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76 million-year-old dinosaur skeleton to be auctioned in NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — The fossilized skeleton of a T. rex relative that roamed the earth about 76 million years ago will be auctioned in New York this month, Sotheby’s announced Tuesday. The Gorgosaurus skeleton will highlight Sotheby’s natural history auction on July 28, the house said. The Gorgosaurus was an apex carnivore that lived …

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Canada’s Gilgeous-Alexander pours in 32 points in win over Dominican Republic

HAMILTON – Shai Gilgeous-Alexander drilled a silky smooth three-pointer late in the third quarter Friday, and then flashed three fingers to the delighted crowd. In his first national team appearance in six years, and first game in his hometown since high school, the Oklahoma City Thunder guard scored 15 of his 32 points in a …

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‘Permanent bone loss’: Calgary study finds astronauts suffer on return to Earth

CALGARY – The experience may be out-of-this-world but research indicates those who travel to outer space suffer from increased bone loss. A study released Thursday from the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary followed 17 astronauts before and after their spaceflights. The TBone study, conducted over a seven-year period starting in 2015, …

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NASA asteroid mission on hold due to late software delivery

NASA put an asteroid mission on hold Friday, blaming the late delivery of its own navigation software. The Psyche mission to a strange metal asteroid of the same name was supposed to launch this September or October. But the agency’s Jet Propulsion Lab was several months late delivering its software for navigation, guidance and control …

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World’s biggest bacterium found in Caribbean mangrove swamp

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists have discovered the world’s largest bacterium in a Caribbean mangrove swamp. Most bacteria are microscopic, but this one is so big it can be seen with the naked eye. The thin white filament, approximately the size of a human eyelash, is “by far the largest bacterium known to date,” said Jean-Marie …

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Ottawa freezing Hockey Canada funding over handling of alleged sexual assault

The federal government has put Hockey Canada on notice. The Minister of Sport Pascale St-Onge announced Wednesday the organization’s access to public funds has been frozen, effective immediately, over its response to an alleged sexual assault and subsequent out-of-court settlement. The move comes after Hockey Canada president Scott Smith and outgoing CEO Tom Renney were …

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All Elite Wrestling preparing for debut of live events in Canada

TORONTO – It’s not a matter of if All Elite Wrestling is coming to Canada, it’s a question of when. President and co-owner Tony Khan said on Tuesday that he’s eager to start promoting live events outside the United States and that Canada is a natural place to start. The professional wrestling company intended to …

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