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In this Friday, January 17, 2020 photo made available by NASA, astronauts Doug Hurley (left) and Robert Behnken pose in front of a Tesla Model X car during a SpaceX launch dress rehearsal at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida.

CAPE CANAVERAL, FloridA (AP): THE FIRST astronauts launched by SpaceX are breaking new ground for style with hip spacesuits, gull-wing Teslas and a sleek rocket ship – all of it white with black trim. The colour coordination is thanks to Elon...

NEW DELHI (AP): AUTHORITIES BEGAN clearing roads and assessing damage last Friday after Cyclone Amphan barrelled through coastal communities in eastern India and neighbouring Bangladesh, killing more than 100 people and leaving millions...
Parisians, wearing protective masks, sit in the sun along the closed Tuileries Garden in Paris on Saturday, May 23, as France gradually lifts its COVID-19 lockdown.

LA GRANDE-MOTTE (AP): GRATEFUL FRENCH families flocked to the beach at La Grande-Motte on the Mediterranean shore on Sunday, swimming and sunbathing in areas carefully marked to keep them a safe distance from others. Cordons of ropes and wooden...

LIBERTY, Missouri (AP) — A woman who kept her husband’s body in a freezer in her bedroom at their southwest Missouri home is suing for the return of his remains. Barbara Watters, 67, of Joplin, was charged in November with...

LONDON (AP) — British researchers testing an experimental vaccine against the new coronavirus are moving into advanced studies and aim to immunise more than 10,000 people to determine if the shot works. Friday’s announcement came as...

LONDON (AP) — People arriving in the United Kingdom will have to quarantine themselves for 14 days and could be fined 1,000 pounds if they fail to comply under a plan being announced Friday by the British government. Home Secretary Priti...

TAMPA, Florida (AP) — A Florida man accused of coughing on and spitting at police officers while claiming to be infected with the coronavirus was indicted on a federal terrorism charge. A federal grand jury in Tampa returned an indictment...

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — A jetliner carrying 98 people crashed Friday in a crowded neighbourhood near the airport in Pakistan’s port city of Karachi after an apparent engine failure during landing. Officials said there were at least two...

WASHINGTON (AP): THE NUMBER of Americans applying for unemployment benefits in the two months since the coronavirus took hold in the US has swelled to nearly 39 million, the government reported Thursday, even as states from coast to coast...

NEW DELHI (AP): Wide swathes of coastal India and Bangladesh were flooded and millions were without power Thursday as Cyclone Amphan, the most powerful storm to hit the region in more than a decade, killed over 80 people and cut a path of...
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