Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:12:04 GMT


At least 120 dead as quake rocks central Italy
ROME — At least 120 people were killed and dozens more were missing or feared dead Wednesday after a magnitude-6.2 earthquake and a series of aftershocks struck several towns in central Italy, toppling scores of buildings, according to Italy's civil ...
Italy Earthquake: Army Mobilized, Dozens Buried in
120 Dead as Powerful Quake Hits ItalyDaily Beast
Italy earthquake described as "Dante's Inferno" kills dozensCBS News
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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:17:08 GMT

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At least 1 reported dead, 14 wounded in attack on American University of Afghanistan
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DEVELOPING: At least one student died and 14 other people were hurt Wednesday after a "complex attack" involving bombs and gunfire at American University of Afghanistan in Kabul, police and the head of the city's hospitals reported. Photo attributed to ...
American University Of Afghanistan Says It Is Under Attack In KabulNPR
Explosions, gunfire reported near American University in Afghanistan; 5 injuredWashington Post
American University Attacked in Kabul, AfghanistanABC News
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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:00:08 GMT

The Verge

A planet orbits around the closest star to our Solar System — and it may be habitable
The Verge
Proxima Centauri, the closest star to our Solar System, has a planet that may have just the right features to support life on its surface. That makes this world the closest possible residence for alien life outside our Solar System — and perhaps the ...
Just 4.2 light-years away, scientists spot a rocky, Earth-like planet that could have liquid waterLos Angeles Times
Scientists say they've found a planet orbiting Proxima Centauri, our closest neighborWashington Post
An Epochal Discovery: A Habitable Planet Orbits Our Neighboring StarThe Atlantic
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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:51:00 GMT

Washington Post

The Latest: US Aiding Operation to Retake Syrian Border Town
New York Times
A U.S. defense official says that American planes are conducting airstrikes as part of the ongoing operation to drive Islamic State militants from the northern Syrian town of Jarablus. The official says that U.S. A-10 and F-16 fighter jets are ...
US, Turkish forces launch major anti-ISIS operation in northern SyriaFox News
IS conflict: Turkey-backed Syrian rebels 'take Jarablus'BBC News
Syrian rebels backed by Turkish tanks capture key border stronghold from ISISWashington Post
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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:45:00 GMT

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At least 3 reported dead after powerful earthquake strikes central Burma
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A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.8 rocked central Burma on Wednesday, damaging nearly 100 ancient Buddhist pagodas in the tourist city of Bagan and reportedly killing at least three people. The quake was centered about 15 miles ...
Ancient Buddhist pagodas damaged in Myanmar's magnitude 6.8 earthquakeLos Angeles Times
Earthquake Rattles Myanmar And Neighboring CountriesNPR
Myanmar Earthquake Live Updates: Burma Rocked By Magnitude 6.8 TemblorInternational Business Times
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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 10:02:40 GMT


What is the Clinton Foundation and why is it controversial?
Washington (CNN) The Clinton Foundation is under intensifying scrutiny as Republicans accuse it of being a corrupt and opaque institution. GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump is calling for a special prosecutor to investigate the foundation and ...
Foundation Donors Who Met, Talked With ClintonNew York Times
US election: Why is Clinton's foundation so controversial?BBC News
Many donors to Clinton Foundation met with her at StateWashington Times
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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:26:59 GMT


Why Tesla's New Battery Pack Is Important
Tesla Motors announced a breakthrough on Tuesday that was the stuff of energy nerds: a new battery pack for its performance cars that packed more energy into it. The not-so-geeky result of that new 100 kilowatt-hour battery pack are cars that can ...
Tesla unveils a powerful new battery. Will more zoom make a difference?Christian Science Monitor
How The Hell Did Tesla Get The Model S Landboat To Go 0–60 MPH In 2.5 Seconds?CleanTechnica
The Tesla Model S P100D Is Not the "Fastest Car in the World"
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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:17:47 GMT


The Senator's Daughter Who Raised Prices on the EpiPen
Members of Congress are in an unusual position as they demand an explanation for Mylan NV's 400 percent price hike for the EpiPen and focus attention squarely on its CEO: Heather Bresch. If lawmakers follow the usual script, Bresch could get called up ...
How a senator's daughter became CEO of the company at the center of the EpiPen controversyWashington Post
EpiPen Maker Also Hiked Prices on a Slew of Other
Senator Amy Klobuchar Pushes EpiPen Makers to Explain Their 400 Percent Price HikePeople Magazine
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