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Boffins find evidence Atlantic Ocean has started closing – Register



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Boffins find evidence Atlantic Ocean has started closing
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On November 1st, 1755, the Portuguese capital Lisbon experienced a very nasty earthquake. Up to 100,000 people died and much of the city was destroyed. A Portuguese scientist working in Australia now says the earthquake was caused by an 'embryonic 
North America most likely to collide with Europe – DuarteInSerbia News
Researchers find 'embryonic' subduction zone off the coast of PortugalScience Recorder
Geologists Find Tectonic Fault that Could Move North America Toward EuropeUniversity Herald
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Weyerhaeuser to purchase Longview Timber for $2.6B – HeraldNet



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Weyerhaeuser to purchase Longview Timber for $2.6B
HeraldNet
NEW YORK — Weyerhaeuser, a U.S. real-estate investment trust that owns timberland, agreed to buy Longview Timber for $2.65 billion including debt from affiliates of Brookfield Asset Management in the third-largest forestry acquisition in North America.
Weyerhaeuser Plans to Boost Forest HoldingsWall Street Journal
Weyerhaeuser To Buy Longview Timber In $2.65 Bln Deal, Names Doyle NASDAQ
UPDATE 2-Brookfield to sell assets to Weyerhaeuser, KapStone for $3.68 blnReuters
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Iraq uncovers al-Qaeda ‘chemical weapons plot’ – BBC News



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Iraq uncovers al-Qaeda 'chemical weapons plot'
BBC News
The authorities in Iraq say they have uncovered an al-Qaeda plot to use chemical weapons, as well as to smuggle them to Europe and North America. Defence ministry spokesman Mohammed al-Askari said five men had been arrested after military
Iraq forces raid suspected terror cell making chemicals for gas weaponsCNN
Iraq Says It Broke Up Terrorist Group Planning Gas AttacksBusinessweek
Iraq busts al Qaeda chemical weapon plotZee News
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Insight: Pork industry hunts for deadly pig virus – Reuters



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Insight: Pork industry hunts for deadly pig virus
Reuters
By P.J. Huffstutter. Chicago | Tue May 28, 2013 3:11pm EDT. Chicago (Reuters) – The sudden and widespread appearance of a swine virus deadly to young pigs – one never before seen in North America – is raising questions about the bio-security shield
Pig virus spreads across United States hog farmsGlobalPost
Swine virus investigation in ColoradoFowler Tribune
Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea: Don't bring it homePork Magazine

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Scientists sequence Norway spruce DNA. The tree’s genome is LONG – Los Angeles Times



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Scientists sequence Norway spruce DNA. The tree's genome is LONG
Los Angeles Times
Researchers reported Wednesday that they had sequenced the genome of the Norway spruce, a giant evergreen native to Europe that has also been planted widely in parts of North America. Published in the journal Nature, the catalog of the tree's DNA was
The Norway spruce genome sequencedScience Codex
Genomics: A spruce sequenceNature.com
Vancouver lab decodes white spruce's huge genetic codeMetroNews Canada
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With US market share surging, Ford ramps up production capacity – Los Angeles Times



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With US market share surging, Ford ramps up production capacity
Los Angeles Times
Ford Motor Co. is expanding its production capacity to take advantage of the shift in buyer sentiment toward smaller cars and SUVs and for F-series truck sales spurred by the housing market recovery. Ford said it will increase production by about 200,000
Ford adds production in North America to meet new car demandReuters
Ford Boosts North American Production to Meet DemandFox Business
Ford Is Adding Jobs And Skipping Vacations To Keep Up With Surging DemandForbes
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‘Star Trek’ sequel tops weekend box office in North America – Reuters



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'Star Trek' sequel tops weekend box office in North America
Reuters
By Lisa Richwine and Andrea Burzynski. Sun May 19, 2013 4:27pm EDT. (Reuters) – "Star Trek Into Darkness," the newest installment in the classic intergalactic franchise, blasted to the top of movie box office charts with $70.6 million in weekend ticket sales at
Box Office Report: 'Star Trek Into Darkness' Dethrones 'Iron Man 3'RollingStone.com
'Star Trek' Tops Box Office, Transports Well OverseasWall Street Journal
'Great Gatsby' Edges 'Iron Man 3,' 'Star Trek Into Darkness' at Overseas Box OfficeTheWrap
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Deere cuts outlook for the year; shares fall – Chicago Tribune



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Deere cuts outlook for the year; shares fall
Chicago Tribune
Deere & Co. on Wednesday said its second quarter profit inched higher and beat analysts' expectations, but it warned that global financial pressures and the cool, wet weather North America could affect sales the rest of the year. The stock gave up almost 5
Deere Fiscal 2nd-Quarter Profit Rises 2.7%; Lowers Sales OutlookWall Street Journal
Deere lowers sales outlook; shares fallReuters
Deere Cuts Sales Forecast as Wet Weather Slows Construction (2)Businessweek
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US oil boom causing energy upheaval – CNNMoney



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US oil boom causing energy upheaval
CNNMoney
Booming North American oil production is reshaping world markets and will help satisfy the growing thirst for oil in the developing world, according to the International Energy Agency. "North America has set off a supply shock that is sending ripples throughout
WTI Crude Declines a Fourth Day on U.S. Supply GainBloomberg
US shale oil supply shock shifts global power balanceBBC News
North American Oil Production to Dominate World SupplyWall Street Journal
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Groupon Sales Top Estimates as Mobile Boosts Coupon Demand – Bloomberg



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Groupon Sales Top Estimates as Mobile Boosts Coupon Demand
Bloomberg
Groupon Inc. (GRPN), the largest daily deal website, reported first-quarter revenue that surpassed analysts' estimates as increasing use of its mobile applications boosted sales of coupons in North America. Sales rose 7.5 percent to $601.4 million, the
Groupon Q1 Revenue Beats Expectations, Shares RiseForbes
Groupon investors appear to ignore outlookMarketWatch
UPDATE 2-Groupon quarterly results top estimates, shares jumpReuters
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