January 15, 2020

The last decade was the warmest ever recorded, 2019 the 2nd warmest year in history

RapidEye/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- Last year was the second warmest year on record around the globe, making the last decade the warmest in recorded history, according to a new government report released Wednesday. Scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and National Aeronautics and Space Administration said the higher average temperatures are the result of human activities that release greenhouse gases and that the trends of warming show that the effects of global warming..
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..