SpaceX scheduled to launch X-37B mini-shuttle from Cape Canaveral

Built by Boeing's Phantom Works division and managed by the Air Force's Rapid Capabilities Office, each spaceship has a wingspan of almost 15 feet (4.5 meters) and a length of more than 29 feet (8.9 meters). The Air Force is known to possess two X... More..

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Israel has Struck a North Korean Chemical Plant
by | Friday, September 08, 2017

Israel has Struck a North Korean Chemical Plant

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has said the incident in Khan Sheikhoun - which prompted the U.S. to launch a missile strike on an airbase - was a "fabrication". Former Israeli military intelligence chief...More..

Donald Trump Jr. denies collusion allegations during meeting with Senate investigators
by | Friday, September 08, 2017

Donald Trump Jr. denies collusion allegations during meeting with Senate investigators

Trump Jr.'s interview with the panel Thursday was conducted largely by committee staff, though members of the committee, including Sen. Futerfas confirmed the proposed meeting in an email to POLITICO . The T...More..

Tropical Storms Jose, Katia now hurricanes
by | Thursday, September 07, 2017

Tropical Storms Jose, Katia now hurricanes

While mega-Hurricane Irma and Tropical Storm José continue advancing toward and through the Caribbean Sea, a third potentially unsafe storm has formed in the Gulf of Mexico. The system may become a hurricane be...More..

Militant captured near foreign forces' base in Afghan province
by | Thursday, September 07, 2017

Militant captured near foreign forces' base in Afghan province

The military had distributed anti-Taliban leaflets among the people that contained offensive material desecrating the Islam religion, the Khaama Press reported. The incident highlights one of the challenges f...More..

Senior journalist shot dead in Bengaluru
by | Thursday, September 07, 2017

Senior journalist shot dead in Bengaluru

Lankesh died on the spot. Protests and condolence meetings have been planned across Bengaluru to condemn Lankesh's murder. The posh locality is part of southern Bengaluru . He said the asssailants of M M K...More..

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Higher After BoC Hikes Interest Rate
by | Thursday, September 07, 2017

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Higher After BoC Hikes Interest Rate

The Bank of Canada unexpectedly hiked its key interest rate by 25 basis points to 1.00% on Wednesday, citing stronger than expected economic data. "As a result we have got the market pricing in potentially a...More..

European Union court rejects appeals against migrant (2)
by | Thursday, September 07, 2017

European Union court rejects appeals against migrant (2)

Slovakia and Hungary filed a complaint [text] arguing that it was illegal for Brussels to require them to take in hundreds of Syrian refugees and that it would destabilize their economies. "ECJ confirms r...More..

Donald Trump Rallies for Tax Reform with Democratic Senator Heidi Heitkamp
by | Thursday, September 07, 2017

Donald Trump Rallies for Tax Reform with Democratic Senator Heidi Heitkamp

In his remarks there, Trump urged people to vote her out of office if she did not support lowering taxes. Not One Penny said it is spending five figures on the ad buy. Trump won both Missouri and North Dakota d...More..

Trump bucks GOP leadership, backs Democratic deal on debt ceiling, funding government
by | Thursday, September 07, 2017

Trump bucks GOP leadership, backs Democratic deal on debt ceiling, funding government

US President Donald Trump and Congressional leaders have agreed on introducing the single bill aiming at debt ceiling, government funding until December 15 and Hurricane Harvey relief aid, Senate Minority L...More..

Vladimir Putin calls for talks with North Korea
by | Thursday, September 07, 2017

Vladimir Putin calls for talks with North Korea

While North Korea claimed to possess a hydrogen bomb a year ago, seismologists refuted the claim, suggesting that the subsequent quake from that nuclear test was too small to have been the product of a pure fus...More..

Parliamentarians demand withdrawal of presidential medal given to Suu Kyi
by | Thursday, September 07, 2017

Parliamentarians demand withdrawal of presidential medal given to Suu Kyi

In the meeting, the two leaders discussed ways to deepen India and Myanmar's "historical relationship". PM Modi hoped that all stakeholders were able to work together to find a solution irrespective of the ...More..

Emre Can demanding release clause in new Liverpool deal
by | Thursday, September 07, 2017

Emre Can demanding release clause in new Liverpool deal

It's noted that Can has seen how Liverpool stood in Philippe Coutinho's way when Barcelona came calling this summer, and he doesn't want the same to happen to him, hence his demands for a release clause. Ci...More..

How to Watch Tennessee vs. Georgia Tech Online
by | Thursday, September 07, 2017

How to Watch Tennessee vs. Georgia Tech Online

Georgia Tech pounded away at Tennessee's midsection and burned the Vols on the perimeter. "We're confident and happy that we won", added Tennessee defensive back Micah Abernathy . Davis also missed a 36...More..

Wayne Rooney to face fine by Everton after drink drive charge
by | Wednesday, September 06, 2017

Wayne Rooney to face fine by Everton after drink drive charge

The former England captain, charged with drink-driving on Friday, retired from worldwide football last month having scored a national record 53 goals in 119 appearances that included three World Cups and th...More..

13 more children die in BRD medical college
by | Wednesday, September 06, 2017

13 more children die in BRD medical college

Investigating officer Abhishek Singh told reporters that additional sessions judge Shivanand Singh had issued the NBW against seven of the nine people named in the FIR who had not been arrested. He was accused ...More..

Trump Pledges $1 Million Of Personal Money To Harvey Relief
by | Wednesday, September 06, 2017

Trump Pledges $1 Million Of Personal Money To Harvey Relief

President Donald Trump plans to donate $1 million to aid efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey , White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Thursday. Trump's Homeland Security Adviser Tom Bossert...More..

Trump's pick for head of NASA raises brows
by | Wednesday, September 06, 2017

Trump's pick for head of NASA raises brows

Acting NASA Administrator Robert Lightfoot issued a statement on Friday's announcement of the intended nomination by President Donald Trump of U.S. "I am pleased to have Rep. Bridenstine nominated to lead...More..

Madonna Moves To Portugal As Son Joins Soccer Team
by | Wednesday, September 06, 2017

Madonna Moves To Portugal As Son Joins Soccer Team

Entertainment Tonight has learned that the singer has fallen in love to the place after ending her world tour back in 2004. The 59-year-old worldwide star has made a decision to move her residence to Lisb...More..

Sir Tom Jones cancels USA tour on 'medical advice'
by | Wednesday, September 06, 2017

Sir Tom Jones cancels USA tour on 'medical advice'

The 77-year-old star was due to begin a four-week stint of concerts on 6 September, but doctors have advised him against performing. Instead of starting his series of performances in the US this week, Jones...More..

Iran leader meets air defense commanders amid USA pressure on missile program
by | Wednesday, September 06, 2017

Iran leader meets air defense commanders amid USA pressure on missile program

Gen. Esmaili noted that Iran will not hesitate to shoot down spy drones if they violate the country's airspace. Iran has repeatedly announced such activities over the past few years to demonstrate the capab...More..

Sombre mood as parents and students of Moi Girls counselled
by | Wednesday, September 06, 2017

Sombre mood as parents and students of Moi Girls counselled

Police said the cause of the fire is yet to be known but they suspect arson and the school, which has an estimated 1,183 students, has been closed for two weeks to facilitate investigations. If a pupil needed h...More..

US Threatens 'Massive Military Response' Against North Korea
by | Wednesday, September 06, 2017

US Threatens 'Massive Military Response' Against North Korea

Meanwhile, world leaders, including those from France, Russia and China, also condemned Sunday's test. "The fact that North Korea forced through a nuclear test this time is absolutely unacceptable to our co...More..

Froome extends Vuelta lead, Lopez climbs to second win
by | Tuesday, September 05, 2017

Froome extends Vuelta lead, Lopez climbs to second win

Lopez, riding for Astana, arrived alone at the 2,510 metres summit of the Alto Hoya de la Mora after overtaking Briton Adam Yates in the final kilometres. Polish rider Rafal Majka took the stage by an impress...More..

Trump among leaders to condemn latest North Korea bomb test
by | Tuesday, September 05, 2017

Trump among leaders to condemn latest North Korea bomb test

US President Donald Trump on Sunday said the latest nuclear test by North Korea posed a danger to the US and raised questions about South Korea's ability to control Pyongyang. "It now seems to have made a decis...More..

North Korea Declares Start of Pacific Offensive Amid Missile Standoff
by | Tuesday, September 05, 2017

North Korea Declares Start of Pacific Offensive Amid Missile Standoff

North Korea has been working to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of hitting the United States and has recently threatened to land missiles near the US Pacific territory of Guam. North Korea labeled th...More..

Muslims deeply concerned by Myanmar violence, Turkey tells Aung San Suu Kyi
by | Tuesday, September 05, 2017

Muslims deeply concerned by Myanmar violence, Turkey tells Aung San Suu Kyi

The latest wave of violence in the deeply divided region has led to the deaths of hundreds and worldwide condemnations for Myanmar's security forces and the country's state counselor and de facto leader, Suu ...More..

Mattis says he and Trump are on same page regarding North Korea
by | Tuesday, September 05, 2017

Mattis says he and Trump are on same page regarding North Korea

North Korea, which claims Washington has long threatened it by flaunting the powerful USA nuclear arsenal, describes the long-range B-1Bs as "nuclear strategic bombers" although the United States no longer ar...More..

Brics summit: Modi, Xi Jinping meet for first time since Doklam standoff
by | Tuesday, September 05, 2017

Brics summit: Modi, Xi Jinping meet for first time since Doklam standoff

During the meeting, the BRICS countries' leaders were briefed by Xu Lirong, chairman of China BRICS Business Council, and K.V. Kamath, president of the BRICS-led New Development Bank. No statement on the disp...More..

Foreign Affairs Minister to meet with Michel Barnier as Brexit talks continue
by | Tuesday, September 05, 2017

Foreign Affairs Minister to meet with Michel Barnier as Brexit talks continue

BBC Brussels reporter Adam Fleming said Mr Oettinger had told him he believed that progress made on the issue in the July round of talks had been reversed during last week's session. Mrs May's spokeswoman...More..

Justin Thomas shares lead heading into final round in Boston
by | Tuesday, September 05, 2017

Justin Thomas shares lead heading into final round in Boston

Marc Leishman made a bit of a meal of the 18th hole in the final round of the Dell Technologies Championship , and even hit his ball through a cameraman's legs in the process of making a bogey on the closin...More..

Tropical Storm Jose forms to the east of Irma
by | Tuesday, September 05, 2017

Tropical Storm Jose forms to the east of Irma

The NHC adds, "Jose's movement toward the west or west-northwest at a slightly faster rate of forward speed is expected during the next two days". Maximum sustained winds are near 40 miles per hour, with high...More..

NFLPA Requests Restraining Order to Block Any Ezekiel Elliott Suspension
by | Tuesday, September 05, 2017

NFLPA Requests Restraining Order to Block Any Ezekiel Elliott Suspension

The new petition is asking the US District Court in Texas to vacate the suspension if it's upheld by Henderson. The NFL Players Association is interested in how the league came to the conclusion that six game...More..

United States to prepare new draft sanctions on N. Korea: Treasury chief
by | Monday, September 04, 2017

United States to prepare new draft sanctions on N. Korea: Treasury chief

Congress had largely been expected since the deadly storm hit southeast Texas on August 25 to pass a spending bill free of amendments, add-ons or other legislation to avoid the kind of political wrangling that ...More..

Trump hints at pulling out of free trade deal with South Korea
by | Monday, September 04, 2017

Trump hints at pulling out of free trade deal with South Korea

During his visit to hurricane-hit Houston in Texas over the weekend, Trump told reporters that he would be discussing the future of the KORUS FTA in the upcoming week, hinting that he would be looking for ways ...More..

RI National Guard heads to Texas
by | Monday, September 04, 2017

RI National Guard heads to Texas

At least 42 people were killed and tens-of-thousands were forced from their homes after Harvey made landfall along the Texas Gulf Coast on August 25. Eleven Iowa National Guard soldiers and two helicopters ar...More..

U.S. forces Russian Federation to close San Francisco consulate
by | Monday, September 04, 2017

U.S. forces Russian Federation to close San Francisco consulate

The State Department, in a statement that warned of a "downward spiral" in relations, announced the U.S.is requiring Russian Federation close its consulate general in San Francisco as well as its chancery a...More..

by | Monday, September 04, 2017

United Kingdom could stay in single market PERMANENTLY, says Labour deputy Tom Watson

Although pro-EU Tories are expected to delay rebelling against the measure until later in the autumn, they are preparing to use this week's debate to warn the government against pressing for a "hard Brexit". Bu...More..

New 'sonic' attack reported in Cuba, 19 Americans now affected
by | Monday, September 04, 2017

New 'sonic' attack reported in Cuba, 19 Americans now affected

The American Foreign Service Association said Friday that its representatives met this week in Washington , D.C., with Foreign Service officers posted at the US embassy in Havana and have faced diagnoses inclu...More..

Huge Second World War bomb defused in Frankfurt
by | Monday, September 04, 2017

Huge Second World War bomb defused in Frankfurt

The 1.4 tonne British bomb was found on a building site on Wednesday. Munitions experts said if the bomb were to explode it would obliterate every structure within 300 feet and cause severe damage well beyo...More..

George Clooney: Fatherhood's made me older
by | Monday, September 04, 2017

George Clooney: Fatherhood's made me older

It's a film noir, co-scripted by Clooney's pals the Coen brothers and it tells the story of an Eisenhower-era affluent white American neighborhood that's picture flawless. 'This is an all-new adventure ...More..

NDA is nearly dead: Shiv Sena MP
by | Monday, September 04, 2017

NDA is nearly dead: Shiv Sena MP

Tyagi, senior leader the JD (U) told reporters on Sunday soon after the cabinet expansion. The Sena has been an ornery partner for the BJP; the parties together govern Maharashtra but their leaders in the s...More..

Unofficial end of summer brings no heat relief in US West
by | Monday, September 04, 2017

Unofficial end of summer brings no heat relief in US West

Three structures had burned, at least two of them homes, but fire officials said they were confident they could tame the blaze unless winds picked up. Elsewhere in the West, fire weather warnings were in effect...More..

'Alphons Kannanthanam as minister is an Onam gift for Malayalis'
by | Monday, September 04, 2017

'Alphons Kannanthanam as minister is an Onam gift for Malayalis'

Focusing on Kerala as part of its "Mission South" programme, the BJP-led NDA had reconstituted its Kerala unit past year, inducting senior politician P C Thomas to the NDA central committee. Kannanthanam joined...More..

DUI crackdown through Labor Day; checkpoints begin Thursday
by | Monday, September 04, 2017

DUI crackdown through Labor Day; checkpoints begin Thursday

No fatalities have been reported but there were 34 injuries. The holiday enforcement is expected to run through until midnight Tuesday. Seven years ago, on September 2, 2010, a Connecticut State Police Troo...More..

Sluggish offense, missed opportunities cost Wyoming in 24-3 loss at Iowa
by | Monday, September 04, 2017

Sluggish offense, missed opportunities cost Wyoming in 24-3 loss at Iowa

The Iowa football team got to hear all about how good Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen is for months. "There were some good things that we did out there, but right now it doesn't feel too good", Bohl said...More..

Cambodian PM says USA behind opposition leader in conspiracy
by | Monday, September 04, 2017

Cambodian PM says USA behind opposition leader in conspiracy

Kem Sokha's daughter, Monovithya Kem, who is also a member of his embattled Cambodia National Rescue Party, said her father was taken away in handcuffs after a force of between 100 and 200 officers swept into...More..

Hurricane Harvey's impact on the U.S. oil industry
by | Sunday, September 03, 2017

Hurricane Harvey's impact on the U.S. oil industry

Drivers across the devastated Texas coastal region are encountering empty gas station pumps, high gas prices and increased consumption as we head into Labor Day weekend. Ten Texas refineries remained shut d...More..

NEET: Day after Anitha's death protests erupt; Grieving father, actors seek justice
by | Sunday, September 03, 2017

NEET: Day after Anitha's death protests erupt; Grieving father, actors seek justice

On September 22 previous year, the Supreme Court had directed the Tamil Nadu government to begin medical examinations based on NEET. "Anita's death is the sole responsibility of the Modi and EPS governments...More..

PM Modi to Attend BRICS Summit in China
by | Sunday, September 03, 2017

PM Modi to Attend BRICS Summit in China

BRICS is a five nation grouping consisting of Brazil, Russia, India , China and South Africa. The Prime Minister's trip will include trips to the capital Yangon and Bagan. "China is willing to work with Pak...More..