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SYDNEY (AP) — An island volcano in Papua New Guinea erupted again Sunday, sending plumes of steam and ash into the air.Thousands of people have been evacuated from islands surrounding Kadovar Island o

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WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A rocket launched from New Zealand on Sunday successfully reached orbit carrying small commercial satellites.California-based company Rocket Lab said its Electron rocket

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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Gabon says a major trafficking ring that smuggled six tons of ivory out of the country in 2017 has been dismantled, in a victory against poachers who have killed large numbers of f

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BANGKOK (AP) — Thai police have arrested a suspected kingpin of wildlife trafficking who allegedly fueled much of Asia's illegal trade for over a decade, officials said Saturday.Boonchai Bach, a 40-ye

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA has bumped an astronaut off an upcoming spaceflight, a rare move for the space agency so close to launch.Astronaut Jeanette Epps was supposed to rocket away in early J

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BERLIN (AP) — Officials have decided to move a data center for the European Union's new satellite navigation system out of Britain because of Brexit.The European Commission says diplomats voted Thursd

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Christa McAuliffe's lost lessons are finally getting taught in space.Thirty-two years after the Challenger disaster, a pair of teachers turned astronauts will pay tribute t

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Winter is off to a late start in parts of the nation's largest — and usually coldest — state.Months of higher-than-normal temperatures in areas of rural Alaska have opened dan

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A top manager who supervises the Environmental Protection Agency program responsible for cleaning up the nation's most contaminated properties and waterways told Congress on Thursday

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STOCKHOLM (AP) — Two U.S.-based scientists have been awarded the 2018 Crafoord Prize for their contribution to climate research.The prize committee says Japan-born Syukuro Manabe, a meteorologist base

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Earth last year wasn't quite as hot as 2016's record-shattering mark, but it ranked second or third, depending on who was counting.Either way, scientists say it showed a clear signal

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CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Seismic activity beneath a Papua New Guinea volcano could mean that a major eruption was imminent, a scientist said Thursday.Thousands of people have been evacuated from isl

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Archaeologists and divers on Mexico's Yucatan peninsula announced Wednesday that they found a passage connecting two underwater caves, creating what they say is the world's longest

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WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Jan. 17 about meteors, The Associated Press reported erroneously the size of asteroids that scientists hope to be able to deflect from Earth's path in the future. They wan

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BERLIN (AP) — Researchers have completed the first survey of valuable materials they say are waiting to be mined from Europe's vast landfills and scrapyards.A group of 17 organizations on Wednesday la
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