No clean-up of nuclear leak in South Carolina for years

HOPKINS, S.C. (AP) — Federal regulators say the Westinghouse Electric Company has no plans to clean uranium leaks at a nuclear fuel plant despite evidence that it could reach South Carolina’s water supply. Instead, Westinghouse...

Greek bailout ends, but Europe’s debt problem goes on

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Greece officially completes its bailout program on Monday, after eight years of cutbacks enforced in return for massive loans and an economic collapse on the scale of the Great Depression. The...

Musk tells newspaper he’s cracking under stress of Tesla job

What do you do when your CEO confesses that he’s cracking under the stress of his job? That’s the question that the nine board members of electric car and solar panel maker Tesla Inc. must...

Former US security leaders blast Trump for yanking clearance

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former U.S. security officials issued scathing rebukes to President Donald Trump on Thursday, admonishing him for yanking a top former spy chief’s security clearance in what they cast as an act...

North Korea economy shrinks at sharpest rate in 20 years as sanctions bite

North Korea economy shrinks at sharpest rate in 20 years as sanctions bite North Korean leader Kim Jong-un speaks to officials as he inspects the construction site of a hydroelectric power plant in North Hamgyong...

Hundreds missing, several feared dead after Laos dam collapse

Hundreds missing, several feared dead after Laos dam collapse Screen grab taken on handout video footage from ABC Laos on July 24, 2018 shows people sitting on a rooftop of a house surrounded by floodwaters...

‘Beast from the East’ blamed as Irish economy shrank in first three months of...

'Beast from the East' blamed as Irish economy shrank in first three months of this year Winter weather Mar 18th 2018 The Irish economy shrank in the first quarter of the year, in stark contrast to...

Bid launched to secure collection of 5,500 Titanic artefacts

Bid launched to secure collection of 5,500 Titanic artefacts The rare collection has become available after a US company that currently owns the items filed for bankruptcy The SS Titanic (PA) A £14 million (€15.7m) bid to...

New Zealand to charge visitors €20 ‘tourist tax’ to enter the country

New Zealand to charge visitors €20 'tourist tax' to enter the country New Zealand plans to charge visitors up to NZ$35, but are taxes the best way to tackle overtourism? Bungee-jumping, Kawarau suspension bridge, founded by...

EU must challenge UK stalling on Brexit – Mary Lou McDonald

EU must challenge UK stalling on Brexit - Mary Lou McDonald Mary Lou McDonald urged Michel Barnier to push for an additional meeting of European leaders. Mary Lou McDonald (Niall Carson/PA)New face: Britain’s newly appointed chief...

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