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Mark Kelly announces bid for John McCain's Senate seat

Mark Kelly announces bid for John McCain's Senate seat Former Congresswoman Martha McSally , who was appointed to the Arizona seat past year by Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey after McCain's death in August 2018, is expected to run on the Republican ticket. Kelly spent more than 54 days in space across three NASA missions. "I've made no secret of the fact that I'm looking seriously at running for the US Senate in 2020, and that hasn't changed", Gallego ... [Full Article...]

Australia to reopen detention camp after refugees allowed medical access

Australia to reopen detention camp after refugees allowed medical access Speaking in front of Parliament House this morning, Morrison reiterated his position the vote will encourage people smugglers to continue their operations in Australian waters - and that reopening the shuttered centre was part of a contingency plan to dissuade those potential arrivals. [Full Article...]

Iran FM links bus bombing to Warsaw meeting

Iran FM links bus bombing to Warsaw meeting Twelve members of the Guards were among 25 people killed last autumn by gunmen on a military parade in the city of Ahvaz in the southwest. Reacting to the suicide attack in Sistan-Balochistan province, Revolutionary Guards commander Ali Fadavi was quoted as saying by Fars news agency "our response in defence of the Islamic Revolution will not be limited to our borders..." "The crime will r... [Full Article...]

World Seeing 'Catastrophic Collapse' of Insects

World Seeing 'Catastrophic Collapse' of Insects The report , published by Elsevier's journal Biological Conservation and circulated by ScienceDirect.com, asserts that the "biodiversity of insects is threatened worldwide". Insects make up half of all life forms on earth and form the bedrock of food chains and the planet's life-systems. Insects are also the world's top pollinators - 75 per cent of 115 top global food crops depend on animal ... [Full Article...]

Netanyahu confirms Israel attacked Iranian targets in Syria

Netanyahu confirms Israel attacked Iranian targets in Syria Netanyahu stated that Israel maintains "good relations" with all countries in the Arab region except Syria. As the Warsaw conference began today, Omani Foreign Minister Yousef Bin Alawi Bin Abdullah met with Netanyahu. While in Warsaw, Netanyahu was also expected to meet with US Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, as well as Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki. [Full Article...]

Woman in chair-throwing video granted bail

Woman in chair-throwing video granted bail The woman wanted for a Mischief - Endanger Life investigation after throwing a chair from a downtown condo balcony surrendered to authorities this morning. Police said tips on social media helped investigators identify the woman in the video, which they described as "very callous". Police said the apartment the furniture was allegedly tossed from was being used as a "short-term rental property... [Full Article...]

California's liberal Democratic governor nixes high-speed rail line due to cost

California's liberal Democratic governor nixes high-speed rail line due to cost Newsom promised that this portion of rail, which he admitted critics called a "train to nowhere", would cut down on pollution and commute time for people in California's Central Valley. In all likelihood, he wants to use the money he'll save from not building the train on other big progressive aims, like single-payer health care coverage or propping up the state's overextended pension system fo... [Full Article...]

After 15 years, Mars' Opportunity Rover was pronounced dead

After 15 years, Mars' Opportunity Rover was pronounced dead NASA held a press conference chronicling its life and going into even further detail on why Opportunity is officially being let go. NASA has finally plugged the plug on its Mars Opportunity rover , which has been silent on the Red Planet's surface for eight months. [Full Article...]

Dozens of Polar Bears Invade Russian Town

Dozens of Polar Bears Invade Russian Town At least 52 polar bears were spotted near the settlement of Belushya Guba . Since polar bears are endangered, it is illegal for residents to shoot them. While polar bears are not uncommon in the region, climate change has been blamed for the unprecedented frequency and large number of the visitors, the BBC reports. [Full Article...]

McConnell to call Senate vote on Democrats' Green New Deal

McConnell to call Senate vote on Democrats' Green New Deal Rather than fall for the ploy, Democrats voted "present", except for red-state Democratic senators who voted no. "The last thing we need to do right now is trade pointless-absolutely pointless-show votes back and forth across the aisle", McConnell told Schumer January 10 on the Senate floor. [Full Article...]

Ex-US Air Force Intelligence Agent Charged With Spying for Iran

Ex-US Air Force Intelligence Agent Charged With Spying for Iran They declined to say to what extent these disclosures compromised US intelligence operations targeting Iran. "She chose to turn against the United States and shift her loyalty to Iran", said Jay Tabb, the FBI's executive assistant director for national security. [Full Article...]

Mars One is dead

Mars One is dead Although the non-profit arm of the company is alive, it lacks investment to do anything. The author of the project Bas Lansdorp says that is not going to give up and look for a solution that would be acceptable to all stakeholders. The organization originally planned to send six groups of four to Mars beginning in 2024 and planned to fund the US$6-billion project through corporate sponsorships... [Full Article...]

Ex-boyfriend of woman found dead in suitcase held without bail

Ex-boyfriend of woman found dead in suitcase held without bail Javier da Silva's arrest follows police discovering the ex boyfriend from Queens having fraudulently used Reyes' ATM card in NY the Westchester Journal News reports . After driving for some time , he abandoned the suitcase in a forest, Da Silva told investigators. "She was very scared, very frightened", Sanchez told the Rockland/Westchester Journal News . [Full Article...]

Britain would strengthen the global military presence: the cause

Britain would strengthen the global military presence: the cause He announced that the first mission of the HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier will include work in the Mediterranean, Middle East and Pacific regions, and the vessel would carry British and U.S. On Monday, UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson said that Britain "may have to intervene" in the future to confront China , which he claimed is " resurgent " in rebuilding its armed forces. [Full Article...]

Black Leopard Pictured In Africa For First Time In Nearly 100 Years

Black Leopard Pictured In Africa For First Time In Nearly 100 Years His team of biologists had placed remote wildlife cameras to track the leopard population near Loisaba Conservancy in Laikipia County previous year when they heard unconfirmed reports of a possible black leopard sighting. Typically in Africa and Asia that would mean a melanistic leopard - a black leopard. The photographer said: "I took the photos last month and believe the Black Panther, in th... [Full Article...]

Top Pentagon official in Afghanistan amid push for peace

Top Pentagon official in Afghanistan amid push for peace A spokesman for the Afghan Ministry of Defense said Monday that U.S. government-backed Afghan forces are fighting the Taliban in at least 15 provinces, TOLONews reports. The Afghanistan trip is Shanahan's first overseas trip since December, when the former Boeing executive stepped into the role of acting defense secretary after the resignation of former Defense Secretary James Mattis. [Full Article...]

China turns back jet after Taiwan 'insult'

China turns back jet after Taiwan 'insult' Air NZ flight 289, which was bound for Shanghai, was forced to turn back to Auckland after several hours in the air because Chinese authorities deemed that its application to land in China contained wording that indicated Taiwan is an independent country, according to sources cited by Stuff . [Full Article...]

Newborn baby found in middle of road with umbilical cord still attached

Newborn baby found in middle of road with umbilical cord still attached Fuentes, 21, initially thought the newborn was an animal, or perhaps a toy. 'The man directed her to the fire station and the Valley Children's Hospital down the street and suggested she take the baby there'. Hospital workers believe the baby is less than 10 hours old. Officials said the newspaper carrier took the baby inside his auto and called 911. Now authorities are on the hunt for the b... [Full Article...]

North Korea Publicly Executed Administrator Of Guesthouse Where South Korean President Stayed

North Korea Publicly Executed Administrator Of Guesthouse Where South Korean President Stayed The provisional pact was agreed to after Seoul reportedly accepted the U.S.'s demand of fixing a one-year contract from the previous five-year one while Washington agreed to adjust the South's contributions to around 1 trillion won. Trump said in his annual State of the Union address to the U.S. Congress on Tuesday that he would meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on February 27-28 in Vietnam ... [Full Article...]

Trump 'May Not Be a Free Person' in 2020 — POCAHONTAS

Trump 'May Not Be a Free Person' in 2020 — POCAHONTAS Donald Trump has been condemned after appearing to make a joke about the Trail of Tears - the forced relocation of Native Americans leading to the deaths of thousands of people - as he mocked the launch of Democrat Elizabeth Warren's presidential campaign. [Full Article...]


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