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Saudi prince foresees 'good things' with India on visit overshadowed by Kashmir

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 02:05:07 -0500

The crown prince this week was given a lavish welcome in Pakistan where the two sides signed memoranda of understanding valued at about $20 billion to help prop up Pakistan's economy. India will forc....
India an investment priority for Saudi Aramco: CEO

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 01:50:51 -0500

Saudi Aramco said on Wednesday that investing in India is a priority for the company, and it expects the country's oil demand to rise to 8.2 million barrels per day by 2040. "India is an investment p....
Vaccine could virtually eliminate cervical cancer: study

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 01:35:04 -0500

The rapid scale-up of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine could virtually eliminate cervical cancer in a handful of rich countries within three decades, and in most other nations by century's end, ....
Jay Inslee, potential 2020 contender, on climate: 'We need to blow the bugle'

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 01:00:30 -0500

The US stands virtually alone in the world in having a leader who openly dismisses the reality of climate change. Jay Inslee, the gravel-voiced governor of Washington, is poised to enter the throng o....
Lockheed unveils new F-21 fighter jet configured for India

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 00:38:14 -0500

Lockheed Martin offered India a new combat jet, F-21, on Wednesday to be made locally, in a bid to win a large military order worth over $15 billion. The U.S. defence firm had earlier offered its F-1....
Oil slips away from 2019 highs as surging US supply undermines OPEC cuts

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 00:33:38 -0500

Oil prices slipped away from 2019 highs on Wednesday, with surging U.S. supply and slowing economic growth tempering upward pressure from supply cuts led by producer club OPEC and from Washington's sa....
Sony Opens Up Internal Startup Program to Anyone With an Idea

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 00:00:03 -0500

The Tokyo-based company said on Wednesday it would open up an internal accelerator program to external entrepreneurs, including a partnership with Tokyo University under which students can turn ideas ....
As Heat Scorches Fields, Brazil's Soy Yields Prove Resilient

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 00:00:01 -0500

Take the case of Alexandre Di Domenico, who grows soybeans on about 16,000 hectares (40,000 acres) in the northeastern part of Mato Grosso. "We’re in a different place than a few years ago," Domenico....
Japan govt, Fukushima operator told to pay over nuclear disaster

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 23:29:51 -0500

A Japanese court Wednesday awarded nearly $4 million in fresh damages to scores of residents forced to flee their homes after the 2011 Fukushima nuclear meltdown. The Yokohama district court ordered ....
Alibaba v Tencent Returns as GIC Exits China's Goldman

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 23:13:27 -0500

It’s worth noting that Alibaba’s name didn’t appear on the list of substantial shareholders in CICC’s filing for the period ending Sept. 30, 2018. Adding further intrigue is the revelation Wednesday ....
Golden Girls' Rue McClanahan Suffered '2 Different Kinds of Strokes,' Says Forensic Pathologist

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 22:45:19 -0500

Rue McClanahan Suffered '2 Different Kinds of Strokes': Forensic Pathologist....
Russians say they have a deal with Space Adventures to put tourists in orbit by 2021

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 22:43:08 -0500

Russia's space agency says it's getting ready to resume sending private passengers to the International Space Station and back, a decade after the last space tour. A contract has been signed w....
One of Antarctica's biggest glaciers has a giant hole under it. What would happen if it collapsed?

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 22:38:50 -0500

Researchers discovered a giant cavity inside Thwaites Glacier, considered one of the most dangerous in the world. What happens if it collapses?....
Amazon's 'collaborative' robots offer peek into the future

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 22:01:10 -0500

Hundreds of orange robots zoom and whiz back and forth like miniature bumper cars -- but instead of colliding, they're following a carefully plotted path to transport thousands of items ordered from o....
Tesla Will Make About 500,000 Cars This Year, Musk Tweets

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 20:57:04 -0500

(Bloomberg) -- Elon Musk said Tesla Inc. will make about 500,000 cars this year, a prediction that’s difficult to gauge given the chief executive officer’s proclivity for setting stretch goals.....
President Trump signs directive to create new Space Force under the Air Force’s wing

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 20:34:36 -0500

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump today signed a space policy directive that lays out further steps in the creation of the U.S. Space Force as a sixth military branch housed within the Departm....
Guy gets tattoo to honor NASA’s Opportunity rover, but there’s one big problem

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 20:08:35 -0500

NASA's Opportunity rover had a long, eventful stay on Mars, but unfortunately those days are now behind us. The rover has been officially declared dead after a dust storm last year caused its batt....
Rift Between U.S. and European Carriers Opens Over Huawei

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 19:58:14 -0500

A Feb. 14 release from GSMA, a London-based wireless industry group, urged European lawmakers not to ban Huawei as a supplier. The divergent statements underscore a fissure opening between Washington....
Bret Michaels Shares Challenges You'll Understand If You Grew Up With a Chronic Illness

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 19:58:07 -0500

Bret Michaels talks about the challenges he faced growing up with type 1 diabetes.....
Officials: Arizona will miss US deadline for key water plan

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 19:20:21 -0500

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona won't have all the pieces of a Colorado River drought plan finished by the federal government's deadline to finalize protections for water used by millions across the U.....
The Super Snow Moon Is the Biggest and Brightest Event of 2019 - and It's Tonight!

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 19:03:43 -0500

Cancel any plans you had to finish binging the rest of Russian Doll tonight, because space is gracing us with another celestial wonder: a second 2019 super moon! The super snow moon - aptly named beca....
XPO Logistics Pays Up to Borrow $1 Billion for Stock Buyback

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 19:02:16 -0500

The trucking company and warehouse operator will use the bonds to repay borrowings under its existing credit agreement, among other general corporate purposes like repurchasing shares, according to a ....
Trump signs directive in step to create U.S. Space Force

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 18:57:53 -0500

Republican U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed a directive to start the lengthy process of creating a new branch of the military dedicated to handling threats in space, the U.S. Space Force.....
Vaccine could virtually eliminate cervical cancer: study

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 18:51:21 -0500

The rapid scale-up of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine could virtually eliminate cervical cancer in a handful of rich countries within three decades, and in most other nations by century's end, ....
To the Scientists Who Told the World They Had a Cure for Cancer, From a Cancer 'Survivor'

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 18:45:31 -0500

The author responds to the researchers who said they had a cure for cancer and shares why it was difficult for her to hear.....
Trump signs 'Space Force' directive

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 18:07:06 -0500

President Donald Trump signed an order Tuesday outlining his vision for a new "Space Force" that could one day become a separate military branch on an equal footing to the Army and Navy. Trump wants ....
The Grand Canyon May Have Been Exposing Tourists to Uranium For 18 Years

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 17:53:00 -0500

And it's a complete mystery as to how the radiation got there.....
Eating nuts tied to lower heart disease risk for diabetics

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 17:28:10 -0500

Diabetics who ate at least five 28-gram (one-ounce) servings of nuts a week were 17 percent less likely to develop heart disease than people with diabetes who had no more than one serving of nuts week....
Why the Air Force Is Buying a Bunch of F-15s Even Though the F-35 Is Coming

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 17:21:00 -0500

The F-15X will complement the F-22 and F-35 in tomorrow's aerial battlefields.....
Super Moon? Snow Moon? Full moon? Whatever you call it, a lunar spectacle is coming Monday night/Tuesday morning

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 17:17:03 -0500

Whether you call it full, snow or super, the biggest, brightest moon of the year is coming to a sky near you Monday night/Tuesday morning.....
Wall Street rises modestly on Walmart bump

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 17:15:23 -0500

U.S. stocks gained ground on Tuesday as upbeat results from Walmart boosted investor sentiment and high-level U.S.-China trade talks resumed in Washington. All three major U.S. equity indexes closed ....
Trump orders creation of Space Force, but within Air Force

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 17:15:12 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday directed the Pentagon to develop plans to create a new Space Force within the Air Force, accepting less than the full-fledged department he'd wa....
And now for the weather on Mars, courtesy of new NASA lander

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 17:14:45 -0500

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — And now for the weather on Mars: NASA's newest lander is offering daily reports on the red planet's frigid winter.....
Merck's Keytruda fails late-stage study in liver cancer patients

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 17:11:28 -0500

Merck & Co Inc's cancer drug Keytruda failed a late-stage trial's main goals of slowing disease progression and extending the life of patients with a common type of liver cancer, the company said on T....
Why Baidu Is the Tech Giant That’s Most Vulnerable to a China Downturn

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 17:00:00 -0500

The search giant, which reports results this week, could fare worse than rivals Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. and Tencent Holdings Ltd. because of its higher reliance on the advertising market, an increa....
This Startup Is Trying to Reach The Moon Without Help From Any Governments

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 16:50:00 -0500

Space startup SpaceIL plans to be the first private company to reach the lunar surface.....
President Donald Trump signs directive approving scaled-back Space Force

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 16:45:08 -0500

President Donald Trump signed a new directive Tuesday aimed at formally establishing a new space-focused military branchYour text to link... that will begin as an extension of the U.S. Air Force. It ....
Climate change could raise risk of congenital heart defects

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 16:27:07 -0500

The study is preliminary, and the potential impact of climate change on congenital heart disease is far from clear, the researchers say. "Early pregnancy, particularly 3-8 weeks after conception, is ....
Venezuela shuts border with Caribbean islands ahead of aid efforts

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 16:24:07 -0500

Maduro has rejected offers of foreign aid, denying there are widespread shortages and insisting that the country's economic problems are the result of sanctions by Washington. Opposition leader Juan ....
IBS in Children: Symptoms and Remedies for Parents to Know

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 16:22:41 -0500

IBS isn't just a problem for grown-ups. Here are the red flags and how to help your child feel better.....
French police kill suspect after knife attack in Marseille

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 16:10:34 -0500

MARSEILLE, France (AP) — A knife-wielding man on a wanted list was shot dead by police Tuesday shortly after he injured four people, one seriously, on a major street in the French city of Marseille, t....
Legendary scientist who predicted climate change effects dead at 87

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 16:04:06 -0500

In 1975, geologist Wallace Broecker penned a scientific paper warning about the still little-discussed concept of "global warming." Forty-four years later Broecker has died at 87, but not be....
Trump says March 1 deadline for China trade talks not 'magical' date

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 15:52:47 -0500

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that trade talks with China were going well and suggested he was open to pushing off the deadline to complete negotiations, saying March 1 was not a "magica....
How to Really Treat Cystic Acne, According to Dermatologists

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 15:45:00 -0500

Cystic acne is painful and notoriously hard to treat. Find out the best way to get rid of cystic breakouts from top dermatologists.....
Here's How a Virgin Flight Reached a Mind-Blowing 801 MPH

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 15:41:00 -0500

It only broke the sound barrier in terms of ground speed, mind you.....
The Marine Corps Wants to Be Able to Sink Enemy Warships (With An F-35 Assist)

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 15:35:00 -0500

The U.S. Marine Corps wants new missiles so its forces can help the U.S. Navy to sink enemy ships.....
Look Up Tonight and Catch the Biggest Supermoon of 2019

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 15:26:00 -0500

The "Super Snow Moon," the second of this year's three supermoons, will appear about 10 percent larger than an average full moon.....
Brent dips as demand worries weigh, U.S. oil prices hit 2019 high

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 15:18:25 -0500

Oil prices were mixed on Tuesday as concerns about global crude oil demand and uncertainty over the latest round of U.S.-China trade talks countered investor optimism around tightening supplies. Bren....
We Finally Understand the Real Reason Why Grapes Make Plasma Fireballs If You Microwave Them

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 15:14:00 -0500

And it might have implications for surgery, space travel, and national security.....
This Simple Trick Can Help You Fall Asleep in 60 Seconds or Less

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 15:00:42 -0500

You can finally quit counting sheep—for good!....