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Trump, Obama meet for the first time

After all, Trump championed the so-called "birther movement" challenging that Obama was actually born in the United States - a suggestion laden with deep racial overtones - only dropping the position recently. Both the parties also characterized the meeting as "excellent" after it ended. Ahead of Tuesday's vote Obama had called Trump, who has never held elected office, "uniquely unqualified" to ... Continua a leggere...

United Kingdom red squirrels carry 'a form of leprosy'

The discovered that the animals carry bacteria that caused leprosy in humans during medieval times. Numerous red squirrels were infected with bacteria known to produce the signature lesions associated with leprosy. "We should be even more concerned about the squirrels now and not frightened of them", Meredith said . Just 15 years ago, scientists believed the bacteria responsible for leprosy was o... Continua a leggere...

Trump names Priebus, Bannon to key White House roles

Trump names Priebus, Bannon to key White House roles Critics say the decision to tap Priebus for chief of staff contradicts Trump's campaign promise to "drain the swamp" of so-called Washington D.C. elites from politics. Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) spokesman Adam Jentleson said Trump's choice of Bannon "signals that White Supremacists will be represented at the highest levels in Trump's White House ". Continua a leggere...

Trump's Win Sparks Surge in Calls to LGBT Crisis Hotlines

Trump's Win Sparks Surge in Calls to LGBT Crisis Hotlines Time reported that Crisis Text Line received more than 2,000 texts - twice their average volume, as well - in the wake of the election. Steve Mendelsohn, a spokesperson, confirmed the surge was linked to the "fear and anxiety around the election results". Continua a leggere...

Red squirrels in the United Kingdom have leprosy

When researchers from École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) and the University of Edinburgh have recently examined red squirrels in British Isles with increasing number of sores and swelling, they found that red squirrels are infected with the same bacteria that caused leprosy in the humans of Medieval Europe. Continua a leggere...

Brussels rout as Belgium dish up eight-goal feast

Brussels rout as Belgium dish up eight-goal feast He told Belgian newspaper Nieuwsblad : "When I signed for Chelsea I knew I would not stay there". "Everyone knows it helped that they signed Eden", he added. "I don't know [about captaining Chelsea], we will see". Similar to Thorgan, they were also in Chelsea ranks at an early age but the Blues behaved similarly with them. Continua a leggere...

Conor McGregor knocks out Alvarez, makes UFC history

McGregor becomes the third fighter to hold championships in different weight classes (alongside BJ Penn and Randy Couture) but the first to wear belts at the same time, having stopped Jose Aldo to claim the featherweight title a year ago. Continua a leggere...

Salvation Army Louisville seek holiday volunteers

The 2016 Red Kettle Campaign for The Salvation Army of Waterloo/Cedar Falls begins today. Applications will be taken that day by appointment only. A portion of the proceeds go towards the kettle campaign, as well as what people drop into the kettle. Continua a leggere...

Giant supermoon will be biggest & brightest since 1948

Supermoons generally appear to be 14% bigger and 30% brighter than other full moons. At that time the moon was actually 29 miles closer than the moon with be on Monday . It's technically full on Monday and at its closest point to earth, called perigee , at 5:22 a.m. CST. Apogee is the opposite-when the moon is at its farthest point from Earth. Continua a leggere...

The red squirrel's shocking leprosy secret

She said that with the presence of the leprosy bacteria on red squirrels, it shows that the disease is still in the environment even if it has been eradicated from human habitation. While studying populations of the endangered critters, which are facing habitat destruction and competition from their grey North American cousins, boffins found that some in Scotland had begun to spout unusual growt... Continua a leggere...

At least 20 wildfires in Southeast investigated as arson

Almost 300 people are battling that fire, which already consumed 10,000 acres, the Forest Service said. "Because of this very long and serious drought , some firefighters have told me that these are the most serious conditions they've seen in 40 years", he said at a news conference at the incident command post in Lake Lure. Continua a leggere...

Trump Says Obamacare Key Provisions To Remain

Trump Says Obamacare Key Provisions To Remain Trump said, adding that he does plan to make massive changes to other parts of Obamacare. The Republican knew he hated "Obamacare" - though it was never altogether clear why - and committed to the law's repeal, but beyond that, Trump's position was largely hollow. Continua a leggere...

Leprosy Found to Infect Red Squirrels in British Isles

The red squirrel is an endangered species found across Eurasia. [Image by seawhisper/Shutterstock] For the study, genetic and blood tests were performed on 100 dead red squirrels found in England, Ireland, and Scotland. Of 645 armadillos collected from eight locations in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and MS between 2003 and 2012, 16 percent were infected with Mycobacterium leprae . Continua a leggere...

Red Squirrel Leprosy: Could It Spread To Humans?

Although leprosy we usually associated with the Middle Ages, a team of scientists from Great Britain has discovered that some red squirrels from England might carry the harrowing disease. While The Atlantic reported that there are still plenty of cases of leprosy found around the world, including some cases in the United States, it is clear that at least for Great Britain the disease was thoug... Continua a leggere...

Rosberg vuol chiudere i conti in Brasile

Rosberg vuol chiudere i conti in Brasile E non solo "perché, in genere, guardo al futuro con ottimismo", ha poi spiegato il pilota tedesco. Hamilton è il campione in carica del Mondiale di Formula 1 ma quest'anno Rosberg è stato più forte e costante. Solo una scelta sciagurata della Red Bull non gli permette di lottare con le Mercedes . Settimo Grosjean che ha regalato al team Haas la miglior qualifica della sua ancor breve stor... Continua a leggere...

Nigel Farage to be Donald Trump go-between with UK

Trump's spokeswoman Kellyanne Conway told the Guardian newspaper that the president-elect had hosted Farage at his private residence in Trump Tower in NY on 12 November. We can have a sensible trade relationship, cut tariffs, we're massive investors in each other's countries. Downing Street said Mr Farage had "no role" in the government's relationship with the in-coming U.S. Continua a leggere...

Obama congratulates Trump, invites him to W. House

Obama congratulates Trump, invites him to W. House He thanked Trump for his "coattails" during the election that bolstered the Republican majority in the House. Donald Trump is due to meet with Barack Obama to formally begin the process of presidential transition after a victory that left many stunned, and other elated. Continua a leggere...

Mountaineers hold off 'Horns, 24-20

Texas Tech (4-5, 2-4) has to win two of its last three games to get bowl eligible. Three plays later, on 3rd-and-11, Howard fired a strike to Daikiel Shorts for 17 yards and a key conversion. White led the receiving corps with six receptions and 82 yards and a score. "It's all about executing", Buechele said. Texas (5-5, 3-4 in the Big 12 ) got close and lost the game on a failed Hail Mar... Continua a leggere...

Misericordiae Vultus: chiusura dell'anno giubilare

Misericordiae Vultus: chiusura dell'anno giubilare E' prevista la diretta televisiva su Teleischia. "Con questo evento, che segue la celebrazione nel santuario di Valdibrana avvenuta lo scorso 5 novembre - si legge in una nota - si conclude questo periodo di speciale grazia per tutto il popolo di Dio ". Continua a leggere...

Un morto e tre feriti in incidente

Un morto e tre feriti in incidente In seguito ad un tamponamento, le persone a bordo delle due auto coinvolte erano scese per verificare i danni, quando improvvisamente è sopraggiunta una terza auto che li ha travolti . Feriti anche due carabinieri , quello in condizion più gravi si trovava al momento dell'impatto dietro alla vettura di servizio e nell'urto è stato scaraventato sotto il veicolo. Continua a leggere...


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