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Earth, Venus and the sun form row this month

By Catherine J. Teves MANILA, March 16 (PNA) -- The sun, Venus and Earth will line up in a straight row this month, staging anew the celestial event called "conjunction". An inferior conjunction will happen on Saturday (March 25) as Venus...

Pope Francis suggests ordaining married men as priests

MOSCOW, March 13 (PNA/Sputnik) -- Pope Francis said in an interview Thursday that the Roman Catholic Church should consider tackling its worldwide priest shortage by ordaining married men. But loosening one of the Church's stringent rules in a few cases...

Google’s artificial intelligence detects cancer faster than doctors

MOSCOW, March 8 (PNA/Sputnik) -- Google has found an unexpected use for one of its self-driving car technologies: tumour hunting. A statement from the tech titan claims that their detection software is significantly more thorough and accurate than an ordinary...

Trump signs new travel ban, excluding Iraq from list

https://youtu.be/Bwf3Tfux6UI https://youtu.be/kSs9JgAEXqA WASHINGTON, March 7 (PNA/Xinhua) -- US President Donald Trump on Monday signed an executive order banning nationals of six Muslim-majority countries to enter the country, excluding Iraq from the list of a previous ban. The new document maintained a 90-day...

YouTube to launch live TV streaming in the US

https://youtu.be/pHuHAoY-UqI PORTLAND, March 1 (PNA/Sputnik) -- YouTube will soon launch live streaming in the next few months of television programs from four national US broadcasters and cable channels for a subscription price of USD35 per month, the company said on...

Samsung decides to abolish control tower after heir’s indictment

SEOUL, Feb 28 (PNA/Xinhua) -- Samsung Group, South Korea's biggest family-controlled conglomerate, announced its decision Tuesday to abolish the group's control tower after the announcement by special prosecutors of a plan to indict the Samsung heir for bribery charge. The...

Nissan trials self-driving cars in Europe

https://youtu.be/praYzJFR8u0 LONDON, Feb 28 (PNA/Xinhua) -- Japanese multinational automobile manufacturer Nissan on Monday introduced self-driving cars here as part of a trial. The trial is among the first on-road autonomous vehicle demonstrations conducted in Europe where debates about the safety of...

Be ready to die: SpaceX promises to send first tourists to moon in 2018

https://youtu.be/V4cYtQzE3D0 MOSCOW, Feb. 28 (PNA/Sputnik) -- SpaceX has announced that they will fly two space tourists to the moon in late 2018. The spacecraft will circumnavigate our planet’s natural satellite before returning to Earth. "Like the Apollo astronauts before them, these...

Nokia 3310 is making a comeback, as Nokia launches new lineup ahead of Mobile World Congress

BARCELONA, Feb. 27 (PNA/Xinhua) -- Finnish Nokia launched its new mobile phones in Barcelona during this weekend ahead of the official opening of the Mobile World Congress (MWC). The Finnish company presented three new Android Smartphones, the Nokia 6, the...

China at work on hypersonic weapon targeting East Asia missile shields

TAIPEI, Feb 27 (PNA/Kyodo) -- China is developing hypersonic weapons with an eye to piercing the missile defense shields of Japan and East Asian neighbours, according to a magazine specializing in Chinese military affairs. The so-called "Rocket Force" of China's...
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