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FILE-In this Dec. 2, 2006 file photo German designer Luigi Colani poses for photographers in Halle, eastern Germany. Renowned Industrial designer Luigi Colani has died at age 91 in the southwestern German town of Karlsruhe. (Waltraud Grubitzsch/dpa via AP)
German industrial designer Luigi Colani dies at 91Luigi Colani, a renowned German industrial designer, has died
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This image provided on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, by the U.S. government and DigitalGlobe and annotated by the source, shows damage to the infrastructure at Saudi Aramco's Kuirais oil field in Buqyaq, Saudi Arabia. The drone attack Saturday on Saudi Arabia's Abqaiq plant and its Khurais oil field led to the interruption of an estimated 5.7 million barrels of the kingdom's crude oil production per day, equivalent to more than 5% of the world's daily supply. (U.S. government/Digital Globe via AP)
Oil prices leap as attack on Saudi facility disrupts outputOil prices jump following attack on Saudi oil processing plant
The Associated Press10 hours ago
FILE - In this March 12, 2008, file photo, Teddy Nez stands on his property adjacent to the Northeast Church Rock Mine in northwestern N.M. Behind him is a 50-foot uranium waste pile from mining operations. The former uranium mine is the most contaminated on the 27,000 square-mile reservation. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released a 5-year plan to clean up contamination on the reservation. Activists are using virtual reality technology to focus on areas of the Navajo Nation affected by uranium contamination. The Gallup Independent reports the arts collective Bombshelltoe has collected 360-degree footage of Churchrock, N.M., to show how people and the land have changed since a 1979 uranium mill spill. (AP Photo/Felicia Fonseca, File)
Virtual reality used to highlight uranium contaminationActivists are using virtual reality technology to focus on areas of the Navajo Nation hit by uranium contamination
The Associated Press11 hours ago
In this Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019 photo shows a poster urging locals to stay strong amid hardship in a Gillette, Wyo, storefront on the Eagle Butte mine just north of Gillette, Wyo. The shutdown of Blackjewel LLC's Belle Ayr and Eagle Butte mines in Wyoming since July 1, 2019 has added yet more uncertainty to the Powder River Basin's struggling coal economy. (AP Photo/Mead Gruver)
Idle mines portend dark days for top US coal regionThe decline in coal has led two major mines to shut down for the first time since operations exploded 40 years ago in what's become the top coal-producing region in the U.S.
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Demonstrators ride their bikes on a highway in Frankfurt, Germany, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019. About 20,000 cyclists took part in a protest star ride against the government's transport policy on occasion of this year's IAA Auto Show.(AP Photo/Michael Probst)
Germany's Merkel faces decisive week on climate protectionGermany faces a decisive week in its efforts to combat climate change, with Chancellor Angela Merkel pledging Saturday that Europe's biggest economy will find good solutions
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FILE - In this July 30, 2019, file photo a woman walks by a Huawei retail store in Beijing. The U.S. government gave chipmakers and technology companies a 90-day extension to sell products to technology giant Huawei. China has criticized Washington's opposition to Chinese-made next-generation telecoms technology after Vice President Mike Pence called on Iceland and other governments to find alternatives. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
Estonia plans to restrict govt use of Huawei 5G technologyEstonia, which is among Europe's most wired and technologically advanced nations, is set to restrict the use of equipment and technology from Chinese telecom giant Huawei in its government sector, citing security concerns
The Associated Press2 days ago
Demonstrators ride their bikes on a highway in Frankfurt, Germany, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019. About 20,000 cyclists took part in a protest star ride against the government's transport policy on occasion of this year's IAA Auto Show.(AP Photo/Michael Probst)
Climate change protests hit Frankfurt as auto show opensThousands of people are demonstrating in Frankfurt to demand more action against climate change as the German city's auto show opens to the public, with some cycling into the city along highways that were temporarily closed for the occasion
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - In this Monday, March 13, 2017, file photo, Walt Disney Co. CEO Robert Iger attends a special screening of Disney's "Beauty and the Beast" at Alice Tully Hall, in New York. Walt Disney Co. CEO Robert Iger has stepped down from Apple’s board of directors as the two companies prepare to launch their own video streaming services to compete against market leader Netflix, Friday, Sept. 13, 2019. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
Disney CEO departs Apple's board with video showdown loomingWalt Disney Co
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Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, R-Wis., speaks about his decision to retire at the end of his current term during a House Judiciary Committee markup hearing on a series of bills, including some to reduce gun violence, Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, in Washington. Sensenbrenner said Wednesday, Sept. 4, he will retire from Congress in January 2021. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Lawmakers ask 4 big tech companies for documents in probeLawmakers investigating the market dominance of Big Tech ask Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple for a broad range of documents including internal communications.
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2018 file photo, Adam Neumann, center, co-founder and CEO of WeWork, attends the opening bell ceremony at Nasdaq in New York.  WeWork's parent company is revealing more of its initial public offering plans, saying it expects to list shares on the Nasdaq. The company also announced corporate governance changes in response to market feedback, including limiting the role of the founder's family on its board of directors. The We Co. disclosed the information in a regulatory filing on Friday, Sept. 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File )
WeWork to list shares on Nasdaq, reduce CEO's voting powerWeWork looks to list shares on Nasdaq and reduce the voting power of co-founder Adam Neumann
The Associated Press2 days ago
US Treasury sanctions 3 North Korean hacking groupsThree North Korean hacking groups suspected of perpetrating cyberattacks around the world have been placed on a U.S. sanctions list
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After Fans Protest, a YouTube Star Nixes a Big DonationYouTube star Felix Kjellberg, better known as "PewDiePie," seemed to want to rehab his image after people accused him of putting up racist and anti-Semitic content on his channel. And so the 29-year-old Swede vowed earlier this week to donate $50,000 to the Anti-Defamation League, an anti-hate nonprofit that's...
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FILE - In this Thursday, July 18, 2019 file photo, European Antitrust Commissioner Margrethe Vestager talks during a news conference at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels. The European Union’s powerful competition chief has indicated she’s looking at expanding regulations on personal data, dropping an initial hint about how she plans to use new powers against tech companies. Margrethe Vestager said Friday, Sept. 13 while Europeans have control over their own data through the EU’s existing data privacy rules, they don’t address problems stemming from the way companies use other people’s data. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco, file)
EU competition chief hints at new data rules for tech firmsThe European Union's powerful competition chief has indicated she's looking at expanding regulations on personal data, dropping an initial hint about how she plans to use new powers against tech companies
The Associated Press3 days ago
This photo from video provided by NBC/LA shows the burned hulk of the Conception being brought to the surface by a salvage team off Santa Cruz Island in the Santa Barbara Channel in Southern California Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019. The vessel burned and sank on Sept. 2, taking the lives of 34 people aboard. Five survived. (NBC/LA via AP)
The Latest: All 34 victims of California boat fire ID'dAuthorities say they have now identified all 34 victims of a boat fire off the Southern California coast
The Associated Press3 days ago
FILE - This July 16, 2013, file photo shows a sign at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Facebook is trying to coax “news deserts” into bloom with the expansion of a tool that provides people with local news and information, but says it still has a lot to learn. The social media giant said Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, it is expanding its “Today In” service to 6,000 cities and towns across the U.S., up from 400 previously. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
Facebook expands new tool aiming to shrink 'news deserts'Facebook expands new tool aiming to shrink 'news deserts'
The Associated Press3 days ago
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