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Asteroid alert: NASA tracks a rock taller than Big Ben but will the asteroid hit tomorrow?

One year ago   |   By Daily Express

AN ASTEROID taller than Big Ben's clocktower is barreling towards us at breakneck speeds, NASA has revealed - but will the giant space rock strike our planet tomorrow?
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