World leaders delight Trump by sounding like him at the U.N.

World leaders delight Trump by sounding like him at the U.N.

World leaders are learning to speak Donald Trump, offering big dollops of praise and echoing the president’s own language this week at the U.N. General Assembly in New York. In a series of meetings with his foreign counterparts, Trump has seemed to delight in the fact that some of his favorite phrases have bounced back […]

Entire towns in Mexico flattened as scale of earthquake damage emerges | World news

Entire towns in Mexico flattened as scale of earthquake damage emerges | World news

Hopes that rescuers will find more survivors trapped beneath collapsed buildings in central Mexico were fading on Thursday, as the scale of the devastation wreaked by the country’s deadliest earthquake for a generation started to become clear. The death toll from Tuesday’s 7.1 magnitude quake rose to 273, including 137 in the capital, and was […]

Canada’s neutron scientists lament closure of world’s oldest nuclear reactor | Science

Canada’s neutron scientists lament closure of world’s oldest nuclear reactor | Science

Canada’s Chalk River complex contains the 60-year-old National Research Universal reactor, the world’s oldest operating nuclear reactor.  Canadian Nuclear Laboratories By Tim LougheedSep. 21, 2017 , 3:01 PM The world’s oldest operating nuclear reactor is in the twilight of its life, but the scientists who rely on it for their research are not going gentle […]

‘World’s Wealthiest Woman,’ Liliane Bettencourt, Dies At 94 : The Two-Way : NPR

‘World’s Wealthiest Woman,’ Liliane Bettencourt, Dies At 94 : The Two-Way : NPR

L’Oréal cosmetics heiress Liliane Bettencourt died sometime late Wednesday or early Thursday at the age of 94. Jacques Brinon/AP hide caption toggle caption Jacques Brinon/AP L’Oréal cosmetics heiress Liliane Bettencourt died sometime late Wednesday or early Thursday at the age of 94. Jacques Brinon/AP Liliane Bettencourt, heiress to the L’Oréal cosmetics dynasty, has died at […]

World’s richest woman Liliane Bettencourt dies aged 94 | World news

World’s richest woman Liliane Bettencourt dies aged 94 | World news

Liliane Bettencourt, heir to the French L’Oreal hairspray empire and the world’s wealthiest woman who was at the centre of a long-running French courtroom saga over alleged hangers-on who took advantage of her frailty to elicit money and gifts, has died aged 94. Bettencourt, whose net worth was estimated at about €33bn (£29bn) this year, […]

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