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now that’s a bear hug…


most of us would be isfied to receive a big bear hug in the more figurative sense, but that doesn't cut it for jim at the orphaned wildlife center. the post now that’s a bear hug… appeared first on holy kaw!.






florida man and his dog injured by a bear in front yard


black bears are growing in population in florida.(p o: seventhdayp og hy, getty images/istockp o)pensacola, fla. — a florida man was injured when he intervened in his dog's encounter with a bear sunday.the man let his dog out into the front yard where it found the bear. the dog was injured, and when the man approached, the bear swatted him. the man sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was treated and released from gulf breeze hospital last night. injuries to the dog also were not life threatening.florida fish and wildlife conservation commission (fwc) officers and biologists are investigating the incident, collecting evidence and have initiated t ping efforts in the area of gulf breeze, fla. fwc and staff will remain in the area to speak with residents and continue t ping efforts.fl






florida man and his dog injured by a bear in front yard


black bears are growing in population in florida.(p o: seventhdayp og hy, getty images/istockp o)pensacola, fla. — a florida man was injured when he intervened in his dog's encounter with a bear sunday.the man let his dog out into the front yard where it found the bear. the dog was injured, and when the man approached, the bear swatted him. the man sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was treated and released from gulf breeze hospital last night. injuries to the dog also were not life threatening.florida fish and wildlife conservation commission (fwc) officers and biologists are investigating the incident, collecting evidence and have initiated t ping efforts in the area of gulf breeze, fla. fwc and staff will remain in the area to speak with residents and continue t ping efforts.fl






florida man and his dog injured by a bear in front yard


black bears are growing in population in florida.(p o: seventhdayp og hy, getty images/istockp o)pensacola, fla. — a florida man was injured when he intervened in his dog's encounter with a bear sunday.the man let his dog out into the front yard where it found the bear. the dog was injured, and when the man approached, the bear swatted him. the man sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was treated and released from gulf breeze hospital last night. injuries to the dog also were not life threatening.florida fish and wildlife conservation commission (fwc) officers and biologists are investigating the incident, collecting evidence and have initiated t ping efforts in the area of gulf breeze, fla. fwc and staff will remain in the area to speak with residents and continue t ping efforts.fl






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destroyed by fire, lutheran church in sacred heart, minn., to be rebuilt


six months ago, a fire destroyed the tiny wooden sanctuary where members of hawk creek lutheran church in sacred heart, minn., had worshiped for 140 years.now, a new building is about to rise from the ashes, and that’s no surprise to the church’s pastor, the rev. daniel bowman.“i never had doubts that this church would be back,” bowman said last week after the 203-member church voted unanimously to rebuild. “how often do you get unanimous with that many people? what this tells me is that this had to be led by the holy spirit.”within hours of the devastating july 23 blaze, sparked by a lightning strike, bowman said he saw god’s providence at work. as he stood in front of the charred ruins, he called his mother and asked her to pray. she did, asking god to spare the altar area as a witness t






pookie and tushka - read aloud


meet pookie and tushka, winner of ''best new children's book of the year'' and a ''top ten ebook'' in this beautiful read aloud book. a frozen little piano arrives to the shores of the icelands, bringing pookie the penguin and tushka the polar bear fun, excitement, and a heartwarming lesson about the essence of friendship. features: beautiful watercolor illustrations. animated pages. read aloud feature, read by the characters of the book. instrumental background . lovingly written and illustrated, pookie and tushka bring you the perfect children's tale.






oops i-kooo1:safety education


oops i-kooo1 is a safety education animated series for your little ones. vod just 1 time, enjoy it anywhere, anytime. even you are on the plane. enjoy the animation on-the-go. have p o time with i-kooo, remi, bibi the robot bear. i-kooo era included. story linelearn basic skills for staying safe in the fun way. ikooo, the silly prince from a distance star, arrives to earth to experience a whole new world. through various episodes, ikooo helps the little ones understand how to avoid dangerous situations, follow directions, use things carefully in everyday life in a nonthreatening way. learn with i-kooo about 1. road safety tips 2. stranger safety for kids 3. what to do in an emergency 4. safety tips at home. episode 1, 2 for free. additional episodes available through in-app purchase. sm






‘the liberal redneck’ tears into trump’s muslim ban


standup comedian and self-described “liberal redneck” trae crowder on monday railed into donald trump’s decision to restrict travel from several predominantly muslim countries, comparing supporters of the ban to the radical terrorists the ban seeks to bar.“speaking of ty emperors he did it, he f*cking did it. he banned muslims,” crowder said on a youtube video. “to be more exact, he banned muslims from a very specific set of countries, none of which pose any real or immediate threat while leaving known producers of terrorist … off the list.”“do you know how f*cking stupid this is,” crowder asked. “we shouldn’t be banning people based on their nationality, period.”“it’s so pointless—ll it does is literally ruin the lives of a bunch of good people and figuratively call the statue of liberty






thunderbirds rally in 3rd to beat 1st-place silvertips


ethan bear and keegan kolesar scored power-play goals in the third period as the seattle thunderbirds rallied to beat the everett silvertips 3-2 urday at showare center in kent.ethan bear and keegan kolesar scored power-play goals in the third period as the seattle thunderbirds rallied to beat the everett silvertips 3-2 urday at showare center in kent.the t-birds (28-15-3-1) have won 10 of their past 11 games to close in on tri-city in the u.s. division standings of the western hockey league. the silvertips (30-8-7-2) still lead the division.kolesar scored his first goal of the game in the second period. matt berlin made 21 saves for seattle.dominic zwerger scored in the first period for everett. patrick bajkov scored in the second period as the silvertips took a 2-1 lead to the third peri






ireland p ed a bill making it the first country to divest from fossil fuel


why it matters to you the landmark legislation is a symbolic move from a relatively small country that could pave the way for others to join in preserving the planet's natural resources.the environmentally conscious are bemoaning the renewed controversy around the dakota access pipeline, but there may be a silver lining overseas. in a decisive victory for the earth, ireland has become the world’s first country to completely divest from fossil fuels. in a 90 to 53 vote, the irish parliament p ed legislation that will drop coal, oil, and gas investments from its $8.56 billion ireland strategic investment fund.the bill was introduced by deputy thomas pringle, and while it’s not officially law yet (it still awaits review by ireland’s financial committee), chances of its ultimate p age are hig






how does having more guns in schools increase safety?


scott olson, getty imagesa gun attack in a rural school is unlikely, so why introduce the possibility of having students exposed daily to the known risks of having guns in their schools?re: “colorado’s rural schools arming themselves against danger, long response times,” jan. 25 news story. your article provided good background information on a complicated issue, but did not adequately present the potential consequences of senate bill 5, handgun safety training for school employees. sen. chris holbert is disingenuous when he says, “this is not a gun bill, but a training bill.”the bill sets no standards for training; it merely allows a sheriff to provide safety training to staff who already have concealed carry permits.  it also allows school districts to set a maximum number of staff who c






he’s trying to ‘kill freedom’ so ‘he’s gotta go’


actor alec baldwin used donald trump’s favorite medium — twitter — to hammer the president’s recent attempt to try and keep muslim immigrants out of the country, saying trump has “gotta go” after only eight days in office.trump’s decision to sign an executive order on friday banning syrian refugees and subjecting immigrants and visitors from muslim-majority countries to “extreme vetting” has been a disaster so far with judges ruling against it and protests breaking out in the streets and in airports.baldwin, who has engaged in a running battle with trump on television and social media, didn’t pull any punches in his tweets, calling the president “mentally ill” and demanding he take a competency test. the actor began by noting that the u.s. was founded on accepting immigrants who are lookin






amgen tour of california announces routes for 2017 race


the amgen tour of california will start in sacramento, finish in pasadena and hit many scenic areas along the way during the seven-stage bicycle race may 14 to 20, according to route maps released tuesday morning.amgen also announced the routes for its four-stage breakaway from heart disease women’s race, which will run from south lake tahoe to sacramento may 11 to 14.“the amgen tour of california is america's greatest race, and this year more than ever, the world will be watching,” kristin klein, race president and executive vice president of aeg sports, said in a statement. “as the sport of cycling continues to bloom in america, the amgen tour of california men’s and women’s events are both part of the uci worldtour for the first time, a privilege and designation reserved for the world’s






indoor practice center coming to u golf course; will serve public and gophers te


a $3.5 million indoor training center is closer to becoming a reality at the university of minnesota’s les bolstad golf course, as the school announced monday a $1 million gift from the john w. mooty foundation.the school is hoping construction on the facility, which will feature heated indoor hitting bays for all-weather practice and two indoor practice greens, can begin soon.the training center on the st. paul pus will be the first indoor facility for the gophers teams, and it will include locker rooms for the men’s and women’s teams, offices for the coaching staffs, a lounge for students and a u golf hall of fame. the facility will be named the john w. mooty golf training center, honoring the patriarch of the mooty family and creator of the foundation, who p ed away in 2015.“our father,






indoor practice center coming to u golf course; will serve public and gophers te


a $3.5 million indoor training center is closer to becoming a reality at the university of minnesota’s les bolstad golf course, as the school announced monday a $1 million gift from the john w. mooty foundation.the school is hoping construction on the facility, which will feature heated indoor hitting bays for all-weather practice and two indoor practice greens, can begin soon.the training center on the st. paul pus will be the first indoor facility for the gophers teams, and it will include locker rooms for the men’s and women’s teams, offices for the coaching staffs, a lounge for students and a u golf hall of fame. the facility will be named the john w. mooty golf training center, honoring the patriarch of the mooty family and creator of the foundation, who p ed away in 2015.“our father,






poland puts auschwitz staff database online


poland on monday published the first online database with the names and other personal details of nearly 10,000 staff who ran the auschwitz-birkenau nazi german death p.the database, which the ipn says contains 9,686 names “is just the beginning of a wide-ranging project” that will cover the staff of other death and concentration ps that nazi germany set up in occupied poland, ipn chairman jaroslaw szarek told reporters in krakow.around 25,000 names have already been gathered so far.szarek said the project is in part intended to curb the use by foreign media of the erroneous phrase “polish death ps” to refer to sites built and run by nazi germany in occupied poland.warsaw has long called out media for identifying the ps as “polish” due to confusion caused by their geog hical location.but a






'resistiré' (i will resist), dúo dinámico (1988) / boing boing


“resistiré,” '80s euro-pop by the spanish band dúo dinámico. as made famous in átame (tie me up tie me down), a film by pedro almodóvar in which antonio banderas, victoria abril, and loles león sing the song while driving.report this adlyrics: “resistiré.” dúo dinámico, from the album 'en forma' (1988) cuando pierda todas las partidascuando duerma con la soledadcuando se me cierren las salidasy la noche no me deje en paz cuando sienta miedo del silenciocuando cueste mantenerse en piecuando se rebelen los recuerdosy me pongan contra la pared resistiré, erguido frente a todosme volveré de hierro para endurecer la piely aunque los vientos de la vida soplen fuerteyo soy como el junco que se doblapero siempre sigue en pie resistiré para seguir viviendosoportaré los golpes y jamás me rendiréy a






pinchas zukerman is chamber san francisco's top artist


daniel levenstein recalls the exact moment that chamber san francisco be e a success.not long after he founded the popular chamber series, he presented a concert by the world-renowned beaux arts trio. after the performance, the group’s pianist, menahem pressler, put his hand on levenstein’s shoulder and said “you’ll present us every year, ok?”for levenstein, that was the supreme affirmation of chamber san francisco’s winning formula. the series offers concerts that audiences love – and top-tier artists want to play.levenstein founded the series in 2004 at the florence gould theater in san francisco’s legion of honor. after a few seasons, he expanded its reach. now, most of its programs open in san francisco, with repeat performances in walnut creek and palo alto.“that’s really our calling






seeing green: jane fonda and richard perry seek $13 million for eco-friendly hom


producer richard perry and actress jane fonda are readying for a scene change in beverly hills, listing their eco-friendly home of five years for sale at $12.999 million.tucked behind gates in the trousdale estates area, the four-bedroom, 6.5-bathroom house boasts clean lines, open-plan spaces and a gl elevator that services each floor. beyond the eco-friendly double-glazed windows, motorized shades and bamboo floors, the home’s environmental features include p ovoltaic electric panels and a solar-heated swimming pool. the contemporary home, built in 1961 and since renovated, features a gl elevator, p ovoltaic panels and a solar-heated swimming pool. (unlimited style real estate p og hy)other details include an updated kitchen with bi-folding doors that open to a terrace. an adjoining bre






copyright infringing alert system abandoned in us


the center for copyright information (cci) has announced that the united states copyright alert system (cas), designed to combat online piracy, has been abandoned by its members after a four-year run.the cas was run by the cci and involved voluntary participation by five isps -- at&t, verizon, comcast, time warner cable, and cablevision -- which all agreed to send users a warning notice when requested by copyright owners represented by the motion picture ociation of america (mpaa) or the recording industry ociation of america (riaa).latest australian news"after four years of extensive consumer education and enga ent, the copyright alert system will conclude its work," the cci said in a statement."the program demonstrated that real progress is possible when content creators, internet in






winter farming in high demand thanks to farm-to-table movement – the denver post


by lisa rathke,the  ociated pressmontpelier, vt. — demand driven by the farm-to-table movement knows no seasons, so farmers in colder areas of the country increasingly use greenhouses and similar structures to meet wintertime demand for local produce.while crusty snow and ice covers the ground in january in vermont, spinach leaves sprout in rows of unfrozen soil inside a high tunnel — a large enclosure covered by plastic film that is warmed by the sun and protected from the wind.“i can never keep up with the spinach demand,” said joe buley, owner of screamin’ ridge farm in montpelier, who planted the spinach in november and will sell it in about two weeks.this time of year, when vegetables are trucked in from california and mexico, some consumers clamor for fresh local produce.“i’m definit






the elder scrolls online gets morrowind expansion


today bethesda announced a new expansion for the elder scrolls online. the elder scrolls online: morrowind will add the island of vvardenfell to the game, allowing players to explore the iconic setting from the elder scrolls iii: morrowind.advertisementin a live stream today, bethesda and zenimax online studio revealed that the latest expansion to the elder scrolls online would finally allow players to quest in locations from morrowind. before now, players could journey to some parts of the continent of morrowind but never had the chance to quest in vvardenfell itself. the elder scrolls online is set centuries before morrowind and will allow players to explore the setting during during its prime.new players will be able to buy the expansion and the base game together for $59.99. players wh






the elder scrolls online gets morrowind expansion


today bethesda announced a new expansion for the elder scrolls online. the elder scrolls online: morrowind will add the island of vvardenfell to the game, allowing players to explore the iconic setting from the elder scrolls iii: morrowind.advertisementin a live stream today, bethesda and zenimax online studio revealed that the latest expansion to the elder scrolls online would finally allow players to quest in locations from morrowind. before now, players could journey to some parts of the continent of morrowind but never had the chance to quest in vvardenfell itself. the elder scrolls online is set centuries before morrowind and will allow players to explore the setting during during its prime.the expansion is priced at $59.99. player who already own a copy of the tamriel unleashed versi






the elder scrolls online gets morrowind expansion


today bethesda announced a new expansion for the elder scrolls online. the elder scrolls online: morrowind will add the island of vvardenfell to the game, allowing players to explore the iconic setting from the elder scrolls iii: morrowind.advertisementin a live stream today, bethesda and zenimax online studio revealed that the latest expansion to the elder scrolls online would finally allow players to quest in locations from morrowind. before now, players could journey to some parts of the continent of morrowind but never had the chance to quest in vvardenfell itself. the elder scrolls online is set centuries before morrowind and will allow players to explore the setting during during its prime.the expansion is priced at $59.99 and will include the base game. player who already own a copy






return to vvardenfell with 'the elder scrolls online: morrowind' expansion


welcome back to vvardenfell. zenimax online studios announced via twitch that the latest expansion for the elder scrolls online will bring players back to the familiar island from the elder scrolls iii: morrowind.the expansion, appropriately called the elder scrolls online: morrowind, will take you to vvardenfell 700 years before the events of the elder scrolls iii. once you arrive, you have to help vivec, the guardian of vvardenfell, by restoring his strength, but you also have to prevent the destruction of vivec city from an incoming meteor.the elder scrolls online: morrowind announcement trailereven though you’ll probably use an existing character to play through the expansion, it will probably be worth trying out a new character at some point as well. for the first time since the launc






'the moth' to wrangle authentic old west stories at cowboy poetry event in nevad


if you think the old west is long gone, head to elko, nev. that’s where the 33rd national cowboy poetry gathering is under way this week with stories, , food and of course poetry about the rural west.a bonus: national public radio’s weekly “the moth” storytelling show will feature the gathering for the first time urday night.story spinners (women and men) as well as singers take the stage in a series of events now through urday at the elko convention center in the town roughly 288 miles east of reno.forty-five performers from the u.s., canada and australia will take turns conveying what rural life on ranches and working with cattle is like.highlights include luke bell, who rolling stone magazine said was one of 10 country artists to watch in 2016; and doug moreland and the flying armadillo






yemeni civilians killed in first us raid under trump | yemen news


at least 10 yemeni women and children have been killed in the first us military operation in the country authorised by president donald trump, medics and local media have said.the us military said it killed 14 members of al-qaeda in the arabian peninsula (aqap) in sunday's dawn raid in the southern province of al-bayda that involved missiles and helicopter machine guns.in a statement, the pentagon did not refer to any civilian casualties, although a us military official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said they could not be ruled out.the official also said that one us commando died, three others were wounded and that military forces did not take any prisoners from the site.aqap said abdulraouf al-zahab, a senior leader of the group, was killed along with several other fighters in the






leaders gather to elect au chair, re-examine key issues | ethiopia


addis ababa, ethiopia - as the early morning sun pierced through the morning chill of the waking city, diplomats with flag lapels pinned to their suits filled the spacious lobby of the african union headquarters in the heart of the ethiopian capital.the diplomats and dignitaries were gathered following a night of intense lobbying and backroom deals to try to secure their preferred candidate for the au's top job in the upcoming election.security in front of the headquarters building, which is the tallest in the city and was built by the chinese at a cost of some $200m, is tight. new and long-term au heads of state have gathered in addis ababa to elect a new chairperson.five candidates are competing for the top seat of the continental body. the new chairperson will take office on a four-ye






yemeni civilians killed in first us raid under trump | yemen news


at least 10 yemeni women and children have been killed in the first us military operation in the country authorised by president donald trump, medics and local media have said.the us military said it killed 14 members of al-qaeda in the arabian peninsula (aqap) in sunday's dawn raid in the southern province of al-bayda that involved missiles and helicopter machine guns.in a statement, the pentagon did not refer to any civilian casualties, although a us military official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said they could not be ruled out.the official also said that one us commando died, three others were wounded and that military forces did not take any prisoners from the site.aqap said abdulraouf al-zahab, a senior leader of the group, was killed along with several other fighters in the






intelligence, pentagon leaders welcome at nsc meetings


president trump (p o: pool, getty images)white house chief of staff reince priebus denied sunday that president trump's revamped national security council will be restricted, saying intelligence and pentagon chiefs are welcome at any meeting."they're included as attendees anytime that they want to be included," priebus told nbc's meet the press.a trump order issued  urday indicated that joint chiefs of staff chairman joseph dunford and director of national intelligence-designate dan coats are not full-fledged nsc members moving forward."the director of national intelligence and the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff shall attend where issues pertaining to their responsibilities and expertise are to be discussed," the order said.priebus told nbc that "they're invited to be attendees of t






intelligence, pentagon leaders welcome at nsc meetings


president trump (p o: pool, getty images)white house chief of staff reince priebus denied sunday that president trump's revamped national security council will be restricted, saying intelligence and pentagon chiefs are welcome at any meeting."they're included as attendees anytime that they want to be included," priebus told nbc's meet the press.a trump order issued  urday indicated that joint chiefs of staff chairman joseph dunford and director of national intelligence-designate dan coats are not full-fledged nsc members moving forward."the director of national intelligence and the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff shall attend where issues pertaining to their responsibilities and expertise are to be discussed," the order said.priebus told nbc that "they're invited to be attendees of t






intelligence, pentagon leaders welcome at nsc meetings


president trump (p o: pool, getty images)white house chief of staff reince priebus denied sunday that president trump's revamped national security council will be restricted, saying intelligence and pentagon chiefs are welcome at any meeting."they're included as attendees anytime that they want to be included," priebus told nbc's meet the press.a trump order issued  urday indicated that joint chiefs of staff chairman joseph dunford and director of national intelligence-designate dan coats are not full-fledged nsc members moving forward."the director of national intelligence and the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff shall attend where issues pertaining to their responsibilities and expertise are to be discussed," the order said.priebus told nbc that "they're invited to be attendees of t






i don't think dwyane wade is done saying dwyane wade things


some of the fallout from the bulls’ team meeting after their meltdown last week and the predictable franchise pantsing that followed still sounds and smells phony.at the center of this lame act is dwyane wade with these thoughts a couple days after carving his teammates along with his sock puppet, jimmy butler.“i'm not putting myself above this,’’ said wade, who in fact put himself above all of it by calling out teammates and making sure everybody knows he has won three titles. “i'm the first one to talk about the things i do wrong on the basketball floor. we all make mistakes. we all turn the ball over. we all miss s s. we all defensively have lapses. we all at the refs. we all don't get back in transition. we all have those moments. it's just about our approach to the game as a team. are






i don't think dwyane wade is done saying dwayne wade things


some of the fallout from the bulls’ team meeting after their meltdown last week and the predictable franchise pantsing that followed still sounds and smells phony.at the center of this lame act is dwyane wade with these thoughts a couple days after carving his teammates along with his sock puppet, jimmy butler.“i'm not putting myself above this,’’ said wade, who in fact put himself above all of it by calling out teammates and making sure everybody knows he has won three titles. “i'm the first one to talk about the things i do wrong on the basketball floor. we all make mistakes. we all turn the ball over. we all miss s s. we all defensively have lapses. we all at the refs. we all don't get back in transition. we all have those moments. it's just about our approach to the game as a team. are






us home prices rise 5.3 pct. amid solid demand, tight supply


washington (ap) — u.s. home prices marched steadily higher in november, pushed up by healthy demand for homes and a shrinking supply of available properties.the standard & poor’s corelogic case-shiller 20-city home index, released tuesday , rose 5.3 percent, slightly faster than october’s gain of 5.1 percent.so far, home sales have remained healthy even as mortgage rates have risen, suggesting homebuyers are trying to lock down purchases before rates increase further. americans bought existing homes at the fastest pace in nearly a decade in november. yet the number of homes for sale has fallen to a 17-year low, fueling bidding wars in many cities.prices in seattle jumped 10.4 percent in november from a year earlier, the biggest gain among the 20 cities tracked by the index. portland fo






trustwave exposes authentication byp flaw in netgear routers


trustwave revealed two security vulnerabilities that can be exploited to reveal the p word used to secure netgear routers. this p word could be used to gain total control over the router, which could in turn be used to compromise other devices on the network or to attack online infrastructure.the security flaw was discovered in april 2016. trustwave said it contacted netgear about the vulnerabilities several times over the course of nine months without response. meanwhile, the list of affected models rose from 18 to 31, and the company discovered that an lg router using netgear firmware was also vulnerable to attack. compromising these devices would be trivial: the researcher who found the flaw, simon kenin, said in a blog post that he's "not a great programmer" but that even he could expl






cal, san jose state coaches scramble to fill out cl es


san jose state coach brent brennan had been on the job for a month when he heard justin wilcox was filling the cal vacancy. it was a hectic time for both with national signing day approaching, but brennan reached out with a congratulatory phone call.he ended up leaving a message for wilcox; they have yet to speak.“it’s ok, i get it,” brennan said recently with a laugh. “he’s in the submarine.’’after an 18-day rescue mission, wilcox will surface for fresh air wednesday when major college programs across the country sign their 2017 recruiting cl es.at that point, wilcox can attend to trivial matters like hiring the rest of his coaching staff and meeting with key athletic department staffers. a full night’s sleep would be nice, too.“the days are long and full,’’ wilcox said recently in what q






amazon expected to yield higher revenue, thinner margins in holiday quarter


increased evidence that amazon.com is in the midst of a major investment cycle has made analysts dial down previous expectations for a lofty profit.amazon.com’s strengthening dominance of online shopping is leading wall street to expect a killer holiday quarter, as far as sales are concerned. but increased evidence that the e-commerce giant is in the midst of a major investment cycle has made analysts dial down previous expectations for a lofty profit. the seattle-based company, which reports earnings on thursday, is expected to have brought home $44.66 billion in revenue in the fourth quarter of 2016, a total that’s 24.9 percent higher than the previous year. the boost, experts say, e from a boom in online shopping that has disproportionately benefited amazon; its share of the e-commerce






metro boys' swimming honor roll through jan. 29


50 freestyle• samuel schilling, minnetonka 20.62• jordan greenberg, eden prairie 21.12• andrew trepanier, lakeville north 21.19• ben chatwin, forest lake 21.28• abe townley, white bear lake 21.31• jack dahlgren, chanh en 21.37• jared baetzold, north st. paul 21.40• john shelstad, minnetonka 21.63• jasper appleton, eagan 21.76• henry skinner, prior lake 21.80100 freestyle• samuel schilling, minnetonka 45.39• john shelstad, minnetonka 46.29• jon busse, stillwater 46.48• josef hanson, minnetonka 46.53• jordan greenberg, eden prairie 46.66• jared baetzold, north st. paul 46.71• andrew trepanier, lkvl north 46.88• jack dahlgren, chanh en 46.91• ben chatwin, forest lake 47.02• joshua withers, eden prairie 47.24200 freestyle• samuel schilling, minntnka 1:39.08• jack dahlgren, chanh en 1:41.54• jo






calls to stop president trump's state visit to uk


image copyrightafp/gettyimage caption thousands marched through london on january 21 to voice their opposition to president trump calls are being made to cancel a proposed state visit to the uk by president trump after he issued an executive order clamping down on immigration to the us.labour leader jeremy corbyn said it would be "totally wrong" for the visit to go ahead later this year.a petition to stop it has reached over 350,000 meaning it will be considered for debate in parliament.the visit was announced during pm may's trip to the us - no date has been set.downing street were asked for a response to the calls to cancel. a spokesman said: "we extended the invite and it was accepted."speaking on itv's peston on sunday, mr corbyn said: "i think we should make it very clear we are extre






calls to stop president trump's state visit to uk


image copyrightafp/gettyimage caption thousands marched through london on january 21 to voice their opposition to president trump calls are being made to cancel a proposed state visit to the uk by president trump after he issued an executive order clamping down on immigration to the us.labour leader jeremy corbyn said it would be "totally wrong" for the visit to go ahead later this year.a petition to stop it has reached over 300,000 meaning it will be considered for debate in parliament.the visit was announced during pm may's trip to the us - no date has been set.downing street were asked for a response to the calls to cancel. a spokesman said: "we extended the invite and it was accepted."speaking on itv's peston on sunday, mr corbyn said: "i think we should make it very clear we are extre






military: first-known combat death since trump in office


washington — it's been described as the greatest burden any commander in chief must bear.just days into his young presidency, a u.s. service member has died in military action authorized by donald trump. it's the first known combat death of a member of the u.s. military since trump took the oath of office on jan. 20 and underscores the gravity of the decisions he now makes.three service members were also wounded sunday during the firefight with militants from al-qaida in the arabian peninsula's branch in yemen. the raid left nearly 30 others dead, including an estimated 14 militants. a fourth u.s. service member was injured when a military aircraft isting in the mission had a "hard landing" nearby, according to u.s. central command."americans are saddened this morning with news that a life






military: first-known combat death since trump sworn in


washington — it's been described as the greatest burden any commander in chief must bear.just days into his young presidency, a u.s. service member has died in military action authorized by donald trump. it's the first known combat death of a member of the u.s. military since trump took the oath of office on jan. 20 and underscores the gravity of the decisions he now makes.three service members were also wounded sunday during the firefight with militants from al-qaida in the arabian peninsula's branch in yemen. the raid left nearly 30 others dead, including an estimated 14 militants. a fourth u.s. service member was injured when a military aircraft isting in the mission had a "hard landing" nearby, according to u.s. central command."americans are saddened this morning with news that a life






trust us, there are 10 really good reasons to watch super bowl li


the falcons and patriots in super bowl li doesn’t scream grudge match, but the storylines are plentiful.10. spreading the wealthatlanta, 0-1 in super bowls, can become the 20th team to win a super bowl. if it happens, we’re down to 12 lombardi trophy-free teams: vikings (0-4), bills (0-4), panthers (0-2), eagles (0-2), bengals (0-2), cardinals (0-1), titans (0-1), chargers (0-1), texans (0-0), jaguars (0-0), lions (0-0) and browns (0-0).9. matty ice vs. joe coolmatt ryan’s playoff record is 3-4, but atlanta’s qb is completing 70.6 percent of this year’s playoff p es for 730 yards, seven touchdowns, no interceptions and a 132.6 p er rating. it’s reminiscent of joe montana’s postseason super bowl-winning run in 1989. he completed 78.3 percent for 800 yards, 11 touchdowns, no interceptions an






resistance and reluctance | techcrunch


every sunday, our daily newsletter features a piece of analysis and opinion regarding the biggest stories of the week in tech. this sunday, we’re republishing this week’s daily newsletter column here in its entirety.resistance and reluctance: trump’s most controversial act yet is a sweeping immigration order that bars refugees and even legitimate visa holders from a list of muslim majority countries from entering the country. in an interview on fox news on sunday, trump lieutenant rudy giuliani admitted trump e to him and asked him for a way to create a muslim ban in a way that was legally acceptable. this is no longer something that anyone with any influence in tech can justifiably fail to oppose.and yet we see a range of responses from leaders and companies in and around silicon valley.






anonymous donor spends $13,250 to pay lunch debts for 148 students


closeskip in skipxembedxshare an anonymous donor paid off lunch debts for 148 elementary school students. humankindan anonymous donor paid off lunch balances for students whose accounts were in the red by $10 or more.(p o: the des moines register)johnston, iowa -- an anonymous donor has paid off lunch debts for 148 johnston elementary school students whose accounts were in the red by $10 or more.the donation, totaling $13,250, was made jan. 9. it benefited students in kindergarten through fifth grade in all five johnston elementary schools, said laura sprague, director of communications."this donation is quite critical for families who need some extra help," she said. " ... when the belly is full, the kids can have a much better day. and for some students who may be in a food insecure situ






anonymous donor spends $13,250 to pay lunch debts for 148 students


closeskip in skipxembedxshare an anonymous donor paid off lunch debts for 148 elementary school students. humankindan anonymous donor paid off lunch balances for students whose accounts were in the red by $10 or more.(p o: the des moines register)johnston, iowa -- an anonymous donor has paid off lunch debts for 148 johnston elementary school students whose accounts were in the red by $10 or more.the donation, totaling $13,250, was made jan. 9. it benefited students in kindergarten through fifth grade in all five johnston elementary schools, said laura sprague, director of communications."this donation is quite critical for families who need some extra help," she said. " ... when the belly is full, the kids can have a much better day. and for some students who may be in a food insecure situ






anonymous donor spends $13,250 to pay lunch debts for 148 students


closeskip in skipxembedxshare an anonymous donor paid off lunch debts for 148 elementary school students. humankindan anonymous donor paid off lunch balances for students whose accounts were in the red by $10 or more.(p o: the des moines register)johnston, iowa -- an anonymous donor has paid off lunch debts for 148 johnston elementary school students whose accounts were in the red by $10 or more.the donation, totaling $13,250, was made jan. 9. it benefited students in kindergarten through fifth grade in all five johnston elementary schools, said laura sprague, director of communications."this donation is quite critical for families who need some extra help," she said. " ... when the belly is full, the kids can have a much better day. and for some students who may be in a food insecure situ






anonymous donor spends $13,250 to pay lunch debts for 148 students


closeskip in skipxembedxshare an anonymous donor paid off lunch debts for 148 elementary school students. humankindan anonymous donor paid off lunch balances for students whose accounts were in the red by $10 or more.(p o: the des moines register)johnston, iowa -- an anonymous donor has paid off lunch debts for 148 johnston elementary school students whose accounts were in the red by $10 or more.the donation, totaling $13,250, was made jan. 9. it benefited students in kindergarten through fifth grade in all five johnston elementary schools, said laura sprague, director of communications."this donation is quite critical for families who need some extra help," she said. " ... when the belly is full, the kids can have a much better day. and for some students who may be in a food insecure situ