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This Sunday, July 14, 2019, photo provided by the California Highway Patrol shows officers rescuing a 250-pound tortoise that wandered away from its home and was spotted on the shoulder of a road in Santa Ynez, Calif., about 100 miles (161 kilometers) northwest of Los Angeles. The CHP says it got a call about the big reptile Sunday evening, located the owners, put the tortoise in the patrol car and delivered it to them about two hours later. (California Highway Patrol via AP)
California officers reunite 250-pound tortoise with ownersA 250-pound tortoise that wandered away from its California home has been rescued after California Highway Patrol officers found it on the side of a road
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Activist Walter Ritte, left, and others lay chained to a cattle grate blocking a road at the base of Hawaii's tallest mountain, Monday, July 15, 2019, in Mauna Kea, Hawaii, protesting the construction of a giant telescope on land that some Native Hawaiians consider sacred. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones)
Telescope viewing suspended as protesters block Hawaii roadOpponents of building a giant telescope on a mountain some Native Hawaiians consider sacred say they tried unsuccessfully Tuesday to negotiate access to the summit while the road is closed
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FILE - In this March 22, 2019 file photo, the construction site of Vogtle Units 4 at the Alvin W. Vogtle Electric Generating Plant is seen, Friday, March 22, 2019 in Waynesboro, Ga. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission will look at cutting back on inspections of the country’s nuclear reactors.  Staff recommendations made public Tuesday would reduce the time and scope of annual inspections at the nation’s 90-plus nuclear power plants. Some other inspections would be cut from every two years to every three years.   (Hyosub Shin/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
APNewsBreak: NRC looking at reducing inspections at reactorsNuclear Regulatory Commission to look at cutting back on inspections of the country's nuclear reactors
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Activist Walter Ritte, left, and others lay chained to a cattle grate blocking a road at the base of Hawaii's tallest mountain, Monday, July 15, 2019, in Mauna Kea, Hawaii, protesting the construction of a giant telescope on land that some Native Hawaiians consider sacred. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones)
Protesters seek Hawaii mountain access during road closureOpponents of building a giant telescope on a mountain some Native Hawaiians consider sacred say they tried unsuccessfully Tuesday to negotiate access to the summit while the road is closed
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Apollo 11 astronaut Mike Collins, left, makes comments as Apollo 9 astronaut Rusty Schweickart listens during a news conference Tuesday, July 16, 2019, in Cocoa Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
Apollo 11 astronaut returns to launch pad 50 years laterApollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins returns to launch pad 50 years later
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U.S. Rep. Kay Granger, second right, R-Texas, and Rep. Roger Williams, R-Texas, make their way to the entrance, before the start of a memorial service for Henry Ross Perot at Highland Park United Methodist Church in Dallas, on Tuesday, July 16, 2019. H. Ross Perot, a hard-charging Texan with a folksy manner who made billions in business and twice sought the presidency, was celebrated at the memorial service for his devotion to his family, friends, faith and country. (Vernon Bryant/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
H. Ross Perot's devotion to family, friends rememberedH. Ross Perot, a hard-charging Texan with a folksy manner who made billions in business and twice sought the presidency, was celebrated at a Tuesday memorial service for his devotion to his family, friends, faith and country
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Feds: Microsoft worker stole millions in digital currencyA former Microsoft worker has been charged in what investigators describe as a scheme to steal $10 million in digital currency
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In this Jan. 23, 2019, photo a United Airlines jet is parked at a gate as luggage handlers pull carts near the terminal at Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, N.J. United Airlines reports financial results on Tuesday, July 16. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Despite grounding of Boeing plane, United 2Q profit risesUnited Airlines overcame the grounding of its Boeing Max planes to increase second-quarter profit by 54%, to more than $1 billion
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In honor of Ross Perot's commitment to the military and veterans, F-16 fighter jets fly during his gravesite service in a missing man formation over Sparkman-Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery in Dallas on Tuesday, July 16, 2019. The U.S. Air Force conducted the F-16 flyover in the missing man formation for the graveside service of the colorful Texas billionaire. (Vernon Bryant/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
The Latest: Services held in Dallas for H. Ross PerotColorful Texas billionaire H. Ross Perot, who twice mounted outsider campaigns for president, was remembered for his devotion to his family, friends, faith and country
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3 dead, 4 missing in float plane crash in CanadaAt least three people died and a search is under way for four people missing after a float plane crashed into a lake in the Eastern Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador
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This July 15, 2019 photo released by Itajai Civil Police shows the seat of a car embroidered with a fake Ferrari logo,  inside a workshop in Itajai, Brazil. Brazilian police dismantled the clandestine workshop run by a father and son who assembled fake Ferraris and Lamborghinis to order, in Brazil's southern state of Santa Catarina. (Itajai Civil Police via AP)
Phony Ferraris, 'Shamborghinis' seized at Brazil factoryBrazilian police say they've shut down a small clandestine factory that was producing fake Ferraris and Lamborghinis
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Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell presents the monetary policy report to the Senate Banking Committee, July 11, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Facebook's currency plan gets hostile reception in CongressUnder withering criticism from senators, a Facebook executive on Tuesday defended the social network giant's ambitious plan to create a digital currency and pledged to work with regulators to achieve a system that protects the privacy of users' data
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