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Black History Month events begin at A

Black History Month events begin at A The Sacramento Kings long-standing tradition of honoring the cultures and lifestyles that make the region rich and diverse continues with the team's upcoming 18th Annual Black History Month Celebration tipping off February 2. "That their history, their heritage, who they are as a person is important", Tanyah Barnes, the associate director for the multicultural resource center at Binghamton Univers... [Full Article...]

Research reveals that Polar bears are running out of food

Research reveals that Polar bears are running out of food This is an adult female polar bear on the sea ice wearing a Global Positioning System satellite video-camera collar. The bears' metabolic rates averaged more than 50 percent higher than previous studies had estimated. This causes them to expend more energy during the summer, when they are fasting until the ice returns to the continental shelf in the fall. The Beaufort Sea population that Pag... [Full Article...]

Rickroll yourself every single morning with Google Home's new music alarms

Rickroll yourself every single morning with Google Home's new music alarms And waking up to a wailing alarm doesn't always help to start your day off on the right foot. To use this ability, Google Home owners (or anyone using an Assistant device ) merely needs to say, "Hey Google , set an alarm for TIME that plays SONG", of course saying the actual time and music for the alarm. [Full Article...]

US Missile Intercept Test Failed: What Went Wrong?

US Missile Intercept Test Failed: What Went Wrong? The Missile Defense Agency conducts the first intercept flight test of a land-based Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense weapon system from the Aegis Ashore Missile Defense Test Complex in Kauai, Hawaii , December 10, 2015. However, much was still learned that demonstrated an increase in the effective range of the overall ballistic missile defense system. The development comes after a missile ... [Full Article...]

Budget 2018's focus on universal healthcare brings smile to private healthcare providers

Budget 2018's focus on universal healthcare brings smile to private healthcare providers Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said this year's Union Budget is a blend of fiscal prudence and addressing the needs of the economy. The price at which India refiners are buying their crude on January 30 stood at $66.86 a barrel. [Full Article...]

TMC wins Noapara assembly bypoll, leads in Uluberia Lok Sabha seat

TMC wins Noapara assembly bypoll, leads in Uluberia Lok Sabha seat The Congress also defeated BJP in the Mandalgarh Assembly constituency by over 12,000 votes. The party, which wrested power from the Congress in 2013 in Rajasthan, had 161 MLAs in the House of 200. Reports by Hindustan Times says, he won 1,11,729 votes which is well over the 50% mark. The Congress polledlittle more than 11,000 votes. West Bengal's Uluberia saw a turnout of 76.7 percent, while ... [Full Article...]

Pence touts tax cuts, slams Manchin in West Virginia

Pence touts tax cuts, slams Manchin in West Virginia Sen". "I expect we're going to spend a fair amount of time in the states that the president carried very strongly - in being one of them, West Virginia here being another, places like Montana, elsewhere around the country we think represent a real opportunity for us", Pence said in an interview from West Virginia with Politico . [Full Article...]

Russian Federation says interception of United States spy plane posed no danger

Russian Federation says interception of United States spy plane posed no danger A Russian Su-27 fighter jet intercepted a US surveillance plane over the Black Sea on Monday, prompting the US State Department to protest the maneuver as "an unsafe interaction". State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert says the United States views it with "the highest level of concern". "These videos show the Russian Su-27 intercepting the EP-3 from a very close position, at the same al... [Full Article...]

United Nations appeals for emergency funds for Palestine, Syria

United Nations appeals for emergency funds for Palestine, Syria U.S. administration has proposed that the UNRWA changes its school textbooks in order to continue to receive USA donations, Jordanian newspaper Al-Ghad reported, on Tuesday. "Today it is 95 per cent". UNRWA fears an already hard financial crisis is going to be further exacerbated with a slash in U.S. aid to the humanitarian agency. [Full Article...]

Michelle Obama says Trumps gave a 'lovely frame'

Michelle Obama says Trumps gave a 'lovely frame' Ellen DeGeneres scored a sit-down interview with the former First Lady Michelle Obama . "She's the baby", she said. Having both a living room and a bedroom in a suite at the age of 16, she really did get a better deal than her dad. I... got myself all gussied up to come here. Obama obliged the host's invitation to be on her show since DeGeneres is also celebrating her 60th birthday this week. [Full Article...]

Canada votes to make its national anthem gender neutral

Canada votes to make its national anthem gender neutral The motion passed as Conservative senators boycotted the final vote because of the procedural moves. The bill originated in the Commons as private member's legislation from Liberal Mauril Belanger, a long-time MP for the predominantly francophone riding of Ottawa Vanier who was diagnosed with ALS in November, 2015, while campaigning for election as Speaker of the House of commons after the 201... [Full Article...]

1 dead after train carrying GOP lawmakers hits truck

1 dead after train carrying GOP lawmakers hits truck The train was carrying Republican members of Congress on their way to an annual retreat. Wenstrup went on to describe how he gave CPR to several injured people, including one who he believes died instantly in the accident. An aide confirmed Ryan was on the train and is fine. Rep. Greg Walden, R-Oregon, said on Twitter that "members with medical training are assisting the drivers of the truck". [Full Article...]

More Snow, High Winds On The Way, Winter Weather Advisory Posted

More Snow, High Winds On The Way, Winter Weather Advisory Posted In the wake of the snow, temperatures are forecast to plunge late in the wake. With cold air coming from the Northwest along with the western part of Lake Erie thawed, lake effect snow will be a concern for Tuesday morning . Central Jersey and the Philadelphia suburbs should see perhaps a half-inch while the Atlantic City area will get just rain. Tomorrow will have a high in the mid-20s and Wed... [Full Article...]

900 workers trapped in South African mine

900 workers trapped in South African mine This after a power outage caused by last night's storm resulted in 940 workers being trapped overnight. It said workers' lives could be in danger from dehydration and lack of nutrition, especially if they were on medication. We are supplying food and water". "So, we hope to get them out really soon". Its Beatrix mine, where the trapped workers are, has shafts at depths of between 700 metres an... [Full Article...]

2 injured in Los Angeles school shooting

2 injured in Los Angeles school shooting Aerial video from CNN affiliates showed police appearing to search students outside the building. The Los Angeles Fire Department told the Associated Press the two victims were both 15 years old - a boy who has been transported to a trauma center in critical condition and a girl in fair condition. [Full Article...]

Emotional Support Peacock Banned From United Airlines Flight

Emotional Support Peacock Banned From United Airlines Flight She said these issues had been explained to the owner three times before they arrived at the airport. His owner lives in Bushwick, New York, and photos on his Instagram account show the peacock being walked on a lead and taking part in photo shoots. [Full Article...]

Hong Kong to ban all sales of ivory by 2021

Hong Kong to ban all sales of ivory by 2021 Despite the high volume of ivory that passes through the city, most Hong Kong residents do not think it should be sold, polls have indicated. "Shutting down this massive ivory market has thrown a lifeline to elephants", said Bert Wander of the global advocacy group Avaaz. [Full Article...]

FBI has second dossier on possible Trump-Russia collusion

FBI has second dossier on possible Trump-Russia collusion While the Guardian states it cannot verify any of the claims, the Shearer dossier cites an unnamed source within Russia's Federal Security Service. Derek Shearer reportedly lobbied for the Ambassador role, telling Hill and Billy Clinton he was owed a " political debt ", in part because of the work Cody Shearer did on behalf of Hillary Clinton while she was Barack Hussein Obama's Secretary ... [Full Article...]

App State tennis coach suspended over player's comment

App State tennis coach suspended over player's comment App State Athletics released a statement on Monday (Jan. 29), declaring Brown's comments as "derogatory and offensive". Appalachian State University has suspended a freshman tennis player and his coach after "derogatory and offensive" behavior was displayed at a match against a North Carolina A&T State athlete. [Full Article...]

Istanbul orders release of Amnesty International leader

Istanbul orders release of Amnesty International leader Amnesty International's Europe director Gauri van Gulik, who on Wednesday had welcomed news of the Istanbul court's decision to order KiliƧ's release, vowed to continue to fight for his freedom in the face of "odd legal maneuvers" by the Turkish authorities. [Full Article...]


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