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Genome of ancient Egyptian mummy analyzed

It turns out that modern Egyptians and ancient Egyptians are very different. It’s been widely assumed that ancient Egyptians hailed from North Africa. But it’s always been difficult to determine their ancestry due to the challenge of obtaining DNA from the mummified bodies. While ancient mummies are often well-preserved, the …

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D-League: Fiery Cignal drubs Tanduay

Oping Sumalinog. PBA IMAGES Cignal HD rode a hot start and downed Tanduay, 89-63, for its first victory in the 2017 PBA D-League Foundation Cup Thursday at Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig. Oping Sumalinog went on a perfect 3-of-3 shooting from rainbow country to finish with 15 points to lead …

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Maute to kill hostages if attacked, say priests

ISLAMIST terrorists who went on a rampage in Marawi City said they would kill more than 240 hostages—including women and children—if the military did not stop its offensive against them immediately, a priest held by the gunmen said Wednesday. In a video posted on Facebook, Fr. Teresito Suganob appealed to …

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Drugs funding terrorism ­— Rody

DRUG money and not support from the Islamic State is fueling the ongoing terrorist activities by extremist groups in Mindanao, President Rodrigo Duterte said Wednesday as he insisted that the situation in the region is already at its critical level after he declared martial law. “We allowed drugs to flourish. …

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Philippine military airstrikes kill 10 troops: defence chief

Philippine military airstrikes aimed at Islamist militants who are battling soldiers in a southern city instead killed 10 troops and injured seven others, the defence secretary said on Thursday. “A group of our military armed men were hit by our own airstrikes. Ten killed,” Defence Secretary Delfin Lorenzana told reporters …

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