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Hollywood Actor Missing In Southern California

Julian Sand was reported to be missing in the mountains in northern Los Angeles. The British actor disappeared without a trace last Friday when he went on a hike in the snowy mountains. The authorities were using drones and a helicopter to investigate his whereabouts in the mountains.

US Cancer Death Rate Declined By 33%

A research report has revealed that cancer death rate in the US has declined dramatically by 33% in the last 3 decades. The report of cancer statistics was published by the American Cancer Society (ACS). The tremendous decline is evident from the fact that 3.8 million cancer related deaths were prevented since 1991, according to the report.

Who Is Winning The US-China Chip War?

The new cold war has taken a dramatic turn in the past few years. Two world superpowers are battling each other for a very tiny resource, the semiconductors. The US has been trying to limit China’s access to the huge chip industry, an industry worth $500 billion. But so far, the US is winning the US-China Chip warfare.

US Releases Top Cuba Spy After 20 Years

The US Bureau of Prisons said Friday that they have released one of the most high-profile spies ever found to have worked for Cuba. Ana Montes was released after spending 20 years in a US prison. Montes was sentenced to 25 years in prison after leaking information about US spies to Cuba.

Extreme Winter Storm Kills 23 In US And Canada

At least 23 people have died in the US and Canada, as a result of exposure to extreme weather and car accidents on icy roads. More than 250 million are affected in the region by the winter storm that spans over 2000 miles at the moment. The increased demand for heat brought about by storms put pressure on power infrastructure across the US and Canada.

China Sends Warships Into Pacific Threatening Japan

The tension in the China sea has been extremely dangerous in recent years. With North Korea testing its long-range ballistic missiles to the volatile behaviour of China in the East China sea, the neighbours are expecting a provocation. Recently China has sent warships into the pacific threatening Japan’s territorial integrity.

Avian Flu Killed More Than 50 Million Birds In The US

The recent outbreak of the virus is the deadliest in the history of the US. The Avian flu is generally caused by infection with avian influenza Type A viruses. Humans are immune to the viruses that infect birds. The death of millions of birds describes the catastrophe unleashed upon the population of birds all across the country.

Turkey Rejected US Sympathy Over Istanbul Attack

Turkish government has rejected the US condolences over the recent bomb explosion. Six were killed and more than 80 injured after an explosion in the busy central region of Istanbul on Sunday. The police immediately covered the area of the explosion. The terrorist attack shocked the busy Taksim Square area.