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Canada sending chartered plane for Ebola lab scientists in Sierra Leone - CTV News

Google - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 22:49

CTV News

Canada sending chartered plane for Ebola lab scientists in Sierra Leone
CTV News
TORONTO -- Canada is sending a charter plane to repatriate scientists who have been operating the country's mobile Ebola laboratory in Sierra Leone. The Public Health Agency of Canada says the three scientists remain in good health and appear to be at ...
Ebola outbreak: Cases could exceed 20000, WHO saysCBC.ca
WHO explains how a suspected Ebola outbreak spread in CongoLos Angeles Times
Ebola outbreak: Airlines stop flights as US expert warns outbreak will 'worsen'Telegraph.co.uk
Washington Post -Xinhua -Irish Independent
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Win flights, fly for cheap: Malaysia Airlines struggles to rebuild trust - The Australian

Google - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 21:48

Win flights, fly for cheap: Malaysia Airlines struggles to rebuild trust
The Australian
STRUGGLING Malaysia Airlines has turned to cut-price flights and giveaways to lure customers back as passengers and crew desert it. The airline has launched a sale aimed at attracting Australian and New Zealand passengers with “astounding new online ...

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Eruption Started Between Barðarbunga and Askja in Iceland

Wired - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 21:13
It appears that an eruption has begun in the region between Bárðarbunga and Askja, close to the northernmost point of the earthquake swarm that begun almost 2 weeks ago. This would put it within the Askja fissure zone in part called the Holuhraun Lava Field – the same place where cracks were spotted in the land surface […]






Impressive New Eruption Started at Tavurvur in the Rabaul Caldera, Papua New Guinea

Wired - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 21:13
If the eruption in Iceland isn’t enough, a new eruption started today at the Tavurvur cone within the Rabaul Caldera. Images from the eruption show an impressive lava fountain from the cone producing ash that could disrupt flights across the region. Ash has fallen across much of the area, destroying crops and vegetation as well, but […]

Pennsylvania to Purchase Private Care for Its Poor - New York Times

Google - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 20:57

Reuters

Pennsylvania to Purchase Private Care for Its Poor
New York Times
WASHINGTON — Pennsylvania will become the 27th state to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, the Obama administration announced Thursday, using federal funds to buy private health insurance for about 500,000 low-income residents ...
Republican Governor Agrees To Expand Medicaid For Low-Income Residents In ...Huffington Post
UPDATE 2-US officials reach deal with Pennsylvania on MedicaidReuters
Pennsylvania becomes 27th state to expand MedicaidSalt Lake Tribune
WGAL Lancaster -witf.org
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Google Reveals ‘Project Wing,’ Its Two-Year Effort to Build Delivery Drones

Wired - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 19:56
Google X, the tech giant's "moonshot" lab, has spent the last two years building an aerial drone that can deliver goods across the country. The company calls the effort Project Wing.






Google reveals delivery drones to take on Amazon's package dropping project - Daily Mail

Google - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 19:50

Daily Mail

Google reveals delivery drones to take on Amazon's package dropping project
Daily Mail
Called Project Wing, it is being developed at Google X, the company's secret research lab, which is also developing its self-driving car and Glass wearable computer. The firm says the drones could eventually be used for disaster relief by delivering aid to ...
Google tests drone deliveries in AustraliaFinancial Times
Google tests airborne drones to deliver goodsReuters
Google building fleet of package-delivering dronesSFGate
Gigaom -BBC News
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Oklahoma Denied Waiver on No Child Left Behind - Wall Street Journal

Google - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 19:08

KOCO Oklahoma City

Oklahoma Denied Waiver on No Child Left Behind
Wall Street Journal
The U.S. Department of Education said Thursday that Oklahoma won't receive a one-year extension of its waiver from aspects of the No Child Left Behind Act after the state repealed the Common Core State Standards earlier this year. The federal government ...
US Rebukes Oklahoma for Ditching School StandardsABC News
US Says Oklahoma Schools Not Meeting StandardsHuffington Post
Indiana celebrates NCLB waiver win, but questions remainChalkbeat Colorado
Maryville Daily Forum
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Passenger unhappy over seat reclining forces diversion of Paris-bound flight to ... - Boston Globe

Google - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 18:58

USA TODAY

Passenger unhappy over seat reclining forces diversion of Paris-bound flight to ...
Boston Globe
In the second case of its kind in less than a week, an airline flight was diverted after a dispute over someone reclining their seat, this time landing in Boston. A flight bound for Paris from Miami was diverted to Logan International Airport Wednesday night when ...
Flight diverts to Boston over reclined-seat upsetSan Francisco Chronicle

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Obama's tan suit: Stop freaking out, Internet, it's actually stylish - Los Angeles Times

Google - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 18:57

New York Daily News

Obama's tan suit: Stop freaking out, Internet, it's actually stylish
Los Angeles Times
President Barack Obama holds a news conference wearing a khaki suit and the Internet goes nuts. President Barack Obama holds a news conference wearing a khaki suit and the Internet goes nuts. (Saul Loeb / AFP / Getty Images). By Jenn Harris contact the ...
Obama's tan suit draws ire from critics, TwitterNew York Daily News
Obama Held An Important Press Conference And All People Cared About Was ...Huffington Post
7 Men Who Will Renew Your Faith in Tan SuitsNew York Magazine
E! Online -Sydney Morning Herald -Bustle
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Science Graphic of the Week: Where We Should and Shouldn’t Build Roads in the Future

Wired - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 17:53
Humans are going to pave over 15 million miles of new roads in the next 35 years. This map shows where those roads should and should not go.






Woman killed at Burning Man was art gallery manager - USA TODAY

Google - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 17:51

USA TODAY

Woman killed at Burning Man was art gallery manager
USA TODAY
RENO, Nev. — The woman killed at the Burning Man festival in the Nevada desert Thursday studied art, loved the outdoors and worked as a manager of an art gallery in Jackson, Wyo., a co-worker said. Alicia Louise Cipicchio, 29, died after she was hit by a ...
Wyoming Woman Hit by Bus, Dies at Burning ManABC News
Woman Dies At Burning Man After Being Struck By BusMusic Times
Burning Man goes green to leave the desert cleanSFGate
San Jose Mercury News
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Stewart returning to competition after fatal crash - WBTV

Google - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 17:20

ABC News

Stewart returning to competition after fatal crash
WBTV
Southern California is seeing the kind of epic surf usually associated with Hawaii or Tahiti. Beaches are thronged with wave riders and crowds are coming to watch the action even as seaside communities try to stave...More >>. High surf generated by a former ...
Tony Stewart returning to competition after fatal crashwivb.com
Stewart Returning to NASCAR CompetitionKOLO
NASCAR'S Tony Stewart will return to competition Sunday for 1st time since fatal ...Watertown Public Opinion

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Hackers Steal Sensitive Data From JPMorgan and Other Banks - Newsweek

Google - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 17:19

Newsweek

Hackers Steal Sensitive Data From JPMorgan and Other Banks
Newsweek
People walk by the JPMorgan Chase building in New York on October 24, 2013. Eric Thayer/Reuters. Tweet. AA. Filed Under: Business, Banking, hackers. Hackers have stolen gigabytes of sensitive data from JPMorgan Chase and at least four other banks in ...

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Clinton breaks silence on Ferguson, calls for fixing justice system - Los Angeles Times

Google - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 17:09

Clinton breaks silence on Ferguson, calls for fixing justice system
Los Angeles Times
Hillary Rodham Clinton, the overwhelming front-runner for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, had been criticized for failing to weigh in on the events in Ferguson. Hillary Rodham Clinton, the overwhelming front-runner for the 2016 Democratic ...

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Will Apple Kill Off the Credit Card Like It Did the Compact Disc?

Wired - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 17:07
Amidst the hype about Apple’s announcements this fall are the reports about its plans to launch a mobile wallet. The prevailing sentiment in the media is what Apple has planned is game-changing and will finally move mobile wallets towards mass adoption. A significant factor in this view is that Apple is actively getting the entrenched […]






Obama: 'We don't have a strategy yet' for Islamic State - USA TODAY

Google - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 17:06

USA TODAY

Obama: 'We don't have a strategy yet' for Islamic State
USA TODAY
WASHINGTON — President Obama said he will send Secretary of State John Kerry to the Middle East in an effort to build a coalition of "strong regional partners" to confront the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. He also ruled out direct U.S. military action in ...
Obama: Priority is Rolling Back Islamic State Gains in IraqVoice of America
Obama to Meet With Security Council on Iraq, SyriaWall Street Journal
Mass arrests outside White House as protesters ask relief for illegal imigrantsWashington Post
ABC News -Politico -New York Daily News
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Death of firearm instructor in Arizona shines light on gun tourism industry - The Star-Ledger

Google - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 16:56

ABC News

Death of firearm instructor in Arizona shines light on gun tourism industry
The Star-Ledger
LAS VEGAS — The death of an Arizona firearms instructor by a 9-year-old girl who was firing a fully automatic Uzi displayed a tragic side of what has become a hot industry in the U.S.: gun tourism. With gun laws keeping high-powered weapons out of reach ...
Arizona Shooting Instructor in Uzi Accident Killed by Single ShotNBCNews.com
Arizona investigating fatal gun range shooting by 9-year-old girlReuters
Fatal shooting at range freak accident, local instructors sayGainesville Sun
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com -CBS Local -MiamiHerald.com
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Will Apple Kill Off the Credit Card Like It Did the Compact Disc?

Wired - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 16:51
Amidst the hype about Apple’s announcements this fall are the reports about its plans to launch a mobile wallet. The prevailing sentiment in the media is what Apple has planned is game-changing and will finally move mobile wallets towards mass adoption. A significant factor in this view is that Apple is actively getting the entrenched […]






Massive bank hack: What you need to know - kdvr.com

Google - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 16:27

kdvr.com

Massive bank hack: What you need to know
kdvr.com
Some of the biggest banks — including JPMorgan Chase — were recently hacked. The attackers used never-before-seen malware to break into the banks' computer systems, according to someone with direct knowledge of the investigation. And the hackers ...

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