FACTS OF THE DAY

19 January 2017

Betsy DeVos, Donald Trump’s choice to head the US Department of Education, has said that one reason schools may need guns is to ward off grizzly bears.

politico.com

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A newly discovered species of moth has been named Neopalpa donaldtrumpi because its head is reminiscent of the President-elect’s hairstyle.

thedailybeast.com

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The hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has been abandoned after a three-year search of 46,000 square miles of sea.

nytimes.com

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More people in Australia are killed by horses than by bees, wasps, snakes, spiders and jellyfish combined.

bbc.co.uk