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KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — Researchers and Florida Keys wildlife managers are scheduling public workshops to discuss goals for an endangered deer species unique to the island chain.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has dramatically improved the accuracy of its ballistic missiles by using laser systems, its defense minister said Monday.
VANCOUVER, BC and HOUSTON, TX -- (Marketwired) — 12/09/13 -- LCTI Low Carbon Technologies International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: LWCTF), a diversified company focused on the Clean-tech, Construction, Energy & Energy Efficiency, Environmental, Mining and Real Estate business sectors, announced today that the company generated over $6 million in revenue in 2013, up 72% from last year. We were EBITDA positive for the year, and achieved $1.2 million in the fourth quarter alone.
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 9, 2013--AECOM Technology Corporation (NYSE: ACM), a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for public and private clients in more than 140 countries around the world, announced today that a joint venture in which it participates was awarded a US$285.8-million contract by Thames Water to rebuild Deephams Sewage Treatment Works, one of London’s largest sewage works facilities.
BEIJING (AP) — China has expressed regret over South Korea's expansion of its air defense zone that partially overlaps with a similar zone declared by Beijing.
NEW YORK (AP) — Traders appear less concerned about the possibility the Federal Reserve will pull back its stimulus soon. That's because hiring is now showing consistent strength. Stocks rose sharply Friday after the government reported a fourth straight month of solid U.S. job gains. The Dow closed up nearly 199 points. The S&P 500 rose 20 points. And the Nasdaq climbed 29 points. Futures point to gains at this morning's opening.
OCHOPEE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say an endangered Florida panther has been found dead of a suspected gunshot wound on federal land.
LONDON (AP) — Eight major tech giants have called for tighter controls on government surveillance, joining forces to argue there should be reforms in the way the United States snoops on people.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A police spokesman in South Africa says that "thousands" of police officers will be on hand for a ceremony honoring Nelson Mandela in a Soweto soccer stadium.
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's trade surplus narrowed in October as import growth outstripped that of exports, a traditional mainstay of Europe's biggest economy.
Judging by the statistics, the BCS national championship game between Auburn and Florida State offers something for fans of all tastes.
A cold front and storm system remains to our north and high pressure dominates our forecast. With a south flow of air continuing our high temperatures will remain well above normal. Yesterday we were over 10 degrees above normal and one degree from tying a record. Today we will again be in the low to mid 80's across the Suncoast. No chance for rain today or tomorrow.
MIAMI (AP) — Florida's election procedures are again facing national scrutiny.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A storm that crept across the country bringing snow, ice and miserable road conditions is heading toward New England as more wintry weather was expected to persist in making it hard on air travelers.
(StatePoint) Frequent and bothersome gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms are more common than you may think. While estimates may vary, five percent to 15 percent of adults in the United States may be affected by chronic GI conditions, such as irritable bowel syndrome with constipation (IBS-C) or chronic idiopathic constipation (CIC).
(Family Features) - Christmas tree-related fires are too often a sad part of holiday news coverage.
NEW YORK (AP) — A majority of business economists believe the Federal Reserve will begin to pull back on its massive economic stimulus program early next year, according to a recent survey.
NEW YORK (AP) — A cockroach possessing powers to withstand harsh winter cold and never seen before in the United States has invaded New York City.
CHESHIRE, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 8, 2013--Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALXN) today announced that researchers presented data from clinical trials demonstrating the clinical benefits of chronic Soliris ® (eculizumab) treatment in patients with atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS) as well as new patient registry data providing further insight into optimal care for patients with paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH) at the American Society of Hematology (ASH) 55th Annual Meeting and Exposition in New Orleans. Data included:
UNDATED (AP) — For days, temperatures have plunged across a large portion of the United States, accompanied by a storm system that's brought sleet, snow, ice or a combination of all three. The weather has been a factor in several deaths, and has also caused treacherous travel conditions and numerous flight cancellations.
ST. GEORGE, S.C. (AP) — In a state with an appetite for alcohol, a Charleston distiller is using sugar cane grown in South Carolina to make a rum not widely produced in the United States.