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Father of Army vet shot at Oregon VA clinic feels betrayed
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Published in 1-5-2018
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SALEM, Ore. (AP) The father of a veteran with post-traumatic stress disorder who was shot at a government clinic in Oregon blames Veterans Affairs for letting down his son. Gilbert "Matt" Negrete, who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, is in jail in the former timber town of Medford, charged with attempted assault and other crimes after he allegedly displayed a knife during a confrontation at the VA ...>>
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Panasonic to pay $280M to settle federal corruption probe
Technology
Published in 1-5-2018
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LAKE FOREST, Calif. (AP) Panasonic Corp. will pay about $280 million to resolve federal charges that executives at its in-flight entertainment unit improperly hid payments to consultants overseas in violation of anti-corruption rules, officials announced Monday. The Japanese electronics giant's parent company will pay $143 million to the Securities and Exchange Commission, while its Southern ...>>
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WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum to leave Facebook amid privacy flap
Technology
Published in 1-5-2018
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum is breaking ties with his company's parent, Facebook, amid a privacy scandal that has dogged the social network for weeks. Koum confirmed his departure from WhatsApp Monday on his Facebook page . The Washington Post reported that Koum also plans to resign from Facebook's board of directors. Facebook wouldn't comment on that report. Facebook ...>>
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VA hospital investigating after tweets of 'unsanitary' room
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Published in 1-5-2018
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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) A Veterans Affairs clinic in Salt Lake City is investigating why an Army veteran was put in a room with an overflowing trash can and medical supplies strewn about after the man's father tweeted images of the unclean space. Stephen Wilson, the father of Christopher Wilson who spent six years in the Army and was deployed to Iraq twice, posted the photos to Twitter on Friday ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
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Published in 1-5-2018
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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.

Reference: www.chron.com
Mummified body found in Iran could be father of last shah
Technology
Published in 24-4-2018
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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) The discovery in Iran of a mummified body near the site of a former royal mausoleum has raised speculation it could be the remains of the late Reza Shah Pahlavi, founder of the Pahlavi dynasty. Hassan Khalilabadi, the head of Tehran City Council's cultural heritage and tourism committee, says it's "possible" the mummy is of Reza Shah. Khalilabadi told th ...>>
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Power-sucking Bitcoin 'mines' spark backlash
Technology
Published in 24-4-2018
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Bitcoin "miners" who use rows of computers whirring at the same time to produce virtual currencies began taking root along New York's northern border a couple of years ago to tap into some of the nation's cheapest hydroelectric power, offering an air of Silicon Valley sophistication to this often-snowy region. But as the once-high-flying bitcoin market has waned, so too has the enthusias ...>>
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Asian elephants said at risk from Chinese demand for skin
Technology
Published in 24-4-2018
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BANGKOK (AP) A report by a British-based conservation group says rising Chinese demand for products made from elephant skin is driving poaching and posing a threat to Asia's wild herds even greater than the ivory trade. The group Elephant Family says the threat is currently greatest in Myanmar, but warns that the Asian elephant could become extinct in half the areas where it ranges if the pr ...>>
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For the first time, Facebook spells out what it forbids
Technology
Published in 24-4-2018
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NEW YORK (AP) If you've ever wondered exactly what sorts of things Facebook would like you not to do on its service, you're in luck. For the first time, the social network is publishing detailed guidelines to what does and doesn't belong on its service 27 pages worth of them, in fact. So please don't make credible violent threats or revel in sexual violence; promote terrorism ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 24-4-2018
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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.

Reference: www.chron.com
Mummified body found in Iran could be father of last shah
Technology
Published in 24-4-2018
    231 Visits
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) The discovery in Iran of a mummified body near the site of a former royal mausoleum has raised speculation it could be the remains of the late Reza Shah Pahlavi, founder of the Pahlavi dynasty. Hassan Khalilabadi, the head of Tehran City Council's cultural heritage and tourism committee, says it's "possible" the mummy is of Reza Shah. Khalilabadi told th ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Power-sucking Bitcoin 'mines' spark backlash
Technology
Published in 24-4-2018
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Bitcoin "miners" who use rows of computers whirring at the same time to produce virtual currencies began taking root along New York's northern border a couple of years ago to tap into some of the nation's cheapest hydroelectric power, offering an air of Silicon Valley sophistication to this often-snowy region. But as the once-high-flying bitcoin market has waned, so too has the enthusias ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Asian elephants said at risk from Chinese demand for skin
Technology
Published in 24-4-2018
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BANGKOK (AP) A report by a British-based conservation group says rising Chinese demand for products made from elephant skin is driving poaching and posing a threat to Asia's wild herds even greater than the ivory trade. The group Elephant Family says the threat is currently greatest in Myanmar, but warns that the Asian elephant could become extinct in half the areas where it ranges if the pr ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
For the first time, Facebook spells out what it forbids
Technology
Published in 24-4-2018
    170 Visits
NEW YORK (AP) If you've ever wondered exactly what sorts of things Facebook would like you not to do on its service, you're in luck. For the first time, the social network is publishing detailed guidelines to what does and doesn't belong on its service 27 pages worth of them, in fact. So please don't make credible violent threats or revel in sexual violence; promote terrorism ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 24-4-2018
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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.

Reference: www.chron.com


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