Trump surrogate apologizes for overstating credentials (AFP)

Trump surrogate apologizes for overstating credentials (AFP)

AFPon September 3, 2016, 11:11 pm Trump surrogate apologizes for overstating credentials Washington (AFP) – A black televangelist who has been a campaign surrogate for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has admitted he “overstated” his accomplishments in a biography posted on his church’s website. Mark Burns walked off the set of a CNN interview that aired Saturday after being confronted with questions about claims made on the website about his educational background and military service. The website page has since been pulled down. Burns issued a statement Friday declaring he…

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Secrets of Jupiter revealed

Secrets of Jupiter revealed

NASA’s spacecraft Juno sent back the first-ever images of Jupiter’s north pole — photographs that reveal storm systems and weather activity unlike anything scientists have ever seen before on any of our solar system’s gas giants, the space agency said Friday. During Juno’s flyby, it hovered about 2,500 miles (4,200 kilometers) above the planet’s swirling clouds, capturing images of Jupiter’s north and south poles. Although scientists still have a lot of data to analyze, they’ve noticed some key findings. For example, the planet’s north pole looks nothing like the iconic…

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'Bring it on': First all-women team in farm skills competition

'Bring it on': First all-women team in farm skills competition

Updated September 03, 2016 15:27:39 Video: The first all-women team members hope to pursue careers in agriculture (ABC News) A group of young women in Western Australia’s Wheatbelt are determined to show that girls can hold their own at competitive shearing, tractor driving and fencing. The Farm Skills competition has been a highlight of the Perth Royal Show for regional schools for 32 years and for the first time, an all-female team is hoping to win the title. The team members, all from Cunderdin Agricultural College, are hoping to pursue…

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Sydney Opera House looks to robots to safeguard future

Sydney Opera House looks to robots to safeguard future

Posted September 04, 2016 09:50:10 Photo: A system is being developed to test the sails without staff climbing aboard. (ABC News: Nicole Chettle ) Related Story: Sydney Opera House set for its biggest upgrade ever The Sydney Opera House could have robots performing vital conservation checks on its roof within three to five years, reducing to the need for workers abseil across historic sails 67 metres above the ground. Engineers at the University of Sydney developed a high-tech hammer that can test the condition of the tiles on the roof…

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Generation Y and Baby Boomers lead a boom in new entrepreneurs

Generation Y and Baby Boomers lead a boom in new entrepreneurs

Naomi Moon is one of thousands of Generation Y and baby boomers leaving traditional jobs to become their own boss. The 24-year-old from Penrith has worked in warehousing and abandoned her university studies after deciding she was on the wrong path. Previous slideNext slide Turning a passion into a pay cheque Lindt siege police response in question Airbnb owner returns to find ‘junkie den’ Skinner: ‘I have a soft spot for families’ Rogerson, McNamara ‘overwhelmed by greed’ Rogerson, McNamara trial: What happened in unit 803? Turning a passion into a pay cheque Entrepreneur…

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