SpaceX To Double Last Year's Launch Numbers, Cape Canaveral Pad Repairs Planned

The next cargo mission is scheduled to launch in December 2017 and it will employ a uncrewed Dragon capsule. That rocket's mission is to send a satellite known as Koreasat-5A into space, where it will hang above Earth for 15 years while providing c... More..

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PC seeks greater autonomy for J&K
by | Tuesday, October 31, 2017

PC seeks greater autonomy for J&K

Union minister Smriti Irani on Saturday said she was "shocked and disgusted" at former finance minister P Chidambaram's remarks about "breaking union of India into pieces". "Yesterday's statement of a Congres...More..

How can State challenge Centre's law, asks SC
by | Tuesday, October 31, 2017

How can State challenge Centre's law, asks SC

During last week, the West Bengal Chief Minister had challenged the Centre on its decision of making it mandatory to link the Aadhaar number with phone numbers. "This way the Centre would start challenging th...More..

Iraqi Kurdish leader to devolve powers after thorny vote
by | Monday, October 30, 2017

Iraqi Kurdish leader to devolve powers after thorny vote

Critics say the September 25 independence referendum, orchestrated by the 71-year-old president in the face of opposition from Baghdad and global allies, has weakened the position of Iraq's Kurds despite an ove...More..

UP Minister Convoy Hits Boy in Gonda, Dies; CM Adityanath Announces Compensation
by | Monday, October 30, 2017

UP Minister Convoy Hits Boy in Gonda, Dies; CM Adityanath Announces Compensation

The eight-year-old boy Shiva Goswami succumbed to injuries following which chief minister Aditya Nath Yogi had announced a compensation of Rs 5 lakh for the boy's family on Saturday. "I was informed about the...More..

'Santa Claus' opens fire at Halloween party, injuring four
by | Monday, October 30, 2017

'Santa Claus' opens fire at Halloween party, injuring four

Police say the suspect, who was wearing a Santa Claus costume, was known to the victims. The victims were described as two women in their 30s and a man in his 20s. He was taken into custody and police believe...More..

Puerto Rico Gov. Seeks Immediate Cancellation Of Whitefish Energy Contract
by | Monday, October 30, 2017

Puerto Rico Gov. Seeks Immediate Cancellation Of Whitefish Energy Contract

And the firm is based in Whitefish, Montana, the hometown of President Trump's Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke. "There can be no distraction that alters the commitment to restore the electrical system as...More..

Spain Senate to vote on taking over some of Catalonia's powers
by | Sunday, October 29, 2017

Spain Senate to vote on taking over some of Catalonia's powers

Former Catalan President Carles Puigdemont on Saturday said he refused to recognize the dismissal of the Catalan government by Madrid and called for resistance to direct rule by Madrid . It has its own par...More..

Bombs kill at least 7 in Mogadishu
by | Sunday, October 29, 2017

Bombs kill at least 7 in Mogadishu

Mohamed Ahmed, a tuk-tuk driver, who was driving by the Nasa-Hablod hotel at the time of the attack, said he "saw a vehicle exploding at the gate of the hotel". Following the blasts yesterday, witnesses reporte...More..

by | Sunday, October 29, 2017

Former President Barack Obama Called for Jury Duty

A spokesman for Mr Obama has not commented. For that reason, Evans did not release further details about when or where exactly Obama will serve. Obama, of course has made Washington, DC his primary residence si...More..

Tropical storm forecast track shifts closer to South Florida
by | Sunday, October 29, 2017

Tropical storm forecast track shifts closer to South Florida

Tropical Storm Warnings are in effect for the Bahamas, however, as the strong winds and heavy rain are on the eastern side of the storm. The storm was located about 20 miles southwest of Havana and about 120 ...More..

No irregularities in Sherin's adoption: State govt to MEA
by | Saturday, October 28, 2017

No irregularities in Sherin's adoption: State govt to MEA

She was allegedly killed in the U.S. by Wesley Mathews, the man who adopted her. He first told detectives she disappeared after he left her by a tree as punishment at 3 a.m. PATNA: The state government has give...More..

National Park Service defends proposed increase in entrance fees
by | Saturday, October 28, 2017

National Park Service defends proposed increase in entrance fees

That doesn't take into account the Trump administration's proposed $296.6 million budget cut for the NPS. The per-vehicle entry fee is up from $25 at some parks and $30 at others. WHSV's Whitney Turner sp...More..

South African farmers jailed for forcing black man into coffin
by | Saturday, October 28, 2017

South African farmers jailed for forcing black man into coffin

The defendants Theo Jackson, sentenced to 14 years, and Willem Oosthuizen, sentenced to 11 years, had pleaded not guilty . The Guardian reports that the farmers, Theo Jackson and Willem Oosthuizen, both whit...More..

White House to host Halloween event for children
by | Saturday, October 28, 2017

White House to host Halloween event for children

Trump made small talk with the children gathered around his desk and posed for photos. Soon after, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders delivered a box full of candy, and the president started h...More..

Girl wins boys golf tourney, but not trophy
by | Saturday, October 28, 2017

Girl wins boys golf tourney, but not trophy

Emily Nash shot a three-over-par 75 at the Central Massachusetts Division 3 boys' golf tournament on Tuesday. It was four shots better than runner-up Nico Ciolino of the Advanced Math and Science Academy Charte...More..

by | Saturday, October 28, 2017

Saudi Arabia Bestows Citizenship on Robot

Right after the Arab nation granted Sophia citizenship on October 25, the world responded with some vital questions-the chief of which is, does Sophia have more rights and privileges than the actual...More..

by | Friday, October 27, 2017

Explosion at fireworks factory kills at least 30

All the victims were employees of the fireworks factory in Tangerang, just southwest of Jakarta, local fire department official Oni Sahroni told Metro TV. One local resident, Beni Benteng said he heard an exp...More..

Catalonia Is Said to Lean Toward Elections, Not Independence
by | Friday, October 27, 2017

Catalonia Is Said to Lean Toward Elections, Not Independence

The upper house, where Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's Popular Party holds a majority, is due on Friday to approve the measures proposed by the central government. The central government, in turn, accuses Catala...More..

Ex-president, Bush accused of a sexual offense?
by | Friday, October 27, 2017

Ex-president, Bush accused of a sexual offense?

Actress Heather Lind accused the former president of assaulting her in a now-deleted Instagram post on Tuesday. He didn't shake my hand. "I was disturbed today by a photo I saw of President Barack Obama ...More..

Iraqi Kurds offer to 'freeze' independence referendum result
by | Friday, October 27, 2017

Iraqi Kurds offer to 'freeze' independence referendum result

Clashes broke out earlier this month when federal forces retook the disputed city of Kirkuk and other areas outside the autonomous Kurdish region that the Kurds had seized when IS swept across the country in 20...More..

Cavaliers: Dwyane Wade taken out of starting lineup ... at his suggestion
by | Thursday, October 26, 2017

Cavaliers: Dwyane Wade taken out of starting lineup ... at his suggestion

But, hey, the Cleveland Cavaliers aren't even five games deep into their 2017-18 National Basketball Association season, so there's definitely time for Wade and Love to come up with something a little bit mor...More..

Trump Administration Proposes High Fees at Yellowstone, Yosemite and Other National Parks
by | Thursday, October 26, 2017

Trump Administration Proposes High Fees at Yellowstone, Yosemite and Other National Parks

Under the proposal, which would be instituted beginning in 2018, an annual park pass would cost $75, while a pass permitting entry to all United States national parks would remain at its current $80 fee. Noting...More..

North Korea urges United Nations to discuss USA naval exercise as threat
by | Thursday, October 26, 2017

North Korea urges United Nations to discuss USA naval exercise as threat

In response to President Donald Trump's warning at the United Nations that the US will " totally destroy " North Korea if it forces America's hand, the North Korean leader threatened to "tame" Trump "with ...More..

Gallup Finds Record Support for Legalizing Marijuana, Including Most Republicans
by | Thursday, October 26, 2017

Gallup Finds Record Support for Legalizing Marijuana, Including Most Republicans

The number of respondents who said they support the legalization of marijuana hit 64% this week, up from 60% in 2016. More Americans than ever think marijuana should be legal, according to a new Gallup poll ...More..