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Were Neanderthals driven to extinction by a common childhood illness?

There have been many theories about one of the biggest unsolved mysteries of anthropology -- what killed off Neanderthals -- but a new study puts a unique twist on the topic.
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Lawyer for Browns' Odell Beckham Jr. says arrest warrant stemming from LSU celebration has been recalled
Police had issued warrant for Odell Beckham Jr.'s arrest after he appeared to slap guard on backside after LSU win. The warrant was recalled Saturday.       
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‘Manifest’ couple J.R. Ramirez and Melissa Roxburgh also dating off-screen
“They try to keep it hush-hush for professional reasons, but they are definitely smitten with each other. It’s serious.”
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Rod Rosenstein Authorized the Release of Text Messages Between FBI Employees Peter Strzok and Lisa Page: Court Filing
The texts have fueled allegations of FBI bias
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ICE subpoenas NY for info on illegal immigrant accused of murder, as sanctuary city fight escalates
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on Friday subpoenaed New York for information of multiple illegal immigrants who have been arrested in New York City, but were shielded by the city’s controversial sanctuary city policies -- including one illegal immigrant who is accused of murdering a 92-year-old woman.
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Alex Bregman denies Astros buzzer ploy, gets shredded by pitcher
After seeing his manager and general manager first suspended for a season by MLB then fired by Astros owner Jim Crane, Alex Bregman declined to address the sign-stealing scandal that has forever tainted Houston’s 2017 World Series title. “The commissioner and league came out with the report, and the Astros did what they did,’’ Bregman...
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Islanders collapse against Capitals in failed litmus test
Facing the Metropolitan Division-leading Capitals on Saturday afternoon was a litmus test for the Islanders. It looked as though they had passed with flying colors, before the Capitals waltzed right back into the game with four goals in a span of 14:57 of the third period — two from Alex Ovechkin to complete a hat...
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NFLPA Collegiate Bowl Rosters, Live Stream, TV Channel: Everything You Need to Know About the Game
Former NFL head coaches Hue Jackson and Marvin Lewis take charge of the National and American team in Pasadena, California.
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Haute couture fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier announces his retirement from runway
Jean Paul Gaultier, one of fashion's most iconic designers, has announced his retirement from the runway after a 50-year career in the fashion industry.
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Impeachment managers, Trump lawyers to debate rules on Tuesday
The White House defense team and House managers will argue the resolution laying down the rules for the trial, not senators.
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Rebel Wilson shows off her weight loss in new Instagram post, after calling 2020 'The Year of Health'
Everyone makes those go-to-the-gym resolutions at the start of the new year, but Rebel Wilson has been sticking to hers.
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UK's Harry and Meghan to drop titles and retire as working royals
Prince Harry and his wife Meghan will no longer be working members of Britain's monarchy and they will pay their own way in life as they embark on an independent future, Buckingham Palace said on Saturday.
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National Archives apologizes for blurring anti-Trump Women’s March images
The image, a sea of protesters in Washington, D.C., during the 2017 Women's March, featured one person holding a sign which read "God Hates Trump" — with the president's name obscured.
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A 'ghost net' in Hawaii is threatening marine life right now
Environmentalists warn that a large "ghost net" is floating in Hawaiian waters that could threaten marine life and cause severe damage to boats if not removed soon.
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Incarcerated designer Anand Jon Alexander stabbed in the face by fellow inmate
Alexander is suing the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation after he was stabbed repeatedly in the face.
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Police arrest juvenile accused of killing 4 people inside a home
Four people were shot to death inside a home in Grantsville, Utah. The alleged shooter, a juvenile, was taken into custody without incident.
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DC Protesters 'rise up' as part of Women's March
Demonstrators marched behind "Rise Up" banner in Washington, D.C. on Saturday as part of the Women's March rallies nationwide. (Jan. 18)       
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Despite shake-up, Putin rejects idea of Soviet-style leaders for life
President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday he did not want Russia to return to the late Soviet-era practice of having lifelong rulers who died in office without a proper succession strategy.
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At Cudahy town hall meeting, residents express anger over environmental injustice
At a raucous town hall meeting in Cudahy on Friday night, hundreds of residents turned out to express their outrage over a Delta Air Lines jet that dumped 15,000 gallons of fuel over the working-class community this week, injuring children and teachers at local schools.
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Vet whose prosthetic legs were repossessed is getting new pair
Jerry Holliman received his pair of prosthetic legs but they were taken away when the Department of Veterans Affairs refused to pay for them.
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Forty killed in Houthi attack on camp in Yemen's Marib: Saudi state TV
Iran-aligned Houthis attacked a military training camp in the Yemeni city of Marib on Saturday, killing‮ ‬40 military personnel and wounding dozens, Saudi state television said.
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Dan Hoffman: US will stay in Iraq to fight ISIS – Trump’s order to kill Soleimani benefits both countries
America’s military involvement in Iraq and our fight against the ISIS terrorist group there is not over – despite initial concerns about U.S. troops being expelled from the country after President Trump ordered a drone strike that killed Iranian terrorist Gen. Qassem Soleimani in Iraq Jan. 3.
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‘Unluckiest guy in America’ bitten on head by venomous snake
Mississippi hunter Tyler Hardy found himself in excruciating pain Wednesday after the freak attack in Jackson, Mississippi.
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Split is Official: Harry, Meghan Give Up “Royal Highness” Titles
The couple will no longer receive public funds and will pay back around $3 million used to renovate their home.
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16 Pregnant Women Detained by ICE in El Paso Region Has Immigration Attorneys Worried
Immigration attorneys in El Paso voiced concerns about ICE officials detaining pregnant women, saying they don't receive proper medical care.
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Paul Oakenfold DJs luxe bar opening in Los Angeles
Guest Brody Jenner also spun tunes.
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Lifetime announces 'Surviving Jeffrey Epstein' documentary will air this summer
After the success of 'Surviving R. Kelly,' Lifetime will continue its documentary series about allegations of abuse with 'Surviving Jeffrey Epstein.'       
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Tristan Thompson was ejected from a game for slapping an opponent's butt
Friendly rivalries are common on the basketball court, but Tristan Thompson might have taken it a bit too far at a game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday.
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What Mahomes, Tannehill, Rodgers and Garoppolo have to do to reach Super Bowl
The clock is ticking for the Packers' Aaron Rodgers, but he's the only quarterback left with Super Bowl experience.
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Karl-Anthony Towns trying to crush Knicks trade noise
Karl-Anthony Towns, breaking his silence following a return to action after he missed 15 games with a left-knee sprain, claims any speculation he wants out of Minnesota is untrue. The Post reported on Christmas that Knicks brass is monitoring the availability of stars such as Towns and the Wizards’ Bradley Beal, in case they become...
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Tennis star Amanda Anisimova on playing again after dad’s sudden death
Amanda Anisimova shocked the tennis universe last June when she defeated Simona Halep — ranked No. 3 in the world — in the quarterfinals of the French Open. Although Anisimova lost in the next round, the stunning upset announced the international arrival of the then teenage American with a vicious backhand. But two months later,...
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Suspenden a jugador argentino por abofetear a árbitro en México
Por agredir a un árbitro en un partido amistoso, el delantero argentino Gabriel Hachen de los Bravos de Ciudad Juárez fue suspendido por un año, anunció el miércoles la Comisión Disciplinaria de la Federación Mexicana de Fútbol.
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Straphanger arrested for punching MTA conductor who woke him
The zzz train went off the rails Saturday in Manhattan when a straphanger attacked an MTA subway conductor who rousted him from a deep slumber, police and sources told The Post. Jonathon Davalos, 22 was snoozing on a 6 train at the Brooklyn Bridge-City Hall station in Lower Manhattan at around 11 a.m. when the...
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Downed Ukrainian plane's black boxes will be sent to Ukraine, Iranian news agency says
Iran says it won’t keep the black boxes from the Ukraine airliner it accidentally shot down last week with a missile, killing 176 people.
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National Archives apologizes for editing Women's March photo
"We made a mistake," the Archives said in a press release.
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Hundreds gather for NYC Women’s March despite horrendous weather
Hundreds of people turned out Saturday for the Women’s March in Manhattan, undeterred by frigid temps and a sloppy snow. The 4th annual march kicked off at noon on W. 72nd St. and Central Park West, passed Columbus Circle and continued down 5th Avenue to Bryant Park. “When I heard it was going to rain...
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Oregon woman fired from bank job after giving struggling man $20 to get home for Christmas: report
An Oregon woman claims she was fired from her bank job after helping a struggling customer get home to his family on Christmas Eve by giving him $20 of her own money.
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Pork markets to become a big winner in the US-China trade truce
Just a day after the United States and China signed a phase 1 trade deal, The US Department of Agriculture released a report that delivers another optimistic message to US farmers: Chinese demand for pork is likely to boost the US pork markets in 2020.
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National Archives apologizes for blurring picture of anti-Trump Women's March signs
The Archives said the photo was "not an archival record" and was instead a photo used as a promotional graphic for an exhibit on women's suffrage.       
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Para Gloria Gaynor, Dios es clave de su supervivencia
Ganó su primer y único Grammy hasta la fecha por "I Will Survive" en 1980. Cuarenta años después, tiene la oportunidad de obtener dos trofeos.
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How five members of Joe Biden’s family got rich through his connections
Political figures have long used their families to route power and benefits for their own self-enrichment. In “Profiles in Corruption: Abuse of Power by America’s Progressive Elite,” one particular politician — Joe Biden — emerges as the king of the sweetheart deal, with no less than five family members benefiting from his largesse, favorable access...
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Harrowing video shows group of migrants try to storm Mexican border
Migrants from central America stormed a border crossing between Guatemala and Mexico on Saturday. Dramatic video shows mobs attempting to break through a line of Mexican marines along a narrow bridge over the Suchiate River, which separates the countries, Reuters reported.  Mexican authorities has been bracing for the group, which had traveled to Guatemala from...
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UFC 246: The ‘badass’ viral star Dana White made sure to invite to Conor McGregor fight
Conor McGregor will make his long-awaited UFC return this weekend to take on Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone (Saturday, 10 PM, ESPN+ PPV). But even with the landmark UFC 246 event in Las Vegas looming, UFC president Dana White had time to make an offer to a woman who showed off some serious wrestling chops outside of the...
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Australian Open 2020 Schedule: Where to Watch, Live Stream, TV Channel
The 108th edition of the Australian Open gets underway in Melbourne on Monday, with the women's and men's final scheduled for the first weekend of February.
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National Archives Apologizes for Altering Image of 2017 Women’s March
A photo from the march displayed at the National Archives was altered to blur signs that were critical of President Trump or might be offensive, officials said.
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Head of US church reaches out to Harry and Meghan to offer support
The head of the Episcopal Church, who delivered a powerful sermon on the "power of love" at the 2018 wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, has reached out to the couple.
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U.S. sanctions Iranian commander over Mahshahr killings
The U.S. State Department said on Saturday it had imposed sanctions on a general of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps who commanded units blamed for a massacre of protesters in November.
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Taylor Swift manda a sacar a Justin Bieber de un gimnasio en West Hollywood
La amiga de Selena Gómez, ex de Bieber, mandó a su equipo de seguridad a desalojar al cantante
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Myles Powell carries Seton Hall over St. John’s in MSG thriller
All the hustle stats went St. John’s way. It forced 19 turnovers and won the battle in the paint. Ultimately, though, Seton Hall had the best player on the floor — and one of the top players in the country — and that’s what mattered when the clock hit triple-zeroes. The Red Storm played one...
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