Joel Azumah

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New Roscosmos chief says Russia mulls reusable rockets, slams Elon Musk for ‘killing competitors’

Russia may develop reusable first stages for its rockets, which would likely land horizontally rather than in the style of SpaceX’s Falcons, …

Manafort jury ends first day of deliberations without a verdict

<b>Alexandria, Virginia (CNN) —</b> The jury in the trial of former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort did not reach a verdict after its first full day of deliberations.<p>Track the latest developments in the trials of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort.<p>Just before 5 p.m. ET, jurors sent …

Donald Trump

A US trade war with Turkey over a little known pastor? Don’t believe a word of it

It needs a stroke of genius to soften the heart for poor old Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Those of us who have always believed that Erdogan is a bit off his …

Middle East

U.S. Says Turkey Tariffs to Stay as Qatar Comes to Erdogan's Aid

The U.S. and Turkey remained locked in a stalemate that has jolted global markets, as the White House said new tariffs on Turkish goods would remain …

Tariffs

Tesla Receives Subpoena Over Musk's Take-Private Tweet

Tesla Inc. has received a subpoena from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission regarding Elon Musk’s effort to take the company private, …

Tesla

Manafort jury ends first day of deliberations with questions

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The jury in the fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort ended its first day of deliberations with a series of questions to the judge, including a request to "redefine" reasonable doubt.<p>The questions came after roughly seven hours of deliberation, delivered …

Paul Manafort

Jury set to begin deliberations in Paul Manafort trial

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Jurors are set to begin deliberating Thursday morning whether to convict President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort of bank fraud and tax evasion.<p>Track the latest developments in the trials of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort.<p>The high-stakes …

Paul Manafort

No Need to Live Like a Local: All Tourists Welcome

It is time to reclaim the word tourist, and recalibrate it to mean something good. Tourists can see the world with fresh eyes, unencumbered with the …

Massachusetts

Nigeria: Army Uncovers Boko Haram Recruitment Link On Social Media

Boko Haram Commander, Abubakar Shekau in latest video<p>The Nigeria Army on Tuesday, said it had uncovered a Facebook and other social media accounts …

Social Media

China Will Buy Turkey On The Cheap

Posted: Aug 14, 2018 11:25 AM<p>Like the fall of the Ottoman Empire after World War I, Turkey’s present financial collapse has been expected for years. …

Russia exerts growing clout in Middle East as it begins patrols in Golan Heights

Russian military police have begun patrolling the demilitarised zone between Israel and Syria in the Golan Heights, highlighting Moscow's increasing clout as a Middle Eastern power broker following its intervention in the civil war there.<p>“The Russian military police are pioneers in renewing patrols …

Middle East

Scientist Finds a Hidden Diagnosis in Heart Rate Data From Fitness Watches

An algorithm can diagnose the heart condition that plagued Larry Bird.<p>A human heart beats about 86,000 times per day, accelerating if you drink …

Fibrillation

Osinbajo Remains Buhari's Running Mate for Nigerian Election

Nigerian media reports that Senior Special Assistant to the President Garba Shehu said President Muhammadu Buhari is retaining as his running mate …

Africa

Mobius II SUV

Kenyan auto startup Mobius is building SUVs for the East African market with one philosophy in mind — it needs to be able to handle Africa's …

Land Rover

Tesla Model 3 Alone Outsold Jaguar Worldwide In July

Jaguar continues to be outsold by Tesla in July by a huge marginIn July, Jaguar sold some 10,922 cars worldwide, which is 15% less than a year ago, …

Tesla Model 3

Defense rests in Paul Manafort trial; closing arguments Wednesday

<b>Alexandria, Virginia (CNN) —</b> The defense rested its case Tuesday morning in the trial against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort without calling any witnesses, setting the stage for closing arguments Wednesday morning.<p>Manafort spoke for the first time in court during the trial, saying he …

Donald Trump

DeepMind's AI spots early signs of eye disease

Initial results of DeepMind's partnership with Moorfield's Eye Hospital in London suggest that a scanning method that uses artificial intelligence …

Artificial Intelligence

Turkey Crisis Tests Putin's Power to Tilt Global Game With U.S.

Turkey’s political conflict with the U.S. and the crisis engulfing its currency offer a golden opportunity for Russian President Vladimir Putin to …

Russia

The tiny digital camera on every smartphone has had real impact on African lives

<b></b>The selfie has become a cultural symbol of mobile phones. But this fun pastime has been made possible because of path-breaking engineering inventions in digital image sensors.<p>The inventors—Eric Fossum (USA), George Smith (USA), Nobukazu Teranishi (Japan) and Michael Tompsett (UK)—were awarded the …

Imaging

Elon Musk Explained His Shocking Plan To Take Tesla Private

Musk added that he will now continue to talk with investors "to obtain a more precise understanding of how many of Tesla’s existing public …

Tesla

Up to 30,000 Islamic State Members Pose a Threat in Iraq and Syria, U.N. Report Finds

(UNITED NATIONS) — The Islamic State extremist group has up to 30,000 members roughly equally distributed between Syria and Iraq and its global …

Middle East

Higher History - Implications of the slave trade for African societies - Revision 6

The development of foreign colonies<p>Coastal regions<p>West Africa was left impoverished by its relationship with Europe. At the same time the economic development and wealth of Europe and the European colonies in the New World grew.<p>The transatlantic trade also created the conditions for the subsequent …

Africa

Gates testimony dredges up Trump inaugural spending mystery

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's inaugural committee pushed back hard last summer on questions about whether the unprecedented $107 million budget for the event was fraught with cost overruns and misspending. A top inauguration official assured The Associated Press that spending had been restrained …

Donald Trump

In This Never-Ending Lehman Short, $170,000 Is Still on the Table

It’s been a decade since former New York hedge fund manager Whitney Tilson made millions by betting against Lehman Brothers before it collapsed. But …

Hedge Funds

Paul Manafort's Lawyers Are Asking For A Full Acquittal After The Government Rested Its Case

Paul Manafort's lawyers asked a judge to acquit Manafort of all charges after prosecutors rested their case on Monday.<p>The judge is expected to hear …

Corruption

The Latest: Manafort judge closes court for sealed motion

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The Latest on Paul Manafort's financial fraud trial (all times local):<p>5:45 p.m.<p>The judge in Paul Manafort's financial fraud trial has closed the courtroom from the public while he hears argument on a sealed motion filed by the former Trump campaign chairman.<p>U.S. District …

Paul Manafort

Forever young? Science may be a step closer to halting ageing process

Eternal youth - Oscar Wilde’s fictional character Dorian Gray sold his soul to the devil for it, others splash cash on creams and some choose a nip …

British Media is not waving, it’s drowning…in a sea of its own mendacity

“<i>The Jewish establishment in Britain and Israeli propaganda have taken out a contract on him (Corbyn), to foil his election…</i>” Levy wrote in an …

Scientists capture the speed of death as it rages through a cell

For the first time ever, scientists have witnessed death itself moving through a cell and have measured its speed. The revolutionary finding could …

I stand with God...I stand with Ghana...I stand with integrity

Hmm, so I find the whole 'I stand with Otabil' posters quite interesting. Why not 'I stand with God' or 'I stand with Ghana' or 'I stand with …