Chinese City to Unveil Domestic Violence Database for Those Getting Married

Chinese City to Unveil Domestic Violence Database for Those Getting Married

A city in eastern China is preparing to roll out a database that would allow people getting married to check if their prospective partner has a history of domestic violence, in what’s being called the first of its kind in the country. The government of Yiwu, in eastern Zhejiang Province, said on Wednesday that the …

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People shop at a Huawei store in Barcelona, Spain

US claims Huawei ‘backed by Chinese military’

Image copyright Getty Images The US Defense Department has determined that 20 top Chinese firms, including Huawei, are either owned by or backed by the Chinese military. The list, seen by US media, features video surveillance firm Hikvision, China Telecoms, China Mobile and AVIC. The determination could lay the groundwork for new US financial sanctions …

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Virgin Galactic and NASA launch a new program to train private astronauts

Virgin Galactic and NASA launch a new program to train private astronauts

Virgin Galactic announced it has signed a deal with NASA to develop a “private orbital astronaut readiness program” that trains and supports private astronauts for missions to the International Space Station. The background: Last year NASA announced it was accepting bids from private companies for missions to the space station, both as a tourist destination …

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NASA to rename headquarters for Mary W. Jackson, agency’s first female African American engineer

NASA to rename headquarters for Mary W. Jackson, agency’s first female African American engineer

Jackson began her career in the 1950s in a segregated computing unit at NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va., that recently drew national attention as the setting for the 2016 movie “Hidden Figures,” based on a book by the same name. Last year, the portion of E St. SW in front of NASA’s D.C. …

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NASA sunset simulation videos reveal haunting beauty of sundown on other planets

NASA sunset simulation videos reveal haunting beauty of sundown on other planets

This composite image shows a sunset view from the International Space Station in April 2016. NASA astronaut Jeff Williams snapped the series of photos that went into making this look at the sun reflecting on the ocean with an accompaniment of clouds.  NASA We’re all familiar with the glorious glow of sunset on Earth, but …

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Several hosts said they found gas cannisters, used for taking laughing gas, in their properties

Illegal lockdown parties hosted in online rentals

Image copyright Darya Simanovich Image caption Several hosts said they had found gas cannisters, used for taking laughing gas, in their properties Lockdown parties hosted in properties booked via online sites, including Airbnb and Booking.com, are putting “communities at risk”, the Bed and Breakfast Association has said. Hosts and residents have complained of groups of …

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