Turkey marks one year without Wikipedia

Turkey marks one year without Wikipedia

Authorities said the ban was instituted when Wikipedia declined to take down content alleging that Turkey had provided support for terrorist groups. Since the ban, all language versions of the site have been inaccessible to Turkish IP addresses. A screen saying that the browser cannot make a secure connection to the server comes up when trying to reach the site.

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Wonder what Michelle Wolf said to make everyone so mad? Read it here.

Wonder what Michelle Wolf said to make everyone so mad? Read it here.

The former Daily Show correspondent took a number of cutting swipes at figures like Sarah Huckabee Sanders and Kellyanne Conway, made fun of President Trump’s wealth, and raised eyebrows with her raunchy language — even the words the president’s already said.

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U.S. vehicle deaths topped 40,000 in 2017, National Safety Council estimates

U.S. vehicle deaths topped 40,000 in 2017, National Safety Council estimates

U.S. vehicle deaths barely declined in 2017 but remained notably higher than in 2015, according to a new report. The National Safety Council estimated automotive fatalities topped 40,000 for the second consecutive year. The estimates are not the official federal figures, which will be released later this year by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. They also include deaths that NHTSA does not classify as roadway deaths.

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Wooden Shigir idol found to be over twice as old as Egyptian pyramids

Wooden Shigir idol found to be over twice as old as Egyptian pyramids

A team of researchers in Germany has found evidence suggesting that the famous wooden Shirgir Idol is actually 11,500 years old. The team has documented their efforts and findings in a paper published on the Cambridge University Press site Antiquity.

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North Korean leader vows to give up nukes if US promises not to invade

North Korean leader vows to give up nukes if US promises not to invade

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reportedly said he would give up his nation's nuclear weapons if the United States vows not to invade his country. The New York Times reported remarks from a South Korean official, who recounted Kim’s remarks in the historic meeting between Kim and South Korean President Moon Jae-In.

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Full Moon in April 2018 is a Pink Moon

Full Moon in April 2018 is a Pink Moon

There will be a Full Moon on Sunday, April 29, 2018, that is also known as a Pink Moon.

The 2018 Pink Moon will begin with a moonrise over the Atlantic Ocean off the U.S. east coast around 7:45 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time with a slight time variation depending on the viewer’s exact location. The Moon will be 99.8% full that night before setting the following morning at 7:19 a.m.

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