|Current Weather Conditions in PADUCAH, KY - Updated Dec 09 3:35 AM
|Wind: ||Northwest at 7 mph|
|Pressure: ||30.59 inches |
|Humidity: || 65%|
|Dewpoint: || 12° F (-11° C)|
|Notes: ||Windchill 13|
|5 Day Forecast for PADUCAH, KY - Updated Dec 09 3:04 AM
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|Syrian government forces press attack in east Aleppo - Reuters NEW!|
Oil extends gains on hopes for non-OPEC output cuts - Reuters NEW!
ALEPPO/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian government forces pressed an offensive in Aleppo on Thursday night and into Friday with ground fighting and air strikes, Reuters witnesses, rebels and a monitoring group said, part of a push to retake all of the city's besieged rebel-held east.
Aixtron's CEO puts a positive light on blocked Chinese takeover - Reuters 1 hour ago
TOKYO (Reuters) - Oil prices extended gains for a second session running on Friday on optimism that non-OPEC producers would agree to cut output following a cartel agreement to limit production.
Russia says over 8,000 have fled rebel-held Aleppo in last 24 hours - Reuters 1 hour ago
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The U.S. blocking of Aixtron's takeover by a Chinese firm has highlighted the German chip equipment maker's importance in the sector, making its prospects for the future somewhat less bleak, its chief executive said.
In Trump stronghold, factories are humming but paychecks are thin - Reuters 1 hour ago
MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian military said on Friday it had helped more than 8,000 Syrian citizens flee parts of eastern Aleppo still controlled by rebels in the last 24 hours, including almost 3,000 children.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich./WASHINGTON (Reuters) - When President-elect Donald Trump returns to this factory town on Friday for a victory celebration, he will find a region that is already experiencing the manufacturing renaissance he promised on the campaign trail.
|Aggressive form of leukemia linked to defective 'protein factory' - Eureka Alert 1 hour ago|
Tasting garlic... with your feet!? Weird food chemistry tricks (video)... - Eureka Alert NEW!
(KU Leuven) 20 to 40 percent of the patients with multiple myeloma -- a type of leukemia -- have a defect in the ribosome, the protein factory of the cell. These patients have a poorer prognosis than patients with intact ribosomes. At the same time, they respond better to a drug that already exists. These are the findings of a study by the Laboratory for Disease Mechanisms in Cancer at KU Leuven (University of Leuven), Belgium.
UH Seidman cancer center expert presents triple-negative breast cancer... - Eureka Alert NEW!
(American Chemical Society) Did you know you can 'taste' garlic with your feet? Or that chocolate can instantly dissolve that wad of gum in your mouth? Or that nose grease can get rid of the foam on a badly poured beer in seconds? This week, Reactions explains these three offbeat food-chemistry tricks. In the name of science, we encourage you to play with your food with these do-it-yourself experiments. Check out the videos here: http://bit.ly/WeirdFoodTricks.
Ohio lawmakers pass Republican 20-week abortion ban proposal - AP NEW!
(University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center) A researcher from UH Seidman Cancer Center will discuss his upcoming immunotherapy clinical trial for triple-negative breast cancer at 2016 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. Joseph Baar, MD, PhD, Director of Breast Cancer Research at UH Seidman Cancer Center, will share details about a phase II clinical trial testing the effectiveness of combining carboplatin and nab-paclitaxel with an immunotherapeutic agent called pembrolizumab in patients with metastatic triple-negative breast cancer.
A grim tally soars: More than 50,000 overdose deaths in US - AP NEW!
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Abortions would be banned after 20 weeks under a bill Republican lawmakers passed Thursday, adding to legislation already on its way to Republican Gov. John Kasich that would prohibit abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected....
NEW YORK (AP) -- More than 50,000 Americans died from drug overdoses last year, the most ever....
|Japan doubles cost estimate for Fukushima cleanup - AP 1 hour ago|
NYC runner's killing puts a DNA technique under a microscope - AP 3 hours ago
TOKYO (AP) -- A Japanese government panel says an estimate of the total costs to clean up the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant has doubled to nearly 22 trillion yen ($190 billion), with decommissioning costs expected to continue to rise....
Tsunami warnings canceled after Solomon Islands earthquake - AP 3 hours ago
NEW YORK (AP) -- With a DNA profile but no suspect to match in the strangling of a woman who went for a run and met a killer, authorities are looking to an emerging approach: using the DNA to look for the killer's relatives....
All-American John Glenn: Astronaut, fighter pilot, senator - AP NEW!
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- Tsunami warnings for several Pacific islands, including those in Hawaii, were canceled Friday after authorities determined that a powerful magnitude 7.7 earthquake that struck near the Solomon Islands did not pose a broad tsunami threat....
John Glenn, astronaut and US Senator, dies at 95 - AP NEW!
WASHINGTON (AP) -- John Glenn was the ultimate all-American hero....
WASHINGTON (AP) -- He became a hero as the first American to orbit the Earth and then served as a longtime U.S. senator. But John Glenn, who died Thursday at age 95, continued to defy gravity decades after his initial flight....
|This NASA astronaut voted from space - CNN 3 hours ago|
Dubai could build the world's first Hyperloop - CNN 3 hours ago
From infinity and beyond, he found a way to vote.
Georgia says it's traced an attempted voter hack to the Department of ... - PC World 3 hours ago
Snowden documents: U.S. and UK spy agencies have been intercepting in-... - PC World NEW!
Georgia's secretary of state says the state was hit with an attempted hack of its voter registration database from an IP address linked to the federal Department of Homeland Security.The allegation by Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp is one of the more bizarre charges to come up in the recent spate of alarms about voting-system hacks. He said in a Facebook post on Thursday that he had been made aware of the failed attempt to breach the firewall protecting Georgia's voter registration database. The attack was traced to an Internet Protocol address associated with DHS, he said.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
US mulls rules for airlines that plan in-flight Wi-Fi voice calls - PC World NEW!
U.S. and U.K. spy agencies have been monitoring in-flight mobile phone users for years, according to new revelations from the trove of documents leaked by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.As early as 2012 the U.K. Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) was intercepting voice and data communications from commercial aircraft using the OnAir service to carry 2G mobile services over the Inmarsat satellite communications network. At the time, GCHQ did not have access to a rival in-flight mobile service provider, Aeromobile, French newspaper Le Monde reported Wednesday.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
The U.S. Department of Transportation is considering making it mandatory for airlines to inform passengers before purchasing tickets if they will allow voice calls using mobile wireless devices on board their aircraft, thus hoping to placate customers who could object to having co-passengers talking away on their phones in an enclosed space.An alternative measure would be to ban all voice calls on domestic and international flights to or from the U.S., the DOT said in a proposal for which it has asked for comments within 60 days of publication of the notice on the Federal Register.The Federal Communications Commission already bans the use of mobile devices on certain radio frequencies on board aircraft, including for voice calls, but it has not prohibited calls using the Wi-Fi network or other means, according to the DOT.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here