NASA make announcement on ‘exciting new discovery’ about the Moon

The Daily Star’s FREE newsletter is spectacular! Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox NASA says it will announce an "exciting new discovery about the Moon" next week. The space agency has released few details of its latest bombshell discovery, but says it "contributes to NASA’s efforts to learn about the Moon in support of deep […]

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Scientists raise doubts about Britain’s plan to deliberately infect volunteers.

The idea of vaccinating healthy volunteers and then deliberately infecting them with the coronavirus — a plan set in motion for the first time by scientists in London this week — carries enormous ethical difficulties. Even though young, healthy participants are unlikely to be seriously sickened or killed, the virus is unpredictable and the long-term consequences of an infection are […]

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The Czech Republic will close shops and further tighten rules to stem its outbreak.

The Czech Republic on Wednesday, responding to an influx in cases that in mid-October made it the country with the highest coronavirus transmission rates in Europe, announced plans to close most shops and further tighten restrictions on movement. Last week, the country closed schools, bars, restaurants and clubs. Places serving takeout food could do so only until 8 p.m., and […]

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Abu Dhabi's IPIC drops lawsuit against Goldman Sachs over 1MDB scandal

(Reuters) – Abu Dhabi’s International Petroleum Investment Co (IPIC) said on Wednesday that it was dropping a lawsuit against Goldman Sachs Group Inc GS.N to recover losses suffered from the U.S. investment bank’s dealings with Malaysian state fund 1MDB.FILE PHOTO: A sign is displayed in the reception of Goldman Sachs in Sydney, Australia, May 18, 2016. REUTERS/David Gray/File PhotoThe lawsuit had alleged that Goldman […]

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CalWood fire forces evacuation orders for Lyons Park Estates Wednesday

Residents of the Lyons Park Estates have been ordered to evacuate their homes because of the CalWood fire and a Red Flag Warning for critical fire conditions. Deputies with the sheriff’s office are going door to door on Wednesday afternoon advising residents of the order. The Red Flag Warning, posted by the National Weather Service at noon Wednesday, calls for […]

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Trump can still win the U.S. election, despite lagging in the polls: experts

U.S. President Donald Trump continues to lag behind Democratic presidential nominee  Joe Biden in the polls, even in key battleground states, but experts warn that does not mean there is a clear winner. Political analyst websites, FiveThirtyEight and Decision Desk HQ both project Biden as the winner of the 2020 U.S. election. But turn back the clock four years ago, […]

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14ers you can hike during national forest closures (and which you can't)

So, if you were keen to squeeze in one more fourteener before the snow flies, you need to know how Front Range options have been affected by the closure of the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests. The large-scale closure went into effect Wednesday due to fire danger and “unprecedented” fire conditions. You can still do Mount Bierstadt, which is in the […]

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42 new cases of COVID-19 involving First Nations people in Manitoba

The number of First Nations people in Manitoba infected with COVID-19 is the highest its ever been — which the team tasked with responding to cases in Indigenous communities calls a concerning, ongoing trend. The number spiked by 42 cases Monday, rising to 339 people infected since the novel coronavirus pandemic began, according to numbers released Tuesday by the Manitoba […]

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