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Missing link may have been European, not African, ancient fossils suggest

The birthplace of modern man may have been the eastern Mediterranean, rather than Africa, according to scientists studying newly discovered ancient fossils of a tooth and lower jawbone.

Indy 500 motor racing ace Scott Dixon robbed at gunpoint in Indiana

The racing driver who is on pole position for the Indianapolis 500 this weekend has been robbed at gunpoint.

Ex-MotoGP champion Nicky Hayden dies at 35

American motorcycle racer Nicky Hayden has died in Italy, five days after being hit by a car while training on his bicycle.

What do Facebook's internal content guidelines reveal?

Facebook's internal guidelines on what's acceptable - and what's not - to publish on its platform show a company that is struggling to deal with its own massive reach.

Hundreds go on trial for failed coup in Turkey

Hundreds go on trial for failed coup in Turkey

More than 200 suspects have gone on trial accused of plotting and orchestrating last year's failed coup in Turkey.

Iran slams US arms deal with Saudi 'dangerous terrorists'

Iran slams US arms deal with Saudi 'dangerous terrorists'

Iran has accused the US of selling arms to "dangerous terrorists" in the Middle East - a day after President Donald Trump signed an arms deal with Saudi Arabia.

North Korea 'ready to deploy and mass-produce new missile'

North Korea 'ready to deploy and mass-produce new missile'

North Korea says it is ready to deploy and mass-produce a medium-range ballistic missile following a successful test at the weekend.

Trump and Netanyahu hail Israeli-Palestinian 'chance for peace' ahead of talks

Trump and Netanyahu hail Israeli-Palestinian 'chance for peace' ahead of talks

Benjamin Netanyahu has said "for the first time in my lifetime, I see a real hope for change" after his meeting with Donald Trump.

Facebook's secret guidance on graphic content leaked

Facebook's secret guidance on graphic content leaked

Facebook hesitates before deleting images and videos of hate speech and similar upsetting material due to fears of being accused of censorship, internal documents have revealed.

Hillary Step: Mount Everest rock face named after climber collapses

Hillary Step: Mount Everest rock face named after climber collapses

A near-vertical rock face near the summit of Mount Everest named after Sir Edmund Hillary has collapsed, according to mountaineers.

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Ex-MotoGP champion Nicky Hayden dies at 35

Ex-MotoGP champion Nicky Hayden dies at 35

American motorcycle racer Nicky Hayden has died in Italy, five days after being hit by a car while training on his bicycle.

Bomb blast at Bangkok hospital injures 21 people

Bomb blast at Bangkok hospital injures 21 people

A bomb explosion at a hospital in Bangkok has injured 21 people, Thai police say.

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