CANBERRA, Australia — The Australian government has blocked a Chinese-led consortium from buying the nation’s largest private land holding, a collection of Outback cattle ranches, for 371 million Australian dollars ($284 million).
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MARSEILLE, France — French officials have unveiled a humanoid diving robot that they hope will give a big artificial hand to the practice of underwater archaeology.
Ocean One, which looks like something out of a scuba-diving sequel to “Transformers,” is the work of a team of roboticists, including Oussama Khatib of Stanford University.
MOSCOW — Russia on Thursday successfully launched the first rocket from its new space facility after a last-minute delay the day before.
Los Angeles police have identified the body of a woman found stabbed 150 times in 1969 near the site of the Manson family killings as a 19-year-old from Montreal, People magazine reported Wednesday.
Police have identified the woman as Reet Jurvetson, who moved to Los Angeles from Montreal the year she was killed, according to People.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Federal agencies plan to spend $57.3 million this year on preventing invasive Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes, where scientists say they could disrupt food chains and out-compete native fish.
The Asian Carp Regional Coordinating Committee released its 2016 action plan Tuesday.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Federal investigators say they have found the missing data recorder for the sunken cargo ship El Faro.
The National Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday said it had recovered the voyage data recorder, which may help investigators better understand the final moments of the ship’s last journey during a hurricane.
NEW YORK — Low oil prices have helped cost Exxon its pristine “AAA” credit rating from Standard & Poor’s, a label it held for over six decades.
MIAMI—The organization that names tropical storms and hurricanes says it will retire the names Erika, Joaquin, and Patricia following the 2015 season.
The World Meteorological Organization announced yesterday that Elsa and Julian will be used for future storms in the Atlantic while Pamela will be used in the eastern North Pacific.
MIAMI — The organization that names tropical storms and hurricanes says it will retire the names Erika, Joaquin and Patricia following the 2015 season.
CALGARY — Canada’s National Energy Board has granted conditional approval to a massive Enbridge Inc., project to replace a pipeline that would enable more Canadian crude to flow into the U.S.
The $7.5-billion Line 3 Replacement project involves rebuilding a 1031-mile (1,660-kilometre) pipeline that’s nearly a half-century old and has had several ruptures over the years.