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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., Dec. 12, 2016. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) reportedly called Donald Trump on Monday to deliver what Politico described as “a reality check.” ailing to repeal the law would mean the GOP would lose its opportunity to do a...
UNDERWATER PLATEAU. Found near Aurora, the 13-million-hectare Benham Rise is part of the Philippines' continental shelf. Screenshot from a document the Philippines submitted to the UN "What, human rights?" President Rodrigo Duterte thought he heard when the reporter was actually asking about "Benham Rise", the 13-million-hectate territory in the Pacific Ocean that belongs to the Philippines. "Ah, Benham," Duterte...
Image via Getty The NME has interviewed my nemeses, The Chainsmokers, the misogynist musical duo notorious for making exceedingly mediocre, watered down “EDM” and surrounding that with quotes about their penises and beer. It is clear, though, that The Chainsmokers are invested in becoming more famous and more mainstream now that they’ve had an unfortunately good year (they won...
Aware of the artist Alison S. M. Kobayashi’s interest in “lost, discarded and donated objects,” as she put it, friends of friends of hers passed along a wire recorder — a clunky predecessor to the tape recorder — that came with two reels’ worth of chitchat. Nobody had any idea of where or when these recordings had been made,...
The Panama Canal is one of 14 transport routes identified as in need of protection. More than a dozen supply chains and trade routes that facilitate global food trade are vulnerable to unforeseen crises or climate change, according to a new report. Analysts at Chatham House, the U.K.-based think tank, released a report Tuesday identifying 14 critical junctures, or...
The Bold and the Beautiful spoilers tell us that Sheila Carter (Kimberlin Brown) is just getting started making trouble in LA and that she might have a partner in crime. Ridge Forrester (Thorsten Kaye) caught Deacon Sharpe (Sean Kanan) red-handed threatening Quinn Fuller Forrester (Rena Sofer), but there’s more to the story. The two guns tell the tale of...
Ceiling price of Bortezomib has been fixed at Rs 11,160.08 per pack, down from Rs 11,636.60 at present while that of a a pack of Docetaxel has been fixed at Rs 10,326.94 from Rs 10,767.88 currently. (Reuters) Drug price regulator NPPA today announced provisional ceiling prices of 761 medicines, including anti-cancer, HIV, diabetes and antibiotic, with a majority being...
White House press secretary Sean Spicer speaks during a the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, Monday, June 26, 2017. The Syrian government on Tuesday dismissed White House allegations that it was preparing a new chemical weapons attack, as activists reported an airstrike on an Islamic State-run jail in eastern Syria that they said killed more...
Here are the key decisions taken in the cabinet meet today: (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday called a crucial cabinet meeting to give a final nod to a number of pending decisions. A number of key decisions, including the passage of IIT (Public- Private Partnership) Bill, Dearness Allowance, and National Health Policy were cleared by the union...
Munenori Kawasaki connects for a single against the Mariners during a spring training game on March 10, 2017. (Ross D. Franklin / AP) Asked to describe manager Joe Maddon in one word, Cubs infielder Munenori Kawasaki didn't hesitate. "Crazy," he said. This isn't exactly a revelation to those who have watched and listened to Maddon over the years....

We’ve pushed the Northern White Rhino to the very brink of extinction. Meet the last male left on the planet. 🦏

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These Wimbledon players weren't too impressed at a bird stopping play in their qualifying match. 🐦

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