Top US Congressman to Boycott Opening of Civil Rights Museum    

WASHINGTON —  U.S. Representative John Lewis, a Georgia Democrat, is one of the country’s best known living icons of the fight for civil rights in the 1960s. But Lewis said Thursday he will refuse to attend Saturday’s opening of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum if President Donald Trump will be …

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Origami-inspired Robot | Technology Org

Mind is terrible thing to waste. When you don’t stop thinking, magic can happen. So it did in a Case Western Reserve University. One researcher, named Kiju Lee, created novel mechanism called TWISTER (TWISted TowEr Robot), because it has a tower structure. This invention was inspired by origami, the same …

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Jerusalem Decision Could Boost Extremist Islamist Parties

Islamist parties are using the U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital as a rallying cry that likely will resound in upcoming election campaigns in Muslim-dominated countries. U.S. President Donald Trump’s announcement on Wednesday sparked protests in a number of countries, with clashes breaking out with security forces in …

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California wildfires: Is it safe to travel to Los Angeles? Is my flight cancelled? | Travel News | Travel

California wildfires have spread throughout the state, with the Thomas Fire hitting the neighbourhoods of Ojai, Carpinteria and Fillmore.  The fire has at present already burnt through 90,000 acres of land, and continues to rages. Compulsory evacuation notices have been issues for Santa Paula, Ventura, Casitas Springs and Ojai Valley. …

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US State Department Braces for Violent Fallout from Jerusalem Recognition

STATE DEPARTMENT —  The State Department has issued security warnings at scores of U.S. embassies around the world, bracing for protests or violence from President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. At the United Nations, American diplomats are preparing for a meeting Friday called by eight of …

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