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November 29, 2018 2:42 PM NASA set to announce partners for Moon missions

NASA is set to announce the U.S. companies that will help take American astronauts back to the Moon. The space agency’s Administrator Jim Bridenstine will make the announcement at 2 p.m. ET Thursday. “Working with U.S. companies is the next step to achieving long-term scientific study and human exploration of the Moon and Mars,” NASA said in a statement 107

November 29, 2018 1:31 PM Reggae music gets UNESCO protected status

Tara John, CNN • Updated 29th November 2018 Reggae music nowadays seems as ubiquitous to the beaches of Southeast Asia and dorm rooms of Boston as it does to its Jamaican homeland. Now the genre that evolved in the 1960s has been added to the list of global cultural treasures by UNESCO, the United Nation's cultural and scientific agency. The sound, which 71

November 27, 2018 2:12 AM Video of Border Patrol agent's gender-reveal explosion that sparked wildfire released

Border Patrol Agent Dennis Dickey has pleaded guilty to starting an Arizona fire that caused millions of dollars in damage, when his gender reveal celebration went terribly wrong. Video of a U.S. Border Patrol agent's gender-reveal party explosion that sparked Arizona's Sawmill Fire last year was released by the U.S. Forest Service on Monday. The shot shows 9899

November 20, 2018 1:51 AM Cardi B Buys Her Mom Dream House in New York

Cardi B just bought her mom a house in New York, and the announcement came with a pretty revealing financial nugget about just how far CB has come in a year. The "Be Careful" rapper posted a video on Instagram Monday showing herself doing a walk-through of a beautiful home Cardi says she purchased for her mother. It's a two-story house, with a built-in 65

November 20, 2018 12:34 AM White House likely to give troops authority to protect border patrol officials

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House is likely to grant U.S. troops on the border with Mexico additional authorities to protect Customs and Border Protection (CBP) personnel if needed, a U.S. official said on Monday. The official, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said a public announcement could come around Tuesday. There are about 5,900 active-duty 62

November 16, 2018 5:19 AM Chef Arora: India's first woman with a Michelin star

Channon Hodge, CNN • Published 16th November 2018 Her Bangkok restaurant Gaa, which opened in May 2017, quickly earned praise for Arora's tasty and artful mix of Indian and Thai cuisine and has now earned one coveted Michelin star in the Michelin Guide Bangkok, Phuket and Phang-Nga 2019. One popular dish on her tasting menu brings together grilled 48

November 15, 2018 11:28 AM Airbus says Brexit deal is a welcome step but much work to do

LONDON (Reuters) - Europe’s biggest planemaker Airbus (AIR.PA) welcomed the draft Brexit agreement between London and Brussels but said there needs to be more clarity to allow businesses to plan. “The announcement of a draft Brexit Withdrawal Agreement is a welcome first step forwards but there clearly remains much work to do,” said Chief Executive Tom Enders 61

November 15, 2018 10:54 AM French PM Philippe: We have to be ready for 'no-deal' Brexit

PARIS (Reuters) - French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said on Thursday ongoing political uncertainty in Britain following the announcement of a deal with the EU on Brexit raised concerns about whether the agreement would end up being ratified. “We need to prepare ourselves for the possibility of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit,” Philippe said during a visit to Dunkirk 64

November 15, 2018 7:40 AM Homeless man, couple allegedly conspired to deceive GoFundMe funds: report

A New Jersey couple and a homeless Philadelphia man who were once the symbol of generosity in hard times allegedly conspired with each other to come up with a false story to earn GoFundMe donations and will now face charges, according to a complaint obtained by NBC 10 Philadelphia. The original story was this: Johnny Bobbitt, who was homeless, gave his last $20 to Kate McClure 98

November 13, 2018 12:01 PM Amazon Is Splitting HQ2 Between These 2 East Coast Cities

RICHMOND, Va. — A person familiar with the plans says Amazon will split its second headquarters between Long Island City in New York and Crystal City in northern Virginia. The online retailer is expected to make an official announcement later Tuesday. The person was not authorized to speak publicly ahead of that announcement and spoke on condition of anonymity 84