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Russian capsule docks safely at International Space Station

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian spacecraft carrying three astronauts from the United States, Britain & Russia has docked successfully at the International Space Station. NASA's live broadcast from the Russian…

Pietersen lets rip at Qantas 'muppets'

England exile Kevin Pietersen has let rip at Australian carrier Qantas, calling them "muppets" after he was refused entry to an airline lounge for wearing flip flops. The star batsman…

Polls Say UK Split Over Leaving European Union

Britain could leave the EU if the results of two new polls are translated into votes in a referendum. One gives a narrow lead in favour of a British exit…

Samsung asks Supreme Court to throw out $399M judgment

WASHINGTON (AP) — In its patent dispute with Apple, Samsung is asking the Supreme Court to take a digital-age look at an issue it last confronted in the horse-and-buggy era….

Guangzhou beats Club America to advance at Club World Cup

OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Paulinho scored in the final minute of stoppage time on Sunday as Chinese champions Guangzhou Evergrande beat Mexico's Club America 2-1 to advance to the semifinal…

Eurozone officials rule out IMF's exclusion from Greek bailout

By Lefteris Karagiannopoulos ATHENS (Reuters) – The IMF will not be excluded from Greece's third bailout programme review, Eurozone officials told Greece on Saturday after its prime minister said the…

Beijing may ease household residence rules

BEIJING (Reuters) – Beijing has proposed a new system giving permanent residence status to millions of people already living in the city, giving them better access to services like healthcare…

West will remain vulnerable to IS threat: experts

The Islamic State group has brought down a crowded airliner over Egypt, shot up Paris cafes & other soft targets, & inspired attacks like the shooting rampage last week in…

Surviving Beijing's first ever red alert for air pollution

Well, I have survived Beijing’s first ever pollution “red alert” day, & frankly, after several years of inhaling noxious smog, I am wondering what all the fuss is about.  The fuss,…

House set to tighten controls on visa-free travel to US

WASHINGTON (AP) — Invoking the Paris terror attacks, House lawmakers pushed toward a vote Tuesday on legislation tightening controls on travel to the U.S. & requiring visas for anyone who's…