• Pence vows United States will return to moon, go to Mars

    Pence vows United States will return to moon, go to Mars

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    It means establishing a renewed American presence on the Moon, a vital strategic goal. He made the comments one day after vowing in a Wall Street Journal op-ed that "America will be the first nation to bring mankind to Mars". NASA has been talking a big game about Mars for awhile now , but there's been a lingering question of how we'll get there. Rather, Pence cites the need to "look beyond the halls of government for insight and expertise".
  • Vegas shooter's girlfriend says had no idea Paddock was 'planning violence'

    Vegas shooter's girlfriend says had no idea Paddock was 'planning violence'

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    FBI agents investigating the Las Vegas mass shooting met Ms Danley when she arrived back in America on Wednesday afternoon (AEST). "She was away so that she will not be there to interfere with what he's planning". Danley is an Australian citizen but a native of the Philippines . Approximately 22,000 people were at the Route 91 festival when Paddock opened fire.
  • Putin accepts invitation to visit Saudi Arabia

    Putin accepts invitation to visit Saudi Arabia

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    Higher U.S. oil exports also dampened market sentiment. " Any delays in the preparation for the World Cup are inadmissible ", Putin said at a meeting of the presidential council for sports. USA light crude was up 10 cents at $50.08. Total non-OPEC growth could reach as much as 1.4 million barrels a day, he said. Saudi Arabia is at war with Iranian-allied rebel fighters in Yemen and is embroiled in a diplomatic standoff with Qatar, which has found support from Tehran.
  • Facebook unveils new 'context' tool to help users spot fake news

    Facebook unveils new 'context' tool to help users spot fake news

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    The new feature is small but, in Facebook's view, significant: Facebook users will soon start seeing a small information button on news articles that appear in the News Feed. Facebook said the testing is at its first phase and will get feedback from users and publishers about the tool. Threatening its position as a source of factual news and information, Facebook recently admitted that Russian agents used its network to distribute disinformation to about 10 million U.S.
  • Security guard Jesus Campos distracted Stephen Paddock from Las Vegas massacre

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    Paddock apparently saw Campos approach and fired two hundred rounds through the hotel door. While down and injured, Campos radioed his whereabouts and the location of Paddock. When reached by ABC News , Campos said he was fine. Officials, including the most powerful in the country, have lauded his bravery. "He did a good job, didn't he?" Now, his option would have been try to do it himself.
  • No injures or chemical release reported from Eastman explosion

    No injures or chemical release reported from Eastman explosion

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    A company says it doesn't expect coal gas explosions at its Tennessee chemical plant to threaten human health or cause long-term environmental impacts. No one was injured and the company said "our employees are now sheltered in place as we are working to secure the area" as a cautionary measure. In an excess of caution, our employees are now sheltered in place as we are working to secure the area.
  • 2 people dead in crash on Highway 6; SIU investigating WRPS involvement

    2 people dead in crash on Highway 6; SIU investigating WRPS involvement

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    The chase went outside Waterloo Region and into Hamilton, where the auto crashed into an oncoming transport truck. The truck driver was not hurt. The vehicle was being pursued by Waterloo Regional Police before the crash... The SIU investigates cases in which somebody is killed or seriously injured during an interaction with police. Highway 6 is closed between Freelton Road and Concession Road 10.
  • What is Zakia Jafri's case against PM Narendra Modi?

    What is Zakia Jafri's case against PM Narendra Modi?

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    The Supreme Court had in September 2011 referred the matter to a local court in Ahmedabad . Jafri can now approach higher forums for further investigation in the case. SIT in its closure report stated that there was no "prosecutable evidence" against PM Modi, the then Gujarat Chief Minister. The SIT's deposition before the high court said that its probe was monitored by the Supreme Court and that its report was generally accepted by all.
  • United States orders expulsion of 15 Cuban diplomats

    United States orders expulsion of 15 Cuban diplomats

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    The U.S. measures will stop short of breaking off relations or closing the two countries'embassies, which reopened in 2015 following more than five decades of hostility. Mr Rodriguez said that USA officials had given insufficient information on the harm caused to the diplomats - and to intelligence agents working under cover of the embassy.