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The 'flying bum' aircraft crash-landed on its second test flight

The 'flying bum' aircraft crash-landed on its second test flight Developers of the Airlander 10 had denied witness reports the airship struck a telegraph pole during its "heavy landing" on Wednesday. Airlander 10 had its first test flight on August 17. The Airlander 10 was being developed for surveillance purposes by the U.S. government, but financial rollbacks got the project shelved. It was first developed in 2009 for the United States government as a lon... [Full Article...]

Fact Checker: Does Huma Abedin have 'ties' to the Muslim Brotherhood?

Despite the distinct differences in attitudes between the journal and Clinton, the New York Post reports that Huma Abedin was formerly listed as a Muslim Minority Affairs' board member and an assistant editor, including on a 2002 issue which suggested the United States was " doomed " to go through the 9/11 attacks as a result of the " sanctions " and " injustices " Washington had applied to th... [Full Article...]

Academy president addresses the rape allegation surrounding an acclaimed new movie

Academy president addresses the rape allegation surrounding an acclaimed new movie Though Isaacs hasn't seen the film, she insists that audiences "need to see" it. Nate Parker arrives at the Sundance NIGHT BEFORE NEXT Benefit on August 11 in Los Angeles. Sasha Stone, founder of AwardsDaily.com, told CNN last week this move could be a play to earn back its investment. Though I have now read a few articles about the 1999 case, some transcripts and opinion pieces on this issue, I... [Full Article...]

Air New Zealand posts record profit but warns of competition

Air New Zealand posts record profit but warns of competition FARSA President Marja Lubeck says the equal payment of $2500 to all staff is a recognition that the profit is a result of outstanding work across the board. Looking ahead to 2017, the airline plans to increase domestic capacity by a further 7-9 percent and long-haul worldwide by 4-6 percent. A 2016 final fully imputed ordinary dividend has been declared of 10.0 cents per share, bringing the full... [Full Article...]

WWE Raw: Balor Relinquishes Universal Title Due To Injury

WWE Raw: Balor Relinquishes Universal Title Due To Injury The 35-year-old was injured when Rollins gave him a running powerbomb to the barricade in their title match at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Thanking the fans before saying goodbye, The Dudley Boyz spoke of some of their biggest moments in WWE . Many expect that even if Balor didn't get hurt, Rollins would have won the title before long. [Full Article...]

Breathe A Sigh Of Relief, Because Finn Balor's Surgery Was A Success

Breathe A Sigh Of Relief, Because Finn Balor's Surgery Was A Success After winning the WWE Universal Title at SummerSlam, he was forced to vacate the title the following night, after it was revealed he dislocated his shoulder (and popped it back in) during the win. Plans certainly switched up a lot with Reigns' suspension, which is of course why Finn Balor won the new title. It has now been rumored that Roman Reigns will win the WWE Universal Title next wee... [Full Article...]

Clinton accuses Trump of making 'hate movement mainstream'

Clinton also hit Trump for his own conspiratorial musings, which have included questioning the validity of President Obama's birth certificate, insinuating that Ted Cruz's father helped Lee Harvey Oswald kill JFK, and claiming that global warming is a myth created by the Chinese government to weaken America. [Full Article...]

Paisley Park, home of Prince, opens for public tours Oct

The singer died after an accidental overdose of the painkiller fentanyl. Visitors will get a guided tour of Paisley Park's main floor, which features Prince's recording and mixing studios. According to the official Paisley Park website , tickets for tours will go on sale this Friday at 3pm. As the plan will require approval from the city, a planning commission hearing has been schedule... [Full Article...]

Record-breaking British Olympic team welcomed home

Team GB arrived home from the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on British Airways flight "BA2016" at 9.55am this morning, on a gold-nosed aircraft appropriately named "victoRIOus" by the public. In the pool, the great Michael Phelps secured his record 28th Olympic medal, while all eyes turned to the gymnastics arena where a new star was born, 19-year-old Simone Biles, who leaves Brazil with an unbelievable ... [Full Article...]

Designer Sonia Rykiel, known for a relaxed style, dies at 86

The pioneering Rykiel was a fixture in the industry for half a century, launching her own fashion house in 1968 buoyed by the Swinging Sixties craze in London. The first was the "poor-boy" sweater in 1962, which was a shrunken ribbed knit she created for Laura, a shop owned by her husband at the time . "I wanted a maternity dress and I couldn't find anything I liked". [Full Article...]

National Park Service creating 'living emblem' in DC

On Aug. 25, 1916, then-President Woodrow Wilson officially made the service a federally managed bureau aimed at promoting and regulating certain special areas "to conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and the wild life therein and to provide for the enjoyment of the same in such manner". [Full Article...]

For 10 years, possibly biggest pearl was hidden under bed

According to the Reports, tourism officer Aileen Cynthia Amurao said the pearl was first discovered in 2006 by a fisherman of the Palawan Island. With the fisherman's approval, Amurao then facilitated the pearl's transfer to the Puerto Princesa City Hall where it is now on display since Monday. [Full Article...]

French burkini bans face legal challenge as tension mounts

Prime Minister Manuel Valls told BFM television Thursday that burkinis represent "the enslavement of women" and reiterated his support for mayors who have banned them. The legal fight over the right of Muslim women to wear burkinis has fired a national debate over the place of Islam in France, a strictly secular country, and fueled concerns at home and overseas that some French mayors are overstep... [Full Article...]

Gambit director Doug Liman has left for DC's Justice League Dark

Gambit director Doug Liman has left for DC's Justice League Dark Doug Liman will direct Dark Universe, the film formerly known as Justice League Dark, based on the DC Comics superteam of the world's biggest and sketchiest magic users, reports Variety . The film's star, Channing Tatum , was also rumored to have been close to leaving that fall. There is no official release date set, but Warner Bros. [Full Article...]

Is Cincinnati Zoo suffering Harambe fatigue?

At first the zoo appeared to be at least trying to ignore these jokes, hoping they would die down over time . The incredibly repetitive bullying has been stressful for the zoo's staff, something the zoo's director, Thane Maynard, reiterated yesterday when he said the staff was having trouble "healing" and moving on in the wake of the gorilla's death thanks mostly to a bunch of Twitter-based knu... [Full Article...]

Trump to black voters: 'What the hell do you have to lose?'

Trump to black voters: 'What the hell do you have to lose?' He said many are living in poverty and have no jobs. The Trump campaign did not respond to a request for the source of the statistic. On Saturday, he focused on Latino voters. The village was 92.7% white and 0.7% African American in the 2010 census. He then presented the crowd with a start question, "What do you have to lose by trying something new, like Trump?" I'll say it again: What do you ... [Full Article...]

Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns

Ukrainian journalist and member of parliament Serhiy Leshchenko holds pages showing allegedly signings of payments to Donald Trump's presidential campaign chairman Paul Manafort from an illegal shadow accounting book of the party of former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych. [Full Article...]

Britney Spears says she 'literally nearly drowned' on recent Hawaiian vacation

Britney Spears says she 'literally nearly drowned' on recent Hawaiian vacation The British talk show host is featured on the cover of the latest issue of Rolling Stone , where he discusses Carpool Karaoke's viral popularity. "Did you see what happened to him the other day?", she exclaimed, like your friend might over an early evening bottle of wine. [Full Article...]

Blast, gunshots reported at Kabul university

The National Security Council issued this statement on Wednesday: "The United States condemns in the strongest terms the terrorist attack today on the American University of Afghanistan". Spokeswoman Elizabeth Trudeau said the Department is accounting for its personnel and working to locate and assist USA citizens affected by the attack. [Full Article...]

Chris Hemsworth surprises kids at hospital as Thor

Chris Hemsworth surprises kids at hospital as Thor Hemsworth captioned an Instagram photo with one courageous kid handily defeating Loki . "Met the real superheroes of the world at @ladycilentochildrenshospital". "He's very mischevious and he's got lots of tricks up his sleeve so you've got to watch him". Whosoever holds this hammer, if he be worthy, shall possess the power of Thor!' (i.e. [Full Article...]


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