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Peter Dunne quits politics

Peter Dunne quits politics

The decision to step down means the National Party has lost a potential coalition partner in United Future, which will not return to parliament unless it can secure either another electorate seat, or five per cent of the vote. "Greg is working hard earning every single vote". "I've still got a lot of work to do". "ACT wishes Peter Dunne well", says ACT Leader David Seymour. Consulte Mais Informação

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Rare wildlife killed as floods devastate India reserve

Rare wildlife killed as floods devastate India reserve

Army soldiers and disaster management workers in the three countries have launched mammoth rescue efforts to evacuate and provide food and shelter to the almost 16 million people affected by the floods in South Asia. Some of the animals had crossed a highway and moved to higher land. The Assam government has deployed security guards on the highway to protect the rhinos from poachers, said Singh, the park director. Consulte Mais Informação

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Warship Collision: 10 sailors missing, five injured, confirms US Navy

Warship Collision: 10 sailors missing, five injured, confirms US Navy

Japan Standard Time, as the McCain was on its way for a routine port visit in Singapore, the Navy said . Initial reports indicated that the destroyer sustained damage to her port side aft. It's 600 feet long and 105 feet wide and sails under the Liberian flag. Its homeport is Yokosuka , Japan. Another guided-missile destroyer from the fleet, the Fitzgerald , collided with a container ship near the Japanese coast in June, killing seven sailors aboard the warship. Consulte Mais Informação

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US Says Joint South Korea War Games Not on Negotiating Table

Speaking to reporters during his trip to China, General Joe Dunford, the chair of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, warned Washington has "credible, viable military options " for dealing with Pyongyang. South Korean President Moon Jae-in says U.S. President Donald Trump has told him North Korea would not be attacked without South Korea's approval. Foreign Minister Taro Kono said Japan would strengthen its defense posture in response to the North Korean threat and provide $500 million to help ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Strong storms possible Monday… Eclipse viewing still a concern

Strong storms possible Monday… Eclipse viewing still a concern

After the eclipse, temperatures will cool a few degrees and rain chances will go down in the afternoon. Showers and storms will continue to push through this evening with conditions improving overnight. Storms will be moving through the mid-south Thursday evening. Tuesday: Showers & thunderstorms likely. Highs in the mid 80s. We are also keeping an eye on three areas of low pressure in the Atlantic. Consulte Mais Informação

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Moon's 'red line' for N. Korea questionable: United States experts

Moon's comments on Thursday, marking his 100 days in office, come amid increased tensions between the USA and the North following Pyongyang's warning that it might send missiles into waters near the U.S. Moon has long wished to ease tensions on the peninsula through negotiations, and last month called for talks with North Korea. "Although geopolitical tensions have risen of late in the Korean Peninsula, we believe a direct armed conflict is unlikely", the credit appraiser said in a ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Excitement growing for Monday's solar eclipse, but getting glasses will be tricky

Excitement growing for Monday's solar eclipse, but getting glasses will be tricky

Observers outside this path will still see a partial solar eclipse. The Aug. 21 event would mark the first total solar eclipse visible anywhere in the lower 48 states since 1979. How to host an Eclipse Party 1. Plus, viewing events are being held across Canada, from Ottawa's Canada Aviation and Space Museum to McGill University to Victoria's Mount Tolmie Park. Consulte Mais Informação

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Ways to Watch the Eclipse and Protect Your Vision

Ways to Watch the Eclipse and Protect Your Vision

If you want to wait another seven years, that will be a much quicker drive for anyone who wants to see the total solar eclipse firsthand. A lunar eclipse , by contrast, occurs when the Earth moves between the Sun and the Moon. Then, as soon as the bright sun begins to reappear very slightly, immediately use your solar viewer again to watch the remaining partial phase of the eclipse . Consulte Mais Informação

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Charlottesville response: 'Trump's opponents would like this to be his end'

Charlottesville response: 'Trump's opponents would like this to be his end'

Some cities across the U.S. made a decision to remove Confederate statues following the violent conflict in Charlottesville, Virginia , between white supremacists and Antifa counter-protesters. You have some very bad people in that group, but you also had people that were very fine people on both sides . "And nobody wants to say that. You just reduce yourself to his level", he said . Consulte Mais Informação

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