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Cities in China's Hebei province still top list of smoggiest places

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's Hebei province was the location of six of the country's 10 smoggiest cities in 2017, the same as the previous year, despite a campaign to improve air quality during the winter when smog levels peak, according to environment mi

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Asteroid larger than world’s tallest building will pass Earth in two weeks, experts reveal

AN asteroid bigger than the world’s tallest building will flash past the Earth at 67,000mph in two weeks, experts revealed yesterday. The 2002 AJ129 asteroid — bigger than Dubai’s half-mile high Burj Khalifa skyscraper — is set

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House Democrats introduce a bill to legalize marijuana and provide 'restorative justice' to communities impacted by the war on drugs

The Marijuana Justice Act, the House's version of Sen. Cory Booker's Senate bill, aims to de-schedule marijuana and expunge federal marijuana arrest records.

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Alligator fights python on Florida golf course

An alligator and a Burmese python were locked in a cold-blooded battle to the death as a crowd watched in shock at a golf course in Naples, Fla.

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Husky ordered to halt Atlantic Canada operations after iceberg close call

CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - Canadian regulators on Wednesday ordered Husky Energy to suspend operations on its 27,000-barrel-per-day SeaRose floating production vessel off the coast of eastern Canada after an iceberg came too close to the facility in Ma

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How Trump's health report compares to the same doctor's assessment of Obama

White House physician Ronny Jackson served Obama and Trump. He said Obama was "committed to a healthy lifestyle," while Trump's diet and exercise need changes.

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Mystery deepens over mass die-off of antelopes

A mass die-off of antelopes in Kazakhstan was triggered by environmental factors, scientists believe.

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Business Insider is hiring a full-time careers reporter

Do you love talking — and writing — about interesting jobs, workplace trends, and strategies for a successful career?

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From defusing bombs to dispelling myths: Meet Ronny Jackson, the White House doctor for 3 presidents who held an hour-long press conference on Trump's health

Doubts have been cast on Dr. Ronny Jackson's assessment of President Donald Trump, but he's served both Democratic and Republican administrations for 12 years.

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Hidden cameras offer unique glimpse of animals in the wild

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — How does a bighorn sheep say "cheese?"

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The US Air Force lost 4 nuclear bombs in Spain 52 years ago — and the disaster is still being felt now

"We came in behind the tanker, and we were a little bit fast," one bomber pilot said. "All of a sudden all hell seemed to break loose."

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Arguing helps monkeys make better decisions

Conflicts of interests can be beneficial to primates, as they push them to gather more info about other primates' abilities and their surroundings, making decisions more accurate.

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Mesmerising DNA close-up images shed new light on one of life's most fundamental processes

The new research could lead to the development of new types of cancer treatments, according to scientists

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ICEYE's 'suitcase space radar' returns first image

Finnish start-up ICEYE releases a "first light" picture from its novel radar satellite.

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The flu epidemic has hit a milestone that hasn’t happened in over a decade

The flu this season is deadly and rampant. But the epidemic is not unprecedented, and CDC experts say we could be in the worst of it.

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Earth resides in an oddball solar system

Our solar system may be an oddball in the universe.

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Flights canceled, schools closed across snowy U.S. South

(Reuters) - A bitter winter storm gripped much of the South on Wednesday, prompting schools to close and causing thousands of flight delays and cancellations as snow, ice and record-breaking cold hit the region.

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Van Gogh discovery: Previously unknown drawings by Dutch master identified

Experts in the Netherlands have identified two previously unknown drawings as works by Vincent van Gogh.

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Brilliant Fireball Shakes Southeastern Michigan with 2.0 Earthquake

A brilliant fireball lit up the night sky over southeastern Michigan Tuesday (Jan. 16), dazzling skywatchers lucky enough to see it. Many more felt the earth shake from the meteor's sonic boom, according to media reports.

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'First to the Moon' Film Seeks Crowd Funds for Apollo 8 50th Anniversary Release

A feature-length documentary about the first humans to fly to the moon needs the public's help to be ready in time for the mission's 50th anniversary.

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Storm to disrupt traffic at Amsterdam airport on Thursday

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Air France-KLM has canceled 228 European flights to and from Amsterdam's Schiphol airport planned for Thursday morning, as a storm is expected to disrupt traffic at the Dutch national airport.

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The hottest thing in cancer drug development is a takeover target again — here's what you need to know about it (JUNO, CELG)

BI PRIME: These highly personalized treatments, called CAR T-cell therapy, are at the beginning of what some are calling "a big new field of medicine."

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Discovery of organic molecules explains universe's infrared glow

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — The universe is filled with faintly glowing infrared light, and for decades, astronomers have been trying to figure out why. But now, they've finally determined the source of this strange cosmic radiation: It is emitted by an

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Moustached monkey is separate species

A monkey from Ethiopia and Sudan with a distinctive "handlebar moustache" has been identified as a distinct species.

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Chernobyl is getting a new lease on life - thanks to solar power

More than 30 years after the catastrophic nuclear accident that led to 31 directly-related deaths and is considered the worst nuclear power plant accident in recorded history, Chernobyl is getting a new lease on life thanks to a new as a 1MW solar power p

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Donald Trump medical: Drugs president takes and possible side effects, including 'abnormal thoughts'

The US president has "excellent" health, according to the White House doctor, despite recent questions about his "mental stability".

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