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NASA's Juno mission to cross halfway to Jupiter next week

Washington: NASA's Juno mission will next week mark the halfway point in data collection by completing the 16th science pass of Jupiter.

Trump's ex-lawyer Cohen sentenced to 3 years in jail

New York: US President Donald Trump's former long-term personal attorney, Michael Cohen was sentenced here on Wednesday to 36 months in prison for tax fraud and campaign finance violations arising from payoffs he made during the 2016 campaign to women who claimed to have had affairs with the then-candidate.

Trump names Robert Williams as his point person for South Asia

Washington: US President Donald Trump on Wednesday said that he intends to name an experienced intelligence officer as the assistant secretary of state for South Asian affairs.

Trump's unpredictability was asset in UN diplomacy: Haley

Washington: Outgoing US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley has said that President Donald Trump's unpredictability and mercurial nature was often an asset in UN diplomacy.

NASA's InSight sends back first selfie on Mars

WASHINGTON:  Barely two weeks after touching down on Mars, NASA's InSight lander has taken its first selfie using the spacecraft's robotic arm, the US space agency has said.

'Government ID Authentication' feature comes to Adobe Sign

SAN FRANCISCO: To help banking and financial services companies go further paperless, Adobe has announced a new signer identification feature called "Government ID Authentication" that uses a physical ID, like a driver's license or passport, as a form of digital ID authentication.

3 killed in France Christmas market shooting, gunman at large

PARIS: A massive hunt was underway on Wednesday for a gunman who opened fire near a Christmas market in the French city of Strasbourg, killing three people and injuring 12 others, police said.

Pakistan rejects listing as violator of religious freedom by US

ISLAMABAD: As Washington announced that Pakistan had been added to a list of violators of religious freedoms, Islamabad on Wednesday rejected the "unilateral and politically motivated pronouncement".

Pakistan will try for peace despite India's negative attitude: Official

ISLAMABAD:  Pakistan Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua has said that Islamabad would continue with its efforts for peace in its neighbourhood despite New Delhis negative attitude.

Indian-origin man jailed for stabbing pregnant wife in Singapore

SINGAPORE: A court here on Tuesday sentenced an Indian origin man to seven years in jail for stabbing his pregnant wife using a knife with a 10-cm long blade.

Canada will continue to lead critical climate talks: Minister

Katowice (Poland): Canada will continue to lead critical climate negotiations, the country's Minister of Environment and Climate Change Catherine McKenna has said while urging the world to do its part to find solutions to fight climate change at home and abroad.

Top officials in Morocco to adopt Global Compact for Migration

RABTA:  Top politicians and officials will convene on Monday in the Moroccan city of Marrakech to formally adopt the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration.

Man charged with British backpacker's murder appears in court

Auckland: A man charged with the murder of a British backpacker in New Zealand appeared in a court here on Monday.

Wintertime ice growth in Arctic sea slows long-term decline: NASA

NEW YORK:  While sea ice in the Arctic continues to be on the decline, a new research from the US Space agency suggests that it is regrowing at faster rates during the winter than it was a few decades ago.

Facebook must end far right's fundraising: British leader 1,385 'yellow vest' protesters arrested across France Salman Khan, Anurag Kashyap win at Asian Academy Creative Awards Australian students protest against Adani coal mine construction Trump signs two-week spending bill to avoid government shutdown US stocks close sharply lower amid soft data 12 dead in bank robbery attempt in Brazil 'Indian city' Brampton to have Canada's first world-class cricket stadium We're not your 'hired gun' anymore, Imran Khan tells US US dollar falls amid downbeat data, lower expectation on Fed rate hikes Chinese shares open higher; yuan weakens Developed nations reduced emissions: UN report US military planes crash off Japan, 6 missing Former Australian archbishop acquitted of child abuse cover-up SpaceX with 6,000 pound of re-supply mission launched to ISS Indian novel 'Timirpanthi' to be adapted as a film UNIFIL to send team to Israel to probe cross-border tunnel claims US dollar rebounds amid market expectation on Fed rate hikes Oil prices slide as Trump urges OPEC not to cut supply Chinese shares open lower; yuan weakens Ex-Indian diplomat elected to UN's socio-economic, cultural panel China urges Canada to release Huawei official Top Indian-American Microsoft AI executive Sirosh joins Compass 7.5 magnitude quake strikes off New Caledonia in Pacific Ocean 10 Indian arrested in Thailand for fake marriages Pakistan continues to use Taliban as hedge against India: US commander US dollar falls on economic growth fears Man arrested in wife missing case of 1982 US, China truce terms don't match First NASA probe to return asteroid sample reaches destination
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