China issues national drought warning as temperatures rise in Yangtze River basin

China has issued its first national drought warning of the year as authorities fight wildfires and mobilize specialized teams to protect crops from scorching temperatures in the Yangtze River basin. Most important points: The national “yellow warning” is two steps less than the most serious warning Regions from southwest China to Shanghai have experienced weeks … Read more

House of the Dragon review, Australia release date, how to watch: Game of Thrones prequel is just what you want

Do you fancy House of the Dragon, the sequel to Game of Thrones? If you were a devoted fan of the original series, and you’ve had a Westeros-shaped hole in your heart that no amount of re-watching has been able to fill, there’s a lot to love about this new installment. There’s gory violence, cunning … Read more

Westmead Hospital endoscopy researcher Professor Michael Bourke receives prestigious international award –

Professor Michael Bourke (left) with the Basil Hirschowitz Award and Professor Douglas Rex, President of the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (right) The Westmead Gastrointestinal (GI) Endoscopy research team in the Western Sydney Local Health District (WSLHD) has been recognized for their outstanding international research profile. Professor Michael Bourke, director of endoscopy at Westmead Hospital, … Read more

Student Earns $110 Million in Bed Bath & Beyond Trading Shares

A 20-year-old college student made $110 million selling his stake in retailer Bed Bath & Beyond after the company’s stock price surged over a month-long period this summer — an echo of the “meme stock” boom of last year. Jake Freeman, who studies applied math and economics at the University of Southern California, bought 5 … Read more

Officials: At least 2 dead after planes collide in California – World News

Planes collide in California The Canadian Press – Aug 18, 2022 / 9:43 PM | Story: 380874 Photo: Twitter Two planes collided in Northern California on Thursday while trying to land at a local airport, killing at least two of the three occupants, officials said Thursday. The collision occurred at Watsonville Municipal Airport shortly before … Read more

Seattle Seahawks’ Damien Lewis went off the field with an ankle injury; X-rays negative

21:37 ET Brady HendersonESPN SEATTLE — Seahawks starting left guard Damien Lewis left Lumen Field on the back of an injury cart after sustaining a lateral ankle sprain in Thursday night’s 27-11 loss to the Chicago Bears. Head coach Pete Carroll said the X-rays were negative, adding, “We’re very, very lucky there.” “He was optimistic … Read more