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Once thought to be 90 feet long, the fish is now a more modest 26 to 55 feet.
The New York Times and Twitter are latest targets of Syrian Electronic Army, which used a phishing scam to change the domain registrar entries.
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Amid the deadly chaos sweeping across Egypt, looters ransacked the archaeological museum in the town of Mallawi last week.
A violent star birth is caught on film and moons line up in this week's best space pictures.
Hunter gatherers in Europe used garlic mustard seeds to add some pungent spice to their foods.
Find out how to make the most of this annual shower, which peaks early this week.