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Chinese Citizens Beat Government Bureaucrats During Mass Riot

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Irate Chinese citizens savagely beat five government bureaucrats during an incident that escalated into a 1,000 strong riot on Saturday in another telltale sign of the Communist country’s increasing social tensions. The disturbance began after members of the Chengguan municipal police, China’s widely loathed bureaucrats who enforce government regulations... 

South Korea arrests captain of sunken ferry

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South Korean authorities have arrested the captain of a ferry which sank two days ago with more than 470 people onboard. Lee Joon-seok arrived in court late on Friday to face a prosecutor’s request for his formal arrest. The captain faces several charges, including negligence of duty and violation of maritime law. Official reports say an inexperienced... 

Second Malaysia flight MH370 mystery arises

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A second mystery around the disappearance of Flight MH370 has largely gone unnoticed: why hasn’t the United States been in the forefront of providing information about it? The implications of this question are massive. America has a fleet of the most sophisticated spy satellites, called “keyhole” satellites, covering the earth’s surface... 

Fukushima manager admits embarrassing failure

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The manager of the stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant has admitted not having full control of the facility. Contrary to the statements of the Japanese PM, TEPCO’s Akira Ono said attempts to plug the leaks of radioactive water had failed. “It’s embarrassing to admit, but there are certain parts of the site where we don’t have full control,”... 

Malaysia sets international expert panel to probe plane’s mystery

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More than five weeks after the disappearance of a Malaysian airliner the Kuala Lumpur government says it is going to launch an international expert panel to probe the plane’s mystery. Malaysian Transport Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said on Thursday that the Malaysian cabinet would discuss forming the panel to look into the incident. “We are forming a... 

Ferry sinks near South Korea, 300 missing

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Helicopters heading to aid 476 passengers and crew aboard a South Korean ferry sinking on its way to Jeju island from Incheon, some 20 kilometres off the island of Byungpoong in Jindo. A passenger ferry with 459 people on board has capsized and sunk off the coast of South Korea, with two people declared dead and almost 300 missing. The sinking has been declared... 

7.5 Earthquake strikes off Solomon Islands – Tsunami Alert

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View of Honiara, the capital city of Solomon Islands A tsunami warning has been issued after a strong, 7.5-magnitude quake hit near the Solomon Islands in the southwestern Pacific for the second time in hours. It follows a 7.6-quake that rocked the region overnight. The shallow 7.7-magnitude earthquake, later revised down to 7.5, was centered about 114 kilometers... 

Bird flu infection sounds alarm in Japan

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Japan has ordered the slaughter of over 110,000 chickens following the confirmation of bird flu infection at a poultry farm in the south of the country. The Japanese Ministry of Agriculture announced in a Sunday statement that DNA tests confirmed the H5 strain of the virus at a chicken farm in Kumamoto Prefecture after its owner on Saturday reported many sudden... 

North Korea slams US double standards over missile tests

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A South Korean sea-to-land cruise missile is fired from a submarine during a drill. North Korea’s National Defense Commission (NDC) has accused the US of hypocrisy for remaining silent over Seoul’s recent missile test while denouncing Pyongyang’s launches. “The US double-dealing attitude and despicable mode of action has been brought to light,” a spokesman... 

​US corn exports to China drop 85 percent after ban on GMO strains

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China’s rejection of shipments of US corn containing traces of unapproved genetically modified maize has caused a significant drop in exports. According to a new report, US traders have lost $427 million in sales. Overall, China has barred nearly 1.45 million tons of corn shipments since last year, the National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA), an American... 

Malayesia MH370 ‘Followed by Fighter Jets’ – Girlfriend of Victim

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Sarah Bajc with her lover Philip Wood who was on-board the missing MH370 flight. The other night CNN had Sarah Bajc on as a guest to talk about what she thinks ultimately happened to Flight MH 370. Her partner Philip Wood was a passenger on the flight. It should be noted that directly after speaking with Sarah, CNN had on the leading opposition candidate, a... 

North Korean drone flew over Seoul presidential palace

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The wreckage of an alleged North Korean drone. A senior South Korean official says a surveillance drone, likely operated by North Korea, has flown over the presidential palace in Seoul. South Korean authorities examined the wreckage of a crashed drone that was found on Baengnyeong Island near the disputed waters of the Yellow Sea. The aircraft was one of the... 

China ship detects pulse signal as MH370 mystery deepens

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Four weeks after the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner, a Chinese search vessel has discovered pulse signal in the South Indian Ocean. According to the Chinese Xinhua news agency, the Chinese ship, part of the multinational search effort, detected a “pulse” signal in South Indian Ocean waters on Saturday. Sources say a black box detector... 

Tokyo student invents levitation in 3D space

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A Tokyo student along with fellow researchers has managed to float objects in a 3D space, using ultrasound. Yoichi Ochiai, a University of Tokyo graduate, together with Takayuki Hoshi and Jun Rekimoto, have found out the way to levitate light objects and move them around in a 3D space. Even though ultrasound levitation has been possible for nearly 40 years,... 

Malaysian Airlines MH370 flight search: 122 ‘potential objects’ spotted by satellite

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​New satellite images show more than 100 objects in the southern Indian Ocean that could be pieces of wreckage from a Malaysian airliner that disappeared from radar on March 8 with 239 people on board, Malaysia’s acting transport minister said. Hishammuddin Hussein told a news conference on Wednesday that the images were discovered by France-based Airbus... 
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