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Galapagos turtle family

Remember Lonesome George? He was thought to be the last surviving Pinta Island tortoise in the Galapagos. But scientists have now found some of his very close relatives.
Scientists found relatives to what was thought to be the last tortoise of its species.
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Poor old George. I hope they find him a friend.
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What can an arm-swing tell you?

Neurologists noticed that Vladimir Putin has a 'clearly reduced right-sided arm swing'. Is it a result of KGB weapons training or a sign of disease?
What does Russian President Putin's walk tell neurologists about the man himself?
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BBC his body language says he is not bothered about his gate, wichare putin NE kadi parademarch ni kiti honi ! U r finding faults
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Gangnam was a "dream" and a "nightmare"

Psy talks about his new song 'Daddy' and about life as the singer of the most watched YouTube video of all time.
South Korean superstar Psy talks about his new hit 'Daddy'.
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US raises interest rates

The US Central Bank has raised interest rates by a quarter of one percent - the first rise since 2006. But is it the right move?
US economist Dean Baker says emerging markets face a dilemna over the interest rate rise.
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Flying over Mischief Reef

Civilian aircraft flying over China's artificial islands in the Spratlys face threats from the Chinese military.
The BBC's Rupert Wingfield-Hayes flies over reclaimed islands in the South China Sea
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Perhaps the worry is not because of territorial expansión using ilegal methods about which there are plenty of examples but because being the first one using a new one when the north pole is in dispute, the ownership of the moon and eventually the ownership of the sun. Meanwhile the dispute will spread about appropiating the sea outside established territorial limits
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Bottled air

A Canadian has seen an economic opportunity in China's pollution problem. Vitality Air is exporting bottles of fresh air from the Canadian Rocky mountains and selling them in China's big cities. And people are buying them.
It started as a joke but the product from the Rocky mountains is flying off the shelves.
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Surely China knows how to make fresh air from H20!! 
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"Obesity is a silent killer in many countries"

The newly-opened Africa Centre for Obesity Prevention is trying to raise awareness of the risks of being overweight on a continent where it's often seen as a sign of happiness or wealth.
Health professionals are raising awareness of the health risks of being overweight.
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Seen as a sign of happiness or wealth all over the world, not only in Africa; because a hungry man can never develop obesity.
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What gives you cancer?

Genetics? Luck? Or lifestyle?
New research suggests lifestyle factors are key in deciding who gets cancer
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tabacco & alcohol not good for you?!
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Anyone missing a plane?

If no one claims three Boeing 747 jets in the next week they will be sold or destroyed. Contact Kuala Lumpur International Airport if they are yours.
Three Boeings 747 have been 'abandoned' at Malaysia's Kuala Lumpur International Airport.
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A second genesis of life?

Do extra-terrestrial microbes exist on Saturn’s moon Enceladus?
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Some of us do hope so. It's highly probable, by the way. 
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IS funding

The so-called Islamic State group can raise funds by taxing the local population - including a surcharge on money transfers.
FT journalist Erika Solomon explains how Islamic State taxes the local population.
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