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The Washington Times
Defense Distributed, designer of 3-D printable guns, loses appeal against State Dept.National security concerns raised by the U.S. State Department trump the consti
Defense Distributed, designer of 3-D printable guns, loses appeal against State Dept.
The Washington Times / Posted 3 days ago
National security concerns raised by the U.S. State Department trump the constitutional rights of a company prohibited from publishing the digital blueprints for three-dimensional printed guns, a federal appeals court ruled this week. Members of the... Read more
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Billboard
Apple Hit With $22 Million Verdict in Latest 'Patent Troll' CaseJurors in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas have again
Apple Hit With $22 Million Verdict in Latest 'Patent Troll' Case
Billboard / Posted 4 days ago
Jurors in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas have again sided with a so-called "patent troll" in a case against a major tech company. On Sept. 15, a jury in Tyler, TX concluded that Apple had willfully infringed on a patent... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Antibiotic Resistance Can Occur Naturally in Soil Bacteria By Sandra Avant - U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists have found
Antibiotic Resistance Can Occur Naturally in Soil Bacteria
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 4 days ago
By Sandra Avant - U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists have found antibiotic-resistant bacteria in prairie soils that had little or no exposure to human or animal... Read more
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The Hill
Swing-state Republicans play up efforts for gun control lawsmuch the gun debate has evolved over nearly two decades and this election cycle
Swing-state Republicans play up efforts for gun control laws
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
much the gun debate has evolved over nearly two decades and this election cycle. “It’s now become fashionable after 16 years for candidates to publicly talk about support for stronger gun laws,” said Robert Spitzer, author of the book “The... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Research seeks to improve nutritional and milling quality of new oat varietiesto change. Her research seeks to increase the quality of locally-grown oats. T
Research seeks to improve nutritional and milling quality of new oat varieties
News-Medical-Net / Posted 10 days ago
to change. Her research seeks to increase the quality of locally-grown oats. Through a two-year, $150,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, she and her collaborators are developing ways to improve the nutritional and milling quality... Read more
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Reuters
Santander sees Argentine bank loans doubling in three to four yearsApril 21, 2016. REUTERS/Enrique Marcarian BUENOS AIRES Argentine bank loans s
Santander sees Argentine bank loans doubling in three to four years
Reuters / Posted 11 days ago
April 21, 2016. REUTERS/Enrique Marcarian BUENOS AIRES Argentine bank loans should double over the next three or four years as interest rates fall in line with lower inflation expectations, the head of the local affiliate of Spain's Santander... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Many drought-resistant plants also draw pollinatorscacti are hummingbird attractors — those that flower bright red,” said James Ca
Many drought-resistant plants also draw pollinators
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 16 days ago
cacti are hummingbird attractors — those that flower bright red,” said James Cane, an entomologist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture/ARS Insect Pollinating Research Unit at Utah State University. “Other succulents, like sedums,... Read more
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The Hill
DHS chief downplays election hack fearsof Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Jeh Johnson on Thursday downplayed concern
DHS chief downplays election hack fears
The Hill / Posted 17 days ago
of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Jeh Johnson on Thursday downplayed concerns about malicious hackers influencing U.S. elections amid rising fears about foreign actors trying to wreak havoc on Election Day. While hackers in the U.S. or... Read more
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The Washington Times
Roger Thomas Clark, Silk Road suspect, defies extradition efforts 10 months after arrestjail cell since December 2015 when Thai authorities arrested him in connection
Roger Thomas Clark, Silk Road suspect, defies extradition efforts 10 months after arrest
The Washington Times / Posted 17 days ago
jail cell since December 2015 when Thai authorities arrested him in connection with the unsealing of federal charges in the U.S. related to his supposed involvement with Silk Road, “an anonymous global black market for all things illegal,” according... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Many Scandals of Donald Trump: A Cheat Sheet1992-present The dirt:TheBoston Globe’s Matt Viser reports on the mess of the
The Many Scandals of Donald Trump: A Cheat Sheet
The Atlantic / Posted 18 days ago
1992-present The dirt:TheBoston Globe’s Matt Viser reports on the mess of the American Dream pageant in 1992. After years of attending beauty pageants—Trump seems to have always enjoyed the company of beautiful, scantily clad women—he decided... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
Training Center Opens To Prepare KC-46 Aircrewsagain, on the shoulders of giants, as we reach a new milestone in dedicating ou
Training Center Opens To Prepare KC-46 Aircrews
The Aero-News Network / Posted 20 days ago
again, on the shoulders of giants, as we reach a new milestone in dedicating our newest formal training unit, the 56th ARS.” The new center, named the Leverett Formal Training Center, will be vital to future Air Force aerial refueling and... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
00PM Water Coolerher to make a ‘clear, public and unequivocal statement’ opposing any vote on TP
00PM Water Cooler
Naked Capitalism / Posted 23 days ago
her to make a ‘clear, public and unequivocal statement’ opposing any vote on TPP” [Politico]. It will be interesting to parse Clinton’s next stateement, if any. (Remember that Clinton’s 10% base is cosmopolitan, and supports trade. She won’t be... Read more
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Gamasutra
Steam Spy and the specter of game sales transparencyforthright in publishing his findings, revealing that, for example, 28 per cent
Steam Spy and the specter of game sales transparency
Gamasutra / Posted 23 days ago
forthright in publishing his findings, revealing that, for example, 28 per cent of games on Steam are owned by users in the U.S., or that the RPG genre is the most popular on the platform. While many praised Galyonkin’s endeavor in providing useful... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Why law center says White Lives Matter is a hate group but Black Lives Matter is nota resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan. They called it Klanwatch, then eventually t
Why law center says White Lives Matter is a hate group but Black Lives Matter is not
Chicago Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
a resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan. They called it Klanwatch, then eventually the Intelligence Project. In the nearly 40 years since, hundreds of groups that ascribe to varying brands of inflammatory ideology - Neo-Nazism, anti-gay, anti-Muslim,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Why law center says White Lives Matter is a hate group but Black Lives Matter is nota resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan. They called it Klanwatch, then eventually th
Why law center says White Lives Matter is a hate group but Black Lives Matter is not
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 25 days ago
a resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan. They called it Klanwatch, then eventually the Intelligence Project. In the nearly 40 years since, hundreds of groups that ascribe to varying brands of inflammatory ideology - Neo-Nazism, anti-gay, anti-Muslim,... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Following anonymous threat, USDA offices begin to reopenFORT COLLINS, Colo. -- Federal officials have thoroughly vetted anonymous threa
Following anonymous threat, USDA offices begin to reopen
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 25 days ago
FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- Federal officials have thoroughly vetted anonymous threats to the U.S. Department of Agriculture that forced five federal campuses, including one in Fort Collins to close. Offices in five states, including Colorado, closed on... Read more
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Hamilton News
Why law centre says White Lives Matter is a hate group but Black Lives Matter is nota resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan. They called it Klanwatch, then eventually th
Why law centre says White Lives Matter is a hate group but Black Lives Matter is not
Hamilton News / Posted 25 days ago
a resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan. They called it Klanwatch, then eventually the Intelligence Project. In the nearly 40 years since, hundreds of groups that ascribe to varying brands of inflammatory ideology — Neo-Nazism, anti-gay, anti-Muslim,... Read more
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The Record
Why law centre says White Lives Matter is a hate group but Black Lives Matter is nota resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan. They called it Klanwatch, then eventually th
Why law centre says White Lives Matter is a hate group but Black Lives Matter is not
The Record / Posted 25 days ago
a resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan. They called it Klanwatch, then eventually the Intelligence Project. In the nearly 40 years since, hundreds of groups that ascribe to varying brands of inflammatory ideology — Neo-Nazism, anti-gay, anti-Muslim,... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Why law center says White Lives Matter is a hate group but Black Lives Matter is nota resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan. They called it Klanwatch, then eventually th
Why law center says White Lives Matter is a hate group but Black Lives Matter is not
Houston Chronicle / Posted 25 days ago
a resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan. They called it Klanwatch, then eventually the Intelligence Project. In the nearly 40 years since, hundreds of groups that ascribe to varying brands of inflammatory ideology - Neo-Nazism, anti-gay, anti-Muslim,... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
USDA threats force 5 states to close officesAnonymous messages threatening the safety of USDA (U.S. Department of Agricultu
USDA threats force 5 states to close offices
Dayton Daily News / Posted 26 days ago
Anonymous messages threatening the safety of USDA (U.S. Department of Agriculture) employees and facilities in 5 states, prompted the federal agency to close offices immediately. The threats came Monday and USDA officials sent home personnel from... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Threat forces closure of USDA office in Raleigh, 5 other citiesUndisclosed threats have led to the closure of the U.S. Department of Agricultu
Threat forces closure of USDA office in Raleigh, 5 other cities
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 26 days ago
Undisclosed threats have led to the closure of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Office in Raleigh as well as offices in five other cities across the country. A USDA spokesperson says the precautionary closures came after the agency received... Read more
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Fortune
Woman Shoots Down Drone Over Godfather Actor's Homeafter Youngman shot it down. It will come as no surprise that isn’t the the fi
Woman Shoots Down Drone Over Godfather Actor's Home
Fortune / Posted 27 days ago
after Youngman shot it down. It will come as no surprise that isn’t the the first drone to meet such a fate in the U.S. Last year, a Kentucky man ended up in county jail after he blasted a device he said was spying on his daughters. Another... Read more
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Agricultural Research Magazine
ARS :death. Cattle housed in confined feedlot pens are especially vulnerable to heat
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Agricultural Research Magazine / Posted 27 days ago
death. Cattle housed in confined feedlot pens are especially vulnerable to heat-stress events, notes Tami Brown-Brandl, an ARS agricultural engineer at the Roman L. Hruska U.S. Meat Animal Research Center (USMARC) in Clay Center, Nebraska. In... Read more
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Daily Herald
Many drought-resistant plants also draw pollinatorscactuses are hummingbird attracters -- those that flower bright red," said Jame
Many drought-resistant plants also draw pollinators
Daily Herald / Posted 27 days ago
cactuses are hummingbird attracters -- those that flower bright red," said James Cane, an entomologist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture/ARS Insect Pollinating Research Unit at Utah State University. "Other succulents, like sedums,... Read more
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Raw Story
Why a gun safety group is backing two republicansgun-safety political action committee co-founded by Gabrielle Giffords—the shoo
Why a gun safety group is backing two republicans
Raw Story / Posted 30 days ago
gun-safety political action committee co-founded by Gabrielle Giffords—the shooting survivor who is a former Democratic U.S. representative from Arizona—has endorsed two Republican senators in their races for re-election. Less than three months... Read more

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