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Saturday, July 9, 2016

Facebook Launches End-to-End Encryption Option for Messenger

Facebook Inc. said Friday that it has begun offering some users of its Messenger texting app the option to encrypt their messages.
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Lawyers for Ailes Look to Move Carlson Harrassment Suit to Arbitration

Lawyers for Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes are seeking to move a sexual harassment lawsuit brought against him by former anchor Gretchen Carlson out of court and into an arbitration proceeding.
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Univision Sues Charter Communications

Univision is suing Charter Communications, accusing the second-largest U.S. cable company of breaching its TV carriage contract.
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11 officers shot, 4 dead, sniper sought after shots fired during downtown Dallas rally


11 officers shot, 4 dead, sniper sought after shots fired during downtown Dallas rally
Two snipers shot and killed four Dallas police officers and a DART officer Thursday night during a protest downtown. Several other officers were wounded in a coordinated attack during the demonstration against recent shootings of black men by police in Louisiana and Minnesota.

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CBS Radio Files for IPO

CBS on Friday took the first official step toward taking public its flagging radio business, which includes such iconic stations as the all-news outlet 1010 WINS-AM in New York.
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Doctors should warn women about the real risks of childbirth

Vaginal births carry unique risks that caesarean sections can avoid. Obstetricians’ leaders should be open about that

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Alphabet Inc. Stock Update

Alphabet Inc. (GOOG) price at close, July 08, 2016, is 705.63.

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The unknown effect of the pill on teenage bones and brains

Thousands of teenage girls worldwide take hormonal contraception. But despite changes in legislation, we still don't know what this does to their bodies

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Friday, July 8, 2016

Antibiotic resistance discovered in the guts of ancient mummies

The presence of antimicrobial resistance genes in 1000-year-old Incan remains suggest resistance was common hundreds of years before we discovered penicillin

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UK doctors may officially warn women of vaginal birth risks

Following a UK Supreme Court ruling in 2015, doctors are considering offering pregnant women official advice on the risks of vaginal birth as well as caesarean sections

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Antidepressants on trial: Are they a wonder or a danger?

Argument rages over the benefits and risks of Prozac and other SSRIs. New books from a psychiatrist and a former patient give the cases for and against

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Woman Streams Aftermath Of Boyfriend's Fatal Shooting By Police At Traffic Stop In Falcon Heights, MN


Woman Streams Aftermath Of Boyfriend's Fatal Shooting By Police At Traffic Stop In Falcon Heights, MN
Less than two days after ​Baton Rouge police shot and killed Alton Sterling, who was black, at point-blank range, a Falcon Heights, Minnesota police officer shot and killed Philando Castile during a traffic stop. Castile was also black. His girlfriend livestreamed the aftermath of the shooting.

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Altice Sells Majority Stake in Newsday Media to Patrick Dolan

Patrick Dolan, the son of Cablevision founder Charles Dolan, has bought a majority ownership stake in Newsday Media Group from European telecom and cable company Altice NV.
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Hulk Hogan Drops Opposition to Gawker Bankruptcy Sale

Hulk Hogan, the former professional wrestler, dropped his opposition to an expected sale of Gaker Media but has asked the judge to dismiss Gawker’s request for legal protections for Nick Denton.
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Media Moguls Talk Deals at Sun Valley

For years, media moguls at the Sun Valley annual retreat have predicted that consolidation was around the corner. Deal-making may finally be arriving this time around.
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Alphabet Inc. Stock Update

Alphabet Inc. (GOOG) price at close, July 07, 2016, is 695.36.

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Gut bacteria spotted eating brain chemicals for the first time

The discovery of gut bacteria that need the calming chemical GABA to survive could explain why bacteria seem to influence our mood

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Founders of Western civilisation were prehistoric dope dealers

The ancient tribes of the Eurasian steppes that helped lay the foundations of Europe might have initiated a cross-continental trade in cannabis

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Memories of favourite locations have a special place in brain

The hippocampus is a brain area important for general navigation, and now it seems that mice use a specific part of it to store significant locations

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Thursday, July 7, 2016

Cochlear implants boosted by gene therapy plus tiny LEDs

Researchers are using optogenetics and miniature lights to improve devices that allow deaf people to hear sounds

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Three-parent-babies might have health problems in later life

A study in mice suggests that mitochondrial replacement can adversely affect ageing and metabolism, but it is not clear if this would happen in people too

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Verizon to Raise Cost of Monthly Wireless Plans

Verizon is raising monthly prices for its wireless service, a sign the U.S. cellular industry has entered a new phase of stability after more than two years of discounting.
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Former Fox News Host Files Sexual Harassment Suit

Former Fox News host Gretchen Carlson filed a sexual-harassment suit against network chairman Roger Ailes, claiming he made unwanted advances at her and retaliated when he was rebuffed.
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CBS Plans to Spin Off Radio Business

CBS plans this month to begin the process of taking its radio business public, months after the company said it was considering strategic options for the division.
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Snapchat's New Feature Allows Users to Save Memories

On Wednesday, Snapchat introduced Memories, which will let people save their favorite snaps—the normally disappearing photos and videos they share.
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'He’s got a gun! Gun': Video shows fatal confrontation between Alton Sterling, Baton Rouge police officer


'He’s got a gun! Gun': Video shows fatal confrontation between Alton Sterling, Baton Rouge police officer
East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner William “Beau” Clark said the initial results of an autopsy performed Tuesday show Alton Sterling — who was African American — died due to a homicide and suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the chest and back.

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Alphabet Inc. Stock Update

Alphabet Inc. (GOOG) price at close, July 06, 2016, is 697.77.

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Women’s heavy periods could be explained by missing protein

A protein that helps repair the uterus lining is lacking in women with heavy periods, a finding that could lead to new treatments

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Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Google’s new NHS deal is start of machine learning marketplace

Google’s DeepMind will train AI to spot eye disease using NHS data. The terms of the partnership show how such deals could benefit both sides

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Antidepressant drug use in England has doubled in a decade

61 million prescriptions for antidepressant drugs, including citalopram and fluoxetine, were filled in England in 2015, up from 29 million in 2005

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Comcast to Add Netflix to Latest Set-Top Boxes

After years of conflict and on-and-off discussions, Comcast and Netflix have reached a deal for the streaming service to be added to the cable company’s latest X1 set-top boxes.
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NASA's Juno probe is now orbiting Jupiter, aiming to solve space mysteries


NASA's Juno probe is now orbiting Jupiter, aiming to solve space mysteries
NASA's pioneering Juno probe to Jupiter has survived a harrowing ride to enter into orbit around the huge planet, the agency announced at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) on Monday.

Booksellers Give Author Jonah Lehrer Another Shot

Booksellers say they are giving self-confessed plagiarist Jonah Lehrer a second chance.
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Alphabet Inc. Stock Update

Alphabet Inc. (GOOG) price at close, July 05, 2016, is 694.95.

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9 things you need to know about cryogenically freezing your body

Fancy freezing your body after death? This is what you’re dying to know about what it involves, what it costs and the chances of reanimation

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Put the butter knife down and step away from the ‘sat fat’

A major US study has undermined the increasingly vocal claims that saturated fat in food poses no risk to health, says Ian Johnson

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Tuesday, July 5, 2016

It’s safe to prescribe fewer antibiotics for coughs and colds

A study of 610 general practices has found that efforts to curb the spread of antibiotic resistance do not lead to more complications like meningitis

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July 4 Opening Is No Guarantee for Success

The Fourth of July weekend has often been the blastoff for major summer blockbusters. But new releases “The Legend of Tarzan” and “The BFG” are the latest examples of big-budget disappointments this summer.
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Baltimore Officer Charged in Freddie Gray Death to Go on Trial

Proceedings are scheduled to begin this week for the fourth and highest-ranking Baltimore police officer to stand trial for the 2015 incident in which a 25-year-old black man died of injuries sustained while in police custody.
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Trump comments 'clearly' racist, says Gary Johnson amid antisemitism furor


Trump comments 'clearly' racist, says Gary Johnson amid antisemitism furor
“He has said 100 things that would disqualify anyone else from running for president but it doesn’t seem to affect him,” Johnson told CNN’s State of the Union. “The stuff he’s saying is just incendiary. It’s racist.”

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At Olympic Track Trials, Spotlight Is on Boris Berian After Nike Lawsuit

The endorsement-contract dispute with Nike brings Boris Berian sudden popularity.
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Gut bacteria spotted eating brain chemicals for the first time

The discovery of gut bacteria that need the calming chemical GABA to survive could explain why bacteria seem to influence our mood

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Monday, July 4, 2016

Filthy Romans: Dirty secrets of the bath-obsessed ancients

The Romans brought their famous baths and toilets to three continents, so how come they left places more unhygienic than they found them?

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A visual tour of the weird world of the cryogenically frozen

From freezers in the basement to sheds in the garden, cryonics and the promise of a second life has captured many imaginations. Here are some of those stories

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Woman Absolutely Destroys Indoor Rock Climbing Speed Course


Woman Absolutely Destroys Indoor Rock Climbing Speed Course
This woman is basically Spider-Girl, which seems a little unfair in a speed climbing competition.

In New Jersey Student Loan Program, Even Death May Not Bring a Reprieve


In New Jersey Student Loan Program, Even Death May Not Bring a Reprieve
“Please accept our condolences on your loss. After careful consideration of the information you provided, the authority has determined that your request does not meet the threshold for loan forgiveness.”

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Sunday, July 3, 2016

Brexit live: thousands 'march for Europe' in post-referendum protest


Brexit live: thousands 'march for Europe' in post-referendum protest
Thousands are participating in a "March for Europe," staging demonstrations throughout London.

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