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SpaceX plans Starlink broadband satellite launch Sunday morning

SpaceX plans Starlink broadband satellite launch Sunday morning

Science
ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 17 (UPI) -- SpaceX plans to launch its 14th group of about 60 satellites from Florida on Sunday morning for the company's Starlink broadband network, which is approaching a full-scale public trial period. Liftoff is scheduled for 8:25 a.m. EDT aboard a Falcon 9 rocket from Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center. Advertisement The launch would boost the number of satellites in orbit to nearly 800. After the previous Starlink launch Oct. 6, SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk tweeted that the launch would soon allow it to "roll out a fairly wide public" test in the northern United States and "hopefully" in southern Canada. "Other countries to follow as soon as we receive regulatory approval," Musk wrote. The company said emergency responders in northern Washington State had u...
Turkey plans live-fire exercise, missile defense tests

Turkey plans live-fire exercise, missile defense tests

Business
Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Turkey is preparing live-fire exercises in the Aegean Sea, angering Greece, and has transported its Russian-made S-400 air defense system to the Black Sea. Turkey, whose military buildup and claims of sovereignty in the Mediterranean Sea have angered Greece, announced it will stage exercises in the Aegean Sea from Oct. 26 to Oct. 28, in Turkish-held and international waters. Advertisement The announcement was made Friday in navigational telexes from its naval station in Smyrna, Turkey. Announced plans for the offensive and defensive tests came on Friday, after accusations this week that Turkey activated its surface-to air-missile launcher system radar to track U.S. made, Greek F-16 fighter planes in August. The alleged targeting prompted U.S. Secretary of Defense Mike Pom...

2020 may tempt people to throw out their long-term plans. Here’s how advisors can keep them on track

Finance
Getty ImagesIt's no secret that 2020 has been an unpredictable year.And that uncertainty can cloud the decisions we make, especially when it comes to money.Consequently, investors and their financial advisors need to be on their guard for clouded decision making that could lead to regrets later."It's possible that the times have triggered a fundamental shift in your priorities," said Sarah Newcomb, director of behavioral science at Morningstar."But what we have to be careful about is temporary shifts in priorities that have to do with short-term thinking, either fear of loss or fear of missing out," she said.Why 'short-termism' is our biggest enemyOxford | Getty ImagesThe problem is that our brains are not wired to handle prolonged uncertainty, Newcomb said.When there's certainty, there's ...
Manchester United transfer news LIVE: Solskjaer coy on plans before deadline but Sancho ‘wants deal done’, Neville blasts ‘appalling’ transfer business

Manchester United transfer news LIVE: Solskjaer coy on plans before deadline but Sancho ‘wants deal done’, Neville blasts ‘appalling’ transfer business

Sports
Manchester United have kicked off their Premier League campaign but are still looking to strengthen their squad before the October 5 transfer deadline. The club have secured just one deal so far in this transfer window – signing midfielder Donny van de Beek from Ajax for £40million. Borussia Dortmund star Jadon Sancho has been their top target all summer but Borussia Dortmund have played hardball over his fee, and it looks like he’ll be staying where he is. Alex Telles could be incoming before the deadline, though, from Porto, while Ousmane Dembele of Barcelona is among a host of attackers being linked with a move to Old Trafford, as an alternative to Sancho. Keep up to date with all the latest Manchester United news and transfer gossip below… Let's block ads! (Why?) talkSPORT
Greggs warns of tough times for ‘foreseeable future’ as it plans cuts

Greggs warns of tough times for ‘foreseeable future’ as it plans cuts

Business
Greggs has warned that trading will remain "below normal for the foreseeable future" as it plans cost-cutting measures that could see jobs go.The high street bakery chain said sales were recovering but were still almost 25% below last year's levels in recent weeks, following an even tougher August. Live updates on coronavirus from UK and around world 'Majority of Gr...