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SpaceX announces the dates for 'Hyperloop Pod Competition II'

SpaceX announces the dates for 'Hyperloop Pod Competition II'

The idea for the ultra-fast transportation system is the brainchild of SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, and while his company has no direct involvement in the actual development of the proposed technology - leaving that to the likes of Hyperloop One - SpaceX is still helping to organize various events and contests to encourage the design of the passenger pods that could one day be hurtling through a near-vacuum tube at speeds of up to 760 miles per hour.



Voting begins to name April the Giraffe's male calf

The unnamed baby giraffe checks in at about six-feet tall and 150-pounds. "April has recovered perfectly and is eating everything in sight!" the team posted on its official Facebook page. April has her own website and even an apparel line. Animal Adventure has not announced a height and weight for April's calf. People around the world have been tuning in daily, with some growing impatient as the pregnancy seemed to drag on.



Authorities Search for Facebook Murder Suspect

Cleveland police said they are searching for Stephens, a homicide suspect, who recorded himself shooting another man and then posed the video on Facebook on Sunday, April 16, 2017. A month later, the suspects pleaded not guilty to assaulting the man. An Ohio woman was accused of broadcasting her friend's rapist on Twitter's live-streaming service Periscope.



Pence on Korea: 'Era of strategic patience is over'

The president also said if "they are unable to do so, the USA, with its allies, will!" Reuters reported last week that Trump is focusing his North Korea strategy for now on tougher sanctions, possibly including an oil embargo, banning its airline, intercepting cargo ships and punishing Chinese banks doing business with Pyongyang, U.S.


Pro-Trump, anti-Trump protesters clash in Berkeley, California

Pro-Trump, anti-Trump protesters clash in Berkeley, California

Social media posts described a "small blast", the use of tear gas and pepper spray, fireworks being lit, and a man covering his eyes as blood covered his hands and dripped down his face. Meanwhile, tens of thousands of people marched through midtown Manhattan and dozens of United States cities on Saturday to demand that Mr Trump release his tax returns and to dispute his claim that the public does not care about the issue.


America's era of strategic patience with North Korea is over: US Vice-President

America's era of strategic patience with North Korea is over: US Vice-President

Gen. Thomas W. Bergeson, 7th Air Force commander. Earlier this month, on Trump's command, the US military launched 59 cruise missiles at a Syrian military airfield in retaliation for a chemical attack killing scores of civilians. He reiterated the US commitment to South Korea, whose population sits in the shadow of its bellicose neighbor and could face catastrophe if the North were to lash out.