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Electric zap may provide alternative treatment for paralysis

Three years ago, doctors reported that zapping a paralyzed man’s spinal cord with electricity allowed him to stand and move his legs. Now they’ve done the same with three other patients, suggesting their original success was no fluke.

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    Ukraine: Yanukovych ordered snipers to shoot

Ukraine: Yanukovych ordered snipers to shoot

Ukraine’s interim authorities on Thursday accused fugitive President Viktor Yanukovych of ordering snipers to open fire on protesters and getting help from Russian security agents to battle his own people, but they provided no evidence directly linking him to the bloodbath in Kiev that left more than 100 people dead.

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    Evidence of Big Bang discovered

Evidence of Big Bang discovered

A group of scientists discovered on March 17 more evidence favoring the Big Bang Theory and also supporting a theory posed in the 1980s called inflation.

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    NATO ministers pledge to build up eastern defenses

NATO ministers pledge to build up eastern defenses

NATO foreign ministers moved Tuesday to beef up the defenses of front-line alliance members feeling menaced by a more assertive Russia, with Secretary of State John Kerry proclaiming the U.S. commitment to their security is “unwavering.”

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    11 ancient burial boxes recovered  in Israel

11 ancient burial boxes recovered in Israel

Israeli authorities on Monday unveiled 11 ancient burial boxes dating to around the time of Jesus, recovered by police during a midnight raid on antiquities dealers suspected of stealing the artifacts.

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Missing aircraft located

Relatives shrieked and sobbed uncontrollably. Men and women nearly collapsed, held up by loved ones. Their grief came pouring out after 17 days of waiting for definitive word on the fate of the passengers and crew of the missing Malaysia Airlines jet.

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    Search for airplane expands to Indian Ocean

Search for airplane expands to Indian Ocean

Search planes flew out of Australia on today to scour rough seas in one of the remotest places on Earth for objects that may be from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane.

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    Hunt continues  for missing  Malaysian flight

Hunt continues for missing Malaysian flight

The plane must be somewhere. But the same can be said for Amelia Earhart’s. Ten days after Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared with 239 people aboard, an exhaustive international search has produced no sign of the Boeing 777, raising an unsettling question: What if the airplane is never found?

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    Professor explains Flight 370 technical, tangible theories

Professor explains Flight 370 technical, tangible theories

Meteor showers, terrorism, pilot suicide, alien invasion — countless theories have surfaced surrounding the Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 that lost contact with air traffic controllers on March 8. The unexplained disappearance of this Boeing 777 aircraft, which was headed to Beijing, has dumbfounded both airline officials and the rest of the world.

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Putin signs treaty to add Crimea to map of Russia

In a gilded Kremlin hall used by czars, Vladimir Putin redrew Russia’s borders Tuesday by declaring the Crimean Peninsula part of the motherland — provoking a surge of emotion among Russians who lament the loss of empire and denunciations from Western leaders who called Putin a threat to the world.

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