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Posted Saturday, June 16, 2018 by WLRH News

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The limbs had been evenly cut (left), and researchers were able to identify bullet holes (right).

Scientists have been analyzing bones first uncovered by a utility crew digging at the Manassas National Battlefield Park in Virginia. The remains provide insights into surgery during the Civil War.

Specialist John McNierney works at the post that handles General Electric on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in January. The struggling company was dropped from the Dow Jones Industrial Average on Tuesday.

As recently as 2005, according to Reuters, General Electric was the most valuable publicly traded company in the United States. It will be replaced by the parent company of Walgreens pharmacies.

A single soybean plant grows in a field in the village of Sandaogou, China.

After hitting U.S. soybeans with retaliatory tariffs, China is seeking alternatives to supply its important crop.

While French President, Emmanuel Macron, took selfies with some members of the crowd, he scolded one teen at the Mont Valerien National Memorial in Suresnes.

In a video posted to Twitter Monday, the president of France tore into a teenager who called him 'Manu,' is a common nickname for Emmanuel in French, during an event at a World War II memorial.

After the 2008 financial crisis, rules required much greater transparency on the sale of credit default swaps. But a loophole allows banks to evade regulation by offloading the trades to foreign subsidiaries.

Are banks exploiting a loophole in U.S. rules that allows some derivatives traders to escape federal regulation? "We've seen this movie already," said the report's author, Michael Greenberger.

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