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David Dao Settles With United Airlines

Dao's lawyers called the settlement "amicable" in a statement released Thursday.

Le Pen upstages Macron in battle for blue-collar votes

AMIENS, France (AP) — Far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen turned an appliance factory into a battleground Wednesday for France's blue-collar vote, upstaging rival Emmanuel Macron with a surprise campaign stop at the plant threatened with closure.

The AHCA Does Not Materially Improve ObamaCare, and MacArthur Waivers Don't Materially Improve the AHCA

The most remarkable thing about Rep. Tom MacArthur’s (R-NJ) amendment to the House leadership’s American Health Care Act is how little the conservative House Freedom Caucus got in exchange for supporting an ObamaCare-lite bill they had...Show More Summary

Why ‘Net Neutrality’ Is a Problem

Yesterday, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced his intention to reverse Obama administration “net neutrality” rules governing the internet that were put in place in 2015. Some commentators are criticizing the announcement as a give-away to large telecom companies and an attack on consumers. Show More Summary

Watch SpaceX Launch a Super-Secret Payload for the Feds

Cough cough spy satellite cough cough. The post Watch SpaceX Launch a Super-Secret Payload for the Feds appeared first on WIRED.

Climate Science Removed From EPA Site: WaPo

The EPA has removed climate science from its site in order that the site contents better reflect Donald Trump’s perspective. From Chris Mooney and Juliet Eilperin at the Washington Post: The Environmental Protection Agency announced Friday evening that its website would be “undergoing changes” to better represent the new direction the agency is taking, triggering…

Psych Central Attends HealtheVoices 2017 Patient Advocacy Conference

This past weekend, a group of over 100 online health advocates gathered in Chicago to attend the third annual HealtheVoices conference. I attended because of the work I do as a mental health activist. Psych Central’s founder, Dr. John Grohol, sat on the advisory panel, […]

ASEAN to express 'grave concern' over tests despite N. Korea appeal

Southeast Asian countries will express "grave concern" over North Korea's nuclear weapons tests and ballistic missile launches, despite Pyongyang's appeal for support, according to a draft statement due to be released Friday. In a rare...Show More Summary

Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Index

Chris Famighetti points us to this page which links to an interactive visualization. There are some problems with the mapping software—when I clicked through, it showed a little map of the western part of the U.S., accompanied by huge swathes of Canada and the Pacific Ocean—and I haven’t taken a look at the methodology. Show More Summary

Woman, 66, is fifth victim to die in Stockholm truck attack

STOCKHOLM (AP) — A woman in her 60s who was injured in the April 7 truck attack in Stockholm has died, Swedish authorities said Friday, raising the death toll to five.

“Paddocks Coach was shut out of Boston”

We left Sarah Deming and her family on the morning of 21 Apr 1775 at the house of the Rev. William Gordon in Roxbury, relieved that the British army had not attacked that site as feared.Nevertheless, Deming and her female companions decided they had to get farther away from the siege lines. Show More Summary

Important Current Affairs 29th April 2017 with PDF

Here is an update containing all the important current affairs for 29th April 2017. You can download the Important Current Affairs 29th April 2017 with pdf capsule too. ‘Oorja’ Talent Hunt Tournament-2017 The Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) have been tasked to conduct ‘Oorja’, – CAPFs Under-19 Football Talent Hunt Tournament – 2017. Show More Summary

Important Current Affairs Quiz 29th April 2017

Here is a quiz for upcoming Banking, Insurance and Government exams. This quiz contains expected questions which match the exam pattern of Govt Job Exams and other Banking Exams. So make sure you attempt Important Current Affairs Quiz 29th April 2017 to check your preparation level. Show More Summary

Russia from Above: A Glimpse at a Vast Landscape

A bird's-eye view provides a glimpse of Russia in all its diverse glory

How Would Just 2 Degrees of Warming Change the Planet?

The Earth is home to a range of climates, from the scorching dunes of the Sahara to the freezing ridges of Antarctica. Given this diversity, why are climate scientists so alarmed about a worldwide temperature increase of just 2.7 degrees Fahrenheit?

Virgin Galactic Aims to Fly Space Tourists in 2018, CEO Says

Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic is on track to begin commercial passenger spaceflights before the end of 2018, the company's chief executive said.

New Human Rights for the Age of Neuroscience?

Do we have a human right to the privacy of our brain activity? Is "cognitive liberty" the foundation of all freedom? An interesting new paper by Swiss researchers Marcello Ienca and Roberto Andorno explores such questions: Towards new...Show More Summary

Physics Week in Review: April 29, 2017

This week's physics highlights include hints of the quark-gluon plasma at the LHC; "spectral fingerprinting" that can see through concrete; and the physics of cracking an egg. A Tiny Droplet of the Early Universe: Particles seen by ALICE experiment hint...

Arkansas governor dismisses calls for full execution probe

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas' governor said Friday that he sees no reason for anything beyond a routine review of the state's execution procedures after a condemned inmate lurched and convulsed 20 times during a lethal injection that involved a controversial sedative.

Sherfy’s Peach Orchard: Spring Update

It’s been almost two months since we last showed you the Sherfy Peach Orchard.The Emmitsburg[...] The post Sherfy’s Peach Orchard: Spring Update appeared first on Gettysburg Daily.

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