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Even a small amount of medical debt can trigger headaches
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Published in 29-8-2018
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It doesn't take a huge unpaid medical bill to make a collection agency come calling ... and calling. Researchers found in a study of credit reports that more than 2 percent of adults had medical bills under $200 sent to a collections agency. Over half of the annual medical collections were for less than $600, according to the study, which examined 2016 credit reports for more than 4 million u ...>>
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A controversial comeback for a highly prized tuna
Technology
Published in 29-8-2018
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SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (AP) On a drizzling summer afternoon in South Portland, marine biologist Walt Golet is helping attach a quarter-ton Atlantic bluefin tuna to a heavy crane so it can be weighed as part of New England's premier tournament for the giant fish. And this year's derby is different than many in the past there are far more tuna. A decade ago, participants in the Sturdivant ...>>
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Pluto explorer spots next destination billion miles beyond
Technology
Published in 29-8-2018
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) A NASA spacecraft that explored Pluto has spotted its next target on the outskirts of our solar system. NASA this week revealed pictures taken by New Horizons earlier this month of a tiny icy world known as Ultima Thule (THOO-lee). New Horizons is aiming for a flyby on New Year's Day. It will be humanity's most distant exploration of a celestial body, 4 billion ...>>
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Rights groups to Google: No censored search in China
Technology
Published in 29-8-2018
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BEIJING (AP) More than a dozen human rights groups are urging Google not to offer censored internet search in China, amid reports it is planning to again provide the service in the giant market. A joint letter Tuesday calls on CEO Sundar Pichai to explain what Google is doing to safeguard users from the Chinese government's censorship and surveillance. It describes the company's secreti ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 29-8-2018
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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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San Francisco's $2.2 billion 'Grand Central' terminal open
Technology
Published in 22-8-2018
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Spanning three city blocks, San Francisco's $2 billion transit terminal is open after nearly a decade under construction. Coined the "Grand Central of the West," the new Salesforce Transit Center near the heart of downtown is expected to accommodate 100,000 passengers each weekday, and up to 45 million people a year. It welcomed its first passengers and visitors this month ...>>
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Bat signal: Fireflies' glow tells bats they taste awful
Technology
Published in 22-8-2018
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WASHINGTON (AP) Fireflies flash not just for sex, but survival, a new study suggests. Scientists wanted to find out if there's more to the lightning bug's signature blinking glow than finding a mate. Some experts had speculated it was a glaring signal to predators, like bats, that fireflies taste bad. To test out whether the glow acted like a flashing bad Yelp review, researchers at Boi ...>>
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New satellite will bounce light off air to measure winds
Technology
Published in 22-8-2018
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BERLIN (AP) Whichever way the wind blows, a new satellite due for launch Wednesday will be watching it. The Aeolus satellite will be the first to directly measure wind speeds and directions all over the globe, allowing scientists to improve worldwide weather forecasts. "This has not been done before from space," said project scientist Anne Grete Straume of the European Space Agency. Named after t ...>>
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Police: Genealogy helps ID rape suspect in decade-old cases
Technology
Published in 22-8-2018
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FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) Police in North Carolina say they used online genealogical data to identify and track down a suspect in a series of unsolved rapes dating back a decade. The Fayetteville Police Department issued a news release Wednesday saying that 43-year-old Darold Wayne Bowden has been charged with multiple rape counts related to six assaults from 2006 to 2008. Lt. John Somerindyke said ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 22-8-2018
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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
Firefighting mars the earth. California crews are fixing it
Technology
Published in 15-8-2018
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LAKEPORT, Calif. (AP) Jack Hattendorf steers his road grader back and forth across a dirt path cutting through blackened earth. With each pass, he smooths and tamps down the soil to remake a dirt road that fire crews tore apart days earlier to stop flames that would become part of the largest wildfire on record in California. Even as flames chew through forestland nearby, Hattendorf and others ar ...>>
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Spacewalkers flinging satellites, installing bird trackers
Technology
Published in 15-8-2018
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) Russian cosmonauts took a spacewalk Wednesday to fling tiny satellites into orbit and install an antenna for tracking birds on Earth. Soon after leaving the International Space Station, Sergey Prokopyev released all four research satellites by hand. "I'm ready for the launch," Prokopyev told Russian flight controllers near Moscow. The first satellite tumbled away as ...>>
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Twitter muzzles conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for a week
Technology
Published in 15-8-2018
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NEW YORK (AP) Twitter is joining other prominent tech companies in muzzling Alex Jones, the right-wing conspiracy theorist who's used their services to spread false information. Twitter had been resisting the move despite public pressure, including some from its own employees. But the holdout lasted less than two weeks. Late Tuesday, Twitter said it had "limited" Jones' personal account ...>>
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Not just land heat waves: Oceans are in hot water, too
Technology
Published in 15-8-2018
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WASHINGTON (AP) Even the oceans are breaking temperature records in this summer of heat waves. Off the San Diego coast, scientists earlier this month recorded all-time high seawater temperatures since daily measurements began in 1916. "Just like we have heat waves on land, we also have heat waves in the ocean," said Art Miller of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Between 1982 and 2016, the ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 15-8-2018
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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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