Militants kill Egyptian security forces in desert shoot out
More than 50 Egyptian security forces have died during a clash with Islamist militants in the Western Desert. The militants opened fire on the group - a mix of police and armed forces - during a raid on their hideout near the Bahariya oasis, south-west ...y más »
Appeals Court Sets Terms For Abortion For Teen Immigrant
The federal appeals court for the District of Columbia has ruled that a teen who is detained because she is in the country illegally can transferred to the custody of a sponsor and then have an abortion if she chooses. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption.y más »
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Beijing's metro gives a thumbs-up to Xi Jinping's speech
It took Xi Jinping just under three and a half hours to deliver his all-important speech to Congress, and that is about the length of time it takes to get from one side of Beijing to the other on the subway. It's never easy to get on at rush hour and ...y más »
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Venezuela crisis: Retirements ruined and families pulled apart
Isabel Dubuc is a youthful 87 years old. She's a petite woman but has a big smile and an even bigger voice. She launches into song, performing 'Te Quiero, Dijiste' by Mexican musician Maria Grever with gusto. Her face lights up when she's given a round ...y más »
- La Crescenta schools placed on lockdown while police investigate ...
Los Angeles Times
Glendale police were searching a La Crescenta neighborhood for a suspected burglar Friday morning, resulting in two schools being placed on a brief lockdown. The incident occurred sometime around 9:25 a.m. in the 4900 block of Pennsylvania Avenue.
- Obama, Bush 43 seem to criticize Trump without naming him - Fox News
- New York Times
Meet the Overcompensators, Plants That Get Tougher and Meaner ...
New York Times
If plants could be stars in a cowboy film, the scarlet gilia would be one of the meanest wildflowers west of the Mississippi. You can find it standing tall among the sagebrush on mountainsides, its red flowers blazing. Drought can't always stop it ...
- Vanity Fair
Is the Sun Really Setting on Silicon Valley?
If you just look at the numbers, there's never been a better time to be a Big Tech company. Since 2014, the market capitalizations of Facebook, Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, and Microsoft have doubled, swelling to more than $3 trillion; more broadly, the ...y más »
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NASA nominee's support of 'secret science' bill alarms ...
WASHINGTON — President Trump's decision to nominate Jim Bridenstine as NASA administrator has some environmental and public health groups on edge, and not just because of the Oklahoma congressman's public skepticism about climate change.y más »
Troubled By Flint Water Crisis, 11-Year-Old Girl Invents Lead ...
When the drinking water in Flint, Mich., became contaminated with lead, causing a major public health crisis, 11-year-old Gitanjali Rao took notice. "I had been following the Flint, Michigan, issue for about two years," the seventh-grader told ABC News.y más »
Nivea Ad For 'Visibly Fairer Skin' Sparks Controversy In West Africa
Dove isn't the only skin-care company caught up in a controversy about its ads. Nivea, a German company with global reach, has been called out on social media for ads in West Africa that many described as racist, colorist and tone deaf. The ads promote ...y más »
The US Military In Africa: A Discreet Presence In Many Places
A U.S. Army team transfers the remains of Staff Sgt. Dustin Wright, 29, of Lyons, Ga., at Dover Air Force Base, Del., on Oct. 5. Wright was one of four U.S. troops killed in an ambush in Niger. U.S. forces work with many African militaries. While the ...y más »
WATCH: Paul Ryan Roasts Trump At Charity Dinner
House Speaker Paul Ryan is careful not to criticize President Trump publicly, but on Thursday night he found the right forum to do it. The annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner gives politicians a chance to crack jokes about themselves ...y más »
To Reduce Risk Of Recurring Bladder Infection, Try Drinking More ...
Urinary tract infections cause painful urination and are unfortunately widespread. Scientists estimate that somewhere between 40 percent to more than 50 percent of women will get a UTI in their lifetime, and one in four will get a repeat infection ...y más »
IMGW ostrzega: w niektórych regionach silna mgła
Instytut Meteorologii i Gospodarki Wodnej wydał ostrzeżenia pierwszego stopnia dla pięciu województw. Jak wynika z komunikatu, centralna i południowowschodnia Polska zmagać się będzie z silną mgłą. IMGW ostrzega: w niektórych regionach silna mgła ...
Bitcoin's latest record high makes Satoshi Nakamoto the 247th ...
Bitcoin recorded a new high today, hitting $5,991 on the benchmark CoinDesk price index. On major exchanges like Bitfinex and Bitstamp, the price briefly crossed $6,000 intraday. While bitcoin bulls celebrate yet another milestone for the ...y más »
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Heels over heads! Athletic guy jumps over a couple passionately ...
A couple thought the supermarket would be a good place to passionately make out, but a very athletic man thought differently - and he made it known. A hilarious clip shows the moment he jumps over the couple, as they keep cluelessly kissing in one of ...
- Los Angeles Times
Southern California gets brief rain but heat is on the way
Los Angeles Times
A weak cold front is bringing rain showers to parched Southern California but forecasters say there will be a quick turnabout as Santa Ana winds develop during the weekend, followed by possible record heat. The National Weather Service said Friday ...y más »
Splendid Palace notiks Simtgades filmas Ievainotais jātnieks ...
Otrdien, 24. oktobrī plkst. 19, kinoteātrī Splendid Palace pirmizrādi piedzīvos režisores Ilonas Brūveres dokumentālā spēlfilma Ievainotais jātnieks – otrā filma Nacionālā Kino centra programmā Latvijas filmas Latvijas simtgadei, informēja Nacionālā ...y más »
DIY-IT guide to disaster preparedness: Because it's always something
2017 has been an extremely difficult year for much of North America. We were hit with hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Mary in the southeast, and wildfires through much of the west. Other regions suffered their own disasters and challenges, as well.
'I'm Just Trying To Make Myself Laugh': 'New Yorker' Artist Shares ...
Barry Blitt drew his first New Yorker cover back in 1992. Ever since, he has been skewering politicians of all stripes. In 2008, he drew Barack and Michelle Obama fist-bumping in the Oval Office, and in 2016, he drew Donald Trump in a tiara and a women ...y más »
- Protests Expected When Steve Bannon Speaks In Anaheim - CBS Local
Russia experiments with using blockchain tech for land registry
Blockchains are most commonly associated with cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, but the largely tamper-proof shared-ledger technology is also very useful for keeping records of things other than financial transactions. As an increasing number of ...y más »
Body Cam Study Shows No Effect On Police Use Of Force Or Citizen ...
D.C. Master Patrol Officer Benjamin Fettering shows a body camera worn in place of a normal radio microphone before a news conference in 2014. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption. toggle caption. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images.y más »
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Moto GP thriller and Deeney's desire expose crassness of Warner's ...
The Guardian (blog)
Andrea Dovizioso, nearest, and Marc Márquez battled furiously in Japan on a rain-sodden track in the best kind of contest sport has to offer. Photograph: Kimimasa Mayama/EPA. Sport · Sportblog ...y más »
How 'The Con' Almost Broke Tegan And Sara
When The Con was released on July 24, 2007, it was a different time for Tegan and Sara. The Canadian duo was five albums in and still on the fringes of the alternative indie rock world. They were cast as outsiders, ridiculed in the press for their ...y más »
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Shaun Miller: Carlisle United forward first to be banned under new ...
Carlisle forward Shaun Miller has been banned for two games after becoming the first player found guilty of simulation by the Football Association since new laws were introduced in May. Miller, 30, had denied a charge of "successful deception of a ...y más »
CIA Trainee Washes Out Of Bomb Detection, Reassigned To Living ...
Some jobs are just not a good fit. That seems to have been the case for a certain canine trainee named Lulu at the Central Intelligence Agency. The black Labrador was in an intensive course of study to learn how to sniff out bombs. But Lulu just wasn't ...y más »
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Malawi cracks down on 'vampire' lynch mobs
Police in the south-east African state of Malawi say they have arrested 140 members of lynch mobs who attacked people suspected of being vampires. At least eight people are believed to have been killed, including two men on Thursday in the second city, ...y más »
Why It's So Hard To Turn The Lights Back On In Puerto Rico
Nearly a month after Hurricane Maria swept through Puerto Rico, almost 80 percent of the territory is still without power. While nobody expected a quick restoration of Puerto Rico's badly outdated power grid, officials have estimated that it could take ...y más »
- Le Monde
Kaladze, le footballeur devenu étoile montante de la politique ...
Après près de dix ans passés au Milan AC, le défenseur Kakhaber « Kakha » Kaladze est depuis 2012 ministre de l'énergie en Géorgie. Il brigue désormais la mairie de Tbilissi. M le magazine du Monde | 20.10.2017 à 14h47 | Par Benoît Vitkine. Abonnez ...
- The Guardian
School open days are all about business. They put my teeth on edge
'Open days are when the ideals of education collide with the principles of commerce.' Photograph: David Jones/PA. Family · Tim Lott's Family column. School open days are all about business. They put my teeth on edge. Goody bags, glossy brochures ...
Europäische Souveränität durch Wirtschafts- und Finanzpolitik
20. Oktober 2017. Der Blick der Wirtschaft : Europäische Souveränität durch Wirtschafts- und Finanzpolitik. Bild von Joachim Lang Joachim Lang Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie e. V. Expertise: Dr. Joachim Land ist Hauptgeschäftsführer und Mitglied ...
Federal Judge Will Not Void Guilty Ruling On Arpaio, Despite ...
U.S. District Judge Susan Ritchie Bolton says that President Trump's pardon of former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio does not "revise the historical facts" of his case — and that she will not vacate her ruling that found Arpaio guilty of criminal ...y más »
Leaked: Facebook security boss says its corporate network is run ...
Facebook's security chief has told employees that the social media giant needs to improve its internal security practices to be more akin to a defense contractor, according to a leaked recording obtained by ZDNet. Alex Stamos made the comments to ...y más »
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Publisher apologises for 'racist' text in medical book
The publishers of a textbook for nurses that has been criticised by social media users for containing racist material, have apologised for the offence caused and removed the offending passages. Nursing: A Concept-Based Approach to Learning, contains ...y más »
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Catalonia crisis: Spain plans for elections as independence row grows
Spain's conservative government has agreed with the socialist opposition to hold regional elections in Catalonia in January, the socialists say. The elections are part of a package of measures being put in place to suspend the region's autonomy, as its ...y más »
Florida Police Uncover Weapons Stash During Child Pornography ...
A search of a Florida man's home for child pornography this week yielded more than what authorities were expecting. The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office said Thursday it stumbled upon a disturbing array of weapons inside the Tampa Bay-area home of ...y más »
- Theresa May says she is confident UK can achieve positive Brexit deal - The Guardian
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- New York Times
Puerto Ricans Ask: When Will the Lights Come Back On?
New York Times
One month after Hurricane Maria, experts say poor planning, logistical nightmares and dire financial straits are to blame for the slow response to Puerto Rico's major power outage. By DEBORAH ACOSTA, NATALIE RENEAU and ROBIN STEIN on Publish ...y más »
Do You Care If Your Fish Dinner Was Raised Humanely? Animal ...
At some point or another, we've all cringed at the videos: lame cows struggling to stand; egg-laying hens squeezed into small, stacked cages; hogs confined to gestation crates, unable to walk or turn. Over the past decade, animal advocates have made ...y más »
- The Economist (blog)
Private jets are getting cheaper
The Economist (blog)
ONE of the first corporate jets was owned by Harry Ogg, the president of a washing-machine company. Bought in 1929, the four-passenger plane was named “Smilin' Thru” and was decked out with a desk, a typewriter and space for washing machines.
- The Guardian
Fence Gate Lodge, near Burnley, Lancashire: hotel review
This inn on the edge of the Ribble Valley has long had a reputation for good food and drink. Now it's added a glam 24-bedroom lodge across the road. a bedroom at Fence Gate Lodge. Comfortably unfussy … a bedroom at Fence Gate Lodge. Lancashire ...
- FBI Anti-Sex Trafficking Operation Rescues 84 Minors
In a four-day nationwide aimed at sex trafficking, the Federal Bureau of Investigations says it had rescued 84 minors, and arrested 120 people. The 11th annual Operation Cross Country was coordinated by the FBI Omaha Child Exploitation Task Force and ...y más »
- BBC Sport
Roma charged by Uefa for fans 'monkey chants' at Antonio Rudiger
Roma have been charged by Uefa after some of their fans were heard making "monkey chants" towards Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger. The German international came on as a 77th-minute substitute during Wednesday's Champions League Group C tie ...y más »
- The Guardian
Guy Andrews: 'Lessons in Love, there's no going back after hearing ...
A dark eeriness commands this track, which would set the mood for some gloomy dungeon techno. In my mind, a horror film gets conjured when listening to Frost's intense, distortion-filled soundscapes.
Webcast: Can The World Finally Wipe Out Polio?
Editor's note: The archived video of the polio panel discussion will be posted next week. The world is incredibly close to wiping out polio. This year the number of polio cases has shrunk to fewer than a dozen. And those cases are in just two countries ...y más »
Switching To Middle School Can Be Hard On Kids, But There Are ...
"I'll be famous one day, but for now I'm stuck in middle school with a bunch of morons." That's harsh language from the downtrodden sixth-grade narrator of Diary of A Wimpy Kid, a blockbuster series of graphic novels. But it speaks to a broader truth.y más »
- La Stampa
Lo scoiattolo mangia i funghi sbagliati, così si comporta con gli ...
Questo scoiattolo non riesce a stare sulle zampe e sembra piuttosto stordito. La voce che parla nel video spiega di averlo trovato durante una passeggiata nel parco con il proprio cane. Inizialmente la donna ha temuto che fosse stato aggredito da ...