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Trapped miners filmed phone messages

BBC World News - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 19:08
Chinese miners trapped underground for 36 days filmed emotional messages on a mobile phone before being brought to the surface by rescuers.
Categories: BBC World News

Wounded Warrior Project under fire for reported overspending

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 19:06

The Wounded Warrior Project, a national nonprofit organization that supports service members wounded in the line of duty, has been accused o...

       

Obama wants $4B to help students learn computer science

NBA - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 19:05

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Saturday he will ask Congress for billions of dollars to help students learn computer science skills and prepare for jobs in a changing economy. “In the new economy, computer science isn’t an optional skill. It’s a basic skill, right along with the three R’s,” Obama said in his […]
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Obama wants $4B to help students learn computer science

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 19:05

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Saturday he will ask Congress for billions of dollars to help students learn computer science skills and prepare for jobs in a changing economy. “In the new economy, computer science isn’t an optional skill. It’s a basic skill, right along with the three R’s,” Obama said in his […]
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Obama wants $4B to help students learn computer science

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 19:05

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Saturday he will ask Congress for billions of dollars to help students learn computer science skills and prepare for jobs in a changing economy. “In the new economy, computer science isn’t an optional skill. It’s a basic skill, right along with the three R’s,” Obama said in his […]

Command Z/Jessica Bennett: She? Ze? They? What’s In a Gender Pronoun

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 19:00
Inside the race to be the next great pronoun of our era.









Obama’s Budget Urges a Deeper Commitment to Computer Education

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 19:00
The president seeks $4 billion to help states expand in an area he views as critical to young people’s success in a changing job market.









Obama proposes $4 billion for computer-science education

NBA - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 19:00

The program is targeting students from preschool through high school. It seeks to train teachers, expand access to instructional materials and create partnerships.
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Obama proposes $4 billion for computer-science education

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 19:00

The program is targeting students from preschool through high school. It seeks to train teachers, expand access to instructional materials and create partnerships.
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Obama proposes $4 billion for computer-science education

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 19:00

The program is targeting students from preschool through high school. It seeks to train teachers, expand access to instructional materials and create partnerships.

Fake Online Locksmiths May Be Out to Pick Your Pocket, Too

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 18:59
Odds are good that when you search Google for someone to help you get into your home or car, results will include poorly trained subcontractors who will squeeze you for cash.









Kerber upsets Serena Williams to win Australian title

NBA - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 18:58

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Serena Williams put up both hands after a sending a forehand long and high over the baseline in the first set. She wanted nothing to do with yet another unforced error in her Australian Open final against Angelique Kerber. For the second time in as many majors, nerves got to Williams […]
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Kerber upsets Serena Williams to win Australian title

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 18:58

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Serena Williams put up both hands after a sending a forehand long and high over the baseline in the first set. She wanted nothing to do with yet another unforced error in her Australian Open final against Angelique Kerber. For the second time in as many majors, nerves got to Williams […]
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Kerber upsets Serena Williams to win Australian title

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 18:58

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Serena Williams put up both hands after a sending a forehand long and high over the baseline in the first set. She wanted nothing to do with yet another unforced error in her Australian Open final against Angelique Kerber. For the second time in as many majors, nerves got to Williams […]

Lift-off for space laser network

BBC World News - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 18:53
Europe begins the roll out of a space data superhighway, which will allow faster delivery of satellite images of unfolding natural disasters.
Categories: BBC World News

'Another 16 die' in starving Syria town

BBC World News - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 18:48
Another 16 people have starved to death in Madaya since UN aid convoys reached the town earlier this month, Medecins Sans Frontieres says.
Categories: BBC World News

VIDEO: 'Tie it all down': Australia prepares for cyclone

BBC World News - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 18:43
Residents and mining companies in the north-west coastal region of Western Australia prepare for the approach of a powerful storm.
Categories: BBC World News

Sanders seeks 'society of fairness'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 18:42

The Vermont senator doubled down on the heart of his economic message and called for a "society of fairness."

       

33 Greece-bound migrants drown off Turkish coast

NBA - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 18:35

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s state-run news agency says at least 33 people, including five children, have drowned in the Aegean Sea after their Greece-bound boat capsized off the Turkish coast. Anadolu Agency says coast guards rescued 75 others from the sea Saturday near the resort of Ayvacik en route to the Greek island of […]
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33 Greece-bound migrants drown off Turkish coast

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 18:35

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s state-run news agency says at least 33 people, including five children, have drowned in the Aegean Sea after their Greece-bound boat capsized off the Turkish coast. Anadolu Agency says coast guards rescued 75 others from the sea Saturday near the resort of Ayvacik en route to the Greek island of […]
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