Monday, January 16, 2017
Army Maj. Gen. Errol R. Schwartz to be Removed by Trump Mid-Inauguration

Army Maj. Gen. Errol R. Schwartz to be Removed by Trump Mid-Inauguration

Army Maj. Gen. Errol R. Schwartz’s departure will come in the middle of the presidential ceremony. The commanding general of the D.C. National Guard, Maj. Gen. Errol Schwartz, has been ordered to leave his post...
Yellow Fever Outbreak In Brazil: 110 suspected cases, including 30 deaths in Minas Gerais

Yellow Fever Outbreak In Brazil: 110 suspected cases, including 30 deaths in Minas Gerais

Yellow Fever outbreak in Brazil prompts state of emergency. The governor of Minas Gerais state in south-eastern Brazil declared a public health emergency Friday over an outbreak of yellow fever that appears to have killed...
AppDynamics Launches $132 Million IPO, First 2017 Tech Offering

AppDynamics Launches $132 Million IPO, First 2017 Tech Offering

AppDynamics sets targets for first tech IPO of year, but below its private valuation. AppDynamics, which provides application performance management software for business-critical apps, announced terms for its IPO on Thursday. This high profile name...
EPA Retains Aggressive Fuel Efficiency Standards

EPA Retains Aggressive Fuel Efficiency Standards

The EPA rejected a bid by automakers to roll back fuel efficiency standards that would sharply increase mileage by 2025, saying that the auto companies possess the technology and financial resources to meet the...
Possibility Of Floating Yuan in 2017, Says PIMCO

Possibility Of Floating Yuan in 2017, Says PIMCO

PIMCO sees possibility of China floating yuan in 2017. Investors in China are on edge: Over the past few months, the Chinese yuan’s decline and capital outflows have continued apace, while the People’s Bank of...
Black Lawmakers Testify Against Sessions, Say He's No 'Champion of Justice'

Black Lawmakers Testify Against Sessions, Say He’s No ‘Champion of Justice’

Black lawmakers say Sen. Jeff Sessions unfit to be attorney general. In the second day of confirmation hearings, Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.), a colleague of Sessions, and Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.), who was beaten when...
Brain activity 'links stress and heart disease', says new study

Brain activity ‘links stress and heart disease’, says new study

The part of the brain linking stress to the risk of heart attack and stroke has been identified for the first time, researchers say. The amygdala is known to process emotions such as fear and...
Himalayan Salt Lamps Recalled For Shock, Fire Hazard (Details)

Himalayan Salt Lamps Recalled For Shock, Fire Hazard, Report

Himalayan salt lamps are extremely trendy for a number of reasons, ranging from how cute they look in just about any room to their alleged (but unconfirmed) health benefits. However, if you have one...
Illinois Teen locks herself in cell at Joliet's abandoned Collins Street prison

Illinois Teen locks herself in cell at Joliet’s abandoned Collins Street prison

A teenage girl who slipped into an abandoned Illinois prison for an urban adventure ended up serving a short sentence when she accidentally locked herself inside a cell. Joliet Fire Department Battalion Chief Mike Stromberg...
Barack Obama quotes Atticus Finch from 'To Kill a Mockingbird'

Barack Obama quotes Atticus Finch from “To Kill a Mockingbird” (Watch)

President Barack Obama mentions Atticus Finch, Selma during farewell speech. “If our democracy is to work in this increasingly diverse nation,” Barack Obama said in his farewell address last night, “each one of us must...

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