Jacqueline Lichtenberg

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Abbas Calls Oslo Accords Dead and Blasts U.S.: ‘Damn Your Money!’

RAMALLAH, West Bank — President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority said on Sunday that Israel had killed the Oslo Accords and angrily assailed the Trump administration over its handling of the conflict. He vowed to reject American leadership of any peace talks and urged Palestinians to …

Israel

Israel vows to destroy all Gaza attack tunnels by year end

Israel's defense minister has made the destruction of tunnels an "essential component" of Israel's security policy. Often used to smuggle goods into …

Israel

12,000 flee as Philippines warns of volcano eruption

The crater of a rumbling Philippine volcano was glowing bright red Monday, with vulcanologists warning it could erupt within days, sending thousands fleeing from their homes.<p>Volcanic earthquakes and rockfalls have shaken the summit of Mayon over the last 24 hours, after a number of steam-driven …

Geology

Indonesia Stock Exchange evacuated after reports of collapsed structure

JAKARTA — Dozens of people were seen running from the Indonesian stock Exchange in central Jakarta on Monday, Metro TV showed, after unconfirmed reports of a collapsed structure inside the building.<p>The director of the stock exchange, Alpino Kianjaya, declined to comment on the incident. Markets …

Stock Markets

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu in India to deepen links

NEW DELHI (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has inspected a ceremonial guard of honor at India's presidential palace and laid a floral wreath at the memorial of India's independence leader Mohandas Gandhi during his first visit to the country.<p>Netanyahu is scheduled to meet with …

India

UK air force scrambles 2 fighters as Russian jets fly nearby

LONDON (AP) — Britain's defense ministry says the Royal Air Force has scrambled two fighter jets as Russian planes neared U.K. airspace — another illustration of ongoing tensions.<p>The RAF confirmed a "quick reaction alert," deploying Typhoon aircraft from the Lossiemouth base in Scotland, but …

Royal Air Force

CDC postpones session on nuclear disaster response

<b>(CNN) —</b> The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has postponed a planned session on preparing for a nuclear disaster.<p>The session was to take place Tuesday at the CDC headquarters in Atlanta and was supposed to stream live to anyone wishing to watch.<p>Officials conducting the session on the …

Public Health

Glowing red lava rolls down slopes of Philippine volcano

LEGAZPI, Philippines (AP) — Glowing red lava was rolling down the slopes of a Philippine volcano as authorities maintain a warning of a possible hazardous eruption.<p>The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said Tuesday morning the lava was quietly flowing in some places but at times …

Philippines

Collapse of U.K. Construction Giant Rattles the Government

LONDON — The British government scrambled Monday to contain the damage as the country’s second largest construction firm was forced into liquidation after losing money on a series of contracts and racking up around $1.35 billion in debt.<p>The bankruptcy of the firm, Carillion, one of the government’s …

Chris Grayling

Sender of Hawaii’s False Alarm Is Reassigned, but Not Named

The Hawaii emergency management employee who set off a statewide panic on Saturday morning by sending out a false alarm about an incoming ballistic missile has been temporarily reassigned, but there are no plans to fire him or identify him publicly, a state official said.<p>The employee, who has …

North Korea

North Korea to send orchestra to Winter Olympics as talks continue over single flag at opening ceremony

North Korea will send an 80-piece orchestra and a further 60 singers and dancers to perform concerts in South Korea during the upcoming Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games.<p>The Samjiyon band will perform folk songs and "masterpieces" that call for reunification of the Korean Peninsula in concerts in …

North Korea

Bridge collapse in Colombia kills 10 construction workers, several missing

The collapse occured in the mountainous region of Chirajara in central Colombia. The 446-meter-long bridge was set to be opened in March as part of a …

Italy

Military Quietly Prepares for a Last Resort: War With North Korea

WASHINGTON — Across the military, officers and troops are quietly preparing for a war they hope will not come.<p>At Fort Bragg in North Carolina last month, a mix of 48 Apache gunships and Chinook cargo helicopters took off in an exercise that practiced moving troops and equipment under live artillery …

War

Across the Mideast, Palestinians brace for Trump aid cuts

SHATI REFUGEE CAMP, Gaza Strip (AP) — Mahmoud al-Qouqa can't imagine life without the three sacks of flour, cooking oil and other staples he receives from the United Nations every three months.<p>Living with 25 relatives in a crowded home in this teeming Gaza Strip slum, the meager rations provided by …

United Nations

Why Empty Backseats May Be the Next Big Thing In Delivering Packages to Your Doorstep

The world has a package problem. Deliveries of everything from Nike sneakers to Spider-Man figurines are expected to double to 25 billion annually in …

eCommerce

Apple Pay Progress: Gas pumps, ATMs, person-to-person, more

Apple Pay in the United States has gradually become more of a wallet replacement now more than ever. My experience with Apple’s mobile payment service has dramatically improved in the last year thanks to new features and greater adoption…<p>Apple Pay in apps and on the web is absolutely the best way …

Banking

We All Nearly Missed The Largest Underwater Volcano Eruption Ever Recorded

Wha?<p>She was flying home from a holiday in Samoa when she saw it through the airplane window: a "peculiar large mass" floating on the ocean, hundreds …

Geology

Florida, Georgia water war reaches nation's highest court

A decades-long “water war” is now before the nation’s highest court – pitting Georgia’s use of water to supply its multi-billion-dollar agriculture industry and the booming Atlanta area, against the Sunshine State’s need for fresh water to revive its oyster business.<p>The case, still sitting with the …

Florida

Undetectable OSX/MaMi malware discovered targeting Macs

The first nasty bit of undetectable malware of 2018 has been discovered targeting Macs this week.<p>Security researchers revealed info about the new OSX/MaMi malware which is a lot like the popular DNSChanger malware from 2012 that infected millions of machines.<p>In a blog post detailing the new …

OS X

Want Kids Who Can Stand up to What Life Throws at Them? Follow This Simple Advice

Instead of being victims, resilient kids see themselves as being in control of their destinies. As a result, they tend grow and get better when bad things happen, instead of crumpling.<p>Much has been written about the habits and characteristics of high-achieving adults, and how they differ from …

Parenting

The proven health benefits of honey

<b>(CNN) —</b> Move over, prehistoric bears. Humans have loved honey since the Stone Age.<p>Rock art pictures of honey harvesting, which at first glance look like drawings from A.A. Milne's Winnie-the-Pooh, date to about 8000 B.C.<p>Beeswax has been found on pottery dating as far back as 7000 B.C., most likely …

Alternative Medicine

Cape Town Is 90 Days Away From Running Out of Water

After three years of unprecedented drought, the South African city of Cape Town has less than 90 days worth of water in its reservoirs, putting it on …

Mad Max

Girl, 9, dies from new eye-bleeding fever ‘more dangerous than the Black Death’

A young girl has died from an eye-bleeding disease that some people have said could turn out to be more deadly than the Black Death.<p>The young girl, …

South Sudan

Can Government Officials Have You Arrested for Speaking to Them?

The Supreme Court faces a test of the authority of politicians to use police to silence their critics.<p>If a citizen speaks at a public meeting and says something a politician doesn’t like, can the citizen be arrested, cuffed, and carted off to the hoosegow?<p>Suppose that, during this fraught …

Justice

CarPlay coming to more trucks including 2019 RAM 1500 with 12-inch display, Ford Ranger

Apple CarPlay is on display this week at the International Auto Show in Detroit, and Toyota isn’t the only company making news. 2019 model trucks, hybrids, and hatchbacks with CarPlay have all been announced.<p>Toyota announced that it will begin offering CarPlay through its 2019 Avalon sedan after …

Ford Ranger

Black hole breakthrough reveals wobbling jets spotted by supercomputers

Researchers used supercomputers to chart the spin around supermassive black holes<p>With the help of pioneering supercomputer simulations, scientists …

Astrophysics

Deep in the Desert, the Hyperloop Comes to Life

When the hyperloop first sparked a frenzy in 2013, it was just an Elon Musk Big Idea—very exciting, maybe possible, definitely hard to believe. Now, …

Elon Musk

PSA: New macOS DNS hijacking malware discovered, also capable of screenshots, file access, more

Apple’s macOS is reportedly the target of a new DNS hijacking exploit. As noted by The Hacker News, the malware is being likened to the DNSChange trojan that affected over four million computers in 2011…<p>This sort of malware works by changing DNS server settings on affected computers, thus routing …

Information Security

Venezuela: A country in meltdown

Venezuela's inflation rate is already the highest in the world but is set for a new record. Even in the capital, people are struggling to afford …

Venezuela

Floor collapses at Jakarta stock exchange, dozens injured

<b>Jakarta, Indonesia (CNN) —</b> Dozens of people were injured Monday when a floor at the Indonesia Stock Exchange in Jakarta collapsed, spilling people onto the lobby area below.<p>At least 77 people were taken to local hospitals after a hallway between two buildings suddenly gave way, according to Argo …

Indonesia