OECD predicts unsustainable rise in use of raw materials
OECD predicts unsustainable rise in use of raw materials

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development is warning that the world's consumption of raw materials will rise sharply, putting greater pressure on the environment.

Facebook recruits EU veteran to help with tougher scrutiny
Facebook recruits EU veteran to help with tougher scrutiny

Facebook has hired former U.K. deputy prime minister Nick Clegg to head its global policy and communications teams, enlisting a veteran of European Union politics to help it with increased regulatory scrutiny by the bloc.

October 19th, 6:09 AM
Facebook's election 'war room' takes aim at fake information
Facebook's election 'war room' takes aim at fake information

Facebook gears up 'war room' to combat potential abuses of its social network heading into major elections in Brazil, US.

October 18th, 3:38 AM
Startup plans to launch small satellites from Virginia coast
Startup plans to launch small satellites from Virginia coast

A California-based startup says it will rocket small satellites into orbit from Virginia.

October 17th, 1:08 PM
States and feds unite on election security after '16 clashes
States and feds unite on election security after '16 clashes

Election officials and federal cybersecurity agents are touting improved collaboration to confront and deter efforts to tamper with elections.

October 18th, 12:58 PM
China says ex-Internet czar on trial over corruption charges
China says ex-Internet czar on trial over corruption charges

China's former internet censor is standing trial over allegations of accepting $4.6 million in bribes.

October 18th, 10:59 PM
Trump space force plan is grounded in real needs but hazy
Trump space force plan is grounded in real needs but hazy

President Donald Trump has injected urgency into a long-meandering debate over the best way to protect US space interests with demand for space force.

October 20th, 6:15 AM
What's next for Paul Allen's big investments? It's not clear
What's next for Paul Allen's big investments? It's not clear

What's next for Paul Allen's technology, research and philanthropy commitments? It's not clear.

October 18th, 2:18 PM
Hackers breach HealthCare.gov system, get data on 75,000
Hackers breach HealthCare.gov system, get data on 75,000

A government computer system that interacts with HealthCare.gov was hacked earlier this month, compromising the sensitive personal data of some 75,000 people.

October 19th, 3:29 PM
The Latest: Russian woman charged with US election-meddling
The Latest: Russian woman charged with US election-meddling

A Russian woman has been charged with interfering in American elections, including next month's midterms, through a social media effort aimed at trying to sway American public opinion.

October 19th, 11:49 AM
Journal retracts stem cell work by former Harvard scientist
Journal retracts stem cell work by former Harvard scientist

The New England Journal of Medicine is retracting a 2011 study and is investigating two earlier ones describing stem cell research by a former Harvard Medical School scientist.

October 18th, 8:38 AM
Laureates in Spanish awards call for action to "save future"
Laureates in Spanish awards call for action to "save future"

American film director Martin Scorsese and Africa's "flying doctors" are among scientists, mountaineers and intellectuals receiving Friday Spain's prestigious Princess of Asturias award from King Felipe VI.

October 19th, 11:51 AM
US temporarily stops youth climate lawsuit days before trial
US temporarily stops youth climate lawsuit days before trial

The U.S. government is trying once again to block a major climate change lawsuit days before young activists are set to argue at trial that the government has violated their constitutional rights by failing to take action climate change.

October 19th, 2:10 PM
Europe, Japan send spacecraft on 7-year journey to Mercury
Europe, Japan send spacecraft on 7-year journey to Mercury

European and Japanese space agencies say an Ariane 5 rocket has successfully lifted a spacecraft into orbit for a joint mission to Mercury, the closest planet to the sun.

October 19th, 8:20 PM
Breaching dams to save Northwest orcas is contentious issue
Breaching dams to save Northwest orcas is contentious issue

Calls to breach four hydroelectric dams in Washington state have grown louder in recent months as the plight of critically endangered Northwest orcas has captured global attention.

October 18th, 3:18 PM
Magnitude 4.0 earthquake shakes Texas, Oklahoma panhandles
Magnitude 4.0 earthquake shakes Texas, Oklahoma panhandles

An earthquake has shaken parts of the Texas and Oklahoma panhandles.

October 20th, 9:35 AM
Wet and mild: Warm winter predicted for much of the US
Wet and mild: Warm winter predicted for much of the US

The National Weather Service is predicting a warmer than normal winter for about three-quarters of the nation.

October 18th, 9:21 AM
Japanese Nobel chemistry laureate Shimomura dies at 90
Japanese Nobel chemistry laureate Shimomura dies at 90

Japanese-born Marine biologist Osamu Shimomura, who won the Nobel Prize in chemistry, has died at age 90.

5 hrs 42 mins ago
Ryanair under fire over racist incident on flight
Ryanair under fire over racist incident on flight

Ryanair has faced criticism after a video posted online apparently showed the airline's crew failing to take action to remove a passenger who launched a racist tirade against a fellow traveler.

16 hrs 52 mins ago
Charles Wang, former New York Islanders owner, dies at 74
Charles Wang, former New York Islanders owner, dies at 74

Charles Wang, the technology company founder who formerly owned the New York Islanders hockey team, has died.

18 hrs 12 mins ago
The Latest: Mexico's AMLO eyes development to fix migration
The Latest: Mexico's AMLO eyes development to fix migration

A migrant caravan whose numbers swelled overnight to an estimated 5,000 people at the Mexico-Guatemala border has resumed its march toward the U.S. frontier.

22 hrs 1 min ago
Oldest fossils on Earth? New look finds might just be rocks
Oldest fossils on Earth? New look finds might just be rocks

New study says what were billed as the oldest fossils on Earth may just be some rocks.

October 17th, 10:48 AM
China's growth slows as officials try to reassure investors
China's growth slows as officials try to reassure investors

China's economic growth slows further in latest quarter, adding to challenges for communist leaders amid a mounting tariff battle with Washington.

October 18th, 7:29 PM
Australia lawyers' group: Draft cyber laws would curb rights
Australia lawyers' group: Draft cyber laws would curb rights

Australian lawyers' group say proposed cybersecurity laws to force companies such as Facebook and Google to help police by unscrambling encrypted messages would significantly limit privacy and freedom.

October 18th, 7:39 PM
Violence, confusion surround Afghan parliamentary elections
Violence, confusion surround Afghan parliamentary elections

Tens of thousands of Afghan forces have fanned out across the country as voting began in parliamentary elections following a campaign marred by relentless violence.

October 19th, 8:00 PM
Russian woman charged in first 2018 election meddling case
Russian woman charged in first 2018 election meddling case

U.S. charges Russian woman in the first case involving meddling in the 2018 elections.

October 19th, 10:21 PM
Trump's campaign mode revives fiery immigration talk
Trump's campaign mode revives fiery immigration talk

Trump is returning to tough immigration rhetoric as he looks to stave off Democratic gains in Congress.

October 19th, 9:59 PM
Trump revives fiery immigration talk for 'caravan' election
Trump revives fiery immigration talk for 'caravan' election

Trump is returning to tough immigration rhetoric as he looks to stave off Democratic gains in Congress.

October 19th, 10:39 AM
Russian woman charged in first 2018 election meddling case
Russian woman charged in first 2018 election meddling case

U.S. intelligence officials say they're concerned about "ongoing campaigns" by Russia, China, Iran and other countries to undermine confidence in American democracy.

October 19th, 11:19 AM
Caravan migrants break Guatemala border fence, rush Mexico
Caravan migrants break Guatemala border fence, rush Mexico

Members of a 3,000-strong migrant caravan from Honduras have massed in a Guatemalan border town across the muddy Suchiate River from Mexico as U.S. President Donald Trump continues to threaten retaliation if they continue toward the United States.

October 18th, 9:09 PM
Seeking to frame election, Trump calls Dems 'too extreme'
Seeking to frame election, Trump calls Dems 'too extreme'

President Donald Trump is suggesting without evidence that Democrats or their allies are supporting a "caravan" of Central American migrants who are traveling north aiming to enter the United States.

October 18th, 10:51 PM
The Latest: Suicide blast kills 3 at Afghan polling station
The Latest: Suicide blast kills 3 at Afghan polling station

Kabul police official says a second small explosion has been reported just hours after parliamentary election polls opened in Afghanistan.

October 19th, 10:49 PM
Russian deputy foreign minister denounces US trolling case
Russian deputy foreign minister denounces US trolling case

A top Russian diplomat says that the U.S. allegation that a Russian woman helped oversee a social media effort to influence the American midterm elections is shameful.

October 20th, 3:25 AM
Financial watchdog: Regulate cryptocurrencies now, or else
Financial watchdog: Regulate cryptocurrencies now, or else

A global financial body says governments worldwide must establish rules for virtual currencies like bitcoin to stop criminals from using them to launder money or finance terrorism.

October 19th, 6:49 AM
Russia to build two-reactor nuclear plant in Uzbekistan
Russia to build two-reactor nuclear plant in Uzbekistan

Russian President Vladimir Putin and the president of Uzbekistan have agreed that Russia will build the ex-Soviet republic's first nuclear power plant.

October 19th, 5:09 AM
Europe, Japan ready spacecraft for 7-year journey to Mercury
Europe, Japan ready spacecraft for 7-year journey to Mercury

Final preparations are underway for the launch of a joint-European and Japanese mission to Mercury, the closest planet to the Sun.

October 19th, 1:10 AM

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