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NASA's Kepler telescope finds more than 200 new planet candidates


The data indicate "a major new division in the family tree of exoplanets", he said, "somewhat analogous to the discovery that mammals and lizards are separate branches on the tree of life". This is why there seems to be so few planets between three and 10 Earth masses. Kepler spots potential planets by looking for a dimming of a star's brightness due a planet crossing in front of it. Read More »

More OnePlus 5 photos leak out, cases and retail box included

Ahead of its launch, we take a look at all we know about the phone so far. Some details may be missing and some be incorrect at the time being, so take a few details with a pinch of salt. The OnePlus 5 will be priced at Rs. 32 ,999 for the 6GB RAM and 64GB storage option, while the premium 8GB of RAM and 128GB storage option will cost Rs. Read More »

Tensions rise in Syria as Russia, Iran send US warnings


Russia's defence minister said the pilot ejected "above IS-controlled territories" and that his fate was unknown. The official was not authorized to be quoted by name and spoke on condition of anonymity. "Australian Defense Force protection is regularly reviewed in response to a range of potential threats", a spokesman told local media. The remarks came amid questions whether the strike - Iran's first in the Syrian war - had been effective. Read More »

Celtics, 76ers complete trade for No. 1 draft pick

Now, Boston has the third-overall pick and a future high first-round pick to offer in trade chips. The rumored deal between the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers to swap positions in Thursday night's National Basketball Association draft is going down , which means we're all going to have to hit "reset" on those mock drafts once again. Read More »

Tropical Storm Cindy may affect area


As Tropical Storm Cindy moves inland along the Texas/Louisiana Coast early on Thursday morning, we are looking for increased tropical rains to occur in East Texas. Officials in Houston, New Orleans and other cities along the Gulf Coast said they were monitoring developments. Rain and tides, rather than wind, were considered the main danger from the system. Read More »

Trump calls Warmbier's death a 'total disgrace'; public service set

In February 2015, Kim wrote in a fundraising post on the website of a Korean-Brazilian church that he was a Christian missionary devoted to helping North Korea's people learn to be self-sufficient. The college student died shortly after his return to OH after being held for more than 17 months. It's unclear exactly how many Americans go to North Korea every year. Read More »

Family Declines Autopsy For US Student Otto Warmbier Released By North Korea

They also said military options for North Korea have recently been updated and will be presented to President Donald Trump if there is a nuclear test. He noted that there are three other Americans detained in North Korea with "trumped-up charges against them". The Trump statement about China was likely to increase pressure on Beijing ahead of Wednesday's Diplomatic and Security Dialogue, which will pair U.S. Read More »

DEMS DEFEATED AGAIN: Republican Handel Wins Georgia Special Election


And a legion of more than 12,000 Ossoff volunteers inundated the district with appeals to vote. Ossoff and Handel insist their matchup is not about or the dynamics on Capitol Hill. The South Carolina race was expected to go for Norman and received far less attention than Georgia's, but the race turned out to be closer than expected. Read More »

Otto Warmbier: No autopsy for US student held by North Korea

He said Warmbier's death shows "we must now have the perception that North Korea is an irrational regime ", but that dialogue with the North is still needed because sanctions and pressure haven't resolved the North Korea nuclear issue. The statement released via the state's mouthpiece Rodong Sinmun said: "The US's persistent sanctions and military pressure will only precipitate its miserable end". Read More »

Stephen Hawking Warns Humanity On Planet Beam Of Light


HUMANS must head into space to find a new home in the next 200 to 500 years to survive, Professor Stephen Hawking warns. This envisages sending a fleet of tiny "nanocraft" carrying light sails on a four light-year journey to Alpha Centauri, the nearest star system to Earth. Read More »

Man Utd Boss Jose Mourinho Accused of Tax Fraud

Club president, Florentino Perez has maintained that only clubs that are willing to match Ronaldo's €1billion buyout clause stand a chance of acquiring his services. A transfer for Ronaldo would smash the world-record transfer fee of $116 million that Manchester United paid Juventus for Paul Pogba last summer, and it's not an offer you quickly make. Read More »

Naughty Dog Releases Uncharted: The Lost Legacy Gameplay From E3


Add in what has been described as the single largest environment ever created for an Uncharted game, and it's now essential. Regardless, Uncharted: The Lost Legacy looks like a ton of fun, and it releases on August 22nd, 2017. In a manner of speaking, he is prepared to sacrifice showing mercy to his competition in order to restore India to its flourishing foundations. After all, the developer has previously teased that the game's length could be more than 10 hours , which is a sumptuous ... Read More »

DC lawyer says he's representing Sessions

Wallace noted that the "tape will speak for itself". Before Trump fired FBI Director James Comey , Rod Rosenstein , the Trump-appointed deputy attorney general, wrote a memorandum recommending that Comey be dismissed. Ultimately, Sekulow conceded there is "no duty" for the investigators to notify the White House if Trump is being investigated "in the sense of an obligation to tell". Read More »

Jose Mourinho: Manchester United manager's representatives release statement denying tax fraud claims


The accusation against Mourinho comes a week after the Madrid-based prosecutor's office accused Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo of defrauding Spain's tax office of 14.7 million euros ($16.5 million). Real Madrid player Cristiano Ronaldo has been called to testify on July 31 in Madrid on allegations that he hid income from tax authorities between 2011 and 2014, according to a report in El Confidencial newspaper on Tuesday. Read More »

USA jet shoots down 'Iranian drone' in Syria

It is the second downing of a pro-regime drone in the area and comes amid heightened tensions in the region following the USA shootdown of a Syrian fighter jet. Russian Federation warned on Monday that it would track coalition aircraft with missile systems and military aircraft, but it stopped short of openly saying it would shoot them down. Read More »

Man shot by FPD 'prepared for armed confrontation'

About a half hour later, staff at Fairbanks Correctional Center noticed a truck near their snow dump and reported it to FPD. "Two officers approached in their vehicles, stopping a considerable distance away" Jewkes said. Police don't know what Stover's motivation was for shooting at police. The scene appeared to have some hazards and out of concerns for the safety of the officers and investigators, the Fort Wainwright Explosive Ordnance Disposal team was called in to assist. Read More »

Trump to China: Thanks for trying with North Korea

North Korean state media said he also was arrested on suspicion of committing "hostile acts" against the government. North Korea accuses Washington and South Korea of sending spies to overthrow its government. Another reading is that Warmbier's death may simply show a pattern of North Korean callousness and a lack of concern over diplomatic repercussions. Read More »

USA military shoots down Iranian-made drone in southern Syria


In another sign of increasing friction between the USA -led coalition and the force backing President Bashar Assad, a US strike fighter shot down an unmanned "armed pro-regime" combat drone after it "displayed hostile intent" in southern Syria on Tuesday, the Pentagon said . Read More »

Finsbury Park attack suspect named as Darren Osborne


British Prime Minister Theresa May described the incident as "sickening", and pledged to increase security around mosques ahead of Hari Raya Puasa. The larger Finsbury Park Mosque, which was once associated with several extremist preachers before it was shut down and reformed, is located nearby. Read More »

Trump says China efforts on N.Korea 'have not worked out'

A public funeral service is planned Thursday at a high school attended by a 22-year-old college student who was held for almost a year and a half in North Korea and died shortly after he was sent home to OH in a coma. "To me that one sentence completely captured the feeling of this graduation", Warmbier said, wearing a white suit and a black bowtie. Doctors at Cincinnati Hospital said he had brain damage that most likely was caused by deprivation of oxygen, not botulism, which the North ... Read More »

U.S. coroner studies N.Korea captive's death

There will be more interviews and records reviewed. The University of Virginia student died Monday. More than 15 months after he gave a staged confession in North Korea, he is with. government should not just throw up its hands and say, 'This is just how North Korea is.' But how do you do that in a smart way where there is some modicum of accountability?" Sen. Read More »

US State Department presses N. Korea to release detained Americans

The North Koreans blamed a combination of botulism and sleeping pills for Mr. Warmbier's condition, but the doctors found no evidence of botulism. Spicer said Trump would be willing to meet Kim under the right conditions, but "clearly we're moving further away, not closer to those conditions". Read More »