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Newsdeck: Sudan protesters warn ‘remnants of Bashir regime’ still at work

Newsdeck: Sudan protesters warn ‘remnants of Bashir regime’ still at work

Sudan’s principle protest group has demanded the immediate formation of a civilian-led government to replace the country’s new ruling military council, warning that the demonstrators’ “revolution” is at threat from “the remnants of the regime” of deposed leader Omar al-Bashir .

Newsdeck: SpaceX Readies First Falcon Heavy Launch for Paying Customer

Newsdeck: SpaceX Readies First Falcon Heavy Launch for Paying Customer

Elon Musk’s SpaceX is preparing to launch Falcon Heavy—its massive, heavy-lift rocket—for its first paying customer, more than a year after its debut demonstration mission in February 2018.Last year’s initial Falcon Heavy launch was a spectacle thanks in part to its test payload: Musk’s cherry-red Tesla Roadster with a mannequin passenger, dubbed Starman, sitting in the driver’s seat. This time SpaceX will be carrying a payload for Saudi Arabia’s Arabsat, a satellite services provider.