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Bitter pill to swallow: Why iodine tablets won’t save you from nuclear fallout

As Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un battle it out over the size of their nuclear buttons, attention is again turning to a common myth – that swallowing a simple pill will guard against radioactive fallout. Iodine tablets, widely considered to offer the antidote to nuclear apocalypse, are reportedly the subject of a surge of interest in the wake of the ...

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Woman loses arm in shocking laundry accident, accuses boss of trying to save machine

A Ukrainian woman who lost her arm in a washing machine accident at a Polish laundrette claims the manager cared more about preventing damage to the equipment than his employee’s wellbeing when medics arrived to cut her free. Alyona Romanenko from the town of Lutsk in western Ukraine fell victim to the malfunction while working in a laundrette in Poland’s ...

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Irish heritage NGO struggles to save ancient Christian site from turning into ‘Star Wars island’

Published time: 22 Dec, 2017 01:30 The Irish island of Skellig Michael has played a pivotal role in the latest Star Wars films, but Ireland’s tourist board’s rebranding of the early Christian site as a “fantasy film destination” has triggered an outcry. Recent campaigns from Tourism Ireland have heavily promoted the Star Wars connection with the small island off the ...

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‘We'll save a lot‘: Trump threatens to stop aid to UN member states over Jerusalem vote

Published time: 20 Dec, 2017 18:23 Edited time: 20 Dec, 2017 18:41 President Donald Trump has threatened to cut aid to UN member states who vote against US at the upcoming UN General Assembly on the issue of Washington’s Jerusalem move. He said the US will save “billions” in the process. His threats come ahead of the rare emergency special ...

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Theresa May urged to cling onto power until 2021 to save Brexit, stop Tory collapse

Published time: 18 Dec, 2017 10:13 Theresa May is being urged not to resign until close to the next election amid fears a power struggle could spell the end of the Tory party. Conservatives worry a leadership battle would also be disastrous for Brexit negotiations. Senior Tory politicians fear that a pre-2021 resignation could see Brexit and its delicate negotiations ...

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Trump to Putin: US was glad to save many lives in Russia by helping foil major terrorist attack

Published time: 17 Dec, 2017 20:28 Edited time: 17 Dec, 2017 20:58 The White House says US intelligence services were pleased to have helped thwart a terrorist plot in Russia that “could have killed large numbers of people.” Read more “President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia called President Donald J. Trump today to thank him for the advanced warning the ...

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‘Russian intelligence must save world from nuclear war,’ says Soviet double-agent George Blake

On his 95th birthday, one of the Cold War’s most famous spies, who served as a double agent for the Soviet Union and escaped to Moscow after being caught by Britain, insists that intelligence services can still play a decisive role in international affairs. “There is a real war going on between good and evil,” George Blake wrote in a ...

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Divert, intercept, destroy: 4 ways NASA plans to save us from Earth-bound asteroids (PHOTOS)

Hollywood movies have long dramatised the threat of Earth being wiped out in by an asteroid discovered at the 11th hour, only for disaster to be averted by all-American heroes such as Bruce Willis, Ben Affleck or a gristly Robert Duvall. As NASA’s Planetary Defense Coordination Office uses the asteroid “2012 TC4” to test its ability to respond to the existential ...

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‘Spiderman’ won’t save May: Military, media & MPs lash out at Williamson’s MoD promotion

Theresa May is facing a backlash from the military, the media and even her own party after promoting her ally Gavin Williamson to defense secretary, following the resignation of Michael Fallon in the sexual-harassment scandal that is rocking Westminster. In what is fast becoming yet another nightmare week for the prime minister, May is facing accusations that the new minister ...

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NFL star Zach Miller has ‘successful’ surgery to save leg after horror injury

Published time: 31 Oct, 2017 11:16 Edited time: 31 Oct, 2017 11:23 Chicago Bears’ Zach Miller has undergone a successful emergency operation to save his left leg following a horrific injury in his team’s NFL game at the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. Miller dislocated his left knee while collecting a pass during the third quarter of his team’s 20-12 ...

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