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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US Health Secretary Kathleen Sebelius resigns in the wake of Obamacare woes

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 11:59am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... losing their doctors, and an economy weighed down by intrusive regulations,” he said. “Obamacare will continue to be a disaster and will continue to hurt hardworking Americans.” Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus “No matter who is in charge of HHS, Obamacare will continue to be a disaster and will continue to hurt hardworking Americans.” Republicans argue ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1475719/us-health-secretary-kathleen-sebelius-resigns-wake-obamacare-woes
  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US scientists say natural-gas system leaks more methane than estimated

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 09:16pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Chicago Gas system leaks more methane than thought The natural-gas system in the United States is leaking far more methane, a harmful greenhouse gas, into the air ... and found that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is missing leakage from various sources in North America, including faulty pipelines, wetlands, natural seepage from the earth's crust ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1427963/us-scientists-say-natural-gas-system-leaks-more-methan-estimated
  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US geologists find ‘probable’ link between small earthquakes and fracking in Ohio

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 05:28pm by Associated Press in Columbus, Ohio

    ... to allow oil and gas to flow. Improved technology has allowed energy companies to gain access to huge stores of natural gas but the practice has raised widespread concerns that it might lead ... the better-known Marcellus Shale, which is more easily accessible and is considered one of the world’s richest gas reserves. Glenda Besana-Ostman, a former seismologist with the Ohio Department of Natural ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1478602/us-geologists-find-probable-link-between-small-earthquakes-and-fracking
  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    At least eight dead, 108 unaccounted for as mudslide buries community in Washington state, US

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 09:26am by AP

    ... flew over the scene in a helicopter, declared it a disaster area and said at a press conference in nearby Darrington: "Mother Nature holds the cards here." He added: "The ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1455999/least-eight-dead-108-unaccounted-mudslide-buries-community-washington
  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    90 still missing in Washington state mudslide, US officials say as search continues

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 10:06am by Reuters in Oso, Washington State

    ... acknowledging that some victims’ remains may never be recovered. The known death toll remained at 24, including eight people whose bodies had yet to be recovered after the disaster near the rural town ... uncertain. About 200 search personnel, many wearing rain gear and hard hats, painstakingly combed through the disaster zone under cloudy skies on Wednesday, taking advantage of a break from Tuesday’s ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1458295/90-still-missing-washington-state-mudslide-us-officials-say-search
  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Desperate search in Washington state for scores missing after deadly mudslide

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 11:28pm by AP

    ... people rose sharply following the disaster on Saturday about 90 kilometres northeast of Seattle. But Snohomish County emergency management director John Pennington stressed that authorities ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1457300/desperate-search-washington-state-scores-missing-after-deadly-mudslide
  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

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

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

    ... that the FDA, under pressure from pharmaceutical companies, is suppressing natural cures for cancer and other diseases, and 31 per cent said they "neither agree nor disagree" with that idea, ...

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

    US Congress unveils US$1 trillion spending bill

    Posted Jan 14th 2014, 01:24pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... for extraordinary expenses linked to natural disasters. “As with any compromise, not everyone will like everything in this bill, but in this divided government a critical bill such as this simply cannot ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1405319/us-congress-unveils-us1-trillion-spending-bill
  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US court tells YouTube to take down anti-Muslim film that sparked riots

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 09:36pm by AP

    ... a copyright claim that YouTube must respect. That was because she believed she was acting in a different production than the one that appeared online. "Had Ms Garcia known the true nature ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1436540/us-court-tells-youtube-take-down-anti-muslim-film-sparked-riots
  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Homeland security chief Janet Napolitano leaving for academia

    Posted Jul 13th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... handling of homegrown terrorism, natural disasters and immigration, one of the most expansive portfolios of anyone in the cabinet. She had her eye on becoming the next attorney general, but, ... worked around the clock to respond to natural disasters, from the Joplin tornado to Hurricane Sandy, helping Americans recover and rebuild." She's worked around the clock to respond ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1281505/homeland-security-chief-janet-napolitano-leaving-academia

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