Americas

How Many Tyrannosaurus Rexes Ever Lived on Earth? Here’s a New Clue

How Many Tyrannosaurus Rexes Ever Lived on Earth? Here’s a New Clue

How Many Tyrannosaurus Rexes Ever Lived on Earth? Here’s a New Clue How Many Tyrannosaurus Rexes Ever Lived on Earth? Here’s a New Clue That includes the metabolism. Dinosaurs are no longer thought to be coldblooded like modern-day lizards, but they were probably not as warm-blooded as mammals. So Dr. Marshall’s team assumed a physiology in between that of meat-eating …

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Toronto Police Hindered by Anti-Gay Bias in Bruce McArthur Serial Killer Case

Toronto Police Hindered by Anti-Gay Bias in Bruce McArthur Serial Killer Case

Toronto Police Hindered by Anti-Gay Bias in Bruce McArthur Serial Killer Case Toronto Police Hindered by Anti-Gay Bias in Bruce McArthur Serial Killer Case OTTAWA — A two-and-half-year investigation of the Toronto police found that “systemic discrimination” within the force enabled a serial killer to murder eight gay men, mostly of Middle Eastern or South Asian descent, over a span …

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Peru Election for the 5th President in 5 Years Goes to Runoff

Peru Election for the 5th President in 5 Years Goes to Runoff

Peru Election for the 5th President in 5 Years Goes to Runoff Peru Election for the 5th President in 5 Years Goes to Runoff LIMA, Peru — Peru’s presidential election is headed for a runoff, with Pedro Castillo, a far-left former union activist and teacher, in the lead, according to data released Monday by the country’s electoral body. He will …

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Indigenous Party, Not on the Ballot, Is Still a Big Winner in Ecuador Election

Indigenous Party, Not on the Ballot, Is Still a Big Winner in Ecuador Election

Indigenous Party, Not on the Ballot, Is Still a Big Winner in Ecuador Election Indigenous Party, Not on the Ballot, Is Still a Big Winner in Ecuador Election TARQUI, Ecuador — Though its candidate is not on the ballot, one big winner in Sunday’s presidential runoff in Ecuador was clear before the first vote was cast: the nation’s long-marginalized Indigenous …

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A Bleak Forecast for Canada’s 600,000 Energy Industry Workers

A Bleak Forecast for Canada’s 600,000 Energy Industry Workers

A Bleak Forecast for Canada’s 600,000 Energy Industry Workers A Bleak Forecast for Canada’s 600,000 Energy Industry Workers We don’t know exactly what Chrystia Freeland, Canada’s deputy prime minister and finance minister, will present when she becomes the country’s first woman to deliver a federal budget later this month. But the Liberal government has made it abundantly clear that economic …

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Vaccine Passports: What Are They, and Who Might Need One?

Vaccine Passports: What Are They, and Who Might Need One?

Vaccine Passports: What Are They, and Who Might Need One? Vaccine Passports: What Are They, and Who Might Need One? With Covid-19 vaccinations accelerating, attention is turning to tools for people to prove that they have been inoculated and potentially bypass the suffocating restrictions used to fight the pandemic. Though the idea is meeting some resistance over privacy and equity …

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With the U.S. Asylum System Closed to Many, Some Find Sanctuary in Mexico

With the U.S. Asylum System Closed to Many, Some Find Sanctuary in Mexico

With the U.S. Asylum System Closed to Many, Some Find Sanctuary in Mexico With the U.S. Asylum System Closed to Many, Some Find Sanctuary in Mexico MEXICO CITY — Record numbers of asylum seekers are applying for sanctuary in Mexico — some after arriving at the southwest border of the United States hoping to find a safe haven under President …

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Sharon Matola, Who Opened a Zoo in the Jungle of Belize, Dies at 66

Sharon Matola, Who Opened a Zoo in the Jungle of Belize, Dies at 66

Sharon Matola, Who Opened a Zoo in the Jungle of Belize, Dies at 66 Sharon Matola, Who Opened a Zoo in the Jungle of Belize, Dies at 66 Sharon Matola’s life changed in the summer of 1981, when she got a call from a British filmmaker named Richard Foster. She had recently quit her job as a lion tamer in …

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‘No More Parties’: Mexico’s Piñata Makers Badly Bruised by Pandemic

‘No More Parties’: Mexico’s Piñata Makers Badly Bruised by Pandemic

‘No More Parties’: Mexico’s Piñata Makers Badly Bruised by Pandemic ‘No More Parties’: Mexico’s Piñata Makers Badly Bruised by Pandemic The piñata industry, dependent on social gatherings, has seen sales plummet. Some artisans, in a creative bid to survive, have added coronavirus figures to their lineups of superheros and princesses. MEXICO CITY — The sight is jarring against the backdrop …

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Their Lawsuit Prevented 400,000 Deportations. Now It’s Biden’s Call.

Their Lawsuit Prevented 400,000 Deportations. Now It’s Biden’s Call.

Their Lawsuit Prevented 400,000 Deportations. Now It’s Biden’s Call. Their Lawsuit Prevented 400,000 Deportations. Now It’s Biden’s Call. We often speak of immigration as if it were one unified issue. But though Democrats hold the presidency and Congress, they will find it exceptionally difficult to solve the many problems of our byzantine system. In the United States, immigration has a …

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