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‘Farce’ as 89 lorries join no-deal trial

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Her proposal aims to restrict the Government's freedom to use the Bill to make tax changes linked to a no-deal Brexit without the "explicit consent" of Parliament . "What we really need is some decisive action: the PM should put her shoddy deal to the country and ask people if they want Brexit now they know what it looks like or whether they'd rather stick with the safety and security of partnership in the European Union". Read More »

Rain, snow continue to wreak havoc on holiday travel

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Thursday . Temperatures are forecast to plunge as the storm progresses in the heavy snow area on north and west. In all, the Bemidji area could see up to 15 inches of new snow because of the storm. They expect the low-pressure storm system to drop at least six inches of snow from northeastern Colorado to eastern North and South Dakota before sweeping through northern Minnesota and the Upper Peninsula of MI. Read More »

NASA's InSIght Lander Sent Photos From Mars

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Windy, if NASA's InSight Lander is to be believed. Hindustan Times delivers the news across all social media platforms, on the web, and at your doorstep. This is the only phase of the mission during which the seismometer, called the Seismic Experiment for Interior Structure (SEIS ), will be capable of detecting vibrations generated directly by the lander, said NASA. Read More »

SpaceX breaks 4 records with Falcon 9 launch from California

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Most recently, a Falcon 9 that launched from California included a booster with two previous launches under its belt. The SpaceX Falcon 9 first stage may have been off target on its Cape Canaveral landing on December 5, but two days earlier, a reusable first stage stuck its third landing in six months. Read More »

NASA's InSight Mars Lander Set To Touch Down Monday

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You can watch NASA's live video coverage of the landing below starting around 2 p.m. EST. Unlike the Curiosity and the Opportunity rovers sent as part of NASA's program to study the surface of the planet, the InSight's goal is to dig deep and listen for quakes. Read More »

Frozen super-Earth exoplanet found in second closest star system

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It's probably very rich in volatiles like water, hydrogen, carbon dioxide - things like this. Spotting planets at a huge distance is still important, and every new planet researchers are able to detect adds to our knowledge of the universe and nature itself, but majority are so distant that we'll likely never actually visit them. Read More »

Keystone XL Pipeline Project Blocked

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Under President Trump, the State Department wrote "there have been numerous developments related to global action to address climate change , including announcements by many countries of their plans to do so" since the Obama administration's decision two years earlier. Read More »

Ireland Rejects British Emergency Plan on Brexit

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In a public message to Mr Varadkar, Ms McDonald warned the backstop "cannot be diluted". Last weekend, the London-based The Daily Telegraph reported that British chief negotiator for the Brexit, Dominic Raab, privately asked Coveney for the UK's right to unilaterally deactivate the emergency plan. Read More »

Thick fog engulfs Delhi, air quality enters Hazardous category

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The national capital on Monday recorded worst air quality of the season as the Air Quality Index stood at 618 , which falls in the " Hazardous " category. "The situation is very unsafe in Delhi and it was same past year", Mary Kom said. The Supreme Court has banned 15-year old petrol and 10-year old diesel vehicles from plying on the streets of the National Capital Region (NCR). Read More »

FP’s Guide to the Bolsonaro Presidency

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Key Bolsonaro adviser Gustavo Bebianno told journalists the group would be choosing "a combat vanguard for the transition period and the cabinet". The president-elect, who is backed by Brazil's powerful agribusiness lobby, had floated the idea in the past, saying, "Let's be clear: the future ministry will come from the productive sector". Read More »

Jair Bolsonaro has won - so what’s next for Brazil?

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The president-elect will be sworn in on January 1. Joao Nato said he believes the imprisonment of former leftist President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on corruption charges were unfair. "We're electing our captain". She also interpreted the results as a rebuke by Brazilians of "the widespread corruption and terrifying crime that flourished under far-left governments". Read More »

NASA’s sea ice survey captures freakish, perfectly rectangular iceberg

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Because the recently photographed iceberg was still sharp around the edges, NASA scientists said it's likely that this berg was cleaved off not too long ago. It was during one of these regular surveillance flights that senior support scientist Jeremy Harbeck spotted an unusually angular iceberg floating just off the Larsen C ice shelf. Read More »

NOAA Predicts Mild Michigan Winter Ahead

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The 2018 Winter Weather Outlook predicts warmer than normal conditions for much of the northern and western United States. The Southeast, Ohio Valley and mid-Atlantic can go any which way. "No part of the U.S.is favored to have below-average temperatures", Halpert said. Even so, the NOAA forecast indicates "equal chances" of above-, normal or below-normal temperatures in this zone. Read More »

China May Soon Have a Second (Artificial) Moon

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A similar project was unveiled by Russian Federation in the 1990s, with the launch of a solar reflecting system - a " space mirror" - meant to produce light "equivalent to three to five full moons " covering an area approximately 3 miles (5 kilometers) in diameter, the New York Times reported in 1993. Read More »