Monster black hole set a record for longest lunch ever

Monster black hole set a record for longest lunch ever

February 8, 2017 - 12:24 AMT  08:24 GMT
The three telescopes' observations also suggest that the black hole has been growing rapidly while gobbling up the star.
U.S. authorities clear pathway for controversial Dakota pipeline

U.S. authorities clear pathway for controversial Dakota pipeline

February 8, 2017 - 12:21 AMT  08:21 GMT
The decision comes after months of protests led the Obama administration to nix plans to build the pipeline close to native grounds.
Tesla Model S smashes acceleration record with Ludicrous Mode

Tesla Model S smashes acceleration record with Ludicrous Mode

February 8, 2017 - 12:11 AMT  08:11 GMT
In a recent Motor Trend test, the Model S P100D hit 0-60 mph in 2.275507139 seconds using a new Easter egg mode called Ludicrous+.
Colombia opens peace talks with last active rebels, the ELN

Colombia opens peace talks with last active rebels, the ELN

February 8, 2017 - 12:08 AMT  08:08 GMT
The negotiations between Colombia and the ELN were launched at a ceremony in the capital of Ecuador, Quito, where the talks will be held.
Erdogan, Trump agree to act together on Syria's al-Bab, Raqqa

Erdogan, Trump agree to act together on Syria's al-Bab, Raqqa

February 8, 2017 - 12:04 AMT  08:04 GMT
The two leaders discussed issues including a safe zone in Syria, the refugee crisis and the fight against terror, sources said.
U.S. mulls asking visa applicants for social media passwords

U.S. mulls asking visa applicants for social media passwords

February 8, 2017 - 11:54 AMT  07:54 GMT
The move could come as part of the effort to toughen vetting of visitors to screen out people who could pose a security threat.
Lady GaGa to join Metallica onstage at 2017 Grammy Awards

Lady GaGa to join Metallica onstage at 2017 Grammy Awards

February 8, 2017 - 11:42 AMT  07:42 GMT
GaGa is a regular performer at the music's biggest night as she appeared at the ceremony last year to pay tribute to David Bowie.
Cage The Elephant join Foo Fighters, Depeche Mode at NOS Alive 2017

Cage The Elephant join Foo Fighters, Depeche Mode at NOS Alive 2017

February 8, 2017 - 11:35 AMT  07:35 GMT
Last year’s edition of the Portuguese festival saw performances from Radiohead, Arcade Fire, Pixies, Biffy Clyro, Wolf Alice and many more.
More violence, arrests in Paris suburbs, police say

More violence, arrests in Paris suburbs, police say

February 8, 2017 - 11:29 AMT  07:29 GMT
Yves Lefebvre said about 10 vehicles were torched as young people hurled petrol bombs in standoffs with law enforcement officers.
Warner Bros. rolls out

Warner Bros. rolls out "The Lego Ninjago Movie" teaser (video)

 February 8, 2017 - 11:26 AMT  07:26 GMT
"The Lego Ninjago Movie" centers on young Lloyd, a.k.a. the Green Ninja, along with his friends, who are all secret warriors and LEGO Master Builders.