Rare video of Chinese desert cats captured in northwest China

Infrared cameras have captured rare video of five Chinese desert cats frolicking and wrestling together in northwest #China’s #Qinghai Province. The Chinese desert cat, also known as the Chinese mountain cat, is a wild cat endemic to western China and is under second-class national protection. Solitary by nature and small in number, desert cats are … Read more Rare video of Chinese desert cats captured in northwest China

FBI and SWAT raid Jake Paul’s home in California

FBI agents including a SWAT team served a search warrant at the home of YouTube star Jake Paul on Wednesday. The FBI executed the search warrant starting at 6 a.m. at the Calabasas, California, mansion in connection with an ongoing investigation, FBI spokeswoman Laura Eimiller said in a statement. A judge sealed the search-warrant affidavit … Read more FBI and SWAT raid Jake Paul’s home in California

Australia Announces JobKeeper Extension During Covid-19

Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced an extension and additional 15 billion AUD ($10.8 billion) to the government’s JobKeeper scheme to offer relief for Australians during the coronavirus pandemic. “This is the largest program of this nature the country has ever undertaken,” said Morrision during a news conference with Acting Chief Medical Officer Paul Kelly … Read more Australia Announces JobKeeper Extension During Covid-19

Linkage of Counterterrorism and transnational organized crime – Security Council (6 August 2020)

Security Council meeting to address linkages between terrorism & organized crime. Challenges, lessons learned, good practices & need to support UN entities fighting these threats. Linkages between terrorism and organized crime are a growing threat facing the international community. There are increasing concerns that terrorists can benefit from organized crime, whether domestic or transnational, through, among … Read more Linkage of Counterterrorism and transnational organized crime – Security Council (6 August 2020)

Paul Chuckle on Remembering His Brother Barry | This Morning

With their infectious catchphrases and easygoing nature, Paul and Barry Elliott were two of Britain’s best-loved performers. And as comedy duo The Chuckle Brothers, they became a staple of children’s teatime telly. But in the two years since Barry passed, brother Paul has shied away from the limelight. Today, he joins us from his home … Read more Paul Chuckle on Remembering His Brother Barry | This Morning

Into Tibet 2020: The Plowing Festival

The Plowing Festival is a grand celebration that takes place in spring, before the plowing and sowing starts. Families gather with homemade highland barley wine, which is mixed and then splashed into the air as the carnival opens. People tie hada, a Tibetan silk scarf, on gigantic rocks piled up in the middle of a … Read more Into Tibet 2020: The Plowing Festival

Atelier Versace | Fall-Winter 2020

Atelier Versace has come in with a strong Fall-Winter 2020 collection, of which this stunning video provides an interesting glimpse. The latest Atelier Versace collection is a love letter to self-confidence. Inspired by themes of strength, rebirth and renaissance, ornate designs embody joy and positivity through bold color palettes and fearless silhouettes. Shades and shapes … Read more Atelier Versace | Fall-Winter 2020

Australian Scientists Name Newly Discovered Insects After Marvel Characters

During the past year CSIRO scientists have given scientific names to 165 new species, including tributes to Marvel characters Deadpool, Thor, Loki, and Black Widow along the way. Paying homage to another name creator, they also named a fly after Stan Lee, the comic book creator who named the Marvel characters. CSIRO entomologist Dr Bryan … Read more Australian Scientists Name Newly Discovered Insects After Marvel Characters

Wildfires ravage Russian nature reserve

Firefighters were deployed to tackle wildfires at the Denezhkin Kamen nature reserve in Russia’s Sverdlovsk Region, according to the local Emergency Ministry. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news on: http://reuters.com/ Follow Reuters … Read more Wildfires ravage Russian nature reserve

Boris Johnson Puts Brakes on Easing U.K. Lockdown as Virus Rates Rise

Boris Johnson slowed the easing of U.K. lockdown measures, warning the resurgence of coronavirus across the country must be stamped out. The prime minister postponed plans to allow high-risk venues such as casinos, bowling alleys and ice rinks to re-open on Saturday. They will have to wait at least another two weeks, he said. Johnson also … Read more Boris Johnson Puts Brakes on Easing U.K. Lockdown as Virus Rates Rise

Animal Crossing Celeb Island Tour Charity Stream 2.0

Donate: https://tiltify.com/@ign/ign-animal-crossing-celeb-island-tour-charity-stream We had so much fun visiting the Animal Crossing islands of some of our favorite celebrities during Summer of Gaming, we decided to go on another virtual island-hopping adventure! Join us for a live charity stream where IGN’s Brian Altano and Terri Schwartz visit some of your favorite famous faces’ Animal Crossing islands, … Read more Animal Crossing Celeb Island Tour Charity Stream 2.0

Has coronavirus helped tackle the climate crisis?

Birds are singing, planes are grounded, many people have reconnected with nature – so Covid’s been good for the environment right? Carbon dioxide is down in places including New York and China – where coal use in power industries has also fallen off a cliff. And in northern Italy emissions of nitrogen dioxide are fading … Read more Has coronavirus helped tackle the climate crisis?

Rapper Wiley apology for tweets ‘that looked anti-Semitic’ after Twitter ban

Grime artist Wiley has apologised for the anti-Semitic nature of what he insists was an argument with his management, who happen to be Jewish, and had seen him post a series of troubling Tweets and social media postings. British rapper Wiley has apologised for “generalising” about Jewish people after posting a series anti-Semitic tweets. Speaking … Read more Rapper Wiley apology for tweets ‘that looked anti-Semitic’ after Twitter ban

India to Add 35,000 Troops Along China Border as Tensions Simmer

India is preparing to position an additional 35,000 troops along its disputed Himalayan border with China as the possibility of an early resolution to the deadly tensions between the two neighbors fades. The move would change the status quo along the contested 3,488 kilometer (2,162 mile) Line of Actual Control and stretch the nation’s already … Read more India to Add 35,000 Troops Along China Border as Tensions Simmer

Australia’s fires ‘killed or harmed three billion animals’ – BBC News

Nearly three billion animals were killed or displaced during Australia’s devastating bushfires of the past year, scientists say. The findings meant it was one of “worst wildlife disasters in modern history”, said the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), which commissioned the report. Mega blazes swept across every Australian state last summer, scorching bush and … Read more Australia’s fires ‘killed or harmed three billion animals’ – BBC News