Posts by Leslie Eastman  (Page 10)
 

NASA testing ability to change asteroid orbits for planetary defense

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Posted by    Sunday, February 10, 2019 at 2:00pm 2/10/2019 at 2:00pm

From time to time, I have covered the history of asteroid impacts on Earth that result in real global climate change and verifiable world-wide extinctions.

In a heart-warming development that shows that many scientists recognize a real risk to the Earth, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is now developing space...

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President Trump says that after “productive” talks with North Korea, next summit slated for Hanoi

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Posted by    Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 12:00pm 2/9/2019 at 12:00pm
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During his rousing and well-received State of the Union address this week, President Donald Trump noted the next summit with North Korea has been scheduled for the end of February.

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Los Angeles officials plan to rip out City Hall carpets to combat typhus outbreak

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Posted by    Friday, February 8, 2019 at 1:00pm 2/8/2019 at 1:00pm
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We have been covering the spread of the flea-borne illness typhus through Pasadena and Los Angeles, which is the result of rat infestations that have followed in the wake of the homeless crisis.

Los Angeles city employees are now acting to combat the rodent problem in City Hall, after one of the...

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California cases of potentially deadly “Valley Fever” are starting to soar

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Posted by    Thursday, February 7, 2019 at 7:00pm 2/7/2019 at 7:00pm
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A potentially life-threatening fungal illness is rapidly spreading throughout central California, state health officials report.

The number of Valley Fever cases rose eight percent in 2018 from the previous year – up to more than 8,100 from more than 7,500, according to a report released by the California Department of Public Health...

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Typhus Crisis In Los Angeles Worsens

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Posted by    Monday, February 4, 2019 at 9:40pm 2/4/2019 at 9:40pm
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Late last year, I reported that the Los Angeles area was battling a typhus epidemic.

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San Francisco Has More Drug Addicts Than Public High School Students, Health Dept Survey finds

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Posted by    Sunday, February 3, 2019 at 6:00pm 2/3/2019 at 6:00pm
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The Left Coast of this great nation is often held up as a blueprint for progressive policy successes by its politicians, such as Democratic Party presidential hopeful Kamala Harris.

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Did forced focus on green energy lead to California’s devastating wildfires?

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Posted by    Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 8:00pm 2/2/2019 at 8:00pm
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Last November, large sections of California became a hellscape as wildfires devastated areas that have suffered drought conditions, overgrown brush, and environmental restrictions that prohibited appropriate forest management plans from being implemented.

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DOJ Charges Chinese Tech Giant Huawei and Its CFO With Stealing Trade Secrets, Misleading Banks About Iran Dealings

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Posted by    Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 1:00pm 1/31/2019 at 1:00pm
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We have been following the developments related to Canada’s arrest of China’s Huawei Technologies Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou, who faces extradition to the United States on suspicion she violated U.S. trade sanctions against Iran.

The Department of Justice officially unsealed charges against...

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American press excited that Midwest is having a winter storm…in January

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Posted by    Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 1:00pm 1/30/2019 at 1:00pm
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The news cycle has been overwhelmed with chilling stories of the Midwest being colder than the continent of Antarctica this week.

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California may cut state’s pot taxes to help lagging legal sales

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Posted by    Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 7:30pm 1/29/2019 at 7:30pm

Late last year, I noted that over-taxation and over-regulation have impacted the amount of tax generated from marijuana sales in California.
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Final Battle for Alexander the Great’s Legacy concludes with Greece reaching deal with North Macedonia

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Posted by    Monday, January 28, 2019 at 8:30pm 1/28/2019 at 8:30pm

Since the collapse of the Soviet Union and the subsequent independence of the Balkans, one of the most hotly contested issues has been between Greece and the neighboring entity that had been calling itself the “Republic of Macedonia”.

The origin of this struggle has been the legacy of Alexander the Great, the...

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Germany to close all 84 of its coal-fired power plants over the next 19 years

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Posted by    Monday, January 28, 2019 at 9:00am 1/28/2019 at 9:00am

Germany has officially revealed plans to shut down all 84 of its coal-fired power plants over the next 19 years in its quest against climate change.

The announcement marked a significant shift for Europe’s largest country — a nation that had long been a leader on cutting CO2 emissions before turning into a...

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France’s ‘Yellow Vest” protesters angry at #FakeNews media as well as at bureaucrats

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Posted by    Sunday, January 27, 2019 at 12:00pm 1/27/2019 at 12:00pm

Perhaps the most undercovered major news story today is the continuing ‘Yellow Vest’ protests in France.

They continued for the 11th week, and protesters clashed with security forces in Paris and several other cities.

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Public health emergency declared over measles near Portland, Oregon

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Posted by    Friday, January 25, 2019 at 7:00am 1/25/2019 at 7:00am
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A public health emergency has been declared in Clark County, Washington, which is near the border of Oregon and close to Portland. The declaration is a result of an ongoing measles outbreak.

According to the latest update from the county’s Department of Health, 23 cases of measles have been confirmed and health...

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Trump administration to launch new missile defense plan

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Posted by    Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 9:00am 1/24/2019 at 9:00am
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Following up on his initiating Space Force, President Donald Trump has launched a new missile defense plan.

Unveiling a revamped missile defense plan, President Donald Trump said Thursday that the United States is prepared to make use of space as a potential battleground.

“My upcoming budget will invest in a space-based missile defense...

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Egard Watch Company video counters Gillette’s “Toxic Masculinity” ad

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Posted by    Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 9:00am 1/22/2019 at 9:00am
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It appears that one company’s executive was making notes on the response to the Gillette’s man-shaming video, “The Best a Man Can Be”.
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Ahead of Summit #2, North Korea says it wants to transform peninsula into “Peace Zone”

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Posted by    Sunday, January 20, 2019 at 12:00pm 1/20/2019 at 12:00pm
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As a follow-up to the historic Singapore Summit, we noted that President Donald Trump plans to hold a second summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un in February.

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