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Scientists MELT satellite in plasma wind tunnel to study space debris destruction

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European Space Agency researchers melted one of the densest parts of an Earth-orbiting satellites into vapor as part of their quest to find better methods of protecting people from falling space debris. The team recreated the intense conditions objects face when entering Earth’s atmosphere, by placing the satellite into a hypersonic plasma wind tunnel at Read More

Airbus attempts to sell the world on pilotless planes – or would you rather fly Boeing?

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Aircraft manufacturer Airbus says “the technology for autonomous flying” is already here, and the only obstacles to progress are regulators – and “the traveling public,” understandably wary of pilotless planes. Ever since two Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft went down within six months of each other due to a glitch in the plane’s computerized flight Read More

Deutsche Bank to set up 50 billion euro bad bank: FT

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FILE PHOTO: Employees of Germany’s largest business bank, Deutsche Bank, gather ahead of the bank’s annual shareholder meeting in Frankfurt, Germany, May 23, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach/File Photo (Reuters) – Deutsche Bank is planning to overhaul its trading operations by creating a “bad bank” to hold tens of billions of euros of assets and shrinking or Read More

Mexico’s CNH cancels Pemex onshore farmout auctions

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Highlights Fields have combined 58,000 b/d, 310 MMcf/d production potential Follows earlier auction cancelations, moves to bolster Pemex Houston — Mexico’s Comision Nacional de Hidrocarburos has announced plans to cancel a joint venture auction for state-owned Pemex in seven onshore areas, previously scheduled for October, under pressure from the Lopez Obrador administration. Not registered? Receive Read More

Bond yields slip, stocks suffer on cooling China data

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LONDON (Reuters) – World stocks struggled and safe haven bets were back in play on Friday with German bond yields plumbing record lows as Chinese data rekindled woes about the health of the global economy and fears of a new U.S.-Iran confrontation intensified. FILE PHOTO: A man is seen in front of an electronic board Read More

Asia stocks sag ahead of China data, Gulf attacks support oil

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks sagged on Friday ahead of key Chinese data that could provide more clues on how heavily the U.S.-Sino trade war is weighing on the economy, while oil prices were supported by supply concerns after attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman. FILE PHOTO: A man is seen in front Read More

Asia stocks subdued ahead of China data, Gulf attacks support oil

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks were subdued on Friday ahead of key Chinese data that could provide more clues on how heavily the U.S.-Sino trade war is weighing on the economy, while oil prices were supported by supply concerns after attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman. FILE PHOTO: A man is seen in Read More

Asia stocks steady after oil surge lifts Wall Street

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks held their ground on Friday after Wall Street gained on a surge in oil prices as attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman stoked U.S.-Iran tensions and raised concerns over supply flows through one of the world’s main sea lanes. FILE PHOTO: A man is seen in front of Read More

US general: NATO surrounds Serbia, but Russia is the problem!

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Retired US General Wesley Clark, NATO commander during the 1999 Kosovo War, has accused Russia of keeping the Balkans as a ‘crisis in waiting,’ raising an alarm over one humanitarian base entirely surrounded by NATO countries. Clark was in Kosovo this week along with other leading figures from the conflict, to mark the 20th anniversary Read More