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Russian Orthodox Church breaks ties with Orthodoxy’s leader

The Russian Orthodox Church says it’s severing ties with the leader of the worldwide Orthodox community after his decision to grant Ukrainian clerics independence from the Moscow Patriarchate

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Russian Orthodox Church breaks with Constantinople in row over Ukraine

The Russian Orthodox Church said on Monday it had decided to break off all relations with the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople in protest over its endorsement of Ukraine's request for an "autocephalous" (independent) church.

Bloodhound 1,000 mph rocket car needs a cash injection -- fast - Roadshow

The company behind the supersonic vehicle seeking to break the land-speed record must either find new investors or shut down.

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France says it could help North Korea denuclearize if it sees real commitment

France is ready to help in North Korea's denuclearization efforts, but Pyongyang must first show some detailed commitments and real desire to ...

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Kremlin suggests Trump misspoke when he said Putin was involved in assassinations

“I wouldn’t make the assessment that Trump allowed that possibility,” said Dmitry Peskov, a spokesman for the Russian president.

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Kremlin suggests Trump misspoke when he said Putin was involved in assassinations

“I wouldn’t make the assessment that Trump allowed that possibility,” said Dmitry Peskov, a spokesman for the Russian president.

The Flat Earth movement: People who ignore science

Flat-Earthers will tell you that not only is the Earth shaped like a Frisbee, but also that Man has never gone to the Moon, that footage of floating astronauts is faked, and the sun is tiny, hovering above our disk-shaped planet. It's a sign of a ...

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Nebraska fails to get first win of Scott Frost era after late meltdown against Northwestern

The wait for Nebraska has been extended. The Cornhuskers were on the verge of the first win of the Scott Frost era before losing to Northwestern.        

NASA's Apollo missions took humans to the moon -- and my dad played a part - CNET

First Man recounts efforts to get astronauts to the moon. Keeping them safe on Earth was no easy feat either.

Meet the artist planning to send a sculpture into orbit

From providing us with GPS directions to TV and radio broadcast, the hundreds of satellites now orbiting the earth serve a variety of functions. But ...

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Lavrov says Russia keen to boost airline security with Egypt

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Saturday that his country was eager to work with Egypt to boost airline security, three years after a ...

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‘The Romanoffs’ can’t top the real-life ‘sexual excess and depraved sadism’ of Russia’s royal family

Forget the new TV series. Books about the family, executed during the Russian revolution 100 years ago, are filled with lurid details.

The film First Man brings realities of life as an astronaut to the big screen

Damien Chazelle's new movie First Man, released Friday, tells the tale of the man behind the first moon landing. It's a story that resonates with astronauts today: their personal challenges going hand-in-hand with those of their jobs.

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Potential resolution in sight as Treasury extends deadline for Deripaska to sell stake

The Treasury Department on Friday granted another month-long extension to let the world’s second-largest aluminum producer continue to operate, suggesting a deal may soon be reached for Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska to relinquish control of the company.

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Russian rocket failure could leave International Space Station without crew

If the cause of the aborted launch isn't solved quickly, a new crew might not be able to launch before the current crew must return home.        

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Freed pastor Brunson leaves Turkey, due in U.S. Saturday

A U.S. pastor was flown out of Turkey on Friday after a court freed him from two years of detention, in a step that could improve U.S.-Turkish ties ...

Must-watch videos of the week

A movie-like prison break, a failed rocket launch putting lives at risk and celebrity kids busting a move. Here are the videos you don't want to miss ...

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'First Man' Shows Sacrifice, Risk of Apollo 11 Mission

On July 20, 1969, the world was watching as a grainy black and white TV image showed astronaut Neil Armstrong step onto the moon and plant an American flag on its powdery surface. Damian Chazelle's biopic First Man follows the life of Armstrong, chronicling his courage, spirit of adventure and razor-sharp focus under pressure that paved the way ...

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Soyuz rocket failure: Booster separation was to blame for botched launch, Russia says

Russia says that a problem with the separation of first and second stage booster rockets was to blame for Thursday’s failed Soyuz launch.

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Russia vows to defend believers in Ukraine church dispute

Russia vowed on Friday to defend Russian church believers in Ukraine from any illegal activity against them following Kiev's moves toward a historic split from the Russian Orthodox Church.

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Astronauts return to families' arms after emergency landing

NASA's Nick Hague and Roscosmos' Alexey Ovchinin were headed to the International Space Station on a Soyuz rocket when a booster ...

Trump legal team preparing answers to written questions from Mueller

CBS News has learned that President Trump's lawyers are preparing answers to special counsel Robert Mueller's written questions. Major Garrett ...

Raytheon's new AN/SPY-6(V) radar tracks ballistic missile in test

Raytheon's AN/SPY-6(V) Air and Missile Defense Radar, the newest piece of radar for the U.S. Navy, successfully tracked a ballistic missile in ...

SpaceX and Boeing developing new spaceships to fly NASA astronauts

The International Space Station could soon operate without a crew for the first time in nearly two decades. It comes after Thursday's dramatic Soyuz ...

US astronaut thanks Russian rescuers for their quick work

A failed launch to the International Space Station forced an emergency landing.

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NASA chief: ‘No changes’ to space station launches after dramatic Soyuz rocket failure

Jim Bridenstine told reporters that Russian experts have a “really good idea” of what caused the rocket to malfunction, sending the two-member crew on a hurtling escape back to earth.

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Rocket failure astronauts will go back into space - Russian official

Two astronauts who survived the mid-air failure of a Russian rocket will fly again and are provisionally set to travel to the International Space Station (ISS) in spring of next year, the head of Russia's space agency said on Friday.

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