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China on schedule for launch this year of 2nd space station

BEIJING (AP) — China on Sunday recovered an experimental probe launched aboard a new generation rocket, marking another milestone in its increasingly ambitious space program that envisions a mission to Mars by the end of the decade.<p>Space program authorities said the spaceship's landing on the vast …

China

This Woman's Quiet Death Epitomizes America's Broken Political System

Cassandra Butts waited 820 days of her life for a confirmation from the Republican-controlled Senate that never came.<p>Cassandra Butts died of leukemia on May 25, 2016, 27 years after she met fellow Harvard Law student Barack Obama and struck up a friendship that would change her life. She was close …

Barack Obama

A Chinese spy ship is creeping on a US aircraft carrier near the South China Sea | VICE News

A Chinese observation ship shadowed the US aircraft carrier John C. Stennis in the Western Pacific on Wednesday, the carrier's commander said, as it joined warships from Japan and India for drills close to waters Beijing considers its backyard.<p>The show of US naval power comes as Japan and the …

China

China enters silver market with a bang

Re-posted with permission from Independent Trader<p>In recent months, we could witness many important events. Their number is so big that I divided this …

American Horror Story

“Bitch!”<p>The shout came after the first mention of Hillary Clinton’s name at Tuesday night’s Donald Trump rally in North Carolina: An opening speaker …

China

Chinese spy ship shadows USS John C. Stennis during naval exercises

A Chinese spy ship shadowed a U.S. aircraft carrier that was joining Japan and India in drills close to waters that China has laid claim to in the western Pacific Ocean.<p>Reuters reported, citing a Japanese official, that the USS John C. Stennis joined nine other naval ships, a Japanese military …

Military

'Westeros Recruitment' is your go-to site for 'Game of Thrones' jobs

LONDON — If you're a hard-working Westerosi who happens to be down on your luck, all you need to do is head over to the hottest recruitment site in …

Game of Thrones season 6 episode 8: Blackfish actor explains why character's path on show differs from the books

<b>** Spoilers for season six episode eight of Game of Thrones **</b><p>Having managed to flee the Red Wedding in season three, the Blackfish wasn’t known for …

Jackie Chan: The Warcraft Movie's Success in China Scares Americans

Game of Thrones season 6 director confirms Arya was being an idiot, not scheming, in Braavos scenes

When Arya Stark stood on a bridge in Braavos in <i>Game of Thrones</i> season 6 episode 7 and stared wistfully at the horizon, leaving herself hopelessly …

HBO just did something BIG and it’s driving “Game of Thrones” fans crazy

And then there were TWO.<p>ONLY TWO MORE EPISODES LEFT OF SEASON 6 OF <i>GAME OF THRONES</i>! It feels like just yesterday that Jon Snow was brought back to …

Another Game of Thrones Season 6 Episode Leaks

We have 90 minutes until <i>Game of Thrones</i> airs, but some people just could wait that long.<p>As of right this minute, <i>Game of Thrones</i> Season 6, Episode 8 …

TV Series

'Game of Thrones' just threw a wrench in this hyped-up theory fans have been waiting years to see

The eighth episode of "Game of Thrones" came with a miniature showdown in King's Landing between Cersei Lannister and the Faith Militant. First, the Mountain brutally killed one of the Sparrows who were trying to bring Cersei to the Sept of Baelor.<p>But the major shock came slightly later in the …

TV Series

Maisie Williams had a hilarious response to people getting mad about 'Game of Thrones' spoilers

<b>This post contains spoilers for the recent "Game of Thrones" episode "No One."</b><p>If you're going to get annoyed by "Game of Thrones" spoilers, maybe don't take it up with anyone from the cast.<p>On this past Sunday's "Game of Thrones" Arya Stark renounces her training with the Faceless Men.<p>"A girl is …

TV Series

Game of Thrones season 6 episode 8 'No One' leaks online early

<i>Game of Thrones</i> has suffered its second leak of season 6, with episode 8 - titled 'No-One' finding its way online.<p>Fortunately for HBO, the rip seems …

Wait, Who Are Game of Thrones' Brotherhood Without Banners Again?

In last week’s episode of <i>Game of Thrones</i>, “The Broken Man,” Sandor Clegane’s unsteady pacifism was put to the test when the peaceful commune led by …

TV Series

The rolling motion starts a beeline to Twitter

It's 1 a.m. and the house is shaking, so what do you do? You tweet. Here's a smattering of Southland reactions to Friday morning's earthquake, which was centered in eastern San Diego County.<p><b>ALSO</b><p><b>Still waiting for a monster El Niño storm? Forget it</b><p><b>Will California stop police from taking people's</b> …

Natural Disasters

Risky stem cell treatment halts MS in 70% of patients in small study | Ars Technica

Success is promising, but few may qualify for it as side effects can be fatal.<p>By obliterating the broken immune systems of patients with severe forms …

David Duke blames Trump University controversy on 'Jewish manipulation of the media'

White supremacist David Duke blamed the current controversy over Donald Trumps now defunct unaccredited university on Jewish manipulation of the …

Donald Trump

Anti-'Socialism' Diner Owner Accused Of Fraud 'Needed A Safety Net'

Michael Tassone's restaurant offers a "Dictator Obama" breakfast special.<p>Customers at the American Diner in Liverpool, New York, know exactly where owner Michael Tassone stands politically.<p>Even the coffee is stirred to the right.<p>Fox News has called Tassone's eatery "the most politically incorrect …

Multiple US intelligence officials say they are wary of giving Trump 'top secret' national security briefing

Eight senior security officials told Reuters they had concerns over briefing Trump, whose brash, unpredictable campaign style has been a feature of his rise as an insurgent candidate. Despite their worries, the officials said the "Top Secret" briefing to each candidate would not deviate from the …

Donald Trump

Geordie Shore: Charlotte Crosby and Marty McKenna neck on and Chloe Ferry will NEVER forgive them

​"Gary is going to f**king kick off."<p>Charlotte Crosby and Marty McKenna are in serious trouble on next week's <i>Geordie Shore</i>. Like, s<i>erious</i> trouble.<p>In …

Geordie Shore
Donald Trump

Donald Trump Has Locked Up the Crucial North Korea Vote

Game change.<p>Donald Trump is barnstorming his way into East Asian politics. He recently declared his plans to withdraw U.S. troops from South Korea, indicated he'd upend decades of policy on nuclear nonproliferation in the region, and said he'd talk to North Korea's Most Excellent Leader Kim …

North Korea

George brothers say portable wind turbine can be a game changer

Brothers Arun and Anoop George from Kerala, south west India, are hoping to revolutionise the renewable energy market with a small wind turbine that costs around $750 USD (670 EUROS).<p>It’s around the size of a ceiling fan and costs about the same price as a new Apple iphone.<p>But this wind turbine can …

Renewable Energy

China: US defense secretary Ash Carter living under 'cold war' mentality

Foreign ministry spokesperson attacks ‘stereotypical US thinking and US hegemony’ as she says China uninterested in playing ‘Hollywood’ role<p>China on Monday rejected criticism from the US defense secretary, Ashton Carter, accusing him of harboring a cold-war mentality and saying Beijing had no …

These GAME OF THRONES Episodic Posters Give Life to Our Stoneheart

When it comes to <i>Game of Thrones,</i> we can honestly never get enough of the tinfoil hat theories, rampant speculation, and fan-created homages to the …