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Trump's 'Obamacare' fixes don't impress insurers
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Published in 14-4-2017
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WASHINGTON (AP) The Trump administration released limited fixes Thursday for shaky health insurance markets, but insurers quickly said those actions won't guarantee stability for millions of consumers now covered. While calling it a step in the right direction, the industry is looking for a guarantee that the government will also keep paying billions in "cost-sharing" subsidies. Many of th ...>>
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Ocean world near Saturn top contender for life beyond Earth
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Published in 14-4-2017
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft has detected hydrogen molecules in the geysers shooting off the moon Enceladus, possibly the result of deep-sea chemical reactions between water and rock that could spark microbial life, scientists announced Thursday. Cassini uncovered the hydrogen during its final close flyby of Enceladus in 2015, when it dove deeper than ever through its plumes of vapor and partic ...>>
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Report: Uber used secret program to track Lyft drivers
Technology
Published in 14-4-2017
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NEW YORK (AP) A new report says Uber used a secret program dubbed Hell' to track Lyft drivers to see if they were driving for both ride-hailing services and otherwise stifle competition. Only a small group of Uber employees, including CEO Travis Kalanick, knew about the program, according to a story in The Information (subscription required), which was based on an anonymous source who was n ...>>
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Court: Detention of woman during moon rock sting 'degrading'
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Published in 14-4-2017
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) For nearly two hours on May 19, 2011, Joann Davis stood in the parking lot of a California Denny's restaurant in pants soaked in urine answering questions from a federal agent about a rice-sized piece of moon rock she wanted to sell to help pay for her son's medical care. Instead of telling Davis that her possession of the paperweight was illegal and asking her to su ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
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Published in 14-4-2017
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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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Gorsuch heads for confirmation as Senate tears up own rules
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Published in 7-4-2017
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WASHINGTON (AP) In a confrontation that could reshape the Supreme Court for generations, Republicans tore up the Senate's voting rules Thursday to allow Trump nominee Neil Gorsuch to ascend to the high court over furious Democratic objections. The Senate change, affecting how many votes a nominee needs for confirmation, will apply to all future Supreme Court candidates, likely ensuring more ...>>
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New Mexico to require officers to carry overdose antidote
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Published in 7-4-2017
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) New Mexico on Thursday became the first U.S. state to require all local and state law enforcement agencies to provide officers with antidote kits as the state works to curb deaths from opioid and heroin overdoses. The state was the first in 2001 to increase access to the overdose-reversal drug naloxone and a few years later it led the way to release people from legal liabi ...>>
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Twitter challenges US order for anti-Trump user records
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Published in 7-4-2017
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NEW YORK (AP) Twitter defied a U.S. government request for records that could identify users behind an account opposed to President Donald Trump, and is challenging that order in court. The company filed a lawsuit in federal court in San Francisco against the federal Department of Homeland Security and its Customs and Border Protection office, charging that their efforts to "unmask" the people b ...>>
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Study: Nearly half of US adults infected with genital HPV
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Published in 7-4-2017
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NEW YORK (AP) Health officials say nearly half of U.S. adults have caught HPV, a sexually-transmitted bug that can cause cervical cancer and genital warts. About 45 percent of Americans ages 18 to 59 had some form of genital human papillomavirus, according to a report released Thursday that's the most complete look at how common HPV is among adults.
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
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Published in 7-4-2017
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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
EPA reverses course on safety of pesticide used on crops
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Published in 31-3-2017
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In announcing the decision late Wednesday, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt said that by not banning chlorpyrifos, he was providing "regulatory certainty" to thousands of American farmers that rely on the pesticide. First developed as a chemical weapon prior to World War II, chlorpyrifos has been sold as a pesticide since 1965 and has been blamed for sickening dozens of ...>>
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Sockeye salmon removed from flood-threatened Idaho hatchery
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Published in 31-3-2017
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Officials say the primary fear was that floodwater would reach the hatchery's electrical pumps that keep oxygenated water circulating. The Boise River is expected to remain high for two months as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers releases water from upstream dams to make room for snowmelt in the mountains. The Eagle Fish Hatchery has a lab to make sure its sockeye have genetic diversity so f ...>>
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Spain will get giant telescope if Hawaii doesn't, group says
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Published in 31-3-2017
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Telescope builder TMT International Observatory says Hawaii's Mauna Kea remains the preferred location for the $1.4 billion Thirty Meter Telescope. The nonprofit TMT on Wednesday said the Canary Islands agreement was a milestone for the embattled project.
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SpaceX launches its first recycled rocket in historic leap
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Published in 31-3-2017
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(AP) SpaceX launched its first recycled rocket Thursday, the biggest leap yet in its bid to drive down costs and speed up flights. SpaceX began flying back the Falcon's first-stage, kerosene-fueled boosters in 2015; it's since landed eight, three at Cape Canaveral and five on ocean platforms. Blue Origin, an aerospace company started by another tech billionaire, Jeff Bezos, already ha ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
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Published in 31-3-2017
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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


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