|Current Weather Conditions in PADUCAH, KY - Updated Jul 23 11:05 PM
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|Humidity: || 85%|
|Dewpoint: || 69° F (20° C)|
Mostly Cloudy. Lows In The Mid 60s. North Winds 5 To 10 Mph.
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|Cuba looks to mangroves to fend off rising seas - AP NEW!|
Strengthening community forest rights is critical tool to fight climat... - EurekaAlert 4 hours ago
HAVANA (AP) -- Many people in this tiny hamlet on the southern coast of Cuba remember when the shore lay about 100 meters (yards) farther out. That was four decades ago....
No increased risk of cancer near Sellafield or Dounreay in recent year... - EurekaAlert 5 hours ago
Strengthening community forest rights is an essential strategy to reduce billions of tonnes of carbon emissions, making it an effective way for governments to meet climate goals, safeguard forests and protect the livelihoods of their citizens, according to a major new report. The paper provides the most comprehensive analysis to date linking legal recognition and government protection of community forest rights with reductions in carbon pollution.
The Lancet: Paracetamol no better than placebo for lower back pain - EurekaAlert 6 hours ago
Children, teenagers and young adults living near Sellafield or Dounreay since the 1990s are not at an increased risk of developing cancer according to research published in the British Journal of Cancer today.
As Fiery Accidents Pile Up, U.S. Proposes New Rules for Oil Trains - National Geographic 6 hours ago
Paracetamol is no better than placebo at speeding recovery from acute episodes of lower back pain or improving pain levels, function, sleep, or quality of life, according to the first large randomised trial to compare the effectiveness of paracetamol with placebo for low-back pain. The findings, published in The Lancet, question the universal endorsement of paracetamol as the first choice painkiller for low-back pain, say the authors.
The U.S. Department of Transportation rolled out long-promised standards on Wednesday.
|Qualcomm faces hurdles collecting royalties from China - PC World 1 hour ago|
Sale of Mt. Gox-related Bitcoins.com halted after court order - PC World 1 hour ago
Chinaâ€™s anti-monopoly investigation of Qualcomm is starting to disrupt its licensing business and making it harder for the U.S. company to collect royalties from the country.The government probe is creating â€śsignificant challengesâ€ť for Qualcomm, the company reported on Wednesday in an earnings presentation.Chinaâ€™s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) began examining Qualcommâ€™s business in November, following complaints that the company had been overcharging local clients.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
Twitter employees mainly male and white, says it has 'lot of work to d... - PC World 1 hour ago
The sale of the domain Bitcoins.com, affiliated with Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles, has been halted after a U.S. court order, according to the auction house.â€śThis lot has been withdrawn from this auction. Bids are no longer accepted and previous bids are cancelled,â€ť U.S.-based Heritage Auctions wrote on its website.The move follows a restraining order issued Tuesday by the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington at Seattle that effectively prevented the sale.Responding to a motion by Bitcoin startup company CoinLab, the court ordered Mt. Gox parent company Tibanne, which is led by Karpeles and owns Bitcoins.com, to preserve and account for all its assets. The duration of the restraining order is 14 days.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
Facebook isn't giving up on search - PC World 3 hours ago
Twitter disclosed the gender and ethnicity breakdown of its employees on Wednesday, less than a week after U.S. civil rights leader Rev. Jesse Jackson called on the company to release its employee diversity information.The data is more or less in line with that released earlier by the companyâ€™s Silicon Valley peers like Google, Facebook, Yahoo and LinkedIn, which showed that both women and blacks are a minority in their companies.Silicon Valley tech companies have been under pressure to release their employee diversity data after Jackson initiated a campaign to highlight the underrepresentation of African-Americans in Silicon Valley companies, starting with a delegation in March to Hewlett-Packardâ€™s annual meeting of shareholders.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
Firm says vulnerability in Tails contained in I2P component - PC World 3 hours ago
Facebook reported Wednesday that it now handles an average of more than 1 billion searches a day, but it still has work to do to provide a comprehensive search tool.Early last year, Facebook unveiled an ambitious search project called Graph Search. The feature was conceived to index the people on Facebook, their posts and the connections between them, to provide a personalized search tool based around peopleâ€™s social networks. It would allow for searches on a variety of topics pertaining to places, people, interests and other topics.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
A vulnerability broker published a video demonstrating one of several flaws it has found in the privacy-focused Tails operating system, which is used by those seeking to make their Web browser harder to trace.Exodus Intelligence of Austin, Texas, said its short clip shows how the real IP address of a Tails user can be revealed using the flaw. The company said it hoped publicizing its findings would serve as a warning to users about putting â€śunconditional trustâ€ť in a software platform.â€śUsers should question the tools they use, they should go even further to understand the underlying mechanisms that interlock to grant them security,â€ť Exodus said in a blog post on Wednesday.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
|Relatives fly to Taiwan plane crash site, 48 dead - AP 2 hours ago|
Rockets found at Gaza school missing, UN says - Fox News 3 hours ago
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) -- Family members of victims of a plane crash were flying to the small Taiwanese island on Thursday where the plane had unsuccessfully attempted to land in stormy weather, killing 48. There were 10 survivors, and authorities were searching for one person who might have been in a wrecked house on the ground....
Plane crashes while landing in Taiwan, killing 48 - AP 3 hours ago
The U.N. secretary-general on Wednesday said he was "alarmed" to hear that rockets were placed in a U.N.-run school in Gaza and now "have gone missing," and he demanded a full review of such incidents.
Casualty numbers raise questions about Gaza war - AP 4 hours ago
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) -- A plane attempting to land in stormy weather crashed on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, killing 48 people and wrecking houses and cars on the ground....
Venezuelan TV network started by Hugo Chavez sets sights on English-la... - Fox News 5 hours ago
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Shopkeepers say they were sitting outside their shuttered businesses Wednesday, catching a break from being cooped up during wartime, when an Israeli missile struck a nearby mosque, killing a truck driver and wounding 45 people....
The Spanish-language television network started by the late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez as a vehicle for promoting in Latin America his leftist brand of political change will now reach audiences in English.