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South Korea launches first homegrown space rocket but fails to put dummy satellite in orbit

South Korea has launched its first homegrown rocket, stepping up the country’s ambitions in space. The Korean Satellite Launch Vehicle II, known as Nuri, took off from Goheung, about 500km south of Seoul. President Moon Jae-in said the vehicle completed its full flight sequence but failed in its goal of putting a dummy satellite in […]

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‘Nothing Short Of A Miracle’: 4-year-old gets away with minor bruises after falling off a 70-foot cliff

A 4-year-old boy who slipped off a cliff and fell about 70 feet suffered just some scrapes and bruises, the Wolfe County, Kentucky, Search & Rescue Team said in a Facebook post. The boy was hiking with his parents in the Daniel Boone National Forest on Friday afternoon when he slipped away and took “a […]

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8 dating scam conmen defraud $7 million from more than 100 women

Eight Nigerian men accused of an internet dating scam have been charged in a South African court after a massive international operation involving the FBI and Interpol. Authorities in the US, where the investigation originated and most of the alleged victims are based, have applied for their extradition. They are accused of defrauding more than […]

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Sumatran tiger found dead in an animal trap in Indonesia

A critically endangered Sumatran tiger was found dead after being caught in a trap on Indonesia’s Sumatra island, authorities revealed earlier this week, in the latest setback for a species whose numbers are estimated to have dwindled to about 400. The female tiger, aged between 4 and 5 years, was found dead on Sunday near Bukit […]

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Canon sued for $5 million for disabling scan, fax feature when printers run out of ink

Canon USA is being sued for not allowing owners of certain printers to use the scanner or faxing functions if they run out of ink. David Leacraft, a customer of Canon, filed the class action lawsuit on Tuesday alleging deceptive marketing and unjust enrichment by the printer manufacturer. While using his Pixma MG6320 printer from […]

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Diver discovers 900-year-old sword off Israel’s northern coast

A sword believed to have belonged to a crusader knight about 900 years ago has been found by an amateur diver off the Carmel coast on Israel’s northern coast. The one-metre blade was discovered by Shlomi Katzin and handed over to the authorities. It is thought the sword, which is encrusted with marine organisms, resurfaced […]

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Ukraine: Bonfire triggers World War I bomb at honeymoon party injuring the bride and killing her brother

A honeymoon party accidentally triggered a buried World War I bomb at a campsite in Ukraine, seriously injuring the bride and killing two others. It took place in the Carpathian Mountains where Norbert Varga and Lidiia Makarchuk were celebrating their marriage with their friends and family, the Daily Mail reported. The couple and ten others, […]

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Motorist fined after CCTV confuses woman’s T-shirt with number plate

A man was shocked when he was fined for driving in a bus lane in Bath, about 120 miles away from his home. David Knight and his wife Paula Knight, who live in Dorking, Surrey, laughed when they examined the photographic evidence of their alleged infraction and saw a woman with the word “Knitter” on […]

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Australia: ‘Miracle’ pair survive without food and water for days after becoming lost in remote outback

Australian police say it’s a “miracle” a pair survived for several days without water after they became lost in the Northern Territory outback. Mahesh Patrick, 14, and Shaun Emitja, 21, were found separately near Alice Springs on Friday and Saturday. Both were dehydrated and suffering from exhaustion but were otherwise fine, police said. Their vehicle […]

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Prince William unveils inaugural winners of Earthshot Prize Award

The inaugural winners of Prince William’s Earthshot Prize include the country of Costa Rica, an Indian organization that creates fuel from agricultural waste and a coral farming group in the Bahamas. The prize, a Nobel-like award founded by the Duke of Cambridge and renowned British naturalist David Attenborough, aims to inspire innovative solutions to the […]

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Nebra Sky Disc: Germany loans the world’s ‘oldest map of stars’ to the British Museum

An ancient object thought to be the world’s oldest map of the stars is to go on display at the British Museum. The Nebra Sky Disc is widely believed to be 3,600 years old, dating from the Bronze Age. The bronze disc was unearthed in Germany in 1999 and is considered one of the most […]

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China tested hypersonic nuke that circled Earth before speeding towards target, taking US by surprise

China tested a new space capability with a hypersonic missile, according to the Financial Times. The report said Beijing launched the nuclear-capable missile in August. The missile circled the Earth at low orbit before speeding towards its target “demonstrating an advanced space capability that caught US intelligence by surprise”. The report however said that the […]