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Fossils of 'first giant' dinosaur discovered in Argentina

Fossils of 'first giant' dinosaur discovered in Argentina

Recently-unearthed fossils in Argentina suggest that giant dinosaurs roamed the Earth some 30 million years earlier than scientists had previously thought. Large size, scientists believe they began to be achieved only in the middle and at the end of the Jurassic period, about 180-155 million years ago, when the first neosauropods, including Diplodocus , argentinosaurus and all of the largest dinosaurs of that era.


Liberal Democratic group seeks dirt on SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh

Liberal Democratic group seeks dirt on SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh

Whether or not their opposition was predetermined, the Democratic leadership in the Senate is ready to stand beside the Women's March in the effort to block Kavanaugh . Republican Sens. Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska are among those on his radar. Democrats hope to model their opposition on their successful effort fending off a repeal of the Affordable Care Act previous year, despite a Republican majority in Congress.


Kavanaugh appointment 'to reverse civil right gains', groups warn

Kavanaugh appointment 'to reverse civil right gains', groups warn

It would give the court a potential five-vote conservative majority, enough to overturn Roe v. Wade , giving women the right to an abortion . Do they think if they blocked Kavanaugh , Trump would name a moderate? In other words, Kavanaugh does believe that letting a president be president while he's in office and deferring non-presidential litigation until after he leaves is good policy.


Supreme Court nominations made, Trump may have none to go

Supreme Court nominations made, Trump may have none to go

President Donald Trump may relish his status as an outsider, but Kavanaugh is anything but. As of Wednesday morning, Kavanaugh is scheduled to meet with Republican Sens. The focus is on GOP Sens. Republican Sens. Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska are among those on his radar. Other Democrats are anxious about Kavanaugh's written opinion that a President should not face legal action for a crime while in office.



Israeli unmanned spacecraft to land on Moon in 2019

SpaceIL and Israel Aerospace Industries have raised $88 million (£$66 million, AU$118 million) primarily from private donors to fund the project over the past eight years. At this point, the lander will ignite its engines to enter a phase of orbiting the moon prior to attempting a lunar touchdown. "It's a very compact spacecraft", says Anteby.


Donald Trump nominates Brett Kavanaugh to US Supreme Court position

Donald Trump nominates Brett Kavanaugh to US Supreme Court position

The two other branches are represented by the presidency and Congress. "Absolute joy" is how former Whitewater independent counsel and Baylor University president Ken Starr says he felt when he learned President Donald Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.