International Space Station mission to launch in October

International Space Station mission to launch in October

Photo: Yi-Chin Lee, Houston Chronicle NASA astronaut Nick Hague answers questions from the University of Houston ROTC cadets during a press conference at Johnson Space Center on Monday, June 18, 2018, in Houston. Hague, the first astronaut from the class of 2013, and crewmate, Alexey Ovchinin, of the Russian space agency Roscosmos, also answered questions […]

Saudi Arabia dismisses entertainment chief

Saudi Arabia dismisses entertainment chief

Saudi Arabia dismissed a senior figure in its fast-changing entertainment sector on Monday, state-owned TV said, removing an official responsible for bringing shows, festivals and concerts to the conservative kingdom under sweeping economic and social reforms. Ahmed al-Khatib was appointed in 2016 as chairman of the General Entertainment Authority (GEA), the government body which oversees […]

As Europe's Liberal Order Splinters, Trump Wields an Ax

As Europe's Liberal Order Splinters, Trump Wields an Ax

With a rift over migrants bringing German politics to a boil, the country’s feuding leaders scraped together a truce Monday on an issue that threatens to topple the fragile government. Then President Trump stepped in. “The people of Germany are turning against their leadership as migration is rocking the already tenuous Berlin coalition,” Mr. Trump […]

Federal report: radioactive waste in Coldwater Creek increases cancer risk

Federal report: radioactive waste in Coldwater Creek increases cancer risk

A federal government agency has concluded radioactive contamination in a north St. Louis County creek could cause increased risk of certain types of cancer in residents who live near the north St. Louis County waterway. The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry’s public health assessment, released Monday, states that residents who were exposed to […]

Long Arm of Thai Junta's Repression Reaches UK

Long Arm of Thai Junta's Repression Reaches UK

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha gestures as he leaves Thai Union company in Samut Sakhon, Thailand on March 5, 2018.  © 2018 Reuters/Athit Perawongmetha Before Thai Prime Minister Gen. Prayut Chan-ocha meets UK Prime Minister Theresa May in London this Wednesday, the junta’s long arm of repression has already reached there, targeting critics of the government.  […]

Judge: Kansas Cannot Require Proof of Citizenship to Vote

Judge: Kansas Cannot Require Proof of Citizenship to Vote

Judge: Kansas Cannot Require Proof of Citizenship to Vote  U.S. News & World Report Federal Judge Strikes Down Kansas Proof Of Citizenship Law  HuffPost Judge Rejects Kansas Law Requiring Voters to Show Proof of Citizenship  New York Times Full coverage Source link

When do players know their football days are over?

When do players know their football days are over?

The Eagles are now in summer break mode until training camp in late July, when training camp starts.  That’s obviously when the real practices begin, but we have seen them for several OTAs and then the mandatory minicamp, so we at least have something to work off of.  It’s too early, but here’s my first […]

Trafalgar's Africa expansion highlights increased interest in continent

Trafalgar's Africa expansion highlights increased interest in continent

Trafalgar this month made its first major Africa play with the rollout of a comprehensive program on the continent for 2019, a move that coincides with a what tour operators say is an overall surge in African travel interest. Subscribe to our free eNewsletters AfricaAlaskaCaribbeanCruiseDaily BulletinEuropeFamsFloridaHawaiiHome BasedLas VegasLuxuryMexicoRiver CruiseTravel Weekly China Bulletin “There is definitely […]