GilmerFreePress.net

Did You Know?

The Free Press WV

WHAT U.S. MOVE COULD SPARK UNREST ACROSS MIDDLE EAST

Trump will recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, a move that could trigger violence in the region, derail a developing U.S. Mideast peace plan and infuriate key allies in the Arab world and the West.


WINDS CHURN CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES, KEEP AIRCRAFT FROM HELPING

Destructive blazes are tearing through Southern California communities, leaving hundreds of homes feared lost and uprooting tens of thousands of people.


DOCTORS IDENTIFY ABNORMALITIES IN CUBA ATTACK PATIENTS

U.S. Embassy workers developed changes to the part of the brain where it communicates, which may explain the hearing, vision, balance and memory damage they’ve experienced, AP learns.


HOW KREMLIN IS REACTING TO IOC BAN

A spokesman for Putin says Moscow needs to analyze the Olympic body’s ruling to bar Russia and its sports officials from the upcoming Pyeongchang Games before making any decisions.


SOME GOP LAWMAKERS BLUNT ABOUT TAX OVERHAUL PLAN

A number of Republicans are sounding a note of discord, casting the legislation as a boost to big corporations and the wealthy instead of the middle class.


HOMELESS REPORT A MIXED BAG

The nation’s homeless population increased this year for the first time since 2010, the government says, but in most places outside the West Coast, a decline continues.


STATE LAWMAKERS BLUR LINE BETWEEN PUBLIC, PERSONAL INTERESTS

The vast majority of state legislators across the U.S. have employment or income sources outside their legislative duties, raising the potential for conflicts of interest when they vote on policies.


RACE FOR ATLANTA MAYOR TOO CLOSE TO CALL

Despite leading by a margin of less than 1 percent, Keisha Lance Bottoms declared herself the city’s new leader, but Mary Norwood is vowing to request a recount.


NETWORK NEWS ACCUSERS FORM VICTIM SUPPORT GROUP

Women who say they were sexually harassed or mistreated by powerful men in TV news band together to form a support network aimed at changing newsroom culture, AP learns.


FRANCE’S BIGGEST ROCK STAR DIES

Johnny Hallyday, who fashioned his glitzy stage aura from Elvis Presley and drew musical inspiration from Chuck Berry and Buddy Holly, is dead at 74.

The Free Press WV

 

The Free Press WV

 

The Free Press WV

 

The Free Press WV

The Gilmer County Farmers’ Market in Glenville will hold its annual Christmas Market on Saturday, December 09, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Come out and shop for festive arts & crafts, handmade jewelry, leather goods, jelly, honey, baked goods, and lots more.

Hot drinks and treats will be served.

The Free Press WV


Special thanks to Mary Lee McPherson for her work as the Market Manager this year.

Stop by and say hello.

Located at 720 North Lewis Street, next to the Senior Center, in Glenville.

 

The Free Press WV

Apple will put up to $15.4 billion that the EU says it owes Ireland in back taxes into a special holding fund

Ireland’s finance minister said he expects the iPhone maker to start paying the money into an escrow account in the first quarter of 2018.


Netflix’s chief content officer told an audience at UBS’s Global Media and Communications Conference in New York that season six of the streaming giant’s landmark show will happen

Production on the show halted in October following the sexual harassment and assault allegations against star Kevin Spacey.


Michael Dell doesn’t buy the hype about killer artificial intelligence and tech dystopias

He expects technology in general will yield “tremendously positive outcomes for humans” over the next 30 years.


Elon Musk’s Boring Company, which was founded to create the tunnels for an underground transportation system in Los Angeles, has released a map illustrating a proposed network for those tunnels

The Boring Company was inspired by Musk’s frustrations with LA’s notoriously congested traffic.


Ethereum’s blockchain is jamming up because of a new game called “CryptoKitties” that lets people buy virtual cats

The online cat breeding game, which has been likened to both Beanie Babies and Pokemon, has taken the crypto-world by storm.


Apple fixed the iPhone calculator bug that said the answer to “1 + 2 + 3” was “24”

The problem was that the calculator app responded to the second “+“ slowly, so it was totaling ‘1 + 23,“ not the correct answer.


The CEOs of Apple and Google spoke at a conference that critics say makes them “complicit actors in the Chinese censorship regime”

China’s World Internet Conference is a gathering the Chinese government reportedly uses to promote its strategy of tightly controlling what’s available online in the country.


Tech giants are fighting to hire the best AI talent at the NIPS conference in LA this week

Google, Amazon, Apple, DeepMind, Intel, Facebook, and IBM are all there, among others.


Oracle is opening a charter school — a controversial kind of school that is publicly funded but privately run — at its headquarters in January

It is the first-ever public school to live on a corporate campus in Silicon Valley.


Apple declared the 2011 Mac Mini “obsolete”

It means Apple and authorized repair cent res will no longer be able to repair the tiny Mac desktop.

Click Below for additional Articles...

Page 1 of 1 pages





The Gilmer Free Press

Copyright MMVIII-MMXVII The Gilmer Free Press. All Rights Reserved