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19:00 World
Nasa could discover whether life exists outside of planet Earth within 20 years, scientist says

'For the first time in human history, we can actually build the missions that could go out and answer this fundamental question of whether or not biology works beyond Earth'.

18:25 World
Expect more fake news from Russia, top NATO general says

There he will outline why NATO believes its biggest military build-up since the end of the Cold War is not a threat to the Kremlin.
Source: Reuters

18:03 World
Sales of Ivanka Trump's perfume surge reaching top spot in Amazon Best Sellers

The sales increase comes despite a campaign to encourage shoppers to boycott products linked to the US President and his family.

17:41 World
U.S. coalition says Islamic State command center destroyed in Mosul; IS says civilians killed

The militant group disputed the assertion, saying in an online statement that Friday's strike killed 18 people, mostly women and children, and wounded 47.

17:00 World
FBI chief holds classified briefing Amid reports of Trump-Russia ties

The senators refused to comment on the talks upon the conclusion of the briefing, according to the report.

16:38 World
Earth may have brand new continent 'Zealandia'

The 4.9 million kilometre region of the southwest Pacific Ocean is made up of continental crust, researchers said.

16:17 World
Canadian stock market closes lower for first time in nine sessions

The Toronto Stock Exchange's benchmark Standard & Poor's/TSX Composite gave back 25.54 points, or 0.16 percent, to end the week at 15,838.63 points. 

15:45 World
Can Google's internet-beaming balloons beat the wind?

X now expects to need fewer balloons to fulfill its goal of delivering internet service to billions of people living in unconnected regions in the world, ranging from small villages in Africa to the woods of California.

14:26 World
People reveal the creepiest things that have ever happened to them (and some stories will keep you awake at night)

In a new thread on Reddit user RXRXG2799 asked: 'Redditors, what's the creepiest thing you've ever experienced?'
Source: The Daily Mail

14:02 World
Experimental cutlery that challenges traditional ideas of usability

The tableware doesn’t necessarily make the experience of eating easier, but rather encourages the user to reconsider their relationship to utensils and how they are used.

13:07 World
Malaysia arrests North Korean man as row over Kim Jong Nam's death escalates

Malaysian police said the latest arrest connected with the murder was made on Friday night, and the suspect was identified as Ri Jong Chol, born on May 6, 1970.
Source: Reuters

12:41 World
Dwight Yorke ‘felt like criminal’ as he was denied entry to USA

The 45-year-old enjoyed widespread success in English football, playing for Aston Villa, United, Blackburn, Birmingham and Sunderland before retiring in 2009.

12:02 World
Hitler's phone to be auctioned in US

The red phone, which has the Nazi leader's name engraved on it, was found in his Berlin bunker in 1945.

11:38 World
US defence secretary calms European nerves over Nato

James Mattis tells Munich conference that America will defend members that come under attack from Russia.

11:15 World
Life forms that could be 50,000 years old found in caves in Mexico

The bizarre, ancient microbes and viruses found living in crystals in extremely punishing conditions deep in an abandoned lead and zinc mine.

10:26 World
California hit by 'bombogenesis', biggest storm in years

The system is dumping torrential downpour from Los Angeles to San Francisco, fuelled by an "atmospheric river" extending to the Pacific.

19:44 World
Unilever rejects Kraft Heinz mega-merger

US foods company may return with sweetened offer after Anglo-Dutch multinational declines initial advances for tie-up.

19:27 World
Alpine ski resorts could lose up to 70% of snow cover by 2100 – experts

New study says global warming likely to see snowfall replaced by rain across the Alps, with knock-on effects for tourism-dependent villages.

19:06 World
Spain's Princess Cristina cleared in tax trial

Urdangarin was accused of using his royal connections to generate business income used for private spending.

18:42 World
Hundreds of migrants storm fence to reach Spanish enclave of Ceuta

Police said security cameras showed around 600 migrants, some with shears and clubs, breaking through one of the gates.

18:25 World
Ecuador opposition candidate vows to remove Assange, denounce Venezuela

Conservative former banker Guillermo Lasso is the opposition's frontrunner in Sunday's presidential election.

18:03 World
Goldman sees U.S. mortgage rates up 150 basis points by 2019

Conventional mortgages are home loans guaranteed by federal agencies Fannie Mae (FNMA.PK) and Freddie Mac (FMCC.PK).

17:49 World
Collapse of Aztec society linked to catastrophic salmonella outbreak

DNA of 500-year-old bacteria is first direct evidence of an epidemic — one of humanity's deadliest — that occurred after Spanish conquest.

17:24 World
Where's Gandalf? Photographer snaps wizard at New Zealand beauty spots

Indian amateur photographer Akhil Suhas gains thousands of Instagram followers with his quirky holiday project.

17:00 World
11 dead as Nigerian troops repel Boko Haram suicide bombers

Police say three female suicide bombers detonated vehicles parked at a truck station around midnight.

16:38 World
Anti-muslim hate groups have tripled since Trump began campaigning in US

The Alabama-based nonprofit detailed how the organizations opposing Muslims "leaped" from 34 to 101 in just over a year while the total number of various hate groups rose from 892 in 2015 to 917 in 2016.
Source: WN

16:17 World
Scientists explore Edinburgh's mystery cave network

More chambers have also been uncovered during the research project, BBC Scotland has learned.

15:28 World
World's oldest seabird hatches new chick at Midway Atoll

Fish and Wildlife Service project leader Bob Peyton says Wisdom has returned to Midway for over six decades. He says she has raised at least 30 chicks.

14:44 World
Mexican says she was stolen as baby in Spain under Franco

Ceballos Franco said Thursday she may be among an estimated 30,000 babies who were taken from their real parents under the Franco dictatorship from 1938 to 1975.

14:26 World
Zealandia: Is there an eighth continent under New Zealand?

It's not a complete stranger, you might have heard of its highest mountains, the only bits showing above water: New Zealand.

13:43 World
An immersive forest of 60,000 rainbow numbers by Emmanuelle Moureaux

Unsurprisingly, Moureaux, whose practice often involves layering color within space, decided to transform the white cube into a rainbow forest filled with more than 60,000 multi-colored numbers arranged in three dimensional grids.

13:07 World
Trash to $100,000 treasure: Cash found in old TV set

More than $100,000 in cash was found inside a television that was being processed at an Ontario recycling plant in January, CNN partner CTV Network reported this week.

12:41 World
India still keen to buy Westinghouse reactors despite Toshiba meltdown

Toshiba this week booked a $6.3 billion charge related to huge cost overruns at Westinghouse, forcing it to put its flash-memory chip business up for sale to stay solvent and pull out of nuclear power plant construction overseas.

12:29 World
Japan January exports seen up for second straight month

Exports likely rose 4.7 percent in January from a year ago, according to the poll of 18 analysts, following 5.4 percent growth in December when shipments rose for the first time in 15 months.

12:02 World
Hong Kong police officers jailed for beating protester

TV cameras caught the officers removing Mr Tsang from the protest area to a nearby park and kicking and punching him as he lay on the ground.

11:38 World
Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong arrested in South Korea

Samsung is accused of giving donations to non-profit foundations operated by Choi Soon-sil, a friend of Ms Park, in exchange for government favours.

11:15 World
Thai police fail to find monk in Dhammakaya temple raid

Police said they found medical equipment in rooms where they had expected to find the group's former abbot, 72-year-old Phra Dhammajayo.

10:47 World
Mark Zuckerberg pens major Facebook manifesto on how to burst the bubble

The 6,500-word mission statement reads like a state of the union address, tackling everything from fake news to growing anti-globalization sentiment.

10:26 World
Woolly mammoth on verge of resurrection, scientists reveal

Scientist leading ‘de-extinction’ effort says Harvard team could create hybrid mammoth-elephant embryo in two years.

10:00 World
Kim Jong-nam killing: two more held as details emerge of airport attack

Suspects detained in Malaysia after death of North Korean leader’s half-brother in attack that reportedly lasted five seconds.

20:30 World
Scientists study ocean absorption of human carbon pollution

Knowing the rate at which the oceans absorb carbon pollution is a key to understanding how fast climate change will occur.

20:08 World
Yahoo issues new warning of potentially malicious activity on accounts

Hackers potentially accessed accounts between 2015 and 2016, and the warning comes two months after saying data from 1bn users was compromised in 2013.

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