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23 September 2017 9:41 PM The mummy of all mysteries...solved: Archaeologists uncover secrets of how mankind pulled off one of its most awesome miracles

It has for centuries been one of the world’s greatest enigmas: how a Bronze Age society with little in the way of technology created Egypt’s Great Pyramid of Giza – the oldest and only survivor of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Now archaeologists have discovered fascinating proof that shows how the Egyptians transported 2½-ton blocks of limestone

22 September 2017 3:33 PM At least 25 dead after Hurricane Maria hits Caribbean

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Hurricane Maria lashed the Turks and Caicos Islands on Friday after destroying homes, causing widespread flooding, crippling economies and killing at least 25 people on Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands. Maria was the second major hurricane to hit the Caribbean this month and the strongest storm to hit the U.S. territory

20 September 2017 2:40 AM Olivia Munn Essentially Paid to Make a Cameo in 'Ocean's Eight'

Olivia Munn is opening up about making a cameo in the upcoming movie Ocean’s Eight and how she had to essentially pay to be part of the film. The 37-year-old actress is one of many stars who will appear in a Met Gala scene in the Steven Soderbergh-directed film. Olivia revealed that she wasn’t paid and that she had to foot the bill for her hair, makeup 5

20 September 2017 2:16 AM The Latest: Chinese expert says Trump speech sounded warlike

A Chinese expert on North Korea was surprised by the vehemence of President Donald Trump’s speech at the U.N. General Assembly, saying “his rhetoric is full of military force.” Cheng Xiaohe of Renmin University said in an interview Wednesday, “When I first listened to his remarks last night, it sounded as if the U.S. had nearly declared war on North

19 September 2017 9:40 PM Socialist Equality Group statement on the election

The New Zealand election on September 23 poses the urgent need for an internationalist and socialist movement of the working class. Whatever its outcome, the election will not address the great issues of the day that confront workers and young people: the failure of capitalism as an economic system; growing international tensions and the undeniable danger

19 September 2017 12:55 PM Why China Won’t Pressure North Korea as Much as Trump Wants

At the center of the North Korean nuclear crisis is a pivotal question: How much is China really willing to pressure and punish its longtime ally in Pyongyang? Recent conversations in Beijing and Washington suggest that Chinese leaders have decided to increase pressure substantially but are not—and probably never will be—willing to help President Trump 1

18 September 2017 2:41 PM President Trump says bureaucracy is stopping UN from reaching its full potential in debut appearance

President Donald Trump made his debut at the United Nations on Monday, using his first moments at the world body to urge the 193-nation organisation to reduce bureaucracy and costs while more clearly defining its mission around the world. But while Trump chastised the UN – an organisation he sharply criticised as a candidate for president for its spiralling 2

17 September 2017 6:59 AM All Blacks seek improvement even after record win

Scrum-half Smith feels they were bit ‘sluggish’ in second half Auckland: The All Blacks gave themselves a pass mark but said there was still a lot to work on as they reflected on Sunday on their record 57-0 demolition of South Africa. The eight-try victory in Auckland, a marriage of a scintillating attack and ruthless defence, kept the unbeaten New Zealanders 11

17 September 2017 3:06 AM Record win not good enough, say All Blacks

The All Blacks gave themselves a pass mark but said there was still a lot to work on as they reflected on Sunday on their record 57-0 demolition of South Africa. The eight-try victory in Auckland, a marriage of a scintillating attack and ruthless defence, kept the unbeaten New Zealanders in line to retain the Rugby Championship with only two matches 2

16 September 2017 9:10 PM The Killers Australian tour 2018: Brisbane Entertainment Centre

INDIE rock band The Killers will kick off their Australian tour with a gig at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre. The American band will play seven arena shows across Australia and New Zealand next year, opening their Australian leg at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre on April 27. The tour will follow the release of their fifth album Wonderful Wonderful 5