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Amazon founder invests $1bn a year in space venture

The founder of Amazon, Jeff Bezos, says he’s selling $1 billion of shares in the online retailer every year to fund his rocket venture Blue Origin. The company is planning to launch 11-minute space rides from next year. Also today, is Donald Trump preparing for bad news with his latest tweet on jobs? Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE …

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Cyclone Debbie smashes into Queensland coast

Tropical Cyclone Debbie pummelled the north Queensland coast after making landfall as a category four storm. Debbie hit the mainland between Airlie Beach and Bowen earlier today, bringing wind gusts of 260 kilometres per hour. Read more here: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-03-28/bom-warning-cyclone-debbie-hours-from-hitting-north-queensland/8391174

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Chile builds new hub for world’s largest telescope

Northern Chile is fast becoming the astronomical eyes of the world. The Atacama desert has ideal geographic and climatic conditions which provide astronomers with unparalleled views and minimum light pollution. And now an enormous astronomical centre that will house the world’s largest telescope is under construction to allow scientists to explore previously unknown areas of the universe. Al Jazeera’s Lucia …

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Fossils show life on Earth four billion years ago

An international team of scientists has discovered what they say appear to be fossils of bacteria from nearly four billion years ago. It’s far earlier than organic life was thought to have evolved on Earth. The discovery was made along a remote seashore in northeastern Canada. Al Jazeera’s Daniel Lak reports. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us …

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Full contact! SpaceX Dragon ship docks with Intl Space Station

A SpaceX cargo ship loaded with supplies docks with the International Space Station (ISS). The docking took place one day later than scheduled due to a navigation glitch. COURTESY: RT’s RUPTLY video agency, NO RE-UPLOAD, NO REUSE – FOR LICENSING, PLEASE, CONTACT http://ruptly.tv RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=RussiaToday Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com …

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