Thursday, March 15, 2018

MAR 15. 2018 - 1:00 PM ET - 10 BRIEF NEWS ITEMS, 3 PHOTOS & 7 VIDEOS

*"Stephen Hawking: Visionary physicist dies aged 76. World renowned physicist 

Stephen Hawking has died at the age of 76.

He died peacefully at his home in Cambridge in the early hours of Wednesday, his 

family said.

The British scientist was famed for his work with black holes and relativity, and 

wrote several popular science books including A Brief History of Time.

At the age of 22 Prof Hawking was given only a few years to live after being 

diagnosed with a rare form of motor neurone disease."

14 March 2018.


 *"BEST NEWS BLOOPERS 2014 - YouTube."

*"Nest's $229 video doorbell is a useful addition to its ecosystem. But will that 

be enough to go head-to-head with Amazon?" Nicole Lee, @nicole. Read more at:

*"Lamb's Win Points to GOP Losing 60 House Seats, Senate Control. The 

apparent win of Democrat Conor Lamb for Pennsylvania's 18th District has 

shaken the Republican establishment to its foundations and points to a "wave 

election" in the coming midterms that will end Republican control of both the 

House and the Senate."

By John Gizzi. Wednesday, 14 Mar 2018, 03:47 PM.

(Andrew Harrer/Getty Images).

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*"‘Highly fit’ middle-age women nearly 90% less likely to develop dementia 

decades later, study finds."

Karen Weintraub, Special to USA TODAY Published 4:00 p.m. ET. March 14, 

2018. Updated 5:27 p.m. ET, March 14, 2018. 

*"Is there plastic in your bottled water? Original research and reporting by the 

journalism organisation Orb Media. The full Orb Media report can be found at

Tests on major brands of bottled water have found that nearly all of them 

contained tiny particles of plastic.

Research led by journalism organisation Orb Media discovered an average of 10 

plastic particles per litre, each larger than the width of a human hair."

14 Mar 2018.


 *"Ellen DeGeneres Opens Up About How the Death of Her Girlfriend Sparked Her 

Comedy Career."

By Rachel McRady.‍ 5:06 PM PDT, March 14, 2018.

*"At age 55 and after 150 buildings, 'French spiderman' keeps climbing."

7:55 am EDT - 01:27.

"Alain Robert, dubbed the 'French Spiderman' scales the fourth-tallest building in 

the Paris business district, Tour Total, in roughly an hour." Rough cut (no 

reporter narration).

*"National walkout day: Thousands of students rally across US to demand action 

on gun control. One month after deadly Florida shooting teenagers mourn the 

loss of 17 lives."

Clark Mindock, New York, @ClarkMindock, 10 hours ago. 

"Students at a rally outside the White House."

*"Trump Dismisses Tillerson, Names Pompeo Secretary Of State."

Last Updated: March 13, 2018, 18:47 GMT. 

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