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January 4, 2019

Meteorologists dig way out of building through heavy snow in Poland

ABCNews.com(NEW YORK) -- A few feet of snow in the weather forecast may be enough to keep many people inside, but a group of meteorologists dug through a snowdrift to escape a weather station in Poland and report the weather. In a video that's captured a lot of attention, one of the meteorologists can be seen opening the door to reveal fresh snow, while another one dressed in ski attire can be seen throwing a pair of skis and ski poles onto the top of the snow. That same meteorologist is t..
January 4, 2019

‘No timeline for US withdrawal from Syria’: State Dept. official

omersukrugoksu/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- As of now, there’s “no timeline for military forces to withdraw” from Syria, a senior State Department official said Friday, adding to the repeatedly changing administration accounts concerning President Donald Trump's abrupt decision to pull all U.S. troops out of the war-ravaged country. At the same time, officials reiterated the Trump administration “does not intend to have an indefinite military presence in Syria,” and that the president's decis..
January 4, 2019

‘Snowflakes, your army needs you!’: UK targets millennials in latest army recruitment drive

Ministry of Defence(LONDON) -- The British Army has launched a new recruitment campaign targeting a range of millennial stereotypes, including “snowflakes” and “selfie addicts.” The campaign uses the template of a famous World War I propaganda poster to make its point. The classic poster featured then-British Secretary of State for War, Lord Kitchener, with the text: "Britons: Lord Kitchener Wants You. Join Your Country's Army! God save the King." The new posters and TV ads say the army nee..
January 4, 2019

Beyonce and Jay-Z help set visitor record at Paris’ Louvre museum

Starcevic/iStock(PARIS) -- It's not the kind of record they're used to making -- but it's a big one for the famed Louvre museum. The Paris landmark welcomed a record 10.2 million visitors in 2018, a 25 percent spike from 2017, partly because a music video Beyonce and Jay-Z shot at the iconic locale went viral. The museum offers a 90-minute tour that makes the same stops seen in the video: Winged Victory of Samothrace, Pietà, Madonna of the Green Cushion, the Mona Lisa, The Wedding..