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Warnings over pollution met with a shrug in coal country
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Published in 4-9-2018
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GRANT TOWN, W.Va. (AP) It's coal people like miner Steve Knotts, 62, who make West Virginia Trump Country. So it was no surprise that President Donald Trump picked the state to announce his plan rolling back Obama-era pollution controls on coal-fired power plants. Trump left one thing out of his remarks, though: Northern West Virginia coal country will be ground zero for increased deaths and ...>>
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From penny press to Snapchat: Parents fret through the ages
Technology
Published in 4-9-2018
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NEW YORK (AP) When Stephen Dennis was raising his two sons in the 1980s, he never heard the phrase "screen time," nor did he worry much about the hours his kids spent with technology. When he bought an Apple II Plus computer, he considered it an investment in their future and encouraged them to use it as much as possible. Boy, have things changed with his grandkids and their phones and their Snap ...>>
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Sensors on new California bridge to record earthquake data
Technology
Published in 4-9-2018
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LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) A replacement bridge under construction at the nation's second-busiest port isn't just a crucial route for cargo trucks and Southern California commuters it's a concrete-and-steel science experiment for engineers and seismologists. The new bridge, which will stretch 8,800 feet (2,680 meters) over the Port of Long Beach, is being built with about 75 seismic ...>>
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Robot boat sails into history by finishing Atlantic crossing
Technology
Published in 4-9-2018
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SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) All summer, the small boat drifted steadily eastward across the churning North Atlantic until it neared the Irish coast, where it made history by becoming the first unmanned sailboat to cross the Atlantic. The SB Met, built by Norwegian company Offshore Sensing AS, reached the finish line of the Microtransat Challenge for robotic boats on Aug. 26, two and a half months a ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
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Published in 4-9-2018
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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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Uber heads in new direction with Toyota on self-driving cars
Technology
Published in 28-8-2018
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Uber is teaming up with Toyota to build self-driving cars for its ride-hailing service after its efforts to do it alone were derailed by a fatal collision and allegations of high-tech theft. Toyota, based in Japan, is also investing $500 million in Uber as part of the alliance announced Monday. The deal aims to combine the best features from the two companies' work on auto ...>>
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Facebook bans Myanmar military chief, others to stop hate
Technology
Published in 28-8-2018
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YANGON, Myanmar (AP) Facebook said Monday that it is banning Myanmar's powerful military chief and 19 other individuals and organizations from its site to prevent the spread of hate and misinformation. The social media giant was heavily criticized for permitting itself to be used to inflame ethnic and religious conflict in the country, particularly against minority Rohingya Muslims. It has b ...>>
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China struggles to curb its reliance on US buyers, suppliers
Technology
Published in 28-8-2018
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BEIJING (AP) Faced with plunging U.S. orders, surgical glove maker Ren Jiding is hunting for new markets amid Chinese government calls to reduce reliance on the United States. But none can absorb the 60 percent of his sales that went to American customers last year. "Other countries import much less than the United States," said Ren, a co-owner of Hongyeshangqin Medical Science and Technology Co. ...>>
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Plans on making untraceable 3D guns can't be posted online
Technology
Published in 28-8-2018
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A U.S. judge in Seattle blocked the Trump administration Monday from allowing a Texas company to post online plans for making untraceable 3D guns, agreeing with 19 states and the District of Columbia that such access to the plastic guns would pose a security risk. The states sued to stop an agreement that the government had reached with Austin, Texas-based Defense Distributed, saying guidelines on ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 28-8-2018
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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
Strong, deep undersea quake shakes Fiji; no damage expected
Technology
Published in 21-8-2018
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WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) A deep, undersea earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 8.2 has struck Fiji and small tsunami waves have been observed but no damage reported. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake hit at a depth of 560 kilometers (348 miles) and was located 280 kilometers (174 miles) northeast of Fiji's Ndoi Island. No casualties are expected based on initial readings. T ...>>
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Russian space executive, 2 others charged with fraud
Technology
Published in 21-8-2018
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MOSCOW (AP) Russia's top investigative agency says it has detained a deputy head of the nation's top space corporation on fraud charges. The Investigative Committee said Sunday's that Alexei Beloborodov, a deputy director general of the state-controlled RKK Energiya company, has been detained along with his two associates. It said they face charges of attempted fraud but did not el ...>>
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Science Says: Hotter weather turbocharges US West wildfires
Technology
Published in 21-8-2018
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As temperatures rise in the U.S. West, so do the flames. The years with the most acres burned by wildfires have some of the hottest temperatures, an Associated Press analysis of fire and weather data found. As human-caused climate change has warmed the world over the past 35 years, the land consumed by flames has more than doubled. Experts say the way global warming worsens wildfires comes down to ...>>
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The Latest: Latest earthquake on Indonesian island kills 2
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Published in 21-8-2018
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JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) The Latest on earthquakes that have struck Indonesia's Lombok island (all times local): 8 a.m. A strong earthquake Sunday on the Indonesian island of Lombok has killed at least two people. National Disaster Mitigation Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho tweeted Monday that both victims died in collapsed houses, one on Lombok and the other on neighboring Sumbawa isla ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 21-8-2018
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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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