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NASA's DART spacecraft hits target asteroid in first planetary defense test

NASA’s DART spacecraft hits target asteroid in first planetary defense test

September 26 (Reuters) – NASA’s DART spacecraft successfully slammed into a distant asteroid at hypersonic speed on Monday in the world’s first test of a planetary defense system, designed to prevent a possible apocalyptic meteorite collision with the Earth. Humanity’s first attempt to alter the motion of an asteroid or any celestial body took place …

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Home to 28,000 US troops, South Korea is unlikely to avoid conflict in Taiwan

Home to 28,000 US troops, South Korea is unlikely to avoid conflict in Taiwan

U.S. President Joe Biden has an ice cream as he salutes U.S. troops during his visit to the Air Operations Center at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea May 22, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SEOUL, Sept 26 (Reuters) – Tensions around Taiwan have raised the thorny …

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North Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of US Vice President Harris' visit

North Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of US Vice President Harris’ visit

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SEOUL, Sept 25 (Reuters) – North Korea fired a ballistic missile into the sea off its east coast on Sunday, ahead of planned military exercises by South Korean and U.S. forces involving an aircraft carrier and a visit to the region of US Vice President Kamala. …

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Airbus slams skeptical supplier Raytheon over jet production

Airbus slams skeptical supplier Raytheon over jet production

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PARIS, Sept 23 (Reuters) – Europe’s Airbus (AIR.PA) clashed on Friday with U.S. giant Raytheon Technologies (RTX.N) over a plan to ramp up production of jet planes to a record high. line, after the industry’s largest contractor questioned whether a failing supply chain could carry on. …

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Putin Expands War Effort in Ukraine, Launches Nuclear Threat to West

Putin Expands War Effort in Ukraine, Launches Nuclear Threat to West

Putin announces partial mobilization Warns West against ‘nuclear blackmail’ Russia will use all means to defend itself It’s not a bluff, says Putin Russia is preparing to annex whole swaths of Ukrainian territory LONDON, Sept 21 (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday ordered Russia’s first mobilization since World War Two and backed a plan …

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Top US general urges vigilance as Russia weighs Ukraine setbacks

Top US general urges vigilance as Russia weighs Ukraine setbacks

A Ukrainian serviceman stands in front of a Polish Krab self-propelled howitzer, amid Russia’s attack on Ukraine in Kharkiv region, Ukraine September 13, 2022. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MILITARY BASE IN POLAND, Sept 18 (Reuters) – The U.S. general warned on Sunday that it was unclear how Russia …

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Hundreds found in mass grave after Russians left Ukrainian town

Hundreds found in mass grave after Russians left Ukrainian town

Zelenskiy blames Russia, says it must be held accountable Moscow has denied that its troops committed any atrocities Blood in the police cells abandoned by the Russians Kyiv’s advance is encouraging but the war is not about to end – NATO chief KYIV/KUPIANSK, Ukraine, September 16 (Reuters) – Ukrainian authorities have discovered a mass grave …

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Ukraine demands more Western weapons after Russia setback

Ukraine demands more Western weapons after Russia setback

Ukraine took over dozens of cities in rapid advance Many fleeing Russian soldiers have left Ukraine – US official Zelenskiy asks for anti-aircraft systems from the West ZOLOCHIV, Ukraine, September 13 (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has called on the West to speed up deliveries of weapons systems as Ukrainian troops move to consolidate …

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