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California adopts first energy standards for household LEDs

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 10:31

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California has become the first state to set energy standards for household LEDs and track-lighting bulbs — a move that could save consumers billions in utility bills and prompt nationwide adoption of the requirements. The California Energy Commission on Wednesday approved standards for energy efficiency, color and minimum lifetime for general […]
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California adopts first energy standards for household LEDs

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 10:31

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California has become the first state to set energy standards for household LEDs and track-lighting bulbs — a move that could save consumers billions in utility bills and prompt nationwide adoption of the requirements. The California Energy Commission on Wednesday approved standards for energy efficiency, color and minimum lifetime for general […]

Reports of Zika-Linked Birth Defect Rise in Brazil

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 10:29
Health authorities said reported cases of microcephaly — a condition in which newborns have abnormally small heads — had climbed to 4,180 since October. Brazil typically has 150 cases annually.









Sweat monitor offers clues to health

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 10:27

Scientists have devised a wearable sweat monitor that keeps tabs on your health by monitoring the chemical composition of your perspiration.
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Sweat monitor offers clues to health

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 10:27

Scientists have devised a wearable sweat monitor that keeps tabs on your health by monitoring the chemical composition of your perspiration.
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Sweat monitor offers clues to health

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 10:27

Scientists have devised a wearable sweat monitor that keeps tabs on your health by monitoring the chemical composition of your perspiration.

Would it be wrong to eradicate mosquitoes?

BBC World News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 10:25
Would it be right to completely eradicate mosquitoes?
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Missouri suspends professor who called for 'muscle' against student reporter

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 10:24
The university's board of curators said Melissa Click was suspended with pay pending further investigation and it ordered an investigation to determine promptly whether additional discipline would be appropriate. Click, an assistant professor in the university's communications department, was charged on Monday by the Columbia, Missouri, city attorney. The student journalist filed a complaint against Click with university police, whose reports were turned over to the city attorney.

With No Détente, Donald Trump’s Feud With Fox Takes Center Stage

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 10:24
With Mr. Trump declaring he will skip Thursday’s debate, the most potentially consequential fight is no longer between him and his fellow Republican candidates.









Trump calls Brussels ‘a hellhole,’ Belgians fire back on Twitter

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 10:23

Donald Trump has upset the already beleaguered people of Belgium, calling its capital, Brussels, “a hellhole.”
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Trump calls Brussels ‘a hellhole,’ Belgians fire back on Twitter

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 10:23

Donald Trump has upset the already beleaguered people of Belgium, calling its capital, Brussels, “a hellhole.”
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Trump calls Brussels ‘a hellhole,’ Belgians fire back on Twitter

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 10:23

Donald Trump has upset the already beleaguered people of Belgium, calling its capital, Brussels, “a hellhole.”

Five arrests made in connection with California jailhouse escape

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 10:21

Arrests made in connection with 3 OC escaped inmates, sheriff saysFive people suspected of involvement in the escape of three maximum-security jail inmates in California were arrested on Wednesday, but the fugitive prisoners - including one accused of the mutilation torture of a kidnap victim - remained at large, authorities said. Additional arrests were expected by Thursday, as investigators continued to focus on street gang members tied to the three fugitives, Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens said.


Keeping football tough but safe

BBC World News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 10:21
The rush to stop American Football taking lives
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Israel makes public a pardon plea by Nazi Adolf Eichmann

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 10:16

The letter, handwritten by Adolf Eichmann in German, was made public for the first time Wednesday in Israel. The documents had been discovered by researchers only in the past few weeks, when they were digitizing files from the president’s archive.
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Israel makes public a pardon plea by Nazi Adolf Eichmann

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 10:16

The letter, handwritten by Adolf Eichmann in German, was made public for the first time Wednesday in Israel. The documents had been discovered by researchers only in the past few weeks, when they were digitizing files from the president’s archive.
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Israel makes public a pardon plea by Nazi Adolf Eichmann

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 10:16

The letter, handwritten by Adolf Eichmann in German, was made public for the first time Wednesday in Israel. The documents had been discovered by researchers only in the past few weeks, when they were digitizing files from the president’s archive.

Pentagon unveils family-friendly initiatives

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 10:12

Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced that all female service members will receive 12 weeks of maternity.

       

The privileged world of Thailand's supernatural dolls

BBC World News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 10:10
The eerily lifelike dolls believed inhabited by spirits
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Bernie Sanders, 74, is in 'very good health', doctor says

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 10:07

If elected, he'd be the oldest president in U.S. history.