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Scientists take to the streets

More than a thousand people stretched for miles through the streets of Gainesville, Florida. The march was planned in January to coincide with Earth Day and in conjunction with educational and scientific institutions in a call for sound federal science policy and to draw attention to a slew of issues - from climate change to technological advances and public funding for science - that have raised concerns in the scientific community. Read More »

Saison terminée pour Blake Griffin — Clippers


Agent libre cet été, Griffin pourrait ainsi avoir joué son dernier match avec les Clippers qui, depuis leur création en 1970, n'ont jamais franchi le deuxième tour des play-offs. Les Clippers mènent désormais 2-1, mais une bien mauvaise nouvelle est venue quelque peu gâcher cette performance. Sorti avant le terme de la rencontre, Blake Griffin souffre d'une blessure au gros orteil droit et ne pourra plus jouer d'ici la fin de la saison. Read More »

South Carolina unemployment rate unchanged in March


Trade, Transportation and Utility added 300. New Mexico's unemployment rate has largely been in the same area for the past four years. The department also revised its estimates of February's total employment upward by 1,400 jobs, including 1,100 private-sector jobs. Read More »

Science rallies around the world draw thousands

And this is the science that the administration's budget proposes to cut, attempting to persuade the American people that the basic research undertaken in labs across this country doesn't affect them. CNN reported that scientist at Germany's Neumayer Station, a research institute in Antarctica braved 27°F temperatures (that's...not as cold as I'd hope) to express their support for the action. Read More »

Small plane crashes in Leesburg; no injuries


Local news media outlets report that the plane crashed into a field near the Leesburg Executive Airport. About an hour into the flight, the weather conditions began to worsen so Bryant turned the one-seater Sonex experimental aircraft around to return to the Leesburg Airport. Read More »

Survivalist who ambushed police seeks to avoid death penalty


He killed Cpl. Bryon Dickson, a 38-year-old Marine veteran, and critically wounded Trooper Alex Douglass, who was shot as he came to the aid of his mortally wounded comrade and suffers from a range of health problems. Lawyers for Eric Frein acknowledged that prosecutors had built a compelling case against their client, and they presented no evidence or testimony in his defense. Read More »

Donald Trump awards Purple Heart at Walter Reed military hospital

The President was accompanied by First Lady Melania Trump on what was his first visit to Walter Reed as commander in chief. The decision to allow cameras into the medal ceremony contrasts with the practice of former president Barack Obama, who awarded Purple Heart medals during regular visits to Walter Reed but did so behind closed doors. Read More »

Seoul fears new nuclear test by North

Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday warned North Korea not to test the resolve of the US military, promising it would make an "overwhelming and effective" response to any use of conventional or nuclear weapons. The North has said such launches are an act of deterrence against a potential invasion by the United States or South Korea . It's rare for Pyongyang's media to level criticism at Beijing, though the KCNA didn't directly mention China in the commentary titled "Are you good ... Read More »

PM's message on Earth Day


The growing garbage problem, along with air and water pollution, are some of the reasons Earth Day was founded by United States Senator Gaylord Nelson nearly 50 years ago. The fox in the Earth Day story of Google Doodle enlists the help of Momo the cat, which was part of Google's Halloween doodle, and the frog, which is now associated with Google Weather. Read More »

Talking about depression is the first step to beating it


Today, on World Health Day , the World Health Organisation (WHO) is calling on individuals and communities to speak out about depression and to fight the stigma surrounding it. We also shall continue to strive towards the promotion of healthier standards of living and the implementation of programmes that enhance health indices of the society, particularly those of youth. Read More »

Pope Francis to canonize Fatima shepherd children


The first of the prophecies is believed to be World War II, widely interpreted as hell, the second was the rise and fall of Communism and the reconversion of Russian Federation to Christianity. The shrine, located about 130 kilometres (80 miles) north of Lisbon, draws millions of visitors each year. When the two children were beatified on May 13, 2000 in Fatima, John Paul II said of Jacinta that she had "heroically" offered herself as a victim for the "conversion of sinners", Cardinal Angelo ... Read More »

NEW INFORMATION: Dad worries about sons if science spending cut

Hundreds of people in New Zealand marched yesterday as part of a global movement prompted by what's seen as the anti-science stance of the Trump administration in the United States. "I think what has been happening recently is a big motivation for the March for Science ", said Moran. Thousands of scientists, students, environmentalists and other activists are expected to gather in Washington on Saturday to take part in the March for Science . Read More »

Carl Vinson to arrive in East Sea in days: Pence


Pence will meet with Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo earlier in the day during his first trip to the country. "We have submarines. Very powerful". "We're now experiencing what a decapitation strike would be against the USA government", Ricks said. Mattis this week had a chance to clear up his earlier statement when traveling with reporters to the Middle East. Read More »

Coulter vows to speak at UC Berkeley

In a statement to the Washington Post , Berkeley spokesman Dan Mogulof described the cancellation as an effort "to keep students and the speaker herself safe". "The university's actions violate fundamental principles of free speech , equal protection and due process guaranteed by the United States Constitution", a letter from lawyers representing the conservative outreach group Young America's Foundation warned. Read More »

Thousands of scientists protest against Donald Trump slashing research budgets

The crowd at the D.C. March for Science was far from deterred by the soggy conditions, with many keeping their humor between downpours. "Their inclination is misguided and in no one's best interest". Demonstrators in Australia kicked off the day of protest . Numerous marchers carried signs, some political and some personal. Carla Tracy, a high school biology teacher, came up from Crozet, Va., with a scientist friend on a bus organized through the University of Virginia. Read More »

1 dead, 2 injured in San Jose motel shooting


The suspect, who has not been identified, was taken into custody and then transported to the hospital, according to police. Holding "the knife in his hand in (a) threatening manner", the man charged at the officer, according to police. The officer, who was not identified, will be placed on routine paid administrative leave. The motive and circumstances surrounding the shooting are under investigation, police said. Read More »

Canada falls to Fiji in Hong Kong 7s quarters


New Zealand, who face a classification game against England , have won two games and lost two this week. Russia's Vladimir Ostroushko and Vitaly Zhivatov scored in the first half and combined with Dmitry Sukhin's conversion made it 0-12 at half-time. Read More »

Bill Gates says he limits his children's use of technology


Speaking to United Kingdom daily the Mirror , Gates said he and his wife Melinda banned their children from having cellphones until they turned 14. Like many other parents, Mr. According to Mashable , a research in 2016 by Influence Central found that the average age for a child to get their first cell phone is 10 years old which went down from 12 in 2014. Read More »

Coimbatore: Students make largest paper cup mosaic of Abdul Kalam


The mosaic took around four hours to make, with 167 students from Grades 6 to 11 participating. The mosaic design was created over an area of 981 square meters. The school had earlier made a Gunness attempt in 2013 by making postcard mosaic of a tiger based on "Save Tiger" initiative. The students hope to set a Guinness World Record for the largest-ever paper cup mosaic. Read More »

Baahubali 2 release in jeopardy


In the video, Rajamouli said that it's unfair to target Sathyaraj and the actor has nothing to lose if the film doesn't release as planned. "The producer and I want to clarify on the issue". It is learnt that a few multiplexes have even cancelled the booked tickets for Kannada movies. As soon as this information was received, leading personalities of Sandalwood got incensed. Read More »

Mother of Indian envoy to US beaten up by grandson


In her police complaint, Sarna said that Karan had "banged her head" on the wall and tried to strangulate her while shouting that he would kill her. Karan's wife did not stop him, the complaint added. A senior officer said that the matter came to the police's notice after they received a call from the hospital. Sarna sustained injuries on her forehead, eye, knees and other parts of her body and was admitted to a hospital in Saket. Read More »

1st black woman on state's highest court found dead by river


The NYPD harbor unit recovered Abdus-Salaam's body from the Hudson River around 1:45 p.m., police told Patch. The medical examiner's office will investigate the cause of Abdus-Salaam's death. When Cuomo nominated Abdus-Salaam to the state Court of Appeals, she pledged to treat those who appear before the court with respect and dignity. Abdus-Salaam served as an associate judge on the New York State Court of Appeals. Read More »