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Frank Giustra, A Wealthy Canadian Helps Fund The Clinton Foundation

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Canadian mining magnate Frank Giustra is one of the Clinton Foundation’s largest donors. His contributions have gone both directly to the foundation and to a Canadian charity he helps fund, which in turn sends money to the Clinton Foundation. While ...

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NASA’s Messenger Probe Comes To Fiery End On Mercury

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Mercury is the smallest and fastest planet in the solar system, racing through space at 105,000 miles per hour, circling the sun every 116 days. But besides small size and swift speed, little was known about this mysterious planet until  (MErcury ...

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Urine Could Reveal Whether You Are At Risk For Obesity

Urine Could Reveal Whether You Are At Risk For Obesity

Scientists have found a link between urine and what that may possibly reveal about a persons ability to become obese. Researchers reviewed data from more than 2,000 people in the United States and United Kingdom. The subjects had samples of ...

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Weight Watchers Founder Jean Nidetch Dies At Age 91

Million-dollar idea: As the weekly meetings at her home grew to include dozens of people, two of them — Felice and Al Lippert — convinced Nidetch, pictured in 1965, she had the makings of a business

Jean Nidetch had a soft spot for struggling women. Whether they were fighting to maintain a healthy weight, striving to get an education or working hard to launch a business, Nidetch was there to help. In her efforts, Nidetch had an ...

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Apple Inc. Bans 3rd Party Device Accessory Leakers

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Apple Inc. apparently demands its third-party accessory makers sign agreements to make sure they won’t dig up information on new Apple devices or face losing out on “future business opportunities” with Apple, according to reports. Unnamed sources confirmed the agreements ...

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Alarming Rise In Cost Of Multiple Sclerosis Drugs Over 20 Years

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Drugs used to treat multiple sclerosis have experienced a vast increase in price over the past two decades, sometimes as much as 700%, according to a news release from Oregon State University. A new study shows an “alarming rise” in ...

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Scott Kelly Takes Perfect Shot Of San Francisco From Space

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Scott Kelly, an astronaut who recently embarked on an unusually lengthy mission in space, tweeted a perfectly clear shot of San Francisco on Monday. Images of the Bay Area and the rest of the world from the unique vantage point are ...

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Very Rare Black Hole Might Be Missing Link In Evolution

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Very Rare Black Hole May Be ‘Missing Link’ In Evolution. Using observational data from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory and the European Very Long Baseline Interferometry (VLBI) Network, the research team identified what astronomers call an “intermediate-mass black hole” (IMBH). Black ...

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Vampire Squid Unusual Sex Habits Help Them Live Longer

Vampire Squid Unusual Sex Habits Help Them Live Longer

Vampire squids spawn over 100 times While other squids spawn all their eggs in one, high-energy burst, deep-sea squids that live about 10,000 feet below the ocean surface have multiple reproductive cycles. So, they live their entire life a little ...

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