Reading and watching the media over the past year, you might be forgiven for thinking that we are facing the collapse of civilisation ... In the face of these threats, it may be hard to maintain a rose-tinted view of the future – unless, that is, you are the Harvard psychologist Steven Pinker ... The Covid-19 pandemic is the obvious place to start ... .
By Katharine Houreld. NAIROBI (Reuters) – Veteran opposition leader Raila Odinga led Kenya’s presidential race, official election results showed on Saturday, pushing Deputy PresidentWilliam Ruto into second place ...East Africa’s wealthiest nation and most vibrant democracy held presidential, parliamentary and local elections on Tuesday ... Advertisement.
After a brief dip, bitcoin went on the offensive once more and tapped $25,000 for the first time since mid-June. The altcoins are calmer today, but Shiba Inu has stolen the show with a massive double-digit surge. Bitcoin Touched $25K ... It kept going and marked a multi-month high above $24,800 later that day ... BTCUSD. Source ... Cryptocurrency MarketOverview.
Many Californians fear the "Big One," but it might not be what you think. It's not an earthquake. And it isn't the mega drought. It's actually the exact opposite. A megaflood. A new study by Science Advances shows climate change has already doubled the chances of a disastrous flood happening in California in the next four decades ...Open Jim ... .
CETINJE, MONTENGRO. Eleven people, including two children and a gunman, were killed in a mass shooting in Montenegro on Friday, and six others were injured, a state prosecutor told Vijesti TV after an initial investigation of the crime scene ... "The family was staying at the house of the shooter as tenants," Brdjanin said ... .
A senior Cabinet minister who was backing Rishi Sunak in the UK prime ministerial contest on Saturday became the first high-profile figure to switch sides to the opposing camp of Foreign SecretaryLiz Truss... Buckland writes, "I know both candidates well and have worked with them in government and in Cabinet... Boris, Rishi ties sour. .
Accidente Muere Anne Heche Anne Heche Accidente de coche fatal. Los peores pronósticos se han cumplido. La actriz norteamericana Anne Heche falleció ayer a los 53 años tras pasar una semana en el hospital a raíz del impacto de su coche contra una casa en el barrio angelino de Mar Vista... Su vida estuvo plagada de tragedias ... Acababa de cumplir 18 años ... .
Taliban fighters beat female protesters and fired into the air on Saturday to dispersed a rare rally in the Afghan capital, Kabul, days before the first anniversary of the group’s return to power. About 40 women marched on the education ministry in Kabul, chanting “bread, work and freedom” ... — Oliver Marsden (@OliverGMarsden) August 13, 2022 ... .
WASHINGTON, United States — The United States will boost trade with Taiwan in response to China’s “provocative” behaviour, the White House said Friday, as it insisted on the right of air and sea passage through the tense strait ... Sam Yeh / AFP ... China views Taiwan as its own territory to be seized one day, by force if necessary.