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Greenhouse gas: Obama to order steeper cuts for power plants

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NEW YORK (AP) — President Barack Obama will impose even steeper cuts on greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. power plants than previously expected, senior administration officials said Sunday, in what the president called the most significant step the U.S. has ever taken to fight global warming....(more) 



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Jericho the Lion Is Alive and Well—and Not Cecil's Brother

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Conservation group recants death report, but says another lion was indeed killed. 



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Epic Yearlong Space Mission Documented in Time Magazine Web Series

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On July 8, Time magazine posted the first two episodes in a 10-part documentary Web series following NASA astronaut Scott Kelly's unprecedented yearlong space mission. The documentary, which will be released in stages throughout the 12 months Kelly and cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko are spending aboard the...(more) 



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Astronauts Test Virtual-Reality Headset for Space On Ocean Floor

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It's a tech geek's dream in the underwater lab hosting four "aquanauts" for 14 days this month. Among the crew's need-to-have items is a cutting-edge Microsoft virtual-reality headset that one day will go to space itself. 



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IndyCar officially adds LED panels to its cars today

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IndyCar has radically reworked the look of its vehicles recently, but the series is about to debut one of its biggest design changes yet. Starting with today's race in Ohio, every car will feature LED panels that show the driver's position in real time. The new...(more) 



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Selfie app Frontback comes back to life thanks to mysterious new 'partner'

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Frontback has made a miraculous recovery. Founder della Faille tells Business Insider that the new partner "will introduce themselves at the right time." For now, he notes, "We're very happy we found a solution for our community." The lifeline also gives Frontback a second chance to...(more) 



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BMW CEO hints there is space for more electric models

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The chief executive of BMW hinted in a German paper that there was potential for another of its "i" electric car models. "Between the i3 and the i8, there is space if you look at it from the number point of view," Harald Krueger told Frankfurter...(more) 



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Top Windows Phone news of the week: Android phones get Windows, Microsoft is confident, which phones get new OS first

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This week in Windows Phone we learned that some Chinese Android phone owners will be able to install Windows, that Microsoft is confident about the future of the platform, and which Lumia phones will get the new OS first. 



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Verizon's workers say no strike for now, union talks continue

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By Malathi Nayak NEW YORK (Reuters) - Verizon Communications Inc and the unions representing its wireline unit employees on the U.S. East Coast said work will go on and talks continue after their current contract expired. Since June, the unions have been in talks with Verizon...(more) 



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Cecil Is One of Hundreds of Lions Killed Recently in Zimbabwe

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Cecil the lion's killing sparks an evaluation of the country’s hunting and conservation programs. 



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Obama to require steeper emissions cuts from U.S. power plants

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President Barack Obama will impose even steeper cuts on greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. power plants than previously expected, senior administration officials said Sunday, in what the president called ... 



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Failed stars have aurora that glow a million times brighter than northern lights

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So-called failed stars, which are difficult to detect and also remain hard to classify, host powerful aurora just like Earth, researchers have found. 



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