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Farm Supervisor Faces Charges Over Australia's Needles-In-Strawberries Scare

Farm Supervisor Faces Charges Over Australia's Needles-In-Strawberries Scare

A strawberry is shown on a fork at a restaurant in Sydney in September. The tainting of supermarket strawberries with sewing needles prompted a scare across Australia; now, a farm supervisor is facing charges. Saeed Khan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Saeed Khan/AFP/Getty Images A strawberry is shown on a fork at a restaurant in […]

German finance ministry rejects own party's carbon price plan

German finance ministry rejects own party's carbon price plan

Plan being developed by SPD environment minister would ‘increase the burden on citizens’ said finance ministry, which is controlled by the same party Germany’s finance ministry, led by social democrat (SPD) Olaf Scholz, has rejected environment minister Svenja Schulze’s (also SPD) plan to work on a national price on CO₂ emissions in Germany, which would […]

Fish Oil, Vitamin D No Help for Heart Risk, Cancer

Fish Oil, Vitamin D No Help for Heart Risk, Cancer

Tips for a Healthier Heart By Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News Nov. 12, 2018 — A widely anticipated study has concluded that neither vitamin D nor fish oil supplements prevent cancer or serious heart-related problems in healthy older people, according to research presented Saturday at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions. […]

This is what a sunrise on Mars sounds like

This is what a sunrise on Mars sounds like

Scientists know a lot about Mars, at least when it comes to what it looks like. Sound, on the other hand, is a lot more challenging and it’s not like we have high-powered microphones listening to the wind sweep across the Martian plains. Now, researchers from Anglia Ruskin University and the University of Exeter have […]

Jerry Jones on Cowboys win vs. Eagles: We needed this most

Jerry Jones on Cowboys win vs. Eagles: We needed this most

PHILADELPHIA — Jerry Jones was late arriving in the Dallas Cowboys‘ locker room, the season he bemoaned less than a week ago suddenly saved in the Philadelphia chill. But when he got there, he went right to the heart of his team, to the side-by-side lockers of Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott. “Wooooo!” Prescott hooted […]

MoneyFix Podcast: Travel-Hack the Holidays

MoneyFix Podcast: Travel-Hack the Holidays

Welcome to this episode of the “MoneyFix” podcast! Your hosts, Dayana Yochim and Sean Pyles, answer your real-world money questions with the help of NerdWallet’s in-house financial experts, so you can make smart money moves. Dayana and Sean talk with NerdWallet’s travel-hacking expert, Joe Cortez. Read (and listen) on to learn how you can use […]

Illinois officer responds to gunfire, fatally shoots guard

Illinois officer responds to gunfire, fatally shoots guard

ROBBINS, Ill. — Authorities say a police officer who was responding to a shooting at a suburban Chicago bar fatally shot an armed security guard who was working there. The Cook County sheriff’s office says officers responded shortly after 4 a.m. Sunday to a call of shots fired at Manny’s Blue Room in Robbins. Sheriff’s […]

With Trump absent, China and Russia to take center stage at Asia-Pacific summits

With Trump absent, China and Russia to take center stage at Asia-Pacific summits

SINGAPORE — When world leaders gather in this city-state and Papua New Guinea for regional summits this week, there will be a conspicuous absence: President Trump.  It is summit season in Asia, with Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) meetings due to start this Tuesday in Singapore. The 10-member bloc hosts world leaders at the […]

Europeans will benefit from independent role from US: Iran's Larijani

Europeans will benefit from independent role from US: Iran's Larijani

Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani says playing a more independent role in the face of US adventurism will benefit all European countries as policies adopted by US President Donald Trump have caused problems for the entire world. “The behavior of the US president has caused problems not only for Iran, but also for Europeans, and […]

World War One may have ended a century ago – but not for the Middle East

World War One may have ended a century ago – but not for the Middle East

One hundred years ago on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, World War One came to an end. The last member of the British imperial military to die was Canadian Private George Lawrence Price, killed in Belgium by a German sniper’s bullet at 10:58am. Two minutes later the guns […]

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