Thursday, January 4, 2018

JAN 4, 2018 - 9:28 AM ET - 10 NEWS ITEMS

*"No Alien Megastructure: Star's Weird Dimming Likely Caused by Dust

By Mike Wall, Senior Writer.


*"Conway (presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway): Important for World to 

See US Standing Behind Iranian Protesters."

Demonstrators, mostly clerics, attend a pro-government rally in the holy city of 

Qom south of the capital Tehran, Iran, Jan. 3, 2018. (Mohammad Ali 

Marizad/AP). By Sandy Fitzgerald.   

*"President Trump’s lawyers sent a cease-and-desist letter to former White 

House chief strategist Stephen Bannon Wednesday ordering him to refrain from 

making “disparaging statement” about Trump and his family, according to a new 



*"Immune-Boosting Virus Targets Brain Tumors. A trial of a potential new brain 

cancer treatment has shown that a virus injected directly into the bloodstream 

can reach tumors deep inside the brain and switch on the body's own defense 

system to attack them."

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*"Scaffolding collapses in Copenhagen." Wednesday, January 3, 2018.

Collapsed scaffolding at Randersgade/Koldinggade, Copenhagen.

Image: Elgaard.

*"Flaky Weather: Why Tallahassee Got Its 1st Measurable Snow in Decades

By Andrea Thompson.


*"The Dell XPS 13 Is Now Way Faster, Smaller, and Available in White."

Sam Rutherford.

All images: Sam Rutherford/Gizmodo.

*"Democrats Doug Jones and Tina Smith sworn in as senators."

By Joseph Weber.

Vice President Mike Pence, right, shakes hands with Sen. Doug Jones, D-Ala., 

left, after administering the Senate oath of office during a mock swearing in 

ceremony in the Old Senate Chamber to Jones, with his wife Louise Jones, 

second from right, Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018 on Capitol Hill in Washington.  (AP 

Photo/J. Scott Applewhite).

*"This new treatment could make your next trip to the dentist more bearable. 

Cat Wise: Dr. Frank Mendoza is a pediatric dentist on the Warm Springs Indian 

Reservation in Central Oregon. He is one of a small, but growing number of 

dentists who’ve begun using silver nitrate, a widely used liquid antimicrobial 

medical treatment, with fluoride varnish, a widely used dental product, to stop 

tooth decay. The treatment is for cavities which haven’t reached the pulp of the 

tooth." For the full transcript and video go to:


*"Baltimore City Schools Lack Adequate Heat for Students. "Right now I am 

sitting in the library with my friend and we're bundled up in coats because the 

heat is not working," a student wrote Wednesday."" By Brandon Soderberg.

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