January 25

Former Giants infielder David Bell named Vice President of Player Development

San Francisco, Calif. — The San Francisco Giants have named former infielder David Bell their new Vice President of Player Development, club Senior …


Victoria Becomes the Latest State to Ban Plastic Bags

A month after Queensland’s parliament passed a law banning plastic bags, Premier Daniel Andrews yesterday announced plans to ban single-use plastic …

New South Wales

Costume Contest to Highlight 'Halloween Theme Night' on Oct. 26 vs. WPG

Prizes will be awarded for Best Kids' Costume, Scariest Costume, Funniest Costume, Most Creative Costume and Best Couples' Costume.<p>Kids also will be …

PPG Paints Arena

India imposes anti-dumping duty on flat steel imports from China, EU

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India on Tuesday said it had imposed an anti-dumping duty on the import of some flat steel products from China and the European Union for five years to curb the influx of cheaper imports and help local producers.<p>The government said in a statement the anti-dumping duty, which …


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Israeli soldiers come under fire along Gaza border

No soldiers were hurt in the cross-border shooting which targeted IDF patrol near Gaza Strip


Darkness of the Womb

In recent weeks and months, I’ve heard from many people about their deep fears and heartbreak for our world. There’s such an enormity of suffering …


Child and teen obesity soars tenfold worldwide in 40 years: WHO report

GENEVA (Reuters) - The number of obese children and adolescents worldwide has jumped tenfold in the past 40 years and the rise is accelerating in low- and middle-income countries, especially in Asia, a major study said on Wednesday.<p>Childhood and teen obesity rates have leveled off in the United …

World Health Organization

California becomes first ‘sanctuary state’ for undocumented migrants

LOS ANGELES -- California became the first "sanctuary state" for undocumented immigrants Friday, a decision criticized by the Trump administration …


Education Center

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Health Care

These astronauts had some wonderful responses to a rapper who thinks the Earth is flat

Last month Rapper B.o.B started a GoFundMe campaign to raise a million dollars to “launch one, if not multiple, satellites into space,” to prove the …


Trump on pace to double Obama’s executive order tally

From the comfort of his reality TV-host perch, Donald Trump slammed then-President Barack Obama over his use of executive orders. Once in the White …

Liberal View

Hurricanes Harvey, Irma lift U.S. factory activity index to 13-year high

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A measure of U.S. manufacturing activity surged to a near 13-1/2-year high in September as disruptions to the supply chains caused by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma resulted in factories taking longer to deliver goods and boosted raw material prices.<p>Still, details of the …


Connectors for control panel - Model Railroader Magazine

• Member since<br>December, 2016<br>• 35 posts<p>Connectors for control panel<p>Posted by Painter Carver on Thursday, January 19, 2017 9:10 AM<p>I want to be able to …


Advisory: Indian markets closed on Monday for public holiday

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Indian share, bond and currency markets are closed on Monday for a public holiday. Trading will resume on Tuesday.<p>On Friday, the NSE index rose 0.2 percent, while the BSE index ended little changed.<p>The rupee strengthened to 65.28 per dollar from its 65.50 close in the previous …


A rapper needs $1 million to find what no one has ever seen before—the curve of the Earth

Spoiler: The Earth is not flat, as evidenced by centuries of careful scientific scrutiny.<p>American rapper B.o.B, who was biggest in 2009, isn’t sure—and has started a GoFundMe campaign to double-check. It began last week with a $200,000 goal which yesterday was kicked up to $1 million. The artist …

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Rapper B.o.B Just Started A GoFundMe To Prove The Earth Is Flat

The Earth is not flat. We all agree on that right? Apparently, rapper B.o.B isn’t on the same page as the rest of us as he just set up a GoFundMe campaign in order to prove the Earth is flat.<p>This is not a joke, at least, it doesn’t appear to be one. Rapper B.o.B, whose real name is Bobby Ray …

Neil deGrasse Tyson