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Could a Spacecraft Fly to the Sun? | Live Science | February 26, 2017 Could a Spacecraft Fly to the Sun?
Technology
Humans have sent spacecraft to the moon, the red planet Mars and even distant interstellar space, but can we send a spaceship to the scorching sun?
Live Science | February 26, 2017
Kyrgyz opposition leader detained ahead of presidential campaign | Reuters | February 26, 2017 Kyrgyz opposition leader detained ahead of presidential campaign
World
BISHKEK (Reuters) - Kyrgyzstan's state security service said it detained opposition politician Omurbek Tekebayev on Sunday on charges of corruption and fraud, a move that may eliminate him as a con...
Reuters | February 26, 2017
U.S. Detains and Nearly Deports French-Jewish Historian | Washington Post | February 26, 2017 U.S. Detains and Nearly Deports French-Jewish Historian
World
PARIS — Henry Rousso is one of France’s most preeminent scholars and public intellectuals. Last week, as the famous historian attempted to enter the United States to att...
Washington Post | February 26, 2017
Israeli intelligence minister says Trump created a new path to peace | Washington Post | February 26, 2017 Israeli intelligence minister says Trump created a new path to peace
World
JERUSALEM — Israel’s Minister of Intelligence and Atomic Energy, Israel Katz, is known as a political bulldozer. It’s a label he is proud of and a trait, he believes, cou...
Washington Post | February 26, 2017
New Nokia 3310: everything you need to know | TechRadar | February 26, 2017 New Nokia 3310: everything you need to know
Technology
It's one of the most popular phones of all time, and 17 years later it's been given a reboot.
TechRadar | February 26, 2017
Shifa Gardi: Tributes paid to reporter killed in Mosul | Al Jazeera | February 26, 2017 Shifa Gardi: Tributes paid to reporter killed in Mosul
World
Kurdish journalist was killed by a roadside bomb blast while covering the Iraqi forces' push against ISIL in Mosul.
Al Jazeera | February 26, 2017
Russia's new game in Afghanistan | Al Jazeera | February 26, 2017 Russia's new game in Afghanistan
World
Vladimir Putin's posturing towards Afghanistan has opened a new chapter in the great game in the heart of Asia.
Al Jazeera | February 26, 2017
Malaysia rolls out red carpet as Saudi king kicks off Asia tour | Reuters | February 26, 2017 Malaysia rolls out red carpet as Saudi king kicks off Asia tour
World
KUALA LUMPUR/DUBAI (Reuters) - Malaysia welcomed Saudi Arabia's King Salman on Sunday for the start of a rare, month-long Asian tour, where the monarch will build ties and seek to draw more investm...
Reuters | February 26, 2017
Donald Trump to skip White House correspondents' dinner | Al Jazeera | February 25, 2017 Donald Trump to skip White House correspondents' dinner
World
Reporters' group covering the White House says April 29 event will go ahead after US president says he will not attend.
Al Jazeera | February 25, 2017
Indonesia and Australia restore full military ties | Al Jazeera | February 26, 2017 Indonesia and Australia restore full military ties
World
Leaders of two countries agree to 'full restoration of defence cooperation' and commit to free trade.
Al Jazeera | February 26, 2017
Protesters mark Philippine revolt by condemning killings | ABC News | February 25, 2017 Protesters mark Philippine revolt by condemning killings
World
Thousands of pro-democracy activists marked the anniversary of the 1986 revolt that ousted Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos with a warning against what they say are the incumbent president's di...
ABC News | February 25, 2017
Israeli premier calls 1st visit to Australia 'wonderful' | ABC News | February 25, 2017 Israeli premier calls 1st visit to Australia 'wonderful'
World
Benjamin Netanyahu has described his visit to Australia, which is a first for a serving Israeli prime minister, as "wonderful."
ABC News | February 25, 2017
Malaysia declares airport safe for travel after nerve agent attack | Reuters | February 25, 2017 Malaysia declares airport safe for travel after nerve agent attack
World
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia on Sunday declared its international airport a "safe zone" after completing a sweep of the terminal where the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jon...
Reuters | February 25, 2017
Government forces target rebels in Syrian cities | Al Jazeera | February 26, 2017 Government forces target rebels in Syrian cities
World
Air strikes kill at least four people in rebel-held areas of Homs and Douma, a day after deadly attack on army officers.
Al Jazeera | February 26, 2017
Actor Bill Paxton dies at age 61 | ABC News | February 26, 2017 Actor Bill Paxton dies at age 61
Entertainment
Paxton starred in both mainstream and cult films starting in the 1980s.
ABC News | February 26, 2017
Report warns of state money fallout from health law repeal | ABC News | February 26, 2017 Report warns of state money fallout from health law repeal
Entertainment
A sobering report to governors about the potential consequences of repealing the Obama-era health care law warns that federal spending cuts probably would create funding gaps for states and threate...
ABC News | February 26, 2017
Malaysia: Kim Jong Nam died within 20 minutes of poisoning | ABC News | February 26, 2017 Malaysia: Kim Jong Nam died within 20 minutes of poisoning
World
Malaysia's health minister says the dose of poison given to North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un's half brother was so high that it killed him "within 15-20 minutes."
ABC News | February 26, 2017
Who to follow on social media during the Oscars | ABC News | February 26, 2017 Who to follow on social media during the Oscars
Entertainment
These Twitter and Instagram accounts are sure to have an inside scoop.
ABC News | February 26, 2017
London gallery LD50 courts anger with far-right ties | Al Jazeera | February 26, 2017 London gallery LD50 courts anger with far-right ties
World
Anti-fascist activists accuse curator of far-right sympathies after exhibition of works by white supremacists.
Al Jazeera | February 26, 2017
In India, regional rival takes on Modi at his own game | Reuters | February 26, 2017 In India, regional rival takes on Modi at his own game
World
LUCKNOW, India (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi out-campaigned all-comers in the 2014 general election but, as he faces his biggest mid-term test, he is up against a rival determined...
Reuters | February 26, 2017
Decision on early Italian elections up to PM Gentiloni: Renzi | Reuters | February 26, 2017 Decision on early Italian elections up to PM Gentiloni: Renzi
World
MILAN (Reuters) - Former Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said on Sunday it is up to his successor to decide whether Italy should hold its next national election before the natural end of the current le...
Reuters | February 26, 2017
Fillon criticizes French government over campaign violence | Reuters | February 26, 2017 Fillon criticizes French government over campaign violence
World
PARIS (Reuters) - Francois Fillon, The Republicans' presidential candidate, on Sunday accused the French government of not doing enough to curb the violence that has hit election campaign events.
Reuters | February 26, 2017
'10 attacks a day' against refugees, shelters in 2016 | Al Jazeera | February 26, 2017 '10 attacks a day' against refugees, shelters in 2016
World
Hate crimes last year injured more than 500 asylum seekers, including 43 children, interior ministry says.
Al Jazeera | February 26, 2017
White House does not rule out Sessions recusal on Russia probes | Reuters | February 26, 2017 White House does not rule out Sessions recusal on Russia probes
World
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Sunday did not rule out that Attorney General Jeff Sessions may recuse himself from Justice Department investigations into allegations of Russian interfere...
Reuters | February 26, 2017
Famine-hit South Sudanese eat weeds and water lilies to survive | Reuters | February 26, 2017 Famine-hit South Sudanese eat weeds and water lilies to survive
World
THONYOR, South Sudan (Reuters) - Like thousands of other South Sudanese families caught up in famine, Sara Dit and her 10 children are hiding from marauding gunmen in the swamps and islands of the ...
Reuters | February 26, 2017
Democrats' new chair on electoral mistakes: 'We ignored rural swaths of America' | ABC News | February 26, 2017 Democrats' new chair on electoral mistakes: 'We ignored rural swaths of America'
Political
Newly elected DNC chair Tom Perez spoke with ABC News' George Stephanopoulos.
ABC News | February 26, 2017
Palestinian Christian Yacoub Shaheen wins Arab Idol | Al Jazeera | February 26, 2017 Palestinian Christian Yacoub Shaheen wins Arab Idol
World
Yacoub Shaheen, 23, follows in the footsteps of Mohammed Assaf who won the televised singing competition four years ago.
Al Jazeera | February 26, 2017
Pope says wants to make trip to South Sudan with Anglican leader | Reuters | February 26, 2017 Pope says wants to make trip to South Sudan with Anglican leader
World
ROME (Reuters) - Pope Francis said on Sunday he wants to make a trip to South Sudan together with the head of the Anglican Church to bring attention to the suffering of people stricken by civil war...
Reuters | February 26, 2017
Syrian civil activists demand talks on transition, ceasefire monitoring | Reuters | February 26, 2017 Syrian civil activists demand talks on transition, ceasefire monitoring
World
GENEVA (Reuters) - Syrian activists called on Sunday for the Assad government to engage in serious talks on political transition and for the United Nations to strengthen the fragile ceasefire as vi...
Reuters | February 26, 2017
Iran holds naval war games amid rising tensions with U.S. | Reuters | February 26, 2017 Iran holds naval war games amid rising tensions with U.S.
World
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran launched naval drills at the mouth of the Gulf and the Indian Ocean on Sunday, a naval commander said, as tensions with the United States escalated after U.S President Donald...
Reuters | February 26, 2017
Pelosi: Trump 'has nothing to show' for 1st month in office except 'fear' | ABC News | February 26, 2017 Pelosi: Trump 'has nothing to show' for 1st month in office except 'fear'
Political
The House Minority Leader said the Trump administration is short on achievements
ABC News | February 26, 2017
25-year-old named as suspect in New Orleans parade crash that injured 28 | ABC News | February 26, 2017 25-year-old named as suspect in New Orleans parade crash that injured 28
Entertainment
The victims ranged in age from 3 or 4 years old to adults in their 30s or 40s.
ABC News | February 26, 2017
Economic Preview: What it means for the Fed as inflation wakes from Rip Van Winkle slumber | MarketWatch | February 26, 2017 Economic Preview: What it means for the Fed as inflation wakes from Rip Van Winkle slumber
Business
The menace of higher inflation has been absent in the U.S. for a long time, but a bigger gust of rising prices is sure to grab the attention this week of the powerbrokers who determine the cost of ...
MarketWatch | February 26, 2017
Britain's Farage posts picture of 'dinner with The Donald' | Reuters | February 26, 2017 Britain's Farage posts picture of 'dinner with The Donald'
World
LONDON (Reuters) - British anti-EU campaigner Nigel Farage posted a picture of him having "dinner with The Donald" on Twitter, the latest meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and the critic ...
Reuters | February 26, 2017
U.S. condemns attacks on special monitoring mission in eastern Ukraine | Reuters | February 26, 2017 U.S. condemns attacks on special monitoring mission in eastern Ukraine
World
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Sunday condemned an attack on special monitoring missions in eastern Ukraine and called on Russia and the separatist forces it backs to immediately obser...
Reuters | February 26, 2017
White House spokesperson on call for special prosecutor in Russia probe: We're not 'there yet' | ABC News | February 26, 2017 White House spokesperson on call for special prosecutor in Russia probe: We're not 'there yet'
Political
Huckabee Sanders said Congress should complete its review of the matter first.
ABC News | February 26, 2017
Kim Jong-nam 'died about 20 minutes after VX poisoning' | Al Jazeera | February 26, 2017 Kim Jong-nam 'died about 20 minutes after VX poisoning'
World
Kim Jong-nam had large amounts of toxic nerve agent in his body and died 20 minutes after being attacked, report says.
Al Jazeera | February 26, 2017
Treason charges against Russian cyber experts linked to seven-year-old accusations | Reuters | February 26, 2017 Treason charges against Russian cyber experts linked to seven-year-old accusations
World
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Treason charges brought in December against two Russian state security officers and a cyber-security expert in Moscow relate to allegations made by a Russian businessman seven ye...
Reuters | February 26, 2017
Egypt's Coptic Christians flee Sinai for Ismailiya | Al Jazeera | February 26, 2017 Egypt's Coptic Christians flee Sinai for Ismailiya
World
Flight of about 90 families to Ismailya follows warning of attacks by ISIL and killings targeting community in El Arish.
Al Jazeera | February 26, 2017
Contenders coming into focus as regular season winds down -- or are they? | ESPN | February 26, 2017 Contenders coming into focus as regular season winds down -- or are they?
Sports
Contenders coming into focus as regular season winds down -- or are they?
ESPN | February 26, 2017