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San Francisco (AFP) Sept 17, 2020

Sony's eagerly awaited PlayStation 5 will launch in November, setting up a holiday-season battle with rival console Xbox Series X as the gaming industry thrives during the pandemic. The competing consoles will be released within two days of each other.. »more

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SOLAR CYCLE

How scientists around the world track the Solar Cycle

Greenbelt MD (SPX) Sep 16, 2020

Every morning, astronomer Steve Padilla takes a short walk from his home to the base of a tower that soars 150 feet above the ground. Tucked in the San Gabriel Mountains, about an hour's drive north from Los Angeles, the Mount Wilson Observatory has long..
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PROJECT
France sees joint European drone project launched this year   Hitachi scraps UK nuclear power plant project   Agilitas Energy's SMART solar project in Auburn MA commences construction   NGOs say African oil project threatens population, ecosystem  

France sees joint European drone project launched this year

Paris (AFP) Sept 16, 2020

France is confident that a deal on developing a joint European military drone project will be signed this year, after the conclusion of tough price negotiations with manufacturers, the defence ministry said Wednesday. "A few small details" still need to be worked..
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CORONAVIRUS

Drone Footage Shows Indonesia Cemetery Expanding Because of Coronavirus Deaths

A graveyard in East Jakarta, designated as a burial ground for coronavirus victims, has been expanded to accommodate the rising number of deaths in the city, according to local media.
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HURRICANE SALLY

Boats Brought Ashore by Hurricane Sally's Storm Surge

As Hurricane Sally passed over the U.S. Gulf Coast, Wednesday, September 16, as a powerful but slow-moving Category 2 hurricane, the storm surge washed boats ashore along the coastlines of Alabama and Florida's panhandle.
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PRIME MINISTER
Libya's UN-backed Prime Minister 'Ready to Step Down' if New Leader Chosen
Fayez al-Sarraj says he is ready for a 'peaceful transition of power' once agreement is reached on new leaders and a new government
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STINGING TREES
Australian stinging trees contain 'scorpion-like venom': scientists
Brisbane, Australia (AFP) Sept 17, 2020

Australia is notorious for its venomous spiders, snakes and sea creatures, but researchers have now identified "scorpion-like" toxins secreted by a tree that can cause excruciating pain for weeks. Split-second contact with the dendrocnide tree, a..
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