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Armed F-16 Slams Into Warehouse

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An F-16 fighter jet slammed into a California warehouse Thursday loaded with live ammunition—but while 13 people were hurt, it appears none of the ammo went off, CNN reports. A fact sheet on the jet says it can carry a cannon with missiles and 500 rounds. The jet apparently......

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Stocks End the Week in the Red

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A morning rebound on Wall Street faded by Friday afternoon, sending major stock indexes lower and giving the market its second straight weekly loss. Technology and industrial stocks accounted for much of the slide, outweighing gains in health care, utilities, and other sectors. The S&P 500 index fell 16 points,......

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Blue Moon This Weekend

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The moon will be full on Saturday, and that has some sky watchers proclaiming the arrival of a "blue flower moon." The explanation gets a little convoluted, but the easy part is that May's full moon is often called the "flower moon" because of all the spring blooms, reports CNN......

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Trump Makes 2 Big Moves on Tariffs

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Bogged down in a sprawling trade dispute with US rival China, President Trump took steps Friday to ease tensions with America's allies—lifting import taxes on Canadian and Mexican steel and aluminum and delaying auto tariffs that would have hurt Japan and Europe. By removing the metals tariffs on Canada......

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Bedbugs Study Reveals a Surprise

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Bedbugs were around the same time as T. Rex. That's one of the surprising discoveries about the pest revealed in a new study in Current Biology . Researchers have generally thought that bedbugs were no older than bats—which go back roughly 60 million years— because bats were believed to have......

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