‘The shopping list is still on the table’ – Daniel O’Donnell says death of sister Kathleen (67) ‘happened so quickly’

Heartbroken star Daniel O’Donnell yesterday paid tribute to his beloved sister, Kathleen, who died suddenly at the family home on Friday morning. he Irish singer had a close bond with his sister, who at 67 was the third-eldest in their family of five from Kincasslagh, Co. Donegal. Daniel told how Kathleen had been like a … Read more

People are shocked to find out the the real lyrics at the end of feel good hit Mister Blue Sky 

It’s a song that’s been playing at weddings and birthday bashes for over four decades – but some fans have only just discovered a mystery lyric at the end of Electric Light Orchestra’s Mr. Blue Sky wrong.  The 1977 hit, from the British band fronted by Jeff Lynne, has been an enduring hit thanks to … Read more

How did the US successfully shoot down China’s ‘spy balloon’ with a single missile – and what was on it? | US News

A US military operation to shoot down a Chinese “spy balloon” that had been hovering in American airspace came at a tense time for the two superpowers, whose relationship has been on rocky ground for years. But how did the US successfully down it with a single missile – and what intelligence are they now … Read more

Iran supreme leader Khameini announces pardon of some prisoners.

Comment on this story Comment BEIRUT — Iran is set to pardon or reduce the sentences of “tens of thousands” of prisoners, including those swept up in the crackdown on protests that erupted in the country in September, state news reported on Sunday. Iran’s judiciary head Gholamhossein Mohseni-Eje’i proposed the amnesty and commutation in a … Read more

Cubans respond with zeal to new US migration policy

HAVANA — In barely a week, 25-year-old engineer Marcos Marzo went from riding his small electric motorcycle past the low buildings of Havana’s Vedado district to traveling the mega-highways of Florida, amazed by the towering high-rises and giant supermarkets. A close relative told Marzo on Jan. 21 that he had applied online to sponsor the … Read more

Turkish Experts Interpret Photo of US Envoy Aboard Warship as ‘Threat to Turkey’

https://sputniknews.com/20230205/turkish-experts-interpret-photo-of-us-envoy-aboard-warship-as-threat-to-turkey-1106992815.html Turkish Experts Interpret Photo of US Envoy Aboard Warship as ‘Threat to Turkey’ Turkish Experts Interpret Photo of US Envoy Aboard Warship as ‘Threat to Turkey’ Turkish security experts and ex-military commanders interpreted a recent photo of US Ambassador Jeffry Flake on board a US destroyer in the Bosphorus Strait as a “threat message” … Read more

Labor and PM maintain strong leads in latest Newspoll

The first Newspoll of the year has delivered good news for federal Labor and Prime Minister Anthony Albanese. Labor has maintained its 10-point margin over the coalition on a two-party-preferred basis as parliament returns for a sitting week expected to be dominated by the economy and the referendum on an Indigenous voice. The survey indicated … Read more

This 5-storey tall wall of tropical plants isn’t just for aesthetics

It might be icy cold outside, but step inside the glassy atrium of one Toronto university campus and you’ll be greeted with a five-storey tall wall of more than 6,000 tropical plants. Plant walls, like the one in the University of Guelph-Humber’s atrium, serve two purposes. There’s the goal of improving students’ moods and adding … Read more

Fight breaks out at grocery store dumpsters after false post about ‘free food’ following power outages

CNN  —  More the 250 people fought over discarded food in dumpsters after a power outage last week at an H-E-B grocery store in Texas, authorities said. “We had over 250 people fighting in the dumpsters because someone posted ‘Free Food!’” Travis County Constable Precinct 4 George Morales III posted on Facebook. “This is not … Read more