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Dreamhouse for free? These 5 destinations offer free homes, but there’s a catch

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Many places worldwide offer newcomers insanely cheap real estate or even cash in an effort to tackle problems like urbanization, bad demographic situations, or lack of workforce. However, they all come with strings attached. 1. Molise region, southern Italy A region in southern Italy has recently announced it will pay newcomers €700 ($780) a month for Read More

Impossible Foods says China its top priority meat substitute market

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(This September 9 story corrects spelling of chief executive’s name to Pat O. Brown, not O’Brown) FILE PHOTO: The completed plant-based hamburger is displayed during a media tour of Impossible Foods labs and processing plant in Redwood City, California, U.S. October 6, 2016. REUTERS/Beck Diefenbach/File Photo FUXIAN LAKE, China (Reuters) – Impossible Foods, a California-based Read More

On the front lines of climate change in the world’s northernmost town

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SVALBARD, Norway (Reuters) – Icebergs float liked doomed islands past the small boat as it makes its way through a fjord filled with the slush of a melting glacier. Occasionally, as the warming waters dissolve the bottom of one of the icebergs, it becomes top-heavy and does a somersault, as if it were playing instead Read More

Soyuz manned by Russian robot Fedor docks at ISS on 2nd attempt

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The unmanned Soyuz MS-14, carrying supplies and Fedor, a humanoid robot, has successfully docked at the International Space Station (ISS) after the first attempt went awry due to a technical glitch. The docking went off without a hitch early on Tuesday morning Moscow time (03:08 UTC) as space enthusiasts around the world watched Fedor’s second Read More

Soyuz manned by Russian robot Fedor docks ISS on 2nd attempt

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The unmanned Soyuz MS-14, carrying supplies and Fedor, a humanoid robot, has successfully docked at the International Space Station (ISS) after the first attempt went awry due to a technical glitch. The docking went off without a hitch early Tuesday morning Moscow time (03:08 UTC) as space enthusiasts around the world watched with bated breath Read More

WATCH LIVE as Soyuz manned by Russian robot Fedor makes 2nd attempt to dock ISS

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An unmanned Soyuz MS-14, carrying supplies and Fedor, a humanoid robot, is taking another shot at docking at the International Space Station (ISS) after the first attempt went awry due to a technical glitch. The docking initially scheduled for Saturday was aborted after a rendezvous system, known as Kurs, malfunctioned. Typically, the crew can take Read More

UN-believable: Investors swindled out of $280k over ‘United Nations HQ moving to China’ scam

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A gaggle of audacious con artists has been arrested in China for swindling investors out of US$283,000, claiming they were the construction company behind the ambitious (but fake) relocation of the UN headquarters to Xi’an. The squad of scammers were caught trying to dupe investors into believing the UN was relocating its headquarters from New Read More

Most Germans won’t feel unsafe if US troops leave, have little faith in their own army – poll

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Three-quarters of Germans say that a US troop pullout won’t leave them defenseless, but almost as many believe their own army would be of little effect, a poll found, amid reports that Washington may move its assets to Poland. 74 percent of people surveyed by pollster Emnid for Bild magazine believe they wouldn’t feel less Read More

Hong Kong super-rich take their money and escape to New York amid protests at home

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Anti-government protests in Hong Kong are forcing local wealthy families to relocate to the US as they are seeking to buy property there instead of just investing in it, a New York-based real estate attorney has revealed. Edward Mermelstein of One & Only Realty, which organizes relocation and luxury property investment starting at $10 million, Read More

‘If you go home, take your nukes with you!’ Top German MP taunts US threat of troop withdrawal

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The US must take its nukes off German soil if it is serious about relocating troops to Poland, a top opposition MP said in a tongue-in-cheek response to a veiled ultimatum from the American envoy. German lawmakers have reacted to threats made by the US envoy to Berlin, Richard Grenell, saying that Berlin may use Read More