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This ancient Egyptian mummy underwent a CT scanso researchers could discover more about its life and deathLocation: Milan, Italy(SOUNDBITE) (English) DIRECTOR OF MUMMY PROJECT RESEARCH, SABINA MALGORA, SAYING:"It's a sort of virtual autopsy. We can do a sort of fly through inside the mummy so we can study the mummy, we can reconstruct the life and the death of this person, we can also be sure about the sex because we can study the pelvis, we can measure him so we can understand how high he was and then we will do also some chemical and physical analyses to understand which kind of products were used to mummify the body and also we can do the radiocarbon dating so we can be sure at that time what he is saying to be."In April, a CT scan of a mummy in Warsaw yielded surprising resultsResearchers thought they were scanning the remains of a male priestbut the embalmed body was revealed to be a pregnant woman in her twentiesThis particular sarcophagus dates back to between 900-800 B.C.and was donated by an Italian ambassador who was living in Egypt(SOUNDBITE) (English) DIRECTOR OF MUMMY PROJECT RESEARCH, SABINA MALGORA, SAYING: "The mummies are practically a biological museum, they are like a capsule of time and this is something that we understood, Egyptologists and researchers, we understood in the last ten years. Before, Egyptologists were more interested to archaeological items, sherbets, jewellery, papyrus, inscription and everything like that.
VP Leni Robredo's announcements yesterday received extra attention, as they were compared to President Duterte's earlier threats about vaccination. This article, Over 2000 drivers vaccinated at drive-thru jab festival at CCP, says VP Leni, originally appeared on Coconuts, Asia's leading alternative media company.
HONG KONG (Reuters) -Hong Kong police arrested on Wednesday a columnist for pro-democracy tabloid Apple Daily on suspicion of conspiring to collude with a foreign country or foreign forces, in another hit to the besieged newspaper. The latest arrest came after police froze assets of companies linked to the newspaper and arrested five executives last week, moves that are likely to force the newspaper to shut down this week. Police have said dozens of Apple Daily pieces may have violated the security law, the first instance of authorities taking aim at media articles under the legislation.
Dowden is to unveil plans for a white paper on broadcasting that aims to make streaming services such as Netflix, Amazon Prime and Disney+ follow the code of British regulator Ofcom, he said in the Times newspaper https://bit.ly/3zNVafm. "Every "linear" broadcaster - BBC, Sky and so on - has to comply with stringent content and audience protection standards," Dowden said in an article published on Wednesday.
When New York Democratic Rep. Mondaire Jones was at the White House for the signing of the proclamation making Juneteenth a national holiday last week, he told President Joe Biden their party needed him more involved in passing voting legislation on the Hill. Biden “just sort of stared at me,” Jones said, describing an “awkward silence” that passed between the two. For Jones, the moment was emblematic of what he and a growing number of Democratic activists describe as a lackluster engagement from Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris on an issue they consider urgent and necessary for the health of the democracy.
Stretches of a Montreal suburb were left left devastated on Tuesday after a deadly tornado tore through the area a day before.One man was killed in the storm and nearly 50 homes were destroyed.One resident of Mascouche, just outside of Montreal, said he's never seen a tornado nearby."I've never seen that in this region before. I've seen storms. We've been frozen out in the winter, but never a storm like this."Residents emerged Tuesday morning to the sound of chainsaws, as city workers cleared out debris.Environment Canada said the tornado traveled nearly 2 miles and reached speeds of almost 140 miles per hour.Local media reported a 59-year-old man died after taking shelter in a shed later thrown by the tornado.Quebec state Premier François Legault vowed on Tuesday to help the city rebuild with financial support.
"To Carl Nassib and Kumi Yokoyama – two prominent, inspiring athletes who came out this week: I’m so proud of your courage," Biden tweeted https://twitter.com/POTUS/status/1407506870181453824 on Tuesday. Nassib's announcement video on Monday, during Pride month, was greeted with support from the NFL and his team, and the 28-year-old took to social media to express his "gratitude and relief."
Asians Americans, veterans and civilians in the U.S. and the Philippines are campaigning to name a Navy warship for a Filipino sailor who bravely rescued two crew members when their ship caught fire more than a century ago, earning him a prestigious and rare Medal of Honor. Supporters say naming a ship for Telesforo Trinidad would honor not just the only Asian American in the U.S. Navy granted the nation's highest award for valor, but the tens of thousands of Filipinos and Americans of Filipino descent who have served in the U.S. Navy since 1901, when the Philippines was a United States territory.
Four members of the Saudi hit squad that killed US-based journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018 had received paramilitary training in the United States that had been approved by the State Department, the New York Times reported late Tuesday.