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Wednesday September 5th, 2018 day edition

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The meteorite is the largest space rock ever discovered in Brazil.

Among the space rocks that survived the blaze is the Bendegó meteorite, which is the largest meteorite ever found on Brazilian soil.

The iron-nickel meteorite is one of about a dozen meteorites housed at the museum.

Discovered by a cattle farmer near the town of Monte Santo in the Brazilian state of Bahia in 1784, the Bendegó meteorite weighs about 11,600 lbs.

At the time of the object's discovery, it was the second-largest meteorite ever found.

An artist's illustration depicts the transportation of the Bendegó meteorite from the Brazilian town of Monte Santo to Rio de Janeiro in 1784.

The Bendegó meteorite sits on display inside the entrance of the National Museum of Brazil. »

Study: Telecoms have been throttling YouTube and Netflix since demise of net neutrality

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Among U.S. wireless carriers, YouTube is the No. 1 target of throttling, where data speeds are slowed, according to the data.

Last month, over the objection of telecom lobbyists, the California legislature passed a law that restores net neutrality for California residents.

It’s a near certainty that ISPs/telecoms will litigate to block the California law and other state net neutrality initiatives. »

Jonah Hill Had a Four-Hour Meeting With Martin Scorsese, Got Advice From Ethan Coen Before Directing ‘Mid90s’

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The night before Hill kicked off production, for instance, he ran into Ethan Coen at a restaurant (via Vulture) and asked the legendary filmmaker for advice.

Coen, who directed Hill in “Hail, Caesar!,” told the new director: “Just try and enjoy it.

Prior to seeking advice from one of the Coen brothers, Hill had an extensive meeting with Martin Scorsese. »

'Cosby Show' actor Geoffrey Owens says he quit N.J. Trader Joe's after 'devastating' job-shaming

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Former Cosby Show actor Geoffrey Owens about to speak on @GMA after being shamed online for working at a grocery store. -- T.J. Holmes (@tjholmes) September 4, 2018.

"I was really devastated," Geoffrey Owens, who lives in Montclair, said during an interview on Good Morning America.

But Owens said the outpouring of support he received on social media from the entertainment industry and beyond helped him through it. »

Ex-Trump Lawyer Told Mueller That Trump Is Too Dumb to Testify

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Trump, as has been previously reported, rebelled, insisting that he could exonerate himself if only he could testify with the special counsel.

Woodward writes that Dowd saw the “full nightmare” of a potential Mueller interview, and felt Trump acted like an “aggrieved Shakespearean king.”.

“I’ll be a real good witness,” Trump told Dowd, according to Woodward. »