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Importing Both Salamanders and Their Potential Destruction – nytimes.com

We humans can drive species toward extinction by hunting them or destroying their habitat. But we can also threaten them in a more subtle but no less dangerous way: by

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Government

The Republican party is tearing itself apart – businessinsider.com

When Republicans took full control of Congress this year, they were determined to show voters they could govern responsibly – ERICA WERNER AND ANDREW TAYLOR

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Government

Obama criticised for calling Ethiopia’s government ‘democratically elected’ – theguardian.com

Barack Obama has been criticised by opposition groups and journalists in Ethiopia after referring to the country’s government as “democratically elected”, with one human rights watchdog describing the statement as

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Government

HOUSE, SENATE ON COLLISION COURSE IN HIGHWAY DEBATE – apnewsarchive.com

Senators overruled heated conservative opposition Monday and added a measure reviving the federal Export-Import Bank to must-pass highway legislation. But House Republicans declared the Senate transportation bill dead on arrival

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Congress’ Summer Fling With Marijuana – politico.com

Last Thursday, the Appropriations Committee voted 16-14 on an amendment to allow marijuana businesses access to federal banking services, a landmark shift that will help states like Colorado, where pot

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Liberal Studies

Future criminals can be spotted at nursery school, study suggests – telegraph.co.uk

Future criminals and council house tenants can be spotted as early as nursery school, a study suggests. Early social-emotional skills observed in pre-school children can also indicate their future education

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Engineers create world’s first white laser beam – theverge.com

Researchers at Arizona State University have created the world’s first white laser beam, according to a new study published in Nature. – Loren Grush

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Technology

Facebook is testing a way to make you watch more video – fortune.com

Facebook wants you to watch even more videos when you log on to the social media site, which is why it’s testing a “Watch Later” button on its videos for

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Business

Google hires team behind cleaning startup to help find you a plumber – engadget.com

This morning, Homejoy, an on-demand cleaning service startup in San Francisco, announced that it would be shutting down on July 31st. CEO Adora Cheung told Re/Code that the decision came

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Google blames careless humans after first driverless car injury – telegraph.co.uk

On Thursday, Google revealed that three of its employees, who had been riding in one of its driverless Lexus cars, were taken to hospital with minor whiplash after a car

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