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Liam Gallagher gets petty after Kaiser Chiefs pick a fight

Liam Gallagher gets petty after Kaiser Chiefs pick a fight

Entertainment
Liam Gallagher has added a new name to the list of people he has petty feuds with on Twitter, calling Kaiser Chiefs keyboardist Nick "Peanut" Baines "p***flaps". Gallagher had been set for an appearance at Fall In Love Festival in Romania earlier this month but cancelled over safety fears. The former Oasis star tweeted that he was pulling out of his performance because he was told the stage wasn't safe, prompting Kaiser Chiefs to tweet: "If we found out a stage wasn't safe, we'd tell the other bands on there too, right? 'Safety comes first as always' - for everyone. We must've broken it by putting on a rock n roll show 30mins before you."Gallagher responded in his usual combative style, writing: "This 1s for P***FLAP out of the KAISER CHEIFS all that money you spend on props ie your daft l...
MD Helicopters gets $50.4M logistics support contract for Afghan Air Force

MD Helicopters gets $50.4M logistics support contract for Afghan Air Force

Business
Aug. 26 (UPI) -- MD Helicopters Inc. was awarded a $ 50.4 million contract for logistics support of Afghanistan Air Force helicopters, the U.S. Defense Department announced. The contract is a modification of a prior agreement, and work will be done in Kabul and Mesa, with a completion date of May 2020. The nature of the logistics work was unspecified in Friday's Defense Department announcement. The Afghanistan Air Force has 28 of the Mesa, Ariz., company's MD-530F aircraft, with 154 more on order as the Afghan military transitions from Russian and former Soviet bloc-made aircraft. The Afghan Air Force currently has 100 helicopters from the Russian Mil Mi-17 and Mi-24 series, and 43 U.S.-made Bell, HAL and Sikorsky helicopters, in addition to the MD fleet. The Afghan Air Force consisted o...

Football news and transfer gossip LIVE: Solskjaer confirms Man United flop could go after Wolves draw, Lampard gets Chelsea warning

Sports
[unable to retrieve full-text content]Latest headlines: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer confirms Alexis Sanchez interest and suggests he could leave Manchester United Wolves 1-1 Manchester United: Missed Paul Pogba penalty proves costly Premier League Team of the Weekend: Arsenal, Liverpool, and Chelsea stars included Bolton postpone League One game against Doncaster over fears it will be ‘detrimental’ to young players Frank […] talkSPORT
Spaceplane gets a ride for space station trips

Spaceplane gets a ride for space station trips

Science
The Dream Chaser spaceplane, which will ferry cargo to the International Space Station (ISS), now has a rocket to launch on.Sierra Nevada, the private company that builds the spaceplane, has chosen the Vulcan rocket as its ride into orbit.The company hopes to start launching missions by 2021, to deliver supplies to astronauts on the ISS.Neither the Dream Chaser vehicle, nor the Vulcan rocket, has yet flown to space.Sierra Nevada was recently awarded the contract by Nasa to re-supply the ISS.It joins two other private companies that already ship cargo and experiments to the station - SpaceX and Orbital ATK.The Vulcan Centaur rocket, built by United Launch Alliance (ULA), is currently in production.Under its Nasa contract, Dream Ch...
First female Marine F-35B pilot finishes training as first female F-35C pilot gets started

First female Marine F-35B pilot finishes training as first female F-35C pilot gets started

Business
Aug. 9 (UPI) -- The first female Marine pilot of an F-35B fighter plane completed her course of study, just as the first female to fly an F-35C began her training. Capt. Anneliese Satz completed her F-35B basic course in June after assignment to Marine Fighter Attack Training Squadron 501 at Beaufort, S.C. In prior civilian life she earned a commercial pilot's license, and later completed flight training at Marine bases in Pensacola, Fla., Corpus Christi, Texas, and Meridian, Miss. She will now fly the F-35B Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter, a supersonic aircraft designed for combat maneuverability and takeoffs from short fields, as part of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121, which is based at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan. "I'm very grateful for the instructors, the maintaine...