Tag: General news

Predictor: Hurricane season will be busier than previously thought.

US government forecasters say they expect the Atlantic Ocean weather to be busier than ever. By Seth Bornstein AP Science Writer. August 4, 2021, 5:42 p.m. • Read for 2 minutes. Share on FacebookShare on…

The effect of the space station spin needs to be studied, the official said.

A Russian space official says engineers will need to analyze whether a malfunction could affect the orbit’s system as the International Space Station deviates from its normal direction. By Vladimir Aschenkov Associated Press August 4,…

Sony’s profit is based on the demand for ‘Damon Slayer’, a digital camera.

Sony’s April-June profit rose 9% to 1 211.8 billion, or 9 1.9 billion, as Japanese electronics and video game maker hit the “Damon Slayer” animated film to continue to benefit from sales. By Yuri Kajima…

This year, the extremes of summer hit rich places.

As the world falters into another summer, experts are seeing something different: the onslaught of 2021 is intensifying and in places that have survived the ravages of global warming in the past. Wealthy countries such…

Melting snow affects 98% of the Emperor Penguin colonies by 2100.

Climate change threatens penguin sea ice habitat The US Fish and Wildlife Service on Tuesday announced a proposal to list the species under the Endangered Species Act. By Christina Larson AP Science Writer. August 3,…

What should I know about the Delta variant?

The Delta variety is more contagious than its predecessors, but the COVID-19 vaccine still provides strong protection against it. By Associated Press August 3, 2021, 2:40 PM • Read for 2 minutes. Share on FacebookShare…

Iraq will get back antiquities looted from the United States and others.

The Iraqi government says more than 17,000 valuable artifacts have been recovered from the United States and other countries and handed over to the Ministry of Culture. ByAssociated Press August 3, 2021, 12:06 PM •…

China’s Tencent restricts gaming to minors after media hype

Tencent Holdings, China’s largest gaming company, says it will limit gaming time for minors and ban children under the age of 12 from shopping in the game, according to a state media article. I have…

The Sierra Nevada Red Fox will be declared a federal threat.

Federal wildlife officials have decided to add the Sierra Nevada red fox to the endangered species list. By Scott Sunner Associated Press August 3, 2021, 12:52 AM. • Read for 3 minutes. Share on FacebookShare…

AP, Reuters will help Twitter raise more reliable information.

Twitter has entered into agreements with the Associated Press and Reuters to promote accurate information on its platform. By Associated Press August 2, 2021, 8:12 PM • Read for 2 minutes. Share on FacebookShare on…

The Pearl Harbor family insists on using new DNA technology to identify unknown individuals.

Honolulu – William Edward Mann enlisted in the Navy after graduating from rural Washington State High School. A guitarist, he picked up Yukole while stationed in Hawaii. He has been presumed dead since December 7,…

Anthony Fauci warns of Covid-19 that ‘things are going to get worse’

The Biden administration’s chief medical adviser said he did not believe the United States would return to lockdowns, but warned that “things would only get worse” as a more contagious type of coronavirus led to…

Alternate Delta fears motivate some Americans to get a Covid-19 vaccine

Public health officials say increasing numbers of people are being vaccinated in areas hard hit by the delta variant, providing a glimmer of hope but still far short of what is needed to combat Covid-19.…

A wildfire broke out in California, but line crews prepared themselves

California’s largest wildfire is on fire this year, but officials say it is because flames have engulfed burning islands. ByAssociated Press July 30, 2021, 7:46 p.m. • Read for 2 minutes Share on FacebookShare on…

Russia blames space station lab incident for software failure

A Russian space official has fixed a software problem at a newly docked science lab that briefly knocked down the International Space Station. By Daria Latinova Associate Press July 30, 2021, 2:27 PM • Read…
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