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Galapagos airport officials find 185 baby tortoises hidden in a suitcase

(CNN)Airport authorities in the Galapagos Islands seized 185 newborn tortoises that were found wrapped in plastic in a red suitcase.Officials discovered the tortoise hatchlings on Sunday when they X-rayed the suitcase, which was bound for the port city of Guayaquil, Ecuador, according to a statement from the Galapagos Ecological Airport.Galapagos giant tortoises are the largest…

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Stock market news live updates: S&P 500 reaches record high, traders eye Biden’s infrastructure proposal

Stocks jumped to record levels on Wednesday as technology stocks recovered losses from Tuesday’s session. Traders digested the contours of President Joe Biden’s infrastructure proposal, which would include trillions of dollars in government spending as well as new changes to tax policy. The S&P 500 rose by more than 0.8% to reach a fresh record intraday…

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