Sunday, February 25, 2018

FEB 25, 2018 - 1:58 PM ET - 10 NEWS ITEMS, 3 VIDEOS & 13 PHOTOS

I'm going to start publishing all my posts between 1:00 and 5:00 PM. 

If I'm late with one, I'll publish it the next day in the same time frame as above.

Sorry for being late. Thanks. Forrest. 


*"All living US presidents expected to attend funeral of Billy Graham. ALL SIX 

living US presidents are expected to be among 2,300 mourners this week at the 

funeral of “America’s pastor” Billy Graham."

By MIKE PARKER. PUBLISHED: 10:44, Sun, Feb 25, 2018 | UPDATED: 10:58, 

Sun, Feb 25, 2018.

*"Africa's week in pictures: 16-22 February 2018, 23 February 2018. A selection 

of the best photos from across Africa and of Africans elsewhere in the world this 


"The same day, a mother was welcoming her newborn in a hospital in Juba, South 

Sudan. The country is one of the most dangerous places on earth to give birth, 

Unicef revealed this week."

"In Ethiopia veterans marked the Addis Ababa Massacre, when at least 20,000 

Ethiopians were killed by occupying Italian forces on 19 February, 1937."

Libyans were also remembering an important date this week. On 17 February, it 

was the seventh anniversary of the revolution which toppled Col Muammar 


*"HEALTH NEWS Japan Has A Pill That Can Cure The Flu In One Day. Japanese 

pharmaceutical company Shionogi announced on Friday that it has developed a 

flu medication called Xofluza otherwise known as baloxavir marboxil, which has 

been approved for manufacturing and distribution in the country, Forbes reports." 

By Zye Angiwan. Posted on February 24, 2018.


*"Gorka: (Sebastian Gorka Former Deputy Assistant to the President) Americans 

Like Trump Because He Acts, Eats Like They Do. "These salt of the Earth 

Americans look at that man and say: 'Yeah he's a billionaire; yeah, he's the most 

famous man in the world," Gorka said while at the Conservative Political Action 

Conference Saturday, reports The Hill. "'But you know what, if I had a billion 

dollars I'd be just like him. I’d be eating Big Macs on Air Force One just like he 


The president's love of fast food has been well documented, including by former 

campaign manager Corey Lewandowski and another aide, David Bossie, who 

wrote in their book "Let Trump be Trump" that there were "four major food groups" 

on Trump's private jet: "McDonald’s, Kentucky Fried Chicken, pizza and Diet 


(AP) By Sandy Fitzgerald.  Saturday, 24 Feb 2018, 01:44 PM.

*"China will deal 'seriously' with N. Korea sanctions breaches. BEIJING –  A 

foreign ministry official says China will "seriously" deal with any breaches of U.N. 

Security Council resolutions on North Korea should they be found.

However, ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said Saturday that Beijing "firmly 

opposes the U.S. imposing unilateral sanctions and 'long-arm jurisdiction' on 

Chinese entities or individuals.""

*"JERUSALEM (AP) — Tens of thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews are attending 

the funeral of an influential rabbi in Jerusalem.

The city's entrance was closed to accommodate Sunday's funeral procession. 

Shmuel Auerbach died on Saturday at the age of 86."

"Auerbach was the leader of a breakaway faction of non-Hasidic ultra-Orthodox 

Jews of European descent. He headed a hard-line wing that rejected even 

registering with the military for the automatic deferrals his followers were granted. 

When some were jailed, thousands took to the streets on his orders, snarling 

traffic at major intersections.."

*"Week in pictures: Our selection of some of the most striking news photographs 

taken around the world this week. 10 - 16 February 2018, 17 February 2018.

"A climber moves up an ice cascade under a starry night in the canton of Vaud in 

Switzerland." Credit: ANTHONY ANEX/ EPA.

"In Lisbon, performers participate in a Chinese New Year parade to mark the Year 


"A pedigree highland cow is put on show in Oban, Scotland. The show and sale is 

held over two days and is open to all highland breed enthusiasts, attracting many 

buyers from across Europe and North America."  JEFF J MITCHELL/GETTY 


*"Huawei’s answer to laptop privacy: A keyboard with a pop-up webcam."

VALENTINA PALLADINO - 2/25/2018, 8:30 AM.

"The Matebook X Pro laptop takes a unique approach to webcam placement. 

Mixed reviews and price outrage met the Matebook X, Huawei's first true 

ultrabook, when it debuted last year. But the Chinese company isn't giving up on 

PCs: it debuted the Matebook X Pro at this year's Mobile World Congress. The 

new laptop is slightly larger than its predecessor, and Huawei attempted to right 

some of the Matebook X's wrongs with a wider array of spec options, discrete 

graphics, and a tiny hidden webcam."

*In honor of Billy Graham.



*"Neil Young lambasts Google for profiting off of links to piracy sites. The artist 

wondered if a traditional career in music is still possible. In a new essay posted to 

his website, musician Neil Young called out major tech companies such as Google 

for linking to piracy websites and thus depriving musicians of income, and 

wondered how the next generation of musicians will survive."

By Andrew Liptak@AndrewLiptak.  Feb 24, 2018, 5:30 pm EST.

Photo by Matt Kincaid/Getty Images.

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