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U.S., China to relaunch talks with little changed since deal fell apart

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WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – The United States and China are set to relaunch trade talks this week after a two-month hiatus, but a year after their trade war began there is little sign their differences have narrowed. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump meets with China’s President Xi Jinping at the start of their bilateral Read More

Exclusive: Airbus, Boeing indicate they may pull out of Canada fighter jet race – sources

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OTTAWA (Reuters) – Airbus SE and Boeing Co may pull out of a bidding process to supply Canada with new fighter jets because they say the contest is unfairly tilted toward Lockheed Martin Corp, two sources with direct knowledge of the situation said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: A real-size mock of F-35 fighter jet is Read More

‘Afronaut’ who won place on space trip killed in crash before making journey

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Tributes have been paid to a South African man who was training to become the first black African to go to space after he died in a motorbike crash. Mandla Maseko, 30, beat one million other contenders to win a place on the Axe Apollo Space Academy venture six years ago and spent a week Read More

‘Afronaut’ who won place on space trip killed in motorbike crash

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Tributes have been paid to a South African man who was training to become the first black African to go to space after he died in a motorbike crash. Mandla Maseko, 30, beat one million other contenders to win a place on the Axe Apollo Space Academy venture six years ago and spent a week Read More

Strings attached: Why US can’t stop using ‘toxic’ Russian RD-180 rocket engines

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The US has recently got another shipment of RD-180s, even as politicians in Washington continue to demand a halt to space cooperation with Moscow. Why have their efforts, so far, amounted to nothing? Officially, Washington is tireless in its pursuit to “save” its European allies from Russian fossil fuels by giving them US “molecules of Read More

Stocks edge higher as trade enthusiasm wanes

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks managed modest gains on Tuesday after holding near the unchanged mark for much of the session as enthusiasm over the U.S.-China trade truce faded after the United States threatened tariffs on additional European goods. Washington’s proposed tariffs on $4 billion worth of European Union goods in an extended dispute Read More

Stocks stall as trade enthusiasm fades

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks held near the unchanged mark on Tuesday as optimism over the U.S.-China trade truce faded after the United States threatened tariffs on additional European goods, stalling a recent rally. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., June 5, Read More

EU open to talks with U.S. in aircraft subsidies dispute

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BRUSSELS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The European Union said on Tuesday it was open to talks with Washington in a dispute over aircraft subsidies after the United States threatened an additional $4 bln in tariffs on EU goods including olives, Italian cheese and Scotch whisky. FILE PHOTO: U.S. and European Union flags are pictured during the visit Read More

ISS mold can survive 200 times more RADIATION than humans & contaminate other planets

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Mold from Earth has long found its way aboard the International Space Station (ISS) but no one knew it could survive 200 times more radiation than any human can, posing “planetary” threats to the solar system, a new study says. At times, mold seems omnipresent, and the International Space Station is no exception. Some spores Read More