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Lost Opportunity?: NASA rover threatened by intense Martian dust storm

Fears for NASA’s Opportunity rover are growing after engineers lost contact with Mars’ oldest mechanical explorer during a raging dust storm. NASA confirmed that Opportunity’s subsystems had been knocked off as the Martian storm, which is enveloping the Red Planet and blocking out the sun, continues to intensify. Solar power is essential for the rover to operate. READ MORE: Life on ...

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North Korea presents a ‘tremendous opportunity’ – investment guru Mark Mobius

There are colossal resources in North Korea that could be exploited, said investment mogul Mark Mobius, following the historic meeting of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump. The country’s population of 25 million could be a boon for investors if it were to be added to South Korea’s market of 50 million, Mobius told CNBC. “That ...

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Polish PM sees EU-US rift as a ‘great opportunity’ to fix it, as new transatlantic ‘integrator’

In the wake of a somewhat disastrous G7 summit, Poland has a unique opportunity to become a great integrator that will cement the decaying transatlantic bond between the US and EU, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki believes. Following US President Trump’s decision not to endorse the G7 joint communiqué and to slap tariffs on European and Canadian steel and aluminum, Trump’s ...

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Food delivery’s untapped opportunity

Tri Tran Contributor Tri Tran is a principal at Applico and the former chief executive and co-founder of Munchery. Investors may have already placed their orders in the consumer food delivery space, but there’s still a missing recipe for solving the more than $ 250 billion business-to-business foodservice distribution problem that’s begging for venture firms to put more cooks in the kitchen.  ...

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Gold below $1,300 means golden opportunity to buy – analyst

Prices for gold have seen a major drop over the recent month, but Bill Baruch, the head of futures and commodities brokerage firm Blue Line Futures, says that’s no reason to be in a bearish mood. Gold futures for June delivery were trading at $ 1,287 per ounce at 12:04 GMT, having dropped five percent from its peak one month ...

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‘Great career opportunity’? American sought English teaching job with ISIS terrorists

A Texas man hoping to score a job with the Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) sent the terrorist group a resume outlining why he’d be the best man for the job, according to a report by George Washington University. “I am looking to get a position teaching English to students in the Islamic State,” the jobseeker wrote in a letter ...

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‘This is your last opportunity’ – IPC to Russian Paralympic Committee

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has said its delay over the final decision on the Russian Paralympic Committee’s (RPC) PyeongChang 2018 Winter Games suspension is the “last opportunity” for the RPC to meet criteria. IPC Media & Communications Director Craig Spence relayed the message in an interview with RT from IPC headquarters in Bonn, Germany.  Read more Spence said that ...

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Trump’s Jerusalem decision: Ignorance & political risk or ‘business opportunity’?

Donald Trump’s irresponsible decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel is an “example of extraordinary ignorance” which could lead to explosive consequences in the Middle East, regional commentators have told RT. On Wednesday, Trump officially announced his decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, claiming that such a move along with the relocation of US embassy ...

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‘Rare opportunity’: Pentagon confirms joint drill of 3 aircraft carriers in Pacific

Published time: 9 Nov, 2017 01:31 Three US aircraft carrier strike groups will hold joint drills in the Western Pacific, the Pentagon has confirmed. It comes as the US President continues his Asia tour, reiterating Washington’s willingness to use military force against Pyongyang if necessary. In the largest naval exercise in a decade, the USS Nimitz, USS Ronald Reagan and ...

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French minister hails ‘window of opportunity’ to hold talks with Russia over Syria crisis

The election of President Emmanuel Macron in May offered an opportunity for Paris to re-examine its policy on war-torn Syria, after the newly elected head of state made it clear that the former government’s intransigent stance that Syrian president Bashar al-Assad had to step down was hindering peace talks.  Mr Macron said last week that he saw “no legitimate successor” ...

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