• New Research Reveals One Horrifying Fact About Spiders

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    I enjoy the use of the phrasing "spider community" here because it lets me imagine the world's spiders having a giant potluck to eat a shitload of insects. In light of this biologists Martin Nyffeler and Klaus Birkhofer chose to work out how much all spiders eat in a year, publishing their findings in the Science of Nature journal , according to The Washington Post .
  • Kerala minister resigned as he was guilty: BJP

    Kerala minister resigned as he was guilty: BJP

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    On Sunday, a Malayalam television channel had released an audio clip, purported to be that of Saseendran, conversing with a woman in sexual undertones. Pointing out that he had not behaved in an improper manner with anyone, Saseendran said he was prepared to face any probe. It will be given back to Saseendran once he returns after proving his innocence.
  • Wisconsin rampage began with domestic dispute

    Wisconsin rampage began with domestic dispute

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    Also, they said that there was no remaining danger to the public. What started as a domestic dispute at the bank, finished as a violent incident in which four people lost their lives at various locations. He was married and had two children. According to the justice department, Look had been a branch manager at the Marathon Savings Bank since 1998. Her former husband, Glenn Barclay, said she was the mother of a 28-year-old daughter and grandmother to two children ages 4 and 7.
  • Man who drove suspicious car near White House is detained

    Man who drove suspicious car near White House is detained

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    A Secret Service official speaking on condition of anonymity said that person was not found to be carrying any weapons. The report comes after several recent breaches in White House security. Chaffetz called the incident a "complete and utter total failure". The California man charged in the March 10 incident has been allowed to remain free while awaiting trial, though he was ordered to wear a Global Positioning System monitor.
  • North Korea missile test fails, US and South say, as tensions simmer

    North Korea missile test fails, US and South say, as tensions simmer

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    The United Nations Security Council unanimously condemned North Korea's recent missile launches Thursday. Choe denounced joint annual military exercises now being carried out by the United States and South Korea on the divided peninsula, and criticised remarks by Tillerson during his talks with regional allies last week.
  • Parkash Singh Badal declines Captain Amarinder's offer on free govt house

    Parkash Singh Badal declines Captain Amarinder's offer on free govt house

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    He has expressed willingness to continue in his TV serial, saying he has to earn a living for himself. In a dig at the Akali Dal, he said, "I can not be a transporter like the former deputy CM of Punjab Sukhbir Badal". "Should I run a bus service like Sukbir Singh Badal?" If I work four days a month, 7 PM to 6 AM, why are people getting a stomach ache? The families have known each other a long time.
  • At least 18 hurt in Hong Kong escalator accident

    At least 18 hurt in Hong Kong escalator accident

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    But the escalators had passed an inspection just two days before the incident. One of the passengers who suffered a head injury was reportedly in serious condition as several ambulances rushed to the scene and took the injured to nearby hospitals, ABC7 writes.
  • S. Korea prosecutors grill Park over corruption allegations

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    Park was accused past year by prosecutors of acting as an accomplice to a longtime friend, Choi Soon-sil, who allegedly used her ties to the president to extort money from South Korea's biggest corporations, including Samsung. Park has said she never knew about the alleged blacklists. The statement carried by the official mouthpiece Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), Pyongyang said: "South Koreans' candlelight vigils were unprecedented expressions.
  • Nuclear weapons ban treaty negotiations begin at the United Nations

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    The U.S.is leading a push to derail a United Nations conference aimed at negotiating a "legally binding" ban on nuclear weapons "leading toward their total elimination". Permanent Representative of Costa Rica to the UN Office in Geneva Elayne Whyte Gómez will preside over the conference. A source close to the United Nations commented that, while proponents of the nuclear weapons ban treaty are regarded as out of touch with reality, it is true that without such a movement, there will be no ...
  • Hundreds of anti-corruption protesters detained in Russian Federation, including Opposition leader

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    The allegations were the main reason behind Sunday's protests, which drew thousands of demonstrators nationwide, including in Saint Petersburg, Vladivostok, Novosibirsk, Tomsk and several other cities, as well as Moscow . The demonstrations, which brought tens of thousands out across the country even though authorities refused to grant permits for many of them, marked the most substantial opposition turnout since the crackdown on protesters at Moscow's Bolotnaya Square in May 2012.