October 22, 2018

Melania Trump in Africa

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Melania Trump carves solo path in Africa visit By AFP From This Is Money UK Melania Trump, who hosted the spouses of foreign leaders during the UN General Assembly, is making her first big solo international trip — to Ghana, Malawi, Kenya and Egypt Melania Trump leaves Washington — and her husband’s shadow — Monday […]

Tropical storm may brew next week as it spreads downpours from Caribbean to Bahamas, southeastern US

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By Alex Sosnowski, From AccuWeather A broad area of showers and thunderstorms may lead to flash flooding over the part of the Caribbean this week and has the potential to culminate into a tropical depression or storm as it drifts northward toward Florida and the Bahamas next week. AccuWeather meteorologists are monitoring an area of […]

Tourist trampled to death while trying to take a picture of an elephant in Africa

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From Inquisitr The woman got too close to the wild herd in Zimbabwe, authorities said. A German tourist in Zimbabwe was trampled to death when she tried to take a picture of an elephant and ended up too close to the animal’s path. The incident happened in Mana Pools National Park, where authorities said the […]

African animal silhouettes

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Stunning silhouettes show animals of Africa at sunrise and sunset From BBC Wildlife photographer Greg Du Toit has captured powerful images of silhouetted animals in southern and eastern Africa to show “the mystery and intrigue of Africa.” Silhouette photo of a landscapeImage copyrightGREG DU TOIT/MEDIADRUMWORLD.COM Silhouette photo of a lionImage copyrightGREG DU TOIT/MEDIADRUMWORLD.COM The animals, […]

A rare hurricane-free August? That’s what it’s looking like

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By Chad Gillis, Fort Myers News-Press The 2018 Atlantic hurricane season begins June 1 and runs through Nov. 30. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is predicting 10 to 16 named storms this year. Megan Kearney – Wochit El Niño is likely to thank for the second most active month of the hurricane season not producing any major […]

National Hurricane Center watching one area for potential development

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From Accuweather There are no active tropical cyclones across the Atlantic basin at this time. However, we are monitoring a cluster of showers and thunderstorms that is currently located around halfway between the west coast of Africa and the Lesser Antilles or over 1,000 miles to the southwest of the Cabo Verde Islands. This area […]

OPINION: Please show them some mercy President Trump, I implore you

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By Dennis Adonis From Guyana Guardian [On the 12th July] I had a lengthy but troubling conversation with a Rwandan government insider. The country is panicking. President Trump has issued a threat that they cannot ignore, even if they wanted to. I am not a mouthpiece or supporter of the Government of Rwanda. I am […]

HIV vaccine

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HIV vaccine delivers promising results in human tests By Jon Fingas From engadget It might prevent infections from multiple strains of the virus. A Harvard-led team of scientists has made important progress in the quest to prevent HIV infections. They’ve had early success testing a multi-strain vaccine in humans — everyone who received the drug […]

Climate change: Climatologists warn of catastrophic Gulf Stream collapse

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From Sputnik News As recent studies detail the enormous Greenland ice sheet to be melting at its fastest rate in 450 years, climatologists now point to a new threat; the collapse of the mid-Atlantic Ocean Gulf Stream, which would severely affect weather patterns in Europe, Africa and the northeastern US. Halting global warming is now […]

African, Caribbean, EU lawmakers pledge support for free trade

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From Xinhua NAIROBI, April 11 (Xinhua) — Lawmakers from Africa, Caribbean, Pacific and the European Union (ACP- EU) on Wednesday pledged support for trade liberalization as a means to promote economic growth, peace and security. The lawmakers who attended a joint assembly in Nairobi said they will rally behind efforts to open up markets, promote […]