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Saturday, Jan 20

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Gabon says major ivory trafficking ring dismantled, 10 held

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Gabon says major ivory trafficking ring dismantled, 10 arrested in blow to elephant poaching

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Thai police arrest suspected kingpin of wildlife trafficking

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Thai police have arrested a suspected kingpin of wildlife trafficking who allegedly fueled much of Asia's illegal trade for over a decade

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Russian networks pushing conservative meme, researchers say

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Russia-linked Twitter networks are pushing a conservative meme related to the investigation of Russian election interference, researchers say

WATCH: Cellphone carriers kicking off 2018 with big deals

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Experts say the best discounts may be from lesser-known carriers like Cricket and Boost Mobile.

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Facebook to emphasize 'trustworthy' news via user surveys

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Facebook wants to emphasize 'trustworthy' news stories based on user surveys

Friday, Jan 19

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NASA bumps astronaut off space station flight in rare move

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NASA has bumped an astronaut off an upcoming spaceflight, a rare move for the space agency

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Lithuania probing bogus story after TV station is hacked

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Lithuania has launched an investigation into a cyberattack against a news outlet that saw a fake news article targeting the defense minister

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Amazon raises monthly Prime membership fees by 20 percent

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Amazon raises price of monthly Prime membership plan by nearly 20 percent, annual membership fee isn't changing

Melted nuclear fuel seen inside second Fukushima reactor

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The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant says a long telescopic probe has successfully captured images of what is most likely melted fuel inside one of its three damaged reactors, providing crucial information for its…

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Brexit costs Britain data center for Europe's satnav system

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Officials have decided to move a data center for the European Union's new satellite navigation system out of Britain because of Brexit

Catalan ex-president to risk arrest, travel to Denmark

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Catalonia's former leader Carles Puigdemont is taking his campaign to recover his old job from Belgium to Denmark, in a bid to step up the pressure on Spanish authorities who have said that a fugitive abroad can't be the region's president

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The Latest: Catalan president to travel to Denmark next week

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Officials say that former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont, who fled to Brussels to avoid arrest in Spain nearly three months ago, will leave Belgium and travel to Denmark next week to attend a university forum

Christa McAuliffe's lost lessons finally taught in space

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Christa McAuliffe's lost lessons are finally getting taught in space

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China calls deadly tanker collision 'unprecedented'

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A Chinese official says the explosion and sinking of an Iranian oil tanker in the East China Sea was without precedent, creating enormous difficulties for rescue and recovery efforts

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WATCH: Instagram feature shows when users are active

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Instagram adds a last-active feature that will display in direct messaging.

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Maybe next time: Cities see failed Amazon bids as trial runs

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For cities knocked out of Amazon lottery, the effort may turn out to be a trial run to lure other businesses

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EPA official: government must plan for climate change

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A top manager who supervises the EPA's program for cleaning up the nation's most contaminated properties and waterways told Congress the government needs to plan for the ongoing threat posed to Superfund sites by climate change

Hippo-y birthday to Fiona! The popular preemie is turning 1

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Hippo-y birthday! Cincinnati Zoo's celebrity beast, the prematurely born Fiona, is turning 1

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Drone rescue off Australian beach heralded as world-first

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A flying drone has dropped a flotation device to two teens caught in a riptide in heavy seas off the Australian coast in what officials describe as a world-first rescue

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Inside the killing spree that left 9 people shot dead in 3 weeks: Police

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Cleophus Cooksey Jr., 35, has been in custody since the last of the nine alleged killings on Dec. 17 when he allegedly shot and killed his mother and stepfather, police said.

Buses carrying tech workers targeted outside San Francisco

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Six shuttle buses transporting Apple and Google employees had their windows broken while traveling south of San Francisco

IBM reports first revenue growth since 2012

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IBM has reported its first quarter of revenue growth since 2012 as the company ramps up its cloud computing business and looks for new opportunities from its investments in artificial intelligence

Thursday, Jan 18

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2 US-based climate researchers win Swedish science prize

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Two U.S.-based scientists have been awarded the 2018 Crafoord Prize for their contribution to climate research

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Correction: Science Says-Meteor story

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Correction: Science Says-Meteor story

Amazon's potential HQ2 sites leaves many cities disappointed

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Amazon's final cut of 20 contenders for its second headquarters leaves hundreds of cities disappointed

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Horrific new details emerge in case of 13 captive siblings

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David and Louise Turpin were arrested for torture and child endangerment.

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Endangered whale's calving season peaks, but no babies seen

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No newborn right whales seen off U.S. coast 7 weeks into the endangered species' calving season

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Bannon reaches agreement with special counsel for interview: Sources

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The interview has not yet been scheduled, according to one source.

Report links hacking campaign to Lebanese security agency

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Researchers say major blunder has exposed global hacking operation tied to Lebanon's security agency

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Even without El Nino last year, Earth keeps on warming

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Government scientists calculate that 2017 wasn't the hottest year on record, but close and unusually warm for no El Nino adding warmth