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Skeletons, coins found in dig of ancient Pompeii shop

Jun 26, 2016

Skeletons, coins found in dig of ancient Pompeii shop

Italian and French archaeologists have discovered four skeletons and gold coins in the ruins of an ancient shop on the outskirts of Pompeii, officials have said. The skeletons are those of young people, including an adolescent girl, who perished in the back of the ...

Political novice elected Iceland president amid football fever

Jun 26, 2016

Political novice elected Iceland president amid football fever

Political newcomer Gudni Johannesson claimed victory in Iceland’s presidential election after riding a wave of anti-establishment sentiment, though the vote was eclipsed by the country’s eagerly-anticipated and historic Euro football match. “All the votes have not been counted, but I think we have won,” ...

Jun 26, 2016

Police kill Texas mother who fatally shot two daughters

Police say a Houston-area woman fatally shot her two daughters before officers shot and killed her. The incident happened about 5 p.m. Friday in front of a home just outside the Houston suburb of Fulshear. The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office identified the mother ...

Jun 26, 2016

At least 14 killed after al-Shabab attacks Somalia hotel attack

Gunmen stormed a hotel in Somalia’s seaside capital Saturday, taking guests hostage and “shooting at everyone they could see,” before security forces pursued the grenade-throwing assailants to the top floor and ended the hours-long assault, police and witnesses said. At least 14 people were ...

Jun 26, 2016

China tells search engines to ID paid results after man died

China has issued new regulations demanding that search engines clearly identify paid search results, months after a terminally ill cancer patient complained that he was misled by the giant search engine Baidu. Wei Zexi, a college student who died in April of a rare ...

Britain, EU at odds over timing of divorce talks

Jun 26, 2016

Britain, EU at odds over timing of divorce talks

The European Union wants a quickie divorce, but Britain wants time to think things over. Senior EU politicians demanded Saturday that the U.K. quickly cut its ties with the 28-nation bloc — a process Britain says won’t begin for several months — as the ...