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December 22, 2018 6:49 AM Iran executes businessman for economic crimes: state TV

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran on Saturday executed a businessman sentenced to death by a fast-track court set up to fight economic crimes, state television reported, following an outcry against profiteering and corruption that has seen dozens of people jailed. The new Islamic revolutionary courts — whose rulings cannot be appealed, except in the case of death 105

December 20, 2018 10:00 AM NASA looks to private companies for help building reusable Moon landers for astronauts

NASA is searching for partners to build technology that would help astronauts land on the moon from a future orbiting Gateway station. This artist's concept shows the Human Landing System and an astronaut. (NASA) NASA has serious plans to send astronauts back to the moon by 2028, and the agency is looking for help from U.S. companies to develop technology 124

December 17, 2018 11:21 PM St. Louis woman, 18, serenaded by Jason Mraz dies while waiting for new lungs

Madison Taliaferro, 18, "passed away peacefully" on Saturday at the St. Louis Children's Hospital Missouri, after she lost a "courageous-long-fought battle," a funeral home obituary stated. (Google Earth) A Kansas teen with cystic fibrosis who was recently serenaded by Jason Mraz reportedly died while awaiting a new pair of lungs. Madison Taliaferro 126

December 16, 2018 5:18 PM Offset begs Cardi B to take him back

Cardi B shared the first photo of her daughter Kulture hours after revealing she and husband Offset have split. (David Crotty/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images) On Saturday, the rapper crashed estranged wife Cardi B's performance at the Rolling Loud Festival in Los Angeles, where he pulled out all of the stops with a sign made of roses that read, "Take 118

December 16, 2018 12:29 AM 'SNL' star Pete Davidson accounted for after alarming Instagram post: report

Pete Davidson, one of the cast members from "Saturday Night Live," has been accounted for and seems fine after writing an alarmingly grim message on Instagram, Deadline.com reported Saturday afternoon. Davidson posted his message on Instagram following another post about being honest about mental health. “I really don’t want to be on this earth anymore 129

December 15, 2018 7:21 PM Pete Davidson says ‘I don’t want to be on this earth’ in cryptic post

Pete Davidson posted an extremely dark message on Instagram following another post about being honest about mental health. (AP) Pete Davidson posted an extremely dark message on Instagram following another post about being honest about mental health. “I really don’t want to be on this earth anymore,” he wrote in a now deleted Instagram post. “I’m doing 67

December 14, 2018 3:26 PM The Brightest Comet of the Year Is Visible This Weekend. Here's Where to See It

The brightest comet of 2018 will streak past Earth right after the peak of the Geminid meteor shower. Comet 46P/Wirtanen will be closest to Earth on Dec. 16, according to EarthSky, and is currently the brightest comet in the sky. The comet will come within about 7 million miles of Earth, putting it among the 10 comets that have come closest to the planet 115

December 7, 2018 8:33 AM China's Lunar Mission Could See a Spacecraft Land on the Dark Side of the Moon

(BEIJING) — China was preparing to launch a ground-breaking mission early Saturday to soft-land a spacecraft on the largely unexplored far side of the moon, demonstrating its growing ambitions as a space power to rival Russia, the European Union and U.S. With its Chang’e 4 mission, China hopes to be the first country to ever successfully undertake such a landing 108

December 6, 2018 5:01 PM Irish teacher stabbed to death outside Paris school; Pakistani man detained

John Dowling, an Irish teacher, was stabbed to death outside the Pôle Universitaire Léonard de Vinci in Paris on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. (Google Earth Images) An Irish teacher was stabbed to death outside of a Paris school Wednesday and a Pakistani man was reportedly detained in connection with the murder. John Dowling was stabbed outside the Pôle Universitaire 142

December 5, 2018 9:06 PM World Carbon Dioxide Emissions Rose 2.7 Percent in the Last Year, New Studies Show

(WASHINGTON) — After several years of little growth, global emissions of heat-trapping carbon dioxide experienced their largest jump in seven years, discouraging scientists. World carbon dioxide emissions are estimated to have risen 2.7 percent from 2017 to 2018, according to three studies released Wednesday from the Global Carbon Project , an international 117