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‘No secret’: Western countries have known Novichok formula for decades, German media report

A sample of Novichok, the nerve agent allegedly used to poison the Skripals, was obtained by German intelligence back in the 1990s, local media report. The substance has since been studied and produced by NATO countries. Western countries, including the US and the UK, have long been aware of the chemical makeup of the nerve agent known as Novichok, a ...

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White House says Israel’s claims about Iran’s nukes are ‘consistent with what US has long known’

The “new and compelling” details about Iran’s nuclear program revealed by the Israeli prime minister are “consistent” with what the United States has long known, the White House said after Benjamin Netanyahu’s flashy presentation. On Monday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused Iran of “lying” about its nuclear research program. Citing evidence from a trove of secret files that the Israeli ...

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Earth’s first artists? Oldest known cave paintings created by ‘sophisticated’ Neanderthals (VIDEO)

More sophisticated and closer to modern humans than previously thought, Neanderthals were the world’s first artists, according to new research which has uncovered cave art in Spain thought to be some 65,000 years old. The incredible discovery calls into question previous assumptions about the archaic humans and suggests they may have had an artistic sense similar to our own. Neanderthals ...

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No bull! US woman has 14 worms pulled from eye in 1st known case of infection

A 26-year-old Oregon woman has earned a place in the medical books as first person in the world to have had an eye infestation by a miniscule worm species previously found only in cattle. It sounds like something out of a horror movie. As many as 14 translucent parasitic worms of the species Thelazia gulosa, all less than half an ...

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Dormant Kadovar volcano erupts for 1st time in known history, prompting evacuations (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Published time: 7 Jan, 2018 08:37 A dormant volcano on Kadovar Island, northeast of Papua New Guinea, has erupted for the first time in known history, with a large plume of ash rising 2.1km above sea level, forcing the evacuation of over 500 residents. The 365-meter (1,197-ft) volcano started erupting on Friday, the Darwin Volcanic Ash Advisory Center said. The ...

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‘Known limitations’ hold Trump back from doing what he’d like to – Putin

Published time: 14 Dec, 2017 14:55 The US President Donald Trump would like to change certain things, including relationships between Moscow and Washington, Vladimir Putin said, during his annual Q&A session. However, the Russian President pointed out, “known limitations” obstruct the US leader from doing so. Read more “There are things [Donald Trump] would like to do, but so far ...

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In major policy change YouTube is now taking down more videos of known extremists

Google has confirmed a major policy shift in how it approaches extremist content on YouTube. A spokeswoman told us it has broadened its policy for taking down extremist content: Not just removing videos that directly preach hate or seek to incite violence but also removing other videos of named terrorists, unless the content is journalistic or educational in nature — ...

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Michael Phelps Defends Shark Race, Says Viewers Should Have Known What it Was

Michael PhelpsTells Shark Race Haters … Bite Me!!! 7/25/2017 2:07 PM PDT Michael Phelps isn’t taking a shred of blame for viewers’ disappointment over him not racing an actual great white shark, and says he stands by the “incredible” made-for-TV event. The 23-time Olympic gold medal winner opened himself up to his critics on Facebook and addressed the backlash from ...

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Billy King 'best known for destroying the Nets,' says Wikipedia

Former Nets general manager Billy King probably doesn’t need any reminders about his disastrous trade with the Celtics, but the internet hath no mercy for the “Fran-Chize Slay-er.” A couple of jabs were thrown in to King’s Wikipedia entry on Wednesday but were quickly erased. Earlier in the day, the first paragraph of his page included the line, “He is ...

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Cop fired in death of Jordan Edwards was known for 'short fuse'

The father of slain 15-year-old Jordan Edwards is suing former Balch Springs police officer Roy Oliver and the suburban Dallas police force that fired him, claiming the cop was known for a “short fuse.” The wrongful death suit filed Friday on behalf of Jordan’s father, Odell Edwards, accuses the Balch Springs Police Department of failing to supervise and properly discipline ...

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