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Genetic study implicates humans in demise of prehistoric cave bear

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Genetic research that reconstructed the past population dynamics of the cave bear, a prominent prehistoric denizen of Europe, implicates Homo sapiens rather than climate cooling in the Ice Age extinction of these brawny plant-loving beasts. The skull of an extinct cave bear from the Natural History Museum in Belgrade, Serbia, is seen Read More

Over 400,000 advised to evacuate as storm bears down on Japan

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A man makes his way amid strong wind by typhoon Krosa in Miyazaki in this photo taken by Kyodo August 14, 2019. Mandatory credit Kyodo/via REUTERS Mandatory credit Kyodo/via REUTERS TOKYO (Reuters) – Heavy rains lashed parts of western Japan on Thursday as tropical storm Krosa bore down on the country, forcing the cancellations of Read More

Trump administration overhauls U.S. wildlife protections over objections of conservationists

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Monday finalized changes to provisions of the U.S. Endangered Species Act it says will streamline the decades-old wildlife protection law but which conservation groups say will threaten at-risk species. FILE PHOTO: A grizzly bear and her two cubs approach the carcass of a bison in Yellowstone National Park Read More

No Lyft for Uber shares after results fall short

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FILE PHOTO: A screen displays the company logo for Uber Technologies Inc on the day of its IPO at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., May 10, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo (Reuters) – Shares of Uber Inc fell 10% in early trading on Friday after the ride-hailing service missed most Wall Read More

Trump on mass shootings: My rhetoric has no impact on US

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Donald Trump has said his rhetoric “has no impact on the country” following accusations that he stoked anti-immigrant sentiment in the run-up to mass shootings that left more than 30 people dead in Texas and Ohio. The president is expected to be met by protesters when he arrives in the border city of El Paso Read More

Did Israel colonize the Moon? Near-invincible ‘water bears’ may have SURVIVED lunar probe crash

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Thousands of microscopic, near-indestructible creatures called tardigrades may be living on the moon after the Israeli probe Beresheet crash-landed earlier this year, according to the group that loaded them onto the spacecraft. “We believe the chances of survival for the tardigrades… are extremely high” based on an analysis of the crashed probe’s trajectory and the Read More

Analysis: Strong refiner demand expected to keep US crude stocks drawing

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New York — Crude stocks likely fell 3.8 million barrels Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Run rates likely rose 0.5 percentage points Gasoline stocks seen falling 1.35 million barrels US crude oil stocks likely fell for an eighth straight week last week amid an uptick in Read More

HSBC’s Flint reversal raises risks for chairman Tucker

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LONDON (Reuters) – HSBC’s (HSBA.L) shock ousting of John Flint as chief executive was seen by some investors and bank insiders on Monday as a risky gambit by Chairman Mark Tucker given the political and economic uncertainties in the bank’s core markets. FILE PHOTO: Mark Tucker Chairman of HSBC arrives at 10 Downing Street in Read More