Grey seals mimic human speech and music

Grey seals mimic human speech and music

Grey seals have the ability to copy speech and songs using the same production mechanism as humans, researchers at Scotland's University of St. Andrews have found. Mia Womersley reports
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Grieving father set to slam Boeing in Congress

Grieving father set to slam Boeing in Congress

Before flying to Washington to climb the steps of Congress and testify to a crowd of aviation experts and lawmakers this week, Paul Njoroge spent a desolate weekend packing away toys his children would never play with again.
A factory goes from Viet Cong to Team USA

A factory goes from Viet Cong to Team USA

X40 was the code name for a factory in Hanoi that used to make military uniforms for the North Vietnamese army. Now it makes a very different kind of uniform.
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Former Justice John Paul Stevens dies at 99

Former Justice John Paul Stevens dies at 99

Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens died on Tuesday (July 16) at age 99, the court said in a statement.
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Facebook gets a DC grilling on Libra, antitrust

Facebook gets a DC grilling on Libra, antitrust

Facebook got a lashing by Senate lawmakers from both sides of the aisle on Tuesday over plans for its cryptocurrency and from House lawmakers investigating big tech’s monopoly in the digital space. Jane Lanhee Lee reports.
House condemns Trump over 'racist comments'

House condemns Trump over 'racist comments'

Tempers flared in the hours leading up to a vote on a symbolic resolution that mainly split along party lines, the culmination of three days of outrage sparked by a Trump tweetstorm that diverted attention from all other business in Washington. Chris
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North Korea says it may resume nuclear testing

North Korea says it may resume nuclear testing

North Korea said it is considering resuming nuclear testing in a dispute with the United States over its plans to hold military exercises with South Korea.
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Stocks dip on bank earnings worries

Stocks dip on bank earnings worries

Wall Street stocks edged lower Tuesday as bank earnings added to concerns about lower interest rates dampening profits. As Fred Katayama reports, U.S. President Donald Trump's comments on trade also weighed on investor sentiment.
Don't trust Facebook - Tomasulo

Don't trust Facebook - Tomasulo

As Facebook came under fire before a Senate hearing Tuesday, Vespula Capital's Jeff Tomasulo tells Reuters' Fred Katayama he wonders how anyone could trust Facebook and its new currency.
House moves to condemn Trump for 'go back' slur

House moves to condemn Trump for 'go back' slur

A resolution condemning President Donald Trump’s racially charged attacks on four Democratic congresswomen was headed for a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday, with Trump pressuring his fellow Republicans to oppose it.
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Doctors reveal how they separated two-year-old conjoined twins

Doctors reveal how they separated two-year-old conjoined twins

The doctors who performed surgery on two-year-old twins joined at the head describe how they separated their skulls, brains and blood vessels.
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Big banks beat estimates

Big banks beat estimates

Investors bought financial stocks after JPMorgan Chase, Goldman Sachs and Wells Fargo pumped out quarterly profit that easily beat Wall Street's estimates.
Bayer shares rise after U.S. judge slashes Roundup payout

Bayer shares rise after U.S. judge slashes Roundup payout

A U.S. federal judge on Monday slashed a damages award Bayer owes a California man who blamed Roundup weedkiller for his cancer.
‘It’s unfair’ frustration over new asylum rule

‘It’s unfair’ frustration over new asylum rule

Migrants grow frustrated as a new U.S. policy goes into effect that bars almost all immigrants from applying for asylum.
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Pound engulfed by 'perfect storm', plunges to 27-month low vs dollar

Pound engulfed by 'perfect storm', plunges to 27-month low vs dollar

Sterling plunged to a 27-month low against the dollar on Tuesday (July 16) and hit new six-month lows versus the euro as the two candidates to be Britain's next prime minister vied to take the hardest Brexit stance.
Toddler dies after falling into Tim Hortons grease trap

Toddler dies after falling into Tim Hortons grease trap

Police say a three-year-old boy was killed Monday, after falling into an unsecured grease trap behind a Tim Hortons restaurant in Rochester, New York.
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New designs, new strategy pay off for Burberry

New designs, new strategy pay off for Burberry

Burberry shares jumped Tuesday on signs that new designs and a shift upmarket are reaping dividends for the British fashion brand.
Tesla drops some models, simplifies pricing to drive sales

Tesla drops some models, simplifies pricing to drive sales

Tesla Inc has dropped the standard-range variants of its Model X and Model S from its product lineup and adjusted prices across its range, in a sales push that comes days after the U.S. electric vehicle maker reported record deliveries.
Ryanair cuts 2020 passenger forecast, fearing Boeing MAX delays

Ryanair cuts 2020 passenger forecast, fearing Boeing MAX delays

Europe's largest budget airline Ryanair has cut its forecast for passenger numbers next summer, blaming possible further delays in deliveries of Boeing 737 MAX planes.
Italy seizes air-to-air missile, guns in raids on neo-Nazis

Italy seizes air-to-air missile, guns in raids on neo-Nazis

Italian police on Monday seized a large arsenal of weapons, including an air-to-air missile, in raids on neo-Nazi sympathisers.
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Floods in South Asia claim over 100 lives

Floods in South Asia claim over 100 lives

Floods have forced more than four million people from their homes across India, Nepal and Bangladesh and killed more than 100 people as torrential rains in the initial days of monsoons wreaked havoc.
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A rising chorus against Facebook's new currency

A rising chorus against Facebook's new currency

Facebook will be defending its new cryptocurrency Libra before Congress as more voices join the chorus of opposition. Jane Lanhee Lee reports.
GOP mostly silent as Trump intensifies 'squad' assault

GOP mostly silent as Trump intensifies 'squad' assault

The Republican leadership largely remains silent about President Donald Trump's amplified attacks on four minority Democratic congresswomen.
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Robots may beat humans back to the moon

Robots may beat humans back to the moon

As the United States races to put humans back on the moon for the first time in nearly 50 years, a NASA-funded lab in Colorado aims to launch robots there first to build telescopes that will look far into our galaxy and remotely operated by astronaut
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S&P 500 closes flat

S&P 500 closes flat

The benchmark S&P 500 index ended little changed in a choppy session on Monday after Citigroup kicked off the second-quarter earnings season with mixed results.