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Huge cosmic structures already existed when the universe was a baby

Astronomers have discovered the oldest cluster of galaxies ever seen, which dates to the early universe.

The discovery, which could help explain the shape of the modern cosmos, reveals 12 galaxies that existed in a clump 13 billion years ago — just about 700 million years after the Big Bang. We can see them now because they’re so far away in the expanding universe (13 billion light-years) that their starlight is only now reaching Earth. One of the galaxies, a mammoth named Himiko after a mythological Japanese queen, was discovered a decade ago by the same team.

Surprisingly, the other 11 galaxies aren’t clustered around the giant Himiko, the researchers wrote in a paper that will be published on Sept. 30 in The Astrophysical Journal and is available as a draft on the website arXiv. Instead, Himiko sits at the edge of the system, which the researchers call a “protocluster” because it’s so small and ancient compared to most of the clusters we can see in the universe.

Related: 11 Fascinating Facts About Our Milky Way Galaxy

“It is reasonable to find a protocluster near a massive object, such as Himiko. However, we’re surprised to see that Himiko was located not in the center of the protocluster but on the edge, 500 million light-years away from the center,” Masami Ouchi, a co-author of the paper and an astronomer at the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan and the University of Tokyo, said in a statement.

Understanding how galaxy clusters came to turns out to be important for understanding the galaxies they contain. Most galaxies, including the Milky Way, show up in clumps with other galaxies, so the galaxies aren’t evenly distributed throughout the universe. And that clumping seems to affect their behavior, astronomers have said. Galaxies in high-density, clumped environments full of galaxies form stars in different ways than do galaxies in low-density environments empty of galaxies. And the impact of clumping seems to have changed over time, the researchers said.

In more recent times, the researchers wrote in the paper, “there is a clear trend that the star-formation activity of galaxies tends to be lower in high-density environment than low-density environment.”

So, clumped-up galaxies these days form stars less often than their more independent cousins do. It’s as if they’re aging faster in their clusters, the researchers wrote, becoming geriatric and giving up on making new stars.

But in the ancient universe, the trend seems to have been reversed. Galaxies in highly packed clusters formed stars faster, not slower, remaining young and spry compared with their cousins not in dense clusters.

Still, “protoclusters” like this one from the early eons of the universe are rarely found and are poorly understood, the researchers wrote. These clumps tend to be much smaller than modern examples, which can contain hundreds of galaxies.

The further back telescopes peer into time, the fewer protoclusters turn up. It’s possible many of them are simply obscured by intergalactic dust. The astronomers hope, they wrote, that the new discovery will help flesh out the picture and explain how the state of things 13 billion years ago changed over time to produce that clustered universe we see today.

Originally published on Live Science.

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Giuliani rips ex-Ukrainian prosecutor for downplaying Biden ‘bribery’ claims

Rudy Giuliani on Monday blasted a former Ukrainian prosecutor who pushed back on calls to investigate the Biden family, saying he “corruptly” dismissed a case involving a company where Joe Biden’s son served on the board and decrying the media outlets that quoted him.

“I can’t believe how blind our media has become. They are blindly using the prosecutor who corruptly dismissed the cases against Biden’s son and his corrupt company. There was no investigation. Where’s the report?” Giuliani, President Trump’s personal attorney, tweeted early Monday. “Use your common sense for those who haven’t lost it. Analyze it.”

BIDEN SEEKS TO BAR GIULIANI FROM TV NEWS, AFTER TRUMP LAWYER ALLEGES POSSIBLE BIDEN CORRUPTION

Giuliani added: “Bribery is offering anything of value ($1.2 billion critical loan guarantee) in exchange for official action (firing the prosecutor, corrupt or not, who is investigating your son).”

“Bragging Biden admits it,” he continued.” And if you need help on whether he knew about son, plenty to come.”

Giuliani’s tweets are part of a blizzard of statements from Trump’s attorney as he defends his role in seeking an investigation of the Biden family’s Ukraine dealings. Trump’s role in pressing Ukraine to “look into” that issue prompted a full-blown impeachment inquiry last week.

Adding to the firestorm, former Ukrainian prosecutor general Yuri Lutsenko told the Los Angeles Times that he saw no reason to investigate Biden or his son Hunter. Lutsenko said he told Giuliani that the Bidens had not broken any Ukrainian laws to his knowledge and that he would start a probe only after U.S. officials launched their own investigation.

“I said, ‘Let’s put this through prosecutors, not through presidents,’” Lutsenko told The Times. “I told him I could not start an investigation just for the interests of an American official.”

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Prosecutor-general of Ukraine Yuri Lutsenko attends a news conference in Kiev, Ukraine, May 30, 2016. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich – D1BETHAMTIAA

Lutsenko was referring to the highly controversial phone call between Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in July when Trump sought an investigation into the Bidens.

“I had to tell him how law enforcement functions here,” Lutsenko said, noting that he could not reopen the case just because Trump wanted it.

Lutsenko has reportedly met with Giuliani twice in person. He told the Times that Giuliani was obsessed with potential misconduct by Biden or his son. Lutsenko reportedly told Giuliani that Hunter Biden’s role while his father was the vice president “could be signs of a conflict of interest” but was not illegal.

GIULIANI WAS NOT WORKING ALONE IN BIDEN, UKRAINE PROBE

According to the Times, Giuliani stopped contacting Lutsenko last year, but upon the election of Zelensky, he began contacting him again. Lutsenko was removed from his post in August.

Biden has acknowledged that when he was vice president, he successfully pressured Ukraine to fire prosecutor Viktor Shokin who was investigating the natural gas firm Burisma Holdings—where his son Hunter Biden had a highly lucrative role on the board, making tens of thousands of dollars per month. The former vice president threatened to withhold $1 billion of critical U.S. aid if Shokin was not fired.

“Well, son of a b—h, he got fired,” Biden joked at a panel two years after leaving office.

Biden allies maintain he pressured Shokin because of concerns he went easy on corruption. Critics charged that Hunter Biden may have been selling access to his father, who had pushed Ukraine to increase its natural gas production.

Meanwhile, as Giuliani criticized the media for “using” Lutsenko, the Biden campaign has blasted media outlets for giving Giuliani air time. The campaign wrote to NBC News, CBS News, Fox News and CNN to voice “grave concern that you continue to book Rudy Giuliani on your air to spread false, debunked conspiracy theories on behalf of Donald Trump.”

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The campaign requested that if a network chooses to book Giuliani, that they also give “an equivalent amount of time” for “a surrogate for the Biden campaign.”

Responding to the request, Trump 2020 campaign manager Brad Parscale tweeted: “Can we request the removal of Democrats on TV that push hoaxes? Wait, but then who would do the interviews?”

Fox News’ Gregg Re and Frank Miles contributed to this report.

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Whistleblower attorney expresses ‘serious concerns’ over client safety to acting DNI

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The whistleblower’s complaint that sparked an impeachment inquiry into President Trump has been released. USA TODAY

WASHINGTON – The lead attorney for the whistleblower that set off an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump expressed “serious concerns” for his client’s safety to the acting Director of National Intelligence over the weekend.

Andrew P. Bakaj, the attorney, in a letter to acting DNI Joseph Maguire, said that he has appreciated the National Intelligence office’s “support thus far to activate appropriate resources to ensure their safety,” but also wanted to alert him of concerns over the whistleblower’s safety.

“The purpose of this letter is to formally notify you of serious concerns we have regarding our client’s personal safety,” Bakaj wrote. “The events of the past week have heightened our concerns that our client’s identity will be disclosed publicly and that, as a result, our client will be put in harm’s way.”

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Bakaj cited comments Trump made last week during a private event in New York, where he said: “I want to know who’s the person that gave the Whistleblower, who’s the person that gave the Whistleblower the information, because that’s close to a spy.”

“You know what we used to do in the old days when we were smart? Right? With spies and treason, right? We used to handle them a little differently than we do now,” Trump continued.

The whistleblower’s complaint, which was made public last week, expresses concern that Trump “used the power of his office” to solicit foreign help to discredit Joe Biden during his call with the Ukrainian president.

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Bakaj wrote that he expects the situation to escalate as Congress continues to investigate the whistleblower’s accusations.

“Unfortunately, we expect this situation to worsen, and to become even more dangerous for our client and any other whistleblowers, as Congress seeks to investigate this matter,” the letter continued.

‘Treason,’ ‘spying,’ ‘civil war’: Donald Trump lashes out at impeachment accusers

A letter was also sent to the top Democrats and Republicans of the House Intelligence Committee and Senate Intelligence Committee alerting them of the concerns expressed to Maguire.

“We call upon the political leadership of both parties to speak out in favor of whistleblower protection and reiterate that this is a protected system where retaliation is not permitted, whether direct or implied,” the letter said, which was signed by Bakaj.

We further expect that political leaders from both parties condemn any intimidation against our client and others.

Maguire said last week that he believed the whistleblower “did the right thing.” His remarks came before the House Intelligence Committee, where he told them he delayed sending the whistleblower’s complaint to Congress due to it involving conversations from the president, which are subject to executive privilege.

During his remarks, Maguire said he doesn’t “know who the whistleblower is, to be honest with you,” but he’s “done my utmost to make sure I protect his identity.”

The president has repeatedly denounced the whistleblower’s claims. He has also lashed out against Democrats for opening an impeachment inquiry.

In late Sunday tweets, Trump continued to criticize lawmakers, some staff members for “spying” and said he deserves to meet his accuser. 

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Ewan McGregor’s daughter says she was raped, had abortion, suffered drug addiction in ‘year of hell’

Ewan McGregor’s daughter Clara has revealed she was raped, beaten and suffered pill addiction and depression in a heart-rending open letter.

The brave model and actress, 23, who also had an abortion, lifted the lid on her “year of hell” in the hope “it can help others feel less alone.”

Taking to Instagram, she wrote: “I’ve been so ashamed of some of my mental health issues that I haven’t even wanted to tell friends.

EWAN MCGREGOR SPENT NINE MONTHS WITH HIS KIDS FOLLOWING AFFAIR SCANDAL

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Ewan McGregor and daughter Clara McGregor attend the premiere of “Christopher Robin” on Sept. 5, 2018 in Tokyo. Clara and Ewan were briefly estranged amid his affair with actress Mary Elizabeth Winstead. (Getty)

EWAN MCGREGOR THANKS BOTH ESTRANGED WIFE AND CURRENT GIRLFRIEND IN SPEECH

“This past year I dealt with addiction, I got sober, and I dealt with a great deal of depression and anxiety, I had an abusive relationship, I had an abortion, the list goes on.”

Clara, who has three younger sisters, added: “I’ve suffered from crippling anxiety since I was 4. (It) has stopped me living the life I wanted to lead. It was a cage I still struggle to get out of.

EWAN MCGREGOR’S DAUGHTER CLARA CALLS HIS MISTRESS MARY ELIZABETH WINSTEAD ‘A PIECE OF TRASH’

EWAN MCGREGOR FILES FOR DIVORCE FROM WIFE AMID MARY ELIZABETH WINSTEAD AFFAIR

“I’ve also struggled with substance abuse, it led me to Xanax and I’m proud to say I’ve been clean and sober off of pills for 110 days.”

Her post — a year after she appeared with her dad in the “Christopher Robin” film — also revealed she had been attacked by an unnamed ex.

EWAN MCGREGOR’S DAUGHTER SEEMINGLY SLAMS HIM IN SONG

Clara, who lives in New York, wrote: “I was ashamed of the abuse I had let happen to me. I blamed myself for the bruises, the black eyes, the rapes and for the attacks a man did to me.

“But I’m regaining this power now . . . I feel so loved and blessed with where I am now.”

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Hundreds of followers have posted messages of support — calling Clara “beautiful and brave” for speaking out.

This article originally appeared in The Sun.

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Reese Witherspoon Learning TikTok From Her Son Is The End-All

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Reese Witherspoon may not be totally hip to what the kids are doing these days, but she is hilarious.

In an Instagram video she shared Sunday, “The Morning Show” actor solicited a how-to from her 15-year-old son, Deacon Phillippe, on the short-form video app TikTok. (Watch it below.)

“For all the moms out there, what is TikTok?” she asks Deacon.

While that might not be the coolest way to get a teen to help, Deacon deserves props for indulging his mom.

Witherspoon, who clearly did some research before this adorable clip, shows off several potential moves for a TikTok clip, ending in a bit for the song “Mr. Sandman.”

She also proposes a few names. “ReeseTik? ReeseTok?”

Both get a resounding “no” from Deacon. Good call, kid.

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Kanye West album ‘Jesus Is King’ called ‘evangelical rant about the evils of the modern world’

After years of forcing his opinions on to everyone else, Kanye West seems to have run out of ideas.

His long-delayed new album borrows most of its lyrics from old religious texts.

Just 35 minutes long, “Jesus Is King” is an evangelical rant about the evils of the modern world — including the suggestion that it’s time for ­youngsters to put down Instagram.

KANYE WEST HOLDS SUNDAY SERVICE IN WYOMING AHEAD OF ‘JESUS IS KING’ DROPPING

I’m not sure how that will go down with his wife Kim Kardashian.

The rapper, a born-again Christian, threw a couple of surprise listening parties in Detroit and Chicago over the weekend.

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Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West attend Sunday Service at The Greater Allen A.M.E. Cathedral of New York on Sept. 29, 2019 in New York City. Fans are eagerly awaiting the release of West’s delayed religious album “Jesus Is King.” (Getty)

Guests were asked to put their phones in pouches so no one would be distracted.

KANYE WEST PREACHES ‘RADICAL OBEDIENCE’ TO JESUS IN SUNDAY SERVICE

He also revealed a short documentary which included gospel versions of his songs before playing the album.

West has been doing his Sunday Service — a weekly religious gathering with gospel music — since January.

And before playing the album, the star led the audience in a prayer.

KANYE WEST, DAVE CHAPPELLE BRING SUNDAY SERVICE TO DAYTON, OHIO, FOLLOWING MASS SHOOTING

The launch comes a year after the album was first meant to drop, and I got an early listen yesterday.

“Water” is among his wackiest tracks, featuring a claim the human body is 90 percent water. Scientists say it is 60 percent  … but West knows best.

In “Closed On Sunday,” he slams Instagram — Kardashian’s favorite creative outlet — instructing listeners to “put the ’gram away.”

KANYE WEST TOLD NICKI MINAJ HE’S NOW A BORN-AGAIN CHRISTIAN

Later, “LA Monster” slams life in Los Angeles, where he lives a life of luxury in a huge mansion, driving his fleet of sports cars to the world’s best restaurants with his superstar wife.

West incants: “It’s the ugliest nightmare born from the prettiest dreams; millions of people trying to get on the scene; and everyone selling their souls, everyone saying they woke, but they sleepwalking, dead, eyes closed.”

He later raps: “They lettin’ Satan run they streets.”

CELEBRITY PASTOR REVEALS WHAT KANYE WEST’S SUNDAY SERVICE IS ALL ABOUT

After comparing himself to Jesus on 2013 album “Yeezus” — something West says he regrets — he arrogantly likens himself to Indian independence icon Mahatma Gandhi by calling himself “Yandhi” in the track “Selah.”

A widely publicized verse by Nicki Minaj appears to have been dropped from “New Body,” as only Ty Dolla Sign features.

KANYE WEST TELLS DAVID LETTERMAN HE WAS ‘BULLIED’ BY THE MEDIA

In “Hands On,” West demands forgiveness after his notorious claim that 400 years of slavery was a “choice” by African Americans, saying he deserves “three strikes” like in baseball.

Rap duo Clipse reunite ten years after their last album on “Use This Gospel,” which also includes a ­saxophone solo from Kenny G.

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No wonder West pushed back the unveiling a full year. His glory days feel a very long time ago.

This article originally appeared in The Sun.

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Virginia’s Criminal Statutory Code Ranks _____ in the U.S.

Going through SSRN yields a lot of fairly worthless papers, but even the worthless ones can be fun at times. Professor Paul Robinson is an extremely prolific writer who has put out all sorts of papers – some few of which might actually be useful to lawyers who actually practice criminal law. However, we’re not going to concentrate on one of those today. Instead, we’re going to look at the one in which he ranks the criminal codes of the various States. It’s pretty obvious looking through his curriculum vitae that he’s a big believer in the model penal code and the American Law Institute.1

When I saw his article ranking all the criminal codes in the various states as well as the federal code and D.C.’s code, I thought I’d look to see where the Great Commonwealth of Virginia ranked. Honestly, I was pretty certain that, as a common law state which rejected the MPC out of hand (it wasn’t written by Jefferson), Virginia would be in the bottom five. However, I was also fairly certain that Virginia wouldn’t be the last. As always in these kind of things, I knew in my bones that some Deep South state would be singled out as the absolute worst – probably Louisiana or Mississippi (because they always are).

Comprehensiveness:  47/52
Because Virginia uses a common law system and therefore doesn’t have all the crimes in the code, this score wasn’t terribly surprising.

Effectively Communicate Rules of Conduct:  32/52
This was a little surprising considering that many of Virginia’s crimes are not statutory, but derived from the common law.

Comprehensiveness and Accessibility of Principles of Adjudication (are the rules well laid out and complete):  41/52 (tied with five other states)

Accuracy in Imposing Liability: 45/52 (tied with one other state)
This is entirely subjective on the author’s part. The states which he believes are too tough on low level crimes get worse scores.

Accuracy in Grading Liability and Punishment (does the code provide consistent punishment and do the authors think it is sufficiently distinctive in its various levels of punishments):  21/52 (tied with two other states)

Overall:  37/52

Worst State:  Mississippi

Best State:  Texas

Grading Myself: Well, as to my actual two predictions I was 50-50. I pegged the conclusion as to the worst state. I totally whiffed on Virginia being in the last five. I will say that Texas being graded as the best criminal statutory system in the United States was a bit of a surprise. I must admit I never thought I’d see an academic saying that Texas’ criminal justice system is the best out there.

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Remember folks, this is a subjective test which favors the criteria in line with the biases of the author. As a practical reality your basic criminal defendant isn’t affected by the fact that the elements of larceny aren’t in a specific statute, but are found in a case from 1842 that is referenced in a practice book. Defendants rarely go research the definition of a crime before they batter someone, or bomb a building, or shoplift a necklace, or rob a bank. Heck, even the lawyers and judges aren’t terribly affected by where the law was initially written down. Where the elements for larceny come from isn’t terribly important; the issue is whether they are proven.

Still, these kind of articles are fun puff pieces to read through and see where your state ranks. I thank Professor Robinson et al. for what must have been a lot of work putting this together. And now, I head back into the trenches.

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1 Somebody has to be. As Professor Robinson himself points out in an article he wrote in 2007, nobody’s adopted the MPC since 1985 and it was rejected by several important states (California, Virginia, Michigan) as well as the federal government. Additionally, the ALI has gone rogue and is no longer only trying to write laws in the best manner possible; it is trying to legislate from an obviously slanted political position. It has taken a stance in opposition to the death penalty and is currently trying to rewrite sexual assault laws in a manner that is not concerned with justice or consistency, but “to make sure the code is progressive.” Note how much of that page is propaganda without giving us the actual wording so we ourselves can see if we think the changes comport with proper law.

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Trying to defend Trump, GOP leader caught off guard by reality

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PELLEY: President Zelensky says, “We are almost ready to buy more Javelins from the United States for defense purposes.” And President Trump replies, “I would like you to do us a favor though.”

MCCARTHY: You just added another word.

PELLEY: No, it’s in the transcript.

MCCARTHY: He said- “I’d like you to do a favor though”?

PELLEY: Yes, it’s in the White House transcript.

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Baltimore Ravens’ Lamar Jackson frustrated after blowout loss to Cleveland Browns

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Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson was unhappy about the overall performance by himself and his team after a blowout loss to the Cleveland Browns on Sunday.

Jackson was 24-for-34 with 247 passing yards and had three touchdown passes in the game. However, he also threw two interceptions and was sacked four times for 25 yards.

CLEVELAND BROWNS’ ODELL BECKHAM JR GETS INTO SCRAP WITH BALTIMORE RAVENS DEFENSIVE BACK

“We’re pissed right now,” Jackson said of the mood in the locker room, according to ESPN.

Jackson owned up to his own issues during the press conference as well, according to the team’s website.

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“Sometimes the ball wasn’t placed right, I didn’t throw a good ball,” he said. “[I’ve] just got to execute, finish the throws, keep the drive going.”

It’s the second straight loss for the Ravens, who started the season with a 59-point dominating performance over the Miami Dolphins in Week 1, followed by a close win over the Arizona Cardinals in Week 2.

The Ravens have lost their second straight game and first AFC North matchup of the season.

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Baltimore heads to Pittsburgh on Sunday to play the Steelers.

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