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Scientists find a strange signal coming from our closest neighboring star

Astronomers have encountered a mystery surprisingly close to Earth. The Guardian and Scientific American have learned that Breakthrough Listen astronomers using the Parkes telescope in Australia discovered a strange radio signal coming from Proxima Centauri, the star system closest to

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Barr says no basis for special counsel to investigate election, no federal authority to seize voting machines

Attorney General William Barr said Monday he has seen no reason for a special counsel to investigate possible fraud in the November election, contradicting an idea proposed by President Donald Trump. Barr, who is set to step down on Wednesday,

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Hornets rookie LaMelo Ball adds more wild assists to highlight reel in final preseason outing

LaMelo Ball was once again hurling dimes on Saturday night. The Charlotte Hornets rookie had plenty of stellar assists during their 120-117 loss to the Orlando Magic, their final preseason game before the season starts on Tuesday. While those were

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Kyle Kuzma extension: LeBron James reacts to 3 year deal worth $40M

As it turns out, Kyle Kuzma wasn’t the only one celebrating on Sunday night. On the eve of the deadline for rookie extensions, Kuzma agreed to sign a three-year pact worth $40 million with the Lakers that will keep him

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Trump campaign will again ask U.S. high court to upend election results

(Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s campaign said on Sunday it would again ask the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn results from the Nov. 3 election, its latest long-shot effort to subvert the electoral process and sow doubt over the legitimacy

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Chinese Drones Are Spying on Americans

The U.S. government at the federal, state, and local levels is using Chinese drones that the Chinese Communist Party is exploiting for espionage. That is the public conclusion of a branch of the Department of Homeland Security. Citing “security concerns,”

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Apple supplier Wistron could not manage scaled up India plant, government report says

BENGALURU/NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Apple supplier Wistron’s Indian factory in Karnataka state could not cope up with the rapid scaling up of manpower and breached several laws, a government inspection has revealed following violence at the site last weekend. Several

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Jupiter and Saturn will form the first “double planet” in 800 years

Before 2020 comes to a close, Jupiter and Saturn will be so close that they will appear to form a “double planet.” Such a spectacular great conjunction, as the planetary alignment has come to be known, hasn’t occurred in nearly

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Congress is set to pass new stimulus checks — here’s when to expect yours

A day that’s been a long time coming may finally be here.Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (pictured) says congressional leaders have reached agreement on a new, $900 billion coronavirus rescue package that includes a second round of direct aid payments

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Japan sets record $52 billion military budget with stealth jets, long-range missiles

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga’s government approved a ninth consecutive rise in military spending on Monday, funding the development of an advanced stealth fighter and longer-range anti-ship missile to counter China’s growing military power. The Ministry of

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Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro bizarrely suggests COVID-19 vaccines could turn people into crocodiles or bearded ladies

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro criticized the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine on Thursday. He suggested that the vaccine could result in strange side-effects, such as women growing beards and people turning into crocodiles, according to AFP. Bolsonaro has revealed that he does not

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China’s stunning export comeback has factories scrambling for workers

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s manufacturing recovery, fuelled in part by demand from COVID-constrained consumers abroad, has soared past expectations this year, so much so that factories are now struggling to fill a shortage of blue-collar workers to clear mounting orders.

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Lionel Messi equalled Brazil legend Pele’s record of 643 goals for a single club by scoring for Barcelona in Saturday’s draw against Valencia.

The Argentine, 33, achieved the feat with a diving header just before half-time, immediately after his penalty was saved by keeper Jaume Domenech. Messi scored his first goal for Barca in 2005 against Albacete. Pele scored 643 goals in 19

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US cyber-attack: Russia ‘clearly’ behind SolarWinds operation, says Pompeo

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has blamed Russia for what is being described as the worst-ever cyber espionage attack on the US government. “We can say pretty clearly that it was the Russians that engaged in this activity,” Mr

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