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Former senator, astronaut John Glenn dies at 95
- December 09, 2016

Glenn bucked the Democratic Party when he ran for Senate in 1974 and had trouble finding people to handle his campaign, said Paul Dutton, who was co-chairman with Beelen. Glenn was the last living member of this group. US President-elect Donald Trump tweeted: "Today we lost a great pioneer of air and space in John Glenn". (more...)
Detroit Lions Twitter Throws Shade at ESPN Experts
- December 09, 2016

Jones on Detroit's first possession - bounced high in the air and should have been picked off by cornerback Sterling Moore and returned for a touchdown, but Moore dropped the ball. The Saints haven't been above.500 since 2013. The reason? Brees can't put his finger on it. Detroit, in many ways, needed to see this type of performance from one of its receivers this late in the season. (more...)
Markets Right Now: Dow at another high in early US trading Markets Right Now: Dow at another high in early US trading
- December 09, 2016

The Dow rose 65 points, or 0.3 percent, to 19,614. The Russell 2000 index , which is made up of mostly smaller companies, rose 1.1% to a new record as well. With the Federal Reserve's December meeting less than a week away, traders this morning reacted to the European Central Bank's (ECB) latest stimulus decision , on top of a decline in weekly jobless claims . (more...)
Stock's Earning Overview: Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Stock's Earning Overview: Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)
- December 09, 2016

Jefferies Group set a $40.00 target price on shares of Microsoft Corp. and gave the stock a "sell" rating in a research report on Tuesday, September 27th. Also, Director William H. Gates III sold 3,300,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, October 28th. This transaction occurred on 2016-11-02 totals $714000.84. (more...)
Friends remember American hero John Glenn
- December 09, 2016

President Obama said that Glenn's trailblazing showed "with courage and a spirit of discovery there's no limit to the heights we can reach together". Some Kennedy Space Center staff learned of Glenn's death in an email from Washington early Thursday afternoon, but there was little reaction because most staff were unaware of his death yet. (more...)
South Korean president is impeached in stunning fall
- December 09, 2016

Her duties would be temporarily transferred to the prime minister while the country's Constitutional Court reviews whether her impeachment could be constitutionally justified. In a recent poll by Gallup Korea, Park's approval rating was at 5% - up a point from her dismal previous showing of 4%. Ban has never been formally affiliated with Park or her Saenuri Party but was seen to have the backing of conservative constituencies that had been the bedrock of Park's support. (more...)
Twitter accidentally removes @ handles in replies Twitter accidentally removes @ handles in replies
- December 09, 2016

The company's official support account admitted its error on Thursday evening in the form of a tweet: "Today, an experiment around replies accidentally went out to everyone on iOS briefly". After all, that specific feature was in beta tests for Android some time ago. However, these are just speculations on our side. The loophole created by the new @ reply feature allowed people to tag an obscene number of people in their posts and spam everyone they wanted. (more...)
United Kingdom could get new 128GB Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge option? United Kingdom could get new 128GB Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge option?
- December 09, 2016

On the other hand, some are seeing this new color variant as Samsung's way to take on the classy jet black Apple iPhone 7 - a color variant that has been recording unprecedented demand when compared to others in the new iPhone lineup. After the battery debacle, Samsung stopped global production of the Note 7. Please return your Note 7. Those folks have stubbornly clung to the device and have shown no desire to give it up. (more...)
Fast Facts About Life Of Former Astronaut John Glenn Fast Facts About Life Of Former Astronaut John Glenn
- December 09, 2016

Glenn also represented OH in the U.S Senate for 25 years and sought the Democratic presidential nomination in 1984. John spent his life breaking barriers, from defending our freedom as a decorated Marine Corps fighter pilot in World War II and Korea, to setting a transcontinental speed record, to becoming, at age 77, the oldest human to touch the stars. (more...)
South Korea lawmakers set impeachment vote in motion South Korea lawmakers set impeachment vote in motion
- December 09, 2016

Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn now steps in as acting president until the country's Constitutional Court deliberates on whether to formally end her presidency or reinstate her. Opposition lawmakers criticize the overture as a stalling ploy aimed at luring back members of her party who supported impeachment. Choi is the daughter of late cult leader Choi Tae-min, who himself befriended Park as a young woman after saying her assassinated mother had appeared in his dreams. (more...)
Trump claims credit for $50 billion investment by Japanese firm Trump claims credit for $50 billion investment by Japanese firm
- December 09, 2016

The president-elect has met with numerous other business leaders at Trump Tower in NY, including Marion Blakey, chief executive officer of Rolls-Royce North America Inc, and Robert Johnson, the founder of Black Entertainment Television. "Over the next decade, the SoftBank Vision Fund will be the biggest investor in the technology sector". Trump also did some chest-thumbing, as he revealed through another tweet this investment might not have come through if he had not be elected. (more...)
Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue "Final Trailer"
- December 09, 2016

To drive home the importance of this game, largely a port of the 3DS game Dream Drop Distance , with enhancements and extra content, Square Enix have released one more trailer for this game- allegedly the last one. Now, just because 2017 is an important year for the "Final Fantasy" franchise, it doesn't mean that " Kingdom Hearts " will be neglected completely. (more...)
John Glenn, the 1st American to orbit Earth, has died at 95 John Glenn, the 1st American to orbit Earth, has died at 95
- December 09, 2016

Glenn then spent 24 years as a Democrat from OH in the Senate and briefly made a run for president in 1984. John Herschel Glenn Jr . was an American aviator, engineer, astronaut and a Senator. Front row, left to right: Gus Grissom, Scott Carpenter, Deke Slayton and Gordon Cooper. Glenn certainly had to have some patience back then. There are plenty of others in the Bay Area who were inspired by Glenn. (more...)
John Glenn, famed United States astronaut dead at 95
- December 09, 2016

He was a gentleman and she was a delight. Later Glenn was awarded the Congressional Space Medal of Honor in 1978 for his services to the USA space effort. He was actually a registered Independent at the time. John Glenn will be remembered as we remember Marco Polo, Columbus, and Francis Drake; as among the first courageous men whose daring exploits made the first few "small steps for mankind that made all the "giant leaps" possible". (more...)
Chris Hadfield remembers John Glenn as "great American"
- December 09, 2016

Glenn's flight re-fueled American pride, and made a name for himself as another Ohioan, first in aviation. Though he soared deep into space and to the heights of Capitol Hill, his heart never strayed from his steadfast OH roots. I took a picture of that launch, which he graciously signed for me. I am grateful I had the privilege to have spent such quality time with Sen. He later presented the University with a "Muskingum College" banner which accompanied him on his Discovery flight. (more...)
Demonetisation: I-T dept conducts survey at Axis bank branch
- December 09, 2016

The accounts in question are all fake created with forged documents and the money is suspected to have been routed to buy bullions. Earlier on Friday, Income Tax department officials seized new currency notes worth Rs 85 lakh and Rs 76 lakh from Mumbai and Surat respectively in two separate incidents on Friday. (more...)
Sane Trilogy Developers Join Destiny Team Sane Trilogy Developers Join Destiny Team
- December 09, 2016

Vicarious Visions is a really big studio with over 200 people, so this is a big deal, especially since they are also developing Crash Bandicoot: Nsane Trilogy at the moment as well. However, Destiny 2 is going very good and Activision CEO Eric Hirshberg made a decision to reveal some details during latest meeting with the investors. (more...)
John Glenn, astronaut and US Senator, dies at 95
- December 09, 2016

Glenn was a Marine pilot who flew combat mission in the South Pacific during World War II. Glenn was surrounded by family at Ohio State's Wexner Medical Center when he died. GLENN: Zero-G, and I feel fine - capsule is turning around. After leaving NASA , John Glenn went on to enter the United States Senate in 1974, remaining a Democratic Party representative for a quarter of a century. (more...)
John Glenn, first American to orbit Earth, dies at 95
- December 09, 2016

In 2014, Glenn suffered a minor stroke, affecting his vision, after undergoing heart-valve replacement surgery. "We came in peace for all mankind", he said after receiving the honor, before repeating the words he spoke half a century earlier, addressing lawmakers upon returning from his orbital flight. (more...)
5 takeaways from Bills loss to the Raiders 5 takeaways from Bills loss to the Raiders
- December 09, 2016

Taylor completed just 10 of 26 passes for 89 yards after the first quarter, and his accuracy dipped considerably by the fourth quarter, when missing an open Sammy Watkins on a potential touchdown pass was among his several questionable throws. (more...)

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