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Stone Age tools in Tamil Nadu suggest reframing 'Out of Africa' theories

Stone Age tools in Tamil Nadu suggest reframing 'Out of Africa' theories A revised date of 385,000 years suggests a Middle Stone Age culture emerged in India about the same time it developed in Europe and Africa, Pappu said . Stone tools found by Indian scientists . "In case of India, we can not say who made the tools as no hominin fossil remains have been found till now". [Full Article...]

Israeli aircraft strikes Hamas position in southern Gaza Strip

Israeli aircraft strikes Hamas position in southern Gaza Strip The IDF said it was investigating. Warnings sirens wailed in the Sha'ar Hanegev Regional Council Friday night, signaling an apparent rocket launch from the Gaza Strip, the second apparent launch in 24 hours. Palestinians have clashed with Israeli troops across the West Bank and along the Gaza border since Trump's announcement, leaving 18 Palestinians dead. [Full Article...]

Baylosis no longer enjoys immunity from arrest: Palace

Baylosis no longer enjoys immunity from arrest: Palace Baylosis, believed to be a former key leader of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP), is the first NDFP consultant arrested after President Rodrigo Duterte voided the peace talks and declared the CPP and New People's Army (NPA) as terrorist groups. [Full Article...]

Water torture: Cape Town's devastating water crisis worsens

Water torture: Cape Town's devastating water crisis worsens Maimane says aquifer drilling is accelerating and that authorities will reduce water pressure in the municipal system in coming weeks. The risk that the drought-hit city of Cape Town will run out of water well before the start of the winter rainy season has eased after residents heeded a call to slash consumption and the government curtailed supply to farmers. [Full Article...]

Union Budget 2018: 'Modicare' to provide health insurance to 500 million Indians

Union Budget 2018: 'Modicare' to provide health insurance to 500 million Indians THE Centre on Thursday announced the world's largest Government funded health care programme , aimed at benefiting 10 crore poor families by providing coverage of up to Rs 5 lakh per family per year for secondary and tertiary care hospitalisation. [Full Article...]

Is Naidu really serious or playing drama?

Is Naidu really serious or playing drama? Just last week Chandrababu Naidu served an ultimatum to BJP, saying that his party is willing to split away and chart its own course if they don't wish to stay with them. Further joining Ram Mohan Naidu, another TDP MP and senior leader JC Diwakar Reddy too opined more or less similar. Vijayawada Chamber of Commerce and Industry President V. [Full Article...]

Who Is John Battaglia? Child Killer's Appeal For Stay Of Execution Denied

Who Is John Battaglia? Child Killer's Appeal For Stay Of Execution Denied In another motion filed in state court that same year, attorneys said the psychologist will help in "developing evidence about [Battaglia's] mental health", while the mitigation specialist was needed to review Battaglia's medical files and "voluminous records" from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, as well as interview family members with whom Battaglia talks. [Full Article...]

Dennis Edwards of The Temptations Dies at 74

Dennis Edwards of The Temptations Dies at 74 CBS Chicago's Brad Edwards broke the news in a tweet . The cause of his death is not now known. One of soul's greatest voices is gone. In addition to their signature Motown sound, Edwards led the group on a mix of psychedelic, funk, and disco music , as well as two Grammy-winning songs, "Papa Was a Rollin' Stone ", and "Cloud Nine". [Full Article...]

On the set of Puppy Bowl XIV

On the set of Puppy Bowl XIV While the pre-game show is available to watch online now , the Puppy Bowl stars at 3 p.m. ET/ 12 p.m. PT on Sunday. Puppy Bowl XIII's PEDIGREE (R) Starting Lineup featured 39 puppies who competed for the individual BISSELL (R) MVP (Most Valuable Puppy) by scoring the most touchdowns with dog-approved toys by Petco. [Full Article...]

Kimmel books adult film star on night of Trump speech

Kimmel books adult film star on night of Trump speech Jimmy started out by reading the statement to the audience. In her two-segment appearance, Stormy coyly maybe-denied signing the public statement released under her name three hours earlier, asserting she was "denying this affair because it never happened". [Full Article...]

Police Believe Shanghai Crash Was Accidental

Police Believe Shanghai Crash Was Accidental At least three people were seriously injured. In another, firefighters struggled to extinguish flames shooting up from inside the vehicle. The incident was first reported on social media, with several people taking to Twitter to post photos and videos of the scene. [Full Article...]

Finsbury Park terrorist Darren Osborne was Lincolnshire schoolboy

Finsbury Park terrorist Darren Osborne was Lincolnshire schoolboy Darren Osborne ploughed into a crowd of worshippers in a van outside a mosque in the Finsbury Park area of London in June past year. He used a rented van to target Muslims as they returned from prayers during the holy month of Ramadan, and the court heard he had wanted to kill as many as possible. [Full Article...]

N.Korean athletes arrive in South for Olympics

N.Korean athletes arrive in South for Olympics Many opponents of reestablishment of relations chose to publicly express their displeasure. "It is very regrettable that an event agreed by the South and the North will not be held due to North Korea's unilateral notification (decision)", the news agency quoted South Korea's unification ministry as saying. [Full Article...]

Trump Administration Imposes Arms Embargo On South Sudan To Stifle Civil War

Trump Administration Imposes Arms Embargo On South Sudan To Stifle Civil War Oil-rich South Sudan has been wrecked by civil war since 2013, when troops loyal to Kiir clashed with troops loyal to then-Vice President Riek Machar. Haley visited South Sudan in late October and met with Kiir. "It is now time to revisit the range of practical measures that can be applied in earnest to those who refuse to take this process seriously", Mogae said. [Full Article...]

Five shot in mass brawl between migrants in Calais

Five shot in mass brawl between migrants in Calais French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb arrived in Calais on Friday night to meet with local authorities in the aftermath of the fight. Interior minister speaks of 'a degree of violence never witnessed'. A second melee erupted at an industrial site around 5km away. Thursday's explosion of violence was a stark reminder that the dismantling of a sprawling camp in late 2016 had failed to halt t... [Full Article...]

90 migrants fear dead off Libya

90 migrants fear dead off Libya According to survivors' testimony, 90 migrants - mostly Pakistanis - drowned in the accident, Headon said. From a boat carrying more than 90, only three survivors are reported - two of whom managed to swim to shore, while the third was picked up by a fishing boat. [Full Article...]

Iranian lawmaker say 5000 arrested during January protests

Iranian lawmaker say 5000 arrested during January protests Iranian police say they arrested 29 women who removed their head scarves in a growing protest against a law requiring women to wear the Islamic veils in public. The latest flare-up in the hijab protests comes just days after a 31-year-old woman, later identified as Vida Movahed , was released from jail. Dozens were killed during the demonstrations that began over economic grievances and q... [Full Article...]

Massie on Train Involved in Fatal Crash

Massie on Train Involved in Fatal Crash Trump confirmed the driver of the truck was killed in the accident, but he said there were only a few minor injuries among the train's passengers. "Local law enforcement is investigating the incident and crews are inspecting the equipment for damage", Amtrak spokeswoman Kimberly Woods said in a statement. [Full Article...]

Poland "using the Turkish way" by approving Holocaust law: historian

Poland Polish lawmakers have approved draft legislation penalising suggestions of complicity by Poland in the Nazi Holocaust on its soil during World War Two. The Polish Parliament's lower chamber adopted the measure last Friday, on the eve of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, and the Senate passed it Wednesday, despite a concerted effort by the Israeli and Polish governments to ameliorate... [Full Article...]

TC Line: State of the Union

TC Line: State of the Union This was peak Trump and spoke to his base. Mr Trump sought to inspire a deeply divided Congress and nation . This week, Trump focused less on other countries and more on the US, with little or no mention of trade, China or tariffs. [Full Article...]


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