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Officials seize horses, pigeons, turtles from Las…

Authorities say they've removed hundreds of animals from a Las Vegas home where they were kept in what were described as deplorable conditions

New Yorkers Not Happy After Empire State Building…

New Yorkers called a flag on the play after the Empire State Building was lit up in the colors of the Patriots and the Eagles. Buzz60's Josh King (@abridgetoland) has more.

Another British Royal Is Getting Married This Year

Buckingham Palace announced Monday that Princess Eugenie and her longtime boyfriend Jack Brooksbank are engaged.

3 USA Gymnastics Executives Resign Amid Sexual…

USA Gymnastics says it supports their "decisions to resign."

Amazon's First Cashierless Store Just Opened…

The first Amazon Go opened Monday in Seattle

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Jury selection for Bill Cosby's retrial slated for March 29

Jury selection for Bill Cosby's criminal sex assault retrial will start March 29 in the suburban Philadelphia county where he's accused of drugging and molesting a woman in 2004

Heat-not-burn cigarette alternative faces US…

A device that heats tobacco without burning faces U.S. regulatory scrutiny

Winter storm howls through Midwest, cancels…

Heavy snow and strong winds are pushing through the Midwest, closing highways in Kansas and South Dakota and snarling flights in Denver and Minneapolis

Scientists discover rocks used in Empire State…

Researchers are constantly finding amazing fossils in places where you might not expect them, but a new discovery by scientists at The Australian National University (ANU) really takes the cake. After close examination of a popular building material known as oolitic limestone, scientists have declared that the grainy rocks were actually created by living microbes hundreds of millions of years ago. This specific type of limestone is easily recognizable due to its bumpy appearance. The tiny spherical grains, called ooids, that make up the rock were long thought to be the result of tiny pebbles rolling back and forth on the sea floor, building up concentric layers of sediment like a snowball rolling along a yard. Now, science has a new explanation. The research, which was published in Scientific Reports, doesn't so much debunk previous theories as supplement them. The researchers don't discount the idea that ooids are made up of random sediment, but rather attempts to explain how that sediment was gathered and solidified. The paper suggests that tiny microbes existing in a "biofilm" created the initial grains of material that act as the core of each small ooid sphere, gradually gathering additional material and solidifying it in a process called organomineralisation. Using mathematical models to support their hunch, the researchers successfully demonstrated that microbes could be responsible for ooid formation. Their work shows how a biofilm filled with microbes could sustain itself with nutrients from the outside and, as microbes die over time, create a hard mineralized "inner zone" which produced the small grains we see today. The unique rock is thought to have formed as far back as 340 million years. What's particularly interesting about all of this is that oolitic limestone is used all over the world, and in some of humanity's most impressive structures. As ANU points out, types of oolitic limestone are used in the Empire State Building, Buckingham Palace, St Paul's Cathedral, and even the Pentagon. It's been used for centuries, and until now it was just thought of as a quirky, decorative choice for designers. Now, it seems, all that material might actually be the fossilized leftovers of microbes that predated even the dinosaurs.

Amazon opens store with no cashiers, lines or…

No cashiers, no lines, no registers _ this is how Amazon sees the future of in-store shopping

Netflix's success turns net neutrality into an…

With millions of subscribers still flocking to its services, Netflix no longer worries about being protected by net neutrality

Energy and technology companies lead US stocks…

US stock indexes are rising as solid results from Halliburton send energy companies higher. Technology companies also rose.

Jury convicts Michigan man who had body parts business

A jury has convicted a Detroit-area man who was charged with selling infected body parts for research

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Mexican Uber driver in US illegally charged with 4 rapes

California prosecutors say a Mexican Uber driver living in the country illegally has been charged with raping, assaulting and robbing young women

Impress Your Valentine's Date With Dinner in the…

The Palace of Westminster is opening its Member's Dining Room for Valentine's Day. Tony Spitz has the details.

'Den Of Thieves' And '12 Strong' Fight For No. 2…

Both films had to battle for second place behind "Jumanji," which has been at No. 1 for three weeks and counting.

Facebook Basically Says Social Media Can 'Damage…

A critical post by a Facebook employee says the social media site is trying to answer the hard questions.

Dior gets surreal as stars talk Time's Up at…

Dior designer Maria Grazia Chiuri projected a ludic mood at the Rodin Museum as top actresses weighed in on the Time's Up movement against sexual harassment at Paris couture week

Police: Eagles fan who collided with pole in subway is OK

Transit police say an overzealous Philadelphia Eagles fan who ran into a concrete pole in the subway is OK

Oregonians to vote on Medicaid taxes as costs soar

Oregonians will vote Tuesday on whether to allow Medicaid taxes on hospitals and health insurers to stem health care costs since the state's expansion of the popular program in 2014

75 years since massive temperature swing in Spearfish

It's the 75th anniversary of a startling weather event that put a western South Dakota city in the record books

Threat Level Raised as 'Violent' Volcanic…

Residents of the island of Luzon in the Philippines have been lying in nervous wait after seismologists predicted last week that its Mayon volcano was exhibiting signs of an "imminent eruption." On Monday, the prospect of danger was raised further, with the threat level jumping from three to four (on...

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Media mogul Rupert Murdoch says Facebook should pay for news

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch, whose companies own the Wall Street Journal, Fox News, the New York Post and other media properties, says Facebook should pay fees to "trusted" news producers for their content

No More Grocery Cashiers? 'Amazon Go' Opens Monday

Amazon will open its high-tech grocery store to the public this week after a year of beta testing the no-checkout technology on employees. Amazon Go allows shoppers to simply take whatever they want to purchase and leave, eliminating the need for lines or cashiers. The concept store is slated to...

The Latest: Cornyn says Trump eager to work on…

The No. 2 Senate Republican says President Donald Trump is eager to involve himself in the immigration debate and "reach a solution."