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3D print technology provides 'robohand' to 7-year-old girl
Although she never had much interest in prosthetic limbs before, Faith Lennox couldn't wait to slip on her new robohand and road-test it.
March 31, 2015 03:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Defense rests in 1st phase of Boston Marathon bombing trial
UPDATE: Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzkokhar Tsarnaev rested their case in his federal death penalty trial Tuesday after presenting a brief case aimed at showing his late older brother was t...
March 31, 2015 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Iran nuke talks drag past deadline
UPDATE: Nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers will pass the negotiators' self-imposed Tuesday night deadline to produce the outline of an agreement and will be extended by at least a day,...
March 31, 2015 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia News Roundup
UPDATE - State House backs charge on strip clubs to fight trafficking - State Senate OKs 5 percent raises for judges, public lawyers
March 31, 2015 02:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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FBI identifies man killed in NSA shooting
UPDATE: Two cross-dressing men who were fired upon by National Security Agency police when they disobeyed orders at a heavily guarded gate had just stolen a car from a man who had picked them up to...
March 31, 2015 02:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cabinet minister: Nigerian president concedes to Buhari
Nigeria's aviation minister says President Goodluck Jonathan has called challenger Muhammadu Buhari to concede and congratulate him on his electoral victory. This paves the way for a peaceful trans...
March 31, 2015 02:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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APNewsBreak: France seizes moment to push for Mideast talks
France sees a window of opportunity after Israel's elections to get the United States on board with a new push for Mideast peace, and is preparing a draft U.N Security Council resolution in about 1...
March 31, 2015 01:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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US hits Syrian bank official, 3 companies with sanctions
The U.S. is imposing new sanctions on Syria's government aimed at blunting its weapons programs and pushing it into negotiations with rebels.
March 31, 2015 11:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Student loan recipients go on repayment strike, face default
Sarah Dieffenbacher is on a debt strike. She's refusing to make payments on the more than $100,000 in federal and private loans she says she owes for studies at a for-profit college that she now co...
March 31, 2015 10:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Monsanto donates $4M to effort to save monarch butterflies
Agribusiness giant Monsanto Co. says it will commit $4 million to help stem the decline of monarch butterflies.
March 31, 2015 03:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Iraq premier: Troops in center of Islamic State-held Tikrit
Iraqi forces battled Islamic State militants holed up in downtown Tikrit, going house to house Tuesday in search of snipers and booby traps, and the prime minister said security forces had reached ...
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Yemen civilians shudder, bristle under bombing campaign
Yemeni civilians shuddered in fear and bristled with anger under an intense Saudi-led bombing campaign against Shiite rebels on Tuesday, day six of fighting that prompted international aid organiza...
March 31, 2015 03:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lufthansa: Co-pilot told flight school of depressive episode
UPDATE: Lufthansa knew six years ago that the co-pilot of the passenger plane that crashed in the French Alps last week had suffered from a "serious depressive episode," the German airline said Tue...
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US to pledge up to 28 percent emission cut in global treaty
UPDATE: The United States pledged Tuesday to cut its greenhouse gas emissions up to 28 percent as its contribution to a global treaty aimed at preventing the worst effects of climate change.
March 31, 2015 02:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Solar-powered plane lands in China on round-the-world flight
A groundbreaking solar-powered plane successfully flew from Myanmar to central China early Tuesday as part of an historic round-the-world journey promoting renewable energy use.
March 31, 2015 01:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police: Prisoner takes guard's gun, escapes from hospital
A prisoner being treated at a northern Virginia hospital wrestled with a guard and took her gun before escaping in a hospital gown and fleeing in a carjacked vehicle, prompting a hospital lockdown ...
March 31, 2015 11:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Liberal Dems, GOP cling to hope Warren runs for president
Republicans and liberal Democrats have found something to agree on: Both want to keep alive the prospect that Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren will run for president.
March 31, 2015 09:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gov. Deal announces new program to honor Vietnam veterans
In an emotional ceremony in the Capitol attended by several hundred people, Gov. Nathan Deal announced a new program Monday aimed at honoring the state's 234,000 Vietnam veterans with "certificates...
March 31, 2015 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Study finds equality between sexes at moment of conception
Every year, slightly more boy babies than girl babies are born worldwide. But back when sperm meets egg, the two sexes are conceived in equal numbers, a new study suggests.
March 30, 2015 04:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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