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Buzz Aldrin, second man on moon, evacuated from South Pole

Buzz Aldrin, second man on moon, evacuated from South Pole

No stranger to inhospitable environments, Aldrin, 86, was part of a tour group visiting Antarctica when his condition "deteriorated". He was flown to Christchurch from McMurdo Station, a USA research center on the Antarctic coast. "We are prioritizing his safe and efficient evacuation form Antarctica in close co-operation with NSF (The National Science Foundation ) and IAATO", Director Robyn Woodhead told New Jersey 101.5 in an email.


Iran president: Trump won't be able to harm the nuclear deal

Iran president: Trump won't be able to harm the nuclear deal

The comments came during a speech at the University of Tehran commemorating the killings of the Iranian students who protested against a visit by then-US vice-president Richard Nixon in 1953. Iran's top officials, including President Hassan Rouhani , have said if the ISA is implemented it will violate the nuclear deal . The source said that Trump's selection of Poblete is a sign that the next president is serious about rewriting America's policy approach to Iran and other rogue regimes.



Crash-struck club Chapecoense given Copa Sudamericana title

Earlier, the South America governing body for football, CONMEBOL , officially gave the title of the 2016 edition to Chapecoense, as Atletico Nacional requested. than the consideration and respect shown by Atletico Nacional to its brothers in Chapecoense Football Club", the statement said. Around the world, football matches observed one minute silence before kick-off and players wore black armbands in remembrance of those who died.



Stein makes MI third state for presidential recount

And so over the weekend Trump retaliated with dramatic - and baseless - claims of widespread voter fraud , a rather pathetic attempt to pump his own political tires. There is recount drama resulting from the 2016 election, but it's not being initiated by Trump loyalists. Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein on Wednesday requested a full hand recount of Michigan's presidential vote, making it the third state narrowly won by Republican Donald Trump where she wants another look at ...


Pakistan PM Sharif names general Bajwa as new army chief

Pakistan PM Sharif names general Bajwa as new army chief

As per Geo News report, General Zubair Hayat has been appointed chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee. Pakistan today appointed General Qamar Javed Bajwa as its new army chief. ISLAMABAD (AP) - Pakistan's office of the prime minister has announced that Gen. He has commanded the army's 10th Corps - Rawalpindi as Corps Commander.



Canada PM approves controversial pipeline to Pacific Coast

The pipeline expansion planned by Kinder Morgan - the largest energy infrastructure company in the USA, based in Houston, Texas - will increase capacity of Trans Mountain from 300,000 barrels of oil a day to 890,000 barrels a day. On Tuesday, Charlene Aleck, a spokeswoman for the First Nation, accused Trudeau of breaking his promise of a "renewed, nation-to-nation relationship with indigenous peoples".