News Headlines - 24 August 2016

Italy earthquake horror leaves 120 dead and hundreds missing as rescuers try to locate screams of trapped children - Mirror Online

At least 120 people have been killed - including a baby girl - and 81 wounded after an "apocalyptic" earthquake destroyed medieval towns and villages in Italy overnight.

Woman hit by vehicle in Japan's first Pokemon Go-related death - The Straits Times

One woman has died and another was severely injured when they were knocked down by a driver distracted by Pokemon Go, Japan's National Police Agency said on Wednesday (Aug 24).
This is the first death related to the wildly popular augmented reality mobile game in Japan, the agency added.

Earth-sized planet around nearby star is astronomy dream come true : Nature News & Comment

Proxima Centauri, the star closest to the Sun, has an Earth-sized planet orbiting it at the right distance for liquid water to exist. The discovery, reported today in Nature1, fulfils a longstanding dream of science-fiction writers — a potentially habitable world that is close enough for humans to send their first interstellar spacecraft.

The 100 best films of the 21st century, according to film critics | The Independent

David Lynch’s narratively non-linear, néo-noir masterpiece Mulholland Drive has been named the best film of the 21st century to date by 177 film critics from 36 countries.
The 2001 movie came out on top in a BBC Culture poll, followed by Wong Kar-wai’s In the Mood for Love (2000) and Paul Thomas Anderson’s There Will Be Blood (2007).

Fan attacks keeper in Sweden, forces match to be abandoned | FOX Sports

A match in Sweden's top tier was abandoned after a fan in a mask ran onto the pitch and attacked a goalkeeper. The fan ran at Aly Keita in the 90th minute, striking the Ostersunds keeper before players and stewards intervened. The match referee, Jonas Eriksson, took both teams off the pitch before then deciding to abandon the match.








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