• NASA launches satellite for U.S. to boost weather forecasts
NASA launches satellite for U.S. to boost weather forecasts

Lockheed Martin Space of Littleton, Colorado, built the spacecraft and is responsible for spacecraft development, integration and testing. Atlas V rocket carrying the GOES-S mission for NASA and NOAA lifted off from Space Launch Complex-41 on March 1 at 5:02 p.m.

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  • Slovak police nab Italian suspects named by slain journalist probing Mafia
Slovak police nab Italian suspects named by slain journalist probing Mafia

Bela Bugar of the Most-Hid party of mostly ethnic Hungarians says that would increase public trust in the investigation. The bodies of Kuciak and his girlfriend, Martina Kusnirova , were found last Sunday at his home in a village east of Slovakia's capital, Bratislava .

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  • Seoul 'hopes for constructive talks' between USA, N. Korea
Seoul 'hopes for constructive talks' between USA, N. Korea

Responding to the meeting, the U.S. State Department said improved relations between South and North Korea hinged on resolving Pyongyang's nuclear program. Trump said Friday that the USA had leveled its "heaviest sanctions ever" against Pyongyang, targeting the regime's shipping and trading abilities. Kim has said in no uncertain terms that the...

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  • United States ambassador to Mexico to step down in May
United States ambassador to Mexico to step down in May

I commend Ambassador Jacobson for her years of invaluable service to the United States, not only as ambassador to Mexico , but also as an instrumental voice in our work to improve the lives of the Cuban people. During her tenure in the country, she has taken special interest in and spoken frequently about issues such as violence against women, hum...

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  • Egypt forms committee to examine railways after train collision
Egypt forms committee to examine railways after train collision

According to latest figures by the state's statistics agency, 1,249 train accidents took place past year, the highest since 2009 when the number reached 1,577. In 2016, at least 51 people were killed when two commuter trains collided near Cairo. Deadly accidents have claimed hundreds of lives over the years.

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  • Bobby Brown Thinks Whitney Houston Died Of A Broken Heart, Not Drugs
Bobby Brown Thinks Whitney Houston Died Of A Broken Heart, Not Drugs

Not at all. She was really working hard on herself to try to be a sober person. "Um. whoa [long pause] - I don't think she died from drugs", he claimed. The New Edition member and breakout soloist, who was married to Houston from 1992 to 2006, told Rolling Stone that her demise was caused by a deeper, more internal struggle.

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  • Turkish military: 2222 terrorists 'neutralized' in Syria's Afrin region
Turkish military: 2222 terrorists 'neutralized' in Syria's Afrin region

Turkey now has to deliver to the Ministry of Justice an official, legal request for extradition within 40 days. Speaking to reporters following his release, Muslim said he was holding meetings in Europe to explain what was happening in Afrin.

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  • Democrats introduce net neutrality resolution to overturn FCC ruling
Democrats introduce net neutrality resolution to overturn FCC ruling

He stated that the FCC had engaged in "regulatory overreach" in its rules governing internet access. The Federal rules allow the Congress to pass a resolution to reverse the FCC's vote within 60 days after the vote has been released .

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  • China removes online criticism of plan to extend Xi's rule
China removes online criticism of plan to extend Xi's rule

Analysts say the amendment could bring a degree of reassurance initially while leading to long-term uncertainty about Xi's intentions and the succession process. Harping on the importance of one-party rule is not new in China. The new changes are nail in the coffin of Deng Xiaoping's project of institutionalising collective leadership in China.

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  • Ramaphosa cabinet reshuffle sees investor favorites return to run South Africa's economy
Ramaphosa cabinet reshuffle sees investor favorites return to run South Africa's economy

Former finance minister Nhlanhla Nene will be re-appointed to the position, two sources told Reuters. Just four days later, Pravin Gordhan was appointed to the role to calm the markets. "The expropriation of land without compensation is envisaged as one of the measures that we will use to accelerate redistribution of land to Black South Afric...

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  • United Nations report links North Korea, Syria
United Nations report links North Korea, Syria

On Tuesday, news surfaced that North Korea traded ballistic missile parts and apparent chemical weapons supplies with Syria . Much of the information was provided by unidentified United Nations member states. Yet now evidence has emerged that Pyongyang is also an exporter of death , supplying components and know-how for chemical weapon...

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  • Church of the Holy Sepulchre to reopen after tax spat
Church of the Holy Sepulchre to reopen after tax spat

Leaders of the two largest Christian sects in Jerusalem say the Church of the Holy Sepulchre will remain closed until their demands are met. Church leaders said Nir Barkat , the Israeli mayor of Jerusalem, was violating worldwide treaties that exempt churches from state taxes.

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  • Russian Federation probed at least 7 states' voter systems before the 2016 election
Russian Federation probed at least 7 states' voter systems before the 2016 election

Prior to the election, Washington officials informed some of the states that the foreign entities were probing their systems; however, none of them were told the Russian government was responsible. A June 2017 Intercept report based on a leaked National Security Agency classified document ( remember Reality Winner? ) detailed Russians' gambit to ...

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  • Air strikes kill five civilians in Yemen: Reuters witness
Air strikes kill five civilians in Yemen: Reuters witness

The transfer of arms by Iran to the Houthi violates the embargo place on the Houthis, it also violates UN Security Council 2231, which implemented the nuclear deal. The Houthi movement has been defending Yemen against a bloody Saudi-led military campaign, which was launched in 2015 with the help of the United States and the UK to reinstall the coun...

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  • Bijepur by-poll: BJD, BJP confident; Congress loses hope
Bijepur by-poll: BJD, BJP confident; Congress loses hope

For Bijepur Assembly Bye-Election 2018, the BJD has fielded Rita Sahu, the wife of Subal Sahu. "The clean image of CM Naveen Patnaik and the State governments various developmental projects in our region as well as the popularity of my husband helped me to win this by-election", said the MLA-elect Rita Sahu to media.

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  • Kuwait- EU condemns human rights violations by Myanmar army against Rohingya Muslims
Kuwait- EU condemns human rights violations by Myanmar army against Rohingya Muslims

They also met Cox's Bazar Refugee Relief and Repatriation Commission Commissioner Mohammad Abul Kalam on Monday. Phnom Penh: Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi should try to stop military atrocities against Rohingya civilians or resign, fellow Nobel laureate Tawakkol Karman said on Monday.

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  • Russia Vetoes UN Resolution Condemning Iran in Yemen
Russia Vetoes UN Resolution Condemning Iran in Yemen

Speaking on the sidelines of a conference on water diplomacy in Tehran on Tuesday, Araqchi pointed to the UK-drafted resolution against Iran and Yemen at the UNSC, which was blocked by Russia's veto, and said it was completely clear that the anti-Tehran allegations in the resolution were biased.

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  • Pakistan's ruling party picks ousted PM's brother Shahbaz Sharif as president
Pakistan's ruling party picks ousted PM's brother Shahbaz Sharif as president

Maryam later tweeted a message congratulating her uncle. He is now chief minister of Pakistan's most populated province, Punjab. Supreme Court disqualified Sharif as PML (N) leader in a judgment that referred to his earlier disqualification as prime minister by the apex court in July previous year and ruled that Sharif can not hold the part...

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  • South film stars arrives in Mumbai for Sridevi's funeral
South film stars arrives in Mumbai for Sridevi's funeral

We lost a great artiste today, but the mark she has made will encourage more artistes like her. There was a scene in which she was supposed to be crossing a road and during shooting, she was hit by a auto. It is being said that after Sridevi , along with her husband, Boney Kapoor and daughter Khushi were in Dubai to attend Mohit Marwah's wedding...

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  • Egyptian mediators in Gaza to push for reconciliation between Palestinian factions
Egyptian mediators in Gaza to push for reconciliation between Palestinian factions

Fatah also said that Emadi's statements voice an "incomprehensible and offensive" stance towards the Palestinian Authority. A Palestinian from the Gaza Strip died on Sunday after the Israeli navy fired on the boat he and two others were sailing in, a military spokeswoman said.

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