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South Africa hit by deadliest listeriosis outbreak in history

Added: 18.01.2018 0:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

The deadly and record-setting listeriosis outbreak in South Africa isn’t showing any signs of slowing down. Food is the suspected cause, but health officials have not yet identified a specific source. Since the new year began, the country’s National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) has confirmed six more listeriosis deaths in the outbreak, bringing the...

From: www.foodsafetynews.com

Kyrgios boosts Aussie Open hopes with home title

Added: 17.01.2018 22:28 | 0 views | 0 comments

Australian Nick Kyrgios secured his first ATP Tour title on home soil as he beat Ryan Harrison in yesterday's final of the Brisbane International just a week out from the start of the Australian Open in Melbourne.

From: www.independent.ie

Worst-case global warming scenarios not credible: Study

Added: 17.01.2018 20:32 | 0 views | 0 comments

January 18, 2018 9:32 AM
PARIS (AFP) - Earth's surface will almost certainly not warm up four or five degrees Celsius by 2100, according to a study released Wednesday (Jan 17) which, if correct, voids worst-case UN climate change predictions.

From: www.straitstimes.com

Senator reaches for nonexistent glasses and takes them off anyway

Added: 17.01.2018 18:41 | 0 views | 0 comments


Today's collective LOL at the expense of lawmakers came courtesy of Senator Orrin Hatch, who just reached for his glasses and, upon finding there were none there, decided to take them off anyway. SEE ALSO: This state senator wants to revive net neutrality in California The 83-year-old was deep in the middle of the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing for Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen when he made the gaffe. Of course Twitter pounced like a rabid fox on the nonsensical gesture. Here it is in all its glory. And here's perhaps the best of the inevitable jokes that followed. .@OrrinHatch we got you, dude pic.twitter.com/ymMhRuiiOS — The Daily Show (@TheDailyShow) January 16, 2018 Hatch’s communications director Matt Whitlock followed up the incident with a pretty boring explanation — “The senator wears reading glasses and normally reads over his notes one last time before questioning witnesses in a hearing” — before his official account made a slightly funnier joke on Twitter. Oh you mean his invisible glasses from Warby Parker? They're new, you've probably never heard of them. pic.twitter.com/pygTRwbJl7 — Senator Hatch Office (@senorrinhatch) January 16, 2018 The glasses episode was just a sideshow, however, to the most significant event of the hearing: New Jersey Democratic Senator Cory Booker slammed Nielsen for refusing to corroborate reports that Trump used the word "shithole" to refer to African nations. "Your silence and your amnesia is complicity”: Sen. Cory Booker unleashes on Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen after she says she doesn’t remember President Trump using the word “shithole” to refer to African countries at the DACA meeting https://t.co/tPCw1t4SSR pic.twitter.com/HY3ff6M637 — CNN (@CNN) January 16, 2018 "Why am I frankly seething with anger?" he asked her. "The commander-in-chief in an Oval Office meeting referring to people from African nations and Haitians with the most vulgar language ... that language festers." He finished with a devastating barb: "Your silence and your amnesia is complicit." WATCH: Someone shaved Donald Trump into the back of their head and it's frightening AF

From: www.yahoo.com

Worst-case global warming scenarios not credible: study

Added: 17.01.2018 18:41 | 0 views | 0 comments


Earth's surface will almost certainly not warm up four or five degrees Celsius by 2100, according to a study released Wednesday which, if correct, voids worst-case UN climate change predictions. A revised calculation of how greenhouse gases drive up the planet's temperature reduces the range of possible end-of-century outcomes by more than half, researchers said in the report, published in the journal Nature. How effectively the world slashes CO2 and methane emissions, improves energy efficiency, and develops technologies to remove CO2 from the air will determine whether climate change remains manageable or unleashes a maelstrom of human misery.

From: www.yahoo.com

Hestan Cue Cooktop Release Date, Price and Specs

Added: 17.01.2018 17:40 | 0 views | 0 comments

The induction cooktop connects to the company's Bluetooth-enabled cookware and iOS/Android app to guide you through recipes.

From: www.cnet.com

Trump Shoots Down Netanyahu Remarks On US Embassy Move This Year

Added: 17.01.2018 17:23 | 0 views | 0 comments

In an exclusive interview with Reuters Wednesday, U.S. President Donald Trump shot down the notion the U.S. would move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem within a year. In comments made earlier Wednesday during a trip to India, the Israeli prime minister said of the move, “my solid assessment is that it will go much faster than you think – within a year from now,” Press TV reported. “By the end of the year? We’re talking about different scenarios – I mean obviously that would be on a temporary basis. We’re not really looking at that. That’s no.” – US President Donald Trump’s reaction to moving embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem Last month, Trump’s own Secretary of State Rex Tillerson...

From: article.wn.com

Senator reaches for nonexistent glasses and takes them off anyway

Added: 17.01.2018 10:42 | 0 views | 0 comments


Today's collective LOL at the expense of lawmakers came courtesy of Senator Orrin Hatch, who just reached for his glasses and, upon finding there were none there, decided to take them off anyway. SEE ALSO: This state senator wants to revive net neutrality in California The 83-year-old was deep in the middle of the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing for Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen when he made the gaffe. Of course Twitter pounced like a rabid fox on the nonsensical gesture. Here it is in all its glory. And here's perhaps the best of the inevitable jokes that followed. .@OrrinHatch we got you, dude pic.twitter.com/ymMhRuiiOS — The Daily Show (@TheDailyShow) January 16, 2018 Hatch’s communications director Matt Whitlock followed up the incident with a pretty boring explanation — “The senator wears reading glasses and normally reads over his notes one last time before questioning witnesses in a hearing” — before his official account made a slightly funnier joke on Twitter. Oh you mean his invisible glasses from Warby Parker? They're new, you've probably never heard of them. pic.twitter.com/pygTRwbJl7 — Senator Hatch Office (@senorrinhatch) January 16, 2018 The glasses episode was just a sideshow, however, to the most significant event of the hearing: New Jersey Democratic Senator Cory Booker slammed Nielsen for refusing to corroborate reports that Trump used the word "shithole" to refer to African nations. "Your silence and your amnesia is complicity”: Sen. Cory Booker unleashes on Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen after she says she doesn’t remember President Trump using the word “shithole” to refer to African countries at the DACA meeting https://t.co/tPCw1t4SSR pic.twitter.com/HY3ff6M637 — CNN (@CNN) January 16, 2018 "Why am I frankly seething with anger?" he asked her. "The commander-in-chief in an Oval Office meeting referring to people from African nations and Haitians with the most vulgar language ... that language festers." He finished with a devastating barb: "Your silence and your amnesia is complicit." WATCH: Someone shaved Donald Trump into the back of their head and it's frightening AF

From: www.yahoo.com

Australian Open 2018: Viktor Troicki hits umpire's head with ball

Added: 17.01.2018 10:29 | 0 views | 0 comments

Watch the moment Viktor Troicki hits the umpire in the head with his return from a Nick Kyrgios serve at the Australian Open.

Tags: Australia, iOS
From: www.bbc.co.uk

Dimitrov and Wozniacki Survive Upset Bids at Australian Open

Added: 17.01.2018 8:40 | 1 views | 0 comments

Third-seeded Grigor Dimitrov and second-seeded Caroline Wozniacki were pushed to the brink Wednesday. Rafael Nadal, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Nick Kyrgios also won.

From: www.nytimes.com

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