November 24, 2017

Iran sends Monkey to Space and back – US not so sure

The United States has expressed doubt about Iran's claim that it safely returned a monkey from space, saying it is questionable that the monkey survived - or if the flight happened at all. State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland said a lot of questions remained "about whether the monkey that … [Read more...]

Subway sued over Short Subs

In the US, two New Jersey men filed a lawsuit against sandwich giant Subway this week, claiming the world's biggest fast-food chain has been selling foot long subs that don't measure up. Last week a photo posted on the company's Facebook page of a foot long sub coming up short next to a ruler … [Read more...]

Obama v Romney Debate

The US Presidential election - Romney v Obama. A choice between Barack Obama - a guy that said all the right things but didn't always put the words into action. Or Mitt Romney. Yes America forgets very quickly what having a right winger in the White House means for the average citizen. Out here … [Read more...]

Introducing Kim Dotcom – the new stealth person

Newswarped can reveal that a new secret weapon has been uncovered down in little old New Zealand. A large man who can apparently make himself invisible. This stealth man has successfully made himself invisible to our Prime Minister and the leader of the ACT party. He also made himself invisible when … [Read more...]

Giant lake beneath Jupiter moon Europa

Scientists have found strong evidence of large bodies of water just beneath the surface of Jupiter's icy moon, Europa. Analysis of the moon's surface suggests plumes of warmer water well up beneath its icy shell, melting and fracturing the outer layers. The results, published in the journal … [Read more...]

Russia warns Israel over attacking Iran

Military action against Iran would be a "very serious mistake fraught with unpredictable consequences", Russia's foreign minister has warned. Sergei Lavrov said diplomacy, not missile strikes, was the only way to solve the Iranian nuclear problem. His comments come after Israeli President … [Read more...]

Woman claims US Presidential candidate groped her

A woman has told a news conference in New York that Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain groped her in the 1990s when she asked for his help finding work. Perhaps Herman thought he would find work in her knickers. Sharon Bialek, a former employee of a restaurant lobby group, said Mr Cain … [Read more...]

Climate change sceptic admits global warming a fact

A prominent physicist and global warming sceptic spent two years trying to find out if mainstream climate scientists were wrong. In the end, he determined they were right, that temperatures really are rising rapidly. The study of the world's surface temperatures by Richard Muller was partially … [Read more...]

Police use tear gas on Occupy Wall Street protesters

US Authorities made a series of arrests at Occupy Wall Street protests in California and Georgia on Tuesday and Wednesday, with clashes in Oakland involving tear gas being used on demonstrators. Police said they fired the tear gas on protesters in Oakland, California, after the crowd threw paint … [Read more...]

Mass recall of Harley-Davidson motorcycles

Harley-Davidson is recalling about 308,000 motorcycles, most of them in the US, to fix a switch problem that can cause failure of the brake lights and possibly even the rear brakes themselves. The company said in documents filed last week with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration … [Read more...]

Wikileaks halts publication of classified files

Whistle-blowing website Wikileaks has suspended its publication of classified files while it struggles to raise funds to ensure its survival. The announcement came after what the group called a blockade by US-based finance companies which has effectively cut off the donor money supply to … [Read more...]

US claims Washington assassination terror plot foiled

The US says it has broken up a major terror plot in which agents linked to Iran sought to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to Washington. Two men originally from Iran - one a naturalised US citizen - have been charged with counts of conspiracy, Attorney General Eric Holder said. The plot was … [Read more...]

Siberian province says it has “indisputable proof” of Yeti

A Russian region in Siberia says it has "indisputable proof" that its mountains are home to the Yeti. The local administration of the Kemerovo region in the south of Siberia said in a statement on its website that footprints and possibly even hair samples belonging to the yeti were found on the … [Read more...]

Mexican police arrest drug cartel hitman

Mexican forces have arrested Noel Salgueiro Nevarez, a senior figure in the Sinaloa drug cartel's operations in the northern state of Chihuahua. The army said he was seized in a carefully planned military operation, without a shot being fired. Couldn't they have fired at least one shot? Into … [Read more...]

Heidi the cross-eyed possum dies

Heidi the famous cross-eyed opossum has died in the German zoo where she lived, aged three-and-a-half. She had become very ill, and was rather old for a possum, so got put to sleep by vets at the Leipzig Zoo. Heidi became a global megastar when photos of her appeared in a German newspaper. … [Read more...]