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Meet Ahmed Mohamed, 14, Whose Handcuffed Arrest for Digital Clock Shocked World

People are saying "#IStandWithAhmed" after boy arrested when homemade clock mistaken for bomb http://t.co/jQneTbNIme pic.twitter.com/pxdVVvBsSQ — BBC News (World) (@BBCWorld) September 16, 2015 Like any other school kid, Ahmed Mohamed worked on his class project adding extra gadgets and making a digital clock with wires attached to a small motor and it could have passed off as one of many ...

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Texas Jury Awards $60 Million to Victims in Oil & Gas Fraud Case

A Texas jury has awarded more than $60 million to two groups of oil and gas investors who were de3nied profits ¬†from oil and gas production leases covering thousands of acres in West Texas. The Aug. 19 verdict includes more than $28 million awarded to Lowry Hunt of Mansfield’s L.W. Hunt Resources and Richard Raughton of Fort Worth, and is ...

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Anomaly in SMAP Antenna Erodes Texas Hope to Monitor Drought

The radar instrument on NASA’s Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) satellite observatory which has been touted as the ultimate panacea to deal with Texas and California’s impending drought in the coming years, has developed anomaly in its antenna and stopped all its transmission to NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California, which is monitoring it. The radar is one of two ...

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Hindu temple vandalised in US

In the latest attack on Hindu houses of worship in the US, a temple has been vandalised in Texas “horrifying” both Hindus and non-Hindus, who have offered to help the temple clean the damage, media reported. In the attack at the North Texas Hindu Mandir in Lake Highlands suburb of Dallas, vandals painted symbols of devil worship on the temple’s ...

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Thousands of undersea volcanoes revealed in new map of ocean floor

A satellite scan of the undersea waterbed or the ocean floor has revealed thousands of hidden mountains and traces of erstwhile active volcanoes submerged for millions of years. In a research paper published in journal “Science” on October 3 said the new twice the size of similar ocean floor mapping done 20 years ago. The mapping exercise, undertaken by Scripps ...

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