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Scientists find an exotic black hole deemed a 'needle in a haystack'

Scientists find an exotic black hole deemed a ‘needle in a haystack’

An artist’s impression showing what the binary star system VFTS 243 – containing a black hole and a large luminous star orbiting each other – might look like if we were observing it up close is seen in this undated handout image. The system, which is located in the Tarantula Nebula in the Large Magellanic …

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Why world's first malaria shot won't reach millions of children who need it

Why world’s first malaria shot won’t reach millions of children who need it

LONDON/KISUMU, Kenya, July 13 (Reuters) – After decades of work, the World Health Organization endorsed the first-ever malaria vaccine last year – a historic milestone that promised to drive back a disease that kills a child every minute. In reality, efforts are falling well short of that, with a lack of funding and commercial potential …

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Kyiv strikes Russian-held area in southern Ukraine in rocket attack

Kyiv strikes Russian-held area in southern Ukraine in rocket attack

Ukrainian military says strike in Kherson region kills 52 Heavy shelling by both sides in Donbas Grain exports on agenda of talks due Wednesday in Istanbul KYIV, July 13 (Reuters) – Ukraine launched long-range rocket attacks on Russian forces in southern Ukraine and destroyed an ammunition store, its military said, as Russia continued to pound …

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Ukraine hit by widespread Russian shelling, apartment toll rises to 18

Ukraine hit by widespread Russian shelling, apartment toll rises to 18

At least 18 killed in residential block, more missing Ukraine expects intensification of hostilities Rescuers make voice contact with survivors under rubble Residents tell of miraculous escapes Ukraine says rocket strike is ‘terrorist attack’ CHASIV YAR, Ukraine/KYIV, July 11 (Reuters) – Russia opened fire with artillery, multiple rocket launchers and tanks around Ukraine’s second largest …

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Europe on edge as Nord Stream Russian gas link enters planned shutdown

Europe on edge as Nord Stream Russian gas link enters planned shutdown

Pipes at the landfall facilities of the ‘Nord Stream 1’ gas pipeline are pictured in Lubmin, Germany, March 8, 2022. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Nord Stream 1 maintenance to run from July 11-21 Fears outage could be extended Kremlin says shutdown is regular event Extended halt would hurt …

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Fearing Russian gas shut-off, France's industry turns to oil

Fearing Russian gas shut-off, France’s industry turns to oil

The logo of French tire maker Michelin is seen on a Formula E racing car in Rome, Italy May 17, 2016 REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi//File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France, July 10 (Reuters) – France’s energy-intensive companies are speeding up contingency plans and converting their gas boilers to run on …

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NASA to showcase Webb space telescope's first full-color images

NASA to showcase Webb space telescope’s first full-color images

July 10 (Reuters) – Drawing back the curtain to a photo gallery unlike any other, NASA will soon present the first full-color images from its James Webb Space Telescope, a revolutionary apparatus designed to peer through the cosmos to the dawn of the universe . The highly anticipated July 12 unveiling of pictures and spectroscopic …

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Death and devastation as Russian rockets hit Ukraine apartment block

Death and devastation as Russian rockets hit Ukraine apartment block

Ukraine says Russian forces gather in east Blinken raises concern over China’s Russia alignment Canada returns Russian gas turbine despite Ukraine objections Zelenskiy fires several ambassadors, says new ones coming CHASIV YAR/KYIV, Ukraine, July 10 (Reuters) – At least 15 people were killed and two dozen more are feared trapped after Russian Uragan rockets hit …

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EU signals shift to coal, accuses Russia of 'rogue moves' on gas

Canada will return repaired turbine for Nord Stream 1, expand sanctions on Russia

Pipes at the landfall facilities of the ‘Nord Stream 1’ gas pipeline are pictured in Lubmin, Germany, March 8, 2022. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register OTTAWA, July 9 (Reuters) – Canada will return a repaired Russian turbine to Germany needed for maintenance on the Nord Stream 1 gas pipeline, …

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US, Chinese foreign ministers hold first in person talks since October

US, Chinese foreign ministers hold first in person talks since October

NUSA DUA, Indonesia, July 9 (Reuters) – US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi put on Saturday for the first in-person talks since October after attending a G20 summit where the top US diplomat led efforts to pressure Russia over its war in Ukraine. US officials say Blinken’s meeting with …

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