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by | September 28, 2017 | 00:39

NASA says both agencies, and other International Space Station partners, view the Deep Space Gateway as a key segment in human space exploration that needs further work. NASA says the project, known as the Deep Space Gateway , would serve as "a gateway to deep space and the lunar surface". "This plan challenges our current capabilities in human spaceflight and will benefit from engagement by multiple countries and USA industry", NASA officials said in a statement.

by | September 28, 2017 | 00:40

Tuesday's deal is meant to help Europe's rail industry confront an increasingly serious threat: CRRC Corp ., the world's biggest rail supplier, and other companies in China's government-run train industry. French unions remain anxious about potential job losses when Alstom SA becomes Siemens Alstom after the deal announced Tuesday. While the French company gained GE's signaling unit, giving it critical mass in one of the more profitable areas of rail technology, the transaction ultimately ...

by | September 27, 2017 | 00:52

His success on that front is evident in the way Saudi Arabia , which is celebrating the 87th anniversary of its creation this month, has recently been easing some restrictions on women. The announcement specified that women will be allowed to drive "in accordance with the Islamic laws". There are laws that prevent women from showing too much skin while in public, for instance, and a guardian system requires a man to give women permission for everyday tasks.

by | September 27, 2017 | 00:54

If the gains stay, it will be oil's best quarter since 2004. But recent comments from Iraq's oil minister suggest that there are other ideas at play - perhaps an extension through the end of 2018, or maybe even deeper production cuts. Its Managing Director, Mr. Yusuf Matashi, who set this targets in Benin, said the planned increase in production was due to ongoing transformation in the firm.

by | September 27, 2017 | 00:50

Mr. Trump's memorandum on the financing did not guarantee that $200 million in annual grants would go entirely toward computer science education. Inc., Microsoft Corp., Facebook Inc., Google Inc., Quicken Loans Inc., Salesforce.com Inc. The news release did not disclose the amount. Gilbert said teaching schoolchildren computer science "isn't one of these things where maybe this will work".

by | September 27, 2017 | 00:47

A declaration issued by the Organization for Islamic Cooperation, or OIC, on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly called for "immediate action" by the Security Council, asserting that the "systematic brutal attacks" against the Rohingya "has reached the level of ethnic cleansing".

by | September 26, 2017 | 00:55

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says North Korea's Kim Jong Un is "being tested" by the strongest sanctions ever put in place by the US and the global community. "We are engaging with North Korea's most important supporters; economic supporters; their friends, China and Russian Federation, to have them also engage with Kim Jong Un on this issue", he said.

by | September 26, 2017 | 00:53

On Saturday, SDF fightersseized the Conoco gas field, named after the Houston-based oil conglomerate that built and operated a plant there in the early 2000s. The Syrian army's liberation operation in Deir Ezzor is facing strong resistance and massive fire from areas where militant groups and US-backed forces are stationed.

by | September 26, 2017 | 00:53

The test-firing of the Khorramshahr missile, which Iran said could carry several warheads, is likely to raise concerns in Washington . President Donald Trump on Saturday pointed to a reported missile test by Iran to renew his criticism of the nuclear agreement it reached with the USA and other nations.

by | September 26, 2017 | 00:53

Iran's foreign minister criticized U.S. President Donald Trump for his administration's new travel ban on Iran after it successfully launched a ballistic missile , state IRIB TV reported on Monday. If he does not, Congress has 60 days to decide whether to reimpose sanctions waived under the deal. According to the deal - known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) - some sanctions against Iran were lifted as long as Tehran curbs its nuclear activity.

by | September 26, 2017 | 00:49

The death toll is still unclear, but at least 300 are dead in Mexico City and surrounding states, according to news reports . For the family of Adrian Moreno, a missing 26-year-old human resources worker at an accounting firm, the emotional roller coaster is getting to be too much.

by | September 26, 2017 | 00:51

Under the deal, limits on Iran's uranium enrichment will begin to expire in 2025. Rouhani also made indirect reference to political ramifications inside Iran that could ripple globally if the deal fails. Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the highest authority in the Islamic Republic, also criticized Trump during a meeting Thursday with the Assembly of Experts, a body tasked with choosing the next Supreme Leader.

by | September 26, 2017 | 00:48

Johnson of the Chicago Tribune . The Bulls insisted last week that any buyout with Dwyane Wade would have to be advantageous to the team. Jimmy Butler was traded earlier this offseason, and the team declined the option on point guard Rajon Rondo's contract before free agency began.

by | September 26, 2017 | 00:49

In April 2015, the company quietly increased its minimum hourly wage to $9 after Wal-Mart announced plans to raise its own minimum wage to $10 by 2016. Target's new wage of $11 an hour puts it higher than the minimum wage in 48 states. At the same time, competition for workers is becoming increasingly stiff.

by | September 25, 2017 | 01:06

The Tropical Storm Watch was issued for the coast of North Carolina from Surf City northward to the North Carolina/Virginia border, including the Albemarle and Pamlico Sounds. The Center warns that they are likely to cause "life-threatening surf and rip current conditions". Please consult products from your local weather office.

by | September 25, 2017 | 01:05

A South Korean official told Reuters: "A key method is to look at the seismic waves or seismic acoustic waves, and the latter can be detected in the case of a man-made natural disaster". North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un . "For too long, North Korea has evaded sanctions and used the global financial system to facilitate funding for its weapons and mass destruction and ballistic missile programs", he said.

by | September 25, 2017 | 01:00

Clearly, sanctions and diplomacy ought to be the first steps toward resolving what's growing fears of a military confrontation. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson appealed to the worldwide community, especially Russian Federation and China, to stop the spread of nuclear weapons, calling North Korea a case study of the failure to prevent rogue states from obtaining weapons of mass destruction.

by | September 25, 2017 | 00:58

Local TV news station WKRN reported that the shooting occurred at the Burnett Chapel Church of Christ, in Antioch - a Nashville neighborhood 11 miles southeast of the city center. Barry said her "heart aches for the family and friends of the deceased as well as for the wounded victims and their loved ones". One report said the killer was wearing a clown mask at the time.

by | September 25, 2017 | 00:49

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by | September 24, 2017 | 00:55

The North's last test, on September 3, was the country's most powerful detonation, triggering a much stronger 6.3-magnitude quake that was felt across the border in China. But on the fringes of the United Nations meeting this week, North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho upped the tensions further, telling reporters Pyongyang might now consider detonating a hydrogen bomb outside its territory.

by | September 24, 2017 | 00:55

Well, after weeks of launching threats in response to the country's missile tests, Trump's remarks finally got a reaction out of Kim Jong Un . "If this is not twisted enough, now North Korea's reckless pursuit of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles threatens the entire world with unthinkable loss of human life", Trump said at the United Nations on Tuesday.

by | September 24, 2017 | 00:44

Tensions between the United States and North Korea have ratcheted up after Pyongyang conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test September 3, prompting the United Nations to impose even tougher sanctions last week. In recent months, the North has launched a pair of still-developmental ICBMs it said were capable of striking the continental United States and a pair of intermediate-range missiles that soared over Japanese territory.

by | September 24, 2017 | 00:39

Turkey has been staging military drills near the border. Turkey ended the operation this spring, but said further operations were possible. The non-binding referendum will see Iraqis in areas controlled by northern Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) - and in a handful of territories disputed between the KRG and Baghdad - vote whether to declare full independence from Iraq.

by | September 23, 2017 | 01:53

Over the past month or so, North Korea carried out its sixth and most powerful nuclear test and fired missiles over Japan. Sports Minister Laura Flessel told RTL radio that if "our security can not be assured, the French Olympics team will stay at home".

by | September 23, 2017 | 01:50

India at United Nations said that none of this justifies Pakistan's avaricious efforts to covet the territories of its neighbours. Pakistan has developed short-range nuclear weapons as a counter to the "Cold Start" military doctrine allegedly adopted by the Indian armed forces, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said in NY.