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Scientists launch campaign to restore Pluto to the planet club

A team of scientists seeking to restore Pluto to planethood launched a campaign on Tuesday to broaden the astronomical classifications which led to its demotion to a "dwarf planet" a decade ago.

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Thimble, wheelbarrow, boot kicked out of Monopoly board game

SEATTLE If you have ever wanted to rampage through a game of Monopoly like a dinosaur, you're in luck.

Entertainment, Mar 17 2017

Chinese firms offer pollution solutions with bottled air, hat filters, smog socks

BEIJING Even as Chinese Premier Li Keqiang pledges to ensure that blue skies never become a luxury, a state-backed firm is doing brisk business selling 48 yuan ($6.95) cans of fresh air bottled in a forest in western China.

Environment Mar 17 2017

Sierra Leone pastor discovers 706-carat diamond

FREETOWN A Christian pastor has found one of the world's largest uncut diamonds - weighing 706 carats -- in Sierra Leone's eastern Kono region.

Mar 16 2017

Jack Russell Olly gains viral status after going off course at Crufts

LONDON Forget the top "Best in Show" prize, Olly the Jack Russell has gained his own celebrity status at Britain's Crufts dogs show after enthusiastically going off course and even falling flat on his face during the agility round of last week's competition. | Video

Mar 16 2017

South Korea's ex-president hounded over dogs left at Blue House

SEOUL A South Korean animal rights group has filed a complaint with police against former president Park Geun-hye for abandoning nine pet dogs in the presidential Blue House after being dismissed from office.

World, South Korea, Mar 14 2017

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