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Yukon caves yield evidence of earliest humans in North America

On a limestone ridge, overlooking the upper Bluefish River in Yukon, Canada, are three small caves. Buried in the cave deposits are the bones of long-gone animals, some with marks made by stone tools wielded by possibly North America's earliest humans.

Istanbul nightclub attack suspect 'confesses'

Istanbul - A 34-year-old Uzbek man suspected of slaughtering 39 people at an Istanbul nightclub on New Year's Eve confessed to the massacre on Tuesday, hours after his capture in a police raid.

Berlin sheds tear for post-war order as Trump era looms

Berlin - US President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel may have got off to a rocky start but his impending departure has sparked a wave of nostalgia and trepidation in Berlin.

Ethics commissioner investigates vacation of Trudeau family

Ottawa - Mary Dawson, Canada's ethics commissioner said that she was satisfied that a letter to her by Conservative ethics critic Blain Calkins brought up issues regarding a Trudeau family vacation that met the requirement for an investigation.

Microsoft waves an 'early goodbye' to Windows 7

Microsoft has suggested Windows 7 is no longer a secure or supported operating system in a blog post today. The company said it's waving an "early goodbye" to the much-loved platform, even though support actually ends in 2020.

Op-Ed: Trump major gaffe with China gets ominous response

Sydney - If there is one thing China will never negotiate, it’s the One China policy, which says that Taiwan and China will reunify. Donald Trump’s suggestion that the policy is negotiable has caused an extraordinarily angry reaction in Beijing.

'123456' leads the worst passwords of 2016

A list of the worst passwords of 2016 has been revealed by a cybersecurity company. Unsurprisingly, the top 10 still consists of strings of sequential characters, phrases from the top of the keyboard and repeated groups of letters.

Smart watch designed to monitor glucose levels

Wearable technology continues to advance at a rapid rate, especially in the health-related field. A new smart watch, equipped with a standard heart rate monitor and step counter, can also measure glucose levels.

A tale of two speeches as Davos week begins

Davos - The global elite begin a week of earnest debate and Alpine partying in the Swiss ski resort of Davos on Tuesday, in a week bookended by two presidential speeches of historic import.

Hungary set to turn screws on Soros-backed NGOs

Budapest - Hungarian NGOs have long felt the heat under strongman Prime Minister Viktor Orban -- but they now fear that, emboldened by Donald Trump's victory, the right-wing premier will turn the screws even tighter.

Turkish police catch nightclub gunman in Istanbul raid

Istanbul - Turkish police were questioning Tuesday the suspected jihadist who slaughtered 39 people on New Year's night at an Istanbul nightclub, after capturing him in a raid on a residential area of the city after a long manhunt.

HSBC funding Indonesian forest destruction: Greenpeace

Jakarta - Greenpeace on Tuesday accused banking giant HSBC of helping to arrange billions of dollars in financing for companies whose palm oil operations have been blamed for destroying vast swathes of Indonesian rainforest.

Mystery remains as MH370 search called off

Sydney - The massive underwater search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 was called off Tuesday, leaving unsolved one of the most enduring mysteries of the aviation age.

Fleeing Chechens stranded at door to EU

Brest - On a snowy day a commuter train leaves the Belarusian border city of Brest as usual for the town of Terespol in EU member Poland just a few kilometres away.

Over 180 feared dead from migrant boat disaster in Mediterranean

Rome - Four people died and nearly 180 are missing, presumed dead, after Saturday's migrant ship capsize in the Mediterranean, officials said Tuesday after interviewing a handful of survivors.

Dutch vote to set off Europe's 'super election year'

Den Haag - Dutch voters head to crunch parliamentary polls in two months time, heralding the start of a "super election year" in three of Europe's leading economies: The Netherlands, France and Germany.

Over 80 false killer whales dead in Southwest Florida

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is investigating the stranding of over 80 false killer whales near Hog Key in Southwest Florida over the weekend.

Maduro denounces 'hate campaign' aimed at Donald Trump

Caracas - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has denounced a "hate campaign" aimed at Donald Trump, saying the US president-elect's administration would not be "worse" than Barack Obama's."Big international media have speculated a lot," he told reporters.

Op-Ed: Arizona again attacks Martin Luther King's legacy with new bill

Phoenix - Just in time for Martin Luther King Jr. Day, in a state that refused to recognize the holiday until 1992, comes yet another attack on the civil rights icon's teachings and legacy as Arizona Republicans push a bill that would ban social justice education.

Trump Inauguration listed as the return of 'The Twilight Zone'

Scotland's Sunday Herald published a preview of Friday's Trump Inauguration, but with tongue-in-cheek, described the events as a new episode of "The Twilight Zone." Needless to say, the review went viral and was picked up by news media around the world.
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