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Quick and easy facial recognition is an important social skill for humans. Ewe may not believe this, but a new study reveals sheep aren't baaaad at recognizing human faces. After training, the sheep were shown two photographs - the celebrity's face and another face. Images of their custodians were randomly interspersed in a sequence of unfamiliar faces shown to them on the screens.
  • Pakistani diplomat shot in Afghanistan

    Pakistani diplomat shot in Afghanistan

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    Pakistan's Foreign Ministry condemned the attack, and called on Afghan authorities to take "urgent steps to apprehend the perpetrators". This week, Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif also said the United States had assured India's role in Afghanistan was "limited" and would not undermine Pakistan.
  • Wow Air will fly to NY

    Wow Air will fly to NY

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    WOW air is offer transatlantic fares from London to NY for less than the cost of the taxes - essentially paying for passengers to fly - to celebrate a new service to the Big Apple's JFK International. Skúli Mogensen, chief executive and founder of WOW, said: "We are proud to constantly be lowering fares across the Atlantic, enabling more people to fly in our brand new aircraft and to experience the world".
  • Before His Military Trial, Texas Shooter Escaped Mental Health Facility

    Before His Military Trial, Texas Shooter Escaped Mental Health Facility

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    The account says that after the military, Kelley briefly worked as an aide at a youth Bible school in Kingsville, Texas, "helping their minds grow and prosper". The Air Force has launched a review of his case to determine how it handled his criminal records and whether "records in other cases have been reported correctly", Stefanek said.
  • USDA chief scientist expresses concerns on World Health Organization animal antibiotic guidelines

    USDA chief scientist expresses concerns on World Health Organization animal antibiotic guidelines

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    Here, medically important antibiotics can no longer be used for growth promotion, according to guidelines from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that went into effect earlier this year. Dr. Kazuaki Miyagishima, Director of the Department of Food Safety and Zoonoses at World Health Organization, also spoke on the matter, noting: "Scientific evidence demonstrates that overuse of antibiotics in animals can contribute to the emergence of antibiotic resistance".
  • What are the Paradise Papers?

    What are the Paradise Papers?

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    At least 714 Indians have been named in the Paradise Papers released by the US-based International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), which was behind the Panama Papers made public past year. Paradise Papers leaks exposed today the North American technology company Apple, the sports company Nike and the Argentine minister of finance, Luis Caputo.
  • North Korea warns 'unstable' Trump against reckless remarks

    North Korea warns 'unstable' Trump against reckless remarks

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    North Korea says it aims to reach "equilibrium" of military force with the United States that is able to target the U.S. mainland with a powerful, nuclear-tipped missile. But the president has not come to his senses and instead is "seriously stimulating the DPRK ( North Korea ) by making foolish remarks", the paper said in a commentary carried by the KCNA state news agency.
  • Attorney says attack on Paul was not political

    Attorney says attack on Paul was not political

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    Matthew Baker sent a statement to The Associated Press on behalf of his client, 59-year-old anesthesiologist Rene Boucher. Sure, Paul is a libertarian and the neighbor, Rene Boucher, is a registered Democrat who appeared to share memes critical of Donald Trump on social media.
  • Russian Laywer: Trump Jr. Hinted Repeal Of Sanctions

    Russian Laywer: Trump Jr. Hinted Repeal Of Sanctions

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    Veselnitskaya and Trump Jr. met at Trump Tower in June 2016. "Looking ahead, if we come to power, we can return to this issue and think what to do about it, " Trump Jr. According to Bloomberg , Veselnitskaya also recalled the future president's son as saying: "I understand our side may have messed up, but it'll take a long time to get to the bottom of it".
  • Another Saudi prince dies under mysterious circumstances

    Another Saudi prince dies under mysterious circumstances

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    Author Ali Soufan, a former Federal Bureau of Investigation special agent, tweeted that it's been confirmed that Prince Abdul Aziz has indeed died, although he did not cite any sources for that information. The Saudi royal family has now lost two princes in 24 hours. Prince Muqrin was removed as crown prince in April 2015 by his half-brother King Salman in favor of Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, a counterterrorism czar and interior minister.