Post by Shep on Apr 3, 2019 21:07:34 GMT
Russia offers China warplanes
April 4, 2019 - China will purchase Russia's Su-57 fifth-generation fighters
China took delivery of 24 Su-35 aircraft, and in the next 2 years China will make a decision to either procure additional Su-35s or build the Su-35 in China.
China was to be offered Russia’s best warplane.
South Korea wildfires
April 5, 2019 - South Korea has declared a national emergency in response to one of the largest wildfires on record. At least one person has died and more than 4,000 people have been evacuated. Thousands of soldiers have been helping firefighters.
April 4, 2019 - China-Taiwan tensions grow after incursion by Chinese warplanes, crossing a maritime line separating Chinese and Taiwanese waters, is the most serious such incident for years. The ten minutes duration suggests it was no mere navigational mistake.
Taiwan scrambled aircraft to intercept the intruders. Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen has called for Chinese warplanes that cross the maritime line to be forcefully expelled.
4 legged whale found in Peru
April 5, 2019 - Fossil of ancient four-legged whale found in Peru. It was found in marine sediments inland from Peru's Pacific coast. The fossil of a whale with four legs, webbed feet and hooves has been discovered in Peru. HUH?
Palaeontologists believe the marine mammal's 13 foot body was adapted to swim and walk on land. With 4 limbs capable of carrying its weight and a powerful tail, it has been compared to an otter or beaver.