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Gibraltar, Falklands accuse Spain and Argentina of bullying
Gibraltar, Falklands accuse Spain and Argentina of bullying

Wanting to stay British, Gibraltar and the Falkland Islands have accused Spain and Argentina of 'bullying'.

Gibraltar, Falklands accuse Spain and Argentina of bullying
A patient is tested for diabetes. ©Reuters
Number of adults with diabetes has quadrupled since 1980: WHO

The number of adults estimated to be living with diabetes has nearly quadrupled over 35 years: the World Health Organization

Number of adults with diabetes has quadrupled since 1980: WHO
Cholesterol drug fails to improve heart health: study
Cholesterol drug fails to improve heart health: study

Experimental drug that greatly increases levels of "good" cholesterol has no effect on heart health, a comprehensive clinical trial found.

Cholesterol drug fails to improve heart health: study
Iran 'certain' Security Council will not act on missile tests
Iran 'certain' Security Council will not act on missile tests

Iran's defence minister is certain the UN Security Council will not take any action over its missile tests despite calls from the Western.

Iran 'certain' Security Council will not act on missile tests
De Niro yanks anti-vaccine documentary from film fest
De Niro yanks anti-vaccine documentary from film fest

De Niro offs a documentary by a former British medical researcher about a link between vaccines and autism from Tribeca Film Festival.

De Niro yanks anti-vaccine documentary from film fest
Brazil debates economic cost of corruption investigation
Brazil debates economic cost of corruption investigation

Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is warning that the Petrobras corruption probe is paralyzing the Brazilian economy.

Brazil debates economic cost of corruption investigation
US and Russia to push Syrian political transition
US and Russia to push Syrian political transition

US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russia's President Vladimir Putin agreed to intensify the drive for a political settlement in Syria but remained divided over Bashar al-Assad's future.

US and Russia to push Syrian political transition
Number of US drones will nearly triple by 2020
Number of US drones will nearly triple by 2020

An estimated seven million drones will fly in US skies by 2020, nearly tripling the number in circulation by the end of the year.

Number of US drones will nearly triple by 2020
The rise of on-demand viewing divides Hollywood
The rise of on-demand viewing divides Hollywood

Hollywood's traditional media players are facing an unprecedented challenge to their business model as 'cord-cutters' opt to cancel their expensive cable subscriptions in favor of on-demand streaming services.

The rise of on-demand viewing divides Hollywood
Japan to send plutonium cache to US this weekend
Japan to send plutonium cache to US this weekend

Japan will return a huge cache of plutonium -- enough to produce 50 nuclear bombs -- to the United States.

Japan to send plutonium cache to US this weekend
Rock star Bryan Adams shared the photo of his defaced guitar on Instagram. Photo courtesy of Instagram/Bryan Adams
Please forgive me? Egypt customs deface Bryan Adams' guitar

A run-in with customs at Cairo airport has left Grammy Award winning rock musician Bryan Adams fuming, after a border agent scrawled a number on the Canadian's prize guitar in paint marker.

Please forgive me? Egypt customs deface Bryan Adams' guitar
In US gun control, not all laws are equal
In US gun control, not all laws are equal

Gun deaths in the United States can be slashed by 90 percent through universal application of laws requiring background checks of buyers.

In US gun control, not all laws are equal
Obama hits out at Cameron, Sarkozy over Libya intervention
Obama hits out at Cameron, Sarkozy over Libya intervention

British leader David Cameron got "distracted" and French President Nicolas Sarkozy wanted to promote his country during the 2011 military intervention in Libya, US President Barack Obama said.

Obama hits out at Cameron, Sarkozy over Libya intervention
US warns of 'catastrophic' Mosul dam collapse
US warns of 'catastrophic' Mosul dam collapse

The United States urges governments to prevent a humanitarian catastrophe of epic proportions from the collapse of Iraq's Mosul dam.

US warns of 'catastrophic' Mosul dam collapse
Iran tests more missiles in defiance of US warning
Iran tests more missiles in defiance of US warning

Iran fired two more long-range ballistic missiles on Wednesday as it continued military tests in defiance of US sanctions and fresh warnings from Washington.

Iran tests more missiles in defiance of US warning
Zika link to new, paralysing disease
Zika link to new, paralysing disease

Causing brain damage in babies and a rare neurological ailment in adults, the Zika virus is also linked to paralysis-causing myelitis.

Zika link to new, paralysing disease
US regulator unveils low-income broadband subsidy plan
US regulator unveils low-income broadband subsidy plan

US regulators offer broadband subsidies to low-income Americans, saying that Internet access is "a prerequisite for full participation" in modern society.

US regulator unveils low-income broadband subsidy plan
Lady Gaga says suffers 'paralyzing fear' from rape
Lady Gaga says suffers 'paralyzing fear' from rape

Lady Gaga described her Oscar performance with rape survivors as the most difficult of her life, saying that she remains in chronic pain.

Lady Gaga says suffers 'paralyzing fear' from rape
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SpaceX satellite launch succeeds, but rocket crash lands

SpaceX launched a communications satellite to an orbit but failed to land the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket on an ocean platform.

SpaceX satellite launch succeeds, but rocket crash lands
World's costliest train station opens in NY at 9/11 site
World's costliest train station opens in NY at 9/11 site

The world's most expensive train station opened Thursday in New York, nearly $2 billion over budget and years behind schedule.

World's costliest train station opens in NY at 9/11 site