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NASA aims for historic helicopter flight on Mars

NASA aims for historic helicopter flight on Mars

On Earth, the technology could enable helicopters to reach new heights, doing things like more easily navigating the Himalayas. The black-and-white image above is the first sent back to Earth from ...

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Indianapolis FedEx Shooting Suspect Used 2 Assault Rifles He Purchased Legally

Indianapolis FedEx Shooting Suspect Used 2 Assault Rifles He Purchased Legally

Police said the shooting lasted only a couple of minutes and was over by the time officers arrived on the scene. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms traced the two weapons, and police learn...

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3 adults fatally shot in Austin, no suspect in custody

The suspect is still at large, and residents should still shelter in place and report any suspicious activity, according to the tweet. Austin-Travis County EMS says it was reported at 11:42 a.m. The...

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Russian agents suspected of Salisbury poisonings linked to Czech arms depot blast

Russian agents suspected of Salisbury poisonings linked to Czech arms depot blast

The two were using Russian passports and were identified as Alexander Petrov, 41, and Ruslan Boshirov, 43. These "unprecedented findings" point to the involvement of Russian military agents in the e...

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Czech Republic to Expel Russian Diplomats Suspected of Working for Russian Intelligence

Czech Republic to Expel Russian Diplomats Suspected of Working for Russian Intelligence

The Czech Republic has expelled 18 Russian diplomats in retaliation. The Czech Republic will expel 18 Russian diplomats from the country over suspected Russian involvement in two 2014 warehouse ...

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Biden meets Japan's leader to boost China-facing alliances

Biden meets Japan's leader to boost China-facing alliances

The last time that Taiwan was mentioned in a U.S. -Japan leaders statement was in 1969, when President Richard Nixon and Prime Minister Eisaku Sato did so. "And I'm confident that this is the first ti...

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San Antonio police officer shot in hand; 2 suspects dead, third injured

San Antonio police officer shot in hand; 2 suspects dead, third injured

He was shot by police and was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said. No officers were injured. The officer retreated backwards while returning fire, killing both the driver...

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USA protesters rally for third night over killing of Black man

USA protesters rally for third night over killing of Black man

Many protesters and Mr Wright's family members have rejected this, saying that either they do not believe it or that the incident reflects bias in policing, with Mr Wright ending up dead after being s...

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Schools Will Shift to Remote Learning After Spring Break

Schools Will Shift to Remote Learning After Spring Break

In an announcement Monday afternoon, Ford says students will move to remote learning after this week's spring break (the week of April 12) after consulting with Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Eve...

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National Football League players react to Minnesota police shooting of Daunte Wright

National Football League players react to Minnesota police shooting of Daunte Wright

Court records show Wright was being sought after failing to appear in court on charges that he fled from officers and possessed a gun without a permit during an encounter with Minneapolis police in ...

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Blinken Faults China for Slow Response on Coronavirus

Blinken Faults China for Slow Response on Coronavirus

Ministry officials said the Chinese aircraft flew into the zone from Chinese airspace and headed back along the same route. "Preventing another pandemic is a goal that we all share, but giving Chin...

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MI to extend COVID restrictions in offices for six more months

MI to extend COVID restrictions in offices for six more months

Across the country, COVID-19 hospitalizations are increasing for ages 18-64, particularly in the upper Midwest, CNN reported. White House coronavirus adviser Andy Slavitt told reporters the US gov...

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New Zealand bans people coming from India, know reason here!

New Zealand bans people coming from India, know reason here!

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced a temporary suspension of travel from India to New Zealand. New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern has taken a decision in this regard on Thursday. While there have ...

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Centre allows vaccination at public, private workplaces from April 11

Centre allows vaccination at public, private workplaces from April 11

AstraZeneca's vaccine has been given to 887,452 people, while 151,614 received that of Pfizer, according to health authorities. "Yet many of us still can not say "no" to invitations to parties, weddin...

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Ontario issues stay-at-home order

Ontario issues stay-at-home order

Big-box stores will be allowed to sell essential items only like food, pharmacy items, household cleaning supplies, personal care supplies, and pet care supplies. Vaccinations will start during the Ap...

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China says its carrier group exercising near Taiwan, drills will become regular

China says its carrier group exercising near Taiwan, drills will become regular

Chinese claimed Taiwan has come under increasing military pressure from Beijing in recent months, with China's air force making nearly daily forays in Taiwan's air defence identification zone. T...

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Germany and France see global tax deal in reach after USA pledge

Germany and France see global tax deal in reach after USA pledge

The IMF's top economist said the fund has long supported a global minimum tax. US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Monday said she was working with G20 countries to adopt a global minimum corpor...

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Supreme Court vacates ruling that prevented Trump from blocking Twitter critics

Supreme Court vacates ruling that prevented Trump from blocking Twitter critics

Trump created his Twitter account in 2009, and in May and June of 2017, while serving as President of the USA he blocked seven individuals who had expressed displeasure with him. "The Second Circuit...

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Biden’s massive infrastructure plan hits Republican blockade

Biden’s massive infrastructure plan hits Republican blockade

He added that this would not prevent the government from subsequently pushing other aspects of its plan with a party vision. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer's spokesman told CNN in a statement ...

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Boris Johnson confirms that non-essential retail and gyms will reopen next week

Boris Johnson confirms that non-essential retail and gyms will reopen next week

The global travel taskforce review warned "the state of the pandemic overseas, and the progress of vaccination programmes in other countries" meant it was impossible to say yet whether foreign holiday...

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Jordan's Queen Noor says plot attributed to son ‘wicked slander’

Jordan's Queen Noor says plot attributed to son ‘wicked slander’

Gen. Yousef Huneiti issued a statement saying Hamzeh had not been detained but instead was "asked to stop movements and activities that were being employed to target Jordan's security and stability"...

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Over 7 Crore COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Administered So Far: Centre

Over 7 Crore COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Administered So Far: Centre

Later, persons aged 60 years and above and those aged 45-59 years with identified 20 co-morbidities were covered from March 1 2021. In the letter, Bhushan said that the timeline for completion of v...

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State of emergency over Florida toxic water leak

State of emergency over Florida toxic water leak

State resources are being deployed to the area, including pumps and machinery. Water flows from a tube. Manatee County, the state and HRK Holdings, who now owns the property, have worked for years...

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Suez Canal shipping backlog cleared

Suez Canal shipping backlog cleared

The last 61 ships, out of 422 ships that were queuing when the vessel was dislodged on Monday , passed through the vital trade artery on Saturday, the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) said. Rabie has ackno...

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Situation Outside US Capitol in Wake of Deadly Vehicle Attack

Situation Outside US Capitol in Wake of Deadly Vehicle Attack

One officer has died of their injuries, another is in hospital in a "stable and non-threatening condition". Federal and Law enforcement sources told CNN that the suspect in the attack was 25-year-ol...

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UK AstraZeneca recipients die of clots; regulator: Benefits outweigh risks

UK AstraZeneca recipients die of clots; regulator: Benefits outweigh risks

The Netherlands on Friday became the latest in a line of European countries to halt vaccinations with the AstraZeneca jab for people under the age of 60 amid fears of links to rare blood clots. Austra...

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Pfizer vaccine offers '100% protection against South African variant'

Pfizer vaccine offers '100% protection against South African variant'

The end result is unambiguous good news: Six months after early trial participants got their second doses of the jab, the protection from Pfizer's vaccine is strong and is holding up. In a trial of ...

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Australia probes if blood clot case linked to AstraZeneca vaccine

Australia probes if blood clot case linked to AstraZeneca vaccine

The presidential office said in a statement that Steinmeier, who is 65, received his first shot at a hospital in Berlin on Thursday. The company has also faced questions over trial results and deliver...

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Taiwan train crash: At least 34 dead and dozens injured

Taiwan train crash: At least 34 dead and dozens injured

A construction truck operated by the railway slid down a hillside and onto the track, Taiwan Railways Administration news officer Weng Hui-ping, said, causing the train to partially derail inside a ...

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USA sees common interest with China on Iran

USA sees common interest with China on Iran

The meeting of the deal's Joint Commission would also discuss how to ensure the full and effective implementation of the agreement by all sides. The United States said Wednesday that it has a sh...

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US expresses concerns over Russia-Ukraine military tensions

US expresses concerns over Russia-Ukraine military tensions

He accused Moscow of seeking to create "a threatening atmosphere" as Kiev hopes to resume a ceasefire brokered a year ago. Pentagon response: Pentagon leaders are expressing their concerns to Nort...

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NASA shares nighttime satellite images of traffic jam at Suez Canal

NASA shares nighttime satellite images of traffic jam at Suez Canal

Pinos became so agitated by the potential delay of his cargo that he travelled to Egypt in breach of Covid regulations, claims the report , and persuaded officers of the Suez Canal Authority to allow...

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BBC Correspondent Leaves China, Says

BBC Correspondent Leaves China, Says "Too Risky To Carry On"

A seniorBBC correspondent said Wednesday he had left China for Taiwan, after facing legal threats and pressure from authorities over his reporting on Xinjiang rights abuses and the coronavirus pande...

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Douglas County reports 20 new COVID-19 cases; 213 remain active

Douglas County reports 20 new COVID-19 cases; 213 remain active

The number of active cases in the state is now 922, according to MTN News, and there has been a cumulative total of 104,836 cases of the virus in Montana. "Finding evidence of vaccine breakthrough cas...

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United Kingdom records another 4,040 coronavirus cases, 56 deaths

At the height of the crisis in April 2020, the number of daily deaths linked to COVID-19 was around 230. There is typically an increase in reported deaths on Tuesdays as weekend updates are added ...

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