August 10, 2019

‘Lions are on the menu now’: Inside the legal lion bone trade

EMS Foundation(MAPUTO, Mozambique) -- Kris Everatt was tracking lion prides as part of his conservation research in Mozambique's Limpopo National Park when he came across dozens of dead vultures near a waterhole. As he walked closer to the waterhole, he saw the mutilated bodies of three lions. Their faces and paws were missing. "I'd never seen a lion with its head and feet cut off before," said Everatt, the Mozambique program manager for Panthera, a global wild cat conservation organi..
August 9, 2019

North Korea launches two more projectiles into Sea of Japan

Oleksii Liskonih/iStock(SEOUL, South Korea) -- North Korea has fired two more unidentified projectiles into the Sea of Japan, South Korean news agency Yonhap reported Friday. The projectiles were reportedly fired from the northeastern city of Hamhung. South Korean military is monitoring the situation in case of additional launches. This is the fifth missile launch in recent weeks from North Korea. This is a developing story. Check back for updates. Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserv..
August 9, 2019

Generator issue causes London power outage

ZoltanGabor/iStock(LONDON) -- Large parts of London and the southeastern part of the United Kingdom were without electricity on Friday night. The outage, caused by the failure of two power generators on National Grid's network, caused train services in and out of the capital to be delayed and cancelled. There were also issues with traffic lights and the London Underground. National Grid said later on that their systems responded to the failure as expected, "disconnecting an isolate portion ..
August 9, 2019

France says it speaks for itself on Iran, reacts to Trump criticism

Oleksii Liskonih/iStock(PARIS) -- The French Foreign Ministry said Friday that it remains committed to de-escalating tensions around the Iran nuclear deal, and that it has the authority to speak on the issue, following a rebuke from President Trump. The statement followed President Trump's tweets Friday morning that declared Iran "is in serious financial trouble" and criticized France and other nations for "purporting to represent" the United States. He said that French President Emmanuel M..