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HK police arrest 29 as city returns to violence, further protests planned

Hong Kong police on Sunday said they arrested 29 people after clashes overnight in which volleys of tear gas were fired to break up...

Nasa investigating first crime committed in space, says report

Nasa astronaut Anne McClain, pictured in December 2018, is accused of identity theft and improperly accessing her estranged wife's private financial record, The New...

Report: China to fight back against US tariff move

China said yesterday it strongly opposes Washington’s decision to levy additional tariffs on US$550 billion worth of Chinese goods. — Reuters pic   BEIJING, Aug 25...

Injured Messi out of Barca game with Betis

FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - Joan Gamper Trophy - Barcelona v Arsenal - Camp Nou, Barcelona, Spain - August 4, 2019 Barcelona's Lionel Messi...

Trapped in the filter bubble: How best to use search engines

Many providers use the search technology of Google and the others, and integrate it into their portals, according to German consumer goods tester Stiftung...

Too much coffee raises risk of migraines

A team of Harvard University scientists have studied the effects of coffee consumption on patients suffering from migraines in order to determine whether caffeine...

North Korea’s latest short-range missile launch complicates US attempts for talks

  North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea off its east coast on Saturday, the South Korean military...

Nadal, Federer, Djokovic remain ones to beat at US Open

Rivals and friends: Rafael Nadal with Roger Federer after his win in the semi-finals at the 2019 Roland Garros. (AFP pic) NEW YORK: While a...

Journey to the end of the world

Beautiful glaciers at the Patagonia National Park in Chile. — Photos: LEESAN During Barack Obama’s tenure as the United States president (and even after his...

Breathtaking New Images Reveal What’s Happening Inside Jupiter’s Turbulent Storms

© ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO), I. de Pater et al.; NRAO/AUI NSF, S. Dagnello   No matter how many images we see of our Solar System, we never...