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The new, young crown prince reshaping Saudi Arabia

In 2015, after Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud's becoming the Saudi king, Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz became the minister of defense, and then was appointed the deputy crown prince. Qatar has been accused by Saudi Arabia and its Gulf allies of supporting terrorism and cozying up to Iran, all of which Qatar denies. A statement Wednesday afternoon on the state-run WAM news agency said UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Dubai's ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al ...


Tropical Storm Cindy expected to reach Gulf Coast tonight

Tropical Storm Cindy expected to reach Gulf Coast tonight

Gov. John Bel Edwards said the advance notice of the storm gave officials time to put emergency plans in place. Landrieu acknowledged that the limited impacts of Tropical Storm Cindy made him nervous about a repeat of 2005, when a summer of big storms that didn't turn out to be major lulled some residents into not taking Hurricane Katrina's forecast as seriously.



United Airlines converts 100-jet Boeing order into 737 MAX 10s

With demand for new jets cooling, planemakers are seeing greater opportunities in aviation services . United said it was converting 100 previously placed 737 orders to the Max 10, which is created to haul as many as 230 people on transcontinental flights of about 3,000 nautical miles.


Practical Blade Runner 2049 Effects Shown in New Featurette

Practical Blade Runner 2049 Effects Shown in New Featurette

Ryan Gosling hypes the upcoming Blade Runner 2049 , saying that the sequel encapsulates the feel and vibe of its predecessor. Ryan Gosling plays the part of Officer K and Harrison Ford reprises his role as Deckard. "We are running towards the finishing line right now". He also said that Scott, credited as an executive producer on the film, was not on set but was constantly present, in spirit.


LG V30 is expected to launch at IFA Berlin

LG V30 is expected to launch at IFA Berlin

Drop us a line in the comments section below. The report also claims that the phablet will go up for pre-order in South Korea more or less right after its reveal, where it will retail for 800,000 KRW (around $700). LG's upcoming handset will arrive with an OLED display, which could offer a seriously superb visual performance. Unlike the V20 , the V30 won't have a removable battery which is probably because the phone will be water and dust resistant.


ESA's PLATO deep-space observatory to join hunt for new planets

ESA's PLATO deep-space observatory to join hunt for new planets

The LISA trio of satellites to detect gravitational waves from space has been selected as the third large-class mission in ESA's Science programme, while the Plato exoplanet hunter moves into development. Launch is expected in 2034. In the coming months industry will be asked to make bids to supply the spacecraft platform. Just like the #Kepler Space Telescope before it, PLATO will measure the dips in brightness in stars when planets pass in front of them.