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'Earth's Cousin': Scientists Find Alien Planet That's Most Like Home

Scientists say a world that's 490 light-years away qualifies as the first confirmed Earth-sized exoplanet that could sustain life as we know it — but in an environment like nothing we've ever seen.<p>The planet, known as Kepler-186f, is "more of an Earth cousin than an Earth twin," Elisa Quintana, an …

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Samsung Electronics tips second quarter pickup, smartphone challenge looms | News Home | Reuters

SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Tuesday said it expected stronger earnings in the second quarter as a pickup in sales of high-end televisions and smartphones spurs growth, after it posted its second straight fall in quarterly profit.<p>A man uses his mobile phone in front of a giant …

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Obama seeks to ease Asian allies' doubts during visit to Japan | News Home | Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will use a state visit to Japan on Thursday to try to reassure Tokyo and other Asian allies of his commitment to ramping up U.S. engagement in the region, despite Chinese complaints that Washington’s real aim is to contain Beijing’s rise.<p>U.S. President …

Australia, Malaysia vow to keep searching to solve plane mystery | News Home | Reuters

PERTH, Australia (Reuters) - Australia and Malaysia vowed on Wednesday to keep searching for a missing Malaysian plane despite no sign of wreckage after almost seven weeks, and as bad weather again grounded aircraft and an undersea drone neared the end of its first full mission.<p>Crew aboard the …

Wikileaks Cables Confirm Existence of Extraterrestrial Life

I'm in!<p>We’re already halfway through 2013 and the world continues to wake up to the fact that we are not alone in the universe. Just this year, we’ve …

Children's corpses reveal desperate attempts to escape Korean ferry | News Home | Reuters

MOKPO/SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean divers swam though dark, cold waters into a sunken ferry on Wednesday, feeling for children’s bodies with their hands in a maze of cabins, corridors and upturned decks as they searched for hundreds of missing.<p>Divers operate at the site where the capsized …