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Are Earthlings alone? Half of humans believe in alien life

Are Earthlings alone? Half of humans believe in alien life

Published 08/12/2017

Nearly half of humans believe in alien life and want to make contact, a survey in 24 countries has found, in what researchers said helps to explain the lasting popularity of the "Star Wars" franchise 40 years after the first movie was screened. [more…]

Major powers to push Saudis, Iran to stop interfering in Lebanon

Major powers to push Saudis, Iran to stop interfering in Lebanon

Published 08/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: Hezbollah and Syrian flags flutter on a military vehicle in Western Qalamoun, Syria August 28, 2017. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki/File PhotoPARIS (Reuters) - Major powers [more…]

Oil stable as strong Chinese demand counters rising dollar

Oil stable as strong Chinese demand counters rising dollar

Published 08/12/2017

FILE PHOTO - A pump jack is seen at sunrise near Bakersfield, California October 14, 2014. REUTERS/Lucy NicholsonSINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices were stable on [more…]

Volkswagen recalls 30,777 cars in Russia: standards agency

Volkswagen recalls 30,777 cars in Russia: standards agency

Published 08/12/2017

A Volkswagen logo is pictured at the International Auto Show in Mexico City, Mexico November 23, 2017. REUTERS/Henry RomeroMOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia’s standards agency Rosstandart [more…]

Kuznetsova out of Australian Open with wrist injury

Kuznetsova out of Australian Open with wrist injury

Published 08/12/2017

Aug 31, 2017- New York, NY, USA- Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia hits a backhand against Kurumi Nara of Japan (not pictured) on day four of [more…]

Blackwater founder Prince details meeting with Russian in Seychelles

Blackwater founder Prince details meeting with Russian in Seychelles

Published 08/12/2017

(This version of the Dec 6 story corrects paragraph 3 and adds new paragraph 4 to clarify the nature of U.S. sanctions) By Patricia Zengerle [more…]

Judge presiding over Michael Flynn criminal case is recused: court

Judge presiding over Michael Flynn criminal case is recused: court

Published 08/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: Former U.S. National Security Adviser Michael Flynn arrives for a plea hearing at U.S. District Court, where he’s expected to plead guilty to [more…]

Ronaldo pips Messi to win Ballon d’Or for joint-record fifth time

Ronaldo pips Messi to win Ballon d’Or for joint-record fifth time

Published 07/12/2017

Soccer Football - Champions League - Real Madrid vs Borussia Dortmund - Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid, Spain - December 6, 2017 Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates [more…]

‘SUPERPUTIN’ exhibition gives Russian leader a pop-art make over

‘SUPERPUTIN’ exhibition gives Russian leader a pop-art make over

Published 07/12/2017

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin is seen riding a brown bear in medieval armor, cuddling a puppy and dressed as Santa Claus - [more…]

Oil prices fall after U.S. drillers add rigs

Oil prices fall after U.S. drillers add rigs

Published 04/12/2017

A driver looks at the price as he fills the tank of his car at a gas station in Shanghai, China November 17, 2017. REUTERS/Aly [more…]