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Combating devastating amphibian disease

Science Daily Animal News - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 10:33

Amphibian chytridiomycosis, caused by infection with the Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis fungus, is the most devastating vertebrate disease on record.

Jeff Sessions Has 'No Reason To Doubt' Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Roy Moore

Yahoo Animals and Pets - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 10:17

Jeff Sessions Has 'No Reason To Doubt' Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Roy MooreWASHINGTON ― Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Tuesday he does not doubt the multiple women who have accused Roy Moore, the Republican seeking to fill his former seat representing Alabama in the Senate, of engaging in sexual misconduct or committing sexual assault against them when they were teenagers.


The 6 Things Millennials Bring Up The Most In Therapy

Yahoo Animals and Pets - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 10:00

The 6 Things Millennials Bring Up The Most In TherapyOn any given day in her office, San Francisco-based therapist Tara Griffith hears millennials wonder aloud: Is this it?


27 Really Funny Tweets About Married Life That Are Undeniably True

Yahoo Animals and Pets - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 10:00

27 Really Funny Tweets About Married Life That Are Undeniably TrueAfter the honeymoon period has come and gone, it might seem as though marriage has lost some of its luster.


Texas church painted white in memorial to Sutherland Springs shooting victims

Yahoo Animals and Pets - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 09:45

Texas church painted white in memorial to Sutherland Springs shooting victimsThe Texan church where 26 members of the congregation were gunned down as they worshipped has been painted white in their memorial. Opened for the first time since the worst mass shooting in the state’s modern history, both the interior and exterior of the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs have been covered in the colour. The first service since the shooting was held over the weekend by Pastor Frank Pomeroy in a huge white tent outside the church.


Couple Sentenced to 130 Years in Prison Each for 'Worst Case' of Child Neglect

Yahoo Animals and Pets - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 09:10

Couple Sentenced to 130 Years in Prison Each for 'Worst Case' of Child NeglectAislyn Miller and Kevin Fowler's 9-month-old daughters were found weighing about eight pounds each during an urgent care visit.


Congresswoman Says At Least 2 Members Of Congress Are Sexual Harassers

Yahoo Animals and Pets - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 08:58

Congresswoman Says At Least 2 Members Of Congress Are Sexual HarassersWASHINGTON ― Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) said Tuesday that she knows of two members of Congress who are currently in office ― a Democrat and a Republican ― who have sexually harassed staffers.


Father faints after learning that he and wife are having triplets

Yahoo Animals and Pets - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 08:43

Father faints after learning that he and wife are having tripletsA father says he fainted when his wife surprised him with some special news: They’re going to have triplets. Robert Tolbert said that his wife, Nia, left him a gift bag and a handwritten note. Mr Tolbert figured, ‘Hey, it’s probably that FitBit I’ve been hinting at getting for a while now.” But he was dead wrong.


Parasitic plants rely on unusual method to spread their seeds

Science Daily Animal News - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 08:42

Three species of non-photosynthetic plants rely mainly on camel crickets to disperse their seeds.

Why Russia, China or North Korea Does Not Want to Fight America's M1 Abrams Tank

Yahoo Animals and Pets - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 08:36

Why Russia, China or North Korea Does Not Want to Fight America's M1 Abrams TankThe development of the M1 Abrams is a classic study into how competing requirements can collide with one another. The trifecta of tank power, firepower, protection and mobility all required some level of compromise. The Army was willing to bend some requirements, particularly with regards to weight, to get a good tank instead of being unbending in a vain search for the perfect tank.


Trump touts poll showing majority disapprove of his performance

Yahoo Animals and Pets - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 08:25

Trump touts poll showing majority disapprove of his performancePresident Trump tweeted on Tuesday a graphic with the results of a daily tracking poll that shows 46 percent of Americans approve of his job performance. But the same poll, conducted by Rasmussen Reports, shows 53 percent disapprove.


The World Is About to Have a New $100 Billion Man

Yahoo Animals and Pets - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 07:26

The World Is About to Have a New $100 Billion ManJeff Bezos is on the verge of having a net worth of $100 Billion.


Lebanese patriarch, in Saudi, says supports reasons Hariri quit

Yahoo Animals and Pets - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 07:23

Lebanese patriarch, in Saudi, says supports reasons Hariri quitBy Stephen Kalin RIYADH (Reuters) - Lebanon's Christian Maronite Patriarch, visiting Saudi Arabia in an historic visit to the ultra-conservative Muslim kingdom, expressed support on Tuesday for the reasons behind Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri's resignation. Hariri, a Saudi ally, resigned abruptly on Nov. 4 in a move Lebanese political leaders ascribed to pressure from Riyadh. Hariri said his resignation had been prompted by an assassination plot and accused Iran and Hezbollah of sowing strife in the region.


In photos: Cronut creator Dominique Ansel's new Los Angeles restaurant

Yahoo Animals and Pets - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 07:21

 Cronut creator Dominique Ansel's new Los Angeles restaurantDominique Ansel, who earlier this year was named the world's best pastry chef in large part for giving the world the croissant-donut hybrid the Cronut, has opened his first full-service, sit-down restaurant at The Grove in Los Angeles. The first floor houses the Dominique Ansel Bakery, while the second floor houses the restaurant 189 by Dominique Ansel. The menu is described as modern American, with comfort foods like roast chicken, given new twists.


How food poisoning bacteria Campylobacter uses other organisms as Trojan horse to infect new hosts

Science Daily Animal News - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 07:19

New research has shown how the food poisoning bacteria Campylobacter can multiply and spread inside micro-organisms called amoebae- which could lead to a better understanding of how bacteria survive and help efforts to prevent the spread of infection.

Early-life behavior of grey seal pups at sea

Science Daily Animal News - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 07:12

Male and female grey seal pups show distinct behavioral differences as they learn to forage effectively in the early stages of their independence.

U.S. would welcome new EU sanctions on Iran: official

Yahoo Animals and Pets - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 06:10

 officialBy Gabriela Baczynska BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Any move by the European Union to impose new sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missile program and alleged involvement in Middle East conflicts would be "interesting and helpful", a U.S. administration official said on Tuesday. U.S. President Donald Trump, who has taken a more hawkish line on Iran than predecessor Barack Obama, has said Tehran's missile program should be curbed and wants to punish Tehran over its role in Yemen and Syria.


Uranium One Controversy Explained

Yahoo Animals and Pets - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 05:45

Uranium One Controversy ExplainedAli Velshi and Ken Dilanian dive into how big of a role, if any, did Hillary Clinton and the Obama Administration play in the sale of Uranium One to a Russian technology company.


Iran quake survivors spend second night in the open

Yahoo Animals and Pets - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 01:43

Iran quake survivors spend second night in the openTens of thousands of Iranians spent a second night in the open after a 7.3-magnitude quake struck near the border with Iraq, killing more than 400 people. Residents who had fled their homes when Sunday's quake rocked the mountainous region spanning Iran's western province of Kermanshah and neighbouring Iraqi Kurdistan braved chilly temperatures as authorities struggled to get aid into the quake zone. Iran has declared Tuesday a national day of mourning as officials outlined the most pressing priorities and described the levels of destruction in some parts as "total".


Trump Trades In Steak For Shark Fin Soup In Vietnam

Yahoo Animals and Pets - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 01:33

Trump Trades In Steak For Shark Fin Soup In VietnamPresident Donald Trump reportedly dined on shark fin soup during a meal in Vietnam.


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