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Saving Whales in the Nexus of Art and Conservation
Saving Whales in the Nexus of Art and Conservation

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In 2004, photographer Bryant Austin floated on the surface of the South Pacific observing a humpback whale and her calf. The five-week old, two-ton calf...full story
updated 2016-06-30 05:30 PM
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A man, center, shields himself after being struck after a march to City Hall for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015 in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) Survivors of the nuclear attacks on Japan in 1945 hold photographs during an anti-nuclear rally in Union Square in New York, Sunday, April 26, 2015. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the United States using nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) Marchers block the Pratt Street after a march to City Hall for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015 in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) Two people assist a man who was injured and has blood on his face after a march to City Hall for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015 in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) People participate in an anti-nuclear rally in Union Square in New York, Sunday, April 26, 2015. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the United States using nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) A protestor, left, fights with a bar patron outside of a bar near Oriole Park at Camden Yards after a rally for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) Two men are on the ground after being struck after a march to City Hall for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015 in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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Saving Whales in the Nexus of Art and Conservation Saving Whales in the Nexus of Art and Conservation
By WildAid
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In 2004, photographer Bryant Austin floated on the surface of the South Pacific observing a humpback whale and her calf. The five-week old, two-ton calf....Fullstory

2016-06-30 05:30 PM

US takes Thailand off human trafficking blacklist
By MATTHEW PENNINGTON
Associated Press

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2016-06-30 09:22 PM

Rambus to Acquire Memory Interconnect Business from Inphi

Associated Press

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2016-06-30 08:42 PM

German jobless rate edges below 6 percent in June

Associated Press

BERLIN (AP) -- Germany's unemployment rate edged below 6 percent in June, reflecting the robust state of Europe's biggest economy. The Federal Labor Agency said Thursday....Fullstory

2016-06-30 05:01 PM

INMARKTM now enrolling: first study to evaluate the effect of OFEVR (nintedanib) on biomarkers reflecting the underlying fibroti

Associated Press

INGELHEIM, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 30, 2016--Boehringer Ingelheim today announces that the first patient has been enrolled in a new study, INMARK?, investigating the effect of OFEV....Fullstory

2016-06-30 04:22 PM

Obama vows to move quickly to sign Puerto Rico bill
By MARY CLARE JALONICK
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- As Puerto Rico faces a major debt payment, President Barack Obama is vowing to move quickly to sign a last-minute rescue package....Fullstory

2016-06-30 04:22 PM

Hillary Clinton raising big dollars at tiny fundraisers
By JULIE BYKOWICZ
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A single elevator could have accommodated the donors who recently gathered with Hillary Clinton at home of the Pritzker family in Chicago's....Fullstory

2016-06-30 04:22 PM

New Orleans ready to 'party with a purpose' at Essence Fest
By CHEVEL JOHNSON
Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Music has always been at the heart of the annual Essence Festival, now in its 22nd year, and this year will....Fullstory

2016-06-30 04:01 PM

EU countries where politicians seek a vote on leaving bloc
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

After the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, politicians in some other EU countries have renewed calls for their own ballots on EU....Fullstory

2016-06-30 04:01 PM

Ku Klux Klan dreams of rising again 150 years after founding
By JAY REEVES
Associated Press

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- Born in the ashes of the smoldering South after the Civil War, the Ku Klux Klan died and was reborn before....Fullstory

2016-06-30 03:42 PM

Markets Right Now: Modest gains for US stocks in early trade

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- The latest on developments in global financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are opening moderately higher on Wall Street as traders....Fullstory

2016-06-30 10:22 PM

Lufthansa, cabin crew union settle dispute in arbitration

Associated Press

BERLIN (AP) -- A union representing Lufthansa's cabin crew says arbitration proceedings in a long and bitter labor dispute with the German airline have reached....Fullstory

2016-06-30 09:22 PM

MSF: Syrians trapped without aid near Jordan face starvation

Associated Press

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2016-06-30 07:01 PM

Malaysian opposition politician charged with graft

Associated Press

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- A Malaysian opposition politician who has strongly criticized financial scandals involving Prime Minister Najib Razak was charged with corruption Thursday....Fullstory

2016-06-30 05:01 PM

The Latest: French FM says no to EU deal with Scotland

Associated Press

LONDON (AP) -- The Latest on Britain's vote to leave the European Uniohn (all times local): 9 a.m. France's foreign minister says the EU should not negotiate....Fullstory

2016-06-30 04:22 PM

US officials: Military concerned about transgender timeline
By LOLITA C. BALDOR
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Pentagon is poised to announce new rules allowing transgender individuals to serve openly in the U.S. military, amid concerns from senior....Fullstory

2016-06-30 04:22 PM

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By MARI YAMAGUCHI
Associated Press

TOKYO (AP) -- Japanese prosecutors charged a U.S. military contractor Thursday with the murder and rape of a 20-year-old woman on Okinawa, a high-profile case....Fullstory

2016-06-30 04:01 PM

Zika virus a concern for poor urban areas along Gulf Coast
By NOMAAN MERCHANT
Associated Press

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2016-06-30 04:01 PM

Aide: Clinton opposed private emails accessible to 'anybody'
By STEPHEN BRAUN
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Longtime Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin said in a legal proceeding that Clinton did not want the private emails that she mixed....Fullstory

2016-06-30 04:01 PM

Australia teen pleads guilty to plot to kill policeman

Associated Press

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- A teenager pleaded guilty Thursday to plotting to run over and behead a police officer as part of an Islamic State....Fullstory

2016-06-30 03:01 PM

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