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SpaceX Successfully Launches Falcon 9 Rocket for First Time Since Explosion

The three friends, Amir Blachman, Ben Marcus and Van Espahbodi, took off from Santa Monica airport on the morning of the launch, and 40 minutes later were in position to shoot their awesome footage. The $3 billion operation will replace 66 older satellites in order to improve mobile voice and data services for the maritime and aviation industries and allow the development of "new and innovative products and solutions" for Iridium's partners, according to Florida Today . Read More

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Obama ends immigration policy that favoured Cubans entering US

Obama ends immigration policy that favoured Cubans entering US

In a statement, White House officials said this policy change is the next step in fostering friendly relations with Cuba, so that the US treats its arrivals as it does those from other Latin American countries. "There are about two million people of Cuban origin living in the USA compared to 11 million back on the island". According to the Coast Guard, an official announcement had not be made to them about the policy change. Read More

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Tesco and M&S continue strong Christmas

Tesco and M&S continue strong Christmas

Marks and Spencer started off the trading session on a high, jumping five per cent at the open when the retailer beat expectations with its like-for-like clothing sales. The update came as a slew of high street retailers revealed Christmas trading figures, broadly painting a positive picture for the sector - including a 2.7% uptick for department store John Lewis. Read More

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Britain's Lord Snowdon Dies at 86

Britain's Lord Snowdon Dies at 86

Following a short engagement, they married on May 6, 1960 at Westminster Abbey, to much public support. However the couple separated after 16 years of marriage and the divorce was finalised in 1978. The photographer divorced Princess Margaret amid rumours that she had been unfaithful, and went on to Wednesday Lindsay-Hogg, who had previously been married to movie director Michael Lindsay-Hogg. Read More

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Marine Le Pen spotted at Trump Tower

Marine Le Pen spotted at Trump Tower

Le Pen, tipped to make the final round of the French presidential elections in May, broke off from a busy campaign schedule to fly unannounced to NY for what her party said was a "private visit". She has voiced support for Russian President Vladimir Putin and called for stricter immigration controls to fight radical Islamic terrorism. Donald Trump had no plans to meet with Le Pen, according to an aide to the president-elect, who asked not to be identified without authorization to speak ... Read More

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Ambushed Arizona Trooper Saved by Passing Motorist Who Shot Attacker Dead

Ambushed Arizona Trooper Saved by Passing Motorist Who Shot Attacker Dead

An unknown motorist is being hailed as a hero after he shot and killed a suspect who had ambushed an Arizona state trooper on Interstate 10, west of Phoenix . Schober told the dispatcher the trooper and suspect both sustained gunshot wounds. The weird story unfolded Thursday after Trooper Edward Andersson was dispatched to the scene of a 911 call in which a driver said he'd been shot at from the median of Interstate 10. Read More

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Kardashian robbery probe centers on 'inside job'

Kardashian robbery probe centers on 'inside job'

The other arrested people are mostly elderly men, all well-known to the police, in their 50s-70s, with the ringleader being a 72-year-old villain whose wealth is thanks to counterfeit money. Authorities - who have 96 hours to either charge the suspects or release them - are trying to determine if the chauffeur passed along information to the rest of the gang. Read More

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British Columbia MPs overlooked in Justin Trudeau cabinet shuffle

One of the biggest moves involves International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland replacing Stéphane Dion as Minister of Foreign Affairs. Hussen, a Somali-born rookie MP first elected in 2015, is one of several new faces in cabinet that include Quebec MP Francois-Philippe Champagne, named global trade minister, and Karina Gould of Burlington, Ont., who takes Democratic Institutions from Maryam Monsef. Read More

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Why the world should be watching India's state elections

Why the world should be watching India's state elections

After its sweeping victory in parliamentary elections in 2014, Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is keen on winning Uttar Pradesh, where it is now in opposition to the regional Samajwadi Party. Indeed, Parrikar, a former chief minister, is part of the BJP's core election committee and has spent several days camping and campaigning in Goa. Twenty-three of these have been reserved for Scheduled Tribes candidates. Read More

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Cambridge Bank Robbery Suspect Bears Resemblance To Escaped Prisoner

Police say a man who escaped from a Rhode Island detention center and was captured in MA will be booked soon. He said the man passed a note to a teller demanding money but fled without any cash. Morales, who has a large eagle tattoo on the left side of his neck and numerous other tattoos on his chest, arms and hands, likely suffered significant lacerations during his escape. Read More

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Trump Appears to Trust Assange Over US Intel

Trump Appears to Trust Assange Over US Intel

Assange also reiterated Russian Federation did not provide WikiLeaks with any hacked information it later published on its website, including emails from Hillary Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta . And Trump would do well to take their word for it, if the evidence supports their conclusion. He had said he would release more information this week. Read More

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M62 Police Shooting In Huddersfield Leaves One Man Dead

M62 Police Shooting In Huddersfield Leaves One Man Dead

The force's spokesperson also confirmed those arrested required hospital treatment for injuries "not related to firearm discharge". West Yorkshire Police have released very few details about the nature of the incident. The man who was killed was identified as 27-year-old Mohammed Yassar Yaqub of Huddersfield. The case has been referred to the Independent Police Complaints Commission. Read More

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Megyn Kelly Leaves Fox, Heads to NBC

Megyn Kelly Leaves Fox, Heads to NBC

Megyn Kelly could have had any job she wanted and what she wanted was to keep a foot in hard news by anchoring a Sunday show and to have a platform to explore the "softer" news that will let her scrub some of her conservative patina off. Such a show was particularly appealing to Kelly because it would "give her a schedule that would allow her to see her children off to school and to have dinner with them and her husband". Read More

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Donald Trump: 'I know a lot about hacking'

Donald Trump: 'I know a lot about hacking'

Incoming White House press secretary Sean Spicer on Sunday questioned the validity President Obama's latest actions to retaliate against Russian Federation for its election-related cyberattacks. In his October campaign speech, he pledged to undertake a comprehensive review of national cybersecurity systems, create law enforcement task forces to combat cybercriminals and strengthen the military's Cyber Command. Read More

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