Antarctica has had its highest recorded temperature of 18.3C

Antarctica has had its highest recorded temperature of 18.3C, beating 2015’s record of 17.5C.

The Antarctic Peninsula, where this week’s reading was taken at the Argentine research base Esperanza, is among the world’s fastest warming regions, rising 3C over the past 50 years.

Paul was found in late October curled up on the still-smoking ground after fire tore through a nature reserve at Lake Cathie, 250 miles north of Sydney. A firefighter rushed him to the nearby Port Macquarie koala hospital.

After 13 weeks of intensive care, including a month in the home of a 24-hour carer, and dozens of applications of burns cream, Paul has regained the strength to move about.

‘I apologise to the tourist and the public for this. The challenge I have taken up is to professionalise the police service and we are working on that,’ he said.  

The woman was arrested for ‘indecent exposure’ but the incident is now under investigation.

The World Health Organization on Friday hailed a fall in the number of new infections, for a second consecutive day, which could signal some progress in containing the outbreak.

But Sun’s dramatic visit to Wuhan, stepping up efforts on the ground there, and promises of more help from Beijing, suggest that party officials in China fear the epidemic is still not under control.

White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham sent a shot across the bow of individuals like Vindman on Thursday during a Fox News appearance.

“We’ve been going through this now for over three years. It was evil. It was corrupt. It was dirty cops. It was leakers and liars,” the president said Thursday of the various investigations of his 2016 campaign and presidency. “And this should never, ever happen to another president, ever.”