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Julian Assange Embassy Controversy: Britain Withdraws London Threat, Ecuador Says

Chris Gentilviso | 25 October 2012 | Media
* President Correa says 'unfortunate incident' over * WikiLeaks founder Assange still trapped in building By Girish Gupta and Eduardo Garcia QUITO, Aug 25 (Reuters) - Britain has withdrawn a threat to enter Ecuador's embassy in London to arrest WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange who has taken refuge there, President Rafael...

John Glenn: Neil Armstrong's Skill And Dedication 'Was Just Exemplary'

Chris Gentilviso | 25 October 2012 | Science
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — John Glenn, the first American to orbit the Earth, said Neil Armstrong dedicated himself to his country and will always be remembered for pioneering the way to the moon. In a phone interview Saturday with The Associated Press, Glenn said he will miss Armstrong and noted...

Neil Armstrong Dead: Where Were You When He Landed On The Moon?

Ned Simons | 25 August 2012 | UK
"That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind," with those words Neil Armstrong took us to the stars. The commander of Apollo 11 died on Saturday at the age of 82, but an estimated 500 million people worldwide watched him become the first man to...

Neil Armstrong Dead: First Man To Walk On Moon Dies, Aged 82

Paul Vale | 25 August 2012 | UK
Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon, has died aged 82. On Saturday evening the family of Armstrong confirmed the former astronaut's death. A statement read: "We are heartbroken to share the news that Neil Armstrong has passed away." The Commander of the space ship Apollo 11 died...

Neil Armstrong Dead: First Man On The Moon Dies At 82

Melissa Jeltsen | 26 August 2012 | Science
According to NBC News, Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon, has died at age 82. He died at 2:45 p.m. on Saturday, suffering complications following his recent cardiac bypass surgery. On July 20, 1969, Armstrong and his partner Buzz Aldrin made history as the...

Free Bradley Manning: Campaigners Protest Army Private's Incarceration Outside American Embassy, London

Paul Vale | 25 August 2012 | UK
A group of 40 campaigners gathered outside the American embassy in London on Saturday to protest against the incarceration of a US Army private accused of leaking information to whistleblowing website WikiLeaks. Bradley Manning, 24, is charged with passing classified data and delivering national defence information to an unauthorised source....

Richard III May Be Buried Under Parking Lot (VIDEO)

Kyle McGovern | 25 August 2012 | Weird News
Seems like England's Richard III may have gotten a burial not-quite fit for a king. Archaeologists believe the king, who was killed in battle in 1485, could be resting under a parking lot in Leicester, according to the Los Angeles Times. A team from the University...

GCSE Results To Be Examined By Regulators After Outcry

Charlie Lindlar | 25 August 2012 | UK Universities & Education
The exams regulator is to look again at GCSE gradings amid claims that thousands of students have been treated unfairly. Ofqual admitted there were "questions about how grade boundaries were set in a very small number of units across the year". The move comes amid threats of legal action from...

NYPD Gunfire In Empire State Building Shooting Wounded All Nine Bystanders, Says Ray Kelly

Inae Oh | 25 August 2012 | New York
New York Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said all nine bystanders wounded in Friday's Empire State Building shooting had been hit with police gunfire, CNN reported Saturday morning. According to Kelly, of the nine wounded, three suffered gunshot wounds and six were hit by fragments. Gunfire broke...

David Cameron And Samantha Brave Showers During Annual Cornish Holiday

Ted Thornhill | 25 August 2012 | UK Politics
The Prime Minister and his wife braved blustery showers today to enjoy lunch during their annual Cornish holiday. David and Samantha Cameron visited a beach-front cafe in the village of Polzeath where they shared a bowl of local mussels on the terrace during a gap in the rain. The couple...

Richard III Grave Excavation Begins Under Leicester Car Park

Charlie Lindlar | 25 August 2012 | UK
Diggers have begun to excavate a city centre car park as part of an archaeological search for the lost grave of Richard III. Experts from the University of Leicester mapped out the site behind council offices off Greyfriars in Leicester city centre on Friday. On Saturday, the diggers...

Doctor Who Could 'Go On Forever', Says Show's Boss Steven Moffat (PICTURES)

Ted Thornhill | 25 August 2012 | UK Entertainment
Doctor Who could "go on forever" according to show supremo Steven Moffat. He told an audience at the Edinburgh International Television Festival that the new series would be a "blockbuster". Moffat, who is also the co-creator of the hit show Sherlock, said: "I truly believe it is a show that...

Venezuela Oil Refinery Blast Kills 39, At Least 80 Injured (PHOTOS)

Stephanie Marcus | 25 October 2012 | World
PUNTO FIJO, Venezuela — A huge explosion rocked Venezuela's biggest oil refinery and unleashed a ferocious fire on Saturday, killing at least 39 people and injuring more than 80 others in one of the deadliest disasters ever to hit the country's key oil industry. Balls of fire rose over the...

RoboWorld Cup Pits Robot Against Robot (PHOTOS)

David Moye | 25 August 2012 | Weird News
This competition isn't between humans, though, it's between robots. Twenty six teams of robotics experts have converged on Bristol, England, to test the mettle of their metal men in the Federation of International Robotics Association (FIRA) RoboWorld Cup, an annual event now in its 16th year. Soccer is...

Pigeon Racers Say Their Birds Are Disappearing In A UK Bermuda Triangle

Ted Thornhill | 25 August 2012 | UK
Pigeon racers say scores of their birds are mysteriously vanishing in what some claim is Britain's bird equivalent of the Bermuda Triangle. Fanciers say they are experiencing "disastrous" and unprecedented losses in an area between North Yorkshire and Country Durham. In one recent event, only 13 of the 232 birds...

Mark Owen's No Easy Day: Navy SEAL From Bin Laden Raid Faces Legal Action And Threats Over Book

Charlie Lindlar | 25 August 2012 | UK
An American ex-soldier, who was part of the crack special forces team that killed Osama Bin Laden, is facing a two-fronted battle over his forthcoming book detailing his career. The former US Navy SEAL, who has written 'No Easy Day' under the pseudonym Mark Owen, has supposedly had his photograph...

Gulls Decline Blamed On Changes To Marine Environment

Ted Thornhill | 25 August 2012 | UK
Changes in the marine environment have been blamed for the decline in the numbers of kittiwake over the past three decades. Numbers of the cliff-nesting gull have more than halved since the mid-1980s across the UK, and populations in Scotland have crashed by almost two thirds, according to the RSPB....

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Samuel Luckhurst | 25 August 2012 | UK Sport

Reece Menzies Murder: Three Men To Face Trial Over Man Shot To Death In Bournemouth Flat

Charlie Lindlar | 25 August 2012 | UK
Three men will appear in court on Saturday charged with the murder of a 21-year-old who was shot at his flat, police said. Reece Menzies was found dead at his home in Bournemouth on July 25. Dorset Police said three London men, aged 22, 24 and 33, had been charged...

A-Level Results: Wycombe Abbey School Takes Top Spot Again

Ted Thornhill | 25 August 2012 | UK Universities & Education
A girls' boarding school today topped an A-level league table for the fifth year in a row. Wycombe Abbey in Buckinghamshire took the first spot again after pupils racked up a string of A* and A grades. Each student gained an average combined A and AS-level UCAS point score of...
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