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The cooling towers at the disused coal-fired Didcot power station in Oxfordshire, England are demolished Sunday Aug. 18, 2019. Demolition work began on the remains of the coal-fired power station where four workers were killed when it collapsed several years ago. (Steve Parsons/PA via AP)
Demolition levels UK power plant once named a top eyesoreA British power station once voted one of the country's ugliest sights has been mostly destroyed in a controlled demolition
The Associated Press13 hours ago
38 Minutes Before Epstein Story Broke, It Was on 4ChanABC News reporter Aaron Katersky was the first to tweet about Jeffrey Epstein's death, at 8:54am on Saturday. But it turns out he didn't break the news. BuzzFeed reports that at 8:16am, a post was made on 4chan that read "dont ask me how I know, but Epstein...
Newser1 day ago
FILE - In this March 16, 1946, file photo, the natives of Bikini Atoll, Marshall Islands, gather in the open for their last church service before being transferred by the U.S. Navy to Rongerik Atoll, 109 miles away. A Texas-based company is facing criticism for naming a beer after the location of nuclear tests that resulted in the contamination of a Pacific island chain, a report said. Manhattan Project Beer Company is under scrutiny by Marshall Islanders who were exposed to high levels of radiation by U.S. government research from 1946 to 1958, The Pacific Daily News reported Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019. The government and residents of the Republic of the Marshall Islands have objected to the company's beer named Bikini Atoll, an area of the island chain that remains uninhabitable. (AP Photo/File)
Beer named for Pacific island nuke test site draws criticismTexas-based company faces criticism after naming beer after site of U.S. nuclear tests that caused Marshall Islands contamination
The Associated Press1 day ago
The charred wreckage of a private plane is seen in a field near the Industrial Canal and New Orleans Lakefront airport, in New Orleans, Friday, Aug. 16, 2019. The city said on its "Nola Ready" website that firefighters, emergency medical services and the police responded to the fatal crash Friday afternoon. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Reporter ID'd in New Orleans small plane crashA New Orleans TV journalist and the pilot of a small plane are dead after their aircraft went down Friday in a field near a city airport
The Associated Press2 days ago
The charred wreckage of a private plane is seen in a field near the Industrial Canal and New Orleans Lakefront airport, in New Orleans, Friday, Aug. 16, 2019. The city said on its "Nola Ready" website that firefighters, emergency medical services and the police responded to the fatal crash Friday afternoon. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
The Latest: Reporter ID'd in New Orleans small plane crashA New Orleans journalist and the pilot of a small plane are dead after their aircraft went down near an airport in the city
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - In this May 1, 2019, file photo, a person walks past a Google sign in San Francisco. Google employees are calling on the company to pledge it won’t work with U.S. Customs and Border Protection or Immigration and Customs Enforcement _ the latest in a year full of political and social pushback from the tech giant’s workforce. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
Google employees call for pledge not to work with ICEHundreds of Google employees are calling on the company to pledge it won't work with U.S. Customs and Border Protection or ICE _ the latest in a year full of political and social pushback from the tech giant's workforce
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE – In this June 26, 2018 file photo, a Nissan Leaf charges at a recharge station while parked by the Denver City County Building in downtown Denver. The Colorado Air Quality Control Commission approved a new regulation on Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, requiring that at least 5% of the vehicles sold in the state by 2023 emit zero pollution. The rule approved Friday by the state Air Quality Control Commission applies to auto manufactures, not buyers. It's intended to boost the number of electric vehicles in a state struggling to control air pollution in heavily populated areas. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
Colorado OKs electric car requirement to fight air pollutionColorado is tightening its air quality regulations, requiring 5% of vehicles sold in the state by 2023 emit zero pollution
The Associated Press2 days ago
Amazon: Facial recognition program for cops detects emotionAmazon has announced that its facial recognition program used by one Washington state police agency can now detect emotion, generating concerns from privacy advocates
The Associated Press2 days ago
Elizabethton Deputy Fire Chief Steve Murray looks over the crash site, Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, of a plane that Dale Earnhardt Jr., his wife and daughter and two pilots and a dog were on when it crash landed Thursday at the Elizabethton Municipal Airport in Elizabethton, Tenn., Friday, Aug. 16, 2019. Earnhardt Jr. will take the weekend off from broadcasting to be with his wife and daughter after the crash near Bristol Motor Speedway. (David Crigger/Bristol Herald Courier via AP)
Investigators: Earnhardt's plane bounced, went off runwayInvestigators: Earnhardt's plane bounced during crash, ended up on Tennessee highway
The Associated Press2 days ago
In this Jan. 4, 2015 file photo, the computer, modem and intranet network cabling belonging to Rafael Antonio Broche Moreno sits on a desk at his home in Havana. After weeks of complaints and resistance, Cuban videogame players will have their home grown street intranet absorbed by the Cuban State, after a new law approved on July 2019. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa, File)
Cuban state to absorb underground video-gamers' networkAfter weeks of resistance from Cuban video gamers, the island's state-run computer organization will absorb the services of an offline street network that for more than a decade extended privately in Havana
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - In this Tuesday, May 14, 2019, file photo, Jimmy Kimmel attends the Walt Disney Television 2019 upfront at Tavern on The Green in New York. Kimmel’s network, ABC, has been ordered on  Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, to pay a $395,000 fine for misuse of the the sound of the emergency alert system that is used to warn people of actual emergencies, such as floods and fire. ABC is one of four media organizations fined for using the sound on their broadcasts. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
FCC fines networks for wrongly using emergency alert systemFederal regulators have fined four media organizations for improperly using the government's emergency alert signal when there was no emergency
The Associated Press2 days ago
In this Aug. 8, 2019 photo, the anchoring system for a microphone is prepared for installation in the Santa Barbara Channel off Southern California. The system, sponsored by the Benioff Ocean Initiative at University of California, Santa Barbara, will allow the scientists to inform ships about the presence of whales in the area. (Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times via AP)
California sound system tries to keep whales and ships apartScientists have installed an underwater sound system they hope will reduce collisions between whales and ships in the Santa Barbara Channel off Southern California
The Associated Press2 days ago
Can Tokyo's efficient rail system handle Olympic strain?Tokyo's famous and efficient rail system is likely to be stressed during next year's Olympics.
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - In this May 1, 2019, file photo, a person walks past a Google sign in San Francisco. Google employees are calling on the company to pledge it won’t work with U.S. Customs and Border Protection or Immigration and Customs Enforcement _ the latest in a year full of political and social pushback from the tech giant’s workforce. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
Google employees call for pledge not to work with ICEHundreds of Google employees are calling on the company to pledge it won't work with U.S. Customs and Border Protection or ICE _ the latest in a year full of political and social pushback from the tech giant's workforce
The Associated Press2 days ago
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