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    Thousands caught in floods in Indonesia's sinking capital - Fox News 6 hours ago

        Floods that have crippled much of Indonesia's capital worsened Tuesday, inundating thousands of homes and buildings, including the presidential palace, and paralyzing transport networks, officials and witnesses said.

    Burglars stop to feed llama while ransacking Welsh farm - Fox News 4 hours ago

        For Larry the llama, this was no ordinary day at the petting zoo.

    Male baboon escapes Australia medical facility with ‘two wives’ be... - Fox News 4 hours ago

        A male baboon and his “two wives” ran wild in Australia on Tuesday after escaping from a medical facility where he was set to undergo a vasectomy, a health official said.

    Placido Domingo apologizes after union finds he sexually harassed wome... - Reuters 8 hours ago

        Opera singer Placido Domingo apologized to the women who have accused him of sexual harassment on Tuesday, after an investigation by the American Guild of Musical Artists concluded he had behaved inappropriately with female musicians.

    BookWatch: To earn financial freedom, give up on the idea of work-life... - Market Watch 5 hours ago

        Work-life balance is a convenient excuse to justify complacency.

    Entertainment News
    Placido Domingo apologizes after union finds he sexually harassed wome... - Reuters 8 hours ago

        Opera singer Placido Domingo apologized to the women who have accused him of sexual harassment on Tuesday, after an investigation by the American Guild of Musical Artists concluded he had behaved inappropriately with female musicians.

    Spanish opera star Domingo apologises after sexual harassment claims - Reuters 9 hours ago

        Opera singer Placido Domingo has apologised to the women who accused him of sexual harassment and inappropriate behaviour, saying he took full responsibility for his actions.

    Berlin documentary explores value of work in Germany's struggling car ... - Reuters 9 hours ago

        Disruptions in Germany's car industry are eroding job security and national identity, with the most vulnerable drawing more self-respect from work than the wealthy, the director of a documentary screening at this year's Berlin Film Festival said.

    Spanish opera star Placido Domingo apologizes to women after harassmen... - Reuters 15 hours ago

        Opera singer Placido Domingo apologized to the women who accused him of sexual harassment for the "pain" he caused them and accepted "full responsibility" in a statement sent on Tuesday to Spanish news agency Europa Press.

    After a Four Seasons breakfast, Harvey Weinstein sent to dank New York... - Reuters NEW!

        Harvey Weinstein's day began with expensive coffee and Acqua Panna mineral water at a breakfast meeting with his lawyers in a Four Seasons hotel near Manhattan's criminal courts.

    Financial News
    Private equity-backed IPOs aren’t performing, driving more companies... - Market Watch NEW!

        Globally, more than 70% of 90 IPOs backed by buyouts between 2010 and 2014 underperformed, according to Bain & Co

    Market Extra: How the S&P 500’s 11 sectors are trading as CDC warns ... - Market Watch NEW!

        Stocks are getting hammered for a fourth straight day on Tuesday, and fresh off a more than 3% drop for the S&P 500 index, as investors evaluate the impact of the outbreak of COVID-19, the infectious disease that reportedly originated in Wuhan, China last year, and has apparently upended a bullish ascent for stocks.

    How 2020 candidates would tackle disease outbreaks like coronavirus - Market Watch NEW!

        Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Amy Klobuchar and former Vice President Joe Biden have outlined how they would address outbreaks like COVID-19.

    JP Morgan Chase — the oil industry’s bank of choice — will withd... - Market Watch NEW!

        JP Morgan Chase will end or phase out loans to some fossil-fuel interests, namely Arctic drilling and coal mining, but the funding of big oil firms by the world’s largest financier of fossil fuels still chafes environmentalists.

    Outside the Box: This is the best way to achieve long-term growth in y... - Market Watch NEW!

        The ultimate buy-and-hold strategy: 2020 update

    Health News
    CQDM partners with GlycoNet to support innovative glycomics research i... - Eureka Alert 18 hours ago

        (Canadian Glycomics Network) CQDM and the Canadian Glycomics Network (GlycoNet) are pleased to announce they have formed a strategic partnership to identify and co-finance biopharmaceutical research projects in glycoscience across Canada. This partnership aims to support the development of novel technologies in drug discovery, accelerate scientific talents across Canada, and advance Canada's position as an international leader for healthcare innovation.

    NIH clinical trial of remdesivir to treat COVID-19 begins - Eureka Alert 18 hours ago

        (NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) A randomized, controlled clinical trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of the investigational antiviral remdesivir in hospitalized adults diagnosed with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has begun at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. The trial regulatory sponsor is the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. This is the first clinical trial in the US to evaluate an experimental treatment for COVID-19, the respiratory disease first detected in December 2019 in China.

    AI has helped to better understand how human brain performs face recog... - Eureka Alert 18 hours ago

        (Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech)) Scientists from Salk Institute (USA), Skoltech (Russia), and Riken Center for Brain Science (Japan) investigated a theoretical model of how populations of neurons in the visual cortex of the brain may recognize and process faces and their different expressions and how they are organized.

    Lab-free infection test could eliminate guesswork for doctors - Eureka Alert 18 hours ago

        (University of Southampton) A new infection test, made up of sheets of paper patterned by lasers, has been developed by University of Southampton researchers to allow diagnosis at the point of care -- helping doctors give patients the right treatment, faster.

    Adults don't need tetanus, diphtheria boosters if fully vaccinated as ... - Eureka Alert 18 hours ago

        (Oregon Health & Science University) Adults do not need tetanus or diphtheria booster shots if they've already completed their childhood vaccination series against these rare, but debilitating diseases, research published in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases indicates. The study found no significant difference in disease rates between countries that require adults to receive tetanus and diphtheria booster shots and those that don't.

    Regional News
    Clearing up confusion on McCracken County's involvement in Paducah's a... - WPSD NEW!

        McCracken County Judge Executive Craig Clymer says the county has no involvement in the center.

    'Airport of the future': Gov. Beshear announces $5 million for Barkley... - WPSD NEW!

        Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear said building a new terminal complex at Barkley Regional Airport will "help invigorate the entire region."

    Scholarship Success: Former Paxton Scholar Kimberlee Willis changes ca... - WPSD NEW!

        A car crash changed Kimberlee Willis' life, forcing her to change her career.

    Local SRO says new law requiring armed school officers is 'a common se... - WPSD NEW!

        Next school year, every school resource officer in Kentucky will be armed.

    Paducah city commissioner wants to pause recreation and aquatic center... - WPSD NEW!

        The back and forth about the recreation and aquatic center continues, but this time it's from the Paducah mayoral candidates.

    Science News
    Adaptation: Competition and predation may not be the driving force sci... - Science Daily 6 hours ago

        Species adapt to their local climates, but how often they adapt to their local communities remains a mystery. To find answers, researchers examined over 125 studies testing local adaptation in over 100 species of plants and animals.

    From China to the South Pole: Joining forces to solve the neutrino mas... - Science Daily 6 hours ago

        A new study indicates that the next generation of neutrino experiments may well find the answer to one of the most pressing issues in neutrino physics.

    The effects of obesity mirror those of aging - Science Daily 6 hours ago

        R esearchers argue that obesity should be considered premature aging. They look at how obesity predisposes people to acquiring the kinds of potentially life-altering or life-threatening diseases normally seen in older individuals: compromised genomes, weakened immune systems, decreased cognition, increased chances of developing type 2 diabetes, Alzheimer's disease, cardiovascular disease, cancer and other illnesses.

    Glacier algae creates dark zone at the margins of the Greenland Ice Sh... - Science Daily 7 hours ago

        New research has revealed new insights into how the microscopic algae that thrives along the edge of the Greenland Ice Sheet causes widespread darkening.

    Human Populations survived the Toba volcanic super-eruption 74,000 yea... - Science Daily 7 hours ago

        Researchers present evidence that Middle Palaeolithic tool-users were present in India before and after the Toba super-eruption 74,000 years ago. The findings support arguments that Homo sapiens was present in South Asia prior to major waves of human expansion 60,000 years ago, and that populations endured climatic and environmental changes.

    Sports News
    StaTuesday: Bucks continue streaking with 100-point games - FOX Sports NEW!

        The Milwaukee Bucks have hit the century mark in 81 straight games, tied for the third-longest streak in NBA history.

    'The wall won' _ Kemp tries to revive career with Marlins - FOX Sports NEW!

        Three-time All-Star outfielder Matt Kemp is mounting a comeback with the Miami Marlins

    Hall of Fame to hold 2 inductions, in August and September - FOX Sports NEW!

        The Pro Football Hall of Fame will hold two induction ceremonies this year

    Cristie Kerr brings her views to TV at Honda Classic - FOX Sports NEW!

        Cristie Kerr returns to golf this week but without her clubs

    Italy may lift ban on sporting events by Monday - FOX Sports NEW!

        The Italian government could lift its ban on sporting events by Monday in areas affected by the coronavirus if the number of cases stabilizes

    Technology News
    Wyze Lock review: This ultra-affordable smart deadbolt converter cover... - PC World 9 hours ago

        Convert your dumb deadbolt into a Wi-Fi-connected smart lock for less.

    Firefox flips on default DNS over HTTPS to encrypt Internet traffic at... - PC World 11 hours ago

        Mozilla has announced that its Firefox browser has begun to roll out encrypted DNS over HTTPS by default for all users in the U.S., a major step in the push to fully encrypt all Internet traffic and eliminate the risk of attack. However, while Mozilla is pushing the feature as “one of the many privacy protections you can expect to see from us in 2020,” it could be gearing up for a lengthy legislative battle.On a technical level, DNS over HTTPS (DoH) encrypts the initial lookup of the website you want to reach, known as the Domain Name System. “DNS is a database that links a human-friendly name, such as www.mozilla.org, to a computer-friendly series of numbers, called an IP address (e.g.,” Mozilla explains. “By performing a ‘lookup’ in this database, your web browser is able to find websites on your behalf.” To read this article in full, please click here

    Google and Microsoft are scaring consumers over Edge extensions, and f... - PC World 15 hours ago

        Microsoft's new Edge browser is filled with promise, especially given its ability to use Chrome extensions to add features. But neither Microsoft nor Google are doing users any favors with what amounts to a childish, tit-for-tat territorial squabble over those extensions.One of the key features of the new Edge browser from Microsoft is its ability to add extensions from the Chrome Web Store, just like other Chromium-based browsers. If someone using the new Edge browser tries to add extensions from the Chrome Web Store, however, a message will pop up saying that Google “recommends switching to Chrome to use extensions securely.”To read this article in full, please click here

    Best external drives for backup, storage, and portability - PC World 15 hours ago

        Anyone who uses a PC should have an external drive. It’s both a useful means of data backup and storage, and a way to transport files from your desktop or laptop to another device. Xbox One X users, as well, would be wise to invest in an external drive as a way of augmenting the console’s measly 1TB hard drive (the external drive needs to be USB 3.0-compatible and will be formatted when you insert the drive). Two things are for sure: No one ever said they wanted less storage space, and no one ever said they wanted a slower drive. Our latest top picks for best external performance drive (SanDisk's Extreme Pro Portable and Samsung's T7) are blazing-fast, great news if you're moving around large amounts of data. If backup or connectivity are your priorities, we’ll also walk you through our other top picks, and everything you need to know to buy the best external drive for your needs.To read this article in full, please click here

    SanDisk Extreme Pro Portable SSD review: Fast, tough and reasonably pr... - PC World 16 hours ago

        Well, that didn’t take long. A few short weeks after reviewing the Samsung T7, SanDisk’s Extreme Portable Pro SSD (1TB) showed up at our door and easily surpassed its rival for the top-performing USB 3.1 Gen 2 drive. SanDisk’s drive doesn’t offer the T7’s handy and fun fingerprint security, but it’s about the same price and offers software-based password protection if security is a concern. This review is part of our ongoing roundup of the best external drives. Go there for information on competing products and how we tested them. To read this article in full, please click here

    US News
    California man, 20, survives after driving car off top level of parkin... - Fox News NEW!

        A 20-year-old California man is alive after police say he drove his car over the side of a parking garage from the top level this weekend. 

    Dow Jones Industrial Average tumbles 600 points after worst drop in 2 ... - USA Today NEW!

        U.S. stocks slumped Tuesday as investors continued to grapple with lingering concerns over the economic fallout from the coronavirus outbreak.      

    Dow Jones Industrial Average tumbles 500 points after worst drop in 2 ... - USA Today NEW!

        U.S. stocks slumped Tuesday as investors continued to grapple with lingering concerns over the economic fallout from the coronavirus outbreak.      

    Gif or Jif: How do you pronounce it? The definitive answer (or maybe n... - USA Today NEW!

        In the gif pronunciation debate, Jif brand's teaming up with Giphy for National Peanut Butter Lover's Day with a definitive answer. You may not agree.      

    The certitude of Sanders voters is maybe the most overlooked aspect of... - CNN NEW!

        Edgar Garcia decided in 2016 to support Bernie Sanders. In the four years since -- as other candidates came along with similar plans and arguments about how they could beat Donald Trump -- he never wavered.

    World News
    UK lawmaker apologizes for exposing himself to woman in pub after 2007... - Fox News NEW!

        A member of the British Parliament has apologized after video emerged of him exposing himself to a woman in a pub in 2007 before he was first elected to public office.

    Julian Assange was stripped naked, mistreated at British prison, his l... - Fox News 1 hour ago

        WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was stripped naked twice, handcuffed nearly a dozen times and had his court papers taken away from him following the first day of his extradition hearing, his lawyer complained to a judge Tuesday.

    Sudden storm creates 'absolute bedlam' in Australia as Perth hit with ... - Fox News 1 hour ago

        A strong storm created havoc in the Western Australian city of Perth on Tuesday as lighting, heavy rain and flash flooding damaged buildings and caused traffic chaos. 

    Herd of horses in Russia fall through frozen lake, rescued by farmers - Fox News 1 hour ago

        Several horses have to be rescued after falling through the ice on a frozen lake in Russia earlier this month. 

    Argentina man accused of sexually assaulting girl after parents set up... - Fox News 2 hours ago

        Police in Argentina are on the hunt Tuesday for a relative who was seen staring into a surveillance camera after allegedly sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl in her bedroom.

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