IBM develops new technology to curtail power outages

IBM Corp. has developed technology to predict and monitor when and where trees and vegetation threaten power lines which could help improve power supply operations and reduce outages, it said on Wednesday. Vegetation can cause disruption for energy companies, often growing over or obstructing power transmission lines. Energy suppliers usually deal with this by conducting… Read More IBM develops new technology to curtail power outages

Fiat Chrysler recalls 882,000 pickup trucks over steering and pedal issues

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV said on Tuesday it would recall 882,000 pickup trucks worldwide in two new recalls to address steering and pedal issues. The Italian-American automaker said it was recalling about 660,000 heavy duty Ram 2500 and 3500 pickup trucks from the 2013 through 2017 model years, including 574,000 in the United States, as… Read More Fiat Chrysler recalls 882,000 pickup trucks over steering and pedal issues

Two bodies found following heavy flooding in Australia’s Queensland

Australian authorities pulled the bodies of two men from a storm water drain during cleanup efforts after catastrophic flooding in the northeastern state of Queensland, police said on Tuesday. Days of severe rainfall in the town of Townsville caused insurance losses estimated at more than A$45 million (an equivalent of $32.63 million), industry figures show,… Read More Two bodies found following heavy flooding in Australia’s Queensland

Nine dead, thirty-six injured following suspected arson attack on apartment block in Paris

Flames tore through an apartment block in Paris, killing at least nine people in the early hours of Tuesday, after what prosecutors said looked like an arson attack. Police said they arrested a 40-year-old woman who lived in the building on suspicion of starting the blaze in the upscale 16th arrondissement. Firefighters in breathing apparatus… Read More Nine dead, thirty-six injured following suspected arson attack on apartment block in Paris

Investigators find body in wreckage of Emiliano Sala’s aircraft

Air accident investigators said on Monday they had found the wreckage of the missing aircraft carrying Premier League soccer player Emiliano Sala on the seabed near Guernsey and that a body was visible inside. The 28-year-old Argentina-born forward had been en route from Nantes in western France with pilot David Ibbotson to make his debut… Read More Investigators find body in wreckage of Emiliano Sala’s aircraft

Eleven dead, ten injured following car bomb attack at shopping mall in Somalia

A car bomb exploded at a shopping mall in Somalia’s capital on Monday, killing 11 people and wounding 10 in an attack that police said was probably carried out by Islamist group al Shabaab. The blast occurred in Mogadishu’s Hamarweyne district, a busy area with shops and restaurants. “Several dead people were removed from a… Read More Eleven dead, ten injured following car bomb attack at shopping mall in Somalia

Private investigators locate wreckage of missing aircraft carrying footballer Emiliano Sala

The wreckage of the aircraft that disappeared over the English Channel last month carrying Premier League soccer player Emiliano Sala and his pilot has been located, the marine scientist directing the search said on Sunday. The 28-year-old Argentina-born forward had been en route from Nantes in western France with pilot David Ibbotson to make his… Read More Private investigators locate wreckage of missing aircraft carrying footballer Emiliano Sala