12082019

Satellite revisits Hurricane Katrina

Image caption Spend a short while comparing the 2005 image with the 2015 return picture and the areas most affected by flooding will become apparent When Hurricane [...]

Neurologist Oliver Sacks dies aged 82

British neurologist Oliver Sacks has died at the age of 82, it has been confirmed. The acclaimed author, whose book Awakenings inspired an Oscar nominated film of the same name, reportedly died of cancer at his home in New York. In February [...]

Burkina Faso court rejects presidential candidate of former ruling party

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso –  A Burkina Faso court has rejected the chosen presidential candidate of the former ruling party, prompting calls for a boycott of the vote in October. The vote scheduled for Oct. 11 is intended to end one year [...]

Veteran Mozambican journalist, known for crime reporting, shot dead

MAPUTO, Mozambique –  A veteran Mozambican journalist, known for his crime reporting, was gunned down on the streets of the capital. Mozambican police said Saturday that they are trying to trace Paulo Machava’s assassins. Machava [...]

Pakistan army says its airstrikes kill 14 suspected militants in troubled tribal region

ISLAMABAD –  The Pakistani military says its latest airstrikes in a troubled tribal region near Afghanistan have killed 14 suspected militants. The military says in a statement that 14 “terrorists” were killed in Saturday’s [...]

Search on boat carrying migrants to Greek island finds dead 15-year-old

ATHENS, Greece –  Authorities say a 15-year-old migrant has been found suffocated on a yacht that carried 59 others to a Greek island. The death was discovered when a patrol boat belonging to Frontex, the European border management force, [...]

Iran president opposes parliament vote on nuclear deal, says it should not become obligation

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks during a press conference in Tehran, Iran, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. Rouhani said Saturday he opposed a parliamentary vote on the landmark nuclear deal reached with world powers, saying [...]

Satellite image of IS destruction

Image caption The temple is reduced to a pile of rubble in this picture taken just a few days ago A French satellite system has imaged the destroyed Temple [...]

Year-long ‘Mars isolation’ to begin

Image caption Team members must wear a spacesuit if they travel outside the dome A team of Nasa recruits is set to begin living near a barren volcano in Hawaii [...]

Born to Sell: How to Best Assess Sales Skills and Temperament In an Interview

In my previous posts, I outlined how to stop wasting time with inappropriate candidates (Part 1), and how to determine if your candidate responds to coaching and the needs of the current position (Part 2).   In this installment, [...]