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Argentine prosecutor’s death ruled a murder

(CNN)An Argentine prosecutor who accused top government officials of a cover-up in the country’s deadliest terror attack was murdered, a federal judge said Tuesday. The ruling marks the first time a judge has called the death of public prosecutor Alberto Nisman a murder, in a case that has been rife with speculation and conspiracy theories. Nisman was found dead in ...

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This Year’s California Wildfires Keep Shattering Records

This year’s rash of catastrophic wildfires didn’t just destroy neighborhoods and livelihoods – they also annihilated records, CNN reports. And the destruction isn’t over. The Thomas Fire, which has torched an area the size of Dallas and Miami combined, is still raging in Southern California. The 2017 fires are the costliest in U.S. history. Damage estimates topped $10 billion, said ...

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‘Kids now spend 30 minutes more everyday on digital screens’

London, Dec 26 (IANS) The average time spent by children playing videogames on smartphones or using computers has increased by 30 minutes a day between 2000 and 2015, revealed a study. It also stated that parents need not worry as the kids can multitask and adapt their behaviour to include their devices. Children were spending 10 minutes less…

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Taiwan warns Chinese military drills pose ‘enormous threat’

Author: AFP Tue, 2017-12-26 08:55 ID: 1514269884724089100 TAIPEI: Frequent and increased Chinese military drills pose an “enormous threat” to Taiwan’s security, Taipei warned on Tuesday in an annual defense review that starkly highlighted rising cross-strait tensions. China views Taiwan as part of its territory to be reunified at some point — by military force, if necessary. The two sides split ...

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