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FILE - In this June 5, 2015, file photo, the Homeland Security Department headquarters in northwest Washington. A Homeland Security Department official says hackers have targeted the voter registration
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Paralysed people could walk again instantly after scientists developed a brain implant which turns thought into electrical signals in the spine so that lost feeling can be restored after injury. Currently
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The interests of the world's central banks and commercial banks have been aligned since the financial crisis. Central banks looked after their commercial counterparts by making it easy for them to rebuild
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