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Amazon aims to cut its carbon footprintAmazon, which ships millions of packages a year to shopper's doorsteps, wants to be greener
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In this July 2, 2009, photo George Mendonsa poses for a photo in Middletown, R.I., holding a copy of the famous Alfred Eisenstadt photo of Mendonsa kissing a woman in a nurse's uniform in Times Square on Aug. 14, 1945, while celebrating the end of World War II, left. Mendonsa died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, he was 95. It was years after the photo was taken that Mendonsa and Greta Zimmer Friedman, a dental assistant in a nurse’s uniform, were confirmed to be the couple. (Connie Grosch/Providence Journal via AP)
Sailor in iconic V-J Day Times Square kiss photo dies at 95The ecstatic sailor shown kissing a woman in Times Square celebrating the end of World War II has died
The Associated Press28 minutes ago
FILE - This Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019 file photo shows the Honda logo on a 2019 Honda Civic on display at the 2019 Pittsburgh International Auto Show in Pittsburgh. Britain’s Sky News says Honda is to close a car factory in western England with the potential loss of 3,500 jobs. The broadcaster says the Japanese carmaker will announce Tuesday, Feb. 19 that the Swindon plant, where Honda makes its Civic model, will close in 2022. Honda said Monday that it could not comment “at this stage.” (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, file)
Report: Honda to shut UK plant, imperiling 3,500 jobsHonda is to close a car factory in western England with the potential loss of 3,500 jobs, in another blow to a British economy made jittery by Brexit
The Associated Press34 minutes ago
Director Francois Ozon holds aloft the Silver Bear grand jury prize for the film 'By the Grace of God' after the award ceremony of the 2019 Berlinale Film Festival in Berlin, Germany, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
French judge refuses to block Catholic sex scandal movieA French judge has refused to block the release this week in French cinemas of a movie based on a Catholic sex scandal
The Associated Press35 minutes ago
FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2018, file photo, a woman browses her smartphone as she walks by a Huawei store at a shopping mall in Beijing. China’s government has accused Washington of trying to block its industrial development after Vice President Mike Pence said Chinese tech giant Huawei and other telecom equipment suppliers are a security threat. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
China accuses US of trying to block its tech developmentMedia reports say that Britain's intelligence agencies believe it's possible to manage cybersecurity risks associated with using wireless networks by Chinese supplier Huawei
The Associated Press5 minutes ago
First-ever 'Jeopardy!" team contest draws top championsThe first-ever "Jeopardy!" team tournament is bringing together 18 of the game's top players
The Associated Press48 minutes ago
FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2009 file photo, Sean "Diddy" Combs unveils his wax figure at Madame Tussauds in New York. Police say someone attacked the statue of Combs at the wax museum, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, shoving the rap impresario's likeness so forcefully it lost its head. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File)
Vandal topples wax statue of Sean 'Diddy' CombsPolice say someone attacked a statue of Sean "Diddy" Combs at Madame Tussauds wax museum in New York, shoving the rap impresario's likeness so forcefully it lost its head
The Associated Press54 minutes ago
US Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY, shakes hands with Eric Tembas, originally from Somalia, while touring Main Street in Concord, N.H., Friday, Feb. 15, 2019. Gillibrand visited New Hampshire as she explores a 2020 run for president. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Democratic candidates spend holiday in New Hampshire, IowaSeveral Democratic presidential candidates are closing out the long holiday weekend on the campaign trail, with stops planned across states key to securing their party's nomination
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Supporters of President Donald Trump stand alongside his motorcade as he returns to Mar-a-lago in West Palm Beach, Fla., Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, after visiting Trump International Golf Club. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Trump lashes out at officials involved in Russia probeTrump lashes out at key officials involved in Russia probe
The Associated Press1 hour ago
File -- In this Friday, Feb. 20, 2015 photo travellers leave a BVG subway train in Berlin, Germany. Berlin is unveiling a new app that will let people use public transport, rental bikes, car-sharing and taxis seamlessly to travel through the German capital. (Lukas Schulze/dpa via AP)
Berlin to get single travel app for public, private servicesTravelers in Berlin will soon be able to use a single app to switch seamlessly between public transport, rental bikes, car-sharing and taxis without signing up for each service individually
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Gavin Shuker speaks during a press conference to announce the new political party, The Independent Group, in London, Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. Seven British Members of Parliament say they are quitting the main opposition Labour Party over its approach to issues including Brexit and anti-Semitism. Many Labour MPs are unhappy with the party's direction under leader Jeremy Corbyn, a veteran socialist who took charge in 2015 with strong grass-roots backing. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
Brex-split: 7 lawmakers quit Labour over EU, anti-SemitismSeven British lawmakers have quit the main opposition Labour over its approach to issues including Brexit and anti-Semitism, in the biggest shakeup in years to Britain's main political parties
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019 file photo, Polish President Andrzej Duda , left, and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, talk after a group photo during a two-day international conference on the Middle East, at the Royal Castle in Warsaw, Poland. An off-hand comment by Netanyahu in Warsaw about Poland and the Holocaust looks to overshadow a summit of central European leaders this week in Israel. Poland’s abrupt decision Sunday to downgrade its participation in the Visegrad conference suddenly cast a pall gathering. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski, File)
Israel-Central Europe summit canceled after Polish pulloutPoland on Monday pulled out of a summit in Jerusalem, triggering the collapse of the entire meeting, after the acting Israeli foreign minister said that Poles "collaborated with the Nazis."
The Associated Press2 hours ago


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