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Prosecutors seek UK’s help in probe into mysterious death of late Russian oligarch’s ally

The Russian Prosecutor General’s Office has requested legal assistance from British agencies in the investigation of the violent death of Nikolay Glushkov, a convicted criminal and a close associate of oligarch Boris Beresovsky. “In accordance with the 1959 European Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters, we have forwarded a request for legal assistance in an investigation launched into the ...

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Cosmic fender-bender: NASA’s asteroid-hunting probe develops mysterious dent (PHOTO)

A conspicuous and worrying black dent in the heat shield of NASA’s asteroid-bound probe has been spotted in an image the space agency shared of its OSIRIS-REx Sample Return Capsule (SRC). READ MORE: Threat assessment: NASA’s asteroid hunter reveals scariest, Earth-bound objects (VIDEO) After over a year of studying the March 2, 2017 snap to determine whether the mark was ...

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Mysterious loud boom shakes Oklahoma, locals report green and orange flashes

Residents across Oklahoma and Texas were jostled from their daily routines after hearing a loud boom Tuesday afternoon. Many were left scratching their heads and watching the skies for the source of the explosive phenomenon. While the US Geological Survey has not reported any earthquakes in the region, the National Weather Services in Norman, Oklahoma has said it is possible ...

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Mysterious enriched uranium particle detected in skies over Alaska

Scientists have found a “highly unusual” particle enriched with uranium in the skies over Alaska’s Aleutian Islands. The source of the substance, which is typically used in nuclear fuel and bombs, is still unclear. The mysterious substance “containing a very small amount of enriched uranium” was found at an altitude of 7km (4.3 miles) above Alaska’s Aleutian Islands, according to ...

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Mysterious sand mounds confirmed as ancient Aboriginal burial ground

The origins of a series of mysterious sand mounds in a remote part of Queensland, Australia, may have finally been solved after human remains were discovered lying within. The human remains interred in burial mounds in Mapoon, western Cape York, could be up to 6,000 years old – making them older than the Egyptian pyramids, according to archaeologists. While the ...

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Mysterious mass grave likely contained 300 Vikings from ‘Great Heathen Army’

Some 300 bodies discovered in an ancient mass grave in England may belong to Vikings from the ‘Great Heathen Army’ of the 9th century, new research suggests. A team of archaeologists from the University of Bristol believe that the remains, initially discovered in the ‘80s, are those of warriors sent to England to fight the King of Mercia, driving him ...

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Has the mysterious Voynich manuscript finally been cracked?

Mysterious text from the Voynich codex, a brightly illustrated ancient manuscript, may finally have been deciphered, according to a new study from computer scientists in Canada. For decades codebreakers have poured over the 240-page relict, from which pages have been carbon dated back to the early 1400s. It has been suggested that the manuscript, which is housed at the Beinecke ...

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Mysterious ‘black snow’ in Kazakhstan sparks investigation (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Authorities in the central Kazakh city of Temirtau have launched an investigation after a mysterious dust turned the snow black. Local residents have blamed the metallurgical complex in the area for causing the strange pollution. A winter wonderland was turned into a rather depressing view in early January, when a layer of soot-like dust covered the Kazakh city. Temirtau residents ...

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Aussie sub found 103 years after mysterious disappearance during WWI

Published time: 22 Dec, 2017 04:58 The search for Australia’s first submarine lost during World War I has ended, 103 years after the AE1 vanished in 1914 along with its 35-member crew. The mystery of the missing sub has puzzled the Australian Navy ever since it vanished off the New Guinean island of New Britain on September 14, 1914. AE1 ...

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Aliens not behind mysterious space object lurking in our solar system

Published time: 19 Dec, 2017 09:45 The cigar-shaped object that was first spotted in our solar system last October was a natural body from another star system, scientists say. The mysterious rock had even been scanned for technology in case aliens were behind it. The presence of ‘‘Oumuama’ in our corner of the galaxy had puzzled scientist and space nerds ...

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