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Japan shares hit six-mth high, U.S. dollar advances

Reuters - October 24, 2016 - 7:27pm
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Japanese shares hit a six-month top on Tuesday as the dollar advanced on the yen, while risk sentiment got a lift after factory surveys in the United States and Europe boasted the best readings of the year so far.
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How much is too much? Setting a plan for kids' screen time

CBS - October 24, 2016 - 6:41pm
Pediatrician's group offers guidance on how to manage kids' media use and set the right limits for every age
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Elon Musk shares new details on plan to colonize Mars

CBS - October 24, 2016 - 6:34pm
In the past few weeks, the details of Elon Musk's Mars vision have become clearer
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What selfie viewing could mean for your self-esteem

CBS - October 24, 2016 - 6:16pm
Perusing other people's pictures on social media? A new study looks at the psychological impact
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Species may be listed as threatened based on climate change projections, court says

LA Times - October 24, 2016 - 5:55pm

Federal authorities may list a species as “threatened” based on climate models that show habitat loss in the coming decades, an appeals court decided Monday.

The state of Alaska, oil company groups and Alaskan natives had challenged a decision by the federal government to list a sea ice seal subspecies...

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Pennsylvania ex-attorney general gets jail time in leak case

Reuters - October 24, 2016 - 5:49pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (Reuters) - Former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane was sentenced on Monday to serve 10 to 23 months in county jail for leaking confidential grand jury information and then lying about it to investigators.
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Court: US agency acted reasonably to protect seals

AP News - October 24, 2016 - 5:05pm
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) -- An appeals court panel on Monday ruled that a federal agency acted reasonably in proposing to list a certain population of bearded seals threatened by sea ice loss....
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Robots are key in China's strategy to surpass rivals

CBS - October 24, 2016 - 4:41pm
Inside a national effort to promote high-end technologies that redefine the meaning of “Made in China”
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AT&T, Time Warner shares dip with worries about deal clearance

Reuters - October 24, 2016 - 4:14pm
(Reuters) - Wall Street signaled skepticism on Monday that AT&T Inc would secure the government approvals needed to carry out its planned $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc, with shares of both companies falling as analysts scrutinized the deal.
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Spreading the word on earthquake risks

geology topix - October 24, 2016 - 3:54pm

The aftermath of the earthquake which destroyed the central city of L'Aquila and killed more than 300 people in 2009. It's one of those coping skills that come with living in earthquake country: Putting the risk out of your mind until that moment you feel the shaking.

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IBM CEO on Watson's latest answers for cancer fight

CBS - October 24, 2016 - 3:36pm
Ginni Rometty describes a "man and machine" era of medicine where A.I. systems like Watson search for the wisest treatments
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Alan Alda asks scientists to explain energy to children

AP News - October 24, 2016 - 3:29pm
STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) -- Alan Alda wants scientists to answer a question for 11-year-old children: What is energy?...
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USGS: Oklahoma quake likely caused by wastewater disposal

AP News - October 24, 2016 - 3:06pm
FAIRVIEW, Okla. (AP) -- The third-largest earthquake in Oklahoma was likely triggered by underground disposal of wastewater from oil and natural gas production, the U.S. Geological Survey found in a report issued Monday....
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You can blame cigarettes for nearly 3 in 10 cancer deaths in the U.S., study says

LA Times - October 24, 2016 - 3:05pm

Cigarette smoking can be blamed for at least 167,133 cancer deaths in the U.S. in a single year, according to a new report.

That’s more than the total number of people who will attend the first four games of the World Series in Cleveland and Chicago. It’s also more than the entire population of...

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Pediatricians Release New Guidance For Preventing Sudden Infant Deaths

NPR - October 24, 2016 - 2:41pm

Infants should sleep in the same room as their parents for the first six months of their lives, and ideally, the entire first year. That's a key recommendation from the American Academy of Pediatrics.

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Cyberattacks steadily growing in intensity, scope

CBS - October 24, 2016 - 2:16pm
More internet-connected gadgets means more targets for hackers intent on bringing the internet to its knees
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"Being a Dog" Celebrates All Sniffers

Scientific American - October 24, 2016 - 2:00pm
Noses are a cavernous wealth of knowledge. Take a trip inside. 

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How Small Fibs Lead To Big Lies

NPR - October 24, 2016 - 1:59pm

A new study finds evidence of "a gradual escalation of self-serving dishonesty," in which small lies pave the way for larger deceptions.

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How NASA Fights to Keep Dying Spacecraft Alive

Scientific American - October 24, 2016 - 1:45pm
Many deep space probes have essentially entered hospice care 

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Islamic State steps up counter-attacks as fighting edges closer to Mosul

Reuters - October 24, 2016 - 1:41pm
BAGHDAD/BARTELLA, Iraq (Reuters) - Islamic State expanded its attacks on Monday against the army and Kurdish forces across Iraq, trying to relieve pressure on the militant group's defenses around Mosul, its last major urban stronghold in the country.
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