Peruvian solar observatory, Thai forest join UNESCO heritage list | Arts and Culture News

A 2,300-year-old solar observatory in Peru, a national park in Thailand near the border with Myanmar and an ancient Chinese trade centre that includes a historic mosque, are among the latest sites that have been added to the UNESCO list of the world’s most culturally significant places. Peru’s Chankillo observatory, which was built before the … Read more

Crews battle brush fires along Highway 152 in Gilroy

Firefighters on Wednesday afternoon battled four brush fires along State Route 152 southeast of Gilroy, authorities said. The fires were first reported at about 3:50 p.m. near Lovers Lane, said Pam Temmermand, a spokesperson for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. At about 4:35 p.m., Cal Fire announced via Twitter that forward progress … Read more

Covid-19 patient from Fiji being flown to New Zealand

A Covid-19 positive patient from Fiji is being flown to New Zealand today. Photo: Brett Phibbs / PhibbsVisuals The infected patient is being flown to Auckland for hospital treatment despite an earlier decision by the Ministry of Health to decline the transfer. The medevac flight was to leave New Zealand this morning and return this … Read more

Biden claims three reasons he ran for president, forgets one

President Biden had a “Rick Perry moment” while making remarks at a Pennsylvania truck factory Wednesday, claiming he had sought the presidency for three reasons — before only naming two. “When I announced my campaign, and not many people took it seriously, I said I was running for three reasons,” Biden told workers at the … Read more

Republican Senator Paul Bettencourt Discusses Texas Voting Bill And The State Of Politics – Houston Public Media

State Senator Paul Bettencourt (R-Houston)Town Square with Ernie Manouse airs at 3 p.m. CT. Tune in on 88.7FM, listen online or subscribe to the podcast. Join the discussion at 888-486-9677, [email protected] or @townsquaretalk. During the special legislative session called by Gov. Greg Abbott, voting restriction bills, House Bill 3 and Senate Bill 1, were filed. … Read more

Jamie Frick is second person charged in deadly shooting at Pat’s King of Steaks in South Philly, police say

A Lebanon County woman has been charged with murder and related offenses in connection with last week’s shooting outside Pat’s King of Steaks in South Philadelphia, police said. Jamie Frick, 36, of Newmanstown, was arrested Tuesday afternoon, five days after 22-year-old David Padro was fatally shot during an altercation at the cheesesteak shop at Ninth … Read more

Geese Found Dead In Loveland Now Being Investigated – CBS Denver

LOVELAND, Colo. (CBS4) – The U.S. Department of Fish and Wildlife are looking into what killed four geese in Loveland. City officials tell CBS4 four geese were found dead at Civic Center Foote Lagoon over the past several days. (credit: CBS) City officials say they are aware of rumors about the geese being poisoned, but say … Read more

Racism in schools: The schools walking the Treaty talk

As part of an RNZ series on efforts to better recognise Māori language and culture in schools, RNZ profiles the work of four schools. Photo: RNZ/Vinay Ranchhod Māori educators are optimistic that a range of initiatives is converging to create lasting change in the school system. They have told RNZ they believe a combination of … Read more

Facebook expects future growth to ‘decelerate significantly’ | Business and Economy News

The social media giant did, however, beat Wall Street estimates for the second quarter due to increased ad spending. Facebook Inc said on Wednesday that it expects revenue growth in the third and fourth quarters of 2021 to “decelerate significantly,” sending the social media giant’s shares down about 5 percent in extended trading. The company … Read more