Turkeys Erdogan addresses rallies to mark first anniversary of failed coup

Turkeys Erdogan addresses rallies to mark first anniversary of failed coup

One year after the failed coup Turks gathered for a commemorative event in Istanbul. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan opened a memorial on 15 July Martyrs Bridge.More than 240 people died before the military coup was shut down. A far-reaching crackdown after the coup has impacted Turkish society. Around 150,000 people were fired and 50,000 detained for having a supposed connection to the coup. Critics accuse Erdogan of using the state of emergency to target opposition leaders and journalists. Jul 16, 2017
Hyperloop sled levitates off track in latest test in Nevada

Hyperloop sled levitates off track in latest test in Nevada

A sled on wheels levitated above a set of tracks in a vacuum-sealed tube at 70 miles per hour (113 km/h) in the Nevada desert, said the company Hyperloop One. The company has raised $160 million in funding and has touted the technology and amp;#39;s potential as a rapid-transit option. Jul 14, 2017
Watch military band play Daft Punk medley for Macron and unimpressed Trump

Watch military band play Daft Punk medley for Macron and unimpressed Trump

Following a tribute to the victims of the Nice terror attack exactly one year ago, a military band treated French President Emmanuel Macron and visiting U.S. President Donald Trump to a Daft Punk medley.During the parade marking Bastille Day, it played the bands greatest hits including Get Lucky and Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger. Macron seemed to enjoy the surprise performance while Trump appeared unimpressed. Jul 14, 2017