SpaceX to fly two tourists around Moon in 2018

US private rocket company SpaceX has announced that two private citizens have paid to be sent around the Moon. The mission is planned for late 2018, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said, adding that the tourists “have already paid a significant … Continue reading


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Melting snow new danger for those fleeing to Canada from U.S.

File Photo: Aerial view of farmyards surrounded by water during spring flooding of the Red River near Morris, Manitoba, April 14, 2009. REUTERS/Fred Greenslade/File Photo


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Government looks for new spending cuts of up to 6%

Government departments have been told to find spending cuts of up to 6% as part of plans to save £3.5bn by 2020. Ahead of next week’s Budget, the Treasury announced Whitehall would begin coming up with ways to contribute to … Continue reading


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Morgan Stanley gave some clients incorrect tax information

FILE PHOTO – The corporate logo of financial firm Morgan Stanley is pictured on the company’s world headquarters in New York, New York, U.S. on January 20, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo


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Georgia pair sentenced to prison over Confederate flag confrontation

By Letitia Stein (Reuters) – A Georgia judge sentenced a man and a woman to spend years in prison on Monday for their roles in a 2015 Confederate flag display that disturbed a group of black people attending a child’s … Continue reading


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Authorities investigate killing of hippo at El Salvador zoo

In this frame grab from video taken on March 10, 2014 and released by El Salvador’s Canal 9, a hippopotamus named Gustavito is fed at the San Salvador Zoo in El Salvador. Zoo director Vladan Henriquez said at a news … Continue reading


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Tata Sons, DoCoMo to settle $1.17 billion legal dispute: Nikkei

A woman walks past a brach of Japanese mobile communications company NTT Docomo in Tokyo, Japan, May 16, 2016. REUTERS/Thomas Peter


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JPMorgan, Microsoft, Intel and others form new blockchain alliance

By Anna Irrera | NEW YORK JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N), Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O), Intel Corp (INTC.O) and more than two dozen other companies have teamed up to develop standards and technology to make it easier for enterprises to use … Continue reading


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California demands details of Trump administration immigration arrests

FILE PHOTO – U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers detain a suspect as they conduct a targeted enforcement operation in Los Angeles, California, U.S. on February 7, 2017. Courtesy Charles Reed/U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS … Continue reading


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SpaceX to send privately crewed spacecraft beyond the moon next year

FILE PHOTO — A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifts off on a supply mission to the International Space Station from historic launch pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, U.S., February 19, 2017. REUTERS/Joe Skipper/File photo


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Leicester win first game after Ranieri

Leicester produced a superb display in their first game following the sacking of Claudio Ranieri, moving out of the Premier League bottom three as two goals from Jamie Vardy and a Danny Drinkwater strike saw off Liverpool. It was a … Continue reading


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‘Reasonably fit’ reporter tries Justice Ginsburg’s workout and finds it is grueling

Judiciary Posted Feb 27, 2017 04:39 pm CST By Debra Cassens Weiss Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. ABA Journal file photo by Sam Kittner. Tweet A journalist who describes himself as “young and reasonably fit” persuaded Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s personal … Continue reading


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'Hundreds' of US Jewish graves attacked in Philadelphia

Police are searching for the vandals who damaged what one local rabbi said was nearly 500 headstones at a Jewish graveyard in Philadelphia. Money is being raised to repair the graves and to identify and prosecute the apparently anti-Semitic attackers. … Continue reading


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Trump, China's top diplomat, discuss cooperation, possible Xi meeting

By Steve Holland and David Brunnstrom | WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump, who has attacked China on issues from trade to the South China Sea, held his first face-to-face talks with a member of the Chinese leadership on Monday, and … Continue reading


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U.S. State Department tweets, then deletes congratulations for Iran Oscar win

89th Academy Awards – Oscars Backstage – Hollywood, California, U.S. – 26/02/17 – Anousheh Ansari and Firouz Naderi pose with the Oscar they accepted on behalf of Asghar Farhadi, who won the Best Foreign Language Film for ”The Salesman”. REUTERS/Lucas … Continue reading


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