"I address you tonight not as the President of the United States, not as the leader of a country, but as a citizen of humanity. We are faced with the very gravest of challenges. The Bible calls this day "Armageddon"-the end of all things. And yet, for the first time in the history of the planet, a species has the technology to prevent its own extinction. All of you praying with us need to know that everything that can be done to prevent this disaster is being called into service. The human thirst for excellence, knowledge, every step up the ladder of science, every adventurous reach into space, all of our combined modern technologies and imaginations, even the wars that we've fought have provided us the tools to wage this terrible battle. Through all the chaos that is our history, through all of the wrong and the discord, through all of the pain and suffering, through all of our times, there is one thing that has nourished our souls, and elevated our species above its origins, and that is our courage. The dreams of an entire planet are focused tonight on those fourteen brave souls traveling into the heavens. And may we all, citizens the world over, see these events through. God speed, and good luck to you." -- Armageddon (1998), Director: Michael Bay; Writers: Jonathan Hensleigh, J.J. Abrams; Stars: Bruce Willis, Billy Bob Thornton, Ben Affleck After discovering that an asteroid the size of Texas is going to impact Earth in less than a month, N.A.S.A. recruits a misfit team of deep core drillers to save the planet.
The future of the AI, artificial intelligence, algorithm concept for finding planets hidden in data sets looks bright. The algorithm developed by the University of Texas at Austin, in partnership with Google, can be used to probe the entire K2 data set of approximately 300,000 stars. The method is applicable to Kepler 's successor planet hunting mission, TESS, which launched in April 2018.
While Warped Tour is still celebrating its 25th anniversary with events in three cities this year, Disrupt will hit outdoor amphitheaters in 25 cities across North America, beginning June 21st in Dallas, Texas, and running through July 28th in Albuquerque, New Mexico.The acts on the bill include The Used, Thrice, Circa Survive, Sum 41, The Story So Far, Atreyu, Sleeping With Sirens, Andy Black, Four Year Strong, Memphis May Fire, Trophy Eyes, Meg amp; Dia, Juliet Simms, and Hyro the Hero.
After the announcement of disappointing earnings results for the latest quarter, BP repeated a commitment it made last month to cut 4,000 jobs this year in its exploration and production unit. The unit lost $728 million in the quarter. The company also said it would trim about 3,000 workers from hellip; Walmart?s partnership with Uber in making home deliveries has been extended to additional cities in the United States including Tampa and Orlando in the state of Florida and Dallas in the state of Texas. Initially the partnership had been restricted to Phoenix, Arizona. According to a spokesperson for Walmart, Anne hellip;
Democrat Beto O Rourke, who just raked in $6.1 million in campaign donations in the first 24 hours after kicking off his presidential bid, as a teenager was a member of the Cult of the Dead Cow, an old (relatively speaking) and well known hacking group, whose activities compelled Microsoft to boost the security of Windows.There s no evidence the former Congressman from Texas broke into computers or rewrote code, as members of the group were known to do, according to a Reuters report. But he did apparently, by his own admission, cop long distance service to engage in conversations online, the report said.
On Sunday, SpaceX founder Elon Musk replied to Twitter user @flcnhvy who asked about a notice shared with local residents that stated testing could start this week. She had seen the notice on Reddit.More on the Starship: SpaceX to develop, test Starship prototype in South Texas, only on HoustonChronicle.com
You may know him from the popular podcast Sound Sessions, but Producer Michael Heidemann is making a name for himself another way. Michael joins The Matt Bubala Show live from Austin, Texas as he shares his experiences as a speaker and mentor at this year 's SXSW Music Festival. This is Michael 's sixth year attending the festival. South By Southwest began in 1987 when two men decided they wanted to create a music festival. This event highlights media, film, music festivals and conferences every year. This festival started off with roughly 700 participants it 's first year to 30 thousand participants. Tune in as he discusses notable speakers and how Austin is the place to be for new music. For more information on the festival 's schedule, visit here. Check out Michael 's podcast for interviews and updates on his adventures by visiting wgnradio.com or the Sound Sessions Facebook page.
SXSW (South by Southwest) is an annual two week festival in Austin, Texas that showcases independent film, music and conferences. Although SXSW is meant to be a fun and peaceful place where artists, industry professionals and music lovers can converge, several incidents involving gun violence took place over the course of the closing weekend. The Austin Police Department has released details of the shootings.
This heartbreaking photo shows the last moments of Zero the dog s life after he heroically saved his family from a gunman, even after being shot.The Martinez family was hosting a 13 year old s birthday party in Houston, Texas on Saturday when a teenage boy, Javian Castenada, showed up with a gun and began shooting, according to Laura Martinez.
Last night, the former congressman from Texas confirmed to an El Paso TV station that he is running for the White House, and then made the official announcement on Twitter this morning.In the launch video, O Rourke called voters "the last great hope of Earth " and said that we re in a "moment of maximum peril and maximum potential. "
Donald Trump sanctuary city idea could help migrants stay in US Cuban president calls for strengthened defenses, economy in response to Trump threats House chairman says Treasury s concerns over Donald Trump s tax returns lack merit FILE President Donald Trump receives a briefing about border security at the Rio Grande in McAllen, Texas, Jan. 10, 2019. Trump will ask Congress on March 11 for .6 billion in additional funding to build a wall along the United States border with Mexico. (Doug Mills The New York Times) Written by Peter Baker and Jim TankersleyPresident Donald Trump, undaunted by perhaps the most bruising legislative defeat of his tenure, plans to kick off a fresh effort Monday to pressure Congress to pay for a wall along the southwestern border, most likely setting up another showdown with Democrats who have vowed to block his signature project.
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By: Portia WoffordA little over a month into 2019, the Centers for Disease Control has confirmed 101 individual cases of measles in 10 states in the U.S. These states are California, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Texas, and Washington.
A team of researchers has developed an AI platform to detect neurodegenerative diseases in human brain tissue samples. The AI can detect, for example, chronic traumatic encephalopathy and Alzheimer;s disease.The researchers, from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Boston University School of Medicine, and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, wrote about their work in the journal Laboratory Investigation (citation below).
gt; gt; PREVIOUS STORY: Woman stabbed, killed after rolling down car window to give money, police say According to the Baltimore Sun, Texas State Police arrested Keith Smith, 52, and Valeria Smith, 28, on Sunday morning in connection with the Dec. 1 stabbing death of 54 year old Jacquelyn Smith, who was Valeria's stepmother, Baltimore police said in a news conference Sunday evening. Police said the suspects, who were apprehended near Harlingen, Texas, were trying to leave the U.S.
The mugshot of Joseph Edward Guajardo.PASADENA, Texas In his mug shot, Joseph Edward Guajardo is still wearing his work shirt. The 19 year old H E B employee has been charged with a felony count of invasive visual recording inside a bathroom or dressing room. More Headlines Klein ISD student charged after taking picture up teacher's dress, documents say Employee accused of recording woman inside Katy gas station bathroom Spring man caught filming up skirts arrested on child porn, invasive hellip; "You know, today is a crazy world, " customer Michelle Ruiz said. Authorities said the incident happened Wednesday night at the H E B at Fairmont Parkway and Space Center Boulevard, where Guajardo works. According to police, a mother said she spotted Guajardo using a phone to shoot a picture of her 13 year old son in the bathroom. Management was called, and Guajardo was arrested and charged. The district attorney #39;s office said the incident may have involved Snapchat. "You hear this kind of deviant behavior and you #39;re just, like, (there #39;s) a lot of shock factor to it, " customer Ayub Mokarzel said. Here is a statement from H E B on the incident: "H E B strives to maintain a safe environment for all of our customers. We are looking into the matter and cooperating with the Pasadena Police Department with this ongoing investigation. " Guajardo posted a $1,000 bond and is out of jail. Pasadena police are investigating the case. Copyright 2019 by KPRC Click2Houston All rights reserved.
(NBC) The nation;s male only draft is ruled unconstitutional.A federal judge in Texas declared Friday that the U.S. Military Selective Service System is unconstitutional because ti requires men to register for the draft but not women.