Newsweek’s senior political reporter Kurt Eichenwald, no stranger to getting the facts wrong, has retracted a fake news report he posted claiming that supporters of President-elect Donald Trump booed the late astronaut John Glenn at a rally on Thursday evening.
The Algonquin Anishinabe Nation, a coalition of numerous Quebec tribes, has laid a land claim to much of downtown Ottawa. The claim includes numerous islands in the Ottawa River, as well as Parliament Hill, which houses Canada’s Parliament, Supreme Court, and National Library.
In what smacks of comic irony, US President Barack Obama has ordered a review of cyberattacks and “foreign intervention” in the 2016 US Presidential election, a day after Georgia’s Secretary of State accused the US Department of Homeland Security of attempting to hack the state’s voter-registration database.
General Mark Welsh, a former US Air Force chief of staff, has joined Northrop Grumman, one of the top US military-aircraft manufacturers.
Disgraced MSNBC anchor Brian Williams, who was demoted by NBC in 2015 for lying and reporting fake news, is now warning viewers against the “growing and booming business of creating fake news.”
Scientists with the Munich-based Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics have announced new technology, meant to break one of the most significant barriers to keeping humanity from achieving efficient fusion power is "working as planned," reports Seeker.
On Friday night Japan launched an unmanned spaceship containing a ‘space junk collector’ bound for the International Space Station (ISS). The "Kounotori" (stork in Japanese) was attached to an H-IIB rocket and departed from Tanegashima Island in the Kagoshima Prefecture.
A new report in Current Biology has revealed that a dinosaur tail, complete with soft tissue and feathers was discovered almost perfectly preserved in amber. This is the first time paleontologists have had an opportunity to study well-preserved dinosaur feathers.
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