Norway airlifting 1,300 passengers off SOS cruise ship

Emergency services said on Saturday they had begun airlifting 1,300 passengers from a cruise ship in trouble off the Norwegian coast. The Viking Sky cruise ship sent an SOS message due to “engine problems in bad weather”, southern Norway’s rescue centre said on Twitter, while police reported the passengers would be evacuated by helicopter. “The […]

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Solar storm heading to Earth may bring Northern Lights far south. Here’s how to see the auroras.

The Northern Lights are going south this weekend. A geomagnetic storm, caused by a cloud of charged particles ejected from the sun, may bring the aurora borealis as far south as Iowa, Colorado and Washington on Saturday, as these particles bombard Earth, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Space Weather Prediction Center. “If […]

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Mueller report sent to attorney general, signaling his Russia investigation has ended

Special counsel Robert S. Mueller III submitted a long-awaited report to Attorney General William P. Barr on Friday, marking the end of his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and possible obstruction of justice by President Trump. The submission of Mueller’s report ends his closely watched inquiry — a case that has engulfed […]

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The 12 Best Islands in the Whole Entire World

12. Palawan One of the last unsettled places in the South Pacific, these islands in the Philippines make up a stunning paradise of jagged limestone cliffs, crystal-clear lagoons and lush mountains covered by forests. The idyllic beaches are lined with paraw boats and fruit shacks, and the azure waters boast the best scuba diving in […]

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