Raging wildfires across California force nearly 8,000 to evacuate: ‘It was terrifying’

With a heat wave continuing to bake California and the rest of the West, wildfires forced nearly 8,000 people to dash for safety Sunday as flames destroyed homes and threatened thousands of structures across the state. Along the Central Coast, firefighters battled two major blazes on opposite ends of Santa Barbara County. Efforts Sunday focusedContinue reading “Raging wildfires across California force nearly 8,000 to evacuate: ‘It was terrifying’”

Cancer now more common than getting married or having a first baby

eveloping cancer is now more common than getting married or having a first baby, research suggests. Analysis by Macmillan Cancer Support shows there were 361,216 cancers diagnosed in 2014 in the UK, the most recent figures available, compared to 289,841 marriages.

This former Google[X] exec is building a high-tech hat that she says will make telepathy possible in 8 years

Imagine if telepathy were real: if, for example, you could transmit your thoughts to a computer or to another person just by thinking them. In just eight years it will be, says Openwater founder Mary Lou Jepsen, thanks to technology her company is working on. Jepsen is a former engineering executive at Facebook, Oculus, Google[x]Continue reading “This former Google[X] exec is building a high-tech hat that she says will make telepathy possible in 8 years”

Gorbachev urges Trump and Putin to ‘rebuild trust’

Moscow (AFP) – The last Soviet leader, Mikhail Gorbachev, on Thursday urged Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin to restore trust between the United States and Russia a day ahead of their first meeting in Hamburg. “Above all it is good that this meeting is finally happening, but a shame that it is only coming now,”Continue reading “Gorbachev urges Trump and Putin to ‘rebuild trust’”

The handshake the world was waiting for: Trump and Putin finally meet at G20 after US president tweets they have ‘much to discuss’

Donald Trump met Russian President Vladimir Putin face to face for the first time at the G20 Summit Friday Trump said he anticipates ‘a lot of positive things happening, for Russia, for the US’ at the start of the meeting Their first sit-down meeting is expected to cover the Syrian conflict to Russia’s provocations inContinue reading “The handshake the world was waiting for: Trump and Putin finally meet at G20 after US president tweets they have ‘much to discuss’”

Three teenagers arrested on Mayflower Beach Tuesday afternoon after allegedly having sex in the water while a crowd gathered to cheer them on,

Three teenagers arrested on Mayflower Beach Tuesday afternoon after allegedly having sex in the water while a crowd gathered to cheer them on, and a friend who police say didn’t listen when he was told to leave the area, will not be arraigned for at least six months, an Orleans District Court judge said. JuliannaContinue reading “Three teenagers arrested on Mayflower Beach Tuesday afternoon after allegedly having sex in the water while a crowd gathered to cheer them on,”

Millennials aren’t ready for the ‘reality of life’ and suffer from panic attacks and anxiety problems, new research has revealed

The research found that more than half of prospective students don’t know how to pay a bill and that many believe that nights out cost more than paying rent. Researchers said that many would-be students have been left worried and confused by the prospect of leaving home to start higher education. The study found 61Continue reading “Millennials aren’t ready for the ‘reality of life’ and suffer from panic attacks and anxiety problems, new research has revealed”

Shelly Island: The new beach off North Carolina’s Outer Banks

here’s a new attraction for thousands of people enjoying the long holiday weekend on North Carolina’s Outer Banks. Shelly Island is a destination you won’t find on a standard map. The giant barrier island suddenly formed in the Atlantic Ocean, almost overnight. CBS News correspondent Mark Strassmann reports the mile-long island, which measures as wideContinue reading “Shelly Island: The new beach off North Carolina’s Outer Banks”

Ten hurt after volcano popular with tourists erupts in Indonesia spewing cold lava, mud and ash 50m high

The volcano on the main island of Java is a must-see for many people visiting the island because of its cool climate and ninth-century Hindu temple

Scientists Fear “Supervolcano” Eruption As Earthquake Swarm Near Yellowstone Soars To 800

More than 800 earthquakes have now been recorded at the Yellowstone Caldera, a long-dormant supervolcano located in Yellowstone National Park, over the last two weeks – an ominous sign that a potentially catastrophic eruption could be brewing. However, despite earthquakes occurring at a frequency unseen during any period in the past five years, the US GeologicalContinue reading “Scientists Fear “Supervolcano” Eruption As Earthquake Swarm Near Yellowstone Soars To 800”

Man whose arm was ripped off by crocodile gets fined for trespassing

An engineer’s arm was ripped off by a crocodile after he followed his pet dogs into croc-infested waters. To add insult to serious injury, Mudit Dandwate was then fined for trespassing in the lake, in the south Indian state of Karnataka. The 26-year-old’s dogs had jumped into the lake – and, miraculously, he managed toContinue reading “Man whose arm was ripped off by crocodile gets fined for trespassing”

Cops: Hundreds Watched Couple’s Lewd Display

JUNE 26–Several hundred visitors to a Pennsylvania park were treated to an X-rated performance early Thursday evening when a couple engaged in a series of sex acts “in close proximity to a playground,” police charge. Cops were dispatched to Kirby Park in Wilkes-Barre around 7:45 PM after receiving a report about a “male and femaleContinue reading “Cops: Hundreds Watched Couple’s Lewd Display”

Car Maker BMW Adding 1,000 Jobs at South Carolina Plant

German carmaker BMW has announced it is adding one thousand new jobs to its manufacturing facilities in South Carolina. The Spartanburg plant, already the largest BMW facility in the U.S., will grow even larger with the company’s announced $600 million in new investments over the next four years, CNBC reported. “It’s a great day forContinue reading “Car Maker BMW Adding 1,000 Jobs at South Carolina Plant”

The Horrifying Moment A 14-Year-Old Girl DANGLES AND PLUNGES From A Six Flags Ride

A 14-year-old girl dangled and then fell from about 25 feet from a gondola ride at Six Flags Great Escape Amusement Park in Upstate New York on Saturday evening. WATCH: A crowd of people gathered beneath the girl as she was dangling on the stopped ride. Onlookers persuaded her to let to go of aContinue reading “The Horrifying Moment A 14-Year-Old Girl DANGLES AND PLUNGES From A Six Flags Ride”

ISIS Deploys Young ‘Cubs Of The Caliphate’ To Execute Prisoners

  The Islamic State’s affiliate in Afghanistan featured young children executing two purported “spies” in its latest propaganda video The terrorist group frequently features young children, known as “cubs of the caliphate,” in its propaganda videos for shock value, and to demonstrate its supposed ability to outlast efforts to defeat it. The group’s Afghan affiliate hasContinue reading “ISIS Deploys Young ‘Cubs Of The Caliphate’ To Execute Prisoners”

Canadian sniper breaks record by killing IS fighter more than two miles away

The “unprecedented” shot required the sniper to take wind, ballistics and the curvature of the Earth into account. A sniper in the Canadian special forces has broken a British-held record for the longest confirmed kill after shooting dead an IS fighter from more than two miles away. The bullet was fired from a high-rise buildingContinue reading “Canadian sniper breaks record by killing IS fighter more than two miles away”

Trump and His Generals

Trump’s reliance on his generals shows that he values merit over politics. Donald Trump earned respect from the Washington establishment for appointing three of the nation’s most accomplished generals to direct his national-security policy: James Mattis (secretary of defense), H. R. McMaster (national-security adviser), and John Kelly (secretary of homeland security). In the first fiveContinue reading “Trump and His Generals”