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US space station delivery on tap after 8-month stoppage

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA hopes to resume commercial shipments this week to the International Space Station, following months of frustrating delay. The last successful U.S. supply run was…

Too much TV as a young adult may harm brain in mid-life: study

Too much television-watching in young adulthood could lead to cognitive problems in mid-life, suggested a study Wednesday that tracked more than 3,000 people for 25 years. People who reported watching…

Volkswagen brand US sales fall nearly 25 percent in November

DETROIT (AP) — Volkswagen's emissions-cheating scandal took a serious bite out of the company's U.S. sales last month. The German automaker reports that November U.S. sales fell almost 25 percent…

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Urgent climate rhetoric must be backed by action, Greenpeace says

Soaring rhetoric from US President Barack Obama & other leaders approximately their deep commitment to fighting climate alter should be taken with a hefty pinch of salt, Greenpeace chief Kumi…

US Expanding Special Operations Force In Iraq

The United States is expanding its special operations force in Iraq to bolster the fight against Islamic State militants, Pentagon chief Ash Carter has said. The special operators will work…

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Amazon releases video showcasing unmanned delivery drones

By Barani Krishnan NEW YORK (Reuters) – Amazon has unveiled what its unmanned drones for package delivery would look like with a video launched on Sunday on the prototype of…

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'Lay down your arms', pope says in divided Central Africa

Pope Francis on Sunday urged the warring factions in Central African Republic to lay down their weapons as he brought a message of peace to a country ravaged by sectarian…

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Insight – On China's fringes, cyber spies raise their game

By Clare Baldwin, James Pomfret & Jeremy Wagstaff HONG KONG/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Almost a year after students ended pro-democracy street protests in Hong Kong, they face an online battle against…

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Weather, flights aid post-Thanksgiving travel efforts

NEW YORK (AP) — Tens of millions of Americans returning home after the long Thanksgiving holiday weekend Sunday had cooperative weather & mostly efficient airport operations to thank for smooth…

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Three killed in shootout at US family planning center

Police on Saturday were questioning a man arrested for allegedly killing three people & wounding nine others when he entered a family planning center in Colorado with a rifle &…