Discovery of embalming workshop reveals how ancient Egyptians mummified the dead

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advances and more. CNN — From the ruins of an embalming workshop, scientists have discovered the substances and concoctions ancient Egyptians used to mummify the dead. While scholars had previously learned the names of substances used to embalm … Read more

Controversial cuisine: Fish head pie and ‘devil’s dung’

Editor’s Note: Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get news about destinations opening, inspiration for future adventures, plus the latest in aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. CNN — This week in travel news, we bring you fish head pie, “devil’s dung,” mummified crocodiles and a … Read more

Peter Bol fails drug test, tests positive to EPO, suspended, statement, denial, Athletics Australia

Australian athletics star Peter Bol has been provisionally suspended from training and competition after failing a drug test. Bol has returned a positive A sample to the performance enhancing drug EPO and is now awaiting the results of his B sample. Athletics Australia CEO Peter Bromley said: “Learning about this adverse analytical finding was both … Read more

Australian Medical Association calls for $814m annual sugar tax on soft drinks

Doctors are calling on the Federal Government to slap Australians with a sugar tax on soft drinks, which would rake in $814 million annually. The Australian Medical Association (AMA) is pushing for the introduction of a 16 cent levy for a regular can of soft drink as a way to tackle obesity cases and raise … Read more

Andrew Tate’s sexist propaganda has made its way into Aussie classrooms

“Andrew Tate”, two words that high school teacher *Jenny explains, sends her classroom constantly into chaos. The mere mention of the controversial creator currently arrested on sex trafficking charges has become a constant problem in the co-ed high school that Jenny teaches at. Before Tate was de-platformed, he had amassed billions of views, and while … Read more

George Santos: Nassau County GOP calls for congressman to resign

CNN — Leaders of the Nassau County Republican Party on Wednesday called for Rep. George Santos, elected to represent New York’s 3rd Congressional District in November, to resign from office over his lies to voters and fabrications about his personal life. “Today, on behalf of the Nassau County Republican Committee, I’m calling for his immediate … Read more

Lockerbie bombing: Suspect in US custody

London CNN — A Libyan man accused of being involved in making the bomb that destroyed Pan Am flight 103 over the town of Lockerbie in December 1988 is now in US custody, authorities in the United States and Scotland said Sunday. The US charged Abu Agila Mohammad Mas’ud Kheir Al-Marimi for his alleged involvement … Read more

Morocco’s historic World Cup achievement hailed worldwide

CNN — As the first African and first Arab country to reach the World Cup semifinals, Morocco’s soccer team now represents so much more than its own nation as its achievements have united a region and continent in celebration. The Moroccan flag was displayed in cities all around the world on Saturday, as fans celebrated … Read more

Palestinian flag waved on pitch as Morocco celebrates historic World Cup win

CNN — Several players of Morocco’s national team unfurled a Palestinian flag on the pitch while celebrating their historic World Cup win over Spain in Qatar on Tuesday. Following a dramatic penalty shootout, Morocco became the first Arab side to make it to the World Cup quarterfinals. This is the second time Moroccan players have … Read more

Brussels: Morocco’s World Cup win against Belgium triggers riots

CNN — Belgian police detained dozens of people on Sunday after Morocco’s 2-0 World Cup win over Belgium at the World Cup triggered riots in Brussels. In a statement to CNN, Brussels police said: “At around 3:22 pm, dozens of masked persons sought a confrontation with the security services, jeopardizing public safety.” According to Reuters, … Read more