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May 17, 2018 7:51 AM Russian navy ship arrives in PNG

The crew from a Russian navy ship that has docked in the Papua New Guinea capital have been playing soccer with local soldiers. Port Moresby is hosting the APEC summit in November and President Vladimir Putin is expected to be among the 21 leaders in attendance. A 40-year-old, 138m Russian training ship with 200 cadets on board arrived on Wednesday

May 11, 2018 6:25 AM Artist accuses Netflix of Stranger Things stormcloud theft

Sean R. Heavey thought the Hellish cloud hanging over the fictional town of Hawkins, Indiana, looked familiar. The town, the setting for Netflix’s hit TV show Stranger Things, was in the shadow of what Heavey thinks looked like his artwork. And then things escalated when Heavey was alerted to a scene on spin-off show Beyond Stranger Things (episode 3) on Netflix 13

May 8, 2018 7:51 PM Daniella Westbrook gets a rib in her face

Headline of the day appears on the BBC website: “Danniella Westbrook’s cheekbone to be replaced by rib.” It’s not a straight swap. The cheekbone will not be reused as a rib. Neither is it a new fashion to reward less prominent bones with increased exposure and promotion. Westbrook will stop short of becoming an ambulatory version of Lou Reed’s 5

May 7, 2018 2:54 PM Global warming to wipe out 'many' animals in protected oceans

Fish, mammals, birds and invertebrates living in parts of the oceans will be "devastated" by global warming, say researchers. Projections suggest that by the year 2100, Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) will be 2.8C (37F) warmer than they are today if the levels of emissions carry on as expected. A new study published in the journal Nature Climate Change 16

May 7, 2018 12:00 PM Italian director Ermanno Olmi, '78 Palme d'Or winner, dies

ROME (AP) - Ermanno Olmi, an Italian cinematic giant who won the top award at the Cannes Film Festival for his depiction of 19th- century Italian farm life in "The Tree of Wooden Clogs," has died at age 86. Olmi died Monday in the northern Italian city of Asiago, where a day of mourning has been planned for his funeral, Mayor Roberto Rigoni Stern told the ANSA news agency 6

May 7, 2018 10:14 AM US, Philippines launch largest military drills under Duterte

MANILA, Philippines (AP) - U.S. and Philippine forces on Monday began their largest annual military exercises since President Rodrigo Duterte came to power and vowed to scale down America's military presence in the country as he sought closer ties with China and Russia. The Balikatan exercises opened with a ceremony at the main Philippine military camp in Manila 1

May 4, 2018 9:59 AM Police hunting 'mystery pooper' at New Jersey school charge top education official

School staff found human faeces daily near the athletics track and football field and monitored the area to identify the culprit. Staff at Holmdel High School in New Jersey reported finding human faeces "on a daily basis" near its athletics track and football field, authorities said. Thomas Tramaglini, 42, was detained following an early morning run at the school's 23

May 4, 2018 5:02 AM Developer wants to make changes to Westhoughton greyhound stadium regeneration

A DEVELOPER hoping to build 50 homes on the site of Bolton's last greyhound stadium is now planning to change the type of housing. Sparkle Developments received planning permission to regenerate the land in Wigan Road, where the Westhoughton racing track used to be, in 2015. The stadium was demolished in 2014, following the initial permission for 38 homes 8

April 30, 2018 12:12 PM Leonardo DiCaprio becomes a beetle

A newly discovered species of water beetle found in Borneo has been named after Leonardo DiCaprio. Leonardo DiCaprio has had a beetle named after him in honour of his years of environmental campaigning. The 43-year-old Oscar-winning actor has been a staunch campaigner for the environment for many years, creating The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation in 1998. The Grouvellinus 32

April 24, 2018 3:00 AM Inpatient care set to be axed at The Retreat hospital in York

A “WORLD-renowned” mental health hospital is set to close its inpatient services due to the “significant impact” of Government changes. The Retreat, in Heslington Road, York, is a charitable, not-for-profit provider of specialist mental health care founded in 1796. It cares for people with complex issues including eating disorders, dementia, trauma and other 8