Vienna zoo panda twins venture outside for the first time
VIENNA, Feb 28 (Reuters) – Twin panda cubs Fu Feng and Fu Ban have emerged from their indoor enclosure at Vienna’s Schoenbrunn Zoo and explored shrubs and a tree trunk climbing frame outdoors. The brother and sister, born to Yang Yang in August, were kept out of the public... Read more
U.S. Jewish centers report another wave of hoax bomb threats
By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK, Feb 27 (Reuters) – Jewish community centers and schools in at least 11 U.S. states reported getting bomb threats on Monday, the JCC Association of North America said, the fifth wave of such threats this year that have stoked fears of a resurgence of... Read more
Admiral in line to replace Flynn as U.S. national security adviser
By John Walcott and Steve Holland WASHINGTON, Feb 14 (Reuters) – A senior naval officer who served under President Donald Trump’s Defense Secretary James Mattis is the leading candidate to replace Michael Flynn after the national security adviser resigned under pressure over his conversations with a Russian diplomat, two... Read more
French presidential challenger Emmanuel Macron target of Russian ‘fake news’ says party chief
PARIS, Feb. 13 (Reuters) – French presidential front-runner Emmanuel Macron is being targeted by Russian media and internet attacks from within Russia with the goal of helping the election campaigns of his pro-Moscow rivals, his party chief said on Monday. The comments by Richard Ferrand, secretary-general of Macron’s En Marche!... Read more
DeVos becomes U.S. education secretary
By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON, Feb 7 (Reuters) President Donald Trump’s choice of billionaire Betsy DeVos to be education secretary was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, but only after Vice President Mike Pence was called in to break a tie that threatened to defeat her. The tie-breaking vote,... Read more
Toronto joins #NoMuslimBan movement
#NoMuslimBan Protest in Toronto by Fallon Hewitt on Exposure Read more
What the Women’s March on Washington taught me
Before I attended the Women’s March in Washington, I was filled with euphoria. The thought that I would be among thousands from all over North America marching in a strong show of support for the rights and equality of women made me feel blissful. I was going to be... Read more
Women’s march on Washington photo gallery
The women’s march on Washington took place on Jan. 21. Over 1 million supporters flooded the streets of Washington to march in celebration of women’s rights, equality and  diversity. Skedline reporters travelled to Washington D.C. to cover the event. Here is a photo essay showing moments of the march captured by... Read more
E-Cigarettes may encourage nicotine use in low-risk teens 
(Reuters Health) – E-cigarettes aren’t tied to a decline in teen smoking and the devices may actually entice some youth who are unlikely to try traditional cigarettes, a U.S. study suggests. Youth smoking has steadily declined over the past decade, with no steeper decrease after e-cigarettes debuted on the... Read more
Trump meets Senate leaders on U.S. Supreme Court pick
WASHINGTON, Jan. 24 (Reuters) – President Donald Trump planned to meet with Senate leaders on Tuesday to discuss his nominee to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court and said he planned to announce his choice next week. Trump‘s nominee will fill the vacancy left on the nine-seat court following... Read more