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Dubai awaits snow-making Heart of Europe transplant

Tallest, biggest, glitziest. Paths to "most" these days also lead to Dubai. Case in point, the Burj Khalifa (829.8m) as the world's tallest building, and another is the fleet of high-end sports cars for the ...

Dec 30, 2014 weblog
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AirAsia disappearance fuels calls for real-time tracking

After the baffling disappearance in March of Flight MH370, critics accused the aviation industry of "dithering" over equipping jets with real-time tracking systems. Now, with another passenger plane lost, the call for action ...

Dec 30, 2014
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Social equity in urban transportation planning

During the 20th century, urban transportation planning in North America was mainly concerned with easing traffic congestion, improving safety and saving time for motorists. These days, most cities' transportation ...

Jan 07, 2015
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Man takes responsibility for drone over White House

A small drone flying low to the ground crashed onto the White House grounds before dawn Monday, triggering a major emergency response and raising fresh questions about security at the presidential mansion. ...

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US settles case over fake Facebook page (Update)

The Justice Department has reached a $134,000 settlement with a New York woman after federal drug agents used information from her cellphone to set up a fake Facebook page in her identity, a tactic that raised privacy concerns ...

Jan 20, 2015
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Las Vegas airport preps for tech-savvy travelers

While the gadgets of the future are only just arriving in Las Vegas for the annual International CES show, officials at the city's main airport are updating a decades-old terminal to cater to legions of tech-savvy ...

Jan 04, 2015
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China mocks hapless 'iPhone armour' smuggler

A man nabbed for attempting to smuggle 94 smartphones into China by strapping them to his body was mocked by amused netizens Tuesday after pictures of his "iPhone armour" went viral.

Jan 13, 2015
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