Astronomers capture brightest light ever seen by humanity, more energy in seconds than 10bn years of our sun

ASTRONOMERS CAPTURE BRIGHTEST LIGHT EVER SEEN BY HUMANITY, MORE ENERGY IN SECONDS THAN 10BN YEARS OF OUR SUN

After almost 50 years of waiting, scientists have finally directly witnessed a gamma ray burst, in an explosion which has set the record...

Al-Qaeda-linked chemist who tried to weaponize ANTHRAX released from Malaysian prison

AL-QAEDA-LINKED CHEMIST WHO TRIED TO WEAPONIZE ANTHRAX RELEASED FROM MALAYSIAN PRISON

Yazid Sufaat, a biochemist accused of having close ties to Al-Qaeda and plotting terrorist attacks, has been freed from prison after...

 
 
 
Pentagon clears sale of $1bn naval guns to India as top brass in US fan China scare

PENTAGON CLEARS SALE OF $1BN NAVAL GUNS TO INDIA AS TOP BRASS IN US FAN CHINA SCARE

The Indian Navy is set to receive over a dozen cannons as well as parts and ammunition that only a few American allies have, just as...

Tax evaders or sky-high charity? VIDEO shows bundles of cash being tossed out of window in Indian office building

TAX EVADERS OR SKY-HIGH CHARITY? VIDEO SHOWS BUNDLES OF CASH BEING TOSSED OUT OF WINDOW IN INDIAN OFFICE BUILDING

Footage of Indian rupees raining down on a busy city street has spread across social media, with some speculating that the cash was...

 
 
 
‘Apocalyptic-like scenes' as huge dust storm turns Australian town ORANGE

‘APOCALYPTIC-LIKE SCENES' AS HUGE DUST STORM TURNS AUSTRALIAN TOWN ORANGE

Powerful winds sweeping through southeastern Australia have coated a town in dust, giving the sky a dark orange hue. Residents said...

‘I said the FIRST!' Biden boasts that he has support of ‘only' female African-American senator while on stage with Kamala Harris

‘I SAID THE FIRST!' BIDEN BOASTS THAT HE HAS SUPPORT OF ‘ONLY' FEMALE AFRICAN-AMERICAN SENATOR WHILE ON STAGE WITH KAMALA HARRIS

Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden was forced to swiftly correct himself during a debate after bragging that he had support...

 
 
 
'Ready to fire anytime on short notice': India successfully test-fires nuclear-capable Prithvi-II missiles

'READY TO FIRE ANYTIME ON SHORT NOTICE': INDIA SUCCESSFULLY TEST-FIRES NUCLEAR-CAPABLE PRITHVI-II MISSILES

India's Strategic Forces Command has test-fired two short-range ballistic missiles capable of carrying nuclear warheads as part of...

Navy commando accused of war crimes faces expulsion from SEALs after Trump restored rank

NAVY COMMANDO ACCUSED OF WAR CRIMES FACES EXPULSION FROM SEALS AFTER TRUMP RESTORED RANK

The military has launched proceedings to expel commando Edward Gallagher from the Navy SEALs - who faced court-martial for war crimes...

 
 
 
I did not hear a quid pro quo, I read it in Politico? Impeachment hearing chases its tail as Sondland denies explicit order

I DID NOT HEAR A QUID PRO QUO, I READ IT IN POLITICO? IMPEACHMENT HEARING CHASES ITS TAIL AS SONDLAND DENIES EXPLICIT ORDER

The impeachment hearings descended into the twilight zone as US Ambassador to the EU Gordon Sondland first asserted there was "quid...

Trumps says US mulling tariff exemptions for Apple in China trade war

TRUMPS SAYS US MULLING TARIFF EXEMPTIONS FOR APPLE IN CHINA TRADE WAR

US President Donald Trump said that his administration was considering whether to exempt Apple from tariffs imposed on China in an...

 
 
 
Several dead & injured after explosion at fireworks factory in Italy - local media

SEVERAL DEAD & INJURED AFTER EXPLOSION AT FIREWORKS FACTORY IN ITALY - LOCAL MEDIA

Several people have been killed after an explosion rocked a fireworks depot in a small town on the Italian island of Sicily. The bodies...

Rare ‘unicorn' meteor shower set to be sparked by mysterious comet

RARE ‘UNICORN' METEOR SHOWER SET TO BE SPARKED BY MYSTERIOUS COMET

Two leading meteor scientists are forecasting that a rare outburst from the alpha Monocertoid meteor will treat stargazers to a flurry...

 
 
 
Arab League to hold urgent meeting over US support for Israeli settlements

ARAB LEAGUE TO HOLD URGENT MEETING OVER US SUPPORT FOR ISRAELI SETTLEMENTS

The Arab League said it will hold an urgent meeting Monday on the US announcement that it no longer considers Israeli settlements in...

‘Not fair': Novak Djokovic blasts Canada for handing USA walkover at Davis Cup

‘NOT FAIR': NOVAK DJOKOVIC BLASTS CANADA FOR HANDING USA WALKOVER AT DAVIS CUP

Serbian tennis ace and 16-time Grand Slam winner Novak Djokovic has criticized the Canadian men's tennis team for handing the USA a...

 
 
 
Impeachment hearing gets more bizarre with Sondland confirming ‘Zelensky loves Trump's ass' , but vague on quid pro quo

IMPEACHMENT HEARING GETS MORE BIZARRE WITH SONDLAND CONFIRMING ‘ZELENSKY LOVES TRUMP'S ASS' , BUT VAGUE ON QUID PRO QUO

House Democrats tried repeatedly to goad their diplomatic witness into “admitting” the elusive quid pro quo of aid withheld pending...

Greece to shut overcrowded refugee camps on outlying islands

GREECE TO SHUT OVERCROWDED REFUGEE CAMPS ON OUTLYING ISLANDS

Greece will shut overcrowded refugee camps on its outlying islands and replace them with more restrictive holding centers, toughening...

 
 
 
'Conor's an idiot, we don't listen to idiots': Khabib reacts to McGregor's Moscow callout

'CONOR'S AN IDIOT, WE DON'T LISTEN TO IDIOTS': KHABIB REACTS TO MCGREGOR'S MOSCOW CALLOUT

UFC champ Khabib Nurmagomedov says that the latest tirade of insults from bitter Irish rival Conor McGregor does not bother him a single...

Alliance life after ‘brain death': NATO focuses on outer space, compares army spending with Russia

ALLIANCE LIFE AFTER ‘BRAIN DEATH': NATO FOCUSES ON OUTER SPACE, COMPARES ARMY SPENDING WITH RUSSIA

Though most members can barely afford to cough up their required military spending, and with European leaders questioning the venerable...

 
 
 
Bolivia's interim president to call elections ‘in coming hours'

BOLIVIA'S INTERIM PRESIDENT TO CALL ELECTIONS ‘IN COMING HOURS'

Bolivia's interim President Jeanine Anez said Wednesday she will call elections in the coming hours, AFP reports. The statement comes...

‘Death sentence for telling the truth': Fashion icon Joe Corré urges immediate action to prevent Assange's extradition to US

‘DEATH SENTENCE FOR TELLING THE TRUTH': FASHION ICON JOE CORRÉ URGES IMMEDIATE ACTION TO PREVENT ASSANGE'S EXTRADITION TO US

Julian Assange is being persecuted for speaking the truth, and the UK public must mobilize to shield him from the 'death sentence'...

 
 
 



AP FACT CHECK: Claims from the Democratic debate

AP FACT CHECK: Claims from the Democratic debate

Ten Democrats seeking the presidency battled it out Wednesday night in a debate just over two months before the primary voting begins. Read more ...

Impeachment hearings continue with 2 more witnesses after Sondland testimony

Impeachment hearings continue with 2 more witnesses after Sondland testimony

Laura Cooper, a deputy assistant secretary of defense, and David Hale, a State Department official are testifying Wednesday evening. Read more ...

Sondland hearing takeaways: 'Everyone was in the loop'

Sondland hearing takeaways: 'Everyone was in the loop'

Gordon Sondland, President Donald Trump's ambassador to the European Union, bolstered Democrats' impeachment narrative Wednesday as he repeatedly talked of a “quid pro quo”... Read more ...

Democratic Debate: Buttigieg looks to prove his staying power

Democratic Debate: Buttigieg looks to prove his staying power

Mayor Pete Buttigieg tops Iowa presidential caucus polls, and now he'll face the scrutiny that comes with his climb as Democrats gather for their fifth 2020 primary debate. Read more ...

With Leonard and George playing, Clippers edge Celtics in OT

With Leonard and George playing, Clippers edge Celtics in OT

LOS ANGELES - Lou Williams scored 27 points, Kawhi Leonard and Paul George combined for 42 points in their first game together for the Clippers, and Los Angeles rallied to edge... Read more ...

Officials: Teen arrested for using a remote-controlled car to smuggle drugs...

Officials: Teen arrested for using a remote-controlled car to smuggle drugs across US-Mexico border

The 16-year-old U.S. citizen was arrested Sunday after border agents spotted him carrying two large duffel bags and ducking in and out of an agent's view. Read more ...

A Hollywood executive wanted Julia Roberts to play Harriet Tubman in a biopic

A Hollywood executive wanted Julia Roberts to play Harriet Tubman in a biopic

The screenwriter of the film said that when someone suggested Julia Roberts could not play the role, the executive responded, "It was so long ago. No one is going to know the... Read more ...

President Trump responds to Sondland's testimony, insists he wanted...

President Trump responds to Sondland's testimony, insists he wanted 'nothing' from Ukraine

President Donald Trump is insisting that he wanted "nothing'' from Ukraine and declared that impeachment hearings should be brought to an end. Read more ...

Prince Andrew stepping back from public duties after his interview about...

Prince Andrew stepping back from public duties after his interview about Jeffrey Epstein ties

He said he regrets his association with Jeffrey Epstein and that he "deeply sympathizes" with Epstein's victims. Read more ...

Candidates Kick Off Fifth Democratic Debate By Addressing Impeachment Hearings

Candidates Kick Off Fifth Democratic Debate By Addressing Impeachment Hearings

The historic House impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump got top billing at Wednesday night's presidential debate. Read more ...