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Tissint meteorite The oldest material on Earth has been found in a meteorite
(CNN)Fifty years ago, a meteorite fell to Earth and landed in Australia, carrying with it a rare sample from interstellar space. A new analysis of the meteorite revealed... (photo: Creative Commons / Jon Taylor )
  Earth   Meteorite   Photos   Solar System
The FBI giving a brief on the shooting at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Florida After Florida killings, Saudis withdraw 21 cadets from United States
Saudi Arabia will withdraw 21 cadets receiving military training in the United States following a US investigation into a Saudi officer's fatal shooting of three... (photo: Creative Commons / FBI) Dawn
Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani   Pensacola shooting   Photos   Terrorism in US   Wikipedia: Naval Air Station Pensacola shooting
Supreme Court of the USA US attorney general: Pensacola Navy base shooting 'act of terrorism'
U.S. Attorney General William Barr said on Monday that the shooting by a Saudi pilot at a Navy base in Pensacola, southeastern state Florida, in December was "an act... (photo: Creative Commons / Phil Roeder) China.dot.org
AG William Barr   Act of terrorism   Pensacola shooting   Photos   Wikipedia: Naval Air Station Pensacola shooting
File - In this Thursday, May 23, 2013 photo, Nigerien soldiers walk near debris after suicide bombers blew themselves up inside a military barracks, in Agadez, northern Niger. Niger declares three days of mourning after 89 soldiers killed in attack on military base
(CNN)The Niger government has declared three days of national mourning after 89 soldiers were killed in an attack on a military base, a government spokesman said. The... (photo: AP) CNN
Extremism   Niger Conflict   Photos   Terrorism   Wikipedia: Mahamadou Issoufou
A United Express jet takes off at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Tuesday, April 23, 2013, in Seattle. Passenger attacks flight attendant and tries to storm cockpit at ‘full sprint’
A passenger has been charged with aggravated assault after he hit a member of cabin crew and ran at the cockpit at a “full sprint” and tried to break in during a United... (photo: AP / Elaine Thompson) The Independent
Commutair   Photos   United Express   Washington Dulles   Wikipedia: United Express
Protesters chant slogans while holding up posters during a demonstration in front of the British Embassy in Tehran, Iran, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020. Iran Denies Shooting at Protesters Amid Fury Over Downing of Plane
Iran‘s police said on Monday officers had not fired at protesters demonstrating over Tehran’s admission that it shot down a passenger plane, as video on... (photo: AP / Ebrahim Noroozi) Hamodia
Donald Trump   Iran Plane Crash   Iranian Police   Photos   Wikipedia: Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752
People praying at Western wall Jerusalem, Israel Israeli education minister says being gay is unnatural
Israel’s education minister has sparked fury by implying it is unnatural and unhealthy not to be heterosexual. Rafael Peretz, an Orthodox rabbi, drew... (photo: Creative Commons) The Independent
LGBT in Israel   Orthodox rabbi   Photos   Rafael Peretz   Wikipedia: LGBT rights in Israel
Wildfire in Kårböle outside Ljusdal, Sweden on sunday 15 july 2018.  One of 80 wildfires in Sweden due to the dry weather.Photo: Mats Andersson / TT / kod 62210 Can you still travel to Australia during the bushfires? Six questions answered
Bush fires have been raging in Australia for months now. At least 25 people are dead. News about the impact on wildlife is devastating. Residents have been forced to flee... (photo: AP / Mats Andersson/TT News Agency) Canada Dot Com
Australia Bushfires   Photos   Tourism   Travel   Wikipedia
The 2017 NASA astronaut candidates class (Group 22) visited NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland NASA’s 11 Newest Astronauts Ready for Space Station, Moon and Mars Missions
The new astronauts successfully completed more than two years of required basic training NASA welcomed 11 new astronauts to its ranks Friday, increasing the number of... (photo: NASA / Goddard Space Flight Center)
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  Astronauts   Mars missions   NASA   Photos   Wikipedia: NASA
Naval Air Station Pensacola, Florida Saudi military trainees to be expelled from US after Florida shooting
WASHINGTON: More than a dozen Saudi servicemen who are training at US military bases will be expelled from the United States in the aftermath of a Pentagon review... (photo: Creative Commons / Cat) The Times of India
Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani   Pensacola shooting   Photos   Saudi military   Wikipedia: Naval Air Station Pensacola shooting
Terminator Killer Robots Reconsidered: Could AI Weapons Actually Save Lives?
"On the surface, who could disagree with quashing the idea of supposed killer robots?" writes Slashdot reader Lasrick. "Dr. Larry Lewis, who spearheaded the first... (photo: Creative Commons / Daniel Oberhaus) Slashdot
AI Weapons   Dr. Larry Lewis   Killer Robots   Photos   Wikipedia: Lethal autonomous weapon
Republic of Niger flag Security Sources: Niger Army Base Attack Death Toll Hits 89
The death toll from Thursday's attack by suspected jihadists on a Niger army base has risen to at least 89, four security sources said, surpassing a raid last month that... (photo: Creative Commons) Voa News
Islamic State   Niamey   Photos   Terrorism in Niger   Wikipedia: G5 Sahel
Tom Steyer speaking with attendees at the 2019 California Democratic Party State Convention Q&A: Tom Steyer on crushing billionaires like himself and the lie of civility in Washington
Investor turned climate activist turned Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer sat down recently with the Los Angeles Times editorial board to discuss his... (photo: Creative Commons / Gage Skidmore) The Los Angeles Times
2020 California primary   2020 US election   Photos   Tom Steyer   Wikipedia: Tom Steyer
Sultan of Oman Qaboos bin Said al-Said sits during a meeting with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at the Beit Al Baraka Royal Palace in Muscat, Oman, Monday, Jan. 14, 2019 Sultan Qaboos bin Said death: Modernising and long-serving Omani leader dies aged 79
The Middle East’s longest-ruling leader, Sultan Qaboos bin Said of Oman, has died, state media has reported. Sultan Qaboos, who had been unwell in recent years and often... (photo: AP / Andrew Caballero-Reynolds) The Independent
Oman   Photos   Qaboos bin Said al Said   Sultan Qaboos   Wikipedia: Qaboos bin Said al Said
Nissan Motor Co. Chief Executive Carlos Ghosn gestures during a press conference in Jakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, March 20, 2012. How Carlos Ghosn became the world's most famous fugitive
On Christmas Eve, Carlos Ghosn walked into his lawyers' modest office in central Tokyo to speak to his wife, Carole, for only the second time since April. During his long... (photo: AP / Photo) Gulf News
Business   Carlos Ghosn   Lebanon   Photos   Wikipedia
Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, speaks at a press conference together with Secretary-General António Guterres (not pictured), on the side of the Global Refugee Forum in Geneva, 17 December 2019. UN Refugee Agency honoured with Olympic Cup for sporting contribution
IOC President Thomas Bach awards UN High Commissioner, Filippo Grandi, with the Olympic Cup. © IOC/Christophe Moratal UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, was today awarded... (photo: UN / Jean-Marc Ferré) UNHCR
Filippo Grandi   Olympic Cup   Photos   Thomas Bach   Wikipedia: Filippo Grandi
President Donald Trump speaks at a rally at the Rimrock Auto Arena in Billings, Mont., Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. Trump says Soleimani's death was 'American justice'
Trump's remarks on Thursday careened from mockery of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Adam Schiff, who heads the House Intelligence Committee, to a suggestion that he... (photo: AP / Jim Urquhart) Deccan Herald
Adam Schiff   Donald Trump   Nancy Pelosi   Photos   Wikipedia: Qasem Soleimani
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif sits during a forum titled "Common Security in the Islamic World" in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019. US imitating Daesh in threatening Iran's cultural sites: Zarif
Iran's Foreign Minister has decried the Trump administration's threats to target Iran's "cultural sites" as an imitation of the Daesh terrorist group's known behavior of... (photo: AP / Vincent Thian) Press TV
Daesh   Mohammad Javad Zarif   Photos   Trump Administration   Wikipedia: United Nations Security Council
Protester gather during a demonstration against the killing of Iranian Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qassem Soleimani, seen in posters, close to United States' consulate in Istanbul, Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020 New IRGC Quds Force chief: Iran dealt US a first slap by striking American bases in Iraq
The newly-appointed head of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC)’s Quds Force says Iran dealt the US “a first slap” by striking two American bases in Iraq in... (photo: AP / Lefteris Pitarakis) Press TV
Esmail Qaani   Iran Revenge   Photos   Qassem Soleimani   Wikipedia: Iran–United States relations
Donald Trump turns to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., as he delivers his State of the Union address Trump declares win against Iran, but Pelosi looks to limit his military power
President Trump on Wednesday declared a win in his standoff with Iran, imposing new sanctions on the Islamic Republic and signaling military de-escalation as the two... (photo: AP / Andrew Harnik) Boston Herald
Iran missile strikes   Photos   Qassem Soleimani   US Congress   Wikipedia: 2020 Iranian attack on U.S. forces in Iraq
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