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Earth Hour: switch off lights on March 25

It was originally started as a lights-off event in Sydney, Australia, in 2007 and since then, has grown to include thousands of cities and towns worldwide. In Brazil, people will be invited to join forces to protect one of the country's many biodiversity hotspots from climate change while citizens in South Africa will raise their voice for renewable energy and in China, WWF is working with businesses to encourage a shift toward sustainable lifestyles.

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Man Accused of NYC Killing Came to City to Attack Blacks

Police had released surveillance footage of a suspect Tuesday night, but did not say if the man who turned himself in is the man seen in the surveillance. Caughman walked for a block before going to the Midtown South Precinct seeking assistance. Police say a man traveled from Baltimore to New York City with one thing in mind - to make a statement in the media capital of the world by killing black men.

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United States high court hands disabled students win on education standards

Gorsuch wrote the opinion for a unanimous 2008 decision in which he rejected the claim that the Colorado school district was not doing enough to educate the autistic student. "Please", Durbin said, no one was suggesting that, but a wrong reading of the law. The IDEA [Individuals with Disabilities Education Act] demands more.

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Avian Flu Found in Western Ky Poultry Flock

Third Case of Avian Flu Found in TennesseeUSAgNet - 03/20/2017A flock of chickens at a second Lincoln County commercial poultry breeding operation have tested positive for avian influenza, according to the Tennessee Department of Agriculture.

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Trump Signs Bill Authorizing NASA Funding, Mars Exploration

The space agency has long monitored its astronauts for health problems after their time in space was over - that's how we know about visual impairment intracranial pressure syndrome, eye damage caused by microgravity. While he has offhandedly mentioned spaceflight in a few of his speeches - and his budget blueprint does outline some of NASA's future - the establishment of the space council is the first real news about NASA's future to come out of the administration since Trump moved into the ...

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Google embarks on hiring spree to tackle ad clash with extremist content

Google has announced a series of changes to its policies on advertising and hate speech, after several major brands pulled their ads from YouTube earlier this week. The Guardian published an apology by Matt Brittin, Google's head of Europe, the Middle East and Africa, from the Advertising Week conference on Monday in London, but the response was seen as inadequate.