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Mysterious sand mounds confirmed as ancient Aboriginal burial ground

The origins of a series of mysterious sand mounds in a remote part of Queensland, Australia, may have finally been solved after human remains were discovered lying within. The human remains interred in burial mounds in Mapoon, western Cape York, could be up to 6,000 years old – making them older than the Egyptian pyramids, according to archaeologists. While the ...

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Mohammad Bin Salman’s visit confirmed by Met, activists demand May challenge him over 'war crimes'

London police have inadvertently confirmed that Saudi Arabian Prince Mohammad bin Salman will visit the UK in March, igniting fresh calls from activists to have the royal arrested upon his arrival for alleged war crimes in Yemen. A liaison officer from the Metropolitan Police contacted the London Campaign Against Arms Trade to check if the activist group would be planning ...

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‘You may be infected’: Measles alert at Newark Airport as highly contagious disease case confirmed

Passengers who traveled through Newark Airport in New Jersey were issued a measles exposure warning on Friday after the Department of Health confirmed one person with the highly contagious disease had been there ten days ago. “On January 2, 2018, an international traveler with a confirmed case of measles—a highly contagious disease—arrived in Terminal C at Newark Liberty International Airport ...

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WhatsApp business accounts will either be verified, confirmed or unconfirmed

Another tidbit around how WhatsApp’s incoming business accounts will function: According to a FAQ for users of the messaging platform — on “Chatting with businesses” — they will either have one of three status types: unconfirmed, confirmed or verified. Business accounts that have yet to be confirmed or verified will have a gray question mark badge displayed in their profile. “This ...

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Confirmed! Brexit deal brokered between May and EU – no hard border for Ireland

Published time: 8 Dec, 2017 07:18 After hammering out the finer details in an early morning meeting, Theresa May and President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker have struck a deal, allowing Brexit to advance to stage two which will see talks on the future trading relationship. Theresa May, who arrived in Brussels before the sun was up has confirmed ...

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Remains found in Ga. yard confirmed as missing Iraq War veteran

Remains found beneath a concrete block at a Georgia home have been identified as those of an Iraq War veteran missing since 2014. The Cobb County Medical Examiner’s office was able to confirm it was Chase Massner through dental records with the Defense Department, local CBS affiliate WGCL reports. “Now we can begin to plan a proper funeral for Chase, ...

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Canadian sniper kills ISIS fighter from TWO MILES away in longest confirmed kill shot EVER

GETTY/NC Fighting has raged in the former ISIS strongholds of Syria and Iraq for years A Canadian soldier dispatched the Islamic State (ISIS) fanatic from a whopping 2.14 miles away – the longest distance for a confirmed kill.  The sniper fired the bullet from a McMillan TAC-50 rifle while stationed in a high-rise tower in Iraq.  Fired from 11,319 feet ...

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Ariana Grande confirmed she was OK to friend after bombing

Ariana Grande confirmed to a childhood friend that she was OK shortly after the horrific terror attack following her concert in Manchester that killed at least 22 people. Dennis Lambert, a Florida songwriter whose daughter Misha grew up with Grande in Boca Raton, said his daughter spoke to Grande in the aftermath of the deadly bombing and learned her longtime ...

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North Korea in 'significant' missile breakthrough – confirmed by US and the South

Pyongyang has launched a ballistic missile which successfully re-entered the Earth’s atmosphere, according to analysts. Specialists in South Korea and the US confirmed what was first reported by the Pyongyang propaganda machine. North Korea claimed the liquid- fuel Hwasong-12 ravelled a distance of 489 miles before breaching Japan’s Air Defence Identification Zone and reached an altitude of 2,111.5 km (1,312 ...

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Ben Carson confirmed as housing secretary

WASHINGTON — The Senate has confirmed retired neurosurgeon and former Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson as housing secretary. The vote was 58-41. Carson will lead an agency of some 8,300 employees and a budget of about $ 47 billion. Carson has no government or housing policy experience. Despite that, his nomination cleared a Senate committee in January on a unanimous ...

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