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Vladimir Putin Putin says instability forcing Russia away from dollar settlements
MOSCOW, Nov. 28 (Xinhua) -- Instability in U.S. dollar-based settlements is forcing many economies including Russia to cut the share of such settlements with other... (photo: Creative Commons / Russavia) Xinhua
Photos   Russia   US   Vladimir Putin   Wikipedia: Vladimir Putin
President Donald J. Trump, 45th Present President of the United States, and first lady Melania Trump speak with Marines who provided support to the Washington D.C. first responders at a recent fire at the Arthur Capper Senior Center during a visit to Truman Crawford Hall at the Marine Barracks in Washington, D.C., Nov. 15, 2018. Trump's gut vs. the government on science, economy, intelligence
(CNN)This week, on three different fronts, we learned how smart President Donald Trump thinks he is (very) and where he gets those smarts from (his gut). Speaking to... (photo: US Navy / Sgt. Hailey D. Clay) CNN
CIA Scandal   Climate Change   Donald Trump   Photos   Wikipedia: Presidency of Donald Trump
A relative cries during a prayer service for victims in the crashed Lion Air flight 610 aboard an Indonesia Navy ship in the waters where the airplane is believed to have crashed in Tanjung Karawang, Indonesia, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018 Report faults Indonesian airline’s safety measures in crash
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A report based on black box data from an Indonesian Lion Air jet that crashed last month cites equipment failures and the airline’s safety... (photo: AP / Tatan Syuflana) Wtop
Indonesia   Lion Air Flight 610   Lion Air Plane Crash   Photos   Wikipedia: Lion Air Flight 610
Donald Trump speaking at Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, D.C. Trump says he may cancel Putin meeting, White House warns Xi
WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump cast into doubt a key component of his upcoming trip to an international summit in Argentina as he suggested Tuesday he may cancel his... (photo: Creative Commons / Gage Skidmore) The Times of India
Buenos Aires G20   Donald Trump   Kerch Strait incident   Photos   Wikipedia: 2018 Kerch Strait incident
British Airways Flight 38 which travels China to UK prepares to land at Beijing International Airport, China Your next flight may be powered by animal fat
Vegetarians beware. Your next flight could be powered by animal byproducts. Researchers in search of renewable jet fuel are now working with a rendered form of animal fat... (photo: Creative Commons / N509FZ) The Times of India
Animal Fat   Carbon Emission   Photos   Renewable Jet Fuel   Wikipedia: Renewable fuels
Britain's Prince Harry leaves after attending a service of commemoration for the victims of the 2015 terrorist attacks in Tunisia at Westminster Abbey in London, Tuesday, April 12, 2016 Britain's Prince Harry meets military veterans in Zambia
LUSAKA, Zambia (AP) — Britain's Prince Harry has met with military veterans in Zambia during events to commemorate those who served in World War I and World War II. The... (photo: AP / Frank Augstein)
Courier Express
  Military Veterans   Photos   Prince Harry   Wikipedia: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex   Zambia
5 Ways to Turn A School into A Student Learning Hub
Imagine if your college was a place wherever pupils pick their particular curriculum and educators are far more like mentors, guiding them through interesting activities.... (photo: ) Community news
File - Soldiers assigned to the 3rd Cavalry Regiment, alongside Iraqi security forces, fire artillery at known Islamic State of Iraq and Syria locations near the Iraqi-Syrian border, June 7, 2018. Russia Poses a Bigger Threat Than ISIS, Warns U.K. Military Chief
Russia poses a greater threat to U.K. security than the militant groups Islamic State and al Qaeda, warned the new commander of the British Army. General Mark... (photo: US Army / Spc. Anthony Zendejas IV) Newsweek
ISIS   Photos   Russia-UK Relations   UK Defence   Wikipedia: Mark Carleton-Smith
Polar Stratospheric Clouds, Lake Mjosa, Norway, Dec2014. No Photoshop! Solar geoengineering could be ‘remarkably inexpensive’
Cooling the Earth by injecting sun-blocking particles into the stratosphere could be “remarkably inexpensive”, according to the most detailed engineering analysis to... (photo: Creative Commons / Honzach ) The Guardian
Science   Solar Geoengineering   Stratosphere   Wikipedia: Solar radiation management   Photos
SpaceX founder and chief executive Elon Musk speaks after announcing Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa as the first private passenger on a trip around the moon, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, in Hawthorne, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson) Why NASA Is Investigating Elon Musk’s Marijuana Intake
When you work with NASA, smoking pot live on the air during a podcast might not be the best idea. That’s why it’s surprising that Elon... (photo: AP / Chris Carlson) Inquisitr
Elon Musk   Science   Wikipedia: Elon Musk   Photos   Marijuana
President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping walk together at Mar-a-Lago, Friday, April 7, 2017, in Palm Beach, Fla. US says China hacking increasing ahead of Trump-Xi meeting
BEIJING (AP) — A U.S. government report ahead of a meeting between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping accuses China of stepping up hacking aimed at stealing American... (photo: AP / Alex Brandon) Billings Gazette
Donald Trump   Photos   Trade War   Wikipedia: 2018 China–United States trade war   Xi Jinping
Taron Egerton speaking at the 2017 San Diego Comic Con International, for "Kingsman: The Golden Circle", at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California Taron Egerton says MeToo has made him wary of being alone with women
Taron Egerton, star of the Kingsman films, has said that #MeToo has made him question whether he wants to be alone with certain women through fear of attracting... (photo: Creative Commons / Gage Skidmore) The Independent
Entertainment   MeToo   Photos   Taron Egerton   Wikipedia: Taron Egerton
File - View of the Grand Place (Square) in the historic centre of Brussels, Belgium.  An assailant was shot after stabbing a police officer near the square, 20 November, 2018. Brussels attack: Police officer stabbed in Belgium's capital before attacker shot
A policeman has been stabbed near the Grand Place in Brussels’ historic centre before the attacker was shot, officials have said Belgium's interior minister,... (photo: Creative Commons / Silva.1994) The Independent
Belgium Terror   Brussels Crime   Molenbeek   Photos   Wikipedia: Terrorist activity in Belgium
File - President Donald J. Trump delivers the Memorial Day address during the 150th annual Defense Department National Memorial Day observance hosted by Defense Secretary James N. Mattis at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va., May 28, 2018. Trump says he loves the military, but he keeps insulting its members
(CNN)For a president who professes to revere the US military more than any of his predecessors, Donald Trump gets entangled in a lot of scrapes that raise doubts about... (photo: US DoD / Sgt. James K. McCann) CNN
Donald Trump   ISIS   Pentagon   Photos
Architecture and Biomimicry - Arch2O
The word ‘biomimicry' arises from the Greek phrases bios, indicating living and mimesis, indicating imitate. It describes copying organic strategies (not forms) to... (photo: ) Community news
Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY., left, listens to Rep.-elect IIhan Omar, D-Minn., right, as they walk over to member-elect briefings on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. How The New Progressive Democrats Can Stop Trump’s Clout And Make A Difference
Article by WN.Com Correspondent Dallas Darling.Just the mention of the new Progressive Democrats sends chills down the backs of President Donald Trump and... (photo: AP / Pablo Martinez Monsivais) WorldNews.com
Donald Trump   Photos   Trump Presidency   US Midterm Elections
Chinese President Xi Jinping listens during the IMF informal dialogue on the State of the Regional & Global Economy as part of APEC meet activities at Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018 Mike Pence-Xi Jinping showdown at APEC shows US-China divide only widening
United States vice-president Mike Pence traded sharp barbs with Chinese leader Xi Jinping in back-to-back speeches at a regional summit, showing that neither country... (photo: AP / Aaron Favila) Hindustan Times
APEC Summit   China-US Trade War   Photos   Trump Tarrifs   Wikipedia: APEC Papua New Guinea 2018
File - Actor Tom Cruise on the red carpet at a Jack Reacher Never Go Back Japan Premiere, 2016. 'I didn't have a clue what the show was about' – The story behind the iconic Mission: Impossible theme tune
At a red-carpet screening for Mission: Impossible, the 1996 movie that kicked off the franchise, Tom Cruise made a beeline to embrace a bookish-looking 64-year-old... (photo: Creative Commons / Dick Thomas Johnson) The Independent
Film Industry   Lalo Schifrin   Photos   Tom Cruise   Wikipedia: Lalo Schifrin
Military forces work on a van in Winterslow, England, Monday, March 12, 2018, as investigations continue into the nerve-agent poisoning of Russian ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia, in Salisbury, England, on Sunday March 4, 2018. Reflecting A Tumultuous 2018, Oxford Dictionary Selects 'Toxic' As Word Of The Year
Oxford Dictionaries declared the word that exemplifies the "ethos, mood, or preoccupations" of 2018 is "toxic" on Friday, according to The Washington Post. The online... (photo: AP / Frank Augstein) WorldNews.com
Gaslighting   Oxford Dictionary   Photos   Toxic   Wikipedia: Toxicity
Airbus A330neo First Flight. 19 October 2017, Toulouse, France Delta orders another 10 Airbus A330 jets
Delta Air Lines is ordering another 10 Airbus A330 wide-body jets while deferring some orders for Airbus A350 extra wide-body jets as it looks toward “measured... (photo: Creative Commons / Alex Cheban) Atlanta Journal
A330-900neo   Airbus A350   Delta Air Lines   Photos   Wikipedia: Airbus A330neo
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