Summary Enlarge / How Bas Lansdorp and the rest of the Mars One team imagine the first human colony on Mars will look in 2023. Thousands of people have applied for the trip, in spite of the fact that the project as it's currently outlined has neither the money nor the technology to get off the ground.
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Summary Bas Lansdorp, the co-founder and CEO of Mars One, has disagreed with the fatwa and cited that there is a long history of exploration and scientific learning in the Muslim world as well, Fox News reported. Lansdorp added that his company would like to inform the General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowment in the United Arab Emirates about elements of the Mars One mission that reduce the risk to human life as much as possible.
Summary The release of Muhammed Murdi Issa Al-Zahrani follows Thursday's announcement that five other detainees -- including four Yemenis, the first since 2010 -- had been released to Georgia and Slovakia. Because most of them cannot be prosecuted, that would mean either sending them home, finding third countries to take them or finding another reason to keep holding them.
Summary According to the prosecutor, 21-year-old Linda Hardan sexually assaulted a 16-year-old student from Manchester Regional High School, where Hardan works as a substitute teacher. Hardan, of Prospect Park, was arrested on Nov. 21 following an investigation by the Passaic County Prosecutor's Office Special Victims Unit.
Summary It's too early to say the Phoenix are at the crossroads but the last seven days have been a major setback for the Wellington team. The Phoenix looked off the pace from the start against a Perth team on a five-game unbeaten run.
Summary U.S. Central Command releases new video showing what it says are U.S. air strikes against an Islamic State staging area near Kirkuk, Iraq.