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Russia's 2020 satellite launch programme hit by production halt: Roscosmos

Russia's 2020 satellite launch programme hit by production halt: Roscosmos

Russia’s space agency Roscosmos said on Friday it would have to adjust its 2020 launch programme because of a halt in satellite production in Europe, amid the coronavirus outbreak. Source link

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How infectious disease outbreaks affect mental health: Insights for coronavirus coverage

How infectious disease outbreaks affect mental health: Insights for coronavirus coverage

To help journalists cover the psychological effects of the coronavirus, we gathered research that looks at how the public and health care workers reacted to prior outbreaks. The post How infectious disease outbreaks affect mental…

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Exclusive: American Airlines in talks to hire Millstein for aid advice – sources

Exclusive: American Airlines in talks to hire Millstein for aid advice – sources

American Airlines Group Inc is in advanced talks to hire Guggenheim Securities co-chairman James Millstein for advice on tapping a $50 billion industry relief package available from the U.S. Treasury Department to cope with the…

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Tornado wrecks buildings, tosses cars in Jonesboro, Arkansas

Tornado wrecks buildings, tosses cars in Jonesboro, Arkansas

A large tornado struck the city of Jonesboro in Arkansas on Saturday, wrecking buildings and flipping cars, according to local media and images posted online. Source link

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Italy small town priest deals with death on industrial scale

Italy small town priest deals with death on industrial scale

When he became a priest 40 years ago, Father Mario Carminati knew he would be dealing with death – but not on an industrial scale. Source link

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UK broadband providers lift data caps during coronavirus crisis

UK broadband providers lift data caps during coronavirus crisis

Britain’s big telecoms providers have agreed to remove all data caps on fixed-line broadband services that have become a lifeline for people isolated at home during the coronavirus crisis, the government said on Sunday. Source…

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Musk's SpaceX wins NASA award to supply planned lunar space station

Musk's SpaceX wins NASA award to supply planned lunar space station

NASA on Friday picked a new space capsule from Elon Musk’s SpaceX to ferry cargo and supplies to the agency’s planned lunar space station, a crucial building block to its plans to build a permanent…

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As virus threatens, U.S. embraces big government, for now

As virus threatens, U.S. embraces big government, for now

It may, as House Majority Leader and Maryland Democrat Steny Hoyer said on Friday, be out of love that the United States agreed to shut down much of its economy to stop a viral epidemic…

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U.S. EPA waives fuel requirements, extends biofuels deadline to help refineries

U.S. EPA waives fuel requirements, extends biofuels deadline to help refineries

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday unveiled measures to help oil refineries cope with fallout from the coronavirus outbreak, including waiving anti-smog requirements for gasoline and extending the deadline for small facilities to show…

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Senegal's graffiti artists join fight against coronavirus

Senegal's graffiti artists join fight against coronavirus

The mural stretched over 10 metres of wall in Senegal’s seaside capital Dakar shows a giant pair of hands reaching out for sanitiser, and a woman in hoop earrings and a facemask colored blue, red,…