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This rare two-toned Maine lobster is ‘1 in 50 million’

Black is the new orange in lobster land. A fisherman etched his name into lobster lore forever after catching a curiously calico-colored crustacean off the coast of Maine on Friday, reports ...

This rare two-toned Maine lobster is ‘1 in 50 million’

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Rare two-toned 'Halloween lobster' found off coast of Maine, a '1-in-50-million' find A rare two-colored lobster has been found off the coast of Maine by a local fisherman who had a 1-in-50-million chance of finding the unusual crustacean....
17:51, 09/10/2019

Seagull steals lobster roll out of Maine tourist’s hand in epic photo A woman visiting Maine to try her first-ever lobster roll on Friday learned that even the best-laid plans often go awry after a sly seagull swiped the delicacy right out of her hand – but not before capturing the moment in a wild photo....
20:17, 06/10/2019

Restaurant donates rare lobster to honor Blues’ Stanley Cup win It’s no fish tale: A Massachusetts restaurant owner found an ultra-rare blue lobster — and plans to donate it in honor of the St. Louis Blues’ Stanley Cup win. Nathan Nickerson III spotted the 1-in-2-million crustacean at Arnold’s Lobster...
01:00, 06/15/2019

Extremely Rare Blue Lobster Ends Up At Massachusetts Restaurant A Massachusetts seafood restaurant found a rare blue lobster in a shipment last week. Blue lobsters are extremely rare, their unique colour being caused by a genetic defect....
06:34, 06/17/2019

Rare blue lobster heading to aquarium, spared by Massachusetts seafood restaurant A Massachusetts seafood restaurant that found a rare blue lobster in a shipment last week reportedly plans to donate the crustacean to an aquarium.  ...
12:51, 06/15/2019

Rare albino porcupine spotted at Maine museum A mysterious hairy, white creature found on the lawn of the Seashore Trolley Museum in Kennebunkport, Maine this week was later determined to be a rare albino porcupine. ...
21:51, 07/20/2019

Maine Confirmed Its First Case of a Rare Tick-Borne Virus in Years. Here’s What to Know About Powassan Health officials have confirmed that an individual in Maine is sick with Powassan virus disease, marking the first time since 2017 that a person in the state has come down with the rare and serious tick-borne illness. The Maine Center for Disease Con...
15:34, 07/25/2019

Toupee or rare albino porcupine? Staff at a Maine train museum were puzzled An albino porcupine turned up Tuesday at Seashore Trolley Museum in Kennebunkport, Maine perplexing the staff.        ...
21:17, 07/18/2019

Maine resident contracts rare tick-borne illness that can cause brain infections, death, state CDC says A Maine resident has been infected with a rare but typically severe tick-borne illness that can cause brain infections and meningitis and, in some cases, lead to death. ...
16:00, 07/25/2019

Rare baseball card sells for $1.2 million at auction The Honus Wagner T206, prized by baseball collectors as the hobby’s “holy grail” fetched $1.2 million at auction. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has more.        ...
22:34, 05/29/2019

Rare Viking chess piece bought for under $10 sells for almost $1 million A 900-year-old Viking chess piece that was bought for less than $10 in the 1960s has been sold at auction for $924,000. The 3 1/2-inch Lewis Chessman was sold to an anonymous bidder at Sotheby’s in London on Tuesday. The extremely rare chess pi...
20:51, 07/03/2019

Novartis $2 million gene therapy for rare disorder is world's most expensive drug ZURICH/NEW YORK - Swiss drugmaker Novartis on Friday won U.S. approval for its gene therapy Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the leading genetic cause of death in infants, and priced the one-time treatment at a record $2.125 million....
00:34, 05/25/2019

Rare 3.8-million-year-old skull reveals the face of Lucy’s ancestor, gives insight into early man A 3.8 million year old skull from Africa is giving researchers a peek into humanity's evolutionary history, a new study suggests.        ...
01:17, 08/29/2019

Honduras: 27 die after lobster-fishing boat capsizes More than 50 rescued in poor weather near Cayo Gorda in one of the country’s worst maritime disastersAt least 27 people have died after a lobster-fishing boat capsized off the Atlantic coast of Honduras in poor weather, an armed forces spokesman said...
10:17, 07/04/2019

Fishermen face another quota cut, could hit lobster prices Fishermen already dealing with a dramatic reduction in the amount of a key bait fish they are allowed to harvest will likely face an additional cut next year that could drive up the price of lobster for consumers....
19:34, 05/25/2019

Trade war gutting U.S. lobster export industry The trade war with China that U.S President Donald Trump is threatening to escalate is already hitting lobster exporters in the Northeast and benefitting their competitors in Canada. (May 9)        ...
05:51, 05/10/2019

Massive lobster caught in Bay of Fundy is largest of the year This humongous lobster battered the competition! The 20-pound monstrosity was the biggest caught in the Bay of Fundy in Canada this year, according to a Long Island seafood restaurant, which brought back the monster catch Tuesday. “Most of thos...
01:00, 08/08/2019

A crustacean investigation into the Hamptons $100-per-pound lobster salad Lobster salad has hit $100 per pound at one shop in the Hamptons, a new high. What makes lobster salad $100 at one place and half of that elsewhere? Given that I treat every beat like it’s the Pentagon Papers, I launched my own crustacean investigati...
08:51, 06/22/2019

Seagull photobombs, steals woman’s lobster roll all in one go Alicia Jessop posted the picture on Twitter, saying, “This is why we can’t have nice things.” Within a half an hour, thousands of people had liked her post, which now has more than 191,000 likes on Twitter....
10:51, 06/10/2019

Seagull photobombs, steals woman’s lobster roll Alicia Jessop knew Friday was going to be a memorable day, but she didn’t realize it would be one she’d never forget. The 34-year-old Pepperdine University professor planned to finally visit New England, hitting some of the last seven sta...
22:34, 06/09/2019

French environment minister resigns over lobster, champagne dinners French Environment Minister Francois de Rugy resigned Tuesday after facing criticism for hosting luxurious dinners that appeared to have little to do with his former role as president of the National Assembly....
03:00, 07/17/2019

French Minister Who Dined on Lobster at Taxpayers’ Expense Resigns François de Rugy was shown to have hosted family and friends for lavish meals at his official residence when he was president of the National Assembly....
19:00, 07/16/2019

Spring lobster season in areas of the Maritimes to open Friday: DFO The Department of Fisheries and Oceans says fishermen in areas off northern Prince Edward Island, the Northumberland Strait and western Cape Breton can set their traps beginning at 6 a.m. Friday....
19:34, 05/01/2019

NYC’s craziest ice creams are laced with lobster, gold flakes and sake New York City ice cream shops are dishing up delicious getaways from everyday flavors. These whimsical treats range from boozy delights to nostalgic throwbacks — there’s even an option for your pup. To capture their allure, we photographed them tiki-...
05:00, 07/06/2019

Chastised French minister: I hate caviar and suffer a lobster intolerance France's widely lampooned environment minister denied having a taste for the high life and said on Friday he would not resign over accusations he squandered taxpayer money, in a scandal that risks upsetting the government's reform drive....
15:51, 07/12/2019

‘Rule-breaking’ crab fossils have weird shrimp and lobster features A newly-discovered type of crab from the Cretaceous period looks like it had the eyes of a larva, the mouth of a shrimp, and the carapace of a lobster...
18:34, 04/28/2019

This lobster reaps the rewards of cannibalistic ‘squid storm’ NOAA’s Deep Discoverer captured the feeding frenzy of a bunch of shortfin squid, who are such "enthusiastic" eaters, they sometimes eat each other! This makes for an ideal situation for lobsters on the ocean floor below.    ...
03:17, 09/14/2019

Nicki Minaj and Jimmy Fallon's Red Lobster dinner may be a perfect first date Seth Meyers day drinking with Rihanna was so last week. For this week's installment of late-night hosts hanging out with musicians who are way cooler than them, Jimmy Fallon took Nicki Minaj on a date night to Red Lobster....
23:00, 06/28/2019

Watch: Woman's lobster roll stolen by seagull while she snaps photo A tourist's attempt to take a photo of her first lobster roll in Maine went awry when she captured the moment a seagull swooped down to grab her food....
18:34, 06/10/2019

Nicki Minaj Sparks Pregnancy Rumor With Her Red Lobster Drink of Choice The Barbz are buzzing today! On last night's episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Nicki Minaj headed to Red Lobster for a dinner date with Jimmy Fallon. But......
23:34, 06/28/2019

Watch Nicki Minaj and Jimmy Fallon's Hilarious "Dinner Date" at Red Lobster Before Nicki Minaj was a famous rapper, she worked at Red Lobster. On Thursday's episode of The Tonight Show, the "Anaconda" artist revisited the restaurant for a "dinner......
17:51, 06/28/2019

Israeli embassy in Brazil mocked for censoring photo of ambassador eating lobster The Israeli embassy in Brazil tweeted a photo of ambassador Yossi Shelley and President Jair Bolsonaro eating lunch, with what appeared to be a non-kosher lobster main course crudely censored....
23:51, 07/09/2019

Trump’s trade war with China creates unexpected winner: Canada's lobster industry Prices are at record levels and demand is growing for fishermen north of the border after China imposed tariffs on live lobstersLong hours, rolling ocean swells, and the occasional spring snowstorm are all part of the job for Francis Morrissey.“It’s ...
11:34, 09/08/2019

5 Lobster Tails and a $560 Bottle of Wine, at Taxpayers’ Expense, Give Macron a Headache After a photo was publicized showing France’s ecology minister enjoying a lavish meal at taxpayer expense, President Emmanuel Macron was confronted with more accusations of elitism in his government....
00:00, 07/12/2019

End Of An Era: Red Lobster Has Declared Bankruptcy After Paying For A 6-Hour Seafood Commercial Set Entirely To Beatles Music It’s about to become much harder to get your crab and lobster fix, because one of the most popular seafood chains in America just officially went under: Red Lobster has filed for bankruptcy after blowing all of their capital on a six-hour commercial ...
03:34, 05/14/2019

Maine becomes the first state to ban Styrofoam Food containers made of Styrofoam, also known as polystyrene, will be officially banned from businesses in Maine after governor Janet Mills signed a bill into law Tuesday....
21:51, 05/01/2019

Maine changes Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples’ Day The governor of Maine on Friday signed a bill into law that makes Columbus Day known as Indigenous Peoples’ Day. The name change came during a signing ceremony where Democratic Gov. Janet Mills was surrounded by state lawmakers and tribal leaders, ac...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Maine to end non-medical exemptions for vaccinations AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Gov. Janet Mills has signed into law a bill that eliminates religious and philosophical exemptions for required vaccinations in Maine. With the Democrat’s signature Friday, Maine will end non-medical vaccine opt-outs by 20...
21:17, 05/24/2019

6-year-old boy hit, killed by school bus in Maine RUMFORD, Maine — Police say a 6-year-old boy crossing a Rumford street on his bicycle was killed by a school bus. Police Chief Stacy Carter says the boy had rode off the sidewalk into an intersection at about 3 p.m. Wednesday as the bus with four stu...
13:17, 05/02/2019

Maine boy, 6, dies after being hit by bus while biking: police Authorities in Maine have identified the first-grade student that was killed Wednesday after being run over by a school bus while riding his bicycle....
02:00, 05/03/2019

Maine law to allow non-doctors to perform abortions The bill, which Democratic Gov. Janet Mills introduced herself, will go into effect in mid-June. Only physicians perform abortions in most states.        ...
12:17, 06/11/2019

Maine becomes 8th state to legalize assisted suicide AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine legalized medically assisted suicide on Wednesday, becoming the eighth state to allow terminally ill people to end their lives with prescribed medication. Democratic Gov. Janet Mills, who had previously said she was unsure...
23:17, 06/12/2019

Maine to Eliminate Non-Medical Exemptions for Vaccinations (AUGUSTA, Maine) — Democratic Gov. Janet Mills on Friday signed into law a bill that eliminates religious and philosophical exemptions for vaccinations in Maine. Maine has one of the highest rates of non-medical vaccine exemptions in the nation...
07:34, 05/25/2019

Maine legalizes medically assisted suicide Democratic Maine Gov. Janet Mills signed a bill Wednesday to legalize medically assisted suicide, making Maine the eighth state in the U.S. to do so....
00:51, 06/13/2019

One killed, eight hospitalized after Maine propane explosion A propane explosion leveled a new building Monday morning in Farmington, Maine. The blast killed one firefighter and sent eight others to hospitals.        ...
01:00, 09/17/2019

Maine becomes first U.S. state to ban Styrofoam food containers Maine has become the first state to implement an outright ban on Styrofoam food containers, which are one of the 10 most-littered items in the United States....
21:51, 05/01/2019

Portland, Maine: An Incomparable Insider's Guide The Maine seaport delivers all the ingredients for a late-summer escape—and then some. Novelist Richard Russo and three other savvy locals share their favorite seafood restaurants, hotel bars and island day trips....
22:51, 08/14/2019

Unicyclist completes 180-mile Trek Across Maine BRUNSWICK, Maine (AP) — Thousands have ridden their bicycles in the three-day Trek Across Maine. But only one participant has accomplished the feat on a single wheel. Hugh Sharp from Cape Elizabeth, Maine, rode 180 miles (290 kilometers) on a unicycl...
17:00, 06/17/2019

Maine’s New Abortion Law Will Allow Non-Doctors to Perform Procedure The law, which will go into effect in September, will allow nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other medical professionals to administer abortions....
10:51, 06/11/2019

One killed, several injured in Maine propane blast A propane explosion that leveled a newly constructed building after fire crews arrived to investigate the smell of gas morning, left a firefighter dead and several injured in Maine Monday. (September 16)        ...
01:00, 09/17/2019

Maine expands list of abortion providers AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine is making it easier to get an abortion with the governor’s signing of her bill to allow nurse practitioners and other non-doctors to perform abortions. Democratic Gov. Janet Mills signed the bill Monday. Maine is set...
00:17, 06/11/2019

“So ugly he’s cute” – Maine pup vows for “ugliest dog” crown (WCSH/NBC News) Tostito may be the ugliest dog you’ve ever seen. His owner is certainly hoping so. Molly Horgan is set to travel from her Falmouth, Maine home to California later this month to enter Tostito in the World’s Ugliest Dog Cont...
00:51, 06/18/2019

New Maine Law Ends Non-Medical Excuses for Avoiding Vaccination The state of Maine has joined California, West Virginia, and Mississippi in barring the use of religious and philosophical exemptions to opt out of school immunization requirements.Read more......
22:17, 05/27/2019

Message in a bottle from Maine found 21 years later in Scotland A message in a bottle cast out to sea off the coast of Maine in 1998 was found earlier this month on a Scottish island — completing an epic 21-year, 3,000-mile journey, according to reports. Matt Rhoades was just 13 years old when he delivered ...
03:00, 07/31/2019

Maine becomes first U.S. state to ban polystyrene foam food containers Maine has become the first state to implement an outright ban on polystyrene food containers, which are one of the 10 most-littered items in the United States....
23:34, 05/01/2019

Moose crashes through pizza shop’s window in Maine Sorry, big guy. Restaurant’s closed. Police in the town of Dover-Foxcroft, Maine, say a moose crashed through the window of a now-closed pizzeria at about 1:30 a.m. on Friday morning. Matt Poole, an officer with the Piscataquis County Sheriff’s Offic...
02:17, 06/18/2019

Maine becomes 8th state to legalize medically assisted suicide AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine becomes 8th state to legalize medically assisted suicide....
23:17, 06/12/2019

Maine Voters Will Rank Their Top Presidential Candidates in 2020 It was the first state to adopt ranked-choice voting for congressional elections, and it will now be the first to adopt it for presidential elections....
21:51, 09/07/2019

Girl in Maine recovering after double lung transplant (WCSH)  A little girl from Maine is recovering after receiving a new set of lungs last month. Makayla Crosby has Cystic fibrosis, a genetic disease that damages the lungs and digestive system. The little girl spent almost half her life in foster care...
16:00, 07/31/2019

Maine legislators OK assisted suicide; bill goes to governor AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine’s Legislature has passed a bill to legalize doctor-assisted suicide. The Democratic-led Maine Senate voted 19-16 Tuesday in favor of the bill. Democratic Gov. Janet Mills’ office says she not yet taken a positi...
19:34, 06/04/2019

Maine passes bill legalizing assisted suicide Legislators in Maine on Tuesday voted to legalize assisted suicide – but the state’s governor hasn’t yet committed to signing the bill into law. Democrat Gov. Janet Mills has 10 days to make a decision on the bill that would allow doctors...
08:00, 06/05/2019

Maine governor signs bill to ban Native American mascots AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine public schools and universities will soon ban the use of mascots and logos depicting Native Americans. Democratic Gov. Janet Mills’ office says the bill she signed Thursday will become effective 90 days after the Leg...
00:34, 05/17/2019

Wrecker truck slides into ocean in Maine after ground beneath it gives way A wrecker truck was pulled from the Atlantic Ocean after plunging into the water when the ground beneath it collapsed at 9:45 a.m. on Tuesday in Harpsell, Maine. The wrecker was in the process of delivering a dock system to the property waterfront, a...
02:17, 05/16/2019

Legal pot faces final public hearing test in Maine AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine’s tentative rules about legalized recreational marijuana are up for a key hearing that could represent one of the proposal’s final hurdles before approval. The proposal is scheduled for a public hearing before the M...
07:34, 06/10/2019

Wabanaki Water Walkers begin long journey to Maine The annual Wabanaki Water Walk is an awareness campaign that honours the sacredness of water in a world of rising sea levels, increasing temperatures and near-constant resource extraction....
06:34, 05/21/2019

Internet Providers in Maine Will Soon Have To Get Consent Before Selling Customer Data Internet service providers gobble up a disconcerting amount of information about you—your browsing history, your geolocation information, your financial information, and a lot (a lot) more. There have been many attempts to pass state-level bills that...
02:51, 06/01/2019

| WATCH | Shock after Maine propane blast leaves one dead A propane explosion that levelled a newly constructed building after fire crews arrived to investigate the smell of gas morning, left a firefighter dead and several injured in Maine. WATCH NOW....
23:00, 09/17/2019

Maine's top court decides dog's owner in odd, bitter custody dispute A woman in Maine who sued for custody of a dog she shared with an ex-boyfriend was determined to be not the rightful owner of the pup by Maine's Supreme Judicial Court. ...
19:51, 05/29/2019

Comcast sues Maine over a law requiring a-la-carte cable offerings Cord cutting may seem like the new norm, but plenty of people still pay for cable TV. That doesn't mean they're happy with it though. This summer, in response to complaints that customers had to purchase an entire cable package just to watc...
21:51, 09/11/2019

From Wild Blueberries and Maine Terroir, Fine Sparkling Wine It began as a lark among childhood friends, one a California winemaker. It has become a cultural exploration and, maybe, hope for an ailing industry....
17:51, 08/15/2019

Maine bans Native American mascots in all state schools Maine became the first state to ban the use of Native American mascot in all of its public schools on Thursday, setting a precedent in the nationwide debate over the names and depictions of groups used by amateur and professional sports teams....
02:34, 05/17/2019

Guided-missile destroyer USS Daniel Inouye christened in Maine A U.S. Navy destroyer bearing the name of the late Daniel Inouye, a long-time senator from Hawaii and veteran of World War II, was christened at General Dynamics' Bath Iron Works in Maine....
19:34, 06/24/2019

Maine becomes first state to ban Styrofoam food containers, effective 2020 The containers are a significant contributor to environmental plastic pollution, according to a statement from Maine Gov. Janet Mills.        ...
03:17, 05/02/2019

Maine Senate rejects ending religious exemptions for vaccinations An effort to end all non-medical exemptions for childhood vaccinations in Maine was in limbo on Thursday after the state Senate voted to amend it to allow parents to keep opting out on religious grounds....
00:51, 05/03/2019

Maine gov signs bill allowing non-doctors to perform abortions Maine’s Democratic governor signed a bill into law this week that allows medical professionals other than doctors to perform abortions. The bill was introduced by Gov. Janet Mills and signed on Monday, allowing nurse practitioners, physician as...
22:51, 06/11/2019

Susan Collins, a Fixture in Maine, Has Twin Troubles: Trump and Kavanaugh Senator Susan Collins said she would decide this fall whether she would seek re-election, but Maine’s Republican mainstay faces a shifting political landscape....
16:36, 07/06/2019

Arizona family with albino twins relocates to Maine to better protect toddlers from the sun An Arizona family with albino twins relocated to a state thousands of miles away to better protect their sun-sensitive children from harmful UV rays. ...
18:51, 08/16/2019

US measles outbreak spreads to Maine, 25th state to report case Maine became the 25th U.S. state to confirm a case of measles amid the country's worst outbreak of the disease in a quarter century, as state medical officials on Wednesday reported that child was infected but is now fully recovered....
18:34, 05/22/2019

Comcast, Cable Giants Sue Maine Over Law Forcing Them to Let Customers Pay for Specific Channels Comcast and a bevy of cable giants including Fox, CBS, and Disney are suing the state of Maine and 17 municipalities over a recently passed state law that mandates cable TV operators allow subscribers to pick and choose which channels and programs th...
05:17, 09/12/2019

Bill legalizing assisted suicide reaches Maine governor's desk The Maine state legislature passed a bill Tuesday that legalizes assisted suicide, allowing doctors to prescribe a fatal dose of medication to terminally ill patients....
08:34, 06/05/2019

Maine passes bill requiring ISPs to ask permission before selling data The current federal government might not be keen on privacy rules for internet providers, but Maine certainly is. The state's Senate has passed a bill that requires consent before ISPs can sell or offer access to their customers' private d...
13:00, 05/31/2019

Maine police joke 'charges were dropped' against goat that chased woman Police in a small Maine town joked on Facebook that they were dropping the charges against a goat that chased a woman down the street over the weekend....
16:00, 06/28/2019

U.S. measles outbreak spreads to Maine, 25th state to report case Maine became the 25th U.S. state to confirm a case of measles amid the country's worst outbreak of the disease in a quarter century, as state medical officials on Wednesday reported that a child was infected but is now fully recovered....
19:00, 05/22/2019

Maine Just Banned Native American Mascots. It’s a Movement That’s Inching Forward. Professional sports teams and big college sports programs have often resisted calls to rethink their names and logos. But at local levels, lawmakers have had more success....
17:34, 05/22/2019

Maine bans single-use plastic grocery bags by Earth Day 2020 AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine is banning single-use plastic bags in grocery check-out lines by April 22, 2020. House Democrats said Democratic Gov. Janet Mills signed the bill Monday with the goal of limiting plastic pollution. The National Conference ...
01:51, 06/18/2019

Top Maine Democrat Announces Senate Run Against Veteran Republican Sen. Susan Collins (PORTLAND, Maine) — Maine’s Democratic House Speaker Sara Gideon on Monday announced that she’s challenging veteran Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, whose political future has generated an enormous amount of attention over the la...
00:00, 06/25/2019

Three sisters who all work as teachers in the state of Maine have decided to retire at the same time (WCSH) Three sisters, who all work as teachers in the state of Maine, have decided to retire at the same time. Cecile LaPlante, Theresa LaPlante and Sue Donovan will be retiring at the end of this school year after working in education for a combined...
12:00, 06/21/2019

Maine legislators vote to legalize assisted suicide; governor not saying whether she’ll sign bill AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine legislators vote to legalize assisted suicide; governor not saying whether she’ll sign bill....
19:34, 06/04/2019

Maine legalizes medically assisted suicide, joining seven other states and District of Columbia Maine legalized medically assisted suicide on Wednesday, becoming the eighth state to allow terminally ill people to end their lives with medication.        ...
14:34, 06/13/2019

Legionnaires' disease bacteria found in Maine water district samples, state CDC says Maine health officials this week announced the bacteria responsible for Legionnaires disease — a severe form of pneumonia — has been detected in samples from the Orono-Veazie Water District, a water utility company located in Orono. ...
23:51, 07/20/2019

Maine Needed New, Young Residents. African Migrants Began Arriving by the Dozens. The migrants have been arriving in Portland, Maine, by the dozens. The surge has opened a debate in the city, which needs new residents but also has filled its shelters....
05:51, 06/24/2019

'Queer feminist mermaid' Dem aims for Senate seat of Maine's Susan Collins A self-described “queer feminist mermaid” is running to unseat U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, prompted by Collins' vote last year that helped to confirm Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh....
13:51, 05/08/2019

Food porn meets Hitchcock horror as seagull spies Maine chance Pepperdine professor photobombed by lobster mobster bird happy to see picture of roll reversal go viralAlicia Jessop knew Friday was going to be memorable, but she didn’t realize it would be a day she would never forget. Related: 'We live in a lobsto...
00:51, 06/10/2019

'A war zone': Propane explosion kills firefighter, injures 8 others, levels building in Maine A firefighter was killed and eight others were injured when a powerful propane explosion destroyed a new building Monday in Farmington, Maine.        ...
01:00, 09/17/2019

Maine firefighter killed in propane blast was injured fire chief's brother A fierce propane explosion in Maine leveled a newly constructed building after fire crews arrived to investigate the smell of gas Monday, killing one firefighter and injuring fellow firefighters, including one who was his brother, officials said....
13:51, 09/17/2019

Maine single mother facing eviction offered tent and camping gear by city A single mother facing eviction from her Maine apartment after falling behind on her rent last month was offered a tent and camping gear by the city after she went to them for help....
05:17, 07/06/2019

Dem rival to Maine's Collins must face probe over admitted campaign finance violations, state's GOP says The Maine Republican Party is calling for a probe into Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Sara Gideon over alleged campaign finance violations to which she has admitted....
17:00, 08/08/2019

Maine city offers homeless people tents as it faces affordable housing shortage Officials say under municipal and state policy the city can’t put people into temporary housing like hotel rooms in nice weatherFacing a shortage of affordable housing or shelter accommodation options, Maine’s homeless people, or those at imminent ri...
04:51, 07/06/2019

Maine couple purchases infamous 'Conjuring' home, says it's still haunted: 'footsteps, knocks ... lights flashing' The real-life haunted farmhouse in Rhode Island that inspired the 2013 horror flick “The Conjuring” was recently purchased by a couple in Maine who admitted they still experience the same paranormal activity that infamously drove out a family in the ...
22:51, 08/27/2019

Democratic Maine Senate candidate appears to erase logo from non-L.L. Bean jacket in campaign video Sara Gideon, a Democrat running to unseat Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, released a campaign ad this week in which she appeared to hide the fact that her jacket came from a competitor to the state's fifth-largest employer....
10:17, 08/25/2019

Maine assisted-suicide bill reaches governor's desk; would be 8th state to legalize option for terminally ill A Maine bill to legalize assisted suicide advanced to the governor's desk Tuesday after the state Senate backed the proposal one day after passage in the House. Both chambers are controlled by Democrats....
13:17, 06/06/2019

The B-52's Cindy Wilson on 'Rock Lobster' and turning things 'upside down' 40(!) years ago It's been 40 years since the self-titled album that gave the world "Rock Lobster" "turned things upside down." Cindy Wilson reflects on the B-52's.        ...
20:34, 08/09/2019

Popular Move: Maine Senate Passes Bill to Give All of State’s Electoral Votes to the Winner of the Popular Vote in 2020 There’s a movement afoot in some quarters to get rid of the Electoral College, the institution that really elects the president of the United States....
05:34, 05/16/2019

Mobcrush hits 84 million unique monthly users and pays out $5 million to streamers Mobcrush, a mobile livestreaming service, said its American audience has grown to more than 84 million unique viewers per month (UVPM) across its network.Read More...
21:34, 09/17/2019

With 150 million users, Brainly raises $30 million to expand its social learning platform in the U.S. Brainly, which claims 150 million monthly users globally, has raised $30 million to expand its P2P learning platform in the U.S. and elsewhere.Read More...
16:34, 07/25/2019

Peloton reveals IPO documents showing widening losses of $245.7 million on sales of $915 million Peloton, which previously said it had filed the paperwork confidentially, makes cycles and treadmills with screens for users to join live and recorded fitness classes from their homes, hotel rooms or offices....
00:51, 08/28/2019

Novartis CEO plans gene therapy price 'far lower' than $4 million to $5 million range Novartis AG's top executive said on Wednesday it expects to price its gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy “far lower” than the $4 million to $5 million figure the Swiss drugmaker has said it could be worth....
04:00, 05/23/2019

Cybersecurity firm Siemplify raises $30 million, brings total to $58 million U.S.-Israeli cybersecurity provider Siemplify said on Monday it raised $30 million in private funding, bringing its total raised to date to $58 million....
15:34, 05/20/2019

$17 million or $70 million? 1930s Porsche fails to sell after auction snafu A bulbous race car from the 1930s was expected to be the most expensive car with the Porsche name ever sold at auction. But the sale was marred by a confusing mix-up on the auction stage....
12:17, 08/21/2019

Sensor Tower: Brawl Stars hits $275 million in revenue, 100 million installs in 6 months Brawl Stars has brought in $275 million in revenue and seen 100 million installs since its December 12 launch, mobile research firm Sensor Tower says.Read More...
01:17, 06/15/2019

CBOE Holdings Reports July 2012 Trading Volume Of 87.2 Million Contracts; 4.15 Million ADV CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today reported that July 2012 trading volume for options on the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM), combined, totaled 87.20 million...
02:51, 05/02/2019

Samsung sells 2 million 5G phones, predicts over 4 million by end of 2019 Growing demand for Samsung's 5G phones is leading to significant first-year milestones, even though the numbers are still well below 4G levels for now.Read More...
06:51, 09/07/2019

Fourteen million people watched the third debate, which is five million more than the average of CNN Fourteen million people watched the third debate, which is five million more than the average of CNN’s July debates. Additionally, a CNN poll this week showed Americans are more enthusiastic about voting right now than at any point since 2003. The pe...
23:34, 09/13/2019

US housing starts total 1.191 million in July, vs 1.24 million expected CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on the July housing starts and building permits. CNBC's Diana Olick and Steve Liesman join the "Squawk Box" team to break down the numbers....
15:17, 08/16/2019

U.S. judge slashes Roundup jury award to $25.3 million from $80.3 million A federal judge on Monday slashed a damages award that Bayer AG owed a California man who blamed Roundup weed killer for his cancer to $25.27 million from $80.27 million, saying the punitive damages component was too high....
23:00, 07/15/2019

Judge Cuts $55 Million From $80 Million Roundup Verdict A federal judge cut down by $55 million a verdict tying Bayer’s Roundup weedkiller to cancer, as the company continues to battle thousands of similar claims throughout the U.S....
05:34, 07/16/2019

US skyscrapers kill 600 million -- yes, million -- birds every year Around 600 million birds die every year in the United States after striking tall buildings -- with Chicago, Houston and Dallas being especially deadly, according to research from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Health Catalyst Aims to Raise $150 Million to $200 Million in IPO Health-data company Health Catalyst Inc.’s initial public offering will bring one of the first digital-health companies to public markets as technology startups race to list shares....
20:00, 04/30/2019

Red Dead Redemption 2 sales hit 25 million, up 1 million since May Publisher Take-Two revealed today during its financial results for the first quarter that Red Dead Redemption 2's sales now sit at 25 million.Read More...
07:00, 08/06/2019

CBOE Holdings Reports September 2012 Consolidated Trading Volume: 92.9 Million Total Contracts; 4.9 Million Contracts ADV CHICAGO, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today that September 2012 consolidated trading volume for options contracts on the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM) and ...
02:51, 05/02/2019

CBOE YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME UP 28 PERCENT WITH ADV OF 4.85 MILLION CONTRACTS; NOVEMBER'S4.56-MILLION-CONTRACT ADV MIRRORS RECORD NOVEMBER 2007 Chicago, December 1, 2008- Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that through November, trading reached an all-time record of 1.121 billion contracts with an average daily volume (ADV) of 4.85 million contracts. This was 28 percent hig...
14:34, 05/02/2019

CBOE Holdings Reports August 2012 Consolidated Trading Volume Of Over 91 Million Contracts; ADV Of Nearly 4 Million Contracts CHICAGO, Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today that August 2012 consolidated trading volume for options contracts on the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM) and fu...
02:51, 05/02/2019

CBOE RECORDS MOST ACTIVE MONTHEVER: AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME OF 6.1 MILLION CONTRACTS ON 127.2 MILLION SEPTEMBER VOLUME CHICAGO, October 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that September was its most active month ever as 127.2 million contracts changed hands, with an average daily volume (ADV) of 6.1 million contracts. CBOE's September...
14:34, 05/02/2019

CBOE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN MAY RISES 16%; 4.1 Million Contracts Per Day, Total Volume Of 85.6 Million During May; Trading In Equity Options Gains 12% Over Year Ago CHICAGO, June 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that average daily trading volume in May totaled 4,076,999 contracts per day, up 16 percent when compared to 3,528,081 contracts per day during May 2007.Total exchange ...
14:51, 05/02/2019

CBOE RECORDS BUSIEST MONTH EVER - 126.2 MILLION CONTRACTS AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME - 5.7 MILLION CONTRACTS CHICAGO, August 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that July was its most active month ever as a total of 126.2 million contracts traded, with an average daily trading volume of 5.7 million contracts. July's volume be...
14:34, 05/02/2019

'Game of Thrones' finale sets records with 13.6 million TV viewers, 19.3 million overall The series finale of 'Game of Thrones' Sunday is HBO's most-watched single telecast, surpassing a 'Sopranos' episode from 2002.        ...
08:34, 05/21/2019

CBOE JANUARY VOLUME OF 83.5 MILLION CONTRACTS AVERAGES 4.2 MILLION CONTRACTS PER DAY -- UP 26% OVER DECEMBER Chicago, February 2, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that 83,544,370 contracts changed hands at the Exchange in January. Daily volume averaged 4.2 million contracts, up 26 percent from December 2008. Average daily trad...
14:34, 05/02/2019

Venezuela gives a rare look at its economy Venezuela's economy is in shambles and the country has plunged into political chaos. The dysfunction is so great that basic economic data has been hard to come by....
07:00, 05/30/2019

Searching for rare fireflies It's a rarity to see fireflies in the West. It's even more unheard of in the dry deserts of Utah.        ...
01:00, 07/27/2019

CEOs Under 50 Are a Rare Find in the S&P 500 Chief executives in their 40s are unusual at big U.S. companies, with only around 6% under age 50 among most of the S&P 500, according to a Wall Street Journal analysis....
18:51, 05/22/2019

Rare 90° Heat Possible This Week Ok, so a hot may is not uncommon. I mean, it seems like every May temperatures turn from nice and comfortable to hot in a hurry. However, reaching the 90-degree threshold is a different matter entirely. As it turns out, the nine-zero number is rare t...
13:17, 05/18/2019

Here's A Rare Chance to Save $50 On the PS4 Pro Unlike the (more powerful) Xbox One X, the PS4 Pro has been remarkably resistant to discounts since its release. Today though in celebration of E3, you can get it for $350, down from the usual $400. Just note that it doesn’t come with any bundled gam...
18:34, 06/07/2019

Statement for Rare Disease Day The vision of the Sustainable Development Goals is a world in which no one is left behind, including people who suffer from rare diseases. Just because a disease affects a small number of people does not make it irrelevant or less important than dise...
18:17, 04/28/2019

CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE SINGLE-DAY VOLUME TOPS 50 MILLION SHARES FOR THE FIRST TIME ON AUGUST 1; July Trading of 350 Million Shares was New All-Time High NEW YORK and CHICAGO, August 4, 2008 - CBSX, the CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC, a subsidiary of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), announced that single-day trading volume of 50,205,700 shares on Friday, August 1, 2008 marked the first time CBSX h...
14:34, 05/02/2019

CBOE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN APRIL ROSE 15%; 3.9 Million Contracts Per Day, Total Volume Of 86.3 Million During April; Trading In Equity Options Gains 22% Over Year-Ago CHICAGO, May 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that average daily volume in April was 3,924,060 contracts traded per day, up 15% when compared to the 3,421,694 contracts per day during April 2007.Total exchange volum...
14:51, 05/02/2019

Rare Madagascar dugong is In big trouble Madagascar’s rare dugong is facing extinction. A study found some of the dugongs are so genetically unique that losing them would be like losing a species of elephant.        ...
17:35, 09/16/2019

Doi, Hibino set up rare all-Japanese WTA final Misaki Doi upset second-seeded Veronika Kudermetova 6-4, 6-3 Saturday to set up a rare all-Japanese final at the Japan Women's Open        ...
23:00, 09/14/2019

Fun find: rare game could fetch $10,000 (KRNV) Scott Amos was just doing his mom a favor, and it turned out to be some unbelievably good karma. Amos was cleaning out a few childhood boxes from 30 years ago in his parents’ Reno, Nevada attic, and came across his old Nintendo Entertain...
01:34, 08/02/2019

Secret Service gives rare look inside its ink lab The U.S. Secret Service’s International Ink library contains more than 15,000 samples dating back to the 1930s. (July 8)        ...
17:34, 07/08/2019

Kawhi in rare air after 39 points, 14 boards in win Kawhi Leonard is averaging 32.3 points, 7.7 rebounds and 3.4 assists with an effective field goal percentage of 66.2 percent this postseason, numbers better than LeBron James, Shaquille O'Neal and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar....
10:34, 05/06/2019

Mom seeks help for son with cancer so rare it has no name or cure A British woman says her young son is battling an aggressive cancer so rare even doctors have never seen it before — and she’s asking for help finding a cure. Helen Wright, 47, told The Mirror UK that experts at the Great Ormond Street Ho...
02:17, 06/18/2019

1 Kg Of This Rare Assam Tea Was Sold For Rs 70,500 At Auction A rare variety of tea in Assam was auctioned for Rs 70, 501 a kg at the Guwahati Tea Auction Centre (GTAC) on Wednesday. Ortodox Golden Tips, from the Maijan tea estate, smashed the record set by......
06:34, 08/01/2019

Yankees’ red flags appear in rare loss An eight-game winning streak — with the last six coming against two of the best teams in the American League — had the Yankees riding high. On Sunday, they got a bit of a wake-up call from Justin Verlander and the Astros, who pounded the Yankees, 9-4...
23:51, 06/23/2019

Rare photos reveal the chronology of D-Day Operation Overlord was launched 75 years ago on June 6, 1944. Commonly known as D-Day -- a military term for the first day of a combat operation -- it was the largest seaborne invasion in history and it kick-started the Battle of Normandy, which succ...
03:34, 06/07/2019

Clinton offers rare glimpse into her home The Clintons may have left a certain Washington address almost 20 years ago, but -- unlike most of their presidential predecessors -- the family has kept a home in the US capital since leaving the White House....
18:00, 06/04/2019

Rare baby gorilla born at Taronga zoo Taronga Conservation Society Australia has announced the birth of a Western Lowland gorilla. The female, yet to be named, was born on Thursday 6 June to Frala, an experienced mother, and was sired by Kibali• ‘Gorilla selfie’: DRC park ranger explains...
05:00, 06/21/2019

Secret Service gives rare look inside it's ink lab The U.S. Secret Service’s International Ink library contains more than 15,000 samples dating back to the 1930s. (July 8)        ...
10:00, 07/08/2019

Eastern Equine Encephalitis Is Scary But Rare A Massachusetts woman recently died of eastern equine encephalitis, and health authorities in the area are on the alert. But EEE is an extremely rare disease, and the main thing you need to know is that it’s always a good idea to protect yourself fro...
22:17, 08/27/2019

Northern China damaged by rare tornado A rare tornado swept through a northern Chinese province on July 3. The storm caused damage to homes, cars and downed power lines.        ...
19:51, 07/05/2019

KISS frontman gives rare Pentagon briefing As the frontman of KISS, Gene Simmons occupies rarefied air — a rock star who entertains arenas filled with adoring fans. On Thursday, Simmons joined another exclusive club, conducting only the second on-camera press briefing at the Department of De...
05:34, 05/19/2019

Rare Earths, the U.S.-China Trade War and Your Phone U.S. President Donald Trump’s threat to cut off the supply of chips and processors to Huawei Technologies Co. is hitting China’s biggest tech company where it hurts – its dependence on other nations for the semiconductors and software in smartphones ...
01:00, 05/21/2019

Reds rally for 2 in 9th, win 3-2 for rare sweep of Astros CINCINNATI (AP) — Nick Senzel singled home the tying run with two outs in the ninth inning, and Jesse Winker followed with an RBI single Wednesday afternoon as the Cincinnati Reds rallied for a 3-2 victory and a rare sweep of the Houston Astros. The ...
23:17, 06/19/2019

Man diagnosed with rare syphilis infection in brain A man was diagnosed with a syphilis infection in the brain, known as neurosyphilis, after he struggled to walk and talk normally for months, according to a recent case report. The 50-year-old man’s case was detailed in the British Medical Journal Cas...
09:17, 09/04/2019

Here's a Rare Chance to Save Big on a 65" Samsung QLED TV If you want a big TV that looks great, but don’t want to shell out for an OLED set, Samsung’s QLED TVs strike a nice middle ground. They offer some of the best color reproduction of any LCD set thanks to quantum dot tech, and hold their own on the bl...
18:34, 05/21/2019

The Apple Watch 4 gets a rare $70 price cut at Amazon If you've been waiting to snag a deal on the Apple Watch 4, then you're in luck. Amazon has a rare price cut on the Apple Watch Series 4 with cellular and GPS technology. For a limited time, you can get the Series 4 smartwatch on sale for $...
22:00, 08/30/2019

Rare Egyptian Protests See Dozens Arrested Egyptian authorities made dozens of arrests after hundreds of people took to the streets of Cairo and other cities overnight in the first significant antigovernment protests in years....
00:34, 09/22/2019

The Apple Watch 4 gets a rare $50 price cut at Amazon If you've been waiting for the price to drop to snag yourself an Apple Watch 4, then now is the perfect time. Amazon has the Apple Watch Series 4 on sale for $349. That's a $50 discount and the lowest price we've found for the best-sel...
07:51, 05/04/2019

Can China stop rare earths exports to the US? As China looks for ways to retaliate against the US amid an escalating trade row between the two giants, speculation is rife that Beijing could slash the export of rare earth metals as a counterstrike to US tariffs....
19:51, 06/05/2019

Germany: Rare red panda cub born in Halle Zoo officials in the eastern German city of Halle (Saale) announced Sunday that a red panda cub was born in a protected litter box earlier this month. The unnamed cub is being looked after by his mother Cherry....
19:17, 06/30/2019

SEC experiencing rare moment with coaching stability Southeastern Conference experiencing rare moment of football stability: There are no new head coaches in the league for the first time since 2006       ...
22:34, 07/18/2019

Are Rare Earths the Next Pawn in the US-China Trade War? China is the world's largest producer, and processor, of 17 elements that are key ingredients in smartphones, airplanes, medical devices, and military gear....
13:34, 06/17/2019

Switzerland celebrates rare wine festival Dubbed a once-in-a-generation spectacle, Swiss and tourists alike are flocking to a Lake Geneva town to celebrate the region's winemakers. Organizers said the festival "highlights the work on the vineyard."...
20:51, 07/19/2019

A rare collection of Japanese whisky could be auctioned off for more than $700,000 Bonhams The world's most expensive and rare collection of Japanese whisky is going up for auction. The collection consists of 54 bottles of Scotch-style malt whisky from the acclaimed distillery of Hany, which has been closed for almost 20 years. T...
23:51, 07/23/2019

Rare albino panda discovered in China The bear seen on camera in Sichuan province is believed to be only one or two years old. Massive conservation efforts have seen the wild panda population begin to bounce back across southern China....
15:00, 05/27/2019

Rare Nike 'Moon Shoe' goes up for auction Sotheby's sold 99 pairs of rare sneakers in a private sale before a planned auction Monday, leaving "one of the most significant" pairs of shoes as the sole item up for bid in the auction house's Stadium Goods sale....
02:17, 07/23/2019

Track Rare Cicadas With The Cicada Safari App I am waiting for some bugs. My home in Pennsylvania is in the territory of the Brood VIII 17-year cicadas, which haven’t been seen above ground since 2002. This year, they’re due....
09:17, 05/28/2019

"Help Us Or Let Me Die": Father Of Girl With Rare Disease Appeals To PM For more than a year, Sumer Singh, a labourer from Agra has been tending to his sick teenage daughter. The 16-year-old girl suffers from aplastic anaemia, a rare condition in which the body stops......
21:00, 06/22/2019

Queer Muslims Are Still Rare on TV. One Writer Wants to Change That. A recent episode of the CBS drama “The Red Line” featured a gay romance involving a Muslim character. Fawzia Mirza, the episode’s writer, discusses how it came to be....
00:51, 05/30/2019

This CEO Wants to Extract Rare Earths From Trade Fight The rare-earths company that Amanda Lacaze runs is small, but her mission is immense: weaning the West off its dependence on China for the obscure metals needed in high-tech gear including cellphones, electric cars and jet fighters....
21:51, 08/14/2019

Nationals hold off Mets for rare series win Gerardo Parra went 3-for-3, including a homer, drove in three runs and scored three as the host Washington Nationals beat the New York Mets 7-6 Thursday, winning a series for the first time in a month....
22:51, 05/16/2019

Doi, Hibino set up rare all-Japanese final in Hiroshima Japan's Misaki Doi upset Russian second seed Veronika Kudermetova 6-4 6-3 on Saturday to set up a final with compatriot and doubles partner Nao Hibino at the Hana-cupid Japan Women's Open in Hiroshima....
13:51, 09/14/2019

Rare Bacterial Infection Leaves at Least 12 Dead in U.K. Most of those affected by the outbreak of invasive Group A streptococcal disease in Essex had been receiving care for chronic wounds, the authorities said....
18:34, 06/26/2019

Vermont’s Killington is capping another rare ski season KILLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Vermont’s Killington ski resort is ending its season in June for the third time in almost 20 years. The company says Sunday will be the last day of skiing for the 2018-2019 winter ski season. The last time the resort oper...
15:17, 06/02/2019

A rare night when DJ LeMahieu faltered in big spots ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Sometimes, Clark Kent just can’t find a phone booth in time. The Yankees remain in second place primarily because DJ LeMahieu couldn’t make three consecutive plays that he had conditioned us to believe were makeable. If their 7...
10:51, 05/12/2019

Dad sentenced to die, but executions rare in South Carolina A jury in South Carolina sent a father to death row for killing his five children but when — or even if — Timothy Jones Jr. will be executed is unsure....
19:34, 06/14/2019

Rare stoppage loss for Jamie Quinn Kane Gardner stops Jamie Quinn inside the distance. Andy Whittle reports from ringside The post Rare stoppage loss for Jamie Quinn appeared first on Boxing News....
21:00, 08/06/2019

Rare photos of 19th-century China Before the arrival of photography, the Western imagination of China was based on paintings, written travelogues and dispatches from a seemingly far-off land....
07:34, 06/18/2019

CBOE AUGUST VOLUME TOTALS 88.5 MILLION CONTRACTS; YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME UP 25% TO 772 MILLION CONTRACTS CHICAGO, September 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that trading volume during August totaled 88.5 million contracts. Daily trading volume averaged 4.2 million contracts during the month, down eight percent against A...
14:34, 05/02/2019

Rare dodo skeleton up for auction, could sell for $750G An incredibly rare skeleton of the extinct dodo bird is slated to go up for auction tomorrow and it could bring in big bucks, perhaps surpassing $750,000....
18:00, 05/23/2019

US ambassador to China to make rare visit to Tibet US Ambassador to China Terry Branstad's trip to Tibet will be the first to the region by an American envoy in four years. He is expected to raise concerns about human rights violations there....
18:17, 05/20/2019

Yankees’ Severino, Betances keep getting rare good news Dellin Betances and Luis Severino each threw again Wednesday before the Yankees-Rays postponement due to rain, and are scheduled on Thursday to throw on back-to-back days for the first time of their latest comeback attempts from lat strains. Boone sa...
13:17, 07/18/2019

Japanese urged not to see rare fish as omen of earthquakes Theory linking seismic activity and appearance of rare oarfish fails to hold waterPeople in Japan hoping to predict the next big earthquake should ignore mysterious deep-sea fish after experts said rare sightings of the creatures on the country’s bea...
07:17, 08/15/2019

US ambassador in China makes rare visit to Tibet BEIJING (AP) — U.S. ambassador to China Terry Branstad is making a rare visit to Tibet to meet local officials and raise concerns about restrictions on Buddhism and the preservation of the Himalayan region’s unique culture and language. The Emb...
07:00, 05/20/2019

Trump views rare copy of U.S. Declaration of Independence with UK PM May U.S. President Donald Trump was shown a handwritten parchment copy of the U.S. Declaration of Independence - one of only two known to exist - during a visit to British Prime Minister Theresa May's office on Tuesday....
13:51, 06/04/2019

China ready to hit back at U.S. with rare earths: newspapers China is ready to use rare earths to strike back in a trade war with the United States, Chinese newspapers warned on Wednesday in strongly worded commentaries on a move that would escalate tensions between the world's two largest economies....
09:34, 05/29/2019

Yankees allow many homers, one rare play in Sabathia fiasco MINNEAPOLIS — Poised to score in the first inning and force the Twins to play catch up, the Yankees watched Edwin Encarnacion lumber toward first base after hitting a ball that screamed triple play. “I tried but they got me,’’ said the heavy-legged E...
15:00, 07/23/2019

Trump to provide rare look of finances in disclosure report NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump’s latest financial disclosure report is expected to provide a rare glimpse into whether his presidency has helped or hurt his hotels, golf resorts and other parts of his business empire. The report expecte...
09:17, 05/16/2019

2 rare Barbary lion cubs born in Czech zoo Two Barbary lion cubs have been born in a Czech zoo, a welcome addition to a small surviving population of a rare majestic lion subspecies that has been extinct in the wild...
14:17, 07/08/2019

Woman's 'liquid nose job' left her with rare eye issue A woman's simple cosmetic procedure turned serious when an injection of facial filler into her nose led to blockages in her eye's blood vessels — a rare complication, according to a new report of the case....
22:51, 05/24/2019

Rare giant panda twins born at Belgian zoo Giant panda twins born at a zoo in Belgium on Thursday face a precarious first few days but the "extremely rare" birth still bodes well for the vulnerable species, the Pairi Daiza zoo announced on Friday....
19:34, 08/09/2019

Why Europe needs to monitor China's rare earths threat European manufacturers will need to keep an eye on China's "near-monopoly" on the extraction and supply of rare earth minerals as they move toward electric power, experts have told CNBC....
08:17, 06/06/2019

Australian rare-earth ore processor wants to build a plant in the US Enlarge / Construction takes place at the site of Lynas Corp.'s Advanced Materials Plant in the Gebeng Industrial Zone near Kuantan, Malaysia, on Thursday, April 19, 2012. (credit: Goh Seng Chong/Bloomberg via Getty Images) This week, two rare-ear...
04:51, 05/27/2019

Two rare Barbary lion cubs born in Czech zoo DVUR KRALOVE, Czech Republic — Two Barbary lion cubs have been born in a Czech zoo, a welcome addition to a small surviving population of a rare lion subspecies that has been extinct in the wild. The pair, one male and one female, were born on May 10...
23:17, 07/08/2019

Johnson raring to go after rare break ahead of PGA Championship Long-hitting American Dustin Johnson is mentally fresh after a break from action and eager to get going at this week's PGA Championship where a big and wet course will put a premium on driving distance....
23:00, 05/14/2019

LEADING OFF: Scherzer on rare skid, Sabathia vs Felix in NY LEADING OFF: Scherzer on rare skid, Sabathia vs Felix in NY, Red Sox sluggers get rolling, Padres try building on Renfroe's slam        ...
05:00, 05/06/2019

US ambassador raises concerns during rare Tibet visit The U.S. ambassador to China urged Beijing to engage in substantive dialogue with exiled Tibetan Buddhist leader the Dalai Lama during a visit to the Himalayan region over the past week....
14:17, 05/25/2019

Yankees fall victim to rare, sad triple play After DJ LeMahieu and Aaron Judge started the first inning by drawing walks from Twins lefty Martin Perez, the heavy-legged Edwin Encarnacion strolled to the plate. Out of all the Yankee hitters, Encarnacion was the strongest candidate to hit into a ...
05:17, 07/23/2019

SEC enjoying experiencing rare moment of coaching stability Southeastern Conference experiencing rare moment of football stability: There are no new head coaches in the league for the first time since 2006       ...
14:51, 07/18/2019

Rare Rhinos Among More Than 200 Animals Killed In Assam Floods Forty percent of Kaziranga National Park in Assam has been left under water following 10 days of torrential rains that have also killed more than 71 people in the northeastern state....
16:34, 07/24/2019

Woman Gives Birth To Sextuplets In "Extremely Rare" Event A Polish woman has given birth to sextuplets with each newborn weighing about one kilogram (2.2 pounds), the University Hospital in the city of Krakow announced on Monday....
09:51, 05/21/2019

Angels benefit from rare error by Olson to beat A’s 12-7 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Gold Glove first baseman Matt Olson made a rare throwing error in the 11th inning to allow the go-ahead run to score and the Los Angeles Angels beat Oakland 12-7 on Wednesday to send the Athletics to their second straight loss ...
03:00, 05/30/2019

Rare slave-making ant found at Kennedy Lakes N.B. Researchers were looking for a more common ant species at the annual event when they happened upon a nest that appeared to be housing two different species....
14:34, 07/15/2019

Couple in kayak have close encounter with rare rattlesnake A couple on a fishing trip in a Michigan lake earlier this month caught something unexpected — a rare venomous rattlesnake. Jonathan Hotham “freaked out” when he and his wife, Jessica, spotted the Eastern massasauga rattlesnake during their 14-...
06:51, 05/30/2019

Rare eastern black rhinoceros born at Chicago zoo CHICAGO — Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo says an eastern black rhinoceros named Kapuki has given birth to a calf. The zoo says Kapuki was pregnant for 15 months before the calf was born Sunday night. Zoo staff members monitored her labor and are watching...
20:51, 05/22/2019

Singapore reports first case of rare monkeypox virus Singapore has reported its first case of the rare monkeypox virus brought in by a Nigerian man who authorities said may have been infected by bushmeat he ate at a wedding....
09:34, 05/10/2019

A myth? A leaf? Aquarium displays rare sea dragons A Calif. aquarium built what is believed to be one of the world’s largest habitats for sea dragons outside Australia, where the native populations are threatened by pollution, warming oceans and the illegal pet and alternative medicine trades. ...
08:17, 05/22/2019

Man finds rare $200,000 drawing in Queens thrift shop A man found an original drawing by artist Egon Schiele in Queens thrift store and it’s now being priced for an estimated $200,000. The anonymous buyer discovered the rare sketching by the Austrian artist — one hundred years after the man died —...
10:00, 07/26/2019

| One-stop clinics, a rare lifesaver for Zimbabwe's sick Blessing Chingwaru could barely walk without support when he arrived at the specialist Rutsanana clinic in Harare complaining of chest pains and fatigue....
12:17, 07/22/2019

Why Rare Earths Could Give China a Trade War Cudgel U.S. President Donald Trump’s threat to cut off the supply of chips and processors to Huawei Technologies Co. is hitting China’s biggest tech company where it hurts – its dependence on other nations for the semiconductors and software used in smartph...
20:51, 05/30/2019

Coin toss settles rare Philippine election tie MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine election officials have settled a rare tie in a mayoral race by tossing a coin. They proclaimed Sue Cudilla the new mayor of the town of Araceli in western Palawan province after she won a best-of-three coin flip...
16:17, 05/17/2019

Behind the Scenes of The Goldfinch, a Rare and Delicate Hollywood Specimen On a March day on New York city’s Upper East Side, producers huddle on the narrow first floor of an art gallery, studying their monitors and surrounded by pictures of flora and fauna. Eagles and herons adorn the walls, but the bird that serves ...
13:17, 08/22/2019

Rare ‘strawberry’ leopard photographed in South Africa A couple captured stunning images of a rare “strawberry” leopard feasting on a dead giraffe at a South African game reserve. Images of the leopard, named for its red-colored coat, were caught on a motion-sensitive camera set up by Alan Watson, 45 and...
16:51, 08/20/2019

2 rare mammals, Chacoan peccaries, born in Prague zoo PRAGUE (AP) — Prague’s zoo says two Chacoan peccaries have been born there for the first time, a vital step in efforts to save an endangered species that was once considered extinct. The Chacoan peccary is a wild pig-like mammal whose existence...
15:51, 05/22/2019

‘I have had sex ... and Jesus still loves me’: How ‘The Bachelorette’ had a rare moment of sex-positivity The show has teased Hannah Brown's quote for weeks — and it arrived as she eliminated Luke, the villain, for trying to shame her for other relationships....
13:17, 07/16/2019

Man Finds Rare NES Game In Attic, Sells It For $9000 Reno man Scott Amos was going through some possessions from the attic of his childhood home the other day when he came across something: an unopened copy of Kid Icarus for the Nintendo Entertainment System, complete with receipt from 1988....
05:34, 08/05/2019

Rare Species Of Tortoise Seen In Arunachal, Second Sighting Since June Another species of "impressed" tortoise, also known as "Manouria impressa" has been sighted for the second time since its discovery in Arunachal Pradesh in June this year....
12:17, 08/25/2019

Rare Photo Captures Sea Lion In Whale's Mouth. What Happens Next In a stunning photo, a wildlife photographer has captured a sea lion falling into the mouth of a humpback whale in what he calls a "once-in-a-lifetime" moment....
10:00, 07/31/2019

Rare albino fawn rescued by trucker in California LOOMIS, Calif. — A rare, all-white fawn has been found and rescued in Northern California by a truck driver who delivered the animal to a rescue center. The Sacramento Bee reported Sunday that the small albino deer with a pink nose and large pinkish ...
13:51, 06/04/2019

Mets bullpen has rare stellar night for third-straight win MINNEAPOLIS — Who were these guys and where are they hiding the Mets’ relievers? A bullpen that has been adept like maybe no other in the major leagues at igniting blazes was asked to rescue the Mets following a shortened Steven Matz start Tuesday ni...
06:00, 07/17/2019

US-China trade: what are rare-earth metals and what's the dispute? The metals are used to produce a number of goods, including mobile phones and camerasWhat are rare-earth metals?Rare earths refer to a group of 17 elements that are prized for their unique magnetic and electrochemical properties.They include elements...
16:51, 05/29/2019

Masahiro Tanaka getting rare chance to face countryman SEATTLE — Masahiro Tanaka isn’t asked often whether he is looking forward to watching the opposing pitcher work, but Tuesday night at T-Mobile Park it will be different. That’s because the Mariners are starting Japanese lefty Yusei Kikuchi and the Ya...
13:17, 08/27/2019

Rare ‘blue flower moon’ will appear in Saturday night’s sky https://pmd.cdn.turner.com/cnn/big/weather/2015/07/31/what-is-a-blue-moon-jennifer-gray-weather-orig.cnn_145123_768x432_1300k.mp4 _____ (CNN) – May’s full moon is typically known as the flower moon because of all the blooms this month. Th...
00:51, 05/19/2019

Joe Tsai in rare Nets interview: Why I chose them over the Rockets Joe Tsai admitted when he was first contacted about buying the Nets two years ago he didn’t take it seriously at first, but he eventually picked them over the Rockets or the NFL or European soccer. Why? Partly because the NBA has a better model and m...
05:00, 05/08/2019

Massachusetts woman dies from rare EEE virus, 3 others infected At least four people in Massachusetts have contracted the rare Eastern equine encephalitis virus, including one woman who died, officials and family members said Sunday. Laurie Sylvia, a 59-year-old realtor, contracted the disease, which is spread by...
09:17, 08/26/2019

| WATCH: Sotheby's holds first-ever rare sneaker auction Auction house Sotheby's held a first-of-its-kind auction with 100 pairs of the rarest shoes ever produced up for grabs, including a replica of the futuristic self-lacing shoes from the 1989 sequel to Back To The Future and sneakers owned by fashion d...
18:00, 07/13/2019

NASA’s Curiosity Rover stars in rare pic taken by spacecraft It’s just a blue speck on the red planet, but that didn’t stop the Curiosity Rover from having its moment in the sun. The little Mars rover was captured in an image taken from on board the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and released by NASA....
20:17, 07/13/2019

India's 'Tiger state' reports at least 11 rare cub sightings Forest officials record first births for many years in parts of Madhya PradeshForest officials in Madhya Pradesh state, in India, have reported several tiger cub sightings, the first for years in some parts of the region.At least 11 cubs have been si...
17:51, 05/18/2019

China hints at cutting off US from rare earth minerals The Chinese government threatened Wednesday to limit exports of rare earths — chemical components used in various types of high-tech equipment — as part of its trade war with the Trump administration....
20:51, 05/29/2019

First-ever sneaker auction to feature dozens of rare shoes NEW YORK (AP) – True sneaker heads will get the opportunity to expand their collection as Sotheby’s in New York holds its first sneaker auction. These aren’t just any old sneakers but 100 of the rarest, most-coveted sneakers around,...
09:17, 07/14/2019

Expert: Fetal abduction rare yet endures over 30 years DETROIT (AP) — The grisly act is rare, yet it’s common enough to have a name: fetal abduction. And an expert says the latest case out of Chicago has similarities to many of the roughly 30 similar crimes carried out over the last three decades a...
00:34, 05/17/2019

The Cool Moments In PlayStation VR’s Blood & Truth Are Far Too Rare For a few seconds, Blood & Truth, the most-hyped game to hit the PlayStation 4’s virtual reality headset since its October 2016 launch, is as thrilling a VR experience as one could hope for....
03:51, 06/01/2019

“You Need To Calm Down” is a rare message song from Taylor Swift Taylor Swift is primarily known for love songs, often written about ex-boyfriends that the masses love to gossip about. There’s also her subset of feud-inspired tracks, like “Bad Blood,” which was about her now-cookie-healed rift with Katy Perry. So,...
19:34, 06/14/2019

Rhode Island boy, 4, weighs nearly twice as much as average kid his age due to rare condition A Rhode Island mom recently opened up about her son’s rare and life-threatening condition that causes him to gain weight at an abnormal pace — and the cruelty he has faced as a result. ...
03:51, 09/19/2019

Mom shocked to be left deaf from pregnancy due to rare condition A UK mom-of-two says she couldn’t hear her baby girl cry when she was born, due to a rare condition that caused her to lose her hearing during her pregnancy. Kate Llewellyn-Waters, 42, said she suffers from a genetic defect known as otosclerosi...
02:00, 06/28/2019

Rare lava lake discovered on remote island is one of only eight Lava lakes are rare -- before this week, only seven were known. Now, scientists have discovered lava lake No. 8 on the Mount Michael, an active volcano on remote Saunders Island in the South Sandwich Islands....
01:51, 07/06/2019

Two Canadian volunteers missing in rare kidnapping in Ghana The women were abducted in Kumasi, and security sources have suggested it was a kidnapping for ransomTwo Canadian women who were volunteering with an international development organisation have been abducted in Ghana, a rare attack in a country seen ...
03:00, 06/07/2019

Nigeria upset South Korea for rare World Cup win "Nigeria took their chances against the run of play on Wednesday to beat South Korea 2-0 for rare success at the women’s World Cup to set themselves up to advance to the next stage of the tournament in France."...
20:34, 06/12/2019

Rare ‘corpse flower’ returns to stink up NYC this weekend As ephemeral as life itself, the “corpse flower” is back in full — albeit brief — bloom. The giant, foul-smelling plant only reaches peak flowering for a fleeting 24-to-36 hour period. Friday marks the beginning of the ideal time to exper...
17:34, 06/28/2019

Over 500 Rare Vultures Die After Eating Poisoned Elephants In Botswana More than 500 endangered vultures died of poisoning after eating the carcasses of three elephants killed by poachers in Botswana, the government said in a statement....
00:34, 06/21/2019

Rare whale near Alaska recorded singing for first time Marine biologists have for the first time recorded the “song” of the rare eastern North Pacific right whale, of which fewer than 30 remain on the planet....
00:17, 06/21/2019

In photos: Rare copy of Declaration of Independence on display A rare historic copy of the Declaration of Independence written by Thomas Jefferson's hand is on display at the New York Public Library on July 2, 2019 in New York City....
05:34, 07/03/2019

University of New Mexico gets rare George Orwell collection ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A longtime advocate and employee of the University of New Mexico University Libraries is donating his collection of rare George Orwell books. The university announced last week that professor and curator emeritus Russ Davidso...
11:17, 06/23/2019

Rare footage shows seldom-seen beaver behavior It looks like these two tussling animals need to BEAV-have! Buzz60’s Mercer Morrison has the story.        ...
17:35, 09/16/2019

A Rare Visit to Kapital, Japan’s Denim Paradise Tucked away in the Japanese countryside, a tiny family-run business called Kapital is crafting globally coveted clothes that explode the idea of what it means to wear denim....
16:34, 09/05/2019

Rare recording of Frida Kahlo’s voice may have been found A long-lost audio recording could finally put a voice to an iconic body of work. Frida Kahlo’s celebrated art and iconic unibrowed face are globally recognizable, but her voice was thought to have died with her — until now. The National Sound L...
17:00, 06/13/2019

Istanbul mayoral candidates face off in rare debate ISTANBUL (AP) — The two leading contenders for Istanbul mayor faced off in a political debate Sunday, a week before the city is set to hold a repeat of the election an opposition candidate won and Turkey’s governing party successfully challenge...
00:34, 06/17/2019

Chile, Argentina witness rare solar eclipse A southern part of Latin America was plunged into darkness as thousands of people gathered to see a solar eclipse, when the moon passes in front of the sun and temporarily darkens the Earth....
10:34, 07/03/2019

Rare Harvest Moon Occurs on Friday 13th This year, the Harvest Moon rises today, Friday the 13th September. But why was this particular moon so special to ancient cultures? ...
19:00, 09/13/2019

Explainer: Japan emperor abdication rare, but could set precedent Emperor Akihito, 85, will step down on Tuesday, almost three years after he first publicly hinted he wanted to retire and hand over to his heir, Crown Prince Naruhito. It is the first abdication by a Japanese monarch in two centuries....
07:17, 04/30/2019

Found In Jungles Of Arunachal: A Rare Species Never Seen In India Before A chance rescue by a forest ranger in Arunachal Pradesh's remote jungles of Yazali last week has created a sensation after a photo of the critically-endangered catch went viral in conservationist......
16:34, 06/30/2019

California teen attacked by sea lion in ‘very rare’ incident A 13-year-old California girl was injured when a sea lion attacked her in what officials say was a “very rare” incident. Megan Pagnini said she was near the shore at Pismo Beach on Friday night when the sea lion came charging at her, news...
23:17, 06/20/2019

Why Rare Earths Are a Low-Grade Weapon in Trade Fight Chinese official media is issuing veiled threats that the nation could restrict exports of rare-earth metals, which China dominates and are used in many high-tech and military applications. That could mean higher costs for a while but isn’t quite the...
17:34, 06/06/2019

Proxy advisers lob rare rebuke against Nissan CEO Saikawa Two leading proxy advisory firms have urged Nissan shareholders to vote against reappointing its chief executive as a director, heaping more pressure on Hiroto Saikawa as he struggles to find accord with alliance partner Renault....
11:17, 06/12/2019

Rare Protests Against Egypt’s Leader Erupt in Cairo and Elsewhere Hundreds of young people, responding to online calls for demonstrations against President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, chanted “Down with Sisi” and “Leave now.”...
07:02, 09/21/2019

App attempts a rare trick in China: online privacy In a country where privacy protections are considered weak and anything-goes data collection has become the norm, Chinese tech entrepreneur Yang Geng stands out....
10:17, 09/06/2019

Gymnast, 12, needs hip replacement after catching rare form of TB from cough A 12-year-old gymnast and dancer needs a hip transplant and will be unable to compete again after contracting a rare and potentially life-threatening disease when another person coughed....
13:17, 06/26/2019

Ferrari SP2 Monza: First ride in ultra-rare speedster This 812-based attention-seeker is all about getting the crowd on its feet, but climb aboard and you'll see magic behind the scenes as well The Ferrari Monza SP2 will not be built in large numbers, nor is an opportunity to ride in it likely to pres...
05:00, 07/07/2019

Some rare fathers pass on an extra kind of DNA to their children Most of us get the structures in our cells that make energy only from our mothers, but three families have been found that break this rule of inheritance...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Rare surviving Declaration of Independence draft on display in NYC Here’s one way to celebrate Independence Day that has nothing to do with fireworks or cookouts. Only two complete “fair copies” of the Declaration of Independence still exist — and one is currently on display in the first floor of t...
01:00, 07/02/2019

CBOE SURPASSES ONE-BILLION-CONTRACT VOLUME YEAR TO DATE AND POSTS ALL-TIME RECORD MONTHLY VOLUME IN OCTOBER; DURING OCTOBER, 134.2 MILLION CONTRACTS TRADED WITH ADV 5.8 MILLION CONTRACTS Chicago, November 3, 2008 - Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that year-to-date volume surpassed one billion contracts for the first time in the Exchange's history as 1.034 billion contracts changed hands through October (average d...
14:34, 05/02/2019

A Rare Defensive Lapse by Gio Urshela Dooms Yankees to Defeat A tough hop in the 10th inning got past the sure-handed third baseman, and the Yankees, who had come back from a six-run deficit, lost to the Royals....
13:00, 05/27/2019

Rare props from ‘Star Wars,’ ‘Batman’ and other classics up for auction Calling all film geeks. Rare and iconic memorabilia from some of history’s most celebrated movies — including the sword Mel Gibson wielded in “Braveheart” and the complete suit from 1989’s “Batman” — ar...
05:17, 08/21/2019

Swiss raise a glass to winegrowers in rare vintage festival Switzerland uncorked a once-in-a-generation celebration of its winemakers on Thursday, with fancy dress, alpine horns, cows and dancers kicking off a festival that dates back to the 18th century....
21:51, 07/18/2019

Two Rare White Tiger Cubs Find New Home In Nicaragua Two white tiger cubs have been taken to their new home at the Nicaragua National Zoo, where the playful pair will join a menagerie of rare big cat species....
13:34, 05/28/2019

Pink grasshopper, unusual and ‘extremely rare,’ spotted in UK garden A British woman recently came across a colorful and not-commonly-seen insect while gardening: A pink grasshopper. Kate Culley, 41, told SWNS she was helping in her grandmother’s garden in Gloucestershire — a county in South West England — when ...
05:17, 08/14/2019

Utah to hold drawing for chance to purchase rare bourbon Residents in Utah will have a special chance to acquire some rare liquors after the state’s Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control announced Tuesday that they will be holding a special drawing for a popular bourbon. ...
21:00, 06/26/2019

Research in astronauts sheds light on rare fainting disorder An intervention used to treat astronauts has relevance for people on the ground with medical conditions that cause repeated fainting, researchers say....
04:17, 08/14/2019

Rare conviction of black cop in shooting spurs race concerns After three weeks of testimony, a jury needed little more than a day to convict a black Minneapolis police officer of murder in the fatal shooting of an unarmed white woman who had called 911 to report a possible crime, delivering a guilty verdict th...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Jets trade for Demaryius Thomas in rare Patriots deal A day after criticizing the Jets’ wide receivers, coach Adam Gase went out and brought in a receiver he knows well. The Jets acquired veteran receiver Demaryius Thomas from the Patriots in exchange for a 2021 sixth-round pick, according to a source. ...
01:00, 09/11/2019

Rare All-White Albino Panda Caught On Camera In China A rare all-white panda has been caught on camera at a nature reserve in southwest China, showing albinism exists among wild pandas in the region, state media reported....
19:34, 05/26/2019

Breast implants linked to rare form of cancer, but FDA declines to ban Recent medical studies have found that anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) which is a rare type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, is notably higher in patients who have textured implants, compared to other types....
14:51, 06/14/2019

Rare lightning bolt strikes at center of volcanic eruption After more than a year visiting volcanoes across the world, photographer Martin Reitze struck lightning gold at the Ebeko volcano in Russia.       ...
21:18, 08/13/2019

Coyote killed in New Jersey after injuring mom, child in ‘rare’ attack A coyote was killed by authorities in New Jersey on Thursday night after attacking a mom and her toddler at a small park, cops said. The coyote lunged at a 37-year-old woman, who was pushing her 4-year-old in a stroller, in a Fairfield, NJ, park at a...
08:51, 06/14/2019

Rare carriage house on quaint Brooklyn alley lists for $5.8M A 28-foot-wide landmarked Brooklyn Heights carriage house at 2 Grace Court Alley is on the market for $5.8 million. The 2,800-square-foot, 19th-century home, which is on the National Register of Historic Places, comes with four bedrooms, three bathro...
13:00, 05/02/2019

In rare rebuke, dozens of Republicans hit Trump over 'racist' tweets After initial hesitation, a growing number of Republicans in the U.S. Congress - including almost half the Ohio delegation in the House - have openly criticized President Donald Trump over his racially charged attacks on four Democratic lawmakers....
00:51, 07/17/2019

Video captures rare sighting of venomous snakes mating A Pennsylvania man traveling along a local bike trail captured on video the rare sighting of a pair of venomous snakes mating. Lancaster County resident Jesse Rothacker, who is a reptile expert, ran into the two copperhead snakes this past weekend on...
12:00, 09/11/2019

Introducing Prosus: A Rare European Mega-Tech Stock Shares in an internet conglomerate that is the largest shareholder in China’s Tencent soared, after listing its assets under the name Prosus NV in Amsterdam—instantly creating a rare European tech giant....
18:51, 09/11/2019

Rare black bear seen in no-go zone between North and South Korea Find shows ecological value of demilitarised zone after decades cut off from humansWhen an unmanned camera captured movement inside the demilitarised zone (DMZ) that separates North and South Korea, it wasn’t a sign of troops on the march. Instead, p...
16:00, 05/10/2019

Rare Calhanoglu goal keeps Milan in Champions League hunt "A rare Hakan Calhanoglu goal gave AC Milan a 1-0 win at mid-table Fiorentina in Serie A on Saturday to keep them in the hunt for a Champions League place."...
23:00, 05/11/2019

House Intel Republicans offer rare praise for Schiff President Donald Trump and Republicans have harangued House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, accusing him of lying to the country and demanding his resignation.But the senior Republican who spearheaded the call for Schiff to step down now...
13:17, 05/10/2019

A shark attack while snorkeling is extremely rare. Tips on how to avoid it Steven Spielberg’s summer blockbuster hit "Jaws" came out 44 years ago, but there is still a very real public fear of sharks.        ...
19:17, 06/28/2019

China willing to meet reasonable rare earth demand from other countries China is willing to meet reasonable demand for rare earths from other countries, but it would be unacceptable that countries using Chinese rare earths to manufacture products would turn around and suppress China, its commerce ministry said....
14:34, 05/30/2019

In a rare misstep, Richard Linklater botches his take on the bestselling Where’d You Go, Bernadette Maria Semple’s Where’d You Go, Bernadette is a clever novel, full of well-drawn characters and powered by a compelling mystery, all of which suggests that it could be made into a strong movie. But the book’s entertainment value does an impressive job...
16:17, 08/15/2019

Netflix shares plunge after rare slowdown in subscriber growth Shares of Netflix plunged more than 10% in late trading after the streaming giant reported a rare slowdown in subscriber growth. The Los Gatos, Calif.-based company on Wednesday said it added 2.7 million subscribers in the quarter ended in June — dow...
08:34, 07/18/2019

Rare Videotape Of Neil Armstrong's First Steps On Moon To Be Auctioned A one-time NASA intern who bought a truckload of videotapes to resell them may end up a millionaire next month when Sotheby's auctions what it says is the only surviving original recording of man's......
21:00, 06/28/2019

California teen pleads guilty to snatching rare lemur from zoo An accused lemur schemer is coming clean. The fight for preserving endangered animals scored a major victory when a 19-year-old California man agreed to plead guilty to stealing a rare lemur from a zoo last year. Aquinas Kasbar admitted in a plea agr...
00:51, 05/22/2019

Watch: Rare snake-necked turtle stolen from zoo in Texas Police in Texas said they have identified a suspect in the theft of a rare turtle from the Houston Zoo, but they have yet to locate the man and amphibian....
21:51, 05/30/2019

Why a woman started lactating from her vulva: rare case study If you ever struggled through breastfeeding, this story may put your troubles in perspective. A 29-year-old new mom from Austria was recently diagnosed with ectopic breast tissue of the vulva, meaning she had developed mammary glands in her external ...
16:00, 06/13/2019

Venezuela confirms major contraction in rare data release CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s government has made a rare acknowledgement of the severity of the country’s economic crisis by publishing the first economic data in nearly four years showing a severe contraction and soaring hyperinf...
09:00, 05/29/2019

BioLite's Memorial Day Deals Include A Rare Discount on the FirePit BioLite, the company behind the wood burning camp stove that recharges your phone with fire, just kicked off its Memorial Day Sale, with something for every tech-loving outdoor enthusiast (no, they’re not mutually exclusive interests!)....
20:00, 05/20/2019

New dad Kvyat beaming as Toro Rosso celebrate rare podium Toro Rosso found themselves on a Formula One podium for the first time in 11 years on Sunday, as Daniil Kvyat took advantage of a dramatic, rain-hit German Grand Prix to finish third....
08:34, 07/29/2019

RPT-China June rare earth magnet exports to U.S. fall 3.9% from May China's exports of rare earth magnets to the United States fell 3.9% in June from the previous month, customs data showed on Saturday, as concerns persist that Beijing will curb supply of rare earth products as part of its trade war with Washington....
03:00, 07/29/2019

Rare John Steinbeck story, set in Paris, published this week The author wrote a series of columns for the French newspaper Le Figaro and one of those pieces appears in the The Strand Magazine        ...
21:34, 07/31/2019

China June rare earth magnet exports to U.S. fall 3.9% from May China's exports of rare earth magnets to the United States fell 3.9% in June from the previous month, customs data showed on Saturday, as concerns persist that Beijing will curb supply of rare earth products as part of its trade war with Washington....
14:34, 07/28/2019

Song of rare whale 'crying for mate' recorded for the first time Marine biologists have for the first time recorded the song of the world's rarest large whale, the eastern North Pacific right whale, of which fewer than 30 individuals remain....
16:17, 06/20/2019

Watch: A Myth? A Leaf? Aquarium Displays Rare Sea Dragons The Birch Aquarium in San Diego, California, has built what is believed to be the world's largest habitat for two types of surreal sea dragons - the leafy sea dragon and the weedy sea dragon....
13:17, 05/22/2019

Rare rhino conceived by artificial insemination born at Florida zoo Zoo Miami welcomed the birth of a rare rhino on Tuesday, which was the first rhino ever to be conceived from induced ovulation and artificial insemination, the Florida zoo said....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Viral Pic Of Rare Wave-Shaped Clouds Wows Netizens A picture of magnificent cloud waves in the sky has gone viral on the Internet, and people can't stop marvelling at it. The clouds, known as Kelvin-Helmholtz instability clouds, are rare....
09:51, 06/21/2019

Don't miss: Visualising inequality, space comms and a rare pregnancy See society through virtual lenses, explore how space links thawed the cold war, hear why a man became pregnant, plus other vital dates for your diary...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Flashy Boca Raton home comes stocked with rare collectibles This Boca Raton, Fla., home is replete with rare furnishings — Frank Lloyd Wright-designed window drapes and light fixtures sourced from a French passenger ship, among them. And when this three-bedroom spread lists for $850,000, every decorativ...
10:17, 05/21/2019

U.S. Rare Earths Revival Planned Amid Trade Conflict An American chemicals company and an Australian miner want to build the first rare-earths separation plant in the U.S. in years, seeking to shore up supplies of important commodities caught up in the U.S.-China trade conflict....
15:51, 05/20/2019

Explainer: U.S. dependence on China's rare earth: Trade war vulnerability Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors, as well as military jet engines, satellites and lasers....
16:51, 06/19/2019

Egyptians shout 'Leave Sisi' in rare protests against president Security forces fire tear gas on protesters in Cairo but many stayed on the streets Hundreds of Egyptians have protested in central Cairo and several other cities against president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, responding to an online call for a demonstratio...
07:51, 09/21/2019

Small but rare protests in Egypt after online call for dissent Hundreds protested in central Cairo and several other Egyptian cities late on Friday against President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, responding to an online call for a demonstration against government corruption, witnesses said....
06:35, 09/21/2019

Mosquitos Are Spreading a Rare, Brain-Infecting Virus in Florida One of the most dangerous but thankfully rare mosquitoborne diseases has been spotted again in Florida, state health officials say. According to a public advisory issued this month by the Florida Department of Health in Orange County, the Eastern equ...
00:34, 07/31/2019

Britney Spears and Sam Asghari Make Rare Red Carpet Appearance Britney Spears made a rare red carpet appearance on Friday to support her beau. The 37-year-old pop star attended the 2019 Daytime Beauty Awards in Los Angeles with trainer Sam Asghari,......
06:34, 09/21/2019

Curious foreigners get rare chance to sample Emirati culture No question was off limits for curious tourists and foreign residents of Dubai wanting to learn more about Emirati culture and the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan....
22:17, 05/19/2019

Rare wave-like cloud formation forms over Virginia mountain A surreal cloud formation, resembling rolling waves, appeared over a Virginia mountain this week — and experts say it’s a rare phenomenon. Amy Christie Hunter posted a mesmerizing photo to Facebook Wednesday of the clouds that she said appeared...
01:51, 06/20/2019

Scientists Have Recorded A Rare Right Whale Singing For the First Time. It Does Have the Range (ANCHORAGE, Alaska) — It’s not America’s Top 40, but it’s a cutting edge song. Federal marine biologists for the first time have recorded singing by one of the rarest whales on the planet, the North Pacific right whale. Nation...
00:00, 06/22/2019

U.S. FDA approves Daiichi Sankyo's treatment for rare joint tumor The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday approved Daiichi Sankyo Co Ltd's treatment for adult patients with a type of rare, non-cancerous tumor usually affecting joints and limbs....
22:00, 08/02/2019

Sega adds rare 'Mega Man' and more to Genesis Mini lineup When the SEGA Genesis Mini arrives in September, it's set to come with 40 games. We already knew 20 of the titles, and today, SEGA revealed another 10....
01:34, 05/17/2019

The State Department puts China first on rare earth metals HARGEISA, Somaliland — To most Americans, anarchy, intervention, and the Black Hawk Down fiasco define Somalia. By any reasonable metric, the country has not improved much since. Somalia has had the dubious honor to be crowned the world’s most corrup...
03:34, 08/08/2019

Colombian breeds rare frogs to undermine animal traffickers NOCAIMA, Colombia (AP) — In a small farmhouse surrounded by cloud forest, Iván Lozano inspects dozens of glass containers that hold some of the world’s most coveted frogs. The conservationist has been fighting the illegal trade in rare tropical...
07:34, 05/24/2019

Candidates for Istanbul Mayor Hold Rare Debate on Live TV The head-to-head, the first such event in Turkey in 17 years, pitted Ekrem Imamoglu of the opposition against Binali Yildirim, a government-backed former prime minister....
21:34, 06/16/2019

Canadian drug price regulator may be flexible on rare diseases Canada's patented drug price regulator, set to gain new powers next year, may be "more forgiving" in setting price caps for drugs that treat rare diseases, the agency's executive director told Reuters, as some advocates warned the country's pricing r...
04:17, 08/14/2019

Texas Girl, 10, Dies Of Rare Brain-Eating Amoeba A 10-year-old girl has died in the hospital, her family said in a statement on Monday, after she contracted a rare brain-eating amoeba while swimming in a Texas river....
05:51, 09/17/2019

Wall Street queries Google ad changes after rare revenue miss Wall Street punished Google on Tuesday for managers' refusal to give details of changes made to its ad platform in first-quarter results, following a rare miss of expectations for revenue due to a cleanup of YouTube content....
15:51, 04/30/2019

A full moon will rise Friday the 13th. Here's why it's so rare - and why it'll look small A stunning harvest moon will rise in the eastern sky on Friday the 13th. It's also a micromoon, too, which means it's an unusually small full moon       ...
22:17, 09/16/2019

Rare White Dolphin Spotted In New Zealand. Watch Video A rare white dolphin was spotted in New Zealand recently. Passengers on board a wildlife tour in the Queen Charlotte Sound were treated to the sight of the white dolphin swimming with a pod of common......
13:51, 07/22/2019

President Trump Will Provide a Rare Look Into His Finances With His Disclosure Report (NEW YORK) — President Donald Trump’s latest financial disclosure report is expected to provide a rare glimpse into whether his presidency has helped or hurt his hotels, golf resorts and other parts of his business empire. The report, whi...
11:34, 05/16/2019

VSCC forced into rare event cancellation due to lack of entries The Vintage Sports-Car Club has been forced to cancel a race meeting due to a lack of entries for what is believed to be the first time in its 85-year history...
23:00, 09/17/2019

A Breast Implant Linked to Rare Cancer Is Finally Off the Market The end of a breast implant product linked to a rare type of cancer is seemingly finally here. On Wednesday, the Food and Administration said it had pushed for a recall of Biocell textured breast implants, sold by the pharmaceutical company Allergan....
07:17, 07/25/2019

Disney gets a rare downgrade with analyst noting a 'record' valuation In a rare downgrade for the stock, Imperial Capital lowered its rating for Disney to in-line from outperform and maintained its target price of $147....
15:51, 06/17/2019

Rare 1972 Nike Olympic running shoes set record at more than $437,000 A pair of extremely rare running shoes designed for the 1972 Olympic trials set a new world record after selling for more than $437,000 during a public auction this week....
23:17, 07/24/2019

Textured Breast Implants Recalled Because of Link to Rare Cancer (WASHINGTON) — Breast implant maker Allergan Inc. issued a worldwide recall Wednesday for textured models because of a link to a rare form of cancer. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it called for the removal after new information sho...
19:17, 07/24/2019

The rare earths industry can weather any Chinese trade battle Earlier this summer, the Chinese government implied that it might halt exports of rare earth elements to the United States as its next step in the ongoing trade war. These minerals serve as crucial elements in the manufacturing of a wide range of tec...
11:00, 07/24/2019

SpaceX to launch a rare expendable mission on Tuesday evening Enlarge / That's a dirty Falcon 9 first stage rocket on the pad for the Amos-17 launch. (credit: SpaceX) Less than two and a half years have passed since SpaceX first reused one of the first stages of its Falcon 9 rocket. But in the 28 months since...
02:00, 08/07/2019

Diners mistakenly served nearly $6,000 bottle of rare French wine The mixup happened Wednesday night when a couple ordered a $300 red but was served an almost $6,000 bottle of the same vintage, the restaurant said.        ...
18:34, 05/16/2019

Indonesia To Close Island To Conserve Rare Komodo Dragons Indonesia plans to close its eastern island of Komodo to the public next year in a bid to conserve rare Komodo dragons, the largest living species of lizard, a provincial official said on Tuesday....
14:17, 07/23/2019

Gabon finds 200 missing containers of rare hardwood - prosecutor Gabon has recovered 200 containers of protected hardwood out of a larger haul that was confiscated by the authorities earlier this year and then went missing, a senior prosecutor said late on Monday....
06:34, 05/15/2019

Incredibly Rare 1980s Konami Game Found, Uploaded Of all the games ever made for the Famicom/NES, few are as rare as those produced for Konami’s QTa adapter, a special accessory that allowed Nintendo’s consoles to play cartridges made as part of a partnership between the publisher and Japanese media...
07:17, 08/29/2019

Trump Brings Rare Dose of Stability to a Continent in Flux At a time of political upheaval across the European Union, it was President Trump who was the relative picture of stability—both diplomatically and politically—as he skipped back and forth across the English Channel this week....
16:34, 06/07/2019

Pentagon in talks with Australia on rare earths plant: official The U.S. Department of Defense is in talks with Australia to host a facility that would process rare earth minerals, part of an effort to reduce reliance on China for the specialized materials used in military equipment, a senior American official sa...
21:17, 08/27/2019

US-China trade war sparks worries about rare earth minerals PHOENIX (AP) — Rising trade tensions have sparked worries about the 17 rare minerals needed for high-tech products such as robotics, drones and electric cars. China recently raised tariffs to 25% on rare earth exports to the U.S. and has threatened t...
17:34, 06/08/2019

Miguel Andujar’s complicated status stressed by rare sighting The sight of Miguel Andujar in the Yankees’ clubhouse Wednesday was enough to brighten manager Aaron Boone’s entire day. But word that the 24-year-old will begin playing catch Monday, made the team’s future dilemma of having to figure out how to inte...
06:00, 09/05/2019

Trump views rare handwritten copy of US Declaration of Independence President Trump was shown one of two handwritten copies of the US Declaration of Independence while visiting outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday. On the second day of his three-day state trip to the UK, Trump and his wife, Melania,...
16:51, 06/04/2019

Breast implants tied to rare cancer to remain on US market U.S. health authorities will allow a type of breast implant linked to a rare form of cancer to stay on the market, saying its risks do not warrant a national ban....
17:17, 05/03/2019

Rare total solar eclipse darkens sun over Chile, Argentina The world’s first total solar eclipse since 2017 darkened the heavens over Chile and Argentina, as tens of thousands of tourists and locals gaped skyward Tuesday....
23:34, 07/02/2019

Aston Martin DBS GT Zagato: ultra-rare special previewed More detailed preview images show the production DBS Zagato, based on DBS Superleggera and only set to be sold as part of a £6 million pair Aston Martin has released more realistic renderings  of the new DBS GT Zagato, a limited-run reworking of the...
20:51, 07/09/2019

Rare Steve Jobs autographed 'Toy Story' poster up for auction A rare "Toy Story" poster signed by Pixar and Apple co-founder Steve Jobs is slated to go up for auction this week and it could fetch a princely sum....
16:51, 08/27/2019

Explainer: U.S. dependence on China's rare earth - Trade war vulnerability Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors, as well as military jet engines, satellites and lasers....
02:00, 06/04/2019

In China, Public Talk of Sex Is Rare. Could a ‘Pleasure Community’ Change That? Strangers gathered in Beijing to discuss a subject rarely addressed publicly in China: how to satisfy a woman. These workshops come at a fraught time for Chinese feminists....
01:34, 06/03/2019

EXPLAINER-U.S. dependence on China's rare earth: Trade war vulnerability Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors, as well as military jet engines, satellites and lasers....
00:17, 06/04/2019

Robinson Cano comes through again to give Mets rare club feat MIAMI — They’ll always have Little Havana. It took only three months for the Mets to again win a road series, but they got there Sunday with a near-complete performance against the NL East basement dwellers. One small step for the Mets, but no giant ...
06:17, 07/15/2019

The Annals of Quedlinburg: Rare Example of Female Scholarship in Medieval Europe Mention medieval scholarship, and the first image that most people will have would probably be that of a monk with a quill in his hand and an open book before him. The most well-known scholars of Medieval Europe were males likely to have been in one ...
01:34, 05/08/2019

Rare albino fawn found, rescued by trucker in California LOOMIS, Calif. (AP) — A rare, all-white fawn has been found and rescued in Northern California by a truck driver who delivered the animal to a rescue center. The Sacramento Bee reported Sunday that the small albino deer with a pink nose and large pin...
17:00, 06/03/2019

Scientists sound alarm after spate of rare whale deaths A half-dozen North Atlantic right whales have died in the past month, leading scientists, government officials and conservationists to call for a swift response to protect the endangered species....
20:51, 07/04/2019

Siblings with rare genetic disorder receive new kidneys on same day from same donor A pair of Texas siblings born with a rare genetic disorder got the call they needed recently when they found out a deceased donor could provide them both with life-changing kidneys....
01:34, 05/08/2019

Singer Drake White: I’m battling the rare brain disorder AVM Country musician Drake White, who collapsed last week while performing on stage in Roanoke, Va., has revealed he was diagnosed with with a debilitating brain disease. About 15 minutes into his set last Friday, the “Livin’ the Dream”...
08:17, 08/23/2019

FDA grants Jacobus Pharma approval for rare disease drug Jacobus Pharmaceutical Co Inc on Monday won U.S. approval for the first drug to treat children with Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome, a rare autoimmune disorder....
03:00, 05/07/2019

Rare hornbill chick delights staff and visitors at Polish zoo A rare Palawan Hornbill chick has left its nest and is exploring its outdoor enclosure at Wroclaw Zoo in western Poland, delighting staff and members of the public....
06:17, 09/04/2019

World gets rare glimpse of Thai King's royal consort Thailand's royal palace has released candid photographs of the king's newly-anointed consort, offering a rare and intimate window into the lives of the Thai royals....
00:51, 08/28/2019

FDA Says It Won't Ban Textured Breast Implants Linked to Rare Form of Cancer The Food and Drug Administration announced this week that it would not ban textured breast implants, despite reports that link them to a rare form of cancer, anaplastic large cell lymphoma, that has affected hundreds of women.Read more......
18:00, 05/04/2019

China escalates rare earths threat at U.S. in response to technology ban   There's a growing sense in both capitals that the two largest economies need to diversify their supply chains and unwind a system of mutual economic dependency...
16:34, 05/31/2019

Aaron Hicks saves Yankees from rare bullpen disaster They enter the Subway Series coming off a win and tied for first place in the AL East. Yet make no mistake the Yankees are limping and not far away from needing walkers. Hours after losing Domingo German, the staff leader in wins, to the injured list...
01:00, 06/10/2019

The Toronto Raptors achieved a rare feat: intimidating the Warriors When Golden State go on a roll, opponents tend to panic. But Kawhi Leonard and Co kept their cool in a fevered Oracle Arena on Wednesday nightToronto outplayed Golden State on Wednesday night to take a 2-1 lead in the NBA finals, and many would have ...
18:00, 06/06/2019

Assessing Justin Verlander’s chances of reaching this rare milestone Justin Verlander joined an elite contingent over the holiday weekend when he became the sixth pitcher to throw three no-hitters. Four of the previous members — Nolan Ryan, Sandy Koufax, Bob Feller and Cy Young — are Hall of Famers. The fi...
23:17, 09/02/2019

Archaeologists Find Rare Viking-Age Boat Burials in Sweden One of the burials, believed to date to the 10th century, contained the remains of a man, a horse and a dog. A researcher called the graves “exceptional” and a “once in a lifetime opportunity.”...
00:00, 07/12/2019

Rare two-headed snake nicknamed 'Double Dave' is found in US Baby timber rattlesnake in New Jersey has two fully formed, independently working headsScientists have named a rare two-headed snake Double Dave after it was found in a forest in the US state of New Jersey.The baby timber rattlesnake was discovered l...
14:51, 09/06/2019

Wyoming may hold the key to the rare earth minerals trade war with China America depends on China for 80% of its rare earth imports. But mining experts say Wyoming may play a key role in making the U.S. mineral-independent: Its Bear Lodge mountain range is home to an estimated 18 million tons of rare earth....
15:51, 07/10/2019

Breast Implants Linked to Rare Cancer Are Recalled Worldwide Under pressure from the Food and Drug Administration, Allergan will stop selling textured implants. 33 deaths have been tied to this type of implant....
18:00, 07/24/2019

A rare Pokemon card that sold for $60,000 was lost in the mail last August Two Pokemon Trading Card Game enthusiasts found each other on eBay last year. One was selling the very rare Trainer No. 3, which the other agreed to buy for $60,000. So far, so good. However, the package was then sent via mail, and the card disappear...
20:17, 07/10/2019

Simona Halep: A rare talent not crushed by the weight of victory "One hour after dismantling Serena Williams in a brutal, efficient 6-2 6-2 demolition on her Centre Court, Simona Halep beamed as she recounted a perfect day that ended with her first Wimbledon title."...
12:51, 07/14/2019

Rare snowfall blankets parts of Australia for first time in years Icy conditions are sweeping across eastern Australia, bringing snow to areas as far north as subtropical Queensland in what is believed to be the heaviest snowfall in years....
13:51, 06/04/2019

Man’s emergency foot pain caused by rare ‘hair splinter’ Anyone who’s ever suffered a paper cut or splinter knows how debilitating the hairline injury can be — so you can imagine what a nuisance a literal hairline wound would cause. A 35-year-old man from Brazil has been diagnosed with a rare “...
20:17, 07/08/2019

Gene-silencing drug for rare hereditary disorder approved for NHS use A therapy that uses RNA interference to treat the rare condition hereditary transthyretin-mediated amyloidosis has been approved for NHS use in England...
13:34, 07/09/2019

Floods worsen in India's northeast; rare rhinos in danger Floods in northeast India worsened on Tuesday with incessant rain swelling already raging rivers, inundating villages and a rhinoceros sanctuary as 1,000 soldiers were deployed to rescue people fleeing the rising waters....
14:17, 07/16/2019

China's rare earths exports fall in May; shipments usually volatile Rare earth exports by China, the world's dominant producer, fell 16% in May from a month earlier amid an increased focus on the raw materials due to the Sino-U.S. trade war, although the drop was in line with usual trading....
07:51, 06/10/2019

Rare Barbary lion cubs make their debut at Czech Zoo Roaring, pouncing and chasing each other, two Barbary lion cubs have made their public debut at a Czech Zoo, adding to a lion subspecies that has long been extinct in the wild and can only be found in captivity....
13:00, 07/09/2019

A rare precocity: Why 15-year-old Coco Gauff is the story of Wimbledon "By the second set of Cori Gauff’s third round match against Polona Hercog on Friday, she was in desperate trouble. Errors piled up. The match was falling from her grasp. Across the net, her Slovenian opponent served bombs and smothered her with a no...
19:34, 07/06/2019

CBOE FEBRUARY VOLUME OF 80.7 MILLION CONTRACTS AVERAGES 4.2 MILLION CONTRACTS PER DAY--UP 8% OVER FEBRUARY 2008 Chicago, March 2, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that 80,670,249 contracts changed hands at the Exchange in February. Daily volume averaged 4.2 million contracts, up eight percent from February 2008 and two percent fr...
14:34, 05/02/2019

Rare sightings suggest mountain gorillas may delight in water play Some rare sightings of mountain gorillas splashing in water on their own suggest that our cousin primates play not just to learn skills but to have fun....
19:17, 09/18/2019

Turkey Mayoral Candidates Face Off In Rare Debate Before Election Test Istanbul's mayoral candidates argued over the election they contested in March and their policy plans in a rare televised debate on Sunday, a week before a re-run vote seen as a test of Turkish......
10:00, 06/17/2019

Cameron Diaz Reflects on Marrying Benji Madden in Rare Interview After more than four years of marriage, Cameron Diaz and Benji Madden's romance remains mostly a mystery. It was January 2015 when the world unexpectedly learned of their "I......
00:00, 08/07/2019

California infant diagnosed with incredibly rare, incurable genetic disorder The parents of a nearly 8-month-old California boy are searching high and low for answers after he became one of an estimated 50 people to ever be diagnosed with a genetic disorder that currently has no treatment or cure....
23:17, 05/06/2019

Masked Hong Kong protesters hold rare press conference Three masked youngsters from Hong Kong's anti-government movement took the unusual step of holding a press conference to demand democracy, condemn pro-Beijing leaders.        ...
17:00, 08/07/2019

Australia's trade surplus swells to record in rare bright spot Continued strength in resource exports also looked to have made a critical contribution to Australia's economic activity in the June quarter, helping offset weakness in household spending....
12:34, 08/06/2019

Rare Hong Kong train derailment injures at least 8 amid protests At least eight people were hurt in a derailment of a train owned by a Hong Kong company targeted by pro-democracy protesters earlier this month, according to reports....
06:34, 09/18/2019

12-foot monster squid attack captured in rare deep-sea video It’s not sci-fi. There really is a giant squid among us — and now there’s video proof. Though we’ve have known about its existence for some time, there had never been evidence of its existence in US waters until now, after a t...
21:34, 06/24/2019

Hong Kong faces commuter chaos after rare train derailment A rare train derailment disrupted services in Hong Kong on Tuesday, train authorities said, threatening commuter chaos during rush hour in the heart of the Asian financial hub....
10:01, 09/17/2019