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The Latest: Florida probing 2nd possibly local Zika case
Technology
Published in 21-7-2016
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The department says in a news release that it is working with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and that the state government has asked that the CDC to send an epidemiologist to Florida to help with the investigation. Health authorities are testing mosquitoes and have not yet confirmed that anyone has been infected by a bite in the mainland United States. A Florida Health department sp ...>>
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Mosquito control officials: Even Zika suspicions are costly
Technology
Published in 21-7-2016
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On Thursday, fogging trucks drove through a Miami-Dade County neighborhood where health officials are investigating a Zika diagnosis that doesn't appear to have connection to travel outside the United States. Zika is such a mild disease for most people that they don't even know they have it, but it has been found to lead to severe birth defects if a pregnant woman is infected. Better b ...>>
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Racism on Airbnb inspires new sites Innclusive and Noirbnb
Technology
Published in 21-7-2016
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NEW YORK (AP) Accusations that Airbnb has been ignoring complaints of racism have led several black entrepreneurs to create two new vacation rental websites where they say racism will not be tolerated. Another case got attention in June when Airbnb removed a host in North Carolina who purportedly used a racial slur to reject a booking by a black woman. Airbnb has a longstanding policy prohibiti ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 21-7-2016
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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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Caution urged after camp worker gets bacterial meningitis
Technology
Published in 14-7-2016
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(AP) Officials say roughly 200 children ages 5-12 who attended a day camp at a suburban Detroit gym may have been exposed to bacterial meningitis from an infected worker. George Miller, director of Oakland County Department of Health and Human Services, held a news conference Wednesday to discuss the response.
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Property owners: Get off my lawn, Pokemon!
Technology
Published in 14-7-2016
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LOS ANGELES (AP) As throngs of "Pokemon Go" players traipse around to real-world landmarks in pursuit of digital monsters, some ticked-off property owners are asking to have their locations in the fictional Poke-verse removed. For Valerie Janovic, a 19-year-old psychology major at Brandeis University, the game went too far when the image of a poison-gas-emitting pocket monster called "Koffing" w ...>>
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The Latest: 'Pokemon Go' players arrested at Ohio zoo
Technology
Published in 14-7-2016
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Police say the two went over a fence near the zoo's tiger enclosure in search of the smartphone game's cartoon monsters. The game, which uses newfangled augmented reality, got a big lift because of old-fashioned word of mouth, says Amitt Mahajan, now a partner of VC firm Presence Capital, which invests in virtual reality and augmented reality. He says to really etch itself into the cul ...>>
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Court blocks prosecutors from seizing emails stored overseas
Technology
Published in 14-7-2016
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NEW YORK (AP) A federal appeals court Thursday said prosecutors cannot force U.S. companies like Microsoft to turn over customer emails and other data stored on servers overseas a ruling the government suggested could hamper national security investigations. The three-judge panel of the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously overturned a lower court's contempt finding against Micros ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 14-7-2016
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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
Triple sunrises, sunsets at this strange new world
Technology
Published in 7-7-2016
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The two smaller stars orbit one another and, as a pair, orbit with their big stellar brother. With such a wide orbit and companion stars, scientists would expect a planet like this to be kicked out in a tug of stellar war. "With three suns, the planet will see different weird combinations of sunrises and sunsets," said co-author Daniel Apai, a University of Arizona astronomer. The astronomers u ...>>
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Wendy's says more than 1,000 restaurants affected by hack
Technology
Published in 7-7-2016
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NEW YORK (AP) Wendy's said hackers were able to steal customers' credit and debit card information at 1,025 of its U.S. restaurants, far more than it originally thought. The hamburger chain said Thursday hackers were able to obtain card numbers, names, expiration dates and codes on the card, beginning in late fall. Some customers' cards were used to make fraudulent purchases at o ...>>
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NFL Hall of Famer Paul Hornung sues helmet maker Riddell
Technology
Published in 7-7-2016
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CHICAGO (AP) Pro football Hall of Famer and former Heisman Trophy winner Paul Hornung is suing equipment manufacturer Riddell, saying its helmets failed to protect him from brain injury. The suit says Hornung suffered multiple concussions as a player and that he has been diagnosed with dementia.
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Researchers predict smaller harmful algae bloom on Lake Erie
Technology
Published in 7-7-2016
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PUT-IN-BAY, Ohio (AP) Potentially toxic algae is expected to form again this summer in western Lake Erie but should be considerably less severe than the blooms that blanketed the lake and threatened drinking water supplies the previous two years, scientists said Thursday. "With a return to average spring discharge, and much lower river flow in June than in the recent years, the western basin sho ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 7-7-2016
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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
Triple sunrises, sunsets at this strange new world
Technology
Published in 7-7-2016
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The two smaller stars orbit one another and, as a pair, orbit with their big stellar brother. With such a wide orbit and companion stars, scientists would expect a planet like this to be kicked out in a tug of stellar war. "With three suns, the planet will see different weird combinations of sunrises and sunsets," said co-author Daniel Apai, a University of Arizona astronomer. The astronomers u ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com


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