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World News SpaceX Confirms Date for First Falcon Heavy Launch
Author: 0 SpaceX Confirms Date for First Falcon Heavy Launch

Falcon Heavy was built using the proven heritage and reliability of Falcon 9. "Aiming for first flight of Falcon Heavy on February 6 from Apollo launchpad 39A at Cape Kennedy", SpaceX founder Elon Musk tweeted. Elon Musk's " until the Falcon Heavy launch is now looking like it'll be closer to two weeks. A couple of months ago Musk had announced that his cherry red Tesla Roadster sports auto would be the dummy payload aboard the Falcon Heavy.

World News Snow showers dust the area as colder air arrives
Author: 0 Snow showers dust the area as colder air arrives

Some stubborn clouds are starting to exit out east, and there's some hazy and foggy spots to start. A weak wave of low pressure over the Great Lakes is going to edge closer to Central PA today and that will draw some of the cloud cover from the front back to the north later today .

World News Alabama basketball upsets No. 12 Oklahoma
Author: 0 Alabama basketball upsets No. 12 Oklahoma

The Big 12 now leads the Big 12-SEC Challenge 3-2, but there are still some interesting matchups to come on Saturday evening. Alabama has an all-conference player in Sexton who can lead in stretches if his perimeter jumper is hot. "I just told him to look at the clock every 10 minutes and see if Alabama is winning", Johnson said. Marvin Bagley III had 30 points and 14 rebounds, while Wendell Carter Jr.

World News Kings' Joerger exits after dizzy spell on sideline
Author: 0 Kings' Joerger exits after dizzy spell on sideline

Sacramento hired Joerger prior to the 2016-17 season, and he led them to a 32-50 record a year ago. However, Memphis didn't make it past the second round in any of its three seasons under Joerger's leadership. We came back here and he addressed us at halftime and was calm and said he's going to get healthy and get back with us". Vince Carter scored 21 points off the bench and George Hill had 19 points and four assists.

World News Jolie urges UN Security Council to solve Syria war
Author: 0 Jolie urges UN Security Council to solve Syria war

This call was delivered at a press conference held by Jolie following her one-day visit to the Kingdom during which she visited Zaatari camp for Syrian refugees in eastern Jordan. "From everything we see, it's hard to hope that Syria will go back to the way it was before". Jolie referred to the Syrian people as "educated" and "capable".

World News USA team for PyeongChang largest of any nation in Winter Olympic history
Author: 0 USA team for PyeongChang largest of any nation in Winter Olympic history

Wise led a US podium sweep. "And, of course, see some events and cheer on Team Canada ". Three members of the USA team, including reigning gold medalist David Wise , are returning Olympians from 2014. Justin Olsen from San Antonio; 2014 Olympic Bronze Medalist Maj. Only Joss Christensen, who recently returned from an ACL injury and was unable to qualify, did not make the team.

World News Trump Says He'd Be 'Tougher' Than May in Brexit Talks With EU
Author: 0 Trump Says He'd Be 'Tougher' Than May in Brexit Talks With EU

The complex negotiations have moved slowly and May's Cabinet seems deeply divided over how best to separate Britain from the 28-nation bloc. All sectors, "from goods to agriculture to financial services" and all businesses will be able to trade with the European Union as they do today, they said.

World News Detroit police officer dies of gunshot wound
Author: 0 Detroit police officer dies of gunshot wound

Mayor Mike Duggan said Doss could have worked anywhere as a police officer, but he chose to serve in the city in which he was born. The 25-year-old officer, a new father , was on duty when he was shot in the head during a domestic violence call.

World News IPL auction: Joe Root goes unsold in his first season
Author: 0 IPL auction: Joe Root goes unsold in his first season

Compatriot and England captain Joe Root went into his maiden IPL auction with a base price of Rs 1.5 crore but did not attract a bid alongside fellow Englishmen Jonny Bairstow and Sam Billings. Notably, Gayle was not retained by RCB as the Bangalore-based franchise made a decision to opt for Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers and Sarfaraz Khan over the swashbuckling opener, who has been a fan favourite at the Chinnaswamy Stadium ever since he joined the club in 2011.

World News Entire USA Gymnastics Board To Resign Over Larry Nassar Scandal
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The investigation is being led by independent special prosecutor and retired Kent County Prosecutor William Forsyth, with assistance from the Michigan State Police. The Board of Trustees decided Friday that Bill Beekman , the board's secretary and a university vice president, will temporarily take Simon's place while a search is conducted for an interim president.

World News Hillary Clinton reads from Fire and Fury in star-studded Grammys skit
Author: 0 Hillary Clinton reads from Fire and Fury in star-studded Grammys skit

But the big surprise was former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton: "One reason why he liked to eat at McDonalds: Nobody knew he was coming and the food was safely premade", Clinton read aloud. Corden assures her she nailed the audition and a spoken word Grammy is "in the bag". United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley slammed the bit.

World News Gunmen attack military academy in Afghan capital
Author: 0 Gunmen attack military academy in Afghan capital

A rocket attack was reportedly launched early Monday morning at a military academy in the Afghan capital Kabul . "They are under siege by our forces", Waziri added. The attack comes days after an ambulance bomb killed over 100 peoples in the center of Kabul and attack on the Hotel Intercontinental where more than 20 people lost their lives.

World News Ambulance Blast in Kabul Kills Nearly 100 People
Author: 0 Ambulance Blast in Kabul Kills Nearly 100 People

At least 235 people were injured in the attack, which was claimed by the Taliban. Earlier today, MoI had said that five people were killed and 163 others injured. Saturday's bombing took place in the heavily-guarded city centre, near a number of foreign embassies and the office of the High Peace Council, which is charged with promoting peace efforts with the Taliban and other groups.

World News Dave Chappelle Wins Best Comedy Album at the 2018 Grammys
Author: 0 Dave Chappelle Wins Best Comedy Album at the 2018 Grammys

Lamar, 30, regarded as one of the most innovative rappers of his generation, kicked off the program in NY with dancers dressed in military fatigues against the backdrop of an American flag. Dr. Luke has repeatedly denied Kesha's allegations. " Despacito " would be the first non-instrumental song that is not mostly in English to win in either category since the very first Grammys in 1959.

World News Immigration Group Obliterates Trump's DACA Scheme: It's A 'White Supremacist Ransom Note'
Author: 0 Immigration Group Obliterates Trump's DACA Scheme: It's A 'White Supremacist Ransom Note'

The plan would see these undocumented immigrants on a "10-12 year path to citizenship", the White House statement said . The pathway to citizenship element of the framework was largely denounced by immigration restrictionists. It includes requirements for work, education and good moral character. "The White House proposal is clearly an effort to sabotage bipartisan talks on the issue by continuing to put issues on the table that are non-starters".

World News Will Trump courageous an interview with Mueller?
Author: 0 Will Trump courageous an interview with Mueller?

White House Legislative Affairs Director Marc Short says he's skeptical that President Trump ordered the firing of Special Counsel Robert Mueller past year, saying at no time did the president "intimate that" to Short or any of his colleagues.

World News Man Gets Sucked Into MRI Machine At Mumbai Hospital, Killed, 2 Arrested
Author: 0 Man Gets Sucked Into MRI Machine At Mumbai Hospital, Killed, 2 Arrested

While metal objects like the oxygen cylinder aren't allowed inside the MRI room, the ward assistant ensured Mr Maru it would be safe because the MRI machine was turned off. He was admitted into MRI room with an oxygen tank, where no metal items are allowed. "The cylinder fell on Maru, who was standing between the machine and the stretcher, crushing his hand".

World News Mueller team interviewed Facebook staff in Russia probe
Author: 0 Mueller team interviewed Facebook staff in Russia probe

And in a really telling paragraph in its report Thursday night, the Times noted that Trump also considered firing someone else at the top of the Russian Federation probe: Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Andrew Scaramucci was quick to point the finger at an embittered Steve Bannon. The idea is that readers should be skeptical of stories with unnamed sources, since others can not easily verify the accuracy of their claims.

World News The Internet Reacts to Cardi B's Dress: 'Looks Like Toilet Paper'
Author: 0 The Internet Reacts to Cardi B's Dress: 'Looks Like Toilet Paper'

Hosted by James Corden , the 60th annual Grammy Awards were aired live from New York City's Madison Square Garden on Sunday January 28, 2018. Other performance nominees included "Get You" by Daniel Caesar featuring Kali Uchis, "Distraction" by Kehlani, "High" by Ledisi, and "The Weekend" by SZA.

World News Finnish President Sauli Niinisto set for second term
Author: 0 Finnish President Sauli Niinisto set for second term

Mr Haavisto has conceded Mr Niinisto's victory. He ran as an independent with no association to the conservative National Coalition Party that he earlier chaired. Finland's president designs the blueprint for the country's foreign and security policy together with the government. Although at the helm of a largely ceremonial post, the president also helps steer foreign policy.

World News Strava's Fitness Heatmap Makes it Easy to Find Military Bases
Author: 0 Strava's Fitness Heatmap Makes it Easy to Find Military Bases

A quick look at the map shows heavily illuminated areas in North America and Europe, where fitness tracker devices installed with Strava are heavily used. The Pentagon has distributed the devices to personnel to combat obesity. Tobias Schneider, a security analyst based in Germany, said the data could help those who want to attack USA troops.

World News ISIL Terrorists Arrested, Others Killed in Western Iran: Commander
Author: 0 ISIL Terrorists Arrested, Others Killed in Western Iran: Commander

Iranian local media said Iranian forces clashed with a terrorist cell affiliated to the ISIL in western Iran, leading to the arrest of 16 militants and killing of some others. The terrorist cell meant to carry out sabotage operations in border and central cities, according to the Iranian commander. The terrorists were nabbed during a series of intelligence operations and through intelligence sharing with the intelligence service of a regional country, the ministry said.

Author: 0 Kabul: Toll from Taliban attack rises to 103, 235 people injured

Last Saturday, the Taliban gunmen raided a luxury hotel in Kabul , killing at least 22 people , mostly foreigners. The ambulance was able to pass through a security checkpoint and police identified the attacker at a second checkpoint, but were unable to stop him before he detonated the explosives, Interior Ministry spokesman Nasrat Rahimi said.

Author: 0 Ex-secretary of state Theresa Villiers warns May against diluting Brexit

Unless the Conservative Party rally behind a Prime Minister who is trying to do her best for the whole of Britain rather than pursue an ideologically driven "hard" or "soft" Brexit , Mrs May will suffer a similar fate to her predecessors and leave the country at the mercy of Jeremy Corbyn.

Author: 0 Super Bowl LII: Keys to victory, predictions

Well, if this video is any indication, it looks like Gronk is slowly making his way back to the field, which is bad news for Eagles fans. Coach Doug Pederson has done an awesome job of keeping things together throughout the season, posting a 13-3 record and advancing to the Super Bowl after a pair of home wins over Atlanta and Minnesota.

World News WWE's 'Diva Revolution' comes full circle with first-ever women's Royal Rumble
Author: 0 WWE's 'Diva Revolution' comes full circle with first-ever women's Royal Rumble

Will it come on Sunday? Kelly reportedly arrived in Philidelphia during NXT " TakeOver " last night and hasn't been photographed at this time- likely on her end is an attempt to stay low to keep the surprise intact. AJ Styles will have the WWE Title at WrestleMania , but WWE is going to give him a bump in the road. Dan Niles: This year is one of the most unpredictable despite the fact that Roman Reigns is expected to clash with Brock Lesnar again at WrestleMania for the ...

World News Melania Trump aide slams 'salacious & flat-out false reporting' about first lady
Author: 0 Melania Trump aide slams 'salacious & flat-out false reporting' about first lady

Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, has scheduled an appearance on ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" following the president's State of the Union address on Tuesday. A pal of Daniels' later told the Slate writer, after Daniels stopped answering his messages, that she had taken the sum. The alleged affair would have taken place four months after first lady Melania Trump had given birth to their son, Barron Trump.