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Elon Musk expresses some support for President Trump's new space plans.
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A 1947 U.N. resolution called for Jerusalem to be an international city.
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An American research team wanted to know which combination of diet and exercise has the most beneficial results on metabolic syndrome in 10 weeks.
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A Middle-Eastern copy of the famous 'serio-comic' map of Europe, with the female figures more modestly dressed
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