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by | April 05, 2018 | 01:24

Things went wrong in March 2016 when the China Manned Space Engineering Office announced Tiangong-1's service had ended, but also that the telemetry link to the station had been lost. The last space outpost to drop was Russia's 135-ton Mir station in 2001, which made a controlled landing with most parts breaking up in the atmosphere.

by | April 05, 2018 | 01:24

They spent all day searching for Qifeng, but when they finally went home at 1 a.m., all they could do was weep. Soon the story started gaining momentum and Chinese media reported about the case of the missing daughter . The picture, which was circulated online, caught the attention of a woman in Jilin - a province thousands of kilometres from Sichuan province. Kang Ying contacted Mr Wang earlier this year and learned she shared some traits with his missing child, such as a small scar on ...

by | April 05, 2018 | 01:17

He has been absent from a number of events in recent weeks including Sunday's Easter service at Windsor Castle, which was attended by the Queen. In August 2017, the Duke retired from 65 years of public service, more than five years after the Palace originally said he would gradually "wind down" his workload, though he remained keen to carry out many of his duties.

by | April 05, 2018 | 01:15

Buckingham Palace has said it will provide updates "when appropriate" but has not provided details about the nature of the surgery. Instead of having her husband by her side, the Queen was accompanied by extended members of the royal family, including Prince William, Kate Middleton, Princess Beatrice and Eugenie and Zara Phillips.

by | April 04, 2018 | 01:50

They say a plan to add a citizenship demand to the census questionnaire is unconstitutional. Secretary of the State Denise Merrill said asking a census respondent's citizenship status could have a chilling effect on census participation.

by | April 04, 2018 | 01:49

PDT. The shooter earlier stormed the offices of YouTube prompting terrified workers to run for their lives. Several people inside the building were taken to local hospital; one 37-year-old male in critical said to be in critical condition.

by | April 04, 2018 | 01:47

At issue are Obama-era rules set in 2012 that mandated 54.5mpg average fuel economy by 2025, a standard that many automakers have complained is unworkable. California agreed to follow the new rule so that automakers could meet a single national standard. The automakers say they all are committed to increasing fuel economy requirements and the key to achieving higher standards is selling more of the highly fuel-efficient vehicles, including 50 models of electric cars , now in dealer ...

by | April 04, 2018 | 01:19

Putin said, given the lack of precise information about the agent's origin, "the speed at which the anti-Russian campaign has been launched causes bewilderment". A United Kingdom government spokesman said additional evidence that pointed to Russian Federation including "our knowledge" that Russian Federation was investigating ways to use nerve agents for possible assassinations and the stockpiling of small quantities of the Novichok agent.

by | April 04, 2018 | 01:18

Turkey expects its first nuclear power station to become functional by the year 2023, but the project to build the four-unit plant with an estimated cost of $20 billion has been beset by delays. The three countries are sponsoring a series of efforts in a bid to end the seven-year war. Putin then said he and Erdogan had made a decision to "speed up" the delivery of S-400 air defence missile systems to Ankara , a purchase that has raised concerns among Turkey's North Atlantic Treaty ...

by | April 04, 2018 | 01:17

Earlier, the head of Egypt's election authority, Lasheen Ibrahim, had told a news conference that turnout in last week's polling was 41.05% of the nearly 60 million registered voters. Sisi was elected for a four-year presidential term in 2014. The preliminary approval of all 20 articles of the new law modifies a presidential decree which first regulated the council, Egyptian newspapers said.

by | April 04, 2018 | 01:18

A strike will reduce electricity production to zero at Uniper's biomass and coal-fired power generation plants in France on Wednesday, electricity grid operator RTE said. The unions say the debt was caused by excessive investment in TGV trains at the expense of everyday connections and accuse Macron of paving the way for privatisation.

by | April 04, 2018 | 01:15

The UN's refugee agency had urged Israel to reconsider its deportation plan, saying migrants who have relocated to sub-Saharan Africa in the past few years were unsafe and ended up on the perilous migrant trail to Europe, some suffering abuse, torture and even dying on the way.

by | April 03, 2018 | 04:47

More to the point, the Apple CEO stressed that privacy is a concept that the company highly values and that he views it as a human right. Today the next shot was sacked in the war of words pitting Mark Zuckerberg vs Tim Cook . But privacy advocates have been quick to emphasize that Facebook is just one of many companies whose business model depends on the mass exploitation of users' personal data.

by | April 03, 2018 | 04:46

State TV said 38 buses left the towns of Zamalka, Ein Tarma, Arbeen and Jobar taking more than 1,700 rebels and civilians to the northwestern rebel-held province of Idlib. The Observatory said evacuations were underway under that deal with civilians - including of the sick or wounded, or family members of the Faylaq al-Rahman rebel group - to head towards Idlib.

by | April 03, 2018 | 04:46

The performances, the first by South Korean artists in the North since 2005, are part of a recent rapid thawing in inter-Korean relations that began with Pyongyang sending athletes, cheerleaders and musicians to South Korea during the Winter Olympics in February.

by | April 02, 2018 | 11:20

The state government had also declared Thursday, March 29 as work free day to ease movement in and around the state as well as enable Lagosians come out en masse to welcome the president . Besides, Mr Edgal said security arrangement was already in top gear and that people would see a lot of deployment of personal of both military and civil logistics adding that it is nothing to worry about.

by | April 02, 2018 | 11:18

The visit - on which she was accompanied by her father, mother, and two brothers - was kept tightly under wraps. On Saturday, Yousafzai flew by helicopter to visit her childhood home in Swat Valley amid heavy security. She was later flown to London for medical treatment. "I am very happy that, after five-and-a-half years, I have set foot on the soil of my nation again", she said, according to the Guardian .

by | April 02, 2018 | 11:03

The video relayed the Satan 2 missile was launched from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in Russia, CNN reported . Russian Federation has conducted a second drop test of its newest Sarmat heavy intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), the Defense Ministry said Friday.

by | April 01, 2018 | 01:47

Russia vows to retaliate over expelled envoys A top Russian diplomat has said Moscow is preparing a "tough response" to today's announcement by the United States that it is expelling 60 Russian diplomats. Skripal, a Russian military intelligence officer imprisoned by Moscow for passing on information about Russian agents in various European countries, came to Britain in a 2010 spy swap.

by | April 01, 2018 | 01:41

Decoursey was shot and died from his injuries. The TBI said it was investigating the circumstances of the shooting that killed DeCoursey. Tributes poured in for Meacham, who served in the Christian County Sheriff's Office for 12 years before he joined the Hopkinsville Police Department in May 2017.

by | April 01, 2018 | 00:47

The prize is the fourth largest in the history of the game . One ticket each with five numbers, but missing the Mega number, were sold in OH and Texas. For Powerball, it's one in roughly 292 million. It's the nation's 10th-largest lottery jackpot. Mega Millions is played in 44 states, plus the District of Columbia and the Virgin Islands.

by | April 01, 2018 | 00:42

It was reported that the man was infected by the bacteria during a sexual encounter with a woman in South East Asia . "We are following up this case to ensure that the infection was effectively treated with other options and the risk of any onward transmission is minimized", Hughes, with Public Health England , said in the statement.

by | March 30, 2018 | 00:40

Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens said the Second Amendment is "a relic" and should be repealed. Stevens cited the March For Our Lives protest and growing calls for gun control in the wake of the school shooting in Parkland, Fla.

by | March 30, 2018 | 00:38

Sunday. It didn't work well. Daniel returns to the egg hunt every year with his mother, Jennifer Raleigh, and his siblings, 14-year-old Lawrence Raleigh and 8-year-old Isabella Raleigh, he said. Activity Director Lisa Beach said the residents also colored eggs, but the verdict is still out as whether they enjoy coloring the eggs more, or eating them.

by | March 30, 2018 | 00:37

Mr Moon's spokesman, Kim Eui-kyeom, said Seoul welcomes the meeting between Mr Kim and Mr Trump and called it an encouraging sign that the North Korean leader expressed a firm willingness for dialogue with South Korea and the U.S. "North Korea summit will be a very hard one". But a rapid rapprochement on the peninsula was kicked off by the Winter Olympics in the South and events have moved quickly since then, with a flurry of official visits between the two Koreas.