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Defunct space lab mostly burns up on re-entry

Defunct space lab mostly burns up on re-entry One year after Tiangong-1 broke down, China launched Tiangong-2 to test capabilities for long-term human presence in space, said the same source. "On clear nights, we could see it with the naked eyes". Experts suggest that there is nothing to worry about for the crashing of Chinese Space Station , as it is pretty common for space debris to re-enter the atmosphere. [Full Article...]

Chinese space lab re-enters Earth's atmosphere

Chinese space lab re-enters Earth's atmosphere A model of the Tiangong-1 space lab module (L), the Shenzhou-9 manned spacecraft (R) and three Chinese astronauts is displayed during a news conference at Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, in Gansu province, China June 15, 2012. The space station featured in the film was a futuristic version of Tiangong-1 and coincidentally hurtled towards Earth. The European Space Agency had indicated ea... [Full Article...]

Exempt mainstream media from fake news law, say Sabah journalists

Exempt mainstream media from fake news law, say Sabah journalists Azalina Othman, minister in charge of law, said social media such as Twitter and Facebook have acknowledged they are unable to monitor fake news on their platforms. Other countries in Southeast Asia, including Singapore and the Philippines, are considering how to tackle "fake news" but human rights activists fear that laws against it could be used to stifle free speech. [Full Article...]

Tuesday's storm: Snow to the north

The heaviest snowfall totals are expected north of Minneapolis and into western Wisconsin through Saturday night. Meteorologists say more widespread snow is possible Monday into Tuesday of next week. Snowfall of 6 to 9 inches expected, with locally higher amounts possible. A woman carries an umbrella in the snow as she walks along Court Street, April 2, 2018 in the Brooklyn borough of N... [Full Article...]

Trump International Golf Club sign splattered with red paint by vandals

Trump International Golf Club sign splattered with red paint by vandals Two vans from the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Department were on scene investigating the apparent vandalism Saturday at about 10 p.m. A spokesman for the Secret Service said they are "aware of the incident". 1 player and 2016 USA opener victor, on the course. The paint was tossed haphazardly on the sign, according to ABC News . Trump is spending the Easter weekend at his exclusive Mar-a-Lag... [Full Article...]

President Trump and first lady attend Easter services

President Trump and first lady attend Easter services The Trumps did dine together on Thursday night (Friday NZ time) after the president returned to Florida, with boxing promoter Don King stopping by to chat. Speaking on the matter during a round table she organized, Melania said: 'I am well aware that people are skeptical of me discussing this topic. "I can handle everything". [Full Article...]

Esty calls for ethics review of her handling of Baker allegations, dismissal

Esty calls for ethics review of her handling of Baker allegations, dismissal Baker remained in his job for three months after Esty learned of the allegations and ultimately departed with a letter of recommendation and a small severance payment. That's when she hired a new chief of staff and instituted mandatory harassment trainings for her staff, the letter states. Baker, through friend and spokesman Andrew Ricci, denied he punched Kain but did not challenge her other alle... [Full Article...]

Quant Investors Seeing Carriage Services, Inc. (NYSE:CSV) Reach 807798 in Value

Quant Investors Seeing Carriage Services, Inc. (NYSE:CSV) Reach 807798 in Value NextEra Energy's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is now 66.27%. Massachusetts Finance Serv Com Ma reported 0.04% of its portfolio in NextEra Energy Partners, LP ( NYSE :NEP). Out of 4 Wall Street analysts rating NextEra Energy Partners, 4 give it "Buy", 0 "Sell" rating, while 0 recommend "Hold". Therefore 67% are positive. [Full Article...]

Senator Warren, in Beijing, says USA is waking up to Chinese abuses

Senator Warren, in Beijing, says USA is waking up to Chinese abuses Mr Yang, a top Chinese diplomat and member of China's elite Politburo, told Mr Moon yesterday on a visit to Seoul it was a crucial moment for alleviating the situation on the Korean peninsula, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said . China has studied the impact of restricting soybean imports in retaliation for USA tariffs on washing machines and solar panels , people familiar with the situation Bl... [Full Article...]

White House Walks Back Claim That David Shulkin Resigned

White House Walks Back Claim That David Shulkin Resigned Ousted Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin said Thursday night that he did get a call from President Donald Trump on the day of his firing but that the President didn't mention he would be fired. "Our discussions have been very focused on how we can do better, how we can do things in a better way to serve our veterans. I think it seems that he may be on his way out", Jones said. [Full Article...]

Police arrest taxi drivers for alleged rape in Yenagoa

Police arrest taxi drivers for alleged rape in Yenagoa The name and age of the man have not been released at this time. Delphine Bias lives in the area where the shooting took place and says she heard gunshots before walking to her window to see McCrae lying on the ground. The police auto followed and the vehicle then stopped again. The officer watched the offender from a safe distance. Police believe he was driving at speeds of up to 150km/h, and a... [Full Article...]

Why are teachers in Oklahoma and Kentucky protesting?

Why are teachers in Oklahoma and Kentucky protesting? She prayed for their futures. Oklahoma teachers are participating in a walkout, protesting a long history of legislative budget cuts in education spending that have tanked Oklahoma's ranking in education and average teacher salaries. About a dozen teachers gathered at the home of Jami Cole, a third-grade teacher at Horace Mann Elementary, and curled up on a plush sectional sofa and on the carpet... [Full Article...]

Russia expels US diplomats in tit-for-tat move

Russia expels US diplomats in tit-for-tat move Meanwhile, Salisbury NHS Trust, which oversees the hospital where the Skripals are being treated, said Thursday that 33-year-old Yulia is "improving rapidly and is no longer in a critical condition". As stated by the representative of the Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova, the U.S. Embassy in Moscow refused to allow Russian athletes to interview them to obtain American visas. [Full Article...]

WWE release a statement on their relationship with Hulk Hogan

WWE release a statement on their relationship with Hulk Hogan At 10 p.m. ET on Saturday, WWE will be airing a one-hour special for the Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and on Sunday at 6 p.m. ET, fans can check out the second hour of the WrestleMania Kickoff Show on United States of America, and WrestleMania 34 itself an hour later on PPV and the WWE Network. [Full Article...]

'Bharat Bandh': School, colleges shut, internet and public transport turned off

'Bharat Bandh': School, colleges shut, internet and public transport turned off PRTC, Punjab Roadways and Punbus, as well as buses run by private operators, would not ply on the roads during the bandh duration, the spokesperson added. Army and paramilitary forces have been asked to be on standby. The CBSE said in a statement late on Sunday that on a request from the Punjab government it has postponed all Class 12 and 10 exams scheduled for Monday in Punjab state. [Full Article...]

Front bringing in another round of severe weather

Front bringing in another round of severe weather Helicity values are expected to range of 1 to 2, so severe weather is a possibility. A fast-moving cold front will sweep through the Piney Woods of Deep East Texas on Tuesday evening, bringing with it a good chance of showers and some strong-to-severe thunderstorms. [Full Article...]

Kellyanne Conway Dismisses Claims She's 'Number One Leaker'

Kellyanne Conway Dismisses Claims She's 'Number One Leaker' Just as people were beginning to forget the damning revelations made in author Michael Wolff's bestselling expose "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House," another book about the inner workings of the chaotic and unruly administration is apparently about to be released. [Full Article...]

Trump vows 'no more DACA deal'

Trump vows 'no more DACA deal' Trump announced previous year that he was ending the programme, but courts have blocked his decision. He complained in a follow-up tweet about "ridiculous liberal (Democrat) laws" that he says make it harder for Border Patrol agents to do their jobs. [Full Article...]

13-year-old boy found after 12 hours stuck in sewer pipe

13-year-old boy found after 12 hours stuck in sewer pipe Jesse, who was found "alert and talking", is receiving medical attention, authorities say. They had reportedly climbed a chain-link fence and were investigating an old maintenance shed when a plank on which Jesse was standing broke and he fell about 25 feet into a sewer pipe. [Full Article...]

Group criticises Yemen rebel missile attacks on Saudi Arabia

Group criticises Yemen rebel missile attacks on Saudi Arabia The alliance, which includes other Sunni Muslim states, has conducted thousands of air strikes targeting Houthi fighters and has often hit civilian areas, although it denies ever doing so intentionally. A leading global rights group has urged Yemen's Shiite rebels to stop their missile attacks on Saudi Arabia while at the same time criticising the kingdom's blockade of its impoverished neighbour. [Full Article...]


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