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Disney offers peak into Star Wars Millennium Falcon at expo

Disney offers peak into Star Wars Millennium Falcon at expo The Star Wars-themed land is now under consturction at Disney's Hollywood Studios and Disneyland theme parks. The other puts people in the middle of a battle between the Resistance and the evil First Order . There have been rumors about an accompanying hotel to keep the Star Wars experience intact and that guests will choose the Light side or the Dark upon entering and that choice will ... [Full Article...]

Iranian math genius, Fields Medal victor Mirzakhani passes away

Iranian math genius, Fields Medal victor Mirzakhani passes away Her friend Firouz Michael Naderi, an Iranian-American NASA scientist, said on Instagram , "A light was turned off today". Later he twitted: A genius? Yes. Mirzakhani enjoyed pure mathematics because of its "elegance and longevity", she said . She said in interviews that she liked the interdisciplinary connections and implications of her work. [Full Article...]

GOP Operative Searching For Missing Clinton Emails Killed Himself With Helium

GOP Operative Searching For Missing Clinton Emails Killed Himself With Helium He blamed a "RECENT BAD TURN IN HEALTH SINCE JANUARY, 2017" and added that his "LIFE INSURANCE OF $5 MILLION (was) EXPIRING". Smith was a longtime Republican donor from Chicago, and for years financed opposition research against former President Bill Clinton. [Full Article...]

Former Rangers CEO Chuck Greenberg close to buying Hurricanes for $500 million

Former Rangers CEO Chuck Greenberg close to buying Hurricanes for $500 million Carolina Hurricanes owner Peter Karmanos Jr. said through a statement Thursday that he has received and is considering an offer to sell the team. Karmanos stated back in January that he would be open to selling the organization that he has owned for 23 years. [Full Article...]

Feds Charge 412 in $1.3 Billion Healthcare Fraud Bust

Feds Charge 412 in $1.3 Billion Healthcare Fraud Bust A record 412 people have been charged with collectively defrauding the USA government of US$ 1.3 billion, in what Attorney General Jeff Sessions called "the largest healthcare fraud takedown operation in American history", the Department of Justice announced Thursday. [Full Article...]

Scottish Open: Padraig Harrington shares lead as Rory McIlroy misses cut

Scottish Open: Padraig Harrington shares lead as Rory McIlroy misses cut The fire is back in those eyes and how can he not feel inspired when, along with is wife and four children, he is staying in a hotel overlooking Prestwick Golf Club, the links where the first Open Championship was played 167 years ago? The American picked up where he left off in 2015 at the warmup event for the British Open, avoiding trouble and rolling in five birdies at Dundonald Links to shoo... [Full Article...]

Erdogan: Turkey has other plans if European Union membership fails

Erdogan: Turkey has other plans if European Union membership fails Turkey dismissed more than 7,000 police, civil servants and academics on Friday, the eve of the anniversary of last year's attempted coup . "Opposition journalists write a lot of insulting articles about me". In May, Erdogan has reportedly issued a warning that no foreign captives would be released unless their respective governments met his demands to extradite his political enemies. [Full Article...]

Trump Still Hates the Iran Deal, But He's Stuck With It

Trump Still Hates the Iran Deal, But He's Stuck With It In return, Tehran won relief from punishing worldwide economic sanctions. Trump promised during the 2016 campaign that he would "tear up" the Obama-era agreement, which he and other Republicans say did not go far enough in dismantling Iran's nuclear program. [Full Article...]

Beyonce reveals first picture of twins

Beyonce reveals first picture of twins She and husband Jay-Z are parents to a five-year old Blue Ivy and recently revealed that they were fighting for their marriage in the past two years. "We have been blessed two times over". "They're here! #beyonce #twins #jayz #happybirthday", Mathew Knowles had tweeted on June 18. The singer also confirmed the names of the boy and girl in the Instagram post - her first public acknowled... [Full Article...]

Kaalakaandi teaser: Watch out for Saif Ali Khan in a colourful avataar

Kaalakaandi teaser: Watch out for Saif Ali Khan in a colourful avataar The film was written specifically with Saif Ali Khan in mind. " His role is layered and complex, and we are thrilled to be working with such a fantastic actor to bring this story to a global audience ". From pulling off insane dancing acts in front of a random passerby to wearing weird costumes like a vulture with yellow wings, Saif is all amusing and high in the character. [Full Article...]

Grassley may subpoena Trump Jr. to testify to Senate panel

Grassley may subpoena Trump Jr. to testify to Senate panel But as has been mentioned before, those close to Manafort say he has been cooperative and will continue to be - he's just waiting on the committee to give him a date for the hearing. Yet she was able to meet with Trump Jr .at Trump Tower in June. Grassley said in a statement. He tweeted on July 10, "Obviously I'm the first person on a campaign to ever take a meeting to hear info about an oppo... [Full Article...]

Nobel Peace Prize-winner Liu Xiaobo, 61, dies in custody

Nobel Peace Prize-winner Liu Xiaobo, 61, dies in custody Hu Jia, a fellow dissident who counts Liu as a close friend, said the scuffle over his final days proved some of what Liu had been saying all along: that the ruling Communist Party could be "coldblooded and cruel". Waiting just before his death, Geremie R. Barme, an Australian Sinologist and a close friend of Liu said, "Xiaobo was wedded both psychically and physically to China and its fate". [Full Article...]

Chinese foreign trade sees rapid growth in first half of 2017

Chinese foreign trade sees rapid growth in first half of 2017 About 90 percent of North Korea's exports go to China, and coal has been the single-biggest export item. Furthermore, as coal exports have reportedly fallen, shipments of iron ore have spiked. Huang said the price fluctuation of commodities could also potentially boost the trade figure as measured by value. The surplus with the United States was China's largest since October 2015. [Full Article...]

Afghan robotics team allowed to travel to USA after Trump intervenes

Afghan robotics team allowed to travel to USA after Trump intervenes This is a temporary status given to a person who is otherwise ineligible to travel to a country, allowing them entry for an emergency, humanitarian objective or public interest. "We cried a lot after we heard our visa was rejected", added 15-year-old Kowser Roshan. The three-day robotics competition begins Sunday in Washington. [Full Article...]

Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's Corruption Conviction Overturned

Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's Corruption Conviction Overturned Supreme Court decisions that effectively made it harder to convict elected officials on bribery charges. Silver's 12-year sentence was the second-highest ever received by a NY politician but he stayed out of prison pending this morning's reversal on the strength of a Supreme Court precedent involving another disgraced politician: former Virginia Gov. [Full Article...]

Wildfires in Canada, California force thousands to evacuate

Wildfires in Canada, California force thousands to evacuate Thoughts of the industry will surely be pointing back to the Fort McMurray wildfires, which cost insurers around $3.6 billion. "The Coastal fire centre is not seeing the same level of activity as we are in the Cariboo fire centre", said Skrepnek, "but we are making sure we have the equipment". [Full Article...]

Injured Andy Murray run out of Wimbledon by big-serving Sam Querrey

Injured Andy Murray run out of Wimbledon by big-serving Sam Querrey Cilic, hoping to reach his second major final, has won all four of his meetings with 24th seed Querrey, including three at Wimbledon in 2009, 2012 and 2015. Biting his hand to quell the pain - both physical and emotional - Andy Murray's troublesome year continued on Centre Court as the hip problem that plagued his Wimbledon preparation finally got the better of him. [Full Article...]

Conor McGregor explains how he's put fear in the boxing community

UFC double-champion McGregor and five-weight world boxing champion Mayweather came face to face for the first time on Tuesday as they began their promotional world tour ahead of their bout at the T-Mobile Arena on August 26. Where is the fight being held? The outspoken Irishman made a prediction for their upcoming bout: He's going to knock Mayweather out inside of four rounds. [Full Article...]

Trump's Pick To Head FBI Faces Questions Over Loyalty, Russia

Trump's Pick To Head FBI Faces Questions Over Loyalty, Russia Wray said Wednesday that it would be "highly unlikely" that he'd ever meet with Trump one-on-one. Comey later testified that President Trump said, "I need loyalty" and "I expect loyalty" during a private dinner between the two in January - a conversation he said included discussion of the director's continued employment, which Trump has denied. [Full Article...]

Four Missing Men, PA Cops, FBI Searching For Leads

Four Missing Men, PA Cops, FBI Searching For Leads The gun charge is unrelated to the missing persons case, the Associated Press reports. The missing men's photo have begun to appear on digital billboards along highways in the area. Since that press conference , more news has come out, as an arrest has been made while the search for the four young men continues. A district judge dismissed the charge in May, but the district attorney a... [Full Article...]


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