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Egypt court sentences 37 over illicit human organ trade

An Egyptian court has sentenced 37 people to prison terms ranging from three to 15 years for illegally trafficking in human organs.

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Chinese chemical plant blast kills 19

An explosion at a chemical plant in southwest China left 19 dead and injured another 12, authorities said Friday, the latest industrial accident in a country where lax regulations often lead to tragedy.

In this November 2010 photo provided by the South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology, researchers examine the body of a frozen hunter known as Oetzi the Iceman to sample his stomach contents in Bolzano, Italy. In a report released on Thursday, July 12, 2018, scientists said the analysis offers a snapshot of what ancient Europeans ate more than five millennia ago. (Marco Samadelli/Eurac/South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology via AP)

Last Meal of Ancient Hunter Uncovered

Talk about a paleo diet. Scientists have uncovered the last meal of a frozen hunter who died 5,300 years ago in the Alps.

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Lawyer for porn star Stormy Daniels says she was arrested

Adult film star Stormy Daniels, locked in a court battle with President Donald Trump over their alleged affair, was arrested Wednesday while performing at a strip club in what her lawyer described as a “politically motivated” setup.

10 dead, hundreds of houses destroyed in Afghan landslide

At least 10 people were killed and hundreds of homes destroyed in a remote area of northeastern Afghanistan after melting snow triggered a landslide, officials said Thursday.

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Tim Hortons to open 1,500 stores in China

Canadian coffee shop chain Tim Hortons announced Wednesday it will open more than 1,500 branches in China over the next decade.

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One dead, one missing as Spanish fishing boat sinks near Argentina

One person has died and another is missing after a Spanish fishing vessel sank off Argentina on Wednesday, but 25 crew members have been rescued, the Argentine Navy said.

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Ancient tablet of Odyssey epic discovered in Greece

An ancient tablet engraved with 13 verses of the Odyssey has been unearthed in southern Greece in what is possibly the earliest-recorded trace of the epic poem, the culture ministry said Tuesday.

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21 feared dead in Nigeria capsize

Twenty-one people are missing, feared dead, after their boat capsized in northern Nigeria, emergency services and rescue workers said on Tuesday.

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19 injured in South Africa plane crash

Nineteen people were injured when a vintage plane crashed on Tuesday after it took off on a test flight from a small airport in the South African capital Pretoria, emergency services said.