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Supporter and British fashion designer Vivienne Westwood, center, attends a protest against the extradition of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange outside Belmarsh Magistrates Court in London, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020. The U.S. government and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will face off Monday in a high-security London courthouse, a decade after WikiLeaks infuriated American officials by publishing a trove of classified military documents. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
Hero or criminal? Court hears 2 views of WikiLeaks' AssangeA British judge was given two conflicting portraits of Julian Assange as the WikiLeaks founder's long-awaited extradition hearing began Monday in a London court
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Southbound traffic backed up after a bus rolled down an embankment off Interstate 15 in North San Diego County Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, killing several people and injuring others. Emergency crews rescued several people trapped in the wreckage after the bus crashed around 10:20 a.m. on State Route 76, about 45 miles (72 kilometers) north of San Diego, the North County Fire Protection District said. (Don Boomer/The San Diego Union-Tribune via AP)
Feds to investigate California bus rollover that killed 3Federal investigators are sending a team to the scene of a charter bus crash crash that killed three people and injured 18 others on a rain-slicked highway near San Diego
The Associated Press22 hours ago
In this Saturday afternoon, Feb. 22, 2020, photo "Mad" Mike Hughes rocket takes off, with what appears to be a parachute tearing off during its launch near Barstow, Calif. Hughes, a California man who said he wanted to fly to the edge of outer space to see if the world is flat or round has died after his home-built rocket blasted off into the desert sky and plunged back to earth. "Mad" Mike Hughes, 64, was killed on Saturday after his rocket crashed. (Mercedes Blackehart via AP)
Skeptic of world being round dies in California rocket crashA California man who said he wanted to fly to the edge of outer space to see if the world is flat or round has died after his home-built rocket blasted off into the desert sky and plunged back to earth
The Associated Press23 hours ago
Ballot-marking devices, which voting security experts question because a computer marks the paper ballots, are being used for all voters in more than 400 counties in 16 states.
Reliability of pricey new voting machines questionedNearly 1 in 5 U.S. voters will cast ballots this year on devices that look and feel like the discredited paperless voting machines they once used, yet leave a paper record of the vote
The Associated Press1 day ago
California couple who vanished for nearly a week found aliveAn academic couple who vanished during a Valentine's Day hike in the woods of Northern California has been found by rescue workers who spent almost a week looking for them and had given up hopes of finding them alive
The Associated Press1 day ago
Small plane crashes at Hawaii airfield, killing 2 menAuthorities say a single-engine plane has crashed at an airport northwest of Honolulu, killing two people
The Associated Press1 day ago
3 Arizona students returning from car event killed in crashAuthorities say three Arizona high school students enrolled in an automotive technology program have been killed in a crash while returning from a professional drag racing event near Phoenix
The Associated Press2 days ago
Debris found in fuel tanks of 70% of inspected 737 Max jetsBoeing confirmed Saturday that debris has been found in the fuel tanks of 70% of grounded 737 Max jets that have been inspected by the company
The Associated Press2 days ago
Former Greek economist politician Yanis Varoufakis speaks to crowds gathered at Parliament Square in London, protesting against the imprisonment and extradition of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange  extradition, Saturday Feb. 22, 2020.  (Isabel Infantes/PA via AP)
Marchers support Assange ahead of London extradition hearingHundreds of supporters of Julian Assange have marched through London to demand the British government's refusal to extradite the WikiLeaks founder to face spying charges in the United States
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2002 file photo, the stars of "Friends," from left, David Schwimmer, Lisa Kudrow, Matthew Perry, Courteney Cox Arquette, Jennifer Aniston and Matt LeBlanc pose with the award for outstanding comedy series at the 54th annual Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. WarnerMedia announced Friday that the entire original cast of "Friends" will reunite for an unscripted special that will be available on HBO Max when the service debuts in May. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, file)
Unscripted 'Friends' reunion special to launch with HBO MaxWarnerMedia's new streaming service will debut with some extra “Friends.”
The Associated Press2 days ago
Apple Responds to Guy Who Rang Tim Cook's DoorbellApple has secured a temporary restraining order against a man said to be harassing CEO Tim Cook. In one incident described in court documents first spotted by Dave Gershgorn at OneZero, Rakesh "Rocky" Sharma allegedly snuck past a closed gate at Cook's home in Palo Alto, Calif., after dark on...
Newser2 days ago
A Powerful New Antibiotic Is Found in a Novel WayThe rise of superbugs means the world needs powerful new antibiotics. A team at MIT says it has just made a major breakthrough using artificial intelligence for the first time. They discovered a compound that looks able to conquer some of the most dangerous bacteria in existence, including some that...
Newser3 days ago
FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2020 file photo, Cory Doctorow, right, walks in front of other protestors in Los Angeles outside the headquarters of the regulatory body for domain names, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers. A private equity firm announced Friday, Feb. 21,  what it calls legally binding commitments designed to ease concerns that its proposed $1.1 billion private takeover of the dot-org domain-setting registry would lead to price gouging and censorship.  (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
For-profit firm seeking to run .org names makes concessionsA private equity firm seeking to buy rights to operate the internet's
The Associated Press3 days ago
Passenger train partly derails in Australia, killing 2Several cars on a passenger train derailed in southeastern Australia, killing two operators and injuring 12 other people
The Associated Press3 days ago
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