Hundreds of ISIL fighters surrender in east Syria
On Wednesday, a senior SDF commander said that about 400 ISIL fighters were captured as they tried to leave the enclave. Officials believe the end of the caliphate is near once the US and Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) liberate the town.
French eye €500m with tech tax
About 30 companies will be affected, most of which are based in the U.S. (just one, Criteo, is based in France). Major corporations desire to find legal ways to pay lesser tax on their income.
Canadian station astronaut David Saint-Jacques was the first to enter the Dragon when it arrived and the last to leave.
SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft disembarked from the International Space Station early Friday, making a journey toward Earth the company hopes will end with a successful splashdown in the Atlantic ocean. It carried approximately 400 pounds of equipment, food and other supplies the astronauts need in order to continue their work. The data from the demonstration-1 flight is part of the process to secure certification from NASA to fly crew. NASA is counting on SpaceX and Boeing to start launching astronauts this year.
NASA has been unable to fly its own astronauts since the final Space Shuttle retired in 2011, after which the space agency turned to the private sector to develop the next generation of human spaceflight hardware. And the first crewed mission, which will carry astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken, is slated for July, according to NASA's most recent schedule. Boeing received $4.2 billion to build the CST-100 spacecraft and SpaceX received $2.6 billion to build its Dragon V2 spacecraft, or Crew Dragon.
Even if Crew Dragon passes scrutiny for the Demo-1 mission, there's another giant test: an "in-flight abort" that will showcase the Crew Dragon's safety features should something go wrong during launch.
Although the letter was signed by BCCI CEO Rahul Johri, he said that this was being sent on behalf of the CoA . However, the ICC on Sunday ruled out the same saying that it has no role to play in matters like these.
The film was incredible , the young reporter answered, adding she loved that Larson was playing an "empowering female" role model. She can certainly see why people would get into becoming a WWE Superstar because training and fighting is "such a thrill".
Cook County prosecutors have charged Smollett with felony disorderly conduct, the charge used for filing a false police report. Smollett's representatives said they learned of the incident shortly after the news broke, but did not elaborate.
In January 2018 the Norwegian Breakaway cruise ship made headlines after it sailed through a so-called bomb cyclone winter storm . Passengers described that moment, which lasted about five to ten minutes, as 'terrifying'.
The president later said on Wednesday he would be "disappointed" if the North restarted its nuclear and missile programmes. He added that North Korea was continuing to enrich uranium, an ingredient of nuclear warheads.
Should the FIFA Appeal Committee throw out the appeal, the club could escalate their case to the Court of Arbitration for Sport. Chelsea were found guilty of breaching rules on signing foreign minors are were fined £460,000 on top of the ban.
He was found guilty on five tax fraud charges, two counts of bank fraud, and one charge of hiding foreign bank accounts. Bryan United States Courthouse prior to the first day of Manafort's trial, in Alexandria, Virginia, on July 31, 2018.
King then asked whether they have a "three-way sexual relationship" with the singer, but the women shied away from answering. The latest charges against the singer span from 1998 to 2010, according to Cook County, Illinois, State's Attorney Kim Foxx.
If it's successful, you'll get a notification on your phone as well as an email reminder and calendar invite. What Duplex lets you do is to make reservations without actually talking to the restaurant you've chosen.
PS4 Remote Play app now available on iOS
The app will allow PS4 owners to not only navigate around the UI using their iPhone but also play PS4 games right on their phone. Through the iOS app, PlayStation 4 Remote Play users have full access to their entire PlayStation 4 console, not just games.
MIT's MiniCheetah Robot Flips People (and Itself) Out
They are now working on a landing controller so that the robot would be able to steadily land on its feet after a big throw. The Mini Cheetah can run up to 2.5 meters per second, has independent rotation and it capable of pronking, or leaping.