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In recent days, however, new signals from Washington suggest that it thinks Beijing is still not doing enough. Beijing termed the incident a "serious political and military provocation". Also on Thursday, the State Department expressed concern about Beijing s respect for freedom in Hong Kong, on the 20th anniversary of Britain ceding the territory back to China.
  • NASA to shoot asteroid into new flight path

    NASA to shoot asteroid into new flight path

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    A Double Asteroid Redirection system test (DART) will take place in 2022 on the asteroid system named Didymos, to see if the system will work, NASA said in a statement . According to the press release, the aim of the mission is to test an asteroid system which is known as Didymos. The NASA team was able to run large-scale simulations of the Chelyabinsk asteroid event on Pleiades to produce many impact scenarios quickly, because Cart3D is dozens of times faster than typical 3-D numerical ...
  • Blaze sweeps through East London flats scheme

    Blaze sweeps through East London flats scheme

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    Flames have engulfed the roof of the Bow Wharf building, close to Bethnal Green and Mile End. 'I also heard someone say "not again" as they saw the fire'. A spokeswoman for the London Fire Brigade told Metro.co.uk: 'We have got a 12 pump fire brigade in progress in the Roman Road area of Bethnal Green'.
  • West Bromwich Albion sign £12 million Rodriguez from Southampton

    West Bromwich Albion sign £12 million Rodriguez from Southampton

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    The 27-year-old has always been linked with a move to The Hawthorns and West Brom chose an unusual away to confirm the deal. Salomon Rondon endured a five-month goalless streak last season, and with little support around him, Pulis has made a decision to land Rodriguez in a bid to bring more goals to his Baggies side.
  • As AC Fails, AI Passengers Chaos On Board

    As AC Fails, AI Passengers Chaos On Board

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    A day after an Air India Delhi-bound flight suffered air conditioning system malfunction, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) today said that that the pilots of the flight were at fault, reported India Today . This event once again drags Air India's mismanagement and deteriorating services into spotlight. The flight took off at 1.55 pm on Sunday. Some of the passengers even tried to put on the emergency masks but these too did not work.
  • Reds make Naby Keita contract offer

    Reds make Naby Keita contract offer

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    The Liverpool manager fancies bringing the Guinea global midfielder to Anfield in a bid to strengthen his squad ahead of a return to the Champions League next season. Camara, now a coach for the Guinea national team, went on to incorrectly reveal Keita's desired shirt number: "If the deal is successful Naby has requested the no 9 shirt".
  • Trump May Visit Ireland This Month

    Trump May Visit Ireland This Month

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    The U.K. government is expected to give less than 24 hours notice of a Presidential state visit to avoid the disruption of mass protest, the newspaper reports. "We have to prove him wrong". In early June, just after the United Kingdom general election, it emerged that the U.S. president had told May that he did not want to go ahead with the state visit to Britain until the British public supports his coming, fearing large-scale demonstrations.
  • Hinkley Point bill to rise by £1.5bn

    Hinkley Point bill to rise by £1.5bn

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    EDF, the French utility and main backer of the project, said today that total project costs are now expected to be £19.6bn, up from a projected £18.1bn when the contracts were signed a year ago. Areva and its Finnish customer Teollisuuden Voima (TVO) are locked in a multibillion-dollar legal battle over compensation. Construction is underway after Prime Minister Theresa May approved the project in September previous year.
  • Bus With German Tourists Crashes in Southern Germany, 17 People Feared Dead

    Bus With German Tourists Crashes in Southern Germany, 17 People Feared Dead

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    Several people are feared dead, and many are missing after a tour bus in Germany burst into flames following a collision with a trailer truck on Monday. Helicopters and ambulances were on the scene to rescue the injured and the A9 motorway was closed in both directions because of the accident. If those missing are confirmed killed, the accident at the start of the summer holiday season would be one of the worst to hit Germany.
  • China, Hong Kong Launch Long-Awaited 'Bond Connect' Scheme

    China, Hong Kong Launch Long-Awaited 'Bond Connect' Scheme

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    A long-awaited scheme enabling foreign investors to buy and sell Chinese bonds has been launched. The bond move is the latest in a series of liberalisation pledges from China, which has regularly been hit by complaints from foreign companies and trading partners about access to its markets.
  • Tragic doctor shot in gun rampage was covering colleague's shift as favour

    Tragic doctor shot in gun rampage was covering colleague's shift as favour

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    Though it may never be known what led Bello, 45, to stop reporting to work before returning to his former place of employment - Bronx-Lebanon Hospital - with a rifle hidden under his lab coat, the doctor's life was far from flawless. As for Henry Bello, Eyewitness News also learned he had experienced homelessness and was in and out of the shelter system in recent years, but he was not homeless at the time of the shooting.