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FILE - Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks before unveiling the Model Y at Tesla’s design studio in Hawthorne, Calif., March 14, 2019. Musk’s legal team is demanding to hear from a whistleblowing former Twitter executive who could help bolster Musk’s case for backing out of a $44 billion deal to buy the social media company. Twitter’s former security chief Peiter Zatko received a subpoena on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022, from Musk’s team, according to Zatko’s lawyer and court records. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

Musk cites whistleblower as new reason to exit Twitter deal

Twitter trying to force to Tesla boss to go through with the $44 billion deal

FILE - Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks before unveiling the Model Y at Tesla’s design studio in Hawthorne, Calif., March 14, 2019. Musk’s legal team is demanding to hear from a whistleblowing former Twitter executive who could help bolster Musk’s case for backing out of a $44 billion deal to buy the social media company. Twitter’s former security chief Peiter Zatko received a subpoena on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022, from Musk’s team, according to Zatko’s lawyer and court records. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
FILE - Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev and his wife Raisa wave to a crowd during their visit in Paris, France, Wednesday, July 5, 1989. Russian news agencies are reporting that former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev has died at 91. The Tass, RIA Novosti and Interfax news agencies cited the Central Clinical Hospital. (AP Photo/Laurent Rebours, File)

Ex-Soviet Union leader Mikhail Gorbachev dead at 91

Last leader of the USSR produced extraordinary reforms that led to the end of the Cold War

FILE - Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev and his wife Raisa wave to a crowd during their visit in Paris, France, Wednesday, July 5, 1989. Russian news agencies are reporting that former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev has died at 91. The Tass, RIA Novosti and Interfax news agencies cited the Central Clinical Hospital. (AP Photo/Laurent Rebours, File)
This image released by Amazon shows, from left, David Dawson, Emma Corrin and Harry Styles in a scene from “My Policeman.” (Parisa Taghizadeh/Amazon via AP)

Fall Preview: Is it, maybe, back to normal again at the movies?

Theatrical moviegoing — with its billions in ticket sales and cultural footprint — looking pretty good

This image released by Amazon shows, from left, David Dawson, Emma Corrin and Harry Styles in a scene from “My Policeman.” (Parisa Taghizadeh/Amazon via AP)
This Aug. 15, 2022, photo shows El Johnson, right, with her girlfriend, Sara Goodie, in Austin, Texas. Johnson has decided not to bear children, though she hasn’t ruled out adoption. The birth rate in the U.S. has dropped dramatically as more young people decide not to have children. (El Johnson via AP)

Gen Z, millennials speak out on reluctance to become parents

‘Having children sounds like a trap to me…financially, socially, emotionally, physically’

This Aug. 15, 2022, photo shows El Johnson, right, with her girlfriend, Sara Goodie, in Austin, Texas. Johnson has decided not to bear children, though she hasn’t ruled out adoption. The birth rate in the U.S. has dropped dramatically as more young people decide not to have children. (El Johnson via AP)
Grain is lifted out of the Brave Commander bulk carrier ship as it sits docked in the port of Djibouti city, Djibouti Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2022. The first ship carrying grain from Ukraine for people in the hungriest parts of the world has docked at the Horn of Africa port of Djibouti as areas of East Africa are badly affected by deadly drought and conflict. (Claire Nevill/WFP via AP)

1st Ukraine grain ship for Horn of Africa reaches Djibouti

The first ship carrying grain from Ukraine for people in the hungriest…

Grain is lifted out of the Brave Commander bulk carrier ship as it sits docked in the port of Djibouti city, Djibouti Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2022. The first ship carrying grain from Ukraine for people in the hungriest parts of the world has docked at the Horn of Africa port of Djibouti as areas of East Africa are badly affected by deadly drought and conflict. (Claire Nevill/WFP via AP)
Almost $400,000 is coming into our region for arts and sports organizations through the latest round of Community Gaming Grants. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror

Weston: Why is money so confusing?

Tips on how to get you and your money speaking the same language

Almost $400,000 is coming into our region for arts and sports organizations through the latest round of Community Gaming Grants. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror
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Engine problem leads NASA to scrub launch of new moon rocket

‘It’s just part of the space business and it’s part of, particularly, a test flight’

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International aid reaches flood-ravaged Pakistan

Flash floods have affected 33 million, damaged nearly 1 million homes and killed at least 1,061

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French Emergency Doctor Frederic Maillez, who was first to arrive at the scene of the crash that killed Britain’s Diana, Princess of Wales, displays a copy of the letter he received from Diana’s mother, during an interview with The Associate Press, next to the Pont de l’Alma tunnel, in Paris, Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2022. It has been nearly 25 years since Princess Diana died in a high-speed car crash in Paris. The French doctor who treated her at the scene has recounted what happened. Dr. Frederic Mailliez told The Associated Press how he tried to save her on that night of Aug. 31, 1997. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

VIDEO: World pays tribute to Princess Diana on 25th anniversary of her death

Frederic Mailliez was one of the last people to see Princess Diana alive

French Emergency Doctor Frederic Maillez, who was first to arrive at the scene of the crash that killed Britain’s Diana, Princess of Wales, displays a copy of the letter he received from Diana’s mother, during an interview with The Associate Press, next to the Pont de l’Alma tunnel, in Paris, Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2022. It has been nearly 25 years since Princess Diana died in a high-speed car crash in Paris. The French doctor who treated her at the scene has recounted what happened. Dr. Frederic Mailliez told The Associated Press how he tried to save her on that night of Aug. 31, 1997. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
FILE - The Twitter application is seen on a digital device Monday, April 25, 2022, in San Diego. A recent bombshell whistleblower report from Twitter’s former head of security alleges that the social media company has been negligently lax on cybersecurity and privacy protections for its users for years. While worrisome for anyone on Twitter, the revelations could be especially concerning for those who use it to reach constituencies, get news out about emergencies and for political dissidents and activists in the crosshairs of hackers or their own governments. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)

‘Tape or chewing gum:’ Twitter’s lapses echo worldwide

Whistleblower report reveals serious flaws in social media giant’s security system

FILE - The Twitter application is seen on a digital device Monday, April 25, 2022, in San Diego. A recent bombshell whistleblower report from Twitter’s former head of security alleges that the social media company has been negligently lax on cybersecurity and privacy protections for its users for years. While worrisome for anyone on Twitter, the revelations could be especially concerning for those who use it to reach constituencies, get news out about emergencies and for political dissidents and activists in the crosshairs of hackers or their own governments. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)
FILE - A tower, used by a rescue team to enter the Pinebete mine where miners are trapped, is silhouetted against an afternoon sky in Sabinas, Coahuila state, Mexico, Aug. 4, 2022. Fifteen men were working inside the mines, about 70 miles southwest of Eagle Pass, Texas on Aug. 3., when a wall of water from an abandoned mine next door filled the single shaft 40 meters (yards) deep. Five miners managed to escape as the mine flooded, but there has been no contact with the rest. (AP Photo/Alfredo Lara, File)

Mexico’s president revived dangerous form of coal mining

Mines so narrow only one worker can squeeze in at a time, experts say

FILE - A tower, used by a rescue team to enter the Pinebete mine where miners are trapped, is silhouetted against an afternoon sky in Sabinas, Coahuila state, Mexico, Aug. 4, 2022. Fifteen men were working inside the mines, about 70 miles southwest of Eagle Pass, Texas on Aug. 3., when a wall of water from an abandoned mine next door filled the single shaft 40 meters (yards) deep. Five miners managed to escape as the mine flooded, but there has been no contact with the rest. (AP Photo/Alfredo Lara, File)
Flood affected people seen in a long queue with utensils to get food, distribute by Pakistani Army troops in a flood-hit area in Rajanpur, district of Punjab, Pakistan, Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022. Officials say flash floods triggered by heavy monsoon rains across much of Pakistan have killed nearly 1,000 people and displaced thousands more since mid-June. (AP Photo/Asim Tanveer)

Pakistan flooding deaths pass 1,000 in ‘climate catastrophe’

Heavy rains since mid-June have washed away villages, crops

Flood affected people seen in a long queue with utensils to get food, distribute by Pakistani Army troops in a flood-hit area in Rajanpur, district of Punjab, Pakistan, Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022. Officials say flash floods triggered by heavy monsoon rains across much of Pakistan have killed nearly 1,000 people and displaced thousands more since mid-June. (AP Photo/Asim Tanveer)
FILE - Turkish pop star Gulsen performs during a concert in Istanbul, on April 10, 2016. Gulsen, whose full name is Gulsen Colakoglu, has been arrested Thursday, Aug. 25, 2022, on charges of “inciting hatred and enmity” over a joke she made about Turkey’s religious schools, the country’s state-run news agency reported. The 46-year-old singer and songwriter was taken away for questioning from her home in Istanbul and was formally arrested late on Thursday before being taken to a prison pending her trial.(Depo Photos via AP, File)

Turkish pop star jailed over joke about religious schools

Gulsen Colakoglu in custody on charges of ‘inciting hatred’

FILE - Turkish pop star Gulsen performs during a concert in Istanbul, on April 10, 2016. Gulsen, whose full name is Gulsen Colakoglu, has been arrested Thursday, Aug. 25, 2022, on charges of “inciting hatred and enmity” over a joke she made about Turkey’s religious schools, the country’s state-run news agency reported. The 46-year-old singer and songwriter was taken away for questioning from her home in Istanbul and was formally arrested late on Thursday before being taken to a prison pending her trial.(Depo Photos via AP, File)
FILE - Former President Donald Trump speaks at a rally Friday, Aug. 5, 2022, in Waukesha, Wis. The National Archives and Records Administration recovered 100 documents bearing classified markings, totaling more than 700 pages, from a initial batch of 15 boxes retrieved from Mar-a-Lago earlier this year. That’s according to newly public correspondence with the Trump legal team. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)

U.S. Justice department releases Trump estate raid affidavit

Document expected to reveal some new details about an ongoing criminal investigation

FILE - Former President Donald Trump speaks at a rally Friday, Aug. 5, 2022, in Waukesha, Wis. The National Archives and Records Administration recovered 100 documents bearing classified markings, totaling more than 700 pages, from a initial batch of 15 boxes retrieved from Mar-a-Lago earlier this year. That’s according to newly public correspondence with the Trump legal team. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)
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Moderna sues Pfizer over patents behind COVID-19 vaccine

Moderna claims Pfizer and BioNTech’s vaccine infringes on patents Moderna filed several years ago

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A patient is inoculated with the monkeypox vaccine during a vaccination clinic at the OASIS Wellness Center, Friday, Aug. 19, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

WHO: Monkeypox cases drop 21%, reversing month-long increase

More than 45,000 monkeypox cases reported in 98 countries since late April

A patient is inoculated with the monkeypox vaccine during a vaccination clinic at the OASIS Wellness Center, Friday, Aug. 19, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
FILE - The Google logo is seen at the Vivatech show in Paris, France, June 15, 2022. Google and a team of university researchers have hit on what they say could be an effective way to make people more impervious to the harmful impact of online misinformation. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File)

‘Pre-bunking’ shows promise in fight against misinformation

Studies say basic critical thinking skills can make people better able to resist misinformation

FILE - The Google logo is seen at the Vivatech show in Paris, France, June 15, 2022. Google and a team of university researchers have hit on what they say could be an effective way to make people more impervious to the harmful impact of online misinformation. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File)
Smoke rises from forest fires in the region of Novo Progresso, in Pará, Brazil, on Aug. 21, 2022. Novo Progresso is west of an illegal dirt road that´s ripping through protected areas and is now just a few miles shy of connecting two of the most destroyed areas in Brazil’s Amazon. (Andre Muggiati via AP)

Crucial illegal road threatens Brazil’s Amazon rainforest

‘(This) brings the risk of an irreversible breaking of the Amazon rainforest’

Smoke rises from forest fires in the region of Novo Progresso, in Pará, Brazil, on Aug. 21, 2022. Novo Progresso is west of an illegal dirt road that´s ripping through protected areas and is now just a few miles shy of connecting two of the most destroyed areas in Brazil’s Amazon. (Andre Muggiati via AP)
Seventeen year old Anglo-Belgian pilot, Mack Rutherford, prepares to land at the Buzet airfield in Pont-A-Celles, Belgium, Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2022. Rutherford landed in Belgium before flying on to Slovakia and Sofia, Bulgaria, for the final leg of his Guinness World Record attempt to be the youngest person to the fly around the world solo in a small plane. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)

Teen pilot sets age record for solo flight around world

Mack Rutherford, who turned 17 during the trip, passed through 52 countries on his 5-month journey

Seventeen year old Anglo-Belgian pilot, Mack Rutherford, prepares to land at the Buzet airfield in Pont-A-Celles, Belgium, Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2022. Rutherford landed in Belgium before flying on to Slovakia and Sofia, Bulgaria, for the final leg of his Guinness World Record attempt to be the youngest person to the fly around the world solo in a small plane. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
A vendor sells blue and yellow balloons in honor of the country’s National Flag Day, Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2022, at Maidan Square in Kyiv, Ukraine. Kyiv authorities have banned mass gatherings in the capital through Thursday for fear of Russian missile attacks. Independence Day, like the six-month mark in the war, falls on Wednesday. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Ukraine girds for heavy attacks as it marks Independence Day

Independence Day commemorates Ukraine’s 1991 declaration of independence from the Soviet Union

A vendor sells blue and yellow balloons in honor of the country’s National Flag Day, Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2022, at Maidan Square in Kyiv, Ukraine. Kyiv authorities have banned mass gatherings in the capital through Thursday for fear of Russian missile attacks. Independence Day, like the six-month mark in the war, falls on Wednesday. (AP Photo/David Goldman)