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staffJanuary 2, 2017

Obama plans farewell speech in Chicago

President Barack Obama plans to deliver his farewell speech to the nation next week from his Chicago hometown, the president ...

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staffJanuary 2, 2017

How does Stephen Hawking’s speech device work?

Hawking’s speech synthesizer is a predictive-word processor especially developed for him by a team of five Intel engineers. The solutions ...

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staffDecember 31, 2016

2017 brings minimum wage increases in 21 states

When the clocks strike midnight across the country, workers in 21 states will be in line for a raise thanks ...

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staffDecember 31, 2016

New Year skies explode in colour as Australia rings in 2017

Millions of people across Australia have partied into the New Year, after farewelling 2016 beneath night skies set ablaze with ...

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staffDecember 31, 2016

Timekeepers add ‘leap second’ to world clocks for new year

Clocks around the world will add a leap second to coordinate with a change in the speed of Earth’s rotation. ...

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staffDecember 31, 2016

North Korea denounces Thae Yong Ho after press conference in South

North Korea denounced a diplomat who fled Pyongyang’s embassy in London and gave a press conference in South Korea this ...

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staffDecember 30, 2016

British Prime Minister Theresa May rebukes U.S. over Israel criticism

British Prime Minister Theresa May offered a rare rebuke of the United States, condemning a speech by Secretary of State ...

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staffDecember 28, 2016

Carrie Fisher’s Mother Debbie Reynolds dies at Cedar Sinai Hospital

Hollywood legend Debbie Reynolds died on Wednesday a day after the death of her daughter, telling family before a suspected ...

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staffDecember 28, 2016

China connects east & west with longest bullet train line

One of the world’s longest high-speed railways has started operating in China, linking the country’s prosperous eastern coast to the ...

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staffDecember 28, 2016

Scientists use magnetic stem cells to fight cancer

Scientists have developed a technology to control mesenchymal stem cells or MSCs, in an effort to fight cancer cells in ...