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Fossil hunters discover prehistoric three-toed track after windstorm

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The prehistoric three-toed track was discovered by fossil hunters on Sandown Bay on the Isle of Wight in the United Kingdom.Read more

Dow drops more than 1,000 as outbreak threatens the economy

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The early plunge in U.S. trading erased the Dow's gains for the year.Read more

Trump receives warm welcome in India including mega-rally

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The visit emphasizes pageantry over policy as Trump will attend a “Namaste Trump” rally.Read more


South Korean virus cases jump again; China counts 150 more virus deaths

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Significant jumps in cases outside China, including Italy and Iran, have raised concern of the outbreak getting out of control.Read more

Boy leaves puppy at shelter with note describing father’s abuse

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A 12-year-old boy left his puppy outside a shelter in Mexico, accompanied by a stuffed animal and a heartbreaking note. Read more

Italy cancels Venice carnival in bid to halt the spread of virus

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Carnival normally draws tens of thousands of visitors to the lagoon city.Read more

Nine dead in Turkey as 5.7 earthquake strikes western Iran

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The quake centered on the Iranian city of Khoy early Sunday and affected villages in the Turkish province of Van.Read more

South Korea leader calls for 'unprecedented' steps to stop virus

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President Moon Jae-in says the outbreak has reached “a crucial watershed” and that “the next few days will be a very important critical moment.”Read more

Iran raises death toll from new virus to 8, infections to 43

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The World Health Organization points to spikes in cases in Iran and South Korea to warn that time may be running out to contain the virus.Read more


Japan says 23 cruise passengers not tested for virus before disembarking

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Japan's health minister said the 23 people were tested before the quarantine began Feb. 5, but they were allowed to leave the ship later without being tested again.Read more

62-year-old retired US Marine broke 8-hour plank record

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George Hood set the record for the longest time in the plank position (male) at eight hours 15 minutes and 15 seconds.Read more