Becca Martinez

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Associated Press News

Juror in 'Loud Music' Trial Wanted Murder Conviction

A juror in the controversial Florida "loud music" trial says there was no chance from the start of a murder conviction in the shooting of an unarmed …

The Great Lakes' Massive Ice Cap Could Bring a Cooler Summer to the Region

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>This year, Canada opened the fridge door on America and forgot to shut it. Blasts of arctic air have …

Taller, fatter Chinese soldiers outgrowing their equipment

From cockpits to tanks, a survey by the People’s Liberation Army has revealed that China's soldiers cannot fit into equipment designed decades ago<p>Chinese soldiers have become so much taller and fatter in recent years that they are in danger of outgrowing their equipment, according to a People’s …

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Nepal Slashes Everest Fees; Will Lower Costs Increase Crowds of Climbers?

Will the new fee structure increase the traffic—and the danger—on the busy mountain?<p>News that the Nepalese government is lowering the fee for climbing Mount Everest has set the mountaineering world abuzz. Last week, Nepal's Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation announced that it would cut …

Associated Press News

Fiber Games: Google Invites Cities to Apply for Its Superfast Internet

Google is of­fer­ing dozens of cit­ies a chance to vie for the tech gi­ant’s ul­tra­fast In­ter­net ser­vice.<p>The ser­vice, Google Fiber, boasts …