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Microsatellite Will Monitor Vegetation Changes Every Two Days

Microsatellite Will Monitor Vegetation Changes Every Two Days

A new eye in the sky will soon help scientists monitor environmental changes with frequent, high-resolution pictures of dozens of...

Madrid Asks Antitrust Watchdog to Look at Uber 

Madrid Asks Antitrust Watchdog to Look at Uber 

Authorities in Madrid asked Spain’s anti-trust watchdog on Saturday to investigate whether Uber’s new low-cost airport transfer service constitutes unfair...

India Cracks Down on Cigarette Ads, Giveaways

India Cracks Down on Cigarette Ads, Giveaways

The state government in India’s capital told Philip Morris International Inc and other tobacco companies Saturday to remove all advertisements...

Afghan Chief Executive Welcomes Home All-girl Robotics Team

Afghan Chief Executive Welcomes Home All-girl Robotics Team

Afghanistan’s all-girl robotics team returned Saturday to Kabul after its successful trip to Washington for the FIRST Global Robotics Challenge,...

Australian Death May Be 18th Linked to Takata Air Bags

Australian Death May Be 18th Linked to Takata Air Bags

An Australian man who died in a Sydney car crash may be the 18th death linked to faulty Takata air...

New Satellite Network to Provide High-definition Colored Videos of Earth

New Satellite Network to Provide High-definition Colored Videos of Earth

A network of satellites that can take high-resolution photos and colored videos of earth is planned. The images could be...

Despite Trump’s Intervention, Job Security Still Elusive for Indiana Carrier Employees

Despite Trump’s Intervention, Job Security Still Elusive for Indiana Carrier Employees

The Carrier manufacturing facility in Indianapolis, Indiana, owned by United Technologies Company, was in the limelight during the 2016 presidential...

Trump to Sign Order Authorizing Review of Manufacturing Sector

Trump to Sign Order Authorizing Review of Manufacturing Sector

President Donald Trump was expected to sign an executive order Friday authorizing a comprehensive review of the U.S. manufacturing sector...

Trump Properties Seek Foreign Workers for Winter Season

Trump Properties Seek Foreign Workers for Winter Season

Businesses owned by U.S. President Donald Trump have filed requests for visas with the Department of Labor to hire dozens...

Russian Parliament Bans Use of Proxy Internet Services, VPNs

Russian Parliament Bans Use of Proxy Internet Services, VPNs

Russia’s parliament passed a bill to outlaw the use of virtual private networks, or VPNs, and other Internet proxy services,...

Slowdown in Energy Investment Could Come Back to Hurt Oil Producers

Slowdown in Energy Investment Could Come Back to Hurt Oil Producers

An international energy watchdog warns that the decline in global investment in the oil sector could lead to energy shortages...

Secret Catalyst Turns Simple Acid into Hydrogen Fuel

Secret Catalyst Turns Simple Acid into Hydrogen Fuel

In some parts of the world, the race is on to find the next generation of clean fuel. In the...