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Monday, January 11, 2021

Harrison Brothers Hardware suffers minor damage after Sunday fire


Harrison Brothers Hardware suffers minor damage after Sunday fire


Article Excerpt: "... Fire crews say a toy train in a window display caught fire sometime after 9 a.m. According to the Executive Director of the Historic Huntsville Foundation..."


Reference: whnt.com

Signal App: Many Looking for Security Over Facebook's Invasiveness and Political Bias

Here's what Signal is and how it works to keep your messages private and secure

Elon Musk wants you to use Signal instead of Facebook. Here's what to know about the app


Article Excerpt: "... Despite the buzz around the term, end-to-end encryption is simple: Unlike normal SMS messaging apps, it garbles up your messages before sending them, and only ungarbles them for the verified recipient. This prevents law enforcement, your mobile carrier and other snooping entities from being able to read the contents of your messages even when they intercept them (which happens more often than you might think)..."


Reference: www.cnet.com

Undocking Delayed: SpaceX Dragon leaving International Space Station


Undocking Delayed: SpaceX Dragon leaving International Space Station


Article Excerpt: "... UPDATE for 9:58 am ET: NASA and SpaceX have called off today's undocking of the CRS-21 Cargo Dragon spacecraft from the International Space Station due to bad weather at the capsule's Atlantic Ocean splashdown zone. A new undocking schedule will be released once available..."


Reference: www.msn.com

Friday, January 8, 2021

SpaceX Launches First Rocket of 2021


SpaceX Launches First Rocket of 2021


Article Excerpt: "... Following the launch, SpaceX again landed the first stage of the Falcon 9 rocket on a barge, named Just Read the Instructions, floating in the Atlantic Ocean for use in future missions. The rocket used in the launch had already flown three previous missions..."


Reference: www.nbclosangeles.com

Alabama man accused of human trafficking, possession of child pornography


Alabama man accused of human trafficking, possession of child pornography


Article Excerpt: "...Madison County sheriff’s investigators were able to locate Gaston in Huntsville and arrest him without incident, WHNT reported. “These individuals are truly the worst of the worst in society,” Limestone County Sheriff Kevin Turner said in a statement. “I can promise you, we will not stop targeting human trafficking until we put a stop to this despicable trade in Madison County..."


Reference: www.wpxi.com

Thursday, January 7, 2021

5,046 new COVID-19 cases added in Alabama on Thursday


5,046 new COVID-19 cases added in Alabama


Article Excerpt: "... Alabama added more than 5,000 new COVID-19 cases overnight..."


Reference: www.al.com

Study: Alabama ranks among top states where people are relocating


Study: Alabama ranks among top states where people are relocating


Article Excerpt: "... Two studies from national moving companies show Alabama ranks among the top states where people are relocating. The state ranked ..."


Reference: www.bizjournals.com

NASA plans to fire up its massive SLS moon rocket this month


NASA plans to fire up its massive SLS moon rocket this month


Article Excerpt: "... The SLS Green Run test will take place at the Stennis Space Center in Mississippi, and it comes after NASA worked through an unexpected issue with a previous test..."


Reference: www.cnet.com

Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Stimulus check problems: IRS says some won't get $600 directly, need to claim funds on 2020 tax return

What does "Payment Status Not Available mean on the IRS website?


Stimulus check problems: IRS says some won't get $600 directly, need to claim funds on 2020 tax return


Article Excerpt: "... Some TurboTax customers who paid tax preparation fees with their refunds also reported delays and funds sent to unfamiliar accounts. TurboTax said that the IRS is the "sole party with the ability to determine eligibility and distribute stimulus payments" and that by law, the financial institution must return the payment to the IRS if an account is no longer active. There is no exact measure at this time of how many taxpayers were impacted. The IRS did not have a comment..."


Reference: abc11.com