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The Latest: Hawaii officials arrest telescope protesters
Technology
Published in 17-7-2019
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HONOLULU (AP) The Latest on protests of a telescope on Hawaii mountain (all times local):

8:50 a.m.

Hawaii officials say police are arresting protesters who are blocking a road to prevent construction of a giant telescope on a mountain that some Native Hawaiians consider sacred.

Police arrived to Mauna Kea on Wednesday and started taking away about 30 elders, who are ready ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
The Latest: Biologist: Whales moving away from Georgia coast
Technology
Published in 17-7-2019
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ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) The Latest on efforts to keep a group of pilot whales from beaching themselves in Georgia (all times local):

3:20 p.m.

A state biologist in Georgia says dozens of pilot whales appear to be heading back to sea a day after many of them came perilously close to swimming ashore and beaching themselves.

Clay George of the Georgia Department of Natura ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Animal rescue group needs help caring for 89 baby birds
Technology
Published in 17-7-2019
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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) An animal rescue group is asking for help caring for 89 baby snowy egrets and black-crowned night herons left homeless last week after a tree fell in downtown Oakland.

International Bird Rescue said Wednesday it needs donations and volunteers to help feed and care for the baby birds rescued after an old ficus tree serving as a rookery split in half and partially fel ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Georgia beachgoers help pilot whales from stranding on shore
Technology
Published in 17-7-2019
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SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) A summer afternoon at the beach quickly became a scramble to save a pod of disoriented pilot whales, as vacationers on a popular Georgia island joined lifeguards and state wildlife crews in the water to stop dozens of the large marine mammals from beaching themselves.

Officials were hopeful they had saved most of the short-fin pilot whales that swam perilously close t ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 17-7-2019
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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
Congress probes approval of Trump backer's housing project
Technology
Published in 10-7-2019
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PHOENIX (AP) A congressional committee is investigating whether the U.S. Interior Department helped an Arizona developer and supporter of President Donald Trump get a crucial permit.

U.S. Rep. Raúl Grijalva is leading an investigation into the proposed 28,000-home development. The Arizona Democrat chairs the House Committee on Natural Resources.

The committee set a July 29 deadl ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Scientists get peek into how some fish change sex as adults
Technology
Published in 10-7-2019
    492 Visits

NEW YORK (AP) If in the beginning there was male and female, fish seem to have forgotten the memo.

For nearly 500 fish species, including the clownfish in "Finding Nemo," the great divide between sexes is more like a murky line: If circumstances call for it, the fish can swap their sex, with females turning into males in some species and males turning into females in others.

Peop ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Virgin Orbit conducts drop-test of rocket from Boeing 747
Technology
Published in 10-7-2019
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LOS ANGELES (AP) Virgin Galactic's sister company Virgin Orbit has conducted a drop test of its air-launched satellite booster over California.

The 70-foot (21.3-meter) LauncherOne rocket was released Wednesday from a Boeing 747 over an Edwards Air Force Base test range in the Mojave Desert.

The purpose of the test was to observe how the rocket detached from the 747's w ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
'A floodier future': Scientists say records will be broken
Technology
Published in 10-7-2019
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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) The federal government is warning Americans to brace for a "floodier" future.

Government scientists predict 40 places in the U.S. will experience higher than normal rates of so-called sunny day flooding this year because of rising sea levels and an abnormal El Nino weather system.

A report released Wednesday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Adminis ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Congress probes approval of Trump backer's housing project
Technology
Published in 10-7-2019
    1001 Visits

PHOENIX (AP) A congressional committee is investigating whether the U.S. Interior Department helped an Arizona developer and supporter of President Donald Trump get a crucial permit.

U.S. Rep. Raúl Grijalva is leading an investigation into the proposed 28,000-home development. The Arizona Democrat chairs the House Committee on Natural Resources.

The committee set a July 29 deadl ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 10-7-2019
    655 Visits

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
Congress probes approval of Trump backer's housing project
Technology
Published in 10-7-2019
    672 Visits

PHOENIX (AP) A congressional committee is investigating whether the U.S. Interior Department helped an Arizona developer and supporter of President Donald Trump get a crucial permit.

U.S. Rep. Raúl Grijalva is leading an investigation into the proposed 28,000-home development. The Arizona Democrat chairs the House Committee on Natural Resources.

The committee set a July 29 deadl ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Scientists get peek into how some fish change sex as adults
Technology
Published in 10-7-2019
    386 Visits

NEW YORK (AP) If in the beginning there was male and female, fish seem to have forgotten the memo.

For nearly 500 fish species, including the clownfish in "Finding Nemo," the great divide between sexes is more like a murky line: If circumstances call for it, the fish can swap their sex, with females turning into males in some species and males turning into females in others.

Peop ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Scientists get peek into how some fish change sex as adults
Technology
Published in 10-7-2019
    777 Visits

NEW YORK (AP) If in the beginning there was male and female, fish seem to have forgotten the memo.

For nearly 500 fish species, including the clownfish in "Finding Nemo," the great divide between sexes is more like a murky line: If circumstances call for it, the fish can swap their sex, with females turning into males in some species and males turning into females in others.

Peop ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Virgin Orbit conducts drop-test of rocket from Boeing 747
Technology
Published in 10-7-2019
    904 Visits

LOS ANGELES (AP) Virgin Galactic's sister company Virgin Orbit has conducted a drop test of its air-launched satellite booster over California.

The 70-foot (21.3-meter) LauncherOne rocket was released Wednesday from a Boeing 747 over an Edwards Air Force Base test range in the Mojave Desert.

The purpose of the test was to observe how the rocket detached from the 747's w ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com


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