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Suspect in custody following Disneyland Paris gunman scare

2016/01/29

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw A man was arrested after he was discovered carrying two guns into Disneyland Paris on Tuesday evening According to the Telegraph authorities discovered a mm pistol and a second...

Johns Hopkins study shows cocaine causes brain cells to eat themselves

2016/01/19

For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw A study conducted on mice by a team of scientists at John Hopkins University found that high doses of cocaine can cause out-of-control autophagy a physiological process that causes the destruction...

Qantas Boeing 747 had fifth engine on Sydney-Johannesburg flight

2016/01/11

For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Passengers on Qantas Flight QF witnessed a curious sight last week when their plane flew to South Africa with not four but five engines Business Insider Australia reports that a Boeing...

Trio charged three years after Savannah State student murder

2015/12/25

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Three men have been charged this week related to the shooting of Rebecca Foley a Georgia college student who was shot dead in The suspects have been identified as...

Farm worker placed bomb beneath employer’s bed, police say

2015/12/22

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw A man is in custody after allegedly setting off a bomb under his employers bed at their farm home in Benton Louisiana Investigators suspect -year-old farm worker Douglas Holley...

ModiFace Live app allows users to virtually apply makeup in real time

2015/12/19

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Animation Next Media Animation Video Theresa Chong Next Media Animation ModiFace Live is an augmented reality beauty app that uses face tracking and gesture tracking technology The app allows...

Noroviruses explained

2015/12/09

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Noroviruses are a group of viruses better known as winter vomiting disease Infection with these viruses affects the stomach causing gastroenteritis Noroviruses are highly contagious They are found in...

Oscar Pistorius guilty of murder as South Africa’s top appeals court upgrades conviction

2015/12/03

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius is facing up to years in jail after South Africa s top appeals court on Thursday scaled up his conviction for killing his girlfriend Reeva...

ISIS video shows beheading of Russian ‘spy’

2015/12/03

ISIS has published a new video showing an unmasked man executing a Russian hostage believed to be -year-old Khasiev Magomid The video entitled You shall be disappointed and humiliated O Russians Is said to be featuring a jihadist speaking Russian...

Plankton increase may be due to rising carbon dioxide levels

2015/11/30

For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Johns Hopkins University researchers have expressed concern after finding a major increase in the world s population of plankton citing rising carbon dioxide levels as a potential cause A new study...

Waffle House waitress shot dead over cigarette

2015/11/28

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw A Waffle House in Mississippi was the site of a murder last night Biloxi police say a man shot a waitress dead for explaining the restaurant was a non-smoking...

NASA says mysterious star is likely surrounded by comets

2015/11/26

For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Mysterious debris surrounding a star that scientists earlier this year posited may be an alien megastructure is actually likely to be just comets according to NASA The space agency used its...

Dashcam footage contradicts account in Chicago cop’s killing of 17-year-old

2015/11/25

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Newly released evidence in a Chicago police officer s October killing of a -year-old contradicts initial accounts from the time Last October the Fraternal Order of Police told the...

Earth-like planet found outside solar system

2015/11/12

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw A new Earth-like planet dubbed GJ b has been discovered by astronomers at the Cerro-Tololo Inter-American Observatory in La Serena Chile To detect it researchers used the MEarth-South array...

Thermal anomaly detected in Egypt’s Great Pyramids of Giza

2015/11/10

For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw A team of scientists have discovered a thermal anomaly in the Great Pyramids of Giza using high tech infrared thermography scanners as part of the Scan Pyramids Mission Discovery news reported...

Possible reasons why Russian Metrojet broke up midair over Egypt

2015/11/03

For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Aviation officials suspect the Russian plane that crashed on Saturday morning over the Sinai peninsula may have disintegrated while in mid-air but explained it is still too early to draw conclusions...

NASA scientists say that an ‘unusually’ fast asteroid will streak by Earth on Halloween

2015/10/20

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Scientists at NASA s Pan-STARRS observatory in Hawaii say that an unusually large and fast asteroid will fly by Earth this Halloween The asteroid named TB came as a...

New York mother throws baby out of sixth-floor window

2015/10/16

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Residents of an apartment building in the Bronx were in shock after witnessing a baby girl get thrown out of a sixth-floor apartment to her death The New York...

NASA’s Kepler telescope spots possible alien megastructures surrounding huge star

2015/10/15

For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Scientists are striving to explain a recently discovered star and what its surroundings could mean for the universe Between the Cygnus and Lyra constellations sits a peculiar star named KIC Light...

Children’s thyroid cancer linked to Fukushima radiation says report

2015/10/08

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Cases of thyroid cancer among children living close to the Fukushima nuclear power plant have increased fiftyfold since four Japanese researchers said Tuesday in a report Since the meltdown...

Trans-Pacific free trade pact reached among US and 11 other countries

2015/10/06

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Trade ministers from countries announced the largest free trade deal in a generation on Monday in Atlanta The Trans-Pacific Partnership TPP trade deal started with an agreement signed in...

British millionaire crashes Porsche supercar into crowd at Malta motor show, injures 26

2015/10/05

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Twenty-six people were injured on Sunday after a Porsche supercar lost control at the annual Paqpaqli ghall-Istrina motor show in Malta and crashed into the crowd Malta Today reports...

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...

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...
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