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    European Parliament rejects computer-implemented inventions directive

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    Sealing in New Delhi put off until Monday

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    Saturn moon Enceladus may have salty ocean

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    Man arrested after attempting to break into Prince Charles’s home

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    Mumbai officials demolish 39K shanties; 200K homeless

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    Department of Defense report lambasts communication failure in US War on Terror

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    English Premier League: Week 33 round-up

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