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Watch the launch as ME astronaut Jessica Meir blasts off to space Watch the launch as ME astronaut Jessica Meir blasts off to space
- Сентября 25, 2019

The Soyuz rocket and crew capsule are ready and waiting to carry three new crew members to the International Space Station. NASA's launch webcast will begin at 6:45 PM (1300 GMT). She will be on the ISS for about six months to conduct various experiments, including tests on the effects of space on the human body. Once at the Cosmodrome, Meir was seen putting on her space suit and checking to make sure it could be pressurized. (more...)
Trump Asked Ukraine President to Look Into Biden Activities - Call Summary Trump Asked Ukraine President to Look Into Biden Activities - Call Summary
- Сентября 25, 2019

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a bilateral meeting with Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on the sidelines of the 74th session of the U.N. "Biden went around bragging that he stopped the prosecution, so if you can look into it, It sounds terrible to me", Trump told Zelenskiy during the 30-minute July 25 phone call. (more...)
Netanyahu tapped to form new government Netanyahu tapped to form new government
- Сентября 25, 2019

Likud's additional seat came at the expense of one of Israel's ultra-Orthodox Jewish parties, United Torah Judaism, which now has seven. In a Wednesday morning interview with Jerusalem Radio, Shaked warned: "We would become a fighting opposition against Netanyahu". (more...)
World's Biggest Airport Terminal Opens in China World's Biggest Airport Terminal Opens in China
- Сентября 25, 2019

The airport is planned to eventually expand from four to seven runways in total and serve about 620,000 flights annually, or one flight per minute. The late Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid designed the airport, which is said to be in the shape of a phoenix. (more...)
Boris Johnson to defend decision to suspend Parliament at Supreme Court Boris Johnson to defend decision to suspend Parliament at Supreme Court
- Сентября 25, 2019

Mr Keen said the prime minister would take all necessary steps to comply with whatever the court decided. The case could last three days. It is not clear when the Supreme Court judges will give a ruling. Ever since the United Kingdom voted to leave the European bloc in the 2016 in-out Brexit referendum - with the "leave" majorities in England and Wales negating the "remain" majorities in Scotland and Northern Ireland - political negotiations have floundered. (more...)
Mont Blanc glacier in danger of collapse, experts warn Mont Blanc glacier in danger of collapse, experts warn
- Сентября 25, 2019

The mayor of Courmayeur, the closest town, made a decision to close roads as a precautionary measure. The hazardous Mont Blanc glacier has been melting with increasing haste and is now moving at about 60 centimeters (24 inches) per day. The glacier is melting at accelerated velocity resulting from latest scorching temperatures put right down to world warming. Matthias Huss, a glaciologist at ETH Zurich and head of the group Glacier Monitoring Switzerland, said the loss of glacier ice in ... (more...)
Israeli president invites rivals to break election deadlock Israeli president invites rivals to break election deadlock
- Сентября 25, 2019

Israel's Arab-dominated Joint List party moved on Sunday to back the center-left bloc of Benny Gantz, who is challenging Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's right-wing alliance, to form a new government. Lieberman could join a Gantz government, but he has vowed never to share a Cabinet table with the Joint List, a majority-Arab party that won 13 Knesset seats. (more...)
Whistleblower complaint could be headed to Congress Whistleblower complaint could be headed to Congress
- Сентября 25, 2019

His comments come as several other Democrats endorsed proceedings Tuesday. The announcement came after a Democratic caucus meeting Tuesday afternoon. Acting Intelligence Director Joseph Maguire , who oversees the US intelligence community, initially refused to provide the details of the whistleblower complaint to Congress. (more...)
Stark reality of climate change in IPCC report Stark reality of climate change in IPCC report
- Сентября 25, 2019

One of the most shocking findings involves "marine heat waves", which have been blamed for mass deaths of corals, kelp forests and other key ocean organisms. All this melting ice means that sea levels are rising . The oceans have become slightly more acidic, but that will accelerate with warming. As a result, passages in the final draft were scrubbed, including one estimate that humanity's "carbon budget" - the amount of CO2 we can emit without breaching a temperature barrier - for a ... (more...)
Teen climate activist’s subtle response to Trump swipe Teen climate activist’s subtle response to Trump swipe
- Сентября 25, 2019

However, there were still plenty of Twitter users who thought that Thunberg was no match for Trump's Twitter prowess. "So nice to see!" climate skeptic Trump tweeted a few hours later, alongside a clip of the speech. "The comment made by Michael Knowles who was a guest on " The Story " tonight was disgraceful - we apologize to Greta Thunberg and to our viewers", the network said, adding that they now have "no plans" to book Knowles in the future. (more...)
Apple Daily condemns attack on its reporter covering Hong Kong protests Apple Daily condemns attack on its reporter covering Hong Kong protests
- Сентября 25, 2019

Beijing accused Donald Trump of making "untrue remarks" over Hong Kong and Chinese trade commitments on Wednesday, hitting back after the U.S. president ramped up pressure on China at the United Nations. Trump said Washington was "carefully monitoring the situation in Hong Kong". "We will see how that plays out and how Beijing reacts and take it from there". (more...)
UK Labour Leader Corbyn Calls On Boris Johnson To Resign UK Labour Leader Corbyn Calls On Boris Johnson To Resign
- Сентября 25, 2019

Speaking at the Labour Party's annual conference in Brighton on Tuesday (September 24), Corbyn said the current crisis in British politics would only be resolved by a general election. "On the back of this, Boris Johnson must resign". "We all win", he said. In a keynote speech - delivered a day early following the historic ruling - the Labour leader slated the Prime Minister, calling him "unfit" to be in Number 10. (more...)
U.S. to provide Venezuela's Guaido with $52 min in funding U.S. to provide Venezuela's Guaido with $52 min in funding
- Сентября 25, 2019

President Vladimir Putin told his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro at talks in Moscow on Wednesday that Russian Federation supported dialogue between the government and opposition to find a way out of Venezuela's political crisis. But Maduro remains in power with the backing of the armed forces and countries like Cuba , Russia and China. One of the sanctioned entities is Cyprus-based Caroil Transport Marine Ltd and three vessels it operates - the Carlota C, Sandino and Petion - for ... (more...)
Trump supports UK's Boris Johnson on Brexit at United Nations summit Trump supports UK's Boris Johnson on Brexit at United Nations summit
- Сентября 25, 2019

Trump said it took a man such as Johnson to get Brexit done and that Brexit had to be done . We have been putting those questions to the Prime Minister. But the Conservatives were undone by the highest court in the land yesterday after the Supreme Court found Boris Johnson misled the Queen when he prorogued Parliament. (more...)
Trump defends Rudy, rips CNN's Cuomo as 'Fredo' Trump defends Rudy, rips CNN's Cuomo as 'Fredo'
- Сентября 25, 2019

Then he called Cuomo a "sellout" and said he was embarrassed for him. "You never asked anything about Joe Biden and his role with the prosecutor?" Guiliani, who serves as Donald Trump's attorney, was on to discuss the report that an intelligence community official filed a formal whistleblower complaint after becoming "alarmed" by a "promise" Trump made to an unnamed foreign leader, a complaint that the Washington Post said Thursday was at least in part connected to Ukraine. (more...)
Ukraine Transcript Will Raise Some Eyebrows — Fox & Friends Ukraine Transcript Will Raise Some Eyebrows — Fox & Friends
- Сентября 25, 2019

Earlier this month, Rose said in an Op-Ed in the Advance , he was opposed to impeaching the president because ousting Trump would not address serious issues facing the country and only "tear out country further apart". For two years, Trump defenders had an infinite supply of indignation over the mere suggestion that the president would collude with Russian Federation. (more...)
Brazilian President Bolsonaro Speaks Out Against 'Media Lies' Surrounding Amazon Fires Brazilian President Bolsonaro Speaks Out Against 'Media Lies' Surrounding Amazon Fires
- Сентября 25, 2019

In his speech, Bolsonaro also presented a "new Brazil" to the world and to the private sector, in counterpoint to the "socialist" model that, in his opinion, governed the country in recent years and for which he reserved the harshest remarks in his address. (more...)
Whistleblower's legal team, in statement, supports releasing full complaint to lawmakers Whistleblower's legal team, in statement, supports releasing full complaint to lawmakers
- Сентября 25, 2019

Senator Chuck Schumer said Tuesday that the Congress needs the entire complaint from the whistleblower , in part because without that, lawmakers will not know what the intelligence community inspector general thought was so urgent. For that reason, after consulting with the Justice Department, the agency concluded it was not required to forward the complaint to the intelligence committees. (more...)
USA state of MA bans all e-cigarettes USA state of MA bans all e-cigarettes
- Сентября 25, 2019

The CDC and the Food and Drug Administration are now investigating the incidents. The ban, which applies to flavored and non-flavored products, took immediate effect and will last through January 25, officials said. Officials have been gathering additional information and considering various strategies to respond to an outbreak across several states of a lung disease seemingly associated with e-cigarette use. (more...)
Pius Adesanmi, other victims' families of Boeing 737 crash to receive $144500 Pius Adesanmi, other victims' families of Boeing 737 crash to receive $144500
- Сентября 25, 2019

The agency's disclosures are another setback for the FAA, which is already under scrutiny for its certification of the 737 Max. The FAA, which disputed the findings Monday night, issued a second statement Tuesday with a stronger denial. (more...)