Next International Space Station Crew Set For Launch Thursday Afternoon

And at 56, Whitson will be the oldest woman to fly in space , beating the last record holder, Barbara Morgan, who was 55 when she flew on the Space Shuttle in 2007. Whitson, Novitskiy, 45, and the 38-year-old Pesquet , who is making his maiden flight into space, will join an American and two Russians at the orbiting lab. Read More

Andre Ward Defeats Sergey Kovalev by Decision

It's now the third consecutive fight that Ward has won by unanimous decision and gives him his sixth straight win against a fighter from a different country. "That was the first time in my career I got dropped". It was a maestro controlling the orchestra. Ward probably had his best round yet in the fifth round, pushing Kovalev back and landing some good shots. Read More

Lady Gaga, Bruno Mars, Sting set for American Music Awards

Lady Gaga, Bruno Mars, Sting set for American Music Awards

Kelly in 2013 singing "Do What U Want". These measurements are tracked by Billboard and its data partners, including Nielsen Music and Next Big Sound. Adele will battle it out with Drake , Rihanna and Justin Bieber for honours at the American Music Awards, where Sting is being recognised with a lifetime achievement accolade. Read More

Vulnerable countries pledge to go all-renewables, with help

China, the EU, Brazil and India are among those who say they are committed to the United Nations deal, but the loss of the world's second-largest polluter would make efforts to limit warming tougher. Alongside the negotiations, the two-week Marrakech Conference focused on various actions and initiatives taken by Governments and non-state actors to address climate change. Read More

Today, the ISS Welcomed the Oldest Woman to Fly into Space

Three cargo craft will deliver several tonnes of food, fuel, supplies and research to the crew members at the space station. Whitson follows in the footsteps of other female space pioneers, including Valentina Tereshkova, a retired cosmonaut who became the first woman in space when she took off in the Vostok 6 mission in 1963. Read More

Obama could still permanently protect the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans. Here's how

Obama could still permanently protect the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans. Here's how

Environmental groups, which are concerned about global warming and the potential for drilling-related oil spills, have also said they also want Obama to permanently ban offshore drilling in the Arctic and Atlantic before he leaves office. Jack Girard, the head of the American Petroleum Institute industry group, said the decision "puts the U.S.at a serious competitive disadvantage". Environmentalists had urged the administration to block lease sales in the Arctic because of the chances of an ... Read More

Facebook Just Announced A Massive $6 Billion Buyback

Facebook Just Announced A Massive $6 Billion Buyback

Facebook has about $26 billion in cash and marketable securities, according to a regulatory filing . Capital return programmes are often associated more closely with older, slower-growth companies that are trying to attract a different kind of investor. Read More

Firefox Focus for iOS promises to tighten privacy while browsing

Firefox Focus for iOS promises to tighten privacy while browsing

The Apple App Store does have apps private browsing, including like Ghostery, Dolphin, and fearless. It's the user and the web page, just as many prefer it. Users are not required to change privacy or cookie settings. The Mozilla Firefox for this is not just an ordinary browser but it is a special plugin to Mozilla that helps to not just protect your device against blocked restrictions but also helps to remove all the existing browsing data along with autofill forms and your passwords. Read More

NASA astronaut on verge of becoming oldest woman in space

Peggy Whitson's Expedition 50 crew members also include Russian cosmonaut, 45-year-old Oleg Novitskiy and Frenchman and space first-timer, 38-year-old Thomas Pesquet. CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP ) - NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson is on the verge of becoming the oldest woman in space, adding to her long list of barrier-breaking records. Read More

Climate Change: We Didn't Invent Global Warming, China Tells Trump

Climate Change: We Didn't Invent Global Warming, China Tells Trump

And he said that China's President Xi Jinping had underlined the importance of continued cooperation on climate between the two largest economies when he spoke to Trump on Monday. Bernie Sanders pointed out the 2012 tweet but he quickly added that, "this is done for the benefit of China, because China does not do anything to help climate change ". Read More

Tinder Just Added a Huge Update

Tinder Just Added a Huge Update

The CEO says the company retrained its moderators and algorithms to better detect this type of harassment and that the company will now have a "far more aggressive" policy for banning users that violate its harassment policies. Happen to be transgender or gender non-conforming and looking for love? GLAAD and Tinder also had discussions around whether your gender identity would automatically show or not. Read More

Pence to Complete Term as Governor

Pence to Complete Term as Governor

John Bolton, who served as USA ambassador to the United Nations under former President George W. Bush, was also under consideration for the high-profile job, a source familiar with the situation told Reuters on Monday. Other potential Cabinet picks being talked about are Senator Jeff Sessions, Senator Bob Corker and Newt Gingrich, the former Speaker to the US House of Representative. Read More

Tinder update allows gender options beyond 'man,' 'woman'

Tinder update allows gender options beyond 'man,' 'woman'

He told USA Today the company worked with GLAAD and LGBTQ activists and users to better train Tinder's moderation team and incorporate "very significant algorithms that help us correct harassment early on". Trans Montrealer Tranna Wintour is applauding Tinder for expanding its gender options in response to complaints. Life seems pretty bleak post-November 9, and even moreso when you consider that 2016 has been declared the "deadliest year on record" for transgender individuals in ... Read More

Global protesters demand climate justice at UN talk

A source on Trump's transition team told Reuters that the team was looking for ways to bypass the procedure to leave the Paris accord , which was agreed upon last December. But Germany and the European Commission, at an meeting of nearly 200 nations in Marrakesh, Morocco, on ways to implement the Paris Agreement, rejected his call. Read More

2016 on track to break global heat record

Carbon dioxide, once released into the atmosphere, is incredibly slow to dissipate - it can remain in the atmosphere for decades, and even centuries, after it is initially released. This would mean that global emissions of greenhouse gas, which were projected to keep rising even if all the signatories to the Paris deal stuck to their pledges, would continue to skyrocket unabated, all but ensuring that the target of keeping the rise in average global temperatures "well below" 2 degrees ... Read More

Melania Trump wears all black while meeting with Michelle Obama

Melania Trump wears all black while meeting with Michelle Obama

Trump met the congressional leaders, the Vice President-elect Mike Pence including Paul Ryan, the U.S House of Representatives Speaker, the Senate Majority Leader Mitch Mc Connell. "All of a sudden, you're faced with the reality that the man who's going to lead you has routinely used racist, misogynist, insulting words", Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr said. Read More

Mexico Tells Trump It Will Not Pay For Border Wall

On Wednesday evening, Pena Nieto announced he had spoken with Trump and agreed to a meeting before the president-elect's inauguration on January 20, 2017. "Without a doubt, everything he has said is very bad for Mexico", Gerardo Rodriguez, a former deputy finance minister who now manages emerging-market funds for BlackRock Inc.in NY, said before Tuesday's vote. Read More

Punjab calls emergency session after SC Sutlej order

Punjab calls emergency session after SC Sutlej order

But Punjab expressed fears that the actual usage would be more than the allocated amount and that the water flow in the rivers had changed substantially over the years and has stubbornly refused to implement the agreement. In Haryana on the other hand - a state that would benefit from the decision - leaders of all the parties have hailed the verdict. In 1981, the then prime minister Indira Gandhi negotiated a tripartite agreement between then state governments of Punjab , Haryana and ... Read More

South African President Jacob Zuma easily survives no-confidence vote

South African President Jacob Zuma easily survives no-confidence vote

He has already survived a no-confidence motion and an impeachment vote this year, related to other scandals. When he leaves office, the three leading possible successors are his ex-wife African Union chief Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and ANC treasurer-general Zweli Mkhize. Read More

Instagram update brings mentions, links and Boomerang to Stories

Instagram update brings mentions, links and Boomerang to Stories

Instagram Stories product manager Nathan Sharp told Business Insider that adding link support was in response to what his team saw that users wanted from the app. Just like normal posts, Instagram will send you a notification if you're mentioned in someone's story. Interestingly, Instagram is adding the ability to create Boomerangs to Stories, and not regular Instagram . Read More

How To Install Second iOS 10.2 Beta With No Developer Account

How To Install Second iOS 10.2 Beta With No Developer Account

The post also shared the following. The only noticeable difference in the interface of the app is that the shuffle and repeat buttons are slightly larger, when compared to the previous version. Now in iOS 10.2 you have the option of preserving your camera settings. Apart from the TV app, the new iOS 10.2 beta comes with a few design tweaks in Apple Music, and some new SOS features. Read More

Google boosts Safe Browsing program by tagging repeat offenders

Google boosts Safe Browsing program by tagging repeat offenders

Once an actual repeat offender has been identified, the webmaster will not be able to get rid of the Google warning on their site for at least 30 days. Google is using its Safe Browsing systems to reduce traffic to malicious and deceptive sites, protecting unsuspecting users who could fall victim to malware attacks, email scams and unwanted software downloads. Read More

Cut-Price £179 Xbox One Bundles Now Include Two Games

Cut-Price £179 Xbox One Bundles Now Include Two Games

Xbox One S and the PS4 Slim are slimmer versions of the original Xbox One and PS4 gaming consoles, and they're going to get a massive discount for this Black Friday . A spokeswoman said: "It's been an exciting year for Xbox fans and this holiday is the flawless time to get your hands on the top selling console in the United Kingdom, the new Xbox One S". Read More

New York City Ramps Up Security for Election Day

New York City Ramps Up Security for Election Day

Voters in the state of NY are heading to the polls on Election Day 2016. Counterterrorism units will be out in full force, with heavy weapons teams from the NYPD's elite Emergency Services Unit at various locations throughout the city. Read More

California braces for high election turnout, voter confusion

Early voting this election cycle has been pushed heavily by both presidential campaigns. But states with significant Hispanic populations are especially seeing surges, which is likely good news for Hillary Clinton, as some estimates suggest that Clinton could win almost 80 percent of the Latino vote. Read More

Call Of Duty: Infinite Warfare Announces Final Call For Pre-Order Deals

Call Of Duty: Infinite Warfare Announces Final Call For Pre-Order Deals

There are three available deals listed as of now: the Legacy Edition, Standard Edition and Deluxe Edition Deals. Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare is not now listed for pre-order or sale on the Windows Store. Zombies in Spaceland would not stay true to the classic mode if they did not bring back the iconic mystery box. While you might argue that this restriction affects Steam users as well, cutting them off from potential teammates and opponents using the Windows 10 build, the Windows 10 ... Read More

Teammate says Josh Rosen set to undergo shoulder surgery

Teammate says Josh Rosen set to undergo shoulder surgery

A potential Heisman candidate who graced the cover of Sports Illustrated before the season, Rosen was expected to lead the Bruins to the Pac-12 championship game this year. UCLA head coach Jim Mora initially said it was a nerve issue, but then he later recanted and said that wasn't the case. He also hit a 21-yard field goal that was tipped at the line but still got through. Read More

ANZ FY profit falls 18 per cent

ANZ FY profit falls 18 per cent

ANZ said on Thursday said bad debt charges rose for the fourth half-year period in a row, totalling A$1.96 billion for the year, up 62 percent from the year before. The bank's shares rose 0.6% to A$27.34 at 1:55 p.m. Sydney time, after falling as much as 1.3% in early trading. "When you're a company in turnaround, showing you're on track with the turnaround is a good thing", Mr Martin said. Read More

European shares set for 8th straight day of losses; Moller-Maersk drops

European shares set for 8th straight day of losses; Moller-Maersk drops

Wall Street and Asian shares fell after US voter polls showed Republican Donald Trump was closing the gap on Democrat Hillary Clinton ahead of next Tuesday's election. Net profit fell to US$438 million for the three months to September 30, below the US$490 million expected by analysts polled by Reuters. The company is in the midst of a breaking up its operations. Read More

Here comes the revamped MacBook Pro from Apple!

Details concerning the 2016 MacBook Pro's Retina Touch Bar have been revealed , reports TheVerge . The MacBook Pro's new Touch Bar is the first touchscreen functionality we've ever gotten on a Mac . The new MacBook Pros include both 13-inch and 15-inch models that include the Touch Bar and Touch ID features (the third Pro is a 13-inch laptop that does not come with the Touch Bar and Touch ID). Read More