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7.5 Earthquake strikes off Solomon Islands – Tsunami Alert

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View of Honiara, the capital city of Solomon Islands A tsunami warning has been issued after a strong, 7.5-magnitude quake hit near the Solomon Islands in the southwestern Pacific for the second time in hours. It follows a 7.6-quake that rocked the region overnight. The shallow 7.7-magnitude earthquake, later revised down to 7.5, was centered about 114 kilometers... 

Bird flu infection sounds alarm in Japan

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Japan has ordered the slaughter of over 110,000 chickens following the confirmation of bird flu infection at a poultry farm in the south of the country. The Japanese Ministry of Agriculture announced in a Sunday statement that DNA tests confirmed the H5 strain of the virus at a chicken farm in Kumamoto Prefecture after its owner on Saturday reported many sudden... 

North Korea slams US double standards over missile tests

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A South Korean sea-to-land cruise missile is fired from a submarine during a drill. North Korea’s National Defense Commission (NDC) has accused the US of hypocrisy for remaining silent over Seoul’s recent missile test while denouncing Pyongyang’s launches. “The US double-dealing attitude and despicable mode of action has been brought to light,” a spokesman... 

​US corn exports to China drop 85 percent after ban on GMO strains

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China’s rejection of shipments of US corn containing traces of unapproved genetically modified maize has caused a significant drop in exports. According to a new report, US traders have lost $427 million in sales. Overall, China has barred nearly 1.45 million tons of corn shipments since last year, the National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA), an American... 

Malayesia MH370 ‘Followed by Fighter Jets’ – Girlfriend of Victim

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Sarah Bajc with her lover Philip Wood who was on-board the missing MH370 flight. The other night CNN had Sarah Bajc on as a guest to talk about what she thinks ultimately happened to Flight MH 370. Her partner Philip Wood was a passenger on the flight. It should be noted that directly after speaking with Sarah, CNN had on the leading opposition candidate, a... 

North Korean drone flew over Seoul presidential palace

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The wreckage of an alleged North Korean drone. A senior South Korean official says a surveillance drone, likely operated by North Korea, has flown over the presidential palace in Seoul. South Korean authorities examined the wreckage of a crashed drone that was found on Baengnyeong Island near the disputed waters of the Yellow Sea. The aircraft was one of the... 

China ship detects pulse signal as MH370 mystery deepens

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Four weeks after the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner, a Chinese search vessel has discovered pulse signal in the South Indian Ocean. According to the Chinese Xinhua news agency, the Chinese ship, part of the multinational search effort, detected a “pulse” signal in South Indian Ocean waters on Saturday. Sources say a black box detector... 

Tokyo student invents levitation in 3D space

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A Tokyo student along with fellow researchers has managed to float objects in a 3D space, using ultrasound. Yoichi Ochiai, a University of Tokyo graduate, together with Takayuki Hoshi and Jun Rekimoto, have found out the way to levitate light objects and move them around in a 3D space. Even though ultrasound levitation has been possible for nearly 40 years,... 

Malaysian Airlines MH370 flight search: 122 ‘potential objects’ spotted by satellite

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​New satellite images show more than 100 objects in the southern Indian Ocean that could be pieces of wreckage from a Malaysian airliner that disappeared from radar on March 8 with 239 people on board, Malaysia’s acting transport minister said. Hishammuddin Hussein told a news conference on Wednesday that the images were discovered by France-based Airbus... 

Malaysia Flight 370 Pilot Confirmed As CIA “Asset” As Plane Exploded Over Indian Ocean

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A stunning new report prepared by the Main Intelligence Directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces (GRU) circulating in the Kremlin today leaves no doubt as to why President Barack Obama warned this week that his greatest fear was not Russia, but rather a nuclear bomb being exploded in the heart of New York City, as it reveals that the pilot of the... 

North Korean men given 72 Hours to get Kim Jong-Un Haircuts or face Execution

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North Korean men used to be able to choose their haircuts from a list of state approved styles but sadly, those days are over. All North Korean men will now be required to get the exact same haircut as their supreme leader, Kim Jong-Un, within the next 72 hours or face death by firing squad. Pyongyang introduced the law weeks ago but many North Korean men were... 

Hunt begins to find black boxes for doomed Flight MH370

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An Australian officer scanning the ocean from the ship’s bridge during the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 in the Indian Ocean on March 23. Now that satellite data has confirmed that the missing Malaysian airliner crashed into the Indian Ocean, the race is on to find the crucial voice and data recorders, the so-called black boxes, before... 

China demands end to US spying activities after new Snowden leak

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Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman, Hong Lei. Beijing has demanded a clear explanation from Washington over reports of espionage by the US National Security Agency (NSA) on Chinese institutions. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman, Hong Lei, said on Monday that Beijing is gravely concerned about the claims and demands that any such spying be stopped. “China... 

Missing jet crashed in Indian Ocean, all onboard dead: Malaysian PM

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Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak speaks during the press conference in Kuala Lumpur on March 24, 2014. The Malaysian prime minister has announced that the missing Malaysian passenger jet has crashed in the Southern Indian Ocean, killing all people on board. In a press conference in Kuala Lumpur on Monday night, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak cited new... 

Malaysia Airlines “Suspicious Cargo” Destroyed In Massive New Mexico Explosion

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The Main Intelligence Directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces (GRU) is reporting today that the “highly suspicious” cargo retrieved by the US from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 that had been “disappeared” to one of the United States most secretive bases in the Indian Ocean, Diego Garcia, was flown this past week to the White Sands Missile... 
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