Monday, January 22, 2018

JAN 22, 2018 - 1:24 PM ET - 10 NEWS ITEMS - LATE EDITION

*"Philippines Mayon Volcano Explodes, Violent Eruption Imminent."

By Jeanna Bryner, Live Science Managing Editor | January 22, 2018 09:12am ET.

"Lava cascades down the slopes of Mayon volcano on Jan. 15."


*"'Worst serial killer in post-war German history' charged with 97 more 

murders. A German male nurse serving a life term for killing six hospital patients 

with lethal drugs out of "boredom" will face trial for another 97 murders, 

prosecutors said Monday."


Niels Högel. Photo: DPA.

*"No, an Asteroid Is Not Going to Collide with Earth in February. Asteroid 2002 

AJ129 will make its closest approach to Earth on Feb. 4, 2018, at 4:30 p.m. EST 

(2130 GMT). At closest approach, the asteroid will be no closer than 10 times the 

distance between Earth and the moon." By Calla Cofield, Senior Writer | January 

20, 2018 07:10am ET.

 *"PARIS –  French President Emmanuel Macron is hosting 140 world business 

leaders in a bid to convince them to invest and hire in France.

Macron wants to promote his business-friendly policies, including measures to 

ease France's labor rules and tax changes that aim to attract foreign investors."


*"Prince William welcomed to 'the bald club' by serving members."

By James Waterhouse. Newsbeat Reporter, 19 January 2018.

"After years of going visibly thin on top, the number two to the throne has gone for 

a number one haircut."

*"Salt producer association rejects 3.7 million tons of salt. The Indonesian 

Traditional Salt Producers Association (KNTI) has rejected the government’s plan 

to import 3.7 million tons of salt, said KNTI chairman Misbachul Munir in Jakarta 

on Sunday.

He said salt imports that exceeded local demand would only disrupt efforts to 

become self-sufficient in the commodity." News Desk.

Jakarta | Mon, January 22, 2018 | 07:10 pm.


"A salt farmer cultivates his field in Santing village, Losarang district, Indramayu 

regency, West Java, in May, 2017." (Antara/Dedhez Anggara)

*"Middle East. Pence says U.S. Embassy to make Jerusalem move next year on 

faster timetable. Speaking at Israel's parliament on Jan. 22, Vice President Mike 

Pence announced the U.S. embassy will move from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in 

2019." By Jenna Johnson, Loveday Morris and Carol Morello January 22 at 11:57 

AM (Reuters).

Video uploaded to Facebook, Twitter and Google +.

*"508-Million-Year-Old Bristly Worm Helps Solve an Evolutionary Puzzle.  The 

newly identified critter "seems to suggest that the annelid head evolved from 

posterior body segments that had pair bundles of bristles, a hypothesis supported 

by the developmental biology of many modern annelid species." 

By Laura Geggel, Senior Writer. January 22, 2018 12:01pm ET.

"The ancient bristle worm Kootenayscolex barbarensis had up to 25 body 

segments, each sporting up to 56 bristles apiece."

Credit: Danielle Dufault, 2018/Copyright Royal Ontario Museum.

*"Nike and PlayStation unite on these limited edition sneakers. The PG2 is 

designed in collaboration with basketball player Paul George.

By Thuy Ong@ThuyOng  Jan 22, 2018, 8:23am EST.

Video uploaded to Facebook, Google + and Twitter. 

*"Iraq signs agreement with Orion to process natural gas from southern oilfield."

By Nehal Mostafa. Jan 22, 2018, 4:17 pm.

"Iraq’s oil output is expected to reach five million barrels per day by end-2017." 


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