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Airbus engine failure: Cathay Pacific flight makes emergency landing in Bali- TomoNews

2015/09/25

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw A Cathay Pacific flight from Perth to Hong Kong was forced to make an emergency landing at Bali s Denpasar Airport after pilots discovered one of the plane s...

Fall officially begins with the arrival of the autumnal equinox

2015/09/23

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw The transition from summer to autumn is usually marked by cool breezes and leaves changing color though officially fall does not begin until the autumnal equinox The Earth is...

Eleven million cars affected by Volkswagen emissions test cheat

2015/09/23

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Automobile manufacturer Volkswagen has admitted to cheating on emissions tests which in turn has affected million cars worldwide Officials from the Environmental Protection Agency say Volkswagen has installed an...

Sand City shootout at Target

2015/09/22

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Two men are dead following a fatal shootout with a pair of police officers at a shopping center near Monterey California Four people including the two officers were shot...

One injured as blackout halts Japanese bullet trains

2015/08/11

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw A passenger was injured after a blackout halted three Japanese bullet trains travelling through the nation s western Fukuoka Prefecture on Saturday The Sakura bullet train carrying some people...

Typhoon Soudelor makes landfall in Taiwan, leaving at least four dead and 64 injured

2015/08/08

For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw One of the most powerful storms so far this year hit Taiwan with strong winds and torrential rain Saturday causing havoc across the country but few fatalities According to Taiwan s...

Investigators study possible debris of MH370

2015/07/30

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Investigators are trying to determine whether the debris found in the western Indian Ocean belongs to the missing aircraft MH that vanished in March To determine whether the debris...

Cheating website AshleyMadison hacked, group threatens to expose user profiles

2015/07/20

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw A group of hackers have begun leaking sensitive user information stolen from infamous adultery website AshleyMadison and now threaten to make all customer records public unless the site is...

FBI arrests suspect in ‘Gone Girl-style’ kidnapping thought to be a hoax

2015/07/14

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Vallejo California residents Denise Huskins and Aaron Quinn were accused of faking a kidnapping but on Monday July the FBI announced the arrest of -year-old Matthew Muller an ex-Marine...

Science solves dishwasher loading dispute

2015/07/13

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Experts working at Birmingham University s Department of Chemical Engineering say the best way to pack a dishwasher is in a circular pattern with cutlery in the center Dishes...

Islamic State bombs Italian Consulate in Cairo

2015/07/12

For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Islamic State claimed responsibility for an explosion outside the Italian Consulate in Egypt s capital on Saturday The explosion occurred at about a m and was caused by a car bomb...

China stock market crash explained

2015/07/09

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw China stock markets went into complete meltdown on Tuesday and Wednesday after being in free fall since June China was already showing signs of a bubble earlier this year...

How the Northern Lights are formed

2015/06/26

For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Ongoing geomagnetic storms have led to sightings of the Northern Lights across North America this week the result of a coronal mass ejection from the Sun that occurred on Sunday sending...

Iowa police officer shoots dead unarmed man after car chase

2015/06/12

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw An Iowa police officer shot and killed an unarmed man following a car chase in Des Moines on Tuesday night At a press conference Des Moines police explained that...

Cyberattack targeted Iran nuclear talks venues: Kaspersky Lab

2015/06/11

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Kaspersky Lab say they have uncovered a sophisticated malware infection in venues that hosted high-level discussions surrounding Iran s nuclear programme Duqu an advanced espionage virus with links to...

US volunteer fighter killed fighting Islamic State in Syria

2015/06/11

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw An American volunteer fighter has been killed while fighting alongside Kurdish forces against the Islamic State Keith Broomfield of Westminster Massachusetts was a production manager for his family s...

Math professor puts forward new theory on MH370 disappearance

2015/06/10

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw A new study by a team of mathematics led by professor Goong Chen at Texas A M University in Qatar proposes answer to the mysterious disappearance of Malaysia Airlines...

Australian man rare blood type saves 2 million babies

2015/06/10

For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Australian man James Harrison is known as The Man with the Golden Arm after his blood was used to develop an injection that has since saved the lives of an estimated...

World soccer rocked by U.S., Swiss arrests of FIFA officials for graft

2015/05/28

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw The world of soccer was shaken to its core this week after the US brought corruption charges against FIFA officials six of whom were detained by Swiss police at...

American caught with live grenade and knife in Manila airport

2015/05/28

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw A Filipino-American passenger has been arrested in Manila after a live grenade and knife were found in his backpack while he was passing through Ninoy Aquino International Airport security...

Honeybee colony collapse tackled in new White House environmental strategy

2015/05/20

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw The Obama administration has unveiled a strategy intended to stop beehive colony collapse after percent of commercial honeybee colonies in the United States died off last winter The White...

Obama administration lied about the killing of Osama bin Laden, journalist Seymour Hersh reports

2015/05/11

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Veteran investigative journalist Seymour Hersh makes several bombshell assertions in a -word story about the Navy Seal raid that killed al-Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden Among the key assertions...

Hostage situation revealed following online pizza order in Florida

2015/05/06

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw A Florida woman and her children survived a hostage situation on Monday afternoon by placing an order along with a message seeking help to a Pizza Hut in Avon...

How the UK electoral system works

2015/05/06

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw On May Britain is called to vote for the composition of the House of Commons and by extension for a new government To elect the members of the House...

Oxford-based start-up to use drones to plant one billion trees a year

2015/04/27

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Oxford-based start-up Biocarbon Engineering is planning to fight industrial deforestation by planting billion trees a year using drones Currently billions trees are cut down every year while only billions...

Britain's garrison on the Falkland Islands

2015/04/09

Britain said on Thursday it had summoned Argentina s ambassador to explain a threat to take legal action against British energy companies drilling for oil in the Falklands just days after the rd anniversary of the Falklands Conflict The threat...

Al-Shabaab threat in Kenya

2015/04/03

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Islamist militant group al-Shabaab killed at least people in a Kenya university attack on Thursday Experts warn the group may continue to attack the country as it tries to...

Lufthansa flight school was aware of Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz’s severe depression

2015/04/01

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Andreas Lubitz the co-pilot who intentionally crashed the Germanwings aircraft into the French Alps on March told officials at a Lufthansa training school in that he suffered from severe...

Turkish terrorist militants take prosecutor hostage in Istanbul

2015/03/31

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw UPDATE According to a Reuters report prosecutor Mehmet Selim Kiraz has since died from his wounds A Turkish prosecutor is undergoing surgery for life-threatening injuries after members from a...

Iran nuclear deal: sticking points as deadline nears

2015/03/31

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw The United States and Iran said they were prepared to work past a midnight deadline into Wednesday on a nuclear deal between Iran and global powers The deadline for...

Germanwings black box reveals captain’s final pleas

2015/03/30

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw New information leaked from the cockpit voice recording of Germanwings flight U reveals Captain Patrick Sondheimer yelled Open the damn door minutes before the plane crashed into the French...

How an Airbus A320 cockpit cabin door security works

2015/03/26

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw The co-pilot of Germanwings flight U Andreas Lubitz was locked inside the cockpit by himself at the time of the crash The door defaults to a locked position when...

Colombia to temporary halt bombing of FARC rebels

2015/03/11

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos announced his country s armed forces will halt bombing operations against FARC rebels for one month as the guerilla group has honoured its unilateral...
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