Russia hunts for body fragments, clues after fatal plane crash

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Source: MSN Emergency workers in Russia searched snow-covered fields outside Moscow on Monday, looking for body fragments and clues after a fatal plane crash a day earlier killed all 71 people on board. President Vladimir Putin has ordered a special commission to investigate what caused the AN-148 plane operated by Saratov Airlines to crash outside Moscow shortly after taking off for the city of Orsk about 900 miles (1,500 km) southeast of the …

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Massive crayfish that didn’t exist 25 years ago are capable of cloning themselves — and it’s terrifying scientists

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Source:   MSN A crayfish that is capable of cloning itself is taking over Europe — and scientists are taking note.  The marbled crayfish has a mutation that allows it to clone itself, reports Carl Zimmer at The New York Times. Zimmer profiled scientists studying the all-female species known for its massive size, which “simply did not …

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Steve Wynn is out as CEO of Wynn Resorts

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Source:   MSN Steve Wynn has resigned as CEO and chairman of Wynn Resorts, the company announced Tuesday. The move comes after a Wall Street Journal report alleging decades of sexual misconduct by the gambling mogul. The allegations in the report detailed accounts from dozens of current and former employees that would amount to “a decades-long …

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The 20 most crowded cities on Earth

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Source: MSN Whether they’re known primarily for business or tourism, cities are some of the most densely populated areas on the planet. Tokyo, Japan, is the most populated city in the world with 38,140,000 people. New York-Newark is the most populated city in the US with 18,604,000 people. Cities like New York, Beijing, and Tokyo are known …

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