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A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Wednesday, afternoon, Jan. 31, 2018. The rocket is carrying a communications satellite for the satellite company SES and the government of Luxembourg. (Craig Bailey/Florida Today via AP)
January 31, 2018 - 7:28 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX had a royal audience as it launched a satellite for Luxembourg. The Falcon 9 rocket blasted off late Wednesday afternoon from Cape Canaveral, Florida, hoisting GovSat-1 for the government of Luxembourg and SES, the European country's prime satellite operator. The...
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A super blue blood moon is seen over Los Angeles on Wednesday Jan. 31, 2018. The moon is putting on a rare cosmic show. It's the first time in 35 years a blue moon has synced up with a supermoon and a total lunar eclipse. NASA is calling it a lunar trifecta: the first super blue blood moon since 1982. That combination won't happen again until 2037. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
January 31, 2018 - 7:18 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The moon put on a rare cosmic show Wednesday: a red blue moon, super big and super bright. It's the first time in 35 years a blue moon has synced up with a supermoon and a total lunar eclipse, or blood moon because of its red hue. Hawaii and Alaska had the best seats,...
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FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2013, file photo, a driver passes a small boat harbor in King Cove, Alaska. Nine environmental groups sued the U.S. government Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2013, to block a land trade that could lead to construction of a road through a national wildlife refuge in Alaska that is habitat for migrating waterfowl.(James Brooks/Kodiak Daily Mirror via AP, File)
January 31, 2018 - 6:04 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Nine environmental groups sued the U.S. government Wednesday to block a land trade that could lead to construction of a road through a national wildlife refuge in Alaska that is habitat for migrating waterfowl. The groups sued Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, who signed an...
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January 31, 2018 - 5:31 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Nine environmental groups sued the U.S. government Wednesday to block a land trade that could lead to construction of a road through a national wildlife refuge in Alaska that is habitat for migrating waterfowl. The groups sued Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, who signed an...
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FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2017, file photo, Glenn Chin, supervisory pharmacist at the now-closed New England Compounding Center, leaves federal court in Boston. Chin, a Massachusetts pharmacist charged in a deadly 2012 meningitis outbreak, was cleared in October of second-degree murder charges, but convicted on dozens of other counts. He is scheduled to be sentenced on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, file)
January 31, 2018 - 3:26 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts pharmacist convicted for his role in the deadly 2012 meningitis outbreak fought through sobs as he apologized to victims and their families Wednesday before he was sentenced to eight years in prison. Nearly 80 people died and almost 800 were sickened in what's...
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FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2017, file photo, Glenn Chin, supervisory pharmacist at the now-closed New England Compounding Center, leaves federal court in Boston. Chin, a Massachusetts pharmacist charged in a deadly 2012 meningitis outbreak, was cleared in October of second-degree murder charges, but convicted on dozens of other counts. He is scheduled to be sentenced on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, file)
January 31, 2018 - 2:30 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A pharmacist convicted for his role in a deadly 2012 meningitis outbreak tearfully apologized to the victims for their pain and suffering before being sentenced Wednesday to eight years in prison. The outbreak killed 76 people, and nearly 800 people were sickened in what is considered...
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FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2017, file photo, Glenn Chin, supervisory pharmacist at the now-closed New England Compounding Center, leaves federal court in Boston. Chin, a Massachusetts pharmacist charged in a deadly 2012 meningitis outbreak, was cleared in October of second-degree murder charges, but convicted on dozens of other counts. He is scheduled to be sentenced on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, file)
January 31, 2018 - 2:28 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A pharmacist convicted for his role in a deadly 2012 meningitis outbreak tearfully apologized to the victims for their pain and suffering before being sentenced Wednesday to eight years in prison. The outbreak killed 76 people, and nearly 800 people were sickened in what is considered...
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FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2017, file photo, Glenn Chin, supervisory pharmacist at the now-closed New England Compounding Center, leaves federal court in Boston. Chin, a Massachusetts pharmacist charged in a deadly 2012 meningitis outbreak, was cleared in October of second-degree murder charges, but convicted on dozens of other counts. He is scheduled to be sentenced on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, file)
January 31, 2018 - 12:45 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The pharmacist convicted in connection with a deadly 2012 meningitis outbreak was sentenced to eight years in prison on Wednesday after he tearfully apologized to the victims for the pain and suffering they endured. Glenn Chin sobbed as he struggled through his statement during his...
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FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2017, file photo, Glenn Chin, supervisory pharmacist at the now-closed New England Compounding Center, leaves federal court in Boston. Chin, a Massachusetts pharmacist charged in a deadly 2012 meningitis outbreak, was cleared in October of second-degree murder charges, but convicted on dozens of other counts. He is scheduled to be sentenced on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, file)
January 31, 2018 - 12:44 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The pharmacist convicted in connection with a deadly 2012 meningitis outbreak was sentenced to eight years in prison on Wednesday and tearfully apologized to the victims for the pain and suffering they endured. Glenn Chin sobbed as he struggled through his statement during his...
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A crack in the wall of a farm in Hunzinge, northern Netherlands, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. More than 3,000 homes in Groningen province are facing reinforcement or even in some cases demolition because of a series of small tremors caused by decades of gas extraction and the Dutch government is being forced to confront the possibility of a future without locally produced gas years earlier than expected. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
January 31, 2018 - 12:03 pm
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch authorities unveiled a new agreement Wednesday to compensate homeowners for damages due to earthquakes caused by gas extraction, a deal that removes the company responsible for the quakes from the compensation process. In a concession to thousands of northeastern...
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