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Alex weakens over Yucatan but to regain storm power

June 27, 2010 7:25 am | by Reuters | Comments

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Alex, the first named storm of the 2010 Atlantic hurricane season, was downgraded to a tropical depression as it moved over the Yucatan peninsula but was likely to regain strength over the Gulf of Mexico later on Sunday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.

Oil spill efforts ramp up as storm eyed anxiously

June 26, 2010 9:25 pm | by Reuters | Comments

GRANDE ISLE, Louisiana (Reuters) - The first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season is posing an uncertain threat to the Gulf of Mexico, even as efforts to contain the worst oil spill in U.S. history are set to ramp up.

Storm threat to oil spill efforts

June 26, 2010 8:26 pm | by Reuters | Comments

GRANDE ISLE, Louisiana (Reuters) - The first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season was on track on Saturday to reach the Gulf of Mexico within days, a potential threat to containment and cleanup of the worst ever U.S. oil spill.

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Storm Alex nears Belize, Yucatan Peninsula

June 26, 2010 7:26 pm | by Reuters | Comments

CANCUN, Mexico (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Alex was close to making landfall in Belize on Saturday as it dumped rain on Guatemala and the Yucatan peninsula, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.

Global wind shifts may have ushered in warmer climate at end of last ice age

June 26, 2010 7:24 pm | by Science Daily | Comments

Scientists still puzzle over how Earth emerged from its last ice age, an event that ushered in a warmer climate and the birth of human civilization. Most scientists say that the trigger, at least initially, was an orbital shift that caused more sunlight to fall across Earth's northern...

Storm Alex to make Mexico landfall soon

June 26, 2010 3:26 pm | by Reuters | Comments

CANCUN, Mexico (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Alex gained speed as it approached Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, where it was expected to make landfall Saturday night before heading into the Gulf of Mexico, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.

Storm threat to U.S. oil spill efforts; US, UK discuss BP

June 26, 2010 3:26 pm | by Reuters | Comments

GRANDE ISLE, Louisiana (Reuters) - The first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season was on track on Saturday to reach the Gulf of Mexico within days, a potential threat to containment and cleanup of the worst ever U.S. oil spill.

Storm a new twist for U.S. oil spill cleanup effort

June 26, 2010 1:27 pm | by Reuters | Comments

GRANDE ISLE, Louisiana (Reuters) - President Barack Obama was expected to focus on the Gulf of Mexico oil spill disaster in talks on Saturday with Britain's new leader, even as the first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season threatened to disrupt containment and cleanup...

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Boehringer Ingelheim announces results of phase III data showing that linagliptin significantly lowered blood glucose with an excellent safety and tolerability profile

June 26, 2010 8:26 am | by Boehringer Ingelheim | Comments

New phase III data demonstrate clinically meaningful improvements in blood glucose control with linagliptin mono- and combination therapy - For non-US healthcare media only

Season's first tropical storm forms in Caribbean

June 26, 2010 2:25 am | by Reuters | Comments

MIAMI (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Alex, the first named storm of the 2010 Atlantic hurricane season, formed on Saturday in the western Caribbean near Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.

Syncrude guilty in 1,600 duck deaths in toxic pond

June 26, 2010 12:25 am | by Reuters | Comments

ST. ALBERT, Alberta (Reuters) - A judge found Syncrude Canada Ltd, Canada's largest oil sands producer, guilty on Friday in the deaths of 1,600 ducks that landed on a toxic Northern Alberta tailings pond in 2008, ruling the company should have had deterrents in place.

Obama, Cameron expected to talk BP spill

June 26, 2010 12:25 am | by Reuters | Comments

TORONTO/MIAMI (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron were expected to discuss London-based BP Plc and the Gulf of Mexico oil spill on Saturday as stormy weather raised fears that clean-up operations could be disrupted.

Aggressive action to reduce soot emissions needed to meet climate change goals, experts say

June 25, 2010 10:24 pm | by Science Daily | Comments

Without aggressive action to reduce soot emissions, the time table for carbon dioxide emission reductions may need to be significantly accelerated in order to achieve international climate policy goals such as those set forth in last December's Copenhagen Accord, according to a new...

New clues suggest wet era on early Mars was global

June 25, 2010 10:24 pm | by Science Daily | Comments

Minerals in northern Mars craters seen by two orbiters suggest that a phase in Mars' early history with conditions favorable to life occurred globally, not just in the south.

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June 25, 2010 2:24 pm | by Reuters | Comments

ST. ALBERT, Alberta (Reuters) - An Alberta judge found Syncrude Canada Ltd, the biggest producer in Canada's oil sands, guilty on Friday on charges stemming from the deaths of 1,600 ducks that landed on a toxic northern Alberta tailings pond in 2008.

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