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Lots of people are going to be staring at Uranus tonight

Lots of people are going to be staring at Uranus tonight

Sirius, the brightest star in the night sky, is -1.4. The planet reaches opposition on October 19 (Thursday), so the ice giant and the sun sit on opposite sides of Earth . Uranus , the seventh planet from the sun, has the third largest diameter in the solar system and uniquely rotates on a tilt. Still, if you had a telescope or binoculars and were to look in that vicinity, you could catch your best view of the planet for the year tonight. Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump Says Congresswoman 'Fabricated' What He Said To Soldier's Widow

Trump Says Congresswoman 'Fabricated' What He Said To Soldier's Widow

She said she was more "concerned about the circumstances around his death" than about what Trump said. The US President has called the wife of soldier David Johnson, Myeshia, to honour her loss. She said that the widow was "distraught" over this, adding: "When don't you have an open casket?" Johnson's widow was "balled up" in the auto, distraught after learning she would not be able to see her husband in an open casket, Wilson said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Jeep Compass misses out on Top Safety Pick + Rating

Jeep Compass misses out on Top Safety Pick + Rating

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has announced a new passenger-side crash test that ensures automakers are paying attention to the safety of front passengers as well as drivers. "At first, a majority of models earned poor or marginal ratings in the test, which bypasses most of a vehicle's primary structure and is therefore more challenging than the head-on crash test conducted by the federal government or the moderate (40 percent) overlap test that the Institute has conducted ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Central Intelligence Agency dog dropped after turning her nose up at training

Central Intelligence Agency dog dropped after turning her nose up at training

So the force "fired" the smallest puppy in its class, a call it described as "difficult" but "the best for Lulu". Lulu displayed a general disregard for whatever was being taught and showed no interest in searching for explosives. Instead, this just isn't the job they are meant for. "Even when they could motivate her with food and play to search, she was clearly not enjoying herself any longer", according to the blog post. Consulte Mais Informação

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A Weather Warning Has Been Issued For Dublin Tomorrow

A Weather Warning Has Been Issued For Dublin Tomorrow

Storms in the United Kingdom and Ireland are named alphabetically and Brian will follow September's Storm Aileen - Hurricane Ophelia was named by the National Hurricane Centre in the USA, so does not follow the same pattern. Emma Sharples, forecaster for the Met Office, said: 'It looks like bringing quite a bit of very wet and windy weather, gales are possible with coastal regions likely to feel the strongest gusts. Consulte Mais Informação

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Donald Trump suggests Federal Bureau of Investigation is conspiring against him

Donald Trump suggests Federal Bureau of Investigation is conspiring against him

Here's his latest tweet: "Workers of firm involved with the discredited and Fake Dossier take the 5th". Trump's tweeted speculation came a day after two officials with the intelligence firm that commissioned the dossier previous year appeared before the House Intelligence Committee but invoked their constitutional privilege not to provide testimony. Consulte Mais Informação

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VW teases EV racer for next year's Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

VW teases EV racer for next year's Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

VW says that the EV prototype uses "tomorrow's technology" and the run will mark the first time VW has participated in over 30 years. A Tesla Model S set the record for a production vehicle the same year, at 11 minutes and 48.264 seconds. The rear wing suggests that like most Pikes Peak racercars, the aero package will be aggressive, but if VW is eyeing the electric, or even the overall, hill climb record it will need to be. Consulte Mais Informação

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Tillerson: US holds Myanmar military leaders accountable for Rohingya crisis

Tillerson: US holds Myanmar military leaders accountable for Rohingya crisis

He said the reports of atrocities on Rohingya are "heartbreaking and someone has to be held to account". Tillerson stopped short of saying whether the USA would take any action against Myanmar's military. More than 500,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh since the Myanmar security forces launched an operation in response to alleged attacks by militants on August 25 against 30 police posts and a regimental headquarters. Consulte Mais Informação

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Flop yatra exposed double standards of BJP: Pinarayi slams Shah

Flop yatra exposed double standards of BJP: Pinarayi slams Shah

Coming down heavily on the BJP leadership, Pinarayi said the BJP's double face now stands exposed with the recent developments. Slamming national-level BJP party leaders and President Amit Shah for making communal sensitive remarks and hate speech in the state during Jana Raksha Yatra , Kerala CM and CPI (M) leader Pinarayi Vijayan stated their remarks as provocative and slandering. Consulte Mais Informação

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Togo protesters demand presidential term limit

Togo protesters demand presidential term limit

They suspect President Faure Gnassingbe will be allowed to run for office twice more. Since the first protests on August 18, 12 people have been killed, a lot of them teenagers. Two military personnel who were deployed as guards at the house of a senior official in the town of Sokode, 330 kilometers (205 miles) north of the capital, were beaten up and executed, and a third person died in unspecified circumstances, the government said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Mass Shooting Occurs a Mile Away From 'House of Cards' Set

Mass Shooting Occurs a Mile Away From 'House of Cards' Set

Sheriff Gahler also explained that all five victims are believed to be employees of a home improvement company called Advanced Granite Solutions. "Not the 5 dead and 3 wounded while gunman is still on the loose". "There's an individual out there on the loose who committed one of the most heinous acts we've ever seen in our county, certainly we consider him armed and risky". Consulte Mais Informação

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National Teen Driver Safety Week

National Teen Driver Safety Week

A key part of the instruction focuses on training newly licensed drivers to make better driving decisions. Teen drivers went through the Ford Driving Skills For Life Program. AAA said 75-percent of nighttime crashes involving teen drivers happen between 9 p.m. and midnight. The likelihood of teen drivers engaging in risky behaviors triples when driving with multiple passengers . Consulte Mais Informação

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