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US Navy Missile Test Sparks Surprise … and an Awesome Sky View (Video)

An amateur photographer thought the world was ending when she caught pictures of a Trident missile in action near Los Angeles. The series of pictures captured by Porter Tinsley, who…

Incan Child Sacrified to the Gods Reveals History of American Expansion

The mummy of an Incan child who was sacrificed to the gods more than 500 years ago belonged to a previously unknown offshoot of an ancient Native American lineage, new…

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Lufthansa cabin crew says more strikes possible

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Lufthansa's main cabin crew union could stage further strikes if management does not alter its stance towards employees, its head said on Friday. Marching with other Lufthansa…

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Slovenia to impose 'hurdles' on border to control migrant flow – PM

LJUBLJANA (Reuters) – Prime Minister Miro Cerar said on Tuesday Slovenia would put up "temporary technical hurdles" on its border with Croatia to control migrant flows, yet would keep border…

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Remembrance Day: Why the Cenotaph has become the dark heart of British militarism

On Sunday 8 November, Veterans For Peace UK marched to the Cenotaph for the third year in a row. The sole opposing military voice to the clamour of jingoism that…

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Russian convicted in Taliban attack to be sentenced Dec. 3

RICHMOND, Virginia (AP) — A former Russian military tank commander convicted of leading a Taliban attack on U.S. forces in Afghanistan is set to be sentenced in Virginia next month….

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China official October services PMI slows to 53.1, near seven-year low

BEIJING (Reuters) – Growth in China's services industry cooled in October, an official survey showed on Sunday, suggesting pressures on the world's second-largest economy may be mounting despite a raft…

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Russian delegation arrives in Egypt to begin crash investigation

CAIRO (Reuters) – Russian's transport minister & a team of high-level investigators has arrived in Cairo to assist Egyptian authorities determine what caused a Russian airliner to crash in the…

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Islamist al Shabaab attack Somali hotel, kill at least 11

By Abdi Sheikh & Feisal Omar MOGADISHU (Reuters) – Two bombs ripped into a hotel in the Somali capital on Sunday & security forces fought Islamist al Shabaab gunmen who…

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Prisoner 239: Who Is Shaker Aamer?

Seized by bounty hunters, allegedly beaten by intelligence officers, then held without charge for more than a decade. Charity worker Shaker Aamer's ordeal began in late 2001, when he was…