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China Summons US Ambassador Over Warship in South China Sea

Tensions have mounted since China transformed reefs in the area into small islands capable of supporting military facilities, a move the USA says threatens freedom of navigation . "There has been and will be no obstruction to navigation and overflight freedom in the South China Sea ", he said. There has been a talk, that he may snub the summit as he is said to have been miffed by Mr Aquino's recent remarks likening China to Nazi Germany.

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Space Archaeologist Wins $1M TED Prize

That's in addition to her discoveries throughout the Roman Empire, according to TED post. "TED is committed to the ancient tradition of storytelling, and making it relevant to a modern, global audience. Her projects raise awareness of both the diversity and richness of the archaeological landscapes in these areas and the current threats to their preservation".

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Woman finds weird 'alien' creature in her yard

Thousands of people saw a bright " UFO " flying over San Jose in California last night. The unusual creature has baffled the Internet. Gianna Peponis , from California, posted images of the unusual creature, stating: "I wasn't gunna post this, but I can't stop trying to figure out wtf this thing is".

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JetPack Pilot Flies By Statue Of Liberty

The craft uses a jet turbine backpack design, which is capable of vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL). While the JB-9 is small enough to fit into the trunk of a vehicle, it is powerful enough to send a person wearing the jetpack 3,048 metres (10,000 feet) in the air and can soar at speeds of 101 km/h (63 miles per hour), according to a report from LiveScience .

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ASEAN forum scraps Japan-backed statement on South China Sea

The United States , he said, will continue to fly, sail and operate wherever worldwide law permits. "We urge all claimants to permanently halt land reclamation, stop the construction of new facilities and cease further militarization of disputed maritime features", he said.

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New NASA Discovery: Mars Atmosphere Leveled By Solar Wind

On Earth, our magnetic field blocks the solar wind. Researchers measured solar winds now battering Mars - including a large solar storm in March. The findings have been detailed in four papers in Science Magazine . Researchers also said the erosion of the Martian atmosphere "increases significantly" during solar storms. The latest research from NASA has given us a telling picture of Mars' ability to host life.