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French sci-fi team called on to predict future threats

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 12:20
The "red team" will be employed to imagine future military threats – and how how to prevent them.
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Would this burger tempt you to eat meat?

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 11:48
Two BBC presenters put Impossible Foods' meat-free burger to the taste test. How does it shape up?
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The African Cup of Nations: 'Fairy-tale' team, cursed jerseys and super fans

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 00:57
As Algeria and Senegal face each other in the final, we look at some of the tournament's high and low points.
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Car parts from weeds: The future of green motoring?

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 00:07
The motor industry is trying to reduce its carbon footprint in a number of innovative ways.
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Apollo 11: 'I helped the world watch Moon landing'

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 00:06
About 600 million were watching in 1969 - thanks largely to an unlikely outpost in rural Australia.
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Kyoto Animation fire: Arson attack at Japan anime studio kills 33

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 21:24
Dozens are in hospital, some in a critical condition, after the attack on the Kyoto Animation studio.
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Iran seizes 'fuel-smuggling' tanker in Gulf

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 20:55
Iran says the foreign vessel and its 12 crew were smuggling one million litres of fuel.
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Jeffrey Epstein denied bail in sex trafficking case

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 20:43
The US financier is charged with running a "vast network" of underage girls for sex. He denies this.
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Trump's 'send her back' denial, and what actually happened

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 20:16
The US President inaccurately claimed he quickly told his supporters to stop their racist chant.
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Gendered words ban: US city's code replaces ‘manpower’ with ‘human effort’

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 20:03
Berkeley's municipal code will swap gendered words such as “manpower” with neutral terms.
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Mauna Kea: Hawaii protesters delay giant telescope construction

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 19:50
Officials vow to proceed with the Thirty Meter Telescope despite protests by native Hawaiian elders.
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Ilhan Omar: 'Send her back' chants at Trump rally

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 19:20
US congresswoman Ilhan Omar responds to chants of "send her back" at a Trump rally in North Carolina.
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Trump - I disagree with Omar 'send her back' chants

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 18:59
Trump supporters at a rally directed their chant at Ilhan Omar, a Somali-born lawmaker from Minnesota.
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Ricky Martin rallies behind Puerto Rico protests to oust governor

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 18:29
Governor Ricardo Roselló is urged to quit after leaked sexist, profane and homophobic text messages.
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Morocco hikers: Three get death penalty for Scandinavian tourist murders

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 18:20
They killed two Scandinavian women, who were found beheaded in the Atlas mountains in December.
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Florida city blasts Baby Shark song to drive away homeless from waterfront

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 18:10
An advocate for the homeless says using children's song Baby Shark as a deterrent is "inhumane".
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Polish newspaper to issue 'LGBT-free zone' stickers

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 17:15
The US ambassador to Poland said the stickers would promote hatred and intolerance.
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Message-in-a-bottle author found after 50 years

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 17:04
Briton Paul Gilmore says he always hoped to receive a reply to the note he dropped from an ocean liner.
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Israel mosque find: Archaeologists unearth 1,200-year-old ruins in desert

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 17:03
Researchers say the mosque, dating from the 7th or 8th century, would be a rare find anywhere.
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Puerto Rico: Protests over homophobic text messages

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 16:38
Protesters are calling for the resignation of the governor following a leak of homophobic messages.
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