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Missing hiker's partner told of remains find

BBC - Sat, 07/24/2021 - 12:06
The hiker disappeared on a solo walk near the France-Spain border in November.
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DEA agents seize cocaine disguised as a cake

CNN - Sat, 07/24/2021 - 12:01
A man and woman were arrested in Maine following the discovery of cocaine disguised as a cake in their vehicle, according to the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency.
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Dr. Gupta: Traveling to the Olympics was like was like traveling to cover a natural disaster

CNN - Sat, 07/24/2021 - 11:58
When I first told my medical colleagues that I would be traveling 14 hours to Tokyo, they looked at me with a bit of surprise, then hesitantly told me simply to "be safe." It is the same reaction I have often received when jetting off to cover a natural disaster, like the earthquake in Haiti, or a conflict, like the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. This time, however, the mission was to report on how people from all over the globe would converge for the Olympic games in a city under a state of emergency due to the pandemic.
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Algerian Olympian withdraws from Games due to potential matchup with Israeli competitor

CNN - Sat, 07/24/2021 - 11:42
Algerian judo athlete Fethi Nourine says he has chosen to withdraw from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics rather than face an Israeli competitor.
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Man Utd manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer signs new deal until 2024

BBC - Sat, 07/24/2021 - 11:38
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer signs a new deal with the club until 2024, with an option for a further year.
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Goole WW2 bomb: M62 closed as Army prepares to detonate device

BBC - Sat, 07/24/2021 - 11:31
Army bomb experts will carry out a controlled explosion of the device, found on a new housing estate.
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Covid in Scotland: Thousands turn off tracking app

BBC - Sat, 07/24/2021 - 11:19
Protect Scotland was active on just 900,000 phones last week, despite two million downloads.
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Kraft Macaroni & Cheese ice cream debuts and quickly sells out

CNN - Sat, 07/24/2021 - 11:01
Nothing gets cheddar than this...
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Romsey industrial estate blaze involving 35,000 tonnes of waste

BBC - Sat, 07/24/2021 - 10:59
Residents near the blaze at Yokesford Hill Industrial Estate are advised to shut their windows.
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Tokyo Olympics: Team GB's Karriss Artingstall advances to women's 57kg boxing round of 16

BBC - Sat, 07/24/2021 - 10:20
Team GB's Karriss Artingstall beats Botswana's Keamogetse Sadie Kenosi, the world number four, in her opening bout with a unanimous 5-0 win to advance to the round of 16.
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Monsoon rains could bust exceptional drought across the Southwest

CNN - Sat, 07/24/2021 - 10:05
A surge of monsoonal moisture is bringing rounds of heavy rain and strong thunderstorms to areas of the Southwest that are currently suffering from extreme to exceptional drought conditions.
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GB's defending champion Whitlock set to make pommel final

BBC - Sat, 07/24/2021 - 10:04
Great Britain's defending champion Max Whitlock looks set to reach the pommel horse final at the Tokyo Olympics with a score of 14.900.
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Quarantine escapes and airplane disguises: Covid travel news this week

CNN - Sat, 07/24/2021 - 09:51
Which countries are tightening their Covid corsets and which are letting it all hang loose? CNN Travel reveals all in our latest weekend round-up.
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GB's Thomas crashes as Carapaz wins road race gold

BBC - Sat, 07/24/2021 - 09:46
Geraint Thomas' medal hopes are dashed during fall in the men's road race as Ecuador's Richard Carapaz wins gold.
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Miami-Dade police to take over search efforts at the Surfside condo building collapse site

CNN - Sat, 07/24/2021 - 09:32
Firefighters are turning over the search and recovery efforts at the Surfside condo building collapse to the Miami-Dade Police Department, officials said Friday.
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The 'carmageddon' engulfing Europe this summer

CNN - Sat, 07/24/2021 - 09:21
So, you're all set for a trip to Europe in this most uncertain of summers. You've booked your flight, navigated all the paperwork for your destination (and for getting home), and have prepared yourself for snafus along the way. Oh, and you're fully vaccinated.
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Storm warning as lightning strike damages homes

BBC - Sat, 07/24/2021 - 09:18
Heavy rain and thunderstorms are forecast for southern England and Wales as extreme heat comes to an end.
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Tokyo Olympics: Team GB's Max Whitlock advances to pommel horse final

BBC - Sat, 07/24/2021 - 09:06
Team GB's Max Whitlock advances to the pommel horse final after earning a 14.9 for his routine.
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One of Missouri's Covid hotspots and is set to welcome thousands to the Ozark Empire Fair next week

CNN - Sat, 07/24/2021 - 09:00
Amy Tignor remembers the crowds that attended the Ozark Empire Fair's rides, concerts and livestock shows in past years.
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The young imam using Instagram to change opinions

BBC - Sat, 07/24/2021 - 08:40
Sabah Ahmedi wants to show imams can "have a laugh", have "a bit of banter" and "wear colourful socks".
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