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Lesley Stahl is pushing Trump back on “biggest economy in history” claim

CBS News’ “60 Minutes” released an excerpt from an interview with President Trump on Thursday in which veteran reporter Lesley Stahl suppressed the president’s claim that he created “the greatest economy in history.” In the clip, Stahl asks the president what his highest national priority is. “Well, ultimately, I want to tell you it happened. We have created the largest …

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Ji-Man Choi makes history in Rays’ Game 2 against Dodgers

Tampa Bay Rays’ first baseman Ji-Man Choi made history Wednesday night when the team won their second game against the Los Angeles Dodgers to win the World Series. Choi was 3-1 with two runs before scoring for Mike Brosseau. With the lone hit, Choi became the first Korean-born baseball player to score in the World Series. BRANDON LOWES HOUSE RUNS …

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Driver identified from the largest mass extinction in the history of the earth

Sessile filter feeders like this carbon crinoid, the mushroom crinoid (Agaricocrinus americanus), were significantly less common after the extinction of the Permian Triassic. Photo credit: Vassil – Alias ​​Collections, CC BY-SA 3.0 New study offers a comprehensive reconstruction of the Permian-Triassic border event. Life on earth has a long, but also extremely turbulent history. On more than one occasion, the …

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Identified drivers of the largest mass extinction in Earth history

Photo credit: CC0 Public Domain Life on earth has a long, but also extremely turbulent history. On more than one occasion, the majority of all species became extinct and an already highly developed biodiversity shrank to a minimum again, whereby the course of evolution changed each time. The most extensive mass extinction occurred around 252 million years ago. It was …

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“Ten one-billionths of cosmic history” – Homo species of the past could not survive the intense climate change (weekend feature)

Posted on Oct 17, 2020 in Climate Change, Evolution, Science The human experience with our light blue dot “took less than 10 billionths of cosmic history, surrounded by a huge lifeless space, but we humans congratulate ourselves,” says Peter Brannen, author of Ends of the world on the current human domination, recently dubbed the Anthropocene – the 1950s atomic era …

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Robert T. Brockman has been charged with $ 2 billion in tax evasion, the largest in US history

“The $ 2 billion tax fraud allegation is the largest tax charge ever made against any person in the United States,” said David L. Anderson, US attorney for the Northern District of California, at a news conference. An indictment filed earlier this month alleged that Brockman, the executive director of Reynolds and Reynolds, an Ohio-based company that makes software for …

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According to prosecutors, Amy Cooper lied about a black man attacking her. American history has many other, more tragic examples

Now Cooper’s later call to the police, released Wednesday during a virtual hearing in Manhattan Criminal Court, echoes the pattern of lies white women have told about black men since the Jim Crow era. And the consequences were often fatal or led to false beliefs. “We will hold people accountable for making false and racist emergency calls,” said Manhattan District …

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