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Deep sea mining licences issued

Science & Nature - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 10:55
The UN's seabed authority issues exploration licences that accelerate a search for valuable minerals on the ocean floor.

Look at me! 18 selfies of the week

World - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 10:48

Two rare Amur leopards born at zoo

Science & Nature - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 08:55
A pair of Amur leopards, which zookeepers say are on the brink of extinction, are born at Leicestershire's Twycross Zoo.

Giant python gets a health check

Science & Nature - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 08:35
Enormous reticulated python gets annual check-up

Quarantine over China plague death

Science & Nature - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 06:47
Part of a city in north-west China is sealed off and dozens of people placed in quarantine after a man died of bubonic plague, state media say.

Do butterfly wing patterns really mimic predator eyes?

Science & Nature - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 04:32
Do butterfly wing patterns really mimic predator eyes?

Row over 'bonkers' EU energy plan

Science & Nature - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 03:28
European spat over energy savings target

Dream Cars: Innovative Design, Visionary Ideas

Science & Nature - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 01:14
Models and conceptual drawings by famous car manufacturers

Cheating death twice on Malaysia Airlines

World - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 22:05
CNN's Tom Foreman reports on one passenger who swapped flights twice avoiding both Malaysia Airlines disasters

UK to probe ex-KGB agent death

World - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 22:02
The UK Home Office will hold an independent public inquiry into the 2006 death of Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko, it announced Tuesday.

Ukraine opens criminal cases against Russian minister, businessman

World - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 21:01
[Breaking News Update 1:18 p.m.]

Widodo wins Indonesian presidency as Prabowo objects

World - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 20:03
Jakarta governor and former furniture salesman Joko "Jokowi" Widodo won Indonesia's presidential election, officials said Tuesday, setting him up to be the first person who didn't boast a military or elite background to take the office.

Talk of peace doesn't slow Gaza violence

World - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 19:51
While politicians and statesmen talked peace Tuesday in Egypt, Israeli soldiers battled Hamas fighters on the streets of Gaza. Overhead, more rockets streaked toward Israel.

Where are 'Bachelor' couples?

Entertainment - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 18:58

Ray J charged with battery

Entertainment - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 18:57
Ray J Norwood has been charged with four misdemeanors in a case in which he's accused of grabbing a woman's buttocks, smashing a police car window and spitting on a cop.

Police to Bieber: Tone down the parties

Entertainment - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 18:55
Beverly Hills police want Justin Bieber to "take the bull by the horns" and tone down his house parties.

'Facts of Life' stars reunite in TV movie

Entertainment - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 18:36
On Saturday, two stars from "Facts of Life" got together for a long overdue TV reunion.

My love affair with Istanbul

World - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 16:41
My love affair with Istanbul began at first sight.

'Star Wars: Episode VII': See the X-wing

Entertainment - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 15:59
J.J. Abrams has given "Star Wars" fans something new to geek out about, and better yet, it's for a good cause.

Actor James Garner dies

Entertainment - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 13:44
James Garner, the understated, wisecracking everyman actor who enjoyed multi-generational success on both the small and big screen, has died. He was 86.
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