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Researchers Find Hints to a 'Ghost' Species of Ancient Human in Africa


The scientists came upon their findings while researching the goal and origins of the MUC7 protein, which helps give spit its slimy consistency and binds to microbes, potentially helping to rid the body of disease-causing bacteria. As part of this investigation, the team examined the MUC7 gene in more than 2,500 modern human genomes. "This unknown human relative could be a species that has been discovered, such as a subspecies of Homo erectus , or an undiscovered hominin", says Gokcumen. Read More »

Hodges backs Arradondo for police chief


Hodges announced Friday evening that Assistant Police Chief Medaria Arradondo was her pick to head the department, but she was shouted down by protesters before she could finish the press conference. Noor has not made any statements to investigators and has declined to be interviewed, according to Minnesota Department of Public Safety. "It is about the members of the communities that we serve and the police officers who protect our residents", she continued, before adding that the shooting ... Read More »

Jhulan: 'We can perform better as a team'

Opting to bat first, England produced a competitive total of 228 for 7 in their 50 overs. England looked out of it with India , chasing a modest target of 229, cruising along at 191 for three but Shrubsole snared Poonam Raut for 86, and the chaos began. Read More »

Norfolk Based Country Singer Killed in Accident While on Tour


The victim was transported to Thayer County Health Services in Hebron where Abby Uecker, of Norfolk, succumbed to her injuries at 5:30 AM. Nebraska State Patrol Troopers are continuing to investigate the incident. Uecker hoped to 'to share her positive energy and love for life through her music, ' and had her next show scheduled on Thursday at the Burwell, Nebraska, rodeo. Read More »

Crews rescue all 17 hikers that were stranded near Tucson


Conditions were unsafe for the helicopter to retrieve them. The department expects the rescue effort to last through the night. We would like to use this as another reminder of the dangers of flash flooding, especially in areas like Redington Pass and Sabino Canyon. Read More »

Pakistan. 16 morts après un attentat sur un marché


Selon un officier de la police de Lahore, l'explosion visait la police et plusieurs policiers se trouvent parmi les blessés. Un porte-parole de la police de Lahore, Syed Hammad Shah, a pour sa part avancé un total de 25 morts et 40 blessés. Read More »

" "Donald Trump accuse le " New York Times " d'avoir "protégé" Al Baghdadi


Visiblement, D. Trump voulait notamment faire allusion aux déclarations du général américain Tony Thomaslors d'un point de presse donné à Aspen dans le Colorado, vendredi dernier. En juin 2015, le New York Times avait publié un article révélant que les forces américaines avaient mis la main sur d'importantes quantités d'informations. Read More »

Taliban Seize District Headquarters In Northwestern Afghanistan


In the statement, the USA offered its condolences to the families of the security forces who were killed. North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and USA troops are in Helmand to assist Afghan troops. Just hours after the Kohistan takeover, Taliban fighters in western Ghor province overran Taywara district. He said security forces and police were fighting the militants in eight districts in the province, located on the border with Turkmenistan. Read More »

Microsoft's second-generation HoloLens will include a dedicated AI coprocessor


It should b able to analyze visual data and upload them to the cloud to save time. Microsoft began shipping HoloLens in March 2016 , but the current version of the device is still officially a "Development Edition" headset. In a keynote at CVPR 2017, Harry Shum, executive VP of the AI and Research Group at Microsoft , explained that the second version of the HPU will use an AI coprocessor to natively implement deep neural networks. Read More »

Biker crushed to death after failing to dodge potholes


According to the police, she was crushed under the rear wheel of the truck that she was trying to overtake. The death of a 35-year-old biker, Jagruti Hogale, at the Jawhar-Dahanu highway in Palghar district, almost 130 kms from downtown Mumbai , has raised the issues of safety on roads during monsoon as potholes crop up often and remain unattended. Read More »

Une voiture fonce sur un policier, il lui tire dessus — Paris


A l'origine des faits, plusieurs policiers patrouillent dans le XIXe arrondissement de la capitale et repèrent un homme tentant de se cacher dans une luxueuse voiture. L'individu a réussi à prendre la fuite et est activement recherché. Il ne sait pas s'il atteint sa cible. Ce dernier passe devant les policiers avant de finir sa course dans un lampadaire quelques mètres plus loin. Read More »

Macron réunira mardi à Paris, Fayez Sarraj et le maréchal Khalifa Hafter

Ghassan Salamé, qui participe aux échanges, prend ses fonctions de médiateur des Nations unies", a expliqué lÆElysée dans un communiqué. En concertation avec tous ses partenaires, la France entend marquer son appui aux efforts pour construire un compromis politique, sous l'égide des Nations Unies, qui réunisse sur une base inclusive l'ensemble des différents acteurs libyens. Read More »

Gasoline prices expected to rise, summer fuel demand blamed


Gas prices bumped up in the past week to a level that experts said will be more annoying for drivers than painful. This is three cents cheaper than last week's average. Brent crude, the standard for worldwide oil prices, shed $1.24, or 2.5 percent, to $48.06 a barrel in London. Across the nation, gas prices average $2.23 per gallon, up from $2.17 at this time previous year. Read More »

CHAN 2018 : le Bénin sort le Togo


La rencontre entre les deux pays dimanche dernier, s'était soldé par un nul, 1 but partout. A l'entame de la partie les Écureuils ont mis une pression sur leur adversaire mais ils manqueront de réalisme devant les buts togolais. Les actions offensives se multiplient de part et d'autre mais aucune des deux équipes ne parviennent à faire la différence. Alors que tout semblait perdu par le Bénin ayant raté deux tirs de suite, il a fallu un super Glodjinon pour remettre ses partenaires dans le ... Read More »

'Dunkirk' conquers top spot at weekend box office

It's victory for " Dunkirk " at the box office this weekend . The film came in second place with an estimated $30.4 million domestically. Audiences were 60 percent male and 76 percent over the age of 25 for the PG-13 rated film, while IMAX audiences represented 23 percent of the market share (or $11.7 million of the total grosses from only 402 screens). Read More »

Trump Jr., Manafort May be Interviewed Privately by Senators


The Post reported late Friday that USA intelligence officials had collected information that Russia's ambassador to the United States had told superiors that he had discussed campaign-related matters and policies important to Moscow previous year with Jeff Sessions, then a senator who had endorsed Trump. Read More »

BBC Boss Says Fixing Gender Pay Gap Is "Personal Priority"


Husain pressed on until Hall promised, "By 2020, we'll have equality between men and women on air, and we'll have the pay gap sorted by then too". In 2018 new legislation will require large employers to report on their gender pay gaps , companies with over 250 staff members will need to be more transparent and report their gender pay gap by April 2018. Read More »

Labour confusion over single market continues

However, other countries which enjoy this kind of deal, such as Norway, do so by accepting the "four freedoms" of the single market, which include freedom of movement for people. He added that Britain should "at the very least" look to remain in the single market as part of the transitional period which Theresa May's government intends to pursue in order to prevent a "cliff edge" departure. Read More »

Massive fire breaks out at Lok Nayak Bhawan in central Delhi


The Lok Nayak Bhawan mostly has government offices and is located close to iconic India Gate. As per sources, all the people who were inside the building have been rescued. The building was vacated soon after the fire broke out. Three heavy lift cranes of the fire department have also been deployed to douse the flames. Read More »

Manchester City sign £52m Benjamin Mendy to take spending over £200m

Mendy had been City's first-choice target for a new left-back and joins fellow new full-backs Kyle Walker and Danilo through the door at the Etihad, as City take their summer spending past the £200m mark. As soon as the championship was over, I talked to my family and it was all clear in my head: I wanted to join Manchester City . It it understood that Man City have paid just shy of £50m to sign the France worldwide, who made 36 appearances for Monaco last season as the principality ... Read More »