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Volcanic ash delays aid to Tonga as scale of damage emerges

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Thick ash on an airport runway was delaying aid deliveries to the Pacific island nation of Tonga, where significant damage was being reported days after a huge undersea ...

Military Unmanned Aircraft Systems Market Growth Drivers 2022, Industry Share-Size, Global Demand, Emerging Trends, Opportunities in Prominent Regions and Analysis till 2030

The latest report by Report Ocean includes the detailed study of various market determinants such as key product launches, regional study, market demand, government initiatives, etc. Moreover, it desc...

Twin earthquakes in western Afghanistan kill at least 22

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Two earthquakes rattled Afghanistan's western Badghis province along the border with Turkmenistan on Monday afternoon, killing at least 22 people, a local official said. ...

Man in south Taiwan arrested for series of furniture fires

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After three fires were reported in Kaohsiung within the span of an hour on Sunday evening (Jan. 16), the police arrested a man who had allegedly set fire to discarded furn...

Australia, New Zealand step up efforts to aid tsunami-hit Tonga

SYDNEY/WELLINGTON, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Australia and New Zealand dispatched surveillance flights on Monday to assess the damage in Tonga, isolated from the rest of the world due to the eruption of an u...

Group: Tax rich to fund vaccines for poor hit by pandemic

LONDON (AP) — Anti-poverty organization Oxfam called Monday for governments to impose a one-time 99% tax on the world's billionaires and use the money to fund expanded production of vaccines for the p...

Serie A leader Inter Milan held to 0-0 draw at Atalanta

MILAN (AP) — Inter Milan failed to score a goal in an Italian league match for the first time in almost a year as it was held to a 0-0 draw at Atalanta in an entertaining game on Sunday. ...

4 young manatees flown from Florida to Ohio for treatment

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — SeaWorld Orlando transferred four manatee calves to an Ohio aquarium for rehabilitation, freeing space to treat more of the threatened sea mammals that have been dying in Florida ...

Typhoons, wildfires, missiles: Teen flies solo round world

BRUSSELS (AP) — Avoid typhoon in the Philippines. Check. Steer clear of massive California wildfires. Check. Keep away from test missiles in North Korea. What? Wait...

President orders Taiwan defense ministry to investigate cause of F-16 crash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has instructed the Ministry of Defense (MND) to find the cause of last week's F-16 crash and to assist the pilot’s family. Presid...

Necas produces on birthday as Hurricanes beat Canucks 4-1

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Martin Necas had a goal and an assist on his 23rd birthday and the Carolina Hurricanes stopped a two-game skid by beating the Vancouver Canucks 4-1 on Saturday. ...

Dog rescued from collapsed house 6 days after landslide

SEATTLE (AP) — A dog that was trapped for six days inside a house that collapsed last week in a landslide has been rescued, officials said. “My baby. My baby,” home owner Didi Fritts...

#BettyWhiteChallenge raising money and awareness for animals

The late Betty White was a tireless lifetime advocate for animals, from caring for those without homes to launching her own weekly TV show, “The Pet Set,” dedicated to her celebrity friends and their ...

SKorean rescuers pull body from collapsed construction site

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean rescuers on Friday pulled a body from a heap of rubble at the construction site of a 39-floor building that partially collapsed four days earlier in the southern...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Jan. 14, the 14th day of 2022. There are 351 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 14,...