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Watch live: ULA Atlas V rocket to launch payloads for U.S. Air Force

Watch live: ULA Atlas V rocket to launch payloads for U.S. Air Force

Science
April 13 (UPI) -- The United Launch Alliance's Atlas V rocket is scheduled to launch a pair of payloads for the U.S. Air Force on Saturday night.The rocket is set to blast-off at 7:13 p.m. ET from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.The Air Force Space Command mission, AFSPC-11, features two spacecraft. The primary payload is the Continuous Broadcast Augmenting SATCOM, or CBAS, a geostationary communications satellite.The satellite will lend communications support to the Air Force, relaying messages between leaders back at base and commanders in combat."The mission of CBAS is to augment existing military satellite communications capabilities and broadcast military data continuously through space-based, satellite communications relay links," the U.S. Air F...
Britain's Got Talent: Dec to host live shows alone

Britain's Got Talent: Dec to host live shows alone

Entertainment
Declan Donnelly will host the Britain's Got Talent live shows without Ant McPartlin, ITV has confirmed.The broadcaster said Dec will host the live shows without his long-term co-presenter "while Ant steps down from his TV commitments for now".Mr McPartlin was charged with a drink-driving offence last month following a three-vehicle collision in London.He will still feature in the audition episodes of the upcoming series, as they were filmed in January.Britain's Got Talent will return for its 12th series this Saturday. In recent years, the talent show's live semi-finals and final have been screened nightly across one week, usually at the end of May, with the audition shows broadcast in the weeks running up to it.In a statement released on Tuesday, ITV said: "We send Ant all our love. And we...
ICICI Bank may live in denial but this is how the cookie crumbles

ICICI Bank may live in denial but this is how the cookie crumbles

Finance
NEW DELHI: India's largest private sector bank is still shying away from an independent probe into allegations of nepotism against its chief executive. An institution of the size and standing of ICICI Bank still does not welcome an independent forensic audit after allegations that a loan was given to the Videocon group due to its business dealing with chief executive Chanda Kochhar's husband. Whistle-blower Arvind Gupta has demanded a forensic audit but the bank has ruled out hiring external agencies to conduct an independent investigation into allegations of nepotism. This, when every day brings to light a new tangle in what appears to a layman a web of deceit. The latest is the income-tax department serving a notice on Deepak Kochhar—founder director of NuPower Renewables and husband of
Juventus v Real Madrid: Preview, live stream and talkSPORT commentary of Champions League League clash

Juventus v Real Madrid: Preview, live stream and talkSPORT commentary of Champions League League clash

Sports
Juventus host Real Madrid in the Champions League quarter-finalsTuesday, April 3, 2018Juventus v Real Madrid is LIVE on talkSPORT.In a replay of last season's Champions League final two European heavyweights enter the arena to battle each other again - this time in the 2017/18 quarter-finals.Real Madrid will feel they have an advantage have beaten their opponents 4-1 last June to lift the trophy in Cardiff.But Juventus have shown they're no pushovers this season, coming from behind to beat Tottenham Hotspur in the round of 16, despite being dominated for large portions of the match.Team newsPredicted Juventus XI: Buffon; De Sciglio, Barzagli, Chiellini, Asamoah; Khedira, Bentancur, Matuidi; Dybala, Higuaín, Douglas Costa.Out: Benatia (suspended), Pjanić (suspended), Bernarde
Prof Stephen Hawking funeral: Legacy 'will live forever'

Prof Stephen Hawking funeral: Legacy 'will live forever'

Science
Media playback is unsupported on your deviceThe legacy of Prof Stephen Hawking will live forever, mourners at the theoretical physicist's funeral heard.Prof Hawking, who had motor neurone disease, died on 14 March, aged 76, at his home in Cambridge.Actor Eddie Redmayne was one of several speakers at a service at the university church, Great St Mary's.The professor's eldest son Robert, former student Prof Fay Dowker and Astronomer Royal Martin Rees also gave addresses to the congregation.As the funeral cortege arrived at the church, the bell rang out 76 times - once for each year of Prof Hawking's life.His close family, including his three children Lucy, Robert and Tim, followed behind the hearse carrying the professor's coffin.As it pulled up, the vehicle was met with applause from the hun...