• SpaceX Falcon Heavy Launch Planned For 3:45 Pm ET
SpaceX Falcon Heavy Launch Planned For 3:45 Pm ET

If Heavy's launch is successful, this will not only be another major first for Musk's company, but the achievement will also mark a crucial first step toward humanity's goal of becoming a multi-planetary civilization. Those rockets have a single first-stage booster , and SpaceX has safely recaptured them after 21 Falcon 9 launches. The man...

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  • Apnea testing could have prevented crashes
Apnea testing could have prevented crashes

One of the accidents - a New Jersey Transit train packed with passengers at the height of morning rush hour in September 2016 - entered Hoboken station , failed to stop, overrode a bumping post at the end of the track and came to rest after striking a wall of the terminal, according to the NTSB.

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  • Senior Democrat: 'Dreamers' issue unresolved but government shutdown unlikely
Senior Democrat: 'Dreamers' issue unresolved but government shutdown unlikely

Trump previous year ordered those protections removed by March 5, although a federal court has blocked his administration from ending the program. "We must get the Dems to get tough on the border, and with illegal immigration, fast!" If the leadership of the Democratic Party and its activist base are both united in seeing the deal as a white supr...

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  • National Guard minister tours Janadriya village
National Guard minister tours Janadriya village

Al Janadria started in 1985 under the patronage of the ruling monarch. 2018 marks the 32nd edition of the festival. For this objective, every year the country nominates a "Guest of Honour" at its festival. The tour of Ayyaf, who is also chairman of the Supreme Committee for the festival, included India's pavilion office at the festival. There wil...

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  • Mattis: New US Nuclear Capabilities Needed to Deter Moscow
Mattis: New US Nuclear Capabilities Needed to Deter Moscow

Andy Weber , former Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear, Chemical, and Biological Defense Programs under the Obama administration, wrote in The Cipher Brief that a "generous interpretation" of the nuclear weapons buildup outlined in the NPR would be to emulate President Ronald Reagan, "whose buildup facilitated the 1987 negotiation of the ...

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  • Trump touts economy, tax break as market tanks
Trump touts economy, tax break as market tanks

But it's also given some clarity to the fact that the economy is measured by much more than just the stock market. But more importantly, it may be still more interesting to see how our recent stock market decline affects his poll numbers.

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  • Israeli lightly injured in stabbing attack at settlement in central West Bank
Israeli lightly injured in stabbing attack at settlement in central West Bank

Jarrar's family confirmed that their 19-year-old son was wanted by the Israeli security, but denying any accusations against him. The military said forces searching for the attacker who killed Ben Gal were confronted Tuesday night in Nablus by hundreds of Palestinians who threw rocks, firebombs, improvised explosive devices and opened fire at t...

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  • Winter Olympics: Australian moguls team confident of Pyeongchang medal success
Winter Olympics: Australian moguls team confident of Pyeongchang medal success

Moon invited North Korean taekwondo practitioners to stage a historic performance in South Korea at the start of the martial art's premier worldwide competition in June. 9. Pence will also visit a memorial for 46 South Korean sailors killed in 2010 in the sinking of a warship that Seoul blamed on a North Korean torpedo attack.

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  • Donald Trump calls for government shutdown to force immigration deal
Donald Trump calls for government shutdown to force immigration deal

The president commented during a White House round-table on the MS-13 gang, where he also blasted the "stupidity" of USA immigration law. Rep. Barbara Comstock , a Virginia Republican who represents a district with thousands of federal workers, confronted Trump about the remark and urged him to avoid another government shutdown .

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  • FEMA paid $150 million to feed Puerto Ricans, and it backfired
FEMA paid $150 million to feed Puerto Ricans, and it backfired

The New York Times reports that Tribune Contracting LLC only provided 50,000 meals at a benchmark point by which it was supposed to have supplied 18.5 million. The Department of Defense, for example, awarded a $7 million contract to a company with one employee to assist with cloud services, NextGov reports. Cummings sees the award of the contrac...

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  • Dubai court issues travel ban against Kodiyeri's son
Dubai court issues travel ban against Kodiyeri's son

He said Dubai authorities did not impound Binoy's passport as widely alleged in the media. "It is a fact that there is a case pertaining to settlement of Rs 1.72 crore; he is staying back in Dubai for a settlement through the court", he said.

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  • Pakistan Took No 'Decisive' Steps Against Militants
Pakistan Took No 'Decisive' Steps Against Militants

Republican and Democratic senators on Tuesday questioned whether President Donald Trump's strategy in Afghanistan will bring an end to the nation's longest war, which USA officials estimated will cost taxpayers more than $45 billion this year.

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  • Patrick Brown issues first public statement since resigning as Ontario PC leader
Patrick Brown issues first public statement since resigning as Ontario PC leader

The truth will come out. In the statement, issued February 6 via Twitter, Brown again denied the allegations of sexual misconduct that led to his resignation. A vote to elect Brown's successor will be held March 10th. Brown resigned early on January 25 following allegations of sexual misconduct by two women.

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  • Noida: Man shot at by sub-inspector, family claims 'fake encounter'
Noida: Man shot at by sub-inspector, family claims 'fake encounter'

They also accused the policemen, involved in the incident, of targeting the two men due to their caste. "We are verifying everything". The panel asked them "to look into the emerging scenario personally, and to take appropriate action to sensitise police personnel not to abuse their power to harass innocent citizens".

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  • Misuse fears can't be sole factor to reject Aadhaar
Misuse fears can't be sole factor to reject Aadhaar

The possibility of misuse of Aadhaar law can not be a reason for striking it down, the Supreme Court observed on Tuesday while hearing petitions challenging various government notifications making the 12-digit unique identity number mandatory for various social schemes and services, including some provided by private firms.

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  • Mike Pence refuses to rule out meeting with North Korea
Mike Pence refuses to rule out meeting with North Korea

Russia welcomes the resumption of contacts between North and South Korea and expects the two countries to maintain contacts after the PyeongChang Olympic Games, Russian Ambassador to South Korea Alexander Timonin said at a reception dedicated to the Diplomat's Day marked on February 10.

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  • Lawmakers near budget deal, Trump urges shutdown for immigration
Lawmakers near budget deal, Trump urges shutdown for immigration

President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he'd "love to see a shutdown" of the federal government over immigration legislation if Congress can not close what Trump called "loopholes" in immigration laws that allow alleged gang members to enter the country and evade deportation.

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  • Maldives President Declares State of Emergency
Maldives President Declares State of Emergency

Several countries have warned against travel to the island nation, with the Foreign Office advising British holidaymakers there to "exercise caution" and apply "appropriate security precautions". He lost the 2013 election to Yameen, then was convicted under Maldives' anti-terrorism laws in a trial widely criticized by worldwide rights groups.

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  • Larry Nassar sentenced to at least 40 more years in Michigan prison
Larry Nassar sentenced to at least 40 more years in Michigan prison

Former USA Gymnastics doctor and convicted sex offender Larry Nassar has been sentenced to an additional 40 to 125 years in prison, following on from his earlier sentence of up to 175 years . He proceeded to ask Judge Janice K. Cunningham to allow him "five minutes in a locked room" with Nassar. Several members of Congress have called fo...

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  • Pence says he hasn't ruled out meeting with North Korea officials
Pence says he hasn't ruled out meeting with North Korea officials

The games are in PyeongChang , South Korea February 9-25th. In Japan, he will meet with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and USA service members. North and South Korea have, at least temporarily, put aside their enmity to allow Pyongyang to send athletes to the Games, an opening that some see as an opportunity to push for a negotiated settlem...

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  • Arun Jaitley Proved Healthcare Scheme Is 'Jumla': P Chidambaram
Arun Jaitley Proved Healthcare Scheme Is 'Jumla': P Chidambaram

This means 40% of the Indian population will be covered under the scheme. Presently, gains from equity investments held for more than 12 months are exempt from tax. Former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh said he was "worried" about the "fiscal arithmetic" of the Union budget and wondered how the government was planning to meet its promises.

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  • Leader Of Conservative Latino Group Backs Trump Immigration Proposal, Calling It 'Centrist'
Leader Of Conservative Latino Group Backs Trump Immigration Proposal, Calling It 'Centrist'

That's essentially what President Donald Trump hinted at wanting to see when he rescinded former President Barack Obama's executive order on September 5, 2017. Trump's saber rattling came as lawmakers are rushing to meet a Thursday deadline to fund the government . Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer ended January's three-day government sh...

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  • United States backs Uhuru Kenyatta as Kenya's president, rejects Raila Odinga
United States backs Uhuru Kenyatta as Kenya's president, rejects Raila Odinga

George Kegoro, director of the Kenya Human Rights Commission, said the government's action suggested the country was moving down a worrying path. Kenya's main opposition party, National Super Alliance (NASA), on Tuesday "swore in" its leader Raila Odinga as "People's President" amid jubilation from thousands of supporters who witnessed the ceremo...

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  • White House chief: Some immigrants 'too lazy' to sign up for DACA
White House chief: Some immigrants 'too lazy' to sign up for DACA

Kelly's remark to reporters earlier on Tuesday that those who did not sign up were " too lazy to get off their asses " came in the context of him touting the White House immigration framework as extremely generous, because it offers a pathway to citizenship for all 1.8 million people who both enrolled in DACA or could have.

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  • Trump on Super Bowl: 'Proudly stand for the national anthem'
Trump on Super Bowl: 'Proudly stand for the national anthem'

A number of major brands, including Budweiser , Coca-Cola, Doritos , GoDaddy and Master Lock, have been well known for making repeated appearances during the Super Bowl . For the conference games leading up to the Super Bowl , he was by himself "with a pad and a recorder", the doors locked. Where is the Super Bowl taking place this year? ...

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