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SpaceX preparing Starlink demo satellite launch for low-priced internet project

SpaceX preparing Starlink demo satellite launch for low-priced internet project The FCC previous year gave OneWeb access to the US market using a proposed fleet of 720 satellites, and granted Telesat access to the USA market via 117 satellites already authorized by Canada. Greg Wood, 30th Space Wing vice commander and the person who will give a final permission for the launch to occur. Originally scheduled for launch from the Yasny Launch Base, Russia, in 2014, the scheme... [Full Article...]

'Kicked' by local CPI(M) leader, Kerala woman forced to undergo abortion

'Kicked' by local CPI(M) leader, Kerala woman forced to undergo abortion On the woman's complaint, the Kodanchery police had arrested Naklikkattu Kutiyil Prajeesh (37), a neighbor. Josni, wife of Thenamkuzhiyil Siby Chacko, was attacked by the group of seven people at Velamcode Lakshamveedu colony on January 28. [Full Article...]

Stanley verdict spurs calls for change to justice system

Stanley verdict spurs calls for change to justice system We want equality right now. In the wake of the verdict, Boushie's family were understandably outraged. "I'm not saying there's not racism in other parts of the country but sometimes living in Saskatchewan, especially Northern Saskatchewan felt like I was living in the MS of Canada . [Full Article...]

Mitt Romney to announce US Senate campaign in online video

Mitt Romney to announce US Senate campaign in online video Romney a carpetbagger who is out of touch with the state's conservative voters and at odds with the party's leader, President Trump. The fact that Romney will be returning to the political business is not the story. Romney would start his first six-year term with more influence than most senators. Romney, the polished, reserved politician with the wispy hair of Kennedy, loudly protested the way ... [Full Article...]

These Tweets From US Olympics Star Chloe Kim Are Going Viral

These Tweets From US Olympics Star Chloe Kim Are Going Viral But by the third and final run, no one came close . Liu scored 89.75 to close on Kim, who fell attempting back-to-back 1080s during her second run, but the 25-year-old Chinese failed to score higher in the final round, allowing the American a chance to enjoy what was effectively a victory run. [Full Article...]

Valentine's Day is a sham, a pathetic excuse to waste resources

Valentine's Day is a sham, a pathetic excuse to waste resources Due to his martyrdom, the Catholic Church honored him and changed St. Valentine's Day to February 14. Valentine's Day also brings a new passion and enthusiasm among the youth in Azerbaijan. In fact, after learning how it used to be celebrated, you may be grateful for the way we celebrate it today . People can find awesome choices for red roses with attractive greeting card that can expr... [Full Article...]

Greece Protests to Turkey over Boat Incident in Aegean Sea

Greece Protests to Turkey over Boat Incident in Aegean Sea The Italian drilling platform Saipem 12000 is still being held today in the area where it was intercepted three days ago by Turkish naval units, when it was heading to Cyprus to perform work in a gas field. Greece's foreign ministry condemned what it said was Turkey's disregard for global law and the "blatant violation" of Cyprus' sovereign rights. [Full Article...]

'He was fantastic' - Pochettino heaps praise on Spurs hero Eriksen

'He was fantastic' - Pochettino heaps praise on Spurs hero Eriksen Spurs looked shell-shocked, but not for long. Not once during the game did it look like Spurs had given up and this is a sign that the squad is maturing and to be honest, they didn't look out of place in this fixture as they caused Juventus trouble all evening. [Full Article...]

Four paramilitary soldiers killed in attack in Pakistan

Four paramilitary soldiers killed in attack in Pakistan Security was tightened in the area to arrest the culprits involved in the attack. Ansari said the firing occurred at around 7:45am when the morning rush is not quite there. On Jan 9, a strong explosion near rocked the Balochistan capital on Tuesday, killing at least seven people including five police personnel and injuring dozens others. [Full Article...]

Fire Breaks Out at Sydney Construction Site in Circular Quay

Fire Breaks Out at Sydney Construction Site in Circular Quay Anyway, good work from local fire crews, who got the situation under control pretty quickly given the size of the flames. The work site supervisor has reported all workers have been accounted for. According to 9News, the scaffolding on the site went up in flames, and workers were temporarily trapped at the top of the building. Trains are not stopping at Circular Quay station and motorists ar... [Full Article...]

Congress calls 12-hour Kannur bandh today protesting youth leader's murder

Congress calls 12-hour Kannur bandh today protesting youth leader's murder Shuhaib suffered critical stab wounds and succumbed to injuries early on Tuesday. Shuhaib, who was 29 years old, was the Mattanur block secretary. In October a year ago, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) organised a march to protest against what it said the killing of several BJP-RSS activists in the state ever since the CPI-M government came to power in 2016. [Full Article...]

NY attorney general files lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein

NY attorney general files lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein The source also said Contreras-Sweet was in talks with the attorney general's office over the weekend and was scheduled to have a longer conversation Monday about the deal, which would include setting up an all-female board and providing compensation. [Full Article...]

Kluivert talks up potential Premier League transfer

Kluivert talks up potential Premier League transfer Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho was pictured talking to Kluivert after the Red Devils' 2-0 win over Ajax in the Europa League final in Stockholm last May. I've told him that he is still 18 and should be relaxed and for sure stay another year or more at Ajax. 'He should not leave his country soon. However, he suggests a move to the Premier League may not take place for a few years. [Full Article...]

Lucknow University bans Valentine's Day

Lucknow University bans Valentine's Day While the holiday has been declared in the name of Mahashivratri, the campus has been declared out of bounds for students threatening them with disciplinary action. However, people have shown mixed reactions to the university's decision to not open on the day to "prevent" students from mingling and socializing within University premises. [Full Article...]

Oxfam's deputy chief executive resigns in Haiti scandal

Oxfam's deputy chief executive resigns in Haiti scandal This all happened under its nose. A whistleblower has accused the scandal-hit Oxfam charity and its United Kingdom regulator of failing to act when told that senior staff paid for prostitutes during the relief operation that followed the devastating 2010 Haiti natural disaster. [Full Article...]

Crore, Chandrababu Naidu Is India's Richest Chief Minister

Crore, Chandrababu Naidu Is India's Richest Chief Minister Only 19% of the top state leaders have assets worth less than Rs 1 crore and 7% have assets worth more than Rs 100 crore. Likening Chandrababu Naidu to the German dictator Hitler and the Duryodhana from the Mahabharata, the YSR Congress has said that there has been no reaction from the most experienced Chief Minister even 12 days after the Union Budget was presented. [Full Article...]

Iranian president unveils plan to facilitate employment

Iranian president unveils plan to facilitate employment Iranian President Hassan Rouhani , center, speaks during the inauguration a newly built extension of the port of Chabahar, near the Pakistani border, on the Gulf of Oman, southeastern Iran, Sunday, Dec. India is also a key purchaser of Iranian oil and gas. India, Afghanistan and Iran have been engaged in trilateral cooperation on Chabahar which will lead to establishment of an "International... [Full Article...]

Bitcoin Iceland's Primary Energy User This Year Over Homes

Bitcoin Iceland's Primary Energy User This Year Over Homes Iceland is facing an "exponential" rise in Bitcoin mining that is gobbling up power resources, a spokesman for Icelandic energy firm HS Orka has said. The sudden demand for energy has overwhelmed Iceland's energy companies. Just today, I came from a meeting with a mining company seeking to buy 18 megawatts. [Full Article...]

Day 'alien' concept, Hindutva group gets dog, donkey married instead

Day 'alien' concept, Hindutva group gets dog, donkey married instead To protest against Valentine's Day celebration, Bharat Hindu Front cadres on Wednesday performed marriage rituals between a dog and a donkey in Chennai.Later the protesters were detained by the Chennai Police. The traders held placards and presented roses to people as part of the "My Valentine-My Shop" protest, organised by the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT). [Full Article...]

Jordan to secure five-year United States aid pledge, Jordanian official says

Jordan to secure five-year United States aid pledge, Jordanian official says Jordan, together with another 127 countries, voted in December to condemn the United States for recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital and has criticized the USA for withholding millions in funding for so-called Palestinian refugees, many of whom live in Jordan. [Full Article...]


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