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Satellites discover activity at North Korean missile mounting site: NPR

Commercial satellite images of a facility near Pyongyang suggest that North Korea prepares to launch a rocket or space rocket in the near future. Images are of a site called Sanumdong – a facility where North Korea has collected some of its intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) and satellite launch missiles. Pictures taken on February 22 by DigitalGlobe and shared exclusively …

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Maduro has a mental breakdown on Twitter

llegitimate occupier of the Venezuelan presidency Nicolas Maduro likes to tweet almost as much as President Trump. But on Friday, Maduro's Twitter feed went peak Maduro – which is to say, one tweet short of a full mental breakdown. Maduro's particular gripe was the breakdown of his nation's electricity network. The immediate cause of the collapse is a mechanical failure …

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British ISIS bride Shamima Begum's child dies

The newborn son of the British "ISIS bride" Shamima Begum has died in Syria according to new reports. The 19-year-old seven-week-old baby Jarrah had a lung infection and died Thursday, Begum, who fled to London to join the terrorist group in 2015, has tried to return to the UK, but was recently removed for his citizenship . The child, however, …

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New orca species discovered? Scientists discover mysterious killings

Scientists have discovered what might be a new type of killer election of the southern tip of Chile. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) says that the orcase, known as type D, has long been accommodated in mystery. Orcasna, NOAA explains in a statement "was previously known only from a stranding more than 60 years ago, fishermen's stories and …

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As caliphate crumbs, ISIS soldiers rage over absent leader al-Baghdad

When the once powerful Islamic state (ISIS) crumbles, and its desperate warrior makes a last stand in its last enclave surrounded by American backed coalition forces, its ideological leader is nowhere to be found. ISIS militants who have abandoned the coalition forces believe that Abu Bakr al-Bagdadi has abandoned the struggle when his leadership is needed most. His absence causes …

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Young Seychelles researchers offered surprise, historical dives

ALPHONSE ATOLL, Seychelles – A young scientist from the Seychelles on Friday became the first known Seychelles to explore deeply under the depth of the dive of the basically rude waters of her island nation. 23-year-old Stephanie Marie looked stunned when she was offered a seat in a submersion for a technical dive near the small atoll in Alphonse. "This …

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"We will not go back to the time before 2001": NPR

"What makes me hopeful about women's rights in Afghanistan is that women themselves, they have their own voice," says Roya Rahmani, Afghanistan's Ambassador to the United States, NPR. Amr Alfiky / NPR hide caption change caption Amr Alfiky / NPR "What makes me hopeful about women's rights in Afghanistan is that women themselves have their own voice," says Roya Rahmani, …

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German man who poisoned employees' sandwiches sentenced to life in prison

A German man has been sentenced to life in prison for poisoning his employees' sandwiches with mercury and other substances for several years, leaving one in coma and two others with severe kidney damage. A judge at regional court in Bielefeld, about 205 miles west of Berlin, found the 57-year-old defendant guilty on Thursday for attempting to kill and giving …

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