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Live feed shows moment of dramatic booster failure before cutting off during Soyuz launch (VIDEO)

Breathtaking moments of the Soyuz dramatically aborting its mission were caught on a live feed of the event. The footage showed the ISS crew being severely shaken around as the booster failed mid-air before the feed cut out. “Booster’s failure,” 47-year-old Aleksey Ovchinin is heard saying in the live stream of the liftoff. Ovchinin and his colleague, NASA’s Nick Hague ...

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The iPhone XR shows Apple admitting 3D Touch is a failure

Remember 3D Touch? Unless you’re a power iOS user you probably don’t. Or, well, you’d rather not. It’s been clear for some time now that the technology Apple lauded at its 2015 unveiling as the “next generation of multi-touch” most certainly wasn’t. For the mainstream iPhone user it’s just that annoying thing that gets in the way of what you’re ...

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Integration failure: Report finds 51% Vienna pupils don’t speak German at home

More than half of students at Viennese schools use their native language, rather than German, at home and as they go about their everyday activities, according to a new integration report released by the Austrian government. The 8th annual report, prepared by an independent expert council, has found that the Austrian government’s efforts to encourage those with migrant background to ...

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Why Trump’s car tariffs are doomed to failure: RT’s Boom Bust explains

In the new episode of Boom Bust, Professor of Economics Richard D. Wolff analyses possible US trade tariffs on European cars. Wolff explains how the history of the global automotive market has brought us to this trade conflict between Washington and Brussels. The professor predicts that this plan by President Donald Trump is likely to fail, in the same way ...

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Circle closed: Merkel, Macron want EU border states to deal with refugees after quota system failure

With no end in sight to the EU refugee crisis, Berlin and Paris look to put the burden of dealing with asylum seekers on the countries where they first register. The seeming return to ‘old rules’ is poised to split Europe further. During their meeting ahead of the EU summit, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron pledged ...

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Washington sues Facebook and Google over failure to disclose political ad spending

Facebook and Google were paid millions for political advertising purposes in Washington but failed for years to publish related information — such as the advertiser’s address — as required by state law, alleges a lawsuit by the state’s attorney general. Washington law requires that “political campaign and lobbying contributions and expenditures be fully disclosed to the public and that secrecy ...

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Washington sues Facebook and Google over failure to disclose political ad spending

Facebook and Google were paid millions for political advertising purposes in Washington but failed for years to publish related information — such as the advertiser’s address — as required by state law, alleges a lawsuit by the state’s attorney general. Washington law requires that “political campaign and lobbying contributions and expenditures be fully disclosed to the public and that secrecy ...

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‘Crisis was avoidable’: Ex-German migration agency head slams interior ministry’s failure to act

A lack of coordination by the Interior Ministry led to a “de-facto bankruptcy” of the German migration service during the refugee crisis, its former head said, claiming that it could have been avoided had Berlin acted prudently. The former head of the German Federal Agency for Migration and Refugees (BAMF), Frank-Juergen Weise, has lashed out at the German Interior Ministry ...

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‘Imminent dam failure’: North Carolina orders urgent evacuations after landslide

North Carolina has ordered mandatory evacuations for anyone south of Lake Tahoma Dam after a landslide compromised the integrity of the structure. Storm Alberto – the first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season – brought several mudslides to the region following heavy rainfall. The Lake Tahoma dam is now in “imminent danger” of failure, according to authorities who are ...

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Russian Boeing 737 lands after reported mid-flight engine failure

A Pobeda Boeing 737 reported to have 170 people on board has landed in Moscow with only one working engine. The plane had to turn around mid-flight en route to the Russian city of Astrakhan after its right engine failed. On Saturday morning, the budget airline’s plane had to turn around mid-flight. The pilot made the decision to turn back ...

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