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Scientists solve 'sliding rocks' puzzle 
  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:26:31 GMT 
    Scientists have finally worked out how rocks on a dry lake bed in California move across the ground.

Plain packs 'no illegal smoking link' 
  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:15:39 GMT 
    A study of smokers in Australia suggests there is "no evidence" that the introduction of standardised cigarette packaging has changed the way people buy cigarettes.

Electrical stimulation 'aids memory' 
  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:17:49 GMT 
    Electromagnetic stimulation of a specific part of the brain may improve the ability to remember certain facts, researchers say.

Torres joins Milan on two-year loan 
  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:00:07 GMT 
    Chelsea striker Fernando Torres is to join AC Milan on a two-year loan deal, subject to agreeing personal terms.

Rosberg punished for Hamilton crash 
  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:07:21 GMT 
    Mercedes discipline Nico Rosberg following his collision with team-mate Lewis Hamilton in the Belgian Grand Prix.

The last Armenians of Myanmar 
  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:36:34 GMT 
    The last 'full' Armenian in Myanmar died last year, so what is the future of Yangon's historic Armenian church?

Guns a part of American childhood 
  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:39:28 GMT 
    This week, a nine-year-old girl firing an Uzi submachine gun accidentally shot to death her weapons instructor. Not all Americans grow up shooting guns. Those who do often start young

Senegal confirms first Ebola case 
  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:50:35 GMT 
    Senegal's health ministry confirms a first case of Ebola, making it the fifth West African country now affected by the outbreak.

Malaysia Airlines to cut 6,000 staff 
  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:31:24 GMT 
    Malaysia Airlines is to cut 6,000 staff as part of recovery plan after being hit by two air disasters this year.

Poland blocks Russian minister's jet 
  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:24:56 GMT 
    Poland refuses to let a plane carrying Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu enter its airspace, forcing it to turn back to Slovakia.

Argentina general strike 'success' 
  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 02:13:53 GMT 
    Labour groups opposed to Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner stage a second general strike this year and claim success.

UN demands peacekeepers' release 
  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:00:52 GMT 
    The UN calls for their "immediate release" of 43 Fijian peacekeepers in the Syrian Golan Heights, captured by an armed group.

Tougher NFL domestic violence policy 
  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:08:30 GMT 
    The NFL has toughened its policy on domestic violence which could lead to a lifetime ban for a second offence.

Missing boy's 'life is in danger' 
  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:06:22 GMT 
    The health of a five-year-old boy taken from hospital by his parents against medical advice will deteriorate rapidly as the battery on his feeding system is likely to have run out, police say.

Abuse force failings 'laid bare' 
  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:58:25 GMT 
    The police force at the centre of the Rotherham child abuse scandal admits a report has laid bare its failings over a number of years.
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