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Trump administration to fight climate change using airborne chemicals

Trump administration to fight climate change using airborne chemicals

By David Diskin   Experts at Harvard university say ‘solar geo-engineering’ should be investigated, as a worldwide switch to renewable energy may take too long.   The plan to reflect sunlight via a ‘wall in the sky’ may win favor with the Trump administration as it offers a way to continue using fossil fuels while

Terrorist Attack in London

Image source:   By Dylan Goodman Four people have died and 40 injured in a terrorist attack on Westminster Bridge in London city centre. Reports say a single attacker drove a car along the pavement at approximately 2.40pm, most of the way across Westminster Bridge, before crashing into the railings outside the Houses of Parliament.

Namibia-Based Swazi Pilot Dies of Heart Attack

by Precious Nkikita Captain Ntsikelelo Liberman Katamzi, a Swazi pilot who was working for Air Namibia and South African Airways (SAA) has died of heart attack at his home in Malkerns, Swaziland over the weekend. Mr. Katamzi was trying to stop a dog from being mauled by his dogs when he experienced heart failure, collapsed

World’s Heaviest Woman Airlifted To Surgery

Image Source by Aine Guerin Rice An Egyptian woman, Eman Ahmed Adb El Aty, who is believed to be the heaviest woman in the world weighing 78 stone, was airlifted into hospital by a crane for life-saving weight loss surgery. The 36-year-old woman had supposedly not left her home in 25 years. She was flown

Galway’s Pocket Rocket

Image: Lucasz Langowski by Brian Donnellon     Sinead Keon will be one of Ireland’s entrants in this autumn’s World Dwarf Games in Canada, and she will be representing us in three different sports, shot put, javelin and table tennis, the latter of which she is the defending champ from the 2013 games. All of that is impressive

Ukraine’s Tax Chief Held Over 70 Million Graft Case

Image Source by Brian Donnellon Roman Nasirov, a highly controversial figure in Ukrainian government is in court in Kiev over a 70 million graft case, basically using his role as head of tax and customs agency to financially gain from it himself. This is considered a major movement by the Ukrainian people who have seen