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by | May 14, 2019 | 14:57

The moon wrinkles as its interior cools and shrinks - much as a grape does as it dries to become a raisin. The Apollo astronauts first began measuring seismic activity on the Moon in the 1960s and 1970s, finding the vast majority were occurred deep in the body's interior while a smaller number were on its surface.

by | May 14, 2019 | 14:10

Almost three years since the United Kingdom voted 52 per cent to 48 per cent to leave the European Union, there is still no agreement among British politicians about when, how or even if the divorce should take place. "Speaking in West Yorkshire, he said : "...it's a duty. Conversely, Change UK - the party formed by nine former Labour and three ex-Tory MPs - is languishing on just seven per cent support in the capital, according to the survey carried out on behalf of Queen Mary University ...

by | May 14, 2019 | 12:29

Israel said last Friday that it would also lift the ban it had imposed on Palestinian fishing vessels operating in the strip. "No party wants to invoke a war because this would bring destruction to Israelis and Palestinians", he said. Moreover, a small counter-protest was held with pro-Israel activists waving Israeli flags. On Sunday, Israel officially kicked off the Eurovision week in Tel Aviv, with thousands of police, Magen David Adom medics and stewards being deployed to the Eurovision ...

by | May 14, 2019 | 12:10

He is hopeful the state will allow him to roll over the unused limit to next season. In 2017, the 94-year-old former president was treated for dehydration while building houses in Winnipeg, Canada, for Habitat for Humanity. The Carter Center said the former president was disappointed to suffer a broken bone during the week that turkey hunting season closes. The center has monitored elections around the world and worked to resolve conflicts and eradicate disease, including guinea worm.

by | May 14, 2019 | 09:57

Speaking on the Yahoo News podcast "Skullduggery," US Representative from the Democratic Party, Rashida Tlaib , discussed the conflict between Israel and Palestinians in the familiar provocative manner she had been criticized for on multiple occasions in the past.

by | May 14, 2019 | 08:53

The sketch featured Cecily Strong as Sen. When the lawmakers were asked whether they would continue supporting Trump even if Special Counsel Robert Mueller testified that the president had obstructed justice, both McKinnon and Bennett answered in the affirmative.

by | May 14, 2019 | 08:25

Al-Kabashi said they agreed on the creation of a sovereign council, a cabinet and a legislative body that would govern the country during the transition. "The meeting was planned for today but it has now been postponed to Monday", alliance spokesman Rashid al-Sayed said. The meeting was held behind closed doors at a convention centre in central Khartoum.

by | May 14, 2019 | 07:11

Huffman entered a plea deal with prosecutors, which means she's liable to face a four-month prison term and a USD$20,000 (AUD$28,800) fine when she's sentenced on September 13. Several parents have already pleaded guilty, including Gordon Caplan and Bruce and Davina Isackson . "Everything else Mr. Rosen said I did, I did", she said.

by | May 14, 2019 | 06:30

The lawsuit alleges about 20 companies have been involved in fixing prices for more than 100 drugs, including treatments for diabetes and cancer. Details were usually hashed out in face-to-face encounters during many swanky events such as trade shows, cocktail parties, dinners, conferences, and golf outings.

by | May 14, 2019 | 06:20

US President Donald Trump has increased tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods to 25 percent and ordered the start of a process to impose new duties on another $300 billion worth of items. The move comes three days after the U.S. more than doubled tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese imports. China retaliated on Monday with $60 billion in tariffs ranging from five to 25 per cent.

by | May 14, 2019 | 05:57

Coast Guard spokesman Jon-Paul Rios says three others remain missing. Ten others have been hospitalized in Ketchikan, one in critical condition. The planes were carrying passengers from a cruise ship which departed from Vancouver on Saturday.

by | May 14, 2019 | 05:40

According to Princess Cruises, which confirmed in a statement that its passengers were on board the two planes, the Royal Princess left Vancouver on Saturday and was set to arrive in Anchorage on May 18. She added: "We have one in critical condition, three in serious condition, and six in fair condition". The coast guard and local search and rescue crews were on scene.

by | May 14, 2019 | 03:56

In exchange for Huffman's guilty plea, federal prosecutors have vowed to recommend a sentence at the "low end" of the sentencing range - a $20,000 fine and 12 months of supervised release, according to the plea agreement - but the judge could also choose not to send her prison.

by | May 13, 2019 | 19:27

As part of the agreement, Pakistan is expected to receive $ 6 billion in assistance over the next three years. The lender's executive board will meet to approve the agreement for the 39-month loan, "subject to the timely implementation of prior actions and confirmation of worldwide partners' financial commitments", IMF's mission chief Ernesto Ramirez Rigo said in a statement .

by | May 13, 2019 | 19:05

But, top officials in the Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir as well as the country's intelligence agencies are categorically denying these claims - in spite of a clash between the region's militants and the Indian Military, on Friday. "The world may roll its eyes at these developments, but to jihadists in these vulnerable regions, these are significant gestures to help lay the groundwork in rebuilding the map of the IS 'caliphate, '" she said .

by | May 13, 2019 | 18:23

The organisation claimed that in the past he had "advocated exterminating LGBT+ people". However his scheduled appearance sparked controversy and an online petition calling for a ban gathered 14,150 signatures. The Anti-Defamation League said a video Anderson posted from his base in Arizona in 2015 showed him arguing that millions of Jews were not gassed and burned in ovens but rather died of hunger and disease in Nazi concentration camps.

by | May 13, 2019 | 18:09

The broadcaster took Monday's show off air and replaced it with a repeat of Dickinson's Real Deal . While there has been no formal update from the TV bosses about the future of the show, upcoming guests Danniella Westbrook and Christopher Maloney explained the programme will be back for their celebrity special.

by | May 13, 2019 | 17:10

This incident involving the rape of a minor girl has sent shivers down the spines of every right-thinking individual", he said. "The heinous crime... is under investigation... Condemnations of the crime poured in from leaders from across the political spectrum appealing for calm, with a top separatist leader, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq saying on Monday the incident was "a crime against humanity".

by | May 13, 2019 | 17:01

In a wide-ranging interview with Chinese media after talks in Washington ended Friday, Vice Premier Liu He laid out three differences between the two countries, which underscore the work still to be done if an accord is to be reached between the world's two biggest economies.

by | May 13, 2019 | 16:59

A maid working at a Bavarian bed & breakfast in the southern German city of Passau found three people dead, impaled on long crossbow bolts, when she checked on the room. Police didn't release further details on the identities of the three. The man and the older woman were lying together in bed, while the younger woman was lying on the floor.