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  • The Latest: Edison increase estimate of possible power cuts

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    Southern California Edison is warning it could cut power to 308,000 customers in seven counties to prevent winds from damaging electrical equipment and starting wildfires. The utility nearly doubled its estimate of the number of homes and businesses that might lose electricity as a pre-emptive measure. Earlier in the day, Edison said a possible outage Thursday affect about 160,000 people.

    Wed, 23 Oct 2019 17:04:12 -0400
  • Helicopters collide over Texas ranch, killing 2 people

    Authorities say two small helicopters collided while herding deer on a ranch in South Texas, killing two men and injuring a third person. Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. Nathan Brandley says the helicopters struck in midair Wednesday morning near Hebbronville, a community about 160 miles (260 kilometers) south of San Antonio. Brandley says one helicopter was able to land and the other crashed after the collision, killing both people aboard.

    Wed, 23 Oct 2019 17:03:56 -0400
  • UPDATE 1-U.S. says supports Lebanese people's call for action for economic reform

    Lebanese people are "rightfully angered" with their government over its refusal to tackle corruption and Washington supports their right to demonstrate peacefully, a senior U.S. State Department official said on Wednesday. Hundreds of thousands of people in Lebanon have flooded the streets for nearly a week, in an unprecedented wave of demonstrations, furious at a political class they accuse of pushing the economy to the point of collapse. "The people in Lebanon are frustrated.

    Wed, 23 Oct 2019 17:03:52 -0400
  • New York, states reach $700 million settlement with Reckitt over opioid probes

    Reckitt in July agreed to pay up to $1.4 billion to resolve U.S. claims that its former pharmaceuticals business Indivior before it was spun out carried out an illegal scheme to boost sales of an opioid addiction treatment, Suboxone. Indivior in April was indicted and accused of deceiving doctors and healthcare benefit programs into believing Suboxone Film, itself a form of opioid, was safer and less susceptible to abuse than similar drugs.

    Wed, 23 Oct 2019 17:02:01 -0400
  • Execution stay for man convicted of killing 14-year-old girl

    A federal judge has granted a temporary stay of execution to a man convicted in Florida of stabbing and drowning a 14-year-old girl. U.S. District Judge William Jung ordered the stay Wednesday until Dec. 30, giving new attorneys for 73-year-old James Dailey more time to research and present their case. The execution had been set for Nov. 7 at Florida State Prison.

    Wed, 23 Oct 2019 16:59:44 -0400
  • Shutdown of nuke plant has a surprising stinging consequence

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    The shutdown of one of the nation's oldest nuclear power plants last year is having a surprising, stinging consequence for a New Jersey bay considered one of the nation's most fragile. The environmental group Save Barnegat Bay held a conference Wednesday where scientists noted the increase of tiny jellyfish near the Oyster Creek nuclear power plant. The stinging sea nettles that had been sucked into the plant and killed by heated water are now thriving and multiplying.

    Wed, 23 Oct 2019 16:57:11 -0400
  • Reuters Health News Summary

    Older adults who take many common medicines may be more likely to fall and be injured when they drink alcohol, a recent study suggests. Researchers focused on a wide variety of medicines that can have potentially dangerous side effects when mixed with alcohol including certain blood pressure treatments, allergy pills, painkillers, psychiatric medicines and diabetes therapies. There isn't a lot of evidence for an ideal amount of weight gain in a twin pregnancy, the study team writes in Obstetrics & Gynecology.

    Wed, 23 Oct 2019 16:57:09 -0400
  • Reuters Entertainment News Summary

    Following is a summary of current entertainment news briefs. Actress Lori Loughlin is facing a new bribery charge after federal prosecutors on Tuesday said they brought additional charges against 18 wealthy parents, university athletic officials and others accused of participating in the largest U.S. college admissions scam ever uncovered. Federal prosecutors in Boston say Loughlin conspired to bribe University of Southern California employees to secure the admission of her two daughters.

    Wed, 23 Oct 2019 16:57:09 -0400
  • Reuters People News Summary

    Actress Lori Loughlin is facing a new bribery charge after federal prosecutors on Tuesday said they brought additional charges against 18 wealthy parents, university athletic officials and others accused of participating in the largest U.S. college admissions scam ever uncovered. Federal prosecutors in Boston say Loughlin conspired to bribe University of Southern California employees to secure the admission of her two daughters.

    Wed, 23 Oct 2019 16:57:08 -0400
  • Reuters Science News Summary

    Following is a summary of current science news briefs. U.S. billionaire Jeff Bezos said on Tuesday his space company Blue Origin has signed agreements with Lockheed Martin Corp, Northrop Grumman Corp and research and development organization Draper for development of its lunar lander designed to help NASA put humans on the moon by 2024.Blue Origin's so-called Blue Moon lunar lander, unveiled by Bezos in May, is in development and sits at the center of the space company's ambition to ferry humans into deep space and land key contracts from the U.S. space agency for space exploration.

    Wed, 23 Oct 2019 16:57:07 -0400
  • Lawyer for Kavanaugh accuser to investigate Baltimore police

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    A former federal prosecutor who represented one of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh's accusers has been picked to lead an independent review of a corruption-plagued unit of the Baltimore Police Department, the department's chief announced Wednesday. Michael Bromwich will have "full autonomy" to conduct the review of the department's Gun Trace Task Force "without interference from us," said Police Commissioner Michael Harrison. Bromwich was the Justice Department's inspector general from 1994 to 1999 and served as the nation's top offshore drilling regulator after BP's deadly Deepwater Horizon disaster in 2010.

    Wed, 23 Oct 2019 16:48:59 -0400
  • Marketing CEO gets 3 weeks for cheating on son's ACT exam

    A California marketing executive and author has been sentenced to three weeks in prison for paying $50,000 to cheat on her son's college entrance exam. Jane Buckingham was sentenced in Boston's federal court Wednesday after pleading guilty to a single count of fraud and conspiracy. The 51-year-old Los Angeles resident admitted to paying $50,000 to have a test proctor take the ACT exam for her son in 2018.

    Wed, 23 Oct 2019 16:44:51 -0400
  • 2nd mistrial called in Minnesota traffic crash killing case

    A judge has declared a mistrial in the case of a Minnesota man accused of fatally shooting a 17-year-old boy after a traffic accident. Judge Joseph Chase declared the mistrial Wednesday in the case against Alexander Weiss of Rochester, Minnesota, after jurors said they were deadlocked. Weiss was being retried on second-degree murder charges in the killing of Muhammed Rahim on Jan. 14, 2018.

    Wed, 23 Oct 2019 16:41:17 -0400
  • Xilinx: Fiscal 2Q Earnings Snapshot

    SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) _ Xilinx Inc. (XLNX) on Wednesday reported fiscal second-quarter profit of $227 million. On a per-share basis, the San Jose, California-based company said it had profit of 89 cents. The results beat Wall Street expectations.

    Wed, 23 Oct 2019 16:38:12 -0400
  • UPDATE 1-Microsoft's cloud business slows, casts shadow over results

    Microsoft's Azure cloud business showed slower quarterly growth even as the software maker topped estimates for profit and revenue, indicating that the company may be facing intense competition in its fastest-growing business. Since Chief Executive Satya Nadella took over in 2014, Microsoft has been diversifying from its Windows operating system software, and has focused on its cloud services, in which customers move their computing work to data centers managed by Microsoft.

    Wed, 23 Oct 2019 16:37:57 -0400
  • RPT-Democrats set December impeachment target, but obstacles abound

    Democratic lawmakers hope to complete their impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump by year's end and are coalescing around two articles of impeachment - abuse of power and obstruction, lawmakers and aides told Reuters. Some Democratic lawmakers said they believed they already had gathered enough evidence from the testimony of current and former U.S. officials to impeach Trump for asking Ukraine to investigate a political rival, Joe Biden, a leading contender for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020.

    Wed, 23 Oct 2019 16:32:44 -0400
  • Grim find: 39 dead in one of UK's worst trafficking cases

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    Authorities found 39 people dead in a truck in an industrial park in England on Wednesday and arrested the driver on suspicion of murder in one of Britain's worst human-smuggling tragedies. Police were reconstructing the final journey of the victims as they tried to piece together where they were from and how they came to be in England. The truck and the trailer with the people inside apparently took separate circuitous journeys before ending up on the grounds of the Waterglade Industrial Park in Grays, 25 miles (40 kilometers) east of London on the River Thames.

    Wed, 23 Oct 2019 16:31:19 -0400
  • Maryland's attorney general sues Kushner apartment company

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    Maryland's attorney general on Wednesday sued a real estate company once run by President Donald Trump's son-in-law over allegedly illegal and harmful rental practices, including the kind of rodent infestations the president has accused Baltimore leaders of failing to address. Attorney General Brian Frosh announced his office's Consumer Protection Division has filed charges against New Jersey-based Westminster Management, a subsidiary of the Kushner Cos. Frosh said there have been "numerous" violations of consumer protection laws, which harmed thousands of Maryland residents.

    Wed, 23 Oct 2019 16:29:25 -0400
  • Here's everyone who has been sentenced in the college admissions scandal so far

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    Felicity Huffman became the first parent in the college admissions scandal to be sentenced. Here's everyone else facing jail time or fines.

    Wed, 23 Oct 2019 16:29:00 -0400
  • UPDATE 1-As population grows, human diet must cut down on meat, sugar, salt -Nestlé exec

    Nestlé SA, one of the world's largest food processors, believes population growth will require human diets to adapt, reducing consumption of sugar, salt and meat products, an executive said on Wednesday. "We have 7.5 billion people and the population continues to grow, so there is a need to eat more vegetables, cereals, and less sugar, meat products," said Laurent Freixe, Executive Vice President and head of operations in the Americas.

    Wed, 23 Oct 2019 16:28:29 -0400
  • Brightcove: 3Q Earnings Snapshot

    BOSTON (AP) _ Brightcove Inc. (BCOV) on Wednesday reported a loss of $3 million in its third quarter. On a per-share basis, the Boston-based company said it had a loss of 8 cents. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 4 cents per share.

    Wed, 23 Oct 2019 16:28:12 -0400
  • EBay: 3Q Earnings Snapshot

    SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) _ EBay Inc. (EBAY) on Wednesday reported third-quarter profit of $310 million. The San Jose, California-based company said it had net income of 37 cents per share. The results beat Wall Street expectations.

    Wed, 23 Oct 2019 16:26:11 -0400
  • Curbing wild horse, burro herds on U.S. public lands to cost $5 billion: official

    On a conference call with reporters, U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Acting Director William Perry Pendley said the 88,000 wild horses and burros on federal lands were destroying rangelands, encroaching on the habitats of other species and costing taxpayers $81 million a year to manage. "These aren't the only animals in town," he said.

    Wed, 23 Oct 2019 16:23:28 -0400
  • Democrats set December impeachment target, but obstacles abound

    Democratic lawmakers hope to complete their impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump by year's end and are coalescing around two articles of impeachment - abuse of power and obstruction, lawmakers and aides told Reuters. Some Democratic lawmakers said they believed they already had gathered enough evidence from the testimony of current and former U.S. officials to impeach Trump for asking Ukraine to investigate a political rival, Joe Biden, a leading contender for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020.

    Wed, 23 Oct 2019 16:22:34 -0400
  • Navy lieutenant and wife charged with conspiracy to defraud the US with inflatable boats, guns

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    A Navy lieutenant and his wife have been arrested for conspiracy to defraud the government, making false statements to investigators and illegally possessing a firearm, according court documents. The indictment accuses Fan Yang, a Navy lieutenant who was stationed in Jacksonville, Florida and held a top secret clearance and his wife, Yang Yang, of attempting to transport inflatable boats through Hong Kong with their final destination being the People's Republic of China.

    Wed, 23 Oct 2019 16:21:00 -0400
  • Curbing wild horse, burro herds on U.S. public lands to cost $5 bln - official

    Reducing the tens of thousands of wild horses and burros on public lands to a level that is better for both the animals and their habitat will cost U.S. taxpayers $5 billion and take 15 years, a Trump administration official said on Wednesday. On a conference call with reporters, U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Acting Director William Perry Pendley said the 88,000 wild horses and burros on federal lands were destroying rangelands, encroaching on the habitats of other species and costing taxpayers $81 million a year to manage. The BLM aims to reduce the Western herd to 27,000, a number that its experts say is sustainable, according to Pendley.

    Wed, 23 Oct 2019 16:20:48 -0400
  • Always to remove female symbol from sanitary pads for transgender and nonbinary inclusivity

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    Always to remove female symbol from sanitary pads for transgender and nonbinary inclusivity originally appeared on goodmorningamerica.comThe company Always said this week that it will remove the female symbol from the wrappers of its menstruation and sanitary products as a statement of inclusion.“For over 35 years, Always has championed girls and women, and we will continue to do so. We’re also committed to diversity & inclusion and are on a continual journey to understand the needs of all of our consumers,” a company spokesperson said in a statement. ...

    Wed, 23 Oct 2019 16:20:00 -0400
  • California utility sets another blackout amid fire fears

    The state's largest utility said it will go ahead with widespread blackouts affecting nearly half a million people starting Wednesday as dangerous fire weather returns to California. Pacific Gas & Electric Co. said it would begin precautionary power shutoffs in the afternoon affecting nearly 180,000 homes and businesses in portions of 17 counties, mostly in the Sierra foothills and north of the San Francisco Bay Area. The outages will last about 48 hours, the utility said.

    Wed, 23 Oct 2019 16:17:58 -0400
  • Judge: Florida school shooting trial will begin in January

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    A judge insists the trial will begin in late January for Florida school shooting defendant Nikolas Cruz in the 2018 massacre that killed 17 people. Circuit Judge Elizabeth Scherer said at a hearing Wednesday that she won't delay the trial expected to start Jan. 27 with jury selection. It is not going to drag on for years and years and years," Scherer said.

    Wed, 23 Oct 2019 16:16:14 -0400
  • Democrats set December impeachment target, but obstacles abound

    Democratic lawmakers hope to complete their impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump by year's end and are coalescing around two articles of impeachment - abuse of power and obstruction, lawmakers and aides told Reuters. Some Democratic lawmakers said they believed they already had gathered enough evidence from the testimony of current and former U.S. officials to impeach Trump for asking Ukraine to investigate a political rival, Joe Biden, a leading contender for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020.

    Wed, 23 Oct 2019 16:15:51 -0400
  • As population grows, human diet must cut down on meat, sugar, salt -Nestlé exec

    Nestlé SA, one of the world's largest food processors, believes population growth will require human diets to adapt, reducing consumption of sugar, salt and meat products, an executive said on Wednesday. "We have 7.5 billion people and the population continues to grow, so there is a need to eat more vegetables, cereals, and less sugar, meat products," said Laurent Freixe, Executive Vice President and head of operations in the Americas.

    Wed, 23 Oct 2019 16:12:24 -0400
  • WeWork's new chairman defends payouts to founder, says company will survive

    WeWork's new Executive Chairman Marcelo Claure on Wednesday defended huge payouts to the office-sharing company's founder Adam Neumann and said there is now "zero risk of the company going bankrupt," according to an audio recording of a meeting he held with employees that was reviewed by Reuters. The meeting took place a day after WeWork's largest shareholder, SoftBank Group Corp, provided a $9.5 billion lifeline and took over the company, including payments to Neumann to give up control. In response to a question from one WeWork employee, Claure said Neumann was like any shareholder of the company who deserved the right to sell his shares.

    Wed, 23 Oct 2019 16:11:18 -0400
  • PTSD tied to higher, earlier stroke risk

    Researchers followed almost one million young and middle-aged veterans of the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan for more than a decade, starting when they were 30 years old, on average, and had no history of stroke. Overall, 29% had been diagnosed with PTSD. During the study, 766 people had a transient ischemic attack, or brief "mini-stroke," and another 1,877 people had a stroke.

    Wed, 23 Oct 2019 16:11:09 -0400
  • Condemned man maintains innocence, won't ask for clemency

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    A Georgia man scheduled to be executed next week has made the unusual decision not to file a clemency petition seeking to reduce his sentence and spare his life, his lawyers said Wednesday. Ray Jefferson Cromartie, 52, is scheduled to be put to death Oct. 30 at the state prison in Jackson. Cromartie also was convicted of shooting and gravely injuring another convenience store clerk a few days earlier.

    Wed, 23 Oct 2019 16:04:59 -0400
  • UPDATE 1-Chile sees first major organised labour strikes since president pledged social reforms

    Students and trade unionists led marches through Santiago on Wednesday in the first formally organised demonstration against social inequality since Chilean President Sebastian Pinera pledged social reforms to try to quell days of rioting. Thousands of striking workers, including healthcare workers and teachers, sang and carried banners in the capital and other cities. Trade unions and social organisations wanted a voice in the rollout of a social reform plan announced by Pinera on Tuesday night, said José Pérez Debelli, president of the National Grouping of Fiscal Employees (ANEF), one of the unions that called the strike.

    Wed, 23 Oct 2019 16:03:02 -0400
  • UPDATE 1-Saudi Arabia names prince with Western experience as foreign minister

    Saudi Arabia appointed as foreign minister on Wednesday a prince with diplomatic experience in the West in a partial cabinet reshuffle as the kingdom tries to mend its international image and prepares to take over the Group of 20 presidency next year. Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud had served for the last few months as Saudi ambassador to Germany and earlier as political adviser at the Washington embassy. Saudi Arabia, a key U.S. ally in confronting Iran, has faced intense Western criticism in the past year over its human rights record, including the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and its involvement in the devastating war in Yemen.

    Wed, 23 Oct 2019 15:54:39 -0400
  • California deputy fatally shot investigating marijuana theft

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    A Northern California sheriff's deputy was killed Wednesday while responding to a call regarding a theft from a private marijuana garden in the rural Sierra Nevada foothills, officials said. The El Dorado County Sheriff's Office said Deputy Brian Ishmael was fatally shot in the community of Somerset and that a ride-along passenger with him, an off-duty deputy from the San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office, was also shot and injured. The off-duty deputy returned fire and tried to save Ishmael, Sheriff John D'Agostini said at a news conference.

    Wed, 23 Oct 2019 15:54:16 -0400
  • EXCLUSIVE-U.S. FAA must restore 'public confidence' in plane certification -inspector general

    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) must work to restore "public confidence" in aircraft certification efforts after two deadly Boeing 737 MAX crashes, the U.S. Transportation Department's inspector general said on Wednesday in a report seen by Reuters. The long-standing practice of delegating certification tasks to aircraft manufacturers has come under criticism from lawmakers and others after the two crashes in October 2018 in Indonesia and March 2019 in Ethiopia, which killed 346 people. The report said that by March 2020, the FAA plans to introduce "a new process that represents a significant change in its approach to overseeing" aircraft designation efforts.

    Wed, 23 Oct 2019 15:53:51 -0400
  • 2 being charged in death of missing girl found in trash

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    Police say they will charge two people with kidnapping and capital murder in the death of a 3-year-old Alabama girl whose body was found amid trash 10 days after being kidnapped outside a birthday party. Birmingham Police Chief Patrick Smith said at a news conference Tuesday that the body of a child, believed to be Kamille McKinney, was found in a dumpster that had been taken to a county landfill. Kamille, who was affectionately known as Cupcake to her family, vanished on the evening of Oct. 12 while playing outside at the Tom Brown Village Housing Community.

    Wed, 23 Oct 2019 15:41:46 -0400
  • California sheriff's deputy and father of 3 shot dead while responding to early morning call

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    A Northern California sheriff's deputy -- and husband and father of three -- was shot and killed at the scene of a call Wednesday morning. El Dorado County Sheriff’s Deputy Brian Ishmael was responding to a report of a theft from a marijuana garden at a private home when he immediately came under fire, El Dorado County Sheriff John D'Agostini said. In Ishmael's patrol vehicle at the time was an off-duty San Joaquin County deputy who was there for a ride-along, the sheriff said.

    Wed, 23 Oct 2019 15:40:41 -0400
  • Former AP civil rights reporter Kathryn Johnson dies

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    Kathryn Johnson, a trailblazing reporter for The Associated Press whose intrepid coverage of the civil rights movement and other major stories led to a string of legendary scoops, died Wednesday. Johnson was the only journalist allowed inside Martin Luther King Jr.'s home the day he was assassinated. When Gov. George Wallace blocked black students from entering the University of Alabama, she sneaked in to cover his confrontation with federal officials.

    Wed, 23 Oct 2019 15:39:20 -0400
  • Prosecutor: Guards won't face charges after clash at protest

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    Prison guards involved in a clash outside a detention center during a protest of federal immigration policy won't face charges, Rhode Island's attorney general said Wednesday. Democrat Peter Neronha announced the criminal investigation's conclusion, with the grand jury reporting that no criminal charges are warranted. "I am sure that they had to deal with complicated legal and factual issues, including determining the intent of those whose conduct was within the scope of their investigation and whether that intent rose to the level of criminal misconduct," Neronha said in a statement.

    Wed, 23 Oct 2019 15:37:38 -0400
  • UPDATE 1-Albania says it foiled Iranian plot to attack exiled dissidents

    Albanian police foiled a number of planned attacks last year by Iranian agents against an exiled Iranian opposition group living in Albania, a senior officer said on Wednesday. General Police Director Ardi Veliu said an active cell of the foreign operations unit of the Iranian QUDS forces had been discovered by Albania's security institutions. "The Albanian authorities have identified these individuals and thanks to intelligence from informants inside the criminal organisations have prevented the plan (attack) of March 2018 and the eventual planning of attacks by organised crime members ... on behalf of Iran," Veliu said.

    Wed, 23 Oct 2019 15:37:31 -0400
  • Mom whose 'ghost baby' scare goes viral speaks on her 'silly parenting story'

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    On Oct. 17, Maritza Dominguez of Naperville put her son Lincoln to sleep as she does every night. When she got downstairs, however, she saw something strange in the baby monitor. Dominguez texted her husband Corey, who was at work at the time, to get his input.

    Wed, 23 Oct 2019 15:28:00 -0400
  • Beast mode! Great-grandmother lost 70 pounds doing CrossFit

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    Beast mode! Great-grandmother lost 70 pounds doing CrossFit originally appeared on goodmorningamerica.comNo cross stitching for this great-grandmother -- she’s more into CrossFit.Rosa Rodriguez lost over 70 pounds working out at Beast Mode CrossFit in Friendswood, Texas.The 60-year-old weighed 210 pounds and had trouble breathing before a friend convinced her to take a class. Rodriguez said she had never exercised before, let alone lifted 100-pound weights.(MORE: Is Haley Adams the next CrossFit phenom?)"As soon as I walked in, I said there’s no way," she told "GMA." "I’m too old for this. ...

    Wed, 23 Oct 2019 15:25:00 -0400
  • The Latest: Top spy critical of efforts to catch bin Laden

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    The former CIA chief for Pakistan says the United States "just didn't do enough" to capture Osama bin Laden before he escaped from Afghanistan and masterminded the Sept. 11 attacks. Mark Kelton spoke at a news conference Wednesday about his role in an exhibit called "Revealed: The Hunt for Bin Laden." It opens in November at the national Sept. 11 memorial. The exhibit is organized as a whodunit that follows the search for bin Laden over a decade.

    Wed, 23 Oct 2019 15:24:06 -0400
  • Exclusive: U.S. FAA must restore 'public confidence' in plane certification - inspector general

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    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) must work to restore "public confidence" in aircraft certification efforts after two deadly Boeing 737 MAX crashes, the U.S. Transportation Department's inspector general said on Wednesday in a report seen by Reuters. The long-standing practice of delegating certification tasks to aircraft manufacturers has come under criticism from lawmakers and others after the two crashes in October 2018 in Indonesia and March 2019 in Ethiopia, which killed 346 people. The report said that by March 2020, the FAA plans to introduce "a new process that represents a significant change in its approach to overseeing" aircraft designation efforts.

    Wed, 23 Oct 2019 15:19:52 -0400
  • A 9-year-old has been charged with murder after a house fire killed five of his relatives. Juvenile justice advocates say the charge is 'unusual' and 'wholly inappropriate.'

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    A 9-year-old boy was arraigned on murder and arson charges on Monday, in a connection to a fire in his mother's mobile home in Goodfield, Illinois.

    Wed, 23 Oct 2019 15:17:27 -0400
  • Limited language fluency tied to repeat hospitalizations

    Researchers in Toronto found that patients with limited English proficiency were more likely than fluent English speakers to be hospitalized more than once in the same month. Patients either had acute conditions, including pneumonia or a broken hip, or long-term problems such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or heart failure.

    Wed, 23 Oct 2019 15:16:32 -0400
  • Young entrepreneurs with a mission bank on 'Greta' effect

    ADDIS ABABA/SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A s the brains behind a hydroponics farming system in rural Kenya, 17-year-old Jefferson Kang'acha struggled to get noticed but he now expects the youth climate movement led by Greta Thunberg to bolster other young people on a mission. Kang'acha, a computer technology student, decided to apply technology to farming when his parents were hit by another drought and he came up with an automated hydroponics unit built from recycled waste and plastic bottles. After his first unit produced 2 tonnes of tomatoes, he founded the Eden Horticultural Hub, a social enterprise that now runs four hydroponics systems in his home town of Limuru to supply the local community and lunches to 1,500 school pupils.

    Wed, 23 Oct 2019 15:13:45 -0400
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