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Georgia’s First Female President Takes Office

Georgia’s First Female President Takes Office Salome Zurabishvili was sworn in as the president of Georgia on December 16 after she won a runoff last month. The French-born candidate supported by the ruling Georgian Dream party becomes the first woman to hold the office in the Caucasian country. Outgoing President Giorgi Margvelashvili and the ailing…

First direct evidence that a later school day really does help teenagers

First direct evidence that a later school day really does help teenagers Pushing back high school start times not only improves the quality of students’ sleep, it also boosts attendance and academic performance, according to a study of US school attenders. The study is the first to show this objectively – using wrist-worn activity monitors…

Whom the gods wish to con, they first make illiterate

Whom the gods wish to con, they first make illiterate (Curtis Dahlgren) – There are some sentences that should never be completed: “America has been good to us, but . . . ” “Thanks for the history lesson, but . . . ” “Public education could be improved, but . . . ” IT’S A…

Duped again: Kavanaugh biffs on first chance to defend life

Duped again: Kavanaugh biffs on first chance to defend life (Bryan Fischer) – Conservatives have made a career out of getting cuckolded by Naugahyde Conservatives, guys that look, sound, and feel like the real thing and then turn out to be cheap plastic. It’s happened again. Brett Kavanaugh, whom conservatives defended through thick and thin…

L.A. County Sheriff’s deputy charged with voluntary manslaughter in first on-duty shooting prosecution in nearly 20 years

L.A. County Sheriff’s deputy charged with voluntary manslaughter in first on-duty shooting prosecution in nearly 20 years Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey announced that a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy was charged today with voluntary manslaughter for an on-duty fatal shooting of an unarmed motorist two years ago at a convenience store gas…

CNN: Facts first, just not on Israel

CNN: Facts first, just not on Israel CNN firing commentator Marc Lamont Hill exposes yet another layer of mainstream media’s bias and lack of objectivity. Source: CNN: Facts first, just not on Israel

Pentagon Fails Its First Audit—Badly

Pentagon Fails Its First Audit—Badly ThePentagon’s first-ever billion-dollar audit investigation reveals a 90% failure rate, but neocons call for more spending.  By Dr. Ron Paul The Pentagon has finally completed its first-ever audit, and the results are as many of us expected. After spending nearly a billion dollars to find out what has happened to…

Mueller says Michael Flynn gave ‘first-hand’ details of Trump transition team contacts with Russians

Mueller says Michael Flynn gave ‘first-hand’ details of Trump transition team contacts with Russians Former national security advisor Michael Flynn has given special counsel Robert Mueller “first-hand” details of contacts between President Donald Trump’s transition team and Russian government officials, Mueller said in a bombshell court document filed Tuesday night. Mueller in a sentencing memo…

First baby born after deceased womb transplant

First baby born after deceased womb transplant A woman in Brazil gives birth after surgeons implant a womb in her body from a dead donor. Source: First baby born after deceased womb transplant From News Feed

Nigeria’s secret service arrest ‘fake first lady’

Nigeria’s secret service arrest ‘fake first lady’ A woman used false identities to get into the presidential villa to allegedly run business scams. Source: Nigeria’s secret service arrest ‘fake first lady’ From News Feed

Space X: Same First Stage Successfully Used for Third Launch

Space X: Same First Stage Successfully Used for Third Launch Via: CBS: A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket using a first stage making a record third flight vaulted away from the California coast Monday, boosting 64 small satellites into orbit for a wide variety of government, academic and private-sector users — including artists — in a…

Sayonara, ‘America First’! We Hardly Knew Ye!

Sayonara, ‘America First’! We Hardly Knew Ye! President Donald Trump’s cancellation of his planned meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Buenos Aires G20 is another sign of the now almost certain demise of his declared “America First” agenda – and perhaps of his presidency. Source: Sayonara, ‘America First’! We Hardly Knew Ye! From…