North Korea media say photos show newly resurfaced Kim Jong Un

By Yi Wonju, Yonhap News Agency  (0) This image, released Saturday, by the North Korean Official News Service, shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the opening of the Sunchon Phosphatic Fertilizer Factory. Photo by KCNA | License Photo May 2 (UPI) -- A broadly smiling Kim Jong Un appeared in public for the [...]

2020-05-03T02:03:50+00:00May 3rd, 2020|

Lions take over road amid tourist ban in South African park

By Ben Hooper  (0) Kruger National Park@SANParksKNP Kruger visitors that tourists do not normally see. #SALockdown This lion pride are usually resident on Kempiana Contractual Park, an area Kruger tourists do not see. This afternoon they were lying on the tar road just outside of Orpen Rest Camp. Section Ranger Richard Sowry 21.8K 10:56 AM [...]

2020-04-19T01:14:36+00:00April 19th, 2020|

Researchers identify gene that may shield against Alzheimer’s

By Amy Norton, HealthDay News  (0) Among carriers of the gene APOE4, those who also have a "protective" form of a gene called klotho are 30 percent less likely to develop Alzheimer's by age 80. Photo by Italo Greco/Flickr People who carry a gene called APOE4 face an increased risk of Alzheimer's. But that effect may be [...]

2020-04-14T22:14:10+00:00April 14th, 2020|

Family’s close call with venomous snake caught on camera

By Ben Hooper  (0) April 13 (UPI) -- An Australian family's close call with a venomous snake on their front stoop was recorded by their home security cameras. Wayne Loats shared CCTV footage showing his fiancee and twin girls going out onto the porch of their Boyne Island, Queensland, home. The sudden presence of the humans spooks [...]

2020-04-14T01:30:55+00:00April 14th, 2020|

WHO: New guidelines coming for nations thinking of easing restrictions

Visitors walk past the St. Joseph Catholic Church, which is closed due to the coronavirus crisis, in central Beijing, China, on Sunday. Photo by Stephen Shaver/UPI | License Photo April 13 (UPI) -- The World Health Organization on Monday urged nations to continue lockdowns and social distancing restrictions even though rates of infection have begun to level off [...]

2020-04-14T01:25:06+00:00April 14th, 2020|

Pentagon voices concern over China’s sinking of Vietnamese fishing boat

By Darryl Coote  (0) A file picture dated May 11, 2015, shows an areal view of alleged artificial islands built by China in disputed waters in the South China Sea, west of Palawan, Philippines. Photo by Ritchie B. Tongo/EPA April 9 (UPI) -- The Pentagon said Thursday it was "greatly concerned" over reports a Chinese coast [...]

2020-04-10T14:31:19+00:00April 10th, 2020|

Google launches ‘mobility’ project that traces human activities worldwide

By Clyde Hughes  (0) The marquee at Caesars Palace Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nev., is seen on March 26 on the south end of Las Vegas Boulevard. The coronavirus emergency has stopped virtually all traffic in one of the busiest cities in the United States. Photo by James Atoa/UPI | License Photo April 3 [...]

2020-04-03T19:45:47+00:00April 3rd, 2020|

Mexican brewer ceases production of Corona beer

By Don Jacobson  (0) Mexican brewer Grupo Modelo, maker of Corona beer, is temporarily halting production due to the coronavirus pandemic. File photo by Hannah McKay/EPA-EFE April 3 (UPI) -- Grupo Modelo, the brewer of Corona beer, will temporarily halt production and marketing operations in Mexico to comply with a coronavirus health emergency declared by the [...]

2020-04-03T19:34:20+00:00April 3rd, 2020|

U.N. says world losing coronavirus fight; cases top 500,000

Chinese still wear protective face masks and have their temperature checked by security at a fashion galleria as the threat of the deadly coronavirus fades in Beijing on Thursday. Photo by Stephen Shaver/UPI | License Photo March 27 (UPI) -- The United Nations warned the world is losing its battle to the coronavirus as the number of [...]

2020-03-27T15:14:47+00:00March 27th, 2020|

South Korea ring blackmailed girls for sex videos, police say

By Thomas Maresca  (0) Suspect Cho Ju-bin, 24, faces reporters Wednesday while being transferred to the prosecutor's office in Seoul. He is accused of operating chat rooms that shared violent and degrading sex videos he obtained through blackmail and coercion. Photo by Yonhap SEOUL, March 25 (UPI) -- A man accused of blackmailing girls into sharing [...]

2020-03-25T15:51:34+00:00March 25th, 2020|