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Fossil in museum drawer identified as new type of carnivore

For decades a fossilized carnivore jawbone sat largely unnoticed in a drawer at Chicago’s Field Museum. Now the scientist who grew curious when he opened that drawer has established with a colleague that the fossil belonged to an early, long-extinct relative of dogs, foxes and weasels known as a beardog. The Field Museum fossil and […]
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PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — An actress and producer-writer from “Orange Is The New Black” have married. Actress Samira Wiley, who plays the character Poussey Washington on the Netflix sho
Joe Biden has spoken movingly of the reason he decided not to run in the 2016 Presidential election in the US, as his son Beau battled a fatal cancer diagnosis.
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MIAMI (AP) — A month before a South Florida foster child live-streamed her suicide on Facebook Live, a doctor doubled her dosage of an antidepressant. The Miami Herald ( ) repor
JOHANNESBURG. — South African Football Association president Danny Jordaan said he was not surprised that veteran Confederation of African Football president Issa Hayatou was finally removed from his
On a balmy evening in 2007, the Tunisian wife of an Italian industrialist introduced a high-flying Scottish banker at Barclays to the Anglophile prime minister of Qatar — the sort of nexus of celebrit
KAMPALA. — Kenya dominated the World Cross-country Championships yesterday, Geoffrey Kamworor defending his men’s title, Irene Cheptai leading a historic clean-sweep in the women’s race and Asbel Kipr
MOSCOW. — Several opposition rallies, most of which were unsanctioned, took place in Russia yesterday. A number of people were detained for disorderly conduct. Opposition figure Aleksey Navalny is amo
ACCRA. — Morocco’s Hicham el Amrani has resigned as the secretary-general of the Confederation of African Football (Caf) with a new leadership set to takeover.The 38-year-old handed in his resignation
The poll was watched for signs of voter sentiment ahead of the 24 September general election.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — A reporter for a radio station at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga has been fired after state lawmakers complained she failed to disclose her presence during a mee
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Thirty-three reptiles were found dead last week at the Knoxville zoo, and officials there say they have no clues yet about how it happened. Zoo Knoxville told local news outle
BEIRUT/AMMAN (Reuters) - A U.S.-backed Syrian alliance of Kurdish and Arab militias on Sunday took a military airport in northern Syria held by Islamic State, close to the country's largest dam that m
MONTREAL - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is continuing his byelection campaign tour with an appearance in Montreal's Saint-Laurent riding. Trudeau is visiting small businesses in Stephane Dion's form
SINGAPORE — French President Francois Hollande, on an official visit to Singapore, expressed a desire yesterday to strengthen France's partnership with the S
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday slammed again the Swiss government over a mass meeting of the members and sympathizers of the PKK terrorist group in capital Bern
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Veteran newsman Ted Koppel told Fox News host Sean Hannity that he is “bad for America” in an interview that aired on CBS’ “Sunday Morning” that quick
MONTREAL - The Liberal government's plan to move ahead on marijuana legalization is up in smoke, NDP leadership candidates suggested during Sunday's leadership debate in Montreal while they also addre
US-backed forces storm Tabqa airport as they advance on Raqqa, the self-declared capital of IS.
Minutes before the terrorist rampage in London on Wednesday, attacker Khalid Masood sent a WhatsApp message, authorities said Sunday.              
Exit polls predict a win for the centre-right GERB party, with the rival Socialists admitting defeat.
A four-year-old girl has died in her mother's arms days after she was mown down in a hit-and-run involving a stolen car.
Britain now formally annot sign trade agreements while it remains a member of the European Union
Amber Rudd urged such services to make their platforms accessible to intelligence services, police
A U.S. counterterrorism drone strike in Afghanistan has killed a senior al-Qaeda leader linked to the 2008 bombing of a Marriott Hotel in Pakistan that left more than 50 people dead, including two Ame
DENVER (AP) — Two teenage girls were barred by a gate agent from boarding a United Airlines flight from Denver to Minneapolis because they were wearing leggings. United spokesman Jonathan Guerin said
ATLANTA (AP) — Police have identified the pilot who was killed in a fiery crash of a small plane in suburban Atlanta. Cobb County Police told local news outlets Sunday that 78-year-old Robert George
SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria's center-right GERB party won a parliamentary election on Sunday, exit polls showed, giving it a chance to form another government after a GERB administration resigned in No
EPA chief Scott Pruitt called the Paris climate accord a bad deal
MONTREAL - NDP leadership candidates are discussing issues including student debt, tuition and how to make the party more appealing to young voters during a debate in Montreal. Four MPs are in the ra
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Two men hit with a stun gun by the same South Carolina police officer who killed a black motorist will get almost $80,000 combined for dropping their lawsuits against No
Italian Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano, who will visit Moscow on Monday, hopes that anti-Russia sanctions regime will soon be revised toward lifting of restrictions, which will contribute to the dev
GENEVA (Reuters) - The Syrian opposition rejects terrorism and is "fed up" with banned militants but they cannot be stopped if Syria continues evicting populations of besieged areas, opposition negoti
HALIFAX - Scores of people clad in white gathered Sunday for a healing service in a community gym across the street from a fire-ravaged historic church just outside Halifax. The service was orginally

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