Scientists built a robot pigeon that flaps just like the real thing, and it’s mesmerizing
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Scientists built a robot pigeon that flaps just like the real thing, and it’s mesmerizing

Most of us see birds every day. Go look outside your nearest window and chances are you’re not going to have to wait long before you spot a…

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Africa’s richest woman ‘ripped off her country’
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Africa’s richest woman ‘ripped off her country’

Image copyright Getty Images Leaked documents reveal how Africa's richest woman made her fortune through exploiting her own country, and corruption.Isabel dos Santos got access to lucrative deals…

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Inside Bloomberg’s play to woo black voters from Biden
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Inside Bloomberg’s play to woo black voters from Biden

“I think he has challenges, but he has, I think, made a more-than-expected attempt to deal with the challenges,” Rev. Al Sharpton told POLITICO, noting endorsements like Columbia,…

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How a stronger anti-war movement rallied to stop a march to war with Iran
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How a stronger anti-war movement rallied to stop a march to war with Iran

Within hours, via press releases, media hits and coordination with other groups, they had made their point: President Donald Trump’s decision to kill Qassem Soleimani was a mistake,…

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Mystery over how 75 prisoners escaped from jail
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Mystery over how 75 prisoners escaped from jail

Image copyright Paraguay's Interior Ministry Image caption The authorities believe prison officers helped the inmates Seventy-five prisoners have escaped from a jail in eastern Paraguay near the border…

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Row over white fashion models’ cornrow wigs
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Row over white fashion models’ cornrow wigs

Image copyright ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT Image caption The wigs were part of the company's men's autumn and winter collection at Paris Fashion Week Japanese fashion brand Comme Des Garçons…

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SpaceX completes emergency crew capsule escape
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SpaceX completes emergency crew capsule escape

Image copyright Reuters SpaceX has conducted a test of the abort manoeuvre it would use if one of its crew-carrying rockets ever developed a problem during flight.The rehearsal…

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Country wishes Harry and Meghan well
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Country wishes Harry and Meghan well

Image copyright PA Media Image caption The Queen smiled broadly as she was greeted at St Mary the Virgin Church in Norfolk Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the…

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Mayor Pete: Portrait of the B.S. Artist as a Young Man
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Mayor Pete: Portrait of the B.S. Artist as a Young Man

The very traits that usually impress—his fluency in political language, the go-getter’s resume, intense ambition carried in the vessel of a calm, well-mannered persona—increasingly are being greeted with…

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‘Pretty nervy of you!’: Trump’s Palm Beach billionaire spat
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‘Pretty nervy of you!’: Trump’s Palm Beach billionaire spat

“Pretty nervy of you to come to this club,” Trump snapped. His ire was aimed at Jeff Greene, a real estate tycoon from Palm Beach and Mar-a-Lago member…

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