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Astronauts Dock SpaceX Capsule.

Astronauts Dock SpaceX Capsule.

Astronauts dock SpaceX Capsule at International Space Station. Astronauts Douglas Hurley and Bob Behnken docked SpaceX’s newly designed Crew Dragon capsule at the International Space Station on Sunday.  NASA, SpaceX Make History With Successful ISS Docking. Hurley, 53, and Behnken, 49, both former military test pilots who joined NASA in 2000, lifted off into space at 3:22 p.m. EDT, Saturday afternoon, from the Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral, Florida.It was the first spaceflight on a private...
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China’s aggression amid the pandemic.

China’s aggression amid the pandemic.

China’s aggression amid the pandemic has little to do with the virus. As the corona-virus pandemic continues to monopolize the attention of leaders around the world, some observers have concluded that China is attempting to exploit the crisis for geopolitical gain. From its disputed western border with India to the contested waters of the South China Sea, an increasingly common narrative is that Beijing has stepped up its assertive behavior against its neighbors to settle old...
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Boris Johnson denies scientists.

Boris Johnson denies scientists.

Boris Johnson denies scientists did not back 'Stay Alert' slogan. France adopts similar message to UK. Prime Minister indicates that Government will be sticking to new messaging despite widespread criticism. France has adopted a similar slogan to the "Stay Alert" message now being used in the UK as Boris Johnson on Monday denied that scientific experts had refused to approve the new mantra. The Prime Minister indicated that the Government would be sticking to the new messaging...
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The erratic foreign policy under Trump.

The erratic foreign policy under Trump.

The erratic state of U.S. foreign policy under Donald Trump. After more than three years in office, President Donald Trump’s administration does not appear to have seized on a consistent approach to dealing with the world. Instead, U.S. foreign policy under Trump has become erratic and seems predicated on somewhat random factors. Decisions often seem to depend on the ability of an individual—whether a world leader, a Cabinet official or an informal adviser—to sway Trump’s...
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Iraq chooses new Prime Minister.

Iraq chooses new Prime Minister.

Iraq chooses new Prime Minister, an ex-Security Chief backed by U.S. With the election of Mustafa Khadimi, Iraq has its first real government in more than five months. He will confront an array of daunting problems. BAGHDAD — Iraq’s Parliament chose an American-backed former intelligence chief as the new prime minister early Thursday morning, giving the country its first real government in more than five months as it confronts an array of potentially crippling crises....
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Trump plans to disband task force.

Trump plans to disband task force.

Trump plans to disband task force. President Trump has announced plans to disband the White House coronavirus task force despite a spiralling death toll nationwide. The president said that the task force would be shut and replaced by a separate advisory body as the country moves into the second phase of the pandemic and focuses on the aftermath of the outbreak and the economic reopening of the nation. “Mike Pence and the task force have done...
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Heathrow to introduce temperature scanners.

Heathrow to introduce temperature scanners.

Heathrow airport to introduce temperature scanners. Heathrow will introduce temperature scanners in terminals within two weeks as part of its lockdown exit plan, it was announced today. Britain’s busiest airport will test the use of facial recognition cameras with heat-seeking technology to identify passengers with symptoms of coronavirus. Other measures include “contact-free” security screening equipment and ultraviolet lighting to effectively sanitise security trays. Trials of the technology will start at Terminal 2 in the next...
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Easyjet’s Rebecca Lawrence on scrubs.

Easyjet’s Rebecca Lawrence on scrubs.

Easyjet’s Rebecca Lawrence is putting on scrubs this week to do her bit at London’s new temporary hospital. I have been a member of cabin crew for 11 years, training with Easyjet, then flying long haul with Qantas and British Airways, before returning to the “orange carrier”. You get used to “reading” the cabin in this job and pick up on high spirits or any sense of danger. That’s why I knew something huge was...
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New Zealand celebrates victory.

New Zealand celebrates victory.

New Zealand celebrates victory in battle against coronavirus. WELLINGTON.- The Prime Minister of New Zealand , Jacinda Ardern , celebrated on Monday that the country has emerged "victorious" from the fight against local transmission of the coronavirus , although she has called for caution in the face of the gradual withdrawal of restrictions after five weeks of confinement. During a press conference with the general director of Health, Ashley Bloomfield, the president was optimistic and stressed that "New Zealand can continue on...
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The global flower market is crushing.

The global flower market is crushing.

The global flower market is crushing. Flowers in Aalsmeer, the Netherlands, on March 16—the day that floral prices plummeted. The arrival of spring is one of the few things the virus has so far proven unable to disrupt. And while that may be welcome news for those of us who have been waiting for more colorful views from our quarantine windows, it's a sore subject for participants in the multibillion-dollar global flower trade. The industry, which...
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Oil Prices plunge into negative territory. 

Oil Prices plunge into negative territory. 

Oil Prices plunge into negative territory.  Oil plummets as storage capacity runs low, and a quirk in pricing wipes out one benchmark. Something bizarre happened in the markets on Monday: The price of a barrel of oil went negative. Oil prices tumbled as the economic crisis set off by the pandemic continued to destroy demand for energy, and as concerns grew that storage tanks in the United States were near capacity and unable to hold...
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Netanyahu’s power is extended.

Netanyahu’s power is extended.

Netanyahu’s power is extended as rival accepts Israel Unity Government. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, an embattled political survivor, persuaded Benny Gantz to join forces with him to combat the Pandmic. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel and his former challenger, Benny Gantz, agreed Monday night to establish a unity government, a deal that finally breaks a yearlong political impasse and keeps Mr. Netanyahu in office as he faces trial on corruption charges. After three inconclusive...
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European nations begin to ease restrictions.

European nations begin to ease restrictions.

European nations begin to ease restrictions. As the United States debates when and how to let businesses reopen, Italy and Spain, the two European nations hardest hit by the pandemic, are taking small steps to begin easing the restrictions they imposed to stem their outbreaks. After extending a lockdown from April 13 to May 3, the Italian government reopened some stores on Tuesday, including stationers, bookshops and children’s clothing stores, a sign of a gradual return to...
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Trump administration agreed on a $25 billion bailout.

Trump administration agreed on a $25 billion bailout.

Trump administration and a group of major airlines have agreed on a $25 billion bailout. The Trump administration has reached an agreement in principle with major airline companies over the terms of a $25 billion bailout to prop up an industry that has been hobbled by the coronavirus pandemic. The Treasury Department said that Alaska Airlines, Allegiant Air, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Frontier Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, JetBlue Airways, United Airlines, SkyWest Airlines and Southwest...
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The EU cannot rein in Hungary’s dictator.

The EU cannot rein in Hungary’s dictator.

The EU cannot rein in Hungary's dictator Viktor Orban, so it will rot from the inside. Viktor Orban has forced through emergency powers that allow him to ‘rule by decree’. The new measures include the imposition of a state of emergency on Hungary with no time limits, the suspension of parliament, no elections while the legislation remains in place, individuals who publicise what the government views as ‘fake news’ face up to five years in...
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Britain is gripped by concern.

Britain is gripped by concern.

Britain is gripped by concern for the health of its prime minister, and questions of succession. Boris Johnson Is a ‘Fighter and He’ll Be Back,’ Raab Says. Britain’s foreign secretary, Dominic Raab, said that Prime Minister Boris Johnson was breathing without any assistance at a hospital as he battles the coronavirus.Can I first give an update on the condition of the prime minister. I know a lot of people be concerned about that. I can...
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The acting US Navy secretary resigns.

The acting US Navy secretary resigns.

The acting US Navy secretary resigns after criticizing the captain and the virus-stricken crew of the aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt. Thomas B. Modly, the acting Navy secretary, resigned Tuesday following his bungled response to an outbreak of the virus aboard the aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt engulfed the Navy in a public relations disaster, Defense Department officials said. Mr. Modly’s departure marks the latest in a string of events that began last week, after The San...
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Prince Charles tests positive for corona-virus.

Prince Charles tests positive for corona-virus.

Prince Charles tests positive for corona-virus. Clarence House says prince has mild symptoms and last saw the Queen 13 days ago. Clarence House says prince has mild symptoms and last saw the Queen 13 days ago.The Prince of Wales has tested positive for the corona-virus, Clarence House announced today. He is only displaying mild symptoms and the Duchess of Cornwall has not tested positive.The prince, 71, and the duchess, 72, are self-isolating at their home...
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Most kids only get mildly sick from Covid-19.

Most kids only get mildly sick from Covid-19.

Most kids only get mildly sick from Covid-19—but not all. New studies suggest that children still fare better than adults. But  babies, toddlers, and kids with other conditions remain at risk. Researchers are learning that the initial good news about kids' mild symptoms may come with an important caveat: Babies and toddlers appear to be at higher risk of developing severe symptoms than school-age kids. For months, as a new coronavirus has spread around the world—sickening nearly...
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The pandemic has re-written the script.

The pandemic has re-written the script.

The pandemic has re-written the script for a global crisis. Three months after reports emerged of a novel Corona-virus spreading in central China, it is safe to say that our world, and all of our individual worlds, have been transformed by what has become a terrifying pandemic. Governments around the globe are taking unprecedented steps to restrict movement and limit social contact among their populations to contain that virus’s spread. Growing numbers of the world’s...
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Break lock-down, rules and risk criminal record.

Break lock-down, rules and risk criminal record.

Break lock-down rules and risk criminal record. People who flout new lock-down rules face a criminal record as police press on with enforcement despite a wait for new powers to be enacted. From Thursday police can issue a fine to those who break the rules. Those who refuse to pay will face prosecution, according to Boris Johnson’s spokesman. Forces across the country have had to disperse gatherings today, including a barbecue party of more than...
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Tunisia has a new government.

Tunisia has a new government.

Tunisia has a new government, after months of deadlock. How long will it last? TUNIS, Tunisia - Tunisia’s parliament voted late last month to approve a new government under Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh, ending months of political limbo. While a new president and a fresh crop of lawmakers were sworn in after elections last fall, the ballot produced a highly divided parliament that had been unable to agree on a government until recently. In Tunis...
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How Increased U.S. shale Oil Production.

How Increased U.S. shale Oil Production.

How increased U.S. shale oil production, led to the breakdown in Russia-Saudi relations. Saudi Arabia’s decision to launch a price war in oil markets earlier this month could not have been more poorly timed, coming amid plummeting global demand for oil due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Saudi announcement sunk oil prices to an 18-year low, near $20 per barrel, after five years at more than double that price, putting further downward pressure on already troubled financial...
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Sudan’s democratic transition.

Sudan’s democratic transition.

Sudan’s democratic transition depends on stability in Darfur. The transitional government in Sudan announced last month that it will extradite former dictator Omar al-Bashir to the International Criminal Court in The Hague, where he is wanted on charges of genocide and crimes against humanity committed in Sudan’s Darfur region. The move was a sign that the new government in Khartoum, which took over last year after Bashir was ousted by the military amid popular protests, is trying...
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It’s just like the war, says budget watchdog.

It’s just like the war, says budget watchdog.

It’s just like the war, says budget watchdog. Britain must not be ‘squeamish’ about huge bailouts. Britain is facing a “wartime situation” as it attempts to fight corona-virus and should not be “squeamish” about providing huge bailouts to stop businesses from going bust, the official fiscal watchdog has said. Robert Chote, the chairman of the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR), said that the £12 billion promised by Rishi Sunak, the chancellor, in his first budget,...
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Further doubts for Tokyo 2020.

Further doubts for Tokyo 2020.

Further doubts for Tokyo 2020 as Diamond League meetings are postponed. World Athletics has been forced to postpone the first three Diamond League meetings because of the corona-virus outbreak, raising further questions about whether the Olympic Games can go ahead as planned in Tokyo this summer. In a statement today World Athletics said the opening Diamond League meeting in Doha on April 17, as well as the following two events in China on May 9...
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British Airways, Easyjet and Ryanair ground flights.

British Airways, Easyjet and Ryanair ground flights.

British Airways, Easyjet and Ryanair ground most flights as shares dive. Britain’s three busiest airlines — British Airways, Easyjet and Ryanair — have announced mass groundings of their aircraft which will see the vast majority of their scheduled services not flown in April and May. That news plus a growing number of travel restrictions around Europe and the world because of the corona-virus pandemic, sent airline stocks plummeting once more. Ryanair, which is Europe’s busiest...
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More MPs join Huawei rebellion.

More MPs join Huawei rebellion.

More MPs join Huawei rebellion. Ministers and experts from the National Cyber Security Centre failed in their bid to convince MPs.  The government is mounting a last-ditch bid to avert a rebellion by Tory MPs who want to ban Huawei from Britain’s 5G telecoms network.Ministers and experts from the National Cyber Security Centre have been meeting Tory MPs in a bid to convince them to withdraw their opposition to the involvement of the Chinese company...
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US pulls troops out of Afghanistan.

US pulls troops out of Afghanistan.

US pulls troops out of Afghanistan, despite renewed airstrikes. The United States has begun withdrawing troops from Afghanistan as part of the peace agreement it struck with the Taliban, despite the collapse of a truce and the resumption of airstrikes.President Ghani of Afghanistan is preparing to announce the release of thousands of Taliban prisoners after stalling for a week. The Taliban wanted the prisoner release, outlined in the agreement with Washington, to happen before it would sit...
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Oil price war causes a big fall.

Oil price war causes a big fall.

Oil price war causes biggest FTSE fall since 2008 crash. The FTSE 100 is on track for its worst day since the financial crisis as global stock markets capitulated to a plunge in oil prices. The price of Brent crude dropped by 20 per cent to $36.07 after Saudi Arabia slashed prices and set out plans to produce more oil following a disagreement with Russia, another of the world’s largest producers.The drop in the oil...
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Trump’s border speech missed the real crisis.

Trump’s border speech missed the real crisis.

Trump’s border speech missed the real crisis in Central America. U.S. President Donald Trump took his case for building a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border directly to the American people in a brief televised address on Jan. 8. Trump characterized the situation at the border as a humanitarian crisis that required urgent action and defended his refusal to sign compromise legislation that would end a partial federal government shutdown that began in late December. Mr...
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Flybe collapses as coronavirus hits bookings.

Flybe collapses as coronavirus hits bookings.

Flybe collapses as coronavirus hits bookings. The budget airline Flybe collapsed into administration today after its fragile finances were dealt a terminal blow by a slump in bookings as a result of coronavirus. All flights operated by the troubled carrier were cancelled in the early hours of this morning and its aircraft were impounded. The majority of Flybe’s 2,400 staff have been made redundant. The collapse triggers huge uncertainty for passengers, with tens of thousands stranded at...
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Joe Biden scores key victories on Tuesday.

Joe Biden scores key victories on Tuesday.

Joe Biden scores key victories in Super Tuesday comeback. Joe Biden stormed to a stunning series of victories in nine Super Tuesday states last night, crowned by a shock win in Texas that capped one of the most extraordinary political comebacks in US electoral history.His results were offset by the erstwhile front-runner Bernie Sanders claiming four states including California, which carries the largest delegate tally, on a tumultuous evening that finally cleared the path for...
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Warm summer brings record to coasts.

Warm summer brings record to coasts.

Warm summer brings record numbers of dolphins, whales and porpoises to coasts. The Sea Watch Foundation’s 2019 National Whale and Dolphin Watch found 13 species of cetaceans around the British Isles, including a humpback whale A record number of whales, dolphins and porpoises were spotted around the British coast last summer during an annual survey. There were 2,130 sightings across 13 species during the nine-day survey, which was a rise of 500 on 2018. Many...
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One in five could be off sick with virus.

One in five could be off sick with virus.

One in five could be off sick with coronavirus, public warned. Sick pay rules face an overhaul to deal with a coronavirus outbreak that could result in one in five staff being off sick. Boris Johnson warned this morning of a “national challenge” in which police may only be able to deal with public order and the most serious crimes because so many officers would be sick. The army may have to “back-fill” some roles,...
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Priti Patel: demand inquiry into bulling complaints.

Priti Patel: demand inquiry into bulling complaints.

Priti Patel: demand inquiry into bullying complaints. Senior civil servants have called on the cabinet secretary to open an independent investigation into bullying claims against Priti Patel as it emerged that there had been at least one earlier formal complaint before the resignation of her top civil servant. The home secretary is facing calls to answer questions from MPs today after the resignation on Saturday of Sir Philip Rutnam, permanent secretary at the Home Office....
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How many bridges can Erdogan burn?

How many bridges can Erdogan burn?

How many bridges can Turkey’s Erdogan burn? With his sweeping overhaul of Turkey’s political system in 2017, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan appeared to cement his near-total control over the country. But an electoral setback in the Istanbul mayoral election in June 2019, the worst of Erdogan’s career, pointed the way to a potential rebirth of the political opposition, even as it highlighted Erdogan’s willingness to destabilize Turkey’s democracy to maintain his grip on power. The...
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Donald Trump’s visit to India with protests.

Donald Trump’s visit to India with protests.

Donald Trump’s visit to India marred by deadly protests. The worst religious violence in Delhi, India for decades overshadowed the second day of President Trump’s maiden visit to the country yesterday, with at least 13 people killed, more than 100 injured and a mosque set on fire as violence engulfed parts of the capital. After the pomp of Monday, when Mr Trump was fêted at a huge rally and visited the Taj Mahal, the White House...
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Former Egyptian president dies aged 91.

Former Egyptian president dies aged 91.

Former Egyptian president, Hosni Mubarak -- ousted in the Arab Spring -- dies aged 91. Hosni Mubarak, who led Egypt for three decades before being overthrown by popular protests in the Arab Spring, has died at the age of 91. The former president faced a series of charges, including of killing protesters, after being driven out of office in 2011, and was held for months on remand in a military hospital. But he was eventually...
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