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Author: 0 U.S., Canada and Mexico to Host World Cup in 2026

The joint bid won 134 votes (67%) out of the 203 entitled to vote with Morocco bagging 65 (33%) when voting took place in Moscow on Wednesday, a day ahead of the Russia World Cup 2018 . It's not unusual for cities to earn selection as team base camps even if they're not hosting matches. But FIFA President Gianni Infantino suggested the split of games could change.

Research Trump hails EPA chief despite scandals
Author: 0 Trump hails EPA chief despite scandals

The EPA defends his use of his security detail, saying in a statement: "Administrator Pruitt follows the same security protocol whether he's in his personal or official capacity". A representative for Chick-fil-A said Pruitt's wife started but did not complete a franchisee application, according to the newspaper. "I mean, look, my wife is an entrepreneur herself".

Research Astronomers Reveal Most Exclusive Findings about Jupiter
Author: 0 Astronomers Reveal Most Exclusive Findings about Jupiter

Until the evolution of the NASA's Juno Mission , all the lightning signals recorded earlier were limited to visual detections or the radio spectrum's kilohertz range. The spacecraft came nearly 50 times closer to the planet than Voyager 1 ever did, flying "closer to Jupiter than any other spacecraft in history", states Juno's principal investigator Scott Bolton from the Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio, who was involved in both studies.

Author: 0 Oldest animal fossil footprint on record discovered in China

Because the footprints are trace fossils, not fossils of the animal itself, it's going to be hard to credit a particular branch of the Tree of Life with the title of "First to Develop Limbs". Bilaterian animals such as arthropods and annelids have paired appendages or "legs" and are among the most diverse animals today and in the geological past.

Research NASA reveals new discoveries suggesting there was once life on Mars
Author: 0 NASA reveals new discoveries suggesting there was once life on Mars

The Mars 2020 rover will scan the Red Planet for signs of ancient life by studying terrain that once consisted of flowing rivers and lakes more than 3.5 billion years ago. This mudstone gradually formed billions of years ago from silt that accumulated at the bottom of the ancient lake. Scientists hope to further the search for signs of life on Mars with the European and Russian rover, ExoMars , scheduled to land in 2021.

Research Plastic water pouches banned in Gujarat's Rajkot from June 5
Author: 0 Plastic water pouches banned in Gujarat's Rajkot from June 5

Meanwhile, Environment Day was also celebrated in National Thermal Power Corporation with the pledge to " Beat Plastic Pollution ", which is the theme for this year's World Environment Day . Prof Frimpong-Boateng said Ghana was taking various measures in dealing with the plastic waste menace, announcing that the country, was developing a policy was to guide the use of plastics, and that would be heralded by an environmental education and awareness creation among the citizenry.

Author: 0 NASA Finds Concentrated Batch Of Organic Molecules On Mars

Thomas Zurbuchen, associate administrator for the Science Mission Directorate at NASA Headquarters, in Washington, said: "With these new findings, Mars is telling us to stay the course and keep searching for evidence of life". Excitingly, the material discovered on Mars is similar to terrestrial kerogen . "Organic matter" in this context doesn't mean anything we'd recognize from our lives on Earth.

Author: 0 Mysterious ‘Planet 9’ might not be a planet at all

This research was supported by NASA Solar System Workings and the Rocky Mountain Advanced Computing Consortium Summit Supercomputer. Ann-Marie Madigan, an assistant professor in the Department of Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder), says that the Kupier Belt is a lot more dynamic than we imagine.

Research SpaceX goes for its 11th launch of the year early on Monday
Author: 0 SpaceX goes for its 11th launch of the year early on Monday

EDT (0445 GMT) Monday from Cape Canaveral's Complex 40 launch pad, and headed east over the Atlantic Ocean. The Falcon 9's booster previously launched the U.S. SpaceX's next launch is a cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station, set for the end of the month. The launch was originally scheduled for early Wednesday morning, and then postponed again to early Friday.

Author: 0 EU Commission proposes banning these items from Irish beaches

Industry group Plastics Europe's 2030 pledge includes confirmation that European plastics manufacturers are targeting a 60% recycling rate for plastic packaging by 2030. Menstrual pads, wet wipes and balloons will be required to add a label indicating how the product should be disposed. These laws are also aiming to achieve a great reduction in the usage of plastic food containers and cups within the next six years.

Research Ottawa's planned purchase of pipeline elicits shock, disappointment
Author: 0 Ottawa's planned purchase of pipeline elicits shock, disappointment

Steve Kean, chairman and chief executive of Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd., said the deal represents the best opportunity to complete the expansion project. Kinder Morgan Canada will continue to own the remaining assets, including crude storage, rail terminals and a condensate pipeline, and look to expand.

Research Alberto nears the Florida panhandle, bringing rain, gusty winds
Author: 0 Alberto nears the Florida panhandle, bringing rain, gusty winds

The storm had maximum sustained winds of 85kms/h and was moving north at 13kms/h. New flash flood watches have been issued for parts of the Carolinas, where 2 to 6 inches of rain is possible. Alberto disrupted long Memorial Day holiday weekend plans along from Pensacola in the Florida Panhandle to Miami Beach and other areas along the northern Gulf Coast, forced beachgoers out of the the water and prompted evacuations of low-lying areas.

Research Alan Bean (1932 - 2018), Apollo astronaut walked on the Moon
Author: 0 Alan Bean (1932 - 2018), Apollo astronaut walked on the Moon

Bean was the lunar module pilot of Apollo 12 , which made the second moon landing, in 1969. Bean also commanded the second crewed flight to Skylab , America's first space station, in 1973. But in 1981, he gave up his NASA career to become a full-time artist. He obtained a commission in Navy aviation and after completing test-pilot school was selected by NASA as one of 14 new astronauts in October 1963.

Research Pipeline decision too close to chastise BC at western premiers meeting: Notley
Author: 0 Pipeline decision too close to chastise BC at western premiers meeting: Notley

The conference in Yellowknife wrapped up with commitments to co-operate on free trade, cannabis regulation and pharmacare funding. Plans to triple the capacity of Kinder Morgan's existing Trans Mountain pipeline from Edmonton to Burnaby have pitted Alberta and the federal government against B.C., which says the risk of a bitumen spill is too great for the province's environment and economy.

Research First named storm of Atlantic Hurricane Season has formed
Author: 0 First named storm of Atlantic Hurricane Season has formed

The northern Gulf Coast could then see flooding rain, winds strong enough to form tornadoes, and isolated storm surge flooding. The storms' names come from six lists that are recycled, so this year's was previously used in 2012. "There could be some possible high surf with hazardous high risk of rip currents along the beaches". The flood watch goes into effect at 2 p.m. Saturday and runs through 8 p.m.

Research Subtropical Storm Alberto Forms, Will Bring Heavy Rain to U.S.
Author: 0 Subtropical Storm Alberto Forms, Will Bring Heavy Rain to U.S.

The storm will approach the north-central Gulf Coast on Monday. So the odds of the system ever becoming a hurricane appear low. A turn toward the north-northwest was expected on Monday. The National Weather Service said a flash flood watch would be in effect from Saturday evening through Tuesday evening for southeastern MS, southwestern Alabama and the western Florida Panhandle.

Research NDP heading towards majority in Ontario election
Author: 0 NDP heading towards majority in Ontario election

Kathleen Wynne's Liberals are said to be down to 23 per cent, while the Greens under Mike Schreiner stand at four per cent support according to Poll Tracker. "It's time he step up and talk to Ontarians about exactly what role he's played in these nomination meetings", Horwath said in Toronto on Thursday.

Research Trump cancels summit with Kim; North Korea still wants talks
Author: 0 Trump cancels summit with Kim; North Korea still wants talks

Wednesday that North Korea had issued a statement calling Vice-President Mike Pence a "political dummy", and warning that the USA could either "meet us at a meeting room or encounter us at nuclear-to-nuclear showdown". But added, "it is surprising and deeply regretful that he unilaterally and abruptly cancelled the summit". -North Korea talks by persuading Kim to agree to a broad denuclearization goal at the recent inter-Korean summit.

Research Truck carrying 40000 pounds of feathers crashes, spills fluffy load
Author: 0 Truck carrying 40000 pounds of feathers crashes, spills fluffy load

Trooper Rick Johnson says the driver reported he didn't feel exhausted and had plenty of rest, including the weekend off, and his logbooks were in order. The division later mentioned in one other message, "One among our visitors engineers did the math - 40,000 lbs of hen feathers = ~18 million feathers (they nonetheless weigh the identical as 40,000 lbs of bricks, nonetheless)".

Research Yates survives time trial to retain Giro lead
Author: 0 Yates survives time trial to retain Giro lead

The president of world cycling's governing body has told The Times that he has relished Simon Yates's domination of the Giro d'Italia and has no doubts about the Briton's performance. Chris Froome finished fifth, 35 seconds behind Dennis, to move into fourth overall. "I think there could be some guys hurting". This stage was a big target for me as well.

Research Cohen insists he's never done business with Taxi King
Author: 0 Cohen insists he's never done business with Taxi King

According to the BBC , the Ukrainian government turned to Cohen because it was having little luck getting a meeting with Trump through traditional diplomatic channels. When Reason interviewed Freidman in 2015, a handful of his taxi garages had just filed for bankruptcy protection and he was angling for a city bailout in the form of loan guarantees for medallions.

Research Venezuela expels top United States diplomat
Author: 0 Venezuela expels top United States diplomat

In addition, several Latin American countries said they will consider individual financial and travel sanctions against top Venezuelan officials. "The US will not leave Venezuela alone so the country's prospects are grim", he added.

Research Ten Killed in Violent Protests Against Vedanta's Copper Plant in South India
Author: 0 Ten Killed in Violent Protests Against Vedanta's Copper Plant in South India

Police retaliated in a bid to bring the situation under control. Meanwhile, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam working president M K Stalin met the state's chief secretary regarding the anti-Sterlite protests, reported News 18 . The latest protest turned violent as a crowd waving black flags stormed the district government headquarters and an apartment block for Vedanta employees, a company official said, declining to be named for fear of being targeted.

Research Palestine takes Israel to the International Criminal Court
Author: 0 Palestine takes Israel to the International Criminal Court

In a summary report of the court's activities for 2017, the ICC said it had progressed in its work to determine "whether there is a reasonable basis to proceed with an investigation". Amid much controversy, the Palestinian Authority joined the ICC in January 2015 signing up to the Rome Statute, which underpins the world's only permanent war crimes court.

Research Najib Razak, Malaysian Ex-Prime Minister, Questioned Over 1MDB
Author: 0 Najib Razak, Malaysian Ex-Prime Minister, Questioned Over 1MDB

Authorities in Malaysia are wasting no time in probing tainted wealth fund 1MDB. Datuk Seri Azam Baki said Najib was served with the notice that required him to be present at the commission's headquarters at 10am today to record his statement to facilitate investigation into the case involving SRC International Sdn Bhd.

Research Latest HTC U12+ leak shows transparent design, full phone specs
Author: 0 Latest HTC U12+ leak shows transparent design, full phone specs

Blass posted renders of the device, fully revealing its design, which appears to be somewhat semitransparent, as you can see some internal hardware through the back. Blass followed up by tweeting the HTC U12 +'s spec sheet , outlining nearly every detail about the upcoming device. These support optical image stabilization, "HDR Boost 2", dual LED flash, bokeh mode, and more.

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