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'Training takes care of apprehension', British astronaut reveals ahead of launch

British astronaut Tim Peake says he is relaxed & ready for his historic launch into space on December 15. Asked if he was experiencing any last-minute nerves, the former Army…

Former U.S. official pleads guilty to ‘sextortion’ hacking scheme

By Dustin Volz WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A former U.S. official pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges he orchestrated an international cyber hacking operation to stalk hundreds of young women & threaten…

Presidential elections kick off in Seychelles

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The state news agency in Seychelles says citizens of the Indian Ocean archipelago have started voting in presidential elections. Seychelles News Agency said nearly 71,000 eligible…

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Portugal's new PM promises break with austerity

Portugal's new socialist Prime Minister Antonio Costa promised to break "the spiral of austerity" while implementing a "moderate" programme that respects EU budgetary commitments. "The priority is economic growth, job…

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Riding 'genius' Eddery dies, aged 63

LONDON (Reuters) – Eleven-times Flat racing champion Pat Eddery, one of the greatest jockeys of all time, has died at the age of 63. The Ireland-born jockey rode 4,632 winners…

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Portugal's leftists agree alliance in threat to new govt

Portugal's centre-right government looked doomed Friday as the main opposition Socialists formed an unprecedented alliance with the far left & appeared set to take over, putting the country on a…

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Iran's Khamenei calls for Syrian elections to solve crisis

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran's top authority said elections should be held in Syria to end the civil war there & criticized foreign powers that arm & fund Syrian opposition fighters,…

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Halloween in Space: A Vampire Astronaut and Nightmare in Orbit

You might masquerade as an astronaut for Halloween, yet what approximately when astronauts dress up? Here's how one spacefarer celebrated the spooky season. In search of eerie holiday cheer, Space.com…

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Airbus lifts jet output, dismisses glut concerns

By Tim Hepher & Cyril Altmeyer PARIS (Reuters) – Europe's Airbus pledged to increase production of its popular A320 & dismissed growing concerns approximately the jetliner market on Friday, putting…

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Portugal PM, president urge talks to let minority government rule

LISBON (Reuters) – Portuguese President Anibal Cavaco Silva & Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho appealed for renewed political talks to prevent a swift downfall of the minority government that was…