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CENTRAL JAVA, Indonesia. -- Between 108,000 and 117,000 years ago, the first humans to walk upright took their last stand. Researchers have discovered the youngest fossils of Homo erectus in Central Java, Indonesia, an ancient human species that went extinct before modern humans...
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BEIJING, China. -- China has officially commissioned its first domestically-built aircraft carrier, the Shandong, a significant step forward in Chinese President Xi Jinping's ambitions for the country to field a world-class navy. Xi attended the commissioning ceremony in the...
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ISLAMABAD, Pakistan. -- Former Pakistan President and military ruler Pervez Musharraf has been sentenced to death in absentia for high treason following a six-year legal case. A three-member special court in Islamabad on Tuesday convicted Musharraf of violating the constitution...
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MINDANAO, Philippines. -- A 6-year-old girl was among three people killed when a 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck the southern Philippines island of Mindanao on Sunday. The girl was inside her family's house when the building collapsed and killed her, the province's governor,...
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LONDON -- Boris Johnson has done it. The UK Prime Minister has stunned political pundits by leading his Conservative Party to score one of the country's most dramatic electoral victories in decades. The result is a vindication of Johnson's strategy to campaign on a single...
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NEW DELHI, India. -- Hundreds of people have joined a hunger strike in northeast India, where the government has deployed troops and shut down the internet in the wake of a controversial citizenship bill opponents worry will marginalize non-Hindu voices in one of India's most...
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MURMANSK, Russia. -- Russia's only aircraft carrier, Admiral Kuznetsov, caught fire on Thursday morning during repair work in Russia's Arctic Sea port of Murmansk, according to Russian state news agencies. Six people are thought to have been injured and one person is believed to...
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NEW DEHLI, India. -- India could be set to pass a bill that would give Indian citizenship to immigrants from three neighboring countries -- but not if they are Muslim. The controversial Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) would fast-track citizenship for religious minorities,...
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OSTRAVA, Czech Republic. -- A gunman is on the run after shooting six people dead and injuring two others at a hospital in the eastern Czech city of Ostrava on Tuesday. One of the victims was shot in an operating theater and later died. The head of the hospital, Jiří Havrlant,...