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‘Heartbroken’ Kenworthy visits South Korean dog meat farm

SIHEUNG, South Korea — Gus Kenworthy stood stone-faced, a shivering black puppy curled in his arms and more scurrying around him on the dirty,...
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NEW YORK — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has named a Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor to serve as his deputy mayor...
Glitches or not, Nissan starts testing semi-autonomous rides

YOKOHAMA, Japan — In the future Nissan envisions, driverless cars will pick up children from school and recommend restaurants to tourists in various languages. ...
South Korea to fight WTO ruling on Fukushima seafood ban

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea said Friday it will appeal the World Trade Organization's decision against bans on imports of Japanese fishery products...
Glitches or not, Nissan starts testing semi-autonomous rides

YOKOHAMA, Japan — Starting next month, Nissan Motor Co. is testing on regular roads what it calls "a robo-vehicle mobility service." Called Easy Ride,...
Yellowstone bison again escape holding pen, but most return

BILLINGS, Mont. — For the second time this winter, someone broke into a holding pen for Yellowstone National Park bison, allowing the escape of...
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DETROIT — UPS says it will soon start using electric delivery trucks that cost the same as conventional diesel- or gas-fueled ones. ...
Shooting survivors endure new assault – from online trolls

One student was teased about being a "brown, bald lesbian." Another was the target of conspiracy theorists who claimed he was really an actor....
Airbnb unveils new category of rentals rated by inspectors

SAN FRANCISCO — Airbnb is dispatching inspectors to rate thousands of the properties listed on its home-rental service in an effort to reassure travelers...
Satellites see big fishing’s footprint on the high seas

WASHINGTON — Scientists tag sharks to see where they roam in the high seas, but until now they couldn't track the seas' biggest eater:...

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