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Roger Waters of Pink Floyd joins Assange supporters in London protest march

LONDON (Reuters) - Hundreds of people including Roger Waters, co-founder of the Pink Floyd rock group, and designer Vivienne Westwood, marched through central London on Saturday demanding that jailed Wikileaks founder Julian Assange be released. Singer Roger Waters speaks during a protest against the extradition of Julian Assange, at the Parliament Square in London, Britain, February 22, 2020. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls. A London court begins ... Full story

NASA satellite images reveal dramatic melting in Antarctica after record heat wave

January was the hottest month on record. Earlier this month, temperatures in Antarctica appeared to reach a record-breaking 64.9 degrees Fahrenheit, matching the temperature in Los Angeles that day. New images released by NASA show the dramatic ice melt caused by the heat wave, a phenomenon that is becoming more and more common in the peninsula. NASA's Earth Observatory released two new images Friday by the Operational Land Imager on Landsat 8 ... Full story

Roger Stone's bid to remove judge Amy Berman is fuel for Trump pardon, experts say

Roger Stone, just sentenced to 40 months in prison for impeding a congressional investigation of Russian election interference, is seeking the removal of the federal judge who convicted him, in the latest turn of a bizarre legal odyssey. The case has been fraught with political overtones as President Trump and conservative commentators have leveled broadsides against U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson and the jury’s forewoman, saying ... Full story

Bus rollover in San Diego County kills 3, injures at least 18

Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE. Feb. 22, 2020, 8:11 PM UTC / Updated Feb. 22, 2020, 8:15 PM UTC. By Nicole Acevedo. A bus rollover killed three people and injured at least 18 near Fallbrook in San Diego County, California, North County Fire said. “We are brokenhearted to report we have 3 deceased on scene,” the fire department tweeted. This is a developing ... Full story

At least 3 die in California bus rollover

At least three people were killed in a bus rollover on Interstate 15 near San Diego, authorities said. Another 18 people have been transported to local hospitals, according to a Twitter post from North County Fire Protection District. This is a developing story. Please check back for updates. Full story

Brazil's Carnival kicks off with political divisions front and center

RIO DE JANEIRO/SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil’s famed Carnival kicked off in earnest on Saturday, as millions of scantily-clad revelers poured into the streets, many of whom took the opportunity to parody or otherwise comment on the nation’s deeply polarized politics. Drum queen Viviane Araujo from Mancha Verde samba school performs during the first night of the Carnival parade at the Sambadrome in Sao Paulo, Brazil, February 22, 2020. ... Full story

Alex Ovechkin, 700 goals and counting Post

With pure strength and innate goal-scoring ability, Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has electrified NHL arenas since his debut Oct. 5, 2005, and the 34-year-old looks far from slowing down. On Saturday afternoon at the New Jersey Devils, the Russian became the eighth NHL player to score 700 career goals, and he did it in the second-fewest games (1,144). His 700th was also his 42nd tally of the season; he is nearing the pace that would ... Full story

Trump’s India trip mixes politics with policy, and offers the promise of his biggest rally yet

Instead, the centerpiece of Trump’s brief trip is a massive rally in Trump’s honor that his host, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has billed as “Namaste Trump.” The greeting loosely translates from Sanskrit as, “I bow to you,” which may appeal to Trump as much as the idea that the gathering Monday in Ahmedabad is expected to fill, or nearly fill, the world’s largest cricket stadium. Never mind that the projected stadium capacity is perhaps ... Full story

Nevada's new early voting rule gives shift workers opportunity to participate

Las Vegas may be known for its glitz, glamor and nightlife -- but what happens in Vegas is largely possible because of the work done by thousands of casino workers, housekeepers and hotel staff working around the clock. Among them is Alicia Sosa, a cocktail waitress at a top hotel resort in Vegas, who typically works the graveyard shift. Sosa says she came to Nevada 22 years ago from Texas in hopes of providing for her family while working for ... Full story

Aramco says received approval for Jafurah gas field development

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Aramco is seen as security personnel stand before the start of a press conference by Aramco at the Plaza Conference Center in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia November 3, 2019. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed/File Photo. DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Aramco said on Saturday it had received regulatory approval to develop Saudi Arabia’s Jafurah non-associated gas field and expects production to start in early 2024. It said output would reach ... Full story

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