MI5 will get new powers to bug MPs

Author: By Francis Elliott, Whitehall Editor

He is expected to formally announce to the Commons within weeks that MPs can no longer be sure that the security services and others will not intercept their communications.

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US gun rampage search leads to extremist websites

Author: By Matt Williams, Press Association

Major Nidal Malik Hasan, a devout American-born Muslim, was on life support
after being shot several times by guards at the Fort Hood base.

Armed with two non-military issue pistols, including a semi-automatic, Hasan,
a military psychiatrist, entered a section used to prepare soldiers for
deployment overseas and started firing.

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Kanye West Interrupts Patrick Swayze Funeral


I’ve heard it all! The Spoof is reporting that Kanye West interrupted Patrick Swayze’s funeral to declare that Michael Jackson’s funeral was the best funeral of the year.

The Spoof, of course, is a satire news source that reports fabricated stories about current events.

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Ahmadinejad’s holocaust comments ‘abhorrent’

Author: By Andrew Woodcock, Press Association

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad told worshippers at Friday prayers at Tehran University
the state of Israel was founded on “a false and mythical claim” and
expressed doubts over whether the Nazi murder of around six million Jews
during the Second World War was “a real event”.

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Comet Holmes (Photo / Video)


On 06/11/1892, the British amateur astronomer Edwin Holmes discovered in the vicinity of the Andromeda nebula a hitherto unknown comet, which was during the entire month of November with the naked eye) (Historical photo. After they had discovered that the comet moves in an elliptical orbit at which it the sun never comes closer than the planet Mars, it became clear that the discovery was apparently due to a brightness outburst. Mid-January 1893, he was just an object about 10 Size, before a second outbreak of brightness him once in the area of the 8th Size brought. Holmes was awarded for his discovery of the way, the comet medal of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific.  1899 to 1906 reached 17P/Holmes again in the sonnennächsten part of its orbit, where he remained an extremely lichtschwachse each object. After 1906, he was never found and has long been missing. In 1963, Brian Marsden was a result of new railway calculations concluded that the orbit of the comet by the gravitational influence of Jupiter would have changed. With the new orbital data was recovered 17p then in 1964 and since then regularly monitored.

On 14.05.2007 17P again reached the sonnennächsten point of its orbit, which is as mentioned still outside the orbit of Mars. Since that was his brightness has dropped to about 16 mag (brightness curve since May 2007). Early on the morning of 24.10.07 reported Juan Antonio Henríquez Santana on Tenerife, the comet was much brighter than expected. Shortly thereafter, Bob King estimated the brightness of Minnesota, to 7.1 mag. A few hours later, the same observers was him as a object 4 Magnitude with the naked eye can see. Once again 6 hours later was developed by Japanese and Italian observers indicated a brightness of 2.8 mag. In the course of 25.10.07, the values were higher by 2.5 mag, the brightness curve had clearly reached their “peak plateau. 17P was now almost 1 million times brighter than it did 48 hours earlier! However, on 25.10.2007 and even more clearly on 26.10.2007 had dramatically increased the diameter of the coma.

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Judge faces inquiry after immigration outburst

Judge Ian Trigger complained that “hundreds and hundreds of thousands” of illegal immigrants were abusing the benefits system. The Lord Chief Justice, Lord Judge, has referred the outburst to the Office for Judicial Complaints, to rule on whether it was too political.

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Judge to be investigated after outburst

Author: By Jack Doyle, Press Association

Judge Ian Trigger complained that “hundreds and hundreds of thousands” of
illegal immigrants were abusing the benefits system.

The Lord Chief Justice, Lord Judge, has referred the outburst to the Office of
Judicial Complaints, to rule on whether it was too political.

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Police chief accuses Tories of dirty tricks over arrest inquiry

Author: By Nigel Morris, Deputy Political Editor

Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner Bob Quick claimed he had fallen
victim to dirty tricks in an attempt to sabotage the investigation that led
to the arrest of Tory front-bencher Damian Green.

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