US gasoline prices dip for first time in more than two months -survey – Reuters Africa


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US gasoline prices dip for first time in more than two months -survey
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NEW YORK, June 28 (Reuters) – The average price of regular grade gasoline fell by nearly 2 cents over the last two weeks, the first nationwide price decline at the pumps after more than two months of steady increases, according to the Lundberg survey …
Survey: US gasoline prices down 2 cents in the past 2 weeksU-T San Diego



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Facebook Inc. (FB) Presents Disappointing Diversity Figures – Bidness ETC


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Facebook Inc. (FB) Presents Disappointing Diversity Figures
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Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) released updated information about its workforce diversity on Thursday. The report showed menial changes from last year, with white males making up the majority of the workforce. The report on Thursday stated that almost 55% …
Bits | Behind Silicon Valley's Self-Critical Tone on Diversity, a Lack of ProgressNew York Times (blog)


Facebook workforce still mostly white and male according to latest diversity figuresThe Drum
Facebook Workforce Remains a Sausagefest, New Figures SayModern Readers
IBNLive –StreetWise Journal –Military Technologies
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Week in Geek: leap second edition – MSNBC


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Week in Geek: leap second edition
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This Tuesday, you will get a little extra time added to your day. NASA is adding a leap second on June 30th to account for changes in the Earth's rotation that are causing it to slow down. The length of a day is 86,400 seconds in theory, but in practice day's last …
Here's why June 30 will be precisely one second longerIndia.com


What will you do with the extra second? Tuesday will be 1 second longerRick Kupchella’s BringMeTheNews
Leap seconds: Why our clocks are being set ever-so-slightly backCBC.ca
Irish Times –Space Ref (press release) –Newsroom America
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Lions to be reintroduced to Rwanda after 15-year absence following genocide – The Guardian


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Lions to be reintroduced to Rwanda after 15-year absence following genocide
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South Africa is donating seven lions from parks in its KwaZulu-Natal province to Rwanda. Photograph: Imagebroker/REX Shutterstock. David Smith in Johannesburg. Sunday 28 June 2015 11.00 EDT Last modified on Sunday 28 June 2015 11.03 EDT.
Conservationists to move South Africa lions to RwandaYahoo! Maktoob News


Home Ecology Rwanda: Lions in Rwanda Poised to Make a Comeback in the Clapway
Conservationists to move 7 lions from South Africa to RwandaMontana Standard

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Net neutrality starts with a whimper – The Hill


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Net neutrality starts with a whimper
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While the Federal Communications Commission's new rules governing Internet providers like utilities are now in effect, consumers are unlikely to have noticed. ADVERTISEMENT. And so far, just a single complaint has been filed against an Internet provider …
What does AT&T's $100 million fine mean to me?CNET


FCC Claims Dire Net Neutrality Predictions Are UnfoundedTop Tech News

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The Sixth Mass Extinction: We Arent The Dinosaurs, Were The Asteroid – Daily Beast


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The Sixth Mass Extinction: We Arent The Dinosaurs, Were The Asteroid
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Yes, humans are probably to blame for the Earth's sixth mass extinction event, which is wiping out species at a rate 53 times greater than normal. Extinction is an inevitable consequence of evolution. Environments change, new species arrive and crowd out …
We Are in the Sixth Massive Extinction Period, Experts SayPioneer News


Sixth extinction is different, it will be the first to be caused by man: Elizabeth KolbertTimes of India

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Our personal climate changes – Philly.com


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Our personal climate changes
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is chairman of W. Atlee Burpee & Co. and past president of the American Horticultural Society. Pope Francis has proclaimed climate change a fact, stressing our moral duty to correct it. The pontiff titled his encyclical Laudato Si, or "Be Praised," a phrase taken …
Letter, 6/28: Congress must act on climateLincoln Journal Star


For Your Consideration: Reality of Climate ChangeIsland Gazette

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Facebook, Google, Apple: Tech companies celebrate SCOTUS ruling on gay … – The Indian Express


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Facebook, Google, Apple: Tech companies celebrate SCOTUS ruling on gay
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Facebook has introduced a new feature that lets users show off their support for marriage equality by superimposing a rainbow over their profile picture. The tool is available here at Facebook.com/celebratepride. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg personally …
Tech Giants Celebrate Same-Sex Marriage Ruling By Getting a Rainbow News Every day


Support for marriage equality on FBThe Hindu
A gay day in America's gay capitalWashington Post (blog)
The Next Digit –POPSUGAR –Hindustan Times
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