SpaceX launches Indonesian communications satellite into space with recovered booster 

SpaceX launched the first previously-flown ‘block 5’ version of its Falcon 9 rocket early Tuesday, sending an Indonesian communications satellite into space and successfully recovering the first stage booster with a pinpoint landing on an offshore droneship. It was only the fourth flight of an upgraded block 5 booster since the rocket’s debut in May… Read More SpaceX launches Indonesian communications satellite into space with recovered booster 

Former U.S. VP Joe Biden launches awareness to promote LGBTQ acceptance

​Former Vice President Joe Biden has launched an awareness campaign to promote the importance of family acceptance of LGBTQ youth. The vice president’s Biden Foundation kicked off the ‘As You Are’ initiative on Tuesday with a video campaign, featuring Biden, pop singer Cyndi Lauper, former NFL player Wade Davis and numerous LGBTQ advocates and activists.… Read More Former U.S. VP Joe Biden launches awareness to promote LGBTQ acceptance

Israeli tank fire kills two Hamas militants in retaliatory strike

Israeli tank fire killed two Hamas militants in Gaza on Tuesday in a strike the Israeli military said was launched against a position from which its troops had come under fire. Hamas and Palestinian health officials in Gaza confirmed the deaths near Beit Lahiya in northern Gaza, shortly before noon. A statement by the Israeli… Read More Israeli tank fire kills two Hamas militants in retaliatory strike

U.S. billionaire Stan Kroenke acquires Arsenal Football Club in $2.3billion deal

American billionaire Stan Kroenke has struck a deal to take Arsenal private by buying out Russian rival and minority investor Alisher Usmanov in a move that values the English Premier League soccer club at around $2.3 billion. The deal comes at a crucial time for the north London club as it embarks on life without… Read More U.S. billionaire Stan Kroenke acquires Arsenal Football Club in $2.3billion deal

Eleven U.S. passengers file lawsuit against Aermexico over plane crash

Eleven U.S. passengers who survived an Aeromexico crash in the northern Mexican state of Durango on July 31 filed lawsuits against the airline in Chicago on Monday, according to a statement by Chicago-based attorneys Corboy & Demetrio. The Mexico City-bound Embraer 190 passenger jet smashed into scrubland near the runway shortly after take-off during what… Read More Eleven U.S. passengers file lawsuit against Aermexico over plane crash

North Korea releases South Korean man detained for illegally crossing border

​North Korea released a South Korean citizen detained in July after crossing the border into the North, the South’s Unification Ministry said on Tuesday. The prisoner was a 34-year-old man surnamed Seo who was detained after illegally entering North Korea last month, the ministry said. South Korean officials have pressed for the return of six… Read More North Korea releases South Korean man detained for illegally crossing border