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South Africa to restart nuclear power plans

South Africa to restart nuclear power plans South Africa signed intergovernmental agreements with Russia, France, China, South Korea and the United States in 2014 as part of plans to build a fleet of nuclear power plants at a cost of between $30 billion and $70 billion. The court found that agreements with the various countries were unlawful and unconstitutional. Instructions had been issued to the department to review the processing of a... Además...

Canada names David Vigneault as head of spy agency

Canada names David Vigneault as head of spy agency Vigneault will assume the post June 19, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Thursday. Vigneault has previously worked for CSIS. He replaces current CSIS Director Michel Coulombe, who is retiring from the public service after a 36-year career. Además...

'Whack Job' Vs. 'Psychopath': Sen. Gardner, Kim Jong-Un Hurl Insults

The detained victim, named Kim Hak-song, worked at the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology, the same university where USA citizen, Tony Kim, worked. According to Japan Times , this is just one of a number of plans the Trump administration has been discussing with the Chinese officials regarding North Korea and its continued pursuit of nuclear weapons. Además...

North Korea: talks with U.S. possible under the right "conditions"

Choi Sun-hee, the top North Korean diplomat who handles relations with the US, spoke briefly to reporters in Beijing en route to Pyongyang. Later, Trump said he would be "honoured" to meet the North's leader, Kim Jong Un, under the right conditions. Además...

China aspira solidificar la política económica de Beijing

China aspira solidificar la política económica de Beijing Según informó la Casa Rosada en un comunicado, la llegada a Pekín, está prevista para el domingo a las 10.30 (23,30 del sábado hora Argentina) con una diferencia horaria de más 11 horas. Macri iniciará la actividad a las 15 (a las 4 en Argentina) junto a la primera dama y la comitiva con una ofrenda floral que depositará en el Monumento de los Héroes del Pueblo, en la Plaza Tiananmen. Además...

Speeding Amtrak driver charged in 2015 crash that killed 8

Attorney Thomas Kline (pictured on Thursday) sought a private complaint on the behalf of the family of victim due to the lack of charges. "Bostian was an experienced engineer who was aware of the route and the fact that there were speed limits throughout the route", reads the police criminal complaint filed by Shapiro's office. Además...

Unos 500.000 fieles asistieron a la misa del papa en Fátima

Unos 500.000 fieles asistieron a la misa del papa en Fátima Tras la llegada del máximo representante de la iglesia católica al santuario, se dirigió a la Capilla de las Apariciones , la cual fue construida en el mismo lugar donde hace cien años los pequeños pastores Lúcia, Francisco y Jacinta supuestamente aseguraron haber visto a la Virgen . Además...

5 immigrant women vie for Miss USA pageant title

5 immigrant women vie for Miss USA pageant title Miss Florida, who happens to be a law student at Nova Southeastern, will compete for the Miss USA title in Las Vegas. Dancing with the Stars judge Julianne Hough and Terrence J will host, with Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue cover girl Ashley Graham joining as backstage host. Además...

Incendio consume 25 locales en la Central de Abasto de Acapulco

Incendio consume 25 locales en la Central de Abasto de Acapulco El secretario de Protección Civil estatal, Marco César Mayares Salvador , informó que los cuerpos de emergencia acudieron al lugar a las 03:32 horas, tras recibir una llamada de alerta al 911. Las autoridades realizan un censo para determinar el número exacto de locales que resultaron afectados. En junio del año pasado fueron ejecutadas dos personas y en marzo de este año se reportó una balacer... Además...

Environmentalists celebrate surprise victory as Senate upholds Obama-era methane rule

Environmentalists celebrate surprise victory as Senate upholds Obama-era methane rule As Nathan reported, oil and gas producers argue that the regulation is redundant and unnecessary, because there are state laws that address the practice and because they say it's in their business interest not to burn off their own gas. With the world's biggest methane cloud hovering over our Four Corners region, this rule means a lot to New Mexico communities. Also, it would increase "federal r... Además...

El papa Francisco canonizó a los pastorcillos de Fátima [FOTOS]

Dos "milagros" atribuidos a los niños portugueses y reconocidos por la Iglesia permitieron su canonización: el primero, la curación inexplicable en 1997 de una mujer portuguesa que sufría una paraplejía. A la misa acudieron además de las autoridades portuguesas, los jefes de Estado de Paraguay, Horacio Cartes, y el de Santo Tomé y Príncipe, Evaristo do Espírito Santo Carvalho. Además...

Global Positioning System and hospitals hit by Ransomware — NHS cyber -attack

Russian cybersecurity firm said Russia was the hardest hit , followed by Ukraine and India. Dozens of GP surgeries, practices and hospitals were hit by the "ransomware" attack demanding money to recover files yesterday. The researcher, tweeting as @MalwareTechBlog, said that the discovery was accidental, but that registering a domain name used by the malware stops it from spreading. Además...

Facebook tendrá 7500 personas revisando transmisiones en vivo

Facebook tendrá 7500 personas revisando transmisiones en vivo Una de las medidas es la contratación de 3,000 personas para el equipo de operaciones comunitarias, las cuales se sumarán a las 4,500 actuales que revisan los millones de reportes sobre contenidos inapropiados, no sólo por violencia, sino también por discursos de odio y explotación infantil . Además...

17 mummies discovered in central Egypt

17 mummies discovered in central Egypt The burial chamber was first detected previous year by a team of Cairo University students using radar. The burial site where the mummies were found is believed to date back to the Late Period of Ancient Egypt. The 18th dynasty tomb, discovered in the Draa Abul Nagaa necropolis near the famed Valley of the Kings, belonged to a nobleman named Userhat who worked as the city judge. Además...

Sismo de menor intensidad se percibió en la zona central del país

El hipocentro del sismo estuvo a 24,1 kilómetros de profundidad , precisó el organismo. La Onemi publicó a través de su cuenta de Twitter que hasta el momento no se han reportado daños en infraestructura ni alteraciones de los servicios básicos a causa del movimiento. Además...

Gander Mountain slated to close all 126 stores nationwide, liquidation sales underway

Gander Mountain slated to close all 126 stores nationwide, liquidation sales underway Gander Mountain has filed for bankruptcy leaving many to wonder if the newly built store in Cedar Rapids will ever open. A final decision on whether the Davenport Gander Mountain store will stay open or not has yet to be made, but Camping World CEO Marcus Lemonis, whose company bought the outdoor retailer in a bankruptcy sale - has indicated he'd like to keep its doors open. Además...

Traffic accident in Turkey kills at least 20 local people

Traffic accident in Turkey kills at least 20 local people Mugla Deputy Governor Kamil Koten told Anadolu Agency that the death toll in the accident increased to 23 when three bodies trapped under the vehicle were taken out. The bus collapsed onto a road below, partially crushing a auto there. It's understood the vehicle plunged off a cliff, while travelling between Izmir and Marmaris, and hit a auto on the road below. Además...

CPI asks EC to go beyond EVMs, initiate electoral reforms

CPI asks EC to go beyond EVMs, initiate electoral reforms Congress demanded "more steps" to ensure trustworthiness of EVMs, the CPI-M said that all EVMs should have paper trail and BJP said that the machines were reliable. If the Election Commission feels that through this the situation can improve, then we are fine with it. Trinamul, the CPI, the Rashtriya Lok Dal and some other parties have also demanded that corporate funding be replaced with state ... Además...

Punjab, Haryana agree on talks to resolve SYL

Punjab, Haryana agree on talks to resolve SYL The issue remains sub-judice and Supreme Court has passed order in favor of Haryana stating that construction of SYL canal should be executed. Policing is an essential service needed to maintain peace and harmony in the state and could not be compromised with, at any cost, said Captain Amarinder, reiterating his government's commitment to reform the beleaguered police force, as promised in the C... Además...

French centrists reach accord with Macron on parliament candidates

French centrists reach accord with Macron on parliament candidates To qualify, would-be candidates, including total newcomers to politics, filled extensive online applications with CVs and explanatory letters for pre-screening and follow-up interviews, according to local media interviews with some of them. Además...


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