Tuesday, 21 February 2017
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Elderly woman finds £5 note worth £50,000, donates the money to young people

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Finding out that the fiver in your wallet is worth thousands of pounds is a dream-come-true for some — but not everyone. A Northern Irish woman who discovered a rare £5 note worth £50,000 ($62,317) has given the note to charity because she says she has no use for the money.  SEE ALSO: Some lucky duck got a £5 note 'worth £50,000' in a Christmas card The note is one of just four ultra-rare notes worth £50,000 in circulation in the UK. The note — which is engraved with a special Jane Austen inscription — is the third one to be snapped up, leaving just one left. The woman who discovered the note contacted the gallery founded by Graham Short — the artist who engraved the notes — stating her wish to donate the note to charity. "£5 note enclosed, I don't need it at my time of life. Please use it to help young people," reads the letter sent to the gallery by the donor, who prefers to remain anonymous.  Image: graham short "The lady who found the note has surprised us all by sending it to the gallery and asking that it be used to help young people," reads a blog post on Short's website.  According to the post, the proceeds from the note will be donated to children's charity Children in Need.   "Currently contacting outlets connected to Children in Need to try and give this to a good cause so we honour the request of the lucky woman who originally discovered the note," ontinues. BONUS: This keychain can take away that annoying jingle your keys make

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‘Not My President’s Day’ protests in the U.S.

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Thousands of people in cities around the country turned out to demonstrate against the policies of President Trump on Monday in a protest that organizers called “Not My President’s Day.” Yahoo News dispatched reporters to cover the major demonstrations in New York City, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C. and elsewhere. Follow our LIVE BLOG throughout the day for the latest updates. See more news-related photo galleries and follow us on Yahoo News Photo Tumblr

Deadline looms for Dakota Access pipeline protest camp

Added: 21.02.2017 4:30 | 3 views | 0 comments


As dawn breaks over an encampment that was once home to thousands of people protesting the Dakota Access oil pipeline, a few hundred holdouts rise for another day of resistance.
They aren't deterred by the threat of flooding, nor by declarations from state and federal authorities that they must...

Tags: FED, Oil, USA
From: www.sun-sentinel.com

Thousands of homes flooded in Jakarta

Added: 21.02.2017 4:14 | 11 views | 0 comments

Torrential rain in Jakarta has overwhelmed drains and flooded roads and thousands of homes.

Tags: Jakarta, USA
From: www.news.com.au

New S$8.4m national cybersecurity lab launched at NUS

Added: 21.02.2017 2:24 | 2 views | 0 comments

Supported by S$8.4 million in funding from the National Research Foundation, the National Cybersecurity Research and Development (R&D) Laboratory has more than a thousand computers that can emulate large-scale malicious online attacks.

Tags: USA
From: www.channelnewsasia.com

Leprosy strain genotyped from medieval pilgrim at UK burial site

Added: 21.02.2017 2:14 | 3 views | 0 comments

Leprosy is a bacterial infection caused by Mycobacterium leprae or Mycobacterium lepromatosis. It has afflicted humans for thousands of years, reaching epidemic levels during the Middle Ages, and people continue to be affected by the disease today. However, the genetic origins of the disease are not well understood.

Tags: UK, USA, Bacteria
From: www.heritagedaily.com

Lake-effect snow in the USA

Added: 21.02.2017 2:01 | 4 views | 0 comments

Recent cold weather over the USA has brought significant lake-effect snow for some near the Great...

Tags: USA
From: www.weathercast.co.uk

'One Piece' Episode 777, 778 Spoilers Latest Straw Hats Deal With Stowaway As Devastating News Looms On Horizon

Added: 21.02.2017 1:40 | 4 views | 0 comments

The Thousand Sunny has an unexpected passenger and Luffy and his crew will have to deal with her in the next episode of the Japanese anime series "One Piece."

Tags: Oil, Japan, USA
From: www.christianpost.com

Thousands gather for Not My President Day protests

Added: 21.02.2017 1:30 | 4 views | 0 comments

Demonstrators protested President Trump's policies Monday.

From: abcnews.go.com

Malia Obama dines with fashionable crew in Aspen

Added: 21.02.2017 1:25 | 4 views | 0 comments

The 18-year-old was wearing a blue-and-red ski hat with “USA” written on the front.

From: pagesix.com

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