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Main topics for TuesdayAugust 29:

  • North Korea has launched a missile that flew over Japan. An emergency meeting of the UN Security Council has been called and US President Donald Trump has said that “all options are on the table”. We have the latest.

  • Rescue missions continue in the US state of Texas, as heavy rains from storm Harvey continue to prompt flooding. We investigate where all the water needs to go, and how it can get out.

  • A new virtual reality (VR) game is helping scientists research dementia. Researchers hope the game will help discover more about Alzheimer’s disease. We talk about the possibilities VR can bring to science.

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Source: Al Jazeera News