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Magnitude 6.2 quake strikes off Central America: USGS

The Seattle Fault Zone is the one with the Big One lying in wait-not the terrifying Cascadia Subduction Zone quake the New York Times wrote about , but the long-overdue natural disaster we've been bracing ourselves for since the fault was discovered in 1992.



More than half of Scottish health boards affected — NHS cyber attack

BBC said it received reports of infections in a number of countries including the UK, US, China, Russia, Spain, Italy, Vietnam, and Taiwan. Following the leak of NSA tools, Bambenek told ABC News that he had conversations with high-ranking US national security officials in which he urged them to share information with private vendors so that they could develop countermeasures because the NSA had "lost control of its own weapons".



Will you buy the $999 Surface Laptop? (The 3:59, Ep. 220)

If the user want to download any third party app, then it prompts to download a similar app from Windows store. Microsoft Says, Microsoft Surface Laptop features a 13.5-inch diagonal PixelSense display with 3:2 aspect ratio. And as these devices are going to be targetted towards Microsoft's educational audience, that's crucial. However, Windows 10 S will have to do a lot of things in order to offer proper competition for the Chrome OS.


U.S., China reach deal to expand U.S. exports including LNG

U.S., China reach deal to expand U.S. exports including LNG

It will also focus on other areas of trade, including agriculture, but the exact details of the agreement are unclear. "This ensures US LNG entering the Chinese market will be politically palatable". Last night's announcement of the 100-day action plan between the us and China has the potential to alter global LNG trade, opening the door of the world's largest LNG growth market to the world's fastest-growing LNG supplier.


NASA nixes crew for test flight of new megarocket in 2019

NASA nixes crew for test flight of new megarocket in 2019

In a hastily announced press conference on Friday - a notice went out four hours ahead of time - the space agency broke the news. NASA also decided against a proposal to add astronauts to the first mission, known as EM-1. As of 2016, NASA had planned for the SLS's first flight to take place in 2018 without a crew on board. William Gerstenmaier, the associate administrator of NASA's Human Explorations and Operations Mission Directorate, explained that turning EM-1 into a crewed mission ...



Jakarta's Christian governor sentenced to 2 years in jail for blasphemy

Massive street protests in the past six months against Ahok and Tuesday's verdict are among the signs of an increasing religious conservatism in the world's most populous Muslim nation. The two-year prison sentence was a surprise as prosecutors had recommended a two-year suspended sentence. The minority Christian governor is now on trial on accu.