Dangerous winter in the United States: the deadliest snowstorms in the history of the country

Strong winds and heavy snowfall, which can immobilize an entire region during a snowstorm, can also result in deadly snowstorms, Fox News writes. Weather affecting public safety and transport, such as snow, blizzards and ice, usually happens from October 14 to ...

The effects of global warming: a historic temperature record set in Antarctica

The largest iceberg in the world, breaking away from a glacier in Western Antarctica, is due to set sail for free soon, the BBC reports. The temperature in northern Antarctica on the continent, best known for its snow, ice and penguins, has reached a record high of 65 degrees ...

A soldier opened fire in a shopping center in Thailand: dozens of dead and wounded

A soldier in Thailand opened fire to kill residents of the city of Nakhon Ratchasima in the north-east of the country. At least 20 people were killed, local police said. At the moment, it is known about 31 wounded. The country's police are still continuing the operation to capture the suspect, ...

In Kazakhstan, the domestic conflict escalated into a mass brawl: eight dead

Eight people were killed, 40 were injured during the riots in the Zhambyl region in southern Kazakhstan. Local authorities said that the cause of the mass brawl was the domestic conflict, which was "transferred to the interethnic plane," the BBC reports. The fight began on Friday, February 7, ...

US citizen dies of coronavirus in China

In the Chinese city of Wuhan, a 60-year-old man died. The cause of death was coronavirus. This is the first US citizen whose life a new virus claimed, Fox News reports. The patient died at the Jin-yin-yang hospital in Wuhan on Thursday, February 6. On the evening of Friday, February 7, the embassy ...

Passenger plane urgently returned to airport due to joke about coronavirus

On Monday, February 3, a WestJet airline flying from Toronto to Jamaica urgently returned to the airport. This happened because of a passenger who claimed to be infected with a coronavirus, writes USA Today. There were about 240 people on the plane. Canadian police accuse 28-year-old James Potok ...

Trump announced the destruction of the leader of al-Qaeda on the Arabian Peninsula

US President Donald Trump said on February 6 that the States had destroyed Qashim al-Raimi, the leader of the Islamic terrorist group Al Qaeda on the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP). This, according to the president, happened during the counter-terrorist operation in Yemen. About it writes the Voice of America. "Under the rule of Raimi, ...

British ex-prime minister guard forgot a loaded pistol and documents in airplane toilet

A police bodyguard assigned to former British Prime Minister David Cameron has been suspended from duty for a mistake that many would consider unforgivable. About this writes the BBC. According to media reports, he left a loaded gun, as well as, according to some, his own ...

It fell apart and caught fire: in Turkey, a passenger plane crashed during landing

At the Sabiha Gokcen Airport in Istanbul (Turkey), the plane rolled out of the runway and crashed into a fence. After landing, the plane fell apart and caught fire. About this writes RBC. “The Pegasus plane just crashed at Sabiha Gokcen Airport,” - ...

The artist created traffic jams on Google Maps, carrying a cart with 99 smartphones in the streets

German artist Simon Weckert conducted an experiment to show how conditional the results of modern services such as Google Maps can be. He published the description of the experiment on his blog and on YouTube, writes Ain.Ua. The goal was to create nonexistent on Google Maps ...

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