Science

Turkey’s Erdogan replaces finance minister amid lira crisis

December 2, 2021

Published by Al-Araby Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan appointed a new treasury and finance minister early Thursday after Lutfi Elvan stepped down from the post as the currency has been tumbling to record lows. Erdogan named Nureddin Nebati, who was deputy minister, to the post, according to an announcement published in the Official Gazette. It […]

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NASA Astronauts Conduct Previously Postponed Spacewalk

December 2, 2021

Two astronauts with the U.S. space agency, NASA, left the International Space Station (ISS) Thursday to conduct a spacewalk to replace a broken antenna system, two days after the walk was postponed over concerns about space debris.NASA astronauts Thoma…

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Dr. Oz officially joins the Senate race in Pennsylvania

November 30, 2021

Published by The Philadelphia Inquirer PHILADELPHIA — Dr. Oz is in. Celebrity doctor Mehmet Oz launched his campaign for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania on Tuesday, bringing a splash of TV star power, wealth and status as a political outsider to the Republican primary — much like former President Donald Trump once did. But he’s also […]

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To grandmother’s house we go | Opinion

November 24, 2021

Published by NJ.com By Claire Whitcomb “Over the river and through the woods” is as synonymous with Thanksgiving as turkey and pumpkin pie. But where exactly are the woods these days? And how much of our rivers are hidden as we zoom over cement bridges, thinking only about the traffic between here and the cranberry […]

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State Department Official Discusses Chip Shortage, Taiwan Talks, 5G ‘Trusted Network’

November 24, 2021

STATE DEPARTMENT — A senior U.S. State Department official said the United States is not asking the world’s top chipmakers to provide “trade secrets” in response to a request for supply chain information to help address the global chip shortage. “We’re not asking for information that will be public. It’s confidential information that will be […]

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25 Simple Rules for Not Acting Like a Jerk at the Airport

November 23, 2021

Published by InsideHook By Walker Loetscher The TSA announced this week that they expect to screen 20 million passengers this Thanksgiving — by some accounts, that’s as much as an 80% increase from 2020, when air travel was at a near standstill due to COVID-19. A month after that, they’ll buff their badges, don fresh […]

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Overdose Deaths in US Top 100,000, CDC Says

November 17, 2021

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention projects that 100,000 Americans died of drug overdose between May 2020 and April 2021 — a nearly 30% increase over the previous year.While not an official count, the CDC says it can confirm 98,000 dea…

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Girls in Afghanistan starting education at Turkey’s Maarif Foundation schools

November 9, 2021

Girls in Afghanistan have started receiving their education at schools run by Turkey’s Maarif Foundation, according to the group’s chair.Speaking to Anadolu Agency, President of the foundation Birol Akgun said that there are no problems in the primary …

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