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    Sky News

    Lagoon's 'incredible refuge' may hold secret to coral survival

    The secret to coral survival in a warming world could lie in Aldabra's vast inland 'sea'. Preliminary results from new research show that tiles placed on the bottom of the lagoon attract many more coral larvae than identical tiles placed on the fringing reef. The work is being conducted

  • US underground nuclear waste dump explained
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    Associated Press

    US underground nuclear waste dump explained

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — It wasn't long after the atomic bomb was dropped on Japan and World War II ended that the United States began to realize it had to do something with the waste that was being generated by defense-related nuclear research and bomb-making that would continue through the Cold

  • First-of-its-kind US nuclear waste dump marks 20 years
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    Associated Press

    First-of-its-kind US nuclear waste dump marks 20 years

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — In a remote stretch of New Mexico desert, the U.S. government put in motion an experiment aimed at proving to the world that radioactive waste could be safely disposed of deep underground, rendering it less of a threat to the environment.

  • Saskatoon Pediatrician Ramkumar Natarajan Accused Of Trying To Buy Sex From A Minor
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    HuffPost Canada

    Saskatoon Pediatrician Ramkumar Natarajan Accused Of Trying To Buy Sex From A Minor

    Dr. Ramkumar Natarajan, a University of Saskatchewan college of medicine pediatric respirologist, appeared in provincial court Friday morning on charges of trying to arrange sex with a minor and using an electronic device to try to facilitate that interaction. Natarajan was arrested on Thursday without

  • Amazon builds empire of own-brand products - from milk to blood monitors
    Finance
    The Telegraph

    Amazon builds empire of own-brand products - from milk to blood monitors

    Amazon has expanded its range of ­in-house brands fivefold in two years, stoking claims its marketplace is unfair to shoppers and rivals.

  • Thousands in Germany protest planned EU internet reforms
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    Associated Press

    Thousands in Germany protest planned EU internet reforms

    BERLIN (AP) — Tens of thousands of people have marched in cities across Germany to protest planned European Union copyright reforms that they fear will lead to online censorship.

  • New report details impact of proposed NS spaceport in event of explosion or fire
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    The Canadian Press

    New report details impact of proposed NS spaceport in event of explosion or fire

    HALIFAX — The head of a company proposing to open Canada's only commercial spaceport near the small community of Canso, N.S., says the impact of any launch failure would be relatively small.Steve Matier said while a launch failure can happen, a lot of research and engineering goes into trying to

  • 'Follow-Up' Podcast: How The Federal Budget Sausage Gets Made
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    HuffPost Canada

    'Follow-Up' Podcast: How The Federal Budget Sausage Gets Made

    The Conservatives may have been louder than Finance Minister Bill Morneau's budget speech earlier this week but the Liberals are hoping to have the last word. As the government's last budget before the writ is dropped, the Grits have high hopes it will leave a lasting impression with voters.

  • In China, Apple's Cook says he's bullish on global economy
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    The Canadian Press

    In China, Apple's Cook says he's bullish on global economy

    BEIJING — Apple CEO Tim Cook said Saturday that he is "extremely bullish" about the global economy based on the amount of innovation underway, and urged China to continue to "open up" amid complaints from the U.S. and others that it is shutting foreign firms out of key high-tech industries.In

  • News
    Digital Spy

    ITV apologises after glitch blocks viewers from using ITV Hub

    Viewers report the problem still hadn't been solved after the fix.

  • In China, Apple's Cook says he's bullish on global economy
    Finance
    Associated Press

    In China, Apple's Cook says he's bullish on global economy

    BEIJING (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook said Saturday that he is "extremely bullish" about the global economy based on the amount of innovation underway, and urged China to continue to "open up" amid complaints from the U.S. and others that it is shutting foreign firms out of key high-tech

  • Are genetic tests useful to predict cancer?
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    The Guardian

    Are genetic tests useful to predict cancer?

    Health secretary Matt Hancock said the test that predicted his greater than average risk for prostate cancer might have ‘saved his life’. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA The health secretary, Matt Hancock, this week shared his shock at discovering that he is at greater than average risk for prostate cancer

  • Digital scrapbooking site Pinterest files for IPO
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    Associated Press

    Digital scrapbooking site Pinterest files for IPO

    Pinterest is pinning its future on Wall Street, with the digital scrapbooking site on Friday filing for an initial public offering of stock. It follows a similar filing with securities regulators earlier this month by ride-hailing company Lyft in what is shaping up to be a busy season for technology

  • Google Stadia is a Net Neutrality Nightmare
    Entertainment
    Variety

    Google Stadia is a Net Neutrality Nightmare

    At the Game Developers Conference (GDC) this year, Google announced that it has taken up the long and ever-lengthening dream of the video game streaming service. Meant to replace the hefty, pricey, altogether confounding experience of buying and using various gaming hardware, Google Stadia will run video

  • Jordan Peterson Book Pulled From Whitcoulls Shelves After Christchurch Mosque Attacks
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    HuffPost Canada

    Jordan Peterson Book Pulled From Whitcoulls Shelves After Christchurch Mosque Attacks

    New Zealand's largest bookstore chain has made the decision to stop selling Jordan Peterson's self-help book, "12 Rules for Life," following the horrifying shootings in Christchurch that killed 50 people a week ago. This is just bizarre.

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    Associated Press

    Florida man Googles self to find out which Florida Man he is

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A new challenge making waves on social media pokes fun at Florida's reputation for producing strange news stories involving guns, drugs, booze and reptiles — or some combination of the four.

  • EU leaders postpone decision on 2050 climate goal
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    Associated Press

    EU leaders postpone decision on 2050 climate goal

    BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders on Friday pushed back a decision on the bloc's long-term efforts to fight climate change, with some countries opposing a pledge to end most emissions of greenhouse gases by 2050.

  • A rare albino penguin makes its debut at zoo in Poland
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    Associated Press

    A rare albino penguin makes its debut at zoo in Poland

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — An extremely rare albino penguin has made its debut at Gdansk Zoo in northern Poland.

  • Correction: Southern Flood Threat story
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    Associated Press

    Correction: Southern Flood Threat story

    In a story March 21 about the U.S. flooding outlook, The Associated Press misspelled the last name of a weather forecaster. He is Kevin Low, not Lao.

  • Spacewalking astronauts swap out space station's batteries
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    The Canadian Press

    Spacewalking astronauts swap out space station's batteries

    Changing batteries in orbit took some huffing and puffing and some intricate manoeuvring by two spacewalkers Friday. But in the end, it went almost as smoothly as doing the chore back on Earth.NASA's Anne McClain and Nick Hague took 6 hours and 39 minutes to replace three old nickel-hydrogen batteries

  • Spacewalking astronauts swap out space station's batteries
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    Associated Press

    Spacewalking astronauts swap out space station's batteries

    Changing batteries in orbit took some huffing and puffing and some intricate maneuvering by two spacewalkers Friday. But in the end, it went almost as smoothly as doing the chore back on Earth.

  • Nissan Qashqai 1.3 N-Connecta: An impressive innovation but approach with caution
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    The Independent

    Nissan Qashqai 1.3 N-Connecta: An impressive innovation but approach with caution

    Like the original Mini in 1959 or the Volkswagen Golf in 1974 or the Renault Espace in 1984, it created and defined a market segment which it went on to dominate, as “first mover” for many years after. The Qashqai, as a hatch/SUV “crossover” did just that, and the company has wisely evolved the original

  • Trump adds $3.7B in support to finish 2 new nuclear reactors
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    Associated Press

    Trump adds $3.7B in support to finish 2 new nuclear reactors

    SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Energy Secretary Rick Perry announced Friday that the Trump administration has finalized $3.7 billion in new loan guarantees to support completion of the first new U.S. commercial nuclear reactors in a generation, calling the expansion of nuclear energy "the real" Green

  • Uber gives Nasdaq cold shoulder as it chooses NYSE for $120bn listing
    Finance
    The Telegraph

    Uber gives Nasdaq cold shoulder as it chooses NYSE for $120bn listing

    Uber has chosen to make its giant market debut on the New York Stock Exchange, with the transport app expected to be valued at up to $120bn (£91bn).

  • British Summer Time: When do the clocks go forward?
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    The Telegraph

    British Summer Time: When do the clocks go forward?

    While last summer feels like a distant memory, 2019 has so far seen the hottest February day on record in Britain, with warmer weather and longer evenings starting to return. But this weekend, the clocks will change, as we enter British Summer Time (BST).