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This Habit Will Make You Better At Your Job

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 08:22

You might not even know it


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Red Tide Is Killing Marine Life and Scaring Away Tourists in Florida. Here's What to Know About It

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 08:00

Tourists and residents alike have been chased away from Florida’s famous beaches by an ominous-sounding ecological occurrence: red tide.


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Watch: Mystery ‘hairy sea monster’ washes up on Siberian beach - and no one know what it is

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 07:54

The remains were discovered on the shore of the Bering Sea, on the Pacific side of the Kamchatka peninsula.


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At Least 30 Killed in Taliban Fire Attack in Afghanistan, Officials Say

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 07:10

The attack comes amid days-long insurgent violence


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Parkland Students Begin First Day of School—With New Classroom Locks and Upgraded Video Surveillance

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 07:00

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High will use heavy security, video surveillance


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Turkey Escalates Feud With U.S. By Increasing Tariffs on American Imports

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 06:47

The products include rice, cars, alcohol and coal


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Red Tide Is Killing Marine Life and Scaring Away Tourists in Florida. Here's What to Know About It

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 06:39

Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency


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Germany confirms aid for animal feed after drought

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 05:28

Germany has confirmed it will relax some environmental conservation rules to help farmers overcome a sharp rise in animal feed prices after this summer's drought, the agriculture minister said on Wednesday. Agriculture Minister Julia Kloeckner also said she would await official crop figures before deciding on a response to calls for 1 billion euros ($1.13 billion) in crisis state aid requested by German farmers. Kloeckner, a senior member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives, added she would make a decision about state aid next week when the cabinet is expected to approve the annual harvest report on Aug 22.


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Scientists Predict 'Anomalously Warm' Climate Until 2022

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 04:44

Forget about cooling down -- according to a new scientific forecast, the


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Darwin's theory of evolution owes more to his garden than the Galápagos

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 04:41

Was Darwin inspired by the tropical wildlife of his travels to discover natural selection? Actually, pigeons, worms and barnacles were far more prominent in his thinking.


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Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer Concedes GOP Primary to Secretary of State Kris Kobach

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 04:12

Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer has conceded in the state’s Republican gubernatorial primary, losing by a razor-thin margin to Secretary of State Kris Kobach in a race so close it took a week to determine the winner.


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Alert level raised for tiny volcanic isle in southern Japan

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 04:05

TOKYO (AP) — Japan raised alert levels on a small southern volcanic island on Wednesday, urging its 105 residents to prepare for an evacuation amid growing risks of an eruption.


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British Media Say U.K. Parliament Crash Suspect is a Briton of Sudanese Origin

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 03:32

Local media identified him as 29-year-old Salih Khater


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Floods close airport in Indian tourist hotspot of Kerala

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 03:28

Flights in and out of the Indian tourist hotspot of Kerala were cancelled for three days Wednesday as severe monsoon flooding ravaged the region. At least 39 people have been killed in the past three weeks and more than 50,000 displaced in an area famed for its palm-lined beaches and tea plantations. Authorities have opened the gates of 34 reservoirs as water reached dangerous levels.


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Dozens of Troops Killed by Taliban Attacks on Checkpoints in Afghanistan, Officials Say

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 01:50

The assault followed a massive insurgent attack last week


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Democrat Christine Hallquist Becomes First Major Party Transgender Candidate for Governor

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 00:17

Gov. Phil Scott won his party’s primary to seek a second term as governor and will face a former utility executive who on Tuesday became the first transgender candidate to win a major political party’s nomination for governor.


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China’s Top Buddhist Monk Has Resigned Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 00:10

Shi Xuecheng was under investigation for alleged sexual harassment of six female monks


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The Death Toll From Italy's Genoa Bridge Collapse Has Risen to 39

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 23:22

Many in the city had said the 1967 bridge needed shoring up


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Somali-American Ilhan Omar Moves One Step Closer to Historic Congress Seat After Primary Win

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 23:02

The nation’s first Somali-American state legislator is poised to set the same historic mark in Congress after winning a crowded Democratic primary in Minnesota Tuesday to replace Rep. Keith Ellison.


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Onetime Teen Mom Who Became a Celebrated Teacher Wins Democratic House Primary

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 22:33

Jahana Hayes could be the first black woman to win a CT congressional seat


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