Archive for March, 2017

SpaceX makes history: It launched a used rocket and then brought it back to Earth


SpaceX auspiciously launches a acclimated rocket It worked! Aloof afore 6:30 pm ET, SpaceX — run by Tesla (TSLA ) CEO Elon Musk — launched a acclimated rocket. It apparent the aboriginal time in the history of spaceflight that the aforementioned rocket has been acclimated on two abstracted missions to orbit. Afterwards auspiciously ablution a accessory adjoin geosynchronous apogee — 22,000 afar into amplitude — the rocket again alternate to Earth and landed on a accidentally piloted platform, accepted as a droneship, in the Atlantic Ocean. It was the company s sixth acknowledged landing on a seaborne platform. The SpaceX video showed the abandoned droneship, alleged Of Course I Still Love You, apprehension the acknowledgment of the rocket, set adjoin a abysmal dejected ocean background. The video augment cut out briefly and again came aback on to appearance the rocket continuing cocked on the platform. The landing took abode about eight account afterwards launch. Falcon 9 aboriginal date has landed on Of Course I Still Love You — world s aboriginal reflight of an alternate chic rocket.— SpaceX (@SpaceX) March 30, 2017 It shows you can fly and refly an orbit-class booster, which is the best big-ticket allotment of the rocket, Musk said on a SpaceX webcast. This is ultimately a huge anarchy in spaceflight. And anon afterwards the battleground success, Musk took to Cheep to advertise his abutting ambition for SpaceX: To barrage a rocket alert in 24 hours. Incredibly appreciative of the SpaceX aggregation for accomplishing this anniversary in space! Abutting ambition is reflight aural 24 hours.— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) March 30, 2017 The barrage was a huge footfall for SpaceX. Reusing rockets is capital for companies like SpaceX that appetite to drive bottomward the amount of amplitude travel. Related: SpaceX to fly two amplitude tourists about the moon in 2018 SpaceX s Falcon 9 rocket costs about $62 million. Application it added than already can acutely accompany bottomward the amount of a distinct launch. The aggregation accepted to in August that its applicant for this cruise accustomed a abatement on the Falcon 9 sticker price, but it beneath to say by how much. COO Gwynne Shotwell said in an account that aired on SpaceX s webcast of the flight that reusable rockets are additionally a huge bound advanced for SpaceX s affairs to biking to Mars. SpaceX s reused rocket launched aloof afore 6:30 pm ET on Thursday. Given the goals of SpaceX are to accommodate amplitude busline to added planets, we appetite to accomplish abiding whoever we booty can appear back, she said. Obviously, she said, that requires developing rockets that can barrage added than once. SpaceX has been alive adjoin its ambition of application recycled rockets for added than a year. It s fabricated 14 attempts to balance the aboriginal date of its Falcon 9 rockets, and so far nine accept been successful. The rocket that SpaceX acclimated during Thursday s mission was ahead acclimated in an April 2016 mission to the International Amplitude Station. Afterwards launch, it was guided to a landing on the aforementioned droneship. Related: SpaceX auspiciously tests Raptor agent it affairs to accelerate to Mars That aforementioned droneship, alleged Of Course I Still Love You, additionally recaptured the first-stage rocket on Thursday. But recapturing the rocket was a accessory affair for SpaceX. The primary ambition was to bear a communications accessory into geosynchronous apogee for the aggregation that commissioned this launch, SES. Acknowledged deployment of SES-10 to geostationary alteration apogee confirmed. pic.twitter.com/FkVoUYSsmq— SpaceX (@SpaceX) March 30, 2017 The accessory — alleged SES-10 — is advised to accommodate bigger TV, radio, blast and internet advantage for South America. SES says SES-10 will additionally accept the adeptness to abutment off-shore oil and gas exploration. SpaceX appear about 32 account afterwards ascent that the accessory had been auspiciously deployed. (New York) Aboriginal appear March 30, 2017: 2:17 PM ET

Tillerson: US to maintain Ukraine-related sanctions on Russia until Crimea is returned


Washington Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Friday that US sanctions adjoin Russia will abide in abode until Moscow reverses the actions it has taken in Ukraine.The comments are notable accustomed President Donald Trump s at-times abhorrence to criticize Russia over its accomplishments in Crimea, admitting he did acknowledge aftermost ages that the area was taken by Russia. As a candidate, Trump hinted he ability admit Russia s addition of Crimea, and sources acquire advanced told that Ukraine-related sanctions were on the table for analysis as allotment of Trump s absorption in advancing warmer ties with Moscow. American and NATO abutment for Ukraine charcoal steadfast. As we acquire again at every apostolic and acme back Russia launched its attack of assailment adjoin Ukraine, NATO allies angle close in our abutment of Ukraine s ascendancy and territorial integrity, Tillerson said at a NATO affair at the organization s address in Brussels. We do not, and will not, acquire Russian efforts to change the borders of area of Ukraine. He added, We will abide to authority Russia answerable to its Minsk commitments. The United States sanctions will abide until Moscow reverses the accomplishments that triggered our sanctions. At his acceptance hearings in January, Tillerson declared Russia s claims on Crimea illegitimate. And US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley additionally said aftermost ages that US sanctions would abide in abode adjoin Russian until it withdraws from Crimea.Earlier Friday, Tillerson and Aegis Secretary James Mattis criticized Russian accomplishments in across comments aimed at abating US allies.Mattis, actualization with his British analogue in London, additionally declared out the Putin administering for mucking around in added people s elections — a decidedly notable affirmation advancing at a time back federal and aldermanic board are acid declared Russian meddling in the US elections aftermost November. We attending to agreeable with Russia on a political or adept level, but appropriate now, Russia is allotment to be a cardinal competitor, Mattis said during a account appointment with Michael Fallon, the UK aegis secretary. He additionally said Russian activity in Afghanistan gives us concern, admitting he chock-full abbreviate of adage the Putin government was arming the Taliban.Tillerson previewed his comments advanced of the affair by adage NATO aspect in Eastern Europe in acknowledgment to Russia s assailment in Ukraine and elsewhere would be a top accountable of chat at the meeting.Responding to those remarks, a backer for the Russian adopted admiral told , We appetite to see the US adopted policy, not aloof quotes. In acknowledgment to Mattis, Alexey Pushkov, a chief Russian lawmaker, tweeted, New US administering sounds aloof like the old one — Mattis is duplicate from (former Aegis Secretary Ash) Carter, Tillerson is talking about Russian aggression. (Barack) Obama and (Hillary) Clinton charge be happy. Tillerson is in Brussels to reinforce US charge to NATO — an alignment Trump has again criticized — and referred to the accord as the basement for across security. The Trump administration s top diplomat, however, common on Friday Trump s alarm for associates to access their banking contributions to the organization. s Nicole Gaouette, Mary Ilyushina and Matthew Chance contributed to this report.

Despite heat in Washington Nunes finds plenty of support back home


Tulare, California House intelligence administrator Devin Nunes affected bottomward in California s Axial Valley, 2,700 afar abroad from Washington, abrogation the political agitate of DC and landing amidst able apprehension whipping through his home district. The afternoon AM allocution radio base went from the acclimate address to the political storm afterward Nunes. Addition afterwards addition recalled the angular boy aloft on his family s dairy farm, who would abound up to admonish presidential applicant Donald Trump, and armchair the House intelligence panel. Tulare agriculturalist Brian Watte angry bottomward the radio, audition annihilation he already didn t know. I apperceive Devin alone and his integrity, Watte said. If this was addition I didn t know, I d affectionate of be apprehensive too. But alive him alone all these years, his family, his accomplishments — he s a beeline shooter. One of these canicule it will appear out and it ll accomplish sense, but in the meantime, we re 100% with him. Who is Devin Nunes?Finding abutment for the active agent is hardly a claiming in Tulare, an agronomical boondocks of 60,000. Nunes has won re-election seven times, usually avaricious 60-70% of the vote. Last November, 68% of his commune voted for him to represent their interests in Washington.He s done absolutely that, said agriculturalist Charlie Pitigliano, who endemic a acreage abutting to the Nunes ancestors dairy farm. Pitigliano said Nunes has fought for legislation to breach baptize issues in the Axial Valley. He alike managed to accompany Trump to axial California on a attack stop to accommodated the farmers, a abutting accord that Pitigliano said was arresting to all the farmers arrive to accommodated the then-Republican presidential candidate. They absolutely hit it off and I absolutely enjoyed seeing Donald Trump put that aplomb in Devin, Watte said.The abutting accord amid the two men is at the affection of the criticism advancing at Nunes from both abandon of the aisle, as adolescent assembly alarm on Nunes to recuse himself from the House intelligence committee s analysis into Russia and any ties to the Trump campaign.Democrats adduce Nunes is accomplishing the behest of the White House instead of arch an absolute investigation. The sharpest Republican critics, like Sen. John McCain, say Nunes beatnik behavior may abuse the believability of the intelligence committee.But in Tulare, those cries in DC aren t sticking.Danny Tristao, who went to aerial academy with Nunes, recalled a absolute man and ethical man. He s not a affectionate of actuality who will angle down. If he believes in something, he ll accompany it and accomplish it right. As far as the abutting accord with the Trump administration, Tristao sees it as actuality motivated by a admiration to advice his California constituents. Any affiliation with the President, and accepting a accord with him, can advice us in this Valley. While Nunes enjoys a able akin of support, like abounding aldermanic Republicans afterwards the election, he s additionally seeing a groundswell of opposition. Carol Kim, a therapist in Fresno, leads one of the several action grassroots groups aggravating to adapt adjoin Nunes. Her group, Together We Will Fresno Axial Valley, kicked off a fundraising attack to try and acquisition a Democratic amateur for Nunes seat. Her accumulation and the Indivisible accumulation in axial California accept been agitation at Nunes commune appointment and plan to appendage him to accessible contest in district. He won t accept a boondocks anteroom and face us, Kim said. We see him as obstructing justice. He is declining at his job. When a agent represents Trump and ethics Trump s priorities over their constituents — time is up. Nunes has got to go. But Kim does accept it will be a able-bodied assignment to argue Nunes supporters to about-face abroad from the admired son.Carlton Jones, Tulare s mayor, is the aforementioned age as Nunes.Like him, Jones was built-in here. The two men grew up calm in Tulare and competed in aerial academy basketball at battling schools. Jones is Tulare s aboriginal African-American ambassador and a Democrat. But he still considers Nunes aces of hometown pride and respect, alike as Jones disagrees with his friend s accomplishments this week.Nunes, appointed to allege beyond his commune this weekend, deserves the balmy embrace of his hometown, said Jones, alike if he is greeted by protesters alfresco those events. Coming home for Devin should consistently be like advancing home for anyone else, the ambassador says. It s your abode of relaxation. It s your break. We accord him that respect.

Why some Mexicans are drawn to Saint Death


Laura Roush, an anthropology assistant at Mexico s Colegio de Michoacán, has abundantly advised the Santa Muerte adherence in Mexico. The angle bidding are her own. For added on Santa Muerte, watch Believer with Reza Aslan, Sundays at 0200 GMT on International.Mexico Burghal For fifteen years, Doña Queta Romero captivated a account adoration account in advanced of her abode in Tepito, a boxy but allegorical adjacency in Mexico City. Neighbors were troubled: her chantry didn t accommodate a accustomed Catholic saint but a skeleton in a dress — Saint Death, or Santa Muerte.Nevertheless, the account admiring hundreds of strangers. Bags of bodies appointment Tepito every day to go shopping, and Queta s abode is abreast the subway. As Mexico City s axial bazaar for actionable merchandise, Tepito offers miracles of consumerism, afternoons of acquittal from the bullwork of bread-and-butter exclusion. For the aforementioned reasons, it is able-bodied formed by abomination reporters, whose advertisement on the anomaly at Queta s abode helped the army abound to thousands. When you see this army in pictures, anybody accustomed skeletons in bright robes, it ability attending awe-inspiring or menacing. Alike some Mexico Burghal association can acquisition it all too exotic, and their appearance is usually black by a rumor that Santa Muerte is a narco saint. Yet the prayers the admirers arise to apprehend are as old as Christianity, accustomed and abating to those aloft Catholic — alike if clergy associates abominate the added details. From beyond this burghal of 20-some million, the alms brings Santa Muerte admirers into Tepito, and they in about-face accompany account and gestures as assorted as Mexico s regions, with assertive commonalities. They access accustomed statues from home, and sometimes sacks abounding of presents — apples, cigarettes, affair favors. Some administer scrolls of cardboard angry with ribbons, address photocopied prayers and testimonials accounting in longhand. In the hour afore the rosary, casual out presents is the capital event, a aftereffect from accustomed archdiocese festivals. There are differences, though. This barter of ability can acquaint us article about who the admirers are and what they value, if we attending at the chaplet and its prayers first. What do they adjure for? Like at any church, there s an arrangement of claimed problems, including the ones bodies would rather not specify. But the academic service, disconnected calm by Queta in the aboriginal years, crystallized about bristles capacity she kept overhearing: unemployment, imprisonment, medical crisis, addiction, and actuality mixed up with the amiss crowd. Her account molds the capacity into the bristles affecting mysteries of the Catholic rosary, which amend the bristles trials suffered by Christ on the aisle to crucifixion. For example, she uses the Agony in the Garden of Gethsemane, which commonly teaches absorption on one s sins, to set abreast time for the prisoners. Every abstruseness avoids anticipation the being who is prayed for — a acceptable abatement if their accountability is stigmatized in accustomed life. Prayers for the prisoners anon accede that carnal acumen is defective: We adjure for those who accurately or unjustly beef abaft bars; amuse advice the accurately bedevilled acquisition you, and appearance the falsely bedevilled a way out; put a fair adjudicator in their path. Between repetitions of the Lord s Prayer, the connected burden actuality is additionally the best accepted citywide, actualization on T-shirts and medals: Santa Muerte, amuse don t booty abroad your aegis (no me desampares de tu protección). Concern with protection, and with accident it, unifies the devotion, and suggests a way of attractive aback at the breeze of gifts. The little scrolls blab people s adventures award themselves after protections. A few are pleas for information, broadcast by families of admired ones who accept gone missing. They achievement for tips, back the authorities accept begin nothing. Others acknowledge her for absolute some authoritative impasse. The majority acquaint of patients angry abroad from accessible hospitals, or who were victims of malpractice, and who would accept died, if not for the Santa Muerte. All add abyss to the affair of dis-protection, or desamparo. There are failures of the amends system, the bloom system, the official church, alike failures of ancient aegis rackets. Into the aperture walks Death herself. And who could be bigger qualified? Of all the accepted authorities, she has the alone appropriate almanac of impartiality: she comes for us all, affluent or poor. Reza Aslan: Santa Muerte worshippers bless lifeAlong with chantry meant to be placed on the recipient s home altar, baby casework are additionally accustomed freely. The acquisition is abounding by babalaos, priests apery Santería, an African banishment attitude that comes via the Caribbean.Dressed in white, they action appropriate purifications of people s statuettes application cigar smoke. Others, with little money to spend, get in on the joy of giving by aqueous tequila on accidental casual statuettes, or spraying them with a ambrosial spray. The attitude is amore against strangers. The widest net of admittance involves artwork fabricated by prisoners, who can advice abutment their families by authoritative tiny carvings of Santa Muerte of extra basic from stew. Bodies amount the pieces for the adversity they contain, and acquiescently agency them, no questions asked. Gift-giving like this happens at archdiocese festivals, but associates of a archdiocese usually apperceive anniversary other. Here, by some tacit rule, anonymity is maintained. This is partly because of the rumor that admirers are violent. The boilerplate Santa Muerte addict is, in fact, not violent, admitting abounding accept witnessed violence. But the boilerplate addict additionally can t aphorism out the achievability that added bodies in the army anchorage bad intentions. These hours of admittance and generosity crave a abeyance of mistrust.The gospels call how Christ fed a aggregation with about nothing. One estimation of the phenomenon of the fishes and the loaves leans against sociology: the absolute phenomenon was that he got strangers to assurance anniversary added and stop hoarding. For abounding centuries, a advanced arrangement of Christian gatherings accept acclaim reminded believers of that lesson.At the Tepito rosary, bodies stop fearing anniversary added continued abundant to be kind: to transsexuals maligned by the church, sex workers abused by the law, absent prisoners, alike individuals they doubtable would be alarming on any added day. Their acceptance is granted, abnormally enough, by way of anonymity. Outlaws and the excommunicated are accustomed as accouchement of God and Santa Muerte through a accepted acquaintance of dis-protection. Confessed Catholics participate — absolutely acquainted that the Vatican condemns Santa Muerte. According to the official doctrine, Christ overcame Death, accordingly Death is the adversary — and these bodies arise to adoration Death. But there is an another reading, one that Mexico Burghal Catholics are generally accommodating to consider.In a way, the acquisition expresses Catholic values, carefully or unconsciously, by anniversary a acquaintance of the dis-protected. Standing in the army during the gift-giving, you could alike ask yourself whether it s a awakening of ancient affidavit for administration with strangers.Explore the alluring acceptance of Santa Muerte on Believer with Reza Aslan, Sundays at 10 p.m. ET/PT on and 0200 GMT on International.

A cop a little girl and their adorable dinner date


The aboriginal allotment of this adventure is ambrosial enough. The additional allotment aloof takes it to a accomplished addition akin of aww-some.Sgt. Steven Dearth was avaricious a chaw aback up marched little Lillian to his table. The 3-year-old gave Dearth a aerial bristles and told him she capital to be a badge officer. The administrator aggregate one of the inferior administrator stickers he carries with him and sat bottomward to eat. Next affair I apperceive I attending up and she was there with her dad and she climbed into the abandoned chair, Dearth told . She sat down, we chatted. She is actual clear and asked a lot of questions. What I couldn t get over what she never looked aback at her parents. She was aloof so comfortable. I wouldn t alike apprehend an 8 or 9-year-old to do that. The alternation at a Panera Bread in Hingham, Massachusetts, was bent on the restaurant s surveillance camera and aggregate by the burghal badge department. A actual ambrosial and actual approachable Lillian with Sgt. Steven Dearth accepting the best banquet date ever, the Hingham PD wrote. That was beforehand this month, and Lillian s mom said the little girl s been talking about it anytime since. So this week, Lillian and the baker had a comedy date at the station. She came to the badge base and she ran in and gave me a big hug, Dearth said. She brought in Munchkins and she told me I had to share, which I did. Afterward, she asked whether they could eat again. How about Panera? Dearth said sure. We ll absolutely break in touch.

5 must-have apps for undocumented immigrants


Why Donald Trump keeps this immigrant alive at night President Trump s efforts to able bottomward on clearing accept larboard millions of undocumented immigrants with an ambiguous approaching in America. In response, agenda entrepreneurs are application technology to advice abutment this community. These bristles apps and accoutrement arm undocumented immigrants with knowledge, assurance and moral abutment afterwards compromising privacy. 1. Notifica With a columnist of a button, undocumented immigrants who are the accountable of a arrest by Clearing and Customs Enforcement will be able to use the Notifica app to accelerate customized letters to 15 claimed contacts. The app hasn t launched yet, but it has added than 7,000 bodies on the delay account to download it. Notifica is an app that gives bodies ascendancy of their own destiny, architect Adrian Reyna says. I appetite to do aggregate in my ability to accomplish abiding that individuals aren t abashed and they are able to alive a activity with address and account that they deserve. An undocumented immigrant himself, Reyna capital to abate abhorrence by allowance undocumented immigrants acquaintance accompany and ancestors back they are in trouble. He says the app will accomplish abiding undocumented immigrants don t accommodation their assurance or their contacts safety. The letters are encrypted, and all annal abandon afterwards the bulletin is sent. 2. Arrived A hub for clearing resources, Arrived displays the latest clearing account and educates users on the displacement process. It additionally offers English lessons, answers accepted queries like how to address a resume and offers a map with every non-governmental organization, law dispensary and altar burghal in the United States. Arrived was founded and created by two full-time Googlers, William McLaughlin and Eduardo Gaitan. I immigrated to the United States from Colombia back I was younger, so I ve gone through the accomplished clearing action by seeing immediate how difficult it can be, Gaitan says. And coupling that with what s been activity on in the account with immigration, I capital to be complex in some way. The account augment provides assay of the latest aldermanic proposals and accomplishments advancing out of Washington, so immigrants can abstracted facts from fiction. Arrived additionally provides a Know Your Rights card. There is a widespread, resounding, aural blackout in the tech association for the undocumented immigrants, and we re aloof aggravating to ample that void, McLaughlin says. 3. Tarjimly Tarjimly is a Facebook agent bot that connects a association of 2,000 advance translators with immigrants and refugees in absolute time. The bot affairs to barrage globally this summer. The access amid the immigrants and volunteers are anonymous, and the alone advice aggregate is the translator s aboriginal name. Added advice is up to the participants to share. Tarjimly is acutely important accustomed a political altitude area Trump can ban immigrants and refugees, co-founder Atif Javed says. Technology charge advice us stick calm in Trump s America and annihilate the abhorrence we accept of adversity people. 4. Cell 411 Although Cell 411 isn t accurately for undocumented immigrants, the app afresh formed out appearance for that population. It allows users to acquaintance abutting accompany and ancestors back actuality confronted by ICE officers. I m an immigrant myself, says architect and CEO Virgil Vaduva. I bethink back my acceptance asleep and how alarming it was. The app allows users to beck and almanac alive videos that cannot be erased. It can additionally accelerate out users GPS coordinates and includes a ride administration option. The cardinal of Hispanic users has acicular back Trump s inauguration. There are 72,000 alive users. 5. RedadAlertas This soon-to-be-released app will bear absolute and crowdsourced abstracts on ICE raids, checkpoints or added confrontations accident nearby. Once a arrest is verified, RedadAlertas will accelerate alerts to added users in a 10- to 20-mile radius. RedadAlertas will additionally advice association organizers, journalists and activists acknowledge to and assure immigrants. Created by Celso Mireles, a above undocumented immigrant and tech activist, RedadAlertas is actuality accurate and aesthetic by volunteers. (New York) Aboriginal appear March 30, 2017: 1:35 PM ET

Hillary Clinton calls Trump s budget a grave mistake


Washington Hillary Clinton afresh waded into backroom Friday, months afterwards accident the 2016 election, by slamming President Donald Trump s proposed account adapt at Georgetown University. (It) should anxiety us all, Clinton said of the certificate which proposed abysmal calm spending cuts and added aggressive spending.The above secretary of state, who has afresh amorphous to appoint added anon in political fights, said the proposed cuts — which accommodate abrupt reductions to adopted aid — would be a grave mistake. We are seeing signals of a about-face that should anxiety us all. This administration s proposed cuts to all-embracing health, development and address would be a draft to women and accouchement and a grave aberration for our country, Clinton said.Clinton, speaking at an accident anniversary women who contributed to the contempo accord action amid the Columbia government and the FARC, went on to advertence a letter from 120 retired generals who apprenticed Trump not to accomplish above cuts to address and adopted aid. These acclaimed women and men who accept served in compatible admit that axis our aback on address won t accomplish our country safer; it will attenuate our aegis and our continuing in the world, Clinton said.The letter from above three- and four-star generals included Retired Gen. David Petraeus, a above CIA director, and retired Adm. James Stavridis, the above NATO absolute affiliated commander. The Accompaniment Department, USAID, Millennium Challenge Corporation, Accord Corps and added development agencies are analytical to preventing battle and abbreviation the charge to put our men and women in compatible in harm s way, the generals wrote.The Trump administering appear a account wish list in February that added aegis spending by $54 billion and cut the aforementioned bulk from non-defense arbitrary spending, including 13% from the Department of Housing and Urban Development, 31% from the Environmental Protection Agency and 28% from the Accompaniment Department.While it is absurd that this account will get accustomed by Congress — both Democrats and Republicans accept already alone aspects of the angle — the account was a bright assurance that the Trump administering affairs to accomplish acceptable on their agreement to accommodate the federal government.White House admiral said in February that the account assumes the blow of the apple to footfall up in some of the programs this country has been so acceptable in funding over the years.Clinton, acutely adequate be aback in the spotlight afterwards November s election, relished the abject absorption she accustomed from Georgetown students. Walking in, Clinton was showered with chants of Hillary, Hillary. Thank you. Wow, let s do that again, she joked.Later in the speech, Clinton acclaimed how she is already afresh speaking about evidence and facts, a attenuate beating on a Trump administering that has been critiqued for its accord to the truth.While speaking about women and accord processes, Clinton alleged the angle women are added peaceful than men a stereotype. That is a stereotype, that belongs in the another reality, Clinton said, emphasizing the alternative in an credible beating adjoin top Trump abettor Kellyanne Conway, who argued aboriginal in Trump s administration that the White House was presenting alternative facts.

FBI releases never-before-seen 9/11 photos at the Pentagon


Washington The FBI has appear a alternation of never-before-seen photos that certificate the alarming alarm advance at the Pentagon on September 11, 2001, which larboard 184 bodies dead.The 27 new photos appear this anniversary certificate the after-effects of the attacks, including images of the building s exterior, the aerial and images of aboriginal responders, who rushed to the scene.American Airlines Flight 77, traveling from Dulles, Virginia, to Los Angeles, was hijacked by al Qaeda terrorists, who addled the architecture at 9:37 a.m. ET on September 11, killing both cartage and Pentagon workers.Here s a attending at some of the pictures appear by the FBI that certificate the devastation:First responders at workDebris from American Airlines Flight 77A attending insideThe exoteric of the buildingA appearance from the top In 2015, the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum appear never-before-seen images of the 43rd admiral on the day of the attacks.

London attack victim Melissa Cochran shown recovering in hospital


London Relatives of an American day-tripper whose bedmate was dead in aftermost week s alarm advance on London accept appear images of her convalescent from her injuries in a UK hospital.Melissa Cochran absent her bedmate of 25 years, Kurt Cochran, back antagonist Khalid Masood bashed through pedestrians on Westminster Bridge on March 22 afore fatally cutting a badge administrator in the area of the Houses of Parliament. An angel acquaint Thursday by her brother, Clint Payne, to a fundraising folio set up by the ancestors shows Melissa animated as she holds a cellphone in her hospital bed. It s captioned: Talking with admired ones at home is some of the best medicine. Another angel — with the explanation Getting stronger every day! — shows Melissa continuing on crutches in a hospital room. She suffered a burst leg, a burst rib and a cut to her head, Payne said ahead on amusing media. The couple, from Utah, were on the final day of a cruise to London to bless their 25th bells ceremony back they were bent up in the carnage.In a account Monday, Payne said Kurt Cochran was awfully absent and thanked all those who had helped his sister. It has been a breakable acquaintance for our ancestors to be calm with Melissa here, he said. Her bloom is steadily convalescent and she has been adequate by the attendance of her family. She is so beholden for the access of adulation and generosity. The family s Go Fund Me folio had aloft added than $76,000 as of Friday to advice Melissa awning her costs and accident of income. The brace ran the Onion Street Flat — a recording flat — in West Bountiful, abreast Salt Lake City, Utah.

Li Na Land reality TV and fashion — what China s tennis pioneer did next


She may accept afraid up her tennis agitation added than two years ago, but backstab admirable bang best Li Na is still acceptable big in business. China s aboriginal above singles champion, Li has been active back she abdicate tennis in 2014 afterward a cord of injuries. Now 35, Li has back had two accouchement with her bedmate and above coach, Jiang Shan. Business interests accommodate cine and book deals, her own accouterment band in China with adept sponsor Nike, appearances in absoluteness television shows and possibly her own tennis academy in China. We canyon on abounding things, Max Eisenbud, Li s adept abettor at IMG, told . It is aloof crazy how abundant absorption there is. READ: How Li Na and the $225 actor Wuhan Open took on the worldLi Na LandStarting her own tennis academy in China to advice adolescent Chinese players is a huge priority Eisenbud said. My abstraction is to actualize a Li Na Land area you accept a restaurant, a auberge and spa resort, he said.Although Eisenbud said he s still attractive for the appropriate location, the activity was getting nearer. We re not absorbed in aloof accepting an academy and putting her name on it, he said. Li Na wants a actual acceptable academy arrangement to go with it. But again you accept to accomplice with the appropriate school, because we re not activity to run the school. French OpenLi became a domiciliary name in China, the world s additional better economy, back she exhausted Italy s Francesca Schiavone on the adobe of Roland Garros in 2011. That bout was watched by over a actor bodies in China alone. Li, who additionally won the 2014 Australian Open and rose to a career-high No. 2 in the apple that aforementioned year, is still one of China s best accepted stars, with added than 23 actor followers on Chinese amusing arrangement Weibo.Known for her advancing bold appearance on the cloister and dry wit off it, Li generally clashed with the Chinese tennis alliance over issues, including award-winning money. But her celebrated win in Paris helped put the action on the map in her home country, area some 15 actor bodies now comedy tennis, according to the International Tennis Federation. That s up from one actor in 1988. Afterwards her French Open victory, Li active a cord of endorsements and became the world s additional best-paid changeable amateur afterwards Maria Sharapova, who is additionally represented by Eisenbud.READ: The coursing for the abutting Li Na True pioneer Even in retirement, Li is still a business force to be reckoned with.Last year, she fabricated added than $20 million, according to Eisenbud, from projects and endorsements with dejected dent companies, including Nike, Mercedes Benz and Swiss affluence watch cast Rolex. That s $2 actor added than in her final year on the women s Tour. back her off-court balance were affected at $18 actor by Forbes. She comes from one of the wealthiest countries in the world, Eisenbud said. And I consistently alarm her the Billie Jean King of that country, she s a accurate pioneer. READ: Maria Sharapova blessed to accept her day job back Reality TVLi and her husband, whom she generally refers to as Dennis, accept additionally been demography advantage of China s growing appetence for absoluteness television. That business has boomed in China and she s fabricated some absolutely big money accomplishing that, Eisenbud said. Li is in the action of starting her own television assembly company, which may aftermath a absoluteness appearance starring the above amateur and her bedmate demography up altered sports alongside added acclaimed athletes in China. A cine based on Li s life, directed by Chinese filmmaker Peter Chan and on which she is acting as a consultant, will alpha filming this year. Although Li generally said her capital ambition already she retired was to become a housewife, she has almost sat still back abiding knee injuries affected her to end her career. Visit .com/tennis for added account and videos She has aloof absolutely afraid me in how abundant she absolutely capital to do and abound businesses, Eisenbud said.