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Coronavirus cases increase as countries plan evacuations from Diamond Princess in Japan  12h11 18 février
The UK, Canada, Italy and Hong Kong are sending flights for their citizens onboard the Diamond Princess cruise liner quarantined in Japan after the US evacuated more than 300 Americans from the ship.
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Boy Scouts of America files for bankruptcy amid hundreds of sexual abuse lawsuits  12h07 18 février
The Boy Scouts of America has filed for bankruptcy, according to a court document filed in Delaware bankruptcy court early Tuesday.
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Apple shares drop on coronavirus warning  12h06 18 février
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Eminem’s ’Rap God’ passes one billion views on YouTube  12h06 18 février
Hip-hop star Eminem has cemented his status as a force to be reckoned after another of his music videos passed one billion views on YouTube.
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Roger Stone judge to discuss case in court amid sentencing chaos  12h03 18 février
Judge Amy Berman Jackson will hear Tuesday from Roger Stone’s defense team and the Justice Department after a tumultuous week that saw President Donald Trump suggest she is biased and several prosecutors quit his case after Justice Department leadership rescinded their initial recommended sentence...
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A pigeon that can’t fly befriended a puppy that can’t walk. Yes, it’s as cute as it sounds  12h02 18 février
Herman, a pigeon who has neurological damage, befriended little Lundy, a chihuahua who has trouble using his hind legs. That hasn’t stopped their friendship from blossoming. It’s only helped it.
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A woman’s class ring that she lost in Maine in 1973 was just found buried in a forest in Finland  12h02 18 février
A Morse High School graduate lost her class ring in Portland, Maine, in 1973. Marko Saarinen found the ring 47 years later about six inches deep in a forest in Finland.
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Medieval ’Black Death’ mass grave uncovered in the English countryside  12h01 18 février
The sweeping scourge of the Black Death in 14th century England was so great it forced city-dwelling victims out to countryside hospitals, based on the tragic findings in a mass grave in Lincolnshire, England.
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Skeleton found in cave could reveal Neanderthal death rites  12h01 18 février
Around 70,000 years ago, a Neanderthal was laid to rest in Shanidar Cave. Excavations in recent years have slowly revealed its entire upper body, including a lower back, the clenched bones of a right hand and the left hand almost acting as a pillow beneath the skull.
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Did dinosaur blood run hot or cold? Their eggshells may hold a clue  12h00 18 février
New research from Yale University suggests that blood that coursed through their giant frames would have been warm, rather than cold, as the creatures had traditionally been assumed to be.
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These are the states with the highest risk for melanoma linked to UV rays  11h58 18 février
States with the highest rates of melanoma cases linked to ultraviolet radiation are spread across the United States on the East and West coasts, in Hawaii and in landlocked states, according to a study published Monday in the International Journal of Cancer.
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Soccer icon Ruud Gullit ’disappointed’ players didn’t ’protect’ racially abused star Moussa Marega  11h56 18 février
Dutch soccer legend Ruud Gullit says he was disappointed to see players not back Porto striker Moussa Marega as he walked off the pitch after being subjected to racist abuse from opposition fans.
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Bloomberg qualifies for Wednesday’s Democratic debate -- his first  11h55 18 février
Michael Bloomberg has qualified for Wednesday’s Democratic presidential debate in Las Vegas, paving the way for the former New York mayor’s first appearance on stage with his 2020 rivals.
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Mediterranean diet scores another win for longevity by improving microbiome  11h54 18 février
Yet another scientific prize for the Mediterreanan diet: It improves gut bacteria associated with frality, memory and other signs of aging.
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Walmart’s holiday season ’wasn’t as good as expected’  11h50 18 février
Walmart, America’s largest retailer, reported subpar holiday sales Tuesday, reflecting a weak holiday shopping season for the brick-and-mortar retail industry.