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Viacom owner throws up hurdle to Paramount sale
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Published in 7-6-2016
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(AP) In a move that further undermines Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman, the company's controlling shareholder said Monday it amended Viacom's bylaws to require unanimous board approval for any full or partial sale of movie studio Paramount Pictures. National Amusements Inc., which controls 80 percent of the voting stock in both Viacom and CBS Corp., announced the change. In a court filing, ...>>
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New synthetic drug U-47700 has states rushing to stop spread
Technology
Published in 7-6-2016
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(AP) A new synthetic drug that can be purchased online and is connected to at least 50 deaths nationwide has several states scrambling to stop its spread, with Kansas law enforcement agencies seeking an emergency ban. Synthetic drugs are comprised of man-made chemicals and produced in a laboratory, while organic drugs are made with ingredients found in nature, DEA agent Melvin Patterson said. C ...>>
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Solar-powered airplane's flight to New York City postponed
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Published in 7-6-2016
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The Swiss-made Solar Impulse 2 was scheduled to take off from Lehigh Valley International Airport in Allentown and head to New York City around midnight Monday, but project officials announced around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday that the flight had been postponed because of showers and thunderstorms moving through the area. The plane was scheduled to fly over the Statue of Liberty before landing at John F. ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
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Published in 7-6-2016
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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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Health officials now confirm 11 cases of measles in Arizona
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Published in 31-5-2016
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(AP) An outbreak of measles that began with an inmate at a federal detention center for immigrants in central Arizona has now grown to 11 confirmed cases, officials said Monday. State and county health officials said they're working to stop new transmissions by isolating patients, vaccinating people detained in the privately-run facility and trying to identify people who were at locations t ...>>
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Australia to sell bitcoins confiscated as proceeds of crime
Technology
Published in 31-5-2016
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Ernst & Young was running the process, which is only the second such bitcoin auction in the world after the U.S. Marshals Service sold 144,000 bitcoins over a two-year period that had been confiscated from Ross Ulbricht, who founded the online drug bazaar Silk Road, the accountancy firm's transaction partner Adam Nikitins said. The Victoria state government has confirmed that is had seized a ...>>
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Sisters diagnosed weeks apart fight breast cancer together
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Published in 31-5-2016
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The "Page Sisters," as some of their friends like to call them, found out soon after their diagnosis that they have the BRCA2 gene, a mutation that puts a woman at a much greater risk for breast and ovarian cancers. BRCA mutations, which stands for breast cancer susceptibility gene, are most commonly found in women of Ashkenazi Jewish descent, although some northern European populations also have ...>>
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UN health agency trumpets 'plain packaging' for tobacco
Technology
Published in 31-5-2016
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GENEVA (AP) The UN health agency says "plain packaging" on tobacco products has shown to be an effective complement to health warnings, advertising restrictions, and curbs on misleading packaging to help save lives. The report chronicles the effort to strip tobacco packaging of logos, colors and brand imagery and contradicts legal challenges from the tobacco industry.
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
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Published in 31-5-2016
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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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Kicking the habit: Adult smoking rate in US is falling fast
Technology
Published in 24-5-2016
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Smoking is the nation's leading cause of preventable illness, causing more than 480,000 deaths each year in the United States, the CDC estimates. The smoking rate's gradual decline has coincided with an increased public understanding that smoking is a cause of cancer, heart disease and other lethal health problems. E-cigarettes heat liquid nicotine into a vapor, delivering the chemical ...>>
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Facebook drops news outlet input in 'trending topics' review
Technology
Published in 24-5-2016
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LOS ANGELES (AP) Facebook says it is dropping its reliance on news outlets to help determine what gets posted as a "trending topic" on the giant social network, a move adopted after a backlash over a report saying it suppressed conservative views. Facebook's General Counsel Colin Stretch outlined the change in a 12-page letter sent Monday to Republican Sen. John Thune, chairman of the comme ...>>
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As Zika spreads, Florida town a study in bug-borne illness
Technology
Published in 24-5-2016
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The mosquitoes that spread dengue also carry the Zika virus, which has been linked to serious birth defects and has grown into an epidemic in Central and Latin America though officials expect only small outbreaks in the United States. Among the lessons local officials learned: the importance of home inspections by mosquito control technicians, media campaigns to "drain and cover" standing water, ...>>
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India successfully tests small space shuttle
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Published in 24-5-2016
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The Indian Space Research Organization says a rocket carrying the shuttle lifted off from a launch pad in southern India on Monday and completed a successful 13-minute test flight.
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
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Published in 24-5-2016
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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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Startup wants to put self-driving big rigs on US highways
Technology
Published in 17-5-2016
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[...] Anthony Levandowski, a robot-loving engineer who helped steer Google's self-driving technology, is convinced autonomous big rigs will be the next big thing on the road to a safer transportation system. Otto is aiming to equip trucks with software, sensors, lasers and cameras so they eventually will be able to navigate the more than 220,000 miles of U.S. highways on their own, while a h ...>>
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