It Could Take 300 Years for Joshua Tree to Recover From Shutdown-Related Damage

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Brexit won’t damage the UK’s national security — but a no-deal would be disastrous

Reuters / Eduardo Munoz Writing for Business Insider, the UK’s former national security adviser Sir Mark Lyall Grant says Brexit needn’t damage national security — but leaving without a deal would be disastrous and must be avoided. Despite some recent alarmist reporting, there is no reason why Brexit should damage UK national security. As National […]

Hit the road Jaсques! Yellow Vests caused millions in damage to French roads, operator claims

French road operator VINCI Autoroutes says it has become the latest victim of the nationwide Yellow Vest protests. It claims weeks of rallies and attacks on highways and facilities resulted in tens of millions of euros in damages. The company reported on Sunday that the wave of demonstrations had affected some 250 of its sites […]

US diplomats did suffer ear damage after mysterious illness at Cuba embassy – doctors

More than two dozen diplomats stationed at the US embassy in Cuba suffered genuine in-ear damage after a mystery illness caused “intense” pain and dizziness, a study by the doctors who first treated them found. The series of unexplained cases had prompted fears that the diplomats were intentionally targeted by Cuba with some kind of […]

The first long-term study on how screen time affects children’s brains found more than 2 hours a day could do major damage

Adam Berry / Getty A new and ongoing study from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is testing how screen time affects children’s brains, CBS News reported. When complete, the study will have followed more than 11,000 children for a decade, monitoring how digital screens like smartphones, video games, and tablets are changing the young […]

Cruises: 222 passengers STRANDED after ship propeller damage halts cruise holiday

Cruise passengers were left stranded near Chile following damage to the ship during the voyage. While travelling through the Kirke Canal, the bottom of the ship was damaged with scratches to the propeller, according to Chilean divers who investigated the incident. Lubricant oil was also lost following the incident which left 222 passengers stranded, according […]

These 14 states could see ‘extremely significant damage’ from Trump’s trade wars

Getty Images/Pool President Donald Trump announced tariffs on $ 200 billion worth of Chinese imports Monday, prompting Beijing to impose retaliatory taxes on $ 60 billion worth of American imports. The two countries had already placed tariffs on $ 50 billion worth of each other’s products.  The move was part of a broader effort by […]

‘You can’t even see the sky’: Suspected gas explosions in Boston damage dozens of homes

WHDH 7 News A series of suspected gas explosions damaged over a dozen homes in Boston on Thursday. Methuen Police chief Joseph Solomon says there are so many fires “you can’t even see the sky.” It was not immediately clear if there were any injuries. LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — Emergency crews are responding to what […]