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Motorway roadworks speed limit could be increased

Speed limits for motorway roadworks could be raised in England under plans aimed at reducing congestion. Currently the normal speed for such stretches of road is 50mph (80km/h). But trials carried out by Highways England found drivers’ heart rates were lower when they drove at 55mph (88km/h) and 60mph (96km/h) through roadworks. The government-owned company said the new limits could come into effect in some areas this year, but unions warn it would put motorway workers at risk. Learners can drive on motorways from 2018 Highways England recruited 36 participants ...

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Scientists Detect Massive Caverns on Moon That Could House Colony

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. If humans are going to live someplace other than Earth, the moon seems like a good option. It’s nearby and could serve as a launchpad for missions to other locations in the solar system. Scientists have long wondered if shadowy crevasses on the lunar surface could be entrances to caverns that could serve as a home for future colonists. New data from Japanese and US researchers indicates such caverns do exist. The moon is a ...

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How much could Colin Kaepernick win in his collusion case against the NFL?

Jeffrey Toobin: Collusion is difficult to prove Colin Kaepernick isn’t playing this season, and that’s costing him millions. Kaepernick had started the National Anthem protests that are now roiling the NFL. He hasn’t been signed by a team since. In a grievance filed against the league, he alleges that NFL teams colluded not to sign him due to his controversial protest. Whether he isn’t playing because of his politics or his playing ability is debatable. But the fact is, Kaepernick made $ 14.3 million with the San Francisco 49ers in ...

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Carrying acid in public could lead to six months in jail

Media playback is unsupported on your device People caught twice carrying acid in public should receive a mandatory six-month prison sentence, the Home Office has proposed. It is aimed at curbing the number of acid attacks committed, which has more than doubled in five years. Home Secretary Amber Rudd said she intended to ban the sales of corrosive substances to under-18s. Survivor Adele Bellis told BBC Radio 5 live that those who carry out acid attacks should face a life sentence. Between November 2016 and April 2017 there were 408 ...

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Yellowstone Supervolcano Could Erupt Sooner Than Expected

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Yellowstone National Park is currently a placid and majestic landscape, but lurking beneath the surface is a supervolcano that wreaks widespread havoc whenever it awakens. Scientists have long expected it would take centuries for Yellowstone to transition to an active volcano again, but now they’re cutting that timeline down to as little as a few decades. The Yellowstone Caldera has erupted three times over the last 2.1 million years. It would have been a perilous ...

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Western Digital Reveals MAMR Technology That Could Allow 40TB Hard Drives

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The capacity of solid state drives (SSDs) has been advancing steadily on traditional spinning hard drives over the last few years, and drive manufacturers haven’t been certain how much longer spinning drives could remain in the lead. Western Digital just surprised the storage industry by announcing its upcoming Microwave Assisted Magnetic Recording (MAMR) technology, which could keep the price per gigabyte of spinning drives lower than SSDs for at least the next decade. The odds ...

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Here's why airfares to Hawaii could get cheaper

5 stunning stats about airlines Flying to Hawaii could get cheaper soon. Southwest Airlines announced plans to start service to the vacation destination. The low-fare airline has been unable to reach the island state until now because it was beyond the reach of the Boeing 737 jets that has made up its fleet. But earlier this month it became the first U.S. carrier to take delivery of the new Boeing 737 Max, a longer range version of Boeing’s workhorse single aisle jet. Boeing(BA) and Southwest(LUV) must wait for FAA approval ...

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Why Trump says his tax plan could mean a '$4,000 pay raise' for the middle class

These popular tax breaks could be on the chopping block On Wednesday evening, President Trump again pitched the Republican tax reform framework. He sought to make the case that changes to the corporate tax code will be good for the middle class. Among his assertions: Encouraging U.S. companies to bring their foreign-earned profits back home will put money in the pockets of average workers. “My Council of Economic Advisers estimates that this change … would likely give the typical American household a $ 4,000 pay raise,” Trump said in a ...

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Source: WR Adams clears protocol, could play

3:04 PM ET A little more than a week after he was taken off the field on a gurney, Green Bay Packers wide receiver Davante Adams has been cleared from the concussion protocol and expects to play Sunday, a source told ESPN on Saturday. The source said Adams was cleared shortly before the Packers boarded their plane for Dallas, where they will face the Cowboys on Sunday. Teams have learned to power through after big injuries take down players like the Packers’ Davante Adams, even if everything else tells them ...

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Royal Navy could lose 'fight on beaches' ships in planned cuts

The Royal Navy could lose its ability to assault enemy-held beaches under plans being considered in the Ministry of Defence, BBC Newsnight understands. Two specialist landing ships – HMS Albion and Bulwark – would be taken out of service under the proposals. The plan – part of a package of cost-cutting measures – has caused alarm among senior Royal Marine officers. The MoD told the BBC that no decisions have been made yet and that discussion of options was “pure speculation”. It is understood the head of the Royal Navy, ...

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