Ex-Gov. Blagojevich, out of prison, returns home

Rod Blagojevich walked out of prison Tuesday after President Donald Trump cut short the 14-year prison sentence handed to the former Illinois governor for political corruption. He returned home to Chicago early Wednesday. (Feb. 19)

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Isolated Myanmar tribe prays for harvest | AFP

A haunting refrain pierces the night as the tribeswomen of the Gongwang Bonyo, among the most isolated people in Myanmar, dance around a campfire to bless the harvest ahead.

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Trump frees Ex-Gov. Blagojevich from prison

Rod Blagojevich walked out of prison in Colorado on Tuesday after President Donald Trump cut short the 14-year prison sentence handed to the former Illinois governor for political corruption. (Feb. 19)

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Today in History for February 19th

U.S. Marines begin landing on Iwo Jima; President Franklin D. Roosevelt gives the U.S. Military the authority to relocate and detain Japanese-Americans. (Feb. 19)

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Future Fabrics expo aims to revolutionise fashion with materials | AFP

At the ninth edition of the Future Fabrics Expo in London, the textile industry showcases new and cleaner materials. ‘The Sustainable Angle’, a non-profit organisation, founded the expo to help revolutionise the fashion industry. At a time when fashion is one of the world’s most polluting industries, exhibitors are seeking to change the norm by reusing waste, with fabrics made from recycled plastic bottles, pineapple leaf fibre or fish skin.

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Passengers leave Japan virus ship after 14-day quarantine | AFP

Buses start transporting passengers who have tested negative for the new coronavirus as they begin leaving a cruise ship in Japan that has seen more than 500 cases of the potentially deadly disease. IMAGES

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SubT Challenge: Adapting to the Urban Environment

DARPA Subterranean Challenge program manager Dr. Timothy Chung explores the complexities teams will encounter in the Systems competition of the Urban Circuit, taking place Feb. 17-27, 2020, at Satsop Business Park in Elma, Washington. The Urban Circuit mimics the uncertain environment awaiting a first responder or warfighter in emergency scenarios in diverse urban settings.

Manfred: Sorry for calling trophy ‘piece of metal’

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred apologizes for calling the World Series trophy a “piece of metal” (Feb. 18)

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Apple warns of revenue impact from China virus

Tech giant Apple said revenue will fall short of previous forecasts in the fiscal second quarter because production has been curtailed and demand for iPhones has slowed in China. Apple’s stores there are either on reduced hours or closed. (Feb. 18)

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Dodgers Can Move Past Astros Scandal

Clayton Kershaw is pleased practically everybody in the sport seized the opportunity to tee off on the Astros and Commissioner Rob Manfred’s handling of the scandal. (Feb. 18)

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Red de gas se encuentra con restos arqueológicos de Lima

Abrir zanjas subterráneas para extender las redes de distribución de gas natural provoca un reencuentro con pasado arqueológico de la capital de Perú

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Ariane 5 lifts off with Japanese and South Korean satellites aboard | AFP

An Ariane 5 rocket lifts off to launch two Japanese and South Korean telecommunications satellites from the Guiana Space Center near Kourou, French Guiana. IMAGES

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Lewis Capaldi, Billie Eilish, Dave big winners at Brit Awards

Scottish singer-songwriter Lewis Capaldi, pop sensation Billie Eilish, and soulful London rapper Dave took top prizes at the U.K. music industry’s Brit Awards, where Dave brought some political edge to the glossy talent parade. (Feb. 18)

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India construye muro en barrio antes de visita de Trump

India construye muro en barrio antes de visita de Trump

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Nevadas dejan caminos bloqueados en Rusia

Nevadas dejan caminos bloqueados en Rusia

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AP Top Stories February 18 P

Here’s the latest for Tuesday, February 18th: Trump commutes former Illinois governor’s sentence; Boy Scouts of America wants to operate despite bankruptcy; No headway in Russia-Turkey talks on Syria; Revelers poke fun at world leaders. (Feb. 18)

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Afghans react to President Ashraf Ghani’s reelection | AFP

Afghans react after President Ashraf Ghani secures a second term, according to final results, lining him up to become the man negotiating with the Taliban over the war-torn country’s future if the US agrees to withdraw its troops.

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Bloomberg to join debate stage as Dems eye Nevada

As the Democratic presidential candidates hit the debate stage in Nevada Wednesday night, they’ll be joined for the first time by billionaire Mike Bloomberg, who has until now managed to avoid face to face conflict with his rivals. (Feb. 18)

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US: Harvey Weinstein leaves court as jury begins deliberating | AFP

Jurors begin considering the fate of ex-Hollywood titan Harvey Weinstein following his high-profile sex crimes trial that marked a watershed moment in the #MeToo movement. The disgraced movie mogul, 67, faces life in prison if the jury of seven men and five women convict him of predatory sexual assault charges in New York. IMAGES

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Authorities comb through debris after car bomb in Colombia kills 7 | AFP

Authorities comb through debris after an explosion of a public transport vehicle on a major highway in southwestern Colombia left at least seven people dead and 13 injured, officials said. Government official ruled out any terrorist action.

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Mississippi’s Historic Floods Are Forcing Hundreds to Flee Their Homes

Mississippi’s Pearl River reached 36.7 feet Monday, its third-highest level ever. More than 500 people across the state evacuated their homes after police went door-to-door. Gov. Tate Reeves also begged residents to “get out while you can” and declared a state of emergency Saturday.

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Attorney: No justice in Boy Scout bankruptcy

An attorney representing hundreds of men molested by scoutmasters or other leaders decades ago said on Tuesday that victims will be ‘deprived’ of justice with the bankruptcy filing by the Boy Scouts of America. (Feb. 18)

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Trump’s clemency blitz: Blagojevich, Kerik, Milken

President Donald Trump has gone on a clemency blitz, commuting the 14-year prison sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, pardoning former NYPD commissioner Bernie Kerik and granting clemency to financier Michael Milken. (Feb. 18)

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Iraqis wanted to topple the system, but taboos fell instead | AFP

Mocking clerics, falling in love at rallies and mending a broken society: even if Iraq’s young protesters have failed to overthrow entrenched politicians, they have scored by shattering decades-old taboos.

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