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Australia moving 2,000 people from powerful cyclone's path

4 hours ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

SYDNEY, Australia - Authorities on Thursday were moving about 2,000 people inland from part of Australia's northern coast ahead of a powerful cyclone expected to hit on...
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Miguel Ibarra, Darwin Quintero lead Minnesota United over San Jose Earthquakes

11 days ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

A strike from Darwin Quintero and a Miguel Ibarra tally helped visiting Minnesota United defeat the San Jose Earthquakes 3-0 on Saturday night.
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Minnesota United beats Earthquakes 3-0

11 days ago   |   Saint Louis Today   |   2 articles

SAN JOSE, Calif. - Darwin Quintero had a goal and an assist on Saturday night and Minnesota United beat the San Jose Earthquakes 3-0 to open the season with back-to-back wins.
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Oops! Famously Scathing Reviews of Classic Books From The Times's Archive

12 days ago   |   NY Times

We called “Sister Carrie” a book “one can get along very well without reading,” dismissed “Lolita” as “dull, dull, dull,” and had nothing nice to say about “Howards End.”
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New-look Whitecaps drop 3-2 decision to Minnesota in 2019 MLS season opener

18 days ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

VANCOUVER - The new-look Vancouver Whitecaps fought hard but came up just short in their 2019 MLS season opener, dropping a 3-2 decision to Minnesota United on Saturday at B.C...
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Minnesota United Beats Whitecaps 3-2 In Season Opener

18 days ago   |   CBS   |   2 articles

VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Darwin Quintero, Francisco Calvo and Romario Ibarra scored to help Minnesota United beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 3-2 on Saturday in the season...
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Why Do Zebras Have Stripes? They Make It Hard for Flies to Land on Them

1 month ago   |   Newsweek

Even Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace discussed the unusual black and white pattern of zebras.
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Darwin Adams, former Streamwood cop who advocated for children, dies at 84

1 month ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Darwin V. Adams was a longtime juvenile police detective in northwest suburban Streamwood who in 1988 founded the Children's Advocacy Center of Northwest Cook County, a...
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Charles Darwin Day: Six Quotes From the Father of Evolution on His Birthday

1 month ago   |   Newsweek

Charles Darwin was the first to come up with the theory of evolution.
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2 Boston men indicted on gun and drug charges in Vermont

1 month ago   |   Boston Herald

MONTPELIER, Vt. - Two men have been indicted on federal charges that they brought crack cocaine to Vermont in exchange for firearms intended for use in a “war” in Boston that...
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New Zealand bans all assault weapons immediately

New Zealand bans all assault weapons immediately

The ban includes assault rifles, high-capacity magazines and "military style semi-automatic rifles" like the weapons used in last Friday's attacks on two Christchurch mosques. Read more ...

Family seeks 'Disney-mad' nanny to dress as princesses for $53,000

Family seeks 'Disney-mad' nanny to dress as princesses for $53,000

Imagine getting paid $53,000 to babysit while dressed as a Disney princess. Read more ...

Lawsuit: Harvard 'shamelessly' profits from photos of slaves

Lawsuit: Harvard 'shamelessly' profits from photos of slaves

A woman has sued Harvard University, claiming the school has "shamelessly" turned a profit from images of two 19th century slaves she says are her ancestors. Read more ...

Markets are reeling after a 'bizarre' Fed surprise

Markets are reeling after a 'bizarre' Fed surprise

The Federal Reserve surprised markets by cutting its interest-rate forecast to zero hikes this year and just one in 2020. The US-China trade war appears set to linger after... Read more ...

Patriots owner Robert Kraft declines plea deal in prostitution case

Patriots owner Robert Kraft declines plea deal in prostitution case

Prosecutors have offered to drop misdemeanor charges against Kraft in exchange for fines, community service and an admission they would be found guilty should the case go to... Read more ...

James Harden pours in 57, but Rockets fall to Grizzlies in OT

James Harden pours in 57, but Rockets fall to Grizzlies in OT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - James Harden scored 57 points but the Memphis Grizzlies outlasted Houston 126-125 in overtime Wednesday night, handing the Rockets only their second loss in... Read more ...

Flyers, Blackhawks, Sabres and Lightning to Europe in '19-20

Flyers, Blackhawks, Sabres and Lightning to Europe in '19-20

The Chicago Blackhawks and Philadelphia Flyers will open next season in Prague and the Buffalo Sabres and Tampa Bay Lightning will play two games in Stockholm as part of the... Read more ...

RFK speech, songs by Jay-Z, Cyndi Lauper being added to National Recording...

RFK speech, songs by Jay-Z, Cyndi Lauper being added to National Recording Registry

Songs performed by Jay-Z, Cyndi Lauper and a Robert F. Kennedy speech are among 25 recordings being inducted to the National Recording Registry. Read more ...

Beloved 97-year-old veteran working at grocery store says he's not retiring...

Beloved 97-year-old veteran working at grocery store says he's not retiring anytime soon

Retirement is not even on the radar for this 97-year-old man in New Jersey. Read more ...

Drinking very hot tea almost doubles risk of cancer, new study says

Drinking very hot tea almost doubles risk of cancer, new study says

Those who like their tea piping hot could be increasing their risk of esophageal cancer, according to a new study. Read more ...