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An earthquake lasted 50 days, but no one felt it. Here's why.

An earthquake lasted 50 days, but no one felt it. Here's why.

 

<p>Dawn casts a rosy glow on Ortakoy Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey. Boreholes in the nearby Sea of Marmara revealed the latest slow slip event under Turkey.</p>


February 17, 2019 - 21:37 GMT
Google reaped millions in tax breaks as it secretly expanded its real estate footprint across the U.S.

Google reaped millions in tax breaks as it secretly expanded its real estate footprint across the U.S.

 

Employees work in the Google France new offices on December 6, 2011 in Paris.


February 16, 2019 - 07:56 GMT
This website uses AI to generate startling fake human faces

This website uses AI to generate startling fake human faces

 

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February 15, 2019 - 13:41 GMT
Dating app announces data breach on Valentine's Day

Dating app announces data breach on Valentine's Day

 

American dating and social networking website Coffee Meets


February 15, 2019 - 08:02 GMT
The U.S. government and Facebook are negotiating a record, multi-billion dollar fine for the companys privacy lapses

The U.S. government and Facebook are negotiating a record, multi-billion dollar fine for the companys privacy lapses

 

(FILES) In this file photo taken on May 23, 2018, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks during a press conference in Paris on May 23, 2018. BERTRAND GUAY/AFP/Getty Images


February 14, 2019 - 21:44 GMT
NASA rover finally bites the dust on Mars after 15 years

NASA rover finally bites the dust on Mars after 15 years

 

FILE - This illustration made available by NASA shows the rover Opportunity on the surface of Mars. The exploratory vehicle landed on Jan. 24, 2004, and logged more than 28 miles (45 kilometers) before falling silent during a global dust storm in June 2018. There was so much dust in the Martian atmosphere that sunlight could not reach Opportunity's solar panels for power generation. (NASA via AP)


February 13, 2019 - 19:27 GMT
Honeybees can solve basic math problems. Really.

Honeybees can solve basic math problems. Really.

 

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February 07, 2019 - 06:04 GMT
Facebook targets 'dangerous' armed groups in latest Myanmar bans

Facebook targets 'dangerous' armed groups in latest Myanmar bans

 

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February 05, 2019 - 12:08 GMT
Facebook removes 783 fake pages, accounts tied to Iran

Facebook removes 783 fake pages, accounts tied to Iran

 

FILE- In this May 18, 2012, file photo a television photographer shoots the sign outside of Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Facebook says it has removed 783 Iran-linked pages, accounts and groups from its service for what it calls “coordinated inauthentic behavior,” that is, misrepresenting who is running the accounts with the intent of disrupting politics and elections. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)


February 01, 2019 - 13:51 GMT
Space changes your brain in bigger ways than we thought

Space changes your brain in bigger ways than we thought

 

NASA Astronaut Bruce McCandless II in 1984


February 01, 2019 - 13:12 GMT
Facebook, Twitter remove thousands of accounts linked to Iran

Facebook, Twitter remove thousands of accounts linked to Iran

 

Facebook, Twitter remove thousands of accounts linked to Iran


January 31, 2019 - 20:40 GMT
Apple escalates war against Facebook and its privacy practices

Apple escalates war against Facebook and its privacy practices

 

FILE - In this April 12, 2016, photo, Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg speaks during the keynote address at the F8 Facebook Developer Conference in San Francisco. (Eric Risberg/AP)


January 31, 2019 - 10:39 GMT
Apple says its fixing FaceTime bug that allows users to hear conversations outside of call

Apple says its fixing FaceTime bug that allows users to hear conversations outside of call

 

Apple says its fixing FaceTime bug that allows users to hear conversations outside of call


January 29, 2019 - 05:55 GMT
Woman sues NASA again over moon dust from Apollo 11 sample bag sold at auction

Woman sues NASA again over moon dust from Apollo 11 sample bag sold at auction

 

A bag of lunar dust collected during the Apollo 11 mission is returned to Nancy Lee Carlson, of Inverness. The bag is considered priceless but was mistakenly sold by the government to an Inverness woman, who was awarded ownership in court.


January 23, 2019 - 08:36 GMT
Facebook's WhatsApp limits text forwards to 5 recipients to curb rumours

Facebook's WhatsApp limits text forwards to 5 recipients to curb rumours

 

FILE PHOTO: A man poses with a smartphone in front of displayed Whatsapp logo in this illustration


January 21, 2019 - 10:07 GMT
2-for-1: Total lunar eclipse comes with supermoon bonus

2-for-1: Total lunar eclipse comes with supermoon bonus

 

People watch the supermoon rise behind the downtown Los Angeles skyline, from Kenneth Hahn Park in Los Angeles, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019. The year's first supermoon, when a full moon appears a little bigger and brighter thanks to its slightly closer position to Earth, is one of two lunar events Sunday. If skies are clear, a total eclipse will also be visible in North and South America, and parts of Europe. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)


January 21, 2019 - 07:40 GMT
Curtain rising Sunday night on total lunar eclipse

Curtain rising Sunday night on total lunar eclipse

 

FILE - This Friday, July 27, 2018 file photo shows a blood moon lunar eclipse from the Arpoador beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Starting Sunday evening, Jan. 20, 2019, all of North and South America will be able to see the only total lunar eclipse of 2019 from start to finish this weekend. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)


January 20, 2019 - 16:35 GMT
U.S. spy satellite launched into orbit from California

U.S. spy satellite launched into orbit from California

 

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January 19, 2019 - 22:05 GMT
Is "10 Year Challenge" helping Facebook mine data?

Is "10 Year Challenge" helping Facebook mine data?

 

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January 17, 2019 - 17:34 GMT
Facebook Identifies Russia-Linked Misinformation Campaign

Facebook Identifies Russia-Linked Misinformation Campaign

 

Facebook has been under pressure to more aggressively counter the spread of misinformation and manipulation of the social network that is aimed at stirring division and discord.


January 17, 2019 - 13:26 GMT
FBI records, emails, Social Security numbers exposed in massive data leak, security experts say

FBI records, emails, Social Security numbers exposed in massive data leak, security experts say

 

The Federal Bureau of Investigation seal is seen at FBI headquarters in Washington, June 14, 2018.


January 17, 2019 - 11:42 GMT
"Super blood wolf moon" will light up the sky Sunday

"Super blood wolf moon" will light up the sky Sunday

 

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January 17, 2019 - 11:13 GMT
SpaceX ditches plans to develop Mars spaceship at Los Angeles port

SpaceX ditches plans to develop Mars spaceship at Los Angeles port

 

A Space Exploration Technologies Corp. facility stands under construction in this aerial photograph taken above the Port of Los Angeles in Los Angeles, California, U.S., on Thursday, April 19, 2018. Senior trade officials from the U.S., Canada and Mexico will meet again in Washington in an intensified push to reach a Nafta agreement in the next few weeks. Talks will pick up on Tuesday, after cabinet-level members vowed on Friday to keep up the momentum following consultations with their technical teams over the weekend. Photographer: Tim Rue/Bloomberg via Getty Images


January 17, 2019 - 07:30 GMT
Looming galactic collision will rip open the black hole at the Milky Way's center

Looming galactic collision will rip open the black hole at the Milky Way's center

 

In this Hubble image, the Whirlpool Galaxy (M51a) and a companion (M51b) are merging. The two galaxies are similar in mass to the Milky Way and the Large Magellanic Cloud.


January 15, 2019 - 22:55 GMT
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2019/02/18
California AG: At least 13 states suing over Trump's national emergency


2019/02/17
Senate Dems introduce bill to prevent Trump from using disaster funds to build wall


2019/02/16
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2019/02/15
U.S. to slash payouts from 9/11 victims fund


2019/02/14
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2019/02/13
Trump says you'd have to be able to 'climb Mt. Everest' to scale his wall