Updated 1:18 pm PDT, Thursday, April 18, 2019 Special Counsel Robert Mueller's redacted report that includes written answers from President Donald Trump as released on Thursday, April 18, 2019, is photographed in Washington. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's redacted report that includes written answers from President Donald Trump as released on Thursday, April 18, 2019, is photographed in Washington. Photo: Jon Elswick, AP Photo: Jon Elswick, AP Image 1 of / 3 Caption Close Image 1 of 3 Special Counsel Robert Mueller's redacted report that includes written answers from President Donald Trump as released on Thursday, April 18, 2019, is photographed in Washington. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's redacted report that includes written answers from President Donald Trump as … [Read more...] about Full text of Mueller’s questions and Trump’s answers
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Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Health Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Health | As Ebola Cases Rise in Congo, the W.H.O. Declines to Issue Emergency Declaration Advertisement Supported by ByDenise Grady April 12, 2019 Despite a worsening Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization on Friday again decided not to declare the outbreak a global health emergency. While expressing “deep concern” about the number of increasing cases in parts of Congo, and the potential risk of the disease spreading to neighboring countries, the W.H.O. said the epidemic did not meet the criteria for declaring an international public health emergency. This is the second time since the outbreak began last year that the W.H.O. has declined to issue such a declaration. Some researchers have urged the organization to do so for months; such pronouncements are … [Read more...] about As Ebola Cases Rise in Congo, the W.H.O. Declines to Issue Emergency Declaration
Lots of people have strong ~opinions~ on how long it should take to get over an ex. Sex and the City's Charlotte York says it takes half as long as a relationship lasted to truly move on after a breakup. When Jordin Sparks and her ex-boyfriend Jason Derulo split, she gave herself a timeline of exactly three weeks to get over it, according to People. (And she says that worked for her!)Of course, the reality is that there is no one timeline for how long it takes to stop being hung up on someone. One reason it's so tough? That relationship you just lost was probably a key part of your identity, says Gary Lewandowski, Ph.D., a psychology professor at Monmouth University who delivered the TED Talk, "Breakups Don’t Have to Leave You Broken." So it's not like you're going to go back to feeling totally you sans that relationship overnight.If you're interested in moving on ASAP (yes, please), there are some tips that can help you get over an ex. And in the meantime, take solace in the … [Read more...] about How Long Does It Really Take To Get Over An Ex?
The Madagascan cuckoo-roller or Courol* Leptosomus discolor is a distinctive, large-headed, short-legged predatory bird that inhabits the forests of Madagascar and the Comores [adjacent photo of male Courol taken at Vakona in Madagascar; image courtesy of Mary Blanchard]. It's superficially similar to true rollers (Coraciidae) and ground-rollers (Brachypteraciidae) but, unlike them, has semi-zygodactyl feet (though it has frequently very depicted inaccurately by artists who, in the absence of better information, have assumed that it's anisodactyl, like true rollers). It's often placed in its own 'family', properly termed Leptosomidae but often (incorrectly) referred to as Leptosomatidae (incidentally, there's a nematode 'family' with this latter name). * I've also seen it spelt Gourol. The Courol also differs from true rollers and ground-rollers in that it hunts prey high in the forest canopy. It eats insects - including locusts, caterpillars and stick insects - but is particularly … [Read more...] about The roller that isn’t: the Madagascan cuckoo-roller or Courol
By now (if, that is, you've been following this thrilling, roller-coaster ride of a series) we've gotten through the better part of vesper bat phylogeny: we've climbed 'up' the vesper bat cladogram and are now within the youngest major section of the group. Recent phylogenetic studies have recognised a serotine clade (Eptesicini or Nycticeiini), a hypsugine clade (including Savi's bat and a load of relatives), and a clade that includes pipistrelles and noctules (Vespertilionini). Seemingly fitting somewhere within these three clades - or, perhaps, close to them - are a list of oddballs that have either proved difficult to place, or haven't yet been incorporated into modern studies on account of being so poorly known and little studied. It's these species that we'll look at here: they include some of the weirdest vesper bats of them all. Species with adhesive pads on their thumbs and feet, and others with weird, flattened, frog-like heads and uniquely short wings. Club-footed bats or … [Read more...] about A list of enigmas: bamboo bats, frogs-head flyers, Rohu’s bat and the false serotines (vesper bats part XVI)