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Astronomers see star warp light for first time

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The study's "measurements show convincingly that Stein 2051 B is not an exotic "iron core" white dwarf but a rather typical one, with a carbon-oxygen core and a normal mass and radius, thus resolving the long-standing debate over its nature", scientist T.D. Read More »

Comey: Trump Asked For 'Loyalty,' Wanted Him to 'Let' Flynn Investigation 'Go'

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Comey is set to testify before the Senate Intelligence committee Thursday. "I added that I was not on anybody's side politically and could not be counted on in the traditional political sense". With the frustrated lawmakers gearing up for Thursday's long-awaited testimony from ousted FBI Director James Comey , the committee on Wednesday afternoon took the unusual step of releasing the written statement Comey plans to deliver. Read More »

Ariana Grande Resumes Dangerous Woman Tour Following Manchester Bombing

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The star studded line up included Justin Bieber , Miley Cyrus , Katy Perry , Coldplay and Pharrell Williams . It also came less than 24 hours after a terrorist attack in London left seven people dead and dozens injured. Ariana Grande is ready to step back onto the stage for her Dangerous Woman tour, and we are so proud of her. "We need to try and find a way to overcome the fear". Read More »

United Kingdom police name third man behind London terror attack

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The other two attackers were named Monday as Khuram Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane . Thomas' girlfriend was struck and seriously injured by the van. "He was working a lot and that put my mind at rest". British police did not immediately comment about the man on Tuesday. Redouane had previously been refused asylum in the United Kingdom in 2009. Read More »

Vladimir Putin Says the U.S

He said: "Well, this is just another load of nonsense". The remarks were the latest in a series of denials from Moscow that have had little impact so far on a political crisis in the United States over potential links between Russian Federation and Trump's inner circle. Read More »

British police identify third London attacker

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He said Zaghba was always tracked by Italian intelligence officers while in the country and that United Kingdom authorities were informed. Collina said she last spoke to her son two days before the attack and that in retrospect she realizes "it was a goodbye call". Read More »

Former Panamanian Dictator Manuel Noriega Dies

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He was placed in a medically induced coma after suffering severe brain hemorrhaging during the surgery, his attorney told CNN affiliate TV Panama at the time. After a series of incidents, one of which resulted in the death of an American service member, President George H.W. Bush unleashed Operation Just Cause, the USA invasion of Panama, on December 20, 1989. Read More »

Gulf crisis reroutes Qatari flight paths

That supposedstory released via a Qatari site is being blamed as a catalyst behind the regional tensions, which have been long-simmering but recently spiked in the wake of Mr. " More work needs to be done", she said. Pentagon officials said they, too, were taken aback by Mr. Trump's tweets, particularly given the American military's deep ties to Qatar. Read More »

'Considered official statements' - Sean Spicer defends Donald Trump's unorthodox use of Twitter

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Sebastian Gorka, a deputy assistant and a national security adviser to the president, on Monday firmly stated Trump's tweets should not equate to statements of substance or administration policy. "Sorry folks, but if I would have relied on the Fake News of CNN, NBC, ABC, CBS, washpost or nytimes, I would have had ZERO chance of winning WH", Trump added in a separate tweet. Read More »

Hawaii becomes first state to enact law that aligns with Paris agreement

At least a dozen states including Hawaii have signed pledges to continue reducing fossil-fuel emissions despite Trump's decision. "We are especially aware of the limits of our natural environment", Ige said before signing the document . . Ige signed a separate bill Tuesday establishing a Carbon Farming Task Force, aimed at identifying "agricultural and aquacultural practices to improve soil health and promote carbon sequestration". Read More »

Two of Three London Attackers Named by British Police

London police said all 12 people held since the attack late Saturday from the Barking neighborhood in the east of the city, have been freed. The attackers ran people over with a van on London Bridge , then three assailants lunged with knives seemingly at random at crowds gathered around Borough Market , which is full of restaurants and bars. Read More »

Trump's sons defend father's Twitter attack against London mayor

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The row between Mr Trump and Mr Khan saw the US President dismiss criticism of his original post on the subject by redoubling his attack, accusing Mr Khan of making a "pathetic excuse". broadcaster Channel 4 on Monday. Not mentioned by Trump was that Khan also warned that the threat level in London remains severe. Prime Minister Theresa May called Trump's comments "wrong". Read More »

United Kingdom police have 'robust' plans for election security - May's spokeswoman

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British police said the third assailant was Youssef Zaghba, 22, and that he had not been a subject of interest for them or the MI5 domestic intelligence agency. Police said Tuesday that his family has been notified. The rampage followed a suicide bombing that killed 22 adults and children at a pop concert in Manchester two weeks ago, and an attack in March when five people died after a auto was driven into pedestrians on London's Westminster Bridge. Read More »

Woman stabbed in London by three women shouting Allah

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Police were called to the scene on the corner of Wanstead High Street and Hermon Hill at 9.36am on Wednesday. He said: "Officers and London Ambulance Service attended and found a woman, aged in her 30s, with a slash wound". Obviously it's a shock, she's in shock. "She was in tears and she had a cut right up her arm", she said, according to the Daily Mail . "Enquiries continue. Read More »

US suspects Russian hackers planted fake news behind Qatar crisis

In a Reuters interview, UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash said it would be very complex to disentangle the "very diverse" business ties between Qatar and its neighbors but suggested this might be necessary. Some 10,000 military personnel are stationed at the Al-Udeid airbase. A Pentagon spokesman said the crisis has had "no impact on our operations in Qatar or with regards to airspace permission around it". Read More »

Karen Pence installs beehive at vice president's residence

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It also went unmentioned that the Trump administration delayed listing the rusty patched bumble bee as endangered, recently unwound an attempt to ban a particularly unsafe pesticide that causes nervous system damage in children, and is generally following an anything-goes policy when it comes to environmental degradation. Read More »

Twin attacks on Iran parliament and Khomeini shrine, 1 dead

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Meanwhile, one attacker blew himself up inside Iranian Parliament complex, as per Reuters quoting state media . The Islamic State said it was behind the raids on parliament and the shrine, the militia's semi-official Amaq news agency said, citing a security source. Read More »

Exhausted talk: LeBron dunks idea he's worn out guarding Durant

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Golden State would also go on to squander a 3-1 series lead that postseason, falling in seven games to LeBron James' Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals . Those words were prophetic on Sunday. Kyrie Irving , Kevin Love , Tristan Thompson and the rest of the Cavaliers bench players adjust their play to optimize the success of LeBron. Read More »

Barbaric Terrorist Attacks in Iran No Excuse for Crackdown on Civil Liberties

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It continued to say that the as ISIS's claim of responsibility for the attacks showed the country's "complicity in this wild move". Shops in the area were shuttered, and gunfire could be heard. At least one attacker detonated a suicide bomb. This year's holy month started nearly two weeks ago on May 26. Though most Iranians are Shiite, including separatists in Ahvaz, the eastern Baloch region is majority Sunni, although there are no recent census figures available. Read More »

Family identifies Canadian killed in London attacks

In response, a spokesperson for the London Mayor said Mr. Khan "is busy working with the police, emergency services and the government to coordinate the response to this horrific and cowardly terrorist attack". Ms May, who is facing a general election later this week, said during her address that "things can not continue as they are", and that soft attitudes towards extremism, as well as online radicalisation, had paved the way for this type of incident. Read More »

Trump nominates Christopher Wray as new Federal Bureau of Investigation head

Trump's decision to announce Wray on Twitter has lead to speculation about whether his White House press office was aware the nomination was going to be made public in such fashion. Law enforcement ought to be "thrilled", Christie said. Early in his career, Wray, a 1992 graduate from Yale Law School, was an assistant USA attorney in Georgia. Read More »

UAE minister says terror financing at heart of Qatar crisis

The call came a day after Trump appeared to back Saudi Arabia strong-arming the emirate, which is home to 10,000 USA troops. Pentagon spokesman Jeff Davis tried to quell concerns about the future of Al-Udeid, stressing there had been "no impact" on United States military operations in Qatar "and we don't anticipate there will be". Read More »