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  • Bot Tahashi 22:19 on 19.01.2019 Permalink |
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    Retour en images sur l’acte 10 des Gilets jaunes dans les rues de Paris 



    Pacifique une bonne partie de la journée, la manifestation parisienne des Gilets jaunes a été marquée par quelques affrontements avec les forces de l'ordre dans l'après-midi. #GiletsJaunes #Paris #Acte10 Abonnez-vous à la chaîne YouTube de RT France : https://www.youtube.com/rtenfrancais RT en français : http://rtfrance.tv
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  • Bot Tahashi 22:18 on 19.01.2019 Permalink |
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    Acte 10 : quel bilan en début de soirée ? 



    Entretien du 19/1/2019 avec Sergio Coronado, candidat LFI aux européennes et Nicolas Vidal, directeur de publication de Putsch.media. Ils interviennent sur le plateau de RT France pour commenter le dixième acte des Gilets jaunes. #ActeX #Acte10 #GiletsJaunes ⚡️ EN CONTINU :
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  • Augusto 22:18 on 19.01.2019 Permalink |
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    What to expect from President Trump’s “major announcement” 



    Saturday marks day 29 of the partial government shutdown, and President Trump's rhetoric hasn't changed. He is still demanding a wall. CBS News' Errol Barnett has the latest from Washington.

     
  • Augusto 22:17 on 19.01.2019 Permalink |
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    Women’s marches take place across the U.S. 



    Women's marches are taking place Saturday across the country, including in Washington, D.C. CBS News' Nikole Killion reports.

     
  • Bot Tahashi 22:17 on 19.01.2019 Permalink |
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    These Adorably Unique Baby Pets Play Together! | Too Cute! 



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  • Bot Tahashi 22:16 on 19.01.2019 Permalink |
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    Gedenken an Rosa Luxemburg und Karl Liebknecht | DW Nachrichten 



    Mehrere tausend Menschen haben in Berlin an die Ermordung von Rosa Luxemburg und Karl Liebknecht vor 100 Jahren erinnert. Die Mitbegründer der Kommunistischen Partei Deutschlands wurden am 15. Januar 1919 von Freikorps-Soldaten erschossen.
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  • Bot Tahashi 22:04 on 19.01.2019 Permalink |
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    Детали – 19 января 2019 



    НАСА измеряет количество CO2 в деревьях // Китайцы попытались прорастить семена хлопка на обратной стороне Луны // Новый гаджет оценивает состояние здоровья по выдыхаемому воздуху // Ранчо в Техасе приютило 45 видов животных, которые находятся на грани вымирания Оригинальное видео: https://www.golos-ameriki.ru/a/current-time-details/4750019.html

     
  • Bot Tahashi 22:01 on 19.01.2019 Permalink |
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    Extra geld voor talentvolle popmuzikanten 

    Talentvolle popmuzikanten maken de komende drie jaar aanspraak op subsidie om door te stromen naar een hoger niveau. Het ministerie van OCW en de muziekwereld steken daar 900.000 euro per jaar in, zo maakte minister Van Engelshoven bekend op het Groningse muziekfestival Noorderslag.

    De nieuwe popinvesteringsregeling Upstream bestaat uit twee onderdelen. Zo is er een regeling voor muzikanten en een regeling voor nieuwe toepassingen in ontwerp, beeldcultuur en technologie. Het geld wordt voor het grootste deel door het ministerie opgebracht. Muziekrechtenorganisatie Sena betaalt de andere 300.000 euro.

    Van Engelshoven zegt dat het lastig is voor muzikanten om te investeren, mede omdat Nederland een relatief kleine thuismarkt heeft. “Ik wil hen daarbij helpen”, zegt ze. “Met dit geld kunnen muzikanten bijvoorbeeld nieuw materiaal opnemen of een goede live-act ontwikkelen.”

    Historische veiling

    Eerder vandaag bracht een veiling op Noorderslag van 77 historische popfoto’s en andere muziekitems uit de verzameling van concertorganisator Mojo 57.500 euro op. Topstuk was een hekje van ruim een meter breed, dat gebruikt wordt bij concerten. Daar werd 2200 euro voor betaald. Ook werd bijna 1000 euro neergelegd voor een diner met Lowlands-directeur Eric van Eerdenburg.

    De opbrengst van de veiling gaat naar een stichting die muzikanten en andere creatievelingen ondersteunt. Dat kan door bijvoorbeeld het huren van oefenruimtes, zakelijk advies of het beschikbaar stellen van muziekinstrumenten.

    Popprijs

    Later vanavond wordt op Noorderslag bekend wie de Popprijs heeft gewonnen. Die wordt elk jaar toegekend aan de band of artiest die volgens een jury van kenners het afgelopen jaar de belangrijkste bijdrage heeft geleverd aan de Nederlandse popmuziek.

     
  • Bot Tahashi 22:00 on 19.01.2019 Permalink |
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    Forget ‘lawn tennis’: The real tennis Australian Open has already been won 

    By Vivienne Pearson

    Posted January 20, 2019 06:00:08

    I’m at the Australian Open. The scoring system is familiar, but the rest of the lingo is not. Despite the clear January Melbourne weather, the roof is firmly closed.

    The world number one is here, but it’s not Novak Djokovic.

    This is “real tennis”, a game that has hardly changed for centuries and is so niche there are only 11,000 players and fewer than 50 private clubs to play at worldwide.

    It may be an expensive sport to play, but the prize money for professionals is a far cry from the riches of lawn tennis — the name aficionados give to the modern, upstart version.

    “It’s a risky endeavour, we don’t exactly make millions,” said Camden Riviere, 31, an American who is currently the best-ranked player in the world and probably the game’s only full-time pro at the moment.

    “Most professionals work at clubs and tour at the same time.”

    Riviere started playing the game when he was five after watching his father and grandfather play, before turning pro in his last year at high school — unusual for a game that typically attracts an older crowd.

    “I was always a small kid and this a game where size doesn’t matter,” he said.

    “As much as I loved other sports, they always frustrated me, just the fact that someone could be taller than me and win.

    “You can out-think your opponents, there’s so many different ways to win a match. It’s unique.

    “I was 10 years old and playing against 30-year-olds and finding a way to win. Because it just doesn’t matter.”

    Squash, tennis and chess in one

    The Royal Melbourne Tennis Club, a private club located on a narrow residential street in Richmond, is only a few kilometres from Melbourne Park.

    The club has a cloistered feel, reminiscent of the sport’s origins in French monasteries; hidden from the outside but captivating once within the walls.

    My guide is Jo See Tan, the only Australian woman competing in the Open. In a sport predominantly played by older, white men, she’s female, Asian and 27.

    The real tennis Australian Open attracts professionals and amateurs from the other three countries that have courts: the UK, the US and France.

    Real tennis is the original racquet game, played on an indoor court and perhaps best described as a mix between squash (played on an indoor court with wall rebounds), tennis (called “lawn tennis” by real tennis players, with identical scoring, similar racquet and ball) and chess (with complex rules and strategy).

    The complicated rules include “chases”, which are delayed points.

    “Chases add a layer of complexity to the game that keeps you coming back,” said Tan, who is a keen amateur player.

    Tan has found that real tennis has a powerful pull on those who play.

    “I love the game,” she said. “It’s incredibly difficult to master, there are so many scenarios and ways to play that it keeps you coming back.”

    Fixing a ‘snobby’ reputation

    Despite the elite competition underway, the atmosphere in the club is relaxed and friendly.

    The game has etiquette embedded in its rules and it seems this culture of respect permeates the wider club environment.

    “It’s an incredibly social game and this club is an incredibly social club,” Tan said.

    Some overseas clubs are known for being far less welcoming, which contributes to the “snobby” reputation of the sport.

    “I can understand why people think it’s elitist,” Tan said.

    She and others at the club stress that this reputation is something the club seeks to change.

    Senior professional at the Royal Melbourne club Jonathan Howell said: “We want kids to play, we want everyone to sample it, I am so proud of the game that I want everyone to have a go.”

    It is clear though that initiatives such as introductory nights for newcomers, cheaper trial memberships and partnering with local schools all have to happen within the bounds of the economic realities of running a club and the fact that there only four courts in Australia: two in Melbourne and one each in Hobart and Ballarat.

    “A lot of people don’t come across this game until they are over 30 when they are settled, have a stable job and can pay the membership,” Howell said.

    The slower pace and importance of strategy allows many people to continue playing into their 70s and 80s and a worldwide handicap system means that players of any age can enjoy a competitive game.

    A new sport for Murray?

    One of the charms of the game — both for players and onlookers — is that history is alive and well in real tennis.

    Racquets are still made from wood and balls are stitched by hand.

    The board of male world champions since 1750 consists of a mere 28 names, giving current players a tangible link to their predecessors.

    The private, club-based structure of the game and the fact that the walled court makes viewing and filming difficult mean that real tennis looks set to remain a niche sport in the domain of the relatively wealthy, but the charm and challenge it provides to those in the know will ensure its survival into the future.

    I wouldn’t be surprised if the vast majority of tennis fans following Melbourne Park’s Australian Open have not heard of the historical version of their beloved game, nor of Riviere, who went on to win both the men’s singles and doubles real tennis titles this week.

    One person who might be well placed to change that is Andy Murray, who has said he might have played his last lawn tennis Australian Open game.

    Given that many come to real tennis as their second sport and that it is less physically demanding than its more popular counterpart, Murray might be perfectly placed to step back in history, swap aces for chases, and return to our shores one day for the real tennis Australian Open.

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  • Bot Tahashi 22:00 on 19.01.2019 Permalink |
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    Grand Designs couples turn to Airbnb to reclaim the costs of their dream homes 

    Aspirational architects and optimists alike have been flocking to television crews to showcase their property dreams since the 1990s and as a result, Grand Designs has a become flagship programme for Channel 4.

    Now celebrating its 20th year, Grand Designs has always been a sure way of parading both skill and creativity, but it is infamous for its narratives of fraught couples overspending on their builds and being left surrounded by bare walls and muddy foundations.

    A number of people are now turning to online holiday letting websites like Airbnb to make reclaim the costs and earn some extra money, with homes and rooms appearing online just weeks following their broadcast and others advertised…

     
  • Bot Tahashi 22:00 on 19.01.2019 Permalink |
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    Murder in paradise: the dark side of life in St Lucia 

    Roger Pratt and Robert Hathaway saw much of themselves in the other when they met at Marigot Bay, an exclusive yachting marina on the Caribbean island of St Lucia. 

    The two British men were both in their sixties, still full of vigour and a sense of possibility, and both were keen sailors. It was January 2014, a few days after New Year’s celebrations had lit up the tropical water with fireworks. 

    By then, Hathaway had lived on the island for more than a decade, managing the marina and establishing a reputation as a bon vivant beloved by both locals and expatriates in St Lucia.

    Pratt, a retired business consultant from Warwickshire, had just arrived in St Lucia aboard his sailing yacht, Magnetic Attraction, which he was taking around the world on a voyage with his wife.

    “He was very pleasant, obviously very happy and very relaxed,” Hathaway told me at the time. “He was on the trip of a lifetime and I knew exactly how he felt, because I had done the same thing.”

    Yet almost exactly five years after their meeting, both men are dead – each murdered in brutal fashion on the island where they found so much happiness.  

    Pratt, 62, was killed in 2014 by alleged thieves who climbed aboard his boat looking for laptops. They beat him until he suffered brain damage and left him to drown in the dark waters off the southern port of Vieux Fort. 

    Hathaway, 66, attended his funeral. I spoke to him in St Lucia in the chaotic days after Pratt’s death, as reporters raced to the island and the stunned expatriate community tried to make sense of the killing. 

    Roger and Margaret Pratt

    Hathaway had attended the funeral of Roger Pratt, here with wife Margaret, who was murdered in St Lucia in 2014

    Last week, it was my own turn for shock when I read that Hathaway had been killed, himself. He was found lying in a pool of blood in his home in Gros Islet with deep lacerations on his body. The Royal Saint Lucia Police Force have launched a major murder investigation but so far no arrests have been made and the motive is not clear.   

    I exchanged emails with Margaret Pratt, Roger’s widow, in the wake of Hathaway’s death. A warm woman but also crisp, professional and not prone to emoting, she was seriously beaten during the attack which killed her husband, but impressed St Lucian police with her steady resolve as she helped with the investigation.   

    “There are great parallels in their lives and, seemingly, now their deaths,” she reflects, on the latest tragedy. “For them to share a similar fate, both murdered on this violent ‘paradise’ island shortly after their respective retirements, is hard to take.”

    The killings offer a glimpse into the dark side of the island, far from the luxury beach resorts where tourists pay £750 a day to lounge on white sand beaches and drink cocktails under the palm fronds. 

    St Lucia’s population of 179,000, which includes several thousand expatriates, suffer one of the worst murder rates in the world. Around 19 out of every 100,000 St Lucians are murdered each year, a rate nearly 20 times that of the UK. Police recorded 43 murders last year. 

    The overwhelming majority of the fatalities are locals; many the victims of a violent drug trade in which St Lucia and its Caribbean neighbours are transit points for cocaine heading from Latin America to Europe or the US. The drug runners often carry guns to protect their product.   

    Yet nearly every year, a tourist or expatriate is also caught up in the violence. As well as the deaths of Hathaway and Pratt, a British businessman named Oliver Gobat was shot to death in April 2014. The 38 year-old’s body was found in his burnt-out Range Rover on a remote track near his family’s luxury hotel. His murder remains unsolved.   

    Hathaway was twice married. Estranged from his 23-year-old wife, Macarena James, his body was found in the home he was sharing with two younger women, who he had described as his “bisexual flatmates”. He was a devoted resident of the island and deeply committed to boosting its tourism industry.  But he was not naive about the dangers in St Lucia. He served as chair of visitor’s safety committee of the St Lucian Hotel and Tourism Association and helped compile reports about safety on the island.  

    When I Interviewed him back in 2014, he stressed that it wasn’t worth the risk trying to fend off a robber. “Unless you’re Arnold Schwarzenegger, if someone wants your stuff you let them take it. You don’t try to fight back,” he said. 

    The Foreign Office’s travel advice for St Lucia states that “most visits are trouble-free, but there have been incidents of crime including murder, armed robbery and sexual assault.”

    The St Lucian government is acutely aware that the highly publicised deaths of foreigners are a danger to the tourism industry which makes up more than 15 per cent of the economy, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council

    Every day during the peak season, cruise ships pull in to dock in Castries, the St Lucian capital. The stacked decks of the sea liners are taller than most of the buildings in the city and the pounds and dollars spent by tourists are a lifeblood for the island.    

    Officials insist that these murders are isolated incidents and that tourists are safe during visits. The St Lucian high commission in London did not respond to repeated requests for comment in the wake of Hathaway’s murder.     

    Despite the government’s promises, law enforcement remains chaotic on the island. The police admitted in December that they had missed their targets for fighting crime in 2018 and had solved less than half of recent murders.    

    But it is the the backlog for dealing with serious crimes in the courts which is almost beyond belief. In most murder cases, victims and families are waiting years to see justice done, while defendants languish in overcrowded prisons waiting for their day in court. 

    Caribbean, St. Lucia,

    Hathaway, a long-term resident of St. Lucia, was committed to boosting tourism to the island

    St Lucia has always struggled with a backlog for criminal cases but last year events took a farcical turn as the country’s only criminal court shut down. It was due to be moved to a new site on the grounds of a historic prison, however, the St Lucia National Trust filed a lawsuit to block the construction, arguing that the old prison was of historic significance. A judge granted them an injunction to stop the building work.

    Meanwhile, the original court building has been closed since April after court staff protested over lax security measures. What was supposed to be a temporary closure for renovations has now stretched on for nine months.   

    The result is that for nearly a year barely any criminal cases have been heard, exacerbating the already chronic backlog. 

    Margaret Pratt is among those waiting in frustration for justice. The couple had no children and she has devoted significant time since her husband’s death to tracking the case and raising the general issue of violence in St Lucia.  

    Four young St Lucian men were arrested within days of her husband’s killing in 2014 and charged with murder. But not only have they not yet been tried – five years on, there is still not even a date for their trial to take place. 

    Margaret recently returned to the island for the first time since her husband’s murder – even staying in the same hotel room that she slept in the days after his death – to meet with the country’s prime minister and other senior officials, but left doubtful they had a grip on the situation. 

    “I don’t think anyone knows what to do to speed up the process. It feels like a case of chronic failure,” she tells me. “I feel helpless and frustrated with the lack of progress.”

    Meanwhile, St Lucian police have recorded Bob Hathaway’s death as the island’s first murder of the year. It will not be its last.

     
  • Augusto 21:59 on 19.01.2019 Permalink |
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    Yellow Vests, round 10: Thousands clash with police on streets of Paris 



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    Sex Education | GET EDUCATED: British Slang with the cast of Sex Education | Netflix 



    We brought co-stars and real life friends, Asa Butterfield, Emma Mackey and Ncuti Gatwa to the streets of East London to school the masses in British slang. Directed by: Marco + Maria @marcoplusmaria Watch Sex Education, only on Netflix:
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  • Bot Tahashi 21:59 on 19.01.2019 Permalink |
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    Сюжет с борта №1: школьник из Башкирии опубликовал кадры с самолёта Путина 



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    Силы Черноморского флота следят за вошедшим Черное море эсминцем США 

    МОСКВА, 19 января. /ТАСС/. Силы Черноморского флота осуществляют слежение за эсминцем ВМС США Donald Cook, который в понедельник вечером вошел в Черное море. Об этом сообщили в Национальном центре управления обороной Российской Федерации (НЦУО) Минобороны.

    “Силы Черноморского флота приступили к слежению за американским эсминцем управляемого ракетного оружия военно-морских сил США Donald Cook сразу после его вхождения в акваторию Черного моря”, – сказали в Центре.

    Как уточнили там, “к непосредственному наблюдению за действиями американского военного корабля приступил сторожевой корабль Черноморского флота “Пытливый”. Также за ним будут вести слежение с помощью электронных и технических средств флота. Эскадренный миноносец Donald Cook зашел в акваторию Черного моря в 20:50 мск, добавили в НЦУО.

     
  • Bot Tahashi 21:56 on 19.01.2019 Permalink |
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    Пожар под Владимиром уничтожил дом, в котором проживали около 30 человек 

    ТАСС, 19 января. Порядка 30 человек остались без жилья вследствие пожара площадью более 500 кв. м, который полностью уничтожил одноэтажный барак в городе Юрьев-Польский Владимирской области. Пожарные боролись с огнем более трех часов, они спасли двух человек и эвакуировали 19 жильцов, сообщила ТАСС руководитель пресс-службы управления МЧС по региону Екатерина Мищенко.

    “В городе Юрьев-Польский в субботу днем загорелся дом на 12 квартир, площадь пожара составила около 500 кв. м, пожарные его ликвидировали более трех часов, спасли двух человек, эвакуировали 19 человек”, – сказала собеседница агентства.

    “Этот дом – старый одноэтажный деревянный барак, огонь распространился моментально и потушить его было очень сложно, он выгорел полностью. В бараке было прописано 33 человека, из них в нем проживало 24, в том числе восемь детей, в момент пожара в доме находились 21 человек. Всем жильцам местные власти предложили места в гостинице и горячее питание, но люди предпочли разместиться у родственников”, – рассказала представитель МЧС.

     
  • Bot Tahashi 21:53 on 19.01.2019 Permalink |
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    СК возбудил уголовное дело после гибели девочки в результате пожара в Махачкале 

    МАХАЧКАЛА, 19 января. /ТАСС/. Следователи возбудили уголовное дело возбудили по факту 14-летней девочки в результате пожара в жилом доме в Махачкале, сообщили журналистам в пресс-службе следственного управления Следственного комитета РФ по Дагестану.

    “Следственными органами Следственного комитета РФ по Дагестану возбуждено уголовное дело по признакам преступления, предусмотренного ч. 1 ст. 109 УК РФ (причинение смерти по неосторожности)”, – сказал представитель ведомства.

    Установлено, что 19 января 2019 года примерно в 16:00 мск в одном из частных домов по улице Мамедбекова в Махачкале возник пожар, в результате чего 14-летняя девочка скончалась. Ее 14-летний брат и 71-летний дедушка с ожогами различной степени тяжести госпитализированы.

    “В настоящее время следствием рассматриваются различные версии причин возгорания. Однозначно говорить о причинах произошедшего можно будет после проведения ряда судебных экспертиз, которые планируется назначить в ближайшее время. Расследование уголовного дела продолжается”, – сказал представитель управления.

    Ранее ТАСС сообщал, что по факту пожара в жилом доме в Махачкале, где один человек погиб, следственные органы Следственного комитета РФ по Дагестану начали проверку. Следователи выехали на место происшествия, устанавливаются все обстоятельства произошедшего, причины, сообщили в пресс-службе регионального управления СК. По данным источника ТАСС в экстренных службах, возгорание произошло после хлопка.

     
  • Bot Tahashi 21:52 on 19.01.2019 Permalink |
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    Nasa to work with China’s space agency on Chang’e-4 lunar research 

    Nasa has announced it is collaborating with its Chinese counterpart on a  lunar mission, amid US warnings against sharing technology with the country.

     The US space agency has been in discussions with the China National Space  Administration (CNSA) to collaborate on lunar landing research after  gaining approval from Congress. 

    The collaboration requires Nasa to navigate a strict legal framework in the  US aimed at preventing a technology transfer to China and comes during a  period of strained relations between the two countries. 

    It follows reports that the US government is on the verge of indicting the  Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei for allegedly stealing trade  secrets from US companies. 

    The collaboration between Nasa and the CNSA follows China’s successful mission to land a spacecraft on the far side of the Moon – the first country to achieve such a feat.

    The probe, Chang’e-4, carried a set of instruments aiming to take detailed measurements of the terrain as well as conducting a biological experiment.

    In a statement, Nasa said it planned to observe “a signature of the landing plume” of Chang’e-4 using its lunar orbiter with the aim of understanding more about the Moon’s surface.

    Chang'e-4 Spacecraft lands on far side of the Moon 

    Chang’e-4 Spacecraft lands on far side of the Moon  Credit: Chinese State Media 

    The announcement confirmed a similar statement made earlier in the week by Wu Yanhua, the deputy chief commander of China Lunar Exploration Program.

    NASA shared information from a US satellite while China told the Americans about the latitude, longitude and time of the landing “in a timely manner,” he said.

    The hope was that NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) could observe the historic touchdown of the Chinese lander on January 3.

    NASA provided the planned orbit path of LRO to China, but it turned out the spacecraft was not in the right place at the right time.

    “For a number of reasons, NASA was not able to phase LRO’s orbit to be at the optimal location during the landing, however NASA was still interested in possibly detecting the plume well after the landing,” the agency said in a statement.

    “Science gathered about how lunar dust is ejected upwards during a spacecraft’s landing could inform future missions and how they arrive on the lunar surface.”

    The research is important for Nasa’s ambitions to return to the Moon, with missions scheduled for as early as next year.

    The US campaign to return to the Moon, the first in more than 40 years, has been brought forward by President Donald Trump, who has pushed for commercial and international funding to replace federal for international ventures. 

    The collaboration requires NASA to navigate Congress' strict rules

    The collaboration requires NASA to navigate Congress’ strict rules Credit: AP

    NASA’s lunar orbiter will pass over the Chang’e 4 landing site on January 31 and will snap pictures, as it did for the Chang’e 3 in 2013.

    The agency said the two countries will share any significant findings from the cooperation with the global research community in February at a United Nations space gathering in Austria.

    The collaboration requires Nasa to make assurances to Congress that no US technology will be transferred to China.

    NASA said in its Friday statement that all the agency’s data associated with the collaboration are publicly available. It added that in accordance with US administration and congressional guidance, “NASA’s cooperation with China is transparent, reciprocal and mutually beneficial.”

    China, which has long been excluded from international space projects, saw the offer to collaborate as a “great opportunity”.

    “This time, we have such a great opportunity … we are willing to work with them,” Wu Weiren, chief scientist of the lunar programme, told Chinese state broadcaster CCTV this week.

     
  • Bot Tahashi 21:51 on 19.01.2019 Permalink |  

    Feyenoord dicht bij openingstreffer in Zwolle 

    De Eredivisie gaat zaterdag verder met vier wedstrijden: AZ-FC Utrecht (18.30 uur), PEC Zwolle-Feyenoord, ADO Den Haag-VVV-Venlo (beide 19.45 uur) en FC Groningen-Heracles Almelo (20.45 uur). Volg alles in dit liveblog.

    • 18.30 uur: AZ-FC Utrecht 2-0
    • 19.45 uur: PEC Zwolle-Feyenoord 0-0

                          ADO Den Haag-VVV-Venlo 0-0

    • 20.45 uur: FC Groningen-Heracles Almelo

    6′ Een enorme kans voor Feyenoord om op voorsprong te komen. Een balletje van Steven Berghuis wordt door Kenneth Paal, met een beetje hulp van de paal, met kunst- en vliegwerk uit het doel gehouden.

    1′ Ook in Den Haag is afgetrapt, bij de wedstrijd tussen de nummer elf en acht van de Eredivisie.

    1′ Ook voor PEC Zwolle en Feyenoord is het voetbaljaar 2019 nu echt begonnen. Kan Jaap Stam bij zijn debuut op de bank van PEC meteen voor een stuntje zorgen?

    46′ De tweede helft is begonnen in Alkmaar. Nick Venema is bij FC Utrecht achtergebleven in de kleedkamer. Hij wordt vervangen door Jean-Christophe Bahebeck.

    RUST. AZ-FC Utrecht 2-0

    AZ lijkt halverwege al op rozen te zitten dankzij goals van Van Rhijn en Seuntjens, en de onbedoelde hulp van Utrecht-goalie Jensen.

    42′ GOAL AZ! 2-0

    Ging David Jensen bij de eerste goal al niet helemaal vrijuit, de 2-0 van AZ mag hij zich helemaal aanrekenen. De Utrecht-keeper blundert bij een slap schotje van Mats Seuntjens en laat de bal zomaar onder zich door glippen.

    37′ GOAL AZ! 1-0

    Het hing totaal niet in de lucht, maar daar is dan toch de openingstreffer. Ricardo van Rhijn schiet AZ op voorsprong omdat Utrecht-doelman David Jensen zich verkijkt op een lastig stuitje in de bal.

    35′ Geen van beide ploegen weet in het eerste half uur een uitgespeelde kans te creëren. Tannane was weliswaar even dreigend bij FC Utrecht, maar hij raakt de bal totaal verkeerd na een vrije trap van Gustafson.

    9′ Een kansje voor Guus Til, die uitstekend wordt bediend door Teun Koopmeiners. De middenvelder komt echter niet tot een schot na een klein duwtje in zijn rug. Te weinig voor een penalty, oordeelt scheidsrechter Allard Lindhout.

    1′ De bal rolt in Alkmaar, waar de nummer zeven en vijf van de Eredivisie het startsein hebben gegeven van een hopelijke mooie voetbalavond.

     
  • Bot Tahashi 21:48 on 19.01.2019 Permalink |
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    손혜원, 오늘 기자회견…한국당 “엄중 처벌” / YTN 



    [앵커]
    부동산 투기의 혹을 받고 있는 더불어민주당 손혜원 의원이 의혹 제기 뒤 처음으로 오늘 국회에서 기자회견을 열고 공식 입장을 밝힙니다. 관련 의혹을 거듭 부정할 것으로 보이는 가운데 민주당이 추가 조치를 취할지도 관심인데, 한국당은 엄중 처벌이 필요하다며 공세를 강화하고 있습니다. 이만수 기자가 보도합니다. [기자]
    더불어민주당 손혜원 의원은 휴일에도 자신의 SNS를 통해 제발 목포의 구도심만은 건들지 말자는 글을 올리면서, 투기 의혹을 거듭 부정했습니다. [손혜원 / 더불어민주당 의원 (지난 17일) : 목포를 위해서 뭔가 하겠다고 생각한 것도 좀 그렇고, 또 제가 어려운 조카를 위해서 증여를 했다는 사실이 이렇게 사람들이 믿기 어려운 건지 정말 몰랐어요.] 오늘 오전에는 논란이 불거진 뒤 처음으로 국회에서 기자회견을 열어 공식 입장을 밝힙니다. 홍영표 원내대표도 함께하는데, 손혜원 의원에 대한 추가 조치가 내려질지 관심입니다. 앞서 민주당은 투기가 아니라는 손 의원의 입장을 받아들여 상임위 간사직도 유지시키기로 했지만, 당 안팎에서 출구를 두지 않은 무리한 대응이라는 비판이 일기도 했습니다. [홍영표 / 더불어민주당 원내대표 (지난 18일) : 현재까지는 투기를 목적으로 그런 일이 발생한 건 아니다. 저희들은 이렇게 판단을 했습니다.] 이번 의혹을 손혜원랜드게이트로 규정하고 청와대까지 정조준하는 자유한국당은 공세 수위를 한껏 끌어 올리고 있습니다. 지난 2017년 예산안 심사 당시, 목포에 제대로 된 절차를 밟지 않은 '쪽지 예산' 60억 원이 반영됐다며 추가 의혹도 제기했습니다. [송언석 / 자유한국당 의원 (지난 18일) : 예산 심의자료에 없었던 그런 예산이 반영이 되었다, 다시 말해서 권력적인 어떤 부분을 통해서 쪽지 예산이 반영된 것 아닌가….] 한국당은 손혜원 의원의 기자회견을 지켜본 뒤 곧바로 진상조사단 회의를 열어 대응 방안을 논의하기로 했습니다. 문화재거리 사전정보유출 의혹, 차명재산 의혹 등에 대해서는 이미 고발이 들어간 시민단체와는 별개로 법적 조치를 취하는 방안도 검토중입니다. [정용기 / 자유한국당 정책위의장 (지난 18일) : 철저하고 철저하게 조사하고 수사해서 책임이 있다면 엄벌에 처하겠다는 것이 국민에 대한 예의일 것이고….] 논란 초기 손혜원 의원에 우호적이었던 박지원 의원은 SNS에 미꾸라지 한 마리가 온 저수지 물을 다 흐린다고 비판한 뒤, 이제라도 당당히 검찰 조사를 받으라고 촉구했습니다. 다만 쪽지 예산 의혹에 대해서는 자신이 목포시 건의를 받아 관련 상임위와 예결위를 거친 정상적인 예산이라며, 손 의원과는 무관하다고 선을 그었습니다. YTN 이만수입니다. ▶ 기사 원문 : https://www.ytn.co.kr/_ln/0101_201901200300596989
    ▶ 제보 안내 : http://goo.gl/gEvsAL, 모바일앱, 8585@ytn.co.kr, #2424 ▣ YTN 유튜브 채널 구독 : http://goo.gl/Ytb5SZ [ 한국 뉴스 채널 와이티엔 / Korea News Channel YTN ]

     
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