REGIONBUSINESSLIFE.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-08-13, 23:52

Kremlin says it is winning arms race against U.S. despite rocket accident

The Kremlin boasted on Tuesday it was winning the race to develop new cutting edge nuclear weapons despite a mysterious rocket accident last week in northern Russia that caused a temporary spike in ra...

Kremlin says it is winning arms race against U.S. despite rocket accident

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Russia says five killed in mysterious rocket test accident: RIA Russia's state nuclear agency Rosatom said early on Saturday that five of its staff members had been killed in an accident during tests on a military site in northern Russia, the RIA news agency reported....
2019-08-10, 01:39

Award-winning musician: 'Nationality is an accident of birth' Editor's note: The UN estimates that around 17 million people born in India live outside its borders. The group is considered the world's largest migrant population. From the NBA's first Indian-origin player to the descendant of an indentured laborer, CNN spoke to a handful of people born to Indian ...
2019-05-22, 13:26

Who's winning the race to 5G? While the pace of today’s enterprise innovation is enough to leave any organization out of breath, network providers are racing to deploy the next transformative technology: 5G.In fact, tomorrow South Korea becomes the first nation to officially roll out commercial 5G systems after successful...
2019-06-04, 12:39

Saudi Arabia and the arms race that you've not heard enough about It's the Middle East arms race that many people don't want to talk about. The White House may be preoccupied with Iran's past pursuit of nuclear weapons and its present strategic status in the region. But simmering nearby is another rapid militarization, conducted by a favored family of the White Ho...
2019-06-08, 06:52

The nuclear arms race is back … and ever more dangerous now Donald Trump has increased spending on America’s arsenal while ripping up cold war treaties. Russia and China are following suitImagine the uproar if the entire populations of York, Portsmouth or Swindon were suddenly exposed to three times the permissible level of penetrating gamma radiation, or wh...
2019-08-18, 00:39

Analysis: Saudi and the arms race less spoken about It's the Middle East arms race that many people don't want to talk about. The White House may be preoccupied with Iran's past pursuit of nuclear weapons and its present strategic status in the region. But simmering nearby is another rapid militarization, conducted by a favored family of the White Ho...
2019-06-08, 15:00

‘If You Don’t Have It, You’re Behind’: College Baseball’s Tech Arms Race The technological wave that swept M.L.B. has reached college baseball, but the price of high-tech devices has created a bigger gulf between the haves and have-nots....
2019-06-27, 19:39

Chinese space startup revs up for reusable rocket race Chinese startup LinkSpace on Saturday completed its third test of a reusable rocket in five months, stepping up the pace in China's race to develop a technology key to cheap space launches in an expected global boom in satellite deployment....
2019-08-10, 14:13

US Missile Test Will Trigger A New "Arms Race", Says China China warned Tuesday that the testing of a medium-range cruise missile by the US would start a new "arms race", after a launch off the coast of California....
2019-08-20, 18:13

JPMorgan is investing billions in the tech arms' race. Here's everything you need to know. JPMorgan has been shaking up executive ranks in recent months as the race to see who might succeed CEO Jamie Dimon one day heats up. The country's biggest bank by assets is trying to find new ways to use its monster $10.8 billion annual tech budget to better serve clients and compete with rival fin...
2019-06-04, 03:39

Red Sox trade for Andrew Cashner to strike first in AL arms race Your move, Brian Cashman. The Red Sox struck first in the AL East arms race by acquiring starting pitcher Andrew Cashner and cash consideration from the Orioles on Saturday. Boston is sending Baltimore minor league infielder Noelberth Romero and outfield prospect Elio Prado, both of whom are in rook...
2019-07-14, 01:52

UK's Johnson pledges to get Brexit done on Oct 31 after winning race to be PM Boris Johnson promised to deliver Brexit on Oct. 31 after he was chosen by UK Conservative Party members to succeed Theresa May as Britain's prime minister on Tuesday....
2019-07-23, 13:39

Germany warns INF treaty collapse could herald new arms race Germany has warned that the end of the INF treaty could have major consequences for peace and security in Europe. Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said a failure to agree on rules for disarmament risked a new arms race....
2019-08-02, 06:39

Russia and China say US missile test could revive arms race Beijing urges US to ‘let go of cold war mentality’ after it fires nuclear-capable weaponChina and Russia have accused the United States of stoking a new arms race by testing a cruise missile, just weeks after Washington withdrew from a cold-war era missile control treaty that would have barred the t...
2019-08-20, 22:00

Oculus founder: Best US minds need to work on A.I. like they did during the nuclear arms race If U.S. scientists and researchers had refused to work on nuclear weapons, like Google did on AI, the world would be much worse, argues Palmer Luckey....
2019-07-19, 20:52

As arms treaty fails, big powers risk new missile race For those who worried about the risk of the Cold War ending in catastrophe, the early- to mid-1980s were the most alarming period since the 1962 Cuban missile crisis....
2019-08-09, 12:26

Ex-Russian Arms Tycoon Quietly Wields Influence In British PM Race A former Russian arms tycoon who had connections at the highest levels of the Kremlin is a major donor to Britain's ruling Conservative Party and counts himself a friend of the man expected to be the......
2019-07-19, 22:26

What a Deadly Nuclear Explosion In Russia Tells Us About the World’s New Arms Race News of the nuclear explosion at a military base in the far north of Russia trickled out slowly. First came the bulletins on state media of at least two people killed in a mysterious accident. Then came news of a spike in radiation in the area, and footage reportedly showing doctors in hazmat suits ...
2019-08-15, 00:26

China Warns Latest U.S. Missile Test Will Trigger New Arms Race The U.S. tested a new cruise missile in California on Sunday and Chinese officials warned today that it will almost certainly lead to a new arms race.Read more......
2019-08-20, 13:39

Expiration of Cold War-era nuclear treaty stokes fears of new arms race With the expiration of a key nuclear treaty on Friday, the Department of Defense is now free to pursue intermediate-range nuclear weapons, but some are concerned that a new arms race is on the horizon....
2019-08-02, 05:52

Chadwick: W Series title-winning race most stressful of my life Inaugural W Series champion Jamie Chadwick described the Brands Hatch finale in which she beat Beitske Visser to the title as "probably the most stressful 30 minutes of my life"...
2019-08-12, 15:52

China Warns U.S. Against Sending Missiles to Asia Amid Fears of an Arms Race A Chinese arms control official said Beijing would “not stand idly by” if the U.S. deployed missiles in the Asia-Pacific region, but did not specify what countermeasures it planned....
2019-08-06, 23:52

Exclusive: Ex-Russian arms tycoon quietly wields influence in British PM race A former Russian arms tycoon who had connections at the highest levels of the Kremlin is a major donor to Britain's ruling Conservative Party and counts himself a friend of the man expected to be the country's next prime minister....
2019-07-22, 17:52

BTCC title-winning squad Dynamics enters TCR Spa 500 endurance race Title-winning British Touring Car Championship squad Team Dynamics has entered an Audi RS3 LMS into the TCR Spa 500 race at the Belgian Grand Prix venue in October...
2019-08-16, 12:26

'No other race I've dreamt of winning!' - Ewan revels in maiden stage victory "Australia’s Caleb Ewan opened his Tour de France account with a fast finish in Stage 11 at Toulouse to deny Dutchman Dylan Groenewegen and Italian Elia Viviani."...
2019-07-17, 20:26

Kevin Harvick takes son for a ride after winning NASCAR Cup race at Michigan Kevin Harvick took the checkered flag at Michigan International Speedway for the second year in a row then picked up his son for a burnout.       ...
2019-08-12, 04:52

Joey Logano dominates at Michigan before winning rescheduled race in overtime How the FireKeepers Casino 400, the 15th race in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, played out Monday at Michigan International Speedway.       ...
2019-06-11, 03:52

Argentina's Fernandez duo close to winning key ally in election race: sources Argentina's political pairing of moderate Peronist Alberto Fernandez and firebrand ex-president Cristina Fernandez are closing in on sealing an important ally to help beat incumbent President Mauricio Macri in elections later this year, three sources told Reuters on Friday....
2019-06-01, 01:13

NATO wants to avoid 'new arms race' with Russia, promises 'measured' response after treaty scrapped NATO said it will respond “in a measured and responsible” way to Russia’s new missiles, but said the alliance will work to avoid a new arms race after the end of the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty....
2019-08-02, 21:26

Trump is provoking a nuclear arms race in the Middle East. What could go wrong? | Simon Tisdall The president is riding roughshod over international treaties to make a killing – no matter who gets killedHow grimly galling, as Donald Trump ostentatiously marks today’s 75th anniversary of one of the world’s biggest battles, that he is so ready to risk starting another one of potentially greater ...
2019-06-06, 15:39

Mick Schumacher to drive father’s title-winning Ferrari at German race Mick Schumacher will drive his father Michael’s 2004 Ferrari Formula One car in a demonstration run at the German Grand Prix in Hockenheim next month....
2019-06-30, 17:13

Divorces, Babies and Cancer Scares: Checking In With The Amazing Race's Most Memorable Winning Teams It was a simple premise. 11 teams of two would race around the world, competing in legs that would require them to navigate picturesque foreign locales while performing physical and......
2019-06-28, 07:39

Russia vows not to be pulled into a ‘costly arms race’ as Pentagon tests cruise missile no longer banned by Cold War treaty THE RACE IS ON: Just two weeks after withdrawing from the Cold War-era Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, the United States made good on its promise to develop a new class of ground-based cruise missile to match the threat from Russia and China....
2019-08-20, 16:00

Rocket Report: Omega rocket blows a nozzle, NASA still wants 2020 SLS launch Enlarge / The mighty Delta IV Heavy rocket takes to the skies. (credit: Aurich Lawson/United Launch Alliance) Welcome to Edition 2.02 of the Rocket Report! We've got lots of heavy-lift news this week, including reports on potential problems with a test of the Omega rocket's large first stage and a...
2019-05-31, 13:26

Rocket Report: Catching a falling fairing, where’s China’s biggest rocket? Enlarge / The Electron launch vehicle is ready to soar. (credit: Rocket Lab) Welcome to Edition 2.05 of the Rocket Report! Some interesting news this week, including US military interest in a SpinLaunch concept, as well as a frank admission by some European rocket scientists that reusable boosters...
2019-06-28, 19:26

Rocket Report: Falcon 9 rocket muscles up, ULA to conduct reuse test Enlarge / The Rocket Report is published weekly. (credit: Arianespace) Welcome to Edition 1.49 of the Rocket Report! Another week has come and gone, and we find ourselves in the middle of May. For Houston, where this report originates, this essentially means the beginning of summer. But for those ...
2019-05-21, 14:38

Newspaper accidentally posts ads congratulating Blues for winning Stanley Cup ... before actually winning it The St. Louis Post-Dispatch gave its readers a sneak peek of content congratulating the Blues intended for after Stanley Cup Final.       ...
2019-06-10, 03:01

2020 Triumph Rocket 3 R, Triumph Rocket 3 GT Unveiled New Triumph Rocket 3 is available in two variants, and is powered by a new 2,458 cc triple engine putting out 163 bhp of maximum power and 221 Nm of peak torque....
2019-08-01, 00:52

Kremlin says no one knows what is behind attack on tankers Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Thursday that it was too early to draw any conclusions on attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman because of the lack of information....
2019-06-13, 18:39

Kremlin calls for restraint in U.S.-Iran row Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov on Friday urged all sides to show restraint in the situation around Iran and said Moscow was concerned about rising tensions between Washington and Tehran....
2019-06-21, 12:26

Opinion: The Kremlin fears its own people Russian police reacted with force and arrested more than 1,000 people during opposition protests in Moscow. As the nervousness of Russia's rulers increases, so does the courage of its opposition, writes Mirodrag Soric....
2019-07-31, 21:00

Kremlin: Cyber warfare between U.S., Russia a 'possibility' The Russian government said Monday its electrical grid is safe but constantly under attack from enemies abroad -- including, Kremlin officials say, the United States....
2019-06-17, 22:39

The Kremlin got blindsided by the backlash to a journalist's arrest At first glance, the arrest of investigative journalist Ivan Golunov seemed to be the latest in a string of attacks on the free press in Russia. But the response to his detainment took the Kremlin -- and Russian society -- by surprise....
2019-06-11, 10:26

Schumer wants FBI to probe FaceApp’s possible Kremlin ties Sen. Chuck Schumer on Wednesday asked the director of the FBI to probe whether data shared on the popular FaceApp software is ending up in the hands of the Russian government or third-party companies with ties to the Kremlin. Schumer penned a letter to Director Christopher Wray, stating that the app...
2019-07-18, 02:39

Trump said Russia was getting out of Venezuela. The Kremlin says that’s not true. The Kremlin contradicted Trump’s tweet that Russian personnel have departed Venezuela. Moscow is a primary backer of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro....
2019-06-05, 00:13

Kremlin says Putin answered UK PM May's questions on spy poisoning The Kremlin said on Friday that British Prime Minister Theresa May raised the poisoning of a former Russian spy on British soil at talks with Vladimir Putin and that the Russian president provided her with the relevant answers....
2019-06-28, 16:39

Transcontinental Race: Germany's Fiona Kolbinger becomes first female winner of endurance race Germany's Fiona Kolbinger beats more than 200 men to become the first woman to win the Transcontinental Race, riding more than 2,485 miles across Europe....
2019-08-06, 16:39

Rivals race to catch Boris Johnson as UK Tory race narrows LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Conservative Party is set to kick one more candidate out of the contest to become the country’s next prime minister, as rivals scramble to catch front-runner Boris Johnson. The five-strong field will be narrowed in elimination votes by Tory lawmakers Wednesday and...
2019-06-19, 13:13

Kremlin: Putin doesn’t think Moscow protests significant The Kremlin spokesman says that President Vladimir Putin is following mass opposition protests in Moscow but does not think they are significant enough...
2019-08-13, 12:52

Protesters are taking to the streets in Moscow. The Kremlin is watching to see if others will do the same It's marching season in Moscow: Over the weekend, police detained more than 1,000 people in protests over municipal elections scheduled for September....
2019-07-31, 18:00

Kremlin critic: Russian leaders underestimate electorate In August, Muscovites elect a new regional parliament. But protests have ensued because 19 opposition candidates have been barred from running. Dmitry Gudkov is one of them. He spoke to DW about the challenges he faces....
2019-07-24, 00:13

Trump offers Putin help with Siberian wildfires: Kremlin U.S. President Donald Trump in a phone call on Wednesday offered his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin assistance in putting out wildfires in Russia's Siberia, the Kremlin said in a statement....
2019-08-01, 03:39

Kremlin rebuffs call to release Ukrainian sailors The Kremlin on Monday rebuffed a call by an international maritime tribunal for Russia to release 24 Ukrainian sailors, saying the court had no jurisdiction over the strait where Russian security forces captured them....
2019-05-27, 13:39

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny is hospitalized after being detained Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who was hospitalized with an "acute allergic reaction" after being arrested last week, may have been affected by an "unknown chemical substance," said a spokesman for Navalny, citing a physician....
2019-07-31, 18:00

Kremlin says idea of Putin-Trump meeting at G20 in Japan up in air The Kremlin said on Tuesday that an idea for U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin to meet at a meeting of the G20 in Japan later this month was hanging in the air and that there were no discussions on specifics yet....
2019-06-11, 15:26

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny says he was poisoned in custody Jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has filed an official complaint saying he was poisoned while in jail on Sunday. Five people have been detained for organizing last weekend's protests in Moscow....
2019-08-02, 06:39

Russia's Putin congratulates new British PM Johnson: Kremlin Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated new British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday and wished him success in his new role, the Kremlin said in a statement,...
2019-07-24, 18:52

Kremlin critic Navalny 'tested negative for poison' The Russian hospital which has treated opposition leader Alexei Navalny for an apparent allergic reaction says doctors did not find any traces of poison in his system....
2019-07-31, 18:26

Kremlin says Rosneft's dispute with Transneft not a matter for Putin The dispute between Rosneft and Transneft is not a matter for Russian President Vladimir Putin to intervene in because it is a corporate matter, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Wednesday....
2019-07-10, 12:00

Submersible on which 14 sailors died is state secret, says Kremlin Russia refuses to release details about vessel or its mission ‘to protect national security’The Kremlin has said it will not reveal the vessel type or mission of the 14 sailors who died onboard a top-secret submersible on Monday because the information is a closely guarded state secret.The remarks c...
2019-07-04, 01:26

Kremlin critic Navalny says he was poisoned in custody: lawyer Jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has filed an official complaint saying he was poisoned while in custody on Sunday, his lawyer Vadim Kobzev said on social media....
2019-08-01, 20:26

This 24 Hours of Lemons race team built a replica of Mario Andretti’s first race car, a 1948 Hudson. This 24 Hours of Lemons race team built a replica of Mario Andretti’s first race car, a 1948 Hudson. I am amazed at the deep cut of automotive history this team chose as its theme, and wish the drivers the best of luck. It will be a joy to watch this thing motoring about at NJMP this weekend. Maybe ...
2019-06-08, 05:13

Kremlin rebuffs call to release Ukrainian sailors: Vedomosti The Kremlin said an investigation and trial of 24 Ukrainian sailors captured by Russia in the Black Sea must be completed despite an international maritime tribunal calling for their release, the Vedomosti newspaper reported late on Sunday....
2019-05-27, 10:13

A Kremlin-Linked Firm Invested Millions in Kentucky. Were They After More Than Money? Last summer, it looked like things were finally about to change for Ashland, Ky. For two decades, the jobs that once supported this Appalachian outpost of 20,000 people on a bend in the Ohio River have been disappearing: 100 laid off from the freight-rail maintenance shop; dozens pink-slipped at the...
2019-08-14, 03:39

Putin to meet with the pope and Kremlin-friendly politicians in Rome But the Italian government hasn’t dramatically broken from policies favored by Washington and other European capitals, as was expected of the new populist leaders....
2019-07-03, 03:13

Kremlin warns of foreign espionage as scientists chafe under new restrictions The Kremlin said on Wednesday Russia must be vigilant in protecting its industrial secrets against foreign intelligence services after scientists criticized new restrictions on them meeting foreigners....
2019-08-14, 20:39

Kremlin says unaware of Iran statement on breaching uranium curbs The Kremlin said on Monday that Iran had so far faithfully stuck to internationally-agreed curbs on uranium enrichment and that Moscow was unaware of any statement suggesting that Tehran intended to stop doing so....
2019-06-18, 03:39

Russian CEO who oversees Kremlin's defense industry says S-500 'will enter service very soon' Russia claims that the ground-based missile system is capable of intercepting hypersonic missiles, drones and aircraft as well as stealth warplanes like the F-22 and the F-35....
2019-07-03, 21:13

Kremlin critic Navalny jailed for 30 days for calling protest Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny was jailed for 30 days on Wednesday, his spokeswoman said, ahead of a march he planned to lead in Moscow in protest at the exclusion of several opposition-minded candidates from a local election in September....
2019-07-25, 01:13

Russia to send military specialists to Congo Republic: Kremlin Russia is sending military specialists to Congo Republic to service Russian-made military hardware and equipment there, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday....
2019-05-24, 17:52

Kremlin says onus is on Turkey to rein in militants in Syria's Idlib The Kremlin said on Friday that it was Turkey's responsibility to stop militants in Syria's Idlib province from firing on civilian and Russian targets....
2019-05-31, 12:39

Kremlin hands top state honors to pilots after crash-landing Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday bestowed top state honors on two pilots for courage and heroism after they safely landed a packed passenger plane in a cornfield near Moscow as its engines were failing....
2019-08-16, 18:00

Kremlin condemns alleged U.S. ultimatum to Turkey over missile deal The Kremlin on Wednesday condemned as unacceptable an alleged U.S. ultimatum to Turkey designed to force it to cancel a deal to buy Russian S-400 surface-to-air missile systems and purchase U.S. Patriot missile systems instead....
2019-05-22, 11:52

Kremlin calls for restraint in Middle East after U.S. troop move The Kremlin called for restraint from all sides in the Middle East on Tuesday and said it did not want to see destabilizing moves in the region after the United States announced it would deploy more troops there....
2019-06-18, 12:39

Kremlin rebuffs Trump on Syria, says military action in Idlib is justified The Kremlin rebuffed criticism from U.S. President Donald Trump of Russian and Syrian government military action in Syria's rebel-held Idlib province, saying on Monday it was needed to shut down rebel attacks being launched from there....
2019-06-03, 18:13

Russia investigates alleged money laundering by anti-Kremlin opposition Russian investigators said on Saturday that had opened a criminal investigation into the alleged laundering of 1 billion roubles ($15.3 million) by an anti-corruption foundation set up by jailed opposition politician Alexei Navalny....
2019-08-03, 23:26

Putin, Merkel and Macron discuss Ukraine in phone call: Kremlin President Vladimir Putin discussed the conflict in eastern Ukraine with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and France's Emmanuel Macron in a phone call on Tuesday, the Kremlin said....
2019-05-21, 21:52

Fears of Navalny Poisoning Are Rooted in Previous Attacks on Kremlin Foes Over a doctor’s objection, the hospital treating the Russian opposition leader Aleksei Navalny sent him back to jail without identifying the cause of his illness....
2019-07-31, 19:13

Damaged Russian Submersible Has Nuclear Power Unit, but It’s Intact, Kremlin Says President Vladimir V. Putin said that the submersible, described as a secret research vessel, was nuclear-powered. But the government was still withholding details....
2019-07-04, 20:13

Trump called Putin and offered to help with Siberian wildfires — only to get shot down: Kremlin President Trump called Russian leader Vladimir Putin on Wednesday and offered to help tackle wildfires that have been raging through Russia’s Siberia, the Kremlin says. Putin’s office thanked Trump for the offer, but denied US assistance — telling him he had already instructed Russ...
2019-08-01, 02:13

Kremlin calls protest in Georgia a dangerous anti-Russian provocation The Kremlin on Friday condemned a violent street protest in Georgia the previous night, calling it an anti-Russian provocation that had threatened the safety of Russian citizens....
2019-06-21, 12:26

UPDATE 1-Kremlin condemns alleged U.S. ultimatum to Turkey over missile deal The Kremlin on Wednesday condemned as unacceptable an alleged U.S. ultimatum to Turkey designed to force it to cancel a deal to buy Russian S-400 surface-to-air missile systems and purchase U.S. Patriot missile systems instead....
2019-05-22, 12:39

Kremlin critic to Putin: Allow free election or face weekly protests A hunger-striking opposition politician and close ally of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny has warned Russian authorities to allow a free and fair election in Moscow later this year or face weekly street protests and rising discontent....
2019-07-31, 19:13

The Ford GT Is Going To Race Its Last Race In The Good Liveries The Le Mans 24 hour race next month will be Ford’s last for the current Ford GT program. The car has served its purpose, it won the big race again, gave Ford the headlines it needed, and it’s dumping this whole expensive international sports car program like a bad habit. The crew have one last oppor...
2019-05-29, 01:26

'Accidents happen,' says Kremlin as it breaks silence on suspected nuclear missile explosion The Kremlin broke its silence Tuesday on the apparent explosion of a nuclear-powered cruise missile during a test, saying that accidents "happen" but that Russia remained "far ahead" in the development of advanced weaponry....
2019-08-13, 16:00

Moscow’s peaceful protests enrage the Kremlin because its only tool is violence | Alexey Kovalev Thousands are calling for opposition candidates to be allowed to run for office, without lifting a finger against the authoritiesOn a typical weekday, Moscow is a modern, rapidly developing metropolis, a far cry from its dark, litter-strewn, dilapidated self 20 years ago. Its formerly abandoned indu...
2019-08-12, 11:26

Kremlin critic Navalny points blame at Russian authorities for mysterious allergic reaction Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny on Monday questioned whether Russian authorities were to blame for a mysterious allergic reaction that left him hospitalized....
2019-07-31, 18:00

Kremlin refuses to reveal details about fatal Russian submarine fire, declares it 'state secret' Two days after a mysterious fire aboard a Russian submersibles killed 14 people, little details have emerged as the Kremlin continued Wednesday to shroud the incident in secrecy.  ...
2019-07-03, 19:52

2020 Triumph Rocket 3: All You Need To Know The 2020 Triumph Rocket 3 has been unveiled in two variants - a roadster called the Rocket 3 R and a touring-oriented variant, named the Rocket 3 GT. Here's all we know about the 2020 Triumph Rocket......
2019-08-01, 11:39

Rocket launch seen from the space station Time-lapse of Russian spacecraft Progress MS-10 launching into space. Shot from the International Space Station, you gotta see this view.       ...
2019-07-31, 17:52

Rocket League is dropping lootboxes Rocket League's lootboxes are not long for this world because Epic Games loves you very much. I think it's time you give you gaming stepdad a break.Read More...
2019-08-07, 08:52

The best monitor arms By Anna Perling and Jordan McMahon This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full guide to monitor......
2019-08-09, 20:39

Two horses euthanized at Del Mar after accident Charge a Bunch, a 2-year-old colt, threw its rider at Del Mar, ran the wrong way and collided with Carson Valley, a 3-year-old gelding trained by Bob Baffert. Both horses were euthanized....
2019-07-18, 19:13

Rocket attack on Iraqi oil facility injures 3 A rocket attack on oil facilities in Basra, Iraq, early Wednesday injured three workers, marking a continued escalation of incidents connected with the Middle East oil industry....
2019-06-19, 18:26

China launches rocket from ship at sea for first time China successfully launched a rocket from a ship at sea for the first time on Wednesday, state media reported, the latest step forward in its ambitious space program....
2019-06-05, 10:26

'Rocket League' is mining the '80s for nostalgia-tinted DLC Rocket League fans, it's time to slap on your aviators, grab a hoverboard and fire up your favorite '80s playlist for a Radical Summer. Psyonix is tapping into the decade's pop culture tentpoles for the game's biggest event to date, lasting all summe......
2019-06-05, 23:39

Wernher von Braun - the rocket engineer of the powerful The moon landing in 1969 would not have been possible without this German rocket pioneer. In his past, however, von Braun had built a "miracle weapon" for Hitler's Germany that led to thousands of deaths....
2019-07-17, 18:00

China launches a rocket from a ship for the first time China has joined the US and Russia as the only nations to have successfully launched a rocket at sea. The National Space Administration's Long March 11 took off from a launchpad on a ship in the Yellow Sea today. The rocket carried five commercial sa......
2019-06-05, 23:39

Four rocket companies are competing for Air Force funding, and it is war Enlarge / Jeff Bezos (right), the founder of Blue Origin and Amazon.com, and Tory Bruno, CEO of United Launch Alliance, display the BE-4 rocket engine during a press conference in 2014. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images) Monday marked the deadline for four US rocket companies to submit bids for Ai...
2019-08-13, 08:52

NASA’s large SLS rocket unlikely to fly before at least late 2021 Enlarge / NASA Administrator James Bridenstine testifies before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee on July 17, 2019. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images) As recently as last month, both NASA planning documents and officials with Boeing said the space agency was still working ...
2019-07-17, 23:00

Rocket League Is Ditching Loot Boxes Psyonix announced in a blog today that its car soccer game Rocket League will be leaving loot boxes behind in a move aimed at “creating the best possible experience for our players all over the world.”...
2019-08-07, 04:13

Britain's rocket man takes to the skies Britain's very own rocket man tests his jetpack suit off the coast of Portsmouth. Former Royal Marine Richard Browning can fly at more than 30 mph.        ...
2019-08-03, 08:13

Here’s why Rocket Lab changed its mind on reusable launch Enlarge / Rocket Lab CEO Peter Beck speaks during the opening of the new Rocket Lab factory on October 12, 2018, in Auckland, New Zealand. (credit: Phil Walter/Getty Images) On Tuesday, the US-based company Rocket Lab announced that it had begun to explore the possibility of reusing its smallsat l...
2019-08-08, 04:13

Rocket Lab will reuse its rockets by catching them with a helicopter SpaceX won't be the only company reusing its rockets for payload deliveries. Rocket Lab has unveiled plans to recover the first stage of its Electron vehicle. The strategy's first phase will have Rocket Lab recovering the stage from the ocean and r......
2019-08-07, 02:00

SpaceX rocket blasts off from foggy California Three satellites for the Canadian Space Agency's Earth-monitoring Radarsat program were launched into orbit from California on Wednesday aboard a reused SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. (June 12)        ...
2019-06-12, 21:26

China launches first rocket from mobile platform at sea BEIJING — China on Wednesday launched a rocket from a mobile platform at sea for the first time, sending five commercial satellites and two others containing experimental technology into space. The Long March 11 rocket blasted off from a launch pad aboard a commercial ship in the Yellow Sea off the ...
2019-06-05, 19:13

India’s Chandrayaan-2 rocket launch is a success India finally launched its pioneering Chandrayaan-2 successfully today. The country’s space agency, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), launched a moon rover with GSLV MK-III, India’s most powerful rocket, at 2.43 PM IST.  #ISRO#GSLVMkIII-M1 lifts-off from Sriharikota carrying #Chandrayaan2 O...
2019-07-22, 13:52

Arianespace's Vega rocket fails for the first time A rocket carrying an observation satellite into space developed an "anomaly" and failed minutes after takeoff from South America. European launch company Arianespace apologized for losing the payload....
2019-07-11, 10:00

New Jersey man dies in fireworks accident NEWARK, N.J. — A man has died of injuries stemming from a fireworks accident in New Jersey’s largest city. Newark police say 23-year-old Antonio Ortiz had burned his fingers and had internal injuries when he was pronounced dead at University Hospital early Sunday. Police do not know what type ...
2019-06-03, 12:52

Excitement as rocket set for launch on moon landing anniversary The early bird catches the rocket, so alarms were set for 3.30am and a convoy of coaches set off from the city of Baikonur in Kazakhstan before sunrise....
2019-07-18, 22:26

First private mission to the moon is launched on SpaceX rocket The moon has only ever been visited by government superpowers, but a small Israeli non-profit called SpaceIL is about to change that with its lunar lander...
2019-05-21, 15:01

Vega rocket crashes into the ocean off French Guiana A European Vega launcher failed just minutes after launch, crashing into the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of French Guiana and destroying a surveillance satellite....
2019-07-11, 17:00

NASA put a man on the moon. Now, the Smithsonian is putting a rocket on the Mall In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, thousands of Americans will have a chance to experience the rocket launch.        ...
2019-07-15, 20:00

Warframe wants to send a player to space (rocket not included) Digital Extremes, creators of the runaway hit third-person shooter Warframe, revealed this weekend that it’s running a contest to send one of its devoted players to space — well, sort of. What it’s really offering is a pretty sweet payday, but it’ll be up to the winner if that money goes towards a t...
2019-07-09, 04:52

SpaceX finally caught one of its rocket’s nose cones SpaceX has never been shy about its failures. It’s famously poked fun at itself over its near-misses and setbacks over the years, and it’s typically very transparent whenever it comes up short. In recent months, its inability to successfully catch and recover the nose cone fairings of it...
2019-06-27, 18:52

Russian rocket crash sparks radiation fears A rocket explosion in Russia has sparked reports of a spike in radiation levels and sent residents into panic — even as the Kremlin denies anyone’s in danger. Defense officials have nonetheless shut down fishing, swimming and shipping traffic in a portion of the White Sea. Two people wer...
2019-08-10, 04:39

Russians killed in rocket explosion were working on ‘new weapons’ The head of the Russian nuclear agency said Monday that the five scientists killed last week in a rocket explosion at a missile test range had been developing “new weapons,” according to a report. The accident occurred Thursday during tests on a liquid-propellant rocket engine at an arctic naval ran...
2019-08-13, 01:39

Japan just sent a privately-funded rocket into space for the first time ever SpaceX is already a household name around the globe, but there’s no shortage of other startups vying for their slice of the private spaceflight pie. Companies like the Jeff Bezos-led Blue Origin are doing some pretty impressive things, and a relatively new startup out of Japan just hit a big m...
2019-05-21, 17:00

| Israeli jets hit Gaza after rocket fire into Israel Israeli aircraft struck Hamas bases in Gaza, the military has said, after a rocket fired by Palestinian militants hit a Jewish theological seminary in southern Israel....
2019-06-14, 16:26

Chandrayaan-2 May Launch Next Week, Rocket Glitch Rectified Indian space agency has rectified the fault in its Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Mark III (GSLV-Mk III) whose Monday flight with Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft was called off one hour before its......
2019-07-18, 00:52

The SLS rocket may have curbed development of on-orbit refueling for a decade Enlarge / The Space Launch System (SLS) rocket’s liquid oxygen tank structural test article was manufactured and stacked in June 2019 at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans. (credit: NASA) Nearly a decade ago, when Congress directed NASA to build a large rocket based upon space shuttl...
2019-08-01, 18:26

Teamsters protest Rocket Mortgage Classic for better wages A union leader says seven employees at the Detroit Golf Club are willing to strike at the start of the Rocket Mortgage Classic if they don't get a new contract        ...
2019-06-27, 20:39

SpaceX Launched a Massive Rocket With 24 Satellites On Board CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX launched its heftiest rocket with 24 research satellites Tuesday, a middle-of-the-night rideshare featuring a deep space atomic clock, solar sail, a clean and green rocket fuel testbed, and even human ashes. It was the third flight of a Falcon Heavy rocket, but th...
2019-06-27, 22:26

India to buy Russian rocket engines for its space program: RIA India plans to buy rocket engines from Russia for its national space program, RIA news agency cited Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov as saying during a visit to New Delhi on Monday....
2019-07-22, 23:52

SpaceX Recovered Its First Rocket Fairing. Let’s Crunch the Numbers! SpaceX recovered its first fairing last week after a Falcon Heavy launch. Here's how to estimate the challenge faced by Ms. Tree, the retrieval boat....
2019-07-02, 18:13

SpaceX Said to Be Eyeing Florida for Mars Rocket Launch Elon Musk's SpaceX is expanding its facilities in Florida to make room for the space company's forthcoming super heavy-lift launch vehicle dubbed Starship, according to a draft of the plans seen by......
2019-08-03, 15:26

Rocket Lab forced to push back launch due to weather SpaceX might be the worldwide leader in commercial spaceflight — and get a whole lot of attention because of it — but it’s not the only private company vying for a slice of the pie. Rocket Lab, which was founded back in 2006, offers commercial flights into space as well, and its El...
2019-08-17, 10:13

China launches 1st rocket from mobile platform in Yellow Sea China has for the first time launched a rocket from a mobile platform in the Yellow Sea, sending a five commercial satellites and two others containing experimental technology into space...
2019-06-05, 13:52

Where will the world’s first autonomous rocket factory be built? Mississippi Enlarge / An artist's concept of what the interior of Relativity Space's Mississippi rocket factory may look like in a few years. (credit: Relativity Space) Relativity Space has signed an agreement with NASA to convert a large industrial building in southern Mississippi into what may become the wo...
2019-06-11, 19:26

Rocket Strikes at Site of Foreign Oil Firms in Iraq A rocket hit a compound in southern Iraq used by Exxon Mobil and other international oil firms, heightening fears among Iraqi officials that tensions between the U.S. and Iran would spill into their country....
2019-06-20, 03:26

Putin says no risk of increased radiation after rocket blast Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday there was no risk of increased radiation levels after a blast at a military site in northern Russia on Aug. 8 that killed at least five people....
2019-08-19, 19:00

Rocket attack at major oil base in Iraq – two injured A ROCKET exploded on the site of major oil companies, including US giant ExxonMobil, near Iraq's city of Basra this morning, wounding two Iraqi workers....
2019-06-19, 18:13

First Images Of India's "Bahubali" Rocket That Will Launch Chandrayaan-2 The first images of India's heaviest rocket, referred to as "Baahubali", have been released by the ISRO just days before it ferries India's Chandrayaan-2 into space....
2019-07-10, 18:13

UAE Spy Satellite Crashes Into Atlantic Ocean After Rocket Failure The United Arab Emirates lost a spy satellite after a failed rocket launch from the South American country of French Guiana late Wednesday. It’s still unclear what caused the failure, which became evident about two minutes after liftoff. Read more......
2019-07-11, 17:26

China launches rocket from Yellow Sea platform for first time Blast-off makes China the third country after US and Russia to master sea launch technologyChina has launched a rocket from a mobile platform at sea for the first time, sending five commercial satellites and two others containing experimental technology into space.The Long March 11 rocket blasted of...
2019-06-05, 20:52

TSA seizes rocket launcher in Baltimore — for second time this week Military equipment was seized at Baltimore Washington International Airport on Thursday -- the second such seizure in days -- after it was brought back on a military flight by a US Air Force sergeant who kept it as a keepsake....
2019-08-02, 01:26

Rocket Lab plans reusable booster for satellite launches Small-satellite launch firm Rocket Lab announced on Tuesday a plan to recover the core booster of its Electron rocket using a helicopter, a bold cost-saving concept that, if successful, would make it the second company after Elon Musk's SpaceX to reuse an orbital-class rocket booster....
2019-08-07, 06:26

Virgin Orbit's first rocket drop test was a success Virgin Orbit's first rocket drop test has gone off without a hitch. The company's Boeing 747 launch aircraft (Cosmic Girl) successfully dropped a dummy LauncherOne rocket from its wing above the Mojave Desert, bringing it one step closer to launching......
2019-07-11, 04:13

Intense work being done on rocket to set up moon base: NASA Crews are working around the clock at a NASA rocket factory, intent on meeting a new fall 2020 deadline to test launch a mega-rocket designed to propel astronauts to the moon and beyond....
2019-06-29, 09:26

NASA’s about to test a safer rocket fuel for the first time ever The fuel that powers most spacecraft today is incredibly toxic to living organisms. That’s normally not a big issue when you’re sending something into space, but it can still pose some risks if a mishap results in a spacecraft crashing back down to Earth. It’s also a major obstacle...
2019-06-12, 10:26

On Tuesday, Orion will fly 55 seconds before violently escaping from its rocket Orion and its solid rocket on the launch pad Monday morning at Cape Canaveral Air Force Base. [credit: Trevor Mahlmann ] Nearly five years have passed since NASA first launched its Orion sp...
2019-07-01, 17:39

5 Russian nuclear scientists buried after rocket explosion The five engineers were killed in an explosion while they were testing "a nuclear isotope power source" for a rocket. They have been hailed as "national heroes" and will be posthumously be awarded with top medals....
2019-08-13, 00:00

Watch SpaceX catch its rocket fairing in a massive net After a number of delays due to hardware issues as well as bad weather, SpaceX finally managed to send the AMOS-17 communications satellite into Earth orbit last night. The mission went well, with the SpaceX Falcon 9 completing its third mission, but due to the nature of this particular launch, it w...
2019-08-08, 01:26

Second rocket launch device recovered this week at airport Authorities discovered a second military-grade launch tube this week in passenger luggage at Baltimore Washington International Airport. The inert rocket launch tube, said to be free of any explosives, was recovered from the baggage of a United States Air Force sergeant who arrived at BWI on a milit...
2019-08-01, 20:39

Team Rocket is now prepared to fight Pokémon Go trainers We hope you're prepared for trouble, because you can now fight Team Rocket grunts in Pokémon Go. Niantic has started rolling out the update it promised a week ago, adding dark-colored PokéStops with the Team Rocket logo at various locat......
2019-07-23, 14:52

US downplays rocket attack amid Iran war fears Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s team is not hurrying to blame Iran for an explosion near the U.S. embassy in Baghdad, despite alarm that the regime will attack American forces in Iraq....
2019-05-21, 14:32

Chris Froome Thanks Fans For Support After Accident Chris Froome was crowned the winner of the 2013, 2015, 2016 and 2017 Tours, won the 2017 Vuelta a Espana title and clinched his first Giro d'Italia title in 2018, the first Briton to win the Italian......
2019-06-16, 15:26

Chris Froome says he is lucky to be alive after serious accident Rider recovering in St Etienne hospital after crash‘I am fully focused on returning back to my best’Chris Froome has admitted he is lucky to be alive after speaking for the first time since his horror cycling accident.The four-time Tour de France winner came off his bike and hit a wall at 37mph on W...
2019-06-15, 23:01

2 Arrested In Connection With Surat Fire Accident Two persons who were on the run in connection with the devastating fire in a coaching class in Surat which killed 22 students were Sunday arrested, police said....
2019-05-27, 02:13

Granger Smith’s son dies in tragic accident (CNN) – Country singer and songwriter Granger Smith’s 3-year-old son has died following a tragic accident. Both Smith and his wife, Amber Smith, shared the devastating news on social media Thursday that “despite doctor’s best efforts, he was unable to be revived.” Smith poste...
2019-06-07, 19:00

Man killed in electric scooter accident in Paris PARIS (AP) — Paris police say a man on an electric scooter has died after being hit by a van in Paris on Monday night. It was the first deadly accident in the French capital after mayor Anne Hidalgo announced last week a crackdown on electric scooters. Twelve scooter startups have flooded the city&#...
2019-06-11, 12:00

Radiation Is Said to Be Released in Russian Military Accident Two people were reported killed, which would make it the second recent lethal fire involving the Russian Navy. The authorities are prohibiting shipping and sailing in parts of the White Sea for a month....
2019-08-08, 16:39

At least 70 migrants drown in Tunisia boat accident At least 70 migrants drowned and 16 were rescued after their boat capsized near the Kerkennah Islands off Tunisia's eastern coast on Friday, according to the country's state-run Tunis Afrique Presse agency (TAP)....
2019-05-21, 16:13

Rockies trying their best to accept Drew Gagnon’s ‘accident’ The pitch was a 1-1 fastball, all of 91 mph, and it landed square between the numbers on Ian Desmond’s back. The Rockies center fielder stopped on his way to first base, staring at Mets reliever Drew Gagnon, as the two exchanged words. There was reason for Desmond to believe Gagnon had thrown with i...
2019-06-08, 13:00

Woman can’t believe she survived freak accident with lawnmower A South Dakota woman says she’s “extremely lucky” to be alive after a freak accident with a lawnmower sliced open her neck. Kendra Jensen, 28, said she was cleaning up toys at her home July 11 in Bridgewater when her husband Andy’s lawnmower sent something ricocheting toward ...
2019-07-23, 02:01

US Marine dies after Australia exercise accident SYDNEY (AP) — A decorated U.S. Marine has died in Australia, days after a military training accident. A statement from the U.S. Marines says 21-year-old Lance Cpl. Hans Sandoval-Pereyra, from Fairfax, Virginia, died on Wednesday at the Royal Darwin Hospital due to injuries suffered on the weekend in...
2019-05-29, 07:39

| 7 killed in fiery ferry accident in Indonesia Seven people, including two children, were killed and four others are missing after a ferry carrying dozens of passengers caught fire off Indonesia's Sulawesi island, police have said....
2019-08-19, 10:26

Pedestrian transported with serious injuries after accident near Midtown TUCSON – The Tucson Police Department is responding to reports of a pedestrian hit near 1st Avenue and Prince Road. According to TPD, an adult male was transported with serious injuries. The driver remained on scene. 1st Avenue from Prince Road to Pastime Road is closed as officials continue t...
2019-05-22, 15:39

Local man injured in UTV accident beating the odds TUCSON- Imagine beating seemingly impossible odds- not once, but twice. In 1998, George Hammel broke his back in a motocross accident. Doctors told him he would never walk again. “It left me with a lower L1 fracture, and it paralyzed me from the waist down,” said Hammel. “And I was able to, after ab...
2019-06-10, 03:52

Driver in Accident That Killed 7 Should Have Had License Suspended A truck driver charged in a fatal wreck along a New Hampshire highway should have been disqualified from operating a commercial motor vehicle, officials acknowledged....
2019-07-02, 21:52

Two kids nearly killed in freak lawnmower accident A Connecticut landscaper ran over a metal spike with his lawn mower and it catapulted into a passing SUV, shattering the back window — and landing just inches from two small children, according to a report Tuesday. The kids, ages 2 and 3, narrowly escaped the 10-inch spike in Fairfield on Saturday w...
2019-06-04, 22:39

Man's arm reattached after horrifying train accident, report says GRAPHIC PHOTOS: Operating room photos purportedly show the harrowing medical journey one man in Mumbai took last month after his arm was severed by a train, only to be successfully reattached by surgeons just hours later....
2019-06-18, 02:39

My Switch Is Full Of Screenshots My Friends Took By Accident The Nintendo Switch is a terrific machine for playing video games with friends, for reasons that at this point have been expressed ad nauseam: It’s ridiculously versatile, portable, and not too intimidating. Cliche as they are, those reasons are also true: If I throw a party that segues into video g...
2019-06-04, 03:13

BJP MP Roopa Ganguly's Son Gets Bail In Car Accident Case The son of BJP MP and actor Roopa Ganguly, who was arrested yesterday for crashing his car into the boundary wall of a Kolkata club, has been granted bail. Akash Mukhopadhyay, 20, had been sent to a......
2019-08-17, 17:26

Top Recruit Stiff-Arms The NCAA High school basketball player RJ Hampton is the No. 5 ranked prospect on ESPN’s list of 100 recruits from the class of 2019, and this morning we all found out that he will not be playing college basketball next season. Instead, he will be playing in the Australian pro league as a member of the New Z...
2019-05-28, 16:39

The sexy theory behind T. rex’s tiny arms Paleontologists have discovered a remarkable amount of new information about dinosaurs over the past few decades. Michael J. Benton, a professor of vertebrate paleontology at the University of Bristol in England, was part of the team that in 2008 confirmed the presence of melanosomes — the parts of ...
2019-06-02, 00:26

Once Again, The A's Are Winning When They're Not Supposed To For the second year running, the Oakland Athletics have unlocked their full potential after looking dead in the water. Last season, basically the entire rotation’s collective arm fell off and then ace Sean Manaea went down with a shoulder injury, yet the A’s won a million games and easily took a wil...
2019-07-19, 00:39

How GGG can get back to winning Gennady Golovkin aligned himself with a new trainer after his loss to Canelo Alvarez in September. Here's a look at what several cornermen think GGG needs to do to get back on track when he faces Steve Rolls on Saturday....
2019-06-05, 15:13

Houthi rebels injure 26 with rocket attack on Saudi airport Iranian-backed Houthi rebels launched a rocket attack on Saudi Arabia's Abha International Airport on Wednesday, injuring 26 civilians, officials said....
2019-06-12, 17:52

Russia’s Soyuz rocket got nailed by lightning shortly after launch When planning for a rocket launch there are many things that have to be taken into account, and one of the biggest factors is always the weather. Launches are delayed frequently due to uncooperative weather conditions such as brisk high-level winds and storms, but sometimes Mother Nature can throw a...
2019-06-01, 11:00

This Weekend's Rocket League Tournament Will Set The Stage For The World Championship With a $100,000 prize pool at stake, this weekend’s big Rocket League tournament in Dallas will give some of the game’s biggest teams one last chance to test one another before next month’s World Championship....
2019-06-01, 12:26

Virgin Orbit preps the LauncherOne rocket for its first drop test Virgin Orbit has gotten the thumbs up to conduct the LauncherOne system's first drop test, and it can happen "in the very near future." The Virgin Group's launch services company has successfully completed its final captive carry flight test, almost......
2019-07-10, 12:01

First-round recap of the PGA Tour's Rocket Mortgage Classic Nate Lashley holds a one-shot lead after shooting a 63 in the first round of the Rocket Mortgage Classic in Detroit.        ...
2019-06-28, 17:26

SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket has flown its first commercial flight The Falcon Heavy rocket’s maiden flight was last February, but now it has launched a satellite for a paying customer for the first time, which is a big step for SpaceX...
2019-05-21, 15:01

The Rocket That Took Humans to the Moon Will Be Projected on the Washington Monument Next Week The 50th anniversary of the Moon landing is coming up on July 20 and there are events being held all around Washington D.C. to celebrate. One of the coolest events will be at the Washington Monument, where a full-scale, 363-foot Saturn V rocket will be digitally projected on the landmark as a 17-min...
2019-07-10, 14:52

‘Pokemon Go’ adds Team Rocket, better battles, and more in massive update One of the knocks on Pokemon Go when it launched, and one of the reasons many players lost interest, was its lack of traditional gameplay elements. There simply wasn’t much to do in terms of actual interaction outside of swiping on the screen to throw a Poke Ball or tapping on the screen to ba...
2019-07-16, 19:52

Israel strikes Gaza after militants fired rocket overnight JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it has struck a Hamas tunnel in the Gaza Strip, after militants fired a rocket into southern Israel overnight. Thursday’s army statement says fighter jets targeting “underground infrastructure in a Hamas military compound” in Gaza after ai...
2019-06-13, 08:39

| WATCH: SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasts off from foggy California Three satellites for the Canadian Space Agency's Earth-monitoring Radarsat programme have been launched into orbit from California aboard a reused SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket....
2019-06-13, 12:39

Stephen Colbert on Ben Carson: ‘Not a rocket scientist, only a brain surgeon’ Late-night hosts poked fun at the housing secretary’s Oreo error and the possibility of Trump’s case being seen by Merrick GarlandLate-night hosts focused on Donald Trump’s latest failure in court and the prospect of one of his cases being seen by the former supreme court nominee Merrick Garland. Co...
2019-05-22, 19:52

Nate Lashley shoots 63 to take Rocket Mortgage Classic lead Nate Lashley birdied the final three holes and five of the last six for a 9-under 63 and the first-round lead in the Rocket Mortgage Classic, the PGA Tour's first event in Detroit        ...
2019-06-28, 03:26

Chinese rocket startup puts satellites into orbit for first time A rocket developed by iSpace put satellites into orbit after a launch from a state facility in northwestern China on Thursday, marking the first successful orbital launch by a privately funded Chinese firm....
2019-07-25, 09:52

After historic rocket launch, Chinese startup to ramp up missions Beijing-based startup iSpace is planning up to eight commercial rocket launches next year, after last week becoming China's first privately funded firm to put a satellite into orbit, its executives told Reuters....
2019-07-31, 21:00

SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket, Starlink satellites into orbit CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX, the private rocket company of high-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk, launched the first batch of 60 small satellites into low-Earth orbit on Thursday for Musk’s new Starlink internet service. A Falcon 9 rocket carrying the satellites blasted off from Cape Canave...
2019-05-24, 14:13

Netherlands reach first World Cup final with extra-time rocket A long-range strike from Jackie Groenen sent European Champions the Netherlands into their first women's World Cup final as they edged Sweden 1-0 after extra time in their last-four clash on Wednesday....
2019-07-04, 03:13

Elton John review – Rocket Man reaches the stars on last ever trip 1st Central County Ground, HoveWith an incredible band, a Taron Egerton duet and Aretha-style gospel fervour – plus an about-turn on Brexit – Elton’s farewell tour is wonderfully over the topAs his Rocketman biopic is keen to demonstrate, Elton John’s life has been defined by excess – too much drink...
2019-06-10, 12:52

Wandering Earth: Rocket scientist explains how we could move our planet Enlarge (credit: NASA) In the Chinese science fiction film The Wandering Earth, recently released on Netflix, humanity attempts to change the Earth’s orbit using enormous thrusters in order to escape the expanding Sun—and prevent a collision with Jupiter. The scenario may one day come true. In fiv...
2019-05-21, 14:38

Bernie Taupin: ‘Rocket Man’ lyrics aren’t a David Bowie rip-off Bernie Taupin is the ultimate songwriting wingman, penning the words that Elton John would set to music for such golden-era gems as “Honky Cat,” “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road” and “Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me.” But the 69-year-old lyricist would like to set the record straight about the inspiration...
2019-05-31, 07:00

Apollo 11: CEO of rocket maker ULA recalls watching Moon landing on TV as a kid On July 20, 1969, United Launch Alliance CEO Tory Bruno was just short of his 8th birthday, living on his family’s ranch in the mountains of California near Lake Tahoe....
2019-07-15, 21:52

India launches rocket to far side of moon - just days after aborted take-off India's space agency has launched an unmanned spacecraft to the far side of the moon just a week after aborting the mission due to a technical problem....
2019-07-22, 16:26

Nate Lashley shoots 67 to keep Rocket Mortgage Classic lead DETROIT (AP) — Nate Lashley shot a 5-under 67 on Friday to top the Rocket Mortgage Classic leaderboard for the second straight day. Lashley had a 14-under 130 total at Detroit Golf Club. Cameron Champ was a stroke back after a 65. He played the front nine in 8-under 28, matching the lowest nine-hole...
2019-06-29, 01:26

Bored Teenagers Built a Rocket to Launch Into Space---'It's Truly a Miracle' This week, a group of college kids will see if their crazy attempt to send a rocket into space on their own succeeds. The rollicking mission was run by amateurs on a shoestring budget with bootstrapped materials....
2019-05-30, 01:00

Staff evacuated as rocket strikes near foreign oil firms in Iraq A rocket hit a site in southern Iraq used by foreign oil companies on Wednesday, including U.S. energy giant ExxonMobil, wounding three people and threatening to further escalate U.S.-Iran tensions in the region....
2019-06-19, 14:00

Rocket hits site of foreign oil firms in Iraq's Basra A rocket landed at the headquarters for several global major oil companies, including U.S. giant ExxonMobil, near Iraq's southern city of Basra early on Wednesday, wounding two Iraqi workers, police said....
2019-06-19, 10:52

| Rocket fire hits Libya airport, breaking Eid truce Rocket fire hit the Libyan capital's sole functioning airport Sunday, violating a temporary truce between the unity government and forces loyal to strongman Khalifa Haftar, airport authorities said....
2019-08-12, 10:13

Chandrayaan-2 Successfully Launched Aboard GSLV-Mk III Rocket: ISRO At exactly 2.43pm IST, the Rs. 375 crore GSLV-Mk III rocket began its ascent into space from the second launch pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) in Sriharikota....
2019-07-22, 16:26

Atlas V rocket launches Air force satellite at dawn in Florida Florida's Space Coast shook with an early morning liftoff Thursday as the U.S. Air Force launched the fifth satellite in a new communications network....
2019-08-08, 13:00

Syrian TV: Israeli rocket strike kills a soldier, injures 1 DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media says an Israeli rocket attack has struck the country’s south, killing one soldier and injuring another. The Monday report was carried on the Syrian state TV al-Ikhbariya and said one military vehicle was also damaged. It said the rocket landed in Tal a...
2019-05-27, 21:13

Ten killed in Israeli airstrikes in Syria in reply to rocket attack Israel launches airstrikes in response to rocket fire targeting Golan HeightsIsrael has carried out airstrikes in Syria in response to rare rocket fire from the neighbouring country. A war monitor reported that 10 people were killed, including Syrian soldiers and foreign fighters.Israel’s army said ...
2019-06-02, 14:13

Chinese state agency to launch rocket for commercial use in August A Chinese government space agency is expected to launch its first rocket meant for commercial use in August, putting pressure on other domestic rocket firms to develop their own launch vehicles ahead of an expected commercial satellite boom....
2019-08-01, 14:26

College Rocket-Builders Fly High, Even as Launch Falls a Bit Short Operation Space—made up of college students who hadn’t met—got together in New Mexico over the weekend to launch rockets on which they collaborated. While the results were mixed, the students were thrilled....
2019-06-03, 12:52

North Korea says it tested crucial new rocket launch system North Korea said leader Kim Jong Un supervised test firings of a new multiple rocket launcher system that could potentially enhance its ability to strike targets in South Korea and U.S. military bases there...
2019-08-01, 05:13

SpaceX sues over 'wrongly awarded' Air Force rocket contracts To say that SpaceX was unhappy with losing out on the US Air Force's rocket development contracts would be an understatement. The company has sued the US government under claims that the Air Force "wrongly awarded" contracts to Blue Origin, Northrop......
2019-05-23, 00:39

Rocket Mortgage Classic: How Nate Lashley went from third alternate to leader Tying his own best round of the weekend at 9-under, Nate Lashley gained a 6-stroke lead going into the final day of the Rocket Mortgage Classic.       ...
2019-06-30, 04:00

Insurance costs rocket for U.S. IPOs as twitchy investors take to courts Companies going public in the United States face insurance costs that have increased as much as 200% in the last three years to cover their executives against lawsuits alleging they misled investors....
2019-06-18, 00:00

Russian Co.'s botched rocket test kills 5 staff, injures 3 Five employees of Russia's nuclear corporation Rosatom have died and three have been treated for burns after a liquid-propellant engine exploded during a test....
2019-08-10, 17:52

Russian rocket test explosion leads to radiation leak Russia's military technology push has unfortunately produced deadly consequences. The country's Rosatom has confirmed that five people have died and three injured after an explosion on August 8th while testing an isotopic power source for a rocket's......
2019-08-11, 05:52

Washington Monument turned into Saturn V rocket for Apollo anniversary The Washington Monument looked more like Kennedy Space Center this weekend, when a life-size projection of the Saturn V rocket that carried the first astronauts to the moon lit up the sky-scraping memorial. The display was part of show Friday and Saturday nights depicting highlights from the histori...
2019-07-22, 00:39

North Korea confirms another test of rocket launcher system North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un supervised another test-firing of a new multiple rocket launcher system that could potentially enhance the country’s ability to strike targets in South Korea and U.S. military bases there...
2019-08-03, 07:52

This video of a SpaceX rocket fairing returning to Earth is mesmerizing It took SpaceX several tries to catch one of its rocket nosecones during an actual mission, but it finally accomplished that feat late last month when one half of the Falcon Heavy’s nosecone safely landed aboard the company’s barge. It was a huge step towards making fairing recovery (and...
2019-07-04, 23:52

The latest 'Fortnite' Nerf guns include a rocket launcher Hasbro isn't done riding the Fortnite bandwagon now that its themed Nerf guns are here in earnest. The toy maker is launching five new blasters on September 1st, and they might scratch your itch if you're looking for either heavy firepower or someth......
2019-06-18, 13:39

North Korea's Kim Jong Un inspected new rocket system again: KCNA North Korean leader Kim Jong Un again on Friday inspected the test firing of a "newly-developed large-caliber multiple launch guided rocket system", North Korean state media reported early on Saturday....
2019-08-03, 06:52

NASA's method of paying for its giant rocket belongs in the Apollo era Contracts that leave NASA meeting all the extra development costs for its Space Launch System make no sense when firms like SpaceX offer fixed-price flights...
2019-05-21, 15:01

SpaceX Heavy rocket booster explodes after missing platform SpaceX launched its Falcon Heavy rocket carrying 24 satellites early Tuesday in Florida — but while the two side boosters landed safely back at Cape Canaveral, the new core booster missed a floating platform and erupted in a fireball. “Center core RUD. It was a long shot,” SpaceX CEO Elon Musk...
2019-06-27, 20:13

Vector’s CEO departs, rocket company pausing its operations [Updated] Enlarge / In May 2018, Vector launched a full-scale prototype of the Vector-R rocket on a short flight. (credit: Vector) Saturday a.m. Update: Multiple former employees of the rocket company Vector in both California and Arizona have told Ars they were let go on Friday. Late Friday night, the comp...
2019-08-10, 19:39

Forget Rocket League, Roller Champions is the new best PVP sports game You have to give Rocket League a lot of credit – it pioneered a new wave of action sports games. Riding that wave is Roller Champions, a new free-to-play game from Ubisoft that blends the best of Rocket League with roller derby and it’s outstanding.The basic premise of the game is...
2019-06-14, 08:13

Russian Rocket Gets Hit by Lightning, Continues Hurtling Toward Space Like Nothing Happened A Russian Soyuz-2-1b rocket was struck by lightning yesterday, just seconds after liftoff. Remarkably, the uncrewed rocket continued on its mission as if nothing had happened.Read more......
2019-05-28, 18:01

Man Suffers 9-Day Erection After Bruising Taint in Moped Accident A man’s fall from a moped caused him much stranger trouble than anyone could have imagined. According to his doctors, a bruise near his genitals left him with a days-long erection—one that eventually required a trip to the emergency room to treat. Thankfully, doctors were able to resolve his awkward...
2019-05-31, 23:39

Tractor-trailer dangles off New Jersey overpass after accident A tractor-trailer crashed and overturned Friday morning along a New Jersey highway and was left dangling off an overpass. The truck’s fuel tanks were torn open and debris from the shattered vehicle fell onto Church Street in Mount Laurel, a township in Burlington County just east of Philadelphia, NJ...
2019-07-12, 18:26

Miner Killed In Harlan County Accident Identified FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) – A 48-year-old coal miner passed away Thursday from injuries sustained in an accident on May 22 at a Harlan County mine. State mining officials say that Felix “Matt” North, of Miracle, Ky., a miner operator with 12 years of experience, had suffered critica...
2019-05-31, 22:00

11-year-old Missouri girl dies in bulldozer accident LABADIE, Mo. (AP) — An 11-year-old Missouri girl is dead after an accident involving a bulldozer. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says Emma Proemsey of Labadie died Saturday. The child was on a utility vehicle that came up behind the bulldozer. The patrol says the bulldozer driver, 65-year-old Lar...
2019-06-10, 16:39

Bern FE eight-car pile-up an "accident waiting to happen" - Bird Envision Virgin Racing's Sam Bird says that the opening-lap eight-car pile-up at the first corner of ABB FIA Formula E's Swiss E-Prix was an "accident waiting to happen"...
2019-06-23, 14:39

64 years ago, the vaunted U-2 spy plane took its first flight, and it happened by accident The U-2 spy plane lifted off for the first time on August 1, 1955. That first flight didn't go as planned, bu the Dragon Lady is still flying today. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. On August 1, 1955, a prototype of the U-2 spy plane sprinted down a runway at Groom Lake in Nevada...
2019-08-08, 01:52

26 dead in fishing boat accident off Honduran coast At least 26 people have died after a lobster-fishing boat capsized off the Atlantic coast of Honduras, a Honduran armed forces spokesman said on Wednesday....
2019-07-04, 01:00

METALS-Copper edges up after accident at Glencore mine Copper prices rose slightly on Friday, following news that dozens of artisanal miners were killed when part of a copper and cobalt mine owned by Glencore collapsed in Congo....
2019-06-28, 07:39

One killed, two others hurt in Long Island construction accident A construction worker was killed and two others hurt when they became entangled in wiring that got stuck under a pick-up truck on Long Island, authorities said....
2019-08-11, 12:13

'I shaved it off by accident’: readers on their most devastating eyebrow disasters A woman hit the headlines this week when a beautician made her look like one of the Angry Birds. In the spirit of solidarity, we asked for your tales of good brows gone badIt is one of nature’s cruellest jokes: by the time we are old enough to be entrusted with eyebrows, we have often already ruined...
2019-07-31, 18:52

UPDATE 3-Accident at Glencore mine kills at least 39 in Congo At least 39 artisanal miners were killed on Thursday when part of a copper and cobalt mine owned by Glencore collapsed in southeast Congo, the provincial governor said....
2019-06-27, 20:13

Dozens killed in DRC Glencore copper mine accident At least 36 illegal miners killed by collapse in open excavation pit At least 36 illegal miners are believed to have died in a copper mine owned by Glencore in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on Thursday.The miners were killed when two ‘galleries’ overlooking an open excavation pit collap...
2019-06-27, 21:13

"There Was Blood Everywhere": Dubai Bus Accident Survivor Recounts Horror The bus, coming from Oman's capital Muscat to Dubai, was carrying 31 passengers when it crashed into a height barrier that cut the left side of the bus and killed 17 passengers sitting on that side....
2019-06-08, 11:52

1 Dead, 22 Injured In US Military Academy Training Accident One US military cadet was killed and 22 cadets and soldiers were injured when their transport vehicle overturned Thursday at the US Military Academy at West Point, New York, the academy said....
2019-06-07, 01:39

West Point Accident Kills Cadet and Injures 22 Others Twenty cadets and two trainers were injured after a military vehicle overturned en route to a training area near the military academy, officials said....
2019-06-07, 03:39

1 killed, 6 injured in accident on Swiss cable car route Police say one man has been killed and six other people injured in an accident during maintenance work on a mountain cable car line in central Switzerland...
2019-06-05, 13:52

1 dead, 22 injured in West Point training accident A vehicle loaded with West Point cadets on summer training overturned on a dirt road Thursday, killing one cadet and injuring 22 other passengers.Lt. Gen. Darryl A. Williams said the cadets are seniors at the U.S. Military Academy. (June 6)        ...
2019-06-06, 22:26

New Jersey truck accident snarls holiday eve traffic out of NYC An overturned garbage truck in New Jersey blocked a major route out of New York City during the evening commute Wednesday, one of the biggest travel days of the year....
2019-07-04, 06:52

At least two migrants die, 25 missing in boat accident off Libyan coast At least two migrants died and around 25 others were missing after their inflatable boat capsized off the western Libyan coast, a spokesman for the coastguard said on Sunday....
2019-06-02, 20:13

Former Spain midfielder Reyes dies in traffic accident at 35 Sevilla says former Spain midfielder José Antonio Reyes, who won five Europa League titles and was part of Arsenal's unbeaten "Invincibles" squad, has been killed in a traffic accident at the age of 35        ...
2019-06-01, 16:52

American YouTube Star Killed In Paragliding Accident YouTube star Grant Thompson, who rose to fame as host of the popular channel "The King of Random," has died in a paragliding accident, his family announced....
2019-08-01, 04:00

Russian submarine accident remains shrouded in mystery The death of 14 sailors on a deep-sea submarine is dramatic for Russia but very little is known about the disaster. The official response hints at a classified mission — and at enduring Soviet attitudes....
2019-07-03, 20:39

Restaurant employee killed by dumbwaiter in freak accident A Queens restaurant worker was crushed to death by a dumbwaiter Monday morning, according to police and fire officials. The 67-year-old victim, who was not identified because authorities are still trying to notify his family, was killed inside popular Caribbean restaurant The Door on Baisley Bouleva...
2019-07-15, 20:26

Fine For Drivers Speeding On Accident-Prone UP Expressway With accidents becoming the order of the day on the Lucknow Agra Expressway, the Yogi Adityanath government has hit upon a new idea to check speeding on the expressway....
2019-07-01, 17:13

Auburn Sportscaster And Wife Die In Car Accident, Leave Behind Two Kids AUBURN, Al. (TODAY) – Rod Bramblett, a radio broadcaster for Auburn University and his wife, Paula, died on Saturday after sustaining injuries in a car accident. Rod Bramblett was 53 and his wife was 52. Auburn Tigers @AuburnTigers The Auburn Family is devastated by the tra...
2019-05-27, 00:13

2 dead, 2 injured in fiery accident on Wisconsin highway At least two people were dead and two others were in serious condition following a fiery accident involving multiple vehicles on a Wisconsin highway, authorities said....
2019-06-20, 14:52

| Tractor accident forces Teuns out of San Sebastian Classic Belgian cyclist Dylan Teuns will miss the San Sebastian Classic after needing 15 stitches in a head wound caused by an accident when driving his tractor....
2019-08-02, 07:26

Woman killed in jet ski accident at popular Georgia lake A 20-year-old Georgia woman was killed in a jet ski accident on Lake Lanier — the 12th person to die at the popular reservoir this year, authorities said. Kaylynn Ticas was riding a watercraft at high speed Saturday around 2:30 p.m. when she crashed into the shoreline, WSB-TV reported. Bystand...
2019-07-23, 11:13

Freak cart accident results in injured spectators PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Five people were injured Friday at the U.S. Open when one of several boxes being loaded onto a golf cart fell onto the accelerator and sent the cart into spectators. The California Highway Patrol says a vendor parked the cart near the 16th hole at Pebble Beach and was wal...
2019-06-15, 05:13

Guatemala's ambassador to Mexico injured in traffic accident Guatemala's ambassador to Mexico, Nelson Olivero, was injured in a traffic accident in Mexico City, along with several others from the embassy, the Guatemalan foreign ministry said in a statement on Saturday....
2019-05-26, 05:52

ERC leader Lukyanuk explains Zlin practice accident "FIA European Rally Championship points leader Alexey Lukyanuk (Saintéloc Junior Team) escaped an off-road excursion during free practice for Barum Czech Rally Zlín, after going off into a field."...
2019-08-16, 14:52

British Base jumper dies in Dolomites accident Jean Andre Quemener, 32, from Jersey, is killed in jump from 2,239-metre Sass PordoiA British Base jumper has died in an accident in the Italian Dolomites.Jean Andre Quemener, 32, was reportedly unable to activate his wing suit after jumping from the 2,239-metre Sass Pordoi in Canazei, a mountain re...
2019-06-11, 21:39

11-year-old girl dies in multiple-car accident in the Bronx An 11-year-old girl died last night in a five-car accident on the Major Deegan Expressway, police said. It happened at around 10:30 p.m. when an SUV traveling south hit another vehicle, setting off a chain reaction pile up. A man whose window overlooks the scene at the expressway and 167th St. said ...
2019-06-30, 12:26

2 dead, 2 injured in fiery accident on Wisconsin interstate At least two people died and two others were seriously injured in a fiery accident involving multiple vehicles on a Wisconsin freeway, authorities said....
2019-06-20, 18:13

Hungary arrests boat captain after deadly accident The captain of a large cruise ship involved in the incident has been taken into custody after a collision with a sightseeing boat. Dozens are feared dead after one of Hungary's worst river accidents....
2019-05-31, 06:26

It looks like the Russians are trying to hide the truth about that nuclear accident in Nyonoksa Associated Press Evidence is mounting that Russia may be trying to cover up a tragic nuclear accident after a mysterious blast on August 8 killed as many as seven people at a Russian naval weapons site. Russia has declined to say exactly what caused the deadly blast. But doctors who treated injured...
2019-08-19, 23:52

U.S. Air Force Draws Giant Dick in the Sky, Claims It Was an Accident Yet again, U.S. armed forces have managed to trace the vague outline of a phallus in the clouds. This sky dong, which the Air Force contends was purely accidental, required a half dozen planes to complete.Read more......
2019-05-30, 23:39

| WATCH: 21 killed in Mexico road accident - officials A semi-truck and a bus carrying passengers back from a pilgrimage to a Catholic shrine crashed and burst into flames in eastern Mexico, killing at least 21 people, officials say....
2019-05-31, 00:00

Congo: At least 30 dead, dozens missing in boat accident At least 30 people have died and around 200 more are missing after a boat sank on a lake in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Ferry accidents are common in Congo, with boats frequently overloaded and lacking life vests....
2019-05-27, 05:13

UN chief calls for arms embargo against Libya Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is strongly urging all countries to implement a U.N. arms embargo against Libya, saying illegal weapons transfers by land, sea and air are fueling the current fighting in the oil-rich country....
2019-06-11, 02:39

German arms export approvals spike Permits for German arms exports soared in the first half of 2019, defying dips and restraint over the past three years, government data has shown. Hungary is the top destination for new weapons exports....
2019-07-11, 10:00

Armed man at Walmart says he was testing right to bear arms SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Prosecutors on Friday filed a terrorist threat charge against a 20-year-old man who said he walked into a Missouri store wearing body armor and carrying a loaded rifle and handgun to test whether Walmart would honor his constitutional right to bear arms. The incident, just da...
2019-08-11, 06:39

Italy says six EU states will take in Open Arms migrants Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Thursday that six EU countries had agreed to take in some 150 migrants from a rescue ship that Italy had blocked from docking, resolving the latest standoff over immigration to Europe across the Mediterranean....
2019-08-17, 17:26

U.S. foreign arms sales hit $44.15 bln in first three quarters of FY2019 The Pentagon's Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has executed $44.15 billion in U.S. foreign arms sales through June 19, and the agency's director said he was optimistic the total for the full year would reach last year's $55.66 billion....
2019-06-19, 16:26

China says seriously concerned about U.S. arms sales to Taiwan China's Foreign Ministry said on Thursday it is seriously concerned about U.S. arms sales to self-ruled Taiwan, after a source told Reuters that Washington was planning a $2 billion weapons sale to the island China claims as its own....
2019-06-06, 10:26

Landmark INF nuclear arms treaty is history: What now? A landmark nuclear treaty ends. Is Europe returning to the Cold War era? Germany is aiming to prevent an arms race and keep dialogue channels with Russia open, all while ensuring NATO's unity. It's not an easy task....
2019-08-01, 19:13

Why fantasy owners should target veteran arms now As the MLB All-Star break approaches, fantasy baseball owners seeking a championship are neck-deep in preparations for a second-half push up the standings. Some are plotting out their attack on the next set of rookie call-ups, some are trading for more proven talent, and everyone is looking for reli...
2019-06-16, 11:39

Blues take aim at winning first Stanley Cup ST. LOUIS -- Gamesmanship has been one of the big storylines in the Stanley Cup Final. After Game 3, when the Boston Bruins routed the St. Louis Blues 7-2 to earn a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven series, St. Louis coach Craig Berube criticized the officials for calling the games too tightly....
2019-06-09, 07:26

Mets somehow are a winning team again Mickey Callaway manages a winner. Roughly three hours after Jacob deGrom helped the Mets complete a nearly 10-week climb to .500, the suddenly surging franchise officially became a winning team for the first time since May 2, capturing a thrilling 5-4 comeback victory — on a trio of seventh-inning s...
2019-08-06, 05:39

UPDATE 1-Insurance costs rocket for U.S. IPOs as twitchy investors take to courts Companies going public in the United States face insurance costs that have increased as much as 200% in the last three years to cover their executives against lawsuits alleging they misled investors....
2019-06-17, 23:52

NASA Administrator to Discuss Status of Rocket for First Artemis Lunar Mission Media are invited to accompany NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine Thursday, Aug. 15, on his visit to the agency’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans, where engineers are preparing to add the final section to the core stage of the rocket that will power NASA’s Artemis 1 lunar mission....
2019-08-09, 02:26

Musk's SpaceX sues U.S. Air Force over rocket-building contracts -filings Billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX accused the U.S. Air Force of breaking contracting rules when it awarded money to three rocket makers but passed on Musk's rival bid, and said the tender should be reopened, according to a court filing unsealed on Wednesday....
2019-05-23, 00:52

China state agency successfully launches rocket for commercial use: CCTV A Chinese government space agency successfully launched on Saturday its first rocket meant for commercial use, state television CCTV reported, as firms in the country compete to join a commercial satellite boom....
2019-08-17, 11:52

Chinese Startup iSpace Plans Up To 8 Commercial Rocket Launches Next Year Beijing-based startup iSpace is planning up to eight commercial rocket launches next year, after last week becoming China's first privately funded firm to put a satellite into orbit, its executives......
2019-07-31, 18:52

Nate Lashley opens 6-shot lead in Rocket Mortgage Classic Nate Lashley shot a bogey-free 9-under 63 on Saturday to open a six-stroke lead in the Rocket Mortgage Classic at 23-under 193        ...
2019-06-30, 06:26

U.S. Blames Iran For Recent Tanker Bombings Near the U.A.E. and Iraq Rocket Attack (WASHINGTON) — A senior Pentagon officer says the U.S. blames Iran and its proxies for the recent tanker bombings near United Arab Emirates and a rocket attack in Iraq. Vice Admiral Michael Gilday says the U.S. has a high degree of confidence that Iran’s Revolutionary Guard was responsib...
2019-05-24, 23:52

Elon Musk's SpaceX Sues US Air Force Over Rocket-Building Contracts Billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX accused the US Air Force of breaking contracting rules when it awarded money to three rocket makers but passed on Musk's rival bid, and said the tender should be......
2019-05-23, 04:26

Rocket launcher found in Baltimore airport checked luggage for second time, TSA says A second rocket launcher was recovered Thursday at Baltimore/Washington International (BWI) Thurgood Marshall Airport.        ...
2019-08-01, 20:26

Rocket hits site of foreign oil firms in Iraq's Basra, three hurt A rocket struck the site of the residential and operations headquarters of several global major oil companies, including U.S. giant ExxonMobil, near Iraq's southern city of Basra early on Wednesday, wounding three people, Iraq's military said....
2019-06-19, 09:13

Nate Lashley caps off his incredible week to win Rocket Mortgage Classic Nate Lashley was the last man in the Rocket Mortgage Classic field, but led wire-to-wire for his first PGA Tour win.       ...
2019-07-01, 01:13

Rocket Report: SpaceX nets another boat, Air Force competition heats up Enlarge / A Falcon 9 rocket launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base. (credit: Aurich Lawson/SpaceX) Welcome to Edition 2.11 of the Rocket Report! As always, there is lots going on in the world of lift. This week saw a flurry of activity surrounding the US Air Force's competition for launch contrac...
2019-08-16, 16:52

Firefly opens first Alpha rocket launch to academic and educational payloads Enlarge / Firefly performed a full-duration firing of its rocket's second stage in April, 2019. (credit: Edwards Media) One of the questions facing any company as it brings a new rocket to market is what to put on top of the booster. After all, things can sometimes go all explodey with inaugural f...
2019-06-17, 21:26

Rocket Report: A Yellow Sea launch, SpaceX’s upcoming high-value mission Enlarge / A Falcon 9 rocket launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base. (credit: Aurich Lawson/SpaceX) Welcome to Edition 2.03 of the Rocket Report! We're a week into June, and the small-space race is heating up, just like the Northern Hemisphere. While Stratolaunch appears to have gone by the waysid...
2019-06-07, 13:13

| Jihadist rocket fire kills 12 civilians in Syria: state media Rocket fire has killed 12 civilians in a regime-held village in northwestern Syria, state news agency SANA has said blaming former al-Qaeda affiliate Hayat Tahrir al-Sham for the attack....
2019-06-18, 01:00

Russian nuclear agency confirms role in rocket test explosion Rosatom says five staff died in accident that caused radiation levels to spike in ArkhangelskRussia’s nuclear energy agency has said an explosion that caused radiation levels to spike in the Arkhangelsk region was caused by an accident during a test of an “isotope power source for a liquid-fuelled r...
2019-08-10, 17:00

Inner Circle: Behind the scenes at PGA Tour's Rocket Mortgage Classic in Detroit The inaugural PGA Tour stop in Detroit has a purse of $7.3 million and has attracted big names such as Rickie Fowler, Dustin Johnson and Bubba Watson.        ...
2019-06-27, 20:39

U.S. Open winner Gary Woodland misses cut at Rocket Mortgage Classic U.S. Open winner Gary Woodland and Dustin Johnson, the No. 2 player in the world, were sent home early at the Rocket Mortgage Classic in Detroit.        ...
2019-06-29, 07:00

Watch a SpaceX rocket cut through fog to deliver trio of Canadian satellites into orbit Bad weather can be a death sentence for a scheduled rocket launch, but SpaceX didn’t mind a bit of fog getting in the way on Wednesday as it launched its Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The vehicle successfully delivered three Canadian radar satellites into orbit....
2019-06-14, 00:00

Roller Champions hands-on premiere: Ubisoft’s fun, F2P answer to Rocket League Say hello to Ubisoft's latest free-to-play game, Roller Champions, which is now live on the UPlay game launcher for Windows PCs. Play its E3 demo for completely free (no microtransactions) between now and June 14. If you like Rocket League at all, we recommend giving the freebie a shot. ...
2019-06-11, 06:39

North Korea Says It Tested a Crucial New Multiple Rocket Launcher System (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea said Thursday leader Kim Jong Un supervised test firings of a new multiple rocket launcher system that could potentially enhance its ability to strike targets in South Korea and U.S. military bases there. The report by North Korea’s official Korean Cent...
2019-08-01, 04:39

Rocket Report: Falcon 9 beats Pegasus on price, Vega has its first failure Enlarge / A Falcon 9 rocket launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base. (credit: Aurich Lawson/SpaceX) Welcome to Edition 2.07 of the Rocket Report! On this most historic of rocket-launch weeks, we have news about the next mission to the Moon—India's soft lander and small rover—as well as delays with...
2019-07-19, 13:39

Secret NASA plans for Moon base and 37 rocket launches revealed NASA's official plans to build a permanent base on the Moon have leaked online, revealing how and when astronauts will return to the rocky world for the first time in 50 years....
2019-05-22, 14:52

SpaceX just aced a critical Air Force test of its Falcon Heavy rocket All sorts of stuff happened during Tuesday morning's launch of the Falcon Heavy rocket from Kennedy Space Center. [credit: Trevor Mahlmann ] On Tuesday afternoon—a little more than 12 hours...
2019-06-27, 18:39

Rocket Report: Falcon Heavy ready to fly, Stratolaunch plane put up for sale Enlarge / The Rocket Report is published weekly. (credit: Arianespace) Welcome to Edition 2.04 of the Rocket Report! We've got some up-to-the-minute news this week, with updated launch dates for NASA's commercial crew missions, BE-7 rocket engine tests, and a Falcon Heavy flight early next week. T...
2019-06-21, 13:52

Europe says SpaceX “dominating” launch, vows to develop Falcon 9-like rocket The first concept proposed by RETALT is a Falcon 9 clone. [credit: RETALT ] This month, the European Commission revealed a new three-year project to develop technologies needed for two propo...
2019-06-27, 18:39

Russia indicates rocket engine exploded in test of mini nuclear reactor Test failure symptomatic of wider escalation of US-Russia nuclear tensions, expert saysRussian scientists have indicated that they were working on miniaturised sources of nuclear energy when a rocket engine exploded last week, increasing scrutiny of the possibility that the accident occurred while t...
2019-08-12, 19:52

Rocket Report: Chinese firm first to orbit, Starhopper makes its big leap Enlarge / The Rocket Report is published weekly. (credit: Arianespace) Welcome to Edition 2.08 of the Rocket Report! This week's report comes from Brownsville, Texas, where we came to see if SpaceX's Starhopper can actually hop into the sky 20 meters. (Spoiler alert, it did!) Also, there's loads o...
2019-07-31, 20:26

Gary Woodland, Dustin Johnson miss cut at Rocket Mortgage Classic U.S. Open champion Gary Woodland missed cut at Rocket Mortgage Classic in Detroit in his first tournament since major win; Dustin Johnson also out.        ...
2019-06-29, 07:00

Israeli warplanes strike in east Gaza after rocket hits town Palestinian witnesses say Israeli warplanes struck a militant site in the east Gaza Strip early Friday, after a rocket launched from Gaza hit a building in southern Israel, escalating tensions along the border just weeks after a cease-fire...
2019-06-14, 02:00

Cameron Champ moves to second at Rocket Mortgage Classic after blistering 28 on front nine Cameron Champ created a stir Friday at the Rocket Mortgage Classic when he shot 28 on the front nine at Detroit Golf Club.        ...
2019-06-29, 07:00

Two dead and radiation spike reported after Russia rocket test blast Portion of White Sea closed to civilian ships for a month after explosion in ArkhangelskTwo people have been killed and radiation levels reportedly spiked after a rocket engine exploded during a test in northern Russia, prompting authorities to close a portion of the White Sea to civilian ships for ...
2019-08-09, 00:39

Town told to evacuate, then stay, after Russian rocket explosion: Here's what we know now An explosion at a Russian military site in the White Sea is shrouded in mystery. Nearby Nyonoksa had an evacuation cancelled. Here's what we know.        ...
2019-08-14, 02:52

Musk's SpaceX sues U.S. Air Force over rocket-building contracts: filings Billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX accused the U.S. Air Force of breaking contracting rules when it awarded money to three rocket makers but passed on Musk's rival bid, and said the tender should be reopened, according to a court filing unsealed on Wednesday....
2019-05-22, 23:26

ISRO's Heavy Rocket 'Baahubali' Gearing Up for Moon Mission on Monday India's heavy lift rocket Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle - Mark III (GSLV Mk III), nicknamed as 'Bahubali', and its passenger Chandrayaan-2 are being readied up....
2019-07-11, 14:26

Accident involving 20 cadets at West Point training site WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a carrier vehicle at West Point overturned in an accident involving at least 20 cadets at a training site. New York State police said troopers were assisting West Point personnel responding to the Thursday morning crash at the U.S. Military Academy. West Point...
2019-06-06, 15:39

TRAFFIC ALERT: Serious accident involving motorcyclist on southeast side TUCSON- The Tucson Police Department is working a serious-injury collision involving a motorcyclist near E. Old Vail and S Houghton Roads. Police advise avoiding the area. TRAFFIC ALERT Please avoid E. Old Vail Rd. east of S. Houghton Rd. while officers work a serious-injury collision involving a m...
2019-07-05, 06:26

Body of MMA referee Chris Reed recovered after boating accident Chris Reed, a former MMA fighter who worked two UFC events as a referee, was missing for 40 hours after being knocked overboard from his fishing boat.       ...
2019-06-12, 07:26

Freak golf cart accident results in five injuries at US Open PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Five people were injured Friday at the U.S. Open when one of several boxes being loaded onto a golf cart fell onto the accelerator and sent the cart into spectators. The California Highway Patrol says a vendor parked the cart near the 16th hole at Pebble Beach and was walking ...
2019-06-15, 13:52

Hungarian tourist boat salvaged, two weeks after fatal accident Hungarian salvage crews recovered four bodies on Tuesday as they raised the wreck of a boat from the Danube River in Budapest, two weeks after it capsized with a group of South Korean tourists on board....
2019-06-11, 15:26

Accident that Killed 7 Motorcyclists Exposed Flaw in License System A truck driver charged in a fatal wreck along a New Hampshire highway should have been disqualified from operating a commercial motor vehicle, officials acknowledged....
2019-07-02, 09:52

Switzerland’s Florijana Ismaili confirmed dead in swimming accident • Ismaili, 24, went missing on Saturday at Lake Como• Fifa president Gianni Infantino pays tribute to playerThe body of Florijana Ismaili was recovered in Lake Como on Tuesday, three days after the Switzerland international was involved in a swimming accident.The 24-year-old forward went missing on ...
2019-07-03, 13:00

Brazil Senate inquiry into Vale dam accident recommends 14 indictments A Brazilian Senate inquiry into the collapse of a Vale dam that killed nearly 250 people will recommend indictments of 14 people, including Vale executives, according to Brazil's official news service, Agencia Brasil, on Monday....
2019-07-02, 02:00

Switzerland forward Florijana Ismaili missing after swimming accident • BSC Young Boys women’s team captain declared missing• Footballer had been swimming on Lake ComoThe Switzerland forward Florijana Ismaili has been declared missing after a swimming accident on Lake Como in Italy, her club said on Sunday.Ismaili, 24, has played for the BSC Young Boys women’s team si...
2019-06-30, 17:13

One Killed, Six Hurt In Cable Car Accident At Swiss Alps Resort One person was killed and six others injured in an accident at the Swiss mountain resort of Engelberg Titlis on Wednesday during maintenance work on an out-of-service ski lift....
2019-06-05, 19:39

| Swiss women team player missing after swimming accident A player on Switzerland's national women's football team, Florijana Ismaili, has been declared missing after a swimming accident on Lake Como in northern Italy....
2019-06-30, 15:26

Switzerland player Ismaili confirmed dead in swim accident Switzerland's soccer federation says the body of national team player Florijana Ismaili has been recovered three days after a swimming accident in Italy       ...
2019-07-03, 04:26

Chris Froome’s accident gives Team Ineos clarity in most unfortunate way Losing the four-times winner is a blow but it leaves Geraint Thomas as the team’s clear leader for the Tour de FranceTo seal the destiny of the 2019 Tour de France, the organisers have devised a final week with some of the toughest climbing ever seen in the race’s history. It is highly likely, howev...
2019-06-12, 20:26

Bride nearly loses leg after freak bachelorette party accident: It 'just went snap' A UK woman who severely broke her leg during her bachelorette party is thanking her bridesmaid — who has no formal first-aid training — for her quick thinking that likely saved the limb in its entirety. ...
2019-08-08, 21:00

| Hungary boat tragedy captain already under investigation over earlier accident The captain of a river cruise ship involved in a deadly collision last week with a smaller sightseeing boat in Budapest is already under investigation over another accident in April, Hungarian prosecutors said Thursday, as the toll rose to 17....
2019-06-07, 11:13

Two horses dead after freak accident while training at Del Mar track in California Two days into the annual summer meet at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club just north of San Diego, two horses are dead after colliding during training.       ...
2019-07-18, 21:52

Granger Smith's Son Died in ''Drowning Accident at Home,'' Rep Reveals On Thursday morning, country singer Granger Smith shared the "unthinkable news" that his 3-year-old son, River Kelly Smith, had passed away. "I have to deliver unthinkable......
2019-06-07, 03:39

11-year-old boy with dairy allergy dies after dad gives him milk chocolate by accident British boy Raffi Pownall, who had a severe dairy allergy, was accidentally given a chocolate bar containing milk powder by his father.        ...
2019-07-24, 22:13

Ghaziabad Woman Who Died In Accident Gives Fresh Lease Of Life To Others Several people got a new lease of life after receiving organs of a 56-year-old woman, including her heart that was sent to a hospital in south Delhi for transplant for a man, through a green corridor......
2019-06-17, 16:26

3-Year-Old Son of Country Singer Granger Smith Dies After Accident (NASHVILLE) — Country singer Granger Smith says that his youngest son, River Kelly Smith, has died after an undisclosed accident. In a statement put out Thursday through his label, Smith said that after doctors were unable to revive the 3-year-old, the family decided to donate his organs to ot...
2019-06-07, 02:26

Titans crew member killed in stunt-related accident Variety reports today that Warren Appleby, special effects coordinator on DC Universe’s streaming series Titans, died today after an accident occurred during a stunt being rehearsed for the show. According to the report, a piece of a car involved in the stunt broke off unexpectedly, striking Appleby...
2019-07-19, 02:26

Boxer Says His Hand Was Broken In Bizarre Hotel Ornament Accident Former featherweight world champion Carl Frampton was set for a comeback fight against Emmanuel Dominguez this weekend in Philadelphia. Instead, he will leave Philly with no decision and two broken bones in his hand after he said a decorative concrete column in the lobby of his hotel fell and smashe...
2019-08-06, 20:13

Singer Granger Smith's 3-Year-Old Son Dead After "Tragic Accident" Granger Smith has announced the heartbreaking death of his three-year-old son, River Kelly Smith. The singer took to social media on Thursday to share the devastating news with his fans.......
2019-06-06, 21:13

Fallout particle offers insight into Fukushima nuclear accident Researchers have found and studied a fallout particle containing uranium released by the Fukushima nuclear accident. The study offered scientists insight into the sequence of events that led to the Fukushima meltdown....
2019-06-27, 21:13

One West Point Cadet Killed and 22 Injured in Vehicle Accident Twenty other cadets and two trainers were injured after a military vehicle overturned en route to a training area near the military academy, officials said....
2019-06-06, 16:52

PM Modi Sanctions Rs 2 Lakh For Families Of Himachal Bus Accident Victims Prime Minister Narendra Modi has sanctioned an ex-gratia of Rs two lakh each for the families of those killed in the Banjar bus accident, an official spokesperson said Wednesday....
2019-07-03, 21:26

Swiss women's international confirmed dead in swimming accident Switzerland women's international Florijana Ismaili has been confirmed dead following a swimming accident on Lake Como in Italy, the Swiss football federation said on Tuesday....
2019-07-03, 05:52

Flooded Danube Hampers Rescuers After Budapest Boat Accident Search and rescue operations continued after the fatal boat collision on Wednesday, but officials had little hope of finding survivors. Hungary’s prime minister promised a thorough investigation....
2019-05-31, 17:13

SpiceJet Technician Dies In "Freak Accident" At Kolkata Airport A SpiceJet technician died today in a freak accident while carrying out regular maintenance work on an aircraft at Kolkata airport, officials said. The incident happened at around 1:45 am....
2019-07-10, 07:26

Kuwait road accident kills 8 in area near country's capital Officials in Kuwait say eight people were killed and one person was in critical condition after a car accident in an area just outside the country's capital....
2019-05-27, 12:39

Boxing hall of famer Pernell Whitaker dies at age of 55 in car accident Four-weight champion struck by car on Sunday nightConsidered by many to be greatest defensive boxer of all timePernell Whitaker, widely considered to be one of the greatest defensive boxers of all time, has died after being hit by a car. He was 55.Police in Virginia Beach said Whitaker was killed as...
2019-07-15, 17:13

After Budapest Boat Accident, Fading Hope and a Criminal Inquiry At least seven people were dead and 21 remained missing, most of them South Korean tourists, after Hungary’s worst boating accident in decades. A criminal investigation is underway....
2019-05-30, 19:39

Endangered African wild dog pup killed in freak accident at Miami zoo One of the world’s most endangered mammals was accidentally crushed and killed by a heavy door at a Florida zoo, according to a report. The 4-month-old African wild dog — one of just 6,000 left on earth — was being moved to an enclosure at Zoo Miami when a cable attached to a solid metal......
2019-05-21, 20:00

Omani Driver Gets 7 Years In Jail For Dubai Bus Accident That Killed 17 The Omani bus driver, who rammed the vehicle into a height barrier in Dubai that killed 17 people, including 12 Indians, has been sentenced to seven years in jail followed by deportation and ordered......
2019-07-12, 12:13

Minimal hope for more survivors in Hungary boat accident: ambulance There is minimal hope to find more survivors in the Danube river after a boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the flooding Danube in the Hungarian capital on Wednesday, a spokesman for the national ambulance service said....
2019-05-30, 19:26

Russian nuclear agency says five killed in accident at test site Russia's state nuclear agency Rosatom said on Saturday that five of its staff members were killed in an accident during tests on a military site in northern Russia....
2019-08-10, 14:39

Auburn radio voice Rod Bramblett, wife Paula, die following car accident Rod Bramblett, the lead radio voice for the Auburn Tigers, and his wife Paula died Saturday night from injuries suffered in a car accident.        ...
2019-05-26, 10:52

Former NFL RB, Texas Longhorn Cedric Benson dies at 36 in motorcycle accident Former running back Cedric Benson died Saturday night in a motorcycle accident, his attorney told USA TODAY Sports. Benson spent eight years in NFL.       ...
2019-08-19, 11:52

Medics who treated victims of accident sent to Moscow for examination: TASS Medics who treated victims of an accident during a rocket engine test that caused a spike in radiation last week have been sent to Moscow for medical examination, TASS news agency cited an unnamed medical source as saying on Tuesday....
2019-08-13, 14:52

Harlem apartment fire that killed mom, 5 kids ruled an accident The city Medical Examiner has determined that the Harlem mom and her five kids who perished in a fire at their NYCHA apartment earlier this month all died from smoke inhalation and burns, and that the cause was accidental. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner announced the ruling Wednesday. Andr...
2019-05-29, 23:52

Driver in accident that killed 3 teens smelled of alcohol: police The driver behind the wheel of a car that struck and killed three Florida teens waiting for a bus to a soccer tournament Saturday was reportedly an exotic dancer with a suspended license who cops claimed reeked of alcohol. Gideon Desir, 13, Lens Desir, 15, and Richcarde Dumay, 17, were killed early ...
2019-05-29, 12:13

Auburn announcer Rod Bramblett, wife killed in auto accident AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Rod Bramblett, the longtime radio announcer for Auburn football and basketball games, and his wife were killed in a two-vehicle accident. Lee County Coroner Bill Harris says in a statement that Rod Bramblett died Saturday night at UAB Hospital in Birmingham from a head injury. He...
2019-05-26, 15:39

Russia recommends villagers leave area after accident: Ifax Russian authorities have recommended residents of Nyonoksa leave their village while work is carried out nearby following a rocket engine accident that caused a spike in radiation last week, Interfax news agency cited local officials said....
2019-08-13, 16:00

Kuwait road accident kills 8 in area near country’s capital KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Officials in Kuwait say eight people were killed and one person was in critical condition after a car accident in an area just outside the country’s capital. The state-run Kuwait News Agency and other local media quoting fire department officials say the accident took place ...
2019-05-27, 17:26

Deadly Rhine River inflatable boat accident near Strasbourg At least three people, including a young girl, have died after an inflatable boat accident on the Rhine River near Strasbourg. Rescue services searched for a missing young girl throughout the afternoon....
2019-05-30, 21:00

Emily Hartridge, YouTube star, dies in scooter accident at 35 "Emily was involved in an accident yesterday and passed away. We all loved her to bits and she will never be forgotten," a statement on her official Instagram page read....
2019-07-15, 20:01

Captain arrested in Hungary boat accident as families arrive BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian police have detained the captain of a cruise ship that collided with and sank a sightseeing boat packed with South Korean tourists on the Danube River in Budapest. Seven people are confirmed dead and seven have been rescued, while 21 people remain missing in the wa...
2019-05-31, 09:13

Russian spy sub crew prevented nuclear accident at cost of their lives Enlarge / ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA - JULY 6, 2019: A Russian Navy officer by a grave during a funeral of the 14 Russian Navy officers killed by the July 1 fire on a deep-water research submersible in the Barents Sea, at the Serafimovskoye cemetery. (credit: Valentin Yegorshin/TASS/Getty Images) On J...
2019-07-09, 08:39

| Russia nuclear accident: Force of the blast threw staff into the sea The city where Russia's main nuclear research facility is based announced a day of mourning for five staff killed during a missile test that caused elevated radiation levels....
2019-08-11, 22:39

Russia Says Small Nuclear Reactor Blew Up in Deadly Accident The failed missile test that ended in an explosion killing five scientists last week on Russia’s White Sea involved a small nuclear reactor, according to a top official at the institute where they worked. The institute is working on small-scale power sources that use “radioactive materia...
2019-08-12, 16:13

Married at First Sight's Nick Pendergrast Gets Support From Ex Sonia After Accident Married at First Sight alum Sonia Granados reached out online to ex-husband and former co-star Nick Pendergrast after his shocking health news. The 35-year-old reality TV personality, who......
2019-07-14, 04:13

Tunisia releases UN arms expert detained for spying German-Tunisian UN diplomat Moncef Kartas, who was jailed nearly two months ago on suspicion of espionage, has been temporarily released on bail. But the case against him continues....
2019-05-22, 09:26

The Senate Still Wants to Stop Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia A new effort is underway in the Senate to stop the Trump administration’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia, according to Politico. After past efforts to curtail the relationship between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia failed, the new bipartisan push will exploit a provision in the Foreign Assistance Act, which ...
2019-06-10, 03:39

Do you run with bent arms? Turns out it doesn't make much difference A study found that people don’t use any more energy by running with their arms held straight, even though they found it was a more awkward running style...
2019-07-10, 01:26

Straight arms or bent? For walking, it's clear. For running, less so The way we walk is very efficient, but runners’ bent-arm bias is not so straightforwardIt is a question that perhaps only a scientist would ask and try to answer: why do we walk with straight arms but run with them bent?Months after the conundrum struck Andrew Yegian as he strolled across campus at ...
2019-07-10, 00:39

Call to arms: Yankees’ Paxton, Sabathia near return NEW YORK (AP) — Left-hander James Paxton is likely to rejoin the New York Yankees’ rotation on Wednesday against San Diego, followed by CC Sabathia this weekend against Boston. On a day of updates for many of the Yankees’ 15 players on the injured list, reliever Dellin Betances threw his...
2019-05-27, 19:39

UN chief urges implementation of arms embargo against Libya UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is strongly urging all countries to implement a U.N. arms embargo against Libya, saying illegal weapons transfers are fueling fighting in the oil-rich country. Guterres made the appeal in a report circulated Monday ahead of the U.N. Security C...
2019-06-10, 18:52

UN extends arms embargo, sanctions against South Sudan The U.N. Security Council has approved a resolution extending an arms embargo and other sanctions against South Sudan over objections from African nations, Russia and China that that the measures won't help promote peace....
2019-05-30, 20:01

Trump Administration Is Split Over Arms Sale to Taiwan As the U.S. pursues the sale of more than $2 billion of tanks and other weapons to Taiwan, the Trump administration is split over the potential repercussions the deal may have on efforts to reignite trade talks with China....
2019-06-18, 07:00

Russia moves closer to pulling out of arms treaty with US MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has moved closer to suspending its participation in a key nuclear arms treaty. The State Duma on Tuesday voted overwhelmingly to support President Vladimir Putin’s decree to suspend Russia’s obligations under the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty with the...
2019-06-18, 12:13

U.S. abandons 1987 nuclear arms deal with Russia The U.S. has officially abandoned a Cold War-era nuclear weapons pact with Russia -- a landmark move when it was made by former President Ronald Reagan -- because officials say Moscow broke the deal years ago....
2019-08-02, 18:00

| UN hears calls to enforce Libya arms embargo The UN Security Council has renewed a green light to a European Union mission to combat migrant trafficking and arms smuggling off Libya's coast amid calls for action to cut the flow of weapons....
2019-06-11, 10:00

Why Trump and Putin Blew Up Cold War Arms Treaty A landmark Cold War-era weapons treaty between the U.S. and Russia has collapsed. The 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty banned an entire category of weapons: ground-launched intermediate-range missiles, which were then deployed across Europe. Washington says Russia has violated the treat...
2019-08-03, 00:52

U.S. foreign arms sales hit $44.15 billion in first three quarters of FY2019 The Pentagon's Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has executed $44.15 billion in U.S. foreign arms sales through June 19, and the agency's director said he was optimistic the total for the full year would reach last year's $55.66 billion....
2019-06-19, 17:26

The Landmark U.S.-Russia Arms Control Treaty Is Dead (WASHINGTON) — A landmark arms control treaty that President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev signed three decades ago is dead, prompting fears of a new global arms race. The United States and Russia both walked away from the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces treaty on Friday....
2019-08-03, 00:13

| 'Fewer but newer' nuclear arms in the world, says report The overall number of nuclear warheads in the world has declined in the past year but nations are modernising their arsenals, a report published Monday said....
2019-06-18, 12:52

Man loses arms, legs after trip to dentist gives him sepsis A trip to the dentist cost a healthy British dad both of his arms and legs after a tiny cut in his gum gave him sepsis, reports said. Tom Ray told an audience in a speech Wednesday about how, in 1999, he was a successful banker and in the process of setting up a business......
2019-05-23, 03:26

Airbus seeks resolution to German arms export row -CEO Airbus is in discussions to try to find solutions to a row with the German government over a ban on arms exports to Saudi Arabia that threatens a border security contract, Chief Executive Guillaume Faury said on Tuesday....
2019-05-22, 01:13

Risk of nuclear war now highest since WW2, U.N. arms research chief says The risk of nuclear weapons being used is at its highest since World War Two, a senior U.N. security expert said on Tuesday, calling it an "urgent" issue that the world should take more seriously....
2019-05-21, 21:52

Goldman Sachs to Combine Private-Investing Arms Goldman Sachs is pulling together four separate units that invest in private companies, real estate and other hard-to-access deals, creating a new unit....
2019-06-17, 03:13

‘Inspirational’: Teen boy with no arms lands 20-inch box jump For some, doing a box jump is hard enough as it is. Now imagine having no arms, and being asked to nail one on camera. That’s exactly what 14-year-old Tim, of Chicago, managed to do recently after three failed attempts — and the world is loving him for it. “This is amazing,” ...
2019-07-24, 06:39

China calls on U.S. to withdraw arms sale to Taiwan China's foreign ministry called on the United States on Tuesday to withdraw a potential $2.2 billion arms sales to Taiwan, saying it strongly opposes the action....
2019-07-09, 12:52

U.S. Tentatively Approves $2 Billion in Arms Sales to Taiwan The sales, along with a pending visit to the United States by Taiwan’s president, are likely to put further strain on Washington’s relationship with Beijing....
2019-07-09, 10:52

| UN demands Tunisia drop charges against arms expert The United Nations has rejected Tunisia's reasons for the arrest in March of a UN expert on suspicion of espionage and demanded that charges against him dropped....
2019-05-21, 18:52

Factbox: U.S. arms sales to Taiwan in past decade The United States is pursuing the sale of more than $2 billion worth of tanks and other weapons to Taiwan, sources familiar with the situation told Reuters, prompting anger from China....
2019-06-06, 14:00

U.S. boycotts U.N. arms forum as Venezuela takes chair The United States walked out of the Conference on Disarmament on Tuesday to protest against Venezuela assuming the rotating presidency of the U.N.-sponsored forum - as it did a year ago when Syria took the chair....
2019-05-28, 18:13

China to Sanction U.S. Companies for Arms Sales to Taiwan China will sanction U.S. firms that participate in arms sales to Taiwan, after Washington approved sales of $2.2 billion in tanks, missiles and related military hardware, Beijing said....
2019-07-12, 15:39

China says will freeze out U.S. companies that sell Taiwan arms China's government and Chinese companies will cut business ties with U.S. firms selling arms to Taiwan, China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday, declining to give details of the sanctions in a move likely to worsen already poor ties with Washington....
2019-07-16, 08:00

Opinion: Erdogan's ego trip buying Russian arms Turkey is determined to buy a Russian air defense system. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan no longer respects NATO. It's a dangerous decision — especially for the alliance, writes Peter Sturm....
2019-06-14, 18:52

Man recalls father dying in his arms during Dayton massacre A grieving son told how his father died in his arms during the Dayton massacre — and how he believes he spoke to the killer’s dying sister as she gasped for help nearby. Dion Green, 37, had invited dad Derrick Fudge, 57, for a night out in the Ohio entertainment district when he spotted ...
2019-08-06, 23:52

Don’t expect Brodie Van Wagenen to deal Mets’ top two arms MIAMI — Jacob deGrom and Noah Syndergaard probably can plan on continuing with the Mets beyond July 31. In assessing his trade chips Friday, general manager Brodie Van Wagenen said he would expect both pitchers to remain with the club. “We have some expiring contracts that are attractive to people a...
2019-07-13, 10:00

Lawmakers grill administration on Saudi arms sale Lawmakers are grilling the State Department on President Donald Trump's move to sell Saudi Arabia arms without Congressional review. (June 12)        ...
2019-06-12, 21:26

Zarif says Iran not seeking nuclear arms: Twitter Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday Iran is not seeking nuclear weapons, which its supreme leader had banned in an edict, adding on Twitter that U.S. policies were hurting the Iranian people and causing regional tensions....
2019-05-27, 22:00

CBI Searches 110 Locations In Corruption, Arms Smuggling Cases In a country-wide operation, the CBI carried out searches at 110 locations in 19 states in connection with fresh cases related to alleged corruption, arms smuggling and criminal misconduct, officials......
2019-07-09, 10:39

Can Winning the Lottery Ever Make You Happy? You’ve heard of lottery winners who regret it. The guy who won $16.2 million but later declared he was happier when he was broke. The $315 million Powerball winner who later wished he had torn his ticket up. The woman who got $6 million after splitting winnings with coworkers and said people she lov...
2019-06-28, 00:13

Apple Versus Google: Who's Winning the App War? Picking a smartphone to accompany you through life isn’t just about choosing between iOS and Android: It’s also about deciding which apps you’re going to pick for your emails, your driving directions, your music and so on. Having used both sets of native apps for years at this point, here’s our defi...
2019-06-19, 18:52

Tim Dowling: my wife’s gone to war with the tortoise. He’s winning ‘I’m going to trap you,’ she says. The tortoise stares at the ground with a look that says: like hell you willThree weeks ago, on a cold and damp morning, I met the tortoise as I was crossing the garden between my office shed and the kitchen. He was making a concerted effort to get indoors, but foun...
2019-06-01, 10:39

Here's Trump's winning message for 2020 President Trump launched his reelection campaign last night. It’s obviously anyone’s guess whether he can win. But if you’re getting your news from CNN, MSNBC, or the New York Times, you’re probably convinced at this point that he’s about to be impeached....
2019-06-19, 16:00

Opinion: Meet comeback kid Nate Lashley, who persevered to win the Rocket Mortgage Classic Nate Lashley persevered to win the Rocket Mortgage Classic by six strokes. His is a comeback story for the ages.       ...
2019-07-01, 04:52

UPDATE 3-Rocket hits site of foreign oil firms in Iraq's Basra, three hurt A rocket struck the site of the residential and operations headquarters of several global major oil companies, including U.S. giant ExxonMobil, near Iraq's southern city of Basra early on Wednesday, wounding three people, Iraq's military said....
2019-06-19, 10:39

Rocket-shooting drone, controlled by weaponized wet blanket, shuts down street party While drones can be used to do extremely cool things, like allowing you to have a sausage delivered straight to your hot tub, they’re also capable of serving the whims of total dweebs who would rather end a party than enhance it with robot-provided snacks....
2019-07-17, 22:26

Radiation briefly spikes in Russian city after rocket engine explosion: TASS A short-term spike in radiation levels was recorded in a northern Russian city after a rocket engine exploded at a military testing site on Thursday, TASS news agency cited a spokeswoman for city authorities in Severodvinsk as saying....
2019-08-08, 15:00

Rocket Mortgage Classic live blog: Updates from PGA Tour event in Detroit The PGA Tour returns to Michigan for the first time in a decade Thursday when play begins at the Rocket Mortgage Classic.        ...
2019-06-27, 20:39

Two dead in Russian rocket engine explosion; radiation spikes, shipping shut Two people were killed and a nearby city reported a rise in radiation levels when a rocket engine blew up at a testing site in northern Russia on Thursday, forcing authorities to shut down part of a bay in the White Sea to shipping....
2019-08-08, 20:39

Russia honours 'national heroes' killed in mysterious nuclear rocket blast Five scientists died during suspected secret testing of a nuclear-powered cruise missileRussia has bestowed posthumous awards and praised as “national heroes” five nuclear scientists who died in a mysterious explosion at sea during a rocket engine test.Officials have been drip-feeding information ab...
2019-08-12, 11:26

Iraq rocket attack: two injured in Basra compound housing foreign oil companies Reports Exxon is preparing to evacuate foreign staff after rocket lands in area also used by Shell and EniA rocket has landed in the compound housing the headquarters of several global oil companies, including US giant ExxonMobil, in Iraq’s southern city of Basra, wounding two local workers, police ...
2019-06-19, 09:26

UPDATE 1-Rocket hits site of foreign oil firms in Iraq's Basra, two hurt A rocket landed at the headquarters for several global major oil companies, including U.S. giant ExxonMobil, near Iraq's southern city of Basra early on Wednesday, wounding two Iraqi workers, police said....
2019-06-19, 07:01

Rocket Report: Catching a falling fairing, Delta IV Heavy may stop in 2024 Enlarge / The mighty Delta IV Heavy rocket takes to the skies. (credit: Aurich Lawson/United Launch Alliance) Welcome to Edition 2.10 of the Rocket Report! We are stuffed with news this week, running over 2,000 words with lots of things coming out of the Small Satellite Conference in Utah this wee...
2019-08-09, 14:26

After Epic purchase, Psyonix removes random loot boxes from Rocket League Yeeeeeehawwwww! (credit: Psyonix) Players looking for specific cosmetic items in Rocket League will have an easier time buying them directly in the near future. That's because developer Psyonix has announced that later this year, it will "remove all paid, randomized Crates from Rocket League, repl...
2019-08-07, 21:26

North Korea's test verified combat effectiveness of new rocket system: KCNA Kim Jong Un oversaw the first test firing of a "new-type large-caliber multiple launch guided rocket system" on Wednesday, North Korean state media reported on Thursday....
2019-07-31, 23:39

United Arab Emirates spy satellite crashes into the ocean after failed rocket launch Military bodies around the world rely on surveillance satellites to help them keep an eye on potential enemies and allies alike. Everyone watches everyone, and you don’t usually hear about the launch of such satellites because they’re both common and not often bragged about by the govern...
2019-07-12, 11:52

Watch: St. Louis Blues' Jake Allen gives puck to fan after gloving rocket shot St. Louis Blues backup goalie Jake Allen flashed the leather with a glove save while sitting on the bench in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final against the Boston Bruins....
2019-05-30, 17:52

Kim Jong-un Calls North Korea’s New Rocket System ‘an Inescapable Distress’ to Enemies North Korea tested a new type of multiple-launch guided rocket system that could expand the North’s ability to strike South Korea and American forces stationed there....
2019-08-01, 02:26

Rocket Report: SpaceX sues the federal government, Chinese launch failure Enlarge / The Electron launch vehicle is ready to soar. (credit: Rocket Lab) Welcome to Edition 2.01 of the Rocket Report! This week marks one year since the first report. What started as an experiment has grown into something that a lot of people read. So thank you for joining. And if you appreci...
2019-05-24, 18:39

Rocket fired from inside Syria wounds five in Turkish border town: governor Five people were lightly wounded after one of two rockets thought to be fired from within Syria landed on a house in a Turkish border town on Monday night, the provincial governor's office said....
2019-07-23, 05:52

Rocket firm Relativity signs lease with NASA for new robotic 3D printing factory Relativity Space, a venture-backed rocket maker, said on Tuesday it will lease space from NASA in Mississippi, where its gigantic 3D printers will produce low-cost rockets to be used to launch small-payload satellites into orbit....
2019-06-11, 23:13

Saturn V Rocket illuminates the Washington Monument celebrating the Apollo 11 moon landing In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, thousands of Americans will have a chance to experience the rocket launch.        ...
2019-07-18, 01:26

Pokemon Go News: Team Rocket, Armored Mewtwo and more coming to Android, iOS this month? It looks like Niantic could be due to add more features to evergreen real-world Pokemon hit, Pokemon Go. And things could be about to get more villainous than ever......
2019-07-07, 20:13

Virgin Orbit Carries Out Its First Successful Rocket Drop Test From Modified Boeing 747 Virgin Orbit, the sister company of spaceflight company Virgin Galactic, nailed its first-ever drop test on Wednesday using a dummy LauncherOne rocket deployed from a Boeing 747 carrier named Cosmic Girl, Space.com reported.Read more......
2019-07-11, 09:00

Israel strikes Hamas in Gaza, calling attack response to rocket fire Israeli aircraft attacked a Hamas target in Gaza on Thursday after a Palestinian rocket strike, the Israeli military said, in the first serious cross-border flare-up since a surge in fighting last month....
2019-06-13, 09:39

Early returns on Rocket Mortgage Classic positive as PGA Tour schedule winds down The British Open at Royal Portrush is the only remaining major as the new look PGA Tour schedule winds down with two regular season events left after the Rocket Mortgage Classic at the Detroit Golf Club.       ...
2019-06-30, 04:00

Rocket engine explosion at Russian military base kills 2, injures 4, officials say A rocket engine explosion at a Russian military facility killed at least two and injured four others during a test on Thursday, Defense Ministry officials said....
2019-08-09, 00:13

Swiss soccer player Florijana Ismaili missing after swimming accident GENEVA — Switzerland forward Florijana Ismaili is missing after getting into difficulties while swimming in Italy. Swiss side Young Boys Bern says it has been informed that Ismaili, who plays for its women’s team, has been missing since she had a swimming accident at Lake Como in Lombardy on S...
2019-06-30, 23:00

Russian officials cancel village evacuation after suspected missile accident Russian authorities have called off the evacuation of a village in northern Russia near the site of a suspected failed missile test, Russian state news agency TASS reported on Tuesday. The incident last week killed at least five nuclear specialists and caused radiation levels to spike....
2019-08-14, 02:26

ESPN’s Jessica Mendoza misses ‘Sunday Night Baseball’ after car accident Jessica Mendoza missed ESPN’s “Sunday Night Baseball” broadcast from San Francisco because the analyst was in a car accident Friday. Mendoza, who is also a Mets’ baseball operations adviser, had her car rear-ended at full speed while driving on the Southern California freeway, according to USA Today...
2019-08-12, 11:00

Air Force pilots drew penis-shaped symbol in the sky by accident, officials say Luke Air Force Base says its pilots didn't intend to draw a phallic shape in the sky above the Phoenix area during training earlier this week.        ...
2019-05-31, 07:39

Cruise Ship Captain Arrested After Deadly Hungarian Boat Accident (BUDAPEST, Hungary) — Hungarian police have detained the captain of a cruise ship that collided with a sightseeing boat packed with South Korean tourists, causing it to sink quickly in the Danube River, as loved ones of the missing and dead were expected to arrive Friday in Budapest. Seven peo...
2019-05-31, 13:13

Horses killed, jockey injured in ‘freak accident’ at famed racetrack A “freak accident” at the famed Del Mar racetrack in California — which involved two horses colliding into one another after one of them made a “U-turn” out of the starting gate — left both steeds dead and a jockey injured on Thursday. “There was no outside influe...
2019-07-19, 05:00

Russian village near site of suspected missile accident to be evacuated, report says Residents of a Russian village near the site of a suspected explosion of a nuclear-powered missile have been told to evacuate, Russian state news agency RIA-Novosti reported, citing a local official....
2019-08-13, 18:52

Auburn Radio Voice Rod Bramblett Dies From Injuries Sustained In Car Accident Rod Bramblett, the prominent voice of Auburn sports for the last 16 years, and his wife Paula died from injuries sustained during a car crash on Saturday. They were 52 and 53 years old, respectively....
2019-05-26, 17:39

Nyck De Vries felt 'hopeless' in Le Mans 24 Hours LMP2 accident Formula 2 title-contender Nyck de Vries said that he felt 'hopeless' in his hour 21 accident at the Le Mans 24 Hours, which triggered the on-board medical light...
2019-06-17, 22:39

Shell confirms two killed after accident at Auger platform in Gulf of Mexico Royal Dutch Shell confirmed two fatalities as a result of an incident at its Auger Tension Leg Platform in the deep-water U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Sunday morning....
2019-07-01, 15:52

US Marine, 21, dies following training accident in Australia; third fatal death since April A young Marine died in Australia on Wednesday from injuries sustained during a training incident involving a tactical vehicle over the weekend, marking the third such death since April....
2019-05-29, 18:00

Rod Bramblett, legendary Auburn radio voice, and wife killed in car accident AUBURN, Ala. — Rod Bramblett, the longtime radio announcer for Auburn football and basketball games, and his wife were killed in a two-vehicle accident. Lee County Coroner Bill Harris says in a statement that Rod Bramblett died Saturday night at UAB Hospital in Birmingham from a head injury. He was ...
2019-05-27, 01:39

Captain of vessel in Danube boat collision had previous accident: prosecutors The captain of a cruise liner involved in a fatal collision with a pleasure boat on the River Danube in Budapest last week had captained a boat that was in an accident in the Netherlands in April, Hungarian prosecutors said on Thursday....
2019-06-06, 18:39

Piedmont Airlines worker dies in accident at North Carolina airport An employee of regional carrier Piedmont Airlines has died in Charlotte after the baggage-hauling tug he was driving flipped, pinning him underneath.       ...
2019-08-13, 15:13

Country Singer Granger Smith’s 3-Year-Old Son Dies In ‘Tragic Accident’ (NBC NEWS) – Country singer Granger Smith announced the death of his 3-year-old son, River, in an emotional Instagram post Thursday. River died following a “tragic accident” and was unable to be revived by doctors, Smith wrote. A spokesperson for the singer told NBC News that River...
2019-06-15, 22:26

Tennessee teen dies in freak accident on mission trip to Mexico A Tennessee teen died in a freak accident that happened during a mission trip to Mexico. Callie Jordan, 15, was traveling with a group in a van that stopped for gas Friday when a tree collapsed on the vehicle, according to the First Baptist Church of Jasper, Florida. The Sweetwater High School risin...
2019-07-02, 17:26

Russia says radiation levels rose by 4-16 times in city after accident: TASS Radiation levels in the Russian city of Severodvinsk rose by up to 16 times on Aug. 8 after an accident that authorities said involved a rocket test on a sea platform, Russia's state weather agency said on Tuesday, the TASS news agency reported....
2019-08-13, 11:13

Ivory Coast accident kills Spanish woman, injures 10 girls MADRID (AP) — Spain’s Foreign Ministry says a Spanish woman has been killed and 10 Spanish girls have been injured in a traffic accident in the Ivory Coast. The ministry said Sunday that the accident occurred Saturday when the bus they were traveling in was involved in an accident. The woman w...
2019-06-23, 16:00