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Protections rejected for American pika, other species

Federal officials on Tuesday rejected greater protections for four species including the rabbit-like American pika, which researchers warn is disappearing from areas of the Western U.S. as climate change alters its mountain ...

dateSep 13, 2016 in Ecology
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Officials skeptical $57M fish project will work

A group of Montana and federal wildlife officials has expressed opposition to a $57 million concrete dam and fish bypass that the U.S. government says would help an ancient and endangered fish species in the Yellowstone River.

dateAug 11, 2016 in Ecology
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'Sextortion,' a new cyber crime, is common: study

Sextortion—using nude photos of someone to press for even racier content or other goods—is surprisingly common, a US think tank says in what it calls the first in-depth study of another danger lurking in cyberspace.

dateMay 11, 2016 in Security
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FBI paid over $1 mn for iPhone hack

The Federal Bureau of Investigation paid hackers more than $1 million to break into the iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino attackers, director James Comey said Thursday.

dateApr 21, 2016 in Security
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