Quantcast
Home » Archives » Latest Headlines (Page 1277)

Two-headed bull shark discovered in Gulf of Mexico

Two-Headed Bull Shark Discovered in Gulf of Mexico (via NewsLook) Video News by NewsLook var nl_rand = “3KKwwR0bXX2r4bCc”, NewsLook = NewsLook || {}; NewsLook.embeds = NewsLook.embeds || {}; NewsLook.embeds[nl_rand] = { video_id : ’556162′, feed_user_id : ’476′, metadata_for_select : [], metadata_override : [], preview_hashlike_metadata : {“width”:null,”height”:null…  …

Christie: I’ll keep ‘firm grip’ on Prince Harry during New Jersey visit

Famously rambunctious New Jersey governor told a local radio station that he’ll spend all day with prince on Garden State tour Keeping Britain’s rambunctious Prince Harry in line is a tough job that the prince’s media handlers and protection officers have never quite come to grips with – to the…

Report: Half of all Iraq and Afghanistan vets report inadequate care from Veterans Affairs

Study for Congress has ‘serious misgivings’ about government’s treatment of US troops returning from Iraq and Afghanistan Almost half of the 2.2 million troops deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan report difficulties on their return home, but many receive inadequate care from the US Department of Defense and Veterans Affairs, according to…

Petraeus plans affair apology in comeback speech

Decorated military general, 60, to offer his ‘deep regret’ for affair with biographer that led to his resignation as CIA director David Petraeus, one of America’s most decorated generals, is expected to make his public comeback Tuesday night with an apology for the extramarital affair that led to his resignation.…

Norwegian mass killer barred from attending his mother’s funeral

Norwegian prison authorities have rejected a request by mass killer Anders Behring Breivik to attend the funeral of his mother, who died last week after a long illness, his lawyer said Tuesday. Breivik, a 34-year-old right-wing extremist who is serving a 21-year jail sentence for killing 77 people in twin…

‘Catastrophic’ 2012 rain means Britain’s butterfly populations drop

Britain’s butterflies suffered a “catastrophic” year in 2012 with almost all species declining as a result of torrential rains, according to a study published on Tuesday. Of the 56 species studied by the UK Butterfly Monitoring Scheme, 52 saw a drop in numbers as Britain’s second-wettest year on record left…

Swedish language council removes ‘ungoogleable’ from list of new words

The Language Council of Sweden said Tuesday it had removed the word “ungoogleable” from its 2012 list of new words because it refused to give in to the US company’s demands to include the word Google in the definition. The list of new words in the Swedish language came out…

Experts: More than 10,000 extremist websites compared with less than 100 anti-militant sites

There are more than 10,000 extremist websites on the Internet compared to fewer than 100 countering them, an analyst Tuesday told a conference which stressed the need to rebut militant propaganda. “In many ways, the terrorists are very successful in cyberspace,” said counter-terrorism analyst Rohan Gunaratna, who heads the International…

SpaceX capsule leaves International Space Station after completing resupply mission

An unmanned, privately-owned US space capsule which had delivered supplies to the International Space Station undocked from the orbiting outpost on Tuesday to start heading home, NASA said. The manoeuvre with a robot arm handled by crew aboard the space station ended a mission of just over three weeks for…

James Cameron donates Deepsea Challenger one-person sub to science

Film-maker and explorer hands one-man craft that plunged him to Pacific Ocean’s deepest point to oceanographic institute James Cameron has donated the one-man submarine within which he descended to the bottom of the planet’s deepest chasm last year to the largest independent oceanographic research institution in the USA. The Oscar-winning director of…

Google+