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Australian surfer dies after shark attack at a popular Gold Coast beach

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An Australian man died after he was attacked by a shark on Tuesday at a popular surfing spot in Queensland, authorities say. The 46-year-old man was bitten on his leg just after 5 p.m. while surfing at Greenmount Be...

Mastodon fossil discovered in Colombian gold mine

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Bogota (Reuters)Fossils of a mastodon, a giant prehistoric relative of today's elephants, have been discovered at an artisanal gold mine in central Colombia in a find which researchers say could herald a trove of sim...

‘Hero rat’ wins gold medal from UK charity for hunting landmines

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A rat in Cambodia has been heralded a hero and awarded for saving lives. Magawa, an African giant pouched rat, was given a gold medal by the British veterinary charity People's Dispensary for Sick Animals (PDSA) for...

Veterans and Gold Star families to get free access to national parks, wildlife refuges and other public lands

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Veterans and Gold Star families are getting a free pass to national parks, wildlife refuges and other federal lands managed by the Department of the Interior starting on Veterans Day. They will then have free access...

Olympic gold medalist Klete Keller arrested

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Klete Keller, who won five Olympic swimming medals, including two relay golds, was charged Wednesday for his alleged participation in the Capitol riot last week, according to court documents. Keller was charged with...

Workers trapped in gold mine for more than a week send note to rescuers

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Twelve miners trapped underground for more than a week in a Chinese gold mine have managed to get a note to rescuers, state media reported Monday. The Xinhua news agency reports that the note confirmed 12 of the min...

Olympic gold: Colleges, Team USA search for new ways to win

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The coronavirus pandemic, along with the substantial changes in the college-sports business model that will come into play as soon as this year, have led many leaders in both the college and Olympic worlds to wonder ...

Eight months pregnant athlete clinches Taekwondo gold medal

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A heavily pregnant Nigerian athlete has clinched a gold medal at the ongoing National Sports Festival, securing gold in the multi-sport event, which happens every two years in southern Nigeria. Aminat Idrees, 26, ...

Olympic gold: Clemson men’s track tries to save its program

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It will be a win, for sure — just not on the track but through lobbying efforts or, possibly, should it come to that, the legal system. Jones has a gold-medal mindset when it comes to saving the men’s track and field...

‘Southern Charm’ star Kathryn Dennis stuns in gold bikini, says she’s ‘not ashamed’ of her stretch marks

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The 29-year-old Bravo personality flaunted her bikini body in a photo posted to Instagram on Thursday. Dennis radiates in the snapshot as she wears a gold, strappy bikini that ties around her waist. The mother of two...

Olympic Gold: Men’s gymnastics struggling to survive

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The fact the former did not alter the outcome of the latter offered a stark glimpse into the steadily eroding support for men's gymnastics at the NCAA level, one that will eventually have a ripple effect up and down ...

He promised to turn dirt into gold. He got millions of dollars — and prison time

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A Utah man promised investors his business could turn dirt into gold and swindled millions of dollars from them over several years, according to federal officials. Now, he has been sentenced to prison for his role i...

Paulina Porizkova jokes she was a ‘female Oscar’ for boyfriend Aaron Sorkin in 15-year-old gold gown at show

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The former model, 56, appeared at the Oscars on Sunday and turned heads on the red carpet while donning a golden gown. She took to Instagram on Tuesday to discuss the evening, sharing a photo of herself and her boyfr...

House lawmakers advance bipartisan bill helping Gold Star children obtain jobs

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Texas Republican Rep. Van Taylor sponsored the Gold Star Children Act, which provides federal job hiring preference to children of permanently disabled or deceased veterans who served during wars or military campaign...

No Tokyo Games for rugby sevens gold medalist Emilee Cherry

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Cherry, a former women’s sevens player of the year, gave birth to a daughter in 2019 but made a return to rugby in pursuit of another Olympics. She announced her retirement Friday, ruling herself out of the Australia...

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