Sunday, 20 April 2014


  • Cleaning turtles is hardly a snap

    09:22 | 20/4/14
    Roanoke Times
    The first sits on the bank, empty. Another club member had found a 2-foot-long channel catfish in the trap recently, and hadn't rebaited the trap after claiming the prize, which he did with Johnson's blessing. more»
  • Don Cayo: Malaria's huge human cost

    09:00 | 20/4/14
    Vancouver Sun
    When the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria was launched with massive funding from major governments and the Gates Foundation in 2002, nearly twice as many were dying every year as today. more»
  • NY lawmakers need to get back to work

    08:53 | 20/4/14
    Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
    Cuomo offered his own limited plan in January to legalize medical marijuana in New York. But supporters want a ... "We're certain that if the bill is brought to the floor, it'll pass," said Gabriel Sayegh, state director of the Drug Policy Alliance ... more»
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Recent News
  • People on the move at Petaluma Health Center, Empire College and more ...

    08:26 | 20/4/14
    Santa Rosa Press Democrat
    Creative Property Services has added four more real estate agents. Rebecca ... Previously, he was the winery's chain manager in Texas and national account manager to Wal-Mart stores. ... Scott Hintz has joined the Sonoma Land Trust board of directors. more»
  • FCC Hints at Incentive Auction Aims, Freeing Wireless for Next-Generation Data ...

    08:15 | 20/4/14
    Latin Post
    Wireless spectrum is the physically-limited resource of radio airwaves that carry TV, cellular data, WiFi signals and more, and the FCC plans to use the unprecedented Incentive Auction to reallocate what channels different industries use, as well as to ... more»
  • The first humanoid space robot is finally about to get its legs

    07:52 | 20/4/14
    National Post
    It was the private company's fourth shipment to the space station for NASA and is due to arrive Easter Sunday morning. Robonaut 2 - R2 for short - has been ... Human spacewalkers are limited to eight or nine hours. Now imagine base camps on the moon, ... more»
  • Photo: Contributed - AP

    07:52 | 20/4/14
    Human spacewalkers are limited to eight or nine hours. Now imagine base camps on the moon, Mars or beyond ... The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issued a warning for Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands, but said it was not known whether a tsunami ... more»
  • A Sneak Peek At Apple's Earnings

    07:41 | 20/4/14
    Seeking Alpha
    It's already been everything but confirmed that the company is going to be coming out with two new phones before year's end: Apple's 4.7" ... Kuo also expects the devices to have 1344x750 and 1920x1080 resolutions, run on the next-gen A8 CPU (no ... more»
  • In green car race, Toyota adds muscle with fuel-cell launch

    07:32 | 20/4/14
    Gulf Times
    Those betting on battery electric cars include Nissan Motor Co, Tesla Motors Inc, Bayerische Motoren Werke AG, GM, Ford Motor Co and Chinese automakers backed by the country's industrial policymakers. China offers generous purchase incentives for ... more»
  • NBA playoffs begin with intriguing matchups

    07:30 | 20/4/14
    How they got there: Under first-year coach Doc Rivers, the Clippers captured the Pacific Division title and also set a franchise record for wins in a season. more»
  • New DairyNZ director

    07:18 | 20/4/14
    Peter will bring some broad experience to the table, as he is an independent director for a broad range of New Zealand businesses,” says John. Peter's governance roles currently include chair of Landcare Research and Dairy Investment Funds Ltd. He's ... more»
  • Audi TT offroad concept wirelessly charges E-Tron quattro powertrain

    06:56 | 20/4/14
    Autoblog (blog)
    Audi has been diving deep into the concept ideas pool for a while now, with out-there auto-show-only vehicles like the off-road Nanuk Quattro Concept (last year's Frankfurt Show) and the TT-previewing Allroad Shooting Brake (Detroit earlier this year ... more»
  • A new, market-based approach to recycling

    06:56 | 20/4/14
    Minneapolis Star Tribune
    A: There's no reason things of value should end up in landfills. ... We need a public-private partnership that works. more»
  • Days of Future Past

    06:45 | 20/4/14
    The Express Tribune
    The writer is Director News, Express News. ... Injustice, brutality and abuse of power co-exist uneasily with representative government and trappings of constitutionalism. more»
  • Padawan – a gateway to CAN

    06:33 | 20/4/14
    The Borneo Post
    A one-and-half hour coach trip from Kuching along Jalan Puncak Borneo takes you to a clean and beautiful longhouse built at the foot of a mountain near the Indonesian border called Annah Rais longhouse. ... The first phase involves the construction ... more»
  • Sultanate of Oman's Best Kept Secret

    06:33 | 20/4/14
    Oman Daily Observer
    It means that you will soon learn to ask for food, help, directions, or you will go without. It may be intense, and at times ... Students will learn and experience Arabic food preparation and cooking, and learn in the same environments, social ... more»
  • Firestone Vineyard Gets New Tread

    06:22 | 20/4/14
    10 Commandments of Marriage. Firestone Vineyard Gets New Tread The vineyard was first established by the Firestone family, yes of tire fame, and in recent years has found a new gear under the guidance of Vintner Bill Foley and Winemaker Paul Warson. more»
  • NASA sending Google's Project Tango smartphone to space to...

    06:22 | 20/4/14
    The Verge
    Right now, the SPHERES can perform basic navigation inside of a limited section of the ISS by using ultrasound and detecting infrared light, but using Tango's more detailed detection methods, NASA hopes to let the robots explore more of the station and ... more»
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