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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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Cyril Ramaphosa Confirmed As South Africa's New President

The ANC hailed Zuma's decision to resign. Ramaphosa , who was deputy president under Zuma and is also president of the ANC, has pledged to fight the corruption and nepotism th...

Israeli Protesters Call on Netanyahu to Step Down

Cabinet Minister Miri Regev said she was "not excited" by the police recommendations and urged patience while the attorney general reviews the case. Netanyahu's Likud party tr...

American Mikaela Shiffrin charges to gold in giant slalom

Turning 23 next month, she is now a two-time Olympic champion, victor of a first medal for the United States in women's giant slalom since Julia Mancuso's Torino 2006 gold. "But...

More than 10000 civilians killed or injured in Afghanistan conflict last year

The 2017 Annual Report on the Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict in Afghanistan documented 10,453 civilian casualties, including 3,438 deaths and 7,015 wounded, in 2017....

Tillerson assures Aoun of continued USA support

Tillerson says it us unacceptable for a militia like Hezbollah to operate outside the authority of the Lebanese government. Tillerson also said that the US administration is "en...

Vlogger Says He Warned FBI of 'Nikolas Cruz' in September

The FBI likely didn't follow up with YouTube past year to determine the identity and location of a person who posted that " I'm going to be a professional school shooter " under...

New Horizons snaps image 3.8 billion miles away from Earth

The craft is now on its way to Kuiper Belt to take pictures of the Kuiper Belt object (KBO) which was named 2014 MU69 on January 1st, 2019. It finished its primary mission w...

Nokia 8 Android 8.1 Oreo stable update now rolling out

The recent reports have suggested that the Nokia 9 could be announced with the moniker Nokia 8 Sirocco . As per the official changelog, as spotted by folks at AndroidPolice,...

US Kills Hundreds Of Russian Mercenaries In Syria

If Russian deaths from the US strike are confirmed, it would mean the two countries were on the verge of a direct military confrontation in Syria . Representatives of the Kurdish...

Kuwait shows support towards Iraq's reconstruction bid, pledges of $2 billion

Guterres said 2.5 million remain displaced in the aftermath of the devastating war in Iraq. Some would be turnkey projects, in which contractors would hand over facilities to Ira...

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SNAP program would be replaced with meal kits, according to Trump proposal

SNAP program would be replaced with meal kits, according to Trump proposal

The Trump administration wants to get rid of almost half of some SNAP participants's monthly cash benefits and instead send them a box of food . The White House said the ...

Marko Arnautovic Starts - West Ham Team vs Watford Confirmed

Marko Arnautovic Starts - West Ham Team vs Watford Confirmed

Moyes surely didn't see Hugill play, while same can be said of the majority of the signings made under erstwhile boss Slaven Bilic. "You see him at ground watching games". Add to t...

Asma Jehangir, prominent Pakistani rights activist, dies

Asma Jehangir, prominent Pakistani rights activist, dies

Pakistan Peoples Party Co-chairperson Asif Ali Zardari expressed shock over the her demise, saying she was not just a person but was an effective voice for human rights . Her hon...

Peru to convene meeting of Lima Group over Venezuela election

Peru to convene meeting of Lima Group over Venezuela election

In the face of daily protests past year , the opposition demanded elections. His foes are split about whether they should run against him. Maduro said that the opposition should ...

Second police officer dies after shooting in Westerville, Ohio

Second police officer dies after shooting in Westerville, Ohio

Officer Eric Joering, 39, died at the scene, and Officer Anthony Morelli, 54, died from his wounds at a hospital. "As they went into the apartment they were immediately met with ...