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6.9-magnitude quake hits 283km S of Ndoi Island, Fiji — USGS

HONG KONG, Feb. 25 (PNA/Xinhua) -- An earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter scale jolted 283km S of Ndoi Island, Fiji at 17:28:43 GMT on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The epicenter, with a depth of 396.08 km, was...

‘Ring of Fire’, year’s first solar eclipse, visible on Sunday

https://youtu.be/mE3e9HI1K5U MOSCOW, Feb. 25 (PNA/Sputnik) -- The first solar eclipse of the year will be visible over the weekend, and for a few lucky South Americans and Africans, it will be something special. The Sunday eclipse will be annular, meaning that...

Scientists discover 7 rocky earth-sized exoplanets around nearby star

https://youtu.be/bnKFaAS30X8 Watch the NASA Press Conference held on 22 February 2017 https://youtu.be/Hmowig6nrxA LOS ANGELES, Feb. 23 (PNA/Xinhua) -- A compact analogue of our inner solar system about 40 light years away has been discovered, the U.S. space station NASA announced at a press...

Powerful Tool: World’s fastest computer allows China to ‘Predict the Future’

MOSCOW, Feb 22 (PNA/Sputnik) -- Exascale supercomputers like China's planned Tianhe-3 are powerful tools for predicting the future, Professor Evgeniy Yushuk told Sputnik. On Monday, Chinese scientists announced their schedule to build a new-generation supercomputer that will be 10 times...

Google, Microsoft agree to crackdown on piracy sites

London, Feb 21 (PNA/PTI) -- For the first time, global tech giants Google and Microsoft have agreed to tighten up their search engines as part of a crackdown on piracy sites illegally streaming events and films. Google and Bing, Microsoft's...

Expats vote Australia and PHL as two of best countries for raising family

A recent survey conducted by InterNations ranked Australia number 7th and the Philippines number 17th in the list of best countries for raising a family. According to the survey, the Philippines is also one of the best in the world...

ABS-CBN Corp files lawsuit for over $8M in damages against Kissasian.com

Largest Filipino media and entertainment company also awarded amended judgment for over $11M from pirate streaming websites DALY CITY, CA, February 16, 2017 - The largest media and entertainment company in the Philippines has filed suit today in US Federal...

Pakistani court bans Valentine’s Day celebrations

ISLAMABAD, Feb. 14 (PNA/Xinhua) -- A Pakistani high court on Monday banned the celebrations of Valentine's Day at public places and government offices across the country with immediate effect. Justice Shaukat Aziz of Islamabad High Court (IHC), hearing a petition...

Yes, I’m the most overrated actress: Streep on Trump’s remark

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 12 (PNA/PTI) -- Oscar-winner Meryl Streep has responded to the President Donald Trump's recent labeling of her as "over-rated" following her Golden Globes speech, saying "yes, I'm the most overrated and over decorated actress". The 67-year-old star...

Trump signs order to roll back Obama’s climate change measures

https://youtu.be/SHqRAzPC3QM WASHINGTON, March 29 (PNA/PTI) -- US President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed another controversial executive order to radically change his predecessor Barack Obama's climate policies, dealing a body blow to the international efforts to combat global warming. Trump signed the...
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