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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.). (Matt Rourke/AP) Ctrl + N Nancy Pelosi’s attacks on Facebook highlight how furious Democrats have become with the social network.  The most powerful Democrat in the House accused the company with an office in her home district of cozying up to President Trump during a news conference yesterday.  “All they …

After an off-result for Mikaela Shiffrin in Courchevel, France, the young American returned to the giant slalom in Lienz, Austria ready to show the field what she can do. Shiffrin pushed herself and her skiing to the limit both runs, winning the race by 1.36 seconds, a time that reasserted her dominance and proved that …

Image copyright Copernicus Data 2019 Image caption There are about 40 volcanoes worldwide thought capable of doing what Anak Krakatau (centre island) did Shattered remnants from the volcano that generated a devastating tsunami in Indonesia a year ago have been pictured on the seafloor for the first time. Scientists used sonar equipment to image the …

Mon, Dec 16, 2019 – 5:50 AM Moscow RUSSIAN police raided the offices of Nginx Inc, a US company behind one of the largest web server projects, and briefly detained its founder in a case that could stoke renewed fears of law enforcement being used to settle corporate disputes. Russia’s Rambler Group, the parent company …

American Tommy Ford won his career first Wold Cup on Sunday in front of a home crowd in Beaver Creek, Colorado, taking the giant slalom by a whopping 0.80 seconds. Snow and fog proved to be a challenge for the entirety of the race but the Oregon native managed to adapt and charge his way …

Following approval from the country’s regulators, Saudi Aramco on Sunday formally announced its intention to float shares on the Tadawul exchange in Riyadh. Aramco executives will now embark on an international roadshow to court investors, and a prospectus outlining the company’s financial details is expected later this month. “(The IPO) will increase our international visibility …

NASA on Sunday shared a photo on Facebook and Twitter of the sun looking a lot like a giant flaming jack-o’-lantern. The space agency captured the spooky image on October 8, 2014. The face is the result of active regions of the sun burning more brightly than others, NASA said. “They are markers of an …

With a warning hundreds of wildlife species are at risk in Wales, one Gower farm is helping conservationists turn things around. The National Trust has transformed fields at Rhossili into more bee and bird-friendly habitats. The number of bumble bees has already jumped from 2,000 to 250,000 in two years. It comes as the State …

A gigantic iceberg about the size of greater London has calved from the Amery ice shelf in east Antarctica, according to expert monitors. The tabular iceberg, officially named D-28, separated from the ice shelf on 26 September. The iceberg is 1,636 square kilometres in size, or about 50 x 30km, the Australian Antarctic Division said. …

Image copyright University of Bern Image caption Artwork: The gaseous world and its star are about 30 light-years from us Astronomers have discovered a giant planet that, they say, should not exist, according to current theories. The Jupiter-like world is unusually large compared with its host star, contradicting a widely held idea about the way …