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Watch: Deer rescued from commuter rail tracks in Chicago

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An injured deer was rescued from railroad tracks in Chicago after causing about three hours of commuter train service interruptions.

Watch: Drivers swerve to avoid spools on highway

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Drivers on a Houston highway had to swerve to avoid two giant spools that fell from a truck -- just weeks after a near-identical incident.

Streaking Flyers host Panthers

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Back on Oct. 16, the Flyers blew a three-goal lead but managed to pull out a 6-5 shootout victory over the Florida Panthers in Philadelphia.

BAE to provide technical services for Army's 116th MIB

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The U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command has awarded BAE Systems $100 million to provide technical and general support to the 116th Military Intelligence Brigade.

Petco to stop selling pet food with artificial ingredients

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Petco will stop selling pet food and treats containing artificial colors, flavors and preservatives by May, the San Diego company announced Tuesday.

Wild return home to face Capitals

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Put away those suitcases. Forget those late-night flights across western Canada. And shelve those late-morning breakfasts at hotel restaurants.

John Mayer got sober after Drake's 30th birthday party

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John Mayer said he quit drinking after making "quite a fool" of himself at Drake's 30th birthday celebration.

Robyn announces 2019 North American, European tour

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Robyn has announced a 2019 North American and European tour in support of her recently released eighth studio album, "Honey."

Space, lasers, hypersonic missiles rank high for U.S. missile defense research

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The undersecretary of defense for research and engineering told attendees of a missile defense event that progress is being made on lasers, but hypersonic munitions and space defense require much...

Amazon announcement stirs excitement, outrage in HQ2 locations

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After weeks of speculation, Amazon formally announced Tuesday it will build two new headquarters campuses in the New York City and Washington, D.C., areas.

Marti Noxon of 'Mad Men,' 'Glee' fame lands new deal at Netflix

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Marti Noxon, an Emmy-nominated writer producer and director who has worked on "Mad Men" and "Glee," has earned an multi-year, overall deal at Netflix.

Province, feds announce agreement to improve addictions treatment in Sask.

11 hours ago from CBC: Health

The federal and provincial government have announced a partnership aimed at helping those struggling with addiction in Saskatchewan.

Nigerian ISP says error caused disruption in Google services

11 hours ago from Physorg

A Nigerian internet service provider says a configuration error it made during a network upgrade caused a disruption of key Google services that routed traffic to China and Russia.

Spain considers ban on sale of gas and diesel cars by 2040

11 hours ago from Physorg

Spain's government is eyeing ambitious steps to tackle climate change, including a ban on the sale of gas and diesel cars from 2040.

Crude oil prices lower on oversupply concerns, Trump's comments

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Crude oil prices were lower Tuesday amid concerns about an oversupply into next year, and after U.S. President Donald Trump said he expected "much lower" prices.

'Game of Thrones' to premiere Season 8 in April

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"Game of Thrones" starring Emilia Clarke, Kit Harington and Lena Headey will return for a final season on HBO in the spring.

EU court: Taste cannot be copyrighted

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The taste of food cannot be copyrighted, the European Court of Justice ruled Tuesday -- in the case of a Dutch cheese maker that sued its rival for infringement.

Look: Shawn Booth addresses 'painful' split from Kaitlyn Bristowe

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Shawn Booth thanked fans for their support after ending his engagement with Season 11 star Kaitlyn Bristowe.

Crude oil prices lower Tuesday on oversupply concerns, Trump's comments

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Crude oil prices were lower Tuesday amid concern about an oversupply into next year, and after U.S. President Donald Trump said he expected "much lower" prices.

New horizon for space transportation services

12 hours ago from European Space Agency

ESA reaches out to encourage open innovation and offer support. A global response to ESA’s call for ideas on new space transportation services has resulted in 79 proposals of which 41...

Germany hopes to kickstart EU battery-making in 2019

12 hours ago from Physorg

German economy minister Peter Altmaier said Tuesday Berlin would provide one billion euros ($1.3 billion) of funding for electric car battery production by 2021, as talks with companies reach an...

Redskins winning with a struggling offense

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The Washington Redskins turned in another underwhelming offensive performance on Sunday in their 16-3 win against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Steelers will power on with or without Bell thanks to O-line

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The Pittsburgh Steelers will learn Tuesday if All-Pro running back Le'Veon Bell is going to play this season.

Watch: Sixers' Markelle Fultz pump fakes free throw

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Markelle Fultz left a lot to be desired during a free throw attempt during the Philadelphia 76ers' win against the Miami Heat.

MBDA shows off naval version of MMP guided tank missile

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MBDA is offering a naval version of it's 5th generation MMP ground combat missile at the Euronaval 2018 technology conference following successful testing of the weapon.

New ad campaign targets Congress on drug prices

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The Campaign for Sustainable Rx Pricing is starting an ad campaign to push Congress to take action on lowering drug prices.

How carmakers are collecting and selling your data

13 hours ago from CBSNews - Science

There are growing questions about the data your car is collecting about you while you're on the road. Modern vehicles are packed with powerful computers that can measure a vehicle's...

The many interfaces of computing

13 hours ago from MIT Research

The new MIT Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing will incorporate the modern tools of computing into disciplines across the Institute. “The college will equip students to be as fluent in computing and...