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'Puppy dog eyes' developed to manipulate humans

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Researchers noted that it's also possible that humans have a preference for individuals that show the whites in their eyes and that the muscle exposes more of the white part of the dogs' eyes. Facial musculature in the wolf ( C. lupus ) and dog (C. familiaris) with differences in anatomy highlighted in red. A long-running study on silver fox domestication has demonstrated that certain physical traits - floppy ears, curly tails, mottled coat colors - come along for the ride when people select ... Read More »

Tsunami warning issued after 6.8-magnitude quake hits off Japan

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On March 11, 2011, a magnitude 9.0 offshore quake hit the northeast coast, causing a tsunami that took more than 18,000 lives and triggered a nuclear disaster at the Fukushima power plant. "All nuclear power plants have reported no abnormalities", government spokesman Yoshihide Suga told reporters. The US' National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) confirmed that the warning had not been extended to Hawaii and Guam. Read More »

Boeing boss apologises to families of two Devon women killed in crashes

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Air Lease Corporation, which leases hundreds of planes to airlines around the world, placed an $ 11 billion order for 100 Airbus planes. But the US planemaker has put those plans on the back burner until the 737 Max , which was grounded after crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia , gets the green light from regulators to fly again. Read More »

Robot Vacuums And Baby Gates US Companies Rely Heavily On China

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As a practical matter, he has already won the so-called "trade war". "Imposing additional United States tariffs on all imports from China, which Trump has threatened in the absence of a deal, would likely take a big toll on the U.S. And the spectre of such a massive hit to consumers' wallets holds political peril for Trump. That includes an array of safety and play equipment for children - including high chairs, play pens, and swings. Read More »

Another US Tourist Dies In The Dominican Republic

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She drank something from the mini-bar, according to several reports, and nearly immediately fell ill. Earlier this month, authorities in the Dominican Republic say the deaths of a Pennsylvania psychotherapist and an American couple five days later at the same resort appeared to be unrelated incidents. Read More »

Costco shooting took place after man hit off-duty officer

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The shooting prompted a stampede of frightened shoppers, some who fled the store as others sought cover inside. Witnesses told KCAL-TV that a man with a Mohawk haircut was arguing with someone near a freezer section when he pulled a gun and fired at least six shots. Read More »

China earthquake kills 12, injures 134

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Other images showed a woman being helped out of another collapsed structure. People rushed into the streets and pictures posted on the social media accounts of state media showed cracks left in some buildings. A three-second headstart before an natural disaster strikes can prevent 14 per cent of casualties, Xinhua said. Xinhua reported that rescue efforts were underway. Read More »

Buhari mourns victims of bomb blasts in Borno

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The owner of hall prevented one of the bombers from entering the packed venue. "At least 24 people died when he blew himself up and 21 people were injured", Dambutta told CNN . The jihadists are believed to sneak into the town from the group's haven in nearby Sambisa forest. The group has claimed 27,000 lives and forced some two million people to flee their homes. Read More »

China summons USA envoy over Hong Kong criticism

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China's foreign ministry said Vice Foreign Minister Le Yucheng summoned Robert Forden, the USA embassy's deputy chief of mission, on Friday. Photos of clashes between police and protesters were accompanied by captions that accused "Hong Kong separatists" of organising attacks on police. Read More »

'Very poignant': Notre Dame holds first mass since Paris fire

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People walk on the Archeveche Bridge, in front of Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral, under fix after it was badly damaged by a huge fire on April 15, in the French capital. Mr Riester said: "There could be people who promised to donate then in the end did not". French President Emmanuel Macron's timeline to rebuild Notre Dame, which dates back to around 1260 but has been modified, is five years, though Riester said that perhaps it may take longer. Read More »

India Likely To Overtake China As Most Populous Country By 2027

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Countries of sub-Saharan Africa are likely to account for more than half the increase in the global population from 2019 to 2050, the report said. China's population will continue to dwindle and is set to reach 1.1 billion by 2100, while India is expected to have 1.4 billion inhabitants by that time. Read More »

Brain fever kills 97 children in east India

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In both the hospitals, over 100 seriously ill children with symptoms of AES have been admitted and undergoing treatment. Bihar health officials are also struggling to deal with a heatwave that has killed over 70 people. Encephalitis is a viral disease that causes mild flu-like symptoms such as high fever, convulsions and headaches. Vardhan visited Muzaffarpur on Sunday to take stock of the situation. Read More »

Pompeo says 'lots of evidence' proves Iran attacked oil tankers

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Pompeo said the United States was discussing a possible global response, and he had made a number of calls to foreign officials about the tanker attacks. On June 12th , a missile struck Abha Regional Airport in southern Saudi Arabia, injuring 26 people, eight of them seriously enough to require hospital treatment. Read More »

Family in controversial Phoenix arrest video speaks out

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In a statement of facts released by Phoenix police over the incident, police reported that the auto drove off as an officer approached it. Harper said both of her young children are "terrified" and "traumatized" after the incident and having trouble sleeping. Read More »

Johnson absent from two Tory leadership race debates

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The leadership contest has been dominated Brexit , with all the candidates promising to succeed where May failed and lead Britain out of the EU. "Boris has run a disciplined campaign and is nearly certainly going to be our next prime minister", Hancock said in an article in The Times newspaper, which tapped him as a strong contender to become finance minister. Read More »

US Releases New Photos It Says Incriminate Iran In Tanker Attacks

In a statement, Central Command reaffirmed the Trump administration's previous claim that Iran was responsible for the attacks on the Kokuka Courageous and the Front Altair "based on video evidence and the resources and proficiency needed to quickly remove the unexploded limpet mine". Read More »

Boeing apologises for 737 MAX crashes

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Boeing executives took turns to apologize for the loss of life in two 737 MAX crashes and pledged to apply lessons of the crisis to future planes as the world's largest aerospace company struck a chastened tone at the opening of the Paris Airshow. Read More »

Jailed Zaghari-Ratcliffe begins hunger strike in Iran

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It comes only a day after Mr Hunt said that responsibility "almost certainly lies" with Iran over the recent attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. "This finally has long gone on too long". Family and mates gathered birth air the Iranian embassy in London on Saturday, singing Ecstatic Birthday by blueprint of a video call to Gabriella, who renowned her birthday on 11 June, and sharing a unicorn-shaped birthday cake. Read More »

Trump Pauses Interview After WH Staffer Coughs: "Please Leave The Room"

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This month, as acting White House chief of staff, he's struggling to help land a spending deal with congressional leaders to avoid a future government shutdown. Local media reported eight Trump supporters began to camp out at 2:30 a.m. Monday as the first in line at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida. "I'd like to have people see my financial statement because it's phenomenal", but insisted it was up to his lawyers to release the information. Read More »

Harvard pulls Parkland grad's admission over racist comments

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He said the comments were made "long before the shooting" at the school that left 17 people dead in February 2017, and said he and his friends at the time were "16-year-olds making idiotic comments, using callous and inflammatory language in an effort to be as extreme and shocking as possible". Read More »

'Explosion' near China-North Korea border causes small quake

The US and China are now locked in an escalating trade war, with both countries announcing new tariffs on each other's goods. In the lead-up to the meeting between Xi and Trump at the G20, both sides are trying to find a way out. Putin and Xi are also set to see Trump at the G20 summit later this month in Japan, where it is widely anticipated that the two leaders would try to improve their hard ties with the U.S. Read More »

Would-Be Prime Minister Hunt Supports President Trump's Attack on London's Mayor Khan

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After the Islamic State (ISIS) claimed the 2017 London Bridge terrorist attack, Trump said Khan was guilty of "pathetic" behaviour and in July previous year he claimed the Mayor had "done a very bad job on terrorism". "They have my support to make sure we learn lessons from each other and that we work together to grapple the issue of violent crime taking place in many cities across the Western world". Read More »

Iran speeds up uranium enrichment as Mideast tensions mount

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After that, it will push past the 3.67 percent purity to which it had agreed to enrich uranium under the terms of the now-defunct deal and begin enrichment at 3.7 percent. But Iran has repeatedly criticized delays in setting up a European mechanism that would shield trade with Iran from US sanctions in an effort to save the nuclear deal. Read More »

Watson hopes Johnson is next Tory leader

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Mr Johnson has refused to take part in tonight's Channel 4 Tory leadership hustings, although the five other contenders will all appear. But his campaign continued to gain ground with the support of Mr Hancock, which came as a blow to Environment Secretary Michael Gove - who had courted his endorsement. Read More »

Supreme Court favors Democrats in Viriginia gerrymandering case

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Those cases "must be resolved with tolerance, without undue disrespect to honest religious beliefs, and without subjecting gay persons to indignities when they seek goods and services in an open market"'. "In short, Virginia would rather stop than fight on. "(But) One House of its bicameral legislature can not alone continue the litigation against the will of its partners in the legislative process. Read More »

Will Hong Kong's extradition laws be bad news for Aussie businesses?

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In response to the protest, the government issued a statement saying Mrs Lam recognised failures that had disappointed and saddened the Hong Kong people. Lam stopped short of explicitly killing the bill, but the official said the postponement meant it was effectively dead. Human rights groups have said that China's justice system, under the control of the Communist party, has a record of arbitrary detention, torture and violations of fair trial rights. Read More »

Pakistan provincial gov't live streams presser with 'cat filter' on

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However, it remained online long enough for numerous social media users to notice the freaky mistake. But, as the social media team of Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa regional government discovered, you have to keep in mind to turn it off-especially if you are live-streaming a press briefing by the information minister. Read More »

Ocasio-Cortez: Progressive Democrats are Frustrated with Pelosi

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Add Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez news, video, and analysis from ABC News . She noted that there is a real risk of losing the elections if the presidential campaign features "half-measures that the American people don't quite understand". Read More »

11-Year-Old Uses Machete on Alleged Home Invader's Head

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It wasn't immediately known if Hall has an attorney. A man entered through a window, the sheriff's office said, and grabbed a pellet gun in the home forcing Braydon into a closet. The boy was alone at a home off Yarborough Road in Mebane, North Carolina, when a woman knocked on the door around 11 a.m. Deputies provided area hospitals with a description of the suspect and his injuries, the affiliates reported. Read More »

Former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi dies in court, says state media

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Ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has died, Egyptian state television reported Monday, after fainting in a Cairo court session. He was also given a 20-year sentence over the killing of protesters in December 2012. The Muslim Brotherhood protested against the military coup, but the pro-Morsi protests were crushed in the Rabaa massacre in August 2013, when more than 800 people were killed. Read More »

Former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi dies in court

He had reportedly been given permission from the presiding judge to address the court before he fainted. Morsi's body has been transferred to an unnamed hospital. A year later, the sentence was cancelled by the Court of Cassation. Mr Morsi was the fifth President of Egypt but only served for a year from June 30, 2012 until July 3, 2013, when General General Abdel Fattah el-Sisi removed Morsi from office. Read More »