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 AmatriceNBCNews.com
Italy earthquake: Death toll rises to at least 120BBC News
At least 73 killed in a powerful earthquake that rattled Rome and central ItalyLos Angeles Times
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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 17:12:58 GMT

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Scientists say they've found a planet orbiting Proxima Centauri, our closest neighbor
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Scientists have discovered what they believe to be a new planet, the closest one ever detected outside our solar system. It is a small, rocky planet not unlike our own, orbiting the sun's closest stellar neighbor. Astronomers have long suspected that ...
120 Dead as Powerful Quake Hits ItalyDaily Beast
Just 4.2 light-years away, scientists spot a rocky, Earth-like planet that could have liquid waterLos Angeles Times
Science|One Star Over, a Planet That Might Be Another EarthNew York Times
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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:39:05 GMT


Turkey sends tanks into Syria against ISIS; rebels reportedly capture town
Istanbul, Turkey (CNN) Turkish tanks entered northern Syria on Wednesday to help Syrian rebels clear ISIS from a border town, Turkish state media reported -- a move that follows recent attacks in southern Turkey that the republic blames on terror groups.
The Latest: US Aiding Operation to Retake Syrian Border TownNew York Times
US, Turkish forces launch major anti-ISIS operation in northern SyriaFox News
IS conflict: Turkey-backed Syrian rebels 'take Jarablus'BBC News
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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 ...
Chelsea Clinton to Stay on Clinton Foundation Board if Hillary Becomes PresidentWall Street Journal
Will a Clinton presidency mean bipartisanship, or a nightmare of gridlock?Washington Post (blog)
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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"RoadandTrack.com
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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 MedicationsNBCNews.com
EpiPen's steady price increases masked until deductibles roseWFAA.com
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