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(Reuters) – Three-time NBA champion Stephen Curry will take space agency NASA up on its offer to tour its lunar lab after he sparked controversy by saying he did not believe humans had ever been to the Moon, comments he later called a joke. FILE PHOTO: Dec 5, 2018; Cleveland, OH, USA; Golden State Warriors
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States plans to counter the rapidly expanding economic and political influence of China and Russia in Africa, where the two nations use corrupt business practices with little regard for the rule of law, according to prepared remarks on Thursday by U.S. national security adviser John Bolton. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Britain’s weakened prime minister, Theresa May, appealed to fellow EU leaders on Thursday for concessions to help her win support in parliament next month for a deal that can smooth Britain’s exit from the European Union. Arriving at a Brussels summit a day after a failed attempt to topple her at home,
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MOJAVE, Calif. (Reuters) – A Virgin Galactic rocket plane reached space on Thursday and returned safely to the California desert, capping years of testing to become the first U.S. commercial human flight to breach Earth’s atmosphere since America’s shuttle program ended in 2011. Virgin Galactic’s manned space tourism rocket plane SpaceShipTwo lands at Mojave Air
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The history of corn, one of humankind’s indispensable staple crops, is far more complicated that previously known, according to scientists who conducted a comprehensive genetic and archeological analysis of its domestication. FILE PHOTO: Corn cobs and yellow corn are on display at a market in Mexico City, Mexico May 19, 2017. REUTERS/Henry
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A logo of Standard Chartered is displayed at the financial Central district in Hong Kong, China November 23, 2017. REUTERS/Bobby Yip (Reuters) – Standard Chartered Plc (STAN.L) has laid off over 200 employees in India in its retail banking division, as more customers move to digital services, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Minister of State for Energy Claire Perry arrives in Downing Street, London, September 4, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay KATOWICE, Poland (Reuters) – Britain is willing to host United Nations climate talks in 2020, the country’s energy minister said on Thursday, as it seeks to establish a lead role in the fight against global
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The Apple logo is shown during an Apple launch event in the Brooklyn borough of New York, U.S., October 30, 2018. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton (Reuters) – Apple Inc said on Thursday it would invest $1 billion to build a new campus in North Austin, Texas. The iPhone manufacturer also plans to set up new sites in
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LONDON/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – A weakened Theresa May was set to ask European leaders for help on Thursday after a mutiny by more than a third of her MPs failed to unseat her but left parliament heading for deadlock over Brexit. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May speaks outside 10 Downing Street after a confidence vote by
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ANKARA (Reuters) – Nine people were killed and nearly 50 injured in Turkey when a high speed train collided with a locomotive and crashed into a station platform and overpass in an Ankara suburb early on Thursday, officials said. Rescuers worked to free people trapped under the mangled wreckage at Marsandiz train station, 8 km
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Marcus Kruger scored the tiebreaking goal in the third period Wednesday, and the Chicago Blackhawks broke an eight-game losing streak with a 6-3 win over the visiting Pittsburgh Penguins. Dec 12, 2018; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Blackhawks center Marcus Kruger (16) celebrates his goal against the Pittsburgh Penguins during the third period at United Center.
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Kyrie Irving hit a tiebreaking, 31-foot 3-pointer with 17 seconds remaining in overtime, and the visiting Boston Celtics held off the Washington Wizards 130-125 on Wednesday night. Dec 12, 2018; Washington, DC, USA; Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving (11) dribbles the ball as Washington Wizards center Thomas Bryant (13) defends in the fourth quarter at
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