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Farewell to the Oldest Sumatran Orangutan in the World!

Farewell to the Oldest Sumatran Orangutan in the World!

Puan was awarded the Guiness World Record for being the oldest living Sumatran orangutan in the world in 2016. "Over the years Puan's eyelashes had greyed, her movement had slowed down and her min...

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Antarctic ice melt has tripled in five years

Antarctic ice melt has tripled in five years

Globally sea levels are rising by about 3mm a year. "The ice sheet is now losing three times as much ice". Altogether, 13,000 square miles of ice shelf area has been lost since the 1950s. Sea level ...

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Britain bars 1,300 ‘hooligans’ from travelling to World Cup

Britain bars 1,300 ‘hooligans’ from travelling to World Cup

North America will host the six-team playoff tournament in November 2025 to decide the last two places in the 48-team lineup. They warned "the amount of new infrastructure required for the Morocco...

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U.S., Mexico, & Canada to Host 2026 World Cup

U.S., Mexico, & Canada to Host 2026 World Cup

Italy failed to qualify for the first time since 1958, being the only one of eight teams to have won the competition who won't compete in Russian Federation. Hard numbers aside, it is a vote with Gibr...

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Wynne hopes Ford changes rules to give Ontario Liberals official party status

Wynne hopes Ford changes rules to give Ontario Liberals official party status

The Green Party was the other big victor Thursday night, gaining its first seat in the legislature as Leader Mike Schreiner handily won in Guelph. It's a stunning victory for Ford, whose campaign wa...

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Hey Ferrari, the CN Tower is in Toronto, not Montreal

Hey Ferrari, the CN Tower is in Toronto, not Montreal

For his part Vettel believes Ferrari's 2018 vehicle is not now "a true match" for Mercedes , despite having won the first race. The Silver Arrows now lead both the drivers and constructors champi...

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Season’s 1st tropical storm Aletta forms in eastern Pacific - NHC

Season’s 1st tropical storm Aletta forms in eastern Pacific - NHC

A fast storm can distribute its water across a wider surface area, decreasing the chance of extreme flooding. It points directly to the example of Hurricane Harvey , whose catastrophic rains were ena...

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NASA robot detects complex organic matter on Mars in 'significant breakthrough'

NASA robot detects complex organic matter on Mars in 'significant breakthrough'

She said the discoveries break down some of the strongest arguments put forward by life-on-Mars skeptics, herself included. Much as a detective figures out whodunnit by filling in all the details of...

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SpaceX Falcon 9 to launch Monday

SpaceX Falcon 9 to launch Monday

SpaceX was able to send the SES-12 communications satellite into a geostationary transfer orbit. SpaceX will not attempt to recover the first stage-the rocket will instead fall into the ocean. ...

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President Trump orders 'immediate steps' to boost coal, nuclear plants

President Trump orders 'immediate steps' to boost coal, nuclear plants

The draft memo laying out the directive doesn't give a specific amount operators would have to spend but says it will be enough to keep the facilities open for the next two years, saying that USA na...

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Trans Mountain court action continues, John Horgan says

Trans Mountain court action continues, John Horgan says

Warkentin says he thinks there is still room in the Canadian marketplace for pipeline projects, and hopes the government will look for ways to bring investment back. Rachel Notley spoke at the Inter...

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Alberto brings scattered rain, storms to the region

Alberto brings scattered rain, storms to the region

The hurricane center said a tropical storm warning was in effect from the Suwannee River in Florida to the Alabama-Florida state line. Flooding was possible in Florida's Miami-Dade and Monroe counti...

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'Certainty is increased': Notley on federal plan to buy Trans Mountain expansion

'Certainty is increased': Notley on federal plan to buy Trans Mountain expansion

The Canadian government said on Tuesday that it would buy a pipeline that has been the focus of widespread protests by environmentalists and some Indigenous groups, putting the government squarely o...

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NBC26 Storm Shield Weather Forecast

NBC26 Storm Shield Weather Forecast

The moisture pouring northward coincides with Subtropical Storm Alberto , which approached the Florida Panhandle from the Gulf on Monday morning with sustained winds of up to 65 miles per hour. Fou...

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Notley Uses Scathing Tweet To Announce She'll Skip Premiers Meetings

Notley Uses Scathing Tweet To Announce She'll Skip Premiers Meetings

There matters stood until April 8, when Kinder Morgan , owner of the Trans Mountain Pipeline, put further work on the expansion project on hold. "Pharmacare does not grow on trees", Notley said. Wh...

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Astronaut and moonwalker Alan Bean dies at 86

Astronaut and moonwalker Alan Bean dies at 86

His Apollo-themed paintings featured canvases textured with lunar boot prints and were made using acrylics embedded with small pieces of his moon dust-stained mission patches. Alan Bean's "Reaching fo...

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Trump Lawyer Cohen's Business Partner Flips - to Cooperate With Investigation

Trump Lawyer Cohen's Business Partner Flips - to Cooperate With Investigation

Mr Avenatti, who claimed that Daniels was paid $130,000 in "hush money" by Mr Cohen, reported that Suspicious Activity Reports filed by Mr Cohen's bank to the US Treasury showed he had received mo...

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Emery confirmed as new Arsenal manager

Emery confirmed as new Arsenal manager

After 22 years of Arsene Wenger sitting in the Arsenal hotseat, the Frenchman has finally passed the torch, with former Paris Saint-Germain boss Unai Emery taking up the reigns at the Emirates. ...

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Du Plessis blitz puts Chennai in IPL final

Du Plessis blitz puts Chennai in IPL final

However, at the Wankhede, the ball was not coming on to the bat and the SRH bowlers made sure that the run chase wasn't easy. CSK booked their place in the Indian Premier League ( IPL ) final for ...

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M&S to Close More Than 100 Stores Amid Online Push

M&S to Close More Than 100 Stores Amid Online Push

Worldwide sales fell 7.9 percent to 1,087.2 million pounds during the year while global profit before adjusting items more than doubled to 135.2 million pounds. M&S attributed this decline to the plan...

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Elon Musk: Boring Company's LA

Elon Musk: Boring Company's LA "Loop" tunnel system will cost $1/ride

The charismatic entrepreneur said he hoped the new public transport system would help resolve the city's chaotic traffic. Last week, he showed off the first Boring Company tunnel under Los Angles, s...

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Reasons to Pre-Order Black Ops 4 & 4 Reasons To Wait

Reasons to Pre-Order Black Ops 4 & 4 Reasons To Wait

Pre-orders will include access to a private beta. Enter the announcement of Blackout , the game's new battle royale, last-man-standing mode. "Going back to the very beginning of Black Ops 4 dev...

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Fortnite's first competitive mode is Solo Showdown

Fortnite's first competitive mode is Solo Showdown

As with any good ranked mode, there will be a leaderboard players can check to see how they stack up against the competition, and once the game mode ends next week, Epic will hand out rewards to the t...

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HTC to launch blockchain phone Exodus

HTC to launch blockchain phone Exodus

An Android phone , based on the blockchain , is being developed by HTC. The numerous ways in which state-sponsored Russians trolls influenced USA politics ahead of the 2016 presidential election...

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Oppo Realme 1 launches today on Amazon India: Livestream, expected price, specs

Oppo Realme 1 launches today on Amazon India: Livestream, expected price, specs

The phone will be available exclusively at Amazon .in starting May 25. This content is restricted to site members. The smartphone is offered in 3 variants - 3GB, 4GB and 6GB. It runs on the octa-co...

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Tesla expected to halt production for six days

Tesla expected to halt production for six days

Executive turmoil at Tesla continues apace: Now the electric automaker's engineering head is "taking some time off" from the company, Reuters reports .Doug Field, a senior vice president, . The com...

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Bethesda Officially Announce Rage 2, Gameplay Reveal Tomorrow

Bethesda Officially Announce Rage 2, Gameplay Reveal Tomorrow

Today Bethesda officially revealed Rage 2 with a trailer which had already leaked a few hours prior. Instead of denying the recent leaks, Bethesda made a decision to officially announce that ...

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Luigi needs rescuing in Mario Tennis Aces' new story trailer

Luigi needs rescuing in Mario Tennis Aces' new story trailer

Mario Tennis Aces will be available to play early from June 1 to June 3 before it's released on June 22 . This announcement also comes with a better look at the game's Adventure Mode in a sh...

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Lost asteroid to fly between moon and Earth tonight

Lost asteroid to fly between moon and Earth tonight

The planet, called 2010 WC9 , wased initially spotted on November 30, 2010, by the Catalina Skies Study in Arizona . Now that same asteroid is back and about to buzz by us about 70 times closer ...

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Bangladesh celebrates Bangabandhu Satellite-1 launch as its space ambitions take flight

Bangladesh celebrates Bangabandhu Satellite-1 launch as its space ambitions take flight

The Bangabandhu Satellite-1, which will provide broadband connectivity to rural areas throughout the country, deployed about half an hour after the launch from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida...

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