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February 27, 2017 3:13 AM Former NASA mathematician, 98, gets her moment at Oscars

LOS ANGELES (AP) - She said only "thank you," but it was one of the more moving moments of Sunday's Oscars ceremony. Katherine Johnson, 98, the former NASA mathematician played by Taraji P. Henson in the movie "Hidden Figures," was brought on stage to thunderous applause. She was introduced by Henson, Janelle Monae and Octavia Spencer, who all star in the film as female 21

February 26, 2017 10:08 PM Hands On With Nokia's New Android Phones, Retro 3310

Nokia's recipe for MWC this year: Three parts pure Android with the Nokia 3, 5, and 6, and a healthy dose of nostalgia with the 3310. BARCELONA—Guess who's back? Nokia at Mobile World Congress on Sunday announced plans to take on the mobile phone industry again, unveiling a quartet of new phones: the Nokia 3, 5, and 6, and a reboot of the classic Nokia 52

February 26, 2017 12:05 AM Frank Bruno: Docs filled me full of pills and left me feeling like a zombie

BOXING legend Frank Bruno claims doctors “pumped him full of drugs” and abandoned him when he suffered mental problems. The former world heavyweight champ, who has bipolar disorder, slammed the care he received after being sectioned under the Mental Health Act. Bruno, 55, criticised the culture of pill popping to treat mental issues and said more needs 54

February 25, 2017 9:07 AM White House briefing bar: Media groups condemn exclusion

Media groups have reacted angrily after several, including the BBC, were barred from an informal briefing with White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer. The excluded New York Times said the move was "an unmistakable insult to democratic ideals". The bar came hours after President Donald Trump delivered another attack on the media, saying that "fake news" 22

February 24, 2017 8:30 PM French magistrate to investigate Francois Fillon case

A French magistrate is to investigate payments made to the family of centre-right presidential candidate Francois Fillon, prosecutors say. The move is step up from what was until now a preliminary inquiry. The judge can still decide to drop the case. The inquiry does not mention directly Mr Fillon, who is suspected of paying his wife and children for "fake 21

February 24, 2017 12:59 PM Barcelona and MHG join forces to build academy in China

BARCELONA, Feb 24 (Reuters) - FC Barcelona have signed an agreement with Chinese company Mission Hills Group (MHG) to launch a football school in the China that the Spanish outfit will manage directly. Based in Haikou, capital of the island province of Hainan, the school will open in September and will have seven football pitches. It will accommodate 17

February 23, 2017 6:09 PM France's Bonduelle to buy California's Ready Pac Foods

Feb 23 (Reuters) - Bonduelle on Thursday said it struck a deal to buy Ready Pac Foods, a privately held California producer of fresh, prepared salads and other produce, in a move expected to significantly expand the French company's U.S. presence. The purchase, which is subject to routine regulatory reviews and approvals, is slated to close by the end of March 23

February 23, 2017 12:19 PM Astronomers Discover The Brightest, Furthest Pulsar In the Universe

It's ten times brighter than previously thought possible. The European Space Agency has discovered a pulsar – the spinning corpse of a once massive star – that emits in one second the same amount of energy as the Sun over 3.5 years. Ten times brighter than previously thought possible, the pulsar is also the most distant ever detected, at 50 million light 23

February 23, 2017 11:15 AM Ian Stewart jailed for murdering fiancee, children's author Helen Bailey

The fiance of best-selling children's author Helen Bailey has been jailed for life for murdering her to get his hands on her £3.5m fortune. He then reported her missing from their £1.5m home in Royston, Herts, telling police she had told him she was going to her holiday cottage in Broadstairs for some space. Her body was found three months later. He later 22

February 23, 2017 4:07 AM Solar system of seven Earth-sized planets ‘could include worlds with life’

An extraordinary solar system of seven Earth-sized planets orbiting a dwarf star could include at least three worlds on which life may have evolved, scientists believe. The cool dim star, known as TRAPPIST-1, can be considered a close neighbour since it is only 39 light years away. Six of its “exoplanets” lie in a temperate zone where surface temperatures 89