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May 21, 2010: A chemical engineer holds up a test-tube of biofuel at Oleoplan factory in Passo Fundo, 186 miles southwest of Porto Alegre, Brazil. (Reuters)

Biofuels produced from waste products left from harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline in terms of carbon emissions, according to a $500,000 study paid for by the federal government and published in the journal Nature Climate Change.

The study said biofuels made with corn residue release seven percent more greenhouse gases than traditional gasoline.

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Is gasoline greener than biofuels?
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May 21, 2010: A chemical engineer holds up a test-tube of biofuel at Oleoplan factory in Passo Fundo, 186 miles southwest of Porto Alegre, Brazil. (Reuters)

Biofuels produced from waste products left from harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline in terms of carbon emissions, according to a $500,000 study paid for by the federal government and published in the journal Nature Climate Change.

The study said biofuels made with corn residue release seven percent more greenhouse gases than traditional gasoline.

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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – At Texas A&M University in Corpus Christi, a helicopter drone hovers menacingly over a robot vehicle. The vehicle tries to evade the drone, turning right and left – surging forward and backward. Like an angry wasp, the drone swoops back and forth, staying directly in front of the robot – exactly one meter away, one meter off the ground.  

And it does it all without a human at the controls.

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MercyMe lead singer Bart Millard opened up Tuesday about his abusive father and how faith saved his family.

Millard said his father was abusive until he became a Christian.

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"I lived with my father, who was abusive, and it wasn't until he came out with cancer my freshman year of high school that his life turned around," Millard told Fox News' Lauren Green.

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Dec. 2, 2012: Afghan security forces patrol the site where Taliban suicide bombers attacked a joint U.S.-Afghan air base in Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan.AP

The Obama administration is considering dropping the number of troops in Afghanistan after 2014 to far fewer than 10,000, which is the minimum Pentagon officials say they need to train Afghan forces.

A U.S. official confirmed to Fox News Monday that a range of options fewer than 10,000 troops are being considered but nothing has been decided.

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This image was included in a letter sent from the Ukraine government to the OSCE, purporting to show a Russian soldier in eastern Ukraine.

The State Department is vouching for photographic "evidence" that purports to show Russian special forces in eastern Ukraine, despite Vladimir Putin's claims that his operatives are not behind the unrest. 

Ukraine's government has been circulating images over the last several days to international organizations, claiming they show "Russian sabotage-reconnaissance groups" at work in two eastern Ukrainian towns.

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Most voters say ObamaCare will play an important role in their vote in this year’s elections, and over half are more inclined to back the candidate who opposes the health care law.

That’s according to a Fox News poll released Monday.

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The new poll asks voters what they would do if the only difference between two congressional candidates is that one promises to fight for the health care law and the other promises to fight against it.

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Most voters say ObamaCare will play an important role in their vote in this year’s elections, and over half are more inclined to back the candidate who opposes the health care law.

That’s according to a Fox News poll released Monday.

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The new poll asks voters what they would do if the only difference between two congressional candidates is that one promises to fight for the health care law and the other promises to fight against it.

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This image was included in a letter sent from the Ukraine government to the OSCE, purporting to show a Russian soldier in eastern Ukraine.

The State Department is vouching for photographic "evidence" that purports to show Russian special forces in eastern Ukraine, despite Vladimir Putin's claims that his operatives are not behind the unrest. 

Ukraine's government has been circulating images over the last several days to international organizations, claiming they show "Russian sabotage-reconnaissance groups" at work in two eastern Ukrainian towns.

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A Democrat and Republican on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee agreed Sunday that Russian President Vladimir Putin has ignored U.S. and European pleas to withdraw military troops from Ukraine and called for tougher economic sanctions, following a deadly shootout this weekend.

"I don't think Putin really believes we're going to punish them in that way," Tennessee GOP Sen. Bob Corker, the committee's senior Republican member, said on NBC's "Meet the Press.

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