6.0 quake strikes western coast of Mexico – USGS

A powerful 6.0 earthquake has struck off the Pacific Coast of Mexico, the USGS reports. The quake, according to an initial reading, happened offshore at a depth of 10 kilometers, some 58 kilometers west of Cihuatlan, in the state of Jalisco. No tsunami warning has yet been issued by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. Let’s block […]

China’s navy holds military drills just off Taiwan’s coast every day for a week

Reuters A formation of Chinese warships has been holding daily combat drills for more than a week in waters near Taiwan, China’s state media said on Tuesday. “The drills tested the military and training abilities of warship, aviation and coastal defense troops, via organizing real combat training in multiple areas of the ocean,” it said. China […]

In photos: Beyond the surf, Ghana’s coast is a kaleidoscopic dream

Share this article After making plans to visit Ghana for a vacation, photographer Adrian Morris just couldn’t help but put his camera to work. From east to west, along the coast, Adrian captured candid and ethereal moments that aren’t easy to come by. In early 2018, Australian photographer Adrian Morris traveled to Ghana. Initially, he […]

At least 46 people killed after migrant boat sinks off Tunisian coast

At least 46 people have drowned and 67 were rescued off Tunisia’s southern coast, after a boat carrying migrants sank, the country’s defense ministry said, adding that its rescue operation was ongoing. The vessel was packed with about 180 migrants from Tunisia and other African states, the ministry said. A survivor, who had to cling […]

Nathan’s Racebook: Sunshine Coast

THE Courier-Mail’s racing editor Nathan Exelby has discovered the Mick Price-trained Bassett in his search for value at the Sunshine Coast. Exelby says the Victorian looks remarkable value at $ 26 when he contests the Listed Spear Chief Stakes on Saturday. TRACK: Heavy (8) WEATHER: Sunny, 22C HOT TIPS: WEEKEND BEST BETS THE EARLY OIL: […]

Deal Alert: Flights to Hawaii From $355 Round-Trip, East Coast From $414

Deal Alert: Hawaii Flights From $ 355, East Coast From $ 414 Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This […]

Titanic coin in Gold Coast pack

Video Titanic coin in Gold Coast pack2:15 NRL: Jarrod Wallace confirms he’s re-signed for another 4 years. May 14th 2018 a minute ago /display/newscorpaustralia.com/Web/NewsNetwork/Sport news and galleries/NRL News/ NRL News Cronk: ‘Training doesn’t inspire me’1:05 May 14th 2018 2 hours ago /display/newscorpaustralia.com/Web/NewsNetwork/Sport news and galleries/NRL News/ Now or never for Wallace2:05 May 14th 2018 4 […]

Bolt in career first on Gold Coast

EIGHT months since his competitive retirement, Usain Bolt remains athletics’ biggest star. He also remains the biggest star of the Commonwealth Games. The 31-year-old’s official press conference on Thursday evening was the most heavily attended media opportunity of the Games — with officials bringing in temporary seating at the Gold Coast Convention Centre to accommodate […]

Share the dream: Progressive Commonwealth Games open in the Gold Coast

GOLD COAST, Australia — The 21st edition of the “Friendly Games” are officially underway, but this year’s event — which features the official motto, Share the Dream — could also be dubbed the “Progressive Games.” For the first time at a Commonwealth Games, men and women will compete for the same amount of medals. That’s not […]