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'Scores hurt' in attack at luxury Kenyan hotel

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Witnesses have reported explosions and heavy gunfire at a hotel complex in the Kenyan capital Nairobi. The suspected terror attack is unfolding at the complex, which houses a large hotel known as DusitD2, along with several banks and offices. Police are said to be exchanging gunfire with the attackers in the operation. At least one Read More

China becomes 1st nation to grow biological life on the Moon

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China’s Chang’e-4 probe has successfully germinated seeds on the dark side of the Moon in a miniature, artificial biosphere, providing hope for the future of sustainable, long-distance manned space travel. The probe conducted the first-ever soft landing on the dark side of the Moon on January 3 following a 20-day journey from Earth. En route, Read More

Canada sees no cancer risk from Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer

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Canadian farmers will continue using glyphosate after Health Canada concluded that the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer poses no human risks. The federal agency dismissed eight notices of objection and assertions made in the so-called Monsanto Papers in 2017. “After a thorough scientific review, we have concluded that the concerns raised by the Read More

Tokyo court denies Nissan Ghosn's latest bail request

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TOKYO (Reuters) – The Tokyo District Court on Tuesday denied former Nissan Motor Co Ltd Chairman Carlos Ghosn’s request for release on bail after his indictment last week on two new charges, making it likely the once-feted executive remains jailed for months. FILE PHOTO: Carlos Ghosn, chairman and CEO of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance, attends the Read More

Saudi teen who fled family hopes to inspire others

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A Saudi teenager who fled her family for life as a refugee in Canada has said she expects her experience will inspire others. Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun, 18, took a flight to Bangkok while visiting Kuwait. When she arrived, she barricaded herself in a hotel to avoid deportation, using social media to inspire an army of Read More

Technology brings images of Holocaust survivors to life

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This August 2018 photo shows Holocaust survivor Max Glauben sitting in an interactive green screen room while filming a piece for the Dallas Holocaust Museum in Dallas.((McGuire Boles/Dallas Holocaust Museum via AP)) As the horrific events of the Holocaust move further into the past, and the remaining survivors of Nazi Germany’s reign of terror die Read More

U.S. proposes to allow expanded drones operation at night, over people

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(Reuters) – The Trump administration proposed on Monday rules that would allow drones to operate over populated areas and end a requirement for special permits for night use – long-awaited moves that are expected to help speed commercial use of small unmanned aerial vehicles in the United States. A drone hovers at a viewpoint overlooking Read More

Attollo has launched Innovation Incubator

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1/14/2019 Offshore rig and wind turbines. Photo: Attollo Offshore. ABERDEEN — Attollo Offshore has launched its Aberdeen-based Innovation Incubator. The venture reflects the company’s strategy of continued research and development into improving offshore marine operations. Due to create 20 jobs, the incubator will bring operational and academic minds together, within Attollo, to accelerate the digital Read More

Former Nissan boss Ghosn suffers 'harsh' treatment in jail: wife

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(Reuters) – The wife of ousted Nissan Motor Co Ltd (7201.T) chairman Carlos Ghosn has urged New York-based Human Rights Watch to draw attention to his “harsh treatment” during detention in a Japanese jail, a letter seen by Reuters showed on Sunday. FILE PHOTO – Carlos Ghosn, Chairman and CEO of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance, attends Read More