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Posted Friday, 24 January 2020 ‐ CNN

(CNN)Strangling someone is seen by medical experts and victim advocates as a predictor of more serious violence -- even homicide. While almost all US states consider choking someone as a felony, a few jurisdictions still treat it as a misdemeanor.A...

Posted Friday, 24 January 2020 ‐ CNN

(CNN)It's a popular playground game that has entertained children all over the world for generations. So what happens when you add in jumps, obstacles and a time limit to the game of tag? You get World Chase Tag, the first and only global league for...

Posted Friday, 24 January 2020 ‐ CNN

Nairobi (CNN)The Horn of Africa has been hit by an invasion of desert locusts in 25 years -- and in Kenya, it's the worst in 70 years, the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization said Friday.The invasion poses an unprecedented threat to food security in...

Population crisis could hamstring China’s rise Posted Friday, 24 January 2020 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

In recent days, both The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal have carried reports on one of the most important geopolitical facts of the 21st century: The world’s great rising power, the People’s Republic of China, is headed for a demographic...

Americans deserve to hear Trump testify Posted Friday, 24 January 2020 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

With Chief Justice John Roberts sworn in and every senator a duly sworn juror now considering the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, every American, regardless of political belief, must demand fairness, transparency and facts. The...

Posted Friday, 24 January 2020 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

Diane Southworth was raised by Republicans. Her life experiences led her in the opposite direction. “I think when I became a single parent, raised my daughters by myself, it made it more viable to be a Democrat,” said Southworth, a retired call...

Corruption is a red herring Posted Friday, 24 January 2020 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

If President Donald Trump actually was concerned about possible corruption connected to Hunter Biden’s position on the board of directors of Ukrainian gas company Burisma, why did he wait more than two years into his term to act on it? And then only...

Posted Friday, 24 January 2020 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

With a beloved residency returning to the House of Blues and a new one opening up at the Venetian, the forecast this weekend calls for a big block of rock on the Strip. Celebrate the music and explore these other entertainment options. FRANKIE...

These jurors are not impartial Posted Friday, 24 January 2020 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

I cannot help but wonder how Republican members of the Senate will be able to support the defense arguments after taking their oaths to be impartial witnesses in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. To do so, they will need to ignore...

Posted Friday, 24 January 2020 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

Hosea Hopkins fondly remembers the old 1964 Buick Wildcat his older sister bought him, especially the golden-brown car’s obnoxiously loud rattles. It was the perfect first car for the teenager who couldn’t afford a vehicle on his own. But Gloria Jean ...

Are my friends’ deaths their fault or ours? Posted Friday, 24 January 2020 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

When my wife and I wrote about my old schoolmates who had died from “deaths of despair,” the reaction was sometimes ugly. “They killed themselves,” scoffed Jonathan from St. Louis in the reader comments. “It was self-inflicted.” Ajax in...

Posted Friday, 24 January 2020 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

When Jim Murren arrived in Las Vegas in 1998, the thought of a gaming company like MGM Resorts International becoming a partner with an NFL team was unthinkable. The divide between sports leagues like the NFL and the gaming industry was wide. “It’s a ...

Posted Friday, 24 January 2020 ‐ CNN

Hong Kong (CNN Business)Disney is closing down its mega theme park in China over the Lunar New Year holiday as fears grow over the deadly Wuhan virus. Shanghai Disney Resort made the announcement on its official website on Friday, saying the closure was ...

Posted Friday, 24 January 2020 ‐ CNN

(CNN)Teenager Coco Gauff stunned defending champion Naomi Osaka with a 6-3 6-4 victory to reach the fourth round of the Australian Open.The 15-year-old American needed just 67 minutes to beat the No. 3 seed and set up a meeting with either China's Zhang...

Posted Friday, 24 January 2020 ‐ CNN

(CNN)A man is suing a Michigan bank for racial discrimination after he says the staff refused to deposit settlement checks from another racial discrimination case and called police on him."Something else was afoot here," the man's attorney, Deborah...

Posted Friday, 24 January 2020 ‐ CNN

Baghdad, Iraq (CNN)Hundreds of thousands of protesters were marching through Baghdad on Friday calling for US troops to leave Iraq, heeding the call of powerful Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr who called for a "Million Man March." Families and children held ...

Posted Friday, 24 January 2020 ‐ CNN

New York (CNN)The trial against disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein continues Friday, a day after actress Annabella Sciorra recounted in vivid detail how he allegedly barged into her apartment 25 years ago and raped her."The Sopranos" actress said he...

Posted Friday, 24 January 2020 ‐ CNN

Hong Kong (CNN)It's the most celebratory time of the year in China -- but in many cities, festivities have been called off.Saturday marks the first day of the Lunar New Year, also known in China as Spring Festival. It's a time when families gather, often ...

Posted Friday, 24 January 2020 ‐ CNN

(CNN)For the third weekend in a row, a storm will dump rain and snow on the eastern half of the country. While this storm will have much less snow than last weekend, it could disrupt travel for millions of Americans.Track the storm...

Posted Friday, 24 January 2020 ‐ CNN

(CNN)The New York Mets have named Luis Rojas as the team's new manager. Rojas takes over for Carlos Beltran, whose short managerial stint with Mets ended last week after he stepped down for his involvement in the Houston Astros sign-stealing scandal....

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Posted Friday, 24 January 2020 ‐ CNN

(CNN)Strangling someone is seen by medical experts and victim advocates as a predictor of more serious violence -- even homicide. While almost all US states consider choking someone as a felony, a few jurisdictions still treat it as a misdemeanor.A...

Posted Friday, 24 January 2020 ‐ CNN

(CNN)It's a popular playground game that has entertained children all over the world for generations. So what happens when you add in jumps, obstacles and a time limit to the game of tag? You get World Chase Tag, the first and only global league for...

Posted Friday, 24 January 2020 ‐ CNN

Nairobi (CNN)The Horn of Africa has been hit by an invasion of desert locusts in 25 years -- and in Kenya, it's the worst in 70 years, the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization said Friday.The invasion poses an unprecedented threat to food security in...

Posted Friday, 24 January 2020 ‐ CNN

Hong Kong (CNN Business)Disney is closing down its mega theme park in China over the Lunar New Year holiday as fears grow over the deadly Wuhan virus. Shanghai Disney Resort made the announcement on its official website on Friday, saying the closure was ...

Posted Friday, 24 January 2020 ‐ CNN

(CNN)Teenager Coco Gauff stunned defending champion Naomi Osaka with a 6-3 6-4 victory to reach the fourth round of the Australian Open.The 15-year-old American needed just 67 minutes to beat the No. 3 seed and set up a meeting with either China's Zhang...

Posted Friday, 24 January 2020 ‐ CNN

(CNN)A man is suing a Michigan bank for racial discrimination after he says the staff refused to deposit settlement checks from another racial discrimination case and called police on him."Something else was afoot here," the man's attorney, Deborah...

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Posted Thursday, 23 May 2019 ‐ The New York Times

WASHINGTON — Senate lawmakers on Thursday announced they had reached agreement on a long-delayed disaster relief package, ending a monthslong impasse over billions of dollars in aid for farmers and communities struggling to recover from an onslaught of ...

Posted Thursday, 23 May 2019 ‐ The New York Times

Subway workers began raising alarms in recent months: Emergency brakes on New York City subway trains were being deliberately pulled, acts of apparent sabotage that were setting off major delays on the sprawling system. There were clues. A man spotted...

Posted Thursday, 23 May 2019 ‐ The New York Times

WASHINGTON — President Trump is considering deploying additional troops to the Middle East to provide protection for American military personnel already there, the acting defense secretary, Patrick Shanahan, said Thursday. Mr. Shanahan did not specify...

Posted Thursday, 23 May 2019 ‐ The New York Times

Last year, a federal jury in Washington convicted Nicholas Slatten, a former security contractor, of first-degree murder for his role in killing one of 14 Iraqi civilians who died in 2007 in a shooting that also injured more than a dozen others. Matthew...

Posted Thursday, 23 May 2019 ‐ The New York Times

WASHINGTON — Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday that House Democrats were “not on a path to impeachment,” even as she accused President Trump of trying to whip her caucus into a distracting political battle by stonewalling congressional...

Posted Thursday, 23 May 2019 ‐ The New York Times

WASHINGTON — The United States and China are digging in for a prolonged trade war, with the Trump administration unveiling a new $16 billion bailout for farmers hurt by Beijing’s tariffs on Thursday and more companies saying they are redirecting...

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Population crisis could hamstring China’s rise Posted Friday, 24 January 2020 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

In recent days, both The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal have carried reports on one of the most important geopolitical facts of the 21st century: The world’s great rising power, the People’s Republic of China, is headed for a demographic...

Americans deserve to hear Trump testify Posted Friday, 24 January 2020 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

With Chief Justice John Roberts sworn in and every senator a duly sworn juror now considering the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, every American, regardless of political belief, must demand fairness, transparency and facts. The...

Posted Friday, 24 January 2020 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

Diane Southworth was raised by Republicans. Her life experiences led her in the opposite direction. “I think when I became a single parent, raised my daughters by myself, it made it more viable to be a Democrat,” said Southworth, a retired call...

Corruption is a red herring Posted Friday, 24 January 2020 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

If President Donald Trump actually was concerned about possible corruption connected to Hunter Biden’s position on the board of directors of Ukrainian gas company Burisma, why did he wait more than two years into his term to act on it? And then only...

Posted Friday, 24 January 2020 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

With a beloved residency returning to the House of Blues and a new one opening up at the Venetian, the forecast this weekend calls for a big block of rock on the Strip. Celebrate the music and explore these other entertainment options. FRANKIE...

These jurors are not impartial Posted Friday, 24 January 2020 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

I cannot help but wonder how Republican members of the Senate will be able to support the defense arguments after taking their oaths to be impartial witnesses in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. To do so, they will need to ignore...