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Russia to hold 2 new space launches in wake of Soyuz failure

Russia to hold 2 new space launches in wake of Soyuz failure

Science
Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Russia approved two new space launches for 2018 after it scrapped the launch of Soyuz-FG that forced a U.S. astronaut and Russian cosmonaut to eject from their spacecraft. The Soyuz rocket will send up a robot-controlled cargo ship to the International Space Station, or ISS, on Nov. 16 for a resupply mission. Pending the outcome of that mission, a Dec. 3 launch, manned by cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko, NASA astronaut Anne McClain and the Canadian Space Agency's David Saint-Jacques will go to the ISS to relieve its current crew. according to space.com. The Oct. 11 launch failure occurred after a booster malfunctioned on the Soyuz-FG two minutes after liftoff, forcing NASA astronaut Nick Hague and Roscosmos cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin to safely discharge from the spacecraft 200 mil...
NLCS: Brewers hold off Dodgers, force Game 7

NLCS: Brewers hold off Dodgers, force Game 7

Sports
Oct. 20 (UPI) -- The Milwaukee Brewers didn't allow any champagne showers to occur on Friday night in the visiting locker room of Miller Park, defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-2 to force a deciding Game 7. The Brewers' bullpen once again flashed its dominance in preserving an early 5-1 lead after two innings. Milwaukee starting pitcher Wade Miley threw 4 1/3 innings and allowed two earned runs on five hits with four strikeouts and two walks before being pulled. Corey Knebel, Jeremy Jeffress and Corbin Burnes, with the latter closing out the game in the ninth, combined for five strikeouts and didn't allow a single hit in relief of Miley. Dodgers first baseman David Freese led off the game with a solo home run in the first inning to give Los Angeles its only lead of the night. Milwaukee...
Are you putting retirement plans on hold? What that means for your Medicare eligibility

Are you putting retirement plans on hold? What that means for your Medicare eligibility

Finance
If you're at least 65 and still punching the clock at work, odds are that you have two benefit enrollment periods to worry about this year. That's because in addition to signing up for next year's workplace health benefits, older workers must also make sure to coordinate their coverage with their eligibility for Medicare. The ordeal is a confusing one for the growing population of older workers. By 2024 there will be about 13 million individuals age 65 and older in the workforce, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. More from FA Playbook:How y...

3 Stocks to Buy and Hold for the Next 50 Years

Finance
[unable to retrieve full-text content]Most investors don t think five decades into the future because it s such a long time from now But they should The key to finding stocks that are likely to be around in 50 years is to look for strong businesses today That list includes Google parent Alphabet Inc NASDAQ Latest Articles in
Carabao Cup round-up: Nottingham Forest pile misery on Newcastle, Everton hold off brave Rotherham challenge, plus more

Carabao Cup round-up: Nottingham Forest pile misery on Newcastle, Everton hold off brave Rotherham challenge, plus more

Sports
ALL THE SCORES Wednesday night's action of the Carabao Cup also saw Watford travel to Reading while Millwall played host to Plymouth Here is the best of the action from Wednesday night’s action in the Carabao Cup second round: Nottingham Forest 3-1 Newcastle United A dramatic finale saw Nottingham Forest knock Newcastle out of the Carabao Cup for the second season running after securing a 3-1 win over Rafa Benitez’s side at the City Ground. The Championship side had the lead inside two minutes when Daryl Murphy nodded in Sam Byram’s fierce cross before Salomon Rondon equalised in the second minute of stoppage-time with a powerful shot. However, Forest regained the lead almost instantly when Matty Cash fired a loose ball home. ...