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Species may appear deceptively resilient to climate change

Science Daily Animal News - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 07:30

Natural habitats play a vital role in helping other plants and animals resist heat stresses ramping up with climate change -- at least until the species they depend on to form those habitats become imperiled.

What Experts Have Learned So Far From the JFK Records Releases

Yahoo Animals and Pets - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 07:05

What Experts Have Learned So Far From the JFK Records ReleasesIn the months since the document drops began, here's what experts have gleaned from newly released JFK assassination files


Biker groups flourish in post-Gaddafi Libya

Yahoo Animals and Pets - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 07:00

Biker groups flourish in post-Gaddafi LibyaBy Aidan Lewis TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Donning leather and helmets (sometimes), they roar along Libya's hair-raising, potholed roads on carefully polished Harley Davidsons and Kawasakis. Part of a growing scene, there are now hundreds of bikers in Tripoli alone who come from all walks of life. Riding past - often in groups - on their gleaming machines, they stick out in Libya, where a conservative society still bears the scars of decades of authoritarian rule under former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, and the revolution and conflict that followed.


Wes Goodman: Anti-LGBT Republican politician 'caught having sex with man in his office' facing 30 sexual misconduct accusations

Yahoo Animals and Pets - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 02:43

 Anti-LGBT Republican politician 'caught having sex with man in his office' facing 30 sexual misconduct accusationsAn anti-LGBT Republican politician who was allegedly caught having sex with a man in his office is facing more than 30 accusations of sexual misconduct. Wes Goodman, a state legislator for Ohio, has already been forced to resign after a witness to the reported extramarital affair told the Ohio House Chief of Staff. Mr Goodman, who routinely promotes “family values”, is married to a woman who is an assistant director of an annual abortion rally known as March for Life.


Jurors weigh San Francisco pier killing 2 years after death

Yahoo Animals and Pets - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 01:21

Jurors weigh San Francisco pier killing 2 years after deathSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The criminal case against a Mexican man accused of killing a woman on a crowded San Francisco pier is coming to a close more than two years after setting off a national firestorm over immigration.


Catholic School Statue Covered Up For Being Too Gross And Weird

Yahoo Animals and Pets - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 00:49

Catholic School Statue Covered Up For Being Too Gross And WeirdA Catholic school in Australia has covered up a statue of a saint giving a loaf of bread to a boy after complaints that it was too suggestive.


Philippines' Duterte cancels communist peace talks

Yahoo Animals and Pets - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 23:21

Philippines' Duterte cancels communist peace talksPhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte has cancelled all future peace talks with communist rebels waging one of Asia's longest insurgencies, in a blow to efforts to end the half century-long conflict. The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) has been waging an insurgency since 1968 to overthrow a capitalist system that has created one of Asia's biggest rich-poor divides. Peace talks to end the conflict, which the military says has claimed 30,000 lives, have been conducted on and off for three decades.


Stunning CCTV Footage Shows North Korean Defector Being Shot By Border Guards

Yahoo Animals and Pets - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 22:33

Stunning CCTV Footage Shows North Korean Defector Being Shot By Border GuardsUnited Nations Command on Tuesday released dramatic footage of a North Korean soldier defecting from his country and fleeing south across the Demilitarized Zone last week only to be fired upon by his fellow border guards.


Military Staff Removed From White House After 'Incident' On Trump's Asia Trip: Report

Yahoo Animals and Pets - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 21:14

 ReportThree members of a White House team staffed by military personnel have been removed from their positions after being accused of improper contact with foreign women during President Donald Trump’s recent trip through Asia, The Washington Post reported Tuesday.


Katy Tur Has A 'Brutal Question' For Trump Over His Support For 'Accused Pedophile'

Yahoo Animals and Pets - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 21:07

Katy Tur Has A 'Brutal Question' For Trump Over His Support For 'Accused Pedophile'NBC’s Katy Tur isn’t mincing words when it comes to President Donald Trump’s defense of Senate candidate Roy Moore on Tuesday despite Moore’s alleged sexual misconduct.


Conyers confirms harassment settlement; ethics probe opens

Yahoo Animals and Pets - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 17:27

Conyers confirms harassment settlement; ethics probe opensDETROIT (AP) — John Conyers has dealt with various ethics investigations and a public corruption case that landed his wife in prison during a U.S. House career spanning more than five decades — longer than any other current member.


Lebanon's Hariri returns to Beirut amid resignation saga

Yahoo Animals and Pets - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 16:23

Lebanon's Hariri returns to Beirut amid resignation sagaBEIRUT (AP) — Saad Hariri returned to Lebanon late Tuesday for the first time since he stunned his country by announcing from Saudi Arabia that he was quitting as prime minister more than two weeks ago.


Whitefish Shuts Down Operations In Puerto Rico, Claims It's Owed $83 Million

Yahoo Animals and Pets - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 16:02

Whitefish Shuts Down Operations In Puerto Rico, Claims It's Owed $83 MillionWhitefish Energy is halting work on Puerto Rico’s hurricane-ravaged electrical grid after claiming the U.S. territory owes the company $83 million.


President Trump Puts His Indifference To The Environment On Hold For Elephants

Yahoo Animals and Pets - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 15:53

President Trump Puts His Indifference To The Environment On Hold For ElephantsWASHINGTON — Two weeks after signing executive orders to push forward the controversial Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines, President Donald Trump told a group of county sheriffs gathered for a White House roundtable that he didn’t think the projects were controversial.


Venezuela arrests six top executives from PDVSA's US subsidiary Citgo

Yahoo Animals and Pets - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 14:57

Venezuela arrests six top executives from PDVSA's US subsidiary CitgoVenezuela on Tuesday arrested the acting president and five other top executives in charge of Citgo, the US refinery subsidiary of troubled state oil company PDVSA, on corruption charges. "Six senior executives have been arrested," said chief prosecutor Tarek William Saab, adding that the charges included embezzlement, bid rigging, money laundering and criminal association. The Citgo chief, Jose Angel Pereira, was arrested in Caracas.


What 3 Creepy Meetings With Charlie Rose Taught Me About Toxic Sexism And Blurred Lines

Yahoo Animals and Pets - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 14:49

What 3 Creepy Meetings With Charlie Rose Taught Me About Toxic Sexism And Blurred LinesA few years ago I belonged to the group of people who thought that working for Charlie Rose represented the holy grail of journalism.


Ukraine rebel leader accuses sacked ally of staging revolt

Yahoo Animals and Pets - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 14:39

Ukraine rebel leader accuses sacked ally of staging revoltBy Dmitry Solovyov and Natalia Zinets MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) - Armed men in masks blocked off the center of Ukraine's rebel-controlled city of Luhansk on Tuesday in what the rebel leader said was a revolt by supporters of a sacked regional police chief. In fighting that broke out in 2014, Russian-backed rebels threw off rule by a new pro-Western leadership in Kiev and set up two self-proclaimed separatist statelets in eastern Ukraine, one centered on Luhansk and another around the city of Donetsk. The Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe, which monitors the implementation of a much-violated ceasefire agreement with Ukraine, said on Tuesday it had observed military-style vehicles and armed men in central Luhansk.


Conservatives knew 'family values' pol had secret gay life

Yahoo Animals and Pets - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 14:14

Conservatives knew 'family values' pol had secret gay lifeCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — As Wes Goodman built a political career around values including "committed natural marriage," the 33-year-old Republican was secretly engaging in sexual encounters with men online, via cellphone and, on one significant occasion, in his state office.


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