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  • FILE - In this file image made from video provided by NASA, astronaut Terry Virts points to his helmet as he sits inside the International Space Station on Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, during an inspection for water in his suit. Virts reported the water while he waited in the air lock for Wednesday's spacewalk to formally conclude. On Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, NASA cleared Virts' spacesuit for the last of three spacewalks, set for Sunday. Mission managers believe they understand the quirks with this suit, and insist it is safe to use. (AP Photo/NASA, File)
    NASA spacesuit cleared of water leaks ahead of weekend spacewalk 13 hours ago

    As NASA astronaut Terry Virts was re-pressurizing within the Quest airlock on Wednesday after having just finished a cable routing job on the outside of the orbiting … More »NASA spacesuit cleared of water leaks ahead of weekend spacewalk

    FILE - In this file image made from video provided by NASA, astronaut Terry Virts points to his helmet as he sits inside the International Space Station on Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, during an inspection for water in his suit. Virts reported the water while he waited in the air lock for Wednesday's spacewalk to formally conclude. On Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, NASA cleared Virts' spacesuit for the last of three spacewalks, set for Sunday. Mission managers believe they understand the quirks with this suit, and insist it is safe to use. (AP Photo/NASA, File)

    As NASA astronaut Terry Virts was re-pressurizing within the Quest airlock on Wednesday after having just finished a cable routing job on the outside of the orbiting laboratory, he reported a water leak within his spacesuit helmet. While NASA says Virts was in no apparent danger, their engineers on the ground spent the …

  • Leonard Nimoy's Legacy: Obama, Astronauts Pay Tribute
    Leonard Nimoy's Legacy: Obama, Astronauts Pay Tribute 13 hours ago

    The death of "Star Trek" actor Leonard Nimoy has prompted an outpouring of condolences and heartfelt reflection from astronauts, scientists, celebrities and even President … More »Leonard Nimoy's Legacy: Obama, Astronauts Pay Tribute

    Leonard Nimoy's Legacy: Obama, Astronauts Pay Tribute

    The death of "Star Trek" actor Leonard Nimoy has prompted an outpouring of condolences and heartfelt reflection from astronauts, scientists, celebrities and even President Barack Obama. People from around the world flocked to social media  to honor Leonard Nimoy — made famous by his portrayal of the logical Vulcan Spock …

  • Leonard Nimoy, Spock on 'Star Trek,' Dies at 83
    Leonard Nimoy, Spock on 'Star Trek,' Dies at 83 17 hours ago

    Actor Leonard Nimoy, who portrayed the iconic logical Vulcan Spock on TV's "Star Trek" and in feature films, has died. Nimoy's career spanned TV, feature films, art … More »Leonard Nimoy, Spock on 'Star Trek,' Dies at 83

    Leonard Nimoy, Spock on 'Star Trek,' Dies at 83

    Actor Leonard Nimoy, who portrayed the iconic logical Vulcan Spock on TV's "Star Trek" and in feature films, has died. Nimoy's career spanned TV, feature films, art and photography, but he was perhaps best known for playing Spock, the logical Vulcan on the starship the USS Enterprise, in "Star Trek." Nimoy died from complications …

  • A man wears a sign on his back with his request to be trained and sent to the front line to fight against the Boko Haram attends a march in support of the Cameroonian army in Yaounde
    Thousands protest Boko Haram, support army in Cameroon 13 minutes ago

    Thousands of people marched in Cameroon's capital on Saturday to protest against Nigeria's Boko Haram insurgency and support the Central African nation's army, which … More »Thousands protest Boko Haram, support army in Cameroon

    A man wears a sign on his back with his request to be trained and sent to the front line to fight against the Boko Haram attends a march in support of the Cameroonian army in Yaounde

    Thousands of people marched in Cameroon's capital on Saturday to protest against Nigeria's Boko Haram insurgency and support the Central African nation's army, which is fighting alongside regional neighbours to defeat the Islamist group. The march in Yaounde was aimed at informing the public, especially in the southern …

  • China's Ambassador to the United Nations Liu Jieyi speaks during a meeting of the Security Council at the United Nations in the Manhattan borough of New York
    China questions U.S. threat of UN sanctions on South Sudan 4 hours ago

    By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - China on Friday questioned the logic behind a U.S. push to create a United Nations sanctions regime for South Sudan while … More »China questions U.S. threat of UN sanctions on South Sudan

    China's Ambassador to the United Nations Liu Jieyi speaks during a meeting of the Security Council at the United Nations in the Manhattan borough of New York

    By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - China on Friday questioned the logic behind a U.S. push to create a United Nations sanctions regime for South Sudan while warring parties there negotiate a power-sharing deal to end the conflict in the country, the world's newest state. The United States circulated a draft …

  • The retail price of 95-grade petrol in South Africa will rise by 96 cents or 9.3 percent a litre from next Wednesday, while wholesale diesel will increase nearly 8 percent, the government said on Friday. "The main reason for the fuel price increases is the average increase in the price of crude oil during the period under …

  • A man walks over a bridge as smoke rises from chimneys of a thermal power plant in Shanghai

    By Kyle Plantz LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Doctors should take the lead in supporting political efforts to cut the pace of climate change and encouraging more people to see the problem as a crucial issue for public health, experts say. With the 68th World Health Assembly coming up in May in Geneva, countries …

  • A Ranbaxy office building is pictured in the northern Indian city of Mohali

    A U.S. federal judge has denied Indian generic drugmaker Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd's bid to reinstate approvals granted to it to launch the first copies of the heartburn drug Nexium and the antiviral Valcyte, a court document showed. Judge Beryl Howell of the United States District Court for the District of Colombia on …

  • (Reuters) - Leonard Nimoy, best known for his portrayal of logic-bound Mr. Spock in the "Star Trek" science fiction television series and movies, died on Friday at age 83 after a battle with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The following are reactions to Nimoy's death: "Long before being nerdy was cool, there was …

  • The logo of Japan's biggest mobile phone operator NTT DoCoMo Inc. is seen at its shop in Tokyo

    By Yoshiyasu Shida TOKYO (Reuters) - NTT Communications Corp is in talks to acquire German data center provider e-shelter for about 100 billion yen ($836 million), according to a source familiar with the matter. An acquisition of e-shelter by Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Communications is the latest in the NTT Corp's …

  • By Arshad Mohammed WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Talks on curbing Iran’s nuclear program have made substantial progress, a senior U.S. official said on Friday as the White House braced for an onslaught of criticism next week from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The official told reporters many hurdles remained to …

  • FILE - In this April 26, 2009 file photo, actor Leonard Nimoy poses for a portrait in Beverly Hills, Calif. Nimoy, famous for playing officer Mr. Spock in “Star Trek” died Friday, Feb. 27, 2015 in Los Angeles of end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. He was 83. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)

    Leonard Nimoy didn't just leave a lasting impression on the science-fiction genre, he also left his mark on science itself. Seth Shostak, who researches the possibility of real-world extraterrestrial life as the senior astronomer at SETI Research, recalled that Nimoy was regularly willing to lend the organization a helping …

  • Monarch butterflies cling to a plant at the Monarch Grove Sanctuary in Pacific Grove

    An environmental group sued the U.S. government on Friday, accusing regulators of discounting the dangers that a widely used herbicide poses to the declining monarch butterfly population. The suit claimed the agency has failed to heed warnings about the dangers to monarchs posed by glyphosate, the key ingredient in a widely …

  • There are half as many seagulls in southern British Columbia as there were in the mid-1980s because they can't get the food they prefer, a University of British Columbia study says. "Gulls are an indicator of our coastal marine ecosystems," said Louise Bright, the study's lead author. Gull numbers started shrinking after …