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Hong Kong elections seen as win for pro-democracy candidates after massive turnout

Hong Kong elections seen as win for pro-democracy candidates after massive turnout

In a surprising turn of events, anti-government protestors triumphed on Sunday after polls closed in Hong Kong and pro-democracy candidates clinched nearly...
The Economic Crisis in Greece Is Taking a Toll on the Mental Health of Its Citizens

The Economic Crisis in Greece Is Taking a Toll on the Mental Health of...

Consequences of the financial crisis in Greece were seen in the hundreds of thousands of lost jobs, raised taxes and lower incomes. This type...
Virgin Galactic Is Moving to Spaceport America in New Mexico

Virgin Galactic Is Moving to Spaceport America in New Mexico

Richard Branson’s space tourism company announced last week that it will be moving its headquarters from Mojave California to Spaceport America, New...
Major Snow Fall and Freezing Temperatures Have Hit Midwest and Northeast US

Major Snow Fall and Freezing Temperatures Have Hit Midwest and Northeast US

Missouri to Maine, and nearly 5,000 flights have been cancelled on Sunday around the country. The winter storm has also caused icy roads in...
Flight diverted after pilot's coffee spills on control panel, smoke fills cockpit

Flight diverted after pilot’s coffee spills on control panel, smoke fills cockpit

On Sept. 12, the U.K.’s Department of Transport, Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) revealed in a new report that a Condor Airlines...