President Donald J. Trump: The Inaugural Address

By Newsroom America Staff at 20 Jan 13:15

Donald Trump has been sworn in as the 45th President of the United States, swearing to preserve, protect and defend the US Constitution. Full Transcript of his Inaugural Address.

Too Much Sitting, Too Little Exercise May Accelerate Biological Aging

19 Jan 17:14 | SciTech

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine report that elderly women who sit for more than 10 hours a day with low physical activity have cells that are biologically older by eight years compared to women who are less sedentary.read more »

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Extreme Space Weather-Induced Blackouts Could Cost US More Than $40 Billion Daily

19 Jan 15:01 | SciTech

The daily U.S. economic cost from solar storm-induced electricity blackouts could be in the tens of billions of dollars, with more than half the loss from indirect costs outside the blackout zone, according to a new study.read more »

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Following Chelsea Manning's Commutation, Expert Urges Pardons For Other Whistleblowers

19 Jan 13:07 | World

Welcoming the commutation of United States army officer Chelsea Manning’s 35-year sentence for leaking classified military documents, an independents human rights expert called on Governments to recognize the contributions of whistleblowers and pardon those serving prison sentences.read more »

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Holiday Sales Up 4.0 Percent Says Census Bureau

19 Jan 11:02 | U.S. News

Holiday spending for total retail and food services sales for November and December 2016 was $935.3 billion — up 4.0 percent from the same two months in 2015 read more »

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2016 Was The Hottest Year Ever Recorded

19 Jan 09:08 | World

The world has just witnessed the hottest year on record, surpassing the exceptionally high temperatures of 2015, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO)reported, highlighting new records in indicators of human-caused climate change, as well as loss of Artic sea ice.read more »

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Climate Change To Shift Global Pattern Of Mild Weather

18 Jan 17:10 | SciTech

As scientists work to predict how climate change may affect hurricanes, droughts, floods, blizzards and other severe weather, there's one area that's been overlooked: mild weather. But no more.read more »

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New Species Of Moth Named In Honor Of Donald Trump

18 Jan 15:03 | U.S. News

Days before Donald J. Trump steps forward on the Inaugural platform in Washington to assume the role of the 45th President of the United States of America, evolutionary biologist and systematist Dr. Vazrick Nazari named a new species in his honour. read more »

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One Journalist Killed Every Four Days In 2016

18 Jan 13:09 | World

More than 100 journalists were killed last year while doing their jobs, according to UNESCO, which is tasked with defending press freedom.read more »

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U.S. Home Sales Finish Strong In 2016

18 Jan 11:04 | Business

Capped off by a strong December, 2016 was the best year for U.S. home sales since the recession, according to the January 2017 RE/MAX National Housing Report. read more »

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Modest Economic Growth Not An Indication Of Revived Global Demand – Report

18 Jan 09:00 | World

A modest global recovery is projected for 2017-18 should be seen as more of an indication of economic stabilization than a signal of a robust and sustained revival of global demand, a new economic report has found.read more »

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Smoking Related Imagery Absent From Only One James Bond Movie To Date

17 Jan 17:10 | Entertainment

Smoking related imagery is conspicuous by its absence from only one Bond movie since 007 first graced cinema screens in 1962, finds an analysis in Tobacco Control. read more »

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First Humans Arrived In North America A Lot Earlier Than Believed

17 Jan 15:07 | U.S. News

The timing of the first entry of humans into North America across the Bering Strait has now been set back 10,000 years.read more »

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Children Gain More Weight When Parents See Them As 'Overweight'

17 Jan 14:03 | SciTech

Children whose parents considered them to be 'overweight' tended to gain more weight over the following decade compared with children whose parents thought they were a 'normal' weight, according to analyses of data from two nationally representative studies. read more »

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Tigers Could Roam Again In Central Asia, Scientists Say

17 Jan 12:09 | World

Caspian tigers, some of the largest cats that ever lived -- up to 10 feet long and weighing more than 300 pounds -- met a grim end in the middle of the 20th century. read more »

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Study Reveals Where Americans Will Likely Struggle To Make Ends Meet

17 Jan 11:07 | U.S. News

Hawaii is the state where Americans are most likely to live paycheck to paycheck, whereas residents of Mississippi are least likely, according to the latest GOBankingRates study.read more »

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More Than 90 Per Cent Of Children Reaching Italy's Shores Are Separated Or Unaccompanied

17 Jan 09:04 | World

Noting that the number of children arriving in Italy by themselves via the sea in 2016 more than doubled over the previous year, UNICEF called for urgent and special measures to protect them from trafficking, exploitation and abuse.read more »

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Exercise ... It Does A Body Good: 20 Minutes Can Act As Anti-Inflammatory

13 Jan 17:11 | SciTech

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine found how just one session of moderate exercise can also act as an anti-inflammatory. read more »

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Rural Americans At Higher Risk Of Death From Five Leading Causes

13 Jan 15:04 | U.S. News

A new CDC study demonstrates that Americans living in rural areas are more likely to die from five leading causes than their urban counterparts. read more »

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Researchers Reveal That Not All Violent Acts Are Equal

13 Jan 13:00 | World

People from different nationalities make similar judgements and decisions about the severity of different violent acts -- a finding that could help international organisations to better manage crime and violent behaviour -- according to research led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).read more »

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Nearly 60% Of Americans Can't Afford Common Unexpected Expenses

13 Jan 11:10 | Business

Almost six in 10 Americans don't have enough savings to pay for a $500 car repair or a $1,000 emergency room bill, according to a new Bankrate.com report.read more »

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Global Food Prices Fall For Fifth Year In A Row, But Economic Uncertainties Remain For 2017

13 Jan 09:06 | World

Data from 2016 reveals that for the fifth year in a row, the prices of food around the world have declined, in some cases 1.5 per cent below 2015 levels.read more »

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Do Dogs Of All Ages Respond Equally To Dog-Directed Speech?

12 Jan 17:05 | SciTech

People tend to talk to dogs as though they are human babies. A new study shows that people speak more slowly and with a higher tone to dogs of all ages--both adults and puppies--and that puppies respond most readily to this dog-directed speech.read more »

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Study Explains How Western Diet Leads To Overeating And Obesity

12 Jan 15:00 | SciTech

More than two in three adults in the United States are considered overweight or obese, with substantial biomedical and clinical evidence suggesting that chronic overconsumption of a "western diet" - foods consisting high levels of sugars and fats - is a major cause of this epidemic.read more »

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Migrants Battling Exposure As Freezing Temperatures Grip Europe

12 Jan 13:05 | World

Sounding the alarm over the situation of thousands of migrants, asylum seekers and others enduring extreme cold conditions across Europe and Eastern Mediterranean, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) has appealed for immediate action to save them from freezing to death.read more »

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Dramatic Uptick In Percent Of Employers Providing Paid Holiday On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

12 Jan 11:10 | Business

This year, over two in five American employers (43 percent) will provide a paid day off for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, a notable increase from the previous all-time high of 37 percent recorded in each of the past two years. read more »

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World Bank Sees 'Moderate' Pick Up For Global Economy In 2017 Despite Weak Investment

12 Jan 09:02 | World

Global economic growth is forecast to accelerate moderately to 2.7 per cent in 2017 after a post-crisis low last year, the World Bank said.read more »

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What Kind Of Selfie Taker Are You?

11 Jan 17:17 | SciTech

New research says taking and posting pictures of yourself doesn't necessarily mean you're a narcissist. People also take selfies to engage in conversations and chronicle their lives.read more »

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Study Reveals Best U.S. States For Lovers

11 Jan 15:10 | U.S. News

Is Virginia really for lovers? Other states may have something to say about that.read more »

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Air Pollution And Lack Of Physical Activity Pose Competing Threats To Children In China

11 Jan 13:13 | World

Children and adolescents in mainland China are facing two serious and conflicting public health threats: ongoing exposure to air pollution and an increasingly sedentary lifestyle with little regular physical activity outside school.read more »

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Close To Half Of Adults And One Quarter Of Kids In The US Regularly Consume Artificial Sweeteners

11 Jan 11:23 | U.S. News

Low-calorie sweeteners (LCSs) are often used in place of added sugars such as sucrose and high-fructose corn syrup in food and beverage products. While these artificial sweeteners offer less calories, their effects on weight management and long-term health are still under investigation. read more »

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