A new species of dinosaur might have dived like a duck to catch its prey

An artist's life reconstruction of the bird-like Cretaceous Period dinosaur Natovenator polydontus, which boasted a streamlined body resembling those of diving birds and lived about 72 million years ago in what is now the Gobi Desert of Mongolia. (Yusik Choi/Handout/Reuters) An artist's life reconstruction of the bird-like Cretaceous Period dinosaur Natovenator polydontus, which boasted a streamlined body resembling those of diving birds and lived about 72 million years ago in what is now the Gobi Desert of Mongolia. (Yusik Choi/Handout/Reuters)

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Hope fading as deaths in Turkiye, Syria quake pass 11,000

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opinion | Tom Mulcair: This is why the federal health-care proposal is so disappointing

Justin Trudeau has thrown in the towel in the fight to maintain the federal role as gatekeeper of a public, universal, accessible and fair health-care system in Canada, writes former NDP leader Tom Mulcair in an exclusive column for CTVNews.ca. 'That could have tragic consequences for folks on the lower rungs of the social and economic ladder.'

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