China lands its first reusable spacecraft as state media hails it as an ‘important breakthrough’

China’s Long March-2F carrier rocket during a 2016 launch.   GUANGZHOU, China — China has successfully launched and landed an experimental reusable spacecraft, according to the state-run Xinhua news agency which lauded the achievement as an “important breakthrough.” The spacecraft was launched on a Long March-2F rocket from the Jiuquan launch center located in Inner Mongolia on Friday. It spent two days in orbit and and returned to the scheduled landing site on Sunday, Xinhua said. There are very few details on the …

Untangling Jerry Falwell Jr.’s Finances From Liberty University Won’t Be Easy

WASHINGTON, Sept 4 (Reuters) – After parting ways with President Jerry Falwell Jr in the wake of personal scandals, Liberty University has hired a firm to investigate “all facets” of Falwell’s tenure, including the school’s financial and real estate operations. There may be much to untangle. Falwell, who took over as president of Liberty in 2007 after years as a lawyer handling its real estate interests, intertwined his personal finances with those of the evangelical Christian university founded by his …

Big Tech finds a way to pass on the cost of digital taxes in Europe

External View of the Apple store on Fifth Avenue on August 19, 2020 in New York City. VIEW press | Corbis News | Getty Images Apple has announced that it will increase its charges for app developers, as it becomes the latest tech giant to pass on some of the costs of new digital taxes to smaller businesses. The move, announced Tuesday, comes after countries including the U.K., France, Italy and Turkey implemented digital services levies, which force tech giants to pay more taxes. However, Apple …

US Officials Said It’s Unlikely Hurricane Hanna Toppled Over Parts Of The Border Wall

Over the weekend as Hurricane Hanna blasted through South Texas, video of border fence toppling over was widely shared and attributed to the storm’s winds, but US authorities said it wasn’t the case. The US Army Corps of Engineers said the video was from June when high winds caused parts of the border wall to fall near Deming, New Mexico and not the result of the hurricane. US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) said they weren’t aware of any border …

Trump Jr. And Kimberly Guilfoyle’s Paris Trip Cost Taxpayers At Least $64,000 For Security

WASHINGTON ― Taxpayers shelled out at least $64,443 to safeguard the president’s eldest son and his girlfriend during a two-day visit to Paris in 2018 that included a stay at a $1,000-a-night hotel a few blocks from the Champs-Elysees, according to U.S. Secret Service records. Donald Trump Jr. and Kimberly Guilfoyle, a fundraiser for President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign, visited the Louvre and Eiffel Tower, posting photos on social media, a few months after they began a romantic relationship. According to …

The Trump Administration Will Start Charging Immigrants Fees For Applying For Asylum

The US will become just one of just four countries to charge asylum-seekers a fee to apply for protections, according to a finalized policy announced Friday. The move is just the latest by the Trump administration to target and restrict protections for those fleeing their home countries. The US now joins the ranks of Iran, Fiji, and Australia in charging a fee. In the US, there will be a $50 charge on asylum applications starting in October. “A $50 fee …

Here’s what Kamala Harris will say at the Democratic National Convention

U.S. Senator Kamala Harris holds her first organizing event in Los Angeles as she campaigns in the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination race in Los Angeles, California, May 19, 2019.   WASHINGTON – Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris will use her highly anticipated speech Wednesday night to describe the vision of America that she was raised with, and to contrast it with the state of the country today under President Donald Trump.   The California senator is the daughter …

Palestinians slam ‘traitor’ UAE for normalising ties with Israel

Occupied East Jerusalem – The United Arab Emirates (UAE) decision to normalise ties with Israel did not surprise Saeed Ibrahim, an 83-year-old Palestinian living in East Jerusalem. For Ibrahim, it was just the latest betrayal of the Palestinian cause by Arab states. “It all began with Anwar Sadat’s visit to al-Quds. It is Egypt who opened the door,” he said, referring to the former Egyptian president’s visit to Israel in 1977.   “Before that, no one dared to say peace with …

Follicular organizing the innovative hair transplantation technique

Experiments performed by the hair transplant cosmetic surgeon Dr Seager in 1996 gave considerable credence to the surgical technique of system follicular hair transplantation. Because these experiments had demonstrated that the survival rate of undamaged follicular system was much better than the single hair micro-grafts, making use of micro-grafts for hair transplantation surgery was more or less dropped. Although the results of surgical hair repair with the use of follicular system transplants were sound and visually pleasing, this type of …

Guide To Purchasing Stomach Button Rings At Discount Price On The Internet

Are you terrified of paying far excessive money for your tummy button rings? How will you feel getting the very best price for that best piece of belly button ring you have constantly wished for? Will it feel great if you can still get that ideal stomach button of your option without it costing you a fortune? Well, this sensation is not just a fantasy, but you can actually bring it to live since there are now trustworthy online shops …

Atkins Shakes

With 24 vital minerals and vitamins packed in a single ready-to-drink bottle, Atkins shakes will certainly satisfy your appetite around the clock. Compared to other items, it does not just guarantee to satiate your thirst but will provide you with protein to keep your energy level up. Atkins shakes can be used as an excellent method to replace a meal. When you have to miss out on a meal, Atkins shakes are a great way to keep you and your …

Financial resources for a female: The Significance of Producing a Budget for Yourself

Whether you are in debt now or if you are looking to prevent yourself from falling victim to it, you might want to analyze budget plans. Producing a budget for yourself is a simple procedure, but it is one that can help to keep you out of debt or even get you out of debt. Prior to analyzing how you can go about developing a budget plan for yourself, it is important to comprehend the significance of budgets. By creating …

Atkins cost conserving ideas

The Atkins diet has a great deal of health benefits, but it is not precisely easy on the wallet. Fresh meats are a few of the most expensive items in the grocery store and when you follow Atkins, you’ll require to purchase a lot of them. There are easy steps that you can take to cut costs on this low-carb strategy. Of all, be innovative in your meal planning. You do not have to prepare like a professional chef in …