Trump invites right-wing extremists to White House ‘social media summit’

Trump invites right-wing extremists to White House ‘social media summit’ By Oliver Darcy, CNN Business New York (CNN Business)Some of the right-wing media universe’s biggest stars are set to descend on the White House Thursday for what has been billed as a “social media summit” and will likely become a forum for airing claims of anti-conservative social media…

Arianespace’s Vega rocket lost due to ‘major anomaly’ during launch

Arianespace’s Vega rocket lost due to ‘major anomaly’ during launch BY: JACKSON RYAN Arianespace, a commercial rocket launch provider operating out of France, has confirmed loss of the Vega rocket shortly after launch of the VV15 mission. The mission was carrying the United Arab Emirates’ FalconEye1 communications satellite. Around two minutes after launch, the rocket experienced…

India’s lunar spacecraft launch Sunday on first ever mission to moon’s south pole

India’s lunar spacecraft launch Sunday on first ever mission to moon’s south pole BY: JACKSON RYAN Fifty years after Armstrong and Aldrin first landed on the moon, a historic new moon landing mission is readying for launch. After several delays, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is set to launch the Chandrayaan-2 mission this Sunday with plans…

Trump trade representative to investigate French tech tax

Trump trade representative to investigate French tech tax By: PAUL WISEMAN, AP ECONOMICS WRITER-WASHINGTON   The White House is launching an investigation into France’s proposed tax on internet giants like Google, Amazon and Facebook — a move that could lead to U.S. taxes on French imports. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer expressed concern that the tax, expected to be passed by the…