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    Ex-Malawi President Joyce Banda returns from exile – TODAY.NG

    Former Malawi President Joyce Banda will return home Saturday after spending more than three years in self-imposed exile because of graft allegations, a spokesman for her political party said Monday. Cashgate, a corruption scandal in which senior government officials siphoned millions of...
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    Scientists Say Uranus Really Does Smell Like Rotten Eggs. Here’s Why – Time News

    Scientists have determined that the atmosphere above the planet Uranus is full of a gas that makes the distant planet smell like rotten eggs. A new study, published Monday in the journal Nature Astronomy, established the chemical composition of Uranus’ upper cloud deck for the first time...
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    Facebook explored unpicking personalities – BBC News

    Facebook has considered profiling its users’ personalities and using the information to target adverts. A patent filed by the social network describes how personality characteristics, including emotional stability, could be determined from people’s messages and status updates. The firm is...