Jeff Williams held the previous record of 534 days, 2 hours and 48 minutes. President Trump and his daughter Ivanka called Whitson from the Oval Office on Monday to congratulate her. "What an incredible thing you've done", said Trump, speaking from the Oval Office on his first call with an astronaut serving aboard the $100 billion orbital outpost.
Officials aren't forcing people to leave their homes, but are urging them to get out before the fire gets any closer, said Susan Heisey, supervisory ranger for the Okefenokee refuge. A wildfire sparked by a lightning strike in early April reached more than 129,000 acres by May. As of Monday, the fire had burned 210 square miles (about 545 square kilometers), including about 37 square miles (95 square kilometers) in Charlton County.
Thanks to streaming television service Sling TV, you can actually stream the first six Star Wars films free online, on demand so you can watch them whenever you want. Star Wars Day - as May 4 is known - is kind of a big deal to loyalists of the franchise, and the Empire. First up in July is a range of Galactic Plushies: Star Wars Classic S2.
A deal that strengthens Sinclair could greatly expand its political clout. The Tribune stations are highly complementary to Sinclairs existing footprint and will create a leading nationwide media platform that includes our countrys largest markets.
Samsung originally recommended the users fix the problem manually, but has now confirmed it will allow users to rectify the issue via an update. Samsung Managing Director of Samsung Sri Lanka Youngmin Shin displays a Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone during the ceremony to launch the phone in Colombo on April 21, 2017.
Device protection plan company SquareTrade has published the results of its breakability test for Samsung's new Galaxy S8 smartphone. While the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus have the ability for the user to modify the color of the display , Samsung has listened to feedback and has made a decision to release a software update starting from this week which will provide customers with a further enhanced ability to adjust the color setting to their preference.
Monoyer was born in France in 1836 to an Alsatian Mother and a French father. The doodle is an animated one, and when you it shows a pair of brown and blue eyes contracting and expanding while taking a look at the famous Monoyer chart . He developed the diopter, the unit of measure of the optical power of a lens. Monoyer passed away on July 11, 1912. Each row of the chart represents a different diopter, from smallest to largest.
Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 is getting another DLC. A lot of people who have been gorging on the zombies content for the last decade (and wow has it been a insane long time since Treyarch has been making zombies maps for Call of Duty) were all excited and stoked about the new remastered zombies pack.
Amid the ongoing global conversation surrounding Facebook's role in curbing hate speech or content that may incite violence, an Austrian court ruled that the company must delete all postings deemed as hate speech from their platform. Last month, the German government approved a tentative plan to fine social networks up to $55 million for failing to remove hate speech in a quick manner.
In the session, Buffett honored Vanguard founder Jack Bogle's work in creating passive investment funds, saying he has saved investors "tens and tens and tens of billions" of dollars. Buffett defended 3G Capital, its partner on purchases including Kraft Heinz Co KHC.O and an unsuccessful bid to merge it with Unilever NV ULVR.L UNc.AS , and which is known for slashing thousands of jobs to make companies more efficient.
Jeff Guillot, a producer for 2016's Far Cry Primal, said the photo is related to the sequel to one of Ubisoft's existing global franchises. Nerdbite also dug up Guillot's LinkedIn profile and notes that the company he works for has done live-action promotional material for other Ubisoft games such as Driver, Red Steel 2, and Rabbids .
It will be available for the entire tech test so you'll have plenty of time to find out. Bethesda has announced that Quake Champions will receive an open beta on May 12th. All you have to do to play is sign up at the Quake Champions website and you'll get a code immediately. To register for a key, head over to the official Quake site and put in your details.
The plan is to meet U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday, May 10, and to attend the Arctic Council later on, TASS reports. According to a statement released by the Russian Foreign Ministry on Monday, Lavrov will be in Washington between May 9 and May 11 for a working visit.
Speaking of the end of the camera, the Nubia Z17 mini supports a 13-megapixel camera on the rear and 16-megapixel front camera for taking selfies. This device sports 5.5-inch display along with 1280×720 pixels resolution. The smartphone runs on Nubia UI 4.0 based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. That is, one can quickly and conveniently split the screen into two by swiping up from the bottom of the screen.
The Sensex touched a high of 30,016.04 points - crossing the important 30,000-mark - and a low of 29,877.41 points during the day's trade. The BSE market breadth was bullish - with 898 advances and 382 declines. According to Dhruv Desai, Director and Chief Operating Officer of Tradebulls, the equity benchmark indices started off the first day of the week on a firm note tracking positive global cues.
James told BSO, according to an incident report, that she and another resident of the North Lauderdale Player's Place Complex development, Mitchelle Lozano, entered the pool deck to stop the party at about 6 p.m. The woman's remaining dog was able to get away at the last moment to escape falling into the pool too - but the woman was drenched, and those at the party erupted in laughter and shock at the sequence of events that had unfolded.
Most X-37B payloads and vehicles are considered classified, so it's not completely clear what the Air Force is doing with these space planes. The last X-37B mission lasted close to 675 days and ended with a California touchdown. The Boeing-built space plane blasted off in May 2015 from nearby Cape Canaveral Air Force Station aboard an Atlas 5 rocket built by United Launch Alliance, a partnership between Lockheed Martin Corp and Boeing Co.
USA military officials say an unmanned spacecraft orbiting Earth since May 2015 has landed in Florida. US military officials say an unmanned spacecraft orbiting Earth since May 2015 has landed in Florida. As the X-37B zoomed down the tarmac at KSC's Shuttle Landing Facility (SLF), it cruised past what appeared to be a NASA space shuttle. In 2014, the US Air Force relocated the program and took over two of NASA's former shuttle-processing hangars.
Samsung Electronics said Thursday its first-quarter profit surged to the highest level in more than three years as its semiconductor division posted the highest income in the company's history. But Samsung said on Thursday that it had chose to reject the proposal. It is counting on the just launched and well-received flagship Galaxy S8 to make up for the Note 7 failure.
The ride-hailing giant will be collaborating with an AI university research center as it plows through a convoluted legal battle with Waymo over allegations Uber stole technology from Google's self-driving auto division. As part of Monday's announcement, Uber made a multi-year pledge to give at least $5 million a year to the fledgling institute. Urtasun is one of the first top female engineers in Uber's self driving department - a much-needed addition for the company.
After his victory on Sunday night, Merkel praised the success of Macron and his independent, politically centrist En Marche! movement. There's every chance that Macron will end up having to govern in a so-called "cohabitation" with representatives from parties beyond his nascent political movement, En Marche , which is being renamed as La Republique En Marche (Republic on the Move).
Two groups held a protest Friday afternoon over President Donald Trump's offshore drilling order . The executive order President Donald Trump signed Friday could ease offshore oil drilling in the Arctic and Atlantic oceans and possibly lead to oil exploration in new marine sanctuaries, including some off the California and Florida coasts.
It may also be one of the best games to ever grace the Xbox One due to its unique atmosphere. Another minor quibble is in the interface, where you need the action buttons to interact with the many in-game computer screens, instead of the mouse.
Unmanned X-37B, which looks like a miniature space shuttle, was in orbit for more than 700 days before landing caused sonic boom that was heard across the state. So what was this unmanned aircraft doing in space that long? Previous missions landed the shuttle at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. "Today marks an incredibly exciting day for the 45th Space Wing as we continue to break barriers", said Brig.
Senate leaders say they are writing their own health care bill. Ball was on CNN's Inside Politics Friday, where the topic of the day was whether the GOP put their House majority at risk by passing the American Health Care Act . House speaker Paul Ryan appeared resigned to the legislative reality that the bill he unveiled with great fanfare would be altered as part of a "multistage process".
Mr Buffett's conglomerate and 3G have worked together on a number of deals and "there's a chance we will do more and perhaps even bigger things together", he said. "It was huge what they did on cutting taxes for the rich", he said. "The performance of these units in transition will each be a test of succession planning", said Lawrence Cunningham, a law professor at George Washington University who has written about Berkshire.
The Parks Associates study shows the adoption of smart speakers with personal assistants, including Amazon Echo, Dot or Tap or Google Home is at 11% of US broadband households. When quizzed by Gadgets360 about what he thinks about the Amazon Echo and Google Home , well, Amazon and Google probably don't want to hear it.
Trump has already made one federal appeals court nomination, selecting federal district judge Amul Thapar for a seat on the 6th Circuit. Then, on March 15, a three-judge panel at the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. But President Barack Obama dramatically changed its makeup, pulling the 4th Circuit to the center. University of Texas law professor Stephen Vladeck, who signed onto a brief challenging the first iteration of the ban, said Korematsu's lesson is that "even - if not especially - when ...
All 577 seats in the National Assembly are up for grabs. The online newspaper Gazeta.ru pictured Macron addressing French voters, saying the incoming president would "have to respond to the demands for change". Appearing alongside outgoing leader Francois Hollande in front of the Arc De Triomphe, the 39-year-old laid a wreath and spoke to veterans at a ceremony marking the end of World War II in Europe.
During his Sunday telecast, Oliver told viewers, "Sadly, it seems once more we the people must take this matter into our own hands". Net neutrality has been the subject of legal and political battles for over a decade, with both sides claiming to represent a "free and open" internet.
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Joshua charged out with a ferocious onslaught in the fifth that sent Klitschko to the canvas, but the experienced former champion recovered well and it was the British fighter who ended the round gasping for air. Immediately after the fight, Joshua said, "Well, what can I say". "We help out the village she came from and If I could do more on a large scale, I'll definitely come down there and associate myself more with Nigeria", Anthony Joshua added.
As of earlier this morning, SpaceX was advising a 7:15 AM liftoff time, but was monitoring winds in the upper level of the launch range as a possible issue. The launch was delayed from April 16. A roaring rocket launch and thunderous landing attempt promise to grab the Space Coast's attention shortly after sunrise Sunday.
The WBO's eighth-ranked fighter, Dillian Whyte, was part of Sky Sports' coverage in the United Kingdom, and he made it clear what he thinks of Parker. Parker (23-0, 18 KOs) is set to fight next overseas, with WBA and IBF champion Anthony Joshua a potential opponent. The Daily Mirror called the fight "lacklustre" and ran an unscientific poll where two thirds of respondents voted that Parker did not deserve a shot at Joshua.
Their preparation had been good for badminton and Price expected him to go well. In the collecting ring, fellow competitor, Jonty Evans, gave three cheers to Andrew , who thanked Michael Jung for "helping him out", by having a fence down.