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The Real Dire Wolf Ran Into an Evolutionary Dead End

The Real Dire Wolf Ran Into an Evolutionary Dead End

The Real Dire Wolf Ran Into an Evolutionary Dead End The Real Dire Wolf Ran Into an Evolutionary Dead End The long genetic isolation is significant in another way. Larisa DeSantis, a paleontologist at Vanderbilt University, who was not involved in the research, said it “is consistent with the idea of a North American origin of dire wolves.” They were …

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Frank Kimbrough, Pianist With a Subtle Touch, Is Dead at 64

Frank Kimbrough, Pianist With a Subtle Touch, Is Dead at 64

Frank Kimbrough, Pianist With a Subtle Touch, Is Dead at 64 Frank Kimbrough, Pianist With a Subtle Touch, Is Dead at 64 Frank Kimbrough, a deft and subtle jazz pianist known for his work in the Maria Schneider Orchestra and other prominent groups, and as the leader of his own small ensembles, died on Dec. 30 at his home in …

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Sheldon Adelson, Billionaire Donor to G.O.P. and Israel, Is Dead at 87

Sheldon Adelson, Billionaire Donor to G.O.P. and Israel, Is Dead at 87

Sheldon Adelson, Billionaire Donor to G.O.P. and Israel, Is Dead at 87 Sheldon Adelson, Billionaire Donor to G.O.P. and Israel, Is Dead at 87 Mr. Adelson drew a cornucopia of cash from casinos and resort hotels and poured money into right-wing causes. Source link

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At Least 12 Dead in 2 Landslides in Indonesia

At Least 12 Dead in 2 Landslides in Indonesia

At Least 12 Dead in 2 Landslides in Indonesia At Least 12 Dead in 2 Landslides in Indonesia JAKARTA, Indonesia — Two landslides set off by heavy rainfall and unstable soil killed at least 12 people on Java, Indonesia’s most populous island, and left rescue workers searching for survivors, disaster officials said Sunday. Among those killed in the landslides in …

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Isaac Shoshan, Israeli Spy Who Posed as an Arab, Is Dead at 96

Isaac Shoshan, Israeli Spy Who Posed as an Arab, Is Dead at 96

Isaac Shoshan, Israeli Spy Who Posed as an Arab, Is Dead at 96 Isaac Shoshan, Israeli Spy Who Posed as an Arab, Is Dead at 96 TEL AVIV — Isaac Shoshan, a Syrian-born Israeli undercover operative who posed as an Arab early in his career, participating in bombings and an assassination attempt, before making major contributions to the country’s espionage …

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100 Civilians Are Reported Dead After Attacks in Niger

100 Civilians Are Reported Dead After Attacks in Niger

100 Civilians Are Reported Dead After Attacks in Niger 100 Civilians Are Reported Dead After Attacks in Niger NIAMEY, Niger — A hundred civilians were killed in attacks by suspected militants in the West African nation of Niger on Saturday, according to government officials. Armed men shot men and boys in what was said to be a revenge attack on …

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A Continent Where the Dead Are Not Counted

A Continent Where the Dead Are Not Counted

A Continent Where the Dead Are Not Counted A Continent Where the Dead Are Not Counted LAGOS, Nigeria — Christopher Johnson was known for two things. His enthusiastic dancing in the street, which made everyone laugh. And his habit of hurling insults at strangers, which constantly got him into trouble. So when Mr. Johnson died in late September, likely of …

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Armando Manzanero, Mexican composer of hits by Luis Miguel, Elvis Presley, dead at 86

Armando Manzanero, Mexican composer of hits by Luis Miguel, Elvis Presley, dead at 86

Armando Manzanero, Mexican composer of hits by Luis Miguel, Elvis Presley, dead at 86 Armando Manzanero, Mexican composer of hits by Luis Miguel, Elvis Presley, dead at 86 Armando Manzanero, one of Mexico’s greatest romantic composers, whose ballads were performed by the likes of Elvis Presley and Christina Aguilera, died on Monday in Mexico City. Mr. Manzanero’s family gave his …

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MF Doom, Masked Rapper With Intricate Rhymes, Is Dead at 49

MF Doom, Masked Rapper With Intricate Rhymes, Is Dead at 49

MF Doom, Masked Rapper With Intricate Rhymes, Is Dead at 49 MF Doom, Masked Rapper With Intricate Rhymes, Is Dead at 49 Daniel Dumile, the masked rapper who performed as MF Doom and built a lasting underground fan base with his offbeat wordplay and comic-book persona, died on Oct. 31, a statement from his family said on Thursday. He was …

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Michael Alig, Club Kid Who Served Prison Time for Manslaughter, Is Dead

Michael Alig, Club Kid Who Served Prison Time for Manslaughter, Is Dead

Michael Alig, Club Kid Who Served Prison Time for Manslaughter, Is Dead Michael Alig, Club Kid Who Served Prison Time for Manslaughter, Is Dead Michael Alig, a longstanding tabloid fixture of New York City and a notorious promoter of its nightlife, died on Friday at his apartment in Washington Heights. He was 54. The New York Police Department confirmed his …

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