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  • ‘America’s Got Talent’ Producers Hit With Wrongful Death Lawsuit

    03/08/2018 4:23:05 AM PST · by sodpoodle · 10 replies
    The Wrap ^ | 3/8/2018 | Tim Kenneally
    The suit, filed against FremantleMedia and NBCUniversal, says that Maureen Allen was volunteering at the Pasadena Convention Center, where "AGT" was also preparing for a taping, when she attempted to roll over a power-cord protector that was obstructing the sole unblocked access ramp at the venue in her motorized wheelchair. According to the suit, filed by Allen's estate, the front wheel of her scooter got caught and turned suddenly, causing it to flip on its side. "Maureen Allen was violently thrown off her scooter onto the hard pavement, and she sustained severe injuries, including injuries to her head and her...

    04/08/2016 4:07:23 PM PDT · by PROCON · 47 replies
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Global warming is shifting the way the Earth wobbles on its polar axis, a new NASA study finds. Melting ice sheets - especially in Greenland - are changing the distribution of weight on Earth. And that has caused both the North Pole and the wobble, which is called polar motion, to change course, according to a study published Friday in the journal Science Advances.
  • Climate Change Is Making the Earth Wobble

    12/12/2015 2:47:24 PM PST · by PROCON · 129 replies
    yahoo ^ | Dec. 11, 2015 | Emily J. Gertz
    As pollution from burning fossil fuels continues to heat the atmosphere, the world's glaciers are melting at an accelerating rate. Scientists widely agree that this meltwater has been a major factor in raising global sea levels about seven inches over the 20th century. The movement of all that water is affecting the Earth's rotation, according to a study published Friday in the journal Science. "If you are melting glaciers from high latitudes--in Alaska, Greenland, or Iceland--you move mass away from the pole, toward the equator, which slows the Earth down," said Jerry Mitrovica, the study's lead author and a Harvard...
  • Brr ! Global Warming in the News Again !!

    01/25/2006 2:02:50 PM PST · by genefromjersey · 1 replies · 220+ views
    The Morning Paper ^ | 01/25/06 | vanity
    As of this writing, over 100 people have died of the cold in Eastern Europe - and the "Green Gang" is looking far less wise !
  • Slaughter In Fallujah 'Will Not Make US Wobble'

    04/01/2004 7:07:36 PM PST · by blam · 35 replies · 246+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 4-2-2004 | Alec Russelll
    Slaughter in Fallujah 'will not make US wobble' By Alec Russell in Washington (Filed: 02/04/2004) Washington vowed yesterday it would not "wobble" in its determination to succeed in Iraq as the nation absorbed, shuddered over and then put to one side the horrific images of brutalised and burned bodies of four civilian contractors. A wounded demonstrator in Basra is carried away by friends The hideous photographs of Iraqis beating two charred American corpses with shoes and then dangling them from a bridge after they were ambushed in the town of Fallujah dominated the front pages of American newspapers. President George...