Posts Tagged 'news'

Rogue Weedkiller Vapors Are Threatening Soybean Science

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Pengyin Chen, professor of soybean breeding and genetics at the University of Missouri, in his test plots of soybeans near the town of Portageville.

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A Young Jeffrey Epstein Made An Impression On His High School Students

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The New York Times first reported last week that eight former Dalton students said the way Jeffrey Epstein interacted with teenage girls had stuck with them since high school. Last week, Epstein was charged with sex trafficking of minors.

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Thousands Freed From Prison Custody As DOJ Implements Sentencing Reform Law

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Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen with Hugh Hurwitz, left, acting director of the Bureau of Prisons, and David Muhlhausen, director of the National Institute of Justice, at DOJ in Washington.

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Iran Says Its Revolutionary Guard Seized Foreign Oil Tanker In Strait Of Hormuz

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Iran says its military seized a foreign oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz. In this 2018 photo, a boat from the Iranian Revolutionary Guard’s naval force is seen in the Persian Gulf, near the strait.

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Brother Of Suicide Bomber In Manchester Concert Attack Faces Murder Charges

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Hashem Abedi, seen in this undated photo, is the younger brother of Manchester Arena suicide bomber Salman Abedi. On Thursday, Hashem Abedi appeared in court and, through his lawyer, denied any involvement in the 2017 attack.

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Jeffrey Epstein Is Denied Bail In Sex Trafficking Case

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In this courtroom artist’s sketch, defendant Jeffrey Epstein (left) and his attorney Martin Weinberg listen during a bail hearing Monday in federal court in New York. On Thursday, a judge said Epstein should remain in detention.

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EU Investigates If Amazon Hurts Competition By Using Sellers’ Data

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An Amazon warehouse in Leipzig, Germany. The European Union’s antitrust arm will evaluate the company’s role as both a retailer and a marketplace for other retailers.

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U.S. Asylum Agents: ‘Very Little Time’ To Prepare Before New Immigration Rule

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People wait in Tijuana, Mexico, on Tuesday to apply for asylum in the United States. A memo notified officers that immigrants at the southern border are ineligible for asylum, with a few exceptions.

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As Scrutiny Of China Grows, Some U.S. Schools Drop A Language Program

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In this 2011 photo, Hu Jintao, then China’s president, visits the Confucius Institute at the Walter Payton College Preparatory High School in Chicago. China established more than 100 Confucius Institutes, which provide language and culture programs, at U.S. schools. But at least 13 universities have dropped the program due to a law that raises ...

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Regulations That Mandate Sepsis Care Appear To Have Worked In New York

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Bacteria (purple) in the bloodstream can trigger sepsis, a life-threatening illness.



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Irate Over Military Exercises, North Korea Threatens To Resume Nuclear, Missile Tests

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Trump met in the demilitarized zone between the Koreas on June 30.

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Chance The Snapper Is Snared: Alligator Caught After A Wild Week In Chicago Park

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An alligator that eluded capture for a week in a Chicago park is now in custody, officials announced Tuesday. The gator is seen here in an image provided by Chicago Animal Care and Control.

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