• United Nations chief: Oceans will have more plastic than fish by 2050
United Nations chief: Oceans will have more plastic than fish by 2050

She said: "The earth's potential is being threaten by poor disposal of plastic waste into the environment affecting the air, water and land". The Secretary-General is participating in the #BeatPlasticPollution challenge, in which users pledged to replace single-use plastics with reusable alternatives.

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  • SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carries satellite into orbit
SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carries satellite into orbit

EDT (0445 GMT) Monday from Cape Canaveral's Complex 40 launch pad, and headed east over the Atlantic Ocean. Weather officials said this is from a weak surface front that will be bring west-southwest winds during the launch window. "This is one of the largest, if not the largest satellites we've launched", he said. SpaceX won't land the booster ...

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  • Zoo animals escape German zoo, some are captured in the afternoon
Zoo animals escape German zoo, some are captured in the afternoon

A large search operation was carried out, involving the fire services, the police and veterinarians, the spokesman said. The five big cats were found within the confines of the park and were recaptured in the afternoon. The Eifel zoo, owned by the Wallpott family, is home to around 400 animals, also including a Siberian tiger. A bear, however, wa...

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  • Subtropical Storm Alberto heads to the US Gulf
Subtropical Storm Alberto heads to the US Gulf

The center of the storm is expected to be move close to the western tip of Cuba on Saturday afternoon, then track up the eastern Gulf of Mexico in the night through Monday. The 40 mph winds extend outward up to 140 miles to the east of the center of the storm, the Hurricane Center said. The season officially starts on June 1.

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  • Arsenal declare Unai Emery the ideal fit for Gunners
Arsenal declare Unai Emery the ideal fit for Gunners

It's a triage style of decision-making led by Gazidis where the manager or coach is expected to fit into a framework and have less overall responsibility. "It's very important for the club, after two years outside the Champions League , to work to be the best team in the Premier League and also in the world".

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  • North Korea congratulated Nicolás Maduro on winning Venezuela's election
North Korea congratulated Nicolás Maduro on winning Venezuela's election

Maduro declared USA charge d'affaires Todd Robinson and deputy head of mission Brian Naranjo "personae non gratae" and gave them 48 hours to leave the country, angrily rejecting U.S. "If the Venezuelan authorities manage to take some retaliatory steps to oppose economic blackmail and pressure, then the USA may continue its efforts to incite the pub...

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  • Apple considers the Triangle as location for new project
Apple considers the Triangle as location for new project

The Loudoun County land, consisting of 85 acres outside the Innovation Center Metro station now under construction, is owned by a partnership managed by Mark Masinter , a Dallas retail expert whom Steve Jobs hired in 2000 to help Apple open its first stores.

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  • Red's Hype-Filled Holographic Phone Is Coming to AT&T and Verizon
Red's Hype-Filled Holographic Phone Is Coming to AT&T and Verizon

We still don't know exactly when RED Hydrogen One pre-orders will start being fulfilled, let alone when sales are supposed to begin for new buyers, but both Verizon and AT&T are throwing their weight behind the mobile "4-View holographic" project.

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