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White House holds off on suspending China-U.S. flights amid virus outbreak

Added: 29.01.2020 2:16 | 11 views | 0 comments

The White House on Tuesday opted not to suspend flights from China to the United States as it discussed ways to deal with the coronavirus outbreak, sources briefed on the matter told Reuters.


Harvard's chemistry chair charged with lying about China contract

Added: 29.01.2020 0:19 | 10 views | 0 comments

Federal agents allege the professor violated U.S. law by not disclosing the money he received to the Defense Department.

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White House declines to suspend China-U.S. flights amid coronavirus outbreak

Added: 29.01.2020 0:03 | 8 views | 0 comments

The White House on Tuesday opted not to suspend flights from China to the United States amid the coronavirus outbreak, sources briefed on the matter told Reuters.


Maryland cop charged with murder after shooting handcuffed suspect, police chief says

Added: 28.01.2020 23:54 | 13 views | 0 comments

The officer, a 10-year force veteran, allegedly shot the suspect seven times, Prince George's County Police Chief Hank Stawinski said.


Leave No Trace: 6 Tips for Visiting the National Parks

Added: 28.01.2020 23:35 | 4 views | 0 comments

Man hiking in mountainsThe national parks are some of our country's greatest national treasures—so it's important that while we enjoy them, we also take care of them, especially when hiking and camping in backcountry areas. To help keep the parks pristine, visitors need to take an active role in maintaining them. Here's how you can make the most of the national parks and make sure you leave no trace: Plan Ahead and Prepare Hiking in the backcountry is inherently risky. Three miles of hiking at the high elevations in Wyoming may be much harder than three miles in your neighborhood park back home. Choose appropriate routes for mileage and elevation gain with this in mind, and carry hiking essentials. Travel and Camp on Durable Surfaces In front-country and backcountry campgrounds, camp in designated sites. Protect fragile plants by staying on trails even in mud, refusing to cut switchbacks, and walking single file. If you must walk off the trail, step on rocks, snow, or dry grasses rather than wet soil and delicate plants. Leave What You Find Flowers, rocks, and fur tufts on shrubs are protected park resources, as are historical and cultural items. For lunch stops and camping, sit on rocks or logs where you find them rather than moving them to accommodate comfort. Minimize Campfire Impacts Make fires in designated fire pits only, not on beaches. Use small wrist-sized dead and downed wood, not live branches. Be aware: Fires and collecting firewood are not permitted in some places in the parks. Respect Wildlife Bring along binoculars, spotting scopes, and telephoto lenses to aid in watching wildlife. Keep your distance. Do not feed any wildlife, even ground squirrels. Once fed, they can become more aggressive. Be Considerate of Other Visitors In particular, be aware of cell phones and how their use or noise cuts into the natural soundscapes of the parks. For formation on Leave No Trace, visit . Happy camping! Ready to plan your parks adventure? [hbg-title isbn="9781640492776" summary="They’ve been dubbed America’s best idea for a reason: get inspired, get outdoors, and discover the wild beauty of the United States with Moon USA National Parks."/] [hbg-newsletter call_to_action="Want travel inspiration sent straight to your inbox?" button_text="Sign up" list_id_override="c89b0f3998/] Pin it for Later leave no trace pinterest graphic


Australia leader seeks greater federal powers in emergencies: media

Added: 28.01.2020 23:26 | 12 views | 0 comments

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison wants greater federal powers during natural disasters, local media reported on Wednesday, as authorities warned that bushfires ravaging the country for months were now sweeping through a national park outside the capital.


Bodies of Kobe Bryant, 8 others recovered from crash site as NTSB probes for clues

Added: 28.01.2020 22:59 | 17 views | 0 comments

Federal investigators are collecting evidence to try to understand what caused the helicopter to crash, killing all nine aboard


Andreescu named in Canada team for Fed Cup qualifier

Added: 28.01.2020 22:19 | 22 views | 0 comments

U.S. Open champion Bianca Andreescu has been named in the Canadian team that will face Switzerland in next week's Fed Cup qualifier but will only make her season debut if her knee injury has fully recovered, Tennis Canada said on Tuesday.


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