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FILE - This undated photo provided by Amazon shows a self-driving delivery robot that Amazon is calling Scout. Amazon is expanding the use of its self-driving delivery robots to a second state. The online shopping giant says the six-wheeled robots, about the size of a Labrador, will start delivering packages to customers in Irvine, Calif. Inc. has been testing them in a Seattle suburb since the beginning of the year. (Amazon via AP, File)
August 06, 2019 - 9:09 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon's self-driving robots will be roaming the streets of another neighborhood. The online shopping giant says the six-wheeled robots, about the size of a Labrador, will begin delivering packages to customers in Irvine, California. It comes after Amazon began testing them in a...
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Vice President Mike Pence follows President Donald Trump as he walks off after speaking about the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, Monday, Aug. 5, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
August 05, 2019 - 10:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has frozen all Venezuelan government assets in a dramatic escalation of tensions with Nicolás Maduro. The ban places Maduro's socialist administration alongside a short list of adversaries from Cuba, North Korea, Syria and Iran that have been targeted by...
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August 05, 2019 - 10:11 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's former longtime ruler Robert Mugabe, 95, has been in a Singapore hospital for the past three months and his condition "is remarkably stable for his age," the country's president said. President Emmerson Mnangagwa, in a statement released Monday, did not disclose...
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The gold-covered sarcophagus of King Tutankhamun is encased in a tent for restoration procedures at the conservation center of the the Grand Egyptian Museum in Giza, near Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019. Antiquities Minister Khaled el-Anany told reporters Sunday that work on the outermost coffin, made of wood and gilded with gold, will take at least eight months. He said that’s because “it was never restored” since 1922, when British archaeologist Howard Carter discovered the 3,000-year-old tomb and the treasures it held. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo)
August 04, 2019 - 6:54 am
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt started the first-ever restoration work on a gold-covered sarcophagus of the famed boy pharaoh Tutankhamun, ahead of the country's new museum opening next year, the antiquities minister said Sunday. Khaled el-Anany told reporters that work on the outermost coffin, which is made...
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French inventor Franky Zapata lands near St. Margaret's beach, Dover after crossing the Channel on a flying board Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019. (Steve Parsons/PA via AP)
August 04, 2019 - 4:15 am
ST. MARGARET'S BAY, England (AP) — Is it a bird? A plane? No, it's a French inventor flying over the English Channel on his hoverboard. Looking like a superhero, Franky Zapata successfully completed the famed 35-kilometer (22-mile) journey in just 22 minutes Sunday morning, reaching speeds of up to...
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In this Aug. 2, 2019 photo provided by the Royal Navy, a view of the HMS Westminster which has shadowed a Chinese warship through the English Channel. Portsmouth-based HMS Westminster met up with the guided-missile destroyer Xian as it entered the Dover Straits on Saturday and shadowed her as she sailed through the channel’s busy merchant shipping. The frigate’s commanding officer, Will Paston, says the “Xian conducted herself in a safe and professional manner throughout." (LPhot Alex Ceolin/Royal Navy/Crown Copyright via AP)
August 03, 2019 - 8:31 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Royal Navy says one of its ships shadowed a Chinese destroyer as it sailed through the English Channel. A navy statement said the HMS Westminster met up with the guided-missile destroyer Xian as it entered Dover Strait on Saturday. The Xian was returning from Russia's annual...
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August 02, 2019 - 3:02 pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — An enterprising cowboy lassoed a longhorn inside a Colorado Springs building lobby after the cow broke free from a downtown parade and charged its way inside. Pedestrians scurried out of harm's way during Friday's brief escape as the longhorn romped across a street...
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August 01, 2019 - 9:15 am
BERLIN (AP) — Google has given reassurances that it won't make transcripts of speech data picked up by its Google Assistant system in the European Union for at least the next three months, a German data-protection authority said Thursday. The office of Johannes Caspar, who as Hamburg's commissioner...
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General view of the board of governors meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency, IAEA, at the International Center in Vienna, Austria, Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)
August 01, 2019 - 3:00 am
BERLIN (AP) — The United Nations' nuclear watchdog aims to name a new leader in October following the death last month of Yukiya Amano, its director general for the past decade. The International Atomic Energy Agency said as its board of governors met in Vienna Thursday that nominations for the job...
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Danish Queen Margrethe, right receives flowers from Graasten ring riders with Princess Benedikte, in the background, at Graasten Castle, in Graasten, Denmark, Sunday July 21, 2019. (Frank Cilius/Ritzau Scanpix via AP)
July 31, 2019 - 1:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump will stop in Denmark in early September after a previously announced visit to Poland. Trump and first lady Melania Trump have accepted an invitation from Denmark's Queen Margrethe (MAHR'-gret), and Trump will hold separate meetings with...
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