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After months of protest, Lebanon forms new government

After months of protest, Lebanon forms new government

After months of escalating protests, Lebanon has named a new prime minister and cabinet. Hassan Diab, a professor and former education minister, will take the top role, according to a statement read by an official at the Baabda presidential palace in Beirut on Tuesday. He was appointed with the backing of Hezbollah, its allies, and…MORE

Oldest known asteroid strike may have ended Snowball Earth

Oldest known asteroid strike may have ended Snowball Earth

More than two billion years ago, an asteroid slammed into Earth and created a 43-mile wide crater in Western Australia’s outback. Now, researchers believe it is the oldest known impact crater, predating others by 200 million years. And it’s possible that the impact led to a great thaw as Earth exited a global frozen state.…MORE

What would America’s Founding Fathers have said about Trump’s impeachment trial?

What would America’s Founding Fathers have said about Trump’s impeachment trial?

What American politics needs is time travel. What could salve the bitterness over US President Donald Trump’s impeachment battle better than a face-to-face explanation from the Founding Fathers about how they intended to hold presidents to account? The Constitution, ratified in 1788, prescribes impeachment in cases of “Treason, Bribery and other high Crimes and Misdemeanors”…MORE

Harry reunites with Meghan in Canada as couple warn media over photos

Harry reunites with Meghan in Canada as couple warn media over photos

Prince Harry’s plans for a “more peaceful life” away from the royal spotlight have already been cast into doubt as he joined his wife, Meghan, and son, Archie, in Canada on Tuesday amid a fresh paparazzi feud. The publication of photographs showing the Duchess of Sussex hiking with baby Archie and their dogs in Canadian…MORE

‘Dancing dragon’ feathered dinosaur fossil discovered in China

‘Dancing dragon’ feathered dinosaur fossil discovered in China

About 120 million years ago, a “dancing dragon” lived in China’s Jehol Province. The discovery of a fossil belonging to the small feathered dinosaur is new to science and helps bridge the gap between dinosaurs and birds. Researchers named the dinosaur Wulong bohaiensis, which translates to “a dancing dragon.” The dinosaur was about the size…MORE

Queen Victoria’s outfit was found in an old cabinet

Queen Victoria’s outfit was found in an old cabinet

Items from an outfit that once belonged to Britain’s Queen Victoria were found in a cabinet more than 100 years after they were placed there. Now they are going up for auction. The collection, including a skirt, bodice, bloomers, stockings and boots, were found by 63-year-old electrical engineer Roderick Williams. Williams said his great-great-grandfather, Alexander…MORE

Trump’s impeachment trial comes at a high point for fans

Trump’s impeachment trial comes at a high point for fans

As Donald Trump sees it, America lucked out with a good President — “even though they’re trying to impeach the son of a b***h.” With his impeachment trial pending, critics see a train wreck. Yet Trump’s moment of historic shame comes at a high point for fans — and explains why Republican senators are in…MORE

Libya summit calls for sanctions if ceasefire is violated

Libya summit calls for sanctions if ceasefire is violated

A conference in Berlin that convened warring factions in Libya as well as their foreign backers to establish a permanent ceasefire called for sanctions against parties found in violation of any agreed-upon truce, according to a communique from the meeting. The summit was called after a tentative truce brokered by Russia and Turkey a week…MORE

Liz’s Dirt

Wednesday’s Dirt

Could a baby be on board?  Justin Bieber might be a father soon.  His wife, Hailey, is said to be in the early stages of pregnancy. Taylor Swift’s mother, Andrea, has a brain tumor.  Taylor says that they aren’t sure of what treatment they are going to choose just yet. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle…

Friday’s Dirt

It doesn’t matter who you are, you will embarrass your teenager.  Coldplay’s Chris Martin said that he went to see his 15 year-old daughter at work and she was mortified.  He says that he was going to buy something but when she saw him in her line she told him to ‘get out.’  He says…