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How This Spot (in Mozambique) Got Its Leopard

How This Spot (in Mozambique) Got Its Leopard

How This Spot (in Mozambique) Got Its Leopard How This Spot (in Mozambique) Got Its Leopard They are also the most versatile and unpredictable of the Panthera crew, at once stealthy and brash, antisocial and plugged in. “They have a bit of attitude to them,” said Alan M. Wilson of the Royal Veterinary College, who has studied leopard movement patterns …

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A Soft Spot for Yalies

A Soft Spot for Yalies

A Soft Spot for Yalies A Soft Spot for Yalies Elizabeth M. Schneider always had a soft spot for Yalies — her father and son went there — and she could belt out Bulldog football team fight songs and the “Bright College Years” unofficial alma mater with the best of them. So, she decided to place a personal ad in …

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Neptune’s Weird Dark Spot Just Got Weirder

Neptune’s Weird Dark Spot Just Got Weirder

Neptune’s Weird Dark Spot Just Got Weirder Neptune’s Weird Dark Spot Just Got Weirder Neptune boasts some of the strangest weather in the solar system. The sun’s eighth planet holds the record for the fastest winds observed on any world, with speeds cutting through the atmosphere upward of 1,100 miles per hour, or 1.5 times the speed of sound. Scientists …

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Alabama in Top Spot as College Football Playoff Field Is Set

Alabama in Top Spot as College Football Playoff Field Is Set

Alabama in Top Spot as College Football Playoff Field Is Set Alabama in Top Spot as College Football Playoff Field Is Set Alabama effectively locked in its position at the head of the playoff field when the Crimson Tide won their 11th game — and the Southeastern Conference title — by outlasting Florida on Saturday. And although Coach Nick Saban, …

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$1,944 for a Coronavirus Test? How Readers Helped Us Spot an Unusual Trend

$1,944 for a Coronavirus Test? How Readers Helped Us Spot an Unusual Trend

$1,944 for a Coronavirus Test? How Readers Helped Us Spot an Unusual Trend $1,944 for a Coronavirus Test? How Readers Helped Us Spot an Unusual Trend Times Insider explains who we are and what we do, and delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how our journalism comes together. For the last few months, I’ve started my mornings with the same routine: reviewing …

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As Italy’s Eateries Closed Early, a Small Neighbor Became a Dinner Hot Spot

As Italy’s Eateries Closed Early, a Small Neighbor Became a Dinner Hot Spot

As Italy’s Eateries Closed Early, a Small Neighbor Became a Dinner Hot Spot As Italy’s Eateries Closed Early, a Small Neighbor Became a Dinner Hot Spot “San Marino is actually an enclave in our territory,” said Jamil Sadegholvaad, a council member in the city of Rimini, noting that it was a mere 10-minute drive to restaurants across the border. The …

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In Pursuit of a Perfect Spot

In Pursuit of a Perfect Spot

In Pursuit of a Perfect Spot In Pursuit of a Perfect Spot Winston, a 13-pound Maltipoo rescue dog, has meant a lot to Michelle Lisa Krozy and Samuel Espy Bart, especially during the pandemic. When it reopened in early July, they would take him to a dog run at Carl Schurz Park. “Everything felt normal at the run,” Ms. Krozy …

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Almost half of UK bank specialists can’t spot signs of human trafficking among transactions

Human trafficking and the drugs trade is facilitated by bank transactions

Almost half of UK bank specialists can’t spot signs of human trafficking among transactions Almost half of UK bank specialists can’t spot signs of human trafficking among transactions It is one of the most prolific crimes on Earth, affecting almost 25 million men, women and children.   But human trafficking – the modern slave trade of living and breathing people …

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‘I Had Heart Surgery in the Middle of a Coronavirus Hot Spot’

‘I Had Heart Surgery in the Middle of a Coronavirus Hot Spot’

‘I Had Heart Surgery in the Middle of a Coronavirus Hot Spot’ ‘I Had Heart Surgery in the Middle of a Coronavirus Hot Spot’ MIAMI — I really did not want to have heart surgery. Who wants their chest sliced open and carved like a turkey in the middle of a pandemic hot zone? But that’s what I did in …

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How Gibraltar Became Europe’s Pandemic Wedding Hot Spot

How Gibraltar Became Europe’s Pandemic Wedding Hot Spot

How Gibraltar Became Europe’s Pandemic Wedding Hot Spot How Gibraltar Became Europe’s Pandemic Wedding Hot Spot Olivia Windham Stewart, a 34-year-old British human rights specialist, who married her American partner in Gibraltar’s botanical gardens last week, echoed that determination. “It’s been such a frustrating and disappointing year, having to slow down all our life plans, so it was such a …

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