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  1. UNESCO calls destruction of ancient Iraq site 'war crime'Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | KXXV-TV Waco

    The Islamic State group's rampage through the ancient city of Nimrud in northern Iraq is an act of "cultural cleansing" that amounts to a war crime, and some of the site's large statues have already been trucked away for possible illicit trafficking, the head of the U.N.'s cultural agency said Friday. In an interview with The Associated Press, UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova described her angry reaction to Thursday's attack that came just a week after video showed Islamic State militants with sledgehammers destroying ancient artifacts at a museum in Mosul.

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  2. The story behind why we now have 'dwarf planets'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    Imagine trying to learn that many in grade school compared to the nine, no wait, eight that we have today. Indeed, all of those planets are still here.

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  3. NXP Semiconductors NV Receives Consensus Recommendation of...Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    NXP Semiconductors NV has received a consensus rating of "Buy" from the twenty-one brokerages that are covering the company, Analyst Ratings Network.com reports . Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation, seventeen have issued a buy recommendation and one has issued a strong buy recommendation on the company.

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  4. Sandhill crane arriveRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | North Platte Bulletin

    The Sandhill cranes are hanging out in the Platte Valley on their annual migration north, living in the rivers and fields between Hershey and North Platte. Weather dictates how long the cranes will stay.

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  5. Provost Joins Barge Waggoner As Chief Strategies OfficerRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

    ... Association Government Relations Committee and Co-Chair of the Watershed Committee. Mr. Provost earned a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Tennessee Technological University. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in Tennessee, ...

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  6. NASA Ambassador Ted Forte to Speak at Kartchner Caverns State Park's Star Party March 14Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Arizona State Parks

    ARIZONA STATE PARKS: For Immediate Release Managing and conserving Arizona's natural, cultural and recreational resources for the benefit of the people, both in our Parks and through our Partners. FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Ellen Bilbrey at 542-1996 or 228-8518 or Monica Enriquez at 542-6997.

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  7. Deadly bird flu strain jeopardizes turkey exportsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    " More than 40 countries have banned poultry imports from Minnesota after a highly pathogenic strain of avian influenza wiped out a flock of 15,000 birds in about a week. Health officials in the country's largest turkey-producing state say the strain is unlikely to infect humans, and the head of the state's turkey farming association says he's "guardedly optimistic" the flu can be contained.

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  8. Crowds gather at Flood Wall Street on September 22, 2014.Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    In a ruling on Thursday hailed as a vindication, a Manhattan court has ruled ten climate activists "not guilty" on charges related to a thousands-strong climate protest that " flooded Wall Street " in New York City's financial district in September of last year. Over 100 people-including one dressed as a polar bear -were arrested at the civil disobedience, which took direct aim at the role of capitalism in driving global warming and overall planetary destruction.

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  9. SeaPak's Lent Campaign Kicks Into High GearRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | KXVO

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  10. NASA spacecraft on first visit to dwarf planetRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Aiken Standard

    ... see more things that make us scratch our heads,” said mission scientist Mark Sykes, who heads the Planetary Science Institute in Arizona. Dawn almost never made it out to the inner solar system. The mission endured funding-related project ...

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  11. Global outrage over IS group attack on ancient Iraqi siteRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Aiken Standard

    AP Photo/American Colony Photo Department via Library of Congress This undated handout photo provided by the Library of Congress shows a hill at the site of the ancient city of Nimrud, the second capital of Assyria, an ancient kingdom that began in about 900 B.C., south of Mosul, northern Iraq. Islamic State militants “bulldozed” the renowned archaeological site of the ancient city of Nimrud in northern Iraq on Thursday using heavy military vehicles, a statement from Iraq's Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities said.

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  12. Delving deep for Norma's voice on 'Bates Motel'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    'Bates Motel's' Kerry Ehrin: 'It's funny to me when people who know me say they 'hear my voice' in Norma' How does writing for "Parenthood" prepare you for penning a twisted drama about a psychotic boy who dresses in his mom's clothes and kills people? This is what went through my head when I was told that Carlton Cuse of "Lost" fame was developing a "Psycho" prequel and was looking for a writer. I'd spent the previous six years blissfully working on "Friday Night Lights" and "Parenthood," writing life-affirming, poignant, slice-of-life character drama.

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  13. UN Official: ISIS Destruction of Ancient City of Nimrud, Artifacts a oeWar CrimeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    "I condemn in the strongest possible manner the destruction of the archaeological site of Nimrud site in Iraq. This is yet another attack against the Iraqi people, reminding us that nothing is safe from the cultural cleansing underway in the country: It targets human lives, minorities, and is marked by the systematic destruction of humanity's ancient heritage," Irina Bokova, Director of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization said.

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  14. FTC Pits Humans Against Robocalls in New ContestRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Government Executive

    ... challenge contests to the public. During a markup meeting earlier this week, for instance, the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology approved a bill aiming to support federally funded challenge contests, such as those sponsored by the ...

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  15. Abc Announces Completion of Fda GMP InspectionRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Freshnews

    ABC Laboratories announced today that a GMP facility inspection conducted by the United States Food and Drug Administration at both Columbia facilities was completed Friday, March 6. The general GMP facilities inspection included ABC's Synthesis operations at ABC Lane as well as its Discovery Ridge location where all other GMP pharmaceutical analytical services are performed. At the conclusion of the 5-day inspection, no FDA Form 483 was issued, and no verbal observations were issued.

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  16. OMG...A chocolate shortage?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    A story in the local paper sent a chill down my spine. It was more terrifying than Senator James Inhofe, Chairman of the Environment and Public Works Committee and a world class climate change denier, bringing a snowball into the Senate Chamber as a 'real life example that the globe is not warming'.

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  17. Will the Photo ID Legal Mess of 2014 Be Repeated in 2016 or Resolved by SCOTUS Now?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Brad Blog

    Gag order lifted in Blankenship case; Sea levels rose 5" in 2 years; Oil drillers dumping in CA; Pollution rules cut asthma in half; PLUS: Repubs fail to override Keystone XL veto... Media outlets successful in lifting order in case against former Massey Energy CEO following nation's worst mine disaster in 40 years... A snowball's chance in the US Senate; Record warmth in US West; Big Oil calls for price on carbon; PLUS : In 1983, scientists warned GW would trigger unrest in Middle East.

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  18. UNESCO decries destruction of ancient site in Nimrud, IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Daily Townsman

    The head of the U.N.'s cultural agency says the deliberate destruction of cultural heritage like that at an archaeological site in Nimrud, Iraq, amounts to a "war crime." UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova appealed in a statement Friday to people around the world - "especially youth" - to protect "the heritage of the whole of humanity."

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  19. Film highlighting pollution woes vanishes from Chinaa s InternetRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

    A 104-minute film lecture that outlines the pollution in China was removed from the nation's Internet on Friday, after receiving millions of views and raising hopes that the country's leadership might tackle China's widespread smog problem. The film - by Chai Jing, one of the best-known journalists in China and a well-known former state television reporter - was released right before China's two most important political events, the National People's Congress and the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference.

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  20. Neil deGrasse Tyson's Latest Science ProjectsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    ... new evening talk show called "StarTalk" on the National Geographic Channel starting in April. For his role in taking science to the public, next month he will be awarded the 2015 Public Welfare Medal by the National Academy of Sciences. Dr. Tyson is ...

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