Mike Pence calls for creation of space force by 2020

In reality, the administration seems insecure that other countries are beginning to push space research and exploration. He's more recently said he's "in complete agreement" with Trump, though it's unclear if he's actually come around on the S... More..

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NASA launches Parker Solar Probe in mission to 'touch' the Sun
by | Sunday, August 12, 2018

NASA launches Parker Solar Probe in mission to 'touch' the Sun

As soon as this fall, the Parker Solar Probe will fly straight through the wispy edges of the sun's corona , or outer atmosphere, that was visible during last August's total solar eclipse . "We have to unde...More..

DC, Charlottesville on edge as white nationalists prepare to rally
by | Sunday, August 12, 2018

DC, Charlottesville on edge as white nationalists prepare to rally

Taking to Twitter ahead of a controversial "Unite the Right 2" white supremacist rally tomorrow in Washington , Trump decried the "senseless death and division" spawned by what he called the "riots in Charlo...More..

Shooting in Fredericton, Canada leaves 4 dead - including two police officers
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Shooting in Fredericton, Canada leaves 4 dead - including two police officers

Residents described the area where the shooting occurred as a small, quiet neighbourhood where seniors are out strolling and children frequently rollerblade together. "I'm anxious for the other people around me...More..

Saudi Arabian agency stops buying Canadian wheat, barley
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Saudi Arabian agency stops buying Canadian wheat, barley

In the fist comments by Washington since the dispute erupted, a U.S. State Department official said the United States had asked Riyadh for details on the detention of activists. The Saudi Foreign Ministry too...More..

Trump asks supporters to vote on logo for 'Space Force' gear
by | Friday, August 10, 2018

Trump asks supporters to vote on logo for 'Space Force' gear

He worries that creating an all-new branch will just create more bureaucracy, Brumfiel reports. In a speech at the Pentagon , Pence the new Space Force would be established by 2020. Any proposal to creat...More..

Luxury yacht at centre of graft probe handed to Malaysia
by | Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Luxury yacht at centre of graft probe handed to Malaysia

The 300-foot (90-meter) Equanimity , equipped with pool, helicopter landing pad and cinema, belonged to Jho Low , a flamboyant worldwide financier who allegedly played a central role in the 1MDB controversy ...More..

Trump predicts victory for GOP's Balderson
by | Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Trump predicts victory for GOP's Balderson

Trump also brought to the stage Ohio Representative Jim Jordan, "a tough cookie". Stephanopoulos also asked about Trump's tweet this weekend taking a swipe at National Basketball Association star and OH nativ...More..

Osinbajo Fires DSS DG Lawal Daura
by | Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Osinbajo Fires DSS DG Lawal Daura

Images of the blockade were shared widely on social media. A combined team of the Police and the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) have arrested and detained the sacked Director-General of the Department of ...More..

Cops Seeking Missing Kid Rescue 11 From Compound
by | Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Cops Seeking Missing Kid Rescue 11 From Compound

The Taos County Sheriff said the 3-year-old boy was not among the children which he described as being in heartbreaking condition, starving with no food or fresh water. He also says he never met the three women...More..

Mueller's 'star witness' returns for testimony in Manafort trial
by | Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Mueller's 'star witness' returns for testimony in Manafort trial

It is alleged that Manafort earned millions of dollars, which he neglected to declare to the authorities. On Monday, Gates described his history of working with Manafort, his plea deal and how Manafort's cons...More..

Sen. Bob Menendez Calls Trump's Attack on LeBron James Racist
by | Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Sen. Bob Menendez Calls Trump's Attack on LeBron James Racist

Trump's freakish tweet labeled CNN's Dom Lemon as the "dumbest man on television" after his interview with LeBron James in a freakish tweet that ended, 'I like Mike!' "And I was like, 'Oh wow, this is ...More..

Footage shows botched eyebrow job lead to wild brawl in nail salon
by | Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Footage shows botched eyebrow job lead to wild brawl in nail salon

The black women and the nail salon employees start pushing and shoving each other, causing the scene to devolve into chaos as one manicurist picks up a chair and begins swinging it. Huiyue Zheng faces charges ...More..

Saudi-Canada row: What the sanctions are really about
by | Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Saudi-Canada row: What the sanctions are really about

Saudi Arabia has ordered roughly 15,000 Saudis studying in Canada to leave. "The normal diplomatic route would have been to call the ambassador in and to let him know your displeasure and then to try to move ...More..

Longtime Manafort deputy Rick Gates admits embezzlement
by | Tuesday, August 07, 2018

Longtime Manafort deputy Rick Gates admits embezzlement

On day five of the trial in Alexandria, Virginia, Gates was asked by the prosecutor whether he had committed any crimes with Mr Manafort, and he said: "Yes". Similar to prior witnesses, Laporta testified that G...More..

Manafort Bookkeeper Says He OK'd 'Every Penny'; Gates on Witness List
by | Tuesday, August 07, 2018

Manafort Bookkeeper Says He OK'd 'Every Penny'; Gates on Witness List

Cindy Laporta - who knowingly filed a false 2014 tax return on behalf of Manafort - was granted immunity to testify against him in his criminal tax-evasion and bank fraud case . When Yanukovych became presi...More..

Pompeo: Sanctions to be enforced until Iran 'behaves like a normal country'
by | Tuesday, August 07, 2018

Pompeo: Sanctions to be enforced until Iran 'behaves like a normal country'

Senior U.S. administration officials told reporters on August 6 that the United States supports the Iranian people but is not calling for regime change. "We will use them aggressively". And on an urban center o...More..

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by | Tuesday, August 07, 2018

Trump "needs to put a pin in that", says panelist

At the time , Donald Trump Jr issued a statement explaining that he and the lawyer, Natalia Veselnitskaya (pictured), had "primarily discussed a programme about the adoption of Russian children". Donald Trum...More..

First fine handed down for violation of Denmark’s new ‘Burqa Ban’
by | Tuesday, August 07, 2018

First fine handed down for violation of Denmark’s new ‘Burqa Ban’

The woman was slapped with a fine of 1,000 Danish kroner ($210) and requested to either remove the veil or leave the premises. The woman was also asked to either remove the veil or leave, opting for the latte...More..

Mt Aspiring rescue: Australian climber named as army lieutenant Terry Harch
by | Sunday, August 05, 2018

Mt Aspiring rescue: Australian climber named as army lieutenant Terry Harch

After setting off his locator beacon, the 29-year-old spent three nights waiting in sub-zero conditions to see if someone would come to his rescue. An Australian has been found alive on NZ's Mount Aspiring. O...More..

Man challenges bison in Yellowstone National Park
by | Sunday, August 05, 2018

Man challenges bison in Yellowstone National Park

It seems the man avoided being gored because he's seen standing on the road, apparently unharmed, when Jones focuses the camera back on him. At one point in the video the bison charges the taunter, but doesn'...More..

VIDEOS show Maduro’s speech cut midway by explosion, panic ensues
by | Sunday, August 05, 2018

VIDEOS show Maduro’s speech cut midway by explosion, panic ensues

Seconds later, dozens of soldiers were seen running away before the broadcast was cut off, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) reported. Communications Minister Jorge Rodriguez says Maduro was not harm...More..

California's desolating Carr Fire was started by a flat tire
by | Sunday, August 05, 2018

California's desolating Carr Fire was started by a flat tire

The " firenado " also left behind damage that looked more like the work of a tornado than a wildfire-tiles stripped from roofs, trees uprooted, cars moved, a transmission tower tipped over. As a precaution, n...More..

China to Respond If US Provokes Escalation of Trade War - Foreign Ministry
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

China to Respond If US Provokes Escalation of Trade War - Foreign Ministry

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders countered by telling reporters Friday that "instead of retaliating, China should address longstanding concerns about its unfair trading practices". Chinese aut...More..

Family of Missing Iowa College Student Mollie Tibbetts Believes She's Still Alive
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Family of Missing Iowa College Student Mollie Tibbetts Believes She's Still Alive

Investigators say they have concluded that a woman spotted in northwest Missouri was not Tibbetts. Her father, Rob Tibbetts, said his family wakes up early each day to do what they can to assist in the searc...More..