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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Apollo 11 moonwalker Buzz Aldrin is suing two of his children and a former business manager, accusing them of misusing his credit cards, transferring money from an account and slandering him by saying he has dementia.
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The world's largest palm oil trader is still linked to deforestation in Indonesia despite committing five years ago to stop logging the archipelago's vast tracts of jungle, Greenpeace said Monday. Singapore-listed Wilmar International has close family ties to Gama, a major Indonesian palm oil plantation company which the environmental group said has destroyed an area of rainforest twice the size of Paris. Gama was set up by Wilmar's co-founder and his brother in 2011 and its land concessions are owned and managed by the pair's relatives, according to Greenpeace.
‘Lobsters made a deal with the devil for conditional immortality and it backfired on them.’
Neanderthals used spears as hunting weapons by throwing or thrusting, according to a new study.
Police in Sri Lanka on Sunday arrested two men accused of beating a leopard to death in a "sickening" attack that was captured on film and sparked revulsion. Gruesome images of the leopard, a protected species in Sri Lanka, being savagely beaten were shared on social media, generating widespread disgust. "It is sickening to see these images," wildlife deputy minister Palitha Thewarapperuma told parliament as he promised swift action to arrest the perpetrators.
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President Donald Trump's proposed "Space Force" could help fuel the $1 trillion intergalactic economy, Morgan Stanley says. If President Donald Trump successfully organizes his so-called Space Force, it could speed up investment in what Morgan Stanley sees as the next trillion-dollar economy. Morgan Stanley has already identified 20 stocks staking their place in the space race, and says it's monitoring 100 other private companies across sectors including satellite internet, rockets, space tourism, and asteroid mining as the push to pioneer this new frontier heats up.
Only 18 people including the boat's captain survived the disaster
A man who bludgeoned six fairy penguins to death was sentenced to just 49 hours community service by an Australian court Monday, sparking outrage from conservationists. Joshua Jeffrey was convicted of aggravated cruelty to animals after he battered the birds with a stick while drunk on a beach with two others at Sulphur Creek in Tasmania state in 2016. Magistrate Tamara Jago called it a "callous act" against "vulnerable penguins" and said Jeffery, 20, had shown no remorse, the Hobart Mercury reported from the Burnie Magistrates Court.
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David Bossie told a black pundit "you're out of your cotton-picking mind"