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The Times & The Sunday Times
Where anything goesCreated in 2003 by the San Francisco internet company Linden Lab, the platform
Where anything goes
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 47 minutes ago
Created in 2003 by the San Francisco internet company Linden Lab, the platform allows users to be whomever they wish through the creation of avatars, personas who live life to the full in cyber space. To be reborn, prospective users of Second Life... Read more
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Sporting Life
Kaspersky Lab Riga Open Results Full results from the Kaspersky Lab Riga Open, which took place from July 29-
Kaspersky Lab Riga Open Results
Sporting Life / Posted an hour ago
Full results from the Kaspersky Lab Riga Open, which took place from July 29-August 2. Barry Hawkins 4-1 Tom Ford Snooker Roll of Honour 2015/2016 Snooker Roll of Honour 2014/2015 New Customers Register With Sky... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Business Notes - Feb. 7Dispatch awards included: First place—use of photography—Dispatch. First plac
Business Notes - Feb. 7
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted an hour ago
Dispatch awards included: First place—use of photography—Dispatch. First place—sports photography—Steve Kohls. First place—photo story—Kelly Humphrey. First place—Self-promotion/advertisement—Lisa Henry. First place—Category X, a special... Read more
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Kincardine News
Great Backyard Bird Count starts FridayThe Great Backyard Bird Count, a worldwide citizen-science project – starts Fri
Great Backyard Bird Count starts Friday
Kincardine News / Posted an hour ago
The Great Backyard Bird Count, a worldwide citizen-science project – starts Friday and could use your help. It's the 19th year for the count, which gathers and reports information at birdcount.org. The count will “help scientists track changes in... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
Antarctica: Cape Evans: Robert F. Scott’s BaseOur most recent helo trip out from McMurdo on our NSF Artists & Writers Project
Antarctica: Cape Evans: Robert F. Scott’s Base
ScienceBlogs / Posted an hour ago
Our most recent helo trip out from McMurdo on our NSF Artists & Writers Project took us to Cape Evans, the site of Robert Scott’s Terra Nova Hut, where they based their 1910-1913 trip to the South Pole. We went with Anthony Powell (the filmmaker from... Read more
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The Advocate
Passenger killed in wreck, driver arrested, suspected of being impairedState troopers arrested a 19-year-old driver Sunday suspected of being impaired
Passenger killed in wreck, driver arrested, suspected of being impaired
The Advocate / Posted 2 hours ago
State troopers arrested a 19-year-old driver Sunday suspected of being impaired after a single-vehicle car crash that killed one passenger and injured another. Ailayjah Derouen, of New Iberia, was driving a 2001 Buick Lesabre eastbound on La. 182 in... Read more
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The Verge
You should watch the subtle, thrilling London SpyLondon Spy revolves around international espionage, but it doesn't need explosi
You should watch the subtle, thrilling London Spy
The Verge / Posted 2 hours ago
London Spy revolves around international espionage, but it doesn't need explosions, car chases, or state secrets to generate nail-biting tension. One of its strongest scenes is startling in its simplicity. It focuses on two people in a lab, one of... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Great Backyard Bird Count starts FridayThe Great Backyard Bird Count, a worldwide citizen-science project – starts Fri
Great Backyard Bird Count starts Friday
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 2 hours ago
The Great Backyard Bird Count, a worldwide citizen-science project – starts Friday and could use your help. It's the 19th year for the count, which gathers and reports information at birdcount.org. The count will “help scientists track changes in... Read more
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Daily Mail
Cold case murder of 12-old could be solved with new DNA evidence'I want you to come back in one gorgeous piece': Police investigating the murde
Cold case murder of 12-old could be solved with new DNA evidence
Daily Mail / Posted 2 hours ago
'I want you to come back in one gorgeous piece': Police investigating the murder of 12-year-old whose body was cut up 32 years ago hope to find new DNA evidence to solve the case Jessica Hatch, 12, disappeared while walking to her family's house in... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Nobel medicine prize board member resigns over surgeon investigationSTOCKHOLM: Swedish genetics professor Urban Lendahl has resigned from the body
Nobel medicine prize board member resigns over surgeon investigation
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 hours ago
STOCKHOLM: Swedish genetics professor Urban Lendahl has resigned from the body which awards the Nobel medicine prize over an investigation into controversial surgeon Paolo Macchiarini. Lendahl resigned as secretary general of the Nobel Assembly, an... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Empty Bowls, antiques, singing Valentines to highlight week Posted Feb. 7, 2016 at 3:31 PM Week Ahead Best Bets: Top activities for the
Empty Bowls, antiques, singing Valentines to highlight week
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 3 hours ago
Posted Feb. 7, 2016 at 3:31 PM Week Ahead Best Bets: Top activities for the coming week.1. Empty Bowls fundraiserEmpty Bowls 2016 will be Thursday at Temple Baptist Church, 1500 Kingdom... Read more
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PhysOrg
Nobel medicine prize board member resigns over surgeon investigationSwedish genetics professor Urban Lendahl has resigned from the body which award
Nobel medicine prize board member resigns over surgeon investigation
PhysOrg / Posted 3 hours ago
Swedish genetics professor Urban Lendahl has resigned from the body which awards the Nobel medicine prize over an investigation into controversial surgeon Paolo Macchiarini. Lendahl resigned as secretary general of the Nobel Assembly, an independent... Read more
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The Forward
7 Fast-Growing Independent Congregations Join Forces in New Group(JTA) — In the summer of 2011, Lizzi Heydemann returned to her native Chicago t
7 Fast-Growing Independent Congregations Join Forces in New Group
The Forward / Posted 3 hours ago
(JTA) — In the summer of 2011, Lizzi Heydemann returned to her native Chicago to establish a Jewish community loosely modeled on Ikar, the Los Angeles congregation where she had spent two years as a rabbinic intern. She set about harvesting email... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
The evidence is clear: Apple's next big thing will be virtual reality (AAPL)Christian Petersen/Getty Images What's Apple's next big product? A growing am
The evidence is clear: Apple's next big thing will be virtual reality (AAPL)
Stamford Advocate / Posted 3 hours ago
Christian Petersen/Getty Images What's Apple's next big product? A growing amount of evidence indicates that Apple is developing something with virtual-reality technology. The dream: to immerse viewers in a totally computer-generated world. VR has... Read more
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Connecticut Post
The evidence is clear: Apple's next big thing will be virtual reality (AAPL)Christian Petersen/Getty Images What's Apple's next big product? A growing am
The evidence is clear: Apple's next big thing will be virtual reality (AAPL)
Connecticut Post / Posted 3 hours ago
Christian Petersen/Getty Images What's Apple's next big product? A growing amount of evidence indicates that Apple is developing something with virtual-reality technology. The dream: to immerse viewers in a totally computer-generated world. VR has... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Major tech hub taking shape in downtown SacramentoThere’s a century-old bank building at Seventh and J streets that is a remnant
Major tech hub taking shape in downtown Sacramento
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 hours ago
There’s a century-old bank building at Seventh and J streets that is a remnant of this city’s past. It’s a stately-looking structure, with large windows facing the street and masonry columns reaching seven stories into the sky. It also could be... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
The evidence is clear: Apple's next big thing will be virtual reality (AAPL)Christian Petersen/Getty Images What's Apple's next big product? A growing am
The evidence is clear: Apple's next big thing will be virtual reality (AAPL)
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 4 hours ago
Christian Petersen/Getty Images What's Apple's next big product? A growing amount of evidence indicates that Apple is developing something with virtual-reality technology. The dream: to immerse viewers in a totally computer-generated world. VR has... Read more
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Business Insider
The evidence is clear: Apple's next big thing will be virtual realityWhat's Apple's next big product? A growing amount of evidence indicates that A
The evidence is clear: Apple's next big thing will be virtual reality
Business Insider / Posted 5 hours ago
What's Apple's next big product? A growing amount of evidence indicates that Apple is developing something with virtual reality technology. The dream: to immerse viewers in a totally computer generated world. VR has been a dream for futurists for... Read more
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Dundas Star News
Could men’s beards be an ally in fight against superbugs?Microbiologist Adam Roberts went digging through men's beards in search of poop
Could men’s beards be an ally in fight against superbugs?
Dundas Star News / Posted 5 hours ago
Microbiologist Adam Roberts went digging through men's beards in search of poop. Instead, he found a tantalizing suggestion of a lead in the global fight against drug-resistant infections. Which, for a researcher working fervently to help avert the... Read more
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Science Daily
Honey’s potential to save lives by destroying harmful fungusIn the first study of its kind, student Zain Habib Alhindi used different conce
Honey’s potential to save lives by destroying harmful fungus
Science Daily / Posted 6 hours ago
In the first study of its kind, student Zain Habib Alhindi used different concentrations of Surgihoney, a biologically engineered honey that produces chemically reactive molecules containing oxygen, to test how effective it could be in destroying the... Read more
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Science Daily
Chromosomes reconfigure as cell division ends"There is a reconfiguration of their three-dimensional structure, which was kin
Chromosomes reconfigure as cell division ends
Science Daily / Posted 6 hours ago
"There is a reconfiguration of their three-dimensional structure, which was kind of unexpected in my opinion," said Nicola Neretti, assistant professor of biology at Brown University and senior author of the study in Science Advances. Overall,... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Fete in their handsIt was a day to remember when the '60s arrived at a West Coast school fete, wri
Fete in their hands
Otago Daily Times / Posted 6 hours ago
It was a day to remember when the '60s arrived at a West Coast school fete, writes Alan Beck. The year was 1968, South Island the location, the date is lost in the mists of time. It's fete day. Our West Coast state school is open to the... Read more
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metro
Getting a beach body is pretty pointless - here's whyIt’s a waste of time trying to get this dench (Picture: AFP) Building bulk for
Getting a beach body is pretty pointless - here's why
metro / Posted 7 hours ago
It’s a waste of time trying to get this dench (Picture: AFP) Building bulk for those awesome pecs or slimming down for that bikini stomach is pretty pointless. A new study has found that it’s a waste of time to go all out for a mega beach body... Read more
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The Chronicle-Telegram
Wood from old barns gets second lifeSteven Lambert works a section of barn siding loose from one of his recycling p
Wood from old barns gets second life
The Chronicle-Telegram / Posted 7 hours ago
Steven Lambert works a section of barn siding loose from one of his recycling projects on Albrecht Road. The barn has extensive rotting in the support beams and the roof so it had to come down. As the wind whipped through the partially deconstructed... Read more
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birminghammail
MP attacks Pegida UK plans to return to Birmingham every month for protestsRobinson told the crowd: “Our next demonstration is the first Saturday of April
MP attacks Pegida UK plans to return to Birmingham every month for protests
birminghammail / Posted 7 hours ago
Robinson told the crowd: “Our next demonstration is the first Saturday of April and then the first Saturday of every month from that point on.” In an interview beforehand, the controversial leader said that the aim of the march was to “preserve our... Read more
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CTV News
For many species, noise pollution can be deadly: studySome reef-dwelling fish are twice as likely to get gobbled up by predators in t
For many species, noise pollution can be deadly: study
CTV News / Posted 8 hours ago
Some reef-dwelling fish are twice as likely to get gobbled up by predators in the presence of a noisy motorboat, according to a study released Friday. The research, published in Nature Communications, adds to a growing body of evidence that noise... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Waging War on the Greatest Cancer Myth of AllImage source: National Cancer Institute. In terms of medical diagnoses, there
Waging War on the Greatest Cancer Myth of All
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 8 hours ago
Image source: National Cancer Institute. In terms of medical diagnoses, there aren't many things scarier than hearing the phrase, "you have cancer." The numbers partially tell the tale. Globally, according to the World Health Organization, there... Read more
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The Economic Times
Tata Power Delhi Distribution launches Smart Grid LabThe focus of the lab will be towards demonstration of new technologies, product
Tata Power Delhi Distribution launches Smart Grid Lab
The Economic Times / Posted 8 hours ago
The focus of the lab will be towards demonstration of new technologies, products and operations for different organisations and institutions, including utilities, the company said in a statement. India is at the threshold of dynamic growth in the... Read more
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The Columbian
Smith-Root finds innovation in science, businessWhen biologists first imported Southeast Asian carp into the waterways of Ameri
Smith-Root finds innovation in science, business
The Columbian / Posted 9 hours ago
When biologists first imported Southeast Asian carp into the waterways of America’s South in the 1970s, they thought they’d hit upon an ideal method to keep wastewater treatment ponds clean and aquaculture systems healthy. But no one foresaw the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Creepy pictures show snake skulls and bodies at eerie abandoned laboratoryThe spooky pictures offer a glimpse of the history behind the research carried
Creepy pictures show snake skulls and bodies at eerie abandoned laboratory
Daily Mirror / Posted 9 hours ago
The spooky pictures offer a glimpse of the history behind the research carried out there. Row after row of jars contain various snakes - many whitened and faded over time. The stunning shots were taken by abandoned location photographer Reginald... Read more
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WTOC 11 Savannah
Resident: Deadly feed mill explosion felt for milesSavannah man transferred to burn center in Augusta after mobile home fireSavann
Resident: Deadly feed mill explosion felt for miles
WTOC 11 Savannah / Posted 9 hours ago
Savannah man transferred to burn center in Augusta after mobile home fireSavannah man transferred to burn center in Augusta after mobile home fire Crews are investigating a Southside mobile home fire that left a 56-year-old man injured, just after... Read more
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WTOC 11 Savannah
Cordele police, GBI investigating deadly robberySavannah man transferred to burn center in Augusta after mobile home fireSavann
Cordele police, GBI investigating deadly robbery
WTOC 11 Savannah / Posted 9 hours ago
Savannah man transferred to burn center in Augusta after mobile home fireSavannah man transferred to burn center in Augusta after mobile home fire Crews are investigating a Southside mobile home fire that left a 56-year-old man injured, just after... Read more
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WTOC 11 Savannah
Savannah man transferred to burn center in Augusta after mobile home fire Crews are investigating a Southside mobile home fire that left a 56-year-old
Savannah man transferred to burn center in Augusta after mobile home fire
WTOC 11 Savannah / Posted 9 hours ago
Crews are investigating a Southside mobile home fire that left a 56-year-old man injured, just after... Read more
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Orange County Register
Zika: Medical mystery with a global reachSomething strange was happening in August in the maternity wards of Recife, a s
Zika: Medical mystery with a global reach
Orange County Register / Posted 9 hours ago
Something strange was happening in August in the maternity wards of Recife, a seaside city perched on Brazil’s easternmost tip, where the country juts into the Atlantic. “Doctors, pediatricians, neurologists, they started finding this thing we never... Read more
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The Columbian
Fast-food chains adapt to new American dinerFast-food chains are upping the ante on cheap eats. Many of America’s largest
Fast-food chains adapt to new American diner
The Columbian / Posted 10 hours ago
Fast-food chains are upping the ante on cheap eats. Many of America’s largest fast-food joints have recently rolled out a variety of creative value deals that go far beyond the traditional dollar menu. Pizza Hut recently introduced a $5 menu that... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Medical Office Building to be ready by 2017OXFORD –Duke Realty, an Indianapolis-based commercial real estate developer, wi
Medical Office Building to be ready by 2017
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 10 hours ago
OXFORD –Duke Realty, an Indianapolis-based commercial real estate developer, will soon begin developing the 78,000-square-foot, three-story Baptist Oxford Medical Office Building in Oxford. The MOB, which is expected to be completed in August 2017,... Read more
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heraldscotland
Ruth Davidson 'ready to be opposition leader' as Tories bid to be Scotland's second partyI can agree with your assertion that ANY Government needs a strong opposition a
Ruth Davidson 'ready to be opposition leader' as Tories bid to be Scotland's second party
heraldscotland / Posted 10 hours ago
I can agree with your assertion that ANY Government needs a strong opposition and in this the UK Labour in Scotland party have miserably failed the Scottish people. Whatever happens in May, the composition of Holyrood will be different - possibly... Read more
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Times of Malta
Frontrunner for rector post says he has own style of managementChemistry professor Alfred Vella, the frontrunner in the race for university re
Frontrunner for rector post says he has own style of management
Times of Malta / Posted 10 hours ago
Chemistry professor Alfred Vella, the frontrunner in the race for university rector, tells Ariadne Massa that if chosen he will have his own style of management. He knows what it means to be pro-rector and is keen to continue working for the... Read more
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FOX News
Chemicals in personal products may stimulate cancer more than thoughtA group of chemicals commonly used in cosmetics and other personal-care product
Chemicals in personal products may stimulate cancer more than thought
FOX News / Posted 11 hours ago
A group of chemicals commonly used in cosmetics and other personal-care products may stimulate the growth of breast cancer cells at doses much lower than previously thought, a new study finds. The study was done on human breast cancer cells growing... Read more
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Boston Herald
Teams tackle virus puzzleThe Hub’s top infectious disease researchers are gearing up to take on the myst
Teams tackle virus puzzle
Boston Herald / Posted 11 hours ago
The Hub’s top infectious disease researchers are gearing up to take on the mysterious Zika virus, an illness with a potential link to devastating birth defects that’s raging across the Americas. Local scientists are launching two new initiatives —... Read more
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WTOC 11 Savannah
The City of Savannah terminated HR Director, Beth Robinson The City of Savannah's Human Resources Director, Beth Robinson has been fired
The City of Savannah terminated HR Director, Beth Robinson
WTOC 11 Savannah / Posted 11 hours ago
The City of Savannah's Human Resources Director, Beth Robinson has been fired. City council members confirmed to WTOC that she was... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Cost of justice: WV counties struggle to balance financial losses, rising jail feesBudgets are tightening across West Virginia just as the rate of substance abuse
Cost of justice: WV counties struggle to balance financial losses, rising jail fees
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 12 hours ago
Budgets are tightening across West Virginia just as the rate of substance abuse continues to run rampant, and the Mountain State’s counties are struggling to bear the expense of putting their criminals in jail. Webster County has been hit... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Rogue online slimming potions bought by desperate dieters can pose toxic riskBritons desperate to lose weight could be putting their lives in danger by buyi
Rogue online slimming potions bought by desperate dieters can pose toxic risk
Daily Mirror / Posted 12 hours ago
Britons desperate to lose weight could be putting their lives in danger by buying rogue slimming products that contain toxic ingredients. Watchdogs have warned that people trying to diet but with no real success may be tempted by cut-price “quick... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Springfield STEM school gets $6.3M for expansionThe Global Impact STEM Academy will likely receive $6.3 million to expand its f
Springfield STEM school gets $6.3M for expansion
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 12 hours ago
The Global Impact STEM Academy will likely receive $6.3 million to expand its footprint at the Springfield Center of Innovation: The Dome. It’s the latest development at the former South High School on South Limestone Street where Clark State... Read more
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The Economic Times
Vyapam scam has ruined quality of doctors, says renowned surgeon Dr Naresh Trehan"Vyapam scam has ruined the quality of doctors in the country," he said at meet
Vyapam scam has ruined quality of doctors, says renowned surgeon Dr Naresh Trehan
The Economic Times / Posted 12 hours ago
"Vyapam scam has ruined the quality of doctors in the country," he said at meet-the-press programme of Central Press Club last evening here. The students who got admitted to medical courses fraudulently have got license to play with people's life,... Read more
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The News and Star
Aquarium's lobster breeding programme is successMARYPORT is one of only two places in England where you can see the breeding st
Aquarium's lobster breeding programme is success
The News and Star / Posted 12 hours ago
MARYPORT is one of only two places in England where you can see the breeding stages of a remarkable creature. The town's aquarium is raising lobsters to replenish the fisheries off the coast of Cumbria. When they're big enough, the baby lobsters... Read more
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International Business Times
Dyre malware disrupted after Russian authorities raid Moscow film company office Russian authorities have raided the offices of a Moscow-based film company name
Dyre malware disrupted after Russian authorities raid Moscow film company office
International Business Times / Posted 13 hours ago
Russian authorities have raided the offices of a Moscow-based film company named 25th Floor, which was allegedly involved in the world's most notorious financial hacking operation. According to cybersecurity experts Dyre — a malicious software... Read more
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The News & Observer
In Orwellian move, NC State Archives blocks access to death penalty photo | News & Observer February 6, 2016 6:02 PM The N.C. State Archives is bloc
In Orwellian move, NC State Archives blocks access to death penalty photo
The News & Observer / Posted 13 hours ago
| News & Observer February 6, 2016 6:02 PM The N.C. State Archives is blocking access to all... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Colleges losing placement toolThe state is exploring alternative ways to determine whether students are ready
Colleges losing placement tool
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 13 hours ago
The state is exploring alternative ways to determine whether students are ready for college courses. The focus comes as ACT Inc. phases out Compass, a college-placement exam that is used mostly to help place students in regular credit-bearing... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
New medical school in Elk Grove makes historyAmie Cai, 25, took a year off after she graduated from UC Berkeley to work as a
New medical school in Elk Grove makes history
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 14 hours ago
Amie Cai, 25, took a year off after she graduated from UC Berkeley to work as a laboratory manager and apply to medical school. She didn’t get in. Anywhere. Cai, who grew up in Folsom, decided to get more experience. She “shadowed” Dr. Kenan Si at a... Read more
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