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British airports to introduce 3D screening for carry-on bagsPutting small containers of liquids in plastic bags could soon be a thing of the past for airline passengers in Britain after the government announced plans to introduce 3D screening equipment for carry-on luggage at all major airports
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Nude bicyclist Oren Roth-Eisenberg has a message opposing fossil fuel consumption painted on his torso by his wife before the start of the Philly Naked Bike Ride in Philadelphia on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Dino Hazell)
Strip down, saddle up: Naked bikers hit Philadelphia streetsStrip down, saddle up: Hundreds of naked bicyclists take to Philadelphia's streets for annual ride promoting positive body image
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Nude bicyclist Oren Roth-Eisenberg has a message opposing fossil fuel consumption painted on his torso by his wife before the start of the Philly Naked Bike Ride in Philadelphia on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Dino Hazell)
Strip down, saddle up: Naked bikers hit Philadelphia streetsStrip down, saddle up: Hundreds of naked bicyclists take to Philadelphia's streets for annual ride promoting positive body image
The Associated Press14 hours ago
In this photo taken on Friday, July 26, 2019, and distributed by Roscosmos Space Agency Press Service, the Fedor robot is displayed before being loaded into a Soyuz capsule that was launched Thursday Aug. 22, 2019, from the launch pad at Russia's space facility in Baikonur, Kazakhstan. A Russian space capsule carrying a humanoid robot has failed to dock as planned with the International Space Station. A statement from the Russian space agency Roscosmos said the failure to dock on Saturday Aug. 24, 2019, was because of problems in the docking system, but didn't give details. (Roscosmos Space Agency Press Service photo via AP)
Russian capsule carrying robot fails space station dockingA Russian space capsule carrying a humanoid robot has failed to dock as planned with the International Space Station
The Associated Press22 hours ago
In this Monday, Aug. 19, 2019 photo, a University of Nevada, Reno, employee oversees the desk in the lobby of a Circus Circus casino hotel tower in downtown Reno, Nev., that has been converted into a dormitory a half-mile from the main campus. Now called Wolf Pack Tower, it will house about 1,300 UNR students for the coming school year after a July gas explosion shut down the two largest dorms. (AP Photo/Scott Sonner)
Books not bets: Nevada casino hotel to serve as college dormUniversity of Nevada, Reno officials have leased a downtown casino hotel tower for a year and turned it into a dorm for 1,300 students after a July 5 gas explosion shut down their two biggest residence halls. There's been less opposition than expected
The Associated Press22 hours ago
He Got a Joke Vanity Plate. The Joke Was on HimA California man's 2016 decision to get a vanity license plate set him on a path into a "Kafkaesque loop," reports Wired in a look at Joseph Tartaro's predicament. The computer security researcher began brainstorming possibilities that related to his industry, including "null pointer." He liked the NULL, and thought...
Newser1 day ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks at a meeting with members of the Security Council in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Friday, Aug. 23, 2019. Putin ordered the Russian military to ponder a quid pro quo response after Sunday's test of a new U.S. missile banned under a now-defunct arms treaty. (Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
Putin orders Russia to respond after US missile testPresident Vladimir Putin has ordered the Russian military to find a quid pro quo response after the test of a new U.S. missile banned under a now-defunct arms treaty
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - This June 25, 2019, file photo shows the entrance to a Walmart in Pittsburgh. A lawsuit filed earlier this week by Walmart over fires in rooftop solar panels made by Tesla Inc. has been sealed by the court, and both sides say they look forward to addressing all issues. In joint statements Friday, Aug. 23, the companies say they look forward to re-activating the panels once both sides are certain that all concerns have been addressed.(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
Walmart, Tesla pause in legal fight over fiery solar panelsWalmart and Tesla pause in lawsuit over fiery rooftop solar panels
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - This Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018 file photo shows the logo for Qualcomm on a screen at the Nasdaq MarketSite, in New York. A federal appeals court is temporarily protecting Qualcomm from an antitrust ruling that would have forced the mobile chipmaker to drastically change how it licenses key technology for connecting smartphones to the internet. Friday, Aug. 23, 2019 stay granted by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will prevent the Federal Trade Commission from enforcing key provisions of a lower court ruling that said Qualcomm abused its patents to stifle competition.  (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
Appeals court insulates Qualcomm from FTC's antitrust winAn appeals court is temporarily protecting mobile chip maker Qualcomm from key parts an antitrust ruling against the company
The Associated Press1 day ago
80 Charged in Massive Love Scam Run Out of LAThe feds say elderly women and businesses were the perpetrators' targets, and that they managed to squeeze at least $6 million out of their victims in what prosecutors are calling "one of the largest cases of its kind in US history." CNN reports on the arrests Thursday of two Nigerian...
Newser2 days ago
Norway: Dutch cybersecurity expert likely died in accidentPolice in Norway believe a missing Dutch cybersecurity expert who had worked for the anti-secrecy organization WikiLeaks "most likely perished as a result of an accident" in a fjord
The Associated Press2 days ago
Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones walks the stage as bandmates Keith Richards, left, and Charlie Watts perform during the concert at the Rose Bowl, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Rolling Stones get name on little Martian rock that rolledThere is now a "Rolling Stones Rock" on Mars, and it's giving Mick and the boys some satisfaction
The Associated Press2 days ago
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, right, talks with area resident Susan Dobra, left, as he tours a mobile home park that was destroyed by last year's wildfire in Paradise, Calif., Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019.  Sanders released a $16.3 trillion climate plan Thursday that builds on the Green New Deal and calls for the United States to move to renewable energy across the economy by 2050 and declare climate change a national emergency.  (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
Sanders touts $16 trillion climate plan in fire-ravaged townDemocratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders released a $16.3 trillion climate plan before touring a Northern California town ravaged by wildfire
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, May 8, 2019 file photo, workers stand near a Boeing 737 MAX 8 jetliner being built for American Airlines prior to a test flight in Renton, Wash. Federal safety officials are recruiting pilots from airlines around the world to test changes that Boeing is making in flight-control software on the grounded 737 Max jet, according to two people briefed on the situation (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
FAA puts out a call for pilots to test changes in Boeing jetAP sources say federal officials are recruiting airline pilots to test changes that Boeing made to its 737 Max jet after two crashes
The Associated Press2 days ago
The Latest: 7 go to hospital after Hawaii emergency landingHawaiian Airlines says seven people were taken to the hospital with smoke-related symptoms after a flight from Oakland, California, to Honolulu made an emergency landing when smoke was reported in the plane
The Associated Press2 days ago
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