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In brief: Children make sneaky calls

Children as young as six months are playing with gadgets and youngsters are using their parents' mobile phones without their knowledge, new research shows.

It showed that around a fifth of parents said their children had sent a text message or made calls from their mobile phone without them knowing at the time.

The survey, carried out by Legal and General, also found that one in 10 children had downloaded apps on to a parent's smart phone without their knowledge.



Korea resumes nuclear talks

A senior North Korean official will visit the US to discuss the resumption of talks on ending Pyongyang's nuclear programmes.

The news that diplomats could be close to reviving six-nation disarmament talks that broke off in 2008 comes after more than a year of animosity and high tension between the rival Koreas and raises hopes in a region on edge.

Hillary Clinton's invitation for North Korean vice foreign minister Kim Kye Gwan to visit New York follows a crucial meeting between nuclear negotiators from North and South Korea in Bali.



Grizzly mauls two teen boys

A grizzly bear with her cub has attacked teenagers on a survival skills course.

Troopers in Alaska say the teens were among seven students participating in a 30-day course by the National Outdoor Leadership School when the attack happened about 120 miles north of Anchorage.

Two boys, aged 17, are and in a serious condition in hospital.



Lea, Chris, Cory stay with Glee

Glee stars Lea Michele, Chris Colfer and Cory Monteith will appear in future seasons of the hit show, executive producer Brad Falchuk has said.

He told thousands of "Gleeks" gathered at the Comic-Con fan convention in California that Rachel, Kurt and Finn "are not done with the show after this season".

Reports surfaced last month that the three would not return for season four of the musical Fox series.


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