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Two Kentucky Real Estate Professionals Plead Guilty to Bid Rigging Farmland Auction

Two Kentucky real estate professionals pleaded guilty today for their roles in a conspiracy to rig bids at an estate auction for farmland and timber rights.

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Connecticut Man Admits to Attempting to Travel to The Middle East to Join and Fight For ISIS

Ahmad Khalil Elshazly, 25, of West Haven, Connecticut, pleaded guilty today in Bridgeport federal court to attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), a designated foreign terrorist organization.

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Eight Individuals Charged in Alleged $30 Million Unemployment Benefits Scheme

Charges were unsealed today against eight individuals for conspiring to defraud the Georgia Department of Labor of tens of millions of dollars in federal funds intended for unemployment benefits.

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NASA to Cancel GeoCarb Mission, Expands Greenhouse Gas Portfolio

NASA announced Monday it intends to cancel development of its GeoCarb mission, and instead implement a plan for pursuing alternate options to measure and observe greenhouse gases.

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Smithsonian American Women’s History Museum Receives $1 Million Gift From Swiss Re

The Smithsonian American Women’s History Museum has received a $1 million gift from Swiss Re, a risk-management company, to support the development of the museum. The donation marks the museum’s first corporate contribution and establishes the global insurance company as…

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Hanesbrands Data Breach Notice to Consumers

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NASA, ICON Advance Lunar Construction Technology for Moon Missions

As NASA plans for long-term human exploration of the Moon under Artemis, new technologies are required to meet the unique challenges of living and working on another world.

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Data For 11/28/22

Summary Excerpt: Regular Gasoline Retail Price (Dollars per Gallon) 3.534 .. U.S. 3.468 … East Coast 3.700 …. New England 3.756 …. Central Atlantic 3.230 …. Lower Atlantic 3.374 … Midwest 2.915 … Gulf Coast 3.539 … Rocky Mountain 4.592…

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Urology of Greater Atlanta Data Breach Notice to Consumers

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Andean Bear Cubs Born at Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute

After an eight-year hiatus, the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute (NZCBI) in Washington, D.C., is celebrating the birth of two Andean bears. The cubs were born Nov. 15 to first-time parents, 3-year-old mother Brienne and 9-year-old father Quito….

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Barro Colorado Island Research Station in Panama Celebrates Upcoming 100th Birthday With Exhibition at the National Museum of Natural History

The Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) has opened its first bilingual exhibition at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. “Barro Colorado Island: 100 Years of Discovery and Wonder,” STRI’s first major exhibition on the National Mall,…

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New From JWST: An Exoplanet Atmosphere as Never Seen Before

The JWST just scored another first: a detailed molecular and chemical portrait of a distant world’s skies.   The telescope’s array of highly sensitive instruments was trained on the atmosphere of a “hot Saturn”—a planet about as massive as Saturn…

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