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Tiny KickSat Sprite satellites hitch ride into orbit

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1077000/1077328_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524689296_3d4b9a147bce95c4823f0044cd17ab35<p><b>Exploring space has long been the sole diversion of governments, big business and academics.</b><p>With each galactic jaunt potentially costing hundreds …

Iran is at breaking point under US sanctions – and its leaders feel the heat

At the car repair shop on Soreana Avenue in central Tehran, Homayoon is happy to talk; after all, there is not much else to do. Business is bad, he says, as he wipes his hands with an oily cloth. It's the same for everybody.<p>"It's not good at all. Petrol is expensive, so people drive less, so they …

Sharp Rise In MERS Cases May Mean The Virus Is Evolving

There's growing concern that the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome may have entered a new phase in the way it's spreading in Saudi Arabia.<p>The country has reported a sharp uptick in MERS cases over the past week. Since the deadly respiratory virus was first detected in September 2012, a total of 244 …

Joe Biden arrives in Ukraine as militants seize more buildings in east

KIEV, Ukraine — Vice President Joe Biden on Monday embarked on a mission to show U.S. support for Ukraine's embattled interim leaders as pro-Russia gunmen took over more government buildings in eastern Ukraine and the Kremlin's top diplomat blamed Washington for the mounting crisis.<p>Biden was to …

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