Competitors upset at Google promoting own flight results above others

Google’s purchase of ITA, which was completed in April, was cleared by the DOJ after Google promised to make travel data available to competitors and build tools to drive more traffic to airline and online travel agency sites. However, the DOJ did not require Google to link directly to rival travel sites, and the results […]

New Zealand watchdog brings charges for White Island volcano deaths

New Zealand volcano eruption — in pictures Aerial view of hikers This aerial view shows a group of tourists at the crater’s rim before it erupted. About 10,000 people visit the volcano every year. It was unclear whether the group was alerted to flee or was continuing a tour, unaware of the looming danger.

Amateur detectives track down mysterious monolith in remote US desert

In a statement shared on its website on Monday, the Utah Department of Public Safety said the structure was discovered by its Aero Bureau and the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources in Red Rock Country while they were counting big horn sheep in a portion of southeastern Utah.

Indonesia: Thousands evacuated as volcano erupts

Authorities from the country’s Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation Center raised the level of alert in the area from three to four — the second-highest — and recommended the use of masks in order to protect the eyes and skin from the damaging effects of the ash.