Friday, February 2, 2018

FEB 2, 2018 - 10:01 AM ET - 10 NEWS ITEMS & PHOTOS

*"Ras Al Khaimah: The world’s longest zipline took flight in Jebel Jais, Ras Al 

Khaimah, on Thursday earning a Guinness World Record for stretching across a 

span of 2,832 metres above the rocky outcrop of UAE’s highest mountain range."

"Media representatives experience the World's Longest zipliner at Jebel Jais, Ras 

Al Khaimah." Image Credit: Ahmed Ramzan/Gulf News.

*"Truck Driver Plows Over Peru's 2,000-Year-Old Nazca Lines (UNESCO World 

Heritage site) Leaving 'Deep Scars.'" January 31, 20186:04 PM ET. LAUREL 


"Peruvian authorities are pursuing charges against a truck driver who damaged 

the ancient lines at Nazca on Saturday. Here, an aerial view of the geoglyph 

known as the Guarango Tree at the site in 2014."

Martin Bernetti/AFP/Getty Images.

*"I spent the morning playing with the Nintendo Labo. Labo is peak Nintendo. It’s 

strange, it’s innovative, it’s pretty silly and it’s completely unexpected."

Posted 55 minutes ago by Brian Heater (@bheater).


*"Saudi Arabia's Google talks prove Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman is the 

most powerful leader in the Middle East. Google and Amazon are reportedly in 

advanced talks with Saudi Arabia to build a tech hub in that country. This is the 

result of seven months of swift reforms in Saudi Arabia that began under Crown 

Prince Muhammad bin Salman. It's not only proof that bin Salman's reforms have 

worked, but also that he is now the most powerful man in the entire Middle East." 

Jake Novak | @jakejakeny.

"Deputy Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammad bin Salman Al Saud

Bandar Algaloud | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images.
*"‘Vaccine’ kills cancer in mice. Injecting small amounts of two immune-stimulating 

agents directly into solid tumors in mice eliminated all traces of cancer, including 

distant, untreated metastases, according to a new study.

The approach works for many different types of cancers, including those that arise 

spontaneously, the study finds." Posted by Krista Conger-Stanford February 1st, 


(Credit: Getty Images)


*"900 trapped South Africa miners evacuated safely after power outage knocks 

out elevator." Feb. 2, 2018, at 5:13 a.m.

In this Feb. 1, 2018 photo, rescue workers prepare to rescue more than 900 

miners from the Sibanye-Stillwater's Beatrix mine near Welkom, South Africa. The 

miners were brought to the surface Friday Feb. 2 2018 after a power failure, 

caused by a severe storm Wednesday had prevented lifts from bringing the night 

shift to the surface. (AP Photo) The Associated Press.     

*"Africa's week in pictures. Some of the best photos from across Africa this week." 

26 January 2018.


*"How would the Eagles handle a 28-3 lead in the Super Bowl? The Eagles surely 

won’t do what the Falcons did against the Patriots, right?"

By Ryan Van Bibber.  Feb 2, 2018, 7:00am EST.

Credit David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports.

*An advertisement on Google's search page today, "Meet Google Home Max. 

Now in stock." Click on "Google Home Max" to see it. Only $399 plus free 


Credit google search.

*"US Added 200,000 Jobs as Wages Rise Most Since 2009."

(Stuart Miles/Dreamstime). Friday, 02 Feb 2018 08:33 AM.

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