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In transforming the way cacao farmers supply manufacturers, a ?San Francisco startup is creating a superb product. You may have seen little squares of Tcho chocolate in their brightly colored…

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Hi- tech and health jobs are the future NEWS.com.au GEELONG is already fighting back from the Ford bombshell, with hi- tech manufacturing, an HQ for the new national…

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KAWC VIDEO: The Future Of Wearable Technology NPR (blog) Off Book, a Web video series from PBS, explorers the future of wearable technology — from devices that help you figure…

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Hills Holdings sets path for high- tech future NEWS.com.au Hills Holdings sets path for high- tech future . by: Business Editor Christopher Russell; From: The Advertiser; April 13, 2013 12:00AM. Increase…

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Visionary predicts high- tech not-so-distant future Northern Virginia Daily Society is entering a period of unprecedented opportunity that will see humanity change more in the next 20 years than…

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The New Jersey man who just won $338 million in the weekend Powerball drawing faces arrest over his alleged failure to pay child support, the Passaic County Sheriff’s Office reported…

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They didn’t use the word filibuster, but the action was implied. Sens. Rand Paul, Mike Lee and Ted Cruz are sending a strong message to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid…

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ANALYSIS/OPINION: Sodomy is the latest hot thing in Washington. You don’t have to participate in it to think how cool it is. The love that dare not speak its…

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Former Alaska Gov. and 2008 vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin didn’t mince words to students at a Christian university in Lakeland, Fla. “Cling to your God, your guns, your Constitution,”…

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President Obama used Washington’s elite Gridiron dinner to bring some humor to some pretty tense topics — the sequester, the press and even his own economic team. The dinner, held…

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A Seattle dive bar has become the first to ban Google’s high-tech, augmented-reality “Project Glass” spectacles, which are still in development. “I’m a thought leader,” Dave Meinert…

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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, making a Sunday-show blitz after comments on immigration in his new book sparked a firestorm of criticism last week, argued that there is “not…

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Move over President Obama. Conservatives are not talking so much about the president’s address at Thursday’s National Prayer Breakfast, but rather remarks from Dr. Benjamin Carson, a black pediatric neurosurgeon…

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A monster blizzard — called “one for the record books” by weather experts — is bearing down on New England, with latest projections warning of three feet of snow to…

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House Democrats in Colorado made good on vows to tighten gun laws in the state, and on Thursday introduced a package of bills that would do everything from banning high…

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Unions, facing shrinking membership rolls, legislative limits to collective bargaining agreements and national backlash over rising pension costs, have found an emerging business to tap: Marijuana. The nation’s largest retail…

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New Food and Drug Administration rules to be imposed under ‘Obamacare’ could lead to higher food prices, according to grocery store executives who are casting wary eyes on the looming…

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Who loves the idea of opening U.S. borders and relaxing immigration policy? Foreign governments do — and embassy officials with several nations are throwing their two cents into Washington…

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David Plouffe, former campaign manager and political adviser for President Obama, weighed in on recent Republican Party rifts with a gleeful, early morning Thursday tweet: “Grab the popcorn,” he…

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David Plouffe, former campaign manager and political adviser for President Obama, weighed in on recent Republican Party rifts with a gleeful, early morning Thursday tweet: “Grab the popcorn,” he…

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Boy Scouts of America governing board members have decided to delay their decision on whether to admit gays or not, according to breaking news reports from NBC. Leaders said more…

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Within hours of launch, thousands of well-wishers had already signed the virtual birthday card for Ronald Reagan — who would have turned 102 Wednesday — posted on a specially created…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — New Secretary of State John F. Kerry had a busy first weekend on the job, calling Palestinian, Israeli, Turkish, Canadian and Mexican officials. In his conversation Sunday…

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A high school freshman has been suspended for setting a picture of a gun as the desktop background on his computer. Daniel McClaine Jr., a freshman at Poston Butte High…

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Retired Cardinal Roger Mahony has apologized for bungling church-related child sex abuse investigations, shortly after he was stripped of administrative duties by his successor. BBC reports that Mr. Mahony…

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A mandate in President Obama’s health care law that requires companies with more than 50 employees to provide adequate health insurance is so cumbersome that even the parts designed to help…

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For the first time in history, South Korea has successfully launched a satellite from its own country into space. The launch caps years of effort, according to one Associated Press…

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President Obama will announce Denis McDonough, a longtime senior adviser, as his new chief of staff at a ceremony in the East Room in the White House early this afternoon…

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Impregnated rape victims who abort would be guilty of evidence tampering, according to a New Mexico legislator who introduced a bill earlier this week addressing post-rape procedures. The bill…

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Hollywood fantasy, meet realm of reality. Driverless cars — like the ones featured in the television show “Knight Rider” or movie “I, Robot” — are actually coming to American highways…

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ANALYSIS/OPINION: Wars are won despite the generals. Every historian knows that. Combat is no place for a woman. Every grunt knows that. So do most women. Only generals are…

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The approach could help keep laptops relevant—if intuitive applications can be found. At this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, chipmaker Intel demoed its latest big idea: “perceptual computing.”

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As Roe v. Wade turns 40, right-to-life activists are riding a wave of success in Kansas — where new restrictions on abortions just won a legal challenge — and…

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In 2001, about 2.5 percent of youth medical records analyzed for a California study were found to have been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. By 2010, that same analysis found the rate…

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A brief remark during President Obama’s inaugural address Monday may prove a harbinger of more partisan politics to come. While speaking of the need to turn attention to the deficit…

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Golf legend Phil Mickelson has a message for California politicos: Lower taxes, or I’m leaving. Between federal and state tax increases, Mr. Mickelson estimates his new rate will leave him…

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A state lawmaker in Oklahoma, concerned about the costs of the President Obama’s health-care reform, has brought forth a bill to curb expenses: Fire cigarette smokers. The bill is…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Actress-turned-activist Eva Longoria says Republicans have a moral, political and economic duty to compromise on immigration. Miss Longoria is credited with helping bring Hispanic support…

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Barack Hussein Obama took the presidential oath at 11:55 Sunday morning in a small ceremony at the White House, gripping the reins of office for another four-year term and a…

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As President Obama embarks on another four years in office, he is mindful that history is littered with the wreckage of presidents’ second terms. George W. Bush had the double…

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