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French church attack: 'Priest killer' was being monitored: The suspected killer of a priest in a French church was being monitored by police and wearing a tag at the time of the attack, prosecutors say.
US election: Clinton makes history as Democratic presidential nominee: Democrat Hillary Clinton becomes the first woman in US history to be nominated for president by any major party.
Rousseff will not attend Olympic ceremony in Rio de Janeiro: The suspended Brazilian President, Dilma Rousseff, says she will not attend the opening ceremony of the Rio Olympics.
Apple sees iPhone sales drop again but beats forecasts: Apple reports a second consecutive quarter of falling iPhone sales, but the 15% drop was not as bad as analysts had feared.

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What the closure of an Arctic seaport in Manitoba could mean for Canada: Port of Churchill

At a time when climate change is opening up the Arctic Ocean to shipping, and powerful nations like Russia and China pose new threats to Canada's sovereignty, the viability of the only deepwater port connected to the nation's transportation network is no small matter.


Some banks warned to stress test for big house price drops in Vancouver, Toronto: Luxury Home Sales 20160107

Some of Canada's banks must stress test their ability to withstand a 50 per cent drop in housing prices in Metro Vancouver area and a 40 per cent drop in the Greater Toronto Area, the country's banking regulator says.


Police officers under investigation in death of Ottawa man identified: Ottawa police officers with Abdirahman Abdi

The two Ottawa police officers under investigation after the death of an Ottawa man following an arrest have been identified as Const. Daniel Montsion and Const. Dave Weir.



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Trilobites: Clones of Dolly the Sheep Have Aged Like Any Other Sheep, Study Says: Scientists have answered a longstanding question about whether cloned animals age prematurely.

Mass Killings May Have Created Contagion, Feeding on Itself: A small number of people with strong personal grievances appear to be mining previous rampages for methods and potential targets to plan their own attacks.

Meet Luca, the Ancestor of All Living Things: A single-cell, bacterium-like organism clinging to volcanic sea vents may have been the forebear of every animal, plant and microbe on earth.

Trilobites: A Fish Outlived the Dinosaurs. Can It Outlast a Dam?: The pallid sturgeon is threatened because it can no longer travel far enough on the Missouri River to find a healthy place for its eggs to develop.

ScienceTake: Ants March Differently, Depending on Direction: Desert ants change their walking motion to haul the remains of other insects, but still navigate unsighted toward home.


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Computer model provides a new portrait of carbon dioxide
By Patrick Lynch

An ultra-high-resolution NASA computer model has given scientists a stunning new look at how carbon dioxide in the atmosphere travels around the globe.

Plumes of carbon dioxide in the simulation swirl and shift as winds disperse the greenhouse gas away from its sources. The simulation also illustrates differences in carbon dioxide levels in the northern and southern hemispheres and distinct swings in global carbon dioxide concentrations as the growth cycle of plants and trees changes with the seasons.

NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center

This is gorgeous… and strangely soothing.

For more mesmerizing climate models, watch Gavin Schmidt’s talk about climate change patterns»



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