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NASA to Provide Coverage of Boeing Orbital Flight Test for Commercial Crew

The launch of Boeing’s Orbital Flight Test (OFT) to the International Space Station, as part of NASA’s Commercial Crew Program, is targeted for 6:36 a.m. EST Friday, Dec. 20. The uncrewed flight test will be the Boeing CST-100 Starliner’s maiden missio

French F4 champion added to Renault F1 junior ranks

David, who became one of the youngest-ever champions of an FIA F4 category last year, will drive for the frontrunning Formula Renault Eurocup squad MP Motorsport (pictured above) for his second season of car racing.The 15-year-old trains and does sim racing w

Oregon moves up to No. 3 in AP women's basketball poll

Oregon moved up one spot in The Associated Press women's basketball poll to No. 3 after beating rival Oregon State twice in a 48-hour span

Michigan's Zavier Simpson suspended, will miss Nebraska game

Michigan point guard Zavier Simpson has been suspended for an unspecified violation of team policies and will miss Tuesday night's game at Nebraska

Rocky Long returns to New Mexico to lead Lobos' defense

Rocky Long returns to New Mexico to lead Lobos' defense

Michigan suspends Zavier Simpson one game for unspecified violation of team policies

He will sit out Tuesday vs. Nebraska

Braun confident in 2020 Brewers, but says could be his last season

Ryan Braun remains confident that the Brewers are again in a position to make the postseason although admits there's a greater sense of urgency for him

Kidtech startup SuperAwesome raises $17M, with strategic investment from Microsoft’s M12 venture fund

Kidtech startup SuperAwesome has raised an additional $17 million in funding, which includes a new strategic investment from Microsoft’s venture fund, M12. Others participating in the round include existing investors, Mayfair Equity, Hoxton Ventures, an

Memory and Self-Love Highlight Profound Portraits of Black Figures by Harmonia Rosales

Chicago-born artist Harmonia Rosales says her striking portraits speak to “the part of me that has been the least represented in our society.” Rosales tells Colossal that much of her work⁠—⁠she largely features a central black figure surroun

USAF says ‘it appears we lost a plane’ as Afghani journos uncover DOCUMENTS from crash site (PHOTOS)

Journalists have made it to the scene of a plane crash in Afghanistan, snapping pictures of the wreckage and even some documents. It comes as the US Air Force's chief of staff all but confirmed the loss of the military plane. Read Full Article at

Aid groups seek safe ports for nearly 500 migrants rescued in the Mediterranean

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‘Makes a lot of sense’: White House to unveil ‘deal of the century’ Mid-East peace plan Tuesday as Trump receives Netanyahu

US President Donald Trump has said that the White House will unveil its long-awaited and long-delayed Middle East peace plan on Tuesday. Israel’s PM Benjamin Netanyahu is already in DC, but no Palestinian envoy is present. Read Full Article at

‘No indication of enemy fire’: US forces in Afghanistan confirm loss of recon plane

The US military has acknowledged the loss of a Bombardier/Northrop Grumman E-11A plane in central Afghanistan. They added that they have not found any “indication” that the aircraft was downed. Read Full Article at

Spitzer Observes TRAPPIST-1

Spitzer Space Telescope, one of agency’s great observatories, one of Spitzer's great discoveries was that of the TRAPPIST-1 star, an ultra-cool dwarf, which has seven Earth-size planets orbiting it.

Bird confirms acquisition of Berlin scooter rival Circ

If you didn’t see this coming, then clearly you didn’t have your eyes on the road. Bird, the LA-founded e-scooter giant, has confirmed that it is acquiring European competitor Circ, the micromobilty company founded by Lukasz Gadowski of Delivery H

Daily Crunch: Tech notables react to Kobe Bryant’s death

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. LA tech industry mourns Kobe Bryant The Los Angeles s

Back to the future for Trump's legal team: Next up, the «get over it» defense

Trump's team can't conceal his guilt now — so they'll turn back to «Heck, everyone does it so let's move on»

'Sportswashing, plain and simple': Human rights watchdog Amnesty slams Saudi consortium bid for EPL side Newcastle United

A proposed consortium takeover of Newcastle United by a group controlled by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has been criticized by Amnesty, who claim that the move is aimed at 'sportswashing' the country's human rights record. Read Full Article at

Impeachment trial resumes with more of Trump's lie-and-attack defense: Live coverage #1

White House counsel Pat Cipollone, Trump personal lawyer Jay Sekulow, and their whole crew are back to continue the opening arguments in the impeachment defense of Donald Trump. They gave a brief preview on Saturday, which was exactly what you’d expect: lie

Coronavirus causes delay major League of Legends event. - CNET

The outbreak in China raises concerns over having events with many people in attendance.

Boullier takes on bigger role in French GP organisation

He originally joined the organisation team last February with the title of strategic sports and operational advisor and ambassador.The news comes in tandem with an updated «mobility plan» intended to address access issues to the venue.«Sinc

Boston Dynamics’ new and former CEOs discuss future of the robotics pioneer

After more than a quarter century, Boston Dynamics has a new CEO. The transition (which quietly occurred late last year), saw founder Marc Raibert step aside to become chairman, as longtime employee Rob Playter took the reins.  The key personnel change come

Los Angeles’ AmazeVR raises more cash, heads to Incheon for first location based VR installation

Amaze VR, the Los Angeles-based virtual reality entertainment distribution service, is taking its first steps into the world of location-based virtual reality experiences with an installation in Seoul’s Incheon International Airport. The company, which

After Sebi tightens norms, shadow banks' shares in loan against shares jump

Market participants say that yields on LAS have turned attractive, with other investors steering clear of this segment and the risk-premium kicking-in amid concerns around this segment

Kicked to the Kerb: Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova stuns Angelique Kerber to reach Australian Open quarter-finals (VIDEO)

Russian starlet Anastasian Pavlyuchenkova produced a superb performance to knock former champion Angelique Kerber out of the Australian Open and move into the quarter-finals of the tournament in Melbourne. Read Full Article at

Germany considers pulling citizens out of Wuhan, but as more countries enact evacuation plans, will the coronavirus go with them?

On Monday, Germany became the latest in a growing list of countries to enact evacuation plans for its citizens in the virus-hit city of Wuhan, but could they end up bringing the virus back instead? Read Full Article at

HDFC pre-tax profit rises 219% at Rs 9,143 cr in December quarter

The mortgage lender received fair value gain of Rs 9,020 crore from derecognition of investment in Gruh Finance

Drivers Can Get Emoji License Plates If This Vermont Bill Passes

Vermont proposed a bill that would allow drivers to add emojis to their license plates. (Photo Credit: Emojipedia / Twitter) Emoji license plates could be popping up across the U.S. soon, thanks to a new bill introduced in the Vermont House of Re

Gaughan to end career with four-race schedule in 2020

2020 will be Brendan Gaughan's final season as a NASCAR Cup Series driver, returning for four races in the No. 62 Beard Motorsports Chevrolet.His 63rd career start will come in next month's Daytona 500 before returning for the spring and fall Talladega races

Razgatloglu edges Redding in Portimao WSBK test

After the first two-day test of the year at Jerez, most of the 2020 WSBK grid descended on the Portugal WSBK round venue of Portimao for two further days of running on Sunday and Monday.WSBK rookie Scott Redding led Sunday’s times aboard his factory Ducati

Staley's patience pays off with 49ers trip to Super Bowl

San Francisco 49ers offensive lineman Joe Staley was contemplating retirement a few years ago as frustration over constant losing and coaching changes mounted

Blue Jackets sign forward Robinson for 2 more years

The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed forward Eric Robinson to a two-year contract extension

Advocates warn ICE's move lowering detention standards could have 'disastrous consequences'

A top civil rights organization is condemning the Trump administration’s decision to weaken some immigrant detention standards. “ICE describes its revisions to the [National Detention Standards] as a set of ‘streamlined,’ ‘updated, modernized stand

Casper’s valuation could fall 40% in IPO as it reports 2019 results

Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the gray space in between. Today we’re taking stock of the latest from Casper, the D2C mattress company that is going public. The unicorn announced its initial I

Bank of Baroda says fresh NPA accretion nearly peaked

The city-based lender had reported a loss of Rs 1,407 crore in the December quarter as against a net profit of Rs 436 crore a year ago due to higher provisioning for bad loans.

Reliance Jio gains largest subscriber base on account of Voda Idea loss: India Ratings

Vodafone Idea reported a total mobile subscriber base of 33.62 crore and Bharti Airtel at 32.73 crore customers for November 2019.

Govt may consider unveiling national logistics policy in Budget

The policy, which also aimed at reducing high transaction cost of traders, may proposed setting up of a central portal, which will provide end-to-end logistics solutions to companies.

100,000 tons of Dutch-made Tata steel exempt from US tariffs

A spokeswoman for Tata Steel, whose Dutch operations are based in the city of Ijmuiden, said that around 100,000 tons of the company#39;s 531,000 tons of steel exports to the US were covered by the exemption.

Saudi Arabia, UAE caution oil market against gloom over China virus

The death toll from the coronavirus outbreak in China rose to 81 with more than 2,700 infected, while health authorities around the world stepped up screening of passengers from China.

Motorola Razr, Galaxy Z Flip, Fold 2: Foldable phones need killer apps and strong screens to succeed in 2020 - CNET

Commentary: A brand-new design, foldable phones might not make it to the next generation unless they can continue to evolve.
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