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Author: 0 China to Blast 2 Astronauts Into Space on Monday

Tiangong-2 is a working prototype for Tianhe-1, the core module for China's first modular space station which will be launched around 2018. If China succeeds in its plan to operate a permanent space station by 2022, it will become the world's third country to do so.

Science RIP Great Barrier Reef
Author: 0 RIP Great Barrier Reef

It's pretty interesting that this story has gained so much traction on social media (as it should), while both US presidential candidates are staying nearly completely silent on the issue. In April, Australia's government raised the bleaching threat for its most famous natural landmark to the highest level. Late previous year a study found that reefs can fully recover, even after massive bleaching events wipe out most of a reef, as happened in the remote Chagos Archipelago in 1998.

Science VMware & AWS Announce VMware Cloud on AWS
Author: 0 VMware & AWS Announce VMware Cloud on AWS

Customers can migrate workloads between their private cloud and AWS, and run workloads elastically and on-demand on the public cloud. It should also give Amazon a way to better sell its Web services as something that can be used as part of a hybrid cloud strategy , rather than competing against it.

Author: 0 Another woman says Trump sexually assaulted her years ago

At the time, Anderson was an aspiring model. Brushing it off as his form of greeting, Zervos agreed to meet Trump for dinner later that year when he traveled to Los Angeles. Zervos said she met Trump twice in 2007, once in NY at his office, where she says he allegedly kissed her twice without consent. I complied. He then grabbed my shoulder and started kissing me again very aggressively and placed his hand on my breast.

Science Trading updates about Stock: General Motors Company (NYSE:GM)
Author: 0 Trading updates about Stock: General Motors Company (NYSE:GM)

Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Ford Motor Co. and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter. The average volume stands around 12.97 million shares. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website .

Science South Africa's Zuma concludes 3-day state visit to Nairobi
Author: 0 South Africa's Zuma concludes 3-day state visit to Nairobi

South Africa shares strong ties with the leading economy in the East African region in various areas such as trade and investment, agriculture, political, cultural, tourism and infrastructure development. "In our view, there is no reason why both our countries can not agree on exemption of visas for each other's citizens", Kenyatta said at the press conference.

Author: 0 Hillary Clinton Proposes a New Tax Break

But directionally, their revisions don't change their broad, opposing courses. It would reduce the deficit by raising $1.4 trillion in new revenue through 2026, and another $2.7 trillion in the decade after that. Buffett, who is the founder and head of the Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate, said the statement made by Trump was untrue. Her current proposals would have little impact on the bottom 95 percent of taxpayers, according to the Tax Policy Center .

Science Nicole Upgraded From Storm To Hurricane
Author: 0 Nicole Upgraded From Storm To Hurricane

The forecast track for Hurricane Matthew. Last month, Tropical Storm Karl dumped around four inches of rain on on the island but caused no serious damage. Forecast estimates say that Matthew will pass over the eastern tip of Cuba overnight Tuesday, before taking a turn toward the west on Wednesday. Matthew is headed off the United States after unleashing heavy flooding throughout the southeastern coast, most recently in North Carolina.

Author: 0 Samsung to examine smartphone that caught fire on USA plane

Samsung has also dispensed a statement over the questionable explosion of the new Note 7. A day after a smartphone caught fire aboard a Southwest Airlines plane at the Louisville worldwide airport in Kentucky, US, a statement by the company said until the device is retrieved, it can not confirm whether the incident involves the new Note 7.

Science Detroit paper backs Gary Johnson after 143 years of endorsing Republicans
Author: 0 Detroit paper backs Gary Johnson after 143 years of endorsing Republicans

Name one foreign leader that you look up to". He added "anybody" as Johnson struggled for an answer. Earlier this month, the Libertarian candidate for USA president caught flak for responding "what is Aleppo?" when asked by an interviewer what he would do about the humanitarian crisis in the war-torn Syrian city.

Author: 0 Libertarian Candidate Gary Johnson: 'We Do Have to Inhabit Other Planets'

In an interview on ABC News' "This Week" on Sunday, Johnson criticized the Commission on Presidential Debates over its formula for deciding who is included in the debates, saying that the panel is "made up of Republicans and Democrats that just have no intention whatsoever in seeing anyone other than a Republican or Democrat on the debate stage".

Author: 0 IOS 10.0.2 Released With Lightning Headphones Bug Fixed

As for the problem, it appeared that the physical controls for lighting-connected headphones would stop working if the phone had not been used in a while. "With any luck iOS 10.0.2 will continue what has so far proved to be an extremely smooth start for iOS 10". Pangu has yet to confirm whether a new jailbreak tool will work with iOS 10.0.1.

Science Facebook Says It Inflated Video-Viewing Metrics for Two Years
Author: 0 Facebook Says It Inflated Video-Viewing Metrics for Two Years

He said: "About a month ago, we found an error in the way we calculate one of the video metrics on our dashboard - average duration of video viewed". "We see a world that is video first, with video at the heart of all of our apps and services", Zuckerberg said. The company said the error had no impact on video statistics it had previously shared, including time spent watching video or the number of videos viewed.

Science Bucks Guard Khris Middleton To Miss 6 Months
Author: 0 Bucks Guard Khris Middleton To Miss 6 Months

In a statement released by the team, General Manager John Hammond said , "We're excited to add a player with Michael's skill set to our team". Beasley was solid for the Rockets, averaging 12.8 points, 4.9 rebounds on 52.2% shooting from the field in just 18.2 minutes of action.

Science OR loses wide receiver Devon Allen for season
Author: 0 OR loses wide receiver Devon Allen for season

Crosby had also missed Week 1 of the college football season with a foot injury. Allen went down clutching his left knee after an OR punt in the fourth quarter. One of the team's feel good stories of the year, that of Olympian/Wide Receiver Devon Allen may be over. He returned in 2015, but saw a dropoff in production with only nine catches for 94 yards.

Science Washed up whale allegedly died from human interaction, report says
Author: 0 Washed up whale allegedly died from human interaction, report says

And authorities now believe it may have died as a result of interaction with humans. A dead humpback whale has washed up on the beach at the Jersey Shore. WCAU-TV in Philadelphia reports that a necropsy on the 20-ton, 33-foot whale revealed it was emaciated. The center is also preparing to remove the humpback whale's body from the beach using heavy equipment.

Author: 0 Tesla's AutoPilot mixed signals forced Mobileye to bolt

Tesla immediately responded that it constantly educates drivers that they should keep the control of the vehicle in check; the company's salesmen have numerously demonstrated how drivers ought to keep their hands on the wheel while using the autopilot feature.

Science Arctic sea ice hits second lowest level ever
Author: 0 Arctic sea ice hits second lowest level ever

The lowest sea ice extent recorded was on September 17, 2012, when it fell to just 3.39 million square kilometers, CNN reported. National Snow and Ice Data Center Director Mark Serreze said he wouldn't be surprised if the Arctic were "essentially ice free" by 2030.

Author: 0 Syrian government blocking aid delivery in ceasefire, says envoy

Castello Road has special status under the ceasefire agreement and the USA and Russian Federation are expected to manage a demilitarisation of the route, allowing new checkpoints to ensure the flow of aid, Mr de Mistura said . The withdrawals will make way for the Syrian Arab Red Crescent to establish checkpoints on the road and direct aid convoys in. De Mistura insisted the Russians were as disappointed as the United Nations at the "deeply regrettable" refusal of the Syrian government to ...

Author: 0 Tropical Storm Julia meanders on coast

The flash flood watch for Chatham County has been cancelled, according to the National Weather Service in Charleston. Tropical Storm Julia moved very slowly across northeast Florida, eastern Georgia and southeast SC. The projected path now has the storm moving inland and moving rapidly into a tropical depression through the day Wednesday, Burns said. But the worst wind and rainfall had subsided by daybreak Wednesday as the storm passed to the northwest.

Science Assassin's Creed Franchise Reaches 100 Million Copies Sold
Author: 0 Assassin's Creed Franchise Reaches 100 Million Copies Sold

Along with The Ezio Collection confirmation, Ubisoft also announced that the Assassin's Creed franchise has now sold more than 100 million copies. The Ezio collection will feature all single player content from Ezios three games as well as all single player DLC.

Science Musk: Haven't Ruled out that UFO caused rocket explosion
Author: 0 Musk: Haven't Ruled out that UFO caused rocket explosion

SpaceX said it expects to resume launches as soon as November, avoiding a lengthy delay after its September 1 launch pad explosion grounded flights and destroyed a Falcon 9 rocket and a communications satellite. But recent history shows it could be much shorter: After SpaceX suffered a "mishap" on June 28, 2015 - an "overpressure event was triggered by a hardware malfunction - it was grounded for five months, 24 days".

Science NASA chasing down asteroid to scoop up, bring back samples
Author: 0 NASA chasing down asteroid to scoop up, bring back samples

If you're thinking this sounds a bit like the plot from the 1998 sci-fi flick "Armageddon" you would be right, but without Bruce Willis (there won't be any people of this spacecraft) and without space shuttles (NASA retired the shuttles in 2011).

Author: 0 Pastor defends submitting questions to Trump campaign

He also said he plans to ask Trump if he's a Christian, and if he's racist. Following the speech, Trump will be joined by Detroit native and onetime GOP rival Dr. The arrangement has angered several black Republicans who had been urging that Trump, who is widely seen as distant from the black community, speak for at least 10 minutes at the service, according to the official involved in the planning.

Author: 0 Trump backer tweets cartoon of Clinton in blackface

He added: "To the people that was offended, obviously many people were offended by my tweet and it was not at all my intention to offend anyone". "I ain't no ways exhausted of pandering to African Americans", the text next to Clinton reads.

Science WWE crowns new Universal Champion
Author: 0 WWE crowns new Universal Champion

The cool story on RAW very well could have been the plan for the end of the year, but it was pushed up due to Finn Balor getting hurt. The Fatal Four Way was an elimination match , meaning the last man standing after the other three had been pinned or forced to tap would become the champion.

Science Bryan Stork reportedly fails Redskins physical, rights revert to Patriots
Author: 0 Bryan Stork reportedly fails Redskins physical, rights revert to Patriots

Stork had said he was considering retirement but ultimately chose to report to Redskins camp. The Redskins have had an interesting connection with the New England Patriots for a few years now. Long has displayed growth but remains unproven as a center. After being the starting center for the Florida State Seminoles during their BCS title run in 2014, Stork started in the Super Bowl for the Patriots just 13 months later.

Author: 0 Chris Brown Under Investigation For Allegedly Threatening Woman With A Gun

The LAPD Robbery-Homicide Division is now investigating an incident that occurred at Chris Brown's residence earlier this morning (Aug. 30) after a call came in at 3:11 a.m. "So I don't sleep half the damn night I just wake up to all these (expletive) helicopters, choppers is around, police out there at the gate", he said in one video.

Science North Korea leader says missile test 'greatest success'
Author: 0 North Korea leader says missile test 'greatest success'

The launch comes two days after rival South Korea and the United States began annual military exercises in the South that North Korea condemns as a preparation for invasion, and has threatened retaliation. Kim Jong Un "appreciated the test-fire as the greatest success and victory..." "The [North] Korean people would deal merciless blows at them with nuclear hammers of justice so that nails of injustice may not come out again, once an opportunity is given, now that the DPRK has in place all ...

Author: 0 Months Later, Obama Hasn't Fulfilled Promise To Kayla Mueller's Parents

ISIS emailed the Proof of Life video to Mueller's friend a month after the aid worker had been seized. "They say he made a promise to help the foundation they set up in her name, and then broke it ". When asked why DWB, also known as MSF by their French abbreviation, did nothing to negotiate her return, Jason Cone, MSF's US executive director explained it clearly.

Author: 0 Montana Adds Stein, De La Fuente to Presidential Ballot

At the same time, Stein continued to lambast her Democratic and Republican rivals, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, saying "We'll have two fossil fuel-funded candidates who are continuing to fan the flames of the burning planet". Gary Johnson and Jill Stein will do better than they did four years ago. "They have to earn our votes". IRV thus greatly reduces the risk of a spoiler candidacy, even as it confers valuable information to the major parties.

Author: 0 PlayStation Now launches on PC in UK, Belgium, the Netherlands

Play PS3 exclusives on your PC for the first time. You will be able to play the games through a Dualshock 4 controller which you can connect with a MicroUSB cable or go the wireless route and use a Wireless USB Adaptor. PlayStation Now on PC is launching in North America and Europe "very soon", and the Dualshock 4 USB adapter is expected to launch in September, with a recommended retail price of $24.99 Dollars.

Science Hospital turns blind eye, as man carries wifes corpse for 10 km
Author: 0 Hospital turns blind eye, as man carries wifes corpse for 10 km

In the heartbreaking video, Dana Majhi was seen carrying his wife, Amangadei, 42, on August 24 over one of his shoulders while their 12-year-old daughter, Chaula, walked beside him. "I have asked the local officials to provide 2,000 rupees (C$38) to the family under the Harischandra Yojana". "As we got to know of the incident, we spoke to the Chief District Medical Officer and arranged for an ambulance", Kalahandi District Collector Brundha D said.

Science Seal escapes killer whale assault by hitching a ride on a boat
Author: 0 Seal escapes killer whale assault by hitching a ride on a boat

The mammal jumped onto the back of a tour boat to escape the swarming pod of orcas ( WARNING: Original video contains profanity ). The seal struggled to get onboard because it was in such a panic but finally made it. The person who posted the video said it was one "lucky seal". The killer whales stormed away with a failed mission to catch the alert seal. After a few minutes, the seal falls off the deck, but manages to quickly scramble back aboard.

Author: 0 Mongolian wrestling coaches go nuts, strip down after unfavorable decision

Officials awarded Navaruzov a penalty point, which also gave him the bronze medal because tie matches are decided by the wrestler who last scored a point. It was the second controversial call of the day involving one of Navruzov's matches. The appearance of any officiating impropriety could do harm to a sport that is just three years removed from being kicked off and later reinstated onto the Olympic program.

Science Marquez Slices to Dramatic Brno GP Pole
Author: 0 Marquez Slices to Dramatic Brno GP Pole

Rossi meanwhile will start sixth, nearly a second adrift of the leading pace, as his final flyer was compromised by Marquez's overtake which lost the Yamaha rider a chunk of time. One attempt saw the points leader run off briefly, before his final lap saw him in the red and taking back the pole position. The Aspar Ducati MotoGP rider improved his time by two seconds in FP2 in the afternoon, lapping in 1m 57.336s as he ended the day 16th fastest.

Science China launches quantum 'hack-proof' satellite
Author: 0 China launches quantum 'hack-proof' satellite

Micius is expected set up an ultra-long-range quantum channel between ground and satellite with the assistance of high-precision acquisition, tracking, and pointing system, as well as implement a quantum key distribution between the satellite and ground stations.

Science Tesla: Removal of 'Autopilot' from Chinese site a mistake
Author: 0 Tesla: Removal of 'Autopilot' from Chinese site a mistake

While everybody knows that Autopilot uses data accumulated from the high precision maps derived from data collected from the entire fleet of vehicles, the new hardware will boost the quality of information being transmitted. The company also asks that drivers keep both hands on the wheel when autopilot is on. On the USA side of the company, a spokeswoman repeatedly pointed out that the system is far from delivering fully autonomous driving and it only offers assisted driving.

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