Category Archives: CNN World

UK Conservatives criticized for ‘misleading’ Twitter change

UK Conservatives criticized for ‘misleading’ Twitter change

Twitter issued a warning after Britain’s Conservative Party came under fire for rebranding one of its official Twitter accounts “factcheckUK” during a debate between its leader, Boris Johnson, and the Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn on Tuesday. The change during a pivotal election debate drew immediate condemnation not just from users but also from organizations on…MORE

Koala-sniffing dogs are on a mission to save animals from Australia’s bushfires

Koala-sniffing dogs are on a mission to save animals from Australia’s bushfires

Dogs who have been trained to find and save koalas in the wild are helping to rescue the animals in Australia’s devastating bushfires. Bear, a border collie-koolie cross, is a detection dog who sniffs out live koalas during search and rescue operations in New South Wales’ Northern Rivers region, according to the International Fund for…MORE

Neptune’s moons perform a strange orbit dance around each other

Neptune’s moons perform a strange orbit dance around each other

Two of Neptune’s innermost moons perform a strange dance to avoid each other that is weird and completely unique compared to all known orbits, according to new research. Naiad and Thalassa, both tiny Tic Tac-shaped moons around Neptune, are only about 1,150 miles apart. While Naiad completes an orbit around Neptune every seven hours, Thalassa…MORE

Why would Trump reverse US policy on Israeli settlements? Good question.

Why would Trump reverse US policy on Israeli settlements? Good question.

This was originally published as the November 19 edition of CNN’s Meanwhile in America, the daily email about US politics for global readers. Sign up here to receive it every weekday morning. Does it deliver a hefty domestic political payoff, reverse an Obama administration position, upturn international law and irritate the European Union? If so,…MORE

Better late than never — Trump’s latest gift to Netanyahu

Better late than never — Trump’s latest gift to Netanyahu

The Trump administration’s reversal of decades of US foreign policy on Israeli settlements in the West Bank has been in the works for a year, says a US official, but the timing couldn’t have been better for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Netanyahu has banked on his relationship with the US President to carry him to…MORE

A key witness could gut Trump’s entire impeachment defense this week

A key witness could gut Trump’s entire impeachment defense this week

This was originally published as the November 18 edition of CNN’s Meanwhile in America, the daily email about US politics for global readers. Sign up here to receive it every weekday morning. The facts just keep getting worse for President Donald Trump — and a key witness could gut his entire impeachment defense this week.…MORE

Saturn’s moon Titan is largely covered in organic material, new evidence shows

Saturn’s moon Titan is largely covered in organic material, new evidence shows

Before NASA’s Cassini mission ended its study of Saturn in 2017, it also flew by Saturn’s moon, Titan. The data provided by the Hyugens probe, which was part of the mission, suggested that Titan was the perfect candidate for further exploration. And now, that data has helped scientists put together the first global geological map…MORE

Blogs

2018 High School Football Review: Week 1 (AUDIO)

2018 High School Football Review: Week 1 (AUDIO)

It was a wild night in the Tennessee Valley. Storms raged as teams tried to complete their Week 1 games. Join Cowboy and Coca-Cola Red Zone Sideline Reporter Jeff Cate as they discuss the wet and wild action of Week 1 High School Football.

WATCH: Superbowl Commercial Favorites

WATCH: Superbowl Commercial Favorites

Check out some of our favorite Superbowl commercials! Amazon, “Alexa Loses Her Voice” (BTW, you can listen to WGOW-FM on Alexa by saying, “Alexa, enable the Talk One Oh Two Point Three skill!” and to WGOW-AM by saying, “Alexa, enable the News W-G-O-W skill!”) NFL, “Touchdown Celebrations to Come” Budweiser, “Stand By You” Doritos, “DORITOS BLAZE…

Did you miss that pink sky?

Did you miss that pink sky?

On Monday, there was a proliferation of “pink sky” shots sent in by listeners.  Followed by obligatory, condescending “explanation of phenomenon” by meteorologists.  Best example I’ve ever seen…lasted 5 mins, or so at Henson’s Gap/Lewis Chapel Mtn., overlooking Dunlap, Tn.  Launch ramp of “Tennessee TreeToppers” hanggliding club.  

Bill B Blog 08.24.17

Bill B Blog 08.24.17

I boycotted the NFL for 2 years.   And I had a good reason….not faux-outrage from the right nor the left. But I digress. I hear the calls for protests…for boycotts of the NFL over Colin Kaepernick’s not being signed by any NFL team as quarterback.  They say it’s because of the former 49’ers QB’s…