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Trump eyes increase in defense spending

Washington, United States | AFP | President Donald Trump teased a budget plan Monday that includes a nearly 10 percent increase in defense spending and a “large reduction” in foreign aid. Previewing measures aimed at backing up campaign promises with dollars and cents, Trump promised a “public safety and national …

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TECH: Used parts you should never buy

Choosing whether to buy a new or used motor vehicle replacement part has never been easy. But it has gotten tougher recently due to what I hear are tough times economically. While new car parts were never the automatic choice previously, due to an avalanche of fakes on the market, …

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In South Korea, the race is on for Olympics 5G next year

Barcelona, Spain | AFP | Tech-savvy sports enthusiasts will get their money’s worth at next year’s Pyeongchang Winter Olympics where South Korea’s KT mobile operator wants to give spectators what it hopes will be their first 5G experience. Telecom firms have long been racing to develop this new, fifth generation …

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Nokia relaunches iconic 3310 mobile model

Barcelona, Spain | AFP |  Finnish brand Nokia, a former mobile star, on Sunday launched three new Android smartphones and unveiled a revamped version of its iconic 3310 model more than a decade after it was phased out. Unlike the original, which was known for its sturdiness, the new Nokia …

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Stargazers applaud as moon eclipses sun

Sarmiento, Argentina | AFP | Stargazers applauded as they were plunged into darkness Sunday when the moon passed in front of the sun in a spectacular “ring of fire” eclipse. Astronomers and enthusiasts in Argentina were among the first to see the so-called annular eclipse as it crossed South America …

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Trump promises massive buildup of entire US military

Washington, United States | AFP |  President Donald Trump on Friday promised a historic buildup of America’s already vast military, but said he hoped he would never need to use it. We are “putting in a massive budget request for our beloved military and we will be substantially upgrading all …

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Seven Earth-like planets discovered around single star

Exoplanets 101: Looking for life beyond our Solar System Paris, France | AFP | Researchers announced Wednesday the stunning discovery of seven Earth-like planets orbiting a small star in our galaxy, opening up the most promising hunting ground so far for life beyond the Solar System. All seven roughly match …

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On collision course? Working out rules for drones

Paris, France | AFP |  As drones increasingly crowd the skies, the risk of collision with other aircraft has come to the fore. Here’s an overview of international regulation aimed at limiting the dangers. – How many incidents? – The International Air Transport Association (IATA), which sets global standards for …

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