Traces of opioids found in mussels in Seattle bay

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Scientists have discovered an opioid pain reliever in mussels and say its likely other marine life are also affected Scientists who track pollution have discovered traces of the pain reliever oxycodone in some mussels in Seattle’s Puget Sound. Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Läs mer…

Sun, sea and quills: Duchess of Sussex’s coat of arms gets a splash of California

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Blue background represents Pacific Ocean, while quills denote communication and the power of words, says palace A coat of arms has been created for Meghan Markle featuring California’s state flower and a blue background to represent the Pacific Ocean. Meghan, who is now known Läs mer…

Lyle Shelton to run for Australian Conservatives’ Senate ticket in Queensland

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Former Australian Christian Lobby head says he will oppose political correctness and gender ideology • Sign up to receive the top stories in Australia every day at noon A prominent opponent of same-sex marriage will lead the Australian Conservatives’ Queensland Senate ticket. Lyle Shelton Läs mer…

Parkland students stage supermarket 'die-ins' to protest chain's NRA link

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; US news School shooting survivors denounce Publix over its support for NRA-aligned gubernatorial candidate Protesters participate in a ‘die-in’ at a Publix supermarket in Coral Springs, Florida. Photograph: Joe Raedle/Getty Images Survivors of the Parkland school shooting lay down in “die-ins” at two local Läs mer…

Sussan Ley stands firm against live sheep trade despite Turnbull rebuke

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Live exports The former staunch supporter of the industry now says it’s ‘built on the suffering of animals’ • Live podcast: Sussan Ley on why we need to scrap the live sheep trade • Sign up to receive the latest news in Australian politics Läs mer…

After the apology to the stolen generations – a photo essay

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; National Sorry Day 2018 marks 10 years since Kevin Rudd’s apology to Indigenous Australians. We look at its impact through the work of photographer Aletheia Casey Due to parliamentary policies throughout much of the 20th century in Australia, numerous Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Läs mer…

Andrew Hastie’s contribution to our China effort? Curious and curiouser | Katharine Murphy

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; If we can’t manage sophistication in our diplomacy with Beijing, consistency would be useful Sign up to receive the top stories in Australia every day at noon An hour and a half before Andrew Hastie stood up in the federation chamber of the Australian Läs mer…

‘Immigration killed her’: Guatemalan woman shot dead by US Border Patrol

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Claudia Patricia Gómez Gonzáles, 20, died on Wednesday after she was shot in the head by an agent in Rio Bravo, Texas A Guatemalan woman shot dead by a border patrol agent in Texas has been named as Claudia Patricia Gómez Gonzáles by local Läs mer…

Flight Centre website tweaks on Taiwan ‘were not done under Chinese pressure’

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; China aviation officials have written to world’s top airlines telling them to describe Taiwan as part of China • Sign up to receive the top stories in Australia every day at noon References to Taiwan had been altered on the websites of Australia’s biggest Läs mer…

First exit poll suggests Ireland has voted to relax abortion laws

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Poll for the Irish Times suggests win for campaign to change constitution Ireland has voted to liberalise some of the world’s most restrictive abortion laws by a landslide, according to an exit poll. The Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI exit poll on Friday suggested that voters Läs mer…

FBI says Russians hacked hundreds of thousands of home and office routers

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Agency urges router owners to reset them and download updates amid fears hackers could collect data The FBI warned on Friday that Russian computer hackers had compromised hundreds of thousands of home and office routers and could collect user information or shut down network Läs mer…

Putin accuses Britain of blaming ‘all their mortal sins’ on Russia

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; President’s remarks come after comments by Boris Johnson about downing of MH17 plane Vladimir Putin has accused the British of blaming “all their mortal sins” on Russia, saying undue accusations have been placed at Moscow’s door for everything from Brexit to the Skripal poisoning Läs mer…

Mesmerising swarm of endangered jellyfish discovered in China – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; More than 100 craspedacusta jellyfish, a rare species under China’s top-level state protection, have been found in the pond of a museum in south-west China’s Yunnan Province. They were first discovered by staff of the Lijiashan Bronze Museum in Jiangchuan District. The craspedacusta jellyfish are believed Läs mer…

Liverpool’s mayor unable to resolve flight ‘shambles’ for 730 fans

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Club to reimburse people who cannot make Champions League final in Kiev Liverpool fans whose flights to watch their side in the Champions League final in Ukraine were cancelled face bitter disappointment after the city’s mayor said he had been unable to resolve the Läs mer…

Colombian police rearrest Escobar hitman for extortion

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Jhon Jairo Velásquez, known as Popeye, was paroled in 2014 after confessing to hundreds of murders and spending 22 years in jail Colombian police have rearrested a former hitman for the late drug lord Pablo Escobar as part of an investigation into extortion. Related: Läs mer…