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Controversial Washington lawmaker spreads views…

A Washington state lawmaker whose actions surrounding an armed standoff with federal agents were dubbed "domestic terrorism'' in a recent report has for years been spreading his anti-government views to other Western states

Trump Launches Scathing Attack On Mike Bloomberg…

President Trump slammed Mike Bloomberg.

World Leaders Gather In Commemoration Of Holocaust

The World Holocaust Forum marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.

Study of Vesuvius Victim's Skull Reveals a…

The eruption of Mount Vesuvius may have most famously destroyed Pompeii, but the nearby town of Herculaneum endured a similar fate. Now a new study suggests that at least one of the town's residents suffered a remarkable, if grisly, fate: His brain essentially turned to glass, reports Live Science . The...

Georgia goes clubbing sober for 'Seeking Thrills'

Recording artist Georgia spent 24 hours in a club as research for her latest single "24 Hours," and said the experiences that inspired her second album, "Seeking Thrills," happened when she was sober. (Jan. 23)

Sanders Widens Lead In NH Poll

The New Hampshire Primary is less than three weeks away. A new WBUR poll suggests Bernie Sanders might be peaking at just the right time. The survey of more than 426 likely Democratic primary voters finds Sanders in the lead. He is running well ahead of his three closest competitors: Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg, and Elizabeth Warren. Sanders is polling at 29%. Warren, who is feuding with Sanders, is in forth place at polling at 13%.

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AP Explains: How climate change feeds Africa…

Locusts by the millions are chomping their way across a large part of Africa in the worst outbreak some places have seen in 70 years

8 Foods You Should Stock up on in the Winter

8 Foods You Should Stock up on in the Winter Whether you’re preparing for an impending snowstorm or trying to educate yourself just in case, there are a number of essential items you should have stocked in your pantry. Here are the eight best foods to buy in preparation for winter. 1. Cold weather can lead to frozen pipes, which means bottled water is essential. 2. Because of its long shelf life, peanut butter is the perfect protein-packed snack. 3. If your power goes down, canned soup can be a handy meal, as it technically doesn’t need to be cooked. 4. Carb-filled and perfectly paired with peanut butter, bread is an affordable and filling option. 5. With a variety of different types available, crackers are cheap and perfect for munching. 6. Not only is canned tuna packed full of proteins, it can also be safely eaten without being cooked. 7. Honey tastes great on almost everything and has an incredibly long shelf life. 8. Grab your favorite granola and protein bars. These long-lasting snacks are packed with fiber and protein.

Hunter Biden Ordred To Court

A judge ordered Hunter Biden to appear in an Arkansas court. A judge will decide if Hunter should be held in contempt. Hunter refused to disclose financial information to a the mother of one of his children. A DNA test proved Hunter fathered a baby with Lunden Alexis Roberts, 28. She is seeking child support and health care for the child, who was born in August 2018. Her attorneys also note that members of Biden's family are eligible for Secret Service protection.

Water Protections in Place for Decades to Be Gone…

In the end, government scientists couldn't sway him. President Trump's administration is expected to finalize a change to an Obama-era regulation protecting many US wetlands and streams as soon as Thursday. "More than half the nation's wetlands, and hundreds of thousands of small waterways" will lose federal protection when the...

Why winter weather can trigger migraines

Medical experts say sudden changes in the weather and winter storms can be triggers for people who live with migraines.

‘Monty Python' Co-Founder Terry Jones Dead at 77

‘Monty Python' Co-Founder Terry Jones Dead at 77 Beloved comedian, screenwriter and historian Terry Jones died on Jan. 21 after a long battle with frontal lobe dementia. According to a statement by his family, Jones fought a “brave” and “always good humored battle” with the disease. They also remembered him as a “truly loving man,” praising his work for providing pleasure to “countless millions.” Jones Family, via ‘Hollywood Reporter’ Jones was best known as a founding member of the famed British comedy troupe ‘Monty Python.’ He also acted in and co-directed the 1975 comedy ‘Monty Python and the Holy Grail.’ He then went on to become the sole director of ‘Monty Python’s Life of Brian’ in 1979, and ‘Monty Python's The Meaning of Life’ in 1983. Among other talents, Jones was also a prolific children’s author and a noted scholar of medieval and ancient history.

Storm Gloria kills 11 in Spain, causes wide…

A calamitous storm has killed at least 11 people in Spain and left five others missing

ShowBiz Minute: Jones, Juice WRLD, Weinstein

Surviving members of "Monty Python" pay tribute to Terry Jones; Rapper Juice WRLD died of accidental drug overdose, says coroner; Harvey Weinstein confident of fair trial as opening statements heard in New York trial. (Jan. 23)

FedEx: Those Texts, Emails You're Getting Aren't…

That text or email you just got from FedEx about your package that starts "Hello mate"? Don't open it, or if you do by mistake, don't click on any of its links. That's because it's a scam, the delivery giant says, and one that's affecting consumers across the country. HowToGeek....

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Julian Assange extradition case to be drawn out…

The extradition case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will take longer than expected

Amazing Video Shows A Fireball Over Canadian Skies

Check out this video of a fireball.

Coronavirus Puts Chinese Cities On Lockdown…

Authorities shut down operations at train stations and the airport in Wuhan on Thursday, where more than 11 million people call home.

Suspect in Alleged Assault Is 7 Feet Tall, Orange…

Police in Philadelphia are investigating a strange case: whether Flyers' mascot Gritty punched a kid during a publicity photo shoot. The NHL team says it investigated and found nothing to support the allegation, but the 13-year-old boy's father is pressing the case, reports the Philadelphia Inquirer . The controversy began at...

On This Day: 23 January 2018

Neil Diamond announced he was retiring from concert touring. (Jan. 23)

Adults Exposed To Children With Chickenpox Less…

Adults exposed to a child with chickenpox in the home are less likely to develop shingles. The vaccination still offers the best protection even if it doesn't provide long-standing immunity. Re-exposure to the herpes virus as an adult, after having chickenpox as a child, boosts immunity. According to UPI, immunity is boosted with repeated exposure but it does not provide complete protection. Infection with the varicella-zoster virus causes chickenpox. After this initial infection, the virus remains dormant in the body, and reactivation, sometimes years later, causes shingles.

Ousted Grammy chief suggests awards are tainted

Three days before the Grammys are handed out, questions are being raised about the integrity of the honors

Tulsi Gabbard Is Suing Hillary Clinton for…

Tulsi Gabbard Is Suing Hillary Clinton for Defamation The Hawaii congresswoman's lawsuit claims she has suffered damages estimated in excess of $50 million. The suit alleges former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton lied about Gabbard's ties to Russia during a 2019 podcast interview. Clinton said she felt one female candidate was being "groomed" to be a third-party candidate. Clinton would go on to label this person as a "favorite" of the Russians. When later asked if Clinton was referring to Gabbard, Clinton's spokesman, Nick Merrill, replied, "If the nesting doll fits." While it's unclear if the lawsuit stands a chance of succeeding, the news puts Gabbard back into the headlines. The Democratic presidential candidate will likely need as much publicity as possible ahead of the Iowa caucuses in February.

China Locking Down City Of 11 Million In Effort…

China has placed a city of 11 million people on lockdown. Wuhan city is considered the epicenter of a new coronavirus outbreak that has killed 17 people so far. The infection has also spread to nearly 600 around the globe including in Japna, Thailand and the U.S. According to Reuters, health authorities around the world are scrambling to prevent a global pandemic. Officials fear more infections as hundreds of millions of Chinese travel during Lunar New Year celebrations. The holiday season and celebrations begin on Saturday. The previously unknown virus strain is believed to have emerged at an animal market in China’s city of Wuhan.

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From World Court, a 'Triumph of International…

It's only the first step to address a lawsuit filed by Gambia accusing Myanmar of genocide, but an International Court of Justice decision this week is being applauded by the former as "a triumph of international justice." Per Reuters , a 17-member panel from the court at the Hague issued a...

Swarms of desert locusts plague Kenya

The entire East Africa subregion is threatened by swarms of locusts. These insects were everywhere in Samburu, Kenya, on Jan. 22.

Injuries and Fatalities Will Rise Due to Climate…

Injuries and Fatalities Will Rise Due to Climate Change, Study Says The study, conducted by researchers at Columbia and Harvard, can be found in 'Nature Medicine.' Researchers analyzed U.S. fatalities from injuries over a 37-year period until 2017. The number of deaths were then associated with big temperature swings each month. Because of the temperature swings, authors say an extra 2,135 people could die annually in the U.S. Besides drownings and falls, the study includes human assaults related to climate change. Lead author Robbie Parks, via The Verge Researchers add that higher temperatures are linked to increased aggravation in people. They also point out that hotter climates lead people to consume more alcohol. This may relate to transportation accidents, which the study says make up many recorded deaths when the temperatures are not normal.