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Biden lauds NASA team for giving US 'dose of confidence'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Thursday congratulated the NASA team responsible for last month’s successful landing of an six-wheeled rover on Mars and for giving the country a “dose of conf...

Kessié snatches draw for title-chasing Milan against Udinese

MILAN (AP) — Franck Kessié scored a penalty with the last kick of the match to rescue a 1-1 draw for title-chasing AC Milan against Udinese in Serie A on Wednesday. Rodrigo Becão loo...

Benchmark Prioritizes New Gold-Silver Exploration Targets for the 2021 Drill Program

Edmonton, Alberta - Newsfile Corp. - March 3, 2021 - Benchmark Metals Inc. (TSXV: BNCH) (OTCQX: BNCHF) (WKN: A2JM2X) (the "Company" or "Benchmark") is pleased to announce high-priority targets for dri...

Taiwan's Coast Guard to hold artillery drills March 2, 9

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Coast Guard Administration (CGA) announced on Monday (March 1) that it would hold a live-fire artillery drill that day and again on March 9, simulating various ...

Fonda says Hollywood needs more diversity after Globes honor

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Just like in her career, Jane Fonda used the Golden Globes’ platform to speak on deeper issues calling for greater diversity in Hollywood while praising the “community of storytelle...

In oil-rich Iraq, a few women buck norms, take rig site jobs

BASRA, Iraq (AP) — It’s nearly dawn and Zainab Amjad has been up all night working on an oil rig in southern Iraq. She lowers a sensor into the black depths of a well until sonar waves detect the pres...

Ronaldo scores but Juventus held 1-1 at Hellas Verona

MILAN (AP) — Injury-hit Juventus was held at Hellas Verona to 1-1 as its hopes of a record-extending 10th successive Serie A title took a blow on Saturday. Cristiano Ronaldo broke th...

Chipmakers in drought-hit Taiwan order water trucks to prepare for 'the worst'

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan chipmakers are buying water by the truckload for some of their foundries as the island widens restrictions on water supply amid a drought that could exacerbate a chip supply ...

Takeaways from Congress' first hearing on Capitol riot

WASHINGTON (AP) — Security officials testifying at Congress' first hearing on the deadly siege of the Capitol cast blame and pointed fingers on Tuesday but also acknowledged they were woefully unprepa...

'Insatiable' Crosby hungry as ever as 1,000th game arrives

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby's relentlessness remains intact 15 years in. Pittsburgh Penguins coach Mike Sullivan sees it every day. Every drill in practice, no matter how routine...

NASA rover streaks toward a landing on Mars

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A NASA rover streaked toward a landing on Mars on Thursday in the riskiest step yet in an epic quest to bring back rocks that could answer whether life ever existed on the ...

NASA rover attempting most difficult Martian touchdown yet

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Spacecraft aiming to land on Mars have skipped past the planet, burned up on entry, smashed into the surface, and made it down amid a fierce dust storm only to spit out a s...

Report: Iran and Russia begin joint naval drill

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian and Russian militaries have kicked off a joint naval drill in the Indian Ocean aimed at boosting security of maritime trade in the region, Iran’s state TV reported on Tuesd...

Iran’s army test fires short-range 'smart' missile

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s army test fired a sophisticated short-range missile on Sunday, state media reported. The report by the official IRNA news agency quoted the chief of the ar...

Iran's Guard begins ground forces drill near Iraqi border

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard Thursday began a ground forces drill near Iraqi border, state TV reported. The report said the annual exercise dubbed the ...