<!– google_ad_section_start –> A SpaceX cargo ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Sunday, carrying 5,000 pounds of supplies – including offbeat cargo such as mice, fruit flies and a 3-D printer for astronauts. <!– google_ad_section_end –>
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Peru’s largest prison has a bank run entirely by inmates, for inmates so they can save for their release and re-establish trustworthiness.
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What now for the sense of Britishness?
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<!– google_ad_section_start –> The 3-D printing boom is about to invade space. Nasa, the US space agency, is sending a 3-D printer to the International Space Station in hopes that astronauts will be able one day to fix their spacecraft by cranking out spare parts on the spot. <!– google_ad_section_end –>
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<!– google_ad_section_start –> At first Richie Wang didn’t know anything about coffee beans. But as a high-school student in the United States, he worked as a part-time waiter at an Italian restaurant, and it was there that he was introduced to the joys of espresso. <!– google_ad_section_end –>
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<!– google_ad_section_start –> Hong Kong activist Father Franco Mella called on the Vietnamese government to spare the lives of two elderly Hongkongers on death row in the country. <!– google_ad_section_end –>
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Tropical storm Fung-Wong brings flooding, heavy rains and high winds to the Philippines, forcing some 200,000 people from their homes.
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James Roby scores two first-half tries as St Helens beat Castleford to reach the Super League play-off semi-finals.
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<!– google_ad_section_start –> Japan has agreed to cut purchases of juvenile eels from its neighbours by 20 per cent as part of moves to protect the endangered species. <!– google_ad_section_end –>
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Some Westminster landmarks normally closed to the public, including Downing Street, will be open this weekend.
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Homes have been evacuated and a man arrested in Hertfordshire on suspicion of stealing from a former prisoner of war camp, police say.
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State airline is known for delaying flights to accommodate the schedules of important politicians, sometimes making ordinary passengers wait for hours to take off
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Counter-terrorism police seize material from a house in Cardiff as part of an ongoing operation.
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<!– google_ad_section_start –> Jaycee Chan has been formally arrested on drug charges, nearly a month after he was caught smoking marijuana in Beijing. <!– google_ad_section_end –>
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The survey by an international labour rights group found that abuse of workers’ rights was rife in a $75-billion tech sector
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Some legal groups in South Africa express concern over threats directed at the judge who found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide and not murder.
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The family of a man being detained in a notorious Indonesian jail appeals for help to free him.
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