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Tesla cuts 3,000 jobs as Musk cites 'difficult' future

4 hours 50 sec ago
Tesla has announced plans to cut its full-time workforce by 7% as it works to increase Model 3 production.

The Duke of Edinburgh was in a car accident but he wasn't hurt

8 hours 57 min ago
Great Britain's Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, was involved in a traffic accident Thursday but he was not injured, Buckingham Palace told CNN.

Internet shutdowns aren't just Africa's problem. They're happening worldwide

13 hours 7 min ago
When Hong Kong police fired tear gas at peaceful pro-democracy protesters in 2014, the news moved swiftly through social media. Photos and videos of mostly student demonstrators being gassed helped fuel the outrage that ultimately drove hundreds of thousands of people into the streets.

Indian woman becomes first to climb male-only mountain

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 00:26
A woman in southern India has become the first to climb a sacred mountain after a court lifted a local custom that prohibited females from scaling the peak.

World's central banks will have trouble fighting next recession

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 21:38
If there's a serious recession on the horizon, the world's central banks may have trouble fighting it.

Suicide blast may be a taste of what's to come as US forces leave Syria

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 21:15
The drive down to the frontlines with ISIS is long and dangerous. Our escorts from the Kurdish-led forces insisted on taking us in armored vehicles from their base in the al-Omar oilfield. There are ISIS sleeper cells all around, they explained. They come out at night to plant roadside bombs.

Tick tock ... Aussie Open tennis match ends at 3:12 a.m.

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 18:44
"I'll go get some breakfast now," quipped Garbine Muguruza after she'd won her Australian Open encounter against Johanna Konta -- at the ungodly hour of 3:12 a.m.

Ford to make all-electric version of its F-150 truck

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 17:21
America's most popular vehicle is going electric. Ford will make an all-electric plugin version of the F-150 pickup truck.

Companies are waking up about climate change

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 17:15
Companies and investors are waking up to the dangers posed by climate change and extreme weather.

One graphic that almost explains Theresa May's Brexit options

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 16:35
The clocking is ticking for Theresa May as the March 29 deadline for Britain to leave the European Union approaches.

'Friendly' Satan statue causes anger in Segovia, Spain

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 15:42
How would you feel if you spotted a horned figure perching near a bridge, cell phone in hand, snapping a selfie?

Facebook takes down anti-NATO pages linked to Russian news agency Sputnik

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 14:39
Facebook removed hundreds of pages on Thursday it said posed as independent news sites in eastern Europe and elsewhere but were actually run by employees at Russian state-owned news agency Sputnik.

2018 was the hottest year ever recorded for the planet's oceans

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 14:29
Last year was the hottest for the planet's oceans since global records began in 1958, according to an international team of scientists who track the data. Their findings were published Wednesday in the scientific journal Advances in Atmospheric Sciences.

ISIS claims deadly Syria attack that killed US troops

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 12:51
ISIS has claimed responsibility for a deadly explosion that killed four Americans -- two US service members, a defense contractor and a Department of Defense civilian -- in the Syrian city of Manbij on Wednesday, according to the US military.

Huawei reportedly targeted in US criminal probe

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 11:38
US federal prosecutors are reportedly working on a criminal investigation into Chinese telecom giant Huawei.