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  • 5 days ago
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    Rape in India: Kerala woman cuts genitals of 'rapist holy man'

    A 23-year-old Indian woman has cut off the genitals of a Hindu religious teacher in the southern state of Kerala, claiming he raped her for years. Police said the suspect, named as Gangeshananda Theerthapada, would come to the woman's house to perform prayer rituals for her father's health. Her mother had hoped the self-styled holy man would ease the family's woes.

  • 6 days ago
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    Peach Becomes Japan's First Airline to Accept Bitcoin

    Peach Aviation Ltd has become the first Japanese airline to accept Bitcoin with the company citing recent changes to Bitcoin’s legal status in the country.

  • 11 days ago
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    Virginia Moves to Regulate Power Plant Emissions, Defying Trump

    Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Tuesday announced an ambitious plan to cut carbon pollution from the state's power plants, taking a stand against the Trump administration's continued efforts to dismantle carbon-cutting regulations. McAuliffe issued an executive order directing state environmental regulators to begin creating a market-based carbon-trading program. The mandatory cap-and-trade program would become the third in the country, after California's statewide carbon complia...

  • 2 weeks ago
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    Nestlé Faces Backlash Over Collecting Water From Drought-Stricken Southern California

    In the San Bernardino Mountains, an intricate maze of pipes collects and funnels tens of millions of gallons of water each year, which is the original source for Nestle’s Arrowhead Water. Larry Lawrence, who manages the spring for Nestle Waters, said it is a naturally flowing source. They do not pump anything, siphon anything. It just naturally flows. Spring water collects in a tunnel and moves downhill through a pipeline. At the bottom, tanker trucks load and transport it to a nearby plant, w...

  • 3 weeks ago
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    Home Foreclosure Rates are Hitting Record Lows in the U.S.

    Foreclosure rates have dropped by nearly 85% from their 2009 high in the United States. Data released by the Federal Reserve reveals that there were only about 85,000 foreclosures throughout the country during the last quarter of 2016. To put that in perspective, there were around 550,000 foreclosures during the first quarter of 2009.

  • 1 month ago
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    Astronomers Have Been Finding 1 New Exoplanet A Day On Average Since Kepler Launched in 2009

    The Kepler space telescope has been instrumental in discovering planets orbiting stars outside of our solar system. The sheer volume of data that has come out of the mission has allowed scientists to discover thousands of exoplanets that would have been difficult, if not impossible, to see from Earth.

  • 1 month ago
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    The CEO of a $3.7 billion startup is allegedly firing employees right before their stock options vest, report says

    Employees at a highly valued Silicon Valley startup are saying the company has a brutish CEO who has humiliated them and fired people right before their stock options vested, according to an explosive exposé of Tanium by Bloomberg's Lizette Chapman and Sarah McBride. Orion Hindawi is the CEO of Tanium, a startup he created with his father a decade ago. Today it is one of the highest-valued security startups in the tech industry. It raised $287 million of venture investment at a valuation o...

  • 1 month ago
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    Google’s AlphaGo AI will face its biggest challenge yet next month

    It’s just over a year since Google’s DeepMind unit stunned the world when its AlphaGo AI beat Go legend Lee Se-dol 4-1 in a five-game match; the result demonstrated mastery of a feat that had eluded computer scientists for decades and sparked a flood of new interest in the field of artificial intelligence. But there was one possible “gotcha” that Go devotees could hold onto: Lee Se-dol was once, but is no longer, quite considered the greatest player on the planet.

  • 1 month ago
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    Killing of Orcas in Front of Tourists Could Spell End of Whaling for Island Nation

    Two orcas harpooned in front of a group of whale watchers puts a spotlight on St. Vincent's controversial whaling practice. Moments before it happened, Ken Isaacs, a crew member on a whale-watching vessel, realized the tourists on his boat were about to witness something terrible. While touring open water around the small Caribbean island of St. Vincent, the crew spotted a pod of four orcas, also known as killer whales, breach the water's surface. As the tourists delighted at seeing or...

  • 1 month ago
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    Arkansas prepares to execute 8 men in 11 days: Justice, or an ‘assembly line of death’?

    Patricia Washington sees a simple calculus: If you take someone’s life, you better be prepared to lose your own. The death penalty is just, she believes — an unsurprising view in this rural town a short drive from the state prison that houses death row. Executions have come up a lot lately in conversations at Washington’s work, a tiny eatery tucked into an Exxon service station off Highway 65.

  • 1 month ago
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    Death toll climbs to 254 in southern Colombia landslide

    ‍‍At least 254 people have been killed and hundreds are injured or missing after mudslides destroyed homes in southern Colombia, Reuters has reported, citing an army statement. The violent weather has left 400 other people injured, with 200 missing, said the statement. There have been no reports of Chinese casualties, confirmed the Chinese Embassy in Colombia.

  • 1 month ago
    Analysis larylin

    Robots will be the next big utility, like electricity, expert Martin Ford says

    Robots and artificial intelligence are going to pose a major threat to jobs in the coming years, Martin Ford, author of "Rise of the Robots: Technology & the Jobless Future," told CNBC on Wednesday. "Machines are encroaching on the fundamental quality that has allowed us to stay ahead of technology [for centuries]," Ford said during an interview on "Power Lunch." Machines are really beginning to "think," and they're in demand, with robot sales up ...

  • 1 month ago
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    Blind tadpoles learn visually with eye grafted on tail

    The strategy uses a drug already approved in humans and could provide a road map for promoting the supply of nerves to new organs in regenerative medicine. In a new study, blind tadpoles were able to process visual information from eyes that were grafted onto their tails after being treated with a neurotransmitter drug. Researchers used a neurotransmitter drug called Zolmitriptan, which is already approved for other uses in humans, to enhance integration and functionality of the grafted eye.

  • 2 months ago
    Comment larylin

    Clown president.