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Elon Musk Shares Stunning Footage of Comet’s Surface Passing Rosetta

Elon Musk shared an incredible video on Thursday of a rare glimpse at a natural wonder. The European Space Agency’s Rosetta satellite, which …

Space

Pro-gun rights activists rally against new measures on firearm sales in Vermont

Several hundred people gathered in Vermont Saturday to denounce new gun restriction measures that await the governor’s signature before becoming law.<p>Some protesters brought along guns to rallies in South Burlington, Barre and Bennington.<p>Pro Rights 2A organizer Christopher Covey said it's not the …

24matins.uk

Tech<p>An Indian man missing for 40 years has had an emotional reunion with his family after a YouTube video of him singing a popular Bollywood …

The Millennial Party

millennials<br>(Image by flickr.com) Permission Details DMCA<p>- Advertisement -<p>Terror and trauma has shaken our nation again. The latest school massacre …

Letters: Build seniors housing on empty False Creek lots

<i>Re: Six False Creek affordable housing lots still empty after three decades, March 10</i>It read this story with considerable sadness and anger. As a …

It’s no surprise the ICC is warning that it may intervene over the Israel-Gaza border clash

Yesterday, the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) warned that the use of live fire by Israeli soldiers against Palestinian …

Activists Arrested Protesting Chuck Schumer's Silence Over Israel's Killing of Palestinians

Seven Jewish activists were arrested on Monday after dozens of protesters barricaded the entrance to Democratic Senate Leader Chuck Schumer’s …

French police evict environmental activists from protest site

Protesters walk among teargas clouds released by riot forces as clashes erupt during a police operation to raze the decade-old camp known as ZAD (Zone a Defendre - Zone to defend) at Notre-Dame-des-Landes, near the western city of Nantes on April 10, 2018. Loic Venance, AFP/Getty Images<p>A protester …

Hong Kong

The Gaza Clashes: What’s Really Happening

Since March 30, there have been intermittent protests, riots, and even armed attacks at the Gaza border.Much of the media coverage has been so poorly …

Israel

How White House Officials Stop Trump From Calling His Favorite Fox News Show

While it’s widely known that Donald Trump is a big fan of Fox News’s program <i>Fox & Friends</i> (and live-tweets about it all the time), it turns out a …

Protests in Gaza are leading to many deaths and injuries among Palestinians, yet Israel has faced little criticism

Thousands of protesters returned to the border this Friday, burning great heaps of tyres to produce a black smokescreen which they hoped would hide …

Supporters rally around Brazil's Lula as jail term looms

<b>Former Brazilian President Luis Inácio Lula da Silva has appeared on stage before supporters outside Sao Paulo as he defies a court order to begin a 12-year jail term for corruption.</b><p>He emerged from the union building where he is staying to attend a Mass for his late wife, Marisa Leticia.<p>Dilma …

Brazil

How Local News Stations Are Rebelling Against Their Sinclair Overlords

The workers at Sinclair-owned local news stations want you to know something: They are at least as pissed off as you’d expect them to be about being …

Actress Challenges 'B****' Laura Ingraham To Fight Over LeBron James Comments

Outspoken leftist and "Grey's Anatomy" star Ellen Pompeo challenged Fox News host Laura Ingraham, whom she referred to as a "b****", to a physical …

In wake of another shooting, calls for a national school walkout

After a mass shooting left 17 dead at a Florida school, people on social media began calling for a nationwide school walkout.<p>Circulating the idea with the hashtag #NationalSchoolWalkout, many voiced support for a mass student and faculty protest to decry the country's gun control policies.<p>"ENOUGH …

Elon Musk Responds to Former SpaceX Intern's Claim That He Invented Bitcoin

Either way, he does have some interest in the currency.<p>Elon Musk may be a lot of things, but he is not the founder of Bitcoin. The influential figure …

Elizabeth Warren agrees Democratic race 'rigged' for Clinton

<b>US President Donald Trump has called for an investigation after a Hillary Clinton supporter said the Democratic party "rigged" its primary for her.</b><p>CNN asked Senator Elizabeth Warren if Mrs Clinton's contest against Democratic rival Bernie Sanders was rigged, and she said: "Yes."<p>Another Democratic …

Government

Iraq War: Gordon Brown says UK 'misled' over WMDs

<b>The UK was misled over former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein's access to weapons of mass destruction, former Prime Minister Gordon Brown has said.</b><p>Mr Brown says US intelligence, which challenged the extent of Iraq's WMD stockpile, was not shared with the UK before it joined the Iraq War.<p>In an extract …

War

Republicans accused of obstructing satellite research into climate change

Congress ordered destruction of vital sea-ice probe<p>The Republican majority in the US Congress has been accused of deliberately obstructing research on global warming after it emerged that a critically important technique for investigating sea-ice cover at the poles faces being blocked.<p>The row has …

Sea Ice

3 US senators want to know whether Trump's national security aide illegally obtained US citizenship

Sens. Dick Durbin of Illinois, Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, and Ben Cardin of Maryland sent a joint letter to the US Justice Department on Friday asking the agency to look into whether Gorka "falsified his naturalization application or otherwise illegally procured his citizenship."<p>The inquiry …

Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn Didn’t Sign Trump’s Ethics Pledge

President Trump made it clear early on that all employees of his White House must sign an ethics pledge. All—except Michael Flynn, apparently.<p>The …

Donald Trump

Mark Hamill claims Luke Skywalker ‘was always the villain’ in Star Wars

Mark Hamill has claimed that Luke Skywalker has ‘always’ been the villain of the hugely popular Star Wars franchise.<p>Ever since the trailer dropped …

Commerce Secretary Ross Denies Concealing Russian Business Ties

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Monday said that he clearly disclosed during his confirmation hearing that he shares business interests with Vladimir Putin's immediate family, denying an investigative report that he had concealed the ties.<p>On Sunday, a global consortium of investigative …

Corruption

FDA cracks down on claims that cannabis can cure cancer

<b>(CNN) —</b> The US Food and Drug Administration is cracking down on companies it says are making unsubstantiated claims that certain products made from marijuana can cure cancer.<p>This week, the agency responsible for policing the American food and drug market issued warning letters to four companies …

Cancer

Bowe Bergdahl won’t serve jail time. Here’s why he was on trial in the first place.

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was sentenced Friday on charges of desertion and misbehavior before the enemy, with the former prisoner of war avoiding jail time …

Bowe Bergdahl

Scientists Have Made a Two-Dimensional Material That's Never Been Seen in Nature

Whoa.<p>A team of researchers from RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia has reportedly made a 'once-in-a-decade discovery' that will radically change …

Nanotech

Countries with the highest pollution deaths, mortality rates

NEW DELHI (AP) — Increasing pollution worldwide is proving deadlier than war, natural disasters or smoking, according to a new report published in …

Pollution

Lifestyle changes, not a magic pill, can reverse Alzheimer's

Last summer, a research group from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) quietly published the results of a new approach in the treatment …

Alzheimer's Disease

A Russian Ghost Submarine, Its U.S. Pursuers and a Deadly New Cold War

The Krasnodar, a Russian attack submarine, left the coast of Libya in late May, headed east across the Mediterranean, then slipped undersea, quiet as a mouse. Then, it fired a volley of cruise missiles into Syria.<p>In the days that followed, the diesel-electric sub was pursued by the aircraft carrier …

Military