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Scientists believe piece of jawbone may belong to new dinosaur species

July 8, 2020

This post was originally published on this siteScientists believe they may have stumbled on a new dinosaur species that lived in the Arctic 70 million years ago when the region was warmer than it is now. The findings are based on a “rare” piece of jawbone thought to belong to a juvenile dromaeosaurid dinosaur. The […]

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Twin girls joined at head separated in rare surgery

July 8, 2020

This post was originally published on this siteSurgeons in Italy have successfully separated conjoined twins whose skulls were fused at the back, and who are now expected to go on to live normal lives. A team of 30 doctors and nurses spent 18 hours in a third and final surgery last month to separate Ervina […]

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Airborne transmission of COVID-19 cannot be ruled out – WHO

July 8, 2020

This post was originally published on this siteThe World Health Organisation has recognised there is “evidence emerging” of airborne transmission of coronavirus, which could lead to changes of guidance on distancing. Speaking at a briefing on Tuesday, the organisation’s COVID-19 technical lead Maria Van Kerkhove said discussion was ongoing in response to evidence that shows […]

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World snowboarding champion Alex Pullin found dead in sea

July 8, 2020

This post was originally published on this site Two-time world snowboard champion Alex Pullin has drowned while spearfishing in Australia. The Australian, known as Chumpy, had been diving on an artificial reef off Palm Beach, Queensland, when he was found by a snorkeler at around 10.40am local time on Wednesday. The 32-year-old was unresponsive when […]

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Trump cheated his way into university, niece claims

July 8, 2020

This post was originally published on this siteDonald Trump paid a friend to sit his SAT exams, his niece has claimed in a scathing tell-all memoir. Mary L Trump, a psychologist, wrote that the US president paid “Joe Shapiro, a smart kid with a reputation for being a good test taker” to take the exams, […]

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Newly-discovered seaweed species threatens protected coral reef

July 8, 2020

This post was originally published on this siteA newly-discovered species of seaweed is spreading rapidly and killing large patches of coral in one of the most protected ocean environments in the world, researchers have said. A study from the University of Hawaii and others says the seaweed, which is part of the algae family, is […]

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Riots in the Serbian capital after government reimposes lockdown

July 8, 2020

This post was originally published on this siteThousands of protesters have clashed with riot police in the Serbian capital Belgrade after the country’s president announced the reintroduction of a lockdown following a spike in coronavirus cases. Serbia went from one of the strictest lockdowns in Europe to a near complete reopening of the country at […]

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Portugal in talks with UK over travel quarantine exemption

July 7, 2020

This post was originally published on this site Portugal is in talks with the British government over its exclusion from a list of countries exempt from the coronavirus travel quarantine. The country’s prime minister, Antonio Costa, said: “The foreign minister had a long conversation with his counterpart. “It is very important we build a confident […]

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Trump moves to officially withdraw US from World Health Organisation

July 7, 2020

This post was originally published on this siteDonald Trump has moved to officially withdraw the US from the World Health Organisation during the coronavirus pandemic. The US president has formally notified the United Nations that America is leaving the WHO, prompting his presidential election rival Joe Biden to say he will rejoin immediately if elected. […]

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Dutch police find torture chamber after tips from unencrypted messages

July 7, 2020

This post was originally published on this siteSix men have been arrested after Dutch police discovered a torture chamber containing a dentist’s chair, handcuffs, and tools. The makeshift prison had been created by converting seven soundproofed shipping containers at a warehouse in the small village of Wouwse Plantage, near the border with Belgium. When Dutch […]

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