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    Saturn’s rings are younger than the planet itself

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:29am on January 19, 2019

    Saturn’s rings are younger than scientists thought and appeared within the last 10 to 100 million years, according to research published Thursday based on findings...

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    UN members owe $2b in debt to peacekeeping

    Reuters . New York | Updated at 12:39am on January 19, 2019

    UN member states owe nearly $2 billion in peacekeeping funds, United Nations chief Antonio Guterres has warned, with the United States responsible for more than...

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    Trump vows to boost US missile defence

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on January 19, 2019

    President Donald Trump vowed Thursday to boost America’s missile defence systems, including by investing in technology to protect against the growing threat of hypersonic weapons...

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    Trump grounds House speaker, scraps Davos trip amid shutdown

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:41am on January 18, 2019

    US | politics | shutdown | Trump   AFP . Washington   US president Donald Trump forced the cancellation Thursday of a trip to Afghanistan...

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    FB removes more pages, accounts with Russia links

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on January 18, 2019

    Facebook Inc said on Thursday it had removed hundreds of Russia-initiated pages, accounts and groups that it judged to be involved in coordinated inauthentic behaviour...

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    Trump eyes for space-based missile sensors

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 01:53pm on January 17, 2019

    United States president Donald Trump is due to unveil a revamped US missile defence strategy on Thursday that looks at ways to boost America’s security,...

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    Failure to curb climate change a top risk: Davos survey

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:26am on January 17, 2019

    The risk that global efforts to tackle climate change will fail has risen despite concerns about powerful storms, floods, and droughts, a survey released by...

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    Half of Americans fault Trump for shutdown

    Reuters . New York | Updated at 12:00am on January 17, 2019

    More than half of Americans blame US president Donald Trump for the partial federal government shutdown, despite his repeatedly faulting democratic lawmakers, according to a...

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    One third of UN workers say sexually harassed in past two years

    Reuters . United Nations | Updated at 11:16am on January 16, 2019

    One third of United Nations staff and contractors experienced sexual harassment in the past two years, according to a report released by the United Nations...

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    Scientist see mounting ice loss in Antarctica

    Agence France-Presse . Tampa, United States | Updated at 12:00am on January 16, 2019

    Global warming is melting ice in Antarctica faster than ever before — about six times more per year now than 40 years ago — leading...