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Trump defends Syria move, doesn’t want USA troops in Mideast Trump defends Syria move, doesn’t want USA troops in Mideast
- October 10, 2019

He said no American soldiers are in the area. Paul explained that the USA and UK-led military intervention that caused Saddam Hussein's fall in Iraq was what caused the chaos from which ISIS was born and he thinks that something similar is happening while Bassar al-Assad's regime is weakening in Syria. (more...)
Squirrels hide more than 200 walnuts under hood of Pa. couple's vehicle Squirrels hide more than 200 walnuts under hood of Pa. couple's vehicle
- October 10, 2019

The vehicle hadn't been driven since late last week. Mr Persic said that he got the auto checked out by a mechanic, who found more walnuts underneath the engine. There were enough walnuts to fill half a trash can. "My truck may have had a squirrel chew through/pull out a fuel injector hose", he wrote. "Fortunately it was raining out so the grass was pretty damp... (more...)
Nobel Prize for Physics Jointly Awarded to Three Scientists Nobel Prize for Physics Jointly Awarded to Three Scientists
- October 10, 2019

Peebles completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Manitoba and earned his PhD at Princeton University , where he now serves as the Albert Einstein Professor of Science ". "In October 1995, Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz announced the discovery of an Earth-like planet orbiting a solar-type star", said Larsson. Currently, regular matter - the stuff that makes up the stars, the planets, and everything on Earth - is believed to comprise only 5% of the total mass and energy in ... (more...)
Joe Biden: Trump committed impeachable acts Joe Biden: Trump committed impeachable acts
- October 09, 2019

White House declares it will not cooperate with "illegitimate" impeachment probe • Donald Trump impeachment: Why Nancy Pelosi stunt will backfire • Explained: What's going on with Donald Trump's phone call, impeachment, the Bidens and Ukraine? Facebook , which released its response to Biden's request, said its policy requires that any claim "directly made by a politician" be "considered direct speech and ineligible for our third-party fact checking program". (more...)
State Dept blocks U.S. diplomat impeachment probe testimony: lawyer State Dept blocks U.S. diplomat impeachment probe testimony: lawyer
- October 09, 2019

House committee chairmen quickly declared they would subpoena the envoy to force him to appear. In a statement, Sondland's lawyer says he's "profoundly disappointed" and "stands ready to answer the committee's questions fully and truthfully" if the State Department and Congress work this out. (more...)
American Airlines Plans to Resume Boeing 737 Max Flights in 2020 American Airlines Plans to Resume Boeing 737 Max Flights in 2020
- October 09, 2019

Boeing shares, buffetted this week by conflicting signals on European regulators' attitude to the MAX, were also marginally higher. American has 24 Max jets in storage and expected to have 40 by the end of the year. Southwest Airlines had already taken the MAX fleet out of its schedule until January 5 and United Airlines has done the same until December 19. Boeing is working on changes to flight-control software and computers. (more...)
Rajnath Singh Promises Tax Tweaks To Have France Make In India Rajnath Singh Promises Tax Tweaks To Have France Make In India
- October 09, 2019

The first jet bears the tail number RB 001 which are the initials of Indian Air Force ( IAF ) chief, Air Chief Marshal R.K.S. Bhadauria, who played a key role on behalf of India in the Rafale negotiations with France . Rajnath Singh was flown by Philippe Duchateau, head test pilot of Dassault Aviation . Before leaving for Bordeaux on the morning of Tuesday, Singh will meet French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris and is expected to discuss issues relating to defence and security ties ... (more...)
White House rules out cooperation in impeachment probe
- October 09, 2019

Former federal prosecutor and current CNN legal analyst Renato Mariotti urged House Democrats not get bogged down on the administration obstructing the process. "The Whistleblower has ties to one of my DEMOCRAT OPPONENTS", he wrote. "Mr. President, you are not above the law". Progressive activists have been credited for keeping the heat on lawmakers to hold Trump accountable for his misconduct, and advocacy groups are continuing to mobilize to ensure House Democrats follow through with ... (more...)
Indian family drowns trying to take selfie in river Indian family drowns trying to take selfie in river
- October 09, 2019

Only one of them was able to be rescued from the water by the husband, while the others were lost under the water. The newlyweds and the groom's 20-year-old sister Yuvarani stood alongside three teenage siblings in waist-deep water near the Pambar Dam to pose for a picture. (more...)
"Needless Speculation": Sources On Belated PM-Xi Meet Announcement: 10 Points
- October 09, 2019

The broad objective of the summit will be to find a broad pathway for future growth of Sino-India ties, they said, adding that there was no plan to ink any pact or issue any joint communique after the Modi-Xi meetings. A letter written by Kancheepuram Collector P. Ponniah to the Superintendent, ASI, Chennai, reads that the Kancheepuram Superintendent of Police said the Chinese President faced high level of threat from various militant/terrorist organisations. (more...)
European Union nations condemn NK missile test, urge meaningful talks with US European Union nations condemn NK missile test, urge meaningful talks with US
- October 09, 2019

Afterward, they were joined by the other European members of the council Belgium and Poland - as well as Estonia, which will take a seat on the council in January - to express their "deep collective concern" about North Korea's behavior. "International sanctions must remain in place and be fully and strictly enforced", they said in a statement read by French ambassador Nicolas Riviere. (more...)
Nobel week continues with the Chemistry Prize Nobel week continues with the Chemistry Prize
- October 09, 2019

The prize will be shared between James Peebles, who studied the origins of the universe, and Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz, who together first discovered a planet beyond our solar system. His research led to the revelation that just 5% of the universe is normal matter and energy, while about 95% is invisible stuff that physicists call dark matter and dark energy. (more...)
Sanders plans to 'change the nature' of campaign after heart attack Sanders plans to 'change the nature' of campaign after heart attack
- October 09, 2019

It wasn't until last week that she returned home to the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, where she learned of her cancer diagnosis, but sadly died just two days later. I do know that we will continue on because we have to.... we promised her we would. Sen. Bernie Sanders: We'll release them. "It is what she wanted", they added. (more...)
Germany gun attack: Two killed in Halle Germany gun attack: Two killed in Halle
- October 09, 2019

They did not give any further information. The shootings took place in the Paulus area. Police later said one suspect had been arrested but urged people to remain careful. Bild reported that a hand grenade was also thrown onto a Jewish cemetery. "We are urgently investigating and are asking people to stay in their homes", Halle police tweeted. (more...)