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Anthrax sent to US labs for over a year

Anthrax sent to US labs for over a year

Two US Army facilities mistakenly shipped suspected live anthrax samples to labs in nine states for over a year, a US official says.

Scientists uncover prehistoric murder mystery

This 430,000-year-old case may be the world's oldest murder mystery.

US to review pilot mental health

US to review pilot mental health

A panel of experts from government and industry will review how the United States Federal Aviation Administration monitors the mental health of commercial pilots and will make recommendations within six months.

Queen sets in motion referendum plan

Queen sets in motion referendum plan

The Queen has set in motion the new British government's plans for an in-out referendum on staying in the European Union, but left open questions about when it will be and what changes to the EU it wants beforehand.

Australia's search for MH370 under scrutiny

Australia's search for MH370 under scrutiny

Nearly a year after embarking on a multimillion-dollar quest to solve one of aviation's greatest unsolved mysteries, authorities and search teams are being criticised over their approach to finding Flight MH370 in the remote southern Indian Ocean.

Irish gay marriage vote 'defeat for humanity'

Irish gay marriage vote 'defeat for humanity'

The Irish vote to allow same-sex marriage was a "defeat for humanity", a senior Vatican official has said in the first high-level reaction from the Holy See to last week's landmark referendum.

Taliban claim attack on Kabul guesthouse

Taliban claim attack on Kabul guesthouse

The Taliban has claimed responsibility for an overnight attack on a guesthouse in the diplomatic enclave of the Afghan capital that ended after a stand-off with Afghan government forces.

California oil spill takes toll on wildlife

California oil spill takes toll on wildlife

More than two dozen marine mammals and nearly 40 birds have been collected dead and alive from along California's oil-fouled coastline near Santa Barbara in the week since a petroleum pipeline ruptured there, wildlife officials say.

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