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July 19, 2016 8:36 PM Wright State withdraws as host of 1st presidential debate over security concerns

An Ohio college cited rising security worries and costs Tuesday as it withdrew as host of the first presidential general election debate, which will move to New York's Hofstra University. The shift means the first debate will be in the home state of the two major parties' presumptive nominees, Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton 33

July 18, 2016 10:05 AM Security fears hang over convention

Several groups are planning to protest, including the New Black Panther Party and the Oath Keepers, an anti-government group that has raised the prospect of carrying weapons. “Our intent is to follow the law,” Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson said at a press conference. “And if the law says you can have open carry, that’s what it says. Whether I agree with it or not is another 39

July 18, 2016 5:24 AM No. 5! SpaceX Lands Another Rocket During Space Station Cargo Launch

SpaceX pulled off its fifth rocket landing in the last seven months early Monday morning (July 18), this time bringing a booster back during a successful cargo launch toward the International Space Station (ISS). SpaceX's two-stage Falcon 9 rocket blasted off at 12:45 a.m. EDT (0445 GMT) Monday from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, sending 66

July 18, 2016 5:16 AM Sonic boom heard in Orlando as SpaceX sends rocket into space

It was the return to land of SpaceX’s spent Falcon 9 rocket, which launched from Florida's Space Coast at 12:45 a.m., sending nearly 5,000 pounds of cargo to the International Space Station. Twelve minutes later, a loud boom could be heard in Orlando, setting off a Twitter frenzy of people who had stayed up to watch the launch online. "Sonic booms 39

July 18, 2016 4:57 AM SpaceX successfully lands Falcon 9 rocket on solid ground for the second time

SpaceX has successfully landed another Falcon 9 rocket after launching the vehicle into space this evening from Cape Canaveral, Florida. Shortly after takeoff, the vehicle touched down at SpaceX’s Landing Zone 1 — a ground-based landing site that the company leases at the Cape. It marks the second time SpaceX has pulled off this type of ground landing 32

July 17, 2016 8:02 PM Boris Johnson’s plane in unscheduled landing outside London

LONDON — Britain’s foreign ministry says a plane carrying Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson to Brussels has made an unscheduled landing because of a “technical issue.” The Foreign Office says the Royal Air Force plane carrying Johnson and officials took off from a base in London and landed at Luton Airport northwest of the city on Sunday. The ministry 36

July 17, 2016 7:50 PM Boris Johnson's plane in unscheduled landing outside London

LONDON – Britain's foreign ministry says a plane carrying Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson to Brussels has made an unscheduled landing because of a "technical issue." The Foreign Office says the Royal Air Force plane carrying Johnson and officials took off from a base in London and landed at Luton Airport northwest of the city on Sunday. The ministry 44

July 17, 2016 5:39 PM Why Mike Pence said ‘yes’ to Donald Trump

As I watched Donald Trump "introduce" Mike Pence -- and by that I mean talk about himself for 30 minutes -- I just kept thinking: Why did the Indiana governor agree to this? After all, it's not possible Pence didn't know what he was getting into. By this point, Trump is a known commodity in GOP circles. You know what you are getting. So, why then? Why put yourself 63

July 17, 2016 10:39 AM Turkey detains about 6,000 linked to failed coup

ISTANBUL — A sweeping campaign to arrest renegade military officers, soldiers and other suspects linked to a failed coup plot in Turkey showed signs on Sunday of turning into a nationwide crackdown against opponents of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government. The country’s justice minister confirmed that as many as 6,000 people, ranging from commanders 51

July 16, 2016 1:42 AM Curiosity 2.0: This Is NASA's Next Mars Rover

NASA's rover Curiosity will soon have a doppelganger joining it on the ruddy Martian landscape. As part of the Mars 2020 mission, the next-generation rover will look a LOT like the current-generation rover that's presently into its fourth year exploring the bedrock of Gale Crater and slopes of Mount Sharp. Scheduled to launch in the summer of 2020 and land on the Red Planet 112