As epxected, Markelle Fultz goes #1 to Philadelphia

Fultz is also a lock to play both the point and shooting guard positions which is a flawless fit for Sixers' PG/PF Ben Simmons , and has already stated his positivity in being able to work side-to-side with Simmons and off the ball. "I'm like, 'What do you know about that, partner?'" Romar said. Fultz was a bit of a late bloomer, failing to make his high school's varsity team his freshman an... [Full Article...]

Watch SpaceX launch and land a recycled Falcon 9 rocket this afternoon

This afternoon, SpaceX is set to launch a used Falcon 9 rocket for the second time ever. "It will be located at the Bulgarian orbital position at 1.9 degrees East longitude and will provide reliable satellite communications solutions to broadcast, telecom, corporate and government customers". [Full Article...]

West Virginia: Cindy's remnants raise flood threat

West Virginia: Cindy's remnants raise flood threat As the storm moves northwest, the Gulf Coast will continue to experience potentially risky flooding and winds of 40 to 50 miles per hour, CNN meteorologist Michael Guy said. The storms will slowly move across the Tri-State from northwest to southeast through the day. As a cold front moves in from the west and absorbs moisture brought up by what's left of Tropical Storm Cindy , heavy rain is e... [Full Article...]

Republicans release draft health care bill

And there's criticism of the GOP's secrecy surrounding their bill: "We didn't fight for the Affordable Care Act for more than a year in the public square for any personal or political gain". Obama was more than skeptical. This bill also gets rid of the Obamacare mandates, where you had to get insurance or pay a fine. He said "small tweaks" during the upcoming debate "cannot change the ... [Full Article...]

What was left out of Queen's Speech?

May's weakened position and loss of stature that have emboldened those within her own party who want a "softer" Brexit , which makes a less-sharp break with the European Union . "Of course, there will be details of this arrangement which will be part of the negotiation process", May said as she arrived at the summit on Friday. [Full Article...]

Birds' Flying Ability, Shape Of Their Eggs Could Be Linked, Study Suggests

Birds' Flying Ability, Shape Of Their Eggs Could Be Linked, Study Suggests The best predictor of an egg's shape is the bird's flight ability, a new study suggests. "Birds that are good fliers tend to lay asymmetric or elliptical eggs", said the study's lead author Mary Caswell Stoddard of Princeton University in New Jersey, US. [Full Article...]

Facebook brings anti-terror initiative to United Kingdom following attacks

Facebook brings anti-terror initiative to United Kingdom following attacks Partners in the new initiative include the Jo Cox Foundation, which was established in memory of the British member of parliament who was assassinated previous year by a man with links to neo-Nazi organisations. They have held training workshops with more than 100 anti-hate and anti-extremism organisations across Europe, and reached 3.5 million people online through its Facebook page. [Full Article...]

Cindy expected to drench Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia

Power outages and floods were already reported on Wednesday , a few hours before the storm was expected to come to the southwestern part of Louisiana and southeastern Texas at the beginning of Thursday . Fort Walton Beach spokeswoman Jo Soria said fallen trees hit houses and cars in what she called "pockets of wind damage" in two or three residential neighborhoods. [Full Article...]

NASA Just Called Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop-Approved 'Healing Stickers'

NASA Just Called Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop-Approved 'Healing Stickers' And claimed (in a statement that's since been taken down) that the $160-per-10-pack stickers are "made with the same conductive carbon material NASA uses to line space suits so they can monitor an astronaut's vitals during wear". "Most of the research that has been collected is confidential and is held as company private information", Eaton told Gizmodo . Naturally, the Goop staff has caught ... [Full Article...]

#NBADRAFT: Sixers make Fultz top pick, Lakers snag Ball second

The selection comes after the Celtics traded the top pick to Philadelphia earlier in the week for the No. 3 pick, plus a first-rounder in either 2018 or 2019. 16 pick to the Timberwolves for the No. 7 pick, Zach LaVine and Kris Dunn. "It's, like I said, a great opportunity, and I'm very excited really - just the fans in Philly, how they back up their players and everything like that", Fultz ... [Full Article...]

Destiny 2 Won't Feature Recoil On PC Because It Won't 'Feel Good'

Destiny 2 Won't Feature Recoil On PC Because It Won't 'Feel Good' While many have joined since the game's launch almost three years ago, there are still some players that have stuck with this title since the beginning. The Age of Triumph record book is now the main activity many players are attempting to finish. Perhaps then it is a little perplexing that Destiny 2 PC Project Lead, Mark Noseworthy, spoke with about the joint decision betwee... [Full Article...]

Tropical Storm Cindy Brings Rain and Possible Flooding

We really dodged the worst of Cindy across Acadiana. Gov. John Bel Edwards declared a state of emergency Wednesday morning for the entire state of Louisiana as a result of Tropical Storm Cindy . He said that probably won't clear north Alabama until Sunday. Buckles said this situation, which is often overlooked, is one of the biggest threats NWS faces each year. [Full Article...]

The New Chicago Apple Store's Roof Looks Like A Giant MacBook

The New Chicago Apple Store's Roof Looks Like A Giant MacBook Whether or not that's an intentional decision on Apple's part, remains to be seen. While the original plans do not have an Apple logo on the roof, there could be changes on the way. Designed by London-based Foster+Partners, the 20,000-square-foot store will consist of a glass box stretching from Pioneer Court to the riverfront. [Full Article...]

Long lines for Otto Warmbier farewell

Doctors there said Warmbier had suffered a severe neurological injury from an unknown cause. He will be buried at a nonsectarian cemetery. Warmbier was accused of trying to steal a propaganda banner while visiting North Korea in 2015 and was later convicted of subversion. [Full Article...]

EU's Barnier assures Britons of compromises on Brexit

EU's Barnier assures Britons of compromises on Brexit It is a time for Britain to seize new opportunities. Davis said Prime Minister May will also set out at an EU summit on Thursday her proposals for the rights of the three million EU nationals living in Britain , and one million Britons in the EU, with the British government to publish a detailed offer next Monday. [Full Article...]

Uber Wants Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg as CEO

The resignation came after a series of costly missteps under Kalanick that damaged Uber's reputation, including revelations of sexual harassment in its offices, allegations of trade secrets theft and a federal investigation into efforts to mislead local government regulators. [Full Article...]

Concerns Over Senate Health Care Would Impact Medicaid In Arizona

While they say they are "open to negotiation", the four could be a problem for McConnell and other Senate Republican leadership if they don't vote along party lines. LISA DESJARDINS: The Senate did break with the House on a few issues. But Medicaid has also been eating up an ever-larger share of federal spending, so the Republican plan puts a lid on that by rolling back the Obama-era expans... [Full Article...]

David Davis "encouraged" by first Brexit meeting

David Davis In their June 2016 referendum, the majority of the British citizens voted in favor of Brexit (51.9% to 48.1%). He explained that Theresa May, the Prime Minister, would brief fellow European Union leaders at a summit on Thursday on the UK's approach to the rights of expatriate citizens, which will be set out in detail in a paper on Monday. [Full Article...]

Final 2017 National Hockey League mock draft

Final 2017 National Hockey League mock draft At the end of the day, I've got to work hard". Everyone has known Nolan Patrick for a long time . Patrick played with Flyers defenseman Ivan Provorov two years ago in Brandon. They're the first team with three first-round picks since the Boston Bruins in 2015. But when this Friday night comes, it will be a first step, but a big step, for Nolan Patrick . [Full Article...]

NASA Discovers 10 New Potentially Habitable Earth-Like Planets

NASA Discovers 10 New Potentially Habitable Earth-Like Planets The new findings were announced Monday morning at the Kepler Exoplanet Week conference held at NASA Ames. The team was composed of Kepler research scientists Mario Perez , from the Astrophysics Division of NASA's Science Mission Directorate in Washington, Susan Thompson, from the SETI Institute in California, Benjamin Fulton, from the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, an... [Full Article...]

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