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Vegas states its (lower) case: no capital letters on Twitter
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Published in 29-5-2018
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LAS VEGAS (AP) This city means business when it comes to hockey and is stating its (lower) case no capital letters. In a shot at the Vegas Golden Knights' opponent the Washington Capitals city officials are dispensing with capital letters on the official Twitter account. The city posted a photo-shopped version of the famous Las Vegas sign with all lowercase letters on Friday and the messa ...>>
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Hawaii officials order some residents to flee from fast lava
Technology
Published in 29-5-2018
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HONOLULU (AP) Hawaii County officials are knocking on doors on several streets in the Leilani Estates subdivision alerting residents to flee fast-moving lava from Kilauea (kih-luh-WAY'-uh) volcano. Evacuation orders were issued Monday evening for anyone in the area east of Pomaikai Street to avoid being isolated by the flow. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center on Oahu reports that a 4.4 magni ...>>
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Sex-abusing neurologist's patients: No justice in Philly
Technology
Published in 29-5-2018
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Patients of a neurologist already facing rape charges in New York and New Jersey say law enforcement officials in Philadelphia are burying nearly identical accusations against him, angering and perplexing women who say they're being victimized twice first by their doctor, now by a big-city justice system that won't hold him accountable. A slew of patients who accuse Dr. Ricardo Cruciani ...>>
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Portugal's parliament debates whether to allow euthanasia
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Published in 29-5-2018
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LISBON, Portugal (AP) Portuguese lawmakers are preparing for a landmark debate on whether to make Portugal one of only a handful of countries in the world allowing euthanasia and doctor-assisted suicide. A debate in parliament Tuesday will end in a vote on four broadly similar bills tabled by left-leaning parties, including the governing Socialist Party. The outcome is uncertain and is likely to ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
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Published in 29-5-2018
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According to an alleged victim of multiple assaults by an ex-football player, Baylor coach Art Briles and university president Ken Starr did nothing after being informed.

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Indonesia raises alert for Merapi volcano, sets no-go zone
Technology
Published in 22-5-2018
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JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) Indonesian authorities raised the alert for the volatile Mount Merapi volcano on the densely populated island of Java and ordered people within 3 kilometers (2 miles) to evacuate. Merapi has erupted four times since Monday, sending out a 3,500 meter (11,483 feet) column of volcanic material and dusting the surrounding region in ash. Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, the national disas ...>>
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Experts disclose new details about 300-year-old shipwreck
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Published in 22-5-2018
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BOSTON (AP) A Spanish galleon laden with gold that sank to the bottom of the Caribbean off the coast of Colombia more than 300 years ago was found three years ago with the help of an underwater autonomous vehicle operated by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, the agency disclosed for the first time. New details about the discovery of the San Jose were released on Monday with permission fro ...>>
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Experts: China far side lunar mission potentially historic
Technology
Published in 22-5-2018
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BEIJING (AP) China's ambition to soft-land a spacecraft on the far side of the moon later this year faces considerable challenges, but if successful would propel the country's space program to the forefront of one of the most important areas of lunar exploration, experts say. China hopes to be the first country to complete such a landing. On Monday, it launched a relay satellite to faci ...>>
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Sony buys most of EMI Music, to spend $9B on image sensors
Technology
Published in 22-5-2018
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TOKYO (AP) Electronics and entertainment company Sony Corp. said Tuesday it plans to spend $2.3 billion acquiring an additional 60 percent stake in EMI Music Publishing, home to the Motown catalog and contemporary artists like Kanye West, Alicia Keys and Pharrell Williams. Sony already owns 30 percent of EMI so once the purchase from Mubadala Investment Co. is finalized, it will own 90 percent of ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 22-5-2018
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According to an alleged victim of multiple assaults by an ex-football player, Baylor coach Art Briles and university president Ken Starr did nothing after being informed.

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Colorado mom scares off bear attacking 5-year-old daughter
Technology
Published in 15-5-2018
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DENVER (AP) A 5-year-old Colorado girl attacked by a black bear outside her home over the weekend was expected to recover thanks to the quick thinking of her mother, who scared the animal away, officials said Monday. The unidentified girl was in good condition at a hospital. Wildlife officials announced they killed the bear believed to be responsible for the attack early Sunday in East Orchard Me ...>>
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Report finds cases of STDs reach all-time high in California
Technology
Published in 15-5-2018
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LOS ANGELES (AP) The number of cases of sexually transmitted diseases in California reached a record high last year and officials are particularly concerned by a spike in stillbirths due to congenital syphilis, state health authorities said Monday. More than 300,000 cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis were reported in 2017, a 45 percent increase from five years ago, according to data relea ...>>
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Hawaii volcano eruption costs tourism industry millions
Technology
Published in 15-5-2018
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PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) People nixing vacations to Hawaii's Big island has cost the tourism industry millions of dollars as the top attraction, Kilauea volcano, keeps spewing lava. Cancellations from May through July have hit at least $5 million, said Ross Birch, executive director of the island's tourism board. The booking pace for hotels and other activities, such as tours for lava viewing ...>>
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Trump defends decision to revisit action on Chinese company
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Published in 15-5-2018
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WASHINGTON (AP) President Donald Trump on Monday defended his efforts to help a Chinese telecommunications company that violated U.S. sanctions "get back into business, fast," despite criticism from Democrats and Republicans that the company poses a national security risk. "ZTE, the large Chinese phone company, buys a big percentage of individual parts from U.S. companies," Trump tweeted Monday. ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 15-5-2018
    876 Visits

According to an alleged victim of multiple assaults by an ex-football player, Baylor coach Art Briles and university president Ken Starr did nothing after being informed.

Reference: www.chron.com


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