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Disgusted by Brexit hardliners, three MPs abandon the Tories

Disgusted by Brexit hardliners, three MPs abandon the Tories Eight other MPs who left the party this week cited issues with Labour's handling of Brexit , anti-Semitism and the political leanings of its leadership among their reasons. Mr Mundell did not deny this yesterday, saying: 'I don't comment on private conversations I've had with the Prime Minister, but what I've said to her repeatedly and what I've said to Cabinet is that a No Deal Brexit is a very ... [Full Article...]

Meridian viewers' super snow moon photos

Meridian viewers' super snow moon photos Well, last night's moon was something to get excited about because it was at its biggest and brightest, appearing almost 14 percent larger and nearly 30 percent brighter than a typical full moon. ET, but it won't be visible then. There are other names like Storm Moon or Ice Moon for the February supermoon . The Supermoon in Barlham at 10pm last night. [Full Article...]

Japanese spacecraft lands on asteroid 300 million kilometers from Earth

Japanese spacecraft lands on asteroid 300 million kilometers from Earth The probe is scheduled to touchdown on the asteroid on Friday morning and begin collecting rock samples from Ryugu's surface, JAXA said, adding that if any abnormalities were detected in the landing procedure, the mission would be immediately aborted. [Full Article...]

SpaceX rocket launch: Falcon 9 spacecraft take-off from Cape Canaveral

For Israel , the landing itself is the main mission, but the spacecraft also carries a scientific instrument to measure the lunar magnetic field, which will help understanding of the Moon's formation. Once Beresheet's two days are up, the dead spacecraft won't be entirely useless. NASA contributed the device to this mission as part of an agreement with SpaceIL that would allow the startup company... [Full Article...]

Australia's Julie Bishop to retire from politics

Australia's Julie Bishop to retire from politics Former deputy leader of the Liberal Party and perennial candidate for leader Julie Bishop has announced she will not be contesting her seat at the next election. "Julie's judgment, determination and energy helped secure a United Nations Security Council resolution that ensured Australia and its partners could repatriate the victims of that awful crime", Morrison said. [Full Article...]

Saudi crown prince, Indian PM vow to fight terrorism

Saudi crown prince, Indian PM vow to fight terrorism Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (L) waves while posing for media with Indian President Ram Nath Kovind (C) and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during ceremonial reception at Presidential palace in New Delhi on February 20, 2019. [Full Article...]

Why do zebras have stripes? Perhaps to dazzle away flies

Why do zebras have stripes? Perhaps to dazzle away flies They found that horse flies gathered around domestic horses and zebras at a similar rate - but landed on zebras a quarter as often. In Africa, flies called horse flies carry diseases that may seriously harm zebras so they have developed the stripes to protect themselves. [Full Article...]

Tortoise feared extinct found on remote Galapagos island

Tortoise feared extinct found on remote Galapagos island A female from a species known as the Fernandina giant tortoise was discovered last weekend on the island of Fernandina. The Fernandina giant tortoise was last seen alive in 1906, and experts thought it was extinct. It said the female is more than 100 years old. The Galapagos were made into a national park in 1959 in order to preserve the island ranges' rich biological diversity, which helped... [Full Article...]

Maduro: Venezuela to Close Border With Brazil on Thursday Night

Maduro: Venezuela to Close Border With Brazil on Thursday Night Guaido still has not provided details on how the aid will come in. The United States , most of Latin America, and the European Union recognize Guaido as interim president, while Russia, China, and Cuba back Maduro. Besides closing the border with Brazil, Venezuelan Vice President Delcy Rodriguez said the day before that the Latin American country would close the border with neighboring island n... [Full Article...]

Roger Stone Faces Judge After Posting Her Image With Crosshairs

Roger Stone Faces Judge After Posting Her Image With Crosshairs Stone, President Trump's former adviser, appeared in court to apologize for sharing an inflammatory post about Jackson on Instagram. The 66-year-old Stone has pleaded not guilty to charges he lied to Congress, engaged in witness tampering and obstructed a congressional investigation into possible coordination between Russian Federation and Trump's 2016 presidential campaign. [Full Article...]

Cyclone Oma: Gigantic waves to smash Aussie coast

Cyclone Oma: Gigantic waves to smash Aussie coast Hazardous surf conditions and abnormally high tides to the coastline are expected, with very strong to gale force winds , and potentially heavy rainfall across the region. Weatherzone meteorologist this morning said eastern NSW will experience rain each day during the next week, although the state's parched west looks to miss out once again. [Full Article...]

New York Times Investigates The Hell Out Of Stuff [Satire — KLAVAN

New York Times Investigates The Hell Out Of Stuff [Satire — KLAVAN When asked by reporters Tuesday afternoon if he talked to Mr. Whitaker about the recusal, Mr. Trump responded, "No, I don't know who gave you that". As several experts have pointed out, that's tantamount to obstruction of justice, and perhaps the clearest example to date. But Comey is quoted in the report as saying McCabe never told him he had approved sharing details of the call and, in fac... [Full Article...]

PM Imran approves comprehensive retaliation to any aggression by India

PM Imran approves comprehensive retaliation to any aggression by India Pakistan rejects Indian charges of playing a role in the February 13 attack and maintains the militant group has always been outlawed as part of counter-extremism measures. Pakistan condemned the attack with Prime Minister Imran Khan offering that the country would help track the culprits if New Delhi provides any substantial evidence in this regard. [Full Article...]

Two Animals Long Thought Extinct Have Just Been Found

Two Animals Long Thought Extinct Have Just Been Found It is four times bigger than a regular honeybee , and it was thought to be extinct, but a determined nature photographer has found the world's biggest bee on an Indonesian island . A documentary film about Wallace's giant bee is now in production. Bolt teamed up with entomologist Eli Wyman and convinced Global Wildlife Conservation , a nonprofit group that sends out search parties to hunt for ... [Full Article...]

February's Supermoon Is The Brightest And Biggest Of The Year

February's Supermoon Is The Brightest And Biggest Of The Year The name is by the affectionate moniker because it often appears along with heavy snowfall around this time of year, according to the Old Farmer's Almanac . If you happen to miss it this time, the next time that the Moon will be so close to Earth, and have a full moon will be on December 24, 2026! February's full moon will brighten the skies on Tuesday as the biggest and brightest supermoon o... [Full Article...]

Fiance Patrick Frazee Faces More Charges

Fiance Patrick Frazee Faces More Charges On Tuesday, almost three months after Berreth went missing, prosecutors filed new charges against Patrick Frazee , including tampering with a body and counts related to a crime of violence. After she cleaned the house, Kenney said she went with Frazee to retrieve Berreth's body and watched as Frazee burned it along with the baseball bat on his property, Slater said. [Full Article...]

Senator Bernie Sanders Announces Run For US Presidency In 2020

Senator Bernie Sanders Announces Run For US Presidency In 2020 Meanwhile, Democratic Sens. Cory Booker of New Jersey , Kirsten Gillibrand of NY and Elizabeth Warren of MA did not see similar fundraising spikes when they mounted their campaigns - but each has millions of dollars in their Senate campaign accounts that they could transfer into a presidential campaign account. [Full Article...]

Trump, Kim to meet one-on-one next week

Trump, Kim to meet one-on-one next week Trump has been eager for the February 27-28 summit in Vietnam, even though a first meeting in Singapore in June produced only vague commitments from Kim and little concrete progress since. A delegation of six USA officials led by special envoy Stephen Biegun landed at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi early on Thursday, a source told VnExpress . [Full Article...]

Vatican norms for priests breaking celibacy vows

Vatican norms for priests breaking celibacy vows He doesn't think all priests who father children should be laicized or fired. "I literally thought I was the only priest child in the world". "Each case should be tackled and handled on its own merits", said the statement Scicluna gave Doyle, who shared it Wednesday with The Associated Press. [Full Article...]

NC election officials hear testimony over alleged tampering in House race

NC election officials hear testimony over alleged tampering in House race The evidence is being presented to a newly appointed Board of Elections. She said Lola Wooten and Horace Munn of the Bladen Improvement PAC sometimes met with Dowless to compare and share absentee ballot registrations. Britt also said that she was instructed to make copies of all absentee ballot request forms and that she kept them in a folder. "I think Mr. Harris was completely clueless as to... [Full Article...]


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