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Woman discovers plant she's been watering for two years is actually plastic

Woman discovers plant she's been watering for two years is actually plastic We put research claims to the test * House plants - can plastic be fantastic? I was so proud of this plant. It [had] full, lovely colouring, just an overall flawless plant. "I washed its leaves", said Caelie. "How did I not know this?" she asked. The fake plant had been sitting on Styrofoam with sand glued to the top. Caelie Wilkes , in a Facebook post, recounted the entire episode. [Full Article...]

SXSW Has Been Canceled Due To Coronavirus

SXSW Has Been Canceled Due To Coronavirus In recent weeks, various studios and companies had already made the decision to pull out of the annual event, which typically features premiere screenings, panels, and, of course, the music festival itself. The group announced they are now working through the ramifications of this "unprecedented situation". If you're not from Austin, it's hard to overstate what a big deal SXSW is: it basically tur... [Full Article...]

Several injured after blast near American embassy in Tunis: local police

Several injured after blast near American embassy in Tunis: local police Police said one attacker tried to enter the diplomatic mission but was prevented by police guarding it. The US flag could be seen fluttering in the background. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack as of yet. Tunisia was the birthplace of the Arab Spiring uprisings in 2011 and in recent years has been the target of numerous Islamic extremist attacks. [Full Article...]

Kim Kardashian West pays tribute to executed death row inmate

Kim Kardashian West pays tribute to executed death row inmate Alabama inmate Nathaniel Woods , 43, was put to death Thursday night by lethal injection after being delayed after the Supreme Court stepped in to review Woods' case at the last minute. In a letter late Thursday to Woods' attorney, Lauren Faraino, before the execution was carried out, the governor's general counsel, William G. Parker, Jr., said Ivey did not "intend to exercise her powers of com... [Full Article...]

HP, AMD win US$600 mil nuclear supercomputer deal

HP, AMD win US$600 mil nuclear supercomputer deal AMD just announced today a design win in conjunction with the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and Hewlett-Packard Enterprise ( HPE ), win which it will be providing the hardware powering the El Capitan exascale-class supercomputer . [Full Article...]

Dubai's Sheikh Mohammed abducted daughters and threatened former wife - United Kingdom judge

Dubai's Sheikh Mohammed abducted daughters and threatened former wife - United Kingdom judge Britain's top court on Thursday refused Dubai's ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum permission to appeal a ruling allowing publication of two judgements given in a legal battle with his former wife over the wardship of their children. [Full Article...]

Warren Third in Home State, Emotional in Detroit Rally

Warren Third in Home State, Emotional in Detroit Rally Bernie Sanders is projected to win California, the top prize of the Super Tuesday Democratic primaries, after rival Joe Biden surged ahead with early victories cementing his comeback. For Biden, much-needed money is also pouring in, including from some wealthy donors who have fretted for months about his vulnerabilities coming off the sidelines. [Full Article...]

Black Shark 3 and Black Shark 3 Pro smartphones announced

Black Shark 3 and Black Shark 3 Pro smartphones announced Pricing in China for an 8GB RAM/128GB internal storage model (non-PRO) will start at 3,499 yuan - that roughly translates to around $500 Dollars. According into the brand-new information provided because of the business, when you look at the Black Shark 3 smartphone, the organization can give sound assistant function for PUBG Mobile. [Full Article...]

Presidential primary election is March 10 Voters reminded to cast ballots

Presidential primary election is March 10 Voters reminded to cast ballots But Biden may also get a boost among the late deciders swayed by the events of the last several days, as he did in other states on Super Tuesday . The statewide voting period began Friday, Feb. Ballots must be postmarked by March 10 or left in official drop boxes by 8 pm. Voting problems have been attributed to slow networks, user confusion with the new balloting system, and, perhaps, an under-... [Full Article...]

John Roberts calls Schumer's remarks on justices ‘dangerous’ in rare rebuke

John Roberts calls Schumer's remarks on justices ‘dangerous’ in rare rebuke It was the first major abortion case to reach the Supreme Court since the retirement of Anthony Kennedy, who voted to uphold a woman's right to choose. The reason the pro-abortion protesters had gathered was to voice their opposition to a case before SCOTUS - a challenge to a Louisiana law requiring that any physician performing abortions have admitting privileges to a hospital within 30 minut... [Full Article...]

Amy Klobuchar Is Also out of the Presidential Race

Amy Klobuchar Is Also out of the Presidential Race Democratic presidential candidate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) answers media questions following a campaign event in Portsmouth, New Hampshire on February 9, 2020. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.). Klobuchar and Biden regularly condemned the Medicare for All plans put forward by Warren and Sanders, asserting that such plans would prove too expensive and kick tens of millions of Americans off of their curre... [Full Article...]

28 positive cases in India; Rashtrapati Bhavan cancels Holi events

28 positive cases in India; Rashtrapati Bhavan cancels Holi events The novel coronavirus, now officially called Covid-19, has claimed the lives of more than 3100 people and infected over 90000 people across the world. He was in Dubai last month and worked with people from Hong Kong where he is suspected to have contracted the virus. A health official said the 32-year-old officer had been quarantined at the military hospital at Mhow near Indore, while senior Army ... [Full Article...]

China hints at retaliation over US ‘bullying’ of state media

China hints at retaliation over US ‘bullying’ of state media Collectively, they will now be allowed to employ a maximum 100 Chinese nationals as of March 13, down from around 160 now. The Trump administration's decision to effectively expel much of China's state-run media staff is the clearest sign yet of a fundamental shift in how Washington manages its relationship with Beijing . [Full Article...]

Johnson says he is 'sticking by' Patel after bullying claims

Johnson says he is 'sticking by' Patel after bullying claims Ms Patel is said to be facing a "tsunami" of allegations that she bullied staff at the three departments where she has been a minister: the home office, the department of work and pensions and the department for worldwide development (Dfid). [Full Article...]

Google Assistant on Android can now read entire web pages to you

Google Assistant is here for you with a new feature called Read It . Announcing the new feature on their Blog, Google have described as a new feature that is created to be helpful for those with "visual or reading difficulties". Google says this feature could come in handy when you're exhausted and want to give your eyes a screen break, or if you're traveling and want local news translated for... [Full Article...]

United Airlines cutting April flights amid coronavirus fears

United Airlines cutting April flights amid coronavirus fears A British Airways spokesperson said the carrier would contact customers impacted by the cancellations to discuss their travel options, including offering full refunds. And the group is also reducing frequency on routes to cities in Italy, including Rome, Venice, and Milan, with subsidiary Brussels Airlines, affected alongside low-priced carrier Eurowings, Austrian and Swiss. [Full Article...]

Singapore to bar visitors from Iran, Northern Italy and South Korea

Singapore to bar visitors from Iran, Northern Italy and South Korea According to worldometers.info/ coronavirus /, the new coronavirus has penetrated into 80 countries, but in many of them there have been exclusively one, each, or a few cases of this infection. At least 435 people have also recovered from the disease in Iran . All travellers, including Singaporeans, who do not comply with testing may face penalties under the Infectious Diseases Act. [Full Article...]

Two new coronavirus cases in Ontario, bringing total to 20

Two new coronavirus cases in Ontario, bringing total to 20 Last month, a BC woman in her 30s who travelled to Iran was diagnosed with novel coronavirus shortly after her return to Canada. The 11th case is an adult woman, said Henry, who added there is limited information at the moment. Four people have recovered and the others are in isolation at home. February 12, 2020: Ontario health officials say the woman from London, Ont., no longer has the n... [Full Article...]

Hostilities may resume in Afghanistan as partial truce expires, militants eschew talks

Hostilities may resume in Afghanistan as partial truce expires, militants eschew talks Within the first 135 days of the deal , the U.S. will reduce its forces to 8,600 from the 13,000 now stationed in Afghanistan. The withdrawal depends on security guarantees by the Taliban. So we think that, while we're happy to discuss the release of prisoners, we - it can not be the only topic. The joint statement said a full withdrawal of all USA and coalition forces would take place within 1... [Full Article...]

A day later, Afghan peace pact hits snag

A day later, Afghan peace pact hits snag Ghani's comments pointed to the first hitch in implementing the fragile deal , which is aimed at ending America's 18-year war and getting rival Afghan factions to agree on their country's future. What have the Taliban said? The Taliban will not participate in intra-Afghan talks until roughly 5,000 of its prisoners are released, its spokesman said on Monday. [Full Article...]


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