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Isabella Lovin: Swedish deputy PM mocks Trump with all-female photo

Isabella Lovin: Swedish deputy PM mocks Trump with all-female photo

The Swedish Deputy Prime Minister, Isabella Lovin, might have just trolled Donald Trump and the US government with one perfect picture. Isabella Lovin, has published a photograph of herself signing a climate bill surrounded by her closest female colleagues, apparently mocking a photo of US president Donald Trump. Isabella Lovin, who also serves as environment and development aid minister, is ... Read More »

Department of Homeland Security suspends travel ban

Department of Homeland Security suspends travel ban

The Department of Homeland Security announced it has suspended all actions to implement the immigration order and will resume standard inspections of travelers as it did prior to the signing of the travel ban. “In accordance with the judge’s ruling, DHS has suspended any and all actions implementing the affected sections of the Executive Order entitled, ‘Protecting the Nation from ... Read More »

Afghan diplomat killed by his guard in Karachi

Afghan diplomat killed by his guard in Karachi

An Afghan diplomat was killed allegedly by a security guard who opened fire inside the Afghanistan Consulate in Karachi in Pakistan. The consulate’s third secretary, Zaki Adu, was killed by a private guard, said police official Saqib Ismail on Monday. “The motive behind the killing is not clear yet,” Ismail said, adding that the guard, also an Afghan national, is ... Read More »

NASA’s Juno Completes Its Fourth Flyby of Jupiter (Watch)

NASA’s Juno Completes Its Fourth Flyby of Jupiter

NASA’s Juno spacecraft successfully completed a close flyby of Jupiter on February 2, 2017. All of Juno’s science instruments and the spacecraft’s JunoCam were operating during the flyby to collect data that is now being returned to Earth. Juno is currently in a 53-day orbit, and its next close flyby of Jupiter will occur on March 27, 2017. NASA’s Juno ... Read More »

Quebec City Imam calls mosque shooting suspect Alexandre Bissonnette a ‘victim’

Quebec City Imam calls mosque shooting suspect Alexandre Bissonnette a 'victim'

Nearly a week after 27-year-old French Canadian Alexandre Bissonnette stormed into a Quebec City mosque and shot and killed six worshippers, a funeral was held for several of the victims at a local convention center. Imam Hassan Guillet gave an address in English during the service that was attended by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. “We are here to celebrate ... Read More »

Cave Squeaker Frog Seen for the First Time in More Than 50 Years

Cave Squeaker Frog Seen for the First Time in More Than 50 Years

Researchers from the Natural History Museum in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe have discovered the Arthroleptis troglodytes, a rare frog otherwise known as the “cave squeaker frog” in the Chimanimani Mountains of Zimbabwe 54 years after it was first discovered in the same location. That frog, Artholeptis troglodytes, or, as it’s known to the dumbed down masses, the “Cave squeaker,” had not been ... Read More »

Researchers think they finally know how Antarctica was formed

Researchers think they finally know how Antarctica was formed

New explanation links competing theories of the origin of Antarctic glaciation and highlights complexity of climate change, according to scientists at the McGill University’s Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences. One of the big mysteries in the scientific world is how the ice sheets of Antarctica formed so rapidly about 34 million years ago, at the boundary between the Eocene ... Read More »

Chevrolet Delivers First Bolt EVs to Canadian Customers “Report”

Chevrolet Delivers First Bolt EVs to Canadian Customers, Report

Chevrolet Canada delivered its first two Bolt EVs in the provinces of Ontario and Quebec. “This is a truly satisfying moment as our customers begin to experience this ground-breaking technology and overall fun-to-drive vehicle,” said Laura Pacey, brand director for Chevrolet in Canada.  “Standard features include DC fast charger capability, Regen on Demand steering wheel paddle, a 10.2 inch colour ... Read More »

Research finds volcanoes erupted on Mars for ‘two billion years’

Research finds volcanoes erupted on Mars for two billion years

A close research of a meteorite from Mars, discovered in 2012, has revealed that some two billion years ago there was volcanic activity on the red planet, much earlier than previously believed. Shield volcanoes and lava plains formed from lava flowing over long distances, similar to the formation of the Hawaiian Islands. The largest Martian volcano, Olympus Mons, is nearly ... Read More »