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Snapchat parent rockets higher in Wall Street debut
Technology
Published in 3-3-2017
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NEW YORK (AP) The company behind Snapchat closed on a high note in its Wall Street debut, proof, at least for a day, that there's investor demand for young but still unproven tech companies. Snap's IPO was one of the most anticipated for a technology company since Twitter's in 2013. Thursday's surge on Wall Street shows that there is initial investor excitement about Snap, b ...>>
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Snapchat parent rockets higher in Wall Street debut
Technology
Published in 3-3-2017
    428 Visits
NEW YORK (AP) The company behind Snapchat closed on a high note in its Wall Street debut, proof, at least for a day, that there's investor demand for young but still unproven tech companies. Snap's IPO was one of the most anticipated for a technology company since Twitter's in 2013. Thursday's surge on Wall Street shows that there is initial investor excitement about Snap, b ...>>
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APNewsBreak: GOP health plan could cost Minnesota billions
Technology
Published in 3-3-2017
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(AP) Minnesota officials are bracing for billions of dollars in additional health care expenses if congressional Republicans enact a plan they're discussing to replace the Affordable Care Act, according to a draft document obtained by The Associated Press. Democratic and Republican governors alike have expressed alarm about potential changes to Medicaid as members of Congress have faced bac ...>>
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APNewsBreak: GOP health plan could cost Minnesota billions
Technology
Published in 3-3-2017
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(AP) Minnesota officials are bracing for billions of dollars in additional health care expenses if congressional Republicans enact a plan they're discussing to replace the Affordable Care Act, according to a draft document obtained by The Associated Press. Democratic and Republican governors alike have expressed alarm about potential changes to Medicaid as members of Congress have faced bac ...>>
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Drivers rebel against Uber's price-cutting quest for growth
Technology
Published in 3-3-2017
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DETROIT (AP) The face-off between Uber CEO Travis Kalanick and driver Fawzi Kamel illustrated a conflict between Uber, with its effort to grow by cutting prices to beat competitors, and drivers who have seen their pay reduced. The video of the argument caught on dashcam and now viewed more than 3 million times on YouTube includes yelling and profanity, and ends with a combative Kalanick dismis ...>>
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Drivers rebel against Uber's price-cutting quest for growth
Technology
Published in 3-3-2017
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DETROIT (AP) The face-off between Uber CEO Travis Kalanick and driver Fawzi Kamel illustrated a conflict between Uber, with its effort to grow by cutting prices to beat competitors, and drivers who have seen their pay reduced. The video of the argument caught on dashcam and now viewed more than 3 million times on YouTube includes yelling and profanity, and ends with a combative Kalanick dismis ...>>
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Risk & reward: Stopping a cancer drug to see if you're cured
Technology
Published in 3-3-2017
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Imagine you had a life-threatening cancer that a wonder drug had kept in remission for years. Thousands of people with a blood cancer called chronic myelogenous leukemia, or CML, now have that choice. New treatment guidelines in the U.S. say certain patients can consider stopping Gleevec or similar drugs which were long thought to be needed for the rest of their lives. Some other types of cance ...>>
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Risk & reward: Stopping a cancer drug to see if you're cured
Technology
Published in 3-3-2017
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Imagine you had a life-threatening cancer that a wonder drug had kept in remission for years. Thousands of people with a blood cancer called chronic myelogenous leukemia, or CML, now have that choice. New treatment guidelines in the U.S. say certain patients can consider stopping Gleevec or similar drugs which were long thought to be needed for the rest of their lives. Some other types of cance ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 3-3-2017
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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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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 3-3-2017
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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
Arctic 'doomsday' seed vault receives 50,000 new deposits
Technology
Published in 24-2-2017
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HELSINKI (AP) Nearly 10 years after a "doomsday" seed vault opened on an Arctic island, some 50,000 new samples from seed collections around the world have been deposited in the world's largest repository built to safeguard against wars or natural disasters wiping out global food crops. The latest specimens sent to the bank, located on the Svalbard archipelago between mainland Norway and th ...>>
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INFLUENCE GAME: GM bill is self-driving and self-interested
Technology
Published in 24-2-2017
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WASHINGTON (AP) With states seizing the initiative on shaping the future of self-driving cars, General Motors is trying to persuade lawmakers across the country to approve rules that would benefit the automaker while potentially keeping its competitors off the road. The carmaker denies trying to freeze out other brands, but legislators in four states say GM lobbyists asked them to sponsor bills ...>>
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Study: Global warming is shrinking river vital to 40M people
Technology
Published in 24-2-2017
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In a study published last week in the journal Water Resources Research, they concluded that the rest of the decline is due to a warming atmosphere induced by climate change, which is drawing more moisture out of the Colorado River Basin's waterways, snowbanks, plants and soil by evaporation and other means. Water managers have said that Mead could drop low enough to trigger cuts next year in ...>>
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Bouncing baby bongo shows its stripes at Los Angeles Zoo
Technology
Published in 24-2-2017
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At birth, the chestnut red calf with white stripes stood just under 2 feet tall. The zoo says logging and poaching in the wild has caused the species' numbers to dwindle to fewer than 100.
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 24-2-2017
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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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