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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – In shallow warm seas about 247 million years ago in what is now China, an oddball marine reptile flourished in the aftermath of Earth’s worst mass extinction, possessing a duckbilled snout and unusually small eyes that made it resemble a platypus. Artist’s impression of the Triassic Period marine reptileÊEretmorhipis carrolldongi, which evolved
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FILE PHOTO: Zimbabwean musician Oliver Mtukudzi sings at the funeral of Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, in Buhera, Zimbabwe, February 20, 2018. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo HARARE (Reuters) – President Emmerson Mnangagwa declared Zimbabwe’s internationally renowned musician Oliver Mtukudzi a national hero on Thursday, granting him a status following his death that has been
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LONDON (Reuters) – Rescuers ended their search on Thursday for the plane carrying Premier League football player Emiliano Sala, which disappeared over the English Channel three days ago, after saying there was little chance anyone aboard had survived. Tributes left outside Cardiff City Stadium for Emiliano Sala, January 23, 2019. REUTERS/Rebecca Naden Sala, Cardiff City’s
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EDINBURGH (Reuters) – Former Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond denied committing any crime after he appeared in court on Thursday, charged with multiple sex offences including attempted rape. Former First Minister of Scotland Alex Salmond arrives at The Edinburgh Sheriff Court, in Edinburgh, Scotland, Britain January 24, 2019. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne Scottish prosecutors said Salmond, 64,
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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Deutsche Bank AG has received an inquiry from two U.S. House of Representatives committees on the lender’s ties to President Donald Trump, it said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: A Deutsche Bank logo at the company’s headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany June 9, 2015. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski/File Photo Democrats now in control of the House
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FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football – Cardiff City – Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff, Britain – January 23, 2019 Tributes left outside stadium for Emiliano Sala REUTERS/Rebecca Naden -/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Rescuers ended their search on Thursday for the plane carrying Premier League soccer player Emiliano Sala, which disappeared over the English Channel three days
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FILE PHOTO: Michael Cohen, U.S. President Donald Trump’s former personal attorney, exits the United States Courthouse after sentencing at the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., December 12, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday subpoenaed President Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen to testify, a
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FILE PHOTO: Alex Salmond, the former leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP) waits for a television interview in Westminster, London, Britain, December 18, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls/File photo EDINBURGH (Reuters) – Former Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond has been arrested, a source told Reuters on Thursday. “We can confirm a 64-year-old man has been arrested
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FILE PHOTO: Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of the Labour Party gives a speech days after he called a vote of no confidence in Prime Minister Theresa May’s government, in Hastings, Britain, January 17, 2019. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – A group of British lawmakers appealed to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn on Thursday to back a
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BEIJING/SYDNEY (Reuters) – Chinese authorities are holding an Australian writer, who used to be a Chinese citizen, on suspicion of endangering state security, China said on Thursday, and his lawyer said he was suspected of espionage. Yang Hengjun, author and former Chinese diplomat, who is now an Australian citizen, gestures in an unspecified location in
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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka staved off a fightback from Karolina Pliskova to reach her maiden Australian Open final with a 6-2 4-6 6-4 win on Thursday setting up a title clash with double Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova. Tennis – Australian Open – Semi-final – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, January 24, 2019.
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FILE PHOTO: Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of the Labour Party gives a speech days after he called a vote of no confidence in Prime Minister Theresa May’s government, in Hastings, Britain, January 17, 2019. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – A group of British lawmakers appealed to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn on Thursday to back a
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DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) – New Zealand’s prime minister has assured Chinese telecoms equipment group Huawei Technologies Co Ltd of even-handed treatment after the small U.S. ally blocked the sale of some Huawei equipment citing national security concerns. New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern gestures as she attends the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Top U.S. universities are ditching telecom equipment made by Huawei Technologies and other Chinese companies to avoid losing federal funding under a new national security law backed by the Trump administration. FILE PHOTO: Graduates attend commencement at University of California, Berkeley in Berkeley May 16, 2015. REUTERS/Noah Berger/File Photo U.S. officials
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Midwestern states hit hardest by job automation in recent decades, places that were pivotal to U.S. President Donald Trump’s election, will be under the most pressure again as advances in artificial intelligence reshape the workplace, according to a new study by Brookings Institution researchers. FILE PHOTO: Jean Pierre “JP” Bolat demonstrates
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FILE PHOTO: A Microsoft sign is seen during the China International Import Expo (CIIE), at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai, China November 5, 2018. REUTERS/Aly Song (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp’s Bing search engine has been blocked in China following a government order, the Financial Times reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with
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