Science 

Correction: Science Says-Meteor story

In a story Jan. 17 about meteors, The Associated Press reported erroneously the size of asteroids that scientists hope to be able to deflect from Earth’s path in the future. They want to have a defensive system for asteroids larger than 165 feet (50 meters), not 30 miles (50 kilometers). A corrected version of the story is below: Science Says: That Michigan meteor could have been meatier Science Says: That Michigan meteor could have been meatier By SETH BORENSTEIN AP Science Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The fireball that streaked through…

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Top Stories World 

New report says most U.S. terrorists foreign born, but look more closely

WASHINGTON — A report released Tuesday by the Departments of Justice and Homeland Security found that the majority of convictions for international terrorism brought by U.S. courts since 2001 have been against people born outside of the U.S., bolstering the Trump administration’s argument for tougher immigration standards. The report found that out of 549 convictions for international terrorism-related charges since Sept. 11, 2001, 254 were not U.S. citizens, 148 received U.S. citizenship through naturalization and 147 were U.S. citizens by birth. But testimony from DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen paints a…

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Sport 

Man Utd vs Stoke LIVE updates: Latest score; Alexis Sanchez deal, Mkhitaryan to Arsenal

REUTERS Man Utd vs Stoke LIVE updates: Latest Premier League news, goals and highlights from Old Trafford Manchester United 2-0 Stoke LIVE updates: Latest Premier League news, goals and highlights from Old Trafford; including Jose Mourinho’s pursuit of Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez 73: I think it’s more a matter of WHEN and not IF Manchester United will score a third. Romelu Lukaku is booked for shoving Martins Indi. Steven Ireland does the same thing to Juan Mata seconds later and receives the same punishment. Peter Crouch is replaced by Mame…

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Sport 

Australia v England: first one-day international – live!

39th over: Australia 212-5 (Stonis 11, Paine 2) Woakes on for his third crack today. Has four overs to squeeze out after struggling earlier on. Well, doesn’t concede a boundary in this set, so that’s an improvement. Five from it in the smaller denominations. 38th over: Australia 207-5 (Stonis 7, Paine 1) Paine the new man, playing his first ODI in nearly seven years. What a great story his summer has been. Off the mark through the covers, then Stonis finds one to midwicket in order to keep the strike.…

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Sport 

PGA Tour Leaderboard LIVE: Latest scores and tee times from the Sony Open

The Sony Open is one of the big tour events on the 2018 PGA Tour, with many of the world’s top golfers taking part. Hawaii’s Waialae Country Club once again hosts the tournament, which has been running since 1965. Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas are both competing at the Sony Open this year. Thomas won the tournament by a staggering seven strokes off England’s Justin Rose. Thomas shot 27-under over the four days to take home the €1m winners’ cheque. Only two non-Americans have won the Sony Open since 2005.…

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Space 

SN Military.Space | What happened to Zuma? – Budget standoff continues – Big week for Orbital ATK

You’re reading the SN Military.Space newsletter we publish Tuesdays. If you would like to get our news and insights for military space professionals before everyone else, sign up here for your free subscription.  Hot Topic: What happened to Zuma? Something appears to have gone seriously wrong with the secret government mission, code-named Zuma, that SpaceX launched Sunday night. Exactly what, however, is far from clear. But if SpaceX keeps launching in the days and weeks ahead, we will be fairly sure Falcon 9 isn’t to blame for what went wrong. The Wall Street Journal, citing unnamed…

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Sport 

FA Cup draw LIVE: Updates as Man Utd, Spurs, Chelsea, Liverpool and Man City to learn fate

FA CUP FOURTH ROUND DRAW LIVE [Draw starts at 7.10pm] Man Utd vs Liverpool in rehearsal 18:50: You’ll never guess who Man Utd got in the FA Cup fourth round rehearsal… that’s right, Liverpool! Rio Ferdinand pulled out Man Utd to face Liverpool, while Chelsea were also drawn against Tottenham. Cup draws are usually rehearsed in order to avoid mistakes during the actual draw. Man Utd rewarded 18:40: Jose Mourinho rewarded his Manchester United players after their FA Cup win over Derby – by giving them the weekend off! Manchester United…

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Entertainment 

BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION: Rock legends deliver red-hot show at Hammersmith Apollo

This rare show of soulful, hard rock music and brilliant individual performances ensured that nobody was left disappointed. In fact, the peerless live music that this supergroup produced from the moment they hit the stage brought the house down as band and fans came together in praise of a proper holy racket.  With a stunning fourth album BCCIV recently released, this show was all about collecting together their best songs for a hair-raising performance that will be talked about for years to come. The huge wheels of this mighty musical…

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Sport 

Ashes 2017-18: Australia v England, fifth Test, day three – live!

75th over: Australia 217-2 (Khawaja 101, Smith 62) Moeen to bowl to Khawaja on 99, and there are no nerves as the century is raised with the minimum of fuss. There’s a look to the heavens but little fanfare in the celebrations. There are many more runs out there if Australia’s number three wants them. A simple nudge into the offside gives Usman Khawaja his sixth Test century and first against England. Terrific patient knock from one of the most elegant batsmen in the game. 74th over: Australia 219-2 (Khawaja…

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Top Stories World 

Security flaws put virtually all phones, computers at risk

Security researchers on Wednesday disclosed a set of security flaws that they said could let hackers steal sensitive information from nearly every modern computing device containing chips from Intel Corp, Advanced Micro Devices Inc and ARM Holdings. One of the bugs is specific to Intel but another affects laptops, desktop computers, smartphones, tablets and internet servers alike. Intel and ARM insisted that the issue was not a design flaw, but it will require users to download a patch and update their operating system to fix. “Phones, PCs, everything are going…

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