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Bomb explosion takes place at luxury shopping mall in Bangkok

2015/02/01

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw No one was reported injured after two pipe bombs exploded outside a luxury shopping mall in Bangkok on Sunday evening The two homemade pipe bombs were placed behind power...

Owner of drone which crashed into White House grounds comes forward

2015/01/30

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw The owner of a radio-controlled drone which crashed the White House grounds on Monday sparking a security lockdown has claimed responsibility saying it was an accident and may face...

Islamic State affiliate attacks in Egypt kill at least 26

2015/01/30

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw A militant group that has pledged allegiance to the Islamic State carried out a series attacks focused mainly on El-Arish the capital of Egypt s North Sinai province on...

Pilots’ trans-Pacific balloon journey eclipses distance record

2015/01/30

DESCRIPTION RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Two balloonists American Troy Bradley and Russian Leonid Tiukhtyaev broke the world distance record for longest gas-filled balloon flight after crossing the Pacific Ocean this week They are...

Israel and Hezbollah exchange fire, killing two Israeli soldiers and Spanish peacekeeper

2015/01/29

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Clashes between Israel and Hezbollah erupted again on Wednesday as the Lebanon-based militant group attacked an Israeli military convoy near Shebaa Farms in the Golan heights in an apparent...

Four dead in Vietnamese military helicopter crash

2015/01/28

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw A Vietnamese military helicopter crashed on Wednesday morning in Ho Chi Minh City killing all four crew members on board The UH- Huey helicopter departed from Tan Son Nhat...

Police death toll in southern Philippines clashes rises to 43

2015/01/27

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Bloody clashes between Filipino police and Islamic rebels in the southern Philippines have led to the deaths of policemen Filipino police force officers were deployed to the southern province...

Greek F-16 crashes in spain during NATO exercise, killing ten

2015/01/27

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw At least ten people were killed when a Greek F- fighter jet came down shortly after takeoff during a NATO exercise at a training centre in Spain on Monday...

Murder-suicide at New York Home Depot leaves two dead

2015/01/26

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw An armed man fatally shot an employee at a Home Depot branch in New York on Sunday afternoon sending panicked customers running for their lives The gunman aged entered...

No bombs found aboard U.S. airline flights threatened via Twitter

2015/01/25

Bomb threats against two U S airline flights on Saturday turned out to be a hoax after North American air defense F- fighter jets were scrambled to escort the passenger planes to their destination in Atlanta Delta Airlines flight from...

Ukraine, pro-Russian rebels trade accusations over deadly trolleybus attack

2015/01/23

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Russian-backed separatist rebels paraded Ukrainian prisoners of war in the eastern city of Donetsk accusing them of staging a deadly shelling attack on a trolley bus Following the trolleybus...

Yemen in chaos as rebels take capital but stop short of ousting president

2015/01/21

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Yemen a major partner in the United States war on armed extremism is in the midst of an apparent coup as Houthi fighters from the minority Shi ite community...

Palestinian stabs seven people on Tel Aviv bus

2015/01/21

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw A -year-old Palestinian man injured at least six commuters and a bus driver on Wednesday morning during rush hour in Tel Aviv before being shot by Israeli police The...

AirAsia flight climbed too fast, say Indonesian authorities

2015/01/21

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw AirAsia Indonesia flight QZ which crashed into the Java Sea on December killing all people on board was climbing at least three times faster than a regular commercial flight...

DEA dismantles Omaha drug ring controlled by Mexican cartel

2015/01/15

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw The US Drug Enforcement Agency busted a methamphetamine smuggling operation in Omaha on Tuesday that has it roots in Mexico and the Sinaloa drug cartel DEA agents arrested people...

Qantas planes get too close; dodge each other mid-air over

2013/09/30

Two Qantas planes flying west of Adelaide avoided a near miss this afternoon after coming too close the Australian press reported The planes both Airbus A aircraft were travelling between Sydney and Perth in opposite directions The plane from Sydney...

US astronomer discovers new Neptune moon

2013/07/16

A US astronomer has discovered a previously unobserved moon orbiting Neptune using images from the Hubble Space Telescope...

Lunar rocks expose moisture on the moon similar to earth's

2013/06/06

An analysis of lunar rocks brought to the earth by US astronauts shows that there are traces of water on the moon Samples brought back from the moon back in the s reveal ancient droplets of volcanic glass that contain...

Brain to brain technology on rats

2013/03/01

Scientists in the US have succeeded in connecting the brains of lab rats enabling one rat to communicate directly to another via a cable The Brain-to-brain interface BTBI technology allows two brains to share behavioral and sensorimotor information in real-time...

Signs of life from Antarctic lake buried under more than 2,000 feet of ice

2013/02/05

Signs of life have been detected in waters from a subglacial Lake Whillans half a mile beneath the surface of Antarctic On Jan scientists retrieved a baseball bat-sized gray plastic vessel filled with water from Lake Whillans The vessel was...

China air pollution: Air Quality Index explained

2013/01/14

Air quality in Beijing has risen above hazardous levels in the last few days reaching on an index that measures particulate matter in the air with a diameter of micrometers PM A measurement above is considered unhealthy while measurement above...

Swing states explained

2012/10/26

In US presidential elections the states are divided into solid states states that lean toward a certain party and swing states Often the election result hinges on the electoral college votes available in the swing states Certain of a number...

How emerald ash borers kill trees throughout North America

2012/09/12

The emerald ash borer Agrilus planipennis is an invasive species from Asia that has infected at least - million ash trees throughout North America The insect was first detected near Detroit in and is now present in at least US...

West Nile Virus - an explainer

2012/08/15

This year the US is facing its worst West Nile Virus outbreak in years To date there have been ten deaths reported in Texas and six in Louisiana This animation shows the transmission cycle of the virus how it attacks...

Creating plant-based vaccines

2012/07/31

Vaccine firm Medicago has successfully used a plant-based production method to create more than million doses of an H N VLP influenza vaccine candidate in one month the US Department of Defense s DARPA lab announced on July...

Acidification of Oceans major threat to world’s reefs

2012/07/10

Acidification of the world s oceans has become the largest threat to the health of the globe s coral reefs according to a top US scientist National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration chief Jane Lubchenco said that acidity levels are rising...

Wal-Mart, Toys R Us recall Banzai pool water slide after woman's death

2012/05/11

The US Consumer Product Safety Commission Wal-Mart Stores and Toys R Us have recalled inflatable water slides that pose the risk of serious injury or death The slides in question are Banzai in-ground pool water slides The were sold between...

iBaby tells parents when their infant has pooped

2012/04/16

American company Exmobaby has developed a baby garment fitted with a embedded ECG system that monitors a baby's behavioral and emotional changes The parent can index an emotion or motivation such as hunger or tiredness to previous physical states recorded...

Costa Concordia to be refloated in salvage operation

2012/04/05

In the biggest salvage operation of its kind ever attempted the stricken Costa Concordia is to be righted and refloated The operation is expected to start in May and cost more than US million It will take teams of engineers...

Defending against China's DF-21D 'carrier-killer' missile

2012/03/20

Admiral Jonathan Greenert the chief of US naval operations told reporters on Friday there are a number of methods the US Navy would use to defend against China's Dong Feng East Wind D carrier-killer missile which the US believes has...

Clams feed off Earth’s mantle near deep, low-temperature vents

2012/02/10

Japanese and US scientists working from the Japanese R V Yokosuka have found a species of clam near low-temperature vents in the Mariana Trench The clams live at a depth of meters in a subduction zone near vents where low-temperature...

Smoking marijuana does not harm lungs: study says

2012/01/12

A US government-funded study has found smoking marijuana regularly for up to seven years does not impair lung function Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham's School of Medicine monitored the lung function of over young men and women...

How rotator cuff injuries occur

2011/08/31

The world s top tennis player Novak Djokovic heads to Flushing Meadows for the US Open this week Despite his recent dominance he has complained of a shoulder injury over the past weeks Shoulder injuries are common in tennis because...
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