Daily Archives: January 23, 2017

Britain’s Leader Faces Difficult Balancing Act When Meeting Trump

Britain’s Leader Faces Difficult Balancing Act When Meeting Trump

LONDON —  Britain’s power since 1945 has depended on hugging the United States as hard as it can — the trans-Atlantic partnership between Washington and London has magnified Britain…

Silicon Valley Company Helps Immigrants Stay in US to Build Startups

Silicon Valley Company Helps Immigrants Stay in US to Build Startups

PALO ALTO, CA. —  Inspired by the movie Terminator, Yingzhe Fu has wanted to make robots ever since he was a child. That dream is now being realized in the form…

January 23, 2017

January 23, 2017

A look at the best news photos from around the world. http://www.voanews.com/a/january-23-3017-day-in-photos/3688292.html…

African Christian Preachers Converge on Gabon for Africa Cup of Nations

African Christian Preachers Converge on Gabon for Africa Cup of Nations

LIBREVILLE —  Some fans approach football with near religious fervor, and Christian preachers in Africa have been converging on Gabon, hoping to capitalize on the excitement surrounding the Africa Cup of…

Trump’s Inauguration ‘Largest Watched … Ever’

Trump’s Inauguration ‘Largest Watched … Ever’

WASHINGTON —  New White House press secretary Sean Spicer, widely criticized for his assessment of the crowd size at President Donald Trump’s swearing-in last Friday, said Monday “it…

Food Aid Cutbacks Provoke Anguish in Central African Republic

Food Aid Cutbacks Provoke Anguish in Central African Republic

The past year has seen the World Food Program make drastic cuts to food rations for people in need across Africa, as crises around the globe compete for donor money…

Next Star Wars Movie Title Announced

Next Star Wars Movie Title Announced

The title of the next installment in the Star Wars saga has been revealed. Star Wars: Episode VIII will be called Star Wars: The Last Jedi. The movie, which is…

High Expectations in Ankara for Trump Presidency

High Expectations in Ankara for Trump Presidency

ISTANBUL —  Turkey’s pro-government media, usually critical of the United States, welcomed the inauguration of U.S. President Donald Trump. Turkish presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin spoke warmly of the…

Dutch Elections Overtaken by Populist and Anti-Establishment Parties

Dutch Elections Overtaken by Populist and Anti-Establishment Parties

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and his right-liberal People’s Party for Freedom and Democracy ran a full page newspaper advertisement Monday calling for people to “act…

Blinking Acts Like ‘Steadicam of the Mind’

Blinking Acts Like ‘Steadicam of the Mind’

On average, people blink tens of thousands of times a day, and while it was thought the involuntary motion served mainly to lubricate the eyeballs, a new study suggests blinking…