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Huge penguin-like birds could also have waded around the northern hemisphere

A new fossil discovery has shown that New Zealand’s old monster penguins were not the only human-sized, flightless birds that waddled around our planet tens of millions of years ago. Recent discoveries in North America and Japan indicate that giant penguin-like creatures were trotting in the northern hemisphere as well. And these birds could have been bigger. The strange thing …

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Attack in northern Nigeria: militants kill 81 in the state of Borno

The young adults were out to get water, he said – pandemic hygiene required extra buckets – when militants rolled up in trucks and shot everyone in sight. No group took responsibility for the attack. “Their bodies had a bullet hole in almost every part,” said Ajimi, who found them in a field: Ari. Mamman. Ibrahim. Maina. He covered their …

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Massive hail the size of grapefruits hit northern Texas on Thursday

On May 22, a five-inch hail fell in Burkburnett, Texas. (Rick Smith / NWS Norman) There is hail, there is great hail and then there is what fell on Friday afternoon in Burkburnett, Texas, about 10 miles north of Wichita Falls. Hail five inches in diameter crashed like meteors in the city, drilling holes in the roofs of the house …

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Jupiter’s turbulent northern region in detailed NASA image

CoronavirusNOW: Live updates on the COVID-19 pandemic Special coverage of the COVID-19 public health crisis, including breaking news from across the country, exclusive interviews with health officials and live content from various public health resources, and press conferences. NASA’s Juno mission captured a stunning picture of Jupiter’s turbulent northern region as the spacecraft approached the planet earlier this year. The …

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Northam Delays COVID-19 Recovery Phase I for Northern Virginia

Virginia’s governor Ralph Northam made it official on Tuesday: much of northern Virginia will delay easing public health restrictions by two weeks. Mannequin heads wear masks in the window of a small boutique selling masks, gloves, and other pandemic advertising necessities on April 27, 2020 in Arlington, Virginia. (Photo by Olivier Douliery / AFP via Getty Images) Virginia’s governor Ralph …

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12 ABC stores in Northern Virginia have to be closed temporarily

Twelve ABC liquor stores in Northern Virginia will close on Monday, the state alcohol control agency said on Thursday. The closings, which could last until April 30 at least, are due to the fact that the business has to do with the downsizing of some self-quarantined workers. (Getty Images / iStockphoto / franticstudio) Twelve ABC liquor stores in Northern Virginia …

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A suspected cartel shootout kills 19 in northern Mexico

CIUDAD JUAREZ (Reuters) – Nineteen people were killed in a shootout between suspected drug cartelists in Chihuahua, northern Mexico, the government said on Saturday in one of the worst outbreaks of gang violence this year. “There are two criminal groups fighting for drug trafficking routes to the United States,” Chihuahua’s Attorney General Cesar Peniche told Reuters. Security forces found 18 …

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PG & E disables 450,000 people in Northern California

About 450,000 people were out of power on Wednesday at 7 am when dry weather and strong winds rolled through Northern California, increasing the risk of fire. The number of affected customers was halved compared to Pacific Gas & Electric's original estimates, affecting 18 counties. The closures should begin with Lake, Mendocino, Napa, Solano and parts of the counties Sonoma …

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The Northern Lights will be visible in parts of the US Wednesday night

According to the Space Weather Prediction Center of the NOAA, an explosion of solar energy from the sun will hit the earth on Wednesday evening. There is nothing to fear from the solar storm; The only problem is possible weak power grid fluctuations. But a funny side effect will be the activity of Aurora Borealis. According to the University of …

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