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Nobody is going to bail out Venezuela

Nobody is going to bail out Venezuela

Venezuela, the South American country convulsed by economic and humanitarian catastrophe, has defaulted on some of its debt after missing an interest payment due in October. Even as investors meet in Caracas to discuss restructuring US$ 60 billion in foreign debt, the...
Four dead in northern California shooting rampage

Four dead in northern California shooting rampage

Four dead in northern California shooting rampage 14 November 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Google Maps Image caption Police say a “number” of students had been medically evacuated from the school in Rancho Tehama Four people are...
Para Venezuela en default, no hay rescate

Para Venezuela en default, no hay rescate

Sufriendo colapso económico y crisis humanitaria, Venezuela ha entrado en default después de que incumpliera el abono de los intereses en dos bonos. El país necesita urgentemente ayuda financiera internacional, pero a esta altura resulta insensato esperar una mejora...
US leads world in oil and gas production, IEA says

US leads world in oil and gas production, IEA says

US leads world in oil and gas production, IEA says 14 November 2017 From the section Business Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption The US is expected to account for 80% of the increase in global oil supply to 2025. International energy markets are set for...
Can cities get smarter about extreme weather?

Can cities get smarter about extreme weather?

The intensity of heavy downpours in Houston has increased dramatically since the 1950s, leading some people to argue the city's disaster planning and infrastructure are not up-to-date. AP Photo/David J. Phillip Remember the movie “Moneyball”? The Oakland A’s are...
Can cities get smarter about extreme weather?

Can cities get smarter about extreme weather?

The intensity of heavy downpours in Houston has increased dramatically since the 1950s, leading some people to argue the city's disaster planning and infrastructure are not up-to-date. AP Photo/David J. Phillip Remember the movie “Moneyball”? The Oakland A’s are...
Most mass killers are men who have also attacked family

Most mass killers are men who have also attacked family

Most mass killers have one common trait – a propensity for domestic violence. sdecoret/Shutterstock.com What do most mass killers have in common? As a researcher who studies coercive control in intimate relationships, I can point out a few key characteristics. First,...
Can cities get smarter about extreme weather?

Can cities get smarter about extreme weather?

The intensity of heavy downpours in Houston has increased dramatically since the 1950s, leading some people to argue the city's disaster planning and infrastructure are not up-to-date. AP Photo/David J. Phillip Remember the movie “Moneyball”? The Oakland A’s are...
Senate committee questions Trump nuclear authority

Senate committee questions Trump nuclear authority

Senate committee questions Trump nuclear authority 14 November 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Minot Air Force Base houses part of the US arsenal of Minuteman Intercontinential Ballistic Missiles For the first time...
Can cities get smarter about extreme weather?

Can cities get smarter about extreme weather?

The intensity of heavy downpours in Houston has increased dramatically since the 1950s, leading some people to argue the city's disaster planning and infrastructure are not up-to-date. AP Photo/David J. Phillip Remember the movie “Moneyball”? The Oakland A’s are...
Can cities get smarter about extreme weather?

Can cities get smarter about extreme weather?

The intensity of heavy downpours in Houston has increased dramatically since the 1950s, leading some people to argue the city's disaster planning and infrastructure are not up-to-date. AP Photo/David J. Phillip Remember the movie “Moneyball”? The Oakland A’s are...
'Trackable' pill approved in US

'Trackable' pill approved in US

14 November 2017 From the section Health Image copyright Getty Images US regulators have approved the first pill that can be digitally tracked through the body. The Abilify MyCite aripiprazole tablets – for treating schizophrenia and manic episodes – have...
Can cities get smarter about extreme weather?

Can cities get smarter about extreme weather?

The intensity of heavy downpours in Houston has increased dramatically since the 1950s, leading some people to argue the city's disaster planning and infrastructure are not up-to-date. AP Photo/David J. Phillip Remember the movie “Moneyball”? The Oakland A’s are...

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