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'Most ancient' solid cheese found in dug up Egyptian jarScientists have discovered that a solidified whitish substance in an ancient jar dug up in Egypt is "probably the most ancient archaeological solid residue of cheese ever found."
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A helicopter hovers over the Autobahn A 19 in Linstow near Rostock, northern Germany, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, after a bus was driven into a ditch and turned over. Six people were seriously injured and a further 10 slightly hurt. (Bernd Wuestneck/dpa via AP)
Long-distance bus overturns on German highway, 22 hurtAuthorities say a bus headed from Stockholm to Berlin has come off a highway in northeastern Germany and overturned, injuring 22
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FILE - In this file photo dated Wednesday, May 23, 2018, Stormy Daniels speaks during a ceremony for her receiving a City Proclamation and Key to the City in West Hollywood, Calif. USA.  Stormy Daniels, the adult film actress and nemesis of U.S. President Donald Trump, has pulled out of a British reality-TV show at the last minute after a dispute with producers, according to information released Friday Aug. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu, FILE)
Stormy Daniels drops out of UK reality show at last minuteStormy Daniels, the adult film actress and nemesis of U.S. President Donald Trump, has pulled out of a British reality-TV show at the last minute after a dispute with producers
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Moroccan feminist activist arrested amid abortion campaignA prominent Moroccan feminist who campaigns for abortion access and LGBT rights has been arrested for alleged public drinking and disturbance of order
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US sanctions Myanmar forces for alleged human rights abusesThe U.S. Treasury is slapping sanctions on Myanmar security forces for their alleged involvement in violent campaigns against ethnic minorities across the Southeast Asia nation
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Firefighters remove debris of the collapsed Morandi highway bridge in Genoa, Italy, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Italian authorities have lowered the death to 38 from 39 in the collapse of a highway bridge in Genoa. Genoa Prefect Office official Raffaella Corsaro told AP that there had been a "misunderstanding" about information from ambulance dispatchers. Earlier, Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said that as rescuers comb through the rubble for more bodies it will be "inevitable" that the death toll will eventually rise. Dozens of vehicles plunged into a dry river bed after the collapse Tuesday. (Luca Zennaro/ANSA via AP)
The Latest: Italian mayor shuts down bridge as a precautionA mayor in southern Italy has closed down a bridge designed by the same architect who created the collapsed Genoa highway bridge
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A man walks out of a currency exchange shop in Istanbul, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Beset by a weak currency and tension with the United States, Turkey is reaching out to Europe in an attempt to shore up relations with major trading partners despite years of testy rhetoric and a stalled bid for EU membership. The overtures by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who has harshly criticized Germany and other European nations in the past, are part of a diplomatic campaign to capitalize on international unease over U.S. President Donald Trump and American tariff disputes. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
The Latest: Trump warns Turkey over detained pastorU.S. President Donald Trump is condemning the detention of an American pastor in Turkey and warned that "we are not going to take it sitting down."
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German charged over alleged combat role in Afghan TalibanProsecutors have charged a German citizen accused of fighting for the Taliban in Afghanistan, accusing him of membership in a terrorist organization, attempted murder and weapons offenses
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A supporter of jailed, former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, holds a sign that reads in Portuguese: "Free Lula" at a march in Brasilia, Brazil, Wednesday, Aug. 15 2018. Supporters of jailed da Silva rallied outside the court where his party registered his candidacy for president. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
Could Brazil's Lula really run? It's not likelyNow that former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has registered his candidacy for president, experts say there is a narrow but unlikely path by which authorities could allow him to run
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FILE - In this Wednesday, July 25, 2018 file photo. Pakistani politician Imran Khan, chief of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, shows his marked thumb after casting his vote at a polling station for the parliamentary elections in Islamabad, Pakistan. Pakistani lawmakers on Friday elected former cricket star and longtime politician Khan as the country's next prime minister in a step toward third straight transfer of power from one civilian government to another one.(AP Photo/Anjum Naveed,file)
Pakistani lawmakers elect Imran Khan as prime ministerPakistani lawmakers have elected former cricket star and longtime politician Imran Khan as the country's next prime minister
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Fashion and Costume Designer Bob Mackie poses with one of his illustrations, a marker and pencil costume sketch of Elton John as a devil for his 1986 Ice on Fire tour, in London, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. The sketch which is signed by Bob is estimated at 1,000-2,000 US Dollars (788-1,575 UK Pounds) and will be auctioned in the 'Property from the Collection of Bob Mackie' sale by Julien's Auctions in Los Angeles on Nov. 17. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
Bob Mackie's designs for Cher, Carol Burnett up for auctionBob Mackie-designed outfits worn by Cher, Carol Burnett, Diana Ross and others are going up for auction
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1.4K Google Workers on Secret China App: 'Urgent Ethical Issues'There had already been rumblings of Google employees who'd complained or defected from the company altogether to avoid having to work on a censorship-friendly search app reportedly being made for China. Now about 1,400 employees who are still there have banded together in a more cohesive way, penning a...
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