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Caterpillar shuts plant in Aurora, Illinois, that employs 800

By Gayathree Ganesan & Akankshita Mukhopadhyay (Reuters) – Caterpillar Inc said on Friday it will shut its Aurora, Illinois, plant, costing approximately 800 employees their jobs as the world's largest…

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Severely paralyzed man is able to eat and drink with brain implant

A man paralyzed from the shoulders down was able to move enough to eat & drink through the assist of a new “neuro-prosthetic” device. The researchers behind the study say…

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Trump tosses Obama's 'clean' energy plan, embraces coal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Declaring "the start of a new era" in energy production, President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday that he said would revive the coal industry &…

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One sign that 2017 will be a bad year for Lyme disease

An explosion in the mice population across the northeastern United States is a worrying sign of a potentially similar-sized surge in cases of Lyme disease. But people obtain Lyme disease…

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U.S. law enforcement searches Caterpillar's Illinois facilities

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Federal law enforcement officials searched three facilities of heavy machinery manufacturer Caterpillar Inc on Thursday, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Attorney Office for the Central District of…

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A top economist says Americans are not nearly as ambitious or innovative as they think

View photo . Americans often point to our role as the world’s leading innovator. There are plenty of realms in which this is true, whether we look at lists of…

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U.S. lists first bumble bee species as endangered

By Steve Gorman (Reuters) – The rusty patched bumble bee, a prized yet vanishing pollinator once familiar to much of North America, was listed on Tuesday as an endangered species,…

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Auto executives, with eye on Trump, highlight U.S. investments

By Bernie Woodall & David Shepardson DETROIT (Reuters) – Global auto executives at the Detroit auto show are highlighting their investments in the United States, mindful of President-elect Donald Trump's…

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California pays for inmate's gender reassignment surgery

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) – A transgender California prison inmate who was born male yet identifies as female underwent gender-reassignment surgery paid for by the state this week in what is…

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The Latest: Medvedez slams 'anti-Russian death throes'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the tensions between the United States & Russia over hacking attacks in the US elections (All times EST) 4:1 5 a.m. Prime Minister Dmitry…

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