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The sun sets behind wind turbines near Pokrent, northern Germany, Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. (Jens Buettner/dpa via AP)
November 18, 2017 - 3:48 am
BONN, Germany (AP) — Negotiators worked through the night on the technical details of the Paris climate accord before two weeks of global talks on climate change finally ended in Bonn. Fiji's Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama, who presided over the meeting, swung the gavel about 7 a.m. Saturday. He...
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This photo provided by Tesla shows the front of the new electric semitractor-trailer unveiled on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. The move fits with Tesla CEO Elon Musk's stated goal for the company of accelerating the shift to sustainable transportation. (Tesla via AP)
November 17, 2017 - 2:45 pm
DETROIT (AP) — After more than a decade of making cars and SUVs — and, more recently, solar panels — Tesla Inc. wants to electrify a new type of vehicle: big trucks. The company unveiled its new electric semitractor-trailer Thursday night near its design center in Hawthorne, California. CEO Elon...
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November 16, 2017 - 10:59 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Phone companies will have greater authority to block questionable calls from reaching customers as regulators adopted new rules to combat automated messages known as robocalls. Rules adopted Thursday by the Federal Communications Commission represent the latest tools against "...
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In this photo taken Monday Nov. 6, 2017, Brian Madeux, 44, makes his way through the UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital for the first human gene editing therapy for NPS, in Oakland, Calif., on Monday, Nov. 6, 2017. Madeux, who has a metabolic disease called Hunter syndrome, will receive billions of copies of a corrective gene and a genetic tool, through an IV, to cut his DNA in a precise spot. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
November 15, 2017 - 1:08 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Scientists for the first time have tried editing a gene inside the body in a bold attempt to permanently change a person's DNA to try to cure a disease. The experiment was done Monday in California on 44-year-old Brian Madeux. Through an IV, he received billions of copies of...
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FILE - In this Friday, Sept. 16, 2017, file photo, a person uses a smart phone in Chicago. A new analysis suggests that increased social media use could be one factor contributing to a rise in teen suicide. (AP Photo)
November 14, 2017 - 5:43 am
CHICAGO (AP) — An increase in suicide rates among U.S. teens occurred at the same time social media use surged and a new analysis suggests there may be a link. Suicide rates for teens rose between 2010 and 2015 after they had declined for nearly two decades, according to data from the federal...
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FILE - In this Thursday, April 27, 2017, file photo, visitors look at a display booth for Qualcomm at the Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) in Beijing. On Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, Qualcomm said they are rejecting an unsolicited offer from Broadcom, saying that the proposal is significantly undervalued and that a tie-up between the massive chipmakers would face substantial regulatory resistance. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
November 13, 2017 - 10:56 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Qualcomm rejected an unsolicited, $103 billion offer from Broadcom, saying that the proposal is significantly undervalued and that a tie-up between the massive chipmakers would face substantial regulatory resistance. Qualcomm said Monday that it's in a unique position to grow on its...
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An independence flag is waved as demonstrators take part at a protest calling for the release of Catalan jailed politicians, in Barcelona, Spain, on Saturday, Nov 11, 2017. Eight members of the now-defunct Catalan government remain jailed in a related rebellion case. Former regional president Carles Puigdemont and four other ex-cabinet members fled to Belgium where they are fighting extradition. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
November 13, 2017 - 8:44 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the Spain-Catalonia political crisis (all times local): 2:40 p.m. Spain's defense minister says the government is analyzing who is behind a disinformation campaign targeting the region of Catalonia amid suspicions that Russia and Venezuela might be involved. Maria...
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An independence flag is waved as demonstrators take part at a protest calling for the release of Catalan jailed politicians, in Barcelona, Spain, on Saturday, Nov 11, 2017. Eight members of the now-defunct Catalan government remain jailed in a related rebellion case. Former regional president Carles Puigdemont and four other ex-cabinet members fled to Belgium where they are fighting extradition. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
November 13, 2017 - 6:25 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Spain's foreign minister says he will brief his European Union counterparts on alleged cyber-meddling from Russian territory and elsewhere aimed at spreading misinformation about the independence push in the northeastern region of Catalonia. Alfonso Dastis said he would tell the EU'...
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Pope Francis walks in the Clementine Hall after meeting with a delegation of Pacific leaders to discuss climate issues, at the Vatican, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017. Francis met Saturday with a delegation of Pacific leaders and told them he shares their concerns about rising sea levels and increasingly intense storms that are threatening their small islands. (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP)
November 11, 2017 - 10:05 am
BONN, Germany (AP) — The Latest on the global climate change conference in Bonn, Germany (all times local): ___ 3:50 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says every country needs to pitch in to keep global temperatures from rising. Merkel said in her weekly podcast on Saturday that climate change...
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FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2017 file photo, a passenger airplane flies behind steam and white smoke emitted from a coal-fired power plant in Beijing. On Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, scientists projected that global carbon pollution has risen in 2017 after three straight years when the heat-trapping gas didn’t go up at all. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
November 11, 2017 - 5:58 am
BONN, Germany (AP) — A group of U.S. states, cities, businesses and universities say they are still committed to curbing global warming even as the Trump administration is walking away from the Paris climate accord. But the alliance, which together has an economy larger than Japan and Germany...
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