Angela C Moellering

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New Photos of Uncontacted Amazon Tribe Stir Uproar

Isolated tribal nomads are at risk as logging pressure mounts in the Amazon rain forest.<p>The release of new photographs of an indigenous group living in extreme isolation in the Amazon rain forest has stirred fresh controversy and new concerns over the fate of the region's so-called uncontacted …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

Victims of U.S. mudslide are remembered in first funeral services | Reuters

ARLINGTON, Washington (Reuters) - A school custodian killed in Washington state’s mudslide was described as a tough-minded animal lover on Saturday and a popular librarian was memorialized, as mourners gathered in the first of a series of services for the over two dozen dead.<p>The funerals came two …

S Korea and the runaway drone | US & Canada

On March 31 at 4pm, an unidentified flying object crashed on the far flung South Korean island of Baengnyeong. Upon closer examination, it was discovered that this was no flying saucer, but rather a drone (UAV or unmanned aerial vehicle). There were no identification marks on the hull, but study …

Associated Press News

Taunt Or Miscalculation? Iran's Provocative Pick For U.N. Envoy

Iran's reported decision to name Hamid Aboutalebi as its ambassador to the United Nations has ignited anger in the U.S. That's because the diplomat was part of the student group that held Americans hostage in 1979. Now, dozens of lawmakers are urging the Obama administration to deny him a visa.<p>It's …

Associated Press News

Ukraine: Pro-Russians storm offices in Donetsk, Luhansk, Kharkiv

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1067000/1067013_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524659129_4a311d28b07bedd08fd508032829dbfa<p><b>Pro-Russian protesters have stormed government buildings in three eastern Ukrainian cities.</b><p>In Donetsk, Luhansk and Kharkiv they clashed with police, …

Russia

Obama plans to attend Fort Hood service Wednesday

WASHINGTON (AP) — A White House aide says President Barack Obama plans to attend a memorial service Wednesday at Fort Hood — the site of last week's …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

How Public Health Advocates Are Trying To Reach Nonvaccinators

Whooping cough made a comeback in California last year, which researchers have linked to vaccine refusals. And with new measles outbreaks in Southern California, New York and British Columbia, the debate over vaccination is also spreading.<p>Forty-eight states allow parents to sign a vaccine exemption …

Protests in eastern Ukraine aimed at bringing in Russian troops, warns PM | Reuters

KIEV (Reuters) - Protests in eastern Ukraine in which pro-Russian activists seized public buildings in three cities are part of a plan to destabilize Ukraine and bring in Russian troops, Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Monday.<p>Saying Russian troops were within a 30 km (19 mile) zone from the …

Jeb Bush says decision on 2016 run coming before year's end, says illegal immigration can be 'act of love'

Former Florida governor Jeb Bush has said that he would make a decision on whether to run for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination before the end of this year and said that some immigrants who enter the United States illegally do so as an "act of love"for their families.<p>Bush made the remarks in an …

Obama: Students need help to get 'in-demand jobs'

BLADENSBURG, Md. (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday announced more than $100 million in grants for two dozen schools across the country that are …

Girl Believed Swept Away as Floods Slam South

Rescuers scoured a Mississippi neighborhood on Monday for a 9-year-old who appeared to be swept away by flood waters the night before, while floods in Alabama stranded people in cars and homes in a turbulent morning across the American South.<p>The young girl disappeared in Yazoo County, north of …

Weather

Venezuela lashes out at Spain after exports of riot gear halted

Maduro government says Spain lacks 'moral authority' after minister called for dialogue following weeks of unrest<p>The Venezuelan government has questioned the "moral authority" of the Spanish government after Madrid suspended exports of anti-riot and police gear to its former colony.<p>Following weeks …

Can Deserts Stop Global Warming? No, but They Help, Study Says

The world's arid areas — deserts filled with scrubby vegetation and sand — are absorbing more of the carbon dioxide that's being emitted into the atmosphere than expected, a new study shows. While these ecosystems will not stop global warming, scientists said the finding provides a better …

Climate Change