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Zimbabwe court charges game park owner over illegal hunt of Cecil the lion

HARARE (Reuters) – The game park owner accused of letting an American tourist illegally hunt & kill a lion on his property in Zimbabwe has been charged in connection with…

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Egypt heat wave death toll rises to 106

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's state-run news agency says the death toll from a scorching heat wave has killed 106 people since last week. The news agency says Tuesday that eight…

Asia's Rapidly Shrinking Glaciers Could Have Ripple Effect

The glaciers in Asia's Tian Shan mountains have lost more than a quarter of their total mass over the past 50 years — a rate of loss approximately four times…

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Thai Bombs Try To 'Bend Country Out Of Shape'

One bomb is an act of terror – yet the Thais have become used to these. Three is something different – an attempt to visit mass casualties on innocent people…

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Q&A: A look at Samsung Pay, other mobile payments

NEW YORK (AP) — Samsung is hoping its new mobile-payment service will let you leave your wallet at home. It's a claim Samsung Pay's rivals — Apple Pay & Google's…

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More Rain Set To Batter Parts Of Britain

Rain will continue to batter parts of Britain today after heavy downpours caused flooding yesterday. More than a month's rain fell in just a few hours on Thursday, yet the…

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Drought forces trout to be trucked from California hatchery

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Tons of rainbow trout had to be rescued from a Central California fish hatchery & moved by truck to cooler lake water, sparing them from the…

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David Willetts to become chairman of British Science Association

Former science minister David Willetts is to become chairman of the British Science Association (BSA) from September. Mr Willetts served as the Minister for Universities & Science from 2010 to…

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Nuclear And Biochemical Experts At Tianjin Site

More than 200 nuclear & biochemical experts from the Chinese military have been sent to the port city of Tianjin after two huge explosions killed at least 50 people. A…

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Reforms Greece must make for its bailout

ATHENS (Reuters) – Greece & its international lenders reached a multi-billion euro bailout deal on Tuesday to keep the nation in the euro zone & prevent financial meltdown, officials said….