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Over the years, scientists have captured fewer and fewer insects. Germany is witnessing a dramatic decline in native insect populations which endangers the survival of entire ecosystems, a study published on Thursday warned. They are especially concerned because of where this decline was documented. "On current trajectory, our grandchildren will inherit a profoundly impoverished world".
  • JPMorgan buys WePay in SME payment push

    JPMorgan buys WePay in SME payment push

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    Silicon Valley company WePay's software is now used by crowdfunding website GoFundMe, cloud-based accounting firm FreshBooks and online marketer Constant Contact. Payment integration can be a significant challenge for many software providers; in a statement JP Morgan noted that software-enabled payments are growing at 4x the industry average.
  • Fears for six fisherman as search continues for Queensland trawler

    Fears for six fisherman as search continues for Queensland trawler

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    Survivor Ruben McDornan was found on Tuesday by a passing yacht in what's been described as "pure luck". "We're still hopeful that there would be some sort of miracle", he said. Search equipment not normally seen in regional areas, including sonar and specialised divers will be used later this week. Two of the missing men are yet to be identified.
  • Great Idaho ShakeOut is promote quake safety

    Great Idaho ShakeOut is promote quake safety

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    In fact, SC is considered the most earthquake-prone state in the Eastern Seaboard, seeing 10-20 earthquakes each year. Such rehearsals are especially important in regions such as Southern California, where "it's not a matter of if but when that catastrophic quake will strike", said Ken Kondo, spokesman for Los Angeles County's emergency management office.
  • Trump under fire over call to fallen soldier's widow

    Trump under fire over call to fallen soldier's widow

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    As she was in a vehicle heading to the airport with her family with Wilson, Trump told Johnson's widow that "he knew what he signed up for ... but when it happens it hurts anyway", Wilson said. Trump should be acting presidential "instead of calling me a liar and calling everyone else in the auto a liar", she said. The White House later said the president had spoken to the families, but did not say when.
  • Roy Moore: NFL Protesters Are 'Breaking the Law'

    Roy Moore: NFL Protesters Are 'Breaking the Law'

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    Code § 301, is the secton of federal law that deals with the National Anthem. In the past, Moore repeatedly expressed doubts about the birthplace of former President Barack Obama, argued that "homosexual conduct" should be illegal, and questioned Muslim Rep.
  • Trump stiffed Gold Star dad after promising him $25K check

    Trump stiffed Gold Star dad after promising him $25K check

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    Neither has yet happened, Baldridge told The Post . Dillon Baldridge , told The Washington Post that Trump called him at his home in Zebulon, N.C., a few weeks after his 22-year-old son and two fellow soldiers were gunned down by an Afghan police officer in a suspected insider attack June 10.
  • Judge Orders Government To Allow Abortion For Immigrant

    Judge Orders Government To Allow Abortion For Immigrant

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    Texas law requires minors get parental consent or a judicial waiver before they may obtain an abortion, which Jane Doe obtained by going to court with the assistance of an attorney and an appointed guardian. She is already 14 weeks pregnant and Texas does not allow women to have an abortion after 20 weeks. The teenager is in the custody of the Office of Refugee Resettlement, which handles unaccompanied minors who are apprehended at the U.S.
  • Socialite Ksenia Sobchak Announces Bid for Russian Presidency

    Socialite Ksenia Sobchak Announces Bid for Russian Presidency

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    Sobchak is the daughter of Anatoly Sobchak , the former St. Petersburg mayor who hired a young Putin as his deputy mayor in the tumultuous 1990s. Some believe she is Putin's goddaughter, a claim that she has consistently denied. Both Navalny and his chief of staff, Leonid Volkov, are serving 20 days in jail on protest-related charges. She said she wanted to be "a mouthpiece for those who can not be candidates".
  • Mnuchin claims cutting taxes for the wealthy is hard

    Mnuchin claims cutting taxes for the wealthy is hard

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    A steep cut in the corporate income tax rate, whose benefits primarily flow to stock owners rather than wage earners. "So when you're cutting taxes across the board, it's very hard not to give tax cuts to the wealthy with tax cuts to the middle class", he concluded.
  • Karachi to host four PSL matches

    Karachi to host four PSL matches

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    Najam Sethi said PCB also plans to hold three PCL matches in the metropolis emphasizing that the board was keen to restore status of Karachi as an worldwide site for cricket. The chief minister assigned the task of coordination between Sindh government and PCB over security arrangement and other matters to his principal secretary.