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Oklahoma teen arrested for threatening shooting spree at school

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By Heide Barndes OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - An Oklahoma teenager has been arrested on suspicion of making online threats to go on a shooting spree at his high school, law enforcement officials said on Thursday. The 15-year-old student has not been identified. He made the threats...(more) 



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Low oxygen 'delayed life on Earth'

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Animals took so long to evolve and thrive on Earth because of incredibly low levels of oxygen during a period more than a billion years ago, scientists say. 



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GoPro profit beats estimates on robust demand for cameras

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By Soham Chatterjee (Reuters) - GoPro Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit and revenue, driven by strong demand for its wearable cameras, which are used by surfers, skydivers and other action junkies. The company's shares rose 6.7 percent in after-hours trading. Videos taken using GoPro cameras,...(more) 



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Starz hints that it'll let you subscribe without cable, just like HBO

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Now that HBO plans to start offering online subscriptions, it seems like everyone else is eager to join in. On a call with investors today, Starz CEO Chris Albrecht strongly hinted that the network was working toward an online offering, though he didn't go as far...(more) 



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Thank you, Tim Cook

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In a way, what Tim Cook said today felt inevitable. At least since 2008, when Owen Thomas asked the question in Gawker, a steady accretion of reporting has suggested Apple’s chief executive is gay. By 2011, Cook’s sexual orientation was a matter of regular discussion in...(more) 

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NASA Surveys Damage from Antares Rocket Explosion (Photos)

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NASA and the private spaceflight company Orbital Sciences Corp. have started surveying the damage left behind after Orbital's Antares rocket exploded on Tuesday evening (Oct. 28). While the fiery Antares rocket explosion did not destroy the launch pad or fuel tanks at the launch complex at...(more) 



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Suspected death toll in Wichita airport crash

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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A small plane lost power after takeoff and crashed into a building Thursday while trying to return to a Kansas airport, killing two people inside the building and injuring at least four others, officials said. 



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High Levels of Dangerous Chemicals Found in Air Near Oil and Gas Sites

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A study of the air near oil and gas drilling sites in five U.S. states found sometimes dangerously high concentrations of chemicals. 



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Program your own video games with these mobile apps

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Gone are the days when playing video games were viewed as a juvenile distraction. There are tangible learning benefits to games. Further, those with the skills to build games can are highly coveted and can earn significant income with minimal experience. These five apps can tutor...(more) 



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New report may reveal on-contract pricing for Google’s Nexus 6

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The recently unveiled Nexus 6 happens to be Google’s biggest and most expensive Nexus smartphone yet, but Google told CNET that it believes more people will buy the device regardless of its comparatively hefty price tag, and support from carriers will help. Unlike before, five U.S....(more) 



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Hawaii's Big Island watches lava slowly reshape community

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PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Pele, the Hawaiian volcano goddess, moves gradually and persistently as she deposits lava across the Big Island of Hawaii. People in the small town lying in its path say the lava will reshape the community yard by yard as it slides toward...(more) 



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Instagram launches video ads today

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Your Instagram feed is going to start having a new type of ad in it: videos. Starting today, Instagram is allowing advertisers to start running 15-second video ads that'll appear in your feed the same way that sponsored image posts have for almost a year now,...(more) 



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