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SpaceX launches top-secret space shuttle before Irma reaches Florida

SpaceX launches top-secret space shuttle before Irma reaches Florida

It's also created to land like the Shuttle, using a landing strip like you'd use for an airliner. This was the first time SpaceX has provided a lift for the experimental mini-shuttle. The U.S. Air Force's X-37B space plane fleet has begun its fifth secret flight with the launch of the OTV-5 mission on September 7, 2017. The X-37B is going to a higher inclination orbit than usual but the X-37B's main mission is classified and is being fiercely guarded. Read More

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A nervous Prince George goes to school with dad, Prince William

A nervous Prince George goes to school with dad, Prince William

The four-year-old and the Duke of Cambridge were welcomed by the Head of Lower School, Helen Hasleem. The precious young royal sported his school's navy uniform of a sweater with red accents, a light blue shirt, and shorts. Will we make friends? He is in a class of 21 pupils - one of three reception groups which are connected by a folding "carousel" door which is opened to allow group play three times a week. Read More

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Mankato man suspected in kidnapping of Alexandria teen

Mankato man suspected in kidnapping of Alexandria teen

When Jasmine arrived at Thomas Barker's home in Carlos, however, she encountered a "nightmare", says Alexandria Police Chief Rick Wyffels . The criminal complaints filed against 32-year-old Thomas Jay Barker, 31-year-old Joshua Lee Holby and 20-year-old Steven Michael Samuel Powers detail the plot that led to the special needs teenager being held hostage for a month. Read More

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Kentucky's last abortion clinic heads to court to keep its doors open

Kentucky's last abortion clinic heads to court to keep its doors open

The EMW Women's Surgical Center is suing the southern state for placing what it claims are unreasonably onerous safety requirements that threaten its ability to operate. "If this law is not struck down , access to safe, legal abortion for women in Kentucky will be virtually eliminated", McDonald-Mosley said. In another twist, Bevin's administration added new requirements to transfer agreements amid the legal wrangling. Read More

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Only NFL Investigator Who Interviewed Ezekiel Elliott's Accuser Recommended No Suspension

Only NFL Investigator Who Interviewed Ezekiel Elliott's Accuser Recommended No Suspension

The legal salvo comes after a marathon three-day appeals on Elliott's six-game ban for violating the National Football League personal conduct policy. The lawsuit says the union and Elliott's representatives plan to file for a temporary restraining order in hopes of making Elliott eligible for the season opener September 10 against the New York Giants . Read More

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Tremor in North Korea Raises Fears of a 6th Nuclear Test

Tremor in North Korea Raises Fears of a 6th Nuclear Test

September 3's nuclear test took place hours after North Korea claimed that it has completed its thermonuclear technologies, and that it is now capable of producing "powerful nuclear weapons at will". KCNA said the hydrogen bomb's power is adjustable to hundreds of kilotons and can be detonated at high altitudes, with its indigenously produced components allowing the country to build as many nuclear weapons as it wants. Read More

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Russia Promises Strong, Measured Answer to US Order

Russia Promises Strong, Measured Answer to US Order

The measure was aimed at punishing the Russian government for interfering with the USA election past year. He added that the Russian government needs time to study the directive and to decide a plan of action. A Moscow deadline for nearly two-thirds of US diplomatic staff to leave Russian Federation expires on September 1, an exodus that starkly demonstrates the souring relationship between Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump . Read More

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Merkel's refugee policy under fire in key election debate

Merkel's refugee policy under fire in key election debate

Her overall performance was viewed as more convincing by 55%, compared to 35% for Mr Schulz, in a survey by Infratest Dimap for ARD television. According to another survey carried out by the ZDF channel, Merkel won by 32 per cent against Schulz, who secured 29 per cent, while the other 39 per cent said they saw no differences between the two candidates. Read More

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Trump Defends Kelly After Report About President's Frustration With WH Officials

Trump Defends Kelly After Report About President's Frustration With WH Officials

The recent forced resignation of the ultra-right Steve Bannon as chief strategic adviser to the White House was seen by many mainstream political elites in Washington as a major political triumph over the "alt-right" who have turned conventional political wisdom on its head and raised a lot of eyebrows in the USA ever since President Donald Trump took office in January. Read More

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