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Coal plants lock in 300 billion tons of CO2 emissions

Originally published at Climate Central It seems straightforward to say that when you buy a…

Massive 4,000-year-old wine cellar reveals the wild nights of ancient Canaanites

By Karlena Tomc-Barbosa, Durham University The discovery of a 4,000-year-old wine cellar in Israel has…

Experts dispute claim that panda faked pregnancy to get more bamboo

Claims that a six-year-old panda faked signs of pregnancy in order to receive better treatment…

Neuroscientists say it’s possible to overwrite bad memories

Emotions connected to memories can be rewritten, making bad events in the past seem better…

Tech News

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella will reportedly visit China amid antitrust probe

By Gerry Shih and Paul Carsten BEIJING (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Officer Satya…

SpaceX delays launch of next Falcon 9 rocket after test rocket explosion

By Irene Koltz CAPE CANAVERAL Fla (Reuters) – Space Exploration Technologies will delay the launch…

Media

‘Everything I know is a lie’: Fans of ‘Hello Kitty’ stunned to hear she’s not a cat after all

Tokyo (AFP) – Hello Kitty is not a cat, the company behind Japan’s global icon…

Joan Rivers ‘stable’ in New York hospital after possible cardiac arrest

Joan Rivers, the tart-tonged US stand-up comic renowned for her rapier wit, was rushed to…

U.S. News

Obama on military action against Islamic State: ‘We don’t have a strategy yet’

By Steve Holland and Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama said on Thursday…

Disputed Kurdish oil tanker mysteriously goes dark off Texas coast

By Terry Wade and Anna Louie Sussman HOUSTON (Reuters) – A tanker near Texas loaded…

Florida appeals court rejects state attorney general’s bid to delay ruling marriage equality

By Zachary Fagenson MIAMI (Reuters) – An appeals court in Florida on Thursday rejected a…

Ferguson and St. Louis cops sued for $40 million over ‘militaristic displays’ during protests

By Carey Gillam (Reuters) – A group of people caught up in unrest in Ferguson,…

Oklahoma releases prison log for botched April execution of Clayton Lockett

By Heide Brandes OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) – A person trained to draw blood inserted the…

World

Opposition party storms out as Turkish Premier Edrogan is sworn in as new president

Ankara (AFP) – Turkey’s outgoing premier Recep Tayyip Erdogan was sworn in as president on Thursday, extending his decade-long rule,…

Israeli police find body in search for missing US student

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli police and volunteers found a body near a forest in Jerusalem on Thursday while searching for…

Syria rebels support US air strikes against Islamic State jihadists

In Syria’s Aleppo, devastated by two years of fighting and regime attacks, rebels and activists are eager for US strikes…

United Nations increases food shipments to Iraqis fleeing extremist attacks

Geneva (AFP) – The UN food aid agency said Wednesday that a convoy of supplies had reached 2,000 desperate families,…

US ship fires warning shot at Iranian fishing boat in the Persian gulf

A US Coast Guard vessel had a tense encounter with an Iranian fishing boat in the Gulf on Tuesday and…

North Korea calls US the ‘graveyard of human rights’ over Ferguson unrest

North Korea has joined the ranks of America’s foes who have seized on riots in Missouri, saying the nation is…

Mexican president thanks California for aiding undocumented migrants

By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO Calif. (Reuters) – Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto thanked California on Thursday for improving the lives…

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