Scientists Warn Giant Asteroid Is Actually Swarm of Particles, Nearly Impossible to Destroy

Researchers have found that some asteroids that are largely made from small pieces of rubble could be very difficult to deflect if one were to ever hurtle towards Earth, a terrifying finding that could force us to reconsider our asteroid defense strategies. It’s an especially pertinent topic considering NASA’s recent successful deflection of asteroid Didymos by smashing its Double Asteroid Reduction Test (DART) spacecraft into … Continue reading Scientists Warn Giant Asteroid Is Actually Swarm of Particles, Nearly Impossible to Destroy

Ancient Jerusalem hand imprint baffles Israel experts

Israeli archaeologists said Wednesday that they are trying to uncover the meaning of a recently discovered hand imprint carved into the stone wall of an ancient moat outside Jerusalem’s Old City. The imprint, which may been made as a “prank”, was found in a thousand-year-old moat exposed during works to expand a road in Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem near Herod’s Gate, the Israeli Antiquities Authority said. … Continue reading Ancient Jerusalem hand imprint baffles Israel experts

Pope says homosexuality not a crime

Pope Francis criticized laws that criminalize homosexuality as “unjust,” saying God loves all his children just as they are and called on Catholic bishops who support the laws to welcome LGBTQ people into the church. “Being homosexual isn’t a crime,” Francis said during an exclusive interview Tuesday with The Associated Press. Francis acknowledged that Catholic bishops in some parts of the world support laws that … Continue reading Pope says homosexuality not a crime

US spy plane photo shows metallic orb UFO flying over Iraq

AN incredible image captured by a US spy plane shows a metallic orb UFO flying over Iraq. The picture was included in a classified briefing video shown to American government agencies and it’s claimed that it’s the first time a UFO has been filmed in an active conflict zone. The image was obtained by UFO investigators Jeremy Corbell and George Knapp, who have now posted … Continue reading US spy plane photo shows metallic orb UFO flying over Iraq

Finland Floats Solo NATO Entry After Erdogan Rejects Sweden

Finland for the first time opened the door to potentially decoupling its NATO application from that of Sweden, after its neighbor encountered fresh resistance from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The path floated by Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto, if it becomes more serious, would mark a significant shift in Finnish policy since the Nordic nations jointly applied to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization in … Continue reading Finland Floats Solo NATO Entry After Erdogan Rejects Sweden

Senior Ukrainian officials ousted in corruption crackdown

The deputy head of Ukraine’s presidential office quit Tuesday, after Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy pledged to launch a staff shake-up amid high-level corruption allegations during the war with Russia. Kyrylo Tymoshenko asked to be relieved of his duties, according to an online copy of a decree signed by Zelenskyy and Tymoshenko’s own social media posts. Neither gave a reason for the resignation. Deputy Defense Minister Viacheslav … Continue reading Senior Ukrainian officials ousted in corruption crackdown

George Santos Claims Someone Tried to Murder Him & His Shoes Were Stolen off His Feet on 5th Avenue

Rep. George Santos (R-NY) claimed he was the target of an “assassination attempt” and – in a separate incident – had his shoes stolen off his feet in Manhattan in broad daylight. Santos made the allegations in Portuguese during an interview on a Brazilian podcast in December. The interview was obtained and translated by the Rachel Maddow Show, which aired parts of it on Monday … Continue reading George Santos Claims Someone Tried to Murder Him & His Shoes Were Stolen off His Feet on 5th Avenue

NOW PENCE FINDS CLASSIFIED DOCS AT HOME

Vice President Mike Pence informed Congress Tuesday that he discovered documents bearing classified markings in his Carmel, Indiana, home on Jan. 16 from his time as vice president.  Following the revelations that classified documents from President Biden’s tenure as vice president were found at the Penn Biden Center think tank and Wilmington, Delaware, the vice president’s team conducted searches of Pence’s Indiana home and political … Continue reading NOW PENCE FINDS CLASSIFIED DOCS AT HOME

Fulton County Judge to hold hearing over Georgia special grand jury report

A judge is set to hear arguments Tuesday on whether to release a report by a special grand jury tasked with investigating whether then-President Donald Trump and his allies broke any laws as they sought to overturn his narrow 2020 election loss in Georgia. Fulton County Superior Court Judge Robert McBurney will hear arguments from the district attorney’s office, news outlets and potentially other parties … Continue reading Fulton County Judge to hold hearing over Georgia special grand jury report

Yikes! ‘Doomsday Clock’ moves closest ever to midnight

The “Doomsday Clock” symbolizing the perils to humanity moved Tuesday to its closest ever to midnight amid the Ukraine war, nuclear tensions and the climate crisis. The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, which describes the clock as a “metaphor for how close humanity is to self-annihilation,” edged its hands from 100 seconds to midnight to 90 seconds to midnight. A decision to reset the hands … Continue reading Yikes! ‘Doomsday Clock’ moves closest ever to midnight

Former senior FBI official accused of working for Russian he investigated

The FBI’s former top spy hunter in New York was charged Monday with taking secret cash payments of more than $225,000 while overseeing highly sensitive cases, and breaking the law by trying to get Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska removed from a U.S. sanctions list — accusations that shocked the cloistered world of his fellow high-ranking intelligence officials. Charles McGonigal, 54, who retired from the FBI … Continue reading Former senior FBI official accused of working for Russian he investigated

Germany: Group accused of planning to start ‘civil war’

Federal prosecutors in Germany said Monday that they have indicted five people for treason and forming a “terrorist organization” that aimed to topple the government and spark a civil war. Prosecutors said the suspects, four men and one woman, had made “concrete preparations” to cause a large-scale blackout in the country and use the ensuing chaos to establish an alternative government. They also allegedly planned … Continue reading Germany: Group accused of planning to start ‘civil war’

Protesters swarm Justice Kavanaugh’s home on 50th anniversary of Roe v. Wade

Pro-abortion protesters gathered outside Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s home to disrupt his evening on the 50th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, which fell seven months after the ruling to overturn the landmark decision. A video of what appeared to be about a dozen protesters wielding signs in the rain outside Kavanaugh’s home on Sunday was posted by Daily Signal reporter Mary Margaret Olohan. The … Continue reading Protesters swarm Justice Kavanaugh’s home on 50th anniversary of Roe v. Wade

Earth’s Core Has Stopped and May Be Reversing Direction, Study Says

Earth’s inner core has recently stopped spinning, and may now be reversing the direction of its rotation, according to a surprising new study that probed the deepest reaches of our planet with seismic waves from earthquakes.  The mind-boggling results suggest that Earth’s center pauses and reverses direction on a periodic cycle lasting about 60 to 70 years, a discovery that might solve longstanding mysteries about … Continue reading Earth’s Core Has Stopped and May Be Reversing Direction, Study Says

House Democratic leader’s daughter arrested for allegedly assaulting police officer

House Democratic Whip Katherine Clark’s daughter was arrested on Saturday evening for allegedly spray-painting a monument and assaulting a police officer during a protest. “I love Riley, and this is a very difficult time in the cycle of joy and pain in parenting,” Clark tweeted. “This will be evaluated by the legal system, and I am confident in that process.” Riley Dowell, 23, was arrested … Continue reading House Democratic leader’s daughter arrested for allegedly assaulting police officer

Former top FBI official Charles McGonigal arrested over ties to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska

A former top FBI official in New York has been arrested over his ties to a Russian oligarch, law enforcement sources told ABC News Monday. Charles McGonigal, who was the special agent in charge of counterintelligence in the FBI’s New York Field Office, is under arrest over his ties to Oleg Deripaska, a Russian billionaire who has been sanctioned by the United States and criminally … Continue reading Former top FBI official Charles McGonigal arrested over ties to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska

Human microchip implants take center stage

The novelty of replacing one’s “home key” with a microchip implant is gaining worldwide interest, but there’s another more compelling story under the surface. Why is this technology — an integrated circuit the size of a grain of rice — reviled by some and celebrated by self-proclaimed human cyborgs? Arguably, William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” offers the most elegant explanation: “Nothing is neither good nor bad, but … Continue reading Human microchip implants take center stage

Thousands of churches closing every year in USA

Churches are closing at rapid numbers in the US, researchers say, as congregations dwindle across the country and a younger generation of Americans abandon Christianity altogether – even as faith continues to dominate American politics. As the US adjusts to an increasingly non-religious population, thousands of churches are closing each year in the country – a figure that experts believe may have accelerated since the … Continue reading Thousands of churches closing every year in USA

New Zealand PM announces sudden resignation

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, who became a global icon of the left and exemplified a new style of leadership, said Thursday that she would leave office. Just 37 when she became leader, Ardern was praised around the world for her handling of the nation’s worst-ever mass shooting and the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic. But she faced mounting political pressures at home … Continue reading New Zealand PM announces sudden resignation

CIA director holds secret meeting with Zelensky

CIA Director William J. Burns traveled in secret to Ukraine’s capital at the end of last week to brief President Volodymyr Zelensky on his expectations for what Russia is planning militarily in the coming weeks and months, said a U.S. official and other people familiar with the visit. Burns’s travel comes at a critical juncture in the 11-month war. Russian forces are mounting a massive … Continue reading CIA director holds secret meeting with Zelensky