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Excavators working on the remaining deposits at Jebel Irhoud (Morocco). The new fossils were found in the sediments in front of where the two excavators on the left are working. (Shannon McPherron/Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology)

Earliest fossil evidence of Homo sapiens found in Morocco

Anthropologists have long sought to pin down the exact location of the…

Excavators working on the remaining deposits at Jebel Irhoud (Morocco). The new fossils were found in the sediments in front of where the two excavators on the left are working. (Shannon McPherron/Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology)
People gather to lay flowers at the south side of London Bridge, close to Borough Market in London on Monday in tribute to the victims of the June 3 attacks. British police on Monday made several arrests in two dawn raids following the June 3 London attacks, claimed by the Islamic State group, which left seven people dead. (Jay Shaw Baker/NurPhoto/Sipa USA/TNS)

British police name 2 of the London attackers as investigation speeds forward

LONDON — British police on Monday publicly identified two of the three…

People gather to lay flowers at the south side of London Bridge, close to Borough Market in London on Monday in tribute to the victims of the June 3 attacks. British police on Monday made several arrests in two dawn raids following the June 3 London attacks, claimed by the Islamic State group, which left seven people dead. (Jay Shaw Baker/NurPhoto/Sipa USA/TNS)
British police have arrested 12 people in connection with an attack on London Bridge on Saturday. (Courtesy photo)

British police arrest 12 in terrorist attack

LONDON — As Prime Minister Theresa May called for stepped-up action to…

British police have arrested 12 people in connection with an attack on London Bridge on Saturday. (Courtesy photo)

Trump criticizes London mayor’s call for calm

LONDON — President Donald Trump Sunday criticized London Mayor Sadiq Khan for…

President Donald Trump makes a statement on The Paris Climate Change Accord during an event in the Rose Garden of the White House on Thursday in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

Trump says US will quit Paris climate change accord

WASHINGTON — The U.S. will pull out of the Paris accord on…

President Donald Trump makes a statement on The Paris Climate Change Accord during an event in the Rose Garden of the White House on Thursday in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)
An injured man is transported to hospital on May 31, 2017, in Kabul, Afghanistan. A powerful blast rocked a diplomatic district in the central part of Afghanistan's capital of Kabul on Wednesday morning, killing at least 40 people and injuring 300 others. (Rahmat Alizadah/Xinhua/Zuma Press/TNS)

At least 90 killed, 400 wounded after car bomb goes off in Kabul

KABUL, Afghanistan — Tayyeb, a 22-year-old bank employee, had just arrived at…

An injured man is transported to hospital on May 31, 2017, in Kabul, Afghanistan. A powerful blast rocked a diplomatic district in the central part of Afghanistan's capital of Kabul on Wednesday morning, killing at least 40 people and injuring 300 others. (Rahmat Alizadah/Xinhua/Zuma Press/TNS)
Demonstrators gather to attend a protest against U.S. President Donald Trump ahead of the meeting of NATO heads of state and government on May 24, 2017, in Brussels, Belgium. (Romy Arroyo Fernandez/NurPhoto/Sipa USA/TNS)

Trump preparing to pull US from Paris climate accord, amid last-minute lobbying

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump hasn’t made a final decision on whether…

Demonstrators gather to attend a protest against U.S. President Donald Trump ahead of the meeting of NATO heads of state and government on May 24, 2017, in Brussels, Belgium. (Romy Arroyo Fernandez/NurPhoto/Sipa USA/TNS)
U.S. President Donald Trump arrives at EU headquarters ahead of a meeting with European Council President on Thursday, May 25, 2017 as part of the NATO meeting in Brussels, Belgium. (Arne Gillis/NurPhoto/Sipa USA/TNS)

Trump lashes out at Germany over NATO spending and trade after Merkel questions the U.S. commitment to its allies

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump took aim at German trade practices and…

U.S. President Donald Trump arrives at EU headquarters ahead of a meeting with European Council President on Thursday, May 25, 2017 as part of the NATO meeting in Brussels, Belgium. (Arne Gillis/NurPhoto/Sipa USA/TNS)
President Donald Trump delivers a speech to Arab and Muslim leaders during a summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on May 21. (Balkis Press/Abaca Press/TNS)

Trump’s move to isolate Iran could further strain Sunni-Shiite relations in Mideast

WASHINGTON — While President Donald Trump’s recent visit to Saudi Arabia preached…

President Donald Trump delivers a speech to Arab and Muslim leaders during a summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on May 21. (Balkis Press/Abaca Press/TNS)
Queen Elizabeth II speaks to Millie Robson, 15, and her mother, Marie, during a visit to the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital on Thursday to meet victims of the terror attack in the city earlier this week and to thank members of staff who treated them. (Peter Byrne/PA Wire/Zuma Press/TNS)

Manchester police make ‘significant’ arrests, criticize leaks

LONDON — The arrests of eight suspects still in custody on Thursday…

Queen Elizabeth II speaks to Millie Robson, 15, and her mother, Marie, during a visit to the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital on Thursday to meet victims of the terror attack in the city earlier this week and to thank members of staff who treated them. (Peter Byrne/PA Wire/Zuma Press/TNS)
People view floral tributes on Wednesday in St. Ann's Square, Manchester, England, close to the Manchester Arena where a suicide bomber killed 22 people leaving a pop concert at the venue on Monday night. (Danny Lawson/PA Wire/Zuma Press/TNS)

Suicide bomber’s father arrested in widening Manchester terrorism investigation

MANCHESTER, England — The father and one of the brothers of the…

People view floral tributes on Wednesday in St. Ann's Square, Manchester, England, close to the Manchester Arena where a suicide bomber killed 22 people leaving a pop concert at the venue on Monday night. (Danny Lawson/PA Wire/Zuma Press/TNS)
People look at flowers on Wednesday in St. Ann's Square, Manchester, England, close to the Manchester Arena where a suicide bomber killed 22 people leaving a pop concert at the venue on Monday night. (Peter Byrne/PA Wire/Zuma Press/TNS)

Police probe ‘network’ in Manchester attack; suitcase reportedly used

LONDON — Police on Wednesday arrested three more suspects linked to the…

People look at flowers on Wednesday in St. Ann's Square, Manchester, England, close to the Manchester Arena where a suicide bomber killed 22 people leaving a pop concert at the venue on Monday night. (Peter Byrne/PA Wire/Zuma Press/TNS)
Pope Francis meets with U.S. President Donald Trump and his wife Melania Trump on Wednesday at the Vatican. (Evandro Inetti/Vaticanpool/Hearin/Zuma Press/TNS)

Pope Francis jokes with Trump family, presses the environment

BRUSSELS — President Donald Trump and Pope Francis appeared to put aside…

Pope Francis meets with U.S. President Donald Trump and his wife Melania Trump on Wednesday at the Vatican. (Evandro Inetti/Vaticanpool/Hearin/Zuma Press/TNS)
Dawn over Manchester on Tuesday, the morning after a suspected terrorist attack at the Manchester Arena at the end of a concert by Ariana Grande left 22 dead. ISIS has claimed responsibility for the bombing. (Peter Byrne/PA Wire/Zuma Press/TNS)

Suspected Manchester bomber identified as UK son of Libyan immigrants

MANCHESTER, England — The 22-year-old man suspected of killing 22 people in…

Dawn over Manchester on Tuesday, the morning after a suspected terrorist attack at the Manchester Arena at the end of a concert by Ariana Grande left 22 dead. ISIS has claimed responsibility for the bombing. (Peter Byrne/PA Wire/Zuma Press/TNS)
An injured concert-goer is helped by police and emergency responders on Monday at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, England, after reports of an explosion. (Joel Goodman/London News Pictures/Zuma Press/TNS)

19 dead, 50 injured in ‘terrorist incident’ at Manchester concert

LONDON — Nineteen people were confirmed dead and some 50 others injured…

An injured concert-goer is helped by police and emergency responders on Monday at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, England, after reports of an explosion. (Joel Goodman/London News Pictures/Zuma Press/TNS)
President Donald Trump visits the Western Wall on Monday in Jerusalem. President Trump arrived in Israel for a two day visit, as part of his first trip abroad since being elected. (Jini/Xinhua/Zuma Press/TNS)

Trump insists he ‘never mentioned’ Israel in talks with Russians

President Donald Trump insisted Monday that he “never mentioned” Israel in a…

President Donald Trump visits the Western Wall on Monday in Jerusalem. President Trump arrived in Israel for a two day visit, as part of his first trip abroad since being elected. (Jini/Xinhua/Zuma Press/TNS)
President Donald Trump visits the Western Wall on Monday in Jerusalem. President Trump arrived in Israel for a two day visit, as part of his first trip abroad since being elected. (Jini/Xinhua/Zuma Press/TNS)

Trump urges Israelis and Palestinians to work together for peace

JERUSALEM — President Donald Trump on Monday took in the sweeping history…

President Donald Trump visits the Western Wall on Monday in Jerusalem. President Trump arrived in Israel for a two day visit, as part of his first trip abroad since being elected. (Jini/Xinhua/Zuma Press/TNS)
Then-FBI Director Robert Mueller testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee Hearing on "World Wide Threats" in 2012. Mueller has been appointed special prosecutor to look into the Russia probe. (James Berglie/Zuma Press/TNS)

Former FBI Director Robert Mueller named special prosecutor for Russia investigation

WASHINGTON — Former FBI Director Robert S. Mueller III has been appointed…

Then-FBI Director Robert Mueller testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee Hearing on "World Wide Threats" in 2012. Mueller has been appointed special prosecutor to look into the Russia probe. (James Berglie/Zuma Press/TNS)
Centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron, seen here prior to a speech in front of a crowd of supporters on April 23, won the French presidential election Sunday. (Axelle de Russe/Abaca Press/TNS)

Macron elected French president in a boost for EU

PARIS — Emmanuel Macron beat the anti-euro nationalist Marine Le Pen in…

Centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron, seen here prior to a speech in front of a crowd of supporters on April 23, won the French presidential election Sunday. (Axelle de Russe/Abaca Press/TNS)
An image grab taken from a video made available by jihadi media outlet Welayat Nineveh on July 20, 2016, allegedly shows Rashid Kassim, a French member of the Islamic State group, speaking in French to the camera from an undisclosed location before beheading two men along with another jihadi. (SalamPix/Abaca Press/TNS)

Online operatives of Islamic State become most-wanted targets

WASHINGTON — The monthslong manhunt for French-born Rachid Kassim ended one chilly…

An image grab taken from a video made available by jihadi media outlet Welayat Nineveh on July 20, 2016, allegedly shows Rashid Kassim, a French member of the Islamic State group, speaking in French to the camera from an undisclosed location before beheading two men along with another jihadi. (SalamPix/Abaca Press/TNS)