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SpaceX Successfully Launches Satellites From Vandenberg, Lands Booster

However, last year's gloom has given way to a more dedicated and focused approach this year. Scheduled for 8:37a.m. ET, the launch will take place from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. In addition to delivering the satellites, the Falcon 9 rocket's first stage returned to Earth, once its job was done, successfully landing on a droneship, dubbed Just Read the Instructions, in the Pacific Ocean to the applause of SpaceX crews in a control second. Read More »

10 refugee Rohingya children die on another capsized boat from Myanmar


There were more than 100 people on the last night's ship, the France press reported. Up to 35 people were on the boat and eight survived the capsizing, local police official Mainuddin Khan said. Since late August thousands of Rohingya Muslims have fled Myanmar, travelling to Bangladesh to escape what has been dubbed ethnic cleansing in the country by the United Nations. Read More »

Clues few and elusive for motive of Las Vegas gunman


Among the many things authorities were exploring was Paddock's medical status, which McMahill said was an "aspect of the investigation we're keenly interested in". Campos, though wounded, alerted the hotel's dispatch, "which was absolutely critical to us knowing the location as well as advising the responding officers as they arrived on that 32nd floor", McMahill said. Read More »

Las Vegas Shooter Booked Hotel Overlooking Lollapalooza Two Months Ago


The official said a note containing a series of numbers was found on a nightstand in Paddock's room at the Mandalay Bay hotel after the shooting. After being shot, Campos spoke with police officers at 10:18 p.m., giving them the shooter's exact room and key pass. Marilou Danley , who has been called a "person of interest" by investigators, issued the statement after returning to the U.S. Read More »

People Are Losing It Over The Way Donald Trump Says Puerto Rico


As cameras were rolling, Trump said , "Maybe it's the calm before the storm ". The president's comments came amid reports that his chief of staff is growing tired in the White House, as he seeks to navigate an administration with competing power centers and intense internal disputes. Read More »

Nicola Sturgeon hints at second Brexit referendum


Asked if she was calling for a second referendum, Sturgeon said: "I don't think we're there yet but this is something that will be discussed and debated". She added: "The case for independence doesn't rest of Brexit, you don't have to be against Brexit to support Scottish independence but what it is is a really stark illustration of what can happen to a country when we don't take the big decisions over our future ourselves and instead we let them be taken elsewhere". Read More »

6 things about Saudi Arabia's historic Russian Federation visit you may have missed


The THAAD - which has already been supplied to Saudi Arabia's neighbors Qatar and the United Arab Emirates - is one of the most capable defensive missile batteries in the U.S. "Even if the implementation of this agreement will be hard, it is still a sign that Saudi Arabia recognizes the need for diversification of military-technical cooperation, that the security problem of the country and neighboring countries now depends not only on the former monopolist United States but also on Russian ... Read More »

Woman 'shot dead after ramming vehicle into cop' after high-speed chase


Police said they are investigating what precipitated the incident. "She was struck by one or more rounds", Oates told reporters on a video posted on the department's official Twitter account. After watching the officer fall to the ground, the other cop fired at least four shots at the woman, striking her and auto as she tried to flee, according to police and witnesses. Read More »

White tiger cubs maul keeper to death in Bengaluru zoo


One of the cubs swiped at the keeper and then bit him on the neck, then the second one joined in. The incident occurred on Saturday evening. He succumbed to the injuries'. White tigers, regarded as an endangered species, are found in southern and eastern Asia, particularly India, and owe their colour to a recessive gene. Read More »

Man dangling off rooftop after body of woman found


At times the man has dangled his legs over the ledge of the apartment or peered down looking toward the ground. He was led to safety by two officers wearing helmets and harnesses, who'd been watching on from above. The woman's injuries are believed to have been consistent with falling from a height. "(But) it was pretty obvious due to the harshness of the scene", he said via Facebook. Read More »

May warns 'ball in EU's court' as Brexit talks resume


And as she aims to move on from her disastrous conference speech, she will declare the United Kingdom can get a deal to prove the anti-Brexit "doomsayers" wrong. 'Achieving that partnership will require leadership and flexibility, not just from us but from our friends, the 27 nations of the EU. "The Business Advisory Council is an important part of our preparations for leaving the European Union - allowing us to seek the views of experienced business leaders and to share with them the ... Read More »

Trump to Give Peace Process a "Shot" Before Moving Embassy to Jerusalem


The government minister responsible for Jerusalem , Likud MK Ze'ev Elkin, said on Sunday that he "deeply regrets that President Trump chose to delay making good on his campaign promise to move the U.S. The fate of Jerusalem has been a focal point of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict for decades, with numerous tensions arising over Israeli threats regarding the status of non-Jewish religious sites in the city, and the "Judaisation" of East Jerusalem through settlement construction and mass ... Read More »

Iran warns USA against imposing new sanctions and 'terror' designation


Two senior USA officials told CNN last week that Trump plans to "decertify" the agreement and leave its fate up to Congress. Jafari also mentioned that if the US slaps on new sanctions, it would be smart for the "transfer its regional bases to 2,000km away, that is as far as the range of Iranian missiles". Read More »

Merkel's CDU, allies reach deal on migrants, clearing coalition talks hurdle

Thirteen days after an election in which support for her Christian Democratic Union-led bloc dropped to its lowest level since 1949, Merkel faced criticism of her policies and style by delegates at a CDU youth convention who said she's straying from the party's conservative roots and demanded that she rejuvenate her Cabinet. Read More »

House committee approves border security legislation


The House Homeland Security Committee approved legislation on Wednesday that U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX) introduced to leverage physical barriers, additional personnel and cutting-edge technology to help secure the nation's borders. Vela's list includes some of the technical requirements that the Department of Homeland Security has set for the border wall prototypes: being able to prevent tunneling for at least 6 feet below the ground and resist jackhammering for at least 30 minutes. Read More »

Miami Dolphins Investigating Incriminating Video of Coach Using Drugs


A source told Miami Herald that the office in the video is most likely the Miami Dolphins HQ. "I really don't do this often but", Nige wrote in the caption, "since it's NFL Sunday let's talk about these coaches folks". Salguero noted the video has no timestamp, so it's unclear whether it would have been captured while Foerster was employed with Miami. Unfortunately for the Dolphins, precisely that happened late Sunday night. Read More »

Mike Pence leaves 49ers-Colts game over protesting during national anthem


Colt's legendary quarterback Peyton Manning had his number retired today and that's reportedly why Pence was planning to attend. The movement gained momentum when U.S. Pence tweeted that he had left the game, saying that he would not "dignify any event that disrespects our soldiers, our Flag, or our National Anthem ". Read More »

Capt Safdar held by NAB on return from London


The body also froze the bank accounts and seized properties of the Sharif family. She furnished a surety bond of Rs5 million to secure bail in the case. God has given him a respectable position and the country's politics revolve around him. PML-N leader Dr. Tariq Fazal Chaudhry submitted Sharif's papers for the party president in the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) while no one other candidate from the party contested the election, the Dawn reported. Read More »

FAIR Hails the Trump Administration's Sweeping Immigration Priorities


Top Congressional Democrats quickly ripped the Trump administration's immigration principles on Sunday night, warning they fall far short of a potential deal to help undocumented immigrants brought into the country as children. The White House list is topped by "border security", a category that includes building a massive wall on the southern United States border that Trump promised would be paid for by Mexico, which has said it will not do so. Read More »

Nate weakens to tropical storm over US

It was the third hurricane to hit the United States in the last six weeks, and the first landfalling MS hurricane since 2005's Hurricane Katrina. New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu said his city planned for the worst, hoped for the best and made out pretty well. Damage caused by the storm prompted Costa Rican officials to postpone a World Cup qualifying football match between that country and Honduras, which had been scheduled for Friday night. Read More »

'I was having fun' throwing paper towels in Puerto Rico


Puerto Rico was ravaged by two category four storms in the space of one week in September. " They love her. She's a very good person", Trump said. Trump said any criticism he received for being "disrespectful" was 'just a made up thing, ' attempting to again label negative coverage of his moves 'fake news'. Read More »