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Tornadoes Are Spinning Up Farther East in U.S., Study Finds

Report: Ecuador Tells Assange to Curb Speech, Look After Cat

By Seth Borenstein |
Over the past few decades tornadoes have been shifting — decreasing in Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas but spinning up more in states along the Mississippi River and farther east,...

Google to Charge for Apps on Android Phones in Europe

Google to Charge for Apps on Android Phones in Europe

Oct 19
Google plans to start charging smartphone makers to pre-install apps like Gmail, YouTube and Google Maps on Android handsets sold in Europe, a response to a record $5 billion antitrust fine imposed by the European Union.

Instagram Users Get Free Sushi in Milan with Proof of Posts

Instagram Users Get Free Sushi in Milan with Proof of Posts

Oct 19
A Milan sushi bar has come up with a new electronic payment method that is based on a currency more valuable than cash in some quarters.

Potentially Deadly Infection Hits California Sea Lions

Potentially Deadly Infection Hits California Sea Lions

Oct 18
A rescue center says California sea lions are coming down with a potentially fatal bacterial infection in near-record numbers.

Obesity Surgery May Lower Heart Attack Danger in Diabetics

Obesity Surgery May Lower Heart Attack Danger in Diabetics

By Carla K. Johnson | Oct 18
Obesity surgery may dramatically lower the danger of heart attacks and strokes in patients with diabetes, new research suggests, reinforcing evidence that benefits extend beyond weight loss.

Tornadoes Are Spinning Up Farther East in U.S., Study Finds

Tornadoes Are Spinning Up Farther East in U.S., Study Finds

By Seth Borenstein | Oct 18
Over the past few decades tornadoes have been shifting — decreasing in Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas but spinning up more in states along the Mississippi River and farther east, a new study shows.