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SpaceX Orbits Dual-Purpose Satellite for SES, EchoStar

Earlier booster reflights took place in March and June. Built by Airbus , EchoStar 105/ SES 11 is a dual-mission satellite, providing SES with 24 C-band transponders of 36 MHz and EchoStar with 24 Ku-band transponders of 36 MHz. SES intends to use SES 11 to deliver High Definition (HD) and Ultra-HD channels. The hybrid satellite is created to operate from geostationary orbit over North America for 15 years. Lire la suite »

Microsoft Launcher For Android

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A week later, the company has made a preview of Edge available on Google Play for customers with Android devices. Search the web or your files, apps, docs, messages and web results using Microsoft Launcher's universal search bar. So, if your version is 4.4 and above, you can head to the Google Play Store to download it. With just a quick swipe-to-the-right, Microsoft Launcher offers a tailored feed of your important events, top news, recent activities, favorite people and most ... Lire la suite »

Philip Hammond 'must be sacked for not supporting Brexit' - Tory right

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It follows claims Mr Hammond made this week to the Treasury select committee that he would not spend money preparing for a no-deal with the EU. Amid reports of rancour between No 10 and the Treasury, the prime minister's official spokesman gave only a lukewarm endorsement of Hammond when asked about her views on Lawson's comments. Lire la suite »

Holland's Nuon finishes streets ahead in 2017 World Solar Challenge

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The team from University of MI came in the second place with their torpedo shaped "Novum" and their best ever result in Australia. When their team finished first in 2015, it took them 33.03 hours. The team's manager, Sander Koot, said they adjusted their strategy and driving style to the nerve-wracking weather conditions with wind gusts of up to 60 kilometres per hour. Lire la suite »

NAB references: Hearing adjourned due to police-lawyers spat outside accountability court

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The court adjourned the indictment of Sharif, his daughter and political heir Maryam Nawaz, and son-in-law Mohammad Safdar in multiple corruption cases until Oct.19. The sons of former prime minister had failed to appear before the NAB court despite the issuance of non-bailable arrest warrants against them. On Thursday, Maryam left Lahore for Islamabad on a special plane to appear before the trial court, along with her husband, who has recently come under fire from several quarters, ... Lire la suite »

IIO deployed to fatal officer-involved shooting in Qualicum Beach

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Officers were also notified by 911 callers that the man was running down the highway and someone was trying to restrain him. Police remained at the scene and cordoned off the area just before the Corcan Road overpass. Paramedics provided medical assistance but the man was since died from his injuries, the agency said. As the matter is now under investigation by the IIO BC, no further information will be released by police at this time. Lire la suite »

La meilleure eau potable serait à Sherbrooke

Ces distinctions constituent une importante reconnaissance de la qualité du travail des quelques 400 employés des usines de production d'eau potable de Montréal, dont les interventions quotidiennes permettent de fournir une eau de qualité exemplaire en quantité suffisante, garantissant ainsi la santé et la sécurité des Montréalais. Lire la suite »

Family "Heartbroken" After Woman Found Dead In Belfast

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Detectives investigating the circumstances of the death have established that the last known sighting of Conlon was in January 2015. The 23-year-old was released unconditionally on suspicion of murder while forensic examinations continue to establish the cause of death. Lire la suite »

Critiqué pour son HLM parisien, Alexis Corbière s'énerve et se dit "exemplaire"

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En plus de ses honoraires d'avocate, Raquel Garrido perçoit une rémunération pour ses chroniques sur C8 . Invité sur le plateau de LCI jeudi soir, le député de la France insoumise Alexis Corbière a dû parler logement. Ça fait trois mois et demi que je suis élu. "Je suis entrain de me porter acquéreur", a-t-il affirmé, précisant qu'il avait trouvé un bien dans sa circonscription de Seine-Saint-Denis. Lire la suite »

Kindergarten teacher missing after bailing out known felon

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It wasn't like Gorospe, a 44-year-old kindergarten teacher in Glendale, Ariz., to be gone for so long without making arrangements for her dog, the roommate said. Upon questioning, the acquaintance told police that there was blood covering the inside of Gorospe's vehicle. Charges were reportedly filed on Thursday. Lire la suite »

Cole Miller attacker gets seven-year term

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At Renata's sentencing hearing, the judge said he would be eligible to apply for parole only after serving 80% of his sentence. Renata was with friends when he approached Mr Miller in the early hours of a Sunday morning in the Fortitude Valley nightclub district. Lire la suite »

Bambawale appointed as next Indian ambassador to China

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In the past, Bambawale has worked in Germany, US and China. Bambawale, an Indian foreign service officer of the 1984 batch is now India's high commissioner to Pakistan. While joining as Indian ambassador to Pakistan he replaced TCA Raghavan. He is a 1984 Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer and is expected to take up the assignment shortly, the ministry said. Lire la suite »

Sri Lanka Makes Arrests in $60 Million Taiwanese Bank Cyberheist

The incident follows the theft of $81 million from Bangladesh's central bank previous year, which prompted Swift - the interbank messaging system used for money transfers - to develop measures to help lenders defend against cyberattacks. "We have no indication that our network and core messaging services have been compromised", Swift, whose full name is the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication, said in an emailed response to questions on the incident. Lire la suite »

Prince Harry to Speak at Obama Foundation Summit in Chicago

In a statement today Kensington Palace said that Harry will travel to the U.S. ahead of the event on October 31 and November 1 . "His Royal Highness will attend the Summit at the invitation of former US President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama,"reads a press release from the Palace". Lire la suite »

Man arrested after couple finds hidden camera in Airbnb rental

Derek Starnes and his wife were shocked to discover the hidden camera. He took it down and realized that that black hole was a camera recording onto an SD card. After Natt's arrest police said he gave them a statement with his lawyer present. He claimed he was a swinger and had recorded dozens of videos of sexual activity on the property, but with the subjects' knowledge. Lire la suite »

Launch of Russia's Progress resupply ship rescheduled for October 14

Progress launches are relatively routine - this is the 68th Progress to resupply ISS and NASA refers to it as Progress 68 for that reason - but this one was meant to demonstrate a shorter, two-orbit trajectory to reach the ISS. It was planned that on Thursday Progress MS-07 will make its first flight to the ISS on a three-hour trip (two passes along the Earth's orbit). The resupply ship will deliver 2.5 tonnes of various cargoes for the International Space Station , including fuel, water, ... Lire la suite »

Jason Aldean resumes tour after Vegas shooting

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And while they are excited to see country Superstar Jason Aldean, many of them are showing off their support for the victims of last week's shooting in Vegas. He said their officers are well trained and prepared for anything. Others hadn't planned to attend but thought it too important to miss. While they declined to go on camera, they do say that Thursday for them is business as normal. Lire la suite »

1 raised in Northern Luzon as TD 'Odette' enters PH

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Tropical cyclone warning signal No. 1, meaning winds of 30-60 kilometers per hour are expected in 36 hours, is up over Cagayan including the Babuyan Islands, Isabela, Apayao, Kalinga, Mountain Province and Ifugao. Tropical storm Odette slightly intensified as it moves across northern Luzon, the state weather bureau said Friday morning. Visayas, Metro Manila and the rest of Luzon will have cloudy skies with moderate rains. Lire la suite »

Bipartisan House Lawmakers Seek Ban on Rapid-Fire Gun Devices

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According to the poll, 79 percent support banning bump fire stocks. A number of specific proposals garner significant public support, with more than eight in 10 voters backing required background checks on all gun sales (88 percent), preventing sales of all firearms to people who have been reported as risky to law enforcement by a mental-health provider (87 percent), making private gun sales and sales at gun shows subject to background checks (84 percent), preventing those convicted of ... Lire la suite »

Oxford plans to become world's first Zero Emission Zone

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Oxford is poised to introduce the world's first zero-emissions zone. The ban will be staggered, with NO2-emitting taxis, cars, light commercial vehicles and buses excluded from a small number of streets in the city centre. Councillor John Tanner of Oxford city council expressed the city's endorsement of this eco-friendly change: "Toxic and illegal air pollution in the city centre is damaging the health of Oxford's residents..." Tanner has urged everyone who uses the city centre to take ... Lire la suite »

Plusieurs blessés dans une fusillade, la piste terroriste écartée — Suède

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Rien n'indique que la poussée de violences dans la petite ville, qui a déjà connu des affrontements entre gangs, soit liée à du terrorisme, souligne la police. Cinq personnes ont été auditionnées durant la nuit et l'une d'entre elles a été arrêtée, a indiqué Hans Nilsson de la police régionale, cité par le média Expressen vers 05h00. Lire la suite »

Judge won't order officials to allow abortion

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The ACLU sued the federal government in June 2016, challenging its funding of faith-based groups that care for unaccompanied immigrant minors but deny them access to birth control and abortions. After Wednesday's decision, ACLU senior staff attorney Brigitte Amiri called the ruling a "serious disappointment" because it further delays Doe's abortion, and a later abortion always comes with higher medical risks. Lire la suite »