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A 'Natural Meteor Fireball' Just Exploded in the Sky Over Michigan

Wednesday  16:05,   17 january 2018

Social media was alight Tuesday with videos that appeared to show a fireball blazing through the night sky above highways of southeast Michigan, and flashes of blue and orange light over settled snow. As witness accounts — as well as[...]

Watch Live: NASA to Reveal Energy Breakthrough That Can Take Humans to Mars and Power a Home for 10 Years

Wednesday  13:41,   17 january 2018

The agency hasn't tried building a nuclear fission reactor for space since the[...]

World's biggest flooded cave found in Mexico, explorers say

Wednesday  13:15,   17 january 2018

A group of divers has connected two underwater caverns in eastern Mexico to reveal what is believed to be the biggest flooded cave on the planet, a discovery that could help shed new light on the ancient Maya civilization. © REUTERS Scuba [...]

Elvis actor at vow renewal for couple who abused 13 kids sickened

Wednesday  12:26,   17 january 2018
New York Daily News

The Elvis impersonator who conducted wedding ceremonies for David and Louise Turpin said he turned ill when he heard they tortured 13 kids.“I really got sick to my stomach and couldn’t believe it,” Kent Ripley told the Daily News. “I was shocked and [...]

Trump did ‘exceedingly well’ on a cognitive test, top White House doctor says

Wednesday  10:06,   17 january 2018
The Washington Post

The president received a score of 30 out of 30 on the test that he requested, Navy Rear Adm. Ronny L. Jackson said.President Trump requested that his first formal medical exam include a cognitive test and "did exceedingly well," receiving a score[...]

Trump Is Transparent About His Health—So Why Not His Finances?

Wednesday  10:05,   17 january 2018
The Atlantic

During the first year of the Trump administration, the James Brady Briefing Room turned into an arena for excitement unseen since at least the days of Ron Ziegler. Yet Tuesday was still an especially surprising day.During the first year of the Trump [...]

Japan public TV sends mistaken North Korean missile alert

Wednesday  08:10,   17 january 2018
Associated Press

<p>NHK television issued the message on its internet and mobile news sites as well as on Twitter, saying North Korea appeared to have fired a missile at[...]

North Korea ‘could trigger US military response’ if diplomacy does not work

Wednesday  07:05,   17 january 2018
Press Association

Talks would require a ‘sustained cessation’ of threats, Mr Tillerson said.US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has warned that if North Korea does not choose to negotiate on giving up its nuclear weapons it could trigger a military[...]

How a malnourished teen escaped a house full of chains and freed her 12 siblings

Wednesday  05:45,   17 january 2018
The Washington Post

David Allen Turpin and Louise Anna Turpin were arrested in Perris, Calif., on charges of torture and child endangerment. The 13 siblings were taken to two hospitals for treatment.There were no toys and no bicycles on the front lawn — only weeds that [...]

Travel warning as parts of UK set for heavy snow

Wednesday  04:10,   17 january 2018
Sky News

Parts of the UK could see up to 25cm (9.8in) of snow on Tuesday night, the Met Office has said. Amber warnings for snow and ice have been issued for southern Scotland and Northern Ireland, with forecasts of between 15cm (5.9in) and 25cm (9.8in) of[...]

Parents of chained siblings charged with torture

Tuesday  21:52,   16 january 2018
Sky News

The parents of 13 siblings who were starved and chained to beds in California have been charged with torture and child endangerment. David Allen Turpin, 57, and Louise Anna Turpin, 49, were arrested on Sunday after a 17-year-old emaciated girl[...]

Dramatic video shows Georgia firefighter catching child dropped from burning building

Tuesday  21:50,   16 january 2018
FOX News

A Georgia firefighter is being hailed as a hero after dramatic video earlier this month captured him catching a child being thrown from a burning apartment. The DeKalb County Fire Rescue Department uploaded the video to Facebook Sunday showing Cpt.[...]

William and Kate get wiggle room on visit to Coventry

Tuesday  20:27,   16 january 2018
Press Association

It is likely to be one of their last engagements before Kate gives birth to their third child.The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge followed in well-trodden royal footsteps when they danced in public, learning a new way to[...]

Steve Bannon set for appear before US House probe into Russia collusion

Tuesday  20:24,   16 january 2018
Press Association

The former Breitbart News chief played a critical role in Donald Trump’s campaign.Former White House senior adviser Steve Bannon has arrived for his appearance before the US House Intelligence Committee in Washington as part of its probe into[...]

Bored of Brexit? Watch this MP fall asleep during an EU debate

Tuesday  18:40,   16 january 2018

Parliament Live LONDON — It all got a bit too much today for Conservative MP Desmond Swayne, who was caught taking a quick nap during the House of Commons debate on the EU Withdrawal[...]