Following India’s successful attempt to put a vehicle in Mars orbit, the New York Times published a cartoon acknowledging the event that some called racist. But India did not have to wait long to issue a comic rebuttal.
The American Red Cross was ill-equipped to provide aid to victims of Superstorm Sandy and Hurricane Isaac, a new report suggests, and allocated resources not towards offering help, but on generating publicity.
An armored military vehicle and 24 armed police officers: That’s what the sheriff’s department in a small Wisconsin town used to collect a civil judgement from a 75-year-old man, who has filed a $4.5 million lawsuit against the town over the incident.
Scientists believe Egyptian King Tutankhamun died of illness, rather than from a chariot crash, as was long believed. A ‘virtual autopsy’ showed that the boy king suffered from genetic deficiencies and that his parents were probably brother and sister.
A 3-month-old baby girl has been killed and eight people injured when a car crashed into a light rail station in Jerusalem. The suspect, in what Israeli police believe was a "run-over terror attack," has been shot.
Taxi customers in Rochdale can request an ethnically white driver after two Pakistani men working for the Car 2000 firm were jailed during Britain’s biggest child-sex grooming scandal, in which 47 young girls were raped and trafficked.
A soldier from Canada has been killed after a road accident suspected to have been caused by an Islamic militant. He was one of two soldiers involved in the attack which is the first of its kind in Canada since it joined the fight against IS.
When an aircraft taking off with a lot of fuel on board and maximum speed hits something metal on its way, sparks alongside heat and pressure are inevitable, and this is catastrophic for any plane, Head of Aviation at CQ University Ron Bishop told RT.
The death of Christophe de Margerie may have a temporary effect on the energy company’s share price, compared to those caused by Exxon Valdez oil spill and BP’s Gulf spill, John Griffing, Republican blogger in Texas, told RT.
Wind speeds of up to 100mph are battering parts of the UK, as the tail end of Hurricane Gonzalo reaches British shores. Gusts and heavy rain have uprooted trees and caused flight cancellations, rail delays and road gridlocks.
Russian prosecutors claim the driver of the snowplow which crashed with Total CEO Christophe de Margerie’s jet was drunk. His lawyer, however, says he was completely sober, due to a heart condition preventing him from drinking.