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New planets may boost search for life beyond Earth

New planets may boost search for life beyond Earth

The discovery of three planets that circle a small, dim star could bolster the chances of finding life beyond Earth, astronomers say.

Chinese police to patrol in Italy

Chinese police to patrol in Italy

Chinese police are joining Italian officers on the streets of Rome and Milan in an experiment aimed at helping tourists from China feel safe, Italy's interior ministry says.

Australian says he's Bitcoin creator (+ video)

Australian says he's Bitcoin creator (+ video)

Australian tech entrepreneur Craig Wright identified himself as the creator of controversial digital currency bitcoin, but experts were divided over whether he really was the elusive person who has gone by the name of Satoshi Nakamoto until now.

Clinton courts blue collar workers

Clinton courts blue collar workers Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has talked with steel workers in the Appalachian region about their struggles as she tried to win over blue-collar voters in a part of the US where support for Republican Donald Trump is strong.

Turkish parliament debate ends in brawl

Turkish parliament debate ends in brawl

Members of Turkey's ruling AK Party and the pro-Kurdish opposition traded kicks and punches and threw water at each other in parliament on Monday, halting talks about lifting parliamentarians' immunity from prosecution.

Brazil judge blocks popular app

Brazil judge blocks popular app

A Brazilian judge ordered wireless phone carriers to block access to Facebook Inc's WhatsApp for 72 hours throughout Latin America's largest country on Monday, the second such move against the popular messaging application in five months.

Greenpeace publishes confidential trade deal documents

Greenpeace publishes confidential trade deal documents

A sweeping free trade deal being negotiated between the European Union and the United States would lower food safety and environmental standards, Greenpeace says, citing confidential documents from the talks.

'Senseless violence' mars US May Day march

'Senseless violence' mars US May Day march

Five Seattle police officers were injured and at least nine people arrested after unruly demonstrators hurled projectiles and Molotov cocktails and broke windows, authorities say.

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