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Humans, Neanderthals shared Europe for millennia
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Drug blocks Ebola-like virus in monkey tests
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An experimental drug treatment can help monkeys survive an otherwise deadly infection with a tropical virus called Marburg…

Antarctic find raises alien lifeform hopes
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CORRECTS: AP Journalist: 2 Red Cross jeeps cross into eastern Ukraine from Russia

IZVARYNE, Ukraine (AP) CORRECTS: AP Journalist: 2 Red Cross jeeps cross into eastern Ukraine from Russia. (Corrects APNewsAlert…

As US airstrikes in Iraq grow, details stay thin

WASHINGTON (AP) America has returned to war, of a sort, in Iraq with airstrikes that have intensified in recent days against…

Bring on the screams: 5 MTV VMA boy band moments

Get ready for another potential OMG boy band moment: 5 Seconds of Summer is about to make its debut on the MTV Video Music…

Authorities analyze voice in hunt for Foley killer

LONDON (AP) Experts say police and security services are using voice-recognition software and other technology, as well…

South Africa: man dead after orange pelting

JOHANNESBURG (AP) South African police say two men are suspected of killing a farmworker by pelting him with oranges. Citing…

German arbitration panel rejects looted art claim

BERLIN (AP) A German expert panel says the heirs of a Jewish woman persecuted by the Nazis aren't entitled to reclaim a…

Marine who vanished in Iraq has court hearing

CAMP LEJEUNE, North Carolina (AP) A Marine who mysteriously disappeared in Iraq 10 years ago is due in military court after…

Poland protests joke at swimming event in Berlin

WARSAW, Poland (AP) Polish officials have complained to the organizers of the European Swimming Championships in Berlin…

39 dead, dozens missing after Japan landslides

TOKYO (AP) Japanese police said the death toll from rain-triggered landslides on the outskirts of Hiroshima city rose to…

5 Ukrainian troops killed; fierce battles reported

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) Five troops were killed and two civilians died in the past 24 hours in rebel-held areas of eastern Ukraine…

Bus falls down gorge in northern India, killing 22

NEW DELHI (AP) A crowded minibus veered off a mountain road and fell into a gorge Thursday, killing at least 22 people…

German doctor accused of drugging, abusing women

BERLIN (AP) Authorities in Germany have arrested a hospital doctor on suspicion he drugged and sexually abused female patients…

Liberia slum calm; American recovers from Ebola

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) Calm returned Thursday to the slum of West Point in Liberia's capital that was sealed off in the…

China tries 5 accused cult members for murder

BEIJING (AP) Five people stood trial Thursday in the beating death of a woman at a McDonald's restaurant in eastern China…

Vegas offering all but marriage to LGBT tourists

LAS VEGAS (AP) While gay couples still can't get married in the marriage capital of the world, Las Vegas wants to let them…

Cambodian floods kill 45 people since last month

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) Flooding in Cambodia has killed at least 45 people since last month, officials said Thursday. About…

American doctor who had Ebola has recovered

ATLANTA (AP) At least one of the two American aid workers infected with the Ebola virus in Africa is set to be discharged…

Aid group president: American infected with Ebola virus in west Africa has recovered

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Irish peacemaker, ex-premier Reynolds dies at 81

DUBLIN (AP) Albert Reynolds, the straight-talking Irish prime minister who played a key role in delivering peace to Northern…

Survey indicates eurozone growing slowly

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) A survey of business activity shows the economy of the 18-country eurozone grew at only a slow…

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Stunning space panorama
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British man 'likely' behind beheading
British man 'likely' behind beheading

David Cameron has said that it is "increasingly likely" that a British jihadist beheaded American journalist James Foley

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