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US aims to create nuclear fusion facility within 10 years, Energy chief Granholm says

Sep. 25, 2023 17:14 PM EDT

VIENNA (AP) — The Biden administration hopes to create a commercial nuclear fusion facility within 10 years as part of the nation's transition to clean energy, U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm said Monday. Calling nuclear fusion a pioneering technology, Granholm said...

Austrian actor gets 2-year suspended sentence over possessing and processing child sex abuse images

Sep. 05, 2023 13:40 PM EDT

VIENNA (AP) — An Austrian court on Tuesday found actor Florian Teichtmeister guilty of possessing and producing tens of thousands of files of child sex abuse images and sentenced him to a two-year suspended prison sentence. Teichtmeister previously pleaded guilty to collecting and,...

Former Austrian leader Kurz charged with giving false evidence to a corruption inquiry

Aug. 18, 2023 08:16 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Austria's former Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has been charged with making false statements to a parliamentary inquiry into alleged corruption in his first government, which collapsed in a scandal in 2019, prosecutors said Friday. An indictment against Kurz, his former...