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A Kiwi yacht rescued a shipwrecked British family on remote Pacific reef

A Kiwi yacht rescued a shipwrecked British family on remote Pacific reef

The Rescue Coordination Centre of New Zealand received their distress call and coordinated with a nearby yacht anchored inside the reef to retrieve the couple and their two children. The family were picked up with only their passports, and their rescuers will later try and recover personal items from the catamaran, which is expected to break up on the reef. Consulte Mais Informação

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2 killed, 25 missing in SW China's landslide

2 killed, 25 missing in SW China's landslide

In one clip, a man can be seen squeezing into a gap between two concrete slabs that once formed someone's home and emerging with a young child wrapped in a pink blanket. "Is there anyone else alive?" a villager can be heard shouting. Mountainous Guizhou is one of China's poorest provinces and the provincial government estimated losses at more than 5.1 million yuan ($768,000). Consulte Mais Informação

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N. Korean missile launches apparently failed, PACOM says

The missile launches come as tens of thousands of South Korean and USA troops take part in joint military drills in the South, which Pyongyang views as a highly provocative rehearsal for an invasion of its own territory. On Wednesday, Kim ordered the production of more rocket engines and missile warheads during a visit to a facility associated with North Korea's ballistic missile programme. Consulte Mais Informação

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NZ's first Day-Night Test gets thumbs up

NZ's first Day-Night Test gets thumbs up

The Auckland Council approved the proposal following Eden Park's application to stage the Test match. New Zealand had featured in the first ever day-night Test against Australia in Adelaide in November 2015. With Test cricket facing an uncertain future, Crummy hopes that day-night Tests are the answer to help revive the format. The first session of the Test match will be played between 2pm to 4pm, with the second session commencing from 4.20pm and ending at 6.20pm. Consulte Mais Informação

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Sudan Denies 'Agenda' in Normalizing Libya Ties and Securing Border

Sudan Denies 'Agenda' in Normalizing Libya Ties and Securing Border

He said in a press conference with Sirraj. Al-Bashir further expressed regret over the recent developments in Libya, pointing to its adverse impact on Sudan particularly with regard to illegal migration and cross-border crime. "We will learn from the previous lessons and mistakes, aiming to build strong relations" between the two countries, said Sarraj. For his part, Sirraj said his talks with Bashir focused on securing the joint borders and bolstering cooperation between the two countries. Consulte Mais Informação

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Nintendo Promises To Increase Switch Production Later This Year

Nintendo Promises To Increase Switch Production Later This Year

The extremely popular new console is in short supply since launch. The Nintendo Switch has been a hard console to find for some, with many retailers sold out of their stock and selling through new allocation nearly right away. Nintendo has not upped the forecast for the Nintendo Switch sales. The company has already sold 4.7 million units, and, as of late, we've been seeing better availability through retailers like GameStop. Consulte Mais Informação

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North Korea fires unidentified projectile into the sea in suspected missile test

North Korea warned the US and South Korea of a "second Korean War" if they went ahead with their annual Ulchi-Freedom Guardian military exercises which commenced last Monday. It stated: "Initial assessment indicates three short-range ballistic missile launches". North Korea has alarmed South Korean defense officials before with tests of its 300-millimeter rockets and displays of an eight-tube version of the system during military parades. Consulte Mais Informação

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N. Korea Fires Projectiles into East Sea

N. Korea Fires Projectiles into East Sea

The three launches come as the US and South Korean militaries hold the joint Ulchi Freedom Guardian exercises in South Korea, which Pyongyang considers to be a provocation and threat to its security. The missile launches pose "no immediate threat" to Guam, Guam's office of the governor said in a statement. A war of words then broke out between Trump and North Korea as negotiators worked behind the scenes to calm the conflict. Consulte Mais Informação

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Apple iPhone 8 and new Apple Watch 3 could wirelessly charge simultaneously

Apple iPhone 8 and new Apple Watch 3 could wirelessly charge simultaneously

During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $1.42 earnings per share. Shares of Apple ( NASDAQ:AAPL ) traded up 0.37% during trading on Thursday, reaching $159.86. Longbow Research reiterated a "buy" rating and set a $173.00 price target on shares of Apple in a research report on Friday, August 11th. Finally, KeyCorp reiterated an "equal weight" rating on shares of Apple in a research report on Friday, August 4th. Consulte Mais Informação

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Katy Perry's MTV VMAs Dress Is Surprisingly Understated (for Katy Perry)

Katy Perry's MTV VMAs Dress Is Surprisingly Understated (for Katy Perry)

Taylor Swift debuted the video for her new single "Look What You Made Me Do", and Remy Ma may have gotten a sneak diss in at Nicki earlier in the show. Perry's videos are nominated for five awards at the event: Best Pop ("Chained to the Rhythm" featuring Skip Marley), Best Collaboration (Calvin Harris collaboration "Feels", also featuring Pharrell Williams and Big Sean), Best Direction (for "Chained to the Rhythm" director Mathew Cullen), Best Art Direction ("Bon Appétit" art director ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Somalia: Ministers asked to Seek Approval over Media Interaction

Somalia: Ministers asked to Seek Approval over Media Interaction

The new order was announced through a statement by the deputy PM, Mahdi Mohamed Guled. The order which is the first of its kind imposed on members of the council of ministers follows after several government institutions issued several contradictory statements on the recent Barire raid that was jointly carried by Somali and USA special forces against the local farmers in Lower Shabelle region that killed at least 9 civilians . Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump sparks Wall St drive, rebuke on latest Mexico wall plan

Trump sparks Wall St drive, rebuke on latest Mexico wall plan

A poll in April, after Trump made similar noise about a government shutdown , found that nearly two-thirds of voters agreed that funding a Mexican border wall was "not important enough to prompt a shutdown". If Congress does push through a funding package without money for the wall, Trump could decide against signing the measure, forcing a shutdown. Trump's remarks were "unsettling", Marc Chandler, global head of currency strategy at Brown Brothers Harriman & Co., wrote Wednesday. Consulte Mais Informação

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