Wednesday, January 17, 2018

JAN 17, 2018 - 10:58 AM ET - 10 NEWS ITEMS

*"By Africans for Africa and the World."

CRICKET-SA-DAY5-RESULT: SA (South Africa) wrap up series 2-0 with second 

Test victory." Sport. 17th Jan 2018 | 5:21 AM.

Credit ana.


*"What's Hiding Inside Egypt's Great Pyramid? Tiny Robots May Find Out."

By Owen Jarus. January 16, 2018 12:38pm ET.

 "Researchers who analyzed the density of particles called muons found an empty 

space (shown in this illustration) more than 98 feet (30 meters) long right above 

the grand gallery of the Great Pyramid — a passageway that leads to what may 

be the chamber of the pharaoh Khufu."

Credit: ScanPyramids mission.

*Just below the Google search box today: "Google announces new IT Certificate 

Program." Click on IT Certificate Program which leads to: A new pathway to 


Part of full article.

Opportunity for everyone.

"Today, we’re launching the Google IT Support Professional Certificate hosted on 

Coursera—a first-of-its-kind online program to prepare people for roles in IT 

support. With no previous experience required, beginning learners can become 

entry-level job ready in eight to 12 months. This program is part of Grow with 

Google, our initiative to help people get the skills they need to find a job."

Natalie Van Kleef Conley. Published Jan 16, 2018.

*"Earth Resides in Oddball Solar System, Alien Worlds Show."

By Elizabeth Howell.  January 16, 2018 12:40pm ET.

"The Kepler-11 system has a sun-like star with six orbiting planets.

Credit: Tim Pyle/NASA."

*"Trump Throws CNN's Jim Acosta Out of Oval Office." By Cathy Burke.    

Tuesday, 16 Jan 2018 09:56 PM. Video uploaded to several social

media sites.

*"Twitch spamming suspect charged in Canada. A Canadian man has been 

accused of spamming streaming site Twitch with racist and homophobic 

messages. In court papers, Brandan Lukus Apple was alleged to be the spammer 

behind attacks on Twitch early last year." 16 January 2018.

"Twitch lets people watch others play popular video games."

*"Yijie's journey: the blind violinist and her 12-hour commute for practice. "17-

year-old Ding Yingjie goes to violin class every week. But her commute takes 12 

hours." Thomas Yau. Video uploaded to 

Facebook, Buffer and Twitter.

*"Beijing blasts ‘illegal’ US & Canada-led summit for evoking Korean War 

ghosts." Published time: 17 Jan, 2018 10:39.

"South Korean Minister of Foreign Affairs Kang Kyung-wha, U.S. Secretary of 

State Rex Tillerson and Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland in 

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada January 16, 2018 © Ben Nelms / Reuters.

*"The Fight for a $15 Minimum Wage in Maryland Returns, With Force.

When more than 200 people showed up in Annapolis on MLK Day to voice their 

support for raising Maryland's minimum wage, the fire marshal had to shut the 

event down an hour early because authorities weren't prepared for such a high 

turnout." By Eze Jackson.

"On Monday Jan. 15, 2018, a holiday celebrating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King 

Jr.,  a coalition of union and non-union workers, activists, elected officials, and 

small business owners gathered in Annapolis to kick off the “Fight For $15” 

statewide campaign, calling on elected officials in Annapolis to raise the 

minimum wage during the Maryland Legislative Session, which began on Jan. 10 

and will end in April."

*"Destiny 2 Faction Rally: All The New Gear, Weapons, And Rewards."

Created by Chris Pereira and Erick Tay on January 16, 2018.

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