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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The Georgia attorney general's office will no longer represent state election officials in an elections integrity lawsuit in which a crucial computer server was quietly wiped clean three days after the suit was filed, The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
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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.

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Scientists working toward reversible kind of gene editing
Technology
Published in 25-10-2017
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WASHINGTON (AP) Scientists are altering a powerful gene-editing technology in hopes of one day fighting diseases without making permanent changes to people's DNA. The trick: Edit RNA instead, the messenger that carries a gene's instructions. "If you edit RNA, you can have a reversible therapy," important in case of side effects, said Feng Zhang of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, ...>>
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The Latest: Group urges California to reconsider water plan
Technology
Published in 25-10-2017
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) The Latest on the Trump administration opposing a massive California water project (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Opponents of California's plan to build two giant water tunnels are weighing the effect of the Trump administration's opposition to the project. Doug Obegi of the Natural Resources Defense Council, which has fought the $16 billion tunnel plan, says the gove ...>>
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The Latest: Silver plan premiums up average of 34 percent
Technology
Published in 25-10-2017
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WASHINGTON (AP) The Latest on the upcoming start of the 2018 sign-up season for the Affordable Care Act (all times local): 3:15 p.m. An analysis of newly released government data finds that premiums for the most popular health plans under the Affordable Care Act are going up by an average 34 percent next year. The independent analysis by the consulting firm Avalere Health finds that the Trump adm ...>>
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Study: More evidence links earthquakes to energy waste wells
Technology
Published in 25-10-2017
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DENVER (AP) Scientists say they have more evidence that an increase in earthquakes on the Colorado-New Mexico border since 2001 has been caused by wells that inject wastewater from oil and gas production back underground, similar to human-caused quakes in Oklahoma and other states. A paper published last week by researchers at the University of Colorado concluded that the wastewater caused a big ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 25-10-2017
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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
Man sues city for arresting him over parody Facebook page
Technology
Published in 11-10-2017
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CLEVELAND (AP) A man acquitted of a felony for creating a fake Facebook page that parodied a suburban Cleveland police department is suing the city, saying they violated his right to free speech. Anthony Novak filed the lawsuit Tuesday against the city of Parma and three officers. He created a Facebook page in March 2016 that appeared similar to the page of Parma's police department, and he ...>>
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US astronaut's memoir provides blunt take on year in space
Technology
Published in 11-10-2017
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) In his new autobiography, retired astronaut Scott Kelly gives an unflinchingly blunt take on his U.S. record-breaking year in space and the challenging life events that got him there. This isn't your usual astronaut's memoir. Kelly recounts dumpster diving on the International Space Station for discarded meals after a supply capsule was destroyed and ending up ...>>
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Trump threatens NBC but experts see no real risk to licenses
Technology
Published in 11-10-2017
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NEW YORK (AP) President Donald Trump is threatening NBC's broadcast licenses because he's not happy with how its news division has covered him. But experts say his threats aren't likely to lead to any action. The NBC network itself doesn't need a license to operate, but individual stations do. NBC owns several stations in major cities. Stations owned by other companies such as ...>>
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NASA using asteroid's close flyby to test warning network
Technology
Published in 11-10-2017
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) NASA is using an asteroid's close flyby to test Earth's warning network for incoming space rocks. The small asteroid was on track to pass within 27,200 miles (43,800 kilometers) of Antarctica early Thursday. Program scientist Michael Kelley said that's "pretty close" as these things go. But he stressed there's no chance it will hit us. Future space ro ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 11-10-2017
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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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