Day: April 13, 2018

Hawaii board delays decision on location for giant telescope

A key decision on where to place a $1.4 billion giant telescope has been delayed. The board of governors for the Thirty Meter Telescope International Observatory is still considering whether to allow construction to go forward on the targeted site, Mauna Kea, a mountain in Hawaii. An alternative location in Spain’s Canary Islands remains under […]

Protest held ahead of Ulster match following acquittals

Protests have been held before Ulster’s PRO14 game against Ospreys on Friday, after Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding were unanimously acquitted of rape. The demonstrators displayed messages to “stamp out” misogyny and sexism in sport and they are calling on rugby and other sporting bodies to address what they claim are prevailing misogynistic attitudes. The […]

Yikes! Doomsday Theorist Says Rapture Will Occur on April 23

Yikes! Doomsday Theorist Says Rapture Will Occur on April 23CC0World23:00 13.04.2018(updated 23:01 13.04.2018) Get short URL204 David Meade, the conspiracy theorist who falsely predicted that the end of days would happen on September 23, 2017, and then again on October 15, 2017, is now claiming that the world is coming to an end on April […]

Paul Ryan supports Kevin McCarthy for next House Speaker

House Speaker Paul Ryan says he believes his deputy, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, should be the next Speaker following Ryan’s retirement at the end of the current session next January. During an interview Friday, Ryan endorsed Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy as his successor. “We all think Kevin is the right person to become Speaker,” Ryan […]