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Photos show evidence of life on Mars, claims US scientist

As scientists scramble to determine whether there is life on Mars, a researcher from Ohio University in US believes that there is evidence of insect-like creatures on the red planet. Courtesy photographs from various Mars rovers, Professor Emeritus William Romoser’s research found numerous examples of insect-like forms, structured similarly to bees, as well as reptile-like […]

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U.S. grants Huawei new 90-day licence extension

The U.S. Commerce Department added Huawei to its ‘Entity List’ in May after it concluded the company is engaged in activities “contrary to U.S. national security or foreign policy interests”   The Trump administration on Monday issued a new 90-day extension allowing U.S. companies to continue doing business with China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd as […]

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US failing to stop China from stealing research, report says

The United States government has failed to stop China from stealing intellectual property from American universities and lacks a comprehensive strategy for dealing with the threat, a congressional report concluded Monday. The report says the FBI should be more effective and consistent in warning colleges and universities about the threat of Chinese economic and industrial […]

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Pelosi invites Trump to testify as new witnesses prepare

Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi invited President Donald Trump to testify in front of investigators in the House impeachment inquiry ahead of a week that will see several key witnesses appear publicly. Pushing back against accusations from the president that the process has been stacked against him, Pelosi said Trump is welcome to appear or […]

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Gotabaya Rajapaksa sworn in as Sri Lankan President

Rajapaksa secured 52.25 per cent votes (6,924,255), while Premadasa bagged 41.99 per cent (5,564,239) of the total votes polled. Other candidates got 5.76 per cent votes. Sri Lanka’s controversial wartime defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa was on Monday sworn in as the country’s President at the Ruwanweli Seya precincts in the ancient north central town of […]