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SpaceX targets December 16 return to flight from California SpaceX targets December 16 return to flight from California
- December 08, 2016

SpaceX hopes to return to flight with a December 16 launch of commercial satellites from California, the company's first mission by a Falcon 9 rocket since one exploded on its Cape Canaveral launch pad during a September 1 test. Artistic rendition of an Iridium NEXT satellite. The FAA would not comment on the investigation, but Thursday's announcement by Iridium indicates its approval is near. (more...)
Following Private Meeting, Leonardo DiCaprio Gave Ivanka Trump A Powerful Parting Gift Following Private Meeting, Leonardo DiCaprio Gave Ivanka Trump A Powerful Parting Gift
- December 08, 2016

Appearing in a webcast for the Climate Reality Project , Brown was asked by former Vice President Al Gore whether states can have an impact on climate change if it is no longer a priority of the federal government. At one time Trump went as far as to state that it was a hoax perpetrated by the Chinese. But he characterized his meeting with Trump as "interesting". (more...)
Obama defends counterterrorism plan before handover to Trump Obama defends counterterrorism plan before handover to Trump
- December 08, 2016

Obama noted that he is poised to become the first president to serve two full terms at war. "We have very good dialogue". For eight years that I've been in office there has not been a day that a terrorist organization or some radicalized individual is not plotting to kill Americans. (more...)
Gigi Hadid crowned model of the year Gigi Hadid crowned model of the year
- December 08, 2016

Hadid also co-hosted the American Music Awards, her first hosting experience ever, which proved to be memorable due to her fashionable looks and unforgettable impersonation of the First Lady, Melania Trump. She has graced various magazine covers and been a prominent face at all leading fashion weeks all over the world, walking for big names in fashion, such as Balmain, Marc Jacobs and Miu Miu. (more...)
Innovation or monopoly? Panel eyes ATT-Time Warner deal
- December 08, 2016

USA lawmakers grilled chief executives of AT&T and Time Warner about whether their proposed tie-up would benefit consumers and called for antitrust officials to closely scrutinize potential competitive harm from the deal. Are you a fan of " Game of Thrones " or "Batman"? "You have every reason to do this if you could". Her network, which competes with Turner Classic Movies, owned by Time Warner , has difficulty striking distribution deals with pay-TV networks because it doesn't have a big ... (more...)
Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) declared EPS of Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) declared EPS of
- December 08, 2016

Micron Technology, Inc . P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 0 and Forward P/E ratio of 9.78. Micron Technology, Inc . on 10/04/2016 reported its EPS as $-0.05 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $-0.12. According to DRAMeXchange report, from November 17, worldwide DRAM revenue increased 15.8% in the third quarter of 2016 compared to the prior quarter due to rising prices for DRAM . (more...)
Faithless electors group in contact with Clinton allies
- December 08, 2016

Hillary Clinton won the popular vote in only 19 states, which gave her 232 electoral votes. It was premised on a theory that citizens would have a better chance of knowing about electors from their home states than about presidential candidates from out-of-state. (more...)
Detroit Lions (7-4) @ New Orleans Saints (5
- December 08, 2016

I am not expecting anything different for this game. I think he's playing as well as he has in his career. "I know our head coach isn't that way. Just because Brandin Cooks didn't catch a ball doesn't mean that he didn't have a huge role and responsibility in the game". (more...)
Google's Santa Tracker has delightful updates for Christmas 2016 Google's Santa Tracker has delightful updates for Christmas 2016
- December 08, 2016

Mills then worked a few years at the mall at the previous Charles Towne Square, and eventually landed a contract working with Cherry Hill Photo in New Jersey and in CT where he worked up to 80 hours a week as the big guy, away from his family for about seven weeks during the holiday season. (more...)
Microsoft is bringing Windows desktop apps to mobile ARM processors Microsoft is bringing Windows desktop apps to mobile ARM processors
- December 08, 2016

The idea is to lay the groundwork to expand the capabilities of PCs in areas including voice interaction, biometric security, video games and mixed reality . Qualcomm-powered Windows 10 PCs will hit the market in 2017. Chips from Qualcomm, the largest maker of semiconductors used in phones, are created to work on limited battery life and have integrated cellular connections. (more...)
Must-Pass Bill Includes Waiver Allowing Senate To Fast-Track Mattis Conformation
- December 08, 2016

Mattis retired from the military in 2013. Donald Trump's stated non-interventionism irks hawks on Capitol Hill and could split Republican lawmakers when the president-elect becomes America's commander in chief next month. "We build up our military not as an act of aggression, but as an act of prevention ", he continued, vowing to work to fight radical Islamic terrorism , calling it "an ideology of death that slaughters innocent men, women and children". (more...)
Western states press Syrian govt, Russia, Iran to agree to UN plan
- December 08, 2016

Explosions and artillery fire could be heard on Syrian state television in districts around the citadel which overlooks the Old City as the army pressed its offensive. Government troops push into rebel-held areas of Old City, as U.S. and Russian Federation prepare to discuss potential rebel surrender. Wissam Zarqa, an English teacher in eastern Aleppo and an outspoken government opponent, said the rebel retreat from large parts of Old Aleppo was "concerning". (more...)
Execution challenges pending with high court Execution challenges pending with high court
- December 08, 2016

William Sallie, 50, was pronounced dead after a lethal injection at the state prison in Jackson. Sallie had abused his wife, who was living with her parents in rural south Georgia in March 1990 after filing for divorce, according to a Georgia Supreme Court summary of the case. (more...)
Wisconsin Presidential Recount Proceeding On Schedule Wisconsin Presidential Recount Proceeding On Schedule
- December 08, 2016

Lawyers representing the Pennsylvania GOP and President-elect Trump had submitted a formal request on Thursday to dismiss Stein's case. Electors convene December 19 across the country to vote for president. "Many of these are in Oakland and Wayne counties, which include Detroit , raising the very real possibility that communities of color may have been disenfranchised by an unreliable counting of the votes", the Green Party Tuesday press statement said. (more...)
Adobe data shows Black Friday breaks online sales record with $3.34 billion
- December 08, 2016

Black Friday was the first day in US retail history with more than $ 1 billion in sales via mobile devices, with such sales jumping 33% to $1.2 billion, according to Adobe Digital Insights . This year, online retailers got a jump start on Cyber Monday, posting deals on Thanksgiving Day . Amazon says its best-selling item over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend was the Dot, a low-end version of its Amazon Echo smart speaker, and the Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote. (more...)
Anthony Scores 35, Knicks Beat Depleted Heat 114-103 Anthony Scores 35, Knicks Beat Depleted Heat 114-103
- December 08, 2016

You don't get panicked when you get down, you just keep playing. While the Knicks are striving to provide a little more quality in their wins, the Heat arrive home with a 7-13 record that does not befit this proud franchise. In one of the Eastern Conference's fiercest rivalries, which has been dormant for the better part of two decades, the Knicks came into Tuesday's game as the better team during the early part of this 2016-17 season. (more...)
Fragment of the lost Russian cargo spacecraft found in Siberia Fragment of the lost Russian cargo spacecraft found in Siberia
- December 08, 2016

Although the supplies were lost, the statement said it would "not affect the normal operations of the ISS systems and the subsistence of the station's crew". The failure, which Russian Federation blamed on a problem in a Soyuz rocket, saw the ship disintegrate as it plummeted to Earth. But according to NASA spokesperson Dan Huot, the ISS is all fueled up, and still docked with another Progress craft. (more...)
Gatlinburg wildfire death toll climbs to 12 Gatlinburg wildfire death toll climbs to 12
- December 08, 2016

Bob Corker also attended the news conference Friday morning. Cash said they knew high winds were coming, but they came much earlier than expected. "I know you're frustrated". Also missing are Memphis couple Jon and Janet Summers, who were visiting the area with their three sons for a family getaway, CNN affiliate WMC-TV reported. (more...)
In Washington pizzeria attack, fake news brought real guns
- December 08, 2016

They also point to what they believe are odd coincidences - Instagram photos they claim shows child abuse, and references to what they believe is a chamber for raping and murdering children hidden in the basement of Comet Ping Pong. Magistrate Judge Joseph Beshouri ordered Welch to be detained without bail until Thursday, at least, when a preliminary hearing is scheduled in the case. (more...)
Elian Gonzalez says Castro will be with Cubans
- December 08, 2016

The dissident group has called for marches on every Sunday in Havana following Mass at a Roman Catholic Church for the past thirteen years. "And he did a lot, managing to get the USA closer to Cuba", she said, admitting she would consider moving to the United States herself. (more...)

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