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Explaining the plummeting cost of solar power

10 minutes ago   |   Science Daily

The dramatic drop in the cost of solar photovoltaic modules, which has fallen by 99 percent over the last four decades, is often touted as a major success story for renewable...
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No More BFR: SpaceX Changing Name of Mars-Colonizing Rocket, Spaceship

28 minutes ago   |   Space

Elon Musk is rebranding SpaceX's Mars-colonizing spaceflight system yet again.
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Paris Hilton posted a cryptic message about letting go amid her reported breakup with fiancé Chris Zylka

Paris Hilton posted a cryptic message about letting go amid her reported breakup with fiancé Chris Zylka

30 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Paris Hilton posted a Marilyn Monroe quote on her Instagram story on Monday, amid reports from TMZ that she and fiancé Chris Zylka broke up . The quote reads: "I believe that...
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Instagram Cracking Down On Fake Likes, Comments, Follows

Instagram Cracking Down On Fake Likes, Comments, Follows

30 minutes ago   |   CBS

Instagram is taking steps to remove fake likes, comments, and follows from profiles. What is a “fake” like, comment, or follow? Instagram says some accounts link to a...
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The desperation of Central American asylum-seekers place them in a world beyond politics

The desperation of Central American asylum-seekers place them in a world beyond politics

44 minutes ago   |   Think Progress

MEXICO CITY - Two days before I arrived in Mexico's capital city last week, the outdoor temperature suddenly plunged and the skies poured a chilling rain. Typically, with the...
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Get 'em while they're hot: Why a coming drop in the sun's activity means dimmer northern lights

50 minutes ago   |   National Post

There is a lot of chatter around the internet these days about the dimming of the northern lights, and its effect on everything from tourism and telecommunications to space...
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Walmart, Target, Best Buy take steps to curb gift card fraud

1 hour ago   |   Reuters

Walmart Inc , Target Corp and Best Buy Co have made changes to their gift card programs to reduce the risk of fraud as consumers enter the holiday shopping season.
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Camp Fire has destroyed almost as many buildings as California's 10 other worst fires combined

Camp Fire has destroyed almost as many buildings as California's 10 other worst fires combined

1 hour ago   |   Think Progress

California's devastating Camp Fire is the state's deadliest wildfire ever , and now it has surpassed another record: destroying more buildings than any other wildfire the state...
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How CRA treats you depends on where you live, auditor reports

1 hour ago   |   National Post

OTTAWA - The auditor general says the treatment you get from the Canada Revenue Agency depends on where in Canada you live and how friendly your tax man is. This violates the...
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Russia, Which Has Tried to Manipulate Interpol, Is Poised to Lead It

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

The prospect of a Russian presidency ignited lobbying by American and European officials. Rights groups warn it may make Interpol vulnerable to Kremlin influence.
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'Gut-wrenching': Video shows emotional reunion after dog gets trapped in...

'Gut-wrenching': Video shows emotional reunion after dog gets trapped in pipe for 24 hours

Volunteer firefighters rescued the miniature long-haired dachshund who had become stuck in a vertical position in a drainage pipe. Read more ...

Tech stocks sink again; Dow drops 500 points

Tech stocks sink again; Dow drops 500 points

The gloom and doom on Wall Street has wiped out the stock market's gains for the year. Read more ...

Oilers name Ken Hitchcock new head coach

Oilers name Ken Hitchcock new head coach

Hitchcock, who replaces Todd McLellan after he was fired Tuesday morning, most recently coached the Stars during the 2017-18 season. Read more ...

Police: 6-year-old girl strangled baby brother to death with seat belt as...

Police: 6-year-old girl strangled baby brother to death with seat belt as dad shopped

The girl told investigators that she was playing with her brother and got angry when he wouldn't stop crying. Read more ...

Capitals' Orpik out 4-6 weeks after knee surgery

Capitals' Orpik out 4-6 weeks after knee surgery

ARLINGTON, Va. - Veteran Washington Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik has undergone arthroscopic surgery on his right knee and is expected to miss four to six weeks. Read more ...

Trump Says U.S. Will Remain 'Steadfast Partner' Of Saudis, Despite Khashoggi...

Trump Says U.S. Will Remain 'Steadfast Partner' Of Saudis, Despite Khashoggi Killing

President Trump says his administration will continue to stand by Saudi Arabia, despite reports that the CIA believes the Saudi crown prince approved the killing of journalist... Read more ...

Walmart wants GOP senator to return donation after ‘public hanging' joke

Walmart wants GOP senator to return donation after ‘public hanging' joke

Walmart is requesting a refund of its $2,000 donation to Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith in the race for the US Senate in Mississippi, after actress Debra Messing publicly... Read more ...

Mitchell Trubisky injury update: Bears optimistic QB can play vs. Lions

Mitchell Trubisky injury update: Bears optimistic QB can play vs. Lions

While the injury shouldn't be serious, there's concern over the amount of rest Trubisky will get on the Bear's short week. Read more ...

Bears QB Mitchell Trubisky day to day with shoulder injury

Bears QB Mitchell Trubisky day to day with shoulder injury

LAKE FOREST, Ill. - Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky is day to day with a right shoulder injury as the team prepares for Thursday's game against the Detroit Lions. Read more ...

Ivanka Trump used personal account for emails about government business...

Ivanka Trump used personal account for emails about government business, report says

The White House had no comment on Ivanka Trump's email practices. Read more ...