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Prototype space station module begins inflating on NASA's second try | Reuters

May 29, 2016

Prototype space station module begins inflating on NASA's second try | Reuters

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. Astronauts aboard the International Space Station on Saturday slowly inflated an experimental fabric module that may provide a less expensive and safer option for housing crews during long stays in space, a NASA TV broadcast showed. An initial attempt to unfurl the module on Thursday failed, most likely because of friction within the module's layers of fabric, foam and reinforced outer covering, NASA said. #Economy #Business #Middle East #markets #Innovation #United Kingdom #Entertainment
Xi says China should invest more in the elderly | Reuters

May 28, 2016

Xi says China should invest more in the elderly | Reuters

SHANGHAI China should increase investment in care for the elderly, President Xi Jinping told a meeting of the country's top leaders on its ageing population, official Xinhua news agency reported. "Our policies measures, work base, institutional mechanisms, and so forth are still deficient leading to a fairly large gap with the hope of the elderly to enjoy happiness later in life," it quoted Xi as saying on Friday. #Sports #India #China #science #markets #Argentina #article
Pakistan bans airing of 'undesired' contraceptive advertisements | Reuters

May 28, 2016

Pakistan bans airing of 'undesired' contraceptive advertisements | Reuters

ISLAMABAD Pakistan has banned advertisements for contraceptive products on television and radio over concern that they expose inquisitive children to the subject of sex, local media reported on Saturday. The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) said it was acting in response to complaints from parents and its ban covered all contraceptive, birth control and family planning products #Economy #India #Business #markets #article
New incentives needed to develop antibiotics to fight superbugs | Reuters

May 28, 2016

New incentives needed to develop antibiotics to fight superbugs | Reuters

NEW YORK Drugmakers are renewing efforts to develop medicines to fight emerging antibiotic-resistant bacteria, but creating new classes of drugs on the scale needed is unlikely to happen without new financial incentives to make the effort worth the investment, companies and industry experts said. American military researchers on Thursday announced the first U.S #United States #India #Business #Europe #markets
Trump's San Diego rally draws more than 1,000 chanting protesters | Reuters

May 28, 2016

Trump's San Diego rally draws more than 1,000 chanting protesters | Reuters

SAN DIEGO Donald Trump brought his message of walls and deportations to the doorstep of America’s busiest border crossing on Friday as the presumptive Republican presidential nominee greeted supporters in San Diego, amid one of the largest counter-protests organized against him. The scene inside the San Diego Convention Center during Trump's speech was relatively placid, while outside demonstrators opposed to his controversy-ridden White House bid marched and chanted, carrying signs criticizing his rhetoric against illegal immigration. Waving U.S #Johnny Depp #markets #California #Argentina #Election
U.N. urges Syrian government to stop blocking aid deliveries | Reuters

May 28, 2016

U.N. urges Syrian government to stop blocking aid deliveries | Reuters

UNITED NATIONS The United Nations' humanitarian chief on Friday demanded that the Syrian government and militant groups stop interfering with the delivery of food and medicine for civilians trapped in besieged and difficult-to-reach areas in war-ravaged Syria. "The continued use of siege and starvation as a weapon of war is reprehensible," U.N #Syria #Pakistan #markets #Argentina #United Kingdom #crisis
Italy navy recovered 45 bodies near half-sunken migrant boat | Reuters

May 28, 2016

Italy navy recovered 45 bodies near half-sunken migrant boat | Reuters

ROME The Italian navy ship Vega recovered 45 bodies from the sea near a half-sunken rubber boat on Friday and rescued 135 people, according to a Tweet by the navy. It was the third straight day that deaths have been reported in the Mediterranean, and agencies have reported a sharp rise in the number of people trying to cross to Europe as the seas turn warmer and calmer. #United States #Business #Middle East #Europe #markets #article
Putin says Crimea's status as part of Russia not up for discussion | Reuters

May 28, 2016

Putin says Crimea's status as part of Russia not up for discussion | Reuters

ATHENS Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday he would not entertain any discussions about the status of Crimea, the Ukrainian region which Moscow annexed. "As far as Crimea is concerned, we consider this question is closed forever," Putin said at a joint news conference in Athens with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. "Russia will not conduct any discussions with anyone on this subject." (Reporting by Denis Dyomkin; Writing by Christian Lowe; Editing by Andrew Heavens) #United States #Business #Greece #markets #Entertainment #Ukraine #article
U.N. urges Greece to improve conditions for transferred refugees | Reuters

May 28, 2016

U.N. urges Greece to improve conditions for transferred refugees | Reuters

GENEVA Refugees removed from a makeshift Greek camp near the Macedonian border have been taken to sites with "sub-standard conditions" in derelict buildings with insufficient food, water, toilets and showers, the United Nations refugee agency said on Friday. Greece cleared out the Idomeni camp this week and transferred thousands of people living there to state-run facilities. The site had sprung up in February after some Balkan states shut their borders to migrants seeking passage to northern Europe #India #Afghanistan #science #markets #Iraq
Bashing Trump not enough for Democrats to win Latino vote, advocates warn | Reuters

May 27, 2016

Bashing Trump not enough for Democrats to win Latino vote, advocates warn | Reuters

NEW YORK Latino groups have criticized the Democratic Party for relying too heavily on Republican Donald Trump's inflammatory comments on illegal immigration to drive Hispanic voters to the polls, calling instead for the party to do more to address Latino concerns, according to meeting notes seen by Reuters. #United States #India #Business #science #markets