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Police hunt for boy taken from ward

Police launch a "major investigation" to find a five-year-old boy with a brain tumour, who was taken without consent from Southampton General Hospital by his parents.

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U.N. urges U.S. to stop police brutality after Missouri shooting

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - The U.N. racism watchdog urged the United States on Friday to halt the excessive use of force by police after the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white policeman touched off riots in Ferguson, Missouri. Minorities, particularly African Americans, are victims of disparities, the U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) said after examining the U.S. "Racial and ethnic discrimination remains a serious and persistent...

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The secrets of fake flavours

Artificial flavours are more complex than first appears. Chris Baraniuk discovers a world of sensory trickery – and a curious myth about fake banana.

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Lego Fingerprints Helped Solve Cold Case Murder

Fingerprints found on Lego building blocks helped police crack a 23-year-old cold case murder mystery in Utah, authorities said. The gruesome murder of 78-year-old Lucille Johnson in Salt Lake City left police puzzled in 1991. The grandmother was strangled and beaten in her home and police found...

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