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NASA image of Earth.

A Halloween asteroid the size of four football pitches is due to fly past Earth today. The massive space rock, affectionately called the “Great Pumpki(...)

Dr Kristina Johnson: “I had this crazy idea of an all-in-one system on an electric car which has solar panels on the roof and its own charging station.” Photograph: Larry Busacca/Getty

Former US energy under-secretary Dr Kristina Johnson doesn’t carry a crystal ball around in her bag, but she wouldn’t have been the least bit surprise(...)

The use of Fás’s credit card to pay over $900 for a three-ball golf match at the Grand Cypress Resort in Orlando was defended as “developing relationships”. Photograph: Getty Images

If there was a moment which crystallised public outrage over State officials’ sense of entitlement and disregard for taxpayers’ money, it came on the (...)

Donald Trump speaks at a campaign event in Rochester, New Hampshire. Photograph: Ian Thomas Jansen-Lonnquist/The New York Times

Donald Trump dodged a question at a campaign event on Thursday night from a man in New Hampshire who stated that Barack Obama is a Muslim and “not eve(...)

People survey the damage in  Concon, Chile, some 110kms northwest of Santiago, on Thursday, 2015 after a massive earthquake hit the area. The 8.3-magnitude earthquake killed eight people and forced a million to leave their homes. Photograph: AFP

Strong aftershocks rippled through Chile on Thursday after a magnitude 8.3 earthquake that killed at least eight people and slammed powerful waves int(...)

US Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush:  used the term  ‘anchor babies’ in an interview on the campaign trail last week.  Photograph: Brian Snyder/Reuters

The term “anchor babies” has become a lightning rod political issue in the stormy tussle between Donald Trump and Jeb Bush, the two leading candidates(...)

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