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In this Nov. 5, 2015 file, aerial photo a small uninhabited island that has slipped beneath the water line only showing a small pile of rocks at low tide on Majuro Atoll in the Marshall Islands. To small island nations where the land juts just above the rising seas, the U.S. pulling out of the Paris global warming pact makes the future seem as fragile and built on hope as a sand castle. [AP file photo]
WASHINGTON (AP) — To small island nations where the land juts just above the rising seas, the U.S. pulling out of the Paris global warming pact makes the future seem as fragile and built on hope as a sand castle. Top scientists say it was already likely that Earth's temperatures and the world's...
 Mike Lefiti [courtesy: Facebook]
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A UPS employee armed with an assault weapon opened fire Wednesday inside one of the company's San Francisco packing facilities, killing three co-workers before fatally shooting himself as employees fled frantically into the streets shouting "shooter!" and police swarmed in,...
 In this March 24, 2017, file photo, White House press secretary Sean Spicer gestures while speaking to the media during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington. The AP reported on June 9, 2017, that a story claiming Spicer told reporters President Donald Trump has the power to change the way English words are spelled is a hoax. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
(AP) — A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts: NOT REAL: Spicer: "POTUS Didn't Misspell 'Covfefe' - As...
Vili Faulaau, who married his former sixth-grade teacher after she was jailed for raping him has filed for legal separation from her. [Associated Press / 2002]
SEATTLE (AP) — The man who married his former sixth-grade teacher after she was jailed for raping him has filed for legal separation from her. King County court records show 33-year-old Vili Fualaau asked the court for a legal separation from 55-year-old Mary Kay Letourneau on May 9. Letourneau is...
 In this April 28, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump holds up a signed Executive Order in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington directing the Interior Department to begin review of restrictive drilling policies for the outer-continental shelf. The AP reported on May 26, 2017, that a story shared by the St. George Gazette website claiming Trump signed an executive order allowing the hunting of bald eagles is a hoax. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez)
(AP) — A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. AP checked these out; here are the real facts: NOT REAL: Donald Trump Signs Executive Order Allowing The Hunting Of Bald...
HONOLULU (AP) — Forecasters say the central Pacific region around Hawaii can expect a normal or slightly above-average hurricane season, depending largely on the presence of El Nino conditions. Chris Brenchley, director of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Central Pacific...
In a Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016 file photo, Sarah Palin, political commentator and former governor of Alaska, walks on the sideline before an NFL football game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Los Angeles Rams, in Seattle. Palin's spokesman told The Associated Press on May 11, 2017, that reports that she was in a coma following a car accident are not true. (AP Photo/Scott Eklund, File)
A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. AP checked these out; here are the real facts: NOT REAL: U.S. Department of State suspends New York Times licence THE FACTS: The...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church, the biggest sponsor of Boy Scout troops in the United States, announced Thursday it is pulling as many as 185,000 older youths from the organization as part of an effort to start its own scouting-like program. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints...
Dwayne Johnson arrived at the May 2015 premiere of “San Andreas” at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles. Johnson told GQ for a story published today that he is seriously considering a run for president. [AP file photo]
LOS ANGELES  (AP) —  After conquering Hollywood, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson may have his sights set on the White House. The actor and former pro wrestler tells GQ that a presidential run is “a real possibility.” Johnson says if he were president, leadership would be a top priority. Johnson isn’t...
In this Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016, file photo, Google Home, right, sits on display near a Pixel phone following a product event, in San Francisco. Voice assistants such as Google Home, Apple’s Siri and Amazon Alexa have always been susceptible to accidental hijack. Burger King’s manipulation of Google Home illustrates the vulnerabilities intrinsic to voice assistants that can be targeted by brands, or worse, hackers. But the stunt might help speed up the next developments for home voice assistants: individual v
NEW YORK (AP) — Burger King pulled a pretty juicy marketing stunt last month that drew plenty of attention - not just to the Whopper, but also to the intrinsic vulnerabilities of a new type of voice-activated gadget. The fast food chain's 15-second television ad targeted Google Home, a speaker that...

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