Virtual tour of second world war shipwreck goes online | World news

Virtual tour of second world war shipwreck goes online | World news

Armchair archaeologists are being given the chance to explore a second world war shipwreck online in 3D virtual reality. The Thistlegorm Project documents the wreckage of SS Thistlegorm, a British merchant steam ship sunk by a German bomber in 1941 off the coast of Egypt. The ship, which was carrying provisions including aircraft parts, trucks […]

Lionel Messi and Argentina in danger of missing out on World Cup qualification

Lionel Messi and Argentina in danger of missing out on World Cup qualification

Lionel Messi and Argentina are in serious danger of missing the 2018 World Cup. Lionel Messi and Argentina are in danger of missing out on the 2018 World Cup after a 0-0 draw against Peru in their penultimate qualifying match Thursday in the CONMEBOL region. Argentina had multiple chances to score throughout the 90 minutes […]

Harry Kane’s Stoppage-Time Goal Sends England To The World Cup

Harry Kane’s Stoppage-Time Goal Sends England To The World Cup

Of course it had to be Harry Kane, England’s captain on the night, the so-called “one-year wonder” who has been defying skeptics with an unending deluge of goals for about three years now, his home nation’s one true world-class player, who came to England’s rescue tonight. After a fairly drab display for most of the […]

How Energy-Rich Australia Ended Up With World’s Priciest Power

How Energy-Rich Australia Ended Up With World’s Priciest Power

A bungled transition from coal to clean energy has left resource-rich Australia with an unwanted crown: the highest power prices in the world. New Yorkers pay half as much as Sydneysiders to keep the lights on, despite Australia boasting among the world’s largest coal and natural gas reserves, as well as ideal conditions for clean power […]

Las Vegas shooting: NRA urges new rules for gun ‘bump-stocks’

Las Vegas shooting: NRA urges new rules for gun ‘bump-stocks’

Image copyright Reuters The National Rifle Association has called for “additional regulations” on bump-stocks, a rapid fire device used by the Las Vegas massacre gunman. The group said: “Devices designed to allow semi-automatic rifles to function like fully-automatic rifles should be subject to additional regulations.” Republicans have said they would consider banning the tool, despite […]

Is power dressing important? In Olivia Pope’s ‘Scandal’ world, it’s an art.

Is power dressing important? In Olivia Pope’s ‘Scandal’ world, it’s an art.

‘It’s more about a state of mind’ Since the debut of “Scandal” in 2012, the style of Washington, D.C. fixer Olivia Pope (played by Kerry Washington) has been widely celebrated and emulated. Whether she’s running a campaign, schmoozing with senators or dealing with a crisis at the White House, Olivia knows what to wear to take […]

For USA soccer, ‘games don’t get much bigger’ than World Cup qualifier vs. Panama

For USA soccer, ‘games don’t get much bigger’ than World Cup qualifier vs. Panama

United States begins workouts Thursday at Orlando City Stadium. (Ron Blum/Associated Press) ORLANDO — There are almost endless permutations, enough to make a mathematician’s head spin, of how the U.S. men’s national soccer team could qualify for the World Cup by late Tuesday night. Input the possible results in these last two U.S. matches, then […]

UEFA – Germany and England qualify for World Cup as Scotland grab huge late winner

UEFA – Germany and England qualify for World Cup as Scotland grab huge late winner

Germany will defend their World Cup crown after comfortably defeating Northern Ireland 3-1 in Belfast. Germany will defend their World Cup title in Russia after securing their qualification on Thursday with a 3-1 win over Northern Ireland, who will likely move on to the playoffs from UEFA Group C. Sebastian Rudy quieted the crowd in Belfast with […]

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