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Ship departs Odesa amid Russia's Black Sea tensions as Ukraine reports Grain Silo attack. The departure of the Hong Kong-flagged merchant ship Joseph Schulte from the Ukrainian port of Odesa has sparked international attention due to the ongoing concerns over Russia's intentions in the Black Sea.
Ashley Olsen secretly welcomes baby boy with husband Louis Eisner earlier this year. The actress-turned-designer got married to Eisner in a low-key wedding in Bel-Air in December. "A few months ago" in New York, she had her first child, a son named Otto.
Saturn's storms may experience long-lasting impact after it was first spotted by Gian Domenico Cassini in 1665. It has remained visible, barring a span from 1713 to 1830. Although Cassini's storm might differ from today's, the existing red spot has endured for almost 200 years. While storms on other gas planets arise and fade, Jupiter's storm stands out for its longevity.
The legal challenges surrounding former U.S. President Donald Trump have taken a significant turn as Georgia indictment targets Trump and former advisers in alleged 2020 election conspiracy.
Radiant skies illuminated by Perseid meteor shower this year, bring on a spectacular celestial display, adorned by a nearly invisible moon, according to astronomers. During its peak, the firmament was graced with the presence of up to 100 shooting stars per hour, gracefully streaking across the global expanse of the sky - a mesmerizing frequency of over one meteor per minute.
Niger's coup leaders set to prosecute deposed President Bazoum for treason charges. The military junta that took control of Niger has stunned the world with its announcement to prosecute ousted President Mohamed Bazoum on charges of "high treason" and undermining state security.
It was revealed a few days after allegations of sexual harassment that Miss Universe cuts ties with Indonesia chapter and cancel the next Malaysia event. In the complaint, more than a half dozen women said that all 30 Miss Universe Indonesia finalists were asked to take off their clothes two days before the crowning event in Jakarta. This was supposed to be a body check for scars and cellulite.
Hotel-to-hotel shuttle diplomacy paving the way for potential release of American prisoners in Iran as US and Iranian delegations converged on separate hotels in Doha, Qatar, mere sightlines apart but with an insurmountable gap in communication.
The movie 'Last Voyage of the Demeter; sinks at box office and makes only $6.5 million in its first week, which isn't very good. The movie, based on a chapter from Bram Stoker's "Dracula," shows how the vampire's coffin is moved from Transylvania to England. It was released by Universal.
Strawberry-like sea creature with 20 arms found in Antarctic Ocean in a remarkable and unexpected revelation as a collaborative team of scientists hailing from Australia and the United States underwent a series of intensive research expeditions conducted near the Antarctic region.
The James Webb Space Telescope detects question mark shape in deep space, which is an image of Herbig-Haro 46/47, a duo of emerging stars in the process of formation. This stunning composite reveals an expansive scene filled with intricate features, even showcasing a cosmic symbol resembling a question mark.
Fans of Taylor Swift are in for a treat, as she has just announced that her re-recorded album "1989 (Taylor's Version)" will be coming out soon. Swift's re-recording project, called the "Taylor's Version" series, is an attempt to regain control of her past music catalog after a disagreement with the owner of her master recordings.
Russian forces intercept Ukrainian drones in attempted attacks on Moscow and Sevastopol, according to an announcement by the Russian defense ministry.
On Monday, the trio of American astronauts and their Canadian counterpart, designated for NASA's Artemis II mission, experienced a surreal moment of disbelief. The astronauts get their first glimpse of the spacecraft set to orbit the moon and safely return to Earth as they are granted their initial access to the Orion spacecraft.
As Typhoon Khanun sweeps South Korea with strong winds, authorities are taking urgent measures to prepare for the potentially devastating impact of the storm.
She didn't know it at the time, but when Cardi B thrown mic has sold for almost $100k at her show and the money went to charity. After the "WAP" rapper got a lot of attention for throwing her mic at a fan at her July 29 show at Drai's Beach Club in Las Vegas, the owner of an audio production company called The Wave, Scott Fisher, put the mic up for sale on eBay.
In a significant move to address the critical environmental issues facing the Amazon rainforest, leaders of eight South American countries have convened in Brazil for a regional Amazon summit on struggles over climate change and human rights.
Sandra Bullock praised for 'amazing' way she cared for Bryan Randall, her long-term boyfriend in his last years, according to her sister. Bryan Randall died at the age of 57. He had had amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) for three years. In the last few years, she has taken a break from her successful playing career. Behind closed doors, she has been caring for Bryan with the help of a team of nurses and their three children.
Boeing's first manned Starliner flight delayed until March or later as it will not be transporting passengers this year as initially anticipated. Initially, Boeing had set its sights on July 21 for the inaugural crewed launch of the Starliner capsule.
As a deadline set by a coalition of African countries for Nigerien military coup leaders to step down expired, Niger's airspace closed amid growing concerns of regional military intervention.
The movie Barbie crosses $1 billion at the Global Box Office. Greta Gerwig's dream comedy with a pink coat has made more than $1 billion around the world, including $459 million in North America and $572 million in other countries. This makes Gerwig the first woman to make a billion-dollar movie on her own.
NASA has successfully regained communication with its interstellar probe, Voyager 2, following a two-week interruption caused by an erroneous command. The spacecraft had been inadvertently pointed away from Earth on July 21, leading to a data blackout for the mission science team stationed at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California.
Heatwave forces early removal of US and UK scouts from World Scout Jamboree in South Korea. Thousands of scouts attending the World Scout Jamboree are being evacuated from the official campsite due to a suffocating heatwave that has led to a surge in heat-related illnesses.
Ne-Yo, a singer who has won a Grammy, is talking about kids these days. In an interview with Gloria Velez for VladTV, the "So Sick" singer and father of seven questioned whether or not gender-affirming care should be available to children. Ne-Yo doesn't understand parents allowing children to transition genders at a young age.
"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.