China’s rocket start-ups go small in age of ‘shoebox’ satellites

LinkSpace’s reusable rocket RLV-T5, also known as NewLine Baby, is carried to a vacant plot of land for a test launch in Longkou, Shandong province, China, April 19, 2019. REUTERS/Jason Lee April 26, 2019 By Ryan Woo LONGKOU, China (Reuters) – During initial tests of their 8.1-metre (27-foot) tall reusable rocket, Chinese engineers from LinkSpace, […]

SAS pilots go on strike as wage talks collapse

FILE PHOTO: A Scandanavian Airlines, known as SAS, Airbus A320-200 airplane takes off from the airport in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, July 29, 2018. REUTERS/Paul Hanna April 26, 2019 OSLO/COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – SAS pilots in Norway, Sweden and Denmark went on strike on Friday as wage talks broke down, leading the carrier to cancel hundreds […]

Dems In Congress Can't Decide If They Should Impeach Trump (HBO)

To impeach, or not to impeach? Elizabeth Warren broke the ice for the 2020 field on Friday afternoon when she called for Trump’s impeachment in a Twitter thread. And during a town hall on Monday night, two top-tier candidates – Senator Kamala Harris and Mayor Pete Buttigieg- joined the call to bounce Trump from office. […]

China seeks to allay fears over Belt and Road debt risks

Governor of the People’s Bank of China Yi Gang attends a thematic forum of the second Belt and Road Forum for international cooperation in Beijing, China, April 25, 2019. REUTERS/Jason Lee April 26, 2019 By Kevin Yao BEIJING (Reuters) – China aims to make the Belt and Road initiative sustainable and prevent debt risks, its […]

The Mueller Report: A VICE News Tonight Special (HBO)

On the day the Mueller report is released, VICE News explores what the investigation found, and what those discoveries mean for the future. #VICENewsTonight Subscribe to VICE News here: Check out VICE News for more: Follow VICE News here: Facebook: Twitter: Tumblr: Instagram: More videos from the VICE network: […]

Afghan interpreters Are Terrified About A Possible U.S. Deal With The Taliban (HBO)

I first met Ahmad Srosh in 2010 while I was reporting for the BBC. Srosh, an Afghan national, was working as an interpreter for U.S. Marines in Sangin. At the time Sangin was the most violent district in Afghanistan’s most violent province, Helmand. Together, we witnessed Americans and Afghans wounded and killed by Taliban lain […]

Match-fixing not doping poses greatest risk to sport

FILE PHOTO: WADA Investigation team member Richard McLaren attends the World Summit on Ethics and Leadership in Sports at the headquarters of FIFA in Zurich, Switzerland September 16, 2016. REUTERS/Ruben Sprich/File Photo April 25, 2019 By Steve Keating TORONTO (Reuters) – Two of the men that put the doping crisis in the global spotlight say […]

T-Mobile beats phone subscriber estimates

FILE PHOTO: A T-Mobile logo is seen on the storefront door of a store in Manhattan, New York, U.S., April 30, 2018. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton April 25, 2019 (Reuters) – T-Mobile US Inc on Thursday beat Wall Street’s first-quarter estimates for net new phone subscribers who pay a monthly bill, aided by its competitively-priced wireless plans […]

The Mini Lunar Rover Engineer

After a decades-long lull, interest in the moon is back — this time led by startups, including Tokyo-based ispace Inc., which is hoping to land two of its miniature rovers on the lunar surface in 2021. Akane Imamura is part of ispace’s team racing to make that deadline, and their ultimate goal is nothing short […]

Sri Lanka authorities were trying to head off bombers when they struck: official

Police keep watch outside the family home of a bomber suspect where an explosion occurred during a Special Task Force raid, following a string of suicide attacks on churches and luxury hotels, in Colombo, Sri Lanka April 25, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter April 25, 2019 By Ranga Sirilal and Shihar Aneez COLOMBO (Reuters) – Sri Lanka’s […]