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Saudi Arabia: Explosions near Medina and Qatif mosques

Saudi mosqueTwo explosions have struck near a mosque in the eastern Saudi Arabian city of Qatif, residents say.

Saudi-owned al-Arabiya TV also reported a suicide explosion near the security headquarters of the Prophet's Mosque in Medina.

Witnesses earlier said a suicide bomber blew himself up outside a Shia mosque in Qatif on Monday evening without causing any other injuries.


China completes world's largest alien-hunting telescope

China completes world's largest telescopeET, phone Beijing.

The final triangular panel in the world’s largest radio telescope was lowered into place this weekend as Chinese officials amped up the hunt for alien life.

If intelligent beings lurk in the universe, the spectacular new Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Telescope (FAST) is uniquely equipped to find them, promised Peng Bo, director of the National Astronomical Observation (NAO).


SEC document shows Trump was worth less than half of $10bn claim in 2012

Trump lies about wealthOn the 2016 campaign trail, Donald Trump has insisted that he is worth more than $10bn. However, a statement filed to the Securities and Exchange Commission by Wells Fargo Securities on Trump’s behalf in 2012 indicated that the real estate developer was then worth less than half that, with comparatively few of the liquid assets that may now finance his campaign for president.

In the document, which concerned the securitization of commercial mortgages on properties including Trump Tower in New York City, Trump was described as being worth more than $4.2bn, with liquid assets of more than $250m.


Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Marches In Toronto Pride Parade

Canadian Prime Minister marches in Pride paradeCanada's largest Pride parade marked another milestone Sunday as a sitting prime minister marched for the first time in a colourful celebration that was tempered by last month's shooting massacre in Orlando, Fla.

A river of multi-coloured floats and marchers came to a halt on Yonge Street and stood in silence along with the masses of onlookers to remember the shooting's 49 victims, predominantly LGBTQ.


Former Jintao aid, Ling Jihua, jailed in China on corruption charges

Jintao aid gets life sentence for corruptionLing Jihua, a former top aid to retired president Hu Jintao, has been sentenced to life in prison by the Chinese government for corruption.

Ling was accused of illegally obtaining state secrets and abusing his political powers by trading favors for some $11.57 million in bribes.


Chemists unveil cheaper, more efficient carbon capture technology

Carbon technologyA team of scientists in England have found a better way to capture carbon from power plant emissions.

The key to their new and improved technique is patented carbon-derived biomass material called Starbons. Starbons, which was pioneered a decade ago by scientists at the University of York, is made using biomass waste like food peelings and seaweed. Its key attribute is its porosity. Lots of tiny holes allow Starbons to capture lots of CO2.


New California child vaccination laws ban most exemptions

California vaccination lawsWith California's new vaccination laws now in effect, some parents are opting to home school while others are moving out of the state.

The new laws eliminate most vaccination exemptions for school children in an effort to protect everyone from communicable disease outbreaks, CBS San Francisco Bay Area reported. Other parents trying to avoid the new laws filed exemption paperwork before Jan. 1 to give them the leverage to vaccinate their children at their own pace.


Turkish ship carrying humanitarian aid reaches Israeli port

Turkish aid ship reaches IsraelA Turkish ship carrying tons of humanitarian aid and equipment for the Gaza Strip docked in Israel Sunday as part of a reconciliation agreement between Israel and Turkey.

The ship, loaded with 10,000 tons of supplies, pulled in to the port city of Ashdod Sunday afternoon.

Turkey and Israel just last week agreed to normalize relations aftr a six-year diplomatic standoff. The agreement allows Turkey to send aid to Gaza through Israel, Daily Sabah reported.


Flooding, mudslides across China kills at least 186

Flooding in ChinaAt least 186 people are dead after rainstorms caused flooding and mudslides across 1,000 miles of central and southern China and more rain is expected.

The State Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters said more rain, including the first monsoon of the season, is expected in the next 10 days. The Yangtze River basin overflowed as four to 20 inches of rain hit seven provinces in the past five days; 45 people remain missing, 1.5 million people have been displaced, 33 million people are affected and an estimated $7.6 billion in economic losses has been caused.


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