• NASA, SpaceX ready to launch planet hunter from Cape Canaveral
NASA, SpaceX ready to launch planet hunter from Cape Canaveral

Gwynne Shotwell , president and chief operation officer at SpaceX , said in a statement Monday that the port will "play an increasingly important role in our mission". With NASA's current planet hunting observatory, Kepler , running on fumes , boffins need to get TESS into orbit to continue the flow of data and, hopefully, discoveries.

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  • United States and Japan plan new talks on 'fair and reciprocal' trade deal
United States and Japan plan new talks on 'fair and reciprocal' trade deal

Trump have been meeting at the president's club Mar-a-Lago over the last two days, discussing how to address North Korea's nuclear program, trade between the US and Japan, and the Indo-Pacific region more generally. Iizuka also urged Abe to push Trump hard on the issue. Previously, they have welcomed any help and attention from the US gover...

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  • 'I'm exhausted of being threatened': Stormy Daniels speaks out on 'The View'
'I'm exhausted of being threatened': Stormy Daniels speaks out on 'The View'

He warned her to "leave Trump alone". On The View , Daniels said she noticed the man in the parking lot; he was well dressed. 'I understand that he's a fairly devoted father, and he's not going to look at his wife and say, "No, I'm going to take a bullet for this president", and go serve decades, or ten years, or five years in a federal penit...

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  • BJP demands apology from Cong for 'defaming Hindus'
BJP demands apology from Cong for 'defaming Hindus'

After holding deliberations with Rahul Gandhi, Chand told KNS that the AICC president gave patient hearing to him during the meeting. " Modi ji had said good days would come for the people but the reality is achhe din have come for only 15 people like Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi, while for the farmers, labourers and the poor, these are bad days"...

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  • Jimmy Kimmel Drags Sean Hannity For Working With Michael Cohen
Jimmy Kimmel Drags Sean Hannity For Working With Michael Cohen

On his radio show , Hannity said Cohen was never involved in any matter between him and any third party. "He's a great attorney, about legal questions I had or I was looking for input and perspective". I don't think Hannity should be fired, or even suspended, although the ball is certainly in Fox News' court. Hannity sought to downplay t...

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  • What is known about suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria
What is known about suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria

US President Donald Trump wants to bring troops back from Syria as soon as possible, the White House said , but not before their goals are fulfilled. Trump to station USA troops there for the long run. THE United States, France and Britain have launched a new bid at the United Nations to investigate chemical weapons use in Syria that also...

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  • Macron says France behind Trump's turnaround on Syria
Macron says France behind Trump's turnaround on Syria

In Washington, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said the United States did not have complete information about what occurred in Syria. "We convinced him that it was necessary to stay", Macron said, during a two-hour televised interview with several French media outlets.

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  • Pelicans Punch Portland For Playoff Win
Pelicans Punch Portland For Playoff Win

Nikola Mirotic continued from where he left off at the end of the regular season by adding 16 points, 11 rebounds, two steals, and four blocks. Pelicans: Prepare for a playoff matchup against Portland. SportsLine will have game-by-game gambling advice for every playoff series here . McCollum posted an average of 17.5 points in four regular se...

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  • Simmons' 76ers fall to hot Miami Heat
Simmons' 76ers fall to hot Miami Heat

As it was in Game 1, the Wells Fargo Center was a deafening convex well of sound, bubbling up at a fevered pitch as fans watched every possession with baited breath and intensity. The faces around Wade have changed; Wade's never has. Covington and J.J. Redick combined to shoot 2 of 16. Game Three is on Friday. Things even out.

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  • US, Britain charge Russian-backed hackers of global cyber espionage campaign
US, Britain charge Russian-backed hackers of global cyber espionage campaign

In a statement , the NCSC said attacks were directed at key "network infrastructure devices" such as routers, switches, ISPSs and firewalls. "Russian state-sponsored actors are using compromised routers to conduct spoofing "man-in-the-middle" attacks to support espionage, extract intellectual property, maintain persistent access to victim networ...

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  • WPP Founder Sir Martin Sorrell Quits As CEO
WPP Founder Sir Martin Sorrell Quits As CEO

The company said Sorrell would be available to assist with the transition, and the man synonymous with the British marketing group told the staff they would come through this hard time. 'That is why I have decided that in your interest, in the interest of our clients, in the interest of our shareowners, both big and small, and in the interest of al...

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  • North's Kim calls for stronger ties after personally greeting top Chinese official
North's Kim calls for stronger ties after personally greeting top Chinese official

The Chinese art troupe, led by Mr Song, the head of the Communist Party's International Department, left for North Korea on Friday for an April Spring Friendship Art Festival. Beijing is North Korea's sole major ally but relations soured after China supported United Nations sanctions to punish Pyongyang over its nuclear weapons programme.

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  • Vizcarra Hosts The Eighth Summit Of The Americas In Lima
Vizcarra Hosts The Eighth Summit Of The Americas In Lima

He added that the US will not "stand by idly" as Venezuela "crumbles" and would work with its regional partners to restore Venezuelans' democratic "birthright". He learned only Tuesday he would be attending in Trump's place therefore that the president would afford the USA response to Syria . And with tensions simmering over trade, Pence express...

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  • Russian Federation says U.S. will want dialogue after Syria strikes: agencies
Russian Federation says U.S. will want dialogue after Syria strikes: agencies

Russian Federation has meanwhile taken to stronger and stronger warnings . "You don't rush decisions like this", Haley told reporters, adding that if there is haste "you make a mistake". "Our warnings have been left unheard", the statement said. Albania's Foreign Ministry said Le Drian canceled a trip there planned Friday "due to global develo...

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  • 16th victim of Humboldt Broncos crash dies in hospital
16th victim of Humboldt Broncos crash dies in hospital

The athletic therapist for the Humboldt Broncos has become the 16th person to die following a horrific bus crash in Saskatchewan last week. His godfather posted a statement on behalf of the family saying a surgical team from Alberta travelled to a Saskatoon hospital to conduct organ transplant procedures early Sunday morning.

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  • First Rohingya refugees repatriated to Myanmar despite United Nations safety fears
First Rohingya refugees repatriated to Myanmar despite United Nations safety fears

The family had been sent to stay "temporarily" with relatives in Maungdaw town after "finishing the repatriation process", the statement added. After the move, Bangladesh Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan said such an announcement was nothing but a farce, while rights activists and experts said the one-sided step by Myanmar is an eyewash and a publi...

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  • Janice Dickinson says Cosby raped her after giving pill
Janice Dickinson says Cosby raped her after giving pill

Why?'" she testified. "He was very evasive. She demanded to talk to him. He flew her to Lake Tahoe, Nevada, where she met Cosby and his musical director for dinner and complained of menstrual cramps. The defense raised the same issue with Constand during her testimony in Cosby's first trial. "It's all a fabrication there", she said of the boo...

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  • Cameroon athletes go missing
Cameroon athletes go missing

But Secretary General of Nigeria Olympic Committee, NOC, Honourable Tunde Popoola who was livid sneered at the report describing it as baseless and disrespectful. "When an athlete comes to Australia to compete in a competition we expect them to front up on the field and compete, so we are disappointed about that".

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  • Erdogan criticizes Russian Federation, says Turkey to decide future of Syria's Afrin
Erdogan criticizes Russian Federation, says Turkey to decide future of Syria's Afrin

Russian tourists visited Turkey previous year and made Turkey the top tourism market for Russians, with a 12.7 percent of share in the total, according to the statement. The Turkish defense minister's stark warning comes on the heels of several early morning tweets by Trump that intensified concerns that the U.S.is preparing to launch a military at...

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  • Sunny weekend days for Modesto, then more rain
Sunny weekend days for Modesto, then more rain

A few passing clouds Wednesday with a much weaker cold front but temperatures only drop into the upper 60s for late next week. Monday we're expecting flurries (unlikely any accumulation) and a high of only 40! Palakkad and Vellanikkara recorded the highest maximum temperature of 37 degrees Celsius.

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  • Severe weather expected to come through late tonight
Severe weather expected to come through late tonight

SATURDAY: Morning showers and storms may be ongoing but it's still hard to tell how widespread the coverage will be. TORNADO THREAT: Medium threat in Arkansas with a few warnings possible Friday evening. By Sunday , snow, at times heavy, will fall in portions of the upper Midwest, especially the northern Great Lakes. That line of stor...

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  • Russia spied on Skripal and daughter for at least 5 years: UK
Russia spied on Skripal and daughter for at least 5 years: UK

The comments came in a letter from Sedwill to NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, the PA said . Regarding the Skripals themselves, Sedwill claims that email accounts belonging to Yulia Skripal were targeted by Russian intelligence agents in 2013, "indicating Russian intelligence service interest in the Skripals".

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  • USA targets Syrian chemical weapons facilities with strikes
USA targets Syrian chemical weapons facilities with strikes

The recent attack killed dozens of children and families near Damascus in Syria , and is believed to have been carried out under the direction of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. The Syrian government and Russian Federation called this information untrue, while the United States and allies have blamed Bashar al-Assad for the attack.

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  • Donald Trump is unethical and untethered to truth, says ex-FBI director
Donald Trump is unethical and untethered to truth, says ex-FBI director

Trump did not stay quiet for long. Get ready to brush up on your mob terminology as we take a peek into A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership . It comes as the Republican Party launched a smear campaign against Mr Comey in anticipation of his tell-all book, which is expected to be heavily critical of Mr Trump.

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  • Afghanistan: 25 Taliban killed in attack on govt compound
Afghanistan: 25 Taliban killed in attack on govt compound

This content is restricted to site members. A member of the provincial council, Ghulam Sakhi Amar, said the attackers torched the district governor's office building after removing weapons and other equipment. The new agencies based in Kabul have expressed their inability to confirm the casualty figures because of the remoteness of the area. ...

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