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Oliver Sacks, eminent neurologist and 'Awakenings' author, dies at 82

Fox News - ‎8 hours ago‎
Oliver Sacks, the eminent neurologist and acclaimed best-selling author, died Sunday at his home in New York City. He was 82. The cause was cancer, The New York Times reported, citing the doctor's longtime personal assistant.
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Family of Richard Smith say he was 'truly wonderful'

ITV News - ‎3 hours ago‎
The family of Richard Smith pay tribute to a 'truly wonderful' man. Credit: Sussex Police/ Family Handout. The family of Richard Smith, who was on his way to a bike ride with cyclist friend Dylan Archer when the crash happened, have paid tribute to a ...
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Saudis have made repeated small incursions into Yemen-coalition spokesman

Reuters - ‎5 hours ago‎
RIYADH Saudi Arabian forces have made repeated small incursions across the border with Yemen in response to attacks since the start of airstrikes against Houthi forces on March 26, the Saudi-led coalition said on Sunday.
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Five people per square metre: how the 71 truck migrants met their end

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
Vienna: The 71 people found dead in an abandoned refrigeration lorry in Austria had been crammed in, five to a square metre , police said on Sunday, as initial forensic tests indicated they had suffocated.
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Thai police hunt more suspects after Bangkok bomb arrest

Ynetnews - ‎17 hours ago‎
Police probing Thailand's deadliest bombing widened their net in the search for more suspects on Sunday after a foreigner was arrested and stacks of fake passports and bomb-making materials were found during a raid on a Bangkok apartment block.
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Deported Al-Jazeera journalist: Verdict a blow for Egyptian press freedom

Reuters Africa - ‎Aug 29, 2015‎
SYDNEY (Reuters) - A decision by an Egyptian court to sentence three Al Jazeera TV journalists to three years in prison was politically motivated and aimed at intimidating the press, one of the three, Australian journalist Peter Greste, said on ...
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Susan Rice, Obama's Security Adviser, Urges Pakistan to Do More Against Militants

New York Times - ‎20 minutes ago‎
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - President Obama's national security adviser, Susan E. Rice, urged Pakistani civilian and military leaders on Sunday to do more to stop militants from using Pakistani territory to stage attacks in neighboring countries.
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Gordon Brown: Union is in 'mortal danger'

BBC News - ‎3 hours ago‎
Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown has said he believes the next 12 months could determine the long-term fate of the union between England and Scotland.
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Shoreham air crash disaster: Dylan Archer and Richard Smith identified as victims

The Independent - ‎29 minutes ago‎
Two more of the eleven victims of the Shoreham air show disaster have been named by Sussex Police. Richard Smith, 26, and Dylan Archer, 42, were friends on a cycle ride in the South Downs.
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Prince Charles lobbied Alex Salmond over a stately home and his Highlands food ...

The Independent - ‎2 hours ago‎
Prince Charles privately lobbied Alex Salmond as Scotland's First Minister to seek money or political backing for causes including a stately home and his Highlands food brand, according to newly-released correspondence.
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Almost 30 'illegal immigrants' found in refrigerated lorry at motorway service ... - ‎Aug 28, 2015‎
A refrigerated lorry which stopped at a motorway service station had been carrying 27 suspected illegal immigrants. Police were alerted when people at Cobham services on the M25 in Surrey became suspicious about activity around the truck.
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Allianz and Borealis Infrastructure eye London City Airport - source

Reuters UK - ‎59 minutes ago‎
German insurer Allianz SE has joined Borealis Infrastructure, which manages investments for Canada's Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement Systems, to explore a bid for London City Airport, a source familiar with the process said.
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Mark Carney: Chinese problems unlikely to prevent UK interest rate rise

Wiltshire Times - ‎40 minutes ago‎
China's economic problems are "unlikely" to derail plans to raise interest rates in the UK, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has claimed.
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Rolls-Royce in Brazil bribe inquiry

The Times (subscription) - ‎39 minutes ago‎
Rolls-Royce confirmed last night that it was co-operating with Brazilian authorities investigating alleged bribery in the country's state oil company Petrobras.
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China's Next Problem: Paying for Its Stock-Market Bailout

Wall Street Journal - ‎5 hours ago‎
China's epic stock-market drops over the past week give the impression that Beijing may have given up on trying to prop up the market or is at least retreating to defend a lower level.
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Kaspersky threatened to 'rub out' rival, email shows

CRN Australia - ‎10 hours ago‎
In 2009, Eugene Kaspersky, co-founder of one of the world's top security companies, told some of his lieutenants that they should attack rival antivirus software maker AVG Technologies by "rubbing them out in the outhouse", one of several previously ...
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Reborn TVR Sells Out First Year's Production Allocation In Six Weeks

Motor Authority - ‎Aug 28, 2015‎
TVRs have always been a niche product, but it appears there's plenty of pent-up demand for a new one because the company has managed to sell a year's production allocation for a new sports car in just six weeks—without even showing any of the car or ...
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Why does the UK love the Ford Mustang?

Manchester Evening News - ‎Aug 29, 2015‎
The word iconic barely suffices to describe this muscle motor, spawned in the early 1960s and still setting pulses racing today. Share; Share; Tweet; +1; LinkedIn.
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Companion and Settings apps arrive for Windows 10 Lenovo devices

WinBeta - ‎Jul 27, 2015‎
If you own a Lenovo device and plan to upgrade it to Windows 10, then Lenovo has you covered with two new apps to ease the transition.
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How Miley Cyrus went from VMAs punchline to inescapable pop star and social ...

National Post - ‎16 minutes ago‎
The beginning of the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards. A giant teddy bear's stomach opens on stage to reveal Miley Cyrus, sticking out her tongue.
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Pink Floyd's Inflatable Pig 'Algie' Withdrawn From Auction - ‎3 hours ago‎
The inflatable, which appears on the front cover of the album 'Animals', has been offered back to Pink Floyd after mistakenly going up for sale.
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I was to blame for rape, says Chrissie Hynde

The Times (subscription) - ‎1 hour ago‎
The singer Chrissie Hynde has prompted outrage by saying that it can be a woman's fault if she is raped. Revealing her own experience of sexual assault, the Pretenders frontwoman, 63, said she still blames herself for being forced to perform sexual ...
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Man Utd transfers: Club bid £36m for Anthony Martial - ‎53 minutes ago‎
Manchester United are ready to gamble on Monaco teenager Antony Martial as the solution to their goalscoring problems by launching a £36m move for the 19-year-old.
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Stargazers marvel at 2015's first Supermoon

Sky News Australia - ‎1 hour ago‎
The moon appeared between 12 and 14 per cent larger and shone around 25-30 times brighter than normal. Here at home, the first glimpse of the Supermoon was seen around 7pm AEST.
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Scientists develop new low-cost, efficient LED technology

IBNLive - ‎14 hours ago‎
New York: Scientists including one of Indian origin have developed a new highly efficient and low cost light emitting diode that could help spur more widespread adoption of the LED technology.
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Swarms of jellyfish are invading the beaches of the Eastern Mediterranean

Daily Mail - ‎6 hours ago‎
Jellyfish packing a painful sting are invading the beaches of Israel and the eastern Mediterranean despite being native to an ocean thousands of miles away.
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Brisk daily walks can increase life span, research says

The Guardian - ‎3 hours ago‎
Just 25 brisk walking a day can increase your life span, health experts say. Photograph: Chris Ison/PA. Press Association. Sunday 30 August 2015 15.02 EDT Last modified on Sunday 30 August 2015 15.51 EDT.
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Naps are good for you: Afternoon sleep reduce risk of blood pressure heart attacks

Metro - ‎7 hours ago‎
Dr Manolis Kallistratos - a cardiologist at Asklepieion Voula General Hospital in Athens, where the study was conducted - said: 'Although William Blake affirms that it's better to think in the morning, act at noon, eat in the evening and sleep at night ...
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Cardiff neonatal unit infection 'resistant' to treatment

BBC News - ‎Aug 29, 2015‎
Bacterial infections which have closed a neonatal unit in Cardiff after 12 babies tested positive are difficult to treat, an expert has said.
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Fever warning over new meningitis jab - ‎Aug 27, 2015‎
Parents whose babies will be vaccinated against meningitis are being urged to buy paracetamol to stave off a fever linked to the jab.
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