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Kaiser Permanente plans Southern California medical school
Technology
Published in 18-12-2015
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LOS ANGELES (AP) A major health care company on Thursday announced plans to open a medical school somewhere in Southern California, with the goal of enrolling the first class in 2019. "Opening a medical school and influencing physician education is based on our belief that the new models of care mean we must reimagine how physicians are trained," said Bernard J. Tyson, CEO of Kaiser Foundation H ...>>
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WhatsApp back online in Brazil after temporarily block
Technology
Published in 18-12-2015
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On Thursday afternoon, state judge Xavier de Souza overruled the lower court, saying in a statement that "in light of constitutional principles, it doesn't seem reasonable that millions of users are affected because of the inaction of the corporation" to hand over information to the court. "[...] today, Brazil has been an ally in creating an open Internet," he added. Technology companies of ...>>
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Study: Rising lake temperatures may worsen algae blooms
Technology
Published in 18-12-2015
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(AP) A new report says temperatures in the world's lakes are rising more than in the oceans or the atmosphere which could worsen problems such as algae blooms and oxygen-deprived dead zones where fish can't survive. The study predicts warming will increase algae blooms in lakes by 20 percent over the next century.
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Exec who jacked up price of a lifesaving drug is arrested
Technology
Published in 18-12-2015
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NEW YORK (AP) A boyish-looking entrepreneur who became the new face of corporate greed when he jacked up the price of a lifesaving drug fiftyfold was led away in handcuffs by the FBI on unrelated fraud charges Thursday in a scene that left more than a few Americans positively gleeful. Martin Shkreli, a 32-year-old former hedge fund manager and relentless self-promoter who has called himself "the ...>>
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Nevada governor unveils $335 million deal to draw carmaker
Technology
Published in 11-12-2015
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LAS VEGAS (AP) Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval announced a tentative agreement Thursday that would bring Chinese-backed electric carmaker Faraday Future's $1 billion plant to a Las Vegas suburb in exchange for $335 million in state tax incentives and infrastructure investments. The Republican governor would need to call Nevada lawmakers into a special session to authorize the deal, which is a sm ...>>
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The Latest: New climate draft shows headway on key issues
Technology
Published in 11-12-2015
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French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius has presented a new draft of a global climate accord showing governments have made progress on some crunch issues but still disagree on others. The 27-page draft released late Thursday two pages shorter than a previous version suggested negotiators have settled on a long-term goal of keeping global warming "well below" 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees F), wh ...>>
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EPA approves water quality rules dividing Montana, Wyoming
Technology
Published in 11-12-2015
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(AP) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency waded into a long-running skirmish between two states by approving water quality rules meant to protect southeastern Montana cropland from wastewater produced during natural gas drilling in neighboring Wyoming. Wyoming officials and oil and gas companies have assailed the rules as a threat to energy production. Some of the nation's largest gas ...>>
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Painkillers, heroin drive increase in US overdose deaths
Technology
Published in 11-12-2015
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Painkillers, heroin drive increase in US overdose deaths NEW YORK (AP) Drug overdoses rose again last year, driven by surges in deaths from heroin and powerful prescription painkillers.
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Can trading pollution like stocks help fight climate change?
Technology
Published in 11-12-2015
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NEW YORK (AP) The gas produced by hog manure at farms across the U.S. punches holes in the ozone layer, overheats the planet, and angers neighbors with its peculiar odor, a mix of rotten egg and ammonia. Raise money to help pay for the tarp systems through a greenhouse gas trading market in California, where companies can pay others who are helping the environment so that they can continue to po ...>>
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Nevada governor unveils $335 million deal to draw carmaker
Technology
Published in 11-12-2015
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LAS VEGAS (AP) Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval announced a tentative agreement Thursday that would bring Chinese-backed electric carmaker Faraday Future's $1 billion plant to a Las Vegas suburb in exchange for $335 million in state tax incentives and infrastructure investments. The Republican governor would need to call Nevada lawmakers into a special session to authorize the deal, which is a sm ...>>
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The Latest: New climate draft shows headway on key issues
Technology
Published in 11-12-2015
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French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius has presented a new draft of a global climate accord showing governments have made progress on some crunch issues but still disagree on others. The 27-page draft released late Thursday two pages shorter than a previous version suggested negotiators have settled on a long-term goal of keeping global warming "well below" 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees F), wh ...>>
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EPA approves water quality rules dividing Montana, Wyoming
Technology
Published in 11-12-2015
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(AP) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency waded into a long-running skirmish between two states by approving water quality rules meant to protect southeastern Montana cropland from wastewater produced during natural gas drilling in neighboring Wyoming. Wyoming officials and oil and gas companies have assailed the rules as a threat to energy production. Some of the nation's largest gas ...>>
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Painkillers, heroin drive increase in US overdose deaths
Technology
Published in 11-12-2015
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Painkillers, heroin drive increase in US overdose deaths NEW YORK (AP) Drug overdoses rose again last year, driven by surges in deaths from heroin and powerful prescription painkillers.
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Can trading pollution like stocks help fight climate change?
Technology
Published in 11-12-2015
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NEW YORK (AP) The gas produced by hog manure at farms across the U.S. punches holes in the ozone layer, overheats the planet, and angers neighbors with its peculiar odor, a mix of rotten egg and ammonia. Raise money to help pay for the tarp systems through a greenhouse gas trading market in California, where companies can pay others who are helping the environment so that they can continue to po ...>>
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Facebook expands sharing options to include live video
Technology
Published in 4-12-2015
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The world's largest social network is testing a new feature that will enable its 1.5 billion users to use their smartphones to shoot video so other people can see what they are doing as it happens. The idea is to allow people to feel as if they are on the same beach on a Hawaiian vacation, in the same kitchen while testing out a new recipe, in the same living room unwrapping Christmas gifts, ...>>
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