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North Korea defiant over U.N. sanctions as Trump says tougher steps needed | Reuters

SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea displayed trademark defiance on Wednesday over new United Nations sanctions imposed after its sixth and largest-ever nuclear test, vowing to redouble efforts to fight off what it said was the threat of a U.S. invasion.<p>U.S. President Donald Trump said the …

United Technologies Buys Rockwell Collins for $30 Billion, Creating Aviation Giant

Aviation and aerospace company United Technologies is buying avionics and aircraft parts maker Rockwell Collins for $30 billion, the companies said Monday in announcing one of the biggest deals in aerospace history.<p>Under the deal, United Technologies' aerospace systems unit will combine with …

Wayne Rooney retires from England duty after rejecting recall from Southgate

Wayne Rooney admitted that not playing in a successful England side would always be “one of my very few regrets”, after he declined an invitation from Gareth Southgate to return to the international set-up and decided instead to bow out after 119 caps and a record 53 goals for his country.<p>Rooney’s …

Soccer

MH370: New crash site identified for missing Boeing 777 plane, say scientists

The crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is a lonely spot in the southern Indian Ocean, 1,250 miles due west of the southern tip of Western …

Airplanes

USS Fitzgerald collision: American sailors 'probably to blame' for fatal cargo ship crash

The crew of a Navy destroyer that collided with a Philippine-flagged cargo ship will “certainly” be held accountable for the crash that killed seven American sailors, a US defense official has said.<p>“The way it looks now, it seems that the crew on the (USS) Fitzgerald is going to be at fault,” the …

USS Fitzgerald

2 US Air Force B-1 bombers fly near North Korean border in show of force

Two U.S. Air Force B-1 bombers on Saturday flew near the Korean Demilitarized Zone in a show of force just days after North Korea conducted the first successful test of an intercontinental ballistic missile that can hit Alaska.<p>The two B-1 bombers flew 2,000 miles from Anderson Air Force Base in …

North Korea missile: US says it will use military force 'if we must'

<b>The US has said it will use its "considerable military forces" on North Korea "if we must", following Tuesday's long-range missile test.</b><p>US ambassador Nikki Haley said a new resolution would also be tabled against Pyongyang at the United Nations.<p>She described the test as a sharp military escalation …

North Korea

Two killed as Learjet strikes building and crashes near New Jersey Teterboro Airport

A jet struck a building and crashed while trying to land at a small airport near New York City on Monday, killing two crew members and sparking a fire that sent thick, black smoke spewing into the air, authorities said.<p>Police said no passengers were aboard the Learjet 35 when it went down around …

China launches its first homegrown aircraft carrier

<b>Beijing (CNN) —</b> The first aircraft carrier designed and built in China was launched Wednesday amid streamers and champagne.<p>The as-yet unnamed vessel is China's second aircraft carrier. Early on Wednesday morning it was towed from Dalian Shipyard, in Liaoning Province, to a nearby wharf, China's …

China

Barcelona reach new levels of wastefulness with shocking night in front of goal against Juventus

Luis Enrique must have been having nightmares on Thursday morning of the ball whistling past Gianluigi Buffon's post and wide.<p>It was the recurring image from his Barcelona team's forlorn attempt to overturn a 3-0 first leg deficit, where Lionel Messi, Neymar, Luis Suarez et al produced one of the …

Nasa uses ground based radar to image asteroid that will safely fly past the Earth on 19 April

A massive 620 metre wide near-Earth asteroid is going to <b>safely fly past the Earth on 19 April</b>. Nasa's 70 metre radar antenna at the Goldstone Deep …

Revealed: How Donald Trump's North Korea 'armada' was actually sailing in wrong direction

When US president Donald Trump boasted early last week that he had sent an "armada" as a warning to North Korea, the aircraft carrier strike group he spoke of was still far from the Korean peninsula, and headed in the opposite direction.<p>It was even farther away over the weekend, moving through the …

North Korea

As Trump warned North Korea, his 'armada' was headed toward Australia

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - When U.S. President Donald Trump boasted early last week that he had sent an "armada" as a warning to North Korea, the aircraft carrier strike group he spoke of was still far from the Korean peninsula, and headed in the opposite direction.<p>It was even farther away over the …

Big, shiny asteroid to fly (safely) past Earth on April 19

A whopper of an asteroid will make a close approach to Earth on April 19. There's no need to panic, though; NASA says it won't collide with our planet. But it will get extremely close for an asteroid of that size.<p>Named 2014 JO25, this giant space rock measures approximately 2,000 feet across — …