Science


Spacewalking astronauts install new door for visitors
- August 20, 2016

Williams and Rubins will keep tinkering with the station until about 2 p.m. ET, attaching ethernet and power cables to the port. SpaceX, which tests its rocket motors in McGregor, delivered this new gateway last month. The last of the 12 hooks were driven into place, firmly securing the port, as the 250-mile-high complex soared over the Indian Ocean. Williams and Rubins are scheduled to make another spacewalk on September 1 to retract a solar array cooling panel that is no longer being ... (more...)
Coalition says deadly Yemen raid hit rebels, not school
- August 20, 2016

Saudi Arabia said the school it targeted was a "training camp" for child soldiers, suggesting it was not the coalition's responsibility that children were killed. The UN says more than 6,400 people, mostly civilians, have been killed in Yemen since the coalition air campaign began in March previous year. The coalition meanwhile announced that Saudi air defences on Saturday intercepted a Scud missile fired from Yemen towards the kingdom. (more...)
Ajo Lp Lowers stake in Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Ajo Lp Lowers stake in Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)
- August 20, 2016

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, September 8th. This represents a $1.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.50%. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT ) reported its last earnings on Jul 19 AMC (BMO = before market open, AMC= after market close). The company had a trading volume of 18,162,301 shares. (more...)
Musgrove hit hard in Astros' 13-5 loss to Orioles Musgrove hit hard in Astros' 13-5 loss to Orioles
- August 20, 2016

The Astros have dropped five straight coming into tonight and have Miley on the mound, who has lost his last three outings. "It was big", Hardy said. Trumbo set the tone in the first inning with his major league-leading 35th home run, a three-run shot to left against Musgrove, who looked every bit like a 23-year-old rookie making his third major league start. (more...)
Steelers' line backer James Harrison refuses to cooperate in PED probe
- August 20, 2016

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrisonhasagreed to meet with NFL investigators as demanded by the league, which threatened suspension if the players fail to do so regarding steroid allegations stemming from an Al-Jazeera report in January. (more...)
At least 96 homes destroyed in Southern California wildfire At least 96 homes destroyed in Southern California wildfire
- August 20, 2016

The so-called Blue Cut Fire started near a freeway exit ramp in San Bernardino County Tuesday and exploded in size, swelling to 37,002 acres - or 57 square miles - by Friday. Donations can be made online at www.IEUW.org/help, by texting RELIEF to 40403, or by check made payable to Inland Empire United Way sent to: IEUW Fire Fund, 9644 Hermosa Avenue, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730. (more...)
Diana Taurasi leads U.S. women to gold medal game against Spain
- August 20, 2016

Only the US men and India's male hockey players can claim such a run of domination in an Olympic team sport. This is where Thompson can be an overwhelming for the global teams. Either way, they can look to this effort and execution on defense as to what helped them carry on to the victory in a tighter game than it should have been down the stretch. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Note 7: Better Not Skip On Screen Protection Samsung Galaxy Note 7: Better Not Skip On Screen Protection
- August 20, 2016

Verizon's Galaxy Note 7, S6 and S6 Edge are all getting a bump that that offer improvements for each device. The leaked images once again show one of the most-anticipated rumored features of the new Mi Note 2 - that the device would be sporting a curved edge display . (more...)
Moto calls out Samsung for 'stealing' its smartphone feature Moto calls out Samsung for 'stealing' its smartphone feature
- August 20, 2016

For series tablet users who want to improve their productivity, and be more secure while doing so, this is great, if big, investment. This suggests that while a small subset of buyers believe that the Edge feature is useful, many others think it's mostly a nuisance, thereby wanting less of it. (more...)
Greek coast guard rescues dozens of migrants stuck on islet Greek coast guard rescues dozens of migrants stuck on islet
- August 20, 2016

Captain Feridun Coban was driven to the headquarters of the asylum service in Athens in the early hours of Friday morning, according to the group's lawyer Stavroula Tomara. Those now arriving on Greek islands from Turkey face deportation back to Turkey unless they successfully apply for asylum in Greece. Increasing numbers of migrants have turned to alternate and more unsafe ways of getting to Europe following the implementation of the EU-Turkey deal and border closures on the Balkan route ... (more...)
PM Modi hails tax reforms as having helped bolster India's economy PM Modi hails tax reforms as having helped bolster India's economy
- August 20, 2016

In the next few days, it is our intention to record the history of such Adivasi freedom fighters in the areas of their origin on a museum, " Modi said. "The mention of tax administration and compliance clearly acknowledges the need for reforms in tax administration and we are delighted that the next logical step in efficient tax system is being attempted", Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Director General Chandrajit Banerjee said. (more...)
PM Modi's Balochistan remark does not indicate a policy shift: MEA
- August 20, 2016

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has repeatedly said he wants to normalize relations with India. "Omar Abdullah's tweets on a daily basis gave support to the ongoing agitation led by the extremists and terrorist groups at the behest of Pakistan", Gupta said. (more...)
Richie Sambora Is Saying Nice Things About Bon Jovi Again Richie Sambora Is Saying Nice Things About Bon Jovi Again
- August 20, 2016

While Bon Jovi didn't exactly slam his ex-bandmate in the interview, he did point out Sambora's lack of professionalism. Jon responded to Richie message with his own Twitter post that reads, "T$3 hanks Richie and Orianthi ". The singer also reached out to his former bandmate and said that he's looking forward to hearing his upcoming album, which Sambora is now working on with his girlfriend and fellow musician Orianthi . (more...)
Opposition mayor elected in S.African capital in historic vote Opposition mayor elected in S.African capital in historic vote
- August 20, 2016

With the support of smaller parties such as the EFF and the Freedom Front Plus, DA candidate Solly Msimanga should be appointed as the new mayor of Tshwane. The municipal elections were largely seen as a referendum on President Jacob Zuma, whose rule of Africa's most advanced economy has been dogged by scandal. (more...)
Montana closes Yellowstone River due to parasite
- August 20, 2016

The following is a press release from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks. A ban on fishing, boating and other activities on Montana's Yellowstone River could last for months after an invasive parasite killed thousands of fish. Fishing guide Dan Gigone, who owns the Sweetwater Fly Shop in Livingston, said one of his guides reported seeing hundreds of dead fish including some trout in the Yellowstone on Thursday. (more...)
USA plans to end use of federal private prisons USA plans to end use of federal private prisons
- August 20, 2016

Numerous federal prison inmates held in private facilities are foreign nationals who are being held on immigration offenses, the audit said . The Bureau of Prisons tends to use contract facilities to confine inmates who require only low security and who tend to be in the country illegally. (more...)
Pay attention to Analyst Guidance: Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F)
- August 20, 2016

Ford Motor Company makes up approx 1.48% of Brick Kyle Associates's portfolio.Diam Ltd. reduced its stake in F by selling 9,738 shares or 2.66% in the most recent quarter. Several studies suggest that positive earnings surprises not only lead to an immediate hike in a stock's price, but also to a gradual increase over time. (more...)
Fall like temperatures, showers expected today Fall like temperatures, showers expected today
- August 20, 2016

Otherwise, Friday should be partly sunny with a high around 84. Southwest wind 5 to 7 miles per hour becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of rain 30%. Calm wind becoming north northeast around 5 miles per hour. Monday night .Clear. Low in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 20%. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. (more...)
Continental Resources (CLR) is Initiated by Wells Fargo to Outperform Continental Resources (CLR) is Initiated by Wells Fargo to Outperform
- August 20, 2016

The stock had a trading volume of 2,472,443 shares. Shares of Continental Resources (NYSE:CLR) opened at 47.54 on Tuesday. The firm has a SMA 50 (Simple Moving Average) of $44.77 and a SMA 200-(Simple Moving Average) of $35.89. The stock has received rating from many Reuters analysts. The stock's market cap is $18.03 billion. The reported earnings topped the analyst's consensus by $0.10 with the surprise factor of 25.60%. (more...)
Endwell Little League Opens LLWS With Win Endwell Little League Opens LLWS With Win
- August 20, 2016

The teams looked incredible, and, as expected, the Orange Crush from Southwest really stood out. So how does a baseball team celebrate after winning its Little League World Series opener? "We're family, every one of us", said Raleigh. It will take on the Southeast victor from Goodlettsville, Tenn., at 3 p.m. Sunday at Lamade Stadium. "We have and that gives us an advantage because we won't be as anxious in the first game". (more...)

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