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Robots! Lasers! Dinosaurs! Geeky Fun Abounds at Future Con

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Do you harbor a fondness for space robots and lasers? Are you intrigued by fossils of dinosaurs that once roamed Antarctica, or have you pondered the presence of extraterrestrial life or the genetics of magical ability? If so, you might be ready for Future Con. The new ...

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Islamic State kills two Chinese teachers kidnapped in Pakistan: group’s news agency

loading… Islamic State has killed two Chinese citizens it kidnapped in southwest Pakistan last month, the militant group’s Amaq news agency said on Thursday. Armed men pretending to be policemen kidnapped two Chinese language teachers in the Pakistani city of Quetta on May 24. “Islamic State fighters kill two Chinese ...

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BA flights grounded: Apologetic CEO Alex Cruz denies catastrophic computer failure was caused by job cuts

loading… IT failure caused by a catastrophic power surge on Saturday morning, he says British Airways’ chief executive has apologised “profusely” to passengers caught up in travel chaos at the weekend which grounded flights at Heathrow and Gatwick, but denied the disruption had anything to do with cost-cutting in the ...

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Neuroscientists Discover A Song That Reduces Anxiety By Sixty-Five Percent

Anxiety — that feeling of dread, fear, worry and panic — is certainly nothing new. Hippocrates wrote about it in the fourth century BCE. As did Søren Kierkegaard in the 1860s. And Sigmund Freud addressed the disorder in 1926. loading… However, jump to the present and we’re seeing a significant uptick — ...

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Labour lost control of Derbyshire County Council as Jeremy Corbyn suffers another electoral blow

The authority was the last county council that was controlled by a Labour majority Jeremy Corbyn has suffered a major blow after Labour lost control of Derbyshire County Council. The Conservatives swept to victory in the seat overturning a pre-election Labour majority of 21 seats in the heart of England. ...

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British man who tried to shoot Donald Trump returns to UK just five months into one-year sentence

Exclusive: Michael Sandford due to be met by parents at Heathrow this morning Michael Sandford, the British man imprisoned in the US for attempting to shoot Donald Trump, has returned to the UK, The Independent understands. Mr Sandford was sentenced by a US court to one year in jail in ...

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Nick Clegg: Brexiteers are ‘avoiding second referendum because they fear they would lose it’

Brexiteers are avoiding a second referendum on the terms of Brexit because they fear they would fail in convincing the British public to accept a final deal, the former Deputy Prime Minister has said. During a speech Nick Clegg said voters would be much more alert “to the lies and ...

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Trump’s wall won’t get a penny as Congress agrees $1trn spending plan

‘The bill ensures taxpayer dollars aren’t used to fund an ineffective border wall’ Congressional negotiators reached an agreement late Sunday on a broad spending package to fund the government through the end of September, alleviating fears of a government shutdown later this week, several congressional aides said. Congress is expected ...

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North Korea Just Threatened to Sink US Nuclear Submarine

North Korea threatened to sink a US nuclear sub currently deployed in South Korean waters if the US take provocative action, responding to a statement from Donald Trump that the president won’t be “happy” if Pyongyang conducts another nuclear test. After the US deployed a nuclear-powered submarine and an aircraft ...

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It’s time for a GLOBAL MAY DAY STRIKE

The time has come for a global general strike on the most perfect day for such an event, International Workers Day, May 1 Workers World Party on why the time has come The May Day general strike should raise all the demands of the movements of the workers and oppressed ...

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