‘A pile of ash’: Fifteen of Australia’s biggest trees destroyed by summer bushfires

Tasmania is home to 180 “giant trees” more than 85 metres tall or with more than 280 cubic metres of girth, but enthusiasts have discovered at least 15 of the giants have been destroyed by the state’s summer bushfires.

         April 16, 2019 at 12:41PM https://ab.co/2IprjSS

N.Y. county to ban people infected with measles from public places

While Rockland County officials said they aren’t going to go around arresting people with measles, they insist it’s about keeping the public safe

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Viral video brings to light struggles of American dairy farmers

Dairy farmer Mark Berg went on Facebook​ last week to vent his frustration bordering on desperation

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Extra late-term scan could reduce need for caesareans, finds study https://t.co/9r38LbjQsy

Satellite images may show reprocessing activity at North Korea nuclear site – U.S. researchers

Satellite images from last week show movement at North Korea’s main nuclear site that could be associated with the reprocessing of radioactive material into bomb fuel, a U.S. think tank said on Tuesday.

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RT @cgtnamerica: #Congo president Felix Tshisekedi said Tuesday he wants an #Ebola virus outbreak that already has become the country’s second-deadliest contained in less than three months. Many health experts say it could take twice as long. @WHO https://t.co/FIa97TlZhM

Today Abigail’s father shared some heartbreaking news in her fight against cancer. This was video of her being sworn in as a Freeport officer. https://t.co/UKTqEZ3td2 … https://t.co/c5VMg1qWYU via @YouTube

Restaurant cops $450,000 asset freeze as second chef alleges massive underpayment

In a near-unprecedented move, the Federal Court has frozen the assets of a NSW restaurant business following claims by two chefs who say they’re owed hundreds of thousands of dollars.

         April 16, 2019 at 12:24PM https://ab.co/2Iq6TJw

URGENT: Woman ‘infatuated’ with Columbine mass shooting wanted by FBI in Colorado; she is considered ‘armed and extremely dangerous’ – https://t.co/ATV1HRZjqr PLEASE SHARE! https://t.co/Lj9a7lMbCA

.@realDonaldTrump: Just signed a critical bill to formalize drought contingency plans for the Colorado River. Thanks to @SenMcSallyAZ for getting it done. Big deal for Arizona.

.@realDonaldTrump: Just signed a critical bill to formalize drought contingency plans for the Colorado River. Thanks to @SenMcSallyAZ for getting it done. Big deal for Arizona.

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