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Dinosaur Tail To Be Auctioned To Rebuild Mexican Schools Destroyed By Earthquake

A fossilized dinosaur tail discovered in Morocco will be auctioned on Tuesday night in Mexico to raise funds for the reconstruction of thousands of schools damaged by two earthquakes that struck the Latin American nation in September, Reuters reports. The 4-meter (13-foot)-long, 180-kilogram (396-pound) tail will be offered at a reserve price of 1.8 million Mexican pesos ($95,805), according to ...

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‘New California’ Founders Take Step Toward Statehood

The founders of New California took an early step toward statehood Monday with the reading of their own Declaration of Independence from California, a state they describe as “ungovernable,” USA Today reports. Their solution: Take over most of current-day California — including many rural counties — and leave the coastal urban areas to themselves. “The current state of California has ...

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Colombia Bridge Collapses, Killing Ten Construction Workers

A partially-constructed bridge collapsed in Colombia on Monday, killing at least ten construction workers and injuring five, according to Colombia Reports. The bridge was part of a highway construction project that would connect Colombia’s capital city, Bogota, to the city of Villavicencio but the bridge somehow collapsed into the canyon below. Colonel Jorge Diaz of the Colombian Civil Defense said ...

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Iranian Supreme Leader Slams Saudi Arabia For Attempt To Normalize Israel Relations

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran’s supreme leader, accused Saudi Arabia of “treason” against Muslims because of its alleged ties to Israel, The Associated Press reported Tuesday. Addressing representatives from Muslim-majority countries in Tehran Khamenei said “governments that help the United States and cooperate with the Zionist regime to fight Muslim brothers are committing treason, like what Saudis are doing,” the report ...

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You can change your mind on Brexit, top EU official tells UK

Brussels has given its clearest signal that the UK could change its mind on Brexit and stay in the EU, with European Council president Donald Tusk saying: “Our hearts are still open for you.” Mr Tusk delivered a boost to campaigners calling for a referendum on the terms of the UK’s Brexit deal, telling MEPs gathered in Strasbourg: “Wasn’t it ...

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