Day: November 10, 2021

NASA, SpaceX set to launch space station’s next crew to orbit

Published by Reuters By Joe Skipper and Steve Gorman CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) -Elon Musk’s private rocket company, SpaceX, was due to launch four more astronauts to the International Space Station for NASA on Wednesday, including a veteran spacewalker and two younger crewmates chosen to join NASA’s forthcoming lunar missions. The SpaceX-built launch vehicle, consisting

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US prosecutors seek four years’ jail for Capitol riot ‘shaman’

Published by AFP Washington (AFP) – US prosecutors are demanding 51 months behind bars for the self-proclaimed “shaman” who joined the January 6 assault on the Capitol building wearing a horned buffalo headdress, court documents revealed. Jacob Chansley, whose painted face, bare chest and horned headgear made him an icon of the attack on the

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Disney – Not A Fairytale Ending

Published by ValueWalk Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS)’s revenue rose 26% in the final quarter to $18.5bn, with growth across both divisions, especially Disney Parks, Experiences and Products. For the year as a whole, revenue’s up 3% as theme parks were affected by Covid-19 closures. Quarterly operating profit more than doubled to $1.6bn. Q3 2021 hedge

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Rivian shares leap in market debut, topping value of Ford, GM

Published by AFP New York (AFP) – Electric truck maker Rivian soared in its Wall Street debut on Wednesday, making the company worth more than traditional automakers Ford and General Motors. Shares in the company backed by Amazon and Ford leapt as high as 50 percent in its first day of trading, taking Rivian’s market

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Soccer player arrested after masked men beat her teammate with iron bars

Published by New York Daily News French women’s soccer may have its own Tonya Harding-Nancy Kerrigan attack. Paris St.-Germain midfielder Aminata Diallo was arrested in a Paris suburb Wednesday morning, a week after her teammate Kheira Hamraoui was beaten by masked men wielding iron bars, according to L’Equipe. Diallo and Hamraoui play the same position

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Majority Says Facebook Making Society Worse: CNN Poll

Published by Knewz By Richard Horgan Los Angeles (Knewz) — The bad news just keeps raining down on Mark Zuckerberg’s social network. This time, the folks blowing the whistle are site users via CNN’s latest poll about Facebook popular opinion. Among the Nov. 1-4 survey group, 61 percent said they use Facebook once a day,

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Henry Cavill Wants to Play Marvel’s Captain Britain

Published by ScreenCrush Henry Cavill’s career does as Superman does not appear to be moving faster than a speeding bullet these days. With no Justice League sequel in sight, and with at least one Superman movie reportedly in development that would focus on a new version of the character, it looks like we might not

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