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French sports minister's resignation 'linked to tax inquiry'

The president was forced into the move after Nicolas Hulot, a popular eco-campaigner, resigned live on radio last week over "hollow commitments on environmental...


Japan is Going to Test the World’s First ‘Space Elevator’

The small box that will be used as the miniature space elevator will only be six centimeters in length and three centimeters in both height and width. The ele...


Judge Kavanaugh Says His Loyalty Is to the Constitution, Not Trump

Cory Booker (D-N.J.) threatened to release a confidential document from Kavanaugh about racial profiling. He said the majority opinion was "based on a co...


US senators question Kavanaugh about his record and legal positions

Grassley noted that despite his staff being available around the clock to help Democrats access records, not a single Democratic senator showed up. When she pau...


Brett Kavanaugh Proves Elusive During Second Day In Supreme Court Hot Seat

The most likely outcome of this week's hearings is a vote along party lines to send Kavanaugh's nomination to the full Senate. He also declined to touch som...


Planet Nine playing hide-and-seek, and its hiding right beyond Neptune

In 2016, Brown and colleague Konstantin Batygin predicted that Planet Nine weighs five to 20 times more that the Earth's mass, and that it follows an elli...


Kavanaugh emphasizes judicial independence as second day of Supreme Court hearing begins

He condemned the spate of USA school shootings, but defended an opinion he wrote questioning whether semi-automatic rifles could be banned. A spokesman for ...


Tropical Storm Gordon moves over land near AL-MS border

Tuesday. "We're asking people to do the same things that we're doing: prepare", Biloxi Mayor Andrew "FoFo" Gilich said in a statement. The Escambia County S...


Tropical Storm Gordon expected to move into the gulf

The system is brewing about 175 miles (281 kilometers) east-southeast of Marathon in the Florida Keys. There are no concerns of tropical development, but scatte...


Kavanaugh Dodges Question on Pre-Existing Condition Provision

President Donald Trump speaks with Brett Kavanaugh and family. And it's a concerning position to some senators who know this Supreme Court could decide whet...


Brett Kavanaugh Refuses to Say Whether Trump Can Pardon Himself

Kamala Harris, of California. Sasse ripped into his Congressional colleagues for not enacting legislation related to sensitive issues, leaving the Supreme Co...


NASA will pay you to transform Carbon dioxide into other resources on Mars

The US space agency continues: "Because CO2 is readily abundant within the Martian atmosphere, such technologies will translate into in-situ manufacturing of pr...


Russia: Hole In Space Station Was Likely Sabotage

He added that the drill appeared to have been held by a "wavering hand". Roscosmos chief Dmitry Rogozin said the hole, which was discovered last week in...


Botswana: 87 Elephants Killed By Poachers After Masisi Disarms Anti-Poaching Unit

The sanctuary, covering nearly 8,500 square miles (22,000 square kilometers), is a major tourism draw. It is described as Africa's last eden . Botswana is ...


Calm before the storm Tuesday; Gordon moves in Wednesday — ALERT DAY

The storm is expected to become a hurricane, with winds of at least 74mph (119km/h) and up to 12 inches (30cm) of rain forecast by the US National Hurricane Cen...


Heat not going away; spotty rain chances this week

Gulf Coast late Tuesday, according to the National Hurricane Center . Cantrell urged residents within the levee protection area to stock up on supplies and s...


Almost 90 elephants found dead near wildlife park in Botswana, conservationists say

The BBC has quoted Mike Chase of Elephants Without Borders as saying: "I'm shocked". "When I compare this to figures and data from the Great Elephant Cens...


Tropical Storm Gordon forms near Florida Keys

Gulf Coast in coming days. All areas from MS to Texas need to be monitoring this system very closely as it heads in the general direction of the northeast and...


Notley prepared to fight Ottawa's climate plan over pipeline stall

And, while pipelines and carbon taxes might wend into the future along the same route, Tombe doesn't think it'll change the federal government's action on clima...


Russian Federation to end U.S. space station rides in April, pressuring NASA

NASA pays about $81 million per seat on the Soyuz to fly astronauts to and from the space station. Russian Federation has been transporting USA astronauts ...