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American tourist tries to ship Thai body parts

A parcel delivery company in Bangkok put three packages bound for the United States through a routine X-ray and made a startling discovery: preserved human parts, including a baby's head, a baby's foot and an adult heart.<p>The body parts were stolen from the medical museums of one of Bangkok's …

4 worshipers killed in Jerusalem synagogue; Netanyahu calls for unity

<b>Jerusalem (CNN) —</b> A Jerusalem synagogue turned from peaceful sanctuary to house of horrors within moments Tuesday when two Palestinian cousins wielding a gun and butcher knives attacked during morning prayers -- a terror attack that Israel's leader characterized as "blood libel" fanned by …

Fly Electric: The Aircraft of the Future Takes Flight

Predictions for the world in 2025 (Sponsor: Thomson Reuters)<p>In the French Alps last summer, a plane set seven new world records. The two-seater aircraft climbed more than 20,000 feet in under two minutes, and reached speeds of 142 miles per hour. It flew nonstop for 300 miles. Perhaps these numbers …

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Rosetta mission lander detects organic molecules on surface of comet

The Philae lander has found organic molecules – which are essential for life – on the surface of the comet where it touched down last week.<p>The spacecraft managed to beam back evidence of the carbon and hydrogen–containing chemicals shortly before it entered hibernation mode to conserve falling …

What is Object 2014-28E – a Russian military satellite or a piece of unidentified debris?

<b>Name:</b> Object 2014-28E.<p><b>Age:</b> Unknown.<p><b>Appearance:</b> Unknown.<p><b>What is it?</b> Unknown.<p><b>Yes, but what does it actually do?</b> Unknown.<p><b>This is going to get quite tedious quite soon.</b> I’m sorry, but we know so little about Object 2014-28E that it is hard to be specific.<p><b>Tell me what we do know then.</b> Well, it is …

Wal-Mart leaving nothing to chance in Black Friday test

Last week, Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) reported its first U.S. comparable sales gain in nearly two years, eking out a 0.5% increase in the third quarter, …

Democrats Block Keystone Bill, Landrieu’s Plea Rejected

Mary Landrieu begged her fellow Democrats to back legislation approving the Keystone XL pipeline, looking for a lifeline in her long-shot bid to keep …

9/11 terrorist Zacarias Moussaoui claims Saudi involvement

From his cell in a maximum security prison, terrorist Zacarias Moussaoui is reviving old allegations and making new ones against al Qaeda and a handful of Saudi royals.<p>The 46-year old French national is claiming that Saudi Embassy officials were involved in a plot to shoot down Air Force One to …

Vladimir Putin vows that United States 'will never subjugate Russia'

Russian president echoes Al Capone as he says 'weapons and politeness' are better than 'politeness alone'<p>Vladimir Putin issued a defiant message to the West on Tuesday, accusing the United States of trying to "subjugate" Russia while promising it would never succeed.<p>The Russian president also …

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