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Elon Musk Rocket Crushes upon Return to Earth

Entrepreneur Elon Musk has launched the latest prototype of his Starship vehicle from Texas.

Codenamed SN8, the unmanned rocket lifted away from the Boca Chica R&D facility on what had been billed as a brief flight to 12.5km.

The 50m-tall vehicle crashed on touchdown but Mr Musk was delighted with how much the test outing achieved.

US passes peak in new coronavirus cases: Trump

The U.S. has passed its peak in new coronavirus cases, the nation's president said on April 15. 

Speaking during a White House Coronavirus Task Force briefing, Donald Trump said new cases are declining in the New York metropolitan area, the city of Houston, Texas and the city of New Orleans in Louisiana and cases in Detroit and the Denver metro area are flat.

Former NCAA javelin champion banned four years for doping

A former NCAA champion in javelin was given a four-year doping ban in a ruling published Tuesday.

Ioannis Kyriazis of Greece, who also placed sixth at the 2017 world championships, tested positive for the steroid-like muscle builder Ligandrol, track and field's Athletics Integrity Unit said.

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