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Dozens of Detroit schools test positive for high levels of lead & copper in drinking water

More than half of Detroit public schools have tested positive for high levels of lead and copper after their drinking water was inspected over safety concerns. Elevated levels of lead and copper were detected in the water of 57 schools, according to the Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD). The body is still awaiting results for 27 more schools. Michigan’s ...

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‘Skyrocketing’ US STDs: Cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea & syphilis reach record levels

Health officials have issued stark warnings as data reveals that sexually transmitted infections are soaring in the US. A report has found that cases of syphilis, chlamydia, and gonorrhea have spiked for the fourth year in a row. In preliminary data showing sexually transmitted disease trends over the last five years, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that ...

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Making way for new levels of American innovation

Matt Weinberg Contributor Matt Weinberg is a former White House appointee with the U.S. Small Business Administration, where he served as a Senior Advisor in the Office of Investment and Innovation. More posts by this contributor New tech trade associations will have big role in future tech policy ITC protection of IP necessary for continued innovation New fifth-generation “5G” network technology ...

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New strong quake hits Indonesia, levels buildings – reports

Published time: 9 Aug, 2018 06:04 Edited time: 9 Aug, 2018 06:48 The devastated Indonesian island of Lombok was hit by a new shallow earthquake on Thursday, when a 6-magnitude tremor reportedly caused buildings to collapse and people to flee in panic. The quake damaged houses and sent people running into the streets, a spokesperson for Indonesia’s Disaster Mitigation Agency ...

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Net loss? Rising sea levels could wipe out web within 15yrs, study finds

The internet we know and love is at risk of extinction thanks to the threat of climate change. Rising sea levels could wipe out thousands of miles of fiber optic cables buried in densely-populated coastal areas of the US. Researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and the University of Oregon produced a peer-reviewed study that warns the key internet infrastructure ...

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Record levels of radiation found in Swedish wild boar 32yrs after Chernobyl

Thirty two years on from the Chernobyl disaster, the highest ever radiation level measured in wild boar meat in Sweden has been recorded – a whopping 25 times greater than the safe limit for meat consumption. The radioactive animal, shot in Tierp Uppsala County on the eastern coast of Sweden, was found to have a radiation level of 39,706 becquerel ...

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Pentagon quadruples troop levels in Syria to ‘stabilize’ liberated areas

Published time: 7 Dec, 2017 07:39 Edited time: 7 Dec, 2017 07:58 The US military has increased the number of troops in Syria from 500 to 2,000, the Pentagon says, adding that the “conditions-based” military presence is justified by the need to “stabilize” liberated areas. The Pentagon has officially announced that there are now 2,000 troops in Syria – a ...

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Rising sea levels could submerge 13,000 US historical sites by end of century – study

Published time: 30 Nov, 2017 12:13 More than 13,000 archaeological sites in the southeastern United States could be submerged by rising sea levels by the year 2100, a new study says. The researchers warned that sea level changes could be “far greater” and occur “far faster” than predicted. Read more The study, led by archaeology Professor David Anderson of the ...

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Ben Carson somehow reaches new levels of stupidity in latest flub

You would think that after his incendiary remarks about slavery a couple of months ago, Ben Carson would just stay away from microphones altogether. To recap, Carson, President Trump’s Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, equated slaves with immigrants, igniting a firestorm of backlash from critics confused over how someone so smart could say something so stupid. Well, Carson is ...

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Ben Carson somehow reaches new levels of stupidity in latest flub

You would think that after his incendiary remarks about slavery a couple of months ago, Ben Carson would just stay away from microphones altogether. To recap, Carson, President Trump’s Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, equated slaves with immigrants, igniting a firestorm of backlash from critics confused over how someone so smart could say something so stupid. Well, Carson is ...

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