School bus ripped apart in New Jersey crash, multiple injured

School bus ripped apart in New Jersey crash, multiple injured

MOUNT OLIVE, N.J. — A school bus taking children on a field trip to a New Jersey historic site collided with a dump truck Thursday, ripping the bus apart, knocking it on its side and injuring multiple people. The front...
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Someone is leaking a banned, ozone-killing chemical into the air

Someone is leaking a banned, ozone-killing chemical into the air

A mystery polluter appears to be flouting international rules and dumping copious amounts of a banned, ozone-destroying chemical into the atmosphere, scientists say. Story continues below The harmful chemical, dubbed trichlorofluoromethane (CFC-11), has been b...
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London shares close at record on higher oil price

London shares close at record on higher oil price

Image copyright AFP London’s main index, the FTSE 100, closed at a record high on Thursday, and the FTSE 250 was boosted by a sharp rise in grocery delivery firm Ocado. The 100 index closed 0.7% higher at 7,787, just...
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EU takes France and five other member states to court over air pollution

EU takes France and five other member states to court over air pollution

US Senate confirms Haspel as first female CIA director Read more Hawaii volcano summit erupts, residents urged to take shelter Read more Four communities vie for territory in Jerusalem Old City Read more Putin meets Assad, calls for ‘political process&#8...
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Belgium migrants: Girl dies after police chase van

Belgium migrants: Girl dies after police chase van

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Authorities will hold a post mortem examination to find out what led to the girl’s death (file pic) A two-year-old girl was found with fatal injuries after a van carrying 30 Kurdish migrants was...
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Ocado shares rise 44% on news of Kroger tech deal

Ocado shares rise 44% on news of Kroger tech deal

Image copyright Newscast Shares in online grocer Ocado have surged by 44% after it struck a deal with US retail giant Kroger. Ocado’s technology will be used in the US exclusively by Kroger, which is one of the world’s biggest...
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Marc-Andre Fleury, Vegas Golden Knights invite widow, sons of Humboldt Broncos coach to Game 3

Marc-Andre Fleury, Vegas Golden Knights invite widow, sons of Humboldt Broncos coach to Game 3

The Vegas Golden Knights invited the widow and two sons of Humboldt Broncos’ coach Darcy Haugan to Game 3 of the Western Conference final against the Winnipeg Jets in Las Vegas Wednesday night. The Golden Knights welcomed Christina, Carson and...
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Africa:The Fading Use of Indigenous Languages in African Households

Africa:The Fading Use of Indigenous Languages in African Households

opinionBy Socrates Mbamalu The use of indigenous languages in African households is slowly fading with parents embracing foreign languages. Speaking at the 7th Annual International Igbo Conference Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie revealed that she only speaks to her d...
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Venezuela political prisoners ‘revolt’ at Caracas jail

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Relatives gathered outside the headquarters of the secret service, where inmates have staged an uprising Relatives of political prisoners held in one of Venezuela’s most notorious prisons say the inmates have staged ...
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Muqtada al-Sadr: Iraq’s militia leader turned champion of poor

Muqtada al-Sadr: Iraq’s militia leader turned champion of poor

Shia leader Muqtada al-Sadr surprised the world when his Sairoon Alliance captured more parliamentary seats than any other party or alliance in Iraq’s parliamentary elections, in a remarkable comeback after being sidelined for years by Iranian-backed riv...
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