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Rush hour traffic moving along the Hollywood Freeway in Los Angeles. California's traffic-locked roads are being considered for their potential to serve a new purpose as clear power producers. After several years studying the technology, the California Energy Commission is soliciting companies and universities to create small-scale field tests to investigate whether the waste energy created by vehicles, and passed onto roads when driving, could be captured and turned into electricity.
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Brooks Koepka lines up a putt on the 14th hole during the first round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, N.J. Koepka is the lone American rookie on the Ryder Cup team who already has felt the sting of losing twice.
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Expert Provides Tips to Be Safe from Yahoo Hack
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People walk in front of a Yahoo sign at the company's headquarters in Sunnyvale, Calif. Yahoo says the personal information of 500 million accounts have been stolen in a massive security breakdown that represents the latest setback for the beleaguered internet company. The breach disclosed on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016, dates back to late 2014. Yahoo is blaming the hack on a “state-sponsored actor.”
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Italian Driver Races Up Dangerous Chinese Road
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Salaheddine Mezouar, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Morocco, speaks during a press conference at U.N. headquarters, Thursday Sept. 22, 2016, as the meeting of the 71st session of the General Assembly continues.
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UPS Testing Delivery by Drone
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Anti abortion activists led by priests pray during a demonstration in front of the Polish parliament, in Warsaw, Poland, Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016. Poland’s lawmakers on Thursday opened a divisive debate on changing the restrictive anti-abortion law, among Europe’s toughest, in this predominantly Catholic nation.he placards read: Yes for Life.
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Fiona MacKeown, mother of Scarlett Keeling, leaves the court premises in Panaji, India, Friday, Sept. 23, 2016. An Indian court has acquitted two suspects in the death of the 15-year-old British teenager Keeling whose body was found on a popular beach in western India in 2008. MacKeown said she was shocked by Friday's verdict and would challenge it in an appeals court.
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Atsuki Higashiyama, from Ritsumeikan University in Japan, speaks after receiving the Ig Nobel Perception Prize during ceremonies at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016. Higashiyama was awarded the prize for investigating whether things look different when you bend over and view them between your legs.
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Environmental activists protest against a draft law on importing foreign garbage, outside the Parliament building in Tirana, Albania, Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016. The law was opposed by the environmental activists and the opposition. The law was turned down by the left-wing governing coalition when they came to power in 2013.
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ISS Astronaut Talks Danger of Space Flight
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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker drinks water as he attends a plenary session of European Economic and Social Committee at the EU Charlemagne building in Brussels Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016.
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A woman holds up an hourglass during a protest in front of the Italian Health Ministry during the launch of a 'Fertility Day' campaign, in Rome, Italy, Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016. Italy's efforts to combat infertility and reverse one of Europe's lowest birthrates have stumbled with an ad campaign denounced as sexist, racist and ignorant of the economic reasons why Italians aren't having babies. Earlier ads were criticized as sexist for featuring a woman holding an hourglass with the words "Beauty doesn't have an age. Fertility does." Writing on poster in the background reads "Yes kindergartens and jobs!" (Giuseppe Lami/ANSA via AP)
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Group Says TV Makers Exploiting Energy Testing
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An elder warrior with a stone axe over his shoulder stands over the Baliem Valley in the central mountain range of Papua New Guinea. New research published Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016 suggests that the genetic ancestry of people living outside Africa can be traced almost completely to a single exodus of humans from that continent long ago. But some native islanders of Papua New Guinea may also carry a tiny legacy from an earlier exit.
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Volkswagen ornaments sit in a box in a scrap yard in Berlin, Germany. A German court says Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016 it has added staff and storage space to handle a flood of 1,400 investor lawsuits against Volkswagen seeking damages worth 8.2 billion euros (US dollar 9.2 billion).
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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang speaks during the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016.
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Provided by Waze, Waze system operation engineer Gil Disatnik holds a Waze beacon in Pittsburgh, where the beacons have been installed in two tunnels. The popular navigation app Waze is putting a new twist on the phrase “tunnel vision.” It’s trying to ensure that drivers relying on digital maps don’t lose their way when their GPS signal disappears in tunnels. (Meghan Kelleher/Courtesy of Waze via AP)