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NASA Finds Potentially Habitable Ocean Environment on Saturn's Moon

The space agency presented its findings in a paper, which was published on April 13 in the journal Science . Molecular hydrogen is a vital part of Earth's oceans system, which microbes turn into meth...

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New Zealand braces for second major storm in two weeks

The worst of the weather was expected to hit Thursday afternoon through Friday night. The winds have dramatically died down - MetService recorded 200 km/ph winds on White Island in the early hours...

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United States unleashes 'mother of all bombs' for first time in Afghanistan

It hasn't previously been used in combat because most of American combat since the bomb's introduction into the inventory has been in urban or heavily-populated terrain, which would unduly risk civili...

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Trump ordered missile attack on Syria 'during dessert'

Asked how the Chinese President reacted to the news, Mr Trump said: "He paused for 10 seconds and then he asked the interpreter to please say it again". Both the White House and China's state media ...

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USA says chemical weapons attack in Syria was 'war crime'

Assad denied having chemical weapons and said Syria would only allow an "impartial" investigation into the incident. Chairperson of the OPCW executive council, Ambassador Odette Melono of Cameroon, ...

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Fan violence delays Lyon-Besiktas game in Europa League

The scenes followed clashes between Besiktas supporters and French police outside the stadium ahead of kick-off. Whilst the Turkish side have also been charged for the use of fireworks, throwing o...

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North Korea rolls out missiles at parade to celebrate founder's birthday

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has appeared. North Korea's last parade was held in October 2015 to mark the 70th anniversary of the WPK's founding. North Korea's military on Friday directly respond...

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Indian envoy raises RAW spy's death sentence with Foreign Secretary

News agency Press Trust of India quoted its sources in the Coast Guard as saying the Ministry of Defence has not given clearance for the delegation's visit. It also said that Jadhav was arrested for h...

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Venezuela's top court drops bid to assume Congress role

They said the clarification issued by the judges only proved yet again that Maduro controls the courts and there is no longer a real separation of powers in Venezuela. The court on Saturday released...

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Russian Federation condemns 'absurd' US statement on civilian deaths in Mosul

Russian Federation condemns 'absurd' US statement on civilian deaths in Mosul

Ayad al-Jumaili, believed to be ISIL's second-in-command after Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, has been killed in Iraqi air strikes near the Syrian border, Iraqi state TV reported . Meanwhile, US Central Comma...

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Iran's Ahmadinejad registers to contest presidential election

Ahmadinejad left office in August 2013 after two turbulent four-year terms, leaving the country divided domestically, isolated internationally and struggling economically. The benefits have yet to tri...

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Donald Trump US President gave Syria attack order 'during dessert'

Of the top 100 USA newspapers, 47 ran editorials on President Donald Trump's Syria airstrikes last week: 39 in favor, seven ambiguous and only one opposed to the military attack. Trump recounted eat...

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Venezuela opposition seeks removal of Supreme court judges

Venezuela opposition seeks removal of Supreme court judges

Earlier in the day, men wielding sticks and rocks attacked a group of Venezuelan opposition lawmakers as they staged a demonstration to demand the removal of the Supreme Court judges who issued a ruli...

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Tillerson says Putin meeting 'productive'; Russian Federation warns US against attacking Syria

Russian Federation said the gas was part of rebel stockpiles, which the rebels have denied. University of Ottawa professor Thomas Juneau said U.S. And he suggested that possible war crimes charges...

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Trump's reversals come after crash course on the issues

North Korea has already said that the world can expect " big " events this month. Trump , who is back in Mar-a-Lago for his seventh weekend in Florida, has no public events scheduled for today. "Th...

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Foreign Ministry warns Russians in Egypt about high terror threat

Foreign Ministry warns Russians in Egypt about high terror threat

A bomb at a Cairo cathedral that killed at least 25 people in December 2016, many of them women and children, was also claimed by IS. "We have to pay attention because of Egypt and Egypt's fut...

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Why Trump the trade critic now offers an outstretched hand

McConnell said the Chinese "basically prop up the North Koreans" and Trump has "correctly figured out that the only ultimate solution to North Korea is China ". Trump and other U.S. officials hav...

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Arkansas' multiple execution plan in limbo after rulings

Arkansas' multiple execution plan in limbo after rulings

Judge Griffen's ruling was in response to a request from a pharmaceutical company, McKesson Medical-Surgical, which argued that its public image would suffer if the state used its drugs in executi...

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NOMA event helps usher in season of egg hunts

NOMA event helps usher in season of egg hunts

The hunt will take place near the athletic field. Pups must be on a leash to scavenge for treats, toys, and more. There will be food, arts and crafts and games and jumpers, as well as a chance to snap...

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'Trust has eroded' between U.S. and Russian Federation

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says Syria's military gave up all its chemical weapons in 2013 after an agreement made at the time. The violence in Syria has brought to a boiling point years of esc...

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Massive US bomb death toll rises to 94

The Pentagon on Thursday announced the use of the bomb, formally known as the GBU-43, or massive ordnance air blast (MOAB) bomb - the first time it has been utilized since its development in 2003. It ...

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Saturn's Moon Enceladus Could Have Conditions for Life

This finding led to the conclusion that microbes on the moon can get energy through a process known as methanogenesis - which is carried out by combining hydrogen with carbon dioxide present in wate...

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Number of IS fighters killed by US bomb jumps to 90

Technically, the term "MOAB" comes from an official designation: Massive Ordnance Air Blast, the "mother of all bombs" is simply a nickname. Gen. Daulat Waziri, spokesman for the Afghanistan Ministr...

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Fed lawmakers praise court decision on consent decree hearing

Fed lawmakers praise court decision on consent decree hearing

Sessions' latest move will upset civil rights activists, but as Washington Post reporter Sarah Posner pointed out, this change "is likely to thrill elements of Donald Trump's white nationalist b...

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'Mother of all bombs' killed 94 ISIS fighters, Afghan officials say

Afghan Defense Ministry spokesman Gen. Dawlat Waziri has said that initial analysis estimates that the explosion killed 36 ISIS militants. Achin district governor Ismail Shinwary told the BBC that...

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Egypt's Christians to hold restrained Easter services in light of attacks

Egypt's Christians to hold restrained Easter services in light of attacks

Emergency services had scrambled to the scene when another blast rocked St Mark's church in Alexandria where Coptic Pope Tawadros II had been leading a Palm Sunday service. The violence came ahead o...

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Kremilin: Putin told Tillerson why US-Russian ties in bad state

Trump's comments come as his administration had slammed Russia's support for Syrian leader President Bashar al-Assad and questioned the Kremlin's interference in elections in Montenegro. The Syrian ...

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Trump strategy on North Korea: 'Maximum pressure and engagement'

Mr Han Song said: "Whatever comes from the U.S., we will cope with it". It is unclear whether China would be willing to use the other high-powered economic weapon in its arsenal and ban exports of C...

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Zarif calls USA bombing of Syria unacceptable

Assad himself said the chemical attack was fabricated in an Agence France-Presse interview Thursday. The chemical attack killed about 80 people and injured many more, yet Russian Federation does not...

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N Ireland could face direct rule if powersharing talks fail, says Brokenshire

N Ireland could face direct rule if powersharing talks fail, says Brokenshire

Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire will have to decide after Easter on setting legislation to allow rates to be collected. 'There is, however, still a lack of agreement between the parties...

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