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Chimps to be spared from use in US medical experiments

Chimpanzees should hardly ever be used for medical research, a prestigious scientific group told the US government on Thursday – advice that means days in the laboratory may be numbered for humans’ closest relatives. The Institute of Medicine stopped short… (READ MORE)

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VIDEO: ‘Assad’s story is not believable’

During the past nine months the people of Syria have taken to the streets in protest against their government and over 4,000 have paid with their lives. Yet on Wednesday, in a rare television interview with ABC’s Barbara Walters, Syrian… (READ MORE)

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Tijuana drug tunnel impresses US

30 November 2011 Last updated at 14:23 GMT Mexican security forces surrounded the Tijuana entrance of the tunnel US police have found one of the most sophisticated drug-smuggling tunnels to date on the border with Mexico. The tunnel was discovered… (READ MORE)

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MPs warn Royal Navy’s carriers will be costly, late, and of limited use

The aircraft carriers being built for the Royal Navy will be less useful, take longer to finish, and likely cost more than claimed, a parliamentary watchdog warns. The first, HMS Queen Elizabeth, will be mothballed immediately it is launched in… (READ MORE)

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Britain unites with smaller countries to block US bid to legalise cluster bombs

A coalition of countries including Britain on Friday defeated an attempt by the US, Russia, China and Israel to get an international agreement approving the continued use of cluster bombs. The weapons, which have been used in Iraq, Afghanistan and… (READ MORE)

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Cruel new punishment for hackers: Twitter, Facebook bans

November 25, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis Cruel new punishment for hackers: Twitter, Facebook bans –UK’s cyber-sentencing proposals revealed –Plans in report include focus on giving IT training to police 25 Nov 2011 Fraudsters and hackers could soon get slapped with… (READ MORE)

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