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Biofuels are key to reducing carbon dioxide emissions

4 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

The biofuels industry over the last 30 years has produced more product using less energy and water and contributes far less carbon-dioxide emissions than petroleum fuels.
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Kansas taking further steps to start industrial hemp crop

7 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

The deadline is approaching for applications to grow the state's new industrial hemp research crop. The Kansas Department of Agriculture will take applications for growers who...
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Rocket start-up Relativity quadruples resources in a year, adds former SpaceX leaders

8 hours ago   |   CNBC

There are hundreds of young companies in the growing private space industry but one of them is landing impressive talent and keeping its foot on the gas: Relativity Space.
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I drove the world's best-selling electric car for a weekend - and I realized why electric cars need more than 200 miles of range

I drove the world's best-selling electric car for a weekend - and I realized why electric cars need more than 200 miles of range

9 hours ago   |   Business Insider

I drove the 2018 Nissan Leaf for a weekend in December. The vehicle performed as I would expect given its size and price, but its 151-mile range presented challenges. I was...
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These are the 10 best paid hedge fund managers for 2018

These are the 10 best paid hedge fund managers for 2018

14 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The 10 best paid fund managers in the world made $7.7 billion in 2018 with one fund manager seeing his fortune increase $1.8 billion last year. Many of the world's biggest...
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How consumers rank the top delivery services in the US - and how they stack up against the growing threat of Amazon

How consumers rank the top delivery services in the US - and how they stack up against the growing threat of Amazon

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

The transportation and logistics industry is undergoing a massive shift as a result of surging deliveries. Daily parcel volumes are higher than ever before - but so are...
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Three ways brands can benefit from adopting voice technology

Three ways brands can benefit from adopting voice technology

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Voice assistants like Amazon's Alexa, Google's Assistant, Apple's Siri, and Microsoft's Cortana, are pegged to trigger a widespread transformation across the retail industry in...
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These are the top five trends shaping the future of digital health

These are the top five trends shaping the future of digital health

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

The healthcare industry is in a state of disruption. Digital solutions are becoming a necessary part of the new global standard of care for patients and regulation is being...
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New Jersey OKs $20M subsidy for horse racing industry

1 day ago   |   Miami Herald

New Jersey is back in the horse racing business. The return of state support is good news for tracks that have struggled to compete with rivals in adjacent states that...
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How High-Interest Loans to Desperate People Built a $90 Billion Industry

1 day ago   |   Fortune

During the recent government shutdown, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross wondered aloud why financially stressed federal workers didn't just "get a loan." A wealthy...
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Anthony Weiner has been released from prison after nearly 15 months

Anthony Weiner has been released from prison after nearly 15 months

Anthony Weiner, a former Democratic New York Congressman, has begun the process of being released from prison. Weiner has been released from the Massachusetts center where he... Read more ...

Yankees flirting with idea of Aaron Judge as leadoff hitter

Yankees flirting with idea of Aaron Judge as leadoff hitter

TAMPA - If you are betting on who will be the Yankees' regular leadoff hitter this coming season, you would be smart to put your money on Aaron Hicks. However, during the dog... Read more ...

Four people died in a 12-hour hostage standoff in Mississippi

Four people died in a 12-hour hostage standoff in Mississippi

Four people died during a 12-hour hostage standoff in Clinton, Mississippi, on Saturday. Cops were initially called to the scene at 2:30 a.m. Saturday morning following reports... Read more ...

People are criticizing Jussie Smollett following reports that he may have...

People are criticizing Jussie Smollett following reports that he may have staged his alleged attack

CNN reports that investigators believe " Empire " star Jussie Smollett may have paid two men to stage his alleged attack. Smollett's attorneys deny the reports, though several... Read more ...

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio slammed Amazon for canceling its HQ2...

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio slammed Amazon for canceling its HQ2 project, calling it 'an abuse of corporate power'

Sunday's "Meet the Press" stoked sharp condemnation from New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Amazon's decision to cancel its deal to build HQ2 in the city. De Blasio said... Read more ...

'SNL' mocked Trump's border wall national emergency - and Trump wasn't happy

'SNL' mocked Trump's border wall national emergency - and Trump wasn't happy

"Saturday Night Live" took aim at President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency over funds for his long-sought wall along the US-Mexico border. Alec Baldwin... Read more ...

The British teen who ran away to join ISIS but now wants to return to the UK...

The British teen who ran away to join ISIS but now wants to return to the UK has given birth in Syria

Shamima Begum, the British teenager who fled the UK to join ISIS in 2015, but now wants to return home, has given birth. "We the family of Shamima Begum have been informed that... Read more ...

Trump says Europe must take back 800 captured ISIS fighters and put them on...

Trump says Europe must take back 800 captured ISIS fighters and put them on trial, or risk the US letting them go

President Trump warned late on Saturday that Europe must take back around 800 captured ISIS fighters from the continent, or risk the US being forced to release them. "The... Read more ...

Hamidou Diallo hits absurd dunk over Shaquille O'Neal on the way to winning...

Hamidou Diallo hits absurd dunk over Shaquille O'Neal on the way to winning 2019 NBA Slam Dunk Contest

Hamidou Diallo beat Dennis Smith Jr. in the final of the 2019 NBA Slam Dunk Contest on Saturday. The dunk of the night came in the first round, when Diallo dunked over... Read more ...

Victims of the Aurora, Illinois mass shooting included a 21-year-old intern...

Victims of the Aurora, Illinois mass shooting included a 21-year-old intern who was at his first day of work

At least five people are dead after a gunman opened fire at a local manufacturing facility in Aurora, Illinois on Friday, February 15. A 21-year-old Human Resources intern, as... Read more ...