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Germany to use drones to catch graffiti artists

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Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Salon.com: Deutsche Bahn — the provider of Germany’s national rail system — has plans to use drones to root out graffiti artists using trains and platforms as their canvasses.

 

NYC's bike share program begins

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Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Huffington Post: The country's biggest bicycle-sharing program launched with 6,000 bikes across New York City.

 

Angelina Jolie's aunt dies of breast cancer

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Tuesday, May 28, 2013

BBCnews: Angelina Jolie's aunt has died of breast cancer, nearly two weeks after the Hollywood star said she had had a double mastectomy to avoid such a fate.

 

Nike cuts ties with Livestrong

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Tuesday, May 28, 2013

AP: Nike, which helped build Lance Armstrong’s Livestrong cancer charity into a global brand, is cutting ties with the foundation in the latest fallout from the former cyclist’s doping scandal.

 

9-year-old scolds McDonald's CEO

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Friday, May 24, 2013

ABC News: McDonald's CEO Don Thompson responded to a 9-year-old girl who accused him of trying to "trick kids into eating food that isn't good for them."

 

5 things Arrested Development's comeback can teach the TV biz

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Friday, May 24, 2013

Forbes: Arrested Development's comeback has elicited more angst than celebration inside the TV business.

 

Merkley seeks to overturn "Monsanto Protection Act"

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Thursday, May 23, 2013

New York Daily News: Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) is trying to introduce an amendment to the Senate farm bill removing protections granted in recent legislation to companies making generically-modified seeds, in particular Monsanto.

 

Oregon one of only two states to get Chevy Spark EV

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Thursday, May 23, 2013

USA Today: Chevrolet's Spark electric vehicle will be available for lease at $199 per month.

 

Apple has operated tax-free in Ireland since 1980s

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Thursday, May 23, 2013

Reuters: The company was welcomed by a government keen to bring jobs to what was then one of Europe's poorest countries.

 

Jerry Lewis reiterates dislike for female comics

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Thursday, May 23, 2013

AP: Women don't make comedian Jerry Lewis laugh.

 

Geography of Hate map shows hotspot near The Dalles

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Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Time: Humboldt State University professor Monica Stephens and a team of researchers combined Google Map's API with homophobic, racist and prejudiced tweets to create the "Geography of Hate" map.

 

Sweden hit by worst riots in years

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Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Reuters: Hundreds of youths have set fire to cars and attacked police and rescue services in poor immigrant suburbs.

 

Home sales highest in 3 1/2 years

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Wednesday, May 22, 2013

AP: Sales of previously occupied U.S. homes ticked up last month to the highest level in three and a half years, helped by a jump in the number of houses for sale.

 
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