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India's private moon mission in danger of being called off

India's private moon mission in danger of being called off

The Ken reported that the contract chartered for a moon mission launch on ISRO's rocket booster PSLV (Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle) has been called off. Also, according to the Ken , the company faced many hardware issues during its mission preparation. A lot of important and critical hardware did not arrive for testing until late 2017 and also some of them have still not arrived. Consulte Mais Informação

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United Nations calls on Israel to stop forced deportation policy

United Nations calls on Israel to stop forced deportation policy

Geneva - The UN refugee agency on Tuesday urged Israel to stop forcibly relocating African refugees because of the different kinds of abuse they suffer on their way back to Europe. According to a United Nations estimate, there are some 27,000 Eritreans and 7,700 Sudanese people residing in Israel. "Official statements that the plans may eventually target families and those with pending asylum claims, or that asylum seekers might be taken to the airport in handcuffs, are particularly ... Consulte Mais Informação

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To-Play 'Paladins: Battlegrounds' Will Combine 'Overwatch' And 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds'

To-Play 'Paladins: Battlegrounds' Will Combine 'Overwatch' And 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds'

One major difference between Paladins : Battlegrounds and PUBG , however, is that while PUBG offers solo and team matches, the new Paladins mode looks like it will only be a last team standing affair. Players will have to stay on their toes as fog begins to limit the map for players. No actual release date has been announced by Hi-Rez yet as the " Paladins: Battlegrounds " is "still early in development". Consulte Mais Informação

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Police say they've cracked rape case columnist deemed hoax

Police say they've cracked rape case columnist deemed hoax

New York Daily News columnist Mike McAlary and the News faced a $12 million libel suit for his columns, saying the story was made up, but a judge later dismissed the suit. But, at the time, McAlary continued to write articles casting doubt on the victim's integrity and calling for her to be arrested. Webb, who was convicted of raping six women between 1969 and 1973, is now facing new rape charges. Consulte Mais Informação

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Grand jury seeks testimony about Bernie Sanders' wife, $10M college loan

Grand jury seeks testimony about Bernie Sanders' wife, $10M college loan

Lloyd's grand jury testimony was not the first time reports surfaced about the probe. A former Burlington College trustee said she testified about the fundraising deal that was undertaken while U.S. "So then the next visit was this subpoena to appear before the grand jury". Lloyd said she did not know whether she was compelled to appear before the grand jury simply because she had declined to speak with the Federal Bureau of Investigation or if prosecutors were, in fact, seeking indictments. Consulte Mais Informação

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Gears of War 4 Developer Is Working on a New IP

Gears of War 4 Developer Is Working on a New IP

No information on this IP has been detailed by either of the two, but the project has apparently been in development since 2017. No release window or platforms have been announced for this game yet. However, it seems like parent company Microsoft is denying all this talk of a new intellectual property. This means that it could help contribute and fill in the library of exclusive titles for Microsoft's latest console. Consulte Mais Informação

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2017 was the third warmest year on record: NOAA

2017 was the third warmest year on record: NOAA

But on Monday, the day the state emerged from a severe cold stretch, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported that 2017 was Massachusetts' 10th-warmest year on record. Total costs nationwide for the disasters that ranged from tropical cyclones to wildfires is an estimated $306 billion. That shatters the previous record of $215 billion set in 2005 that was largely attributed to hurricanes Dennis, Katrina, Rita and Wilma. Consulte Mais Informação

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Taxa de desemprego fica nos 5,5% em novembro de 2017

Taxa de desemprego fica nos 5,5% em novembro de 2017

Na UE o desemprego baixou para 7,3%, em novembro de 2017, valor que compara com 7,4% no mês anterior e 8,3% em termos homólogos. Em Outubro a taxa de desemprego em Portugal e na Finlândia era de 8,4%. As mais altas registaram-se na Grécia (20,5%, dados de setembro) e Espanha (16,7%). Segundo o estudo, estão em desemprego crónico as pessoas que estiveram doze meses ou mais sem trabalho e também aquelas que tiveram trabalho por pequenos períodos de tempo ou que participaram em medidas de ... Consulte Mais Informação

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King, Egyptian president discuss ties, region

King, Egyptian president discuss ties, region

Egypt's president Abdel Fatah al-Sisi on Tuesday welcomed his Eritrean Counterpart Isaias Afwerki at the presidential palace in Cairo, where the latter is visiting the country to discuss bilateral relations. Egyptian rights and opposition lawyer Khaled Ali announced in November past year his intention to join the presidential race. Shafik returned to Egypt from the United Arab Emirates in December after announcing his intention to run, setting off a firestorm of criticism from state-aligned ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Opposition Grows Against Gov. Abbott In MLK Parade

Opposition Grows Against Gov. Abbott In MLK Parade

Critics cite the fact that Abbott helped draft and support the sanctuary cities bill. Haynes, as well as the Arlington NAACP, has called Abbott's leadership on voters rights, civil rights and protections counter to the King legacy. "I am making clear that as governor, I represent every Texan". Alexander and other opponents are calling for a boycott of the parade next Monday. Consulte Mais Informação

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Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback delivers State of the State address

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback delivers State of the State address

Brownback has since been re-nominated for the ambassador position, but he tweeted Monday that he will continue to serve as Kansas governor until he's confirmed. Brownback will present budget recommendations to lawmakers on Wednesday. If that happens, Kansas Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer would take over as governor. They are proposing an extra $16.5 million on child welfare services over the next 18 months. Consulte Mais Informação

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Vivo Shows World's First Phone With In-Display Fingerprint Scanner

During a demonstration we saw here today (Jan. 9), a Vivo representative woke her phone by raising it, and a little blue icon appeared on the display where the home button might normally be situated. Well, this means you can unlock the phone by placing fingers on any part on the lower bottom of the display. The optical process works by having the OLED screen light up, with that light reflecting on your fingerprint. Consulte Mais Informação

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