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March 07, 2018 - 4:48 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has praised the Pyeongchang Olympics for showing that sport can "build bridges between countries in conflict and give a valid contribution to peace." Francis delivered the message during his general audience Wednesday ahead of the start of the Paralympics. Francis...
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March 06, 2018 - 12:03 pm
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Authorities say a woman is in custody after she attempted to open an aircraft door during a flight from San Francisco to Boise, Idaho. The Idaho Statesman reports Boise police took the woman into custody after SkyWest flight 5449 landed Monday morning. Boise Airport officials...
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March 06, 2018 - 10:26 am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX is marking the 50th launch of a Falcon 9 rocket, its satellite-delivery workhorse. The latest Falcon took flight from Cape Canaveral, Florida, early Tuesday, successfully hoisting a massive communications satellite for Spain's Hispasat corporation. The orbiting...
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FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2003, file photo, school children wave Chinese and Hong Kong flags as they welcome China's first astronaut Yang Liwei, center, to Hong Kong's Government House for an official reception hosted by Hong Kong's Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa, shortly after arriving for a five-day visit to the territory. China says it plans to begin recruiting civilian astronauts for its military-backed space program and increase the number of crewed missions to around two a year. Yang told reporters Saturday, March 3, 2018, new astronauts will include maintenance engineers and payload specialists as well as pilots. (AP Photo/Anat Givon, File)
March 04, 2018 - 7:03 pm
BEIJING (AP) — China will begin recruiting civilian astronauts for its military-backed space program and plans to increase the number of crewed missions to around two a year, a top official with the country's space program said. China's third batch of astronaut trainees will include recruits from...
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March 02, 2018 - 2:41 pm
ROME (AP) — Archaeologists say work to expand Rome's subway has unearthed a sprawling 2nd-century domus, or residence, of a military commander, complete with well-preserved geometric design mosaic, marble floors and frescoed walls. Top Rome archaeology official Francesco Prosperetti says Friday the...
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In this undated photo provided by NASA, a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket, waitin for liftoff on Thursday, March 1, 2018, is rolled to Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. GOES-S is the second satellite in an approximately $11 billion effort that’s already revolutionizing forecasting with astonishingly fast, crisp images of hurricanes, wildfires, floods, mudslides and other natural calamities. (Ben Smegelsky/NASA via AP)
March 02, 2018 - 10:50 am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA launched another of the world's most advanced weather satellites on Thursday, this time to safeguard the western U.S. The GOES-S satellite thundered toward orbit aboard an Atlas V rocket, slicing through a hazy late afternoon sky. Dozens of meteorologists gathered...
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In this video grab provided by RU-RTR Russian television via AP television on Thursday, March 1, 2018, a computer simulation shows the Avangard hypersonic vehicle maneuvering to bypass missile defenses en route to target. President Vladimir Putin declared Thursday that Russia has developed a range of new nuclear weapons, claiming they can't be intercepted by enemy. (RU-RTR Russian Television via AP)
March 01, 2018 - 4:21 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — An underwater drone armed with a nuclear warhead powerful enough to sweep away coastal facilities and aircraft carriers. A hypersonic vehicle impossible to intercept as it flies in a cloud of plasma "like a meteorite." President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that Russia has these new...
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March 01, 2018 - 12:38 pm
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Cecilia Gontijo Leal, Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi, Belém (THE CONVERSATION) The first time I traveled to the Amazon, in 2010, I had no idea what to expect. A doctoral student from the...
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February 28, 2018 - 1:13 pm
FINANCIAL MARKETS Stocks turn mixed NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks indexes are mixed in midday trading on Wall Street, as an early rally loses steam. Health care and energy stocks are taking some of the biggest losses Wednesday. Drugmaker Celgene sank 8 percent after the FDA said it's not ready to review...
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Russian cosmonaut Alexander Misurkin, left, shakes hands with NASA U.S. astronaut Mark Vande Hei during a press conference in the Kazakh town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. Three astronauts returned from the International Space Station to the snowy, bitingly cold flat lands of Central Asia, ending a 5 1/2-month mission highlighted by robotic renovations, schoolteacher pep talks and heavenly greetings from Pope Francis. (Alexander Nemenov/Pool Photo via AP)
February 28, 2018 - 9:32 am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Three astronauts returned from the International Space Station to the snowy, bitingly cold flat lands of Central Asia, ending a 5 1/2-month mission highlighted by robotic renovations, schoolteacher pep talks and heavenly greetings from Pope Francis. The two Americans and...
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