Marburg-carrying bats found in West Africa for first time

New plantations and deforestation give life to bats expanding their reach as well the diseases they carry. Nature’s way to deal with imbalances from human industrialized agriculture.

Egyptian fruit bat
Lisa Schnirring | News Editor | CIDRAP News
Dec 20, 2018

Marburg virus, harbored by fruit bats, has caused 12 known outbreaks in sub-Saharan Africa.

‘Time for others to finally fight’: Trump defends call to withdraw US troops from Syria

wimpy excuse and untrue lie for leaving NATO allies holding the bag and leaving Kurds to Turkish genocide


Rejecting criticism over his decision to withdraw about 2,000 troops from Syria and up-end a central pillar of US policy in the Middle East, Donald Trump says the United States was doing the work of other countries with little in return.

Whitaker will not recuse himself from Russia probe, despite ethics advice that he should

giving scum a bad name

Acting Atty. Gen. Matthew Whitaker will not to recuse himself from overseeing special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election despite advice from a senior attorney that he should do so, Justice Department officials said Thursday.

Whitaker sought…

Musk, GM weigh fate of Ohio plant Trump wants saved

Musk tolerate a union? – he’s smoking again and not to be believed Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk raised hopes again on Thursday that he could ride to the rescue of a threatened General Motors Co car plant at the center of a political storm about auto jobs, and GM replied, saying the Ohio factory’s fate depends on union talks next year.

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