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Newly Digitized Archives Detail Efforts of Vienna Jews to Escape Before WWII

Police officers walk along the Shoah Wall of Names Memorial bearing the names of 64,000 Austrian Jews who were killed in the Holocaust ahead of its opening in Vienna, Austria November 9, 2021. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner An Israeli online genealogy platform has partnered with the Central Archives for the History of the Jewish People (CAHJP) in […]

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Science

These Newly Discovered Viruses May Have Shaped The Rise of Complex Life on Earth

Scientists discovered the “fingerprints” of mysterious viruses hidden in an ancient group of microbes that may have helped fuel the rise of all complex life on Earth: from fungi to plants to humans.   These microbes – known as Asgard archaea after the abode of the gods in Norse mythology – lurk in the frigid […]

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Newly constructed houses you can buy in Charlottesville

This Coveted, End Unit, Luxury Townhouse in the highly sought after Cascadia neighborhood has 3 Bedrooms, 2 Full Baths, 2 Half Baths and lots of Natural Light from the Extra Windows an end unit provides. The Lower Level has a Private Office with French Doors, a Half Bath, and a Rec Room for games, TV, […]

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Travel

7 Reasons I Love The Newly Renovated PGA National Resort Even Though I Don’t Golf 

It has stood as the bulwark of Palm Beach County’s golfing reputation since 1981, a mammoth resort devoted largely to golf. In 1983, it began hosting the Ryder Cup tournament. This year and $100 million later, PGA National Resort reopened in Palm Beach Gardens after a massive renovation that stirs up the nostalgia of the […]

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Science

Newly Described Dinosaur Used Its Massive Sword-Like Claws to Forage For Shrubs

Millions of years ago, a bipedal dinosaur with knives for fingers stalked the shores of the Asian continent. But those Edward Scissorhandslike weapons were used for slashing vegetation rather than eviscerating animal prey, according to a new study.   The dinosaur belonged to a group known as therizinosaurs – bipedal and primarily herbivorous three-toed dinosaurs that lived […]

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Health

Memorial for newly discovered Illinois Civil War veteran

BELLEVUE, Ill. (WTVO) — The forgotten legacy of a Civil War veteran was honored just outside of Peoria. Jon Caho realized his great-great-grandfather was George Curtis after researching his genealogy. Curtis was a corporal in the Union Army. Caho’s family researched more and learned that Curtis joined the Army at 19, and was at the […]

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Newly Approved Diabetes Drug Delivers Record-Breaking Weight Loss in Clinical Trial

A recently approved diabetes drug being clinically investigated for its effects on body weight in obese and overweight people has delivered “substantial and sustained reductions in body weight” in a phase 3 clinical trial, according to results now published in The New England Journal of Medicine.   Tirzepatide, developed by American pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly […]

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Finance

Major recruiters drop ‘exit fees’ on newly hired staff who quit early

Several prominent graduate recruitment companies have scrapped “exit fees” that threatened newly-hired staff with charges of thousands of pounds if they quit, after they were criticised for “trapping” young people. FDM, QA Talent and Sparta Global, which recruit, train and supply thousands of workers to organisations such as HSBC and government departments, previously issued contracts […]

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Business

Sales of newly built homes tumbled over 16% in April while prices soared

Sales of newly built homes dropped 16.6% in April from March, far more than expected, and were down 26.9% from April 2021, according to the U.S. Census. The annualized rate came in at 591,000 units, seasonally adjusted. Analysts had been expecting 750,000. March’s read was also revised lower. That is the slowest sales pace since […]

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US

Truck slams into North Carolina woman’s newly purchased home

RICHLANDS, N.C. (WTVD) — Michelle Watson received a phone call this weekend that she could not believe. Her newly purchased home was suddenly unlivable. Watson’s new neighbors called her shortly after 1 p.m. Saturday to tell her that a truck had crashed into her home. “I was immediately worried about the pets inside,” Watson said […]