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India Shoots for the Moon, Chasing Influence Closer to Home

June 24, 2017 |

India is going up against China in a new Asian space race, trying to tighten its control of regional skies and alliances by leveraging its ability to send satellites into orbit inexpensively.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

TSA is taking a closer look at LAX passengers’ electronic devices

May 25, 2017 |

The Transportation Security Administration has been quietly testing a new screening procedure that more closely examines electronic devices in carry-on bags at LAX and nine other airports.

Under the test screening process, passengers passing through TSA security checkpoints are asked to take out…


L.A. Times – Business

Advocate of Closer Ties for Koreas Wins Election in South

May 11, 2017 |

South Korean voters were poised to elect Moon Jae-in as the country’s next leader, exit polls show, ending nine years of conservative rule and bringing to power a forceful advocate for closer ties with North Korea.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

Trump’s travel ban may be keeping honeymooners closer to home

April 23, 2017 |

President Trump’s proposal to temporarily ban travel from several Middle Eastern countries may be forcing couples to rethink their honeymoon destinations.

Trump has proposed two separate immigration bans since taking office in January, both of which were challenged and halted by federal courts….


L.A. Times – Business

Turned down for a job? You are now one rejection closer to success

March 20, 2017 |

You’ve resolved to find a new job. You’ve sent resumes. Done interviews. But sometimes you just don’t land the job. Hearing “no” from potential employers can impact you mentally, psychologically, even physically. But keep your chin up: You can deal with the rejection and the setbacks.

I was recently…


L.A. Times – Business

Elon Musk’s wager that Tesla can fix South Australia’s blackouts brings the energy future closer

March 11, 2017 |

Tesla Inc. Chief Executive Elon Musk’s latest gamble may be less futuristic than a Mars trip, but it signals that the energy industry’s long-sought vision of large-scale electricity storage may not be that far off.

Musk made a bet that his company can get a grid-connected battery system in South…


L.A. Times – Business

We’re One Step Closer to Test Predicting Baldness

February 16, 2017 |

Guys, if you’ve ever wished you could look into a crystal ball and see if hair plugs are in your future, scientists have good news. Using data from 53,000 men in the UK, they’ve come up with a DNA-based algorithm that could someday predict whether one is likely to…
Newser

California gets closer to requiring cancer warning label on Roundup weed killer

January 27, 2017 |

California can require Monsanto to label its popular weed killer Roundup as a possible cancer threat even though the chemical giant insists it poses no risk to people, a judge tentatively ruled Friday.

California would be the first state to order such labeling if it carries out the proposal.

Monsanto…


L.A. Times – Business

CNN

Doomsday Clock: Why humanity might be edging closer to its end

January 27, 2017 |

Humanity might well be edging closer to annihilation than ever before.
CNN.com – RSS Channel – World