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California Governor Orders Major Greenhouse Gas Cuts by 2030

California Governor Jerry Brown issued an executive order on Wednesday to cut the state's greenhouse gas emissions to 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030, his office said in a statement.<p>The new target is "the most aggressive benchmark enacted by any government in North America to reduce dangerous …

(Update: same for One Mini) The one-year old HTC One Mini 2 won’t be getting Lollipop

<b>Update, May 4:</b> Unsurprisingly, the original One Mini, released in 2013, will not be receiving the Lollipop either, as per HTC.<p><b>Original post, May 2:</b><p>The One Mini 2 is yet to celebrate its first anniversary (it was officially launched on May 15, 2014), but HTC is eager to make it forgotten, at least …

Mobile Technology

The Latest on Nepal: Diarrhea fears in worst-hit quake areas

10:10 a.m. (0425 GMT)<p>Nepal's health secretary says there have been reports of people being hit by diarrhea in several districts in remote mountain …

Natural Disasters

This roasted duck hummus will have you re-thinking Jewish cuisine

The Passover menu at Chef Alon Shaya’s eponymous New Orleans restaurant takes a decidedly modern twist on traditional dishes that date back centuries. His maror — the bitter herb, usually horseradish, meant to recall the bitterness of enslaved Jews — is made with escarole, chicory, endive and …

United to offer free booze, 3-course meals on international flights

Hoping the best way to win a passenger’s loyalty is through their stomachs, United will expand its coach meal service and begin offering free beer and wine on international flights.<p>Beginning June 1, the airline will offer a “hearty three-course service” meal that begins with cheese and crackers, …

Ice Cream

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Yu’s next smartphone is coming May 12 with Cyanogen OS 12

If it wasn’t clear by now, Micromax <i>really</i> wants to beat Xiaomi at its own game. The phone maker launched the sub-brand Yu last year to emulate Xiaomi’s business model in India. The first Yu device is the Yureka, a 5.5-inch HD device costing Rs. 8,999 (the equivalent of $140) and running Cyanogen OS …

2 More Women Accuse Bill Cosby of Sexual Assault

The list continues to grow.<p>Two more women, including an actress who had appeared on <i>The Cosby Show</i>, came forward with new accusations against Bill …

Crustacean shells rival plastics for keeping food fresh - study - TRFN

ROME, Jan 13 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Packaging made from recycled crustacean shells could reduce the need for plastic wrappings to preserve fresh vegetables, reduce oil consumption and give food a longer shelf-life, a Spanish study said.<p>Chitosan, a bioplastic made by isolating organic matter …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Skincare<p>It's actually not as hard as you'd think.<p>By Adam Hurly3 days agoView More<p>Sales<p>There’s still time to score big.<p>19 Photos3 days agoView …

Lifestyle