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Maybe This Time, the Bikes Won’t End Up in the River

Maybe This Time, the Bikes Won’t End Up in the River

In 2013, Rome pulled the plug on its bike share program after it ran out of money and cars kept double-parking in front of its bike racks. Last year, a Hong Kong company gave up after many of its green bicycles ended up in the Tiber river. Months later, a Singapore company bailed after Romans […]

Children fish WW2 ammunition from pond with magnet in Germany

Children fish WW2 ammunition from pond with magnet in Germany

Image copyright German police Image caption Police in the Thuringia region released this photo of the rusty ammunition Three children in eastern Germany have fished rusty World War Two shells and bullets out of a pond using a powerful magnet, without injuring themselves. They called police when they made their discovery near the town of […]

Asian Airlines Cancel Several Flights To Hong Kong As Protests Escalate

Asian Airlines Cancel Several Flights To Hong Kong As Protests Escalate

Two straight days of standoffs in Hong Kong have raised fears of a bloody showdown. (File) Sydney:  Several Asian airlines have cut flights to Hong Kong over the coming weeks, an industry scheduling publication showed, as anti-government protests in the city grow increasingly violent and disrupt daily life. Routes Online said the latest schedules showed […]

U.K. media: Prince Andrew’s sex claims rebuttal a PR disaster

U.K. media: Prince Andrew’s sex claims rebuttal a PR disaster

Danica Kirka, The Associated Press Published Monday, November 18, 2019 4:09AM EST LONDON — British media on Sunday slammed Prince Andrew’s effort to rebut claims that he had sex with a teenager who says she was trafficked by Jeffrey Epstein, branding his televised interview a complete public relations disaster. In a rare interview with BBC […]

Indonesia police link suicide bombing to Islamic State-inspired group

Indonesia police link suicide bombing to Islamic State-inspired group

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesian anti-terrorism officers shot dead two suspected bomb makers during a raid on the weekend and arrested more than a dozen as authorities linked a suicide bombing last week to an Islamic State-inspired network, police said on Monday. Police stand guard at the entrance of the local police headquarters following a blast […]

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