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Hubble just spotted a never-before-seen galaxy hiding in plain sight

Hubble just spotted a never-before-seen galaxy hiding in plain sight This cluster lies around 13,000 light-years away, and scientists were studying the stars with Hubble to find out how old they are, and in turn, the age of the entire cluster. Astronomers have discovered a galaxy thought to be around 13 billion years old - almost as old as the universe itself. So if Bedin 1 is gravitationally connected to the distant NGC 6744 , the larger galaxy appears to hav... [Full Article...]

Eight Indians arrested for visa, immigration scam in Detroit

Eight Indians arrested for visa, immigration scam in Detroit The charge sheet accuses all the enrolled students as wilful collaborators, instead of falling victims of an education racket as they all knew they will not be attending any classes to earn credits or earn an academic degree in a particular field of study at the end of the course, a HT report stated. [Full Article...]

Trump says 'good chance' he will declare an emergency for wall money

Trump says 'good chance' he will declare an emergency for wall money Mr. Trump said there's "a good chance" he'll have to resort to using the Pentagon but urged folks to "listen closely" to his State of the Union speech next week. "I think the Democrats don't want border security", Trump said, calling the current committee a " waste of time ". Without giving details, Trump tweeted Thursday: "More troops being sent to the Southern Border to stop the attempted I... [Full Article...]

How Vice President Osibanjo survived chopper crash in Kogi

How Vice President Osibanjo survived chopper crash in Kogi God has kept us safe and alive, delivered us from death so we can do more for our people and country. The VP's spokesperson, Laolu Akande , confirmed the incident. The PDP thanks God for the safety of Vice President Osinbajo, members of his entourage and the crew . In June a year ago, his helicopter crash landed shortly after take-off in Gwagwalada where he attended graduation ceremony of 40 se... [Full Article...]

‘Disturbing Discovery’: Scientists Find Giant Hole in Antarctica

‘Disturbing Discovery’: Scientists Find Giant Hole in Antarctica Before they made the discovery, Nasa researchers were looking for gaps between ice and bedrock at the bottom of Thwaites where ocean water flows in and melts the glacier from underneath. And worse, its neighbouring glaciers would raise sea levels an additional eight feet if all the ice was lost. To understand "how the ocean melts these glaciers, it is essential to calculate what influence this has... [Full Article...]

Brisbane airport scare: Man charged after allegedly threatening woman with knife

Brisbane airport scare: Man charged after allegedly threatening woman with knife Other witnesses said the saw an "old man" pull a knife from a bag near the food court and try to stab his former wife in what appeared to be a "domestic argument". Australian Federal Police and Queensland police swarmed the global terminal, declaring an emergency situation and halting train services. Brisbane Airport took to Twitter to tell travellers that the federal police are " managing t... [Full Article...]

Groundhog Day 2019: Shadow or no shadow?

Groundhog Day 2019: Shadow or no shadow? According to lore, that means an early spring is expected this year. But don't get too excited. If not, spring comes early. Sure! Especially considering temperatures have recently reached record-breaking lows in states across the country. [Full Article...]

Facebook, Twitter Platforms Flooded With False Info 02/04/2019

Facebook, Twitter Platforms Flooded With False Info 02/04/2019 The content included 262 pages, 356 accounts and 3 groups on Facebook , and 162 accounts on Instagram. "We took action on almost 6,000 Tweets we identified as attempted voter suppression, much of which originated here in the United States". [Full Article...]

Virginia governor refuses to resign over racist yearbook photo

Virginia governor refuses to resign over racist yearbook photo The calls for Gov. Ralph Northam to resign only hastened in the intervening hours since he posted a recorded video Friday night saying he would serve out the rest of his term. The head of Northam's party in the state also called on him to quit. "We fully appreciate all that he has contributed to our Commonwealth". He said he will not listen to the voices asking him to resign because it... [Full Article...]

Brexit: UK may need extra time, says foreign secretary

Brexit: UK may need extra time, says foreign secretary Despite the United Kingdom parliament voting down Labour MP Yvette Cooper's amendment that sought to delay Brexit by extending Article 50 past deadline day - March 29 - in a bid to secure an agreement and avoid a no-deal, Hunt has suggested a delay may be inevitable. [Full Article...]

Groundhog does not see his shadow, predicting an early spring

Members of Punxsutawney Phil's top hat-wearing inner circle plan to reveal their forecast at sunrise on Saturday. "Today is groundhog day and up to the time of going to press the beast has not seen its shadow". Again. And for the people of Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania that means celebrations as the annual spring predicting ritual takes place. 1886 was the first recorded year that Groundho... [Full Article...]

Senator Elizabeth Warren apologises to Cherokee Nation for DNA test

Senator Elizabeth Warren apologises to Cherokee Nation for DNA test Elizabeth Warren has apologized to the Cherokee Nation for her decision to take a DNA test to prove that she had Native American history, the tribe said Friday. Senator Elizabeth Warren addresses an organizing event at Manchester Community College, in Manchester, New Hampshire, on January 12. But the Times said Warren privately expressed concern she may have hurt her standing with Native-Am... [Full Article...]

NATO chief urges Russia to comply with missile pact

NATO chief urges Russia to comply with missile pact The move would start a six-month countdown that could lead to permanent USA withdrawal from the 1987 arms control accord, which bans either side from stationing short- and intermediate-range, land-based missiles in Europe, the officials said. [Full Article...]

Trump upbeat about peace talks in Afghanistan

Trump upbeat about peace talks in Afghanistan But now even fellow Republicans worry that reports of progress will embolden Trump to withdraw troops from Afghanistan before the region is stable and will reintroduce the conditions that first ensnared America in the conflict. "The Moscow meeting can cause hurdles to the ongoing peace talks if it is not in close cooperation with the U.S peace efforts". "If the USA leaves after they've come to a... [Full Article...]

Polar vortex 'evaporating' as death toll from U.S. cold snap hits 21

Polar vortex 'evaporating' as death toll from U.S. cold snap hits 21 Mail deliveries were suspended and people encouraged to stay home in almost a dozen U.S. states where the mercury plunged into the negative double digits, the worst freeze to grip the region in a generation. Water mains froze in Detroit, Chicago and parts of Canada, and power outages were reported in Iowa and Wisconsin. The blast of polar air also strained infrastructure with some of the low... [Full Article...]

US Treasury Specifies Sanctions On Venezuelan Oil Imports

US Treasury Specifies Sanctions On Venezuelan Oil Imports Reuters reported on Thursday that Venezuela had shipped 3 tonnes of gold to the United Arab Emirates on January 26 and would sell 15 tonnes more to the country in the coming days. 'We're very moved by all the stories we've heard but by the clear intention by each of you to speak on behalf of all of those others who have gone through what you've gone through and are still going through it right... [Full Article...]

Judge weighs gag order in Roger Stone case, warns him against blabbing

Judge weighs gag order in Roger Stone case, warns him against blabbing The seasoned politico spoke only once in court Friday, saying "Yes, Your Honor", when it was noted he can not talk about his legal matter with the special counsel's witnesses. Among his lawyers is a noted First Amendment attorney who successfully represented the rap group 2 Live Crew in an obscenity court case almost 30 years ago. [Full Article...]

Canada withdraws half of diplomats from Cuba: the cause

Canada withdraws half of diplomats from Cuba: the cause The U.S. reduced its embassy staffing in Cuba to a maximum of 18 from more than 50 after more personnel developed unusual illnesses. A senior Canadian government official said in the briefing that Cuba has been cooperating from the beginning and said Cuban officials are as frustrated as Canadian officials. [Full Article...]

A man ‘slipped and fell’ on ice

A man ‘slipped and fell’ on ice The man then "falls" to the floor, leaning on the bench to support him getting to the ground. He was caught on video throwing ice on the floor at his workplace and then faked a slip and fall . "Yes, I was brought to the police department", he said. After the incident, Goldinsky filed a claim for an ambulance and treatment at the hospital for the injuries he claims he sustained. [Full Article...]

US envoy raises prospect of US compromise in North Korea talks

US envoy raises prospect of US compromise in North Korea talks Trump told reporters at the Oval Office on Thursday that he was making "tremendous progress" with North Korea . In particular, he said, Kim committed to the "dismantlement and destruction of North Korea's plutonium and uranium enrichment facilities. [Full Article...]


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