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Thousands of pounds of food delivered in ‘Operation Rock Wallaby’

(CNN) — thousand of pounds of vegetables have been dropped across new south wales, australia for hungry animals fleeing the bush fires. * operation rock wallaby* will drop two-thousand pounds of carrots and sweet potatoes in various brush-tailed rock-wallaby colonies. officials say the number of animals affected by the bush fires could be as high as one-billion. this is the…

Pompeo: killing of Iran’s general is part of a bigger picture

(CNN) – As tensions continue to escalate between the US and Iran, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo continues to praise the killing of an Iranian general. During a speech at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University Monday, Pompeo said the death of Qasem Soleimani was a part of a bigger plan. Pompeo’s comments are a shift from the previous reasoning…

Baby opossum survives vicious attack in Hilton Head

(CNN) — A baby opossum is recovering after a vicious beating in the Low Country. The Wildlife Rehab of Greenville is treating the animal, who’s now been named Scarlett. Staff there claim the animal was beaten with golf clubs in Hilton Head. The opossum suffered numerous injuries, including a broken jaw and a gash across the throat. Scarlett was also…

Group of astronauts ‘lift off’ as NASA’s first Artemis graduates

(CNN) — New year, new crew of astronauts for NASA! Eleven new astronauts graduated at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston Friday. This is the first class of astronaut candidates to graduate under the Artemis program. The candidates completed more than two years of basic training before graduation. Now they’ll each be eligible for assignments to the International Space Station,…

U.S. Army: text messages claiming you’ve been drafted are a hoax

(CNN) — The U.S. Army is warning about a wave of fake text messages telling Americans they’ve been drafted to fight in Iran. Screenshots of the texts provided by US Army recruiting command showed spelling and grammatical errors. That’s one key indicator they’re fake. Officials say another, is that the draft was suspended in the 70’s and it would take…

2019 saw the highest number of measles cases in 27 years

(CNN) – Health officials say 2019 was the worst year for the measles since 1992. The majority of cases were among people who were not vaccinated against measles. Six cases of measles were reported to the CDC in December bringing the case total to 1,282. That’s the highest number of cases in 27 years. Cases were confirmed in 31 states…