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Cruise ship air quality
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January 25, 2019 - 12:24 pm
A new undercover report says emissions from ship engines may be harmful to your health because of metals and harmful particles that can contain carcinogens.
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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro
Xinhua/Sipa USA
January 24, 2019 - 6:20 pm
President Donald Trump says "all options are on the table" as the U.S. seeks to push Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to give up power. But the reality is much more complicated.
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New York City Hot Weather
Anthony Behar/Sipa USA
January 24, 2019 - 2:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new analysis shows that while Earth was a tad cooler last year than the last couple of years, it was still the fourth warmest year on record. With the partial U.S. government shutdown, federal calculations for last year's temperatures are delayed. But independent scientists at...
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January 23, 2019 - 4:48 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — People in Tonga could face several weeks without Facebook, YouTube and even some basic services like credit card transactions due to a fault in the undersea cable that connects the Pacific nation to the rest of the world. Something went wrong with the fiber-optic...
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A U.S. Flag in downtown Washington flies in front of the moon during a lunar eclipse, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019. The entire eclipse will exceed three hours. Totality - when the moon's completely bathed in Earth's shadow - will last an hour. Expect the eclipsed, or blood moon, to turn red from sunlight scattering off Earth's atmosphere. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)
January 21, 2019 - 4:22 am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The only total lunar eclipse this year and next came with a supermoon bonus. On Sunday night, the moon, Earth and sun lined up to create the eclipse, which was visible throughout North and South America, where skies were clear. There won't be another until the year 2021...
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Oldest man Japan
Masanori Takei/Kyodo News via AP
January 20, 2019 - 6:37 am
TOKYO (AP) — The world's oldest man has died at his home — a hot springs inn — in northern Japan at the age of 113. Masazo Nonaka died in the early hours of Sunday while sleeping at home in Ashoro on Japan's northern main island of Hokkaido, his family said. He died peacefully from natural causes,...
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Staff of Pemex, Petroleos Mexicanos, works the area of a oil pipeline explosion in Tlahuelilpan, Hidalgo state, Mexico, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019. A massive fireball that engulfed people scooping up fuel spilling from a pipeline ruptured by thieves in central Mexico killed several people and badly burned others. (AP Photo/Claudio Cruz)
January 19, 2019 - 10:23 am
TLAHUELILPAN, Mexico (AP) — Forensic experts attempted to separate and count charred heaps of corpses in central Mexico on Saturday after a massive fireball erupted at an illegal pipeline tap, killing at least 66 people. More than 85 other people on Saturday were listed as missing as relatives of...
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Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un
AP Photo/Evan Vucci
January 18, 2019 - 3:27 pm
President Donald Trump will hold a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to try to broker a deal to coax the North to give up its nuclear program.
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In this Jan. 15, 2019 photo provided by Juan Oliphant, Ocean Ramsey, a shark researcher and advocate, swims with a large great white shark off the shore of Oahu. Ramsey told The Associated Press on Thursday, Jan. 17 that images of her swimming next to a huge great white shark prove that these top predators should be protected, not feared. (Juan Oliphant via AP)
January 18, 2019 - 2:45 pm
HALEIWA, Hawaii (AP) — Two shark researchers who came face to face with what could be one of the largest great whites ever recorded are using their encounter as an opportunity to push for legislation that would protect sharks in Hawaii. Ocean Ramsey, a shark researcher and conservationist, told The...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May
Xinhua/Sipa USA
January 16, 2019 - 3:35 pm
British Prime Minister Theresa May survived a no-confidence vote in Parliament on Wednesday to remain in office — but saw more of her power ebb away as she battled to keep Brexit on track after lawmakers demolished her European Union divorce deal.
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