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2019-02-11T16:01:55.021Z
The Best and Worst of the Grammys Drake showed up (and got cut off), Brandi Carlile provided a thrill and Alicia Keys brought the chill. From powerhouse performances to mismatched collaborations, here’s how we saw the show. GANZ Most Understated Headliner: Kacey Musgraves The first song on Kacey Musgraves’s album of the year winner, Golden Hour, is Slow Burn, a slightly psychedelic country ballad about how chill she can be in love, in her career and just in general
2019-02-11T16:00:41.659Z
Earthquakes today MAPPED: California, Puerto Rico and Alaska STRUCK by earthquake CLUSTERS THE RING OF FIRE has been particularly active today, with a total of 52 earthquakes detected in small-tremor clusters throughout the region with areas such as California, Puerto Rico and Alaska having all been affected. Communities in the USA - including California and Alaska - and areas of Asia and South America are at risk, but generally from small magnitude tremors Just last year, the same part of the World saw 70 earthquakes hit in a 48-hour period Puerto Rico, California and Alaska are all located on different subduction zones, meaning they all see hundreds of earthquakes per year
2019-02-11T15:35:13.281Z
UK weather forecast - Sub-zero freeze and SNOW to return as new 'Beast from the East' warning issued SNOW and freezing weather is set to return to blight Brits as experts warn of another “Beast from the East”. The UK could see more wintry conditions next week, after temperatures rise f… We should see some cold weather across Northern Ireland and parts of England and Wales London News Pictures 7 A white horse is seen in a wintry landscape as snow falls on high land near Llandegley in Powys, Wales PA:Press Association 7 It was a bright and chilly start at Sefton Park Palm House in Liverpool
2019-02-11T15:30:36.549Z
Chilly temperatures linger, Grapevine reopens after storm forced hours-long closure The 5 Freeway in the Tejon Pass reopened early Monday following an hours-long closure that snarled traffic in the Grapevine after a storm dumped snow in the area a day earlier. The California Highway Patrol’s Fort Tejon office posted at 7 p.m. Sunday that the Grapevine had been closed due to dangerous conditions The roadway was reopened shortly before 3 a.m. The snow was the result of the second in a series of low-pressure systems that rolled into the area from the Arctic
2019-02-11T15:18:31.360Z
Barking mad: Why Britain's pet owners fear Brexit impact Animal lovers are uncertain over travel rules, worried about pet food and do not want to lose European veterinarians. Wooferendum campaigners oustide the British parliament [Wendy Nowak/ Wooferendum] Pet owners heading abroad will now have to consult their vet three months before they travel, but if there is a hard Brexit, by which the UK would leave the EU without a negotiated settlement, pet owners fear quarantine could be reintroduced
2019-02-11T15:06:43.221Z
Today’s Logistics Report: Rising Port Waters; Suppliers Raise Prices; Tesla’s Slow-Moving Parts Today’s Top Supply Chain and Logistics News From WSJ. Sign up: With one click, get this newsletter delivered to your inbox (WSJ) Canada added a net 66,800 jobs in January, the biggest one-month private-sector hiring spree on record (WSJ) Engineering and regulatory complications are expected to delay safety fixes covering Boeing Co. 737 MAX jets until at least April (MarketWatch) Chemicals and plastics producer Sasol Ltd
2019-02-11T14:51:28.236Z
Opinion: Toxic masculinity can be heroic, and here are the women that prove it In Greek mythology, Antigone displayed all the traits we now freely criticise These are crimes committed by members of an institution which propagates itself as the moral compass of our society, and they compel us to reject the easy idea that the Church could simply throw out the bad priests and keep the good The Independent has launched its #FinalSay campaign to demand that voters are given a voice on the final Brexit deal
2019-02-11T14:42:39.664Z
Five PG&E directors to remain in revamped board PG&E Corp expects only five of its current 10-strong board to stand for reelecti... We recognize the importance of adding fresh perspectives to the Board to help address the serious challenges the business faces A heated court hearing in San Francisco at the end of last month saw U.S. District Court Judge William Alsup hold off on changing the terms of the company’s probation from its conviction for a 2010 natural gas pipeline blast Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles
2019-02-11T14:42:26.828Z
Ohio weather: Central Ohio on SNOW EMERGENCY as county braces for DEEP FREEZE OHIO has been going through a deep freeze as widespread snow pushes from the south and snow emergencies have been announced in counties in central Ohio. Here is the latest weather forecast for Ohio. Pockets of heavy snow will cause reduced visibility and could cause icy conditions on the roads when the wintry conditions hit Ohio this week AccuWeather lead long-range meteorologist Paul Pastelok: This system can produce 2-4 inches of rain, which can lead to flash flooding
2019-02-11T14:36:23.479Z
Man accused of fatally shooting five women at Florida bank may face death penalty Zephen Xapher called police while still inside bank and surrendered himself to SWAT team A man charged with the fatal shooting of five women at a bank in central Florida could face the death penalty if convicted, prosecutors have said He then made the five women inside the bank lie face down on the floor, and he fatally shot each one, the affidavit states The 34-year-old, is retiring from competitive skiing after winning bronze in the race
2019-02-11T14:32:58.512Z
Patrick Hope, Virginia lawmaker, backs off fast track for Justin Fairfax impeachment bill A Democratic state lawmaker hit the breaks Monday on plans to file articles of impeachment against Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax for allegedly raping two women when he was in his 20s. RICHMOND A Democratic state lawmaker hit the breaks Monday on plans to file articles of impeachment against Lt She also claims to be able to corroborate her story with documents and witnesses that she told of the attack at the time The smears on victims of sexual assault have to stop
2019-02-11T14:16:05.484Z
The Many (Beautiful) Faces and Phases of Jennifer Aniston Jennifer Aniston has been a part of the pop culture fabric for so long, it's easy to forget there are many phases to her career. From scream queen to serious awards contender, we take a look back. A STARLET IS BORN Aniston had a handful of false starts in Hollywood before snagging her signature role as Rachel in Friends Moviestore/REX/Shutterstock RETURN TO THE SMALL SCREEN Aniston picked up an Emmy nomination for outstanding guest actress in a comedy series for her spot on 30 Rock (left) in 2009
2019-02-11T14:15:28.145Z
Skis, sleds, laundry baskets ... kayaks? Seattle residents take advantage of record snow Forget rain, Seattle this month is among the nation's snowiest cities: More snow has fallen there than in Buffalo, Cleveland and Boston combined. The Seattle area was hit with two snowstorms in one week Temperatures have also reached record lows, falling into the teens or single digits in many areas It was 9 degrees in Arlington, Washington, early Sunday Contributing: Susan Miller, USA TODAY; The Associated Press
2019-02-11T14:11:56.268Z
'Dangerous Hero' doesn't add up to a hill of beans: UK's rulers have a fit of the vapors over Corbyn Britain's mass market newspaper the Mail on Sunday (for which I wrote a column for many years) gave over a dozen of its pages this week to extracts from a new book "Dangerous Hero: Corbyn's Ruthless Plot for Power." As I told him, to my knowledge Jeremy Corbyn had never read a book by Marx or Lenin in his life, is not a Leninist or even a Marxist at all and was not remotely sympathetic to the USSR Share it with a friend! The statements, views and opinions expressed in this column are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of RT
2019-02-11T14:03:31.696Z
‘Back to school necklaces’: Outcry after Long Island school posts bizarre noose poster A Long Island middle school is under fire over a classroom collage depicting two nooses as “back to school necklaces,” which has been described a highly offensive and racist by shocked locals. According to Mackey, three teachers were pictured posing next to the collage, which was hung up in one of their classrooms People posted shocked responses to the pastor’s post, with some calling for any staff involved to be fired outright Roosevelt Middle School’s student body for the 2017-18 year was 55-percent Hispanic or Latino, and 45 percent African-American
2019-02-11T13:49:11.338Z
EastEnders spoilers: Mel Owen BETRAYED by Jack Branning in Hunter Owen twist? EASTENDERS fans could be in for a big twist in the coming weeks according to Mel Owen star Tamzin Outhwaite, and it seems her character could be betrayed from someone very close to her, who she believes she can trust. EastEnders spoilers: Mel Owen BETRAYED by Jack Branning in Hunter Owen twist (Image: BBC) EastEnders spoilers: Tamzin Outhwaite has spilled on what's to come (Image: ITV) Now that Jack knows everything, will he spill the beans Mary the Punk (Linda Davidson) and Lofty (Tom Watt) return to Walford for a touching reunion
2019-02-11T13:41:25.308Z
Analysis | The Energy 202: Green New Deal is already sparking debate over nuclear energy It's not traditionally something favored by the left. Trump, meanwhile, wasn’t having it: In a tweet that same day, Trump mocked Klobuchar for talking about fighting global warming while standing in a virtual blizzard of snow, calling it bad timing State of emergency called, locals are told they cannot shoot endangered species scavenging for food at local dump https://t.co/j7nI40QZOK pic.twitter.com/yv3FYu8Nof The Siberian Times (@siberian_times) February 10, 2019
2019-02-11T13:39:14.513Z
Earthquake: 3.3 quake strikes near Turk, Calif. A shallow magnitude 3.3 earthquake was reported Monday morning one miles from Turk, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 5:07 a.m. Pacific ... The temblor occurred at 5:07 a.m. PST time at a depth of 10.6 miles In the last 10 days, there have been no earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service, and this post was created by an algorithm
2019-02-11T13:25:45.661Z
‘Africa hangs in balance’: Bill Gates on why the continent is so important Bill Gates argues that with Africa's high birth rate, the continent represents the world's future and needs to be helped. U.S. philanthropist and Microsoft founder Bill Gates speaks during the 32nd African Union (AU) summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Feb. 10, 2019 Now in Africa, you will have by 2050, 86 percent of the world’s extreme poor living here It hangs in the balance of how much catch-up will do it they could also fall further behind
2019-02-11T13:18:54.156Z
The country I walked through deserves better than Brexit | Mike Carter A trip across England in 2016 revealed a nation broken by neoliberalism. For it to heal, this has to change, says author Mike Carter He told me that until recently, The council was seen by residents as a friend that could help and protect you … now we’re the hated enemy There are no easy answers, but until our politicians begin to acknowledge that the globalised neoliberal economic model is a disaster for human beings and the planet we inhabit, we will remain angry and scared and vulnerable to dog whistles
2019-02-11T13:07:45.819Z
Furious bride sells wedding dress for £450 on Facebook An unnamed woman, from Greater Manchester, posted the advert on the social media platform's 'Marketplace' sales forum yesterday afternoon, revealing that she was selling her dress for £450. A furious bride is selling her wedding dress on Facebook in order to raise money for a divorce, labelling her husband a 'compulsive liar' 'The dress is a size 18 - would fit a size 14/16 and has had no alterations made to it.. She jokingly concluded: 'Wear it to the pub and sit at the bar and cry'
2019-02-11T13:06:25.314Z
Fyre Festival: what it's really like on the islands that hosted the failed event For the uninitiated, it will be difficult to distinguish between what is true and false about the Exumas after watching the grippingly comical Fyre Festival documentaries recently released by Netflix and Hulu. But the paradox of the Fyre catastrophe is that its promotional material actually has some of the most accurate and compelling imagery of the real Exumas, the holiday destination in the Out Islands of the Bahamas If your only reference point is miserable cheese sandwiches, FEMA disaster relief tents and maddened millennials trying to escape Great Exuma in a panic, then your picture of Exuma, a worthy paradise destination, is no doubt tainted
2019-02-11T12:56:43.478Z
What is the Green New Deal and how would it benefit society? Republicans call it a ‘social manifesto’, environmental groups hail it, and some say it doesn’t go far enough US climate efforts so far have focused on the power sector, which is probably the easiest to decarbonize The Green New Deal calls for: a guaranteed job with fair pay, family and medical leave, paid vacations and retirement security universal high-quality healthcare free higher education access to affordable, safe and adequate housing stronger labor, workplace health and safety, anti-discrimination, and wage and hour standards the clean-up of hazardous waste sites access to clean water and air, health and affordable food, and nature
2019-02-11T12:53:57.613Z
Holly Willoughby pops prosecco with a BANG Disaster struck when Holly Willoughby popped open the prosecco narrowly 'hit the medic' as she cooked with Phillip Schofield on This Morning's segment. Hilarious: At first, the blonde mother-of-three insisted the TV chef wasn't 'sick enough' to not be in work to assist them However, Holly was quick to change her tune as she joined Phil in begging Gino to stop shouting at them over the phone and to go back to bed
2019-02-11T12:45:38.750Z
Gov. Gavin Newsom is expanding the size and role of the California governor's office Gov. Gavin Newsom has requested $24.6 million and 41 new staff position in the governor's office next year to bulk up his Cabinet and reopen the administration's field offices across California. It’s not a shock that a new activist governor would try to bulk up the staff as much as possible, said Jack Pitney, a professor of government at Claremont McKenna College You exponentially increase your power when you have the ability to get the public, the constituency groups, behind you If you succeed, you get the credit, and if you fail, you get the credit
2019-02-11T12:17:33.433Z