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Rapid-fire storms with rain, snow and wind to hammer northwestern US during mid-December

2 hours 21 min ago

A series of storms will train across the northwestern United States and British Columbia into next week with periods of heavy rain, fog, mountain snow and gusty winds.


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Former Ozzy Osbourne / Uriah Heep drummer Lee Kerslake has been given “about eight months to live”

2 hours 27 min ago

The drummer is battling both prostate and bone cancer, along with other serious ailments.


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One of the Greatest Kinds of Motorcycle Is Suddenly Endangered

2 hours 59 min ago

The $10,000 Kawasaki ZX-6R survives as one of the last titans of its class.


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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, residents use Christmas spirit to bring attention to large pothole

3 hours 1 min ago

Residents in a northeastern Pennsylvania city took a festive twist to dealing with a large pothole in their neighborhood.


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The Keto Diet Can Have Some Surprising Side Effects

3 hours 2 min ago

Honestly, isn't the keto flu enough?


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Failure to agree climate deal rules would be suicidal - U.N. chief

3 hours 2 min ago

Failure by countries to agree rules on implementing the 2015 Paris climate agreement aimed at curbing global warming would be suicidal, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday. Guterres told delegates from over 130 countries meeting in the Polish city of Katowice that they had less than three days to find the political will to reach difficult compromises, sacrifices and common ground needed for a deal. "To waste this opportunity would compromise our last best chance to stop runaway climate change.


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Salesforce Churns Out $50 Billion Rally as Challenges Mount

3 hours 6 min ago

Salesforce was a bright spot in a technology earnings season marred by disappointments and a market sell-off that dealt blows to many other high-momentum stocks. While Salesforce wasn’t immune to the rout, a rosy forecast helped prop up the shares and reassured skittish investors that the company’s double-digit growth will continue. Salesforce shares rose as much as 3.7 percent on Wednesday.


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A Convert Explains Why You Should Use a Sous Vide

3 hours 11 min ago

The techy kitchen gadget has been around for at least a decade. I don't like to rush things.


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'Key issues unresolved', UN chief warns climate talks

3 hours 12 min ago

Katowice (Poland) (AFP) - "Key political issues" deadlocking UN climate talks "remain unresolved", UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Wednesday after an unscheduled stop at the troubled negotiations in Poland. The fight against climate change is a "matter of life and death today," he told ministers and delegates at the 195-nation UN forum tasked with beating back the threat of global warming, barely 48 hours before the meet in the coal town of Katowice was set to adjourn. The two-week talks are tasked with breathing life into the 2015 Paris Agreement, which vows to cap global warming at "well under" two degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) and funnel hundreds of billions of dollars to poor countries already feeling the sting of deadly storms, heatwaves and droughts made worse by climate change.


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Eat a Mediterranean diet to cut heart disease risk, study says

3 hours 38 min ago

This is a Kaiser Health News story. According to a study published Friday in JAMA Network Open, people who followed this type of diet had 25 percent less risk of developing cardiovascular disease over the course of 12 years. The diet’s components make sense to anyone who follows nutrition news.


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Intel plans 'stacked' circuits in bid to regain its chipmaking lead

3 hours 47 min ago

Intel, the world's biggest maker of computing chips for personal computers and data centers, for decades followed Moore's law, named for Intel co-founder Gordon Moore, by doubling the number of transistors on a chip every two years, thus roughly doubling their performance. The company said in July that chips featuring its newest 10-nanonmeter manufacturing technology will not arrive until the holiday shopping season of 2019. In the meantime, most of Intel's biggest rivals such as Nvidia Corp and Qualcomm Inc long ago quit manufacturing chips and outsourced the work to firms like TSMC.


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Comet 46P to glow green in weekend sky during close encounter with Earth

4 hours 21 min ago

This weekend will feature an uncommon scene in the night sky as a comet glides past the Earth.


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Scientists Visualize the Sun's Mysteries Using 400 Years of Solar Observations

5 hours 29 min ago

In an effort to better grasp the sun's past, present and future, Colombian and Spanish researchers made visualizations that meld the last 400 years of recorded solar observations. "It's a matter of representing the historical data so that people can easily make a judgment where it can be trusted, where you can make strong assertions, and where you have to be cautious about making strong statements," Andrés Muñoz-Jaramillo, lead author on the new work and a researcher at the Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio, told Space.com.


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Global UAV Considers ESAero for Production Assessment of the Procyon 800E Helicopter UAV

5 hours 30 min ago

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - December 12, 2018) - Global UAV Technologies Ltd. (CSE: UAV) (OTC: YRLLF) (FSE: YAB2) (the "Company" or "Global UAV"), a diversified and vertically integrated drone technology company, is pleased to announce that it has commenced discussions with Empirical Systems Aerospace Inc., ("ESAero"), to assess the Procyon 800E helicopter UAV for commercial production and manufacturing. The Procyon 800E UAV was designed and developed by Global UAV's subsidiary company, NOVAerial Robotics ...


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Women’s breast cancer risk increases after childbirth, study suggests

5 hours 37 min ago

Past research suggests women who have children tend to have a lower breast cancer risk than those who do not, but a new study disputes that.


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The Latest: Greenpeace head hopes UN chief will boost talks

6 hours 9 min ago

KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — The Latest on the climate talks taking place in Poland (all times local):


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A diet rich in red meat may increase levels of chemical linked with heart disease

6 hours 44 min ago

New research has found that eating a diet high in red meat could increase levels of trimethylamine N-oxide (TMAO), a chemical generated in the gut and linked to a higher risk of heart disease.


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Apple Suppliers Are Considering Moving iPhone Output if Tariffs Hit 25%

6 hours 46 min ago

Apple has long used the world’s No. 2 economy as its production base for everything from its signature device to iPads and Macs. The company’s supply chain now spans hundreds of companies, culminating in assemblers such as Hon Hai and Pegatron Corp. Apple wasn’t available for comment outside of U.S. business hours.


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Physician assistant faces U.S. trial over Insys opioid kickbacks

6 hours 50 min ago

A federal jury in Concord, New Hampshire, will hear opening statements in the trial of Christopher Clough, whose case could provide a glimpse into some of the evidence prosecutors plan to use in the upcoming trial of six former Insys executives and managers. Both cases stem from what prosecutors say was a wide-ranging scheme overseen by Insys executives including John Kapoor, a onetime billionaire who was its founder and chairman, to pay medical practitioners kickbacks to prescribe its powerful opioid, Subsys. Prosecutors contend Clough accepted nearly $50,000 in fees from Insys from 2013 to 2014 to act as a speaker at events ostensibly meant to educate healthcare professionals about Subsys but which were actually shams.


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Quick-hitting snow may whiten Great Lakes, central Appalachians into Thursday morning

7 hours 44 min ago

A quick-hitting storm may drop just enough snow to create slippery travel from the Great Lakes to the central Appalachians into Thursday morning.


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