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Kon-Tiki-2 crew lose 300 litres of drinking water

The expedition has already covered half the distance to Easter Island
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Republicans eager to repeal “Obamacare” suffered a deeply embarrassing setback Tuesday when shrinking support forced them to postpone votes on their controversial health care overhaul, one
But the decline in population is not dramatic, according to conservationists.
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More than the half of all respondents believe that the ?SNS party should be dissolved by the Supreme Court.
Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday again assured Nigerians that the present administration is not deaf to grievances in parts of the country. While urging that suc
The foreigners living in Slovakia constitute a 1.3-percent share of the total population, according to data from the Slovak Statistics Office.
A married man is currently on his knees, pleading with a social media relationship page to take down his girlfriend’s post. From the girlfriend’s post on Instagram page, Break or Makeup, the girlfrien
Russian radar could not have failed to notice a projectile approaching Flight MH17, despite the claims by a Dutch minister, the head of Rosaviatsia says. The lack of radar marks shows n
Attempts at saving the marriage of Tonto Dikeh and her estranged husband, Olakunle Churchill, may have suffered a setback after Churchill requested for and received the money he paid as bride price. A
An innocent posture with a tag stating that the artificial hair being worn by a lady costs N60,000 has set tongues wagging on Instagram. While some respondents praise the hair, others counsel that the
Three migrants died in the Mediterranean on Monday night, a German aid group said, during Italian-led rescue operations in which thousands more were pulled to safety from rickety boats. About 5,000 mi
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) has delayed a vote on repealing and replacing Obamacare until after an upcoming congressional recess because there were too many defe
President Donald Trump has in the past appeared obsessed with being featured in Time Magazine — and it turns out that he may be so obsessed that he might have ordered a fake Time cover with his
Scientists from the University of Oxford have discovered that saliva from ticks could be used to combat a type of heart disease which can cause sudden death in young people. Read Full A
The Night and Day festival, hosted by The xx and scheduled to take place mid-July by Skógafoss, has been cancelled.... The post Night And Day Festival Cancelled appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevi
Slovenia is aiming high at this year's EuroBasket, and hopes that former NBA player Anthony Randolph will contribute a lot to this ambition as the American is waiting to get a Slovenian passport a
Moscow and Seoul have been twin cities for 26 years
FIFA on Tuesday released a long-withheld report on alleged corruption in awarding the 2022 World Cup to Qatar after more leaks deepened the controversy surrounding the vote. World football’s gov
"We did nothing that could run counter to the Code of Ethics or general norms and principles of promoting applications," Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko said
President Donald Trump’s own supporters are finding their online dating options severely limited ever since his election last November. The Sacramento Bee reports that online dating sites such a
Well, many of us take pride in saying we don’t lie. However, psychologists say you lie when you tell your partner the following: • I am listening — when you are actually busy browsing a so
Tennis superstar Serena Williams took to social media to address comments made by former great John McEnroe, who recently said that if Williams played on the men's professional circuit,
Syrian President Bashar Assad has tried out the role of fighter jet pilot, as he arrived in Latakia province to inspect the Russian-operated Khmeymim airbase. This marks the first time
The Chernobyl nuclear power plant, where a huge meltdown occurred in 1986, has had its radiation monitoring equipment knocked out by the mass cyberattack sweeping Ukraine, though most o
Almost half of Australians were either born overseas or have at least one parent who was born abroad, according to new census data which shows that the country is becoming more Asian an
President Donald Trump has invited all 54 Republican senators to the White House for a Tuesday afternoon meeting on the plan to repeal Obamacare. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced the m
Facebook said Tuesday its ranks of monthly active users had hit the two billion mark — meaning more than a quarter of the world’s population is on the giant social network. “There ar
According to the Russian Defense Ministry, focus was made on the necessity to coordinate demining operations at cultural heritage sites
The U.S. Senate will push ahead with a vote this week on a healthcare bill to repeal Obamacare, even though it was not yet clear there are enough votes for passage, NBC News reported on Tuesday, citin
European Union’s antitrust regulators on Tuesday hit Alphabet (GOOGL.O) unit Google with a record 2.42 billion euros ($2.7bn) fine, Reuters reported. The commission took a tough line in the firs
Portugal’s rail service company, Comboios de Portugal, is following the ‘retro’ trend sweeping through the transport industry by converting some old carriages into a 1940s-style travel experience. Th
METRO drivers in Madrid will start their five-day strike tomorrow (Wednesday) at 13.00 to coincide with the World Pride festival taking place in the ...
CNN has responded to an undercover video shot by the organization run by right-wing provocateur James O’Keefe — and it says it has nothing to be ashamed of. The video, which was released b

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