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Soyuz brings Space Station Expedition 59 back to Earth (VIDEOS)

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Three Expedition 59 crew members have safely returned to Earth aboard the Soyuz spacecraft after spending more than six months at the International Space Station. Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko, Canadian Space Agency astronaut David Saint-Jacques and NASA astronaut Anne McClain landed on the steppes of Kazakhstan on Friday morning, roughly three and a half hours Read More

U.S. waives tariffs on Japanese aluminum for Tesla battery cells

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FILE PHOTO: A driver recharges the battery of his Tesla car at a Tesla Super Charging station in a petrol station on the highway in Sailly-Flibeaucourt, France, January 12, 2019. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Commerce Department has agreed to Tesla Inc’s request to waive 10 percent tariffs on imported aluminum from Japan Read More

Funeral flight? SpaceX to send HUMAN ASHES into orbit aboard Falcon rocket… for $5k per gram

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SpaceX is prepping for a launch of its third Falcon Heavy rocket, this time loaded with 24 satellites, as well as more unusual cargo – none other than people’s remains. The “funeral flight” is scheduled for late on Monday, June 24, and will see containers packed with the cremated remains of 152 people sent into Read More

Hundreds of anti-coal protesters clash with police in open-pit mine

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Chaotic scenes played out in and around one of Germany’s biggest lignite mines when hundreds of environmental activists dressed in white overalls broke cordons and clashed with riot police. Protesters stormed the open-pit mine operated by energy giant RWE in the state of North-Rhine Westphalia on Saturday demanding urgent actions on climate change and making Read More

Hundreds of anti-coal protesters clash with police in on open-pit mine

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Chaotic scenes played out in and around one of the Germany’s biggest lignite mine when hundreds of environmental activists dressed in white overalls broke cordons and clashed with riot police Protesters stormed the open-pit mine operated by energy giant RWE in the state of state of North-Rhine Westphalia on Saturday demanding urgent actions on climate Read More

Protesters try to storm Georgian parliament after Russian’s visit

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Mass protests erupted in Georgia’s capital after a pro-Putin Russian politician visited the city’s parliament. Russian legislator Sergei Gavrilov arrived in Tiblisi as part of an assembly of legislators from Orthodox Christian countries. But many Georgians had been reluctant to host him and seeing him sitting in the chair of the Georgian parliament’s speaker during Read More

BP urges EPA to work with automakers to improve vehicle fuel efficiency

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FILE PHOTO: The logo of BP is seen at a petrol station in Kloten, Switzerland October 3, 2017. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – BP PLC has urged the head of the U.S Environmental Protection Agency to keep working with automakers to improve vehicle fuel efficiency as the Trump administration considers freezing the requirements at Read More

Cop tackles man to the ground during Queensland press conference

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An Australian police officer is being praised for his fast response and impressive tackling technique after he interrupted a press conference to take down a man accused of harassing a young woman. Detective Senior Sergeant Daren Edwards was in the middle of speaking to reporters outside a Queensland police station on Wednesday, when he heard Read More

Miss Universe India harassed by hooligans after she stands up for taxi driver during attack

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Police in the Indian city of Kolkata have arrested seven men after a Facebook post by former Miss Universe India and actress Ushoshi Sengupta about being assaulted by a rowdy gang in her home town went viral. Sengupta, who shot to fame after winning the ‘I Am She – Miss Universe’ beauty pageant in India Read More

Airbus seeks new partners to expand in U.S. space market

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PARIS (Reuters) – Airbus’ defense division is looking for new partners to expand its presence in the growing U.S. space market, and could potentially build components for a lunar program there, Airbus Defense and Space Chief Executive Dirk Hoke told Reuters. An Airbus A350-1000 performs during the 53rd International Paris Air Show at Le Bourget Read More