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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
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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.

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Counterfeit cosmetics seized in LA contained lead, feces
Technology
Published in 17-4-2018
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LOS ANGELES (AP) Los Angeles police say $700,000 worth of counterfeit cosmetics seized from vendors in downtown's fashion district have tested positive for bacteria, lead and traces of animal feces. Officials said Monday that the investigation began after customers complained of rashes and other skin irritations from using the knockoff mascaras, lipsticks and eye shadows. The seized products ...>>
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US, UK say Russia targets internet hardware for espionage
Technology
Published in 17-4-2018
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Washington and London on Monday jointly accused the Russian government of maliciously targeting global internet equipment for political and economic espionage. The two governments said the Russian operations, which allegedly involve planting malware on internet routers and other equipment, could also lay the foundation for future offensive cyberattacks. A joint statement by the U.S. Department of ...>>
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Mighty Mississippi: Scientists use model in land loss fight
Technology
Published in 17-4-2018
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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) Scientists working on new ways to battle the erosion that threatens Louisiana's coastline have a dramatic new tool: a massive replica of the lower Mississippi River. The Louisiana State University's Center for River Studies is home to the newly opened Lower Mississippi River Physical Model, a 10,000-square-foot (930-square-meter) reproduction of nearly 200 miles (3 ...>>
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Medical marijuana push spreads to Utah, Oklahoma
Technology
Published in 17-4-2018
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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) The push for legalized marijuana has moved into Utah and Oklahoma, two of the most conservative states in the country, further underscoring how quickly feelings about marijuana are changing in the United States. If the two measures pass, Utah and Oklahoma will join 30 other states that have legalized some form of medical marijuana, according to the pro-pot National Organizatio ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 17-4-2018
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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.

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Better World Cos., HM Equity Management pick up Victoria apartment portfolio
Technology
Published in 17-4-2018
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The Better World Family of Cos. has partnered with HM Equity Managemen to acquire a 544-unit, three-property portfolio in Victoria.

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VillaSport Athletic Club and Spa inks big lease in Katy
Technology
Published in 17-4-2018
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VillaSport Athletic Club and Spa will kick off the next phase of Stableside at Falcon Landing retail center in the Katy area with its third location in the Houston market. The private club has leased 121,000 square feet for a location to open in 15 months, developer NewQuest Properties announced.

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Group 1 Automotive expands in Brazil
Technology
Published in 17-4-2018
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Group 1 Automotive acquired a new Toyota market in São Paulo, Brazil and expanded an existing Honda dealership in one of the city's suburbs.

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Captain Brad's Coastal Kitchen to open in Tomball
Technology
Published in 17-4-2018
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Captain Brad's Coastal Kitchen will make its debut in Northpointe Center, a new neighborhood retail center at 24435 Tomball Parkway near Northpointe Boulevard, the Weitzman real estate firm announced.

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Harvard-affiliated angel investor network to launch Houston chapter
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Published in 17-4-2018
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The Harvard Business School Alumni Angels on Monday evening will launch its first Houston chapter at an event at Station Houston, an effort to bring together Harvard-affiliated angel investors and local startup companies.

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