Daily Update 4MIN News March 18, 2013: Fukushima, Climate Articles, Tornado Threat, Spaceweather

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:

1. TOUGH AUDIENCE AWAITS OBAMA IN MIDEAST

Israel is preparing to give him the red-carpet treatment, there are few signs of excitement in the West Bank.

2. WHY THE STEUBENVILLE RAPE CASE ISN’T OVER

Authorities are investigating whether coaches, parents and other students broke law by failing to report the crime.

3. DECIDING HOW TO CERTIFY VOTERS

Arizona’s law requiring proof of citizenship to register goes before the Supreme Court on Monday.

4. WHAT WAS OVERHEARD IN ST. PETER’S SQUARE

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Ma’lik Richmond, top, hugs his mother Daphne… View Full Caption

As Francis patted a little boy on the head, he asked “Are you a good boy?” and the child nodded. “Are you sure?” the pope quipped.

5. A HOLLYWOOD-WORTHY ESCAPE IN CANADA

Two inmates climbed a rope into a hovering helicopter to flee a Quebec jail.

6. IN EGYPT, ‘THE POLICE ARE COMPLETELY OUT OF THE PICTURE’

Deaths of two men beaten by vigilantes come after civilians were encouraged to arrest lawbreakers — and hand them over to authorities.

7. NOTHING EASY ABOUT A RIVAL GOVERNMENT FOR SYRIA

The main opposition group convenes in Turkey to choose an interim prime minister for areas the rebels control.

8. SOME STATES SEEK FARM CRUELTY VIDEO BAN

Meat, poultry industries push to make it harder for animal-welfare advocates to probe abuse and food safety

9. CRAZED FAN WHO INSPIRED ‘THE NATURAL’ DIES

Ruth Ann Steinhagen, who shot and injured Phillies’ Eddie Waitkus in 1949, dies in Chicago at 83.

10. LOUISVILLE LEADS NCAA’S DANCE CARD

Kansas, Indiana and Gonzaga also receive No. 1 seeds after a topsy-turvy season and another weekend of upsets.

 


TODAY’s LINKS:
Fukushima Fish: http://phys.org/news/2013-03-high-ces…
Carbon/Plankton: http://phys.org/news/2013-03-ocean-pl…
Climate Extremes: http://phys.org/news/2013-03-days-wea…
Etna: http://www.weather.com/video/raw-vide…
Ancient Forest: http://www.weather.com/news/ancient-u…

REPEAT LINKS:

WORLD WEATHER:
NDBC Buoys: http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/
Tropical Storms: http://www.wunderground.com/tropical/
HurricaneZone Satellite Images: http://www.hurricanezone.net/westpaci…
Weather Channel: http://www.weather.com/
NOAA Environmental Visualization Laboratory: http://www.nnvl.noaa.gov/Default.php
Pressure Maps: http://www.woweather.com/cgi-bin/expe…
Satellite Maps: http://www.woweather.com/cgi-app/sate…
Forecast Maps: http://www.woweather.com/weather/maps…
EL DORADO WORLD WEATHER MAP: http://www.eldoradocountyweather.com/…
TORCON: http://www.weather.com/news/tornado-t… [Tornado Forecast for the day]
HURRICANE TRACKER: http://www.weather.com/weather/hurric…

US WEATHER:
Precipitation Totals: http://www.cocorahs.org/ViewData/List…
GOES Satellites: http://rsd.gsfc.nasa.gov/goes/
THE WINDMAP: http://hint.fm/wind/
Severe Weather Threats: http://www.weather.com/news/weather-s…
Canada Weather Office Satellite Composites: http://www.weatheroffice.gc.ca/satell…
Temperature Delta: http://www.intellicast.com/National/T…
Records/Extremes: http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/extremes/rec…

SPACEWEATHER:
Spaceweather: http://spaceweather.com
SOHO Solar Wind: http://umtof.umd.edu/pm/
HAARP Data Meters: http://www.haarp.alaska.edu/haarp/dat…
Planetary Orbital Diagram – Ceres1 JPL: http://ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/sbdb.cgi?sstr…
SDO: http://sdo.gsfc.nasa.gov/data/
Helioviewer: http://www.helioviewer.org/
SOHO: http://sohodata.nascom.nasa.gov/cgi-b…
Stereo: http://stereo.gsfc.nasa.gov/cgi-bin/i…
SOLARIMG: http://solarimg.org/artis/
iSWA: http://iswa.gsfc.nasa.gov/iswa/iSWA.html
NASA ENLIL SPIRAL: http://iswa.gsfc.nasa.gov:8080/IswaSy…
NOAA ENLIL SPIRAL: http://www.swpc.noaa.gov/wsa-enlil/
GOES Xray: http://www.swpc.noaa.gov/sxi/goes15/i…
Gamma Ray Bursts: http://grb.sonoma.edu/
BARTOL Cosmic Rays: http://neutronm.bartol.udel.edu//spac…
ISWA: http://iswa.ccmc.gsfc.nasa.gov:8080/I…
NOAA Sunspot Classifications: http://www.swpc.noaa.gov/ftpdir/lates…
GONG: http://gong2.nso.edu/dailyimages/
GONG Magnetic Maps: http://gong.nso.edu/data/magmap/ondem…

MISC Links:
JAPAN Radiation Map: http://jciv.iidj.net/map/
RADIATION Network: http://radiationnetwork.com/
LISS: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/monitoring…
QUAKES LIST FULL: http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/s…
RSOE: http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/index2.php [That cool alert map I use]
Moon: http://www.fourmilab.ch/earthview/pac…

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