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Jawbone Fossil Fills Big Gap In Human Evolution, Scientists Say

Writing in Science, scientists say the 2.8 million-year-old fossil appears to belong to an individual from the beginning of the ancestral line that led to humans.
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UK Government Is Selling Its Share Of Eurostar

The move is part of an effort by the British government to sell off national assets to raise $20 billion by the year 2020.
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The British Group With A Very Different Take On 'Jihadi John'

Cage is a controversial group founded by a former detainee at Guantanamo Bay. It has presented a sympathetic portrait of "Jihadi John," drawing criticism that it defends terror.
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Spain's Wine Exports Soar 22 Percent — But Profits Fall

Spain's wine industry had a record year in 2014, posting numbers that could propel it past Italy as the world's biggest wine exporter. But most of the wine was sold cheaply, in bulk.
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Turkish Airlines' Near-Miss Creates Big Problem At Kathmandu's Tiny Airport

What do you do when a plane crash-lands at your country's only international airport and you have no equipment to move it out of the way? Nepalese airport officials are grappling with that question.
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Putin Speaks About The Killing Of Kremlin Critic Boris Nemtsov

Russia's president said Nemtsov's death was a shameful tragedy. Nemtsov was gunned down near the Kremlin on Friday. His supporters blame Russian authorities.
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Born In 1898: World's Oldest Living Person Celebrates Birthday

Misao Okawa of Japan is now 117. She has reigned as the world's oldest living person since 2013, when Guinness World Records certified that she was 115.
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Japanese World War II Battleship Musashi Found, Billionaire Paul Allen Says

The Microsoft co-founder says his team found the ship's wreckage in the Sibuyan Sea off the Philippines. The vessel was sunk during the Battle of Leyte Gulf in 1944.
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Watch A Film From Mali: The Day Before The Music Died

The Last Song Before the War presents the glorious sounds of the 2011 Festival in the Desert, held shortly before Islamic extremists took over the region and banned music.
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2 Stories Of Law And Order

In Farmington, N.H., cops cruise the streets looking for good behavior. When they see it, they hand out restaurant coupons. And in Finland, fines are based on income — some can really add up.

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