If the first men on the moon had become stranded, President Nixon would have given this speech 

If the first men on the moon had become stranded, President Nixon would have given this speech 

White House speechwriter Bill Safire penned the address "In event of moon disaster" on July 18, 1969 – 49 years ago Wednesday. The address was for President Richard Nixon to read in the event from the astronauts of Apollo 11 became stranded on the Moon. From Apollo 11's three man crew, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin went down to the surface of the moon while Michael Collins remained behind. Armstrong and Aldrin might have been able to return to the mission's lunar orbiter, where Collins was waiting.

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The chief wanted perfect stats, so cops were told to pin crimes on black people, probe found

The chief wanted perfect stats, so cops were told to pin crimes on black people, probe found

An internal report found that Miami-area police commanders in Biscayne Park, Florida, pressured officers to make false arrests to look good for leaders. Former brass deny the allegations, which resulted in the indictment of the former chief. By Charles Rabin, Jay Weaver, David Ovalle.

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New York Is Said to Open Tax Inquiry Into Trump Foundation

New York Is Said to Open Tax Inquiry Into Trump Foundation

The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance has opened an investigation into whether the Donald J. Trump Foundation violated state tax laws, a move that could lead to a criminal referral for possible prosecution, according to two state officials familiar with the inquiry. The officials would not say when the investigation started, or what activities it may be scrutinizing. But it seemed likely that the inquiry may cover some of the same issues raised by the New York attorney general, Barbara D. Underwood, in a lawsuit filed against the Trump Foundation last month.

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One ‘Oddball’ Among 12 Newfound Moons Discovered Orbiting Jupiter

One 'Oddball' Among 12 Newfound Moons Discovered Orbiting Jupiter

Scientists have discovered 12 previously unknown moons orbiting Jupiter, and one of them is a real oddball. While hunting for the proposed Planet Nine, a massive planet that some believe could lie beyond Pluto, a team of scientists, led by Scott Sheppard from the Carnegie Institution for Science, found the 12 moons orbiting Jupiter. With this discovery, Jupiter now has a staggering 79 known orbiting moons — more than any other planet in the solar system.

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Netflix Terminates Contract With The Weinstein Co.

Netflix Terminates Contract With The Weinstein Co.

Netflix won a U.S. Bankruptcy Court’s approval to terminate its output deal with The Weinstein Company, a settlement that means the streaming service won’t be obligated to stream a third season of MTV’s Scream. The agreement, filed today (read it here), comes as Lantern Entertainment continues to work through various objections stemming from The Weinstein Co.’s bankruptcy, in hopes of establishing productive relationships in Hollywood.

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