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Deutsche Bank confirms merger talks with Commerzbank

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Deutsche Bank confirmed Sunday that is engaged in talks with Commerzbank for a merger that would bring together two of Germany's largest banks.

Where eagles flirt: A DC tale of love, loss and raccoons

1 week ago from Physorg

It's a tale with everything you'd need for a soap opera: star-crossed lovers, a stable relationship threatened by younger suitors, pregnancy and loss, and a hungry raccoon.

Facebook removed 1.5M videos of New Zealand shooting in 24 hours

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Facebook removed 1.5 million videos of the mass shootings at two mosques in New Zealand in the day after the attack on Friday.

'Captain Marvel' No. 1 in North America for a 2nd weekend

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The Brie Larson-led superheroine adventure "Captain Marvel" is the No. 1 movie in North America for a second weekend, earning an additional $69.1 million.

Peter Jackson, Taika Waititi urge unity, love after New Zealand mosque attack

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New Zealand filmmakers Peter Jackson and Taika Waititi are sharing messages of unity and love in the wake of Friday's deadly attack on Christchurch mosques.

It's a boy! April the Giraffe gives birth again

1 week ago from Physorg

April the Giraffe gave birth once again in front of an enthralled YouTube audience on Saturday.

Fujifilm will acquire a Biogen plant

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Danish site will add to the Japanese firm’s growing stable of contract production facilities

Derek Hough: 'Dramatic, cinematic' changes coming to 'World of Dance'

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Dancing icon Derek Hough, who is preparing to embark on a nationwide tour, said Sunday's episode of "World of Dance" will feature a ""dramatic" change for the show.

On This Day, March 16: Hundreds dead in My Lai massacre

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On March 16, 1968, about 300 Vietnamese villagers died at the hands of U.S. troops in what came to be known as the My Lai massacre.

Spain approves exhuming, moving remains of dictator Francisco Franco

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Spain approved Friday the exhumation of former leader Francisco Franco at a controversial burial site that's viewed by many as too regal for a violent dictator.

Some shrimp make plasma with their claws. Now a 3-D printed claw can too

1 week ago from Sciencenews.org

Scientists used a replica of a shrimp claw to re-create the extreme pressures and temperatures that the animals produce underwater.

Rosario Dawson 'very much' dating Cory Booker

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Rosario Dawson voiced her love for her boyfriend, senator and presidential hopeful Cory Booker, following romance reports.

Lockheed awarded $506.9M contract for PAC-3 missiles

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The U.S. Army has awarded Lockheed Martin a $506.9 million contract to build the Patriot Advanced Capability-3 missiles.

'Amazing Race' alum Dr. Jim Raman dead at 42

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Jim Raman, who competed in "The Amazing Race" Season 25 with wife Misti Raman, was found dead Tuesday in South Carolina.

Unique diversity of the genetic history of the Iberian Peninsula revealed by dual studies

1 week ago from Science Daily

Researchers have analyzed ancient DNA from almost 300 individuals from the Iberian Peninsula, spanning more than 12,000 years. The first study looked at hunter-gatherers and early farmers living in Iberia...

Karlie Kloss praises Taylor Swift after singer's squad remarks

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Karlie Kloss responded on "Watch What Happens Live" after Taylor Swift remarked on her squad and outgrowing friendships in an essay.

Softer, processed foods changed the way ancient humans spoke

1 week ago from Physorg

The human capacity for language divides our species from the rest of the animal kingdom. Language has not only allowed us to conquer all corners of the globe, but to...

Neanderthals didn't need Nintendos: Why we always choose story over technology

1 week ago from Physorg

Picture the scene – we're in ancient times and a group of cave people are gathered around a fire telling stories about their day (there's evidence of storytelling by way...

Artificial intelligence for the study of sites

1 week ago from Physorg

An experimental study led by researcher Abel Moclán, from the Centro Nacional de Investigación sobre la Evolución Humana (CENIEH), has just been published in the Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences journal,...

Look: Returned library book is 42 years overdue

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A British Columbia library said there was something unusual about a recently returned book -- it was 42 years overdue.

49 dead in New Zealand mosque shootings; police examine extremist manifesto

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Mass shootings at two New Zealand mosques during prayers Friday killed 49 people and seriously injured at least 20 others, authorities said.

A new exhibit takes a deep dive into the iconic dinosaur

1 week ago from Sciencenews.org

“T. rex: The Ultimate Predator,” a new exhibit in New York City, draws on the latest science to provide a fresh look at Tyrannosaurus rex and its relatives.

49 dead in New Zealand mosque shootings; 3 held, 1 charged

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Mass shootings at two New Zealand mosques during prayers Friday killed 49 people and seriously injured at least 20 others, authorities said.

French Painting Stolen by Nazis in 1940 Raid to Be Returned to Owner's Descendants

1 week ago from Live Science

The painting by Paul Signac was stolen during a Nazi raid in France in 1940.

49 killed in New Zealand mosque shooting; one male charged with murder

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Mass shootings at two Christchurch mosques during Friday prayer killed 49 people and seriously injured at least 20 others.

Ties: A Second Chance at Sisterhood

1 week ago from NY Times Health

I had never been close to my youngest sister. But after our other sister’s death, grief became the bridge we met on.

40 killed, 20 injured in New Zealand mosque shooting

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Forty people have been killed and 20 seriously injured after gunmen attacked two Christchurch mosques during Friday prayer.

Boeing suspends 737 MAX deliveries as France probes black boxes

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US aerospace giant Boeing said Thursday it was suspending deliveries of its top-selling 737 MAX as French investigators took delivery of the black boxes from the Ethiopian Airlines crash that...