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By news On Friday, July 20th, 2018
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Deep reefs won’t be ‘twilight zone’ refuge for fish, corals: study

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); OSLO (Reuters) – Deep coral reefs in a “twilight zone” in the oceans differ sharply from those near the surface, dimming hopes that they More...

By news On Thursday, July 19th, 2018
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Australian guard saw indigenous prisoner’s breathing difficulty as a ruse, inquest told

SYDNEY (Reuters) – A mentally ill indigenous prisoner in Australia who died after being restrained appeared to be pretending to struggle for breath as a “diversionary tactic” to avoid moving cells, a More...

By news On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
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Tesla shares fall 3.5 percent after CEO Musk abuses British diver

(Reuters) – Shares of Tesla Inc fell 3.5 percent on Monday after Chief Executive Elon Musk directed abuse on Twitter at one of the British cave divers involved in the rescue of 12 Thai children last week. More...

By news On Monday, July 16th, 2018
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Venus pairs with the moon: In case you missed it – when does the moon pair with Mars? | Science | News

Soon after the sun dipped below the Western horizon on Sunday, July 15, the crescent moon paired closely with the planet Venus.  The spectacle would have been best viewed through binoculars or a telescope.  Although More...

By news On Friday, July 13th, 2018
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Hand-carved wooden furniture helps put Bosnian town on the map

KONJIC, Bosnia (Reuters) – A family in southern Bosnia is producing hand-crafted wooden furniture for export, helping to revive a century-old craft that suffered during the country’s war in the 1990s. More...

By news On Friday, July 13th, 2018
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Migration to Australia hits decade low, seen as boost for prime minister

SYDNEY (Reuters) – The number of permanent migrants to Australia has hit a 10-year low, thanks to tougher scrutiny of claims, home minister Peter Dutton said on Friday, as the government tries to soothe angry More...

By news On Thursday, July 12th, 2018
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Martin slams Brexit deal | City & Business | Finance

He said Theresa May had “made the mistake of prioritising a ‘deal’ with the unelected EU representatives, which they have little incentive to accommodate, rather than a sensible implementation More...

By news On Thursday, July 12th, 2018
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Safest long-haul destinations revealed – Travel advice for Canada, Dubai, US and Australia | Travel News | Travel

Holiday booking can be difficult for a number of reasons, such as price and amenities on offer. One of the most important things on tourists minds is safety and whether the destination poses any threats. Popular More...

By news On Friday, July 6th, 2018
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Thai cave rescue: Rescue diver REVEALS what trapped boys must do to escape ALIVE | World | News

Twelve young Thai boys and their football coach who have been trapped inside the Tham Luang caves for two weeks face a tortuous ordeal to escape before monsoon rains hit again. Although rescuers had planned to More...

By news On Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018
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Scientists eye genome mapping to help chlamydia-stricken koalas

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Scientists who have mapped the genome of Australia’s symbolic animal, the koala, say it could help them develop better vaccines to treat the animals, who are battling an epidemic of the More...