Saturday, August 18, 2018


Cattle stand in an enclosure at the Adventure Farm during preparations for Green Week international food fair in Berlin

Germany Confirms Aid for Animal Feed after Drought

BERLIN (Reuters)  Germany has confirmed it will relax some environmental conservation rules to help farmers overcome a sharp rise in animal feed prices after this...
A fire engine is parked near bruing trees in New South Wales

Waterbomber Pilot Killed Fighting Australian Wildfires

By Erin Cooper SYDNEY (Reuters) A helicopter pilot died on Friday when his aircraft crashed while waterbombing rare winter bushfires in Australia that have swept across...
The United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket payload fairing is seen with the NASA and Parker Solar Probe emblems at Launch Complex 37 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station

NASA Launches Probe to Go Deep into Sun’s Scorching Atmosphere

(Reuters) NASA launched a space probe early Sunday that will go closer to the Sun than any spacecraft before, the agency announced The craft will...
The El Portal Road to Yosemite Valley is closed as wildfire burns in Yosemite National Park

Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: Wildfires Sting California Park Tourism

By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) For the past two weeks, a wildfire has forced much of Yosemite National Park in California to close, with...
Festivalgoers cool themselves in the Danube River during the Sziget music festival on an island in Budapest

Festivalgoers in Budapest Cool Off in the Danube

By Marton Dunai BUDAPEST (Reuters) At Hungary's Sziget Festival, the Danube river is providing revelers with some welcome respite from the searing temperatures that have...
West Java governor and West Nusa Tenggara police standing in a field next to a closed public hospital while the building windows rattle during an earthquake in Lombok

Aftershock Jolts Indonesia’s Lombok as Death Toll Jumps to 259

By Kanupriya Kapoor PEMENANG, Indonesia (Reuters) A magnitude 6.2 aftershock rocked Indonesia's Lombok on Thursday, sparking fresh panic on the tropical tourist island as the...