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North Korea's rocket engine test

The rocket engine that North Korea tested appeared to be powered with liquid fuel, according to Melissa Hanham, an expert at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, rather than the solid fuel the regime's engineers have been working on recently. [Full Article...]

Spiders Could Theoretically Eat Every Human On Earth And Still Be Hungry

Spiders Could Theoretically Eat Every Human On Earth And Still Be Hungry The petition now has over 200 supporters, and if you're interested, you can find more at the above link. Between 3,000 and 5,000 bird species eat a diet that's between 20 and 95% made of spider. He noted a 2005 study which said the entire global adult human biomass was approximately 287 million tonnes. For example, No of spiders in a square meter of land and Average the amount of food eaten by the... [Full Article...]

Russia general claims US-led coalition hit dam in Syria

The outcome, they said, would be catastrophic. The capture of the facility on Sunday came four days after coalition aircraft ferried hundreds of Arab Syrian Kurdish fighters of the SDF behind enemy lines at Tabqa to open a new front in the push toward Raqqa. [Full Article...]

Kerala minister quits over sleaze talk, denies wrongdoing

Kerala minister quits over sleaze talk, denies wrongdoing When asked whether he would pave the way for Mr Saseendran's return if his name is cleared after a probe, he said; "Yes sure". He showed complete preparedness for any probe and stated that "a proper investigation is needed. As soon as media reports surfaced, Saseendran cancelled all his public programmes at Kozhikode and remained indoors at the government guest house. [Full Article...]

Cristiano Ronaldo makes history with his national team

Cristiano Ronaldo makes history with his national team He's up nine goals in just four matches , good for top scorer in UEFA, and he reached 70 goals for Portugal in their match against Hungary. Mbappe came from the bench for Dimitri Payet in the 78th minute on Saturday, one minute after Olivier Giroud scored his second goal of the match with a header from Benjamin Mendy's cross, reports Xinhua news agency. [Full Article...]

Alexei Navalny, Russian opposition leader, arrested in Moscow

Alexei Navalny, Russian opposition leader, arrested in Moscow Navalny's arrest came amid one of the largest coordinated protests to denounce corruption in Russian Federation since a series of rallies five years ago against alleged fraud in parliamentary elections. "I am a bit scared". Police cleared the square after about three hours and began herding demonstrators down side streets. The luxuries allegedly included a house for raising ducks, so several p... [Full Article...]

Bellagio Burglary At High-End Jewelry Store Sends Hotel Into Lockdown

Bellagio Burglary At High-End Jewelry Store Sends Hotel Into Lockdown Las Vegas police are investigating a burglary at a retail store in the Bellagio Hotel and Casino after an incident that occurred overnight Friday, The Associated Press reported. "Mass panic at Bellagio", one woman wrote on Twitter. Everyone running. I'm now ducked on the floor under a table. Authorities said they are reviewing surveillance tape, where they saw multiple suspects wearing "chara... [Full Article...]

Leaders shape the future of EU-27 in Rome

Leaders shape the future of EU-27 in Rome Francis exclaimed in a half-hour address. Pope Francis welcomed the 27 European heads of state to the Vatican to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Treaties of Rome , which gave birth to the European Economic Community and the European Atomic Energy Community. [Full Article...]

Wyoming Delegation Applauds Keystone XL Pipeline Permitting

Wyoming Delegation Applauds Keystone XL Pipeline Permitting The multibillion-dollar pipeline would bring more than 800,000 barrels per day of heavy crude from Alberta into Nebraska, linking to an existing pipeline network feeding USA refineries and ports along the Gulf of Mexico along the entire nearly 1,900 kilometre route. [Full Article...]

European Union summons Turkish envoy over Erdogan comments

European Union summons Turkish envoy over Erdogan comments The Turkish president addresses Bulgarian concerns that Turkey may interfere in upcoming election . About 50 protesters gathered at Kapitan Andreevo, the main checkpoint, with banners reading "Bulgaria above everything!" and "No to Turkish interference!" as loudspeakers blared patriotic songs, an AFP photographer said. [Full Article...]

Bonokoski: The Martin McGuinness I knew

Clinton also thanked the Taoiseach Enda Kenny's speech in Washington on St. Patrick's Day. McGuinness's Sinn Fein party, representing Catholic Irish nationalists, and the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) of the pro-British Protestants, formally have until Monday to resolve their differences and form a power-sharing government in Northern Ireland, or control will return to London. [Full Article...]

Ryan McBride: Derry City captain dies aged 27

Ryan McBride: Derry City captain dies aged 27 FAI chief exuctive John Delaney said Irish football was in mourning after losing a "true great of the game". "They are deeply shocked and will miss his inspiration and his leadership". Past year their striker Mark Farren died of a brain tumour at the age of 33. James is devastated by the news, obviously his family is as well. Derry City midfielder Josh Daniels also suffered a family tragedy pa... [Full Article...]

A New Florida Prosecutor Says 'No' to the Death Penalty

Debra Clayton. State Attorney Aramis Ayala was reassigned by the governor after announcing that she had made a decision to not seek the death penalty against Loyd, or any other defendants during her time in office. The Sunshine State's death penalty sentencing scheme was on unstable ground after the U.S. Supreme Court found the sentencing law unconstitutional because it allowed judges to... [Full Article...]

Rebels launch fresh assault on Damascus

The clashes on Sunday were the most intense in the capital for years, and saw rebels fire artillery shells and rockets towards the center of the city - with government forces using tanks to push them back. The offensive was carried out mainly by Tahrir al-Sham, along with Failaq al-Rahman. After seizing several buildings in Jobar, opposition fighters advanced briefly into the neighbouring Abbasi... [Full Article...]

French airport attacker under influence of drugs, alcohol claims father

Le Roux said the man was suspected of earlier opening fire on police during a routine traffic inspection in the northern suburb of Garges-les-Gonesse at around 7:00am (0600GMT). The soldiers, deployed at the airport as part of Operation Sentinel, provide back-up to the police after the Charlie Hebdo shooting in January 2015 and the Paris attacks of November 2015 . [Full Article...]

U.S. base rises from the rubble for Mosul push

For its part, the Iraqi government announced that more than 180,000 people have fled from the western side of the city of Mosul since the start of military operations last month to remove Daesh. Earlier, Ruply's crew met an Iraqi family that lost a 10-year-old child when the coalition airstrike forced them out of their home. Water and electricity supplies have been cut and medicines are running ou... [Full Article...]

EU, Japan To Sign Trade Agreement in 2017

EU, Japan To Sign Trade Agreement in 2017 The event is partnered with Japan this year. Abe and Hollande also confirmed that they will continue their efforts to promote free trade . Reporting from Brussels, Isabel Marques da Silva said: "After having annulled the traditional annual summit, last year, the European Union and Japan are trying to revive the negotiations for a trade and political agreement". [Full Article...]

Turtle that swallowed 915 coins dies after surgery to remove them

Turtle that swallowed 915 coins dies after surgery to remove them Eventually, the money formed a 5-kilogram (11-pound) weight that cracked Bank's shell. The 25-year-old sea turtle in Bangkok , Thailand, fell into a coma after experiencing intestinal problems during her second procedure on Sunday. Tossing coins into ponds is believed by many to bring good luck, and, in ponds with turtles, longevity, as the animals can live well over 100 years. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump finally provided a clue about NASA's future

The law also prioritizes robotic mission to Europa, one of Jupiter's moons, and it encourages NASA to continue working with companies like Boeing and SpaceX to deliver cargo to the International Space Station. "Alabamians are proud of the key role NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville plays in the space program", Roby said . In his brief remarks, Trump praised the bill as a boon for ... [Full Article...]

Hezbollah: Israel Attacking Syria To Prevent ISIS Defeat

Hezbollah: Israel Attacking Syria To Prevent ISIS Defeat The summons, made on Friday, was confirmed by Russia's foreign ministry which said the Israeli ambassador to Moscow, Gary Koren, had been asked to explain an exchange of fire with Syrian government forces in which anti-aircraft missiles were fired at Israeli jets. [Full Article...]


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