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NASA video teases return to Moon and flight to Mars

NASA video teases return to Moon and flight to Mars

Technology
A new video released by NASA has teased the space agency's return to the Moon and plans to fly beyond it with missions to Mars. The project aims to answer the Space Policy Directive-1, signed by Donald Trump last year, which directed the agency to renew its physical space exploration efforts.In a speech read by voiceover actor Mike Rowe during the new video, the agency added: "We've taken giant leaps and left our mark in the heavens."Now we're building the next chapter, returning to the Moon to stay, and preparing to go beyond. We are NASA - and after 60 years, we're just getting started." In order to meet president Trump's call for a sustainable program of space exploration, NASA submitted a plan to US Congress a few weeks ago to set out its National Space Exploration ...
Frightened Rohingya fleeing to avoid Myanmar return

Frightened Rohingya fleeing to avoid Myanmar return

World
By Siobhan Robbins, South East Asia correspondent, in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh Hussein Ahmed’s wife and children are missing. Five days ago, his family discovered some of their names were on the list of Rohingya to be repatriated from their refugee camp in Bangladesh back to Myanmar from 15 November.The 45-year-old says a day later, his wife took the kids and ran."We are hearing that we will be sent back before justice has been done," he says."We will be killed again like before. That's why they were scared and ran away," he explains. Image: Mr Ahmed says justice has not yet been done over Myanmar's treatment of the Rohingya Others are also in hiding - several of Hussein's neighbours' homes stand deserted, their terrifie...
Wayne Rooney set for England return with Gareth Southgate to name DC United forward in next squad

Wayne Rooney set for England return with Gareth Southgate to name DC United forward in next squad

Sports
Roo-turn England's all-time record goalscorer will take to the field once again for a charity fund-raising friendly against the United States Wayne Rooney will return to the England fold and win his 120th cap later this month. Rooney, the forward, decided to retire from international football at the start of last season, ending his career as the Three Lions’ record goalscorer. Rooney scored 53 goals for England, more than any other player in history However, the 33-year-old is set for a stunning comeback after enjoying a period of superb form since joining DC United in June. Rooney has netted 12 goals for the MLS outfit, helping them qualify for this season’s play-offs; the club’s campaign ended earlier this week with a defe...
BBC's Bill Turnbull breaks down incurable cancer diagnosis in heartbreaking TV return

BBC's Bill Turnbull breaks down incurable cancer diagnosis in heartbreaking TV return

Entertainment
The BBC Breakfast presenter, who left the show in 2016 after a 15-year stint, was diagnosed with incurable prostate cancer in November 2017.Bill Turnbull, 62, went public with the news in March this year, and has since kept the public updated on his progress.Last night, the celebrated journalist appeared on Channel 4's Stand Up to Cancer, where he discussed his ill health in a pre-recorded segment.Talking to the camera, Bill revisited his diagnosis, revealing the devastating effect it had on himself and his family. Related Articles The TV presenter — who has three children with his wife — said: "I have been married for almost 30 years, and that I consider to be the best thing I have ever done."After visiting the doctor due to experiencing pains in h...
South Sudan peace deal bumpy as rebel leader doesn't return

South Sudan peace deal bumpy as rebel leader doesn't return

World
South Sudan's government is spending millions of dollars next week to celebrate a "final final" peace deal to end a five-year civil war. One problem: The rebel leader who agreed to share power is reluctant to come home. Riek Machar's hesitation amid security concerns is the latest sign that one of Africa's deadliest conflicts might be merely on pause. Worried observers can list several more: Key implementation deadlines have not been met. Cease-fire violations continue amid shocking abuses. And detainees who should have been freed remain behind bars. "There's been no indication that the peace deal's been working," said Denay J. Chagor, chairman of South Sudan's United Movement opposition party, who helped negotiate the peace talks. He told The Associated Press it looks unlikely that Mach...