China tested a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile that flew round the earth before speeding towards its target, catching US intelligence services by surprise, it was reported ... “We have no idea how they did this,” one of those briefed on the intelligence told the newspaper ... These missiles fly at five times the speed of sound ... He said ... ... .
Rocking back and forth, Shlomo Ben Yaakov reads from a Torah scroll at a synagogue on the outskirts of Nigeria's capital, Abuja. Intermittently his soft mellow voice rises in Hebrew and he is joined by the dozens who recite after him ... "I consider myself a Jew," says Mr Yaakov ... His given Igbo name is Nnaemezuo Maduako ... Secessionist surge.
Japanese Prime MinisterFumio Kishida speaks during a news conference at the prime minister's official residence, Tokyo, Oct. 14. AP-Yonhap. Japan's new prime minister on Sunday said the planned mass disposal of wastewater stored at the tsunami-wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant cannot be delayed, despite concerns from local residents ... In this Feb ... (AP). .
The city dismantled the huge bronze statue, which depicts Lee on horseback with another mounted soldier, in 2017 after racial violence occurred in Charlottesville, Virginia, earlier that year over the scheduled removal of another Lee memorial ... .
The correlation between our lifestyle and various heart conditions is widely researched. high-fat diets contribute to coronary artery disease, obesity and sedentary routines increase the risk of deadlier heart attacks. But the pathology of one elusive heart condition remains a mystery ... (credit. Wikimedia Commons) ... This is interesting on two counts ... .
Peter Marki-Zay, a conservative provincial mayor, looks set to challenge HungarianPrime MinisterViktor Orban at an election next year after taking a lead in an opposition primary vote Sunday, according to partial results ... Cross-party support ... Hungary PM re-elected as party wins sweeping parliamentary majority ... (Source. AFP) ... www.presstv.ir ... ....
Northern Ireland's employers could end up on the "wrong side of the law" unless they make strides to facilitate women going through the menopause. That is according to the EqualityCommission's chief commissioner ... The commission's Geraldine McGahey said that "many employers are doing really well - others are not" ... .
David Amess, the BritishConservative lawmaker who was allegedly murdered on Friday by 25-year-old Ali Harbi Ali in what police have deemed a terror-motivated attack, may have met his demise due to his rumored support for Israel... Amess previously served as honorary secretary of Conservative Friends for Israel ... He was released in October 2018 ... .
Projected sea level rise would mean 40% of the buildings in the Marshall Islands’ capital of Majuro would be permanently flooded and entire islands would disappear, potentially costing the Pacific country its status as a nation, according to a devastating new report from the World Bank... So that is a quite big impact,” she said ... It really hit hard.” ... .
Myanmar’s military junta not participate in a regional summit later this month, the latest sign of its struggles to achieve international legitimacy following a coup earlier this year ... 26 through 28, according to The Wall Street Journal. This decision marked a departure from the bloc's typical policy of noninterference. ADVERTISEMENT ... General Assembly.
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Barcelona eased the pressure on manager Ronald Koeman by beating Valencia 3-1 at Camp Nou on Sunday evening. Jose Gaya put the visitors ahead after five minutes but Ansu Fati and Memphis Depay turned the game around before half time. And Philippe Coutinho added a third as a substitute five minutes from time to make the game safe ... ....