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A Super Snow Moon Is Almost Here, so Set Your Alarms

The Old Farmer's Almanac notes that the Wishram people of the Pacific Northwest referred to the Snow Moon as "Shoulder to Shoulder Around the Fire Moon", and that the Cherokee people of the Southeast referred to it as the "Bone Moon". At its farthest point, at apogee, the Moon sits roughly 252,088 miles (405,696km) from Earth. February's full moon is known as the snow moon as it arrives durin... [Full Article...]

Polish PM cancels trip to Israel after Netanyahu's Holocaust comment

Polish PM cancels trip to Israel after Netanyahu's Holocaust comment Morawiecki called the remarks by Katz "unacceptable" and "racist". Poland was occupied by Nazi Germany during World War II and lost six million citizens including three million Jews. Israel's Ambassador to Poland Anna Azari was summoned by the Polish government on Friday and was asked to clarify Netanyahu's comments. Katz told Israel's i24 television that "there were many Poles who collabora... [Full Article...]

Iran summons Pakistan ambassador over recent deadly terror attack

Iran summons Pakistan ambassador over recent deadly terror attack The suicide vehicle bomber hit a bus carrying IRGC personnel between the cities of Zahedan and Khash near the border with Pakistan. The IRGC's Quds Force said in a statement that an explosives-laden auto crashed into the bus, which was taking personnel back to their homes, local news outlets reported. [Full Article...]

Britain's Labour Party splits over Brexit and anti-Semitism

Britain's Labour Party splits over Brexit and anti-Semitism Seven Labour MPs, including Penistone and Stocksbridge's Angela Smith, have quit the party in a major blow for leader Jeremy Corbyn . More to follow, this story is developing ... Labour MP for Hove Peter Kyle admitted it was a "dark day" for his party. A Labour source close to the group of seven said earlier Monday that the departures could trigger a second wave of resignations, underlining ... [Full Article...]

India's first high speed train breaks down on inaugural trip

India's first high speed train breaks down on inaugural trip Officials said the braking system could not cope with the speed of the train and so the on-board mechanical engineers chose to put a halt to the train and engaged in a complete check. India's fastest train has broken down on its first trip, a day after it was inaugurated by Prime Minister Modi. In the train's short but thrilling history, making it nearly a bullet train due to the aerodynamic sh... [Full Article...]

Pulwana terror attack: Four soldiers KILLED in exchange with militants in Kashmir

Pulwana terror attack: Four soldiers KILLED in exchange with militants in Kashmir Four Army personnel, including a Major, were martyred on Monday in an encounter with terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district. Modi took to Twitter to announce that "no force will succeed in disturbing peace, progress, and stability of India ", declaring strong response. [Full Article...]

Saudi crown prince arrives in Pakistan for regional visit

Saudi crown prince arrives in Pakistan for regional visit The Crown Prince said the $20 billion figure represents only the start of an economic tie-up that would bring the historic allies even closer. He was received by the Prime Minister, Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa and other senior Cabinet Ministers. [Full Article...]

Angela Merkel issues Trump administration attack, receives standing ovation

Angela Merkel issues Trump administration attack, receives standing ovation The Munich Security Conference is an annual worldwide forum dedicated to diplomatic, security and military issues held in the Bavarian capital since 1963. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has rejected US calls to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal and cancel a controversial gas pipeline project with Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Theresa May faces another embarrassing Commons defeat on Brexit

Theresa May faces another embarrassing Commons defeat on Brexit He said the ERG had not been prepared to be "co-opted" into ruling out a no-deal Brexit by voting for the Government motion. The mood hardened in Brussels on Friday amid doubts that the prime minister could ever forge any consensus in her warring party, with Barnier telling diplomats from member states that her strategy could not work. [Full Article...]

Saudi Crown Prince likely to meet Taliban leaders in Pakistan

Saudi Crown Prince likely to meet Taliban leaders in Pakistan Saudi Arabia plans to set up a $10 billion oil refinery in Pakistan's deepwater port of Gwadar, the Saudi energy minister had said in January. During his visit, the crown prince will hold meetings with President Arif Alvi, Prime Minister Imran Khan and Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa. [Full Article...]

Royal biographer Andrew Morton on Meghan's desire to become Diana 2.0

Royal biographer Andrew Morton on Meghan's desire to become Diana 2.0 William and Harry first broke away from Prince Charles's court at Clarence House in 2009, creating their own private office, originally based at St James's Palace. With everything that's been going on at Kensington Palace, we nearly forgot about the feud between Meghan and Kate. According to a royal correspondent writing for The Sunday Times as cited by E Online, Prince Harry and Prince ... [Full Article...]

Vatican defrocks former U.S. cardinal McCarrick over sex abuse

Vatican defrocks former U.S. cardinal McCarrick over sex abuse The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, the Holy See's guardian of doctrinal purity, issued a decree on January 11 finding McCarrick guilty of "solicitation in the sacrament of confession, and sins against the Sixth Commandment with minors and adults, with the aggravating factor of the abuse of power", the Vatican said. [Full Article...]

Backed Syria force says IS holding 1,000 civilians

Backed Syria force says IS holding 1,000 civilians Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has said most of the fighters left in the town of Baghuz are foreigners, among the thousands drawn by IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's promise of a new jihadist utopia straddling the Iraqi-Syrian border and expunging national borders. [Full Article...]

White House Defends Trump's National Emergency Declaration

White House Defends Trump's National Emergency Declaration Trump on Friday declared a national emergency to address what he called an "invasion" of drugs, gangs, human traffickers and undocumented migrants over the United States border with Mexico. In declaring a national emergency , a president gains a number of powers, including the ability to freeze bank accounts, seize commodities, seize and control all communication, assign military forces, and limi... [Full Article...]

Election: UK, US Restate Support For Nigeria's Democracy

Election: UK, US Restate Support For Nigeria's Democracy Buhari's ruling All Progressives Congress ( APC ) party also criticised the electoral commission for the delay. In an interview with reporters, the INEC Resident Electoral Officer, (REC) in Kwara, Malam Attahiru Madami, said that the materials would be collected from the CBN on Friday 22, 2019 and be redistributed across the State ahead of Saturday, the rescheduled date. [Full Article...]

Japan's PM Nominated Trump For Nobel Peace Prize On US Request

Japan's PM Nominated Trump For Nobel Peace Prize On US Request United States President Donald Trump made the case on Friday that he deserves to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his work on North Korea and Syria, but complained he probably would never get the honour. 'No Nobel Peace Prize ever elicited more attention than the 2009 prize to Barack Obama, ' Lundestad wrote in his memoir. "Dialogue and negotiations are preferred as instruments for resol... [Full Article...]

Nine biggest 'surprises' from Bill and Melinda Gates' annual letter

Nine biggest 'surprises' from Bill and Melinda Gates' annual letter The cheers that followed Amazon's decision to pull out of NY are misguided and troublesome. Amazon had already been a favored target for some left-wing politicians due to its dominance of online shopping and reputation for imposing hard work conditions on warehouse workers. [Full Article...]

Senate poised to confirm William Barr as attorney general

Senate poised to confirm William Barr as attorney general Barr was nominated by President Donald Trump in December to replace Jeff Sessions . The U.S. Senate confirmed William Barr as attorney general on Thursday, installing a seasoned lawyer with decades of Washington experience to head the Justice Department and putting him in charge of overseeing Special Counsel Robert Mueller's long-running probe of whether President Donald Trump's 2016 ca... [Full Article...]

President: Iran Will Never Surrender to US

President: Iran Will Never Surrender to US Contacted later by Euronews, the Iranian photographer said: "Because of his policies, I, my family, and my friends are forced to live under sanctions that are devastating to our lives". President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the 2015 nuclear agreement with Iran. These include a joint U.S. One of the people in the crowd, 27-year-old medical student Hossein Hosseinpour, walked wi... [Full Article...]

JUST IN: Four Killed In Stampede At APC Rally In Port Harcourt

JUST IN: Four Killed In Stampede At APC Rally In Port Harcourt The APC presidential rally was held at the Amiesimaka Stadium. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP ) had alleged that provocative utterances of some All Progressives Congress (APC ) members made the American leader cancel his trip to Nigeria. [Full Article...]


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