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China's moon cotton experiment ends in freezing lunar night

China's moon cotton experiment ends in freezing lunar nightA cotton seedling that sprouted on the moon has been left to die as China’s historic lunar lander continues a freezing night-time nap that will last as long as two earth weeks, scientists said. The Chinese space agency announced earlier this week that the seed had germinated inside a special canister aboard the Chang’e-4 probe, after the spacecraft on January 3 made the first-ever landing on the far side of the moon. The mini biosphere — which operated for over 212 hours — was shut down as planned on Saturday, said Chongqing University, which designed the experiment.



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Israel confirms Syria strike, ends mission on Lebanon border

Israel confirms Syria strike, ends mission on Lebanon borderJERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday confirmed that Israel has struck hundreds of Iranian and Hezbollah targets in Syria, including a weapons facility in a weekend airstrike, as the military announced the discovery of a sixth and final tunnel dug by the Lebanese militant group for cross-border attacks.



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Israel confirms Syria strike, ends mission on Lebanon border

Israel confirms Syria strike, ends mission on Lebanon borderJERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday confirmed that Israel has struck hundreds of Iranian and Hezbollah targets in Syria, including a weapons facility in a weekend airstrike, as the military announced the discovery of a sixth and final tunnel dug by the Lebanese militant group for cross-border attacks.



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Lion Air ends search for black box, Indonesian investigators plan own probe

Lion Air ends search for black box, Indonesian investigators plan own probeThe crash, the world’s first of a Boeing Co 737 MAX jet and the deadliest of 2018, killed all 189 people on board. The main wreckage and the CVR, one of two so-called black boxes, were not recovered in an initial search. Lion Air said in December it was funding a 38 billion rupiah ($ 2.64 million) search using the offshore supply ship MPV Everest.



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House GOP quietly ends probe into FBI's 2016 decisions

House GOP quietly ends probe into FBI's 2016 decisionsWASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans say more investigation is needed into decisions made by the FBI and the Justice Department in 2016 as they brought an unceremonious end to their yearlong look at the department's handling of probes into Democrat Hillary Clinton's emails and Donald Trump's ties to Russia.



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Trump Ends Mattis Era at the Pentagon Two Months Early

Trump Ends Mattis Era at the Pentagon Two Months EarlyThe abrupt move to cut short Mattis’s tenure was announced Sunday by Trump in a tweet. It follows waves of bipartisan criticism over the president’s sudden change of course on Syria and Afghanistan, which has fueled a sense of turmoil at the highest level of the president’s national security team.



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The Latest: Standoff ends as US processes asylum seekers

The Latest: Standoff ends as US processes asylum seekersTIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — The latest on Honduran asylum seekers camped on U.S. soil to be processed for asylum claims (all times local):



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Florida tale of infidelity and homicide ends with conviction

Florida tale of infidelity and homicide ends with convictionTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — After a spellbinding five-day trial that featured tales of infidelity and a multimillion dollar insurance payout, a jury on Friday convicted a Florida woman of helping mastermind the killing of her husband nearly two decades ago.



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U.S. military ends search for five Marines missing off Japan

U.S. military ends search for five Marines missing off JapanThe U.S. military ended a search on Tuesday for five Marines missing in the sea off Japan since two Marine Corps aircraft were involved in an accident during an air-to-air refueling exercise on Dec. 6. The five missing crew of a KC-130 Hercules refueling plane were officially declared deceased. “We know this difficult decision was made after all resources were exhausted in the vigorous search for our Marines,” Lieutenant Colonel Mitchell Maury, commander of the U.S. Marine Corps’ (USMC) Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron, said in a statement.



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Nation's first charter school strike ends, but could portend more battles on choice

Nation's first charter school strike ends, but could portend more battles on choiceThe strike affected only about 7,500 of Chicago's 371,000 public school students. But it was closely followed by labor leaders and charter advocates around the country.



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