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Fri, 01 Jul 2016 02:08:42 +0200


UK PM race splits Brexit leaders
Michael Gove tells the BBC he is standing to be Conservative leader after deciding "reluctantly but firmly" Boris Johnson was not capable of uniting the party or the UK.
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 16:48:43 GMT

US Navy criticises sailors captured in Iranian waters
Weak leadership, poor judgment and a lack of "warfighting toughness" led to the capture of 10 US sailors by Iran in the Gulf in January, the US Navy says.
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 18:00:10 GMT

EU Trade Commissioner: No trade talks until full Brexit
The top European Union trade official says the UK cannot begin negotiating terms for doing business with the bloc until after it has left it.
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 18:23:25 GMT

Adnan Syed of Serial podcast has new trial
The man at the centre of popular podcast Serial, Adnan Syed, is to receive a new trial, says a judge.
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 22:32:11 GMT

'Healing' detected in Antarctic ozone hole
Researchers say they have found the first clear evidence that the thinning in the ozone layer above Antarctica is starting to heal.
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 20:23:20 GMT

 
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Fri, 01 Jul 2016 02:04:51 +0200


Michael Gove: Boris Johnson wasn't up to the job
Michael Gove tells the BBC he is standing to be Conservative leader after deciding "reluctantly but firmly" Boris Johnson was not capable of uniting the party or the UK.
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 16:48:43 GMT

Battle of the Somme: Queen leads centenary remembrance events
The Queen leads events to mark 100 years since the Battle of the Somme as overnight vigils begin on the eve of the anniversary.
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 22:13:25 GMT

Soliciting by sex workers should not be a crime, MPs say
Prostitution laws should be urgently rewritten so sex workers are no longer criminalised for soliciting, a new Commons report says.
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 23:02:04 GMT

Pound falls as Bank of England hints at fresh stimulus measures
The pound falls as Bank of England governor Mark Carney says it is likely "some monetary policy easing" will be required in response to the Brexit vote.
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 16:28:49 GMT

Chief Rabbi condemns 'offensive' Corbyn anti-Semitism comments
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is accused by the Chief Rabbi of making "offensive" comments at the launch of a Labour party inquiry into anti-Semitism.
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 18:00:09 GMT


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EgyptAir hijack: Man jumps from plane cockpit window
A man was filmed jumping from a hijacked EgyptAir plane cockpit window shortly before the hijacker surrendered.
Tue, 29 Mar 2016 11:46:23 GMT

EgyptAir hijack: Cyprus president laughs off hijacking
Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades has said that the hijacking of the plane that landed at Larnaca was not linked to terrorism.
Tue, 29 Mar 2016 10:42:10 GMT

Armed man shot by police at US Capitol building
Police shot an armed man as he tried to enter the Capitol building visitor centre in Washington DC.
Tue, 29 Mar 2016 01:29:40 GMT

How did FBI unlock dead gunman's iPhone?
The FBI has managed to unlock the iPhone of the San Bernardino gunman without Apple's help, ending a court case, the US justice department says.
Tue, 29 Mar 2016 06:22:51 GMT

Library cuts: How flagship building made savings
Birmingham's new £189m library had to shed staff and reduce hours within two years of opening.
Mon, 28 Mar 2016 23:00:16 GMT


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Fri, 01 Jul 2016 02:17:58 +0200


Malawi president under fire for mice-eating 'joke'
Malawi's president sparks anger by saying people should eat mice during nationwide food crisis.
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 09:41:56 GMT

Vienna carriage horses given time off during heatwaves
New rules mean horses will not have to work if temperatures reach 35C.
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 14:21:25 GMT

Japan uses anime to target young voters
Officials are hoping anime and manga will persuade newly enfranchised 18- and 19-year-olds to vote.
Tue, 28 Jun 2016 11:18:11 GMT


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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 20:18:02 EDT


A bewildering form of sand dune discovered on Mars
Some of the wind-sculpted sand ripples on Mars are a type not seen on Earth, and their relationship to the thin Martian atmosphere provides new clues about the atmosphere's history.
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 15:02:35 EDT

New technology could improve use of small-scale hydropower in developing nations
Engineers have created a new computer modeling package that people anywhere in the world could use to assess the potential of a stream for small-scale, 'run of river' hydropower, an option to produce electricity that's of special importance in the developing world.
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 14:50:12 EDT

First signs of healing in the Antarctic ozone layer
Scientists have found the first 'fingerprints of healing' for the Antarctic ozone hole. The September ozone hole has shrunk by more than 4 million square kilometers since 2000, when ozone depletion was at its peak.
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 14:50:04 EDT

Microbes, nitrogen and plant responses to rising atmospheric carbon dioxide
Plants can grow faster as atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations increase, but only if they have enough nitrogen or partner with fungi that help them get it, according to new research.
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 14:45:07 EDT

Treating autoimmune disease without harming normal immunity
With potentially major implications for the future treatment of autoimmunity and related conditions, scientists have found a way to remove the subset of antibody-making cells that cause an autoimmune disease, without harming the rest of the immune system. They studied an autoimmune disease called pemphigus vulgaris, a condition in which a patient's own immune cells attack a protein called desmoglein-3 that normally adheres skin cells.
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 14:44:09 EDT


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Fri, 01 Jul 2016 02:25:23 +0200


Smugglers Use Uber-registered Drivers to Move Migrants to US Border
Human traffickers are finding increasingly creative ways of shuttling Central American migrants through Mexico to the U.S. border and that includes hiring Uber-registered drivers. On June 10, five vehicles carrying 34 Central American migrants were apprehended while traveling together between the northern Mexican states of Zacatecas and Coahuila, said Segismundo Doguin, a Coahuila state official at the National Migration Institute (INM). Four of the vehicles were linked to the Uber...
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 19:46:06 -0400

Ex-security Officer Testifies to Immolating 4 Americans at Khmer Rouge Jail
The head of an infamous Khmer Rouge security center and execution site confessed earlier this month to overseeing the fatal burning of four American inmates in the 1970s. During his second day of testimony at the Khmer Rouge tribunal on June 9, Kaing Kek Eav, the S-21 security center chief better known as Duch, said the four U.S. prisoners were burned alive on order of his superiors. The former prison chief, now 74, is currently serving a life sentence for crimes against humanity handed...
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 19:15:03 -0400

US, Israel Condemn Killing of Israeli Teen by Palestinian
The United States and Israel bitterly condemned Thursday's fatal stabbing of a 13-year-old Israeli girl inside her home in a Jewish settlement by a Palestinian. Hallel Yaffa Ariel, who had dual Israeli-U.S. citizenship, died in a hospital shortly after the Palestinian teen barged into her house and stabbed her in her bed. A security guard shot the attacker dead. "The horrifying murder of a young girl in her bed underscores the bloodlust and inhumanity of the incitement-driven...
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 18:50:03 -0400

Formosa Unit Offers $500 Million for Causing Toxic Disaster in Vietnam
One of the biggest environmental disasters to hit Vietnam was caused by a unit of a Taiwanese conglomerate leaking toxic waste into the sea, the Hanoi government said Thursday, ending months of mystery and rare public outrage. Formosa Ha Tinh Steel, a subsidiary of Formosa Plastics, has promised $500 million in damages and admitted that its $10.6 billion steel plant had caused massive fish deaths along a 200-km (124-mile) stretch of coastline that occurred in April, the government...
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 18:47:37 -0400

Cambodia's Hun Sen Lashes Out at EU Over Brexit
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen took aim at the European Union this week over the United Kingdom's decision to leave the group. Cambodian political analysts, however, suggested that Cambodia and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) should learn from what is happening in the EU, in light of warnings that the Southeast Asian union could break up due to disputes over the South China Sea. Hun Sen said in a speech Wednesday that the vote went in favor of leaving the EU...
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 18:30:04 -0400


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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 07:00:00 +0200

Charles Julius Guiteau, Assassin of US President James A. Garfield, Hanged (1882)

At the deadlocked 1880 Republican national convention, Garfield was nominated as a compromise candidate for president, with Chester A. Arthur chosen for vice president to appease the "Stalwart" faction of the party. However, after Garfield became president, he passed over the Stalwarts in his appointments, creating a bitter rivalry. Guiteau, who unreasonably expected to be offered a diplomatic post, shot Garfield and said, "I am a Stalwart and Arthur is president now!" When did Garfield die? Discuss

Thu, 30 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT


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Fri, 01 Jul 2016 02:25:14 +0200


UN officials call for global consensus, preventive approach to combat terrorism and violent extremism
The unprecedented levels of terrorism and violent extremism on a global scale requires balanced implementation of commitments made through collective action, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today emphasized, calling on the international community to act with unity and resolve to address “this major scourge of our time.”
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 19:04:57 EST

UN, global health officials meet in South-east Asia to discuss security preparedness
After recent outbreaks of Ebola, Zika and yellow fever, senior health officials from the United Nations, Governments and other institutions are prioritizing global health security preparedness given ongoing concerns about national health systems that are weak, fragmented and under-funded.
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 18:30:00 EST

UN chief condemns suicide attack in northern Cameroon, urging support to counter Boko Haram
Condemning a deadly terrorist attack in Cameroon’s Far North Region, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today also reiterated his call for international partners to provide support to the countries threatened by Boko Haram.
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 17:54:35 EST

UN rights expert deplores conviction of tax whistleblowers in LuxLeaks trial
A United Nations independent human rights expert today deplored the conviction of two whistleblowers who revealed how tax avoidance and tax evasion occurred in Luxembourg banks in the so-called LuxLeaks scandal.
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 17:11:56 EST

UN mission in Afghanistan condemns Taliban attack on national police cadets
The top United Nations official in Afghanistan today condemned a suicide attack targeting national police in the country’s capital, Kabul.
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 16:35:49 EST



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SA woman charged after corruption probe
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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 07:00:00 +0200

Robert Ballard (1942)

Ballard is an American oceanographer and marine geologist. While working at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Research Institution, he pioneered the use of deep-diving submersibles, took part in the first manned exploration of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, and discovered warm water springs and the unusual animal communities that grow up around them in the Galápagos Rift. He is best known for his dramatic discovery of the wreck of the Titanic in 1985. What other notable wrecks has Ballard located? Discuss

Thu, 30 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT

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Fri, 01 Jul 2016 02:15:38 +0200


The New War Dogs Movie Trailer is Here

Jonah Hill and Miles Teller headline the Todd Phillips film

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Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:15:05 +0000

STARZ SDCC Panels: American Gods, Ash vs Evil Dead and More!

Plus, the upcoming EuropaCorp sci-fi feature film Valerian

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 23:53:00 +0000

Pacific Rim 2 Release Date Set for 2018

John Boyega stars in the sequel

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 21:17:53 +0000

Watch the New Bad Moms Movie Trailer

Available in both Green Band and Red Band versions

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 20:55:12 +0000

The Flash Adds Harry Potter Star Tom Felton as Series Regular

The series returns on October 4

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 20:29:49 +0000

AMC SDCC Panels Include Preacher, The Walking Dead and More!

Get ready for booth experiences, autograph sessions and a Fear the Walking Dead yacht

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 20:25:36 +0000

First Look at Chris Evans in Marc Webb’s Gifted Revealed

Plus the film's release date has been announced

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 19:25:36 +0000

Marvel Television SDCC Plans Revealed!

Get ready for panels dedicated to Luke Cage, Agents of SHIELD, Marvel Animation and more!

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 19:17:24 +0000

Paramount Adopts Clifford the Big Red Dog Movie

The film will be a live-action/CG Hybrid

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 18:14:05 +0000

Production Begins on Netflix’s Death Note

The film will debut in 2017

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 17:26:12 +0000


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Fri, 01 Jul 2016 01:52:16 +0200


Trumpton creator Gordon Murray dies aged 95
Gordon Murray, creator and puppeteer of the popular BBC children's series Trumpton and Camberwick Green, dies at the age of 95.
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 09:53:32 GMT

Oscars push for more gender and ethnical diversity
Oscar organisers invite a record number of new members to vote in the next Academy Awards, in response to sharp criticism about lack of diversity.
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 12:35:58 GMT

Apple patents concert camera blocker
Apple patents for technology that could stop smartphone cameras being used at concerts.
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 10:23:04 GMT

National Gallery hopes for 'business as usual' after Brexit vote
The National Gallery, which houses a collection of European art, hopes to continue business as usual following Britain's vote to leave the EU.
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 14:48:45 GMT

Absolutely Fabulous gets positive reviews
Absolutely Fabulous premieres in London to good reviews.
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 11:13:43 GMT

Banksy's spray painted SWAT Van fetches £218,000 at auction
A SWAT van spray painted by Bristol street artist Banksy fetches more then £218,000 at auction.
Wed, 29 Jun 2016 20:04:39 GMT

Judi Dench gets first tattoo for her 81st birthday
Dame Judi Dench reveals she got a tattoo on her wrist for her 81st birthday.
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 16:03:20 GMT

Audrey Hepburn letters sell at auction for £11,000
A collection of letters written by Audrey Hepburn has sold for £11,250 - more than twice its estimate.
Wed, 29 Jun 2016 16:38:10 GMT

Former Tracy Beaker star Dani Harmer gives birth to a daughter
Former Tracy Beaker and Strictly Come Dancing star Dani Harmer has a new baby.
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 09:06:47 GMT

Don Warrington's King Lear to be made available on BBC iPlayer
An "epic" staging of King Lear starring veteran actor Don Warrington is to be made available on the BBC iPlayer.
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 16:27:06 GMT


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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 07:00:00 +0200

Solomonic Columns

Characterized by their corkscrew-like shaft, Solomonic columns draw their name from the Biblical description of the two columns that famously flanked the entrance to the Temple of Solomon in Jerusalem, built in the 10th c BCE. According to tradition, that temple was the source of a set of columns brought to Rome by Constantine the Great in the 4th c CE for the original St. Peter's Basilica, where several of the pillars still remain. These columns are now believed to have originally stood where? Discuss

Thu, 30 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT

The Disappearance of the

The world's most famous case of art theft—the removal of the Mona Lisa from the Louvre in 1911—was solved when museum employee Vincenzo Peruggia tried to sell the painting to a gallery in Italy. He had kept the masterpiece in his apartment for two years after having simply walked out of the museum with it hidden under his coat. What famous painter—some of whose own sketches would be stolen more than 50 years later—was questioned before Peruggia was caught?

Wed, 29 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT

Zhou Tong, the Archer

Zhou Tong was the archery teacher of famous Song Dynasty general Yue Fei. Zhou certainly led an impressive life, however, it was the publication of a fictional biography of Yue Fei during the Qing Dynasty that made Zhou into a local hao, or folk hero. Zhou's fictional exploits have since been chronicled in films, comic books, and even his own modern fictional biography. What unorthodox ritual did Yue Fei engage in to mourn his former teacher after Zhou's death in 1121?

Tue, 28 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT


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Fri, 01 Jul 2016 02:25:29 +0200


Suspected Islamic State suicide bombers kill 36 at Istanbul airport
Prime minister says Islamic State are the most likely suspects for the attack on Turkey's biggest airport.
Wed, 29 Jun 2016 09:10:00 +0200

Brexit fallout: David Cameron leaves a rudderless ship to meet EU leaders in Brussels
David Cameron's trip comes amid deep political uncertainty in Britain after he failed to convince Britons to vote to remain in the EU.
Tue, 28 Jun 2016 11:37:00 +0200

Watch Jesse Williams eviscerate racism and whiteness in his BET Awards speech
Greys Anatomy star Jesse Williams stole the show at the 2016 BET Awards with this unforgettable speech about racism and privilege in America.
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 08:35:00 +0200

Scotland starts drive to remain in EU
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says country may hold another secession referendum following Britain's vote to leave the intergovernmental bloc.
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 14:13:00 +0200

No sympathy for Brexiters on social media
Netizens around the globe took to social media to express their astonishment with the #Brexit outcome, and they did not disappoint.
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 18:36:00 +0200

​Pravin Gordhan, Presidency move to reassure South Africans over Brexit
With the news that British voters decided to leave the European Union, emerging market currencies – including the Rand – have taken a beating.
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 16:44:00 +0200

British Prime Minister David Cameron resigns following Brexit vote
Cameron has said he will step down by October following the historic referendum on Thursday.
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 09:29:00 +0200

Brexit: 'The biggest shock since the fall of the Berlin wall' as UK votes to leave the EU
Months of debate has finally ended in Britons deciding to end their more than four decade-long stint in the EU.
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 07:32:00 +0200

'Watershed' moment for drone regulation
New legislation eases drone use, but unmanned craft cannot hover over groups of bystanders and must remain within clear sight of operator.
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +0200

​Brexit: what does it mean for investors?
The impact on UK-listed stocks has been relatively muted. So what happens when the votes are counted on the 24th?
Thu, 23 Jun 2016 16:14:00 +0200



 


 
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Excessive product packaging hurts margins and the environment, and annoys many shoppers.
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  Activists are voicing concerns about a new United States government report on human trafficking. The State Department released its 2016 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report Thursday. Secretary of State John Kerry spoke to reporters at the department’s headquarters. He said human trafficking remains a major problem in some areas of the world. Human trafficking has been described as organized criminal activity in which human beings are treated as possessions. The new...
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From VOA Learning English, this is Everyday Grammar. Today we will take a look at the modal verbs could have, would have and should have. These past tense modals are useful for expressing your present feelings about a past decision (or other action). Could have, would have, and should have are sometimes called “modals of lost opportunities.” They work like a grammatical time machine. The simple past just tells what happened. Past modals tell what could have, would have, and...
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