Auroras unlock the physics of energetic processes in space

Auroras unlock the physics of energetic processes in space

Credit: CC0 Public Domain A close study of auroras has revealed new ways of understanding the physics of explosive energy releases in space, according to new UCL-led research. Auroras are a tell-tale sign of physical processes in space, acting like TV screens by showing what happens millions of kilometres away from Earth where our planet’s […]

European stocks set for a mixed open amid Brexit progress, US-China trade optimism

European stocks set for a mixed open amid Brexit progress, US-China trade optimism

European stock indexes opened higher on Thursday as investors digest the latest news on Brexit and keep an eye on U.S.-China trade talks. The pan-European Stoxx 600 was up 0.8 percent, with all major indexes in positive territory. On Wednesday, British Prime Minister Theresa May said she had obtained enough support from senior members of […]

Middle East states need to speak to their enemies, diplomat tells UAE forum

Middle East states need to speak to their enemies, diplomat tells UAE forum

States in the Middle East and North Africa must be prepared to “speak to their enemies” if they are to secure peace, a senior former diplomat has said. Terje Rød-Larsen, a Norwegian who was a key figure in brokering the Oslo Accords between Israel and Palestine in the 1990s, said the region was the “least […]

DTW makes 'top 20' for busiest travel

DTW makes 'top 20' for busiest travel

If you are flying out of Detroit for the Thanksgiving holiday, you will be traveling out of one of the busiest airports in the country. While flying this year is expected to be up from last year, new information is giving a little more insight on the worst times to fly. Atlanta, Los Angeles and […]

What you need to know in markets Thursday

What you need to know in markets Thursday

Crude oil snapped its longest losing streak on record. West Texas intermediate (CL=F), the domestic benchmark, snapped its 12-day losing streak Wednesday, rising 1.01% to $56.25 per barrel. Brent crude (BZ=F), the international benchmark, rose 1.02% to $66.14 per barrel. This followed reports that that OPEC and its partners are considering cutting output by 1.4 […]

EU and UK to aim for post-Brexit 'single customs territory'

EU and UK to aim for post-Brexit 'single customs territory'

Britain and the EU are aiming to develop a “single customs territory” with deep regulatory co-operation, a vision for future relations that will alarm Brexiters pushing for more trade and rulemaking freedom. The ambitions are outlined in an eight-page statement, published on Wednesday, which outlines the content of a non-binding “political declaration” on future relations […]

Scherzer finishes second in Cy Young voting

Scherzer finishes second in Cy Young voting

This isn’t going to be news to anyone reading it, but still, here goes. Max Scherzer is really freaking good at pitching. I know! A real hot take, right? He’s only one of the most accomplished starting pitchers ever, having won three Cy Young Awards (only four pitchers have ever won more). In 2018, he […]

More Deaths Are Reported In California Fires

More Deaths Are Reported In California Fires

Cal Fire firefighters comb through a house destroyed by the Camp Fire in Paradise, Calif., on Tuesday. Terray Sylvester/Reuters hide caption toggle caption Terray Sylvester/Reuters Cal Fire firefighters comb through a house destroyed by the Camp Fire in Paradise, Calif., on Tuesday. Terray Sylvester/Reuters Updated at 9:30 p.m. ET Firefighters are making progress against several […]

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