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Honda validates engine trouble by winning Indianapolis 500

INDIANAPOLIS — All the negative publicity Honda received in the lead-up to the Indianapolis 500 washed away when Takuma Sato dumped a bottle of 2 per cent milk over his head in victory lane.

So what if three Honda engines blew up Sunday while they were running with the leaders?

It only took one to win “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing.”

’Dancing w/the cosmos’: Spacewalking astronauts make repairs

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Spacewalking astronauts made urgent repairs at the International Space Station on Tuesday, three days after a critical relay box abruptly failed.

The 250-mile-high (400-kilometre-high) replacement job fell to commander Peggy Whitson, the world’s most experienced female astronaut. She now ties the record for most spacewalks by an American at 10.

Police: Wife’s Fitbit logs steps after husband says she died

ELLINGTON, Conn. — Police in Connecticut have cited Fitbit records in an arrest warrant for a 40-year-old man charged with killing his wife in 2015.

Richard Dabate (DAH-bayt) faces murder, tampering with evidence and making a false statement charges in the fatal shooting of 39-year-old Connie Dabate on Dec. 23, 2015.

China launches its 1st unmanned cargo spacecraft

BEIJING — China on Thursday launched its first unmanned cargo spacecraft on a mission to dock with the country’s space station, marking further progress in the ambitious Chinese space program.

The Tianzhou 1 blasted off at 7:41 p.m. (1141 GMT) atop a latest-generation Long March 7 rocket from China’s newest spacecraft launch site, Wenchang, on the island province of Hainan.

Inventor of World Wide Web wins computing’s ‘Nobel Prize’

SAN FRANCISCO — Most people who search on Google, share on Facebook and shop on Amazon have never heard of Sir Tim Berners-Lee. But they might not be doing any of those things had he not invented the World Wide Web.

Berners-Lee, 61, is this year’s recipient of the A.M. Turing Award, computing’s version of the Nobel Prize.