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Freaky radio signal received from a sun-like star baffles astronomers

In fact, astronomers have already devoted to telescope arrays - the Allen Telescope Array in northern California and the Boquete Optical SETI Observatory in Panama - to taking a look at the star tonight. Has this Russian radio telescope detected a signal from an advanced extraterrestrial civilization? At 94 light years away, as Shostak notes, our television and other signals have not yet had time to reach HD 164595 .


Clinton Aide Huma Abedin Splits From Disgraced Anthony Weiner

Clinton Aide Huma Abedin Splits From Disgraced Anthony Weiner

Today, it was announced that Weiner's wife, Huma Abedin, a top aide to Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, will be separating from Weiner. The clearest sign of this: Abedin had recently not been wearing a wedding ring, a fact that did not go unnoticed by people inside and around the Clinton campaign.


Jones website hack reveals stars' tricky cyber landscape

Jones website hack reveals stars' tricky cyber landscape

Twitter responded in kind, permanently suspending conservative commentator Milo Yiannopoulos , who allegedly inspired some of the abuse. United States authorities have launched an investigation into the hacking of Ghostbusters star Leslie Jones' website after intimate photos of the actress were posted online.



Park Service marks centennial with new citizens, monument

President Barack Obama created the park on Wednesday. Half of that is to fix and upgrade park roads - for instance, in heavily visited Yosemite and Yellowstone - to deal with increased traffic, and to fix structures (some of them historic).


Clinton calendars won't be released until after election

Clinton calendars won't be released until after election

But rather than having meetings with people who also make philanthropic contributions to major worldwide charities, they tend to insist that donors show up at fundraising events so that a campaign check can be handed over person-to-person. Yet she was the secretary of state, not an elected official. Bahrain has a spotty human rights record but full relations with the USA government.


Concession employee killed in Yellowstone fall

Concession employee killed in Yellowstone fall

Friday, authorities said. Yellowstone National Park officials have launched an investigation into Estefania Liset Mosquera Alcivar's death. Rescuers were unable to locate her that night, and at first light it was determined the fall was not survivable, the release said.