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by | January 26, 2018 | 06:46

The bones date to between 174,000 and 188,000 years old, said the report in Thursday's edition of the USA journal Science . "In other words, if modern humans started traveling out of Africa some 200,000 years ago, it follows that they must have originated in Africa at least 300,000-500,000 years ago".

by | January 26, 2018 | 06:43

The militant group has suffered major territorial losses amid separate but simultaneous military campaigns by the Russia-backed Syrian government and the USA -backed Kurdish-led forces in eastern and northern Syria. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said IS militants attacked Syrian troops and allied forces stationed in the eastern Deir el-Zour province, killing over a dozen fighters in attacks several kilometers (miles) apart.

by | January 26, 2018 | 06:29

The government of India announced a total of 85 Padma awardees at the ceremony that included three Padma Vibhushan , nine Padma Bhushan and 73 Padma Shri awards across several areas of work. Tamil Nadu's Rajagopalan Vasudevan, who is known as plastic road-maker of India, developed a patented and innovative method to reuse plastic waste to construct roads, has also been given the Padma Shri.

by | January 26, 2018 | 06:00

The Restaurant Association of Ireland (RAI) has also given a broad welcome to the repeal of the ban. However, some parliament members opposed the law change. "It's also a Friday heading into a Bank Holiday, and Dublin has a significant amount of tourists. It is somewhat quaint and bemusing at this stage", he said.

by | January 26, 2018 | 05:29

Mrs May and Mr Trump haven't had a face-to-face meeting since the President retweeted anti-Muslim videos from hate group Britain First, prompting a huge transatlantic stoush. The mood music had been good and the Americans were talking positively about a trade deal. Donald Trump is set to visit the United Kingdom by the end of 2018 after Downing Street officials said officials are working on plans.

by | January 26, 2018 | 05:27

Turkey announced this past Tuesday that its forces killed at least 260 US -backed Syrian Kurdish fighters after four days of an offensive dubbed " Operation Olive Branch " aimed at the Afrin region of northern Syria along the Turkish border.

by | January 26, 2018 | 05:19

Cobb also clarified if the special counsel does call upon Trump , his attorney would be there to guide him through the meeting. Though Trump's lawyers have entertained granting Mueller an interview with the president, they may hold off to avoid incrimination on charges unrelated to Russian Federation.

by | January 26, 2018 | 05:14

BJP president Amit Shah on Thursday charged that the Congress Party still nurtured the "Emergency culture". However, the bandh did not have an effect on a Karnataka Parivarthana rally organised in Mysuru by the state BJP unit in the run up to the Assembly elections.

by | January 26, 2018 | 05:16

Around 93 more patients from the nursing home adjoining the hospital building escaped when the fire broke out and are safe. Local television footage showed rescue workers and ambulances carrying patients from the hospital. "The victims came both from the hospital and the nursing home". "An emergency meeting of senior secretaries has been convened at an order from the president", the office said in a short text message.

by | January 26, 2018 | 05:07

Afghanistan won the toss and opted to bat first, and their openers got them off to a strong start with a 100-run partnership brought up before the 20 over mark. In reply, New Zealand were bowled out for just 107 inside 29 overs as Mujeeb Zadran and Qais Ahmed grabbed four wickets each. The only bright spot of the Kiwi innings was a 66-run stand between Dale Phillips and Katene Clarke, who made the Afghans wait for nearly 19 overs for their fifth wicket.

by | January 26, 2018 | 04:55

The American Association of Poison Control Centers, which received almost 12,300 calls regarding exposure to laundry packets in 2017, reports that their data indicates that fewer people across the nation are mishandling the nonconsumable packets since they were first released in 2012.

by | January 26, 2018 | 04:48

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks during a news conference to discuss "efforts to reduce violent crime" at the Department of Justice in Washington , U.S., December 15, 2017. Sanders would not say whether Trump would submit to an interview with Mueller but pledged to "be fully cooperative with the special counsel". "Mueller would want to hear from Trump in his own words and to observe tone and body language to make credibility assessments".

by | January 26, 2018 | 04:42

Calzadillas said a part of herself changed the night of the October 1 shooting in Las Vegas but she will come back stronger. "I will not quit on them and I will not quit on myself", she told reporters during a press conference at the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix.

by | January 26, 2018 | 04:16

He had been qualified on the Point Defiance Bypass section of the track by completing 7-10 observational trips, as well as three trips where he operated the equipment. The conductor who was also in the locomotive at the time of the derailment has been with Amtrak since 2010 and was promoted to his current post in 2011.

by | January 26, 2018 | 04:10

The morning after President Trump told reporters he's open to a path for citizenship for DREAMers, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) lamented the difficulty of nailing down an immigration deal with the administration's "wildly unpredictable" swings on the issue.

by | January 26, 2018 | 04:10

Chuck Schumer , Democrat leader in the Senate, tweeted that he was "confident" a deal could be reached on an immigration bill, a key sticking point for the opposition. WASHINGTON-President Donald Trump has remained adamant on building a wall along the southwest border. My wife and I are federal employees who were directly hurt by the government shutdown, but we serve to protect people just like these DACA Dreamers.

by | January 26, 2018 | 03:58

Schumer also acknowledged that there was no guarantee that McConnell would keep his commitment to address the issue early next month, but said that Democrats would "hold his feet to the fire". Senators have dubbed the informal group the Common Sense Caucus, but "hopefully it'll grow large enough that we'll eventually call it the United States Senate", said Sen.

by | January 26, 2018 | 03:56

Tillerson told Cavusoglu that the proposed 30-km safe zone would address Turkey's security concerns, the source added. Turkey's air and ground " Operation Olive Branch " in the Afrin region of northern Syria is now in its fifth day, targeting Kurdish YPG fighters and opening a new front in Syria's multi-sided civil war .

by | January 26, 2018 | 03:44

But national authorities and courts can not "base their decision exclusively on the conclusions of an expert's report and must not be bound by them", Europe's top court said. The psychologist concluded it wasn't possible to confirm the man's assertion of his sexual orientation, and his asylum application was rejected. Due to this new ruling, a court in Szeged, Hungary, will now reconsider his claim.

by | January 26, 2018 | 03:44

Trump hasn't directly responded to Bannon's claim - nor one in which Bannon called a meeting between Trump campaign figures and Russians in 2016 potentially "treasonous" - but instead said his former aide has "lost his mind". Their testimony came nearly a month after Comey told the same committee that he believed Trump was trying to obstruct the Russian Federation probe.

by | January 26, 2018 | 03:39

The committee will hold a field hearing in Hawaii to examine in detail the false missile attack messages sent out via mobile telephones and television and radio stations after being triggered - and not being corrected for about 40 minutes - by an employee of the state's emergency management agency.

by | January 26, 2018 | 03:31

Sanders would not say whether Trump would submit to an interview with Mueller but pledged to "be fully cooperative with the special counsel". Here he was back in 2014, in an interview with Ireland's TV3: "If I decide to run for office, I'll produce my tax returns, absolutely ".

by | January 26, 2018 | 03:30

There is no official payload because this is a test flight for SpaceX , but Musk announced late previous year that a cherry red Tesla will be encapsulated in the rocket's nose cone and launched toward Mars orbit. The Falcon Heavy's first payload will be a little less ambitious, and unusual - Musk's personal Tesla Roadster, CBS News said. Falcon Heavy is about 70m tall and is created to carry a maximum load of 64 tonnes in low-earth orbit.

by | January 26, 2018 | 03:26

Attorney General Jeff Sessions . Last month after numerous rounds of campaigning Democrat Doug Jones emerged as the victor of that seat. It passed 67 to 31 on a largely party-line vote after a two-hour filibuster from Democrats who said it would diminish voters' voices in the process.

by | January 26, 2018 | 03:26

Huddled negotiations by Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer in the last minutes before midnight were unsuccessful, and the USA government technically ran out of money at midnight. Republicans have appeared increasingly confident that Democrats were bearing the brunt of criticism for the shutdown and that they would ultimately buckle.