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Elon Musk envisions 'fun' but dangerous trips to Mars
Elon Musk envisions 'fun' but dangerous trips to Mars

SpaceX chief Elon Musk unveiled on Tuesday ambitious plans to establish a Mars colony by sending 100 humans at a time on massive spacecraft.

Elon Musk envisions 'fun' but dangerous trips to Mars
32,000 arrested in Turkey coup probe
32,000 arrested in Turkey coup probe

Turkey said that courts have placed 32,000 suspects under arrest on charges of links to a group run by the US-based preacher.

32,000 arrested in Turkey coup probe
'This image says it all' Donald Trump Jr said. Screenshot from DonaldTrumpJr Twitter
Trump son compares Syrian refugees to poisoned candies

Donald Trump's eldest son triggered an online storm with a tweet comparing Syrian refugees to a bowl containing an assortment of candies.

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Trump son compares Syrian refugees to poisoned candies
Brazil court orders seizure of Olympic broadcaster's assets

A Brazilian court has ordered the seizure of goods and assets belonging to the broadcast-arm of the International Olympic Committee.

Brazil court orders seizure of Olympic broadcaster's assets
Testing the driverless Uber -- first nerves, and then acceptance
Testing the driverless Uber -- first nerves, and then acceptance

Uber has been testing its self-driving cars in Pittsburgh.

Testing the driverless Uber -- first nerves, and then acceptance
Boxing: Golovkin eyes Saunders after stopping Brook
Boxing: Golovkin eyes Saunders after stopping Brook

The world's top-ranked middleweight Gennady Golovkin wants another fight in Britain after stopping Kell Brook and is targeting a unification bout with Billy Joe Saunders.

Boxing: Golovkin eyes Saunders after stopping Brook
US to give Philippines military planes
US to give Philippines military planes

The United States is giving the Philippines two used military aircraft in the face of territorial disputes with China.

US to give Philippines military planes
Study of exhaust particles hints at Alzheimer's risk
Study of exhaust particles hints at Alzheimer's risk

Microscopic particles, possibly from air pollution, have been found in human brain tissue, according to a new study into Alzheimer's risk.

Study of exhaust particles hints at Alzheimer's risk
The wife of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has visited Pearl Harbor. Photo courtesy of Akie Abe's Facebook
Japan's first lady visits Pearl Harbor

The wife of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has visited Pearl Harbor, bombed by Japanese planes nearly 75 years ago.

Japan's first lady visits Pearl Harbor
US astronauts prepare spacewalk to install new docking port
US astronauts prepare spacewalk to install new docking port

Two US astronauts are set to embark on a spacewalk Friday to install a special parking spot for private spaceship traffic at ISS.

US astronauts prepare spacewalk to install new docking port
July was Earth's hottest month in modern times
July was Earth's hottest month in modern times

Soaring temperatures worldwide made July the Earth's hottest month in modern times, setting a new high mark for global heat.

July was Earth's hottest month in modern times
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Olympics: The draw of gold brings tainted lifters back to Olympic battle

Eight weightlifters who previously served doping bans have won medals at Rio, while others have been sent home for failed tests.

Olympics: The draw of gold brings tainted lifters back to Olympic battle
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'Star Wars' trailer teases return of Darth Vader

The second trailer for the hotly-anticipated "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" was released on Thursday.

'Star Wars' trailer teases return of Darth Vader
Olympics: Aussie teen stars as Ledecky motors on
Olympics: Aussie teen stars as Ledecky motors on

Australia's new teenage swimming sensation Kyle Chalmers won the blue riband Olympic 100m freestyle gold.

Olympics: Aussie teen stars as Ledecky motors on
Beyond wheatgrass: vegan junk food is all the rage
Beyond wheatgrass: vegan junk food is all the rage

Vegan diets are considered as healthy and environmentally responsible, with benefits like weight loss, clear skin and increased energy.

Beyond wheatgrass: vegan junk food is all the rage
Kazakhstan vows to send Gulen-linked 'terror' suspects to Turkey
Kazakhstan vows to send Gulen-linked 'terror' suspects to Turkey

Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev vowed to send anyone linked to US-based preacher Fethullah Gulen back to Turkey.

Kazakhstan vows to send Gulen-linked 'terror' suspects to Turkey
Shifting from Russia, Ukraine strikes US nuclear fuel deal
Shifting from Russia, Ukraine strikes US nuclear fuel deal

Ukraine said Thursday it had reached an agreement with the US-based electric giant Westinghouse to build a nuclear fuel production unit.

Shifting from Russia, Ukraine strikes US nuclear fuel deal
Turkey warns Kazakhstan over Gulen-linked schools
Turkey warns Kazakhstan over Gulen-linked schools

Turkey's ambassador to Kazakhstan warned Kazakhstan over its schools linked to US-based preacher Fethullah Gulen.

Turkey warns Kazakhstan over Gulen-linked schools
Pokemon Go unleashes legions of monster hunters
Pokemon Go unleashes legions of monster hunters

Since its release in the United States, Australia and New Zealand last week, the free Pokemon Go smartphone game that overlays play on the real world has triggered a craze tinged with obsession.

Pokemon Go unleashes legions of monster hunters
Gennady Golovkin vs Kell Brook. Photo courtesy of GGGBoxing at Twitter.com
Brook to face feared Kazakhstan's boxer Golovkin

Welterweight world champion Kell Brook to move up two weight divisions to challenge Kazakhstan's pound-for-pound sensation Gennady Golovkin.

Brook to face feared Kazakhstan's boxer Golovkin