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Wreck of Ernest Shackleton's last ship, Quest, found in the depths off Labrador

Wreck of Ernest Shackleton's last ship, Quest, found in the depths off Labrador

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The wreck of the last ship belonging to Sir Ernest Shackleton, the famed Irish explorer of Antarctica, has been found off the coast of Labrador by an international team led by the Royal Canadian Geographical Society.
Elon Musk drops lawsuit against ChatGPT-maker OpenAI without explanation

Elon Musk drops lawsuit against ChatGPT-maker OpenAI without explanation

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Elon Musk has dropped his lawsuit against OpenAI just ahead of a scheduled Wednesday hearing on the case.
Europe wants affordable electric vehicles from China. But not at the cost of its own auto industry

Europe wants affordable electric vehicles from China. But not at the cost of its own auto industry

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The European Union moved Wednesday to hike tariffs, or import taxes, on electric vehicles made in China.

Indonesian police arrest 6 suspected poachers over the killing of 26 endangered Javan rhinos

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian authorities said Wednesday they have arrested six suspects in an international poaching ring targeting the Javan rhinoceros, a critically endangered species.
Trudeau heads to Italy as shadows of war in Ukraine, Gaza loom over G7 summit

Trudeau heads to Italy as shadows of war in Ukraine, Gaza loom over G7 summit

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is headed to Italy on Wednesday to attend the annual G7 leaders' summit, which is taking place as two major geopolitical conflicts weigh on the international community.
Faking an honest woman: Why Russia, China and Big Tech all use faux females to get clicks

Faking an honest woman: Why Russia, China and Big Tech all use faux females to get clicks

WASHINGTON (AP) — When disinformation researcher Wen-Ping Liu looked into China's efforts to influence Taiwan's recent election using fake social media accounts, something unusual stood out about the most successful profiles.
A magnitude 4.8 earthquake in southwestern South Korea cracks walls and leaves other minor damage

A magnitude 4.8 earthquake in southwestern South Korea cracks walls and leaves other minor damage

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A magnitude 4.8 earthquake cracked walls, spilled items from store shelves and caused other minor damage in a fishing community in southwestern South Korea on Wednesday, but no injuries have been reported.
Mexico expedition sights only 6 to 8 vaquita porpoises, the most endangered marine mammal

Mexico expedition sights only 6 to 8 vaquita porpoises, the most endangered marine mammal

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The number of Mexico’s critically endangered vaquita marina porpoises sighted in the Gulf of California fell to between 6 and 8 this year, researchers said Tuesday.
Silicon Valley-backed voter plan for new California city qualifies for November ballot

Silicon Valley-backed voter plan for new California city qualifies for November ballot

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Silicon Valley-backed initiative to build a green city for up to 400,000 people in the San Francisco Bay Area has qualified for the Nov. 5 ballot, elections officials said Tuesday.
Judges hear Elizabeth Holmes' appeal of fraud conviction while she remains in Texas prison

Judges hear Elizabeth Holmes' appeal of fraud conviction while she remains in Texas prison

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A panel of federal judges spent two hours on Tuesday wrestling with a series of legal issues raised in an attempt to overturn a fraud conviction that sent Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes to prison after a meteoric rise to Silicon V