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Pistorius sentence: Jail or Olympic training?

October 12, 2014 - 6:19pm
Will he be jailed or could he compete in Rio Olympics?
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How in a single year did life expectancy in the US drop by 12 years?

October 12, 2014 - 6:13pm
Why did life expectancy in the US drop by 12 years after WW1?
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VIDEO: Should spy-planes fight US crime?

October 12, 2014 - 6:04pm
A US company has developed a way of monitoring an entire neighbourhoods using technology originally developed during the Iraq war.
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UK waters face 'invasional meltdown'

October 12, 2014 - 6:02pm
Scientists warn that an army of organisms from Turkey and Ukraine is poised to invade Britain's waterways and destroy native species.
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The First Spacewalk

October 12, 2014 - 6:01pm
The Soviet space mission where nearly everything went wrong
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Donors offer $5.4bn for Palestinians

October 12, 2014 - 5:44pm
Donors at a Cairo conference pledge $5.4bn (£3.4bn) in aid to the Palestinians, after the 50-day Gaza conflict between Israel and Hamas.
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The cool cars that money can't buy

October 12, 2014 - 5:42pm
The cool cars that money simply can't buy
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Bill Whittle's Firewall video: "The USA has, by far, the highest per capita gun ownership in the world. Progressives will tell you that this is what makes America the Murder Capitol of Planet Earth, but we're not. The USA is, in fact, one of the safest places in the world."