Relaunch for land speed record car

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionIan Warhurst: “My kids kept saying I should buy a fast car, so I bought the fastest” The Bloodhound supersonic car is back, under new management and preparing to renew its pursuit of the land speed record. The project went into administration last year, unable to secure the financing needed to go racing – even though the vehicle was all but built. But with the purchase of the car by entrepreneur Ian Warhurst, Bloodhound has been put on a new footing. Engineers are looking to start high-speed trials “as soon as possible”. These could take place in the South African desert later this year, although team-members are being cautious about giving hard …

Waterfall death tourists ‘not warned’

The coroner, Chris Dorries, heard how the three friends had worn life jackets and helmets as they slid head first down the water slide before ending up in a 6ft deep pool. More stories across South Yorkshire here But, instead of getting out, the trio continued into the next tier of the river complex and died when they went over the waterfall. The inquest heard how their guide, Dang Van Si, said he warned them about how to get out of the pool safely. However, a range of witnesses, who were found through a Facebook appeal by Mr Sloan’s family, contradicted this. You may also be interested in: Hunt saboteurs’ car ‘rammed’ by 4×4 Knife crime a ‘national crisis’ – …

White Nationalist Rep. Steve King Posts Violent Meme About New Civil War

The disgraced lawmaker ― who was unceremoniously stripped of all his House committee assignments this year for previous white nationalist rhetoric ― shared a graphic that imagined “another civil war,” this time between red and blue states.  “Wonder who would win…” added King, apparently not noticing that his home state was depicted on the losing side. Twitter users called out King for sharing the image: This story has been updated to note the meme has been removed from King’s Facebook page. Hayley Miller contributed reporting.

‘Urban explorers’ prompt sewer checks

“We evaluated all of our assets and decided that the largest ones were the most important ones to cover first and they have been fitted with screens to prevent access.” ‘Very, very lucky’ He said the company was now looking at how to secure smaller pipes. Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFire crews called in to rescue boys who got lost in a Northampton sewer The alarm was raised at about 18:30 BST, and crews used a map of the sewer system to find the boys, who were uninjured. Group commander Kevin Hardwick, from Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service, said at the time of the rescue that they were “very, very lucky”. Related Topics Northampton Original Article …

Soccer Stars Ali Krieger And Ashlyn Harris Are Engaged

Ali Krieger andannouncing their engagement in the process, too.  Orlando Pride teammates “We became really close friends, and we just hung out, we clicked, and we had so much in common,” Harris, who is a goalkeeper, said of their first meeting in 2010, when both were playing for the U.S. National Team. “We always sat next to each other on the bus and on flights, and we kind of just talked about our dreams and our hopes and what we wanted to do one day when we grew up.” “The rest has kind of been history,” she added.  telling People she was initially drawn to Harris’ “creativity and ambition.”  taken note of the chemistry between the two ― even dubbing them …

Any sign of May changing course?

MPs reject May’s EU withdrawal deal again There is already consternation in the Commons over her additional pledge that leaving without a deal remains the default option. The vote will, though, after pressure from colleagues, be a free vote where Tories can vote as they wish. That might not sound like a big deal, but for the government to let its own troops vote as they like on an issue that’s so important is extremely unusual. And if, as is likely, they rule out leaving with no deal for now, on Thursday she confirmed another vote for delaying Brexit. What isn’t clear from all of that is how the prime minister actually intends to dig herself out of this dreadful …

CAIR: Trump To Blame For ‘Growing Anti-Muslim Sentiment

Demanding Trump speak out against the attacks more strongly, Awad warned the president during a Friday press conference that his actions “impact the lives of innocent people at home and globally.” posted a lengthy manifesto on Twitter and 8chan, an online forum, citing his hatred for Islam and his love of American extremist movements. “During your presidency and during your election campaign, Islamophobia took a sharp rise and attacks on innocent Muslims, innocent immigrants and mosques have skyrocketed,” Awad said. “We hold you responsible for this growing anti-Muslim sentiment in the country and in Europe, but also we do not excuse those terrorist attackers against minorities at home and abroad.” Download Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated …

Scientists May Have Discovered A New Orca Species

Now they have. Paul Tixier/CEBC CNRS/MNHN Paris via AP This undated photo provided by Paul Tixier in March 2019 shows a Type D killer whale. Scientists are waiting for test results from a tissue sample, which could give them the DNA evidence to prove the new type is a distinct species. (Paul Tixier/CEBC CNRS/MNHN Paris via AP) “This is the most different looking killer whale I’ve ever seen,” said Robert Pitman, a NOAA marine ecologist in San Diego. He was part of the team that spotted the orcas off Cape Horn at the tip of South America. They likely mostly eat fish, not marine mammals like seals, as other killer whales do, Pitman said. Fishermen have complained about how good …

Brazil judge issues arrest warrant for suspect in shooting

Five students, a teacher and a school administrator were killed at Raul Brasil school. One of the shooters also killed his uncle shortly before carrying out the massacre. Nine others were wounded, including seven who were still hospitalized Thursday. Attackers Guilherme Taucci Monteiro, 17, and Luiz Henrique de Castro, 25, are also dead. Trending in World Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

Nancy Pelosi’s impeachment remarks were laughable

(CNN)House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s laughable announcement this week that she lacked enthusiasm for impeaching President Donald Trump ignored three things: the wishes of several vocal members in her conference, the bloodthirstiness of her party’s base and the credibility of Adam Schiff. Her political instinct is correct — impeaching a president is divisive and could backfire, as it did on Republicans after the 1998 impeachment of President Bill Clinton. Pelosi’s conference defies her all the time. True to form, the goat rodeo continued this week as several broke with her on impeachment. Impeachment is “not a matter of whether, it’s a matter of when,” Rep. John Yarmuth, chairman of the Budget Committee, said. “That doesn’t mean we’re voting on it,” said …