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Beirut’s port blast two years on: An open wound festers as authorities try to close the case

A destroyed silo at the scene of the port explosion that took place two years ago in Beirut, Lebanon.

It was 6:07 pm. Thousands of lives were upended and the Lebanese capital — no stranger to disaster — was transformed into a hellscape. Much like the broken clocks, the catastrophe appears to have been suspended in time. Thursday marks two years since the port explosion. Yet the city’s hardest hit, eastern neighborhoods still bear …

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The James Webb Space Telescope Zeroes In On One Of The Weirdest Galaxies In The Universe

The James Webb Space Telescope Zeroes In On One Of The Weirdest Galaxies In The Universe

The James Webb Space Telescope keeps cranking out images of some of the most unusual features of deep space. This week, NASA and its partners released new images of what it called a “rare” feature: the rings and spokes of the Cartwheel Galaxy, some 500 million light years from Earth in the Sculptor constellation. “Its …

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CIA targeted al-Zawahri alone on his balcony after months of surveillance, building his ‘pattern of life’

CIA targeted al-Zawahri alone on his balcony after months of surveillance, building his 'pattern of life'

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! After spending months building a “pattern of life” for al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri at his secure home in an affluent neighborhood in Kabul, the CIA noticed he was often alone on his balcony in the morning.   U.S. intelligence officials located al-Zawahri decades after he had been …

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Senate passes long-sought bill to help veterans affected by burn pits

Senate passes long-sought bill to help veterans affected by burn pits

Passage of the bill marks the end of a lengthy fight to get the legislation through Congress, as veterans and their advocates had been demonstrating on Capitol Hill for days. Many veterans were allowed into the Senate gallery to watch the final vote on Tuesday evening. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced after reaching the …

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Pentagon deleted texts from key Trump officials after Jan. 6, watchdog group says

Pentagon deleted texts from key Trump officials after Jan. 6, watchdog group says

A government watchdog group said Tuesday that the Pentagon “wiped” text messages from the cell phones of key Trump administration Defense Department officials after the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, and is now urging Attorney General Merrick Garland to launch a “cross-agency investigation into the possible destruction of federal records.” American Oversight, which describes …

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Alina Kabaeva: US sanctions Putin’s reputed girlfriend

Alina Kabaeva: US sanctions Putin's reputed girlfriend

Alina Maratovna Kabaeva, who has been romantically linked to the Russian leader, was sanctioned “for being or having been a leader, official, senior executive officer, or member of the board of directors of the Government of the Russian Federation,” a Treasury Department statement said. That statement describes the 39-year-old Kabaeva as having “a close relationship …

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Private astronaut missions to the ISS will soon require a NASA chaperone

Private astronaut missions to the ISS will soon require a NASA chaperone

CNN  —  Private astronaut missions to the International Space Station will have to be chaperoned by a former NASA astronaut, per new proposed requirements from the US space agency. NASA posted a public notice online on Tuesday that laid out a handful of updated requirements for future private astronaut missions, which the agency said are …

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