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Trump ready to apologise for far-right video retweets

US President Donald Trump has said he is prepared to apologise for retweeting inflammatory videos by the far-right Britain First group. In an interview with ITV’s Good Morning Britain, Mr Trump said he had known nothing about the organisation when he made the social media postings. “I knew nothing about them and I know nothing about them today other than ...

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New Find Pushes Back Human Migration Out Of Africa By 50,000 Years

In yet another shake-up of the established timeline of our species, researchers have uncovered the oldest modern human fossil outside of Africa, and it is much older than expected, IFL Science reports. Discovered in what is now Israel, the partial jawbone dates to between 175,000 and 200,000 years ago, pushing back when we thought modern humans migrated out of Africa ...

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New Find Pushes Back Human Migration Out Of Africa By 50,000 Years

In yet another shake-up of the established timeline of our species, researchers have uncovered the oldest modern human fossil outside of Africa, and it is much older than expected, IFL Science reports. Discovered in what is now Israel, the partial jawbone dates to between 175,000 and 200,000 years ago, pushing back when we thought modern humans migrated out of Africa ...

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More Birth Defects Found In Areas Of U.S. Affected By Zika

Birth defects possibly linked to the Zika virus have increased in parts of the United States that have had local transmission, according to new research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), CBS News reports. The report, published in CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, shows southern Florida, a portion of south Texas, and Puerto Rico saw a ...

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More Birth Defects Found In Areas Of U.S. Affected By Zika

Birth defects possibly linked to the Zika virus have increased in parts of the United States that have had local transmission, according to new research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), CBS News reports. The report, published in CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, shows southern Florida, a portion of south Texas, and Puerto Rico saw a ...

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NY museum offered used, solid-gold toilet to Trumps

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald and Melania Trump wanted to borrow a Van Gogh painting from a New York museum for their White House private quarters. Instead, The Washington Post reports , the Guggenheim Museum’s chief curator came up with a pointedly satirical counter-offer: a working solid-gold toilet made by an Italian artist. The first couple…

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NY museum offered used, solid-gold toilet to Trumps

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald and Melania Trump wanted to borrow a Van Gogh painting from a New York museum for their White House private quarters. Instead, The Washington Post reports , the Guggenheim Museum’s chief curator came up with a pointedly satirical counter-offer: a working solid-gold toilet made by an Italian artist. The first couple…

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Italian Student Was Killed For Investigating Egyptian Labor Unions, Prosecutor Says

An Italian prosecutor said Thursday that Cambridge postgraduate student Giulio Regeni, who was kidnapped and murdered in Cairo two years ago, was killed because of his research into Egypt’s independent labor unions, The Guardian reports. On the second anniversary of his disappearance, Italy’s main newspapers published an article written by Rome’s chief prosecutor, Giuseppe Pignatone, summarizing the results of a ...

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