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  • Modern Europeans descended from three groups
    Modern Europeans descended from three groups

    Paris (AFP) - Modern Europeans are descended from three major groups of ancient humans, not two as was previously thought, according to a gene analysis published on Wednesday.

  • Home Depot breach bigger than Target at 56 million cards
    Home Depot breach bigger than Target at 56 million cards

    By Jim Finkle and Nandita Bose BOSTON/CHICAGO (Reuters) - Home Depot Inc Thursday said some 56 million payment cards were likely compromised in a cyberattack at its stores, suggesting the hacking attack at the home improvement chain was larger than last year's unprecedented breach at Target Corp . Home Depot, in providing the first clues to how much the breach would cost, said that so far it has estimated costs of $62 million. But it indicated that costs could reach much higher. ...

  • 'America's Got Talent' Winner Crowned
    'America's Got Talent' Winner Crowned

    "America's Got Talent" has crowned a new winner.

  • Rob Ford releases audio statement from hospital
    Rob Ford releases audio statement from hospital

    TORONTO (AP) — Just hours before he begins aggressive chemotherapy for a rare and difficult-to-beat cancer, a rough-sounding Toronto Mayor Rob Ford released an audio statement from his hospital room on Thursday urging people to vote for his brother for mayor.

  • France strikes Islamic State group depot in Iraq
    France strikes Islamic State group depot in Iraq

    PARIS (AP) — Joining U.S. forces acting in Iraqi skies, French fighter jets struck Friday against the militant Islamic State group, destroying a logistics depot, Iraqi and French officials said.

  • Sheriff: Burned armpit hair led to Idaho car crash
    Sheriff: Burned armpit hair led to Idaho car crash

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A SUV full of teenagers crashed in Idaho after one of the passengers lit the driver's armpit hair on fire with a lighter, authorities said Wednesday.