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Insurgents attack Syrian-government areas near Hama: monitor

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Insurgent groups launched a big attack on Syrian government-held areas north of the city of Hama on Tuesday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and a media outlet run by the Lebanese group Hezbollah reported.
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8,500 Verizon customers disconnected because of “substantial” data use

(Source: arstechnica.com)

Verizon is disconnecting another 8,500 rural customers from its wireless network, saying that roaming charges have made certain customer accounts unprofitable for the carrier. 839 more words

Technology

The US metro areas where people make the most and least money

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The Census Bureau released another data trove today for 2016, based on the American Community Survey. Among many other data points, the survey details median household incomes by geographic location, such as by metro area, county, or state. 434 more words

Lifestyle

Coffee vs. climate change: The news is not good

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This is serious: climate change could put your caffeine supply at risk. Coffee is notorious for being picky about its climate conditions, with the most popular varieties only growing at specific altitudes in the tropics. 752 more words

Technology

What Harvey Is Teaching the Health Care Sector About Managing Disasters

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The damage inflicted by Hurricane Harvey has posed enormous health challenges in Houston and neighboring areas hit hard by the storm. While the response is ongoing, there are early lessons that could help governments and health systems in dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Irma and other major catastrophes down the road: Deploy existing resources creatively to address unforeseen challenges. 963 more words

Money Matters

One of Obamacare's biggest nightmares is back

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Optima — a Virginia-based health insurer — will exit a slew of Obamacare exchanges in the state for 2018, the company announced  Wednesday.  199 more words

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