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Obsessed about colleague's wife Army Major killed her after she refused to marry him

Hack:<p>Army Major Nikhil Handa was detained by Delhi Police in connection with the murder<br>• The woman's body was found with her throat slit near the Brar …

Crime

Discovering Saudi Arabia's hidden archaeological treasures

Out of the windy darkness a fine sand was blowing across the road from Medina to Al-Ula. Flat desert on either side, a few lights. The Moroccan …

What's the Absolutely Amazing Theory of Almost Everything?

The Standard Model. What a dull name for the most accurate scientific theory known to human beings.<p>More than a quarter of the Nobel Prizes in physics …

Life and death on a superyacht: 'If something goes wrong, they can just raise the anchor and leave'

The captain said: ‘Don’t worry, we threw some flowers over the side and gave his belongings to the police'<p>A wall folds down to create a balcony 'because it’s very nice, when the sun’s setting in Greece, to have a massage'<p>It was seen as an inconvenience, as the boat was going on to pick up Catherine …

Boating

Scientists Have Found The 'Holy Grail of Shipwrecks' And Up to $17 Billion in Treasure

But who will get the loot? Drama ensues.<p>For centuries, untold riches of gold, silver, and jewels buried with the world's most valuable shipwreck were …

Archaeology

Call of the Ocean: The finish of the journey around the world

<b>The Polish sailor, Szymon Kuczynski, has just finished his solo around-the-world journey without making any stops to ports, on the smallest yacht in</b> …

Sea serpent or dead eel? Strange creature with jagged teeth found washed up on Mexican beach lived in 'the darkest and deepest part of the sea'

• <b>Beatriz Morales Acuna stumbled on the strange marine creature in Mazatlan</b>• <b><br>Nobody had approached it, because they assumed it was a 'piece of old</b> …

US remembers top-secret ‘Manhattan Project’ at special parks. Japanese nationalists say they glorify war crimes

Japanese nationalists are demanding that displays at national parks in the United States commemorating the development of the first atomic weapons …

The epic mistake about manufacturing that’s cost Americans millions of jobs

Looking back, there were two kinds of people who lived in America in 2016: people who believed Donald Trump, and people who believed data.<p>Trump claimed on the campaign trail that globalization had destroyed US manufacturing—and in the process, the American economy—by letting China and other …

Economics

I Know Which Country the U.S. Will Invade Next

By the end of this column, it will be clear which country the United States will invade and topple next. Or failing that, it will be clear which …

Russia Launches Floating Nuclear Power Plant; It's Headed To The Arctic

A massive floating nuclear power plant is now making its way toward its final destination at an Arctic port, after Russia's state nuclear corporation Rosatom launched the controversial craft over the weekend. It's the first nuclear power plant of its kind, Russian officials say.<p>Called the Akademik …

Energy

The federal judge in the Stormy Daniels case thinks it's 'likely' Michael Cohen will be indicted

When a federal judge granted a motion requesting a 90-day stay in a civil lawsuit brought by an adult film actress against President Donald Trump, he said he made the decision because it was "likely" Trump's longtime lawyer, Michael Cohen, could be indicted.<p>The statement, from US District Court …

Michael Cohen: Trump's lawyer to plead Fifth Amendment in Daniels case

<b>Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, has said he will invoke his constitutional right to remain silent in a civil case brought by adult film actress Stormy Daniels.</b><p>It is part of an effort to delay the suit brought by Ms Daniels, who says she had sex with Donald Trump in 2006.<p>She is …

Malaysia releases images of suspects in murder of Palestinian | Reuters

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian police on Monday released computer generated photographs of two men suspected of gunning down a Palestinian man in Kuala Lumpur, adding that alerts have been put out for them at all the country’s exit points.<p>A Royal Malaysia Police handout of a computer generated …

Kuala Lumpur

How Mossad carries out assassinations

Fatal shooting in Malaysia puts spotlight on Israeli spy agency's policy of targeted killings of Palestinian operatives.<p>The killing of 35-year-old Palestinian scientist Fadi al-Batsh in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur has taken the wraps off a covert programme of targeted killings of …

World's oldest living man, 112, credits longevity to desserts

Masazo Nonaka loves sweets, soaking in hot springs, watching sumo wrestling and his daily newspaper.<p>When it comes to extreme longevity, women are the stars. Men who reach super-centenarian status are rare specimens.<p>Meet one of them: 112-year-old Masazo Nonaka, who was confirmed as the oldest living …

UN’s top court to revisit Malaysia’s dispute with Singapore over island’s sovereignty

The UN’s top court said on Thursday it would hold hearings in June into Malaysia’s request to overturn its ruling in a decades-old dispute with …

Asia

Bahrain discovers offshore oilfield 'containing 80bn barrels'

<b>Bahrain says a newly-discovered oil field contains up to 80bn barrels of tight (or shale) oil, dwarfing the Gulf island kingdom's current reserves.</b><p>Appraisals of the offshore Khaleej Al Bahrain basin by two US firms also suggest the presence of 280bn to 560bn cubic metres of natural gas.<p>Oil Minister …

Family sues doctor who 'used his sperm' to impregnate patient

<b>A US woman is suing her parents' former fertility doctor after claiming her DNA test results showed he secretly used his own sperm to help conceive her.</b><p>Kelli Rowlette sent a DNA sample to genealogy website Ancestry.com, and was surprised to receive results that did not match her to her father.<p>The …

EPIRBs Can Save Your Life: Here’s the Latest on What’s Out there

<i>Since the introduction of Emergency Position Indicating Beacons, the satellite based SOS signaling devices have saved thousands of lives at sea. The</i> …

Viking seafarers may have navigated with legendary crystals

For centuries, Viking seafarers ruled the North Atlantic, braving open seas peppered with icebergs to travel thousands of kilometers to their …

Earth Science

COSCO Shipping’s Takeover of OOCL to Close by End-June, Vice Chairman Says

By Brenda Goh SHANGHAI, April 3 (Reuters) – COSCO Shipping’s planned acquisition of Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) is on track to be completed …

Marine Safety Alert – Lessons Learned from the S.S. EL FARO Casualty

Editor’s Note: The following Safety Alert is being distributed by the United States Coast Guard, Inspections and Compliance Directorate following the …

Indonesia declares state of emergency as oil spill spreads

<b>Indonesia has declared a state of emergency to help stop a deadly oil spill spreading off the coast of the island of Borneo.</b><p>At least four fishermen in the port city of Balikpapan were killed over the weekend when the fuel ignited.<p>Hundreds of people have reported health issues since Saturday's spill.<p>…

Approached at Sea,100 Miles From Land!

Being approached at sea is a nerve wracking experience. Our hearts pound and our imaginations sink to dark depths. There are...The post Approached at …

Sailing

Japanese whalers return from Antarctica with huge catch

Three Japanese whaling vessels have returned to port from a controversial trip to Antarctica after catching 333 whales. Tokyo claims the slaughter is …

Whales

Italy On High Alert: Officials Warn of Flood of Terrorists Across the Sea

There was a 200 percent increase in Tunisians attempting to get to Italy by sea last year. Many of them are coming to carry out attacks in Europe, …

YouTube Is Using Wikipedia To Document Conspiracy-Related Videos

At SXSW last week, YouTube's CEO, Susan Wojcicki, told attendees that YouTube will be using information from Wikipedia to complement videos relating …

Internet

A 30-Day Timelapse Transports You Across the Globe Aboard a Container Ship | Colossal

<p>Jeffrey Tsang is a maritime vlogger, sailor, and photographer on a container ship that travels across the globe. His latest video is a timelapse …

Time-lapse Photography

Severe storm blows giant container ship into Durban harbor, closing South Africa's largest port

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's largest port remains closed on Wednesday after vessel movements were suspended when a severe storm lashed the coastal region resulting in at least eight deaths in the province, a port official said.<p>The Durban Port manager Moshe Motlohi told Reuters it was …