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Bone-Crushing Hyenas Lived in Canada's Arctic During the Last Ice Age

During the last ice age, bone-crushing hyenas stalked the snowy Canadian Arctic, likely satisfying their meat cravings by hunting herds of caribou and horses, while also scavenging mammoth carcasses on the tundra, a new study finds.

Viral Acharya ends his RBI stint with a sense of unfinished business

Acharya's boss at the central bank, Shaktikanta Das, says a continuous and prolonged dependence on the government's capital infusion into banks can breed inefficiency

Flaw in Facebook kids app let children chat with unapproved users - CNET

The error undercuts the purpose of Messenger Kids.

TCR Australia promoter takes over Touring Car Masters

TCM caters for pre-1981 touring cars fitted with modern running gear, and boasts a field of high-powered Falcons, Mustangs, Camaro, Monaros, Toranas and more.It mostly runs on the Supercars support bill, with a driver line-up that includes ex-Aussie Touring C

New Yorkers read testimonials from kids jailed at the border: 'There are no activities. Only crying'

U.S. Customs and Border Patrol has been detaining thousands of children in horrendous conditions (though even if conditions were better, it would still be wrong) in cages at the U.S.-Mexico border. These kids are often kept without enough food, water, or medi

Today's picks: From ITC to Bajaj Finance, hot stocks to watch on Tuesday

For ITC, keep a stop at 266 and go short. Add to the position between 261-262. Book profits at 260

Angels' Skaggs remembered and praised at memorial service

Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs has been remembered at a memorial service

The French 'Green Goblin' wants to fly from France to England with his jet-powered Flyboard - CNET

Franky Zapata reckons it'll take him 20 minutes.

Hasbro crowdfunds the biggest Transformer figure ever - CNET

Are you willing to shell out $575 for Unicron, a figure that stands over 2 feet tall?

Tesla's cooking up a new way to wire its cars, report says - Roadshow

A recent patent application shows a new modular wiring architecture broken out in subassemblies and controllers.

White Sox host 1st MLB game with foul pole-to-pole netting

White Sox host 1st MLB game with foul pole-to-pole netting

Ledecky withdraws from 200 free at worlds due to illness

Katie Ledecky has withdrawn from the 200-meter freestyle at the world swimming championships because of medical reasons

Jaguars rookie safety Woods retires instead of reporting

Jacksonville Jaguars safety Zedrick Woods retires instead of reporting to training camp

Jets sign former Texans tight end Ryan Griffin

New York Jets sign former Houston Texans tight end Ryan Griffin

Twins turn 3 vs. Yankees on Encarnación's grounder

Twins turn 1st triple play in 2 years, vs Yankees in 1st inning on Encarnación's grounder

Apple’s latest Tesla hire specializes in car interiors

Another high-level Tesla engineering executive has hopped over to Apple. Steve MacManus, who was vice president of engineering at Tesla, is now a senior director at Apple, according to an update on his LinkedIn profile. Bloomberg was the first to report MacMa

Gender-selective abortion? No girls born in 3 months across 132 Indian villages

A probe into sex-selective abortions has been kicked off in northern India, after government data revealed that of the 216 children born across 132 villages in the past three months, not a single one was female. Read Full Article at RT.com

US sanctions Chinese company, big buyer of Iranian oil 

The US has imposed sanctions against a Chinese company that is the biggest buyer of Iranian oil in the world, amid an escalating trade war between Washington and Beijing and US threats against Tehran. Read Full Article at RT.com

Illinois GOP posts and deletes horrifying meme calling four congresswomen the Jihad Squad

By now, you’ve probably heard about The Squad, which refers to four women of color in Congress that are getting a lot of love from progressives: Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts, Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, and Rashida Tl

NASA legendary flight director Chris Kraft has died at 95 - CNET

Kraft was a key figure in establishing Mission Control, paving the way for NASA's first missions to the moon.

Huawei licensing deals will be 'timely,' Trump reportedly says - CNET

US tech companies will be able to continue selling to Huawei.

The best geek fashion of San Diego Comic-Con - CNET

Check out the impressive geek fashion at the sixth annual Her Universe fashion show at SDCC.

Ecurie Cars' LM69 imagines an alternate history of Le Mans in 1969 - Roadshow

The LM69 is a gorgeous racing reimagination of Jaguar's mid-engine XJ13 built to 1969 racing regulations.

Fake Facebook accounts are already reportedly offering Libra cryptocurrency - CNET

A dozen pages offering Libra are on Facebook and Instagram, a report says.

Venezuela blames nationwide blackout on ‘electromagnetic attack’

Massive blackouts across 23 Venezuelan states were caused by an “electromagnetic attack,” the government of President Nicholas Maduro said, stressing that authorities are working to bring back power as soon as possible. Read Full Article at RT.com

UK calls for EU-led armada in Persian Gulf over tanker tensions with Iran

The once-mighty sea power Britain has called for an “European-led maritime protection” mission in the Persain Gulf, after London and Tehran escalated tensions by seizing each other’s oil tankers. Read Full Article at RT.com

Black helicopters over DC? Pentagon accidentally reveals ‘classified’ domestic Black Hawk mission

The US Army apparently plans to swarm the nation’s capital region with Black Hawk helicopters as part of an ongoing “classified flight mission” that the Pentagon accidentally exposed while requesting funds from Congress. Read Full Article at RT.com

School district threatens to send kids to foster care over unpaid school lunch debt

Imagine this: You send your child to school. Your kid—whether it’s because you don’t have the resources to make them lunch at home or because they simply prefer to eat cafeteria food—gets lunch at school. Your child accrues a school lunch debt. May

The Latest: Arizona city, county declare wildfire emergency

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - The Latest on a wildfire north of Flagstaff that has grown to about 1.6 square miles (4.1 square kilometers) and forced some evacuations (all times local): 4:45 p.m. The city of Flagstaff and Coconino County have declared emergencies b

Malicious browser extensions are stealing personal information

A data leak stemming from malicious extensions has affected over 4 million people, according to a harrowing report

Brewers All-Star Woodruff could miss 6 weeks

All-Star pitcher Brandon Woodruff could miss up to six weeks with a left oblique strain, Brewers manager Craig Counsell said Monday

Falcons safety J.J. Wilcox out for season with torn ACL

The Atlanta Falcons lost safety J.J. Wilcox for the entire season on the first day of practice. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, Wilcox tore his ACL and is out the rest of 2019. It is a rough blow. Wilcox was slated to have a prominent role in Atlanta

‘Big victory’? Trump & Democrats agree to offload US debt issue on next president & future Americans

Republicans and Democrats have struck a deal on raising the debt ceiling and US government budgets through 2021, lowering the risk of a shutdown or a default and kicking the $22 trillion economic can down the road. Read Full Article at RT.com

Venezuela’s information minister blames nationwide blackout on ‘electromagnetic attack’

Massive blackouts across 18 Venezuelan states were caused by an “electromagnetic attack,” the government of President Nicholas Maduro said, stressing that authorities are working to bring back power as soon as possible. Read Full Article at RT.com

Inter-ministerial group recommends banning of virtual currencies

An inter-ministerial committee has recommended banning cryptocurrencies in the country and imposing penalties for activities connected with them, the government said on Monday.As virtual currencies and its underlying technology are still evolving, the group h

Inter-ministerial group suggests banning of private cryptocurrencies in India

An inter-ministerial committee has suggested banning of private cryptocurrencies and recommended fines and penalty for carrying out any activities related to them in the country, an official release said on Monday. The government had constituted an inter-mini

Louisiana police office posted 'disturbing' Facebook comment saying AOC 'deserves a round'

Donald Trump continues to vilify the four freshman members of Congress who’ve recently been referred to as The Squad. Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley and Rashida Tlaib have been in the spotlight after their viral momen

Leader of American Airlines pilots wants candor from Boeing

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - The new president of the American Airlines pilots' union says his group will help assure the public that the Boeing 737 Max is safe when it is cleared to fly again. But Eric Ferguson also said Monday that Boeing needs to fully explai

Jake Butt misses second straight day with sore knee

Broncos coach Vic Fangio downplays tight end Jake Butt's continued absence because of a sore left knee

Rockies-Nats postponed, split doubleheader Wednesday

The game between the Colorado Rockies and Washington Nationals has been postponed because of inclement weather in the area
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