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This Mummified Woman Now Has A Name - And A Famous Relative

The mummy was found in front of the altar, well-fed and wearing quality clothes, confirming for scientists that she came from a wealthy background. It was the mercury that was likely responsible for her death in 1787 at the age of 68 - and responsibl...

Train Gets Derailed During Rush-hour in Milan; 5 Dead, Over 100 Injured

According to Italian publication La Repubblica, passengers say they felt the train vibrating for some time and with intensity before it left the tracks. RFI said it had detected some structural collapse in the track but that it was still unclear wh...

Newsflash: Maimane steps in, prepares Cape Town for disaster measures

If water runs out, Cape Town will be the first city in the developed world to experience such a catastrophic event. Drought-stricken Cape Town faces the prospect of running so low on water that the municipality may turn off the supply to taps and r...

Tesla sedan hits fire truck during self-driving test in Los Angeles

The car's owner subsequently claimed it had been in Autopilot mode at the time. No one was seriously injured in the Bay Area wreck; the firefighters were parked in the emergency lane and vehicle pool lane, responding to a crash on the other side ...

Police Arrest Suspected Rapist, Killer Of Zainab Ansari

Mohammed Amin shows a picture of his daughter. The suspect has confessed, the official said. I can feel their pain. According to investigators, Imran's mother also helped them apprehend the suspect who did not struggle much and testified easily.

Turkey kills at least 260 Kurdish militia in Syria

Despite the agreement, chemical attacks have continued. The Kremlin on Wednesday accused Washington of trying to complicate global efforts to probe the use of chemical weapons in Syria and rejected accusations it was responsible for recent attack...

Tuesday forecast: sunny and breezy, high 52

Saturday Night: Showers likely. We'll be in the mid to upper 40s on Wednesday and on Thursday , we'll climb to the mid 50s once again with mostly sunny skies. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. That adv...

Statue of Liberty to reopen on state funds amid U.S. gov't shutdown

Senate failed to approve legislation to keep the government from shutting down after the midnight deadline. In New York, the National Park Service said the closure of the Statue of Liberty National Monument and Ellis Island was effective immediat...

Ex-US gymnastics doctor to hear more victims' testimonies

At 15, I shouldn't know the inside of a courtroom, but I'm going to become real comfortable in one. "What do you think we can do to help?'" Nassar made that choice for us - your 20-year child-molesting employee. But she wasn't abused until years late...

Commercial rocket from New Zealand deploys small satellites

Operators of tiny satellites don't have many options to get to space, and typically have to hitch rides on launches of much bigger probes. A Rocket Lab Electron booster launches on the company's second test flight, called "Still Testing", from ...

Autopsy report: Roy Halladay had drugs in system when plane crashed

A plane piloted by Halladay crashed just off the Gulf coast in November, 2017. Toxicology results in the autopsy show Halladay had generic Ambien, amphetamine and morphine in his system at the time of the crash . During his time in Major League Ba...

Cyberattacks are third largest threat to global society over next 5 years

The annual Global Risks Perception Survey (GRPS) suggested that experts were preparing for another year of heightened risk . "Respondents see 2018 as a year when risk is increasing". "The aggregate cost of cyberattacks is now estimated at more...

A government shutdown probably won't have a big effect on internet security

Government agencies began the process of shutting down at midnight Friday after Congress failed to pass a spending bill to keep them operating. Prince George's County resident Wanda McClary said she has been pulling as many extra shifts as she can ...

How Google's 'speed update' will affect mobile search

Google has been prepping website owners for the Speed Update for sometime. Speaking of mobile overtaking desktop, the changes mentioned above, which are obviously focused on improving mobile-based experience, are critical steps for Google, if onl...

President Trump signs $1.5tn tax overhaul into law

The president also signed a short-term government funding bill, which averts a government shutdown. The GOP bill dramatically slashes the corporate tax rate to 21 percent from 35 percent and it will be permanent. "We are very proud of it", T...

Nintendo Labo Costs £60 And Upwards In The UK

From robots to fishing rods to remote control cars there are plenty of hybrid type toys that integrate Nintendo's most powerful console and basic cardboard. The final kit is a decoration kit to augment the Variety Kit and the Robot Kit . For t...

Baby Moshe arrives at Foreigners Regional Registration Office in Mumbai

His father Rabbi Gavriel Holtzberg and mother Rivka were killed in Nariman House, which was a terror target during the 26/11 Mumbai attack in 2008. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met CEOs and will later pay tributes to the November 2...

Turkey's Erdogan tells NATO will take all precautions for national security

It would also effectively cement the emerging status of the Kurdish-led entity, which is modeled on the vision of Abdullah Ocalan, the Kurdish leader jailed for terrorism in Turkey. France has seen as many as 1,910 of its nationals travel to Syria an...

Conaway's Bill Bans the US Government from Using Huawei & ZTE Phones

Lawmakers are advising American companies that if they have ties to Huawei or China Mobile, it could hamper their ability to do business with the U.S. Worries over potential Chinese government spying via China-based companies are nothing new, but o...

Turkey vows to destroy US-backed Syrian forces

Earlier, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag said that the U.S. is openly supporting the YPG and the PYD terrorist groups in Syria . The Turkish president spoke about the plans in a speech in the capital city of Ankara on Monday, saying, "A...

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Indo-Nordic summit: India, Sweden to strengthen defence and security cooperation

We will engage with them in a similar manner, and examine how they can help our missions like Make in India , Skill India, Startup India and Smart Cities programmes. The partnersh...

Younkers stores could shutter across Iowa as part of bankruptcy

Bon-Ton has 700 employees at its corporate offices in downtown Milwaukee. Liquidators are companies that sell off all of retailers assets and then close the stores. The group signe...

ZTE suspends trading after being blacklisted by the United Kingdom and US

Bush, on President Trump's decision to block Broadcom's takeover of Qualcomm , the president's push for a wall along the border with Mexico and the president's upcoming meeting wi...

Vice President Mike Pence makes quick visit to Colorado Springs

Syria came under attack one week after a suspected chemical weapons attack hit the Syrian town of Douma near Damascus. With reporters' cameras and tape recorders rolling, Trudeau...

Colorado Senator Releases Statement On Marijuana Policy

Gardner reacted by blocking nominees for DOJ positions, he said. This story is developing and will be updated . Sessions on January 4 rescinded a policy begun under Democrati...

France Mulls Military Action Against Syria For Gas Attacks

That meant airstrikes, possibly in tandem with France and other allies that have expressed outrage at the alleged Syrian chemical attack, could be launched within hours of a presid...

So you think it is about data privacy?

Earlier this week, Facebook began notifying millions of users that their personal data had been compromised. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified on Capitol Hill this w...

Baby was born four years after the death of his parents

Tiantian's parents had intended on having a baby through in-vitro fertilization (IFV) and froze several embryos. But five days before they were supposed to have a fertilized embryo...

Hurricane names Harvey, Irma and Maria officially 'retired'

The 2005 hurricane season has the most retired names (five) for one season. Names that are not retired get reused every six years. The new names? Harold, Idalia, Margot, and ...

New York Yankees: Bombs And Brawls In Fenway Win

Flinging his bat down, the menace with which Austin then approached the mound left few in any doubt that he wanted more than a strong word with the pitcher. Yankees third-base co...

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No ball: Cauvery protests flush IPL out of Chennai

No ball: Cauvery protests flush IPL out of Chennai

Khanna. CSK still have six home games to play with all fixtures still set for their original dates. The issue escalated further when a group of protestors pelted shoes insid...

Malcolm Turnbull loses his 30th consecutive Newspoll

Malcolm Turnbull loses his 30th consecutive Newspoll

Mr Turnbull has also suffered from persistent criticisms by his long-time political foe, Mr Abbott , who remains an MP. The Newspoll showed the Government is behind Labor on a...

Trump signals strikes against Syria, lays into Assad ally Russian Federation

Trump signals strikes against Syria, lays into Assad ally Russian Federation

The situation in the world is becoming more and more chaotic. The Russian head of state made the comments amid rising speculation that the United States was gearing up to orc...

Saudi Air Defenses Intercept 3 Houthi Ballistic Missiles

Saudi Air Defenses Intercept 3 Houthi Ballistic Missiles

While Saudi Arabia and its allies have been able to recover areas in southern Yemen from the Houthis, the rebels still control the capital Sana'a and territories in the north. The ...

Rallies In Tulsa Supporting Teacher Walkout

Rallies In Tulsa Supporting Teacher Walkout

The president of the Oklahoma Education Association said before the walkout can end, lawmakers must pass a bill ending the state's capital gains tax deduction , and the govern...