100 full moons: Blazing fireball lights up Arctic sky

 

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A blazing fireball lit up the dark skies of Arctic Finland for five seconds, giving off what scientists said was "the glow of 100 full moons" and igniting hurried attempts to find the reported meteorite.

  • Written by By JAN M. OLSEN , Associated Press

Keystone pipeline leak won't affect last regulatory hurdle

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Discovery of a 210,000-gallon oil leak from the Keystone pipeline would seem to be poor timing four days before regulators in Nebraska decide whether to allow a major expansion of the system, but officials say state law does not allow pipeline safety to be a factor in their decision.

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  • Written by By GRANT SCHULTE and JAMES NORD

Phone companies get new tools to block spam calls

NEW YORK (AP) — Phone companies will have greater authority to block questionable calls from reaching customers as regulators adopted new rules to combat automated messages known as robocalls.

  • Written by By TALI ARBEL , AP Technology Writer