WASHINGTON | Robot recreates the walk of a 290-million-year-old creature

WASHINGTON—January 16, 2019— How did the earliest land animals move? Scientists have used a nearly 300-million-year old fossil skeleton and preserved ancient footprints to create a moving robot model of prehistoric life. Evolutionary biologist John Nyakatura at Humboldt University in Berlin has spent years studying a 290-million-year-old fossil dug up in central Germany’s Bromacker quarry … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Robot recreates the walk of a 290-million-year-old creature

LONDON | May wins no-confidence vote, but is still beset by Brexit

LONDON—January 16, 2019— British Prime Minister Theresa May survived a no-confidence vote in Parliament on Wednesday to remain in office — but saw more of her power ebb away as she battled to keep Brexit on track after lawmakers demolished her European Union divorce deal. May won a narrow victory, 325 votes to 306 votes, … Continue reading LONDON | May wins no-confidence vote, but is still beset by Brexit

MANCHESTER, N.H | Castro explains Puerto Rico campaign trip: ‘Everyone counts’

MANCHESTER, N.H—January 16, 2019— Democrat Julian Castro, in the early primary state of New Hampshire for the first time as a presidential candidate, told voters on Wednesday that he believes “everyone counts” and accused the Trump administration of “picking and choosing” who has chances to succeed. The 44-year-old former housing chief during the Obama administration … Continue reading MANCHESTER, N.H | Castro explains Puerto Rico campaign trip: ‘Everyone counts’

United States News: U.S. Attorney’s Office partnering with community organizations to provide active shooter and hate crimes training

You are invited to United States – SECURE AND SAFE: AN EVENING OF PREPARATION Concrete Ways to Help Family, Employees and Houses of Worship Active Shooter Training Hate Crime Information Security Best Practices Co-Sponsored by ADL, U.S. Attorney’s Office, FBI, and Jewish Federation of Cleveland TUESDAY, JANUARY 29, 2019 7:00 pm STONEHILL AUDITORIUM MANDEL JEWISH … Continue reading United States News: U.S. Attorney’s Office partnering with community organizations to provide active shooter and hate crimes training

NEW YORK | Harmony Korine’s latest, Beto O’Rourke doc to debut at SXSW

NEW YORK —January 16, 2019— Harmony Korine’s “The Beach Bum,” Olivia Wilde’s directorial debut and a documentary on the breakout campaign of Texas politician Beto O’Rourke will premiere at the annual South by Southwest Film Festival. The Austin, Texas-based festival announced the lineup to its 26th edition Wednesday after previously revealing that Jordan Peele’s “Us” … Continue reading NEW YORK | Harmony Korine’s latest, Beto O’Rourke doc to debut at SXSW

WASHINGTON | Senate upholds Treasury decision to ease Russian sanctions

WASHINGTON—January 16, 2019— The Senate has narrowly upheld a Treasury Department decision to lift sanctions from three companies connected to Russian oligarch Oleg_Deripaska. A vote to move forward on a Democratic resolution that would have reversed Treasury’s decision failed Wednesday on a 57-42 vote, just short of the 60 votes needed. The vote came up … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Senate upholds Treasury decision to ease Russian sanctions

United States | United States Urges a Free and Fair Electoral Process Ahead of Moldova’s February Parliamentary Elections

United States – The United States urges the Moldovan authorities to take all necessary measures to ensure a free and fair electoral process and a transparent outcome that respects the will of Moldovan voters. We encourage the government to implement OSCE’s Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) prior recommendations for Moldova that remain … Continue reading United States | United States Urges a Free and Fair Electoral Process Ahead of Moldova’s February Parliamentary Elections