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Man sues city for arresting him over parody Facebook page
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Published in 11-10-2017
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CLEVELAND (AP) A man acquitted of a felony for creating a fake Facebook page that parodied a suburban Cleveland police department is suing the city, saying they violated his right to free speech. Anthony Novak filed the lawsuit Tuesday against the city of Parma and three officers. He created a Facebook page in March 2016 that appeared similar to the page of Parma's police department, and he ...>>
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US astronaut's memoir provides blunt take on year in space
Technology
Published in 11-10-2017
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) In his new autobiography, retired astronaut Scott Kelly gives an unflinchingly blunt take on his U.S. record-breaking year in space and the challenging life events that got him there. This isn't your usual astronaut's memoir. Kelly recounts dumpster diving on the International Space Station for discarded meals after a supply capsule was destroyed and ending up ...>>
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Trump threatens NBC but experts see no real risk to licenses
Technology
Published in 11-10-2017
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NEW YORK (AP) President Donald Trump is threatening NBC's broadcast licenses because he's not happy with how its news division has covered him. But experts say his threats aren't likely to lead to any action. The NBC network itself doesn't need a license to operate, but individual stations do. NBC owns several stations in major cities. Stations owned by other companies such as ...>>
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NASA using asteroid's close flyby to test warning network
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Published in 11-10-2017
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) NASA is using an asteroid's close flyby to test Earth's warning network for incoming space rocks. The small asteroid was on track to pass within 27,200 miles (43,800 kilometers) of Antarctica early Thursday. Program scientist Michael Kelley said that's "pretty close" as these things go. But he stressed there's no chance it will hit us. Future space ro ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
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Published in 11-10-2017
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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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Amazon slashes price of new Echo speaker to $100
Technology
Published in 27-9-2017
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SEATTLE (AP) Amazon says it is cutting the price of its Echo smart speaker to $100 from $180, improving the sound quality and upgrading its appearance with six new "shells." The announcement is the first of several Amazon is making at an event for journalists in Seattle. The next generation speaker, which is powered by Amazon's Alexa voice assistant, will have a dedicated woofer and a tweete ...>>
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Trump unhappy with top health official over travel
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Published in 27-9-2017
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WASHINGTON (AP) President Donald Trump declared Wednesday he's "not happy" with his top health official, after Tom Price's government-paid travel on costly charter flights triggered a wide-ranging congressional investigation of the administration. Trump's displeasure, voiced repeatedly, called into question Price's job security as head of the Health and Human Services Departme ...>>
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Popocatepetl volcano spews rock, dumps ash near Mexico City
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Published in 27-9-2017
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MEXICO CITY (AP) The Popocatepetl volcano outside Mexico City has spewed glowing rock and dumped ash over nearby towns. Mexico's national disaster-prevention agency says the volcano also known to locals as "Don Goyo" erupted for several hours Wednesday morning. Its monitoring cameras detected incandescent rocks landing more than a half-mile (1,000 meters) down the slope. The agency also repo ...>>
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Why is the internet still out for some in Florida?
Technology
Published in 27-9-2017
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NEW YORK (AP) The power's back on in Florida. So why is the internet still out for some people, more than two weeks after Hurricane Irma struck? When power fails, so do home and business internet connections. Many homes will get internet back once power is restored. But that's not true for everyone. There could still be problems with the underlying cable network. Sometimes equipment in ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 27-9-2017
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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
Nest Labs adds doorbell that can recognize familiar faces
Technology
Published in 20-9-2017
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Home device maker Nest Labs is adding Google's facial recognition technology to a camera-equipped doorbell and rolling out a security system in an attempt to end its history of losses. The products announced Wednesday expand upon the internet-connected thermostats, smoke detectors and stand-alone security cameras that Nest has been selling since its inception six years ago ...>>
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Report: Iran group hacks aviation, petrochemical industries
Technology
Published in 20-9-2017
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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) A group of hackers suspected of working in Iran for its government is targeting the aviation and petrochemical industries in Saudi Arabia, the U.S. and South Korea, a cybersecurity firm warned Wednesday. The report by FireEye also said the suspected Iranian hackers left behind a new type of malware that could have been used to destroy the computers it infected, an ...>>
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The Latest: Future of California water now up for debate
Technology
Published in 20-9-2017
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FRESNO, Calif. (AP) The Latest on California's proposal to build two giant water tunnels (all times local): 12:15 p.m. California must now decide what's next for upgrading its water delivery system after a key player rejected Gov. Jerry Brown's plans to build two giant tunnels. All sides of California's water war agree the north-south system needs a major overhaul. The powerfu ...>>
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Soft soil makes Mexico City shake like it was built on jelly
Technology
Published in 20-9-2017
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WASHINGTON (AP) The soft soil that lines the ancient lake bed that Mexico City is built on amplified the shaking from Tuesday's earthquake and increased its destructive force, seismologists say as they try to better understand the quake that has killed more than 200 people. Scientists are looking at other quirks of the magnitude 7.1 earthquake, including the absence of aftershocks and if it ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
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Published in 20-9-2017
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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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