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ALEX RODRIGUEZ TO RETIRE FROM BASEBALL ON FRIDAY

ALEX RODRIGUEZ TO RETIRE FROM BASEBALL ON FRIDAY

After two decades in the public eye, Alex Rodriguez says goodbye to baseball next Friday. The New York Yankees held a press conference this morning to break the news. Rodriguez will be released and then serve as a special advisor to the team following Friday...

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Russia Hacks into Information on Trump

Russia Hacks into Information on Trump

Russian hackers broke into the DNC’s cyber networks. In doing so, they successfully stole information and research on the Democratic Party’s opposition: Donald Trump. The Washington Post reports that the hackers accessed the DNC’s investigative database on Trump. In addition, they all DNC email and chat traffic was attained. DNC Chairwoman …

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Johan’s Ark, Noah’s Ark Replica Crashes Into Moored Norwegian Coast Guard Vessel

Johan's Ark, Noah's Ark Replica Crashes Into Moored Norwegian Coast Guard Vessel

A 230-foot long replica of Noah’s Ark collided with a Norwegian Coast Guard vessel as it arrived in Oslo, Norway on Friday, causing damage to both ships. Media says the wooden replica, built by a Dutch carpenter Johan Huibers after he dreamed of a flood in his home town, was being towed …

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Bike Thief Lassoed by Man on Horseback in Eagle Point, Oregon

Bike Thief Lassoed by Man on Horseback in Eagle Point, Oregon

Eagle Point, Ore. — You’d probably have a hard time believing this story, if there weren’t the pictures to prove it. A man took off with a bike that police say wasn’t his own, and a cowboy happened to be in the right place at the right time. He’s being called …

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Four New Elements Are Being Added To the Period Table

Four new elements are being added to the period table: Nihonium (element 113), Moscovium (element 114), Tennessine (element 115), and Oganesson (element 118). Scientists in Japan have managed to make the 113th element of the period table, and have named it after the Japanese word for Japan: “Nihon”. Nihonium will be …

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Archeologists Discover Ancient Structure at World Heritage Site in Petra

Archeologists Discover Ancient Structure at World Heritage Site in Petra

An enormous monument has been hiding in plain sight at the World Heritage site of Petra, according to a study recently published in the Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research. Archaeologists Sarah Parcak, a National Geographic fellow, and Christopher Tuttle, executive director of the Council of American Overseas Research Centers, used high-resolution satellite imagery followed by …

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Nintendo to Keep Pronunciation of ‘Pikachu’ Name After Fan Protests in Hong Kong

Nintendo to Keep Pronunciation of 'Pikachu' Name After Fan Protests in Hong Kong

Diehard Pokemon fans protest in front of the Japanese Consulate in Hong Kong in a bid to stop Nintendo from changing the name of the most iconic Pocket Monster of all time, Pikachu. Part of what makes our world so fascinating are the number of cultures that occupy it. Over the years, people …

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