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September 6, 2018 10:10 PM Apple to provide online tool for police to request data: letter

(Reuters) - Apple Inc (AAPL.O) plans to create an online tool for police to formally request data about its users and to assemble a team to train police about what data can and cannot be obtained from the iPhone maker, according to a company letter seen by Reuters. The letter, dated Sept. 4, was from Apple General Counsel Kate Adams to U.S. Sen. Sheldon 77

September 6, 2018 9:00 AM What really happens when you flush with the toilet seat up

If this is how you frequently find a bathroom, it's time to have a talk with the homeowners. (iStock) I think it’s safe to say that this is about to be the grossest thing you’ll read all day. However, it’s probably one of the most important reads as well. Why? Because if you don’t close that toilet lid when you flush, a lot of unfriendly bacteria is going 105

August 30, 2018 3:42 PM Microsoft requires contractors to offer paid parental leave

Microsoft's suppliers and contractors will need to bolster their paid parental leave if they want to work with the tech giant. In a new policy announced Thursday, Microsoft said companies with more than 50 employees that do work for the tech company will have to offer employees a minimum of 12 weeks paid parental leave, for either a birth or adoption 64

August 28, 2018 9:30 PM U.K. Studies Alternative Satellite Network

Brexit prompts bid to hedge against Britain’s possible exclusion from EU’s Galileo navigation project LONDON—The British government said Tuesday it would put money into studying development of an independent, satellite-based navigation system to hedge against the U.K.’s possible exclusion from a similar European Union project because of Brexit. The move represents 48

August 28, 2018 6:27 PM Defenders rally around pope, fear conservatives escalating war

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Supporters of Pope Francis have rushed to his defense after a former top Vatican official launched an unprecedented attack on him, a move they say dangerously escalates a campaign to weaken his papacy by conservatives who condemn him as too liberal. Francis’ supporters say the accusations in Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano’s 11-page 84

August 24, 2018 9:45 AM Great white shark found washed up on Massachusetts with red hue on face, underbelly

A great white shark was discovered with a red hue on its face and underbelly. (Massachusetts Environmental Police) A 9-foot great white shark with a red hue on its face and underbelly was found dead on a Massachusetts beach Thursday, officials said. A Massachusetts Environmental Police officer responded to the call of the shark washed up on the beach 163

August 14, 2018 3:45 PM Getting too little sleep may 'age' the heart

(Reuters Health) - Adults who sleep too little or too much may have an increased risk of heart attack or stroke, say researchers who argue that the best way to think of the harmful effect is in terms of “excess heart age.” In a nationally representative sample of U.S. adults, those who slept seven hours a night had the lowest heart risk on average, calculated 83

August 13, 2018 1:49 PM I’m Running in the Serengeti With Lions—Please Donate

Charity fundraisers have gotten more extreme as studies show that donors give more money as the fundraising challenge gets harder Rhonda Vetere had run plenty of marathons and triathlons, but she had never been motivated to run for a cause before this year. That’s when she discovered the Serengeti Girls Run, a 30-mile women-only run in October through 48

August 7, 2018 1:02 PM Ellie Goulding Is Engaged — and She Announced the Big News in a Totally Traditional Way

“The engagement is announced between Caspar, son of The Hon Nicholas Jopling of Yorkshire and Mrs Jayne Warde-Aldam of Yorkshire, and Elena, daughter of Mr Arthur Goulding of Herefordshire and Mrs Tracey Sumner of West Midlands,” read the announcement in Tuesday’s paper. Goulding — who used her full name, Elena, in the formal announcement — has been dating 61

August 6, 2018 1:16 PM Paratek antibiotic not inferior to current treatments: FDA staff

(Reuters) - Paratek Pharmaceuticals Inc’s new antibiotic for bacterial pneumonia and skin infections is not inferior to current treatments, U.S. Food and Drug Administration staff reviewers said on Monday. If approved, omadacycline will be Paratek’s first drug in the market and also the first of a new class of antibiotics called aminomethylcyclines 73