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Image : Fresh protest pushes defiant S. Korea president to resign

Fresh protest pushes defiant S. Korea president to resign

person Orange Themes access_time Nov 19,2016

Up to half-a-million protestors were expected to take to the streets of Seoul on Saturday for the fourth week in a row, demanding President Park Geun-Hye resign over a corruption scandal. The weekly mass demonstrations -- among the largest seen in

Image : Rajoy, the under-estimated survivor who wore his rivals down

Rajoy, the under-estimated survivor who wore his rivals down

person Orange Themes access_time Oct 30,2016

Spain's conservative Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy won back power Saturday, at the age of 61, after a war of attrition against younger rivals who under-estimated his resistance after 35 years in politics. Just like in 2005 when he emerged from a

Image : 2 suicide bombers die in blasts near market in Nigerian city

2 suicide bombers die in blasts near market in Nigerian city

person Orange Themes access_time Dec 11,2016

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Two suicide bombers died when they exploded Sunday in a crowded area near a market in Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri, injuring 17 people, rescue officials said.

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Russian scientists develop invisibility cloak for soldiers to hide from enemy radars

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Yahoo News Scientists from the Saratov State University in Russia have developed a custom-made invisibility cloak for soldiers that will help the camouflage with their background without being detected by radars and radio devices. The cloak is not...

Nasa unveils six-wheeled Mars rover complete with full laboratory and life support systems

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Yahoo News Nasa has unveiled a new Mars rover concept vehicle designed to function "as both a working vehicle and laboratory" for the next generation of space explorers. "It features life support systems, navigation and communication systems, and...

The Full Moon For The Month Of June Is Called The Strawberry Moon And You Can See It Tonight

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Yahoo News June's full moon, called the Strawberry Moon is visible tonight....

How to Watch NASA Broadcast Russia’s Progress 67 Spacecraft Launching and Docking on the ISS

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Yahoo News The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) will provide live video coverage of the launch and docking of a large Russian cargo spacecraft at the International Space Station next week, the agency announced on its...

Scientists figured out a simple way to discover what's troubling bees

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Yahoo News We’ve seen big declines in wild bee populations. That’s not just bad for the fuzzy little bees; it could drive up prices for almonds, blueberries, and other pollinator-dependent treats....

Hong Kong activists dress as sharks to protest finning

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Yahoo News Dozens of activists Saturday dressed in bloody costumes sprawled outside one of Hong Kong's most popular restaurants linked to the sale of shark fin soup to protest against the killing of the marine predators. The southern Chinese city...

You Won't Want to Miss This Week's Unique Strawberry Moon

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How Did Life Form? Astronomers Find a Clue at a Distant Star

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Yahoo News The same week we learned that the human species may be older than was previously believed, it was disclosed that two teams of astronomers report that they have found molecules related to the building blocks of life at a Sun-like star,...

Scientists discover 2D magnet that could lead to new information technologies

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Yahoo News Scientists have discovered magnetic properties in the 2-D world of monolayers or materials that are formed by a single atomic layer. A team of scientists led by the University of Washington and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology...

It sounds impossible, but physicists created a magnet that is one atom thick

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Yahoo News Scientists at the University of Washington and MIT developed the world's thinnest magnet that is just one atom thick -- making it 2D, technically. It could be used for future computer applications....

With Autism Research, Sisterhood Is Powerful

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Yahoo News Through the Autism Sisters Project, scientists are hoping to understand why being female provides some protection from developing autism....

US war veteran now fighting to save Africa's elephants

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Yahoo News NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A decorated U.S. war veteran with two decades' experience in military intelligence, Lt. Col. Faye Cuevas spent half her career providing intelligence support to U.S. counter-insurgencies in Iraq, Afghanistan and the...

Top court green-lights Guatemala suit against Canada mining firm

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Yahoo News Canada's top court on Thursday cleared the way for a group of Guatemalans to sue Vancouver-based Tahoe Resources in this country for alleged abuses at the company's mine in Guatemala. The men want redress for what they say were injuries...

99-million-year-old bird found preserved in amber stuns scientists

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Yahoo News Archeologists have just discovered a nearly complete bird, encased in fossilized tree sap, that has remained intact for almost 100 million years. The bird, which was just a few days old at the time of its death, is one of the most...

AI may beat humans at everything in 45 years, experts predict

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Yahoo News When will AI surpass human capabilities? A new survey, conducted by the University of Oxford and Yale University, draws on the expertise of 352 leading AI researchers to make an educated guess....

Apple's latest ad explains why our planet is so important (AAPL)

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Yahoo News Apple released a new video on its YouTube channel on June 7 which highlights the beauty and importance of our planet — and also footage filmed on the iPhone. "The earth is a very small stage in a vast cosmic arena," Sagan reads over the...

Taking Vacations Helps Your Career, Study Says

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Yahoo News A new study found that if you have more unused vacation days, you are less likely to receive a promotion, a raise or a bonus as compared to others who take time off....

Herbal Tea Linked to Man's Psychosis in Unusual Case

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Yahoo News A man in Italy who had developed psychosis — meaning he lost touch with reality — did so after consuming an herbal tea made with St. John's wort, according to a recent report of this case. The man's condition improved after he received...

17 facts everyone should know about tampons

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Yahoo News As anyone with a period knows, tampons can be a saving grace. They’re perfect for on-the-go period care, and they are super compact…...

Plastic in rivers major source of ocean pollution: study

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Yahoo News Plastic that is dumped in rivers and then ends up in the world's oceans is one of the major sources of marine pollution, a new study said this week, with Asian waterways the main culprits. Researchers at The Ocean Cleanup -- a Dutch...

Solar power price slump casts shadow on India's green future

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Yahoo News Solar power prices in India have hit rock bottom, but it is not all good news for the electricity-starved country as the phenomenon has hit investor confidence and threatens the country's effort to push its green credentials. Cut-throat...

Activists block logging in Poland's ancient forest

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Yahoo News Activists chained themselves to logging equipment in Poland's ancient Bialowieza forest on Thursday to stop authorities from felling trees in Europe's last primeval woodland. Starting at dawn, several of the 30 activists present attached...

Shocking discovery shows that zapping your brain can boost creativity

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Yahoo News Need to make someone more creative? How about zapping their brain with an electric current? That's the conclusion of an experiment carried out by researchers in the U.K. But it's not quite as good as it sounds....

US bucks trend amid increases for clean energy research

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Yahoo News BEIJING (AP) — Energy ministers from around the world gathered in Beijing this week to report increased spending to help counter climate change. Yet one prominent voice, that of U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry, delivered a starkly...

‘Growing danger’ that asteroids could be hidden in meteor swarm which intersects with Earth

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Yahoo News Czech scientists have warned that a newly discovered branch of the Taurid meteor shower – which intersects with Earth – could hide asteroids big enough to cause ‘continental’ damage. Researchers at the Czech Academy of Sciences writing...

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