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South Africa's MeerKAT to help unlock mysteries of the universe

By Wendell Roelf CARNARVON, South Africa (Reuters) – A scientific mega project to unlock cosmic abuse of dark energy to detect alien life was boosted on Friday when 64-star MeerKAT radio telescopes were inaugurated in the distant South African city Carnarvon. Built at a cost of 4.4 billion rand, MeerKAT will be incorporated into the complex Square Kilometer Array (SKA) …

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"Death penalty": Gaza traffickers suffer from trade crossings closed | israel

Beleaguered business owners and traders in the Gaza Strip have expressed shock and anger at an Israeli decision to seal the local area's single commercial crossing. The Israeli government's move on Monday to close Kerem Shalom Crossing puts thousands of workers in danger zone said business owners and warned that it raised the tip of economic destruction for those who …

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Democrats say Trump should cancel Putin meeting after allegations

The allegations were announced here on Friday by lawyer Rod J. Rosenstein, who during a press conference made clear that the Justice Department does not see the hack as an attack on a party but as an attack on the United Kingdom States. "It's important for us to avoid thinking politically, like Republicans or Democrats, and instead thinking Patriotic as …

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British police determine source of nerve agents as poisoned couples

Get breaking news and special reports. Newsletters and stories that play a role, delivered everyday mornings. SUBSCRIBE British authorities investigating the poisoning of two people have found a bottle that thought to contain Novichok, a nerve agent that was also used against a former Russian spy and his daughter, the Metropolitan Police said on Friday. Dawn Sturgess, a 44-year-old woman …

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FEMA Report Confirms Failures in Puerto Rico Disaster Response: NPR

US. Army soldiers send out water provided by FEMA for accommodation in a neighborhood without power grid or running water on October 17, 2017 in San Isidro, Puerto Rico. Mario Tama / Getty Images hide caption change caption Mario Tama / Getty Images US. Army soldiers send out water provided by FEMA for accommodation in a neighborhood without power grid …

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London's "Trump Baby" balloon flies when protests take over U.K.

LONDON – Thousands of demonstrators just appeared in London. A "Trump Baby" balloon was launched in the sky above Parliament's square. Many beat pots and pans and chanted slogans. These were some of the ways in which people on Friday demonstrated protests at every stage of President Trump's work visit in Britain. The main protests came one day after the …

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12 Russian agents accused in Mueller's investigation

WASHINGTON – Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein announced on Friday new charges against 12 Russian intelligence officials accused of hacking the Democratic National Committee, the Clinton presidential campaign and the Democratic Congressional Campaign. The message came just a few days before President Trump is expected to meet President Vladimir V. Putin in Russia, Helsinki, Finland. The 11th accusation includes charges …

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Inside the Thai football team 2 weeks caught in the flooded cave

The first three days in the cave were the hardest. June 23, 12 members of the Wild Boar football team – aged 11-16 years old – and their coach entered the Tham Luang Nang cave of northern Thailand for one of their many adventures. Soon it began as a fun squad trip turned into a nightmare. Tanawut, the father of …

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