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Saturn-sized star is the smallest ever discovered

Saturn-sized star is the smallest ever discovered The newly-measured star, called EBLM J0555-57Ab, is located about 600 light-years from Earth. The gravitational pull at its stellar surface is about 300 times stronger than what humans feel on Earth. Hydrogen fusion is also what powers the sun, and is a process which scientists are attempting to replicate on Earth as a powerful source of energy. [Full Article...]

US Government Removes Kaspersky Lab From GSA Schedule Lists

US Government Removes Kaspersky Lab From GSA Schedule Lists The action came weeks after top USA intelligence agency and law enforcement officials publicly expressed concerns about use of Kaspersky software. Although most major cyber security companies "maintain close ties to home governments", Bloomberg writes, the emails, from 2009, show much closer links to the FSB than Kaspersky has so far owned up to. [Full Article...]

Grip-And-Grimace Rematch? Trump Heads To Paris To Meet With Macron

Grip-And-Grimace Rematch? Trump Heads To Paris To Meet With Macron Trump , 71 and the oldest man to enter the office of US president, and Macron, 39, the youngest French president, have more in common than one might think, Rosenberg says. President Trump is set to arrive in Paris early Thursday morning, to commemorate the USA entry into World War One 100 years ago in a ceremony laden with pageantry and military pomp. [Full Article...]

China: North Korea Isn't Our Fault

China: North Korea Isn't Our Fault The Trump administration said to Pyongyang that the United States would use "the full range of capabilities at our disposal against the growing threat" of North Korea . North Korea claimed after the trial that it successfully tested a nuclear-capable ICBM that re-entered the atmosphere. Imports of Chinese goods into North Korea have remained strong in the months since China stopped buy... [Full Article...]

Para-athlete Abdullah Hayayei dies after discus cage collapses

Police, London Ambulance Service and London's Air Ambulance attended the scene at the Newham Leisure Centre. "All our thoughts of course are with the family of Abdullah Hayayei at this time". In a message shared on Twitter, he told his 2.94million followers: "Saddened to hear of the death of UAE Para athlete Abdullah Hayayei ". The death of Abdullah Hayayei from the United Arab Emirates w... [Full Article...]

Clintons wouldn't be criticized if Chelsea filled in at G-20

Clintons wouldn't be criticized if Chelsea filled in at G-20 US President Donald Trump sits in front of his delegation with daughter Ivanka Trump , background center, as he attends a working session at the G20 summit in Hamburg , Germany, July 8, 2017 . The businesswoman and former model sat around a table with the presidents of China, Russia and Turkey, as well as German Chancellor Angela Merkel and UK Prime Minister Theresa May , while her father ... [Full Article...]

Whale kills Canada fisherman moments after he rescues it from fishing net

Whale kills Canada fisherman moments after he rescues it from fishing net The ill-fated rescue ended in tragedy when Howlett was struck by the whale moments after it was released from the rope and began swimming away, according to the Guardian . He said Howlett was the skipper of the research vessel Sheila, which was used to study right whales in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. In a 2013 interview, Howlett had told CBC Mainstreet, that rescuing whales is "not a scary sit... [Full Article...]

State of Origin: Cooper Cronk kick a sensational Origin moment

State of Origin: Cooper Cronk kick a sensational Origin moment Those Blue boys better walk into Brisbane with their socks pulled up. With the match hanging in the balance and the Blues finally building into the contest after trailing 12-0 at half-time it was Munster who broke the game apart in the 60th minute with a brilliant piece of play to set up Holmes for his third try of the night. [Full Article...]

HSBC expects Canada to hike rates in July and October, changes forecast

HSBC expects Canada to hike rates in July and October, changes forecast Here's why the bank made the move, what it means for you, and what happens next. Mnaimne, 29, is looking for an investment property, one that will appreciate in value over the next five or 10 years, and the expectation of further rate hikes from the Bank of Canada is making him rethink his options. [Full Article...]

Brazil jails former President Lula

Brazil jails former President Lula Lula left office with an approval rate of over 80 percenet. Lula's lawyer Cristiano Martins has repeatedly accused judge Moro of being biased against his client, which Moro strongly denies. The head of the Workers' Party, Senator Gleisi Hoffmann, hit out at the ruling, saying it was created to stop Lula standing for office. The sentence by Moro - whose wide popularity in Brazil for his anti-co... [Full Article...]

California congressman introduces Article of Impeachment for obstruction of justice

California congressman introduces Article of Impeachment for obstruction of justice Despite the fact that Trump fired Comey in the midst of an major investigation into his own presidential campaign, and this week's revelation that his son Donald Trump Jr. He and Democratic representative Al Green have been talking about impeaching Trump for more than a month now, but this is the first official step in that process. [Full Article...]

Two Americans killed battling IS in Syria

Two Americans killed battling IS in Syria In a video of a "final message" posted on the force's Facebook page, Mr Rutter apologised for lying to his loved ones about heading to Syria to fight. " They are much more exposed to enemy contact than those in Iraq ", US Army Col. Ryan Dillon told reporters at the Pentagon, referring to US and coalition troops that are accompanying local allies in the fight for Raqqa, ISIS' de-facto capital. [Full Article...]

Auburn's Daniel Carlson named to Lou Groza Award watch list

Auburn's Daniel Carlson named to Lou Groza Award watch list The Colorado Springs, Colo., native has totaled for at least 109 points in each season as the starting kicker (39 games) and has improved on accuracy every year, finishing last season with an 87.5 percent accuracy rate. However, all FBS kickers are eligible to be selected as semifinalists in November. Although an All-Pro offensive lineman as well, Groza ushered in the notion that there should be a... [Full Article...]

Flash flood watch issued for Western New York

Flash flood watch issued for Western New York The risk for flash flooding will slowly shift north into southern Wisconsin, but a few more inches of rain may fall into extreme northern IL. The flood watch ( http://bit.ly/2tdOhQV ) is in effect from 2 p.m. Some locations could see one to two inches of rain through Wednesday afternoon with additional heavy rainfall likely Wednesday night. When flash flooding occurs, avoid any road with water... [Full Article...]

Spanish king sees 'acceptable' arrangement on Gibraltar with Britain

Spanish king sees 'acceptable' arrangement on Gibraltar with Britain Britain is annoyed with Spain and the European Union because Brussels has said Spain should have veto rights on any agreements regarding Gibraltar during Brexit talks. Though with his retirement looming, this may unfortunately be the last time Prince Philip performs the ritual. The King and Queen of Spain will be guests of the Queen and Prince Philip at Buckingham Palace throughout their sta... [Full Article...]

Apple Offers Free Beats in Back to School Promotion

Apple Offers Free Beats in Back to School Promotion Apple has confirmed that students who purchase a new MacBook or iPad Pro from the company directly will be able to choose a free Beats headphone . Higher Education Parents - Parents purchasing on behalf of their child, who is a student now attending or accepted into a public or private Higher Education Institution in the Qualified Country, are eligible to purchase. [Full Article...]

KFC and Huawei issued a joint smartphone

KFC and Huawei issued a joint smartphone KFC and Huawei said the phone will ship with a price tag of 1,099 yuan, which translates to just under $162 and is the same price that the more powerful Enjoy 7 model is going for. If the Colonel Sanders logo was not enough to mark its territory on the phone, KFC has also thrown in KFC-branded music app that comes preinstalled on the phone that lets you make and share playlists at a KFC o... [Full Article...]

Police hunt for suspect who killed 3 in Alabama

Police hunt for suspect who killed 3 in Alabama Police quickly identified Lever as the prime suspect in the shootings. Authorities from multiple agencies and a helicopter were involved in the search for a man police identified as Kenneth Dion Lever , 52, of Pensacola, Florida . According to that PFA request and other public records, Lever has charges pending in Pennsylvania for sexual abuse with a minor. Police have nevertheless urged... [Full Article...]

McConnell Nixes Part Of Senate Vacation To Deal With Backlog

McConnell Nixes Part Of Senate Vacation To Deal With Backlog Many senators represent states that, under the Affordable Care Act , expanded Medicaid to cover more people, and they are anxious that the Senate bill's funding reductions would require states to cut benefits and enrollees. The top US Senate Republican said on Tuesday he would unveil a revised version of major healthcare legislation sought by President Donald Trump on Thursday and planne... [Full Article...]

After 350 Years, Jupiter's Great Red Spot Finally Probed Successfully!

After 350 Years, Jupiter's Great Red Spot Finally Probed Successfully! NASA began releasing photos of Jupiter's Great Red Spot on Wednesday, after its spacecraft Juno flew over the planet's raging storm earlier this week. Juno reached perijove (the point at which an orbit comes closest to Jupiter's center) on July 10 at 6:55 p.m. PDT (9:55 p.m. EDT). Measuring in at 10,159 miles (16,350 kilometers) in width (as of April 3, 2017) Jupiter's Great Red Spot i... [Full Article...]


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