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Nasa test out engine for world's most powerful rocket

Nasa has completed a test of an RS-25 engine, which will power the Space Launch System to make it the most powerful rocket ever built<p>Nasa calls it the Clark Kent of rocket engines because of its commonplace exterior yet ferocious power, and it hopes that one day the RS-25 engine will power its <b>Space</b> …

Stanley Cup Final 2015: Blackhawks vs. Lightning Game 5 TV Schedule, Odds, Pick

It wasn't pretty, but the Chicago Blackhawks tied the Stanley Cup Final by a narrow 2-1 margin on their home ice Wednesday night.<p>They will need an even better effort if they are going to gain an edge in the fifth game and win at Tampa's Amalie Arena.<p>The Lightning are likely to come out in …

The Wikimedia Foundation Turns On HTTPS By Default Across All Sites, Including Wikipedia

The Wikimedia Foundation, which runs Wikipedia and a number of other wiki-based projects, announced this morning that it’s now implementing HTTPS by default across all its sites in order to encrypt its traffic. The decision, it says, will make it harder for governments and other third parties to …

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US wholesale prices jump 0.5 percent in May

WASHINGTON (AP) — Prices at the wholesale level rose at the fastest pace in nearly 3 years in May, pushed higher by a sharp jump in the cost of …

Dominique Strauss-Kahn acquitted of pimping charges

Former IMF boss acquitted in French court over pimping charges related to orgies in France, Belgium and US, bringing end to four years of lawsuits<p>Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former International Monetary Fund chief has been acquitted of “aggravated pimping” in a much-awaited verdict that ends four …

Peshmerga forces delayed in Turkey en route to fight Isis in Kobani

Dozens of Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga fighters have been held up in Turkey en route to the Syrian border town of Kobani, where they will join the fight against Islamic State (Isis) militants.<p>The peshmerga command have not commented on the delay, but Turkish media cited an attack by Isis on Free Syrian …