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Google executive breaks space jump world record

Google executive breaks space jump world record

One of Google’s most senior executives has broken Felix Baumgartner's record for the highest parachute jump in history - making him the second person to break the sound barrier. Alan Eustace, whose title at the company is senior vice president of knowledge, successfully jumped from the edge of space at 135,908 feet on Friday...

Mass grave found near Mexico town

Mass grave found near Mexico town

A mass grave has been found on the outskirts of the Mexican town of Iguala, where 43 students went missing on 27 September, officials say. It is not clear whether the bodies found in a pit are those of the missing students, who were last seen being forced into police vans. The group had travelled...

Why some monarch butterflies are marathoners

Why some monarch butterflies are marathoners

Monarch butterflies can be found throughout the world, but only in North America do they make a spectacular mass migration, annually flying from as far north as Canada to winter in Mexico. Now, by sequencing genomes of 90 monarch butterflies from around the world, researchers have discovered a gene that plays a critical role...

Hurricane Odile buffets Mexico’s Baja

Hurricane Odile buffets Mexico’s Baja

Hurricane Odile uprooted trees and shook buildings as it bore down on Mexico's tourist haven of Baja California on Sunday, prompting the evacuation of thousands from the path of one of the worst recorded storms to slam the region's luxury resorts. Powerful winds around the eye of the storm were projected to rake the...

WC ROUND OF 16: MEXICO VS NETHERLANDS

Sneijder-fired comeback sees Netherlands through

Sneijder-fired comeback sees Netherlands through

The Netherlands staged a dramatic late comeback to win 2-1 and ensure that Mexico's FIFA World Cup last-16 hoodoo continued, Goal.com reports. Leading 1-0 with two minutes remaining in Fortaleza on Sunday, Miguel Herrera's men stood on the verge of reaching the last eight of the tournament for the first time since 1986, having...

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Dying-minute drama bids Mexico adios

Dying-minute drama bids Mexico adios

It’s incredibly unbelievable the way fortune fluctuated in the last eight minutes of the match between the Netherlands and Mexico. Sure winners turned losers. Happy faces suddenly became horrified with heart-breaks. What a turn of events! The World Cup certainly unfolded one of its best dramas in Brazil. As the match drawing to the...

Yunus, followers vow to combat unemployment

Yunus, followers vow to combat unemployment

Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus and his ardent followers yesterday pledged to wipe out unemployment from the world. “We vision a world where there will be no unemployed people. The word 'unemployment' will be obsolete,” Prof Yunus said at the opening ceremony of the 5th Social Business Day at Radisson Hotel. He spoke to more than...

  

Brazil beat Cameroon 4-1 to top group

Brazil beat Cameroon 4-1 to top group

Moments from the Brazil vs Cameroon encounter in Brasilia

  

Mexico take Croatia

Mexico take Croatia

Key moments from Recife where Mexico take Croatia in key match

  

Mexico beat Croatia 1-3, thru to next round

Mexico beat Croatia 1-3, thru to next round

Group Stage Group A, Match 6 Mexico will join Brazil as the last 16 contenders from World Cup Group A after they beat Croatia 3-1 in Recife on Monday, reports Goal.com. Both sides had impressed with eye-catching football in their respective matches so far in the competition, but a late flurry of goals ultimately booked Mexico...

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