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UNDATED -- The moon is slowly shrinking over time, which is causing wrinkles in its crust and moonquakes, according to photos captured by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter. Unlike Earth, the moon doesn't have tectonic plates. Instead, as the moon's interior has cooled over the...
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MEXICO CITY -- A Japanese man died on board a flight from Mexico City to Tokyo with 246 packets of cocaine in his stomach. Identified only as Udo N., the 42-year-old passenger flew from Bogota, Colombia, to the Mexican capital, where he transferred to a flight to Narita airport...
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LONDON -- Fiat Chrysler proposes merger with Renault to create carmaking powerhouse Two of the world's biggest carmakers may soon join forces. Fiat Chrysler said Monday that it had submitted a merger proposal to French rival Renault. Each carmaker would control half of the...
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LONDON -- UK Prime Minister Theresa May has announced her resignation, finally bowing to intense political pressure over the failure to deliver her signature policy -- Britain's withdrawal from the European Union. May said Friday she would quit as leader of the Conservative...
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GABORONE, Botswana. -- Botswana has scrapped its ban on hunting, citing an increase in conflicts between elephants and humans during the five years the rule was in place. The southern African nation, which is home to 130,000 elephants -- or around one third of the continent's...
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JAKARTA, Indonesia -- Six people were killed and more than 200 injured in Indonesia's capital amid angry protests against the results of the country's recent general election. On Tuesday, the General Elections Commission confirmed that incumbent President Joko Widodo -- known as...
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BERLIN -- Three-time Formula One champion Niki Lauda, who recovered from a near-fatal accident to become one of motor racing's greatest drivers, has died aged 70. The Austrian, who built a new career as an airline entrepreneur after leaving the track, died peacefully on Monday,...
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WASHINGTON -- The United States is lifting tariffs on steel and aluminum imposed on Canada and Mexico. In a joint statement, the Canadian and American governments said Friday the U.S. will eliminate the 25% tariff on steel and 10% tariff on aluminum within 48 hours. Canada will...
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TAIWAN -- Lawmakers in Taiwan have approved a bill legalizing same-sex marriage, a landmark decision that makes the self-ruled island the first place in Asia to pass gay marriage legislation. The vote came almost two years after the island's Constitutional Court ruled that the...