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Texas’ new rules over fetal remains could attract legal action

Texas’ new rules over fetal remains could attract legal action

The Satanic Temple has severely condemned the Texas Department of Health & Human Services’ new rules that require burial or cremation of aborted fetal remains.

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Spending more time outdoors reduces nearsightedness: study

Spending more time outdoors reduces nearsightedness: study

Those who spend more time outdoors early in their lives receive some additional protection against nearsightedness, a new study published suggested.

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Texas Joins Fight against EPA’s Tighter Standards for Control of Ozone

Texas Joins Fight against EPA’s Tighter Standards for Control of Ozone

Texas recently joined the list of eight states that have sued the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), against EPA’s new ozone emission rule. Several industry trade groups and environmentalists have also gone to court to denounce the agency's new rule for ozone-emissions.

The recent lawsuit by Texas was filed by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton. The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality highlighted that it is the 23rd time when Texas has filed any lawsuit against the EPA since President Obama came into power in January 2009.

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Researchers study common molecular tool kit in living beings

Researchers study common molecular tool kit in living beings

A team of researchers have studied what is described as a common molecular tool kit that is shared by most living beings on the planet.

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Texas Republican Attorney General Set to Tell Court why Gay Marriage should be termed Invalid

Texas Republican Attorney General Set to Tell Court why Gay Marriage should be t

At one place, a newlywed lesbian couple in Texas is celebrating their union. On the other hand, the state’s Republican attorney general is all set to explain to a court as to why it should rule the marriage as invalid.

The marriage license given to two Austin women has now again put Texas under spotlight over gay marriage issue. But the case has not led other same-sex couples to rush to courthouses.

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American Airlines flight from Dallas makes Emergency Landing on Monday

American Airlines flight from Dallas makes Emergency Landing on Monday

An emergency landing has been made by American Airlines flight from Dallas when the pilots sensed an `unusual odor' in the cockpit. The plane was traveling to Cedar Rapids, Iowa, from Dallas-Fort Worth when diverted to Tulsa.

The plane landed safely at Tulsa International Airport, and the 63 passengers and a crew of four were taken to the terminal. Tulsa International Airport spokeswoman Alexis Higgins said that the passengers were asked to get down when airport responders ensure that everybody was ok. The passengers were provided with transportation to the terminal building.

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Largest Strike by US oil workers enters second day

Largest Strike by US oil workers enters second day

A strike, largest since 1980 launched by oil workers at nine refineries entered a second day Monday.

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33% of American Kids Suffer High Cholesterol Level

33% of American Kids Suffer High Cholesterol Level

On analyzing heath records of about 13,000 children, Thomas Seery, a pediatric cardiologist at Texas Children's Hospital, reported increase in cholesterol levels among 33% of American kids aged between nine and 11. This increased rate of cholesterol levels in U.S. kids has raised concerns on health hazards that future generations might face.

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Beyoncé’s Father Missed Child-Support Payments

Beyoncé’s Father Missed Child-Support Payments

Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter, simply known as Beyoncé, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, she performed in various singing and dancing competitions as a child, and rose to fame in the late 1990s.

A latest report states that, Beyonce's father, Mathew Knowles has not paid his child support payment in a couple of months. He has allegedly missed two of his $12,000- child support payments to Alexsandra Wright, who is the mother of a three years old son. The name of Alexsandra Wright's son is Nixon.

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Seahorse, Better than Other Predators in Getting Copepods

Seahorse, Better than Other Predators in Getting Copepods

You must have heard of a copepod, smallest creature of the marine life. Copepod is the creature, which is sensible to fluid movement. It has been said that copepod cannot be easily captured by its predators because copepod has the tendency that it can sense the arrival of its rivals.

Brad Gemmell, a marine biologist at the University of Texas at Austin, said: "When you're a copepod everything in the ocean essentially wants to eat you. They've evolved some pretty impressive ways to avoid being captured by predators".

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