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South Korean teens tell how they were left to escape sinking ferry

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ANSAN South Korea (Reuters) - Six teenagers who survived South Korea's worst maritime disaster told on Monday how classmates helped them float free as water flooded their cabins despite crew instructions to stay put even as their ferry sank in April, killing more than 300 people.

Sri Lankan Asylum Seekers Fly to Australia

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Boat load of 157 Sri Lankan asylum seekers arrive in Australian mainland for identity checks

US Companies Increasingly Fish for Growth Overseas

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Lands of opportunity: Foreign markets fueling growth of US tech trendsetters, other companies

Fierce storms destroy several homes in Tennessee

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Searchers go door to door to make sure no one is trapped in debris; severe weather rakes several Eastern states


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Pakistan mob kills woman, girls, over 'blasphemous' Facebook post

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By Syed Raza Hassan ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - A Pakistani mob killed a woman member of a religious sect and two of her granddaughters after a ... more

South Korean teens tell how they were left to escape sinking ferry

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ANSAN South Korea (Reuters) - Six teenagers who survived South Korea's worst maritime disaster told on Monday how classmates helped them float free as water ... more

Sri Lankan asylum seekers fly to Australia

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CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — More than 150 Sri Lankan asylum seekers who languished on an Australian customs vessel for weeks have been temporarily brought to ... more

South Africa 55-2 at lunch on rain-hit day 5

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COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's Dilruwan Perera managed to claim a valuable wicket in the 30 minutes of play possible on the fifth ... more

China says may have citizens fighting in Iraq

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China says may have citizens fighting in Iraq
By Ben Blanchard BEIJING (Reuters) - Muslim extremists from China's far western region of Xinjiang have gone to the Middle East for training and some ... more

London rents 'double rest of UK'

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London rents 'double rest of UK'
Rents in London have reached double those across the rest of the UK for the first time ever, according to new research.

South Korean teens tell how they were left to escape sinking ferry

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ANSAN South Korea (Reuters) - Six teenagers who survived South Korea's worst maritime disaster told on Monday how classmates helped them float free as water ... more

Australian police to renew bid to access Ukraine crash site

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SYDNEY (Reuters) - A joint Australian-Dutch probe team will renew efforts on Monday to gain access to the crash site of a Malaysian airliner in ... more

China soon to be top biz travel market

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Business travel spending in China reached $225 billion last year, or 23% of the $1.1 trillion global total.

China will soon be the world's top business travel market

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China is the world's hottest market for business travelers, and spending in the country could surpass the U.S. as soon as 2015, according to a ... more

Quiz: What type of Facebook user are you?

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Quiz: What type of Facebook user are you?
You spend far too much time on there, but what on earth do you actually do? On Mark Zuckerberg's birthday, take our handy quiz to ... more

Genetic moderation is needed to debate our food future

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GM is now a term loaded with baggage. Scientists must allow for people's objections to show the public there's nothing "spooky" about it, says Susan ... more

Microsoft pits Siri against Cortana in new Windows Phone 8.1 ad

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Microsoft pits Siri against Cortana in new Windows Phone 8.1 ad
Microsoft is focusing on Apple’s Siri digital assistant in one of the first Windows Phone 8.1 commercials. It’s another return to the Mac vs. PC ... more

Boot up: Bose v Beats, SpaceX v US Military, and Criminals v Facebook

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Boot up: Bose v Beats, SpaceX v US Military, and Criminals v Facebook
Also featuring a self-driving car, an Apple acquisition, and new Motorola/Google device Continue reading...

Chinese Portal Sohu Reports $45 Million Loss

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Chinese portal Sohu reports quarterly loss of $45 million; revenue up 18 percent

Commonwealth Games 2014 highlights and schedule for day five in Glasgow

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Commonwealth Games 2014  highlights and schedule for day five in Glasgow
Trinidad & Tobagos Richard Thompson the 100m favourite Englands Nicola Adams in womens flyweight boxing Continue reading...

NRL: huge blow for Penrith as Peter Wallace to miss rest of season

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NRL: huge blow for Penrith as Peter Wallace to miss rest of season
Halfback injured his right knee in Sunday's defeat to Cronulla and will not play again this yearPenrith's semi-final hopes have been dealt a massive blow ... more

Dodgers beat Giants to complete a sweeping statement in San Francisco

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Dodgers beat Giants to complete a sweeping statement in San Francisco
In the wake of a three-game sweep at AT&T Park, the Dodgers stand 1 1/2 games ahead of the San Francisco Giants in the National ... more

Dean Cox accepts Ty Vickery's apology but says: 'we're not best mates'

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Dean Cox accepts Ty Vickery's apology but says: 'we're not best mates'
Knockout blow brings an apology from the Richmond man but West Coast ruckman still can't remember Friday night's clash West Coast ruckman Dean Cox admits ... more

How do we get graduates who move abroad to pay back their student loan?

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How do we get graduates who move abroad to pay back their student loan?
Australia and the UK both struggle to recoup student loan repayments from graduates who've moved abroad. Nick Hillman says we need a stricter approach Continue ... more

Arya Stark Dons Spider-Man Mask at Comic-Con

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Arya Stark Dons Spider-Man Mask at Comic-Con
And no one seemed to notice

U.S. sees profound cultural shift on marijuana legalization

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U.S. sees profound cultural shift on marijuana legalization
More than a third of adults have smoked it — including the last three presidents. Dozens of songs and movies have been made about it.

Jealousy Is Not Just A Human Emotion, Dogs Feel It Too

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Jealousy Is Not Just A Human Emotion, Dogs Feel It Too
April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As pet owners, we tend to believe our pets have emotions such as love, loyalty and grief. ... more
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'Paranoid wreck' Tulisa felt life was over after cocaine sting

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'Paranoid wreck' Tulisa felt life was over after cocaine sting
Former X-Factor judge Tulisa Constavlos said she became “a paranoid wreck” and felt her life was over after being caught up in a cocaine sting, ... more

South Korean teens tell how they were left to escape sinking ferry

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ANSAN South Korea (Reuters) - Six teenagers who survived South Korea's worst maritime disaster told on Monday how classmates helped them float free as water ... more

Why I'd like to be Keanu Reeves in Speed

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Why I'd like to be  Keanu Reeves in Speed
He began the 90s with Bill and Ted's silliness and ended them with The Matrix's existential angst, but in between came Keanu Reeves's greatest role ... more

Australian police to renew bid to access Ukraine crash site

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SYDNEY (Reuters) - A joint Australian-Dutch probe team will renew efforts on Monday to gain access to the crash site of a Malaysian airliner in ... more

The Leftovers Recap: It's Open Season on the Guilty Remnant

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As tensions flare in Mapleton, one cult member pays the ultimate price

Lifestyle impacts likelihood of developing metabolic syndrome in childhood cancer survivors

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A St. Jude Children's Research Hospital study found that 73 percent of adult survivors of childhood cancer more than doubled their risk of developing metabolic ... more

AstraZeneca taps Roche, Qiagen for new blood-based cancer drug tests

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AstraZeneca taps Roche, Qiagen for new blood-based cancer drug tests
AstraZeneca has signed up Roche and Qiagen to develop two separate diagnostic tests, both using simple blood samples, to identify patients who will benefit from ... more

Nicotine, cotinine can potentially inhibit DNA damage caused by NNK in tobacco smoke

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A new in vitro study has revealed that nicotine and cotinine, a metabolite of nicotine, can potentially inhibit DNA damage caused by a certain carcinogen ... more

Researchers provide global genotype prevalence estimates for HCV

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In one of the largest prevalence studies to date, researchers from the U.K. provide national, regional, and global genotype prevalence estimates for the hepatitis C ... more

Fist Bump Your Doctor? It May Be Less Germy

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Fist Bump Your Doctor? It May Be Less Germy
Could a fist bump be a cleaner, better way for people to greet each other, especially in germy hospitals?