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by | September 18, 2018 | 12:35

Kennedy's famous phrase. SpaceX has said it will also reveal why the person is going. The original plan called for two paying passengers to fly around the moon this year, using a Falcon Heavy rocket and a Dragon crew capsule. Most of the work done so far has been on the spacecraft component rather than the rocket side. The company's upcoming reusable rocket is slated to cost $5 billion to develop over the coming years.

by | September 18, 2018 | 12:11

The launch was the 155th and final flight of the Delta 2 , which first launched in February 1989. Since that first launch, Delta II rockets have launched 154 successful missions. As well as tracking the increasing sea level around Earth, it will use cutting edge instruments to measure how quickly glaciers and ice sheets are melting .

by | September 17, 2018 | 17:04

At least 17 people have died in North and SC, as rescuers in pulled residents from homes threatened by swollen rivers. "This is still a catastrophic, life-threatening storm ", said Mr Zack Taylor, a meteorologist with the National Weather Center's Weather Prediction Center.

by | September 17, 2018 | 16:59

Authorities there raised the storm warning signal to T10 earlier, the highest possible level. Disaster experts say it's often hard to quickly confirm hurricane-related fatalities because of the vast regions storms can affect. The government in the Chinese region of Macau has shut down all of the areas 42 casinos in anticipation of the storm. As many as 2.45 million people in Guangdong province had been relocated on Sunday night, the official Xinhua news agency reported.

by | September 17, 2018 | 16:59

Donald Trump will attack the California professor now accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault rather than reconsider the Kavanuagh nomination, sources tell 'Politico '. "Judge Kavanaugh and the White House both stand by that statement ". Even Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is displeased with the way Kavanaugh has been treated by the Senate.

by | September 17, 2018 | 16:53

The attorneys have questioned why police would have including searching for "narcotics" in the affidavit seeking to search Jean's apartment. Officer Amber Guyger is charged with manslaughter in the shooting and is free on bond . "What they did here is absolutely typical", Kepple said. The attorney and Jean's family also were upset that the news that marijuana was found became public on the same day that his funeral was being held.

by | September 17, 2018 | 16:18

As you can see from the image it may only impact a very narrow section of NI. Met Office weather warnings have pointed to a bleak future for much of the United Kingdom as former hurricane-turned tropical depression Helene tears for the country.

by | September 17, 2018 | 15:57

Less than two months away from the November 6 elections, Republicans in the House Ways and Means Committee this week voted to move forward with a legislative effort that would ultimately bring in another round of reforms to the tax code, including making some of the previous changes permanent.

by | September 17, 2018 | 15:46

It's also a significant challenge for Republicans who are struggling to win suburban women's votes in the November 6 election that will decide control of both houses of Congress. Ford said she never told anyone about the attack until 2012, when she was in couple's therapy with her husband. According to a report by the online political news magazine Politico , three sources "close to the White House" now expect Trump to "go after" Ford, as he has done with women who have accused him and ...

by | September 17, 2018 | 15:02

UK Prime Minister Theresa May says the two men are Russian intelligence officers, claims which they and the Russian government has denied. "Our friends had been suggesting for a long time that we visit this wonderful town", the man known as Petrov told the RT TV network .

by | September 17, 2018 | 14:32

In Pender County, the third victim suffered a heart attack and died inside her Hampstead home. The enormous storm crept at a 6 miles per hour pace, making it clear that the trouble was just beginning. "It's an uninvited brute who doesn't want to leave". The storm is so violent that it has caused storm surges of seawater, thrusting the water ashore as high as 10 feet.

by | September 16, 2018 | 00:31

More ominously, forecasters said the onslaught would last for hours and hours because Florence was barely creeping along at 6 mph (9 kph) and still drawing energy from the ocean. According to Roberts, citizen volunteers with their own boats had offered to help the city coordinate rescues. NEW BERN, NC - SEPTEMBER 13: Residents try to prepare for more floodwaters at the Trent Court public housing apartments after the Neuse River went over its banks during Hurricane Florence September 13, ...

by | September 16, 2018 | 00:10

At 11am local time on Wednesday (early Thursday AEST), the storm was located about 785km southeast of Wilmington , North Carolina. The National Weather Service's best guess was that the hurricane would blow ashore Saturday morning along the North Carolina-South Carolina line, then push its rainy way westward with a potential for catastrophic inland flooding.

by | September 16, 2018 | 00:04

The mother and her baby were killed in New Hanover County when a tree fell on their house, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper told media Friday night. The National Hurricane Center said Florence is moving west at 2 mph (3.2 kph), with its center located about 35 miles (56 kilometers) west of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina .

by | September 15, 2018 | 23:33

The storms themselves - with a calm "eye" at their center - can measure up to 1,000 kilometers (600 miles) across. Though there now are no coastal watches or warnings , over the next couple days the disturbance could produce gusty winds and rain storms for Hispaniola and Jamaica.

by | September 14, 2018 | 23:29

The summit will take place during Xi's working visit to Russia's far-eastern port city of Vladivostok on Tuesday and Wednesday, the Chinese foreign ministry said Friday. Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday that Russian Federation and China should work together to oppose trade protectionism and what he called unilateral approaches to worldwide problems, a veiled reference to USA foreign policy.

by | September 14, 2018 | 23:31

Chinese military vehicles through a field in Chita, Eastern Siberia, during the Vostok 2018 exercises, September 11, 2018. The huge week-long exercise, called Vostok 2018, is being held in eastern Siberia, and also includes the Chinese army.

by | September 14, 2018 | 22:36

SpaceX, the private space exploration company that tests its rocket motors at its facility in McGregor west of Waco, has signed up a traveler for a flight to the moon. In a recent question-and-answer session held in Madrid, SpaceX president and chief operating officer Gwynne Shotwell said the company is targeting initial tests on the vehicle in late 2019 and launches as early as 2021.

by | September 14, 2018 | 21:36

The official track has Florence hovering off the southern North Carolina coast from Thursday night until landfall Saturday morning or so, then veering south through SC and Georgia into Monday. The ocean is moving inland ahead of Florence as storm surge begins to flood the Carolinas coast, according to the NHC. It said that the storm, which was located at 775 miles east of the Lesser Antilles, had maximum sustained winds of 70 miles per hour.

by | September 14, 2018 | 19:10

The charges were filed in a criminal information, a document that suggests a deal has been reached. Manafort is admitting his guilt to those 10 remaining charges by pleading guilty on Friday, according to the plea agreement, but those charges will be dismissed at the time of Manafort's sentencing in Virginia, or at the time of the end of his cooperation, Weissman said.

by | September 12, 2018 | 17:39

The location of the exercises close to Japan, North and South Korea and China suggest that Russian Federation is keen to increase its influence in the region, and Mr Putin himself underlined this message with a visit to Vladivostok this week to meet with Chinese opposite number Xi Jinping.

by | September 12, 2018 | 17:42

Mr Putin said Moscow had identified the suspects and found that they were civilians. "Of course, we've looked into who these people are". Russia's President Vladimir Putin at the plenary session titled "The Far East: Expanding the Range of Possibilities" as part of the 2018 Eastern Economic Forum at the Far Eastern Federal University on Russky Island in Vladivostok , Sept.

by | September 12, 2018 | 15:30

Even without the ads, Russians took to the streets yesterday to protest the pension plan. Police on September 9 detained 839 people at the election-day protests, which were held in dozens of cities and towns across Russian Federation, according to OVD-Info.

by | September 12, 2018 | 14:33

Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center have said Florence is expected to be an extremely unsafe storm by the time it nears the coast of SC or North Carolina on Thursday. A third storm, Tropical Depression Nine, is moving west-northwest at 5 miles per hour in the eastern Atlantic. Although it is quite a distance away, swells generated by Florence will begin to affect Bermuda Saturday, and Florida along with most of the East Coast of the US will see increasing waves and rip currents ...

by | September 11, 2018 | 19:19

While speaking at the University of Illinois, Obama criticized what American politics have become, specifically targeting U.S. President Donald Trump for perpetuating problems. Obama's speech at the Anaheim Convention Center in Southern California , a region traditionally held by Republicans , was a stump for Democrats Josh Harder, TJ Cox, Katie Hill, Gil Cisneros, Katie Porter, Harley Rouda and Mike Levin.