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The cosmic lexicon you need for super blood wolf moon 2019

Sunday  07:30,   20 january 2019
qz

There’s lots of excitement coming to a sky over you very soon. You don’t have to do much to prepare—just look up at the... >>>

Burial of six unknown Holocaust victims 'will restore dignity'

Sunday  06:55,   20 january 2019
news.sky

Six unknown victims of the holocaust will be buried in north London on Sunday at a service that will be the first of its kind in the UK. The remains of five adults and a child have been stored in the archives of the Imperial War Museum (IWM) since... >>>

Man charged over Heathrow drone incident

Sunday  04:55,   20 january 2019
news.sky

A man has been charged with flying a drone near Heathrow Airport on Christmas Eve. George Rusu, 38, allegedly used a drone on a field near one of the two runways at Britain's busiest airport on 24 December. The alleged incident happened just three... >>>

Trump offers temporary ‘Dreamers’ deal for border wall

Sunday  04:20,   20 january 2019
bostonherald

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a bid to break the shutdown stalemate, President Donald Trump on Saturday offered to extend temporary protections for young people brought to the U.S.... >>>

117 migrants feared dead as dinghy capsizes off Libya

Sunday  03:30,   20 january 2019
news.sky

Survivors from a rubber dinghy that capsized off Libya fear that more than 100 migrants may have died, a rescue official has said. The fragile vessel left the North African country two days ago and it sank in the Mediterranean, prompting the Italian >>>

Theresa May to brief Cabinet on cross-party Brexit talks

Sunday  03:15,   20 january 2019
msn

It comes as Liam Fox warned failing to deliver on the 2016 vote to leave the EU could result in a ‘political... >>>

Suspected car bomb explodes outside Londonderry court house

Sunday  03:15,   20 january 2019
news.sky

A suspected car bomb has exploded outside a court house in Derry/Londonderry in Northern Ireland. A photo, tweeted by the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI), showed what appears to be a vehicle on fire in the city centre. The tweet also warns >>>

World’s Oldest Known Periodic Table Found During Cleanup of Scottish Lab

Sunday  01:55,   20 january 2019
gizmodo

A classroom chart bearing an early version of the periodic table of elements has been discovered in a University of St. Andrews chemistry lab. Dating back to the 1880s, the chart is thought to be the world’s oldest. The storage room of the chemistry >>>

In U.S. and Britain, a permanent sense of crisis

Sunday  01:15,   20 january 2019
washingtonpost

The hard-bitten nationalism of some voters has driven both countries to a cliff’s edge. Trump’s decision to pander to his hard-line base has led him to embrace political brinkmanship. Neither May nor her chief opponent, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn,... >>>

Trump reportedly has a new proposal to end the shutdown

Sunday  00:30,   20 january 2019
vox

The president is expected to offer concessions to Democrats Saturday — but he still wants a border wall. President Donald Trump on Saturday is expected to offer a new deal to congressional Democrats that he hopes will draw down what’s been the... >>>

Philip rides again! The Duke of Edinburgh, 97, is back behind the wheel of a new Land Rover ALONE and without a seatbelt two days after he crashed into car carrying a mother and baby

Saturday  20:30,   19 january 2019
dailymail.co.uk

EXCLUSIVE: he Duke of Edinburgh, 97, could be seen driving into the main entrance gate to the Sandringham estate on his own without a seatbelt on Saturday afternoon. It comes less than 48 hours after he was left bloodied and shaken when his car... >>>

Fireball at Mexico Pipeline Tap Kills at Least 66 People

Saturday  20:05,   19 january 2019
msn

A fireball erupted at an illegal pipeline tap, killing at least 66 people and injuring dozens. More than 80 others were listed as... >>>

The philosophical problem of killing baby Hitler, explained

Saturday  16:55,   19 january 2019
vox

Let’s figure this one out, folks. If you woke up this morning and asked yourself, “Would conservative podcaster Ben Shapiro travel backwards through kill and murder Adolf Hitler when Hitler was a tiny baby?”, then (a) you should seek help but (b) I... >>>

Why millions of Indians “purify” themselves by bathing in a filthy river

Saturday  10:41,   19 january 2019
qz

The ritual purity of Ganga water (gan˙ga¯ jala) has persisted as a matter of common faith across the Indian subcontinent, despite its visible contamination... >>>

Pot washer wins $21m for working on Sundays

Saturday  08:40,   19 january 2019
news.sky

A pot washer has been awarded $21m (£16.3m) for being forced to work on Sundays. Marie Jean Pierre was fired in March 2016 from the Conrad Miami Hotel for missing work on six Sundays so she could attend Bethel Baptist Church in Miami. The... >>>