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Albert Einstein’s letter pleading for the atomic bomb never to be used again – for sale | World | News

Albert Einstein’s letter pleading for the atomic bomb never to be used again – for sale | World | News

Years later, Einstein signed a letter to US President Franklin D Roosevelt backing the building of an atomic bomb in the war against Germany. But he changed his stance after being left horrified by the death and devastation caused when they were dropped on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945. After the war, […]

The last 72 hours in Brexit, explained

The last 72 hours in Brexit, explained

It should have been the decisive moment for Brexit: a vote on the revamped deal to take the United Kingdom out of the European Union by October 31. But “Super Saturday” went bust in the UK Parliament after lawmakers voted to withhold support on Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal until all the necessary legislation […]

Canada votes as Trudeau, his ‘sunny ways’ clouded by scandals, tries to hold power

Canada votes as Trudeau, his ‘sunny ways’ clouded by scandals, tries to hold power

OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canadians were voting on Monday to determine whether Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who swept into office four years ago as a charismatic figure promising “sunny ways,” will remain in power after two major scandals. The first polls in what is considered a neck-and-neck race between Trudeau’s Liberals and the main opposition Conservatives […]

Archaeologists Uncover 30 Ancient Coffins With Mummies in Egypt

Archaeologists Uncover 30 Ancient Coffins With Mummies in Egypt

Egypt recently uncovered 30 ancient coffins with mummies near the Nile River. (Photo Credit: KHALED DESOUKI / AFP via Getty Images) Archaeologists recently discovered 30 ancient wooden coffins with mummies in the city of Luxor, Egypt. The coffins, which were well-preserved, are believed to be about 3,000 years old and they were opened on Saturday, […]

Hubble Space Telescope Spots ‘Local’ IC 4653 Galaxy

Hubble Space Telescope Spots ‘Local’ IC 4653 Galaxy

Hubble just observed a “neighbor” in space:  The space telescope recently captured an image of  IC 4653, a galaxy located approximately 80 million light-years from our planet. Even though IC 4653 sounds like it’s far away, NASA says it’s not that distant on a cosmic scale. This galaxy is similar to objects found in the Milky […]

Iraqi Kurds appreciate U.S. forces despite Syria pullout, president says

Iraqi Kurds appreciate U.S. forces despite Syria pullout, president says

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraqi Kurdish President Nechirvan Barzani said on Monday that the United States pulling out of Syria was “undesirable” but that the semi-autonomous region appreciated the U.S. historical role in protecting it. FILE PHOTO: Kurdish region’s Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani speaks during a news conference in Erbil, Iraq November 20, 2017. REUTERS/Azad Lashkari […]

Indicted Giuliani pal Lev Parnas was on final campaign tour with Florida governor who said he didn’t know him – Raw Story

Indicted Giuliani pal Lev Parnas was on final campaign tour with Florida governor who said he didn’t know him – Raw Story

It’s been mere weeks since Rudy Giuliani associates Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman were indicted and arrested while attempting to leave the country. The two men are accused of significantly violating campaign finance laws by allowing wealthy international donors to funnel money through them for political candidates in exchange for demands. Republicans who have found […]

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