decade ago.
The FBI searches Donald Trump's home while some Republicans try to defind him. On Sunday, Republicans kept defending Trump after the FBI search operation at his Florida home. However, there were clear cracks in the party's support for law enforcement in the midst of a federal investigation into how Mr. Trump handled top-secret documents.
In some places, the longest river in one country is almost completely dry because of the oppressive heat wave in July and the lack of rain. This happens when France's longest river dries up due to extreme heat.
Kobe Bryant’s Remains Photos Shared For A Laugh - Vanessa Bryant Lawsuit Against LA County Sheriff's Department
A lawyer for Kobe Bryant's widow told a jury on Wednesday that deputies and firefighters in Los Angeles County had a "culture of callousness" that led them to take photos of the bodies of Kobe Bryant and other victims of the 2020 helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter, and seven other people.
Because of the extreme heat, China's zero-COVID policy has become much harder and more dangerous for front-line health care workers.
"We shouldn't underestimate this storm," Pierluisi says as Hurricane Fiona hits Puerto Rico. At a briefing on Saturday, Gov. Pedro Pierluisi warned his country. Pierluisi of Puerto Rico said on Facebook Sunday afternoon that more than 1.5 million people will experience power outages as a Category 1 storm with sustained winds of 85 mph and heavy rains approaches the island.
This morning, September 18, typhoon Nanmadol made landfall, bringing with it gusts of 112 mph (180 km/h) and heavy rainfall that could exceed 20 inches in some places. Super typhoon Nanmadol forces four million people to evacuate in Japan. On the southernmost tip of the island of Kyushu, one of the four islands that make up the bulk of Japan, close to the city of Kagoshima, it first made landfall.
TAIPEI, Taiwan - A strong earthquake strikes southeastern Taiwan on Sunday, September 18, as per the island's weather bureau. The quake caused train carriages to derail, caused a convenience store to collapse, and caused hundreds of people to become stranded on mountain roads. As per the weather bureau, the epicenter was located in Taitung county. This quake came after a 6.4 magnitude tremor that occurred on Saturday evening in the same region, however, it did not result in any fatalities.