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Facebook expands new tool aiming to shrink 'news deserts'

By BARBARA ORTUTAY AP Technology Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is trying to coax "news deserts" into bloom with the second major expansion of a tool that exposes people to more local news and information. But the social network confesses that it still has a lot to learn. The social media...
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Study finds the universe might be 2 billion years younger

By SETH BORENSTEIN AP Science Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The universe is looking younger every day, it seems. New calculations suggest the universe could be a couple billion years younger than scientists now estimate, and even younger than suggested by two other calculations published this year that...
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18 years later, America vows to 'never forget' 9/11

Nearly 3,000 people were killed when terrorist-piloted planes slammed into the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and the field in Pennsylvania.
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San Francisco's iconic cable cars to shut down for repairs

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco's iconic cable cars will stop running for 10 days starting Friday while they undergo the final repairs in a three-year restoration project of the gearboxes that propel the world-famous system up the city's notoriously steep hills. The San Francisco Municipal...
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Looking to hire 30,000, Amazon plans nationwide job fairs

Amazon is going on a hiring spree.
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JCPenney will begin selling used clothing

By MICHELLE CHAPMAN AP Business Writer Shares of J.C. Penney surged after the ailing department store cut its quarterly losses in half and announced that it would begin selling used clothing to staunch fading sales. Retailers have been searching for ways to get people back into its stores in the...
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 An Uber Eats meal delivery bicyclist arrives at an intersection in the city center on April 18, 2018 in Warsaw, Poland. Uber Eats is the biggest meal delivery service in the USA and is expanding aggressively internationally. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty I

Delivery Drivers Admit to Eating Customer Food

Turns out 1 in 4 of them has had a taste.
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This file photo shows Indiana Reformatory booking shots of John Dillinger, stored in the state archives, and shows the notorious gangster as a 21-year-old. Records show that Dillinger was admitted into the reformatory on Sept. 16, 1924. The body of the 19

Body of 1930s gangster John Dillinger to be exhumed

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The body of notorious 1930s gangster John Dillinger is set to be exhumed from an Indianapolis cemetery more than 85 years after he was killed by FBI agents. The Indiana State Department of Health approved a permit July 3 for Dillinger's nephew, Michael C. Thompson, to have the...
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Woman Opens Plane's Emergency Exit Thinking It Was the Bathroom

( 100.3 Jack FM ) - Even though the plane’s seat belt lights were on, a woman aboard a Pakistan International Airlines flight decided to get up and head to the bathroom. Unfortunately, she did not find the bathroom in time. In fact, the woman mistakenly opened the plane’s emergency exit door,...
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WATCH: This touching video shows Parisians singing hymns while Notre Dame burns

By now, we've all seen the reports of the tragic fire at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris today. As reporters and videographers converged to bring the images and story to the world, some correspondents turned their cameras to the Paris public who were watching the tragedy unfold. Ignacio Gil was one...
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