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Post-conquest Aztec altar uncovered in Mexico City

Thu, 12/02/2021 - 21:33
Sometime after Hernan Cortes conquered the Aztec capital of Tenochtitlan in modern-day Mexico City in 1521, an indigenous household that survived the bloody Spanish invasion arranged an altar including incense and a pot with human ashes.
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Could the biggest SPAC deal on record reignite the Wall Street fad?

Thu, 12/02/2021 - 21:09
SPACs started out the year with a bang that soon became a fizzle. But don't count the Wall Street fad out just yet.
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Blinken and Lavrov meet amid tensions over Russia's intentions in Ukraine

Thu, 12/02/2021 - 20:35
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met Thursday in Stockholm, Sweden, amid growing concern among Western powers that Russia is seeking to destabilize Ukraine.
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Kamala Harris' senior adviser to leave White House

Thu, 12/02/2021 - 20:34
Symone Sanders, Vice President Kamala Harris' chief spokesperson and senior adviser, is leaving the Biden administration at the end of the year, according to a source familiar with the decision.
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F1: How Red Bull caught up with the Mercedes 'juggernaut'

Thu, 12/02/2021 - 20:28
Mercedes entered the 2021 Formula One season seeking an eighth-consecutive drivers' and constructors' championship double.
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Mo Salah and Karim Benzema make mockery of Ballon d'Or rankings

Thu, 12/02/2021 - 20:15
If Mohamed Salah and Karim Benzema felt wronged by their Ballon d'Or rankings, then the pair began their revenge arcs in the most emphatic way possible on Wednesday.
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This startup wants to help you save money on groceries, and combat food waste

Thu, 12/02/2021 - 20:13
It may be harder to find deals in the grocery store these days. Flashfood wants to help fix that, while also preventing food waste.
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Tips on buying a cheap Italy house from those who've done it

Thu, 12/02/2021 - 20:09
Buying a cheap property in Italy is an attractive prospect for many travelers, particularly with the ever-growing number of towns offering up homes for next to nothing through regeneration schemes.
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Former Austrian Chancellor Kurz says he's leaving politics

Thu, 12/02/2021 - 20:00
Former Austrian leader Sebastian Kurz says his political career is over, weeks after his office was raided by prosecutors investigating him and close team members on suspicion of bribery and breach of trust.
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NASA astronauts conduct spacewalk postponed due to debris risk

Thu, 12/02/2021 - 19:43
A spacewalk is back on the schedule for two astronauts Thursday after NASA initially postponed it due concerns about the potential risk of debris.
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See historic moment celebrated at White House

Thu, 12/02/2021 - 19:34
The first and second families held a menorah lighting ceremony to celebrate Hanukkah at the White House on Wednesday evening, marking the first time the holiday has been celebrated at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue with the Jewish spouse of a president or vice president.
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Inside Churchill's secret bunker, deeper than the Cabinet War Rooms

Thu, 12/02/2021 - 19:28
Some 73 feet below the traffic and bustle of London's Piccadilly lies a silent warren of corridors and pitch-black rooms, rarely seen, rarely visited, but which played a vital role in the course of 20th-century history.
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Peng Shuai 'reconfirms' she is safe and well in second call, IOC says

Thu, 12/02/2021 - 18:44
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) held a second call with Peng Shuai on Wednesday and said that the Chinese tennis star "reconfirmed" that she was safe and well given the "difficult situation" she is in, the sporting organization said Thursday.
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Meghan wins latest court battle with UK newspaper

Thu, 12/02/2021 - 18:39
A UK court has upheld a ruling in favor of Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, as part of her litigation against a newspaper publisher which reproduced parts of a private letter she sent to her father Thomas Markle in August 2018.
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Wall Street sees biggest debut IPO by a Southeast Asian company

Thu, 12/02/2021 - 18:38
Grab, the Southeast Asian unicorn, is finally having its day on Wall Street.
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Art collective claims 2021 Turner Prize with Irish pub installation

Thu, 12/02/2021 - 18:27
A group of 11 artists and activists has claimed the prestigious Turner Prize after transforming a gallery space into an Irish pub.
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How South African scientists discovered Omicron and set off a global chain reaction

Thu, 12/02/2021 - 18:26
In the early days of November, laboratory technicians at Lancet Laboratories in Pretoria, South Africa, found unusual features in samples they were testing for the coronavirus.
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Rory McIlroy defends players' right to play in Saudi Arabia tournament

Thu, 12/02/2021 - 18:19
Four-time major winner Rory McIlroy has defended players' rights to compete in the Saudi International next year.
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