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An H-2B rocket carrying the Kounotori 7 cargo spacecraft lifts off from Tanegashima Space Center in the southwestern Japan prefecture of Kagoshima, early Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018. The unmanned Japanese space capsule is heading to the International Space Station with 5,500 kilograms (12,000 pounds) of cargo including food, experiments and new batteries. (Kyodo News via AP)
Japanese supply ship heads to space station after delaysAn unmanned Japanese space capsule is heading to the International Space Station with 5,500 kilograms of cargo including food, experiments and new batteries
The Associated Press14 hours ago
FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2015, file photo, Keenin Ide, left, of Hilo, Hawaii, and Medea Yankova, of Sofia, Bulgaria, sit near Hilo Bay in Hilo, Hawaii. The Big Island visitors bureau and Hawaii County have launched a campaign that aims to create a more conscientious tourism industry on the Big Island. The Island of Hawaii Visitors Bureau Executive Director Ross Birch and county Managing Director Will Okabe presented the new "Pono Pledge" at a Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, event, the Hawaii Tribune-Herald reported.  (AP Photo/Caleb Jones, File)
Campaign calls on Hawaii island tourists to be respectfulThe Big Island visitors bureau and Hawaii County have launched a campaign that aims to create a more conscientious tourism industry on the Big Island
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Key Order Floats Around White House, 'Author Unknown'President Trump is about to hit America's tech giants with federal antitrust probes, if a newly leaked document holds any water—and it may not hold any water at all, the Washington Post reports. Revealed Friday by Bloomberg , the draft executive order would empower federal agencies to investigate Google, Facebook,...
Newser17 hours ago
Columbia Gas to cover losses related to gas disasterAuthorities say Columbia Gas has agreed to compensate its customers for all losses related to a gas disaster in Massachusetts' Merrimack Valley
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FILE In this file photo taken on Wednesday, April 11, 2018, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin smiles before Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev's annual report on country's economic and social development in the State Duma, the Lower House of the Russian Parliament, in Moscow, Russia. Rogozin said Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018 that Russia wouldn't accept a second-tier role in a NASA-led plan to build an outpost near the moon, but his spokesman quickly clarified that Russia is staying in the project. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin, File)
Russian space chief: No '2nd-tier status' with NASA outpostRussia's space agency chief has warned that it wouldn't accept a second-tier role in a NASA-led plan to build an outpost near the moon, but Roscosmos spokesman quickly clarified that Russia is staying in the project
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Myanmar refugees evacuated from squalid Omaha apartmentsAbout 500 refugees have been relocated from a Nebraska apartment complex after units were deemed unlivable
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In this June 14, 2018, photo gasoline prices are displayed on a pump at Sheetz along the Interstate 85 and 40 corridor near Burlington, N.C.  America's rediscovered prowess in oil production is shaking up old notions about the impact of higher crude prices on the U.S. economy. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
Rising oil prices haven't hurt the US economy so farAn old bogeyman, higher oil prices, may still be scary but doesn't have the same power to hurt the US economy
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE- In this Sept. 5, 2018, file photo conspiracy theorist Alex Jones speaks outside of the Dirksen building of Capitol Hill after listening to Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee on 'Foreign Influence Operations and Their Use of Social Media Platforms' on Capitol Hill in Washington. You won’t be able use PayPal anymore to buy fluoride-free toothpaste or a bottle of The Real Red Pill Plus from right-wing conspiracy promulgator Alex Jones. The digital payments company is the latest platform to ditch Jones and his Infowars site, which along with conspiracy theories peddles “I Stand With Trump” t-shirts, Wake Up America coffee, dietary supplements and survival food., Friday, Sept. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
PayPal is the latest platform to ditch Alex Jones, InfowarsPayPal is the latest platform to ditch Jones and his Infowars site, which along with conspiracy theories peddles "I Stand With Trump" t-shirts, Wake Up America coffee, dietary supplements and survival food
The Associated Press1 day ago
2 killed when small plane crashes near Missouri airportA man and his adult son were killed when their small plane crashed near an unlit Missouri airport, even as the pilot's fiancee tried to guide in the plane with a flashlight
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PayPal Pulling Plug on Alex Jones' InfoWarsAnother day, another digital banishment for Alex Jones and InfoWars. This time, it's PayPal, which informed InfoWars of the ban on Thursday, saying the site violated "acceptable use policy" by promoting "hate," The Verge reports. Among other digital platforms that have recently banned Jones—infamous for promoting conspiracy theories, harassing...
Newser1 day ago
FILE- This April 26, 2017, file photo shows the Twitter app on a smartphone in Philadelphia. Twitter says it found a software bug that may have sent some private messages to the wrong people. But the company says the problem specifically involved direct messages or protected tweets sent to businesses and other accounts overseen by software developers. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Twitter finds software privacy bug affecting direct messagesTwitter says a bug might have caused private messages and protected tweets from some users to be mistakenly sent to developers who were not the intended recipients
The Associated Press1 day ago
This Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, booking photo released by the Jackson County Sheriff shows William Gregory Douglas, of Cave Junction, Oregon, at the Jackson County Jail in Medford, Ore. The FBI arrested Douglas, who they say threatened to kill YouTube employees and specifically threatened the CEO of the company, telling her he's coming for her and that she should pray. Douglas faces charges of cyberstalking and transmission of threats in interstate commerce to injure another. (Jackson County Sheriff via AP)
FBI arrests Oregon man over alleged YouTube threatsThe FBI has arrested an Oregon man who they say threatened to kill YouTube employees and specifically threatened the CEO of the company, telling her he's coming for her and that she should pray
The Associated Press1 day ago
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