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How Small British Firms Can Crack the US Market
Business  (tags: business, usa, uk )

- 6 days ago -
Just because a company is successful in the UK does not mean it will have an easy time infiltrating the US market - just ask Tesco.
The Chinese Cult That Kills 'Demons'
Offbeat  (tags: crime, cult, notorious murders, China )

- 4 days ago -
China is about to try one of the most notorious murders in recent memory. In late May a group belonging to a banned cult beat a woman to death in a fast food restaurant. Her only crime was to refuse to give them her telephone number.
Fracking Threatens Tremors in General Election
Offbeat  (tags: Fracking, politics, general election, UK )

- 4 days ago -
"Every time ministers open their mouths to claim that fracking must start everywhere around Britain, and not just in carefully selected and remote areas, they lose thousands of Tory votes."
Lesser-Known Things About Asperger's Syndrome
Science & Tech  (tags: science, scientists, health, Albert Einstein, Asperger's syndrome )

- 4 days ago -
When people hear the words Asperger's syndrome, they often think of children or Albert Einstein - even though he was never formally diagnosed. But here are some things about Asperger's that are less well known.
Robin Williams' Death Has Sparked Wider Debate
Offbeat  (tags: Politics, Health Debate, mental illness, depression, Royal College of Psychiatrists, health, DOH, UK )

- 4 days ago -
The tragic death of Robin Williams has generated a wider debate about depression and how society deals with mental illness.
Victorian Strangeness: The Lawyer Who Shot Himself Proving His Case
Offbeat  (tags: lawyer, murder trial, guns, Warren County, Ohio, USA )

- 4 days ago -
Author Jeremy Clay tells the strange story of the 19th Century lawyer who accidentally shot himself while demonstrating the innocence of a defendant in a murder trial.
US Marine Prosecuted for Urinating on Afghan Corpses Found Dead
Offbeat  (tags: Afghanistan, Military, Scandal, USA, War )

- 4 days ago -
A Marine who was prosecuted for a 2011 video that depicted he and other Marines urinating on corpses of Taliban members was found dead on Wednesday. His death did not appear to be a suicide, his lawyer told Marine Corps Times.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry Indicted for Abuse of Power
Offbeat  (tags: Court, Law, Police, Politics, USA )

- 4 days ago -
Texas Governor and former presidential candidate Rick Perry has been indicted for allegedly abusing his power by vetoing state funding for the government watchdog group charged with investigating corruption and police scandals.
Star Dust Brought to Earth Originated Beyond Our Solar System
Science & Tech  (tags: Japan, NASA, Science, Space, USA )

- 2 days ago -
NASA's Stardust robotic mission which gathered samples from the flyby comet Wild 2 and brought them to Earth in 2006 has proven to be a success, with scientists saying some particles it collected originated from outside our solar system.
Michael Baden: Michael Brown 'Shot Multiple Times'
Offbeat  (tags: Police, Shooting, Ferguson, Missouri, USA )

- 2 days ago -
The unarmed black teenager killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, on 9 August was shot at least six times, including twice in the head, a medical examiner has said.
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