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Wikipedia’s Article of the Day July 23, 2018: Suillus spraguei

Suillus spragueiSuillus spraguei, the painted suillus, is a species of fungus in the family Suillaceae. Its readily identifiable fruit bodies have caps that are dark red when fresh, dry to the touch, and covered with mats of hairs and scales that are separated by yellow cracks.  On the underside of the cap are small, yellow, angular pores that become brownish as the mushroom ages. The stalk bears a grayish cottony ring, and is typically covered with soft hairs or scales.  S. spraguei grows in symbiosis with roots of several pineRead More


Wikipedia article of the day for July 23, 2018

The Wikipedia article of the day for July 23, 2018 is Suillus spraguei. Suillus spraguei, the painted suillus, is a species of fungus in the family Suillaceae. Its readily identifiable fruit bodies have caps that are dark red when fresh, dry to the touch, and covered with mats of hairs and scales that are separated by yellow cracks. On the underside of the cap are small, yellow, angular pores that become brownish as the mushroom ages. The stalk bears a grayish cottony ring, and is typically covered with soft hairsRead More


NIGER: 10 Boko Haram Terrorists Killed

FILE – A Nigerien soldier stands guard in a camp of the city of Diffa during the visit of Niger’s Interior Minister Mohamed Bazoum following attacks by Boko Haram fighters in the region of Diffa, Niger, June 18, 2016. Niger Army: 10 Boko Haram Terrorists Killed NIAMEY, NIGER (AFP) — Niger’s army said Saturday it killed 10 terrorists after one of its military positions in the southwest of the country was attacked by fighters from the Boko Haram jihadist group. “In the night from Thursday to Friday, the military stationRead More


NORTH KOREA: US Military sees country as now safe

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un smiles during his visit to the under-construction Orangchon Power Station in this undated photo released by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency in Pyongyang, July 17, 2018. US Military Sees Change in N. Korea; Others Skeptical WASHINGTON (VOA) — A top U.S. military official called North Korean leader Kim Jong Un “a man of his word” while backing up assertions by other key officials that talks with Pyongyang are making progress. The commander of U.S. Forces-Korea, General Vincent Brooks, said that since North Korea’sRead More


UGANDA: Museveni, Kenyatta to grace launch of Imbalu season

This year about 6000 boys are expected to be circumcised NEW VISION – Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta is expected to join his Ugandan counterpart, President Yoweri Museveni, for the launch of traditional circumcision (Imbalu) season at Bamasaba cultural ground in Mutoto sub-county in Mbale district on August 11. The revelation was made by the minister in charge of protocol, Mathias Nabutele, who is also the event coordinator in Inzu Yamasaba. Nabutele told New Vision that the speaker of Kenyan senate and former governor of Bumgoma County, Kenneth Lusaka, confirmed Kenyatta’sRead More


UGANDA: CISCO ditches Kampala for Nairobi due to Security operatives impunity – GOOD LUCK ATTRACTING INVESTORS

MTN says its data centre in Mutundwe, south of Kampala was raided without a court order. FILE PHOTO  MTN raid: How Cisco ditched Kampala for Nairobi KAMPALA (DAILY MONITOR) – At the fold of 2004, Cisco, a US networking giant with annual revenue of $48b, embarked on an expansion plan that sought to extend its reach into Sub-Saharan Africa. For purposes of understanding this new desire, Africa had since the fold of the millennium been referenced as the “the next big thing”. Therefore, Cisco had to ride with the tide toRead More


Liked on YouTube: Macron aide beats up student protester during May Day rally

Macron aide beats up student protester during May Day rally French President Emmanuel Macron is under massive pressure after his aide was caught beating up a student protestor. The incident took place at an anti-government rally in May. The man was identified as Alexandre Bennala. Upon noticing that he was being filmed by activists, Benalla retreats from the action finding sanctuary in a nearby cafe. At no point during the footage did riot police intervene in Benalla’s actions. READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/9ann Check out http://rt.com RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT!Read More


FRANCE: Macron orders shake up in his security after firing bodyguard – VIDEO

France’s Macron orders shake-up of presidency after bodyguard scandal: source PARIS (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron ordered a shake-up of his office after acknowledging failings in the way the presidency handled a scandal over his top bodyguard who was filmed beating a protester on May Day, a source close to the Elysee said. The bodyguard, Alexandre Benalla, was placed under investigation on Sunday in a case that has sparked a political storm and brought the sharpest criticism Macron has faced since taking power 14 months ago. Le Monde newspaperRead More


US GUNS: Gunman in Trader Joe’s standoff was feuding with grandmother

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A feud between a man and his grandmother over his girlfriend staying at the grandmother’s home exploded into violence that ultimately led to him taking dozens of people hostage inside a Los Angeles supermarket, a relative said Sunday. Investigators believe Gene Evin Atkins, 28, shot his grandmother several times and wounded his girlfriend at their South Los Angeles home on Saturday afternoon before he led police on a chase, while exchanging gunfire with officers, crashed into a pole outside the Trader Joe’s in the city’s SilverRead More


UGANDA: Japan, government close in on Kampala flyover

An artistic impression of how the road section at the Jinja Road traffic lights will look like after completion. FILE PHOTO  KAMPALA (DAILY MONITOR) – With the new Nile Bridge due for commissioning later this year, Japan has said they are now “in constant discussions” with government to kick start the long overdue Kampala flyover project.  Mr Fukase Yutaka, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) country representative, told Daily Monitor they hope construction of the first phase of the project to start before the end of this year. “It all depends onRead More