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NASA’s Parker Solar Probe edges towards the sun

NASA Spacecraft Hurtles Toward The Sun’s Outer Corona

13 August 2018 – Embarking on a mission that scientists have been dreaming of since the Sputnik era, a NASA spacecraft hurtled yesterday toward the sun on a quest to...

Pence outlines comical US Space Force plan

Pence Outlines US Comical Space Force Plan

10 August 2018 – Pointing to growing threats and competition from Russia and China, the White House last night announced ambitious plans to create the U.S. Space Force as a sixth,...

Largest wildfire in Californian history not stopping

Largest Wildfire In California History Still Growing

07 August 2018 – Wildfires tearing through trees and brush, rampaging up hillsides and incinerating neighborhoods: The place-names change but the devastation is showing signs of becoming the new normal...

Apple becomes first trillion-dollar company

Apple becomes first trillion-dollar company

03 August 2018 – Apple is the world’s first publicly traded company to be valued at $1 trillion, the financial fruit of stylish technology that has redefined what we expect...

White House invites Putin to Washington for fall meeting

White House Invites Putin To Washington For Fall Meeting

20 July 2018 – Unbowed by criticism over his Helsinki summit, President Donald Trump extended an invitation to Russian President Vladimir Putin to meet in Washington in the fall, the...

Trump questions US intelligence over 2016 election

Trump questions US intelligence over election saga

17 July 2018 – Standing next to Russia’s Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump openly questioned his own intelligence agencies’ conclusions that Moscow was to blame for meddling in the 2016...

Record-breaking heat wave kills 33 in Quebec

Record-breaking heat wave kills 33 in Quebec

06 July 2018 – Health authorities in the Canadian province of Quebec said last night that 33 people have died from heat-related complications in the last few days. Eighteen of those...

Trump to hold Washington Summit with Shinzo Abe

Trump To Hold Washington Summit On June 7

30 May 2018 – U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the White House on June 7, spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said last night....

North Korea raises expectations of a Trump-Kim summit

North Korea Raises Expectations Of A Trump-Kim Summit

29 May 2018 – A U.S. team was in North Korea to plan a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, according to President Donald Trump, raising expectations that...

Facebook CEO grilled by EU lawmakers over digital monster

Zuckerberg Grilled By EU Lawmakers Over Digital Monster

23 May 2018 – Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faced tough questions from European Union lawmakers yesterday over what one of them branded Zuckerberg’s “digital monster,” and he apologized for the...