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ISIS Destroys Al Nuri Mosque, Another Loss for Mosul

BAGHDAD — As the bloody battle to retake Mosul from the Islamic State ground on for months, with losses in lives and infrastructure piling up, soldiers and civilians kept in their minds an image of what victory would look like: capturing the historic, and symbolic, Al Nuri Grand Mosque and ...

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Science Reveals Yet Another Reason Octopuses and Squid Are So Weird

Octopuses are aliens living on Earth. They solve puzzles, use tools, and communicate with color. They also squirt ink, open jars, and occasionally pull a prank or two. Given their remarkable intelligence and cunning ways, it takes a lot to surprise the biologists who study these wonderful creatures and their equally weird cousins ...

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In Italy, One Man Begs for Asylum. Another Man Must Decide.

In Italy, One Man Begs for Asylum. Another Man Must Decide. By JIM YARDLEY December 10, 2016 Two men from Bangladesh tried to fix a bicycle tire in June at the reception center in Calenzano, Italy, that they share with migrants from other nations. By JIM YARDLEY December 10, 2016 ROME — Traffic noise ...

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Another earthquake shakes Italy

None A coffin appears out of the damaged grave at a cemetery amid rubble in the earthquake aftermath, in Norcia, Italy. Aftershocks continue to keep people on edge in the areas of central Italy devastated by a series of recent earthquakes, including the magnitude-6.5 quake near Norcia on Oct. 30. ...

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Watch as SpaceX Fires (and Hopefully Lands) Another Rocket

[embedded content] While you wait for SpaceX to launch—and attempt to land—its 28th Falcon 9 rocket, I’m going to ask you to take a moment and think about the mission’s payload. The JCSat-16 is a telecommunications satellite. Amid the constellation of artificial objects orbiting this planet—things that peer to the ...

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