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China to Send Three Astronauts to Its Space Station in June after Successful Tianzhou-Tianhe Rendezvous

(Source: Xinhua News Agency) China’s cargo spacecraft Tianzhou-2 successfully docked with the space station’s key module Tianhe on Sunday, paving the way for a three-man crew of astronauts to board the station in June, according to state media. Yang Liwei, China’s first space traveler, confirmed in an interview with government-run China Central Television that three…

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Why did Naomi Osaka withdraw from French Open? Tennis star explains sudden decision to step away

Written By Jacob Camenker Share (Getty Images) https://images.daznservices.com/di/library/sporting_news/b7/e7/naomi-osaka-053121-getty-ftr_5u53gdgkc4rt16uqzgp2g7p4p.jpg?t=-945144119&w=500&quality=80 Naomi Osaka’s 2021 French Open has come to an end. The 23-year-old tennis star and four-time Grand Slam champion confirmed that she would withdraw from the tournament at Roland Garros ahead of her second-round matchup against Ana Bogdan. In a Twitter post, Osaka detailed her decision to make such…

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Yangtze dam separates Paddlefish, largest, from spawn, now extinct

AnimalsNewsNative to China’s Yangtze River, these fish grew 23 feet in length, but haven’t been spotted since 2003.ByDouglas MainPublished January 8, 2020• 8 min readThe Chinese paddlefish and its close relatives have been around for at least 200 million years. The species, reaching up to 23 feet in length, survived unimaginable changes and upheavals, such…

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OUTA CEO Wayne Duvenage: ‘People now realise they have power’.

Last week, Gauteng Member of the Executive Council for Transport Jacob Mamabolo announced that South Africa is planning to scrap electronic road tolls in the nation’s main commercial hub. State-owned Sanral has faced resistance to e-tolls from motorists since their inception in 2013. Outa – the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse – has actively been a…

Sebastian Stan Looks Just Like Tommy Lee As He Goes Shirtless On’ Pam & Tommy’ Set — See Pic thumbnail
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Sebastian Stan Looks Just Like Tommy Lee As He Goes Shirtless On’ Pam & Tommy’ Set — See Pic

The resemblance is uncanny! Sebastian Stan shared another pic from the ‘Pam & Tommy’ set as he teased fans to ‘kiss da cook,’ referencing his apron. Sebastian Stan, 38, has totally transformed into rock legend Tommy Lee! The Gossip Girl alum is, of course, playing the Motley Crue drummer in an upcoming Hulu series Pam & Tommy alongside Lily James,…

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Kyle Busch: “We had nothing for the Hendrick cars”

Busch placed third after a back-and-forth battle with Chase Elliott and William Byron. But the No. 18 had little chance against Kyle Larson and the entire HMS fleet, admitting that the No. 18 team could only hope to be best in class by the end of the night. “Definitely, we had nothing for the Hendrick…

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Is our sun going into hibernation?

Home References Science & Astronomy (Image credit: Future/ Nicholas Forder) Solar activity refers to the state of the sun’s magnetic field and associated phenomena: sunspots, flares, solar wind and coronal ejections. During periods of minimal solar activity, such events are often uncommon and weak. During solar maximum, they’re at their strongest and most frequent. Magnetic…

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Italy remains Libya’s ‘best partner’ in reconstruction, says Libyan PM

ROME: Italy is Libya’s “best partner” in the reconstruction of the north African country after years of civil war, Libyan Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Mohammed Dabaiba said in Rome on Monday. At a business forum with major Italian companies, Dabaiba explained that “after a tough decade Libya now needs the support of all countries, not just…

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Naomi Osaka Withdraws From French Open After Media Boycott Controversy

Naomi Osaka has announced she’s withdrawing from the French Open, less than a week after she made waves by saying she would not speak to press during the tournament for the sake of her mental health. The tennis pro announced her withdrawal in a lengthy note posted to Twitter on Monday, in which she reiterated…

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What to expect on Huawei’s June 2 event

Huawei’s big HarmonyOS event is this Wednesday (June 2) and will introduce the second version of the in-house OS. Harmony has been around for a couple of years now, but version 2 brings a tectonic shift – it will power phones, tablets and smartwatches, not just smart TVs. Huawei teasing more than just a new…