News: World

NASA Is Testing A Mini Nuclear Reactor To Power Astronauts On Mars

Friday  08:50,   19 january 2018
Huffington Post UK

Called Kilopower, it is in effect a miniature version of the fission reactors that we see powering thousands of homes around the world today. Unlike those large vast complex sites, the Kilopower produces just 1-10KW of power, enough to power more[...]

Love in the air: Pope marries couple on papal plane in Chile

Friday  07:15,   19 january 2018
Associated Press

It was all in a day's work for the ever-unpredictable Pope Francis. First he celebrated the first-ever airborne papal wedding, marrying two flight attendants at 36,000 feet during a flight on Thursday to this northern Chilean beachside town.Then [...]

"Let's look at facts": A Raja challenges former CAG Vinod Rai to debate on 2G spectrum allocation

Friday  04:00,   19 january 2018
NDTV

"Let's look at facts": A Raja challenges former CAG Vinod Rai to debate on 2G spectrum allocation"Vinod Rai is like a cat that closes its eyes to declare the world is dark. I challenge him via your channel. Come have a debate. Let's[...]

Israel loves Bollywood… I love Bollywood: Benjamin Netanyahu

Friday  04:00,   19 january 2018
The Indian Express

Israel loves Bollywood… I love Bollywood: Benjamin NetanyahuScroll down to see more pictures from the[...]

One of the World’s Oldest Clocks Stops Ticking, Briefly

Friday  01:20,   19 january 2018
The New York Times

One of the World’s Oldest Clocks Stops Ticking, BrieflyBut for more than 600 years, one clock has been measuring the passing hours, noting when day turns to night as well as the position of the sun, moon and[...]

Macron: UK must pay for City deal after Brexit

Friday  00:15,   19 january 2018
Sky News

Emmanuel Macron has warned Theresa May the UK will have to pay into the EU's coffers in order to secure a Brexit trade deal on financial services. Speaking alongside the Prime Minister during his first visit to Britain since being elected, the[...]

The latest winter storms have been deadly. But are cold snaps deadlier than heat waves?

Thursday  23:01,   18 january 2018
Vox.com

In 2017, the third-hottest year on record, we also saw dozens of deaths as record-setting heat baked swaths of the country from the Pacific Northwest to the Southeast. Writing in the Wall Street Journal in 2016, Danish commentator Bjørn[...]

A German hacker offers a rare look inside the secretive world of Julian Assange and WikiLeaks

Thursday  23:00,   18 january 2018
The Washington Post

Andy Müller-Maguhn is of keen interest to Western intelligence agencies investigating how the Russians moved hacked DNC emails to WikiLeaks in 2016."Too many biometric details," says Andy Müller-Maguhn, eyeing the cameras on the timesaving[...]

Egyptian Archaeologists Begin Search for Tutankhamun's Wife in the Valley of the Kings

Thursday  20:23,   18 january 2018
Newsweek

Excavations have begun in an area where archaeologists believe the tomb of the ancient Egyptian wife could be.Egyptian archaeologists have started the search for the wife of King Tutankhamun in an area known as the Valley of the[...]

Ancient Meteorites Show Water On Earth Early In Solar System’s Life

Thursday  19:40,   18 january 2018
International Business Times

Scientists say a type of meteorite from early in the solar system holds evidence that water was on Earth very early on.The space rocks that delivered Earth’s water may have visited even before the solar system was 2 million years old — a super young [...]

9 years after 26/11, Moshe Holtzberg returns to Chabad House in Mumbai

Thursday  19:37,   18 january 2018
NDTV

9 years after 26/11, Moshe Holtzberg returns to Chabad House in MumbaiWATCH [...]

Leo Varadkar described as a 'nutcase' by DUP's Brexit spokesman

Thursday  17:53,   18 january 2018
Independent.ie

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has been described as a "nutcase" by the DUP's Brexit spokesman.He was speaking as Mr Varadkar was being lauded by the majority of the European Parliament for a speech he gave on the future of[...]

Lucky Dublin punter lands €15,000 after making €3 bets on Lotto draw

Thursday  17:00,   18 january 2018
Dublin Live

The win was made over two bets on the midweek Lotto drawThe punter, who wishes to remain anonymous, placed their bets in a BoyleSports shop in the capital just half an hour before the draw took[...]

Judge says Noirin O’Sullivan did not use false sex abuse claim against Maurice McCabe

Thursday  17:00,   18 january 2018
Independent.ie

Nóirín O'Sullivan did not use false allegations of sexual abuse to discredit Sgt Maurice McCabe at the O'Higgins Commission, Mr Justice Peter Charleton has said. The chairman of the Disclosures Tribunal said he believed all parties could[...]

'Conor McGregor should apologise to families of road traffic victims', says grieving mother

Thursday  15:32,   18 january 2018
Independent.ie

A grieving mother of a young boy who died when he was struck by a car while playing outside the family home has criticised Conor McGregor for recording himself on his phone while driving. Roseann Brennan's six-year-old son Jake died in her arms when [...]