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Svante Pääbo has spearheaded the development of new techniques that allowed researchers to compare the genome of modern humans and that of other hominins — the Neanderthals and Denisovans.

MOSCOW (AP) — A gunman opened fire in a school in central Russia on Monday, killing 17 people and wounding 24 others before shooting himself dead, authorities said.

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Ukrainian startup Respeecher was tasked with creating a version of Jones' voice as it sounded in the original trilogy for the recent Disney+ miniseries "Obi-Wan Kenobi," which takes place several years after Anakin Skywalker becomes a Sith lord.

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In his speech, Biden plans to unveil "significant new announcements" toward combating food insecurity and "lay out in detail how the US has restored its global leadership and the integrity of its word on the world stage," Sullivan said.

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LONDON (AP) — After the pomp and pageantry of a grand state funeral, Queen Elizabeth II has been laid to rest in an intimate ceremony away from prying cameras at Windsor, where she was reunited with her husband and her parents.

On Wednesday, Oleg Kotenko with a group of Ukrainian servicemen looked around the burial place in a forest in Izium. He said that the Russians had posted a video of the forest, saying they had buried 17 Ukrainian soldiers.

The meticulously planned arrangements are set to be a fitting farewell to Britain's longest-reigning monarch, and will see King Charles III and members of the royal family walk behind the coffin once more as it is moved from the heart of the British parliamentary estate to Westminster Abbey for the hour-long service.

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ROSTHERN, Saskatchewan (AP) — A Canadian official says the second suspect in the stabbing rampage that killed 10 people in and around a Canadian Indigenous reserve has died of self-inflicted wounds after his car was run off the road by police.

At least 15 people have been killed after unidentified gunmen stormed an upscale hotel in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, on Friday evening, officials said, following gunfire and large explosions in the area.

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ZOLOCHIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's health system, upended by extensive war damage and the massive displacement of its population, is being propped up in many areas by doctors who volunteer in the hardest hit regions or who refuse to leave.

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The "yellow" alert, which was issued Friday, is the third-highest on China's four-tier scale. It indicates that at least two provinces are facing drought-like conditions, and more dry weather or drought is expected.