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Outsiders sweep to victory in New Hampshire

<b>(CNN) —</b> Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders swept to thumping outsider victories in the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday, seizing on the fury of grass-roots voters to rock the elites who control American politics.<p>Ohio Gov. John Kasich, whose aspirational conservative message …

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Thousands flee homes in Kashmir as India-Pakistan clashes spread

Thousands of Indians have fled their homes as fighting between India and Pakistan spread along a 124-mile stretch of the border in the disputed region of Kashmir.<p>Tension between the nuclear-armed rivals has risen since the Indian prime minister, Narendra Modi, called off peace talks in August and …

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Suspect ordered to stand trial in ambush on state troopers

MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — A judge on Monday ordered a survivalist who called for revolution to stand trial on charges he fatally shot a Pennsylvania state …

Ferguson mayor: No severance package for Wilson

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson did not receive a severance package when he resigned over the weekend, the St. Louis …

Lawsuit seeks to stop Boeing, SpaceX work on NASA space taxi | Reuters

CAPE CANAVERAL Fla (Reuters) - Privately owned Sierra Nevada Corp filed a federal lawsuit to stop NASA work on newly awarded space taxi development contracts while a bid protest is under way, the company’s vice president said on Thursday.<p>With the Earth in the background, the SpaceX Dragon …

New to nature No 133: Aulacoseira coroniformis

Diatoms – single-celled algae – are abundant in both fresh and salt waters and are among the most common types of phytoplankton. By some estimates diatoms are responsible for one-fifth of the photosynthesis on earth. Diatom cell walls are hard due to a high proportion of silica. Their geometric …