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Don't let the slobber fool you, your dog could be a brainiac

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 07:13
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When her muscles locked and left her unable to move or speak, Wallis Brozman was glad she had a genius for a service dog.

Shell: Drill rigs coming to Seattle despite pleas for delay

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 06:55
SEATTLE (AP) — Royal Dutch Shell says it has a valid lease for Seattle terminal space and a tight timeline to prepare its fleet for exploratory oil drilling in Arctic waters so it plans to move its drill rigs to this city despite the protests of activists and a port commission request that it wait.

Survey: More than 40 percent of bee hives died in past year

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 05:15
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than two out of five American honeybee colonies died in the past year, and surprisingly the worst die-off was in the summer, according to a federal survey.

Stephen Hawking to appear at Glastonbury music festival

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 11:03
LONDON (AP) — Stephen Hawking is a scientific superstar. Now he's going to mix with rock stars, taking the stage at the Glastonbury Festival.

Russian launch failure causes delays in crew landing, launch

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 07:50
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian space officials say they have decided to delay both the landing of some of the International Space Station's crew and the launch of their successors due to the recent failed launch of an unmanned Russian cargo ship.

Iraq says IS demolishes ruins to cover up looting operations

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 22:50
BAGHDAD (AP) — The videos of Islamic State militants destroying ancient artifacts in Iraq's museums and blowing up 3,000-year-old temples are chilling enough, but one of Iraq's top antiquities officials is now saying the destruction is a cover for an even more sinister activity — the systematic looting of Iraq's cultural heritage.

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