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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Hundreds more infectious germ samples found at lab near Washington

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 09:12pm by AFP

    ... to a pattern of safety lapses at the CDC, including mishandling anthrax and flu and shipping active and potentially dangerous samples to other labs. "Overlooking such a sample collection ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1555635/hundreds-more-infectious-germ-samples-found-lab-near-washington
  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Last original native American Indian Navajo Code Talker dies

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 11:15am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... and the Japanese, transmitting coded messages in their native language. Due to the lack of equivalent terms in their native tongue, certain words had to be substituted, such as “bird” for “plane” and “pregnant bird” for “bomber”. The Navajo code would attribute an Indian word for each letter of the alphabet. So “moasi,” which means “cat,” would serve to designate the letter “c”. The code ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1525792/last-original-native-american-indian-navajo-code-talker-dies
  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Mystery man gives Twitter clues to cash hidden across San Francisco

    Posted May 29th 2014, 09:46pm by AP

    ... that they did just that. Sergio Loza, 28, of San Francisco, said he saw a clue on Twitter with the message: "Early bird gets the worm." He raced out and found an envelope with US$50 inside, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1521286/mystery-man-gives-twitter-clues-cash-hidden-across-san-francisco
  4. Property - International - UNITED STATES

    Affordable New York office space is going fast

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 05:39am by Bloomberg

    ... economist. We need to really use our resources and some of the tools in our toolbox Alicia Glen, New York deputy mayor "The early-bird tenants have largely taken the best stock" of class ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1483021/affordable-new-york-office-space-going-fast
  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Almost half of Americans believe one medical conspiracy theory, says study

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 09:25pm by NYT

    ... likely he or she was to get an annual physical, wear sunscreen, visit a dentist or get a flu shot. Given that medical conspiracy theories are so widely known and embraced, said Oliver and Weed, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1453332/almost-half-americans-believe-one-medical-conspiracy-theory-says-study
  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Psalm book fetches record US$14.2m at New York auction

    Posted Nov 27th 2013, 04:59pm by AP

    ... estimate of US$15 million to US$30 million. A copy of John James Audubon’s Birds of America was the previous record-holder, selling for US$11.5 million at Sotheby’s in 2010. Only 11 copies ... for a record auction price of US$151,000, surpassing auction prices for the Gutenberg Bible, Shakespeare’s First Folio and Birds of America. The auction record for any book goes to the Leonardo da ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1367161/psalm-book-fetches-record-us142m-new-york-auction
  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Chicago O'Hare airport hires goats and llamas to keep predators away

    Posted Aug 15th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... officials explained as they unveiled the new crew on Tuesday. It is also a breeding ground for the small rodents that attract hawks and other birds of prey. "Birds and planes don't ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1296675/chicago-ohare-airport-hires-goats-and-llamas-keep-predators-away
  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Princess Irina of Romania faces cockfighting charges

    Posted Aug 18th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... April 2012 and April 2013, netting up to US$2,000 a day. Blades were attached to the birds' legs, spectators were charged admission, and food and drink were sold, the indictment said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1297448/princess-faces-cockfighting-charges
  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Nik Wallenda prepares for Grand Canyon caper

    Posted Jun 18th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Since he started walking on a wire at age two, he has been stung by a bee and had birds land on his balancing pole during performances. He has said he has no superstitions or rituals before his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1263053/nik-wallenda-prepares-grand-canyon-caper
  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    McDonald’s sales fall again amid weakness in Asia

    Posted Feb 09th 2013, 07:36pm by Associated Press in New York

    ... Chinese television that chicken producers were ignoring regulators and giving the birds unapproved levels of antibiotics. In Europe, the company’s biggest market, the figure fell 2.1 per cent. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1146950/mcdonalds-sales-fall-again-amid-weakness-asia

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