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James Comey memo reveals Donald Trump said Michael Flynn 'has serious judgment issues'

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 06:39:02 +0100

President Donald Trump told former FBI director James Comey that he had serious concerns about the judgment of his first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, according to memos maintained by Mr Comey.(image)


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Judge rejects Cosby team's bid for acquittal

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 22:05:12 +0100

Bill Cosby's lawyers have lost another bid to cut his sex assault retrial short.(image)


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Trump says anti-drug briefing 'shows need for wall'

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 20:47:54 +0100

President Donald Trump said he received a "great education" during an anti-drug trafficking briefing that underscored the need for the wall he has promised to build along the US-Mexico border.(image)


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Southwest Airlines sought more time for engine inspections

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 18:26:32 +0100

Southwest Airlines sought more time last year to inspect fan blades like the one that snapped off during one of its flights in an engine failure that left a passenger dead.(image)


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Extra-large spleens help Indonesian ‘fish people’ tribe dive to 200 feet

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 18:00:00 +0100

Bajau people from Indonesia are genetically adapted to swimming deep underwater, study shows.(image)



A third of the Great Barrier Reef’s coral suffered ‘catastrophic die-off’ during 2016 heatwave, scientists say

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 17:41:25 +0100

They warn that failure to address climate change could radically alter the ecosystem.(image)



Study suggests possible link between cot death and air pollution

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 17:30:50 +0100

Almost 300 babies die every year in the UK from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).(image)



Turmoil at body awarding Nobel Prize in Literature sparks street protests

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 17:09:00 +0100

An internal fight among members of the academy that awards the Nobel Prize in Literature is spilling on to the streets of Sweden.(image)


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Protein study offers breakthrough over motor neurone disease and dementia

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 17:00:00 +0100

Common to both is the build-up of clumps of misfolded RNA-binding proteins in the brain and spinal cord.(image)



This robot can assemble an Ikea chair in less than 20 minutes

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 15:44:00 +0100

A team of researchers from Singapore programmed two robotic arms to perform the task.(image)