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Mummies of cats, scarabs found in newly discovered Egyptian tombs

Mostafa Waziri told reporters Saturday that the discovery at Saqqara also includes mummies of scarabs, the first ever to be found in the area. The team intend to explore inside in the coming weeks. Two such mummies were found inside a rectangular limestone sarcophagus with a vaulted lid decorated with three scarabs painted in black, he said. Over 200 mummies of cats, over 200 mummies of scarabs, as well as several mummies of cobras and alligators, have been found in the tombs.

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Jimmy Kimmel Makes a Solid Case for Firing Sarah Huckabee Sanders

Donald Trump has denied suggestions that a White House-released video depicting contact between a staffer and a CNN reporter was not altered, and he seemingly threatened to revoke the White House press credentials of more reporters. ambassador to China and former Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad. On Friday, the president signalled he was considering limiting access to other reporters as well.

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Residents Flee as Wildfire Chews Through Northern California

The California fire season normally begins in late spring and lasts through summer. Video of the inferno taken by Paradise resident Brynn Parrott Chatfield on Thursday shows the horror of the fire. It sent thousands fleeing after mandatory evacuations in Los Angeles and Ventura counties. Previously, the Tubbs Fire , which burned almost 40,000 acres in Lake, Napa and Sonoma counties in 2017, had been considered the most destructive wildfire in state history .

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Bound plane with dozens of Canadians on board crashes shortly after takeoff

That's when it suffered "an accident on landing", a statement from Fly Jamaica reads. Flight Alerts, a Twitter account monitoring aircraft, reported the plane overshot the runway and crashed into a fence. As such, preparations were made for an emergency landing but the Pilot was unable to get the aircraft to an absolute stop before the end of the runway.

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DeSantis wins Florida governor’s race; Gillum concedes

Steve Schale, a longtime Democratic strategist, recounted talking to a reporter 14 years ago about Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Betty Castor's narrow lost to Republican Mel Martinez. Gillum conceded the election on November 6 around 11 p.m., about three hours after the polls closed. Abrams attracted high-profile support from influential talk show host and billionaire philanthropist Oprah Winfrey.

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Trump Attacks Democrats and Migrants on Eve of Midterm Elections

But what if that doesn't happen? In Texas , Democrats are hoping to win their first Senate seat in 30 years. The Daily Beast has examined that "unthinkable" scenario in some depth. Democrats expect to flip the 1st District, and the 3rd District with Rep. David Young is a toss-up. What has President Trump being saying? He hammered Trump and Republicans for repeatedly trying to repeal his signature health-care law while at the same time claiming to support the law's protections for ...

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Kendall early voting totals already top 2014 numbers

The 2014 midterms saw 12,938,596 total votes cast with six days before the elections, compared to 24,024,621 total votes cast by Wednesday. A poll released Monday by the Institute of Politics at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government found that 40 percent of young voters plan to vote in the midterms, with 66 percent of them saying they plan to vote for a Democratic candidate .

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Trump raises doubts about Kavanaugh accusers after latest DOJ referral

The upcoming Brett Kavanaugh investiture ceremony, the customary recognition of his place on the U.S. Supreme Court, is going to break tradition "due to security concerns", the Supreme Court has announced . Circuit - vehemently denied all such accusations and maintained his innocence. "It is illegal to obstruct Committee investigations". It's unclear who wrote the first Jane Doe letter.

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Nazis Target Oprah And Stacey Abrams In Robocalls

If elected, Abrams would become the first black woman governor in USA history. 11th hour, cynical ploys come as no surprise from Brian Kemp , a man who raided the offices of organizations who register people to vote and had a woman arrested for helping her blind father cast his ballot.

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Top Pakistan religious scholar Moulana Samiul Haq assasinated in Rawalpindi

Haq ran an Islamic seminary in the north-western Pakistani town of Noshera and was a teacher to most of the Afghan Taliban's leaders, including the militia's founding father, Mullah Omer, said Taliban spokesman Yousaf Shah. Maulana Samiul Haq was also the leader the Darul Uloom Haqqania religious seminary and was openly supporting the Taliban-led insurgency in Afghanistan .

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Pentagon: 5000 Troops Will Be Deployed To U.S.-Mexico Border

Trump, who campaigned against illegal immigration to win the 2016 US presidential vote, has seized on this caravan in the run-up to the congressional elections, firing up support for his Republican Party, which is seeking to maintain control of Congress.

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Mystery surrounds deaths of Saudi sisters found in NY

The mother of the sisters, Rotana Farea (22) and Tala Farea (16 ), lives in Fairfax, Virginia. But they are still trying to work out how they died. Neither woman's body had immediately obvious signs of trauma, and after initially suspecting that the pair might have jumped from the George Washington Bridge, cops cooled on the theory Tuesday.

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Venice Hit by Worst Flooding in a Decade

Venice is now experiencing the worst flooding it's seen in a decade , but one restaurant refuses to let the knee-high water impact business. The Guardian reported that Monday witnessed strong winds in Venice, which raised the water level to more than 5 feet, rendering even the eleavted walkways useless.

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Rampage victims' funerals begin as Trump heads to Pittsburgh

A group of Pittsburgh Jewish leaders wrote an open letter to President Donald Trump today telling him he bears responsibility for a deadly shooting at a synagogue in the United States city. A rabbi asked him to wait at least until the end of shiva . I'm a citizen. He's my president. The massacre - which took place 10 days before the midterm elections - heightened tensions around the country, coming just a day after the arrest of the Florida man accused of sending a wave of pipe ...

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Boston Crime Boss Whitey Bulger Dead In Federal Prison

At his ensuing trial, he was convicted of 11 murders in three states. Bulger was serving a life sentence, and is said to have been suffering from poor health, but alternative reports from Fox News now claim that Bulger was actually killed in prison.

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Notorious Boston gangster 'Whitey' Bulger was killed in prison, source says

Earlier in the week, the Bureau of Prisons officials and Bulger's attorney declined to comment on why he was being moved. "Hopefully the seven years he spent in prison as well as his recent death brings some closure to the families of his many victims", Brian Kelly, one of the former federal prosecutors who tried Bulger, said in a statement.

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Mexico offers temporary residency for some migrants

Several thousand Central American migrants have turned down a chance to apply for refugee status and obtain a Mexican offer of benefits, vowing to set out before dawn Saturday to continue their long trek toward the USA border. They were headed to the town of Pijijiapan, some on trucks but most making the seven hour trek on foot. Police let the caravan proceed after representatives from Mexico's National Human Rights Commission persuaded them that a rural stretch of the highway without ...

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Interim CBI chief's orders including mass transfers on hold

Decisions taken by him since October 23 till date shall not be implemented, it said. However, before the issue of stay on government's order could be raised in the court, the bench told Attorney General K K Venugopal that it would examine the issues.

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Police Arrest Man They Believe Is Connected To ‘MAGA Bomber’ Packages

Sayoc, a registered Republican, was taken into federal custody Friday and has a lengthy criminal history in Florida dating back to 1991, including drug and fraud charges and felony theft. None of the crudely manufactured devices detonated. It's uncertain whether the inert explosives were meant to harm their targets or merely evoke fear.

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'Russia will react if U.S. ships new missiles to Europe'

The Russian president said that if Washington moved to abandon the INF and placed more missiles in Europe, Russia would respond "in kind". " I don't understand why we should put Europe in such a grave danger ", he said . Reactions have been even more pointed in Europe, where the European Union asserted in a statement Monday that "the world doesn't need a new arms race that would benefit no one and on the contrary, would bring even more instability".

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President of Turkey says he hopes Saudi writer is still alive

The agreement came after Turkey's strongman leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan demanded that the Saudis prove that Khashoggi left the consulate alive . The Committee to Protect Journalists Deputy Executive Director Robert Mahoney said in a statement that that the group was "alarmed" by the reports that Khashoggi may have been killed inside the consulate.

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United States will 'stop onslaught of illegal aliens' crossing border

Outside Tapachula, about 500 black-uniformed officers briefly gathered along the highway on buses and in patrol units, but they said their orders were to maintain traffic and not to stop the caravan. The crowd stretched all the way to the horizon. Over the weekend hundreds of the Hondurans who had already traveled hundreds of kilometers mainly on foot were met with Mexico riot police at the border.

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Saudi king, crown prince call slain writer Khashoggi's son

The employee said the prosecutors asked them whether something "extraordinary" happened on October 2 in the consulate or if they saw Khashoggi and 15 other Saudis, how long they were employed in the consulate, where they are from and the working hours of the staff.

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Legal marijuana helps Canadian Girl Guide sell cookies

When she got home from school, she grabbed some change from her piggybank. "It was well received", said Seann Childs. Childs said he expected it to go well, but he never thought she would sell out of all the cookies they had left in the three cases - about 30 boxes - in 45 minutes.

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'EVERYONE WAS JUMPING': Dancing partygoers fall through floor at S.C. clubhouse

The first floor dance area ended up collapsing without warning into the basement of the apartment - a shocking thing to watch here, of course, but at least we can also report that authorities say there were NO life-threatening injuries involved.

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Trump threatens to close Mexico border if migrants not stopped

Military and CLOSE OUR SOUTHERN BORDER!" "Hopefully Mexico will stop this onslaught at their Northern Border", Trump wrote , referring to the newest trade deal known as the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement. In recent years, Mexico has deported more Central American immigrants than the United States. Some have said they are fleeing violence and poverty in Honduras, where human rights activists have complained of constant human rights violations.

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Putin probably involved in assassinations but not in US

But I think China meddled too", Trump told CBS News's popular " 60 Minutes " in an interview. Do you trust Kim Jong Un ? Two earlier encounters between the presidents, he said , had made it "clear that such top-level communication played a key role, irreplaceable role in guiding the relationship forward".

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Hostage held at Cologne main train station

The woman was treated at the scene for "light" injuries, police said. Before getting into the pharmacy, the man lit a Molotov cocktail inside a restaurant at the station, Cologne police said. He said parts of the station, one of the biggest in the country, were closed off, as well as the Breslauer Platz square behind the station. Deutsche Bahn cancelled or delayed train services in Cologne during the stand-off.

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Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank release official wedding photos

In what first looks like just another handsome photo of Princess Eugenie , the eagle-eyed have spotted the daughter of Zara and Mike Tindall doing something super adorable in the background of the shot. It is thought to be the first time the pair have been pictured together in over 20 years after their relationship turned sour following the Duchess' divorce from the Duke of York in 1996.

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Israeli forces detain family of Palestinian attack suspect

Israeli forces raided the home of Palestinian prisoner and activist, Hasan Karajeh, in the Safa village, in the central occupied West Bank district of Ramallah , on Monday morning. "There will be no security for anyone as long as the Palestinian people are denied their rights", the group said in a statement. Israeli fire has killed 148 Palestinians since the marches began.

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The winners and losers of new Nafta

China's Defence Ministry said a Chinese naval ship had been sent to warn the U.S. vessel to leave and that Beijing had irrefutable sovereignty in the area. As if on cue, last week the European Union and Japan, both of which are now in trade negotiations with the US, endorsed the template by joining the U.S.in a statement condemning China's theft of intellectual property and pledging to "address non-market-oriented policies and practices of third countries".

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French police launch investigation into missing Interpol chief

Interpol said it was aware of reports in connection with Meng's "alleged disappearance". He was previously the vice minister of public security in China. Meng Hongwei, the director of Interpol , is reportedly missing. Meng's term is scheduled to run until 2020. " Interpol's General Secretariat headquarters will not comment further".

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Third Kavanaugh accuser backs away from some of her 'gang rape' claims

In the interview , she said she had graduated high school and was at community college when she began attending house parties where she met Kavanaugh. Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee took the unusual step of releasing a statement about the sex life of one of Brett Kavanaugh's accusers - and included claims from her ex-boyfriend that she enjoys group sex.

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China tensions rise over South China Sea warships

BDN staff and wire reports •. He added that the Chinese destroyer "approached within 45 yards (135 feet) of the Decatur's bow" of the front of the US ship, adding that the Decatur "maneuvered to prevent a collision". The Chinese military has also repeatedly issued warnings to U.S. and other foreign aircraft that approach its contested islands, many of which have been armed with missiles and other weapons systems.

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Melania Trump arrives in Ghana wearing red and white striped Celine dress

Trump arrived in Ghana on Tuesday wearing a Manolo Blahnik court shoes and a red and white striped dress by French fashion house Céline, as she was greeted by Ghana's own First Lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo. "Whether it is education, drug addiction, hunger, online safety or bullying, poverty or disease, it is too often children who are hit first, and hardest, across the globe", Melania said in a brief address to a group that included the spouses of foreign leaders last week in NY, when they were ...

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'Very scary time' for young American men, says Donald Trump

The nomination has become a politically explosive issue ahead of November 6 elections, when control of Congress is at stake. Trump laid out a scenario in which a man gets a job at General Motors but then is faced with accusations of sexual assault from a woman.

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'This is a very scary time for young men in America'

Grassley said he was reminded of the 1991 testimony of then-Judge Clarence Thomas, who told the committee that the hearing into sexual harassment allegations from Anita Hill amounted to a "high-tech lynching". "I thought he did very well. Only 113 people have ever served on the Supreme Court, and I believe that we must do our level best to protect its sanctity".

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Times says it was wrong to have writer on Kavanaugh story

Just when you thought the chaos surrounding Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh couldn't get any weirder, UB40 gets added to the mix. It happened after Kavanaugh attended a concert by the group UB40 in September 1985 in New Haven , Connecticut, where his college, Yale University, is located.

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Trump says he wants 'comprehensive' FBI investigation of Kavanaugh

That investigation is supposed to be completed by Friday. Ford's emotional testimony that she was sexually assaulted by a drunken Kavanaugh at a party proved adequately credible to the committee to call for a postponement of the Senate vote .

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Trump on Kim: Tough talk ... 'and then we fell in love'

Pompeo is planning to visit Pyongyang next month to prepare for a second Kim-Trump summit. The North has technically been at war with the South since the end of the 1953 Korean War as a peace treaty was not signed. Trump said in his own address to the U.N.G.A . earlier this week that there have been a number of "encouraging measures" toward peace on the peninsula, though he acknowledged that "more work remains to be done" and that he'll leave sanctions in place until Pyongyang ...