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‘Goodnight, Kepler’: NASA’s Planet-Hunting Telescope Has Finally Run Out Of Fuel

‘Goodnight, Kepler’: NASA’s Planet-Hunting Telescope Has Finally Run Out Of FuelNASA is saying "goodnight" to its pioneering Kepler telescope, which a few



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United Airlines low fuel mayday triggers Australia emergency landing

United Airlines low fuel mayday triggers Australia emergency landingA shortage of fuel triggered a mayday call on a United Airlines flight crossing the Pacific from Los Angeles to Sydney Thursday, spurring Australian authorities into high alert. Police called a “full emergency response” and briefly closed major roads surrounding Sydney airport as a precaution at 6:36 am (2036 GMT Wednesday) after the pilot raised the alert. The fuel-efficient Boeing 787 Dreamliner — which typically travels some 7,600 miles (12,000 kilometres) across the Pacific in 15 hours — landed without incident.



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Gaza running out of fuel, medicine: UN

Gaza running out of fuel, medicine: UNThe United Nations has run out of funding to pay for fuel needed for hospitals, water plants and other critical facilities in the Gaza Strip, the UN political chief said Wednesday. The Security Council held its monthly meeting on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as the United Nations was working with Egypt to address the humanitarian crisis in Gaza and halt the violence.



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Israel halts fuel shipments to Gaza citing continued fire balloon launches

Israel halts fuel shipments to Gaza citing continued fire balloon launchesIsrael will stop shipments of fuel and gas to the Gaza Strip from Thursday in response to militants in the enclave launching incendiary balloons that have torched fields in Israel. A statement from Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman’s office on Wednesday said he had ordered a halt to fuel supplies into the strip via the Kerem Shalom crossing until further notice. “The decision has been taken in view of the continued terror of incendiary balloons and friction along the (border) fence,” the statement said.



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Trump Proposes Gutting Fuel Economy Rules In ‘Giant Giveaway’ To Big Oil, Automakers

Trump Proposes Gutting Fuel Economy Rules In ‘Giant Giveaway’ To Big Oil, AutomakersThe White House proposed dramatically weakening fuel economy standards on



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Strong Winds Fuel Wildfires in San Francisco, California

Strong Winds Fuel Wildfires in San Francisco, CaliforniaEvacuations were ordered as dry, hot winds fueled a wildfire burning out of control Sunday in rural Northern California



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North Korea Boosting Nuclear Fuel Production At Secret Sites: Report

North Korea Boosting Nuclear Fuel Production At Secret Sites: ReportNorth Korea has been secretly increasing production of enriched uranium for



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North Korea has increased nuclear fuel production at secret sites, US officials say

North Korea has increased nuclear fuel production at secret sites, US officials sayNorth Korea has increased its production of fuel for nuclear weapons in recent months, US intelligence agencies believe, despite Donald Trump’s claims “there is no longer a nuclear threat” from the secretive state. Pyongyang may be trying to hide its activities at multiple secret sites while seeking concessions in nuclear talks with the US, NBC News quoted US officials as saying. It comes after Mr Trump claimed success in his unprecedented 12 June meeting with Kim Jong-un, the North Korean dictator, over denuclearisation.



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$90M worth of liquid meth found in semi-truck fuel tank in Harnett County

$  90M worth of liquid meth found in semi-truck fuel tank in Harnett CountyInvestigators seized a semi-truck truck on Saturday that had $ 90.8 million worth of liquid methamphetamine in the driver's side fuel tank.



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How to Get the Best Fuel Economy Now

How to Get the Best Fuel Economy NowMotorists face rising gasoline prices as the summer travel season gets underway, so fuel efficiency is as important as ever. CR has gathered its best test-based tips and techniques for getting th…



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