Monday, January 15, 2018

JAN 15, 2018 - 12:19 PM ET - 10 NEWS ITEMS

*"China, Mongolia win gold prizes at 12th Budapest Int'l Circus Festival."

Source: Xinhua| 2018-01-15 13:19:04|Editor: Mengjie.

"Members of the Chinese National Acrobatic Troupe perform diabolo act during 

the 12th Budapest International Circus Festival in Budapest, Hungary, on Jan. 

14, 2018. The Chinese National Acrobatic Troupe and the Mongolian Nomuna 

Troupe won the first prize at the 12th Budapest International Circus Festival 

Sunday. (Xinhua/Attila Volgyi)."

*"Tunisia marks 7th anniversary of popular uprisings toppling ex-president."

Source: Xinhua| 2018-01-15 04:42:36|Editor: Lifang.

"People gather in streets to mark the 7th anniversary of the popular uprisings in 

Tunisia, Tunis, on Jan. 14, 2018. Tunisians commemorate Sunday the 7th 

anniversary of the popular uprisings which resulted in toppling former President 

Zine al Abidine Ben Ali on January 14, 2011."  (Xinhua/Adele Ezzine).

*"This Week's Strangest Science News."

By Live Science Staff | January 12, 2018 07:02am ET.

"Archaeologists have discovered and excavated the kitchen of James Hemings, 

the slave and chef of Thomas Jefferson. Hemings was the half brother of 

Jefferson's wife, Martha. Jefferson had Hemings trained to be a chef in Paris, and 

Hemings later cooked for the couple at their home, Monticello, where the kitchen 

was found."

*"Pope: It's a Sin If Fear Makes Us Hostile to Migrants. Pope Francis says while 

fear of migrants is "legitimate," it's a sin if that causes hostility. Francis invited 

migrants, refugees, asylum-seekers, newly-arrived immigrants and second-

generation immigrant families to a special Mass he celebrated Sunday in St. 

Peter's Basilica."

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*"Ford plans $11 billion investment, 40 electrified vehicles by 2022."

Nick Carey, Joseph White. Sunday, 14 Jan 2018 06:47 AM.

"Bill Ford, executive chairman of the Ford Motor Company and Jim Hackett (R), 

President and CEO, present the 2019 Ford Ranger during the Ford press preview 

at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan, U.S., 

January 14, 2018. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook. 

The investment figure is sharply higher than a previously announced."

*"Why Do Hurricanes Have Eyes? Scientists Still Don't Really Know."

By Rafi Letzter, Staff Writer | January 12, 2018 12:13pm ET.

*"NYT: U.S. Military Quietly Conducts Exercises in Anticipation of War with 


US Secretary of Defence Jim Mattis. (ANDREW CABALLERO REYNOLDS/AFP/ 

Getty Images). By Solange Reyner, Sunday, 14 Jan 2018 09:14 PM.

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*"How social media reshaped WWE wrestling. WWE has responded to online 

campaigns from fans and is even experimenting with virtual reality."

13 January 2018. From the section Technology. Dave Lee, North America 

technology reporter.

Video uploaded to several social media sites.

*"Liverpool hands Manchester City first loss of the Premier League season."

Video uploaded to several social media sites. 

*"Japan and Russia Close 20 Deals Worth $1.3 Billion. Washington's ally Japan 

seems ready to do what's in its own economic interest."

"Burying the hatchet."

TASS (TASS - Russian news agency) Sep 8, 2016.

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