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German hostage beheaded in Phillipines

The southern portion of the Philippines has recently been emerging as a central location of the regions extremist terror groups after ISIL made Isnilon Hapilon its Southeast Asia commander past year. The military had been pressing an assault against Abu Sayyaf, attacking their camps and bombing their hideouts just before Kantner was killed. A shotgun was also recovered near her body.

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WHO Releases List of World's Most Dangerous Superbugs

Most of the pathogens are among the almost two dozen antibiotic-resistant microbes that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned in a 2013 report could cause potentially catastrophic consequences if the United States didn't act quickly to combat the growing threat of antibiotic-resistant infections.

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Bees learn to play soccer, showcase complex learning

They possess complex navigational skills, rudimentary culture, and emotions. If a bee couldn't figure out how to get the reward, a researcher would demonstrate by using a plastic bee on a stick to push the ball to the center. It may be that they have the cognitive know-how to solve complex tasks amid environmental challenges that make such behaviors necessary, Loukola added.

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SpaceX announces plans to send two people around the moon in 2018

SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk first hinted at the announcement on Sunday. SpaceX says two people have paid for a private mission around the moon in 2018. At 5 million pounds of liftoff thrust, Falcon Heavy is two-thirds the thrust of Saturn V and more than double the thrust of the next largest launch vehicle now flying.

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Philippines: Duterte critic, Sen. Leila De Lima, arrested on drug charges

A court on Thursday ordered Senator Leila De Lima, 57, to be arrested on drug related charges filed by the Department of Justice, Xinhua news agency reported. "The pile of bodies in the Duterte government's war on drugs; arrests and killings of political activists; renewed push for death penalty, and militarisation of communities affecting women and children is nothing but a U-turn to full-blown fascism", she said.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Loses Physical Home Button Forever

The Tab S3 also supports HDR video content for improved colors. Along with the Galaxy Book parts being launched today, Samsung also announced the next generation of Galaxy Tab. The Tab S3 will be competing in the already competitive tablet market with another Samsung offering, the Google OS-driven "Chromebooks". Just like the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge, the new smartphones are also expected to feature a heart rate sensor, and water and dust resistance.