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  • With tourists slow to return, Egypt's resorts and ancient sites face tough winter 18 Sep 2020 14:00 Today
  • This Day in History — September 18 18 Sep 2020 12:11 Jamaica Observer Today is the 262nd day of 2020. There are 104 days left in the year. TODAY HIGHLIGHT 2001: Letters postmarked in Trenton, New Jersey, that test positive for anthrax are sent to the New York Post and the US NBC broadcasting network anchor Tom Brokaw.   …
  • New ROM exhibit digitally unravels inner remains of Egyptian mummies 18 Sep 2020 11:11 CBC/Radio-Canada If you've ever wondered what exactly lies beneath the linen wrappings of ancient mummies, a new exhibit at the Royal Ontario Museum uses modern technology to peel through the layers and reveal the remains — all without unravelling their bandages. …
  • Water already dwindling, Egypt's farmers fear impact of dam 18 Sep 2020 09:34 Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette SECOND VILLAGE, Egypt -- In the winter of 1964, Makhluf Abu Kassem was born in this agricultural community newly created at the far end of Egypt's Fayoum oasis. His parents were among the village's first settlers, moving here three years earlier …
  • University locales where virus cases surge, data shows 18 Sep 2020 09:33 Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette MUNCIE, Ind. -- Among the 50 U.S. counties with the highest concentrations of college students and overall populations of at least 50,000, 20 have consistently reported higher rates of new virus cases than their states have overall since Sept. 1, according …