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In Pictures: Thai scientists catch bats to trace virus origins

28 minutes ago   |   Al Jazeera

Research team took saliva, blood, and stool samples from the bats before releasing them.
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Making Sense of ‘One of the Most Baffling Animals That Ever Lived'

28 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Important mysteries have been solved about a reptile with a giraffe-like neck that hunted prey 242 million years ago.
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Brazilian region & Moscow INK memorandum to produce, distribute Russia-made Covid-19 vaccine in Brazil

Brazilian region & Moscow INK memorandum to produce, distribute Russia-made Covid-19 vaccine in Brazil

2 hours ago   |   RT

The government of the Brazilian state of Parana and Russia's sovereign wealth fund have signed an agreement, paving the way for the production and distribution of the world's...
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French wine exports body ‘regrets' U.S. move to maintain European tariffs

2 hours ago   |   National Post

PARIS - The 'FEVS' French wine and spirits exports federation said on Thursday it regretted a decision by the United States government to maintain 25% tariffs on European goods.
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Pompeo says US may impose sanctions & suspend oil deliveries for Belarus amid post-election crackdown

Pompeo says US may impose sanctions & suspend oil deliveries for Belarus amid post-election crackdown

3 hours ago   |   RT

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo hinted that sanctions may be in store for Belarus following the state's heavy-handed response to opposition protesters, who have disputed the...
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Hong Kong Tycoon Jimmy Lai Says Arrest Took Him by Surprise

4 hours ago   |   Bloomberg   |   2 articles

Hong Kong media tycoon and pro-democracy activist Jimmy Lai said his arrest on Monday took him by surprise and that he has been overwhelmed by residents' subsequent support...
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How energy services decide who to restore power to first

How energy services decide who to restore power to first

5 hours ago   |   KCCI

How do power companies decide where to restore power first when so many people are in the dark?
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First new MBTA Red Line train taken on test drive

First new MBTA Red Line train taken on test drive

5 hours ago   |   WCVB

The "T" hopes to have the first new cars in service soon, and the entire Red Line is scheduled to be replaced with 252 of these new cars by 2023.
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Study provides insights into how Zika virus suppresses the host immune system

5 hours ago   |   Science Daily

A research team has outlined how the Zika virus, which constituted an epidemic threat in 2016, suppresses the immune system of its host. The work provides valuable structural...
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Lack of females in drug dose trials leads to overmedicated women

5 hours ago   |   Science Daily

Women are more likely than men to suffer adverse side effects of medications because drug dosages have historically been based on clinical trials conducted on men, suggests new...
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US says Iran briefly seizes oil tanker near strategic Strait of Hormuz

US says Iran briefly seizes oil tanker near strategic Strait of Hormuz

The Iranian navy boarded and briefly seized a Liberian-flagged oil tanker near the strategic Strait of Hormuz amid heightened tensions between Tehran and the United States, a... Read more ...

Let it flow: Trump administration eases showerhead rules

Let it flow: Trump administration eases showerhead rules

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration wants to change the definition of a showerhead to let more water flow, addressing a pet peeve of the president who complains he isn't... Read more ...

‘Her story is America's story': Biden and Harris present united front at...

‘Her story is America's story': Biden and Harris present united front at first event together

In their first public appearance as running mates, Joe Biden lauded Kamala Harris on Wednesday as the child of “America's story” who fought for the working class and was ready... Read more ...

Authorities in North Carolina capture man accused of shooting 5-year-old boy...

Authorities in North Carolina capture man accused of shooting 5-year-old boy to death

A 5-year-old boy, Cannon Hinnant, was shot in the head while playing outside his father's home, according to his family. Read more ...

Teen awaits life-changing burn surgery after GoFundMe raises $150K cost...

Teen awaits life-changing burn surgery after GoFundMe raises $150K cost insurance wouldn't cover

This critical surgery to open Brian's airway and save his voice has been made possible by the generosity of people touched by his story. Read more ...

Radical or moderate? President Trump paints Democratic ticket as both

Radical or moderate? President Trump paints Democratic ticket as both

President Donald Trump's campaign is struggling to define Sen. Kamala Harris, Democrat Joe Biden's newly announced running mate, alternating between claims she is too moderate... Read more ...

LIVE: President Trump holds news conference

LIVE: President Trump holds news conference

President Donald Trump is holding a news conference at the White House. Read more ...

Joe Biden, VP pick Kamala Harris make first public appearance as running mates

Joe Biden, VP pick Kamala Harris make first public appearance as running mates

Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris made their first public appearance as running mates on Wednesday at an event in Delaware where they bashed the Trump administration and... Read more ...

NH Primary Source: Doug, Stella Scamman endorse Mayberry for 1st District...

NH Primary Source: Doug, Stella Scamman endorse Mayberry for 1st District U.S. House seat

Republican Matt Mayberry has received the endorsements of influential GOP leaders Doug and Stella Scamman in his bid for the 1st District U.S. House seat. Read more ...

Marion County sheriff forbids masks for deputies, visitors of Marion County...

Marion County sheriff forbids masks for deputies, visitors of Marion County Sheriff's Office

The sheriff of Marion County is telling his deputies and visitors to the Marion County Sheriff's Office that they are forbidden from wearing face masks. Read more ...