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The Latest: New climate draft shows headway on key issues
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Published in 10-12-2015
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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 10-12-2015
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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 10-12-2015
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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 10-12-2015
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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
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Published in 10-12-2015
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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 10-12-2015
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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 ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
EPA approves water quality rules dividing Montana, Wyoming
Technology
Published in 10-12-2015
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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 ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Painkillers, heroin drive increase in US overdose deaths
Technology
Published in 10-12-2015
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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.
Reference: www.chron.com
Can trading pollution like stocks help fight climate change?
Technology
Published in 10-12-2015
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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 ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Facebook expands sharing options to include live video
Technology
Published in 3-12-2015
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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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Nielsen: Smartphones and the Internet are eating our TV time
Technology
Published in 3-12-2015
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LOS ANGELES (AP) The use of Internet-ready devices like smartphones appears to have seriously cut into the time Americans spend watching traditional TV, new Nielsen data show, potentially undermining the notion that mobile devices merely serve as "second screens" while people are plopped in front of the set. Data provided to The Associated Press show an increase in the number of 18-to-34-year-ol ...>>
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Human cases of 'rabbit fever' have jumped up this year
Technology
Published in 3-12-2015
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NEW YORK (AP) Health officials are seeing an increase of a rare illness called rabbit fever that was beaten back decades ago. Ticks and deer flies pick up the bacteria from rabbits and other small mammals and then spread it when they bite humans. Symptoms include sudden fever, headaches, muscle aches, joint pain and weakness.
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Q&A: A look at the Nevada court fight over life-support
Technology
Published in 3-12-2015
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LAS VEGAS (AP) A father's bid to keep his 20-year-old daughter on life-support at a Reno hospital after doctors declared her brain-dead is pending before a Nevada state court judge. Beyond the family attorney's claim on Wednesday that the cost of caring for Aden Hailu (AY'-dehn HEHL'-oo) is driving hospital efforts to pull the plug, the case raises key questions about Nevada& ...>>
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No designer babies, but summit calls for cautious research
Technology
Published in 3-12-2015
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WASHINGTON (AP) A tool to edit human genes is nowhere near ready to use for pregnancy but altering early embryos as part of careful laboratory research should be allowed as scientists and society continue to grapple with the ethical questions surrounding this revolutionary technology, organizers of an international summit concluded Thursday. Tools to precisely edit genes inside living cells, es ...>>
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Denmark's Bang & Olufsen considering takeover bid
Technology
Published in 26-11-2015
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HELSINKI (AP) Consumer electronics company Bang & Olufsen says it's in talks over a potential takeover bid, sending its shares surging more than 30 percent.
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