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Temperatures in Alaska are toppling records

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 11:39:19 -0400

It's unusually warm in The Last Frontier. Large swaths of Alaska have seen record or near-record warmth this March said Rick Thoman, a climate specialist at the Alaska Center for Climate Assessmen....
U.S. to expand abortion 'gag rule,' won't fund certain groups: Pompeo

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 11:36:29 -0400

The Trump administration on Tuesday expanded its anti-abortion policies, prohibiting U.S.-funded organizations from supporting other groups that support abortion and forbidding the use of U.S. tax dol....
NASA nixes 1st all-female spacewalk due to suit-sizing issue

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 11:36:19 -0400

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA has nixed the first all-female spacewalk over a spacesuit size issue.....
Not enough spacesuits in women's sizes?! Twitter reacts to NASA canceling all-female spacewalk

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 11:03:58 -0400

Two female astronauts were scheduled to perform the first all-female spacewalk March 29, but there weren't enough spacesuits in women's sizes.....
EU Sidesteps U.S. Calls to Ban Huawei as It Lays Out 5G Strategy

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 11:00:00 -0400

The U.S. has been pressuring European allies to bar Huawei equipment from telecommunications networks amid concerns Chinese companies could be forced to facilitate espionage by Beijing -- accusations ....
OxyContin maker Purdue reaches $270 million settlement in Oklahoma opioid case: source

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 10:49:06 -0400

The settlement with Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter is the first to result from a wave of recent lawsuits accusing Purdue of deceptively marketing painkillers. The deal came after Purdue lost a....
Venezuela blackout leaves streets empty, school and work canceled

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 10:43:23 -0400

President Nicolas Maduro's Socialist government, which blamed the United States and the opposition for the previous power cut, blamed an "attack" on its electrical system for the blackout that first h....
War, famine and drought: More women say they won't have children because of climate change

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 10:38:25 -0400

Is the future simply too horrific to bring children into? Some women, worried about droughts, wars and famines brought on by climate change, say yes.....
Wirecard Surges After Law Firm Finds Only Minor Irregularities

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 10:37:42 -0400

While the company -- which had previously rejected wrongdoing -- acknowledged a number of accounting oversights and potential criminal liability for some employees in Singapore, the sums involved were....
Apple Analysts See Services Potential But Want More Detail

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 10:30:23 -0400

Apple derived 15 percent of its revenue from services in 2018, while more than 60 percent came from its iPhone, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. Shares of Apple rose as much as 2.2 percent on....
U.S. imposes sanctions on network supporting Iran's Revolutionary Guards

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 10:28:39 -0400

The United States on Tuesday imposed fresh sanctions on a network of companies and people in Iran, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates it said was transferring billions of dollars and euros to Iran's ....
Extinct 'Pig-Footed Bandicoot' Galloped Around Australia Like a Wonky Little Horse

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 10:28:00 -0400

Scientists have discovered a new species of pig-footed bandicoot -- an extinct Australian marsupial that looks like a kangaroo, an opossum and a deer got a bit too friendly at the local watering hole ....
Ancient Garbage Heaps Show Fading Byzantine Empire Was 'Plagued' By Disease and Climate Change

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 10:27:00 -0400

About a century before the fall of the Byzantine Empire -- the eastern portion of the vast Roman Empire -- signs of its impending doom were written in garbage.Archaeologists recently investigated accu....
100 Ancient Egyptian Inscriptions Found at Amethyst Mining Site

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 10:27:00 -0400

Archaeologists have uncovered more than 100 ancient inscriptions carved into rock at Wadi el-Hudi, where the ancient Egyptians mined amethyst.In addition to the carved-rock inscription, the researcher....
Best USB Flash Drives for Storage on the Go

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 10:17:00 -0400

If you need pocket-sized data storage, you can't go wrong with a flash drive.....
Utah Legalizes Lanesplitting

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 10:14:00 -0400

New law allows riders to filter through stopped traffic.....
McDonald's $300 Million Tech Deal Will Revolutionize Menus

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 10:13:18 -0400

The world’s biggest restaurant chain is spending more than $300 million on Dynamic Yield Ltd., according to a person familiar with the matter. With the new technology, McDonald’s restaurants can vary....
GoFly Prize puts five personal flying machines in spotlight, with fly-off ahead

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 10:00:51 -0400

Five teams from around the world have risen to new heights in the GoFly Prize competition, a $2 million-plus contest backed by Boeing to encourage the development of personal flying machines. The Phas....
NASA Cancels First All-Female Spacewalk Because They Don’t Have Enough Spacesuits to Fit Women

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 09:47:12 -0400

Sexism that’s out of this world.....
Uber, Mastercard Deals Mark Arrival of Mideast Tech Sector

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 09:42:58 -0400

The first signs were in 2017, when U.S. e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc. agreed to buy Souq.com, a Dubai-based online retailer little-known outside the region, for about $600 million. On Tuesday, the....
KBR Arm Wins Cyber & Engineering Services Military Contracts

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 09:39:01 -0400

KBR will provide IT, cyber security and engineering services through three contracts to the U.S. military department, further boosting its Government Service segment.....
NASA forced to cancel first all-female spacewalk in history over wardrobe malfunction

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 09:36:50 -0400

For NASA, March 29th was going to be a history-making day at the International Space Station, with the first all-female spacewalk in human history. Astronauts Anne McClain and Christina Koch were sche....
Green New Deal, backed by Ocasio-Cortez, to get its first vote on Capitol Hill Tuesday

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 09:35:58 -0400

Betting it will be unpopular in 2020, Sen. McConnell and the GOP want a vote on the Green New Deal, which is backed by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez....
Citigroup Makes Its Move in $90 Billion Battle Over Swipe Fees

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 09:34:59 -0400

Citigroup will work with Mastercard Inc.’s payment-gateway services to connect with payment processors and mobile wallets around the world. Key InsightsCitigroup’s new product could address the growi....
Talk About Anything But Huawei During President Xi's Paris Trip

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 09:30:09 -0400

French President Emmanuel Macron and his advisers avoided any public discussion of contentious issues at a Tuesday morning event to mark the state visit, while Huawei focused on promoting its consumer....
Algerian protesters keep up pressure on Bouteflika to quit

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 09:24:44 -0400

Bouteflika, among the veterans of the 1954-62 war of independence against France who continue to dominate Algeria, has bowed to protesters by reversing a decision to seek another term and putting off ....
Norway Mulls Huawei 5G Decision That’s Not ‘Black and White’

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 09:15:25 -0400

Norway is looking over the compliance with its security laws ahead of a pending tender where suppliers such as Ericsson AB and Huawei are set to compete in the roll-out of the 5G networks. Norway’s T....
History-making all-female spacewalk canceled because of lack of the right-size spacesuits

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 09:14:00 -0400

The history-making, all-female spacewalk that was scheduled to happen on Friday, during Women’s History Month, has been canceled by NASA. The cancellation is due in part to “spacesuit availability,” ....
The Supreme Court takes on gerrymandering. A cottage industry wants to prove it's gone too far

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 09:11:47 -0400

A cottage industry of academics and entrepreneurs wants to convince Supreme Court justices that partisan gerrymandering has gone too far.....
Germany records hottest year in a century

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 09:11:08 -0400

Germany recorded its warmest year in 2018, a period also marked by a drought lasting months, the country's DWD weather service said Tuesday. The average temperatures for the year reached 10.5 degree ....
The Ford F-150 Raptor Might Get the Mustang GT500's Supercharged V-8

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 09:09:00 -0400

Disappointed Ford never gave the new Raptor the V-8 it deserved? Well, a new rumor says it could get a very special one.....
Historic all-female spacewalk canceled because there weren't enough medium-sized spacesuits

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 09:01:41 -0400

NASA says first all-female spacewalk, scheduled to take place March 29, was canceled because there weren't enough medium-sized spacesuits available.....
What It's Really Like Getting Breast Implants After A Double Mastectomy

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 09:00:00 -0400

When Joanna De Fina was 27, she tested positive for the BRCA1 gene mutation related to an increased risk of breast cancer. Three years later, she decided to proactively undergo a double mastectomy, f....
2 female NASA astronauts and a Canadian flight controller will conduct the first-ever all-woman space walk

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 08:59:39 -0400

Since 1998, there have been 213 spacewalks at the International Space Station. In March, an all-female spacewalk is happening aboard the ISS.....
Watch the First Flight of the Defiant, a Potential Blackhawk Successor

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 08:59:00 -0400

The Defiant, or something very much like it, could replace the UH-60 Blackhawk transport helicopter in U.S. Army service.....
Is NASA Preparing to Cancel Its Space Launch System?

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 08:49:00 -0400

Maybe not yet, but the omens don't look good.....
Instagram yoga guru says she suffered a stroke after tearing an artery in her neck

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 08:43:30 -0400

A yoga enthusiast with a massive Instagram following opened up about about her harrowing medical scare after pushing herself too far doing advanced yoga poses. In 2017, Rebecca Leigh shared a photo o....
The Koenigsegg CCX Sounds Like an Absolute Beast

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 08:30:00 -0400

This was Koenigsegg's first engine designed from scratch. It's a gem.....
Boeing and Lockheed's Futuristic Helicopter Is Finally Airborne

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 08:30:00 -0400

A dual-rotor concept to improve helicopter performance achieved first flight more than a year after originally planned. Will the design live up to its promise?....
U.S. Republicans set 'Green New Deal vote' in bid to divide Democrats

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 08:08:26 -0400

The Green New Deal, introduced last month by Democrats, marked the first formal attempt by lawmakers to define legislation to create big government-led investments in clean energy like wind and solar ....
Nasa cancels all-female spacewalk, citing lack of spacesuit in right size

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 07:57:41 -0400

Space agency blames shortage of outerwear after first-of-its-kind mission falls throughChristina Koch was one of the astronauts due to take part. Only 11% of people who have been to space are women. ....
Better Buy: Editas Medicine vs. Sangamo Therapeutics

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 07:16:00 -0400

Which of these struggling gene-editing biotechs is most likely to win over the long run?....
What Foods to Eat—and to Avoid—If You Suffer from Endometriosis

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 07:00:33 -0400

Cleaning up your diet can markedly improve endometriosis symptoms and risks, like pain and infertility.....
Fighter Jet as Assassin: Meet the F-111 Aardvark (It Was Sent to Kill Qaddafi)

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 07:00:00 -0400

This is the story.....
Nasa cancels first all-female spacewalk because they don't have the right spacesuit sizes

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 06:21:42 -0400

Nasa has cancelled the first ever all-female space walk outside the International Space Station after it emerged it did not have enough suits to fit women. In a blow to what would have been one great ....
Alibaba Is in Talks for Its Cheapest Ever Dollar Loan

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 06:16:14 -0400

The Chinese Internet giant wants to cut the interest margin of the facility that it signed in May 2016 by 25 basis points to 85 basis points over Libor, said people familiar with the matter. Alibaba ....
Total Wants to Drill for Oil in the World's Fastest Ocean Current

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 06:06:32 -0400

Total SA’s discovery of South Africa’s first oil in deep water could prove to be a bonanza for a country lacking crude reserves of its own and prompt a rush from other majors. The Brulpadda find, wit....
NASA Cancels Historic All-Female Spacewalk Over Lack Of Spacesuits In Proper Size

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 05:54:44 -0400

A scheduled all-female spacewalk has been cancelled by NASA because of a lackof spacesuits in the proper size....
Uber Buys Mideast Rival Careem for $3.1 Billion in Biggest Deal

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 05:38:31 -0400

Uber will pay Dubai-based Careem $1.4 billion in cash and another $1.7 billion in convertible notes when the deal closes, the two companies said in a statement. Bloomberg had previously reported some....
The Navy's Railgun Might Be So Powerful It Could "Blow the Top Off a Mountain"

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 05:00:00 -0400

But will it happen?....