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January 10, 2019 4:49 PM The Sun will become a giant crystal ball when it dies

A new study from the University of Warwick reveals that the Sun will become a giant crystal ball when it dies. The Sun produces 3.86 x 10^26 watts of energy, or 2.86 with 24 zeros at the end, an impossibly large number. But when the Sun dies, it will turn into an enormous crystal ball, according to a new study. When stars die, they eventually become 87

January 9, 2019 4:11 AM LA Galaxy boss Gustavo Barros Schelotto hires twin brother, Dom Kinnear as assistants

New LA Galaxy coach Guillermo Barros Schelotto has hired his twin brother as an assistant and kept predecessor Dominic Kinnear on staff. Schelotto announced the hiring of Gustavo Barros Schelotto, Kinnear and Ariel Pereyra as assistant coaches on Wednesday. Kinnear finished last season as the Galaxy's interim manager after the departure of Sigi Schmid 80

December 31, 2018 12:25 PM Vatican spokesman, deputy resign suddenly amid overhaul by Pope Francis

The spokesman for the Vatican and his deputy resigned suddenly Monday, weeks after Pope Francis appointed an Italian journalist -- and close friend -- as the new editorial director of communications. Vatican Spokesman Greg Burke tweeted the news that he and his deputy, Paloma Garcia Ovejero, had resigned, effective Jan. 1. "At this time of transition 85

December 19, 2018 5:23 PM Pentagon says it starts process of returning U.S. troops from Syria

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon said Wednesday it had started the process of returning U.S. troops from Syria as the United States began to transition into the next phase of the campaign. “The Coalition has liberated the ISIS-held territory, but the campaign against ISIS is not over,” Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White said in a statement, using an acronym 78

December 16, 2018 6:38 PM California is first state to mandate zero-emission bus fleet

California moved Friday to eliminate climate-changing fossil fuels from its fleet of 12,000 transit buses, enacting a first-in-the-nation mandate that will vastly increase the number of electric buses on the road. The California Air Resources Board voted unanimously to require that all new buses be carbon-free by 2029. Environmental advocates project 62

December 14, 2018 12:45 PM Britons will have to pay 7 euros for visa-free travel to EU after Brexit

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - British travelers will have to pay 7 euros ($7.91) for a three year pre-travel authorization to visit the European Union after Brexit, provided London seals a divorce agreement with the bloc. The EU is readying a new electronic visa waiver system by 2021 to beef up security. The bloc’s executive proposed to exempt Britain from visas 70

December 14, 2018 11:17 AM The Latest: US hails Kosovo parliament vote to form new army

Members of Kosovo Security Force line up for inspection by Kosovo president Hashim Thaci in capital Pristina, Kosovo, on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. Kosovo lawmakers are set to transform the Kosovo Security Force into a regular army. (AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu) Kosovo president Hashim Thaci salutes as he inspects members of Kosovo Security Force in capital 60

December 12, 2018 4:15 PM A Baby Named After 'General Leia' Kicked Off a Star Wars Debate Over Whether She Was Better as a Princess

It all began when Twitter user Jackie Caplan-Auerbach tweeted out an exchange between a flight attendant and another passenger on her plane. “Flight attendant on my flight to the mother holding an infant: ‘What’s her name?'” she wrote. “Mother: ‘Leia’ FA: ‘Like Princess Leia?’ Mother: ‘No, like General Leia.’ A-freaking-men, sister.” Leia first made the switch 73

November 28, 2018 11:50 PM Brazil's Bolsonaro nixes plans to host U.N. climate event

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Far-right president-elect Jair Bolsonaro said on Wednesday that he pushed the Brazilian government to withdraw its offer to host the United Nations climate conference next year, maintaining that Brazil’s sovereignty over the Amazon was at stake. Bolsonaro, in Brasilia planning his government’s transition for when he takes power on Jan. 1, told reporters 73

November 28, 2018 1:28 AM Tunisians stage first Arab protests against visiting Saudi crown prince

TUNIS (Reuters) - Hundreds of Tunisians staged the first protests of the Arab world against Saudi Arabia’s crown prince as he arrived on a visit on Tuesday, denouncing him as a murderer involved in the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The protests were a rare occurrence for Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the kingdom’s de facto ruler who faces 85