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US plans to scan workers with secret clearances

U.S. officials say they plan to set up a sweeping system of electronic monitoring that will tap into government, financial and other databases to scan the behavior of many of the 5 million federal employees ...

Mar 10, 2014
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Hundreds of rare primates seized in Indonesia

Hundreds of slow lorises have been seized on Indonesia's Java island as animal smugglers were about to send the protected primates to markets to be sold as pets, officials said on Friday.

Nov 15, 2013
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'Whale Spotting' app seeks to reduce ship strikes (Update)

U.S. federal officials trying to reduce the number of whales that are struck and killed by ships sailing in and out of San Francisco Bay are testing a new smartphone application that could help locate the mammals more accurately.

Sep 18, 2013
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