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AT&T exec says 'uncertain' when Time Warner deal will close
Technology
Published in 8-11-2017
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NEW YORK (AP) AT&T now says it's "uncertain" when its $85 billion Time Warner purchase will close, making investors worry that regulators may try to block it or require significant changes to the deal for approval. AT&T had previously maintained that the deal would be done by the end of the year. Wall Street analysts had widely expected the deal to go through. Obama-era regulators in 2011 ap ...>>
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Sheep can recognize Baaaa-rack Obama's face, new study shows
Technology
Published in 8-11-2017
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LONDON (AP) A new study shows that sheep have the ability to recognize human faces from photographs on computer screens. The Cambridge University study published Wednesday also shows that sheep can recognize the faces of their human handlers without any prior training. It had been known that sheep can recognize familiar faces of other sheep and of humans. The researchers say this study of the abi ...>>
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Stellar encore: Dying star keeps coming back big time
Technology
Published in 8-11-2017
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) Death definitely becomes this star. Astronomers reported Wednesday on a massive, distant star that exploded in 2014 and also, apparently back in 1954. This is one supernova that refuses to bite the cosmic dust, confounding scientists who thought they knew how dying stars ticked. The oft-erupting star is 500 million light-years away one light-year is equal to 5.9 trilli ...>>
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Tesla and SpaceX chief Elon Musk meets Erdogan in Turkey
Technology
Published in 8-11-2017
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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met with Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk on Wednesday to discuss cooperation between his companies and Turkish firms, including the launch of Turkish satellites, a senior official said. Presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin told state-run Anadolu Agency that the two also talked about electric cars and sustainable energy. The meeting took pl ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 8-11-2017
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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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APNewsBreak: Gov't won't pursue talking car mandate
Technology
Published in 1-11-2017
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WASHINGTON (AP) The Trump administration has quietly set aside plans to require new cars to be able to wirelessly talk to each other, auto industry officials said, jeopardizing one of the most promising technologies for preventing traffic deaths. The Obama administration proposed last December that all new cars and light trucks come equipped with technology known as vehicle-to-vehicle communicati ...>>
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NASA chief nominee promises to keep politics out of agency
Technology
Published in 1-11-2017
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WASHINGTON (AP) President Donald Trump's nominee for NASA chief has been criticized for promoting political divisiveness and rejecting climate change science. He says he'll run the space agency on a consensus agenda driven by science. Democrats weren't convinced Wednesday, with some calling him unfit. They highlighted Oklahoma Rep. James Bridenstine's past statements attacking ...>>
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Georgia attorney general quits defense in server wiping case
Technology
Published in 1-11-2017
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The Georgia attorney general's office will no longer represent state election officials in an elections integrity lawsuit in which a crucial computer server was quietly wiped clean three days after the suit was filed, The Associated Press has learned. The lawsuit aims to force Georgia to retire its antiquated and heavily criticized touchscreen election technology, which does not provide an au ...>>
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What to look for as 'Obamacare' 2018 enrollment opens
Technology
Published in 1-11-2017
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A new deadline, rising prices and fewer options for help will greet health insurance shoppers as the Affordable Care Act's main enrollment window opens Wednesday. Also in store: Befuddlement. "Confusion seems to be one of the key words to describe what we're facing now," said Nicholas Moriello, a Delaware-based broker. Among the things Moriello has found he needs to clear up with custome ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 1-11-2017
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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
Trump opioid panel wants drug courts, training for doctors
Technology
Published in 1-11-2017
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President Donald Trump's commission on the opioid crisis is calling for more drug courts, more training for doctors and penalties for insurers that dodge covering addiction treatment. The recommendations announced Wednesday stopped short, however, of calling for new dollars to address what Trump has called the worst drug crisis in U.S. history. Instead, the panel calls for giving the White Ho ...>>
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Georgia attorney general quits defense in server wiping case
Technology
Published in 1-11-2017
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The Georgia attorney general's office will no longer represent state election officials in an elections integrity lawsuit in which a crucial computer server was quietly wiped clean three days after the suit was filed, The Associated Press has learned. The lawsuit aims to force Georgia to retire its antiquated and heavily criticized touchscreen election technology, which does not provide an au ...>>
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NASA chief nominee promises to keep politics out of agency
Technology
Published in 1-11-2017
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WASHINGTON (AP) President Donald Trump's nominee for NASA chief is promising to run the space agency on a consensus agenda driven by science. Republican Rep. Jim Bridenstine's assurances, however, failed to placate Senate Democrats at a contentious confirmation hearing on Wednesday, with several revisiting the Oklahoma lawmaker's past statements on climate change, gays and immigran ...>>
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The Latest: Only dozens of 3,000 Russia-linked ads released
Technology
Published in 1-11-2017
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WASHINGTON (AP) The Latest on Russian use of Facebook, Twitter and Google to try to influence the 2016 U.S. election (all times local): 3:45 p.m. The House intelligence committee is only releasing a sampling of the more than 3,000 ads that Facebook has turned over to the panel. Texas Rep. Mike Conaway, the Republican leading the committee's probe into Russian interference, has said the commi ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 1-11-2017
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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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