Live news updates: March 19

A photo tweeted by Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield with the words "Our Moon, forever to be graced by the footprints of twelve brave men." Photo / Chris Hadfield
A photo tweeted by Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield with the words "Our Moon, forever to be graced by the footprints of twelve brave men." Photo / Chris Hadfield

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