Massiver Stromausfall in vier Ländern Mittelamerikas

Kein Strom und teilweise auch kein Wasser mehr: Gleich in vier Ländern Mittelamerikas hat es einen Stromausfall gegeben. Schuld war ein Fehler im Verbindungsnetz, der aber inzwischen weitgehend behoben werden konnte.
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Utah bans conversion therapy for LGBTQ children
Utah is now the 19th state to outlaw conversion therapy for minors after a new rule from its governor went into effect late Tuesday.
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One of Auschwitz’s youngest survivors reflects on 75th anniversary of liberation
MUNICH — Only 2 years old and so ill she had to stay on for weeks after liberation, Eva Umlauf was one of the youngest prisoners to be freed from Auschwitz. Although she has no conscious memories stretching so far back, her early childhood in the Nazi death camp was to cast a dark shadow...
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Former Recording Academy CEO Neil Portnow calls rape allegation 'ludicrous and untrue'
Former Recording Academy CEO Neil Portnow is denying accusations made by his successor, Deborah Dugan, specifically that he raped a female recording artist.
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What Harry and Meghan could teach Canada
If Harry and Meghan's presence forces Canadians to have a much-needed debate over the monarchy that they have refused to have, wonderful, writes Andrew Cohen. And if it leads Canada, as a progressive democracy, to free itself of this anachronism, brilliant.
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Why prosecutors calling more Weinstein accusers comes with risks
Rikki Klieman said that prosecutors are looking to try and establish a pattern of predatory activity, "that he always intentionally wanted to harm women."
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Robert Reich: We Impeached Trump For Gross Abuses of Power. What About the Davos Elite? | Opinion
Capitalism's global elite is facing the heat for its own abuses—fueling inequality, fostering corruption and doing squat about climate change, to name a few.
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'Resident Evil 8' Rumors Claim Release Date Delayed Until After More RE Engine Remakes
According to rumors from a verified 'Resident Evil' leaker, 'Resident Evil 8' is still years away from its release date, with other remakes, like the long-rumored 'Dino Crisis,' filling the gap between.
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Airlines wouldn't have to accept emotional support animals under proposed rule
Under a proposed federal rule, airlines would no longer be required to accept emotional support animals, and would exclude animals other than dogs.
Luis Rojas will be new Mets manager after Carlos Beltran debacle
The Mets have their new manager. The team is finalizing a contract with Luis Rojas to be the manager, replacing Carlos Beltran, with whom the club mutually parted ways last week in the wake of Beltran’s role in the Astros’ sign-stealing scandal. Rojas, 38, was the Mets’ quality control coach last season. He interviewed for...
Link between stress and hair turning prematurely gray revealed in animal study
While there's been plenty of anecdotal evidence premature graying can be caused by extreme stress, whether this is true and how this happens isn't widely understood. Now, scientists think they have the answer -- at least in mice.
Jessica Simpson turned to alcohol during relationship with John Mayer
"My anxiety would spike, and I would pour another drink," she said. "It was the start of me relying on alcohol to mask my nerves."
Government could let airlines ban emotional support animals
Proposed new rules would define a service animal as a dog and allow airlines to turn away "emotional support" animals.
Former ASU coach Todd Graham hired by University of Hawaii
After two seasons away from football, former Arizona State coach Todd Graham is back in the game.
Trump Says He’s Open to New Witnesses at Impeachment Trial –– But Quickly Backtracks
He later said 'national security' concerns should preclude John Bolton and others from testifying
Machu Picchu to step up security with drones after feces found at site
Officials at Machu Picchu are turning to drones and multiple security cameras to help flush out pesky tourist behavior — after a group was accused of defecating inside the 600-year-old citadel. Jose Bastante, the head of the archeological park, said the new security measures will include drones, as well as 18 cameras located at three...
Henry Winkler talks rumored Tom Hanks feud: 'That was just fun'
Despite rumors that he himself helped fuel, Henry Winkler wants to make it clear that there’s no feud between him and Tom Hanks.
CBP Accused of Acting 'Above the Law' After Forcing Iranian Student With Visa to Board Flight Back Home, Despite Emergency Stay
"We seem doomed to repeat past mistakes," said Cornell University Law School Professor Stephen Yale-Loehr.
Tesla is now worth $100 billion -- more than nearly every other car maker except Toyota
Escaped Prisoner Sends Postcard to Prison Directors, 'Greetings From Thailand'
After escaping from Belgium's Turnhout Prison in December, former inmate Oualid Sekkaki taunted the facility's directors by sending them a postcard gloating about his successful getaway.
Cuba Gooding Jr. groping case trial set for April
Two women who have accused Cuba Gooding Jr. of sexual misconduct will be allowed to testify at his trial on charges that he groped three other women at Manhattan bars in 2018 and 2019.
New 'Pokémon Go' Festival and Safari Zones Announced for First Half of 2020
In 2019, an estimated $249 million in tourism revenue resulted from live events.
***Live Updates*** Trump Impeachment Trial: Democrats Begin Opening Arguments
Democrats will have 24 hours over the next three days for their opening arguments in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial in the Senate. Stay tuned to Breitbart News for live updates. All times eastern.
Cervical cancer survivor, 41, gives birth to 'miracle twins’: 'I feel incredibly lucky’
A British woman who survived cervical cancer but was told she may never be able to have children has since welcomed a set of “miracle”  twins.
Ousted Grammys CEO Deborah Dugan accuses former Recording Academy chief Neil Portnow of raping female artist: reports
Neil Portnow, the former chief of the Recording Academy, has been accused of raping a female artist by Grammys CEO Deborah Dugan, who was placed on an administrative leave last week.
Watchdog cited in impeachment push repeatedly flagged violations under past presidents
The Government Accountability Office has accused numerous past presidents and administrations of breaking the law—without impeachment being discussed.
George Conway: GOP must be engaging in political calculus
George Conway said he hasn't talked with any GOP senators about President Donald Trump's impeachment trial in the Senate, but that he can "only assume" they are working together on impeachment to the benefit of their own individual situations, and to the disadvantage of the Democratic party.
Seth Meyers's day drinking with the Jonas Brothers is hilarious and borderline irresponsible
Well, the Jonas Brothers did warn us years ago that they "Live to Party." Seth Meyers learned this the hard way.
“Half for Me, Half for You” Edition
Also, Jeopardy! and Jia Tolentino.
Airlines and Airports Across the World Are Working to Limit the Spread of Deadly Coronavirus. Here’s What to Know
At least nine people have died and hundreds more have been infected by the virus
Dead homeless man found covered in maggots on subway train
Straphangers reported the grisly discovery when the train pulled into Manhattan's 59th St.-Columbus Circle station Tuesday night around 8:40 p.m.
The Wuhan Coronavirus Is Spreading Fast. Will Doctors Be Able to Find a Treatment Before the Outbreak Ends?
Cases of a novel pneumonia-like illness that originated in Wuhan, China in December have now been confirmed in South Korea, Thailand, Japan, Taiwan, Macau—and, as of Jan. 21, the U.S. The virus’ geographic reach, as well as its newly discovered ability to spread via person-to-person contact, has health officials worried about the prospect of globals…
Hillary Clinton still isn’t a fan of Bernie Sanders — but may support him after all
Well, maybe she’ll support Bernie. Hillary Clinton ever-so-slightly walked back her comments on her 2016 Democratic primary rival Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) after facing considerable backlash. “I thought everyone wanted my authentic, unvarnished views!” the former Secretary of State joked in a tweet. “But to be serious, the number one priority for our country and...
Comparing the impeachment trials of President Clinton and President Trump
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the Senate impeachment trial of President Trump will stick to the same rules as the Senate impeachment trial of President Clinton. Presidential historian Thomas Whalen joined CBSN's "Red and Blue" to break down the key differences between the two trials.
African warlord living jailed for lying to US immigration officials asks judge to overturn 30-year sentence
A brutal African warlord – currently serving 30 years for lying to U.S. immigration officials about his past committing murders, raping and enslaving his rivals and even ordering cannibalism to intimidate enemies – asked a federal appeals court in Philadelphia Tuesday to overturn his conviction.
Schumer: Tuesday was a 'dark day' for the Senate
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said the the first full day of the impeachment trial into President Donald Trump represented "a dark day and a dark night for the Senate," and he urged his Republican colleagues to make the trial "more fair." (Jan. 22)
Woman bites cop’s leg during wild arrest
A woman in Palm Coast, Florida, allegedly bit an arresting deputy’s leg. Shocking police bodycam video shows 38-year-old Cherie Saunders cursing out cops in her garage before being taken into custody. She faces multiple charges, including domestic battery for reportedly slapping her housemate. Saunders was released from jail after posting $10,000 bail.   Subscribe to...
US to impose visas restrictions for pregnant women
The Trump administration is unveiling new visa restrictions aimed at restricting a practice known as “birth tourism'' - women who travel to the U.S. to give birth so their children can have citizenship
Americans weigh in on backing candidates who support certain abortion restrictions
A Marist poll commissioned by the Knights of Columbus found 65% of Americans are more likely to support candidates in 2020 who allow abortion at most in the first three months of a pregnancy.
AOC Calls Out Joe Biden For Selling The 'Invasion Of Iraq' And Being 'Open To A Republican Running Mate'
"I don't understand why some folks run as if the internet doesn't exist," Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted.
Bernie Sanders surges into first in one national poll; Joe Biden maintains lead in another
Sen. Bernie Sanders surged into first place, marking the first time a CNN poll did not find Joe Biden alone at the top since the race began.
Philadelphia May Cut Subsidies to UPenn for Not Paying Minimum Wage
The prestigious University of Pennsylvania may lose $1.2 million in public subsidies from Philadelphia over its refusal to pay the city's mandated $15.00 minimum wage to entry-level security staffers.
Taylor Swift releases Netflix documentary trailer, says she's done being 'muzzled'
Taylor Swift is taking fans and critics alike behind the scenes during one of the most tumultuous periods in her life.
Taylor Swift finds her voice in 'Miss Americana' trailer
Taylor Swift went into hiding for a year and emerged a new person. Her new Netflix documentary appears to give viewers a peek inside that process.
Trump impeachment lawyer hits back at WaPo editorial board
Attorney Robert Ray, a member of President Trump's legal defense team, hit back Wednesday at the Washington Post editorial board’s opinion piece that stated: “Trump’s impeachment defense is designed to destroy guardrails on presidential power.”
Dave Matthews Band is going on tour this summer
Dave Matthews Band will bring its music to cities across North America on a 2020 summer tour after missing out on a Rock Hall nomination.
House Democrats to present case in Trump’s Senate impeachment trial
Following a marathon session that stretched into the early hours of Wednesday, Democratic House managers are set to present their opening arguments in President Trump’s impeachment trial in the Senate at 1 p.m. The trial got underway in earnest on Tuesday afternoon as the impeachment managers and the president’s defense lawyers furiously debated a number...
Pennsylvania mom 'failed to feed' 26-pound 16-year-old boy, police say
The victim was later discharged from Hershey Medical Center weighing 45 pounds after receiving medical attention for weeks.
Thousands of Nigerian slum dwellers left homeless after mass eviction
Authorities in Nigeria evicted thousands of impoverished residents from a Lagos slum, leaving many homeless, residents and eyewitnesses told CNN.