The Daily Populous

Sunday February 11st, 2018 night edition

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All 71 people travelling on a Russian plane which crashed near Moscow have been killed, according to Russian authorities.

The AN-148 aircraft had disappeared from radars within two minutes of taking off from Domodedovo Airport in Moscow.

Russian media reports the crews could not get to the site by vehicle and had to go by foot.

Image: Playback of the domestic flight which was going from Moscow to Orsk.

Tass news agency added that Russian authorities have confirmed fragments of the plane have been found, around 25 miles (40km) from the airport in Moscow.

Vladimir Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov said: "The president offers his profound condolences to those who lost their relatives in the crash.".

The domestic plane was being operated by Saratov airlines, and had 65 passengers on board - including three children - along with six crew members. »

Russia jet carrying 71 people crashes after Moscow take-off

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A Russian airliner has crashed after leaving Moscow's Domodedovo airport, killing all 65 passengers and six crew on board.

The Saratov Airlines jet vanished minutes after take-off and crashed near the village of Argunovo, about 80km (50 miles) south-east of Moscow.

The plane was being flown by an experienced pilot with 5,000 hours of flight time, the airline told Ria-Novosti news agency. »

A Tesla employee who builds robots told us why production hell is actually a good thing

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She's working to build the machine that builds the machine: Tesla's highly automated assembly line for the Model 3.

Few companies in history have so thoroughly combined a compelling vision of the future with innovative ways to design, build, power, and sell cars.

But Sheena Patterson, a staff manufacturing engineer who's been at Tesla for nearly three years, is the exception. »

India's only openly gay prince discusses coming out and turning his pink palace into a centre for at-risk LGBT+ people

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5/46 5 February 2018 Philadelphia Eagles' Nick Foles celebrates with the Vince Lombardi Trophy after winning Super Bowl LII.

The royal is going so far as to transform his 15-acre pink palace into a centre for vulnerable LGBT+ people.

In fact, the royal has had something of a turnaround since coming out and being shunned by society after coming out. »

Researchers discover efficient and sustainable way to filter salt and metal ions from water

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In this case, the salt and ions in sea water.

Instead of relying on the current costly and energy intensive processes, this research opens up the potential for removing salt ions from water in a far more energy efficient and environmentally sustainable way.".

More information: "Ultrafast selective transport of alkali metal ions in metal organic frameworks with subnanometer pores" »