Donald Trump’s administration speeds up project Moon, targets 2024

The first manned Moon flight since the last Apollo mission in 1972 had been scheduled for 2028.

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US lawmakers challenge Pentagon diversion of USD 1 billion for US-Mexico border wall

The Defense Department "is attempting to circumvent Congress and the American people's opposition to using taxpayer money for the construction of an unnecessary wall, and the military is paying the cost," said committee chair

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Boeing holds test flights for 737 MAX fix: sources

Boeing needs authorization from the Federal Aviation Administration before the MAX can return to service.

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Europe eyes end to winter-summer clock changes by 2021

These decisions will not now come into effect before 2021 after the European Parliament voted by 410 votes to 192 to push back the timetable.

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Mick Schumacher to test Ferrari F1 car in Bahrain

The 20-year-old will also make his Formula Two debut this weekend in Bahrain after being crowned Formula Three champion last year with Prema, an Italian team allied with the Ferrari Drivers Academy with whom he joined in Janu

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Thousands of kids homeless six months after Indonesia quake-tsunami

The force of September's quake saw entire neighbourhoods levelled by liquefaction -- a process where the ground starts behaving like a liquid and swallows up the earth like quicksand.

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US successfully tests anti-intercontinental ballistic missile system! Why it’s significant news

The first of the interceptors, located more than 6,500 kilometers from the simulated ICBM's launchpad, aimed for the test target's re-entry vehicle, while the second aimed for remaining debris, the statement said.

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China’s Xi Jinping meets top EU leaders to strengthen ties

At a glitzy state dinner on Monday evening French President Emmanuel Macron said he hoped to build a "new global governance" with China and would discuss this at the "unprecedented meeting with the German chancellor and the p

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NASA’s historic all-women spacewalk scrapped due to lack of fitting spacesuits

Until now, male-only or mixed male-female teams had conducted spacewalk since the space station was assembled in 1998 -- 214 spacewalks until now.

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Air strike kills 13 civilians, mostly children, in Afghanistan

The strike happened between late Friday and early Saturday in support of ground operations conducted by pro-government forces fighting against Taliban militants in the area.

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Boeing 787 diverted to New Caledonia with smoke from cockpit, says official

A United Airlines Boeing 787-900 jet was diverted to the French Pacific territory of New Caledonia on Monday after reports of smoke coming from the cockpit, a local official told AFP.

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Rocket hits house north of Tel Aviv, seven Israelis wounded; Benjamin Netanyahu to cut US visit short

A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip hit a house in a community north of Tel Aviv on Monday, wounding seven Israelis and leading Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to cut short a visit to the United States.

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North Korea returns to inter-Korean liaison office: Seoul

North Korea has returned its staff to an inter-Korean liaison office, Seoul said Monday, just days after unilaterally withdrawing from the joint facility.

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US economists less optimistic, see slower growth, says survey

US economists are less optimistic about the outlook and sharply lowered their growth forecasts for this year, amid slowing global growth and continued trade frictions, according to a survey published Monday.

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Democrats on back foot, demand release of full Robert Mueller report, documents

Top congressional Democrats said Sunday it was "urgent" that the full report on Russian interference in the 2016 US election be publicly released, stressing it does not exonerate Donald Trump.

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Strong 6.1-magnitude quake jolts eastern Indonesia

The quake was 150 kilometres (92 miles) northwest of the coastal town of Ternate at a depth of 37 kilometres, according to the US Geological Survey.

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Cyclone Idai death toll surges past 600, ‘worst yet to come’

Cyclone Idai smashed into the coast of central Mozambique on Friday last week, unleashing hurricane-force winds and rains that flooded the hinterland and drenched eastern Zimbabwe leaving a trail of destruction.

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Mali attack: At least 50 killed, says report

Traditional Dogon hunters killed at least 50 people in an attack on a Peul community village in central Mali on Saturday

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World Tuberculosis Day tomorrow: Deadly TB can be eradicated by 2045, say experts

A chronic lung disease which is preventable and largely treatable if caught in time, tuberculosis is the top infectious killer of our time, causing over 1.6 million deaths each year.

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World’s biggest Tyrannosaurus rex found in Canada

Nicknamed Scotty for a celebratory bottle of scotch consumed the night it was discovered, the T. rex was 13 meters (yards) long and probably weighed more than 8,800 kilos (19,400 pounds), making it bigger than all other carni

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Boeing rolls out safety feature previously sold as option after deadly crashes

The development comes as the manufacturer struggles to cope with the fallout from both the Indonesia crash and another in Ethiopia this month, which have cast a spotlight on the safety certification process and shaken confide

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North Korea pulls out of inter-Korean liaison office

The decision had been taken "in accordance with an order from an upper command", he said, adding: "They said they didn't care whether we stayed at the liaison office or not."

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Finland is probing Nokia phones sending data to China

"Based on our initial analysis it appears that personal data has also been transferred (to China)," Reijo Aarnio, Finland's data protection ombudsman, told the news agency STT.

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EU chief says Brexit delay possible if MPs approve deal

"You want this stage of the Brexit process to be over and done with this. I agree. I am on your side," May said, adding that she was requesting a delay until June 30 with "great personal regret".

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Tuberculosis can be eradicated by 2045: Experts

A chronic lung disease which is preventable and largely treatable if caught in time, tuberculosis is the top infectious killer of our time, causing over 1.6 million deaths each year.

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New Zealand bans sale of assault, semi-automatic rifles days after Christchurch mosque attack

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced Thursday an immediate ban on the sale of assault rifles and semi-automatics in response to the Christchurch terror attack that killed 50 people.

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Second man charged with sharing livestream of Christchurch massacre

The livestream video was shot by alleged gunman Tarrant, who is currently facing one charge of murder for the killings at Al Noor and Linwood mosques.

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