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  • The DART Mission Successfully Altered An Asteroid's Path

    The DART Mission Successfully Altered An Asteroid's Path

    It was successful! The DART mission successfully altered an asteroid's path. To date, this is the first time humans have manipulated a celestial body on purpose. As part of a test of a possible way to stop asteroids, NASA's DART satellite cut the orbit of the asteroid Dimorphos by 32 minutes.

  • The Head Of GCHQ Says China's Tech Advancement Poses A Threat To Global Security

    The Head Of GCHQ Says China's Tech Advancement Poses A Threat To Global Security

    The head of British intelligence says that China's tech advancement poses a threat to global security as China is trying to use satellites and digital money to stifle dissent at home and keep an eye on its enemies abroad. In contrast to the United Kingdom and its democratic allies, China sees technological progress as a "tool to gain an advantage through control of their markets, of those in their sphere of influence, and their own citizens," as stated in a speech excerpt by Jeremy Fleming, head of the United Kingdom's electronic spy agency, GCHQ.

  • Sean Penn’s Mom Eileen Ryan Passed Away At 94

    Sean Penn’s Mom Eileen Ryan Passed Away At 94

    A spokesperson for her son, Sean Penn, confirmed to CBS News on Monday that Sean Penn’s Mom Eileen Ryan passed away at 94 on October 9 in Malibu. Michael Penn, also released a tweet confirming her passing. With a picture of Ryan, the composer said, "We lost mom yesterday."

  • Clusters Of Cooperating Sperm Outpace Solitary Sperm In The Mating Race

    Clusters Of Cooperating Sperm Outpace Solitary Sperm In The Mating Race

    A new study reveals that bull sperm move more efficiently in groups, which may have implications for understanding human fertility. A team led by physicist Chih-kuan Tung and colleagues found that this behavior improves the likelihood that clusters of cooperating sperm outpace solitary sperm in the mating race in simulated reproductive tracts of animals like cattle and humans.

  • Shock And Horror Across Ukraine After Russia' Current Wave Of Strikes

    Shock And Horror Across Ukraine After Russia' Current Wave Of Strikes

    It's eerily familiar for those of us who were here in February when Russia launched its full-scale invasion. As further missile and drone assaults are predicted, we have been instructed to spend as much time as possible in the basement. This has spread shock and horror in Ukraine after Russia's current wave of strikes.

  • Scotland Is Snow-Free For The Fourth Time In The Past Six Years

    Scotland Is Snow-Free For The Fourth Time In The Past Six Years

    According to snow experts, Scotland is snow-free for the fourth time in the past six years. The Sphinx in the Cairngorms, which was the snowdrift that lasted the longest in the UK, has finally gone away. A snow expert named Iain Cameron tweeted on Friday that the notorious snow hole had disappeared sometime during the previous night.

  • Prince Harry's Autobiography Will Never See The Light Of Day Claims Former Vanity Fair Editor

    Prince Harry's Autobiography Will Never See The Light Of Day Claims Former Vanity Fair Editor

    According to a former Vanity Fair editor, Prince Harry's autobiography will never see the light of day. The former editor of both Tatler and Vanity Fair has cautioned that if Prince Harry chooses to publish his memoir in which he reveals everything, there will be "no way back" for him. According to The Daily Telegraph, royal biographer Tina Brown, who is also the author of The Diana Chronicles and The Palace Papers, does not believe that the controversial biography will ever "see the light of day."

  • The Charitable Work Of Prince Harry And Meghan Markle Over The Years

    The Charitable Work Of Prince Harry And Meghan Markle Over The Years

    Kind as a king! Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have always thought it was important to help others. In this article, we have listed the charitable work of prince Harry and Meghan Markle over the years. The charity has been a big part of their relationship, both when they were high-ranking members of the British royal family and after they said they would step down in 2020.

  • US Officials Hold Their First In-person Meeting With Taliban Leaders Since US Killed Al Qaeda's Head In July

    US Officials Hold Their First In-person Meeting With Taliban Leaders Since US Killed Al Qaeda's Head In July

    US officials hold their first in-person meeting with the Taliban on Saturday since al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri was killed by the US in his Kabul residence in late July, according to two individuals familiar with the conversations. The administration sent the CIA's deputy director and the senior State Department official in charge of Afghanistan to Doha for discussions with the Taliban team, which included the Taliban's chief of intelligence, Abdul Haq Wasiq.

  • 'Grey's Anatomy' Season 19 - Twitter Reacts To 'Chief' Meredith Grey

    'Grey's Anatomy' Season 19 - Twitter Reacts To 'Chief' Meredith Grey

    On Grey’s Anatomy Season 19 Episode 1, “Everything Has Changed,” a new group of interns arrives at Grey Sloan Memorial as the residency program gets a new start with Meredith Grey as Interim Chief. The teaching program was terminated when the show ended. During a blood shortage, Meredith (Ellen Pompeo) chose to perform a risky surgery while the hospital's training standards were being evaluated by a visiting doctor.

  • Child Care Center Massacre In Thailand - Former Policeman Kills 36 People

    Child Care Center Massacre In Thailand - Former Policeman Kills 36 People

    A recently fired police officer with a revolver and a knife went on a killing spree in a child care center massacre in Thailand on Thursday. According to Dr. Surapong Phadungwiang, a provincial health official, he killed 36 people, 24 of whom were children, before the day was over.

  • Why Is The Wagner Group Failing? - The War In Ukraine Is Destroying The Elite Mercenary Group Of Putin

    Why Is The Wagner Group Failing? - The War In Ukraine Is Destroying The Elite Mercenary Group Of Putin

    Due to the desperate efforts the Kremlin is making, rumors are now spreading that Russia is using prisoners as a source of immigration for the Wagner Group. But why is the Wagner Group failing? The Putin-affiliated Elite Mercenary Group.

  • Adnan Syed Is Finally Free After 22 Years Behind Bars

    Adnan Syed Is Finally Free After 22 Years Behind Bars

    Adnan Syed is finally free after 22 years behind bars. On Monday, September 19, a judge in Baltimore, Maryland, named Melissa Phinn, ruled that the now-41-year-old man could go free after prosecutors asked for his sentence to be overturned. The report says that when the judge made her decision, people in the courtroom cheered.

  • Britain And The World Say Farewell To Queen Elizabeth II As She Lays To Rest

    Britain And The World Say Farewell To Queen Elizabeth II As She Lays To Rest

    After a regal state funeral attended by world leaders and a historic final ceremonial procession through crowded London streets, Britain and the world say farewell to Queen Elizabeth II as she laid to rest on Monday. After a year of deteriorating health, the longest-reigning monarch in British history passed away on September 8 at Balmoral, her Scottish Highland home. She was 96.

  • Putin Calls For De-escalation As The Death Toll In The Kyrgyz-Tajik Border Conflict Nears 100

    Putin Calls For De-escalation As The Death Toll In The Kyrgyz-Tajik Border Conflict Nears 100

    On Sunday, Putin calls for de-escalation as the death toll in the Kyrgyz-Tajik border conflict nears 100. The announcement came as a fragile ceasefire between the two Central Asian nations continued into a second day and as their common ally, Russia urged a de-escalation. During the period from September 14 to 16, former Soviet countries fought each other over a disagreement on a border issue.

  • OTC Hearing Aids - Sony’s Solution For People With Hearing Issues

    OTC Hearing Aids - Sony’s Solution For People With Hearing Issues

    Who would have thought companies like Sony and Bose would enter the hearing aid market? Well, since they’re in the audio business, why not also create something for those who have difficulty in hearing? While Bose already made an exit from the hearing aid market, Sony introduces its OTC hearing aids. Unlike Bose, will Sony succeed?

  • UK Cinemas Offer Free One-time Showing Of The Queen's Funeral On Monday

    UK Cinemas Offer Free One-time Showing Of The Queen's Funeral On Monday

    We are all saddened by the news of the death of the UK Queen. Many cinemas in the UK were forced to close on that day. On the other hand, some UK cinemas offer a free one-time showing of the Queen's funeral on Monday and choose to remain open.

  • Another Putin Ally Dead After ‘Suffocating’ On A Business Trip

    Another Putin Ally Dead After ‘Suffocating’ On A Business Trip

    This week, another Putin ally dead after ‘suffocating’ on a business trip. This time, the cause of death was allegedly a "stroke," which happened while the individual was conducting business in the town of Roshchino in Russia's far east area.

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    • "We Shouldn't Underestimate This Storm," Pierluisi Says As Hurricane Fiona Hits Puerto Rico

      "We Shouldn't Underestimate This Storm," Pierluisi Says As Hurricane Fiona Hits Puerto Rico

      "We shouldn't underestimate this storm," Pierluisi says as Hurricane Fiona hits Puerto Rico. At a briefing on Saturday, Gov. Pedro Pierluisi warned his country. Pierluisi of Puerto Rico said on Facebook Sunday afternoon that more than 1.5 million people will experience power outages as a Category 1 storm with sustained winds of 85 mph and heavy rains approaches the island.

    • Super Typhoon Nanmadol Forces Four Million People To Evacuate In Japan

      Super Typhoon Nanmadol Forces Four Million People To Evacuate In Japan

      This morning, September 18, typhoon Nanmadol made landfall, bringing with it gusts of 112 mph (180 km/h) and heavy rainfall that could exceed 20 inches in some places. Super typhoon Nanmadol forces four million people to evacuate in Japan. On the southernmost tip of the island of Kyushu, one of the four islands that make up the bulk of Japan, close to the city of Kagoshima, it first made landfall.

    • A Strong Earthquake Strikes Southeastern Taiwan, Injuring 146 People

      A Strong Earthquake Strikes Southeastern Taiwan, Injuring 146 People

      TAIPEI, Taiwan - A strong earthquake strikes southeastern Taiwan on Sunday, September 18, as per the island's weather bureau. The quake caused train carriages to derail, caused a convenience store to collapse, and caused hundreds of people to become stranded on mountain roads. As per the weather bureau, the epicenter was located in Taitung county. This quake came after a 6.4 magnitude tremor that occurred on Saturday evening in the same region, however, it did not result in any fatalities.

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    • Menendez, Lautenberg to Continue BP-Lockerbie Investigation

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