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Ten dead whales found on Indonesian beach, one saved

3 days ago   |   Al Jazeera

The marine mammals, ranging from 2-6 metres in length, were found in the province of East Nusa Tenggara.
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Whale airway mucus reveals likely poor health during migration

3 days ago   |   Science Daily

Researchers have linked the burden of humpback whales' annual migration to depleted microbial diversity in their airways - an indicator of overall health.
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Underwater robots reveal daily habits of endangered whales

3 days ago   |   Science Daily

Research has revealed the daily habits of the endangered Mediterranean sperm whale. The recordings confirmed the whales' widespread presence in the north-western Mediterranean...
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Killer whale who grieved while carrying her dead calf is pregnant again

Killer whale who grieved while carrying her dead calf is pregnant again

5 days ago   |   WTAE

Two years ago, the world watched with a heavy heart as a mother orca carried along her dead new-born for more than two weeks. Now, that same orca is pregnant again.
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Killer whale who carried her dead calf for 17 days in 2018 tour of grief is now pregnant again

5 days ago   |   NY Daily News

The killer whale known as Tahlequah, who carried her dead calf for 17 days in “tour of grief” two years ago, is pregnant again.
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A look at Qatar's whale shark population

12 days ago   |   Al Jazeera

Qatar's waters host some of the largest gatherings of the planet’s biggest fish, the whale sharks.
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Italian coast guard organizes effort to rescue sperm whale from fishing nets

Italian coast guard organizes effort to rescue sperm whale from fishing nets

13 days ago   |   New York Post

Italian coast guard divers worked throughout Sunday to free a sperm whale caught in fishing nets. The whale became entangled in nets in the waters surrounding the Aeolian...
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'They Just Started Whaling': Violence, Tension As U.S. Agents Clamp Down In Portland

'They Just Started Whaling': Violence, Tension As U.S. Agents Clamp Down In Portland

13 days ago   |   NPR

A new image of the federal response in Oregon has gone viral: a video showing 53-year-old Navy veteran Christopher David being struck repeatedly with a baton by a federal law...
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‘I'm not made of steel': Navy vet recounts beating by federal officers

‘I'm not made of steel': Navy vet recounts beating by federal officers

13 days ago   |   WGN TV   |   2 articles

PORTLAND, Ore. - A Navy veteran was beaten by federal officers with batons during demonstrations in downtown Portland on Saturday, the 51st consecutive night of protests...
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Italian Coast Guard Works to Free Sperm Whale Caught in Fishing Net

14 days ago   |   Time

Italian coast guard divers and biologists were working Sunday to free a sperm whale that was entangled in a fishing net near a tiny Mediterranean island. In a coast guard...
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Retired Pope Benedict XVI falls ill after visit to Germany, report says

Retired Pope Benedict XVI falls ill after visit to Germany, report says

BERLIN - Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI has fallen ill after his return from a trip to his native Bavaria to visit his brother, who died a month ago, a German newspaper reported... Read more ...

College student creates product to try to create safer interactions between...

College student creates product to try to create safer interactions between drivers, law enforcement

David Price has already received 1,400 pre-orders, and the product is patent-pending. Read more ...

Pompeo says President Trump will take action 'in the coming days' on TikTok...

Pompeo says President Trump will take action 'in the coming days' on TikTok and other Chinese apps

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that President Donald Trump "will take action in the coming days" on Chinese apps, including TikTok, citing national security risks. Read more ...

Yoenis Cespedes was frustrated with Mets before opting out

Yoenis Cespedes was frustrated with Mets before opting out

ATLANTA - Yoenis Cespedes walked. Is it because money talks? The Mets announced that Cespedes opted out of this season over concerns about Covid-19 and a friend backed up that... Read more ...

El Paso organizes events marking 1st anniversary of deadly Walmart shooting...

El Paso organizes events marking 1st anniversary of deadly Walmart shooting with pandemic in mind

Events to mark the anniversary of the shooting, where 23 people died, have taken on a new look amid the global pandemic Read more ...

Keselowski wins in New Hampshire for 3d win since shutdown

Keselowski wins in New Hampshire for 3d win since shutdown

Brad Keselowski won at New Hampshire Motor Speedway for his third victory of the NASCAR season and the 33rd win of his career. Read more ...

Wilford Brimley, 'Cocoon' and 'Natural' actor, dies at 85

Wilford Brimley, 'Cocoon' and 'Natural' actor, dies at 85

Actor Wilford Brimley, known for his work in “Cocoon" and “The Natural,” has died. He was 85. Read more ...

Evacuations in place as crews battle 200-acre fire in Colusa County

Evacuations in place as crews battle 200-acre fire in Colusa County

Mandatory evacuations are in place as crews battle a 200-acre fire in Colusa County on Sunday, according to Cal Fire. Read more ...

Aaron Judge hits home run in 5th straight Yankees game

Aaron Judge hits home run in 5th straight Yankees game

There may not be fans at Yankee Stadium to rise, but that won't stop Aaron Judge from hitting home runs. The Yankees star right fielder Sunday against the Red Sox hit a home... Read more ...

Matt LaCosse becomes eighth Patriots player to opt out of 2020 season

Matt LaCosse becomes eighth Patriots player to opt out of 2020 season

The Patriots' roster is getting thinner and thinner. A whopping eighth Patriots player opted out of the 2020 NFL season on Sunday with tight end Matt LaCosse bowing out... Read more ...