January 15, 2020

Russian government resigns, Vladimir Putin appoints new prime minister

dicus63/iStock(MOSCOW) -- Russia’s government on Wednesday resigned at the request of President Vladimir Putin after he announced a surprise proposal to make a series of changes to the country’s constitution that would increase the power of its parliament. Also, amid news of the cabinet's resignation, Putin has selected a new prime minister, Mikhail Mishustin, the head of Russia’s tax agency, Russian state news agencies are reporting. Speaking at his annual state of the nation address in Mo..
January 15, 2020

Dismembered body found in bag outside housing project north of Dublin

Stephen Barnes/iStock(LONDON) -- A murder investigation has been launched after a bag of human remains has been found by the Irish police force. An alarm was raised just after 10 p.m. local time on Monday when what appeared to be a bag of severed limbs were found outside a houses at the junction of Moatview Gardens and Drive, a quiet suburban housing project just outside of Dublin. Officers arrived on the scene and sealed off the area. The police service of the Republic of Ireland, also known as..
January 15, 2020

Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, makes 1st appearance after royal family fallout

GraceHenley/iStock(LONDON) -- Following the shocking news of Prince Harry and Meghan's decision to exist as senior royals, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were spotted making their first public appearance together amid the family's recent shakeup. Many couldn't help but notice Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, dressed up in a green Alexander McQueen coat as she arrived in Bradford to visit a number of projects that support community and promote cohesion within it on Wednesday morn..
January 15, 2020

Australia wildfires are paving the way for ‘fire clouds’: Here’s what to know

FILE photo - Каркоцкая Татьяна/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The devastation of the Australia bushfires has been nothing short of catastrophic: over 15 million acres of land burned, at least 25 dead, and one billion animals feared dead, according to an estimate from ecologists at The University of Sydney. The intensity of the blazes has also paved the way for a common but dangerous weather event, known as a pyrocumulus cloud, that could cause even more destruction. What exactly is it? Pyrocumulus clouds,..