Bad weather forces delay of SpaceX simulated rocket failure test

World News - Sat, 2020-01-18 06:50
Bad weather forced Elon Musk's SpaceX to delay until Sunday a test in which it will destroy one of its own rockets in a trial of a crucial emergency abort system on an unmanned astronaut capsule.
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Trump: Second Amendment under 'serious attack' in Virginia

World News - Sat, 2020-01-18 06:22
President Donald Trump said on Friday that the U.S. Constitution was being attacked in the state of Virginia, where lawmakers have been moving to enact tougher gun laws and arms enthusiasts are planning a rally next week.
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'Only eyes': Auschwitz liberator recalls death camp inmates 75 years on

World News - Sat, 2020-01-18 06:13
His jacket sparkling with war medals, 96-year old David Dushman holds back the tears as he remembers the eyes of emaciated prisoners at the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz which he helped liberate 75 years ago this month.
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Musk's SpaceX to simulate rocket failure in final astronaut capsule test

World News - Sat, 2020-01-18 00:05
Elon Musk's SpaceX is gearing up to destroy one of its own rockets on Saturday to test a crucial emergency abort system on an unmanned astronaut capsule, the company's final milestone test before flying NASA astronauts from U.S. soil.
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U.S. will work to determine if ex-ambassador Yovanovitch was under threat -Pompeo

World News - Fri, 2020-01-17 21:20
The U.S. State Department will do everything necessary to determine whether former U.S. ambassador Marie Yovanovitch was under threat in Ukraine, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday.
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Trump: 2nd Amendment under 'serious attack' in Virginia

World News - Fri, 2020-01-17 20:36
President Donald Trump said on Friday that the U.S. Constitution was being attacked in the state of Virginia, where lawmakers have been moving to enact tougher gun laws and arms enthusiasts are planning a rally next week.
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U.S. to screen passengers for new China coronavirus at three airports

World News - Fri, 2020-01-17 20:10
The United States will begin screening efforts at three U.S. airports to detect travelers from the central Chinese city of Wuhan who may have symptoms of a new respiratory virus that so far has killed two people and infected 45 more, public health officials said on Friday.
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Former U.S. congressman Collins sentenced to 26 months for insider trading

World News - Fri, 2020-01-17 19:49
Chris Collins, a former U.S. congressman from New York who was an early backer of President Donald Trump, was sentenced to 26 months in prison and fined $200,000 on Friday after pleading guilty to taking part in an insider trading scheme.
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Eastern Libya halts more than half the country's oil output

World News - Fri, 2020-01-17 19:43
Eastern Libya ports controlled by commander Khalifa Haftar, who is trying to seize the capital Tripoli, are shutting down oil exports, slashing national crude output by more than half and ramping up tensions ahead of a summit in Germany to discuss the country's conflict.
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Oil exports from eastern and central Libyan oil ports to be shut: NOC source

World News - Fri, 2020-01-17 19:43
Oil exports from eastern and central Libyan oil ports will be shut from Saturday resulting in the loss of 700,000 barrels a day, a source at state oil firm NOC said on Friday.
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Libyan eastern forces says closing oil ports 'huge step' by the people

World News - Fri, 2020-01-17 19:43
The closing of Libya's oil ports is "a huge step" by the Libyan people, the spokesman of Libyan forces loyal to eastern-based commander Khalifa Haftar said on Friday.
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Trump taps lawyer Dershowitz, others for impeachment trial defense

World News - Fri, 2020-01-17 19:30
Former independent counsel Ken Starr and lawyer Alan Dershowitz will join U.S. President Donald Trump's impeachment trial defense team led by White House counsel Pat Cipollone and Trump attorney Jay Sekulow, Trump's legal team and a source said on Friday.
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Children, young adults cannot sue U.S. government over climate change: ruling

World News - Fri, 2020-01-17 19:25
A U.S. federal appeals court on Friday threw out a lawsuit by children and young adults who claimed they had a constitutional right to be protected from climate change, in a major setback to efforts to spur the U.S. government to address the issue.
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After feud with Warren, Bernie Sanders airs ad aimed at women

World News - Fri, 2020-01-17 19:21
Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders, stung by a feud with progressive ally Elizabeth Warren over gender and electability, released an ad aimed at women voters in New Hampshire on Friday touting his support for women's rights.
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Flap with Warren knocks Sanders' strategy off course

World News - Fri, 2020-01-17 19:21
The best-laid plans of Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders were upended this week – and his campaign is struggling to get back on track.
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Ahead of rally, Virginia Senate acts, gun-control activists report threats

World News - Fri, 2020-01-17 18:41
President Donald Trump said on Friday that the U.S. Constitution was being attacked in the state of Virginia, where lawmakers have been moving to enact tougher gun laws and arms enthusiasts are planning a rally next week.
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Iran's Khamenei stands by Guards after unrest over downed plane

World News - Fri, 2020-01-17 18:38
Iran's supreme leader threw his support behind the elite Revolutionary Guards in a rare sermon on Friday after their belated admission that they had accidentally downed an airliner triggered days of street protests.
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Lawyers for Huawei CFO call Canada prosecutor's arguments 'circular'

World News - Fri, 2020-01-17 18:32
Extraditing Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou to the United States based on American sanctions against Iran would set a dangerous precedent and could even undermine Canada's policy towards Iran, Meng's lawyers argued in court documents released on Friday.
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Explainer: How close is Iran to producing a nuclear bomb?

World News - Fri, 2020-01-17 18:18
The central achievement of the Iran nuclear deal - keeping Tehran at arm's length from nuclear weapons - is eroding.
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U.S.'s representative on Iran: Tehran's threats will isolate it more

World News - Fri, 2020-01-17 17:59
Threats made by Iran will only further isolate the country, the top U.S. envoy for Iran said on Friday after Tehran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said its fight could move beyond its borders.
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