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The bones were initially studied in 1941 by Dr David Hoodless, from the Central Medical School in Fiji. When Jantz plugged the measurements made by Hoodless into the Fordisc program, the models determined the remains have more in common with Earhart than 99 percent of the people in a sizable reference sample.
  • Winter Paralympics: Corey Peters named flagbearer

    Winter Paralympics: Corey Peters named flagbearer

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    The global sports event will kick off for ten days from Friday with the opening ceremony set for 8 p.m. The 38-year-old visually impaired skier from Canmore, Alta., has owned the top of the Paralympic medal podium, going undefeated in Games competition since 2006.
  • Holocaust Museum Strips Suu Kyi of Award

    Holocaust Museum Strips Suu Kyi of Award

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    The museum announced Wednesday that is rescinding Suu Kyi's Elie Wiesel Award, bestowed on her in 2012, due to her refusal to stop or condemn military violence against the Muslim Rohingya minority. Myanmar's military says its crackdown was needed to root out Rohingya armed rebels who attacked border police posts in August, killing about a dozen people.
  • 'Accidental shooting' at Birmingham high school kills teen girl; 2 others hurt

    'Accidental shooting' at Birmingham high school kills teen girl; 2 others hurt

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    The police department did not identify the name of the individual in custody. Killed was a 17-year-old girl who was going to graduate in May, had already been accepted into college and had dreams to become a nurse. Wednesday's shooting prompted a brief lockdown at the magnet school in Alabama's largest city. "I was upstairs right where the shooting was happening", a Huffman student called Ashley told WBRC-TV , adding "it happened out of nowhere".
  • Free smoke alarms to be given away this weekend

    Free smoke alarms to be given away this weekend

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    Daylight saving time begins at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 11, and continues until November 4. Do not install smoke alarms near draft areas. "Changing the batteries in each device is the easiest way to ensure continued protection of your family and property".
  • Air India to fly over Saudi Arabia for Israel: Netanyahu

    Air India to fly over Saudi Arabia for Israel: Netanyahu

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    If the airline is allowed permission to fly over Saudi Arabia, the duration of the flight will come down by about two hours. Interacting with reporters after his meeting with US President Donald Trump at the White House, Netanyahu said that Air India has signed an agreement with Saudi Arabia over the matter.
  • EU Fights Gender Pay Gap — TimesUp

    EU Fights Gender Pay Gap — TimesUp

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    The announcement was made yesterday on the eve of International Women's Day . But are girls actually running the world? One of my early career highlights was as a young intern working in the business, when I was able to take a auto home for the first time to my mum and tell her, "Hey mum, here is this little storage compartment in the back of the centre console - it used to click and now it doesn't, and that's all me".
  • Evidence Of Trump Efforts To Set Up Back Channel With Kremlin

    Evidence Of Trump Efforts To Set Up Back Channel With Kremlin

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    In addition, the Times reported , citing "three people familiar with the meeting" that the crown prince convened a January 2017 meeting in the Seychelles involving Mr. Last month the special counsel indicted 13 Russians for operating a campaign of "information warfare" against the US stretching back to 2014. He says he was there for business reasons and was not representing the Trump team.
  • We wish you a Happy Women's Day!

    We wish you a Happy Women's Day!

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    Recalling countries' legal commitments to the right to education for girls and women through worldwide treaties, it focuses on three: the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), the Convention against Discrimination in Education (CADE), and the global Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR).
  • President Trump holds a joint press conference with Swedish Prime Minister

    President Trump holds a joint press conference with Swedish Prime Minister

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    When asked about urging from Republican leaders including House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., that he back away from his pledge to impose a 25 percent tariff on steel and a 10 percent tariff on aluminum, Trump was defiant, repeating a frequent claim from the campaign trail and even earlier that the USA has been taken advantage of by other countries .
  • TL; DR: Taylor 181* levels series for Kiwis

    TL; DR: Taylor 181* levels series for Kiwis

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    The hosts chased down the target in 49.3 overs. But captain Kane Williamson and Taylor stabilised the ship and, after Williamson gloved a legside catch behind from the first ball that Ben Stokes bowled, wicketkeeper Tom Latham joined Taylor.
  • DOJ Sues California Over Sanctuary State Law

    DOJ Sues California Over Sanctuary State Law

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    Warning that California's liberal politicians were endangering the state's citizens and obstructing federal law, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced on Wednesday that the Trump administration was suing the state over laws created to make it more hard for federal immigration agents to operate there.