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January 4, 2019 11:37 PM How the shutdown is messing with your great American vacation

Marnie Hunter and Katia Hetter, CNN • Updated 4th January 2019 The partial government shutdown in the United States raises all sorts of questions for travelers on topics from aviation safety and security to passports and national parks. Although National Park Service sites across the country have been closed during previous government shutdowns, many have initially 134

January 4, 2019 3:41 PM Turkey slams Pompeo comments on 'slaughtering' Kurds

ANKARA, Turkey – Turkey has criticized U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for saying Washington wants to prevent Turkey from "slaughtering" Kurds as American troops prepare to withdraw from Syria. A Foreign Ministry statement released Friday accused Pompeo of displaying "a worrying lack of information" for equating a U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish militia 122

January 4, 2019 12:43 AM Police identify woman sought in Las Vegas manicurist death

This undated undated Clark County Detention Center booking photo shows Krystal Whipple, 21, of Las Vegas. Police said Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019 that Whipple is sought as the suspect who used a stolen rental car to run over and kill nail salon owner, Ngoc Q. Nguyen, 51, of Garden Grove, Calif., who chased her for failing to pay for a $35 manicure on Saturday 115

January 3, 2019 6:35 PM Steady reliever David Robertson signs two-year deal with Phillies

Free-agent reliever David Robertson has signed a two-year contract with the Philadelphia Phillies that includes a third-year club option, the team announced Thursday. Robertson will make $10 million in 2019 and $11 million in 2020, a source told ESPN. A $12 million option for 2021 includes a $2 million buyout. The 33-year-old is expected to slot into the back end of the Phillies' 128

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 2, 2019 9:11 PM Chinese car company Byton wants to put a tablet in your steering wheel

Electric car startup Byton plans to reinvent the wheel. The steering wheel that is. The Chinese automaker, which hopes to sell its upcoming battery-powered vehicles in the United States as early as 2020, revealed concept cars last year that featured touchscreen interfaces embedded in the hubs of their steering wheels, and now it says it “plans to put a promise 154

December 28, 2018 3:53 PM U.S. probes outage of CenturyLink 911 emergency call service

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is investigating a nationwide CenturyLink Inc outage that has affected service on 911 emergency phone calls across the country, agency chairman Ajit Pai said on Friday. “The CenturyLink service outage is ... completely unacceptable, and its breadth and duration are particularly troubling 100

December 27, 2018 11:23 AM San Quentin inmate escapes, prompting manhunt, authorities say

Shalom Mendoza was discovered missing after a head count around 9:35 p.m., prison officials said. (San Quentin State Prison) A manhunt was underway in Northern California early Thursday after an inmate at San Quentin State Prison reportedly walked off the grounds late Wednesday evening, according to prison officials. The inmate remained at large and may have committed 102

December 26, 2018 6:02 PM Facebook tops the list of least-trusted tech companies

Last week, the latest in a long string of Facebook privacy scandals came to light: According to a report in The New York Times, the company skirted its own privacy rules to give more than 150 companies, including Microsoft, Amazon, Netflix, and Spotify, special privileges to its users' data. This came days after disclosure of a bug exposing up to 6.8 million 174

December 26, 2018 3:40 PM California police officer shot, killed during traffic stop; suspect sought

A California police officer was shot and killed during a traffic stop. The suspect is still being sought. Authorities in Northern California launched a dragnet Wednesday after a police officer was shot and killed during a traffic stop, according to officials. The Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department said in a news release that Newman Police Officer 112