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Apple & Friends Pay $415M for ‘No-Poaching’ Pact

U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh has approved a $415 million settlement offer by Apple, Google, Adobe and Intel in a Silicon Valley class-action lawsuit alleging that 64,000 tech workers were defrauded by the tech giants conspiring in secret “no-poaching” agreements to suppress tech workers’ wages in “The Valley.”

Coast Guardsmen from Station South Padre Island, Texas, catch and detain Mexican nationals aboard a lancha after crews in Coast Guard aircraft spotted them fishing illegally in U.S. territorial waters Friday, May 1, 2015. U.S. Coast Guard photo

More Pirate Fishing Off the Texas Coast!

In a Saturday story from Breitbart Texas, you read about a tough new bill being pushed by the Texas congressional delegation to combat illegal fishing in the Gulf of Mexico. The need for that law was proven again on Friday, as not one, but two Mexican Lanchas were seized in US waters for poaching with illegal long lines and gill nets.

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Bomb-Sniffing Elephants? Not So Nutty, Says U.S. Army

Dogs, bees, rats, and even dolphins and sea lions have been used to help sniff out explosives throughout most of the world. Recently, elephants have been added to that list as researchers in South Africa have teamed up with the U.S. Army to train these massive yet gentle mammals help them detect TNT; a common explosive material found in land mines.

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Apple Accused of ‘Poaching’ Again

Apple Inc. on Friday leaked that the iconic smartphone maker is on a crash program to design an electric vehicle and is bidding big bucks to recruit Tesla employees. Court filings also disclose that electric-car battery maker A123 Systems is suing Apple for illegally poaching top engineers to build a large-scale battery division.