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Toxoplasmosis takes seals

Toxoplasmosis takes seals

LIHUE — Monk seal monitors are keeping a sharp eye on The Garden Island’s Hawaiian monk seal population after scientists confirmed toxoplasmosis as the cause of death for three Oahu seals in early May. That’s according to veterinarians from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration who investigated the three deaths. “Toxoplasmosis is tough to diagnose […]

Ramanathan shares $1.33M sustainable development prize with fellow climate science pioneer

Ramanathan shares $1.33M sustainable development prize with fellow climate science pioneer

Credit: Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Scripps climate and atmospheric scientist Veerabhadran Ramanathan A Taiwanese foundation has announced that renowned climate scientist Veerabhadran Ramanathan of Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego will share a $1.33 million prize with former NASA climate scientist and advocate James Hansen. The two scientists received the […]

Croatia's Kalinic sent home after refusing sub role

Croatia's Kalinic sent home after refusing sub role

Croatia striker Nikola Kalinic has been sent home from the World Cup after refusing to come on as a substitute in the team’s opening game against Nigeria, coach Zlatko Dalic said on Monday. “During the Nigeria encounter, Kalinic was warming up and was supposed to come on in the second half,” Dalic said in a […]

Google removes Uber from in-app booking

Google removes Uber from in-app booking

In case you didn’t know it, Google Maps has an in-app function that lets you book a ride from your favorite ride-sharing service without having to leave the navigational app. But if that app is Uber, it seems like you won’t be able to do so anymore, either by design or they are still fixing […]

5 great places to visit in July

5 great places to visit in July

(CNN) — School’s out and the heat’s on in July. This is peak travel season in the USA, much of Europe and a lot of the Northern Hemisphere. This means lots of vacation destinations from which to choose but also potential headaches, depending on your disposition toward crowds, higher prices and heat. Julie Hall, AAA […]

More than 500 guns seized from Southern California homes

More than 500 guns seized from Southern California homes

Authorities have seized more than 550 guns at two Southern California homes  (LA County Sheriff) Authorities have seized more than 550 guns at two Southern California homes and made one arrest after getting a tip that a convicted felon was storing an arsenal. Sixty-year-old Manuel Fernandez was arrested last week after Los Angeles County sheriff’s […]

JD.com investment will boost Google's retail efforts in Southeast Asia, says Stifel

JD.com investment will boost Google's retail efforts in Southeast Asia, says Stifel

Stifel analyst Scott Devitt wrote Monday that Google’s recently announced investment in JD.com Inc. JD, +0.37% is an endorsement of the internet economy in Southeast Asia. “This transaction will better-position Google’s retail […]

European markets close lower as trade tensions rise, VW shares slip on Audi boss arrest

European markets close lower as trade tensions rise, VW shares slip on Audi boss arrest

The pan-European Stoxx 600 ended provisionally down by 0.79 percent on Monday with all sectors except Oil and Gas lower on average. The FTSE 100 stock index closed barely lower for the day. Market sentiment was being dominated by trade tensions between the U.S. and China with new tariffs on the table. President Trump unveiled […]

Israeli ex-minister arrested for being Iranian agent, police say

Israeli ex-minister arrested for being Iranian agent, police say

Former Israeli prime minister Yitzhak Rabin speaks with former energy minister Gonen Segev during a conference in Jerusalem (Reuters) Israel has arrested former energy minister Gonen Segev on suspicion of working as an Iranian agent, the Jewish state’s Shin Bet intelligence service announced on Monday. Segev, 62, was arrested last month after being extradited from […]

UK stocks fall as trade conflict spooks traders

UK stocks fall as trade conflict spooks traders

U.K. stocks ended slightly lower Monday, tracking a downbeat mood across Europe, where fears of an escalating trade conflict between the U.S. and China and political uncertainty in Germany helped send markets lower. What are markets doing? The FTSE 100 index UKX, […]