Bird flu spreads to Southern California, infecting chickens, wild birds and other animals

Chickens roaming and clucking inside one of the many henhouses at a poultry facility in Nuevo, Calif., in November 2017. (Gina Ferazzi/Los Angeles Times) After proliferating globally, a historic wave of avian flu has entered Southern California, where it is worrying farmers and bird lovers and could add to complications with supply chains and food … Read more

Rumour: This Might Be Our First Look At Sephiroth’s Super Smash Bros. amiibo

Image: Nintendo Super Smash Bros. Ultimate might be done with development, but Nintendo is still releasing amiibo for it on a regular basis. Now that the Minecraft amiibo Steve & Alex have been released, the focused has switched to the Final Fantasy VII antagonist Sephiroth. Masahiro Sakurai and Nintendo haven’t actually publicly shown off the … Read more

N. Korea sends missile soaring over Japan in escalation

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Tuesday fired an intermediate-range ballistic missile over Japan for the first time in five years, forcing Japan to issue evacuation notices and suspend trains during the flight of the weapon that is capable of reaching the US territory of Guam. The launch was the most provocative weapons … Read more

Herschel Walker’s son lashes out at dad after news report the Senate GOP nominee paid for an abortion in 2009

Herschel Walker’s son Christian Walker blasted his dad’s bid for a Georgia Senate seat by calling him a bad father, a liar and a hypocrite just hours after a news report Monday said the GOP nominee got a woman pregnant and paid for her abortion more than a decade ago. “I don’t care about someone … Read more

Wisconsin to pay fired football coach Paul Chryst an $11 million buyout

Former Wisconsin football coach Paul Chryst will receive a reduced buyout of $11 million, the school said Monday. Chryst, fired Sunday following a 2-3 start to the season, had approximately $20 million left on a contract that paid him through January 2027. But athletic director Chris McIntosh said Sunday that Chryst had agreed to take … Read more

Australia stocks jump after smaller-than-expected rate hike; Asia markets rise

Pedestrians wearing face masks walk past a monitor displaying the Nikkei 225 index on February 25 in Tokyo, Japan. Tomohiro Ohsumi | Getty Images Asia-Pacific shares traded higher on Tuesday after stocks on Wall Street rallied overnight. The Nikkei 225 in Japan rose 2.79% in early trade, and the Topix index was 2.99% higher. South … Read more

Scientists Uncover the “Chemistry Behind the Origin of Life”

Chemists discover a mechanism for peptide-forming reactions to occur in water, which leads to proteins and so to life on Earth. It could also lead to the faster development of drugs to treat humanity’s most debilitating diseases. Water Droplets Hold the Secret Ingredient for Building Life Chemists uncover key to early Earth chemistry, which could … Read more

Element Outdoor Roku TV review

Summer may be over, but that doesn’t mean you have to move the party inside. Outdoor TVs are a great way to enjoy everything from fall football to intimate movie nights — all in your own backyard, garden or on your deck. Though these TVs are brighter, more durable and obviously weatherproof, they tend to … Read more

CIA director says it’s ‘hard to say’ if Putin ‘bluffing’ on nuclear weapons

CIA Director William Burns said on Monday that it’s “hard to say” if Russian President Vladimir Putin is “bluffing” when it comes to threatening the use of nuclear weapons in Ukraine. During an interview on “CBS Evening News with Norah O’Donnell,” the host asked Burns if there are any signs that Russia will deploy nuclear … Read more

U.S. calls North Korea launch ‘dangerous’; pledges to defend allies

WASHINGTON, Oct 3 (Reuters) – The United States condemned North Korea’s firing of a ballistic missile over Japan as “dangerous and reckless” and pledged to defend South Korea and Japan with all America’s power, but said it remained open to dialogue with Pyongyang. “This action is destabilizing and shows the DPRK’s blatant disregard for United … Read more