Drumbeat for Saturday, 19 April 2014

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Floating Nuclear Plants Could Surf Past Tsunamis > ENGINEERING.com Could a new floating plant design be the key to making nuclear power safe from tsunamis?
 

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EU extends Mali training mission - IHS Jane's 360 The EU is extending its military training mission in Mali for another two years and creating a new one, focused on civil security, within the country following a 15 April decision by EU foreign ministers in Luxembourg.
Their move extends the mandate of the EU Training Mission Mali (EUTM Mali) until
 

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Investing in Africa Beyond Natural Resources: Interview with Robert Scharar of Commonwealth Funds Equities.com sat down with Robert Scharar, Senior Fund Manager of the Commonwealth Funds, about opportunities in Africa's growing economies.
 

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BART Fined $210,000 After Worker Deaths In OctoberAccident The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health said a high-ranking manager who was supposed to be instructing the driver of the fast-moving, four-car Bay Area Rapid Transit train was not in the cab with the trainee when the incident occurred on Oct. 19.
 

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Nissan EZ Charge Card To Let Leafs Recharge On Four Networks One of the minor hassles of owning an electric car is the need to have multiple accounts, passes, and fobs to access multiple different public charging networks. Now Nissan is working to make public charging simpler, introducing a program called EZ Charge that lets Nissan Leaf electric-car drivers...

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GoPro Project Claims Technology Is Making People Lose Empathy For Homeless - Slashdot

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Years of Recapping Dangerously This article originally appeared on Onearth.org here.
When the premiere of your nine-part climate change documentary is up against Game of Thrones purple wedding and the return of Don Draper, its probably a smart idea to open with Ind
 

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BBC News - 10 inventions that owe their success to World War One The zip, the sanitary towel and the veggie sausage are just three of the products invented or popularised in the war of 1914-1918.
 

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International uncertainty continues to usher natural resources towards North America : Article

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Prepare your taxes while watching tonights lunar eclipse ¦ Ars Technica First eclipse of a tetrad should be visible throughout North America tonight.
 

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Legacy lawsuit fix falls short in Senate Natural Resources Committee ¦ Louisiana Record

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Fannin County chief judge killed in motorcycle wreck ¦ www.ajc.com Fannin County Chief Magistrate Judge Ronald Newton was killed Sunday afternoon in a wreck on Ga. 60 near Mineral Bluff, authorities said. According...
 

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2015 Lexus NX Hybrid, Leaf Loathing, 2015 Ford F-150 Skeptics: Today's Car News

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Missing Ridgefield teen home safe after being spotted on NYC subway Eagle-eyed probation officer saw the girl riding the subway in Brooklyn, according to authorities.
 

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Senate to Tackle Tax Incentives, Energy Efficiency After Recess - WSJ.com The Senate will take up an $85 billion tax-extenders bill and an energy-efficiency measure after lawmakers return April 28 from a two-week recess, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said.
 

Newsroll for Friday, 11 April 2014

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What you missed recently at Daily Blast: Ukrainian Vader, 'Smaug,' 'Jaws,' intruding ducks We collect and add to the doofier parts of the Internet at the Daily Blast. If you haven't visited in a while, here are some of the items you mig
 

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Crude Benchmarks Slip For First Time In Three Days - WSJ.com U.S and global crude benchmarks slipped for the first time in three days, as weak Chinese economic data and the potential of more supplies returning to the global market weighed on prices.
 

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Nat Geo Writer: Science Is Running Out of &quote;Great&quote; Things To Discover - Slashdot

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OVERNIGHT ENERGY: House panel advances bill to expedite gas exports ¦ TheHill The legislation would expedite natural gas exports to U.S. allies.
 

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Amazon Fire TV misses the same marks as Ouya, other media boxes ¦ Ars Technica ReviewName recognition means zip if fixes aren't universal and devs have no lead time.
 

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Will India's Elections Redefine Its Nuclear Weapons Program? - Businessweek As Pakistan watches, the Bharatiya Janata Party's election manifesto vows to &quote;update&quote; India's nuclear doctrine in the national interest
 

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Vietnamese Dissident Arrives in US After Release From Prison Rights lawyer Cu Huy Ha Vu is 'now a free man,' according to a US lawmaker.
 

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The ignored story of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 Our seas are awash with human trash and it's killing the oceanic ecosystem Almost a month later, the most significant untold story of the search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is that our oceans are full of trash!
 

Newsroll for Monday, 07 April 2014

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50 years ago, IBM created mainframe that helped send men to the Moon ¦ Ars Technica System/360 brought new era of compatibility, and its programs still run today.
 

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Hoping to lower costs, Worcester signs pact with New Jersey energy supplier - Worcester Telegram & Gazette - telegram.com WORCESTER The city is expected to save nearly $600,000 on its electricity bills with a three-year contract signed with a New Jersey-based energy supplier.
 

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2 killed in early morning train accidents ¦ New York Post A man was killed when he lost his balance and fell under the train while walking between train cars in SoHo, officials said. The victim, who is believed to be
 

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Trinity downwinders protest at nuclear testing site - The Santa Fe New Mexican: Local News Neighbors of the site of the first detonation of a nuclear bomb staged their first ever protest outside the gates of the White Sands Missile Range on Saturday, demanding that their cries be heard.
 

Newsroll for Saturday, 05 April 2014

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In 'Game of Thrones,' political strategy is key to survival Marriage is a merger. The Lannisters have the crown and the Tyrells have the gold, so King Joffrey Lannister will take Lady Margaery Tyrell as his queen.
 

Drumbeat for Saturday, 05 April 2014

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Pentagon Close to Selecting Specific Nuclear Cuts Under New START Limits - NationalJournal.com Pentagon leaders expect to soon give President Obama a plan for specific U.S. nuclear cuts to bring the arsenal in line with arms control caps.
 

Newsroll for Friday, 04 April 2014

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Open Network Linux could boost viability of vendor-neutral switches ¦ Ars Technica Software-agnostic switches on the roadmap for Facebook's Open Compute Project.
 

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