Holiday travelers thankful for their lives after Amtrak cars split from train

(CNN)Hundreds of passengers on an Amtrak train that became disconnected had quite a story to tell around the Thanksgiving table. Billy Osher-Dugan was traveling to spend Thanksgiving with his girlfriend when he saw the cars separate. “It was packed,” he said. “There were hardly any seats available.” He heard a…

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Trade agreement could spark incredible new treatments for diseases heres how

America’s biopharmaceutical industry has already saved countless lives. Breakthroughs in cancer treatments have helped drive down death rates from the disease by 26 percent just since the 1990s. Advances in anti-retroviral therapies have transformed HIV/AIDS from a death sentence into a manageable health condition. Today a 20-year-old diagnosed with the…

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Energy supply company ceases trading

It advised customers to take meter readings, and said outstanding credit balances would be protected. Ofgem said it would soon transfer customers to another supplier at competitive rates. Related Topics Selkirk John Lamont Energy industry Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

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JD.com CEO shifts away from core business after US arrest

Hong Kong (CNN Business)One of China’s top tech billionaires is shifting away from managing his company’s core business, a few months after being arrested in the United States on suspicion of rape. The company said Liu was falsely accused, but news of the arrest followed him home, where images of…

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China’s terrifying moves on Hong Kong

(CNN)When the last British governor of Hong Kong sailed out of Victoria Harbor on July 1,1997, many expected the Chinese government to honor pledges to maintain the colony’s basic freedoms, enshrined in the so-called Basic Law — in effect, the territory’s mini-Constitution. That includes a hard crackdown on dissent, especially…

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Scientists confirm massive impact crater beneath Greenland’s ice

(CNN)A team of international researchers has verified the discovery of the first meteorite impact crater ever found deep beneath the Greenland ice sheet. The Hiawatha crater region shown with and without the Greenland Ice Sheet. Credit: NASA/Cindy Starr The researchers were inspecting a new map of the topography beneath Greenland’s…

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