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Climate scientists try to cut their own carbon footprints

For years, Kim Cobb was the Indiana Jones of climate science. The Georgia Tech professor flew to the caves of Borneo to study ancient and current climate conditions. She jetted to a remote South Pacific island to see...

SpaceX delivers 'mighty mice,' worms, robot to space station

A SpaceX cargo ship has arrived at the International Space Station, delivering “mighty mice,” worms and a smart, empathetic robotBy MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace WriterDecember 8, 2019, 11:48 AM2 min read A SpaceX cargo ship arrived at the International...

French activists use Macron portraits to urge climate action

French activists have waved stolen portraits of President Emmanuel Macron at a protest to try to push France to do more to fight climate changeDecember 8, 2019, 11:22 AM2 min read French environmental activists brandished stolen portraits of President...

Minister: Brazil can't stop deforestation without help

Brazil's environment minister says the country can’t stop deforestation in the Amazon without the help of rich nationsBy DOROTHEE THIESING, HELENA ALVES and MARCELO DE SOUSA Associated PressDecember 8, 2019, 10:15 AM3 min read Brazil can’t stop deforestation in...

Venice tide barriers pass another test but skeptics remain

Floated along by barge , one of the 10-ton barriers designed to relieve Venice’s perennial flooding looks like a giant plaything: an oversized hinged yellow Lego. Central to the plan to protect the city, some or all of...

Nobel science laureates stress urgency of addressing climate

   Three of this year's Nobel Prize laureates say addressing climate change is of great importanceBy DAVID KEYTON and JIM HEINTZ Associated PressDecember 7, 2019, 10:21 AM2 min read Three of this year's Nobel Prize laureates say addressing climate...

State AGs look to head off T-Mobile-Sprint deal in court

A high-drama telecom deal is heading to court. T-Mobile, in its attempt to buy Sprint for $26.5 billion, has already notched approvals from key federal regulators. Now it must convince a...

Attorney suggests $190 million damages in Elon Musk lawsuit

An attorney has told a Los Angeles jury it would be reasonable to award $190 million in damages to a British cave explorer who is suing Elon Musk for allegedly branding him as a pedophile during a Twitter...

Russian supply ship lifts off to International Space Station

An uncrewed Russian supply ship carrying tons of supplies to the International Space Station has blasted off to the orbiting laboratoryDecember 6, 2019, 9:52 AM1 min read An unmanned Russian supply ship carrying tons of supplies to the International...

Uber reports more than 3,000 sexual assaults on 2018 rides

In a long anticipated safety report, ride-sharing giant Uber says more than 3,000 sexual assaults were reported during its UBy RACHEL LERMAN and BARBARA ORTUTAY Associated PressDecember 6, 2019, 7:52 AM4 min read Uber, as part of a ...
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Strictly Come Dancing: Chris Ramsey is eliminated in the semi-finals

Chris Ramsey became the latest celebrity eliminated from Strictly Come Dancing on Sunday night, narrowly missing out on...
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WWE legend Stacy Kiebler, George Clooney’s ex-girlfriend, reveals her and husband Jared Pobre are expecting third child

WWE legendary diva Stacy Keibler is expecting her third child with husband Jared Pobre. The 40-year-old actress, model and retired wrestler shared the news...

Racial incident mars Manchester derby

A video circulating on social media appeared to show a fan making abusive gestures towards United players during their team's 2-1 victory in...

Josh Duhamel, 47, steps out with girlfriend Audra Mari, 26… after finalizing divorce from Fergie

He finalized his divorce from Fergie late last month, more than two years since they announced the end of their eight year marriage. And...

Infants buried 2,100 years ago given ‘skull helmets’ made from bones of OTHER children to protect them in the afterlife

BABIES in ancient South America were buried wearing helmets made from human skulls to protect them in the afterlife, a researcher has said. Archaeologists...