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NASA launches revolutionary weather satellite

Strong solar storms can harm satellites in space and even mess with electrical grids on Earth, but having GOES-R in orbit should help researchers better understand our space environment, guarding against those effects. "What's so exciting is that we're going to be getting more data, more often, much more detailed, higher resolution", said Al Roker from NBC. The camera, built by Harris Corp., w... Continua a leggere...

Airstrikes in Syria's Aleppo province kill family of 7

Airstrikes in Syria's Aleppo province kill family of 7 Since it began on Tuesday, the assault on the rebel-held east of Aleppo has damaged hospitals, forced schools to close, and killed almost 100 civilians, according to a monitor. " Aleppo is being wiped out in front of the eyes of the world", medical official Mohammed Abu Rajab said in an audio message to The Associated Press from inside the city. Continua a leggere...

Zika virus 'no longer an emergency'

But WHO doctors say today's news does not mean Zika-affected cities - such as Miami - should ignore the risk Zika poses. "We are not downgrading the importance" of the Zika virus, said Dr Peter Salama, director of the WHO's health emergencies programme. Continua a leggere...

NASA's Peggy Whitson Becomes Oldest Woman in Space

NASA's Peggy Whitson Becomes Oldest Woman in Space The crew of NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson , Russia's Oleg Novitskiy and France's Thomas Pesquet lifted off from the Russia-leased launch facility in Kazakhstan at 2:20 a.m. Ms. Whitson said that while she will miss her friends and family, probably the biggest challenge is the lack of variety in space food. "There will be French food this time", Mr. Continua a leggere...

Road traffic remembrance day to be marked with special Mass today

Road traffic remembrance day to be marked with special Mass today The Chief Executive of the RSA, Moyagh Murdock, said she hoped that all road users would reflect on their behaviour when using the roads. He also paid tribute to the work of the emergency services. "From now through to the new year, there will be more police on the roads, and we have no hesitation in taking action against anyone who can not obey road rules". Continua a leggere...

Facebook CEO preaches 'connectivity' gospel at Peru summit

In his post , Mr Zuckerberg said: "We've been working on this problem for a long time and we take this responsibility seriously". "We need to be careful not to discourage sharing of opinions or mistakenly restricting accurate content", Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says. Continua a leggere...

Two die as powerful quake hits New Zealand

They say two babies were among those rescued Tuesday. The picturesque town of about 2,000 people, whose name translates from Maori as Meal-of-Lobster, has been cut off after the quake triggered huge landslides over coastal roads and railway tracks that will take months to fix. Continua a leggere...

Wenger Relieved Arsenal Snatch Draw At Man United

But you want more if you are going to be challenging for the title. "We tried to get him to come here". "We did not create many chances, it was an intense game". Juan Mata looked to have put United on course for three points with a sweeping left-foot finish from Ander Herrera's cut-back after 68 minutes. Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho rose from his chair and was about to leave t... Continua a leggere...

Korean Prosecutors Say Park Conspired With Her Friend

The friend is Choi Soon-sil, who is accused of wielding undue influence at the heart of the South Korean government and of personally profiting from her ties to the country's first woman president. She has also resumed her official schedule of events, giving credentials to newly appointed ambassadors (including Jung Jong-hyu, ambassador to the Vatican) and letters of appointment to the second vice... Continua a leggere...

Trump invited to Pacific island to see effects of warming

We emit less than one per cent of total annual global greenhouse gas emissions, but this is all set to rise with the execution of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor. United Nations climate chief Patricia Espinosa told delegates in the rain-soaked Moroccan city of Marrakech that "no politician or citizen, no business manager or investor" can doubt that the world is determined to shift toward a... Continua a leggere...

Zika remains a big threat to public health emergency

And health officials were predicting thousands of more cases, as Zika spread acrossthe Western Hemisphere. An agency advisory committee said it ended the emergency because Zika is now shown to be another unsafe mosquito-borne disease like malaria or yellow fever, and should be treated, like them, as an ongoing problem, not an exceptional situation. Continua a leggere...

Tesla, SolarCity shareholders prepare to vote on merger

The tiles are expected to be available next summer, and Musk said the solar roof may turn out to be cheaper to install and maintain than a traditional one. The all-stock deal was worth $2.6 billion when the companies approved it in August, but the final terms will be determined by the value of Tesla shares on the day the merger goes into effect. Continua a leggere...

Australia wield the axe for third South Africa test

The state's leading run scorer in 2015-16, Renshaw had only just returned to the Queensland team after injury, but his timing, as has so often been the case when out in the middle, has been ideal. Debutants: Nic Maddinson, Matt Renshaw and Peter Handscomb will be the latest players to wear the baggy green. "Peter's form over the last couple of seasons has been very consistent". Continua a leggere...

PV Sindhu reaches China Open finals after nailbiting match

PV Sindhu reaches China Open finals after nailbiting match Hyun save the first one but Sindhu eventually sealed it with a superb cross court smash. But then, as we have seen in the recent past, she has a strong character, and comes from behind to clinch the match , which is exactly what happened in the encounter against Sung Ji. Continua a leggere...

Clergy join Dakota Access pipeline protesters for ceremony

Clergy join Dakota Access pipeline protesters for ceremony About 140 people were arrested on the property last week in a law enforcement operation that cleared the encampment that protesters had established on the land. During the standoff a few protesters watched from across the nearby Cannonball River. The arrests follow those earlier Thursday of 14 protesters who were sitting, chanting and singing in a wing of the Capitol and refused orders to leave. Continua a leggere...

China: No, climate change is not a hoax we invented

The group wrote an open letter this week to Trump, President Barack Obama and members of Congress . "The UK is ratifying the historic Paris Agreement so that we can help to accelerate global action on climate change and deliver on our commitments to create a safer, more prosperous future for us all", Nick Hurd, Minister of State for Climate Change and Industry, said. Continua a leggere...

How to watch Florida State vs. Syracuse online

How to watch Florida State vs. Syracuse online He's now the sixth player in ACC history to go over 4,000 yards in their career, joining NC State's Ted Amos (4,602), North Carolina's Amos Lawrence (4,391), Maryland's Lamont Jordan (4,417), the Tar Heels' Mike Voight (4,061) and Wake Forest's Chris Barclay (4,032). Continua a leggere...

Razorbacks end Mississippi State's bowl hopes

Razorbacks end Mississippi State's bowl hopes The Razorbacks are 1-4 when Williams doesn't hit 100. "Mississippi State taught me how to be a man". Ole Miss could wrap up a bowl trip this Saturday with a victory at Vanderbilt. It happened for Mississippi State last season. Mullen said. "If they're not what do we have to do?" "He's having to lead a very young team". "I think we had some missed tackles". Continua a leggere...

Space station receives oldest female astronaut

Russia's Soyuz spacecraft has arrived at the International Space Station, carrying a European, a Russian and an American astronaut for a four-month mission at the orbiting outpost. The veteran Nasa astronaut is the first woman to have commanded the ISS and already holds the record for the longest time spent in space by a woman. Continua a leggere...

Facebook talks 'connectivity' at summit, fighting fake news

Facebook talks 'connectivity' at summit, fighting fake news Zuckerberg said that the company has "relied on our community to help us understand what is fake and what is not", citing a tool to report false links and shared material from fact-checking sites. But even President Obama has identified Facebook's influence. Zuckerberg said Facebook employees were not trying to be "arbiters of truth" but instead would rely on users to moderate the vast amoun... Continua a leggere...


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