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The Odysseus moon lander has successfully touched down. The privately-owned Intuitive Machines’ lander is the first US lander to successfully touch down on the moon’s surface in more than 50 years – since the last of NASA’s Apollo programme in 1972. It is also the first ever private craft to land on the moon. There
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A car has crashed into an A&E department in Texas – killing one person and injuring five others. A child is in a life-threatening condition after the vehicle smashed into the lobby of the emergency room at St David’s North Austin Medical Centre shortly after 5.30pm on Tuesday. The driver received CPR but died at
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President Joe Biden has warned Israel against launching a military operation in Rafah, southern Gaza, without a “credible” plan to protect civilians, the White House said on Sunday. Mr Biden spoke with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday amid Israel’s plans for an offensive in the region that borders Egypt, to the south of the
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The chief executive of one of Nigeria’s largest banks is believed to have been killed along with his wife and son when a helicopter they were riding in crashed in Southern California’s Mojave Desert. Herbert Wigwe, chief executive of Access Bank, and his family were among six people on board when the charter flight went
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Joe Biden won’t face criminal charges over the handling of classified documents, after the president portrayed himself as an “elderly man with a poor memory”, said the special counsel. But Robert Hur said Mr Biden’s actions “present serious risks to national security” after he concluded the president had “wilfully retained and disclosed classified materials”. “We
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Presidential hopeful Nikki Haley has suffered an embarrassing loss to “none of these candidates” in Nevada’s primary vote. Tuesday’s result has been interpreted as a protest staged by Donald Trump-supporting members of the Republican Party. Mrs Haley is Donald Trump’s last rival in the race to go up against President Biden in November’s US election.
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Donald Trump does not have presidential immunity and can be prosecuted in an election interference case, a US appeals court has ruled. The court ruled that there was no basis for Trump to assert that former presidents have blanket immunity from prosecution for any acts committed as president. The ruling means he can be prosecuted
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