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January 5, 2019 3:28 AM Chinese rover powers up devices in pioneering moon mission

In this photo provided on Jan. 4, 2019, by China National Space Administration via Xinhua News Agency, Yutu-2, China's lunar rover, leaves wheel marks after leaving the lander that touched down on the surface of the far side of the moon. China’s space agency says that all systems are go for its spacecraft and rover that have made a pioneering landing 112

January 3, 2019 5:22 AM China's Lunar Explorer Has Made Its Historic Touchdown on the Far Side of the Moon, State Media Says

(BEIJING) — China’s burgeoning space program achieved a first on Thursday: a landing on the so-called dark side of the moon. The United States, the then-Soviet Union and more recently China have all sent spacecraft to the near side of the moon, which faces Earth, but this is the first-ever landing on the other side. The China National Space Administration 136

January 1, 2019 2:19 AM A NASA Spacecraft Has Set Records After Entering Orbit Around an Asteroid

(LAUREL, Md.) — A NASA spacecraft has gone into orbit around an ancient asteroid, setting a pair of records. The Osiris-Rex spacecraft entered orbit Monday around the asteroid Bennu, 70 million miles (110 million kilometers) from Earth. It’s the smallest celestial body ever to be orbited by a spacecraft. Bennu is just 1,600 feet (500 meters) across 114

November 6, 2018 4:26 PM U.S. ends safety probe into nearly 50,000 U.S. Ford police vehicles

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is closing an investigation into nearly 50,000 Ford Motor Co (F.N) Explorer Police Interceptor vehicles over reports of sudden brake failures, it said on Tuesday, without seeking a recall. The probe, opened in April 2015, was prompted by reported incidents of front brake hose failure 100

October 24, 2018 3:44 PM Researcher stabs colleague at Antarctica base after apparent emotional breakdown: report

A researcher at the Russian Bellingshausen Station in Antarctica's King George Island allegedly stabbed a colleague after an apparent emotional breakdown. (VANDERLEI ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images) A researcher stationed at an Antarctica base was stabbed by a colleague earlier this month after the attacker suffered an apparent emotional breakdown, reports 177

October 24, 2018 8:30 AM Teen’s alleged theft of $75G Maserati part of trend in tony suburb, police say

Greenwich, Conn., a tony suburb of New York City, saw car thefts double to 79 in 2017 over 2016, – and the trend has continued into 2018, according to police. Most recently, a 14-year-old boy was charged this month with stealing a $75,000 Maserati Levante. The sports car was reported missing March 31 from the Greenwich neighborhood of Cos Cob, and police 58

September 17, 2018 10:23 PM Thai Cave Diver Sues Elon Musk For Defamation

Vernon Unsworth alleges he was defamed by the Tesla founder for suggesting he was a pedophile Elon Musk has been sued by a British cave explorer involved in rescue efforts to save a Thai youth soccer team, alleging he was defamed by the Tesla Inc. chief executive for suggesting he was a pedophile. Vernon Unsworth brought the lawsuit to “hold Musk legally 77

August 22, 2018 4:43 PM An Unmissable Summer Holiday in the Baltics

Lithuania’s Curonian Spit offers pristine beaches, pine forests, outdoor sculpture gardens and a ‘Hill of Witches’ THE CURONIAN Spit, a piece of land which curls southwest from Lithuania’s coast like a stray hair, looks as curious on the map as it feels on the ground. In a country with few hills let alone mountains, the spit is Lithuania’s outstanding 84

August 17, 2018 12:45 AM Kourtney Kardashian's Ex, Younes Bendjima, Hops in a Non-Luxury Ride

Younes Bendjima's flying solo now, and because of that ... it appears his mode of transportation's a lot more basic than what it used to be. Kourtney Kardashian's ex-bf was spotted out by himself in WeHo Thursday in very casual attire, before hopping in a ride worth hundreds of thousands less than Kourt's convertible Bentley he was seen gassing up in Calabasas 92

July 18, 2018 4:13 PM Google's not alone. Europe has been taking on tech companies for decades

Europe has a long history of putting Big Tech under a microscope. The latest example came Wednesday, when the European Commission imposed a record €4.34 billion ($5 billion) fine on Google for abusing the dominant market position of its Android smartphone operating system. The European Union has emerged as a tech battleground because it has developed 103