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Mysterious Air Force X-37B 'Space Plane' Set For Launch

The U.S. Air Force is set to launch its secretive "space plane" on Wednesday, the fourth flight of the mysterious unmanned X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle.<p>Unlike previous missions, however, the Air Force has offered details of at least part of its mission: an experimental Hall thruster. This electric …

Space Exploration

Danger of another battle in Selma: from the archive, 9 March 1965

Risk of more bloodshed in Alabama as Dr Martin Luther King announces intention to lead Freedom March from Selma to Montgomery<p><b>Washington, March 8</b><p>A dangerous situation has now developed in Selma, Alabama. There was bloodshed yesterday, and there is likely to be more tomorrow. The Rev. Dr Martin …

Black History

their is only one thing to know about life and the beauty of its nature, is uniting yourself and your family to the word of the God Israel which he gave through his Christ the soul hire to his glory by whom we are all saved

National Geographic Travel

President Obama calling for tighter rules for retirement account brokers

The Obama administration is proposing tougher restrictions on brokers who manage Americans' retirement accounts, reigniting a confrontation with the financial services industry over rules affecting trillions of dollars in 401k and other savings accounts.<p>The change would put brokers — who sell …

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. Lego stole the show at the Oscars last night.</b> Tegan and Sara performing "Everything Is Awesome" and dancers handing out Lego Oscars to celebrities helped it become the most-mentioned brand on Twitter during the awards show on Sunday.<p><b>2. Apple aired an iPad ad during the Oscars.</b> It tugs on the …

Advertising

National Geographic Travel

'Jon Snow's negative experience on skunk is very understandable'

The scientist whose research led to Channel 4’s The Cannabis Trial explains the point of the experiment<p>“Skunk stole Snow’s soul”, “Just say no, Snow” – these were just some of the headlines this week in response to Jon Snow’s blogpost and video recounting his experience of smoking ‘skunk’-type …

Cannabis

Lockheed Martin to pay $62 million to settle 401k lawsuit

Feb 20 (Reuters) – Lockheed Martin Corp agreed to pay $62 million to settle a lawsuit in which employees accused the defense contractor of …

Corruption

Moody's cuts Russia's credit rating to 'junk' grade, cites Ukraine crisis, falling oil prices

Moody's Investors Service says it has cut Russia's credit rating to junk grade, citing the crisis in Ukraine and a slide in oil prices and the ruble.<p>The credit rating agency said late Friday that it expects those challenges will plunge Russia into a deep recession this year and continued …

Greece gets 4-month loan extension

Greece and its European creditors agreed Friday to a four-month extension on the country's bailout, but the 11th-hour deal only puts off a battle over controversial austerity measures that have weighed on the country's economy.<p>The deal, hammered out in talks in Brussels, hinges on Greece proposing …

Europe

The largest national refinery strike since 1980 enters its third week

Workers at several refineries and chemical plants were waiting for instructions to join the more than 5,000 workers at 11 plants, including nine refineries accounting for 13 percent of U.S. production capacity, walking picket lines in the largest national refinery strike since 1980.<p>Rumors about a …

Oil