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Why the tiny fruit fly has giant sperm: Size matters to her

NBA - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 01:18

WASHINGTON (AP) — For a long time, the debate has gone on: Does size matter to females? Biologists now say, definitively, that it does. Among fruit flies. At issue is the fruit fly sperm, which is gargantuan in the tiny world of that speck-sized insect. How big? A fruit fly’s sperm is 2.3 inches long, […]
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Why the tiny fruit fly has giant sperm: Size matters to her

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 01:18

WASHINGTON (AP) — For a long time, the debate has gone on: Does size matter to females? Biologists now say, definitively, that it does. Among fruit flies. At issue is the fruit fly sperm, which is gargantuan in the tiny world of that speck-sized insect. How big? A fruit fly’s sperm is 2.3 inches long, […]
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New cloud formation discovery may lessen warming forecast

NBA - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 01:18

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new discovery about how clouds form may scale back some of the more dire predictions about temperature increases caused by man-made global warming. That’s because it implies that a key assumption for making such predictions is a bit off. “What this will do is slightly reduce and sharpen the projections for […]
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New cloud formation discovery may lessen warming forecast

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 01:18

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new discovery about how clouds form may scale back some of the more dire predictions about temperature increases caused by man-made global warming. That’s because it implies that a key assumption for making such predictions is a bit off. “What this will do is slightly reduce and sharpen the projections for […]
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Scientists: Underground stone rings made by Neanderthals

NBA - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 01:17

BERLIN (AP) — Two mysterious stone rings found deep inside a French cave were probably built by Neanderthals about 176,500 years ago, proving that the ancient cousins of humans were capable of more complex behavior than previously thought, scientists say. The structures were made from hundreds of pillar-shaped mineral deposits, called stalagmites, which were chopped […]
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Scientists: Underground stone rings made by Neanderthals

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 01:17

BERLIN (AP) — Two mysterious stone rings found deep inside a French cave were probably built by Neanderthals about 176,500 years ago, proving that the ancient cousins of humans were capable of more complex behavior than previously thought, scientists say. The structures were made from hundreds of pillar-shaped mineral deposits, called stalagmites, which were chopped […]
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Wisconsin company sued over break policy for Muslim workers

NBA - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 01:17

BRILLION, Wis. (AP) — A civil liberties group representing Muslim employees of a Wisconsin manufacturer has filed a religious discrimination complaint against the company for not allowing extra break time for prayer. Ariens Co. fired seven Muslim employees earlier this year for taking unscheduled prayer time. Another 14 employees resigned over the break policy. The […]
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Wisconsin company sued over break policy for Muslim workers

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 01:17

BRILLION, Wis. (AP) — A civil liberties group representing Muslim employees of a Wisconsin manufacturer has filed a religious discrimination complaint against the company for not allowing extra break time for prayer. Ariens Co. fired seven Muslim employees earlier this year for taking unscheduled prayer time. Another 14 employees resigned over the break policy. The […]
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Redfin moves headquarters to Denny Triangle, doubling its office space

NBA - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 00:24

Redfin is moving into a 112,000-square-foot space near Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood, more than double its current office space, to accommodate its growing workforce.
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Redfin moves headquarters to Denny Triangle, doubling its office space

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 00:24

Redfin is moving into a 112,000-square-foot space near Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood, more than double its current office space, to accommodate its growing workforce.
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Photos of the Day: May 25, 2016

NBA - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 00:23

Explore the news of the day with these images from around the world.
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Photos of the Day: May 25, 2016

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 00:23

Explore the news of the day with these images from around the world.
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Anaheim police: Anti-Trump protesters will not be tolerated

NBA - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 00:15

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Police in Anaheim, California are warning protesters that violence will not be tolerated ahead of Donald Trump’s scheduled rally. Police Chief Raul Quezada said in a statement Wednesday that they will respect the right to protest peacefully, but “we will not tolerate violence or disobedience of the law.” Quezada also said […]
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Anaheim police: Anti-Trump protesters will not be tolerated

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 00:15

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Police in Anaheim, California are warning protesters that violence will not be tolerated ahead of Donald Trump’s scheduled rally. Police Chief Raul Quezada said in a statement Wednesday that they will respect the right to protest peacefully, but “we will not tolerate violence or disobedience of the law.” Quezada also said […]
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Senate votes to scrap catfish inspection program

NBA - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 00:15

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has voted to scrap a new catfish inspection program that critics have argued is wasteful and unnecessary. The vote Wednesday came just after President Barack Obama visited Vietnam, a major exporter of catfish to the United States that has criticized the program. The Senate has approved by 55-43 a resolution […]
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Senate votes to scrap catfish inspection program

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 00:15

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has voted to scrap a new catfish inspection program that critics have argued is wasteful and unnecessary. The vote Wednesday came just after President Barack Obama visited Vietnam, a major exporter of catfish to the United States that has criticized the program. The Senate has approved by 55-43 a resolution […]
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Russian banker in spy case will spend 2½ years in US prison

NBA - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 00:14

NEW YORK (AP) — A Russian banker who pleaded guilty to conspiracy in a Cold War-style spy ring will be spending 2½ years in a U.S. prison. Evgeny Buryakov (YEHV’-jeh-nee BUHR’-yah-kohv) was sentenced Wednesday in a New York City federal court. He also was fined $10,000. He pleaded guilty in March. Prosecutors say he teamed […]
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Russian banker in spy case will spend 2½ years in US prison

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 00:14

NEW YORK (AP) — A Russian banker who pleaded guilty to conspiracy in a Cold War-style spy ring will be spending 2½ years in a U.S. prison. Evgeny Buryakov (YEHV’-jeh-nee BUHR’-yah-kohv) was sentenced Wednesday in a New York City federal court. He also was fined $10,000. He pleaded guilty in March. Prosecutors say he teamed […]
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Capitol Hill Buzz: Democrats aim at Trump’s tax returns

NBA - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 00:14

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hmmm, wonder who he has in mind? A leading Senate Democrat is introducing legislation that would require presidential candidates to release their tax returns. Its chances of becoming law are nil. The Republican-controlled Congress has little incentive to embarrass Donald Trump, their presumptive presidential candidate. Trump has said he won’t unveil his […]
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Capitol Hill Buzz: Democrats aim at Trump’s tax returns

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 00:14

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hmmm, wonder who he has in mind? A leading Senate Democrat is introducing legislation that would require presidential candidates to release their tax returns. Its chances of becoming law are nil. The Republican-controlled Congress has little incentive to embarrass Donald Trump, their presumptive presidential candidate. Trump has said he won’t unveil his […]
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