March 2017


Hidden figures no more: female Nasa staff to be immortalised in Lego

Set of five scientists, engineers and astronauts including Katherine Johnson wins Lego Ideas contest and will go into production @LegoNASAWomen has passed the February 28, 2017 Weinstock submitted the set to the Lego Ideas review after it gained 10,000 votes of support from the public. The news that it had won was a dream […]

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Latest Trump executive order aims to dismantle Obama’s clean water rule

President also signed order to establish federal program to support HBCUs as he sought to unravel environmental policy intended to curb pollution in water sources Donald Trump on Tuesday signed an executive order aimed at unraveling one of Barack Obamas signature environmental policies designed to protect American waterways from pollution. The presidents move marked the […]

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Russia and China veto UN resolution to impose sanctions on Syria

France, UK and US wanted sanctions over chemical weapon use but Vladimir Putin rejects totally inappropriate proposal Russia and China have vetoed a UN resolution to impose sanctions on Syria over the alleged use of chemical weapons during the six-year war. It is Russias seventh veto to protect the Syrian government from UN security council […]

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MEPs revoke Marine Le Pen’s immunity over violent Isis images

Committee waives protection, paving way for French prosecution of Front National leader after she tweeted pictures of killings MEPs have voted to lift a separate investigation into her alleged misuse of EU funds. The European parliament and French authorities have launched inquiries after allegations that FN workers had fake jobs paid from EU funds. ordered […]

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Kim Jong-nam: North Korean team seeks body as women face charges

Team arrives to retrieve body as Malaysian authorities say they will charge Indonesian and Vietnamese suspects A high-level North Korean delegation has arrived in Kuala Lumpur as Malaysia announced it will charge an Indonesian and a Vietnamese woman with two female suspects rubbed VX, the worlds most deadly nerve agent, on Kim Jong-nams face in […]

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Issa renews call for independent prosecutor on Russia

Washington (CNN)Rep. Darrell Issa doubled down on statements he made over the weekend urging for an independent investigation of communications between President Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and Russians known to US intelligence. “The American people need a clear-eyed view of the nefarious actions of the Russian government,” the California Republican said in a statement Monday. […]

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