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    A woman was killed in a hit-and-run Saturday evening in the Encanto area, police said.

    The collision happened around 6:30 p.m. at the corner of Imperial Avenue and Woodman Street, near Encanto Park, San Diego police Officer Robert Heims said.

    The driver took off after hitting the woman, he said.

    Imperial Avenue is shut down in both directions at Woodman Street.

    Police do not have the description the car that hit the woman at this time, Heims said.

    The woman's identity was also not available at this time.

    Please refresh this page for updates on this story. Details may change as more information becomes available.



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    Telemundo 20's Guad Venegas explains how Dia de Los Muertos has been commercialized over the years, from beer labels to items offered at big stores.


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    Twin brothers suspected of gunning down two people in San Diego in 2013 – killing one of the victims – were arrested Friday night in Mexico, authorities confirmed.

    The San Diego Police Department (SDPD) announced Saturday the arrests of Anibal Avila and Edward Avila, both 27. The pair have been wanted for the past five-and-a-half years in connection with the deadly shooting of Rafael Robles, 34.

    On April 11, 2013, at around 2:45 p.m., shots were fired in the 4000-block of 39th Street in San Diego’s Corridor neighborhood, near City Heights. When police officers arrived, they found Robles and another victim lying on the ground in an alley, each suffering from gunshot wounds.

    The victims were taken to local hospitals; Robles died a short time later, while the second victim survived.

    SDPD detectives identified the suspects as the Avila twins and believed the duo had fled to Mexico. Warrants were issued for both of their arrests, but, until now, they had remained at large.

    The Avila brothers were arrested by Mexican law enforcement and turned over to U.S. authorities at the San Diego-Mexico border Friday night, the SDPD said.

    They were booked into San Diego Central Jail each on one count of first-degree murder and attempted murder, their bail set at $3 million. The twins are scheduled to appear in court on Nov. 6.

    Homicide detectives have said that the brothers got into some sort of argument with the victims before pulling out a handgun and firing on them. The suspect fled the scene in a dark-colored pick-up truck.



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    Anibal (left) and Edward (right) Avila, in photos released by San Diego police in 2013.Anibal (left) and Edward (right) Avila, in photos released by San Diego police in 2013.

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    The ex-boyfriend of a woman shot and killed in Fallbrook was arrested in connection to her death early Saturday.

    Oscar Rodas, 27, was charged with first degree murder, according to the San Diego Police Department.

    The victim, Yesenia Becerril, was killed near a gas station in Fallbrook Thursday near South Main Avenue around 12:45 a.m.

    The shots prompted several calls to 911. When deputies arrived, they found the Becerril lying on the ground with multiple gunshots to her upper body.

    Williams said several people stopped to help the victim while paramedics arrived. Becerril was taken to a local hospital where she died about an hour later.

    “She was an angel,” said Becerril’s aunt, Rosa Vasquez. “Wherever she went, she brought happiness. She never liked to see anybody sad. She was like my daughter.”

    Becerril's family said she had recently broken up with Rodas, but that’s not what he wanted. The pair had been dating for about six years, the aunt said.

    It was a very toxic and abusive relationship,” said Christina Nuñez, Becerril’s cousin.

    Once Rodas was identified as the suspect in the crime, deputies executed a search warrant on his home along Ammunition Road, but they did not find him there.

    Rodas was later booked into San Diego Central Jail on Saturday at around 2 a.m.



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    The midterm elections are just days away and that has candidates out making their final appeal to voters.

    In North County, one mayor’s race is getting a lot of attention because of one candidate’s age and what inspired her to run.

    “It’s the most amazing thing I could’ve ever done in my entire life,” Emily Johnson said.

    She is just 20 years old and running for mayor of the city of Poway. She met the current mayor, Steve Vaus, when he spoke to her civics class at Poway High School.

    “I wanted more representation, more transparency and more protection of these people who are at risk or just not doing that well,” Johnson said. “He had told me that it wasn’t the city’s job and if I wanted to see that changed that I should run for council myself.”

    She decided to take him up on the offer and Vaus couldn’t be happier at the prospect.

    “I speak to civics classes a lot and you always wonder, ‘Is anyone getting it? Is there going to be a take home from this?'” he said. "So, the fact that I inspired somebody to get involved, I think that’s terrific.”

    Vaus has been the mayor for four years and, before that, served on the city council.

    “Poway is the safest city in the county,” he said. “We’re ranked No. 1 to raise a family. We’ve got more parks and open space than any other city as a percentage of our land mass. Our roads are in great shape, infrastructure’s in great shape and we take good care of our budget.”

    Also, on the ballot is Yuri Bohlen. He wants to be mayor so can stop the Carriage Center West Shopping Center from being redeveloped.

    “I’ve been going here for the last 32 years,” he said. “I found out that they’re going to tear it down and build apartments and mix use businesses and destroy the community thrift shops that have been here for decades.”

    Brian Edmonston is also running for mayor of Poway. He did not respond to NBC 7’s request for an interview.

    Whatever happens Tuesday, Vaus said he wanted to help Johnson get more involved in politics.



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    Poway Mayor Steve VausPoway Mayor Steve Vaus

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    A car crashed into a La Jolla fire station Saturday evening, narrowly missing firefighters who were eating dinner just feet away.

    The car crashed into the wall of the patio area of Fire Station 9, 7870 Ardath Lane, San Diego Fire-Rescue Battalion Chief Joseph G. Scuri said.

    “They were approximately 12 feet away in the kitchen,” he said. “It was a surprise to them.”

    Three people were in the car at the time of the crash, around 7:30 p.m. They were all able to get out safely.

    The car also knocked out the gas line to the outdoor barbecue. Firefighters quickly shut off the gas and San Diego Gas and Electric was called in to inspect the line.

    No one was hurt in the collision. It was unclear what caused the driver to crash into the station.

    San Diego Police Traffic Division is investigating.



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    An elderly woman died Saturday afternoon after being involved in a car crash with a teenage driver in Rancho Bernardo, police said.

    The woman, 71, was riding in black 2006 Toyota Avalon driven by a 72-year-old man when it was hit by a 17-year-old boy in a Jeep, San Diego police Officer Robert Heims said.

    The collision happened shortly after 2 p.m. at the corner of Rancho Bernardo Road and Acena Drive. The Jeep was going eastbound on Rancho Bernardo Road and broadsided the Avalon, which was going westbound and made a left turn against a red light, Heims said.

    The woman was seriously hurt and was transported to an area hospital where she later died, he said.

    The 72-year-old man, the boy and his 17-year-old female passenger all sustained minor injuries, the officer said.

    San Diego Police Traffic Division is investigating the cause of the deadly crash. Anyone with information was urged to call SDPD or Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.

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    EDITOR'S NOTE: An earlier version of this story incorrectly indicated the teen driver made a left turn against a red light. NBC 7 regrets the error.



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    Shortly after the 7.0-magnitude earthquake rattled the country of Haiti in 2010, American aid groups started pouring into the country to help.

    Many of them never left.

    Among them, a Point Loma-based non-profit called "Children's Heritage Foundation," which operates a boarding school in Croix des Bouquets, an urban city just outside the country's capital of Port-au-Prince.

    The streets of Croix des Bouquets are crowded with drivers and lined with garbage. Follow any of the dirt roads and you'll see unfinished shacks and a poverty-stricken country on full display.

    But, inside the walls of the Goodrest Mission Boarding School, you can't help but feel a little more hopeful for the country's future.

    Steve Denney who runs Children's Heritage Foundation leads groups of San Diegans into the country several times a year to help spruce up the 1-acre property.

    Over the past nine years, they've rebuilt most of what was damaged in the 2010 earthquake while pouring into the lives of the more than 125 children who attend school at Goodrest. More than half the children who attend the school also live there. Many of them are orphans.

    "People say, 'How are you changing Haiti?' and we just say we're a micro-development organization. We're focusing on this one acre of land and these 75 kids and 50 additional kids who come for school and we believe we're making a difference in those kids lives, which we believe will pour into the greater part of Haiti," said Denney.

    To learn more about the organization and its ongoing efforts, click here.



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    A San Diego non-profit is helping communities in Haiti, nearly nine years after an earthquake devastated the country.A San Diego non-profit is helping communities in Haiti, nearly nine years after an earthquake devastated the country.

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    Dia de Los Muertos celebrations were in full swing at the Old Town San Diego State Historic Park Saturday.

    Ofrendas or altars popped up across the streets of Old Town as San Diegans honored loved ones lost.

    One attendee, Ruth Coawson, created a traveling altar out of children’s school supplies to pay respects to all of the students killed in recent school shootings.

    “It’s really a challenge to have to suffer through the school shootings,” Coawson said. “But somehow we have to come out and celebrate their lives, and this is just a way to remember them.”

    Many joined in the festivities by dressing up in elaborate and beautiful costumes. One of the most recreated figures was La Catrina, who is an important icon for the Day of the Dead.

    Kisai Gonzalez won the costume contest held at the park. She dressed up as La Muerte from the 2014 movie The Book of Life.

    “She is the embodiment of death, and I just really enjoyed what she symbolizes,” Gonzalez told NBC 7.

    Old Town held celebrations spanning Thursday to Sunday, each day from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m.

    The festivities saw a parade, dancers, face painting, and more.

    The park estimated around 75,000 people came out to celebrate.


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    A gas line broke on 24th Street in Sherman Heights, causing evacuations in the area, according to the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department.

    The line broke at Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church around 11:30 a.m.

    The pipe was blowing out gas, SDFD said. It was stopped and capped by crews just after noon.

    The line was corroded, according to Allison Torres with San Diego Gas and Electric.

    SDFD said it is working with the church to find a solution.

    No other information was available.

    Please refresh this page for updates on this story. Details may change as more information becomes available.



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    Drug cartels have been recruiting high school students, especially in South Bay, to traffic dangerous substances like fentanyl across the border, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.

    Last March, there were six local cases involving juveniles smuggling fentanyl.

    Often times, students are recruited by fellow classmates who lure them in by promising hundreds of dollars if they tape drugs on themselves and cross the U-S, Mexico border.

    “The problem is bigger because when someone is offered $400 to smuggle drugs, and your family is struggling, that money is very important to the family,” said Assistant U.S. Attorney Sherri Walker Hobson.

    Hobson is part of a coalition that includes the U.S. Attorney’s Office, the Drug Enforcement Agency, Homeland Security Investigations, and the District Attorney’s Office.

    The group is letting juveniles know the risks associated with drug trafficking.

    “Your mom is going to be very upset. Your community is going to be very upset,” Hobson said.

    The increase of fentanyl in San Diego has caused issues for local law enforcement and crime labs.

    The issue of juvenile drug trafficking has grown so rapidly, the coalition is putting on a prevention program aimed at high school students and parents.

    The prevention program will be at the Chula Vista Public Library on November 15 at 6 p.m.



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    More Latinos than ever are eligible to vote in the upcoming midterm elections, but sheer numbers doesn’t always mean political muscle.

    Hispanic voters are more enthusiastic than in previous midterms, however they still lag behind when it comes to voter engagement, according to a new study from the Pew Research Center.

    “C’mon everybody, vote! We need it,” said Graciela Villarreal, a Vista resident.

    Villarreal voted early and is hoping other Latinos follow her lead.

    “We need something better for everybody. Not only for us Latinos, but for everybody,” Villarreal said. “I’m really glad that I’m a citizen, and I can come to vote.”

    In the U.S. there are now 29 million Latinos who are eligible to vote. Four million more people than in 2015, according to the Pew Research Center.

    The huge increase doesn’t necessarily translate into actual votes.

    “With registration, there are a number of efforts made to register Latinos to vote, but what often happens is that there is no sustained effort to make sure they turn out to vote,” said Isidro Ortiz, PhD, Chicano Studies Professor at San Diego State University.

    Ortiz believes that a big Latino turnout on November 6 can decide close contests at all levels of government, including San Diego’s fourth district.

    “The largest ethnic group in that district is Latinos, and so if they were to turn out, they could affect, significantly, the outcome of that election,” Ortiz told NBC 7.

    In the county, there are 387,587 Latinos registered to vote. They make up more than one-fifth of the 1.7 million registered voters in San Diego, according to the Registrar of Voters.

    Most Latinos are registered Democrats, but the Latino vote is not monolithic, and the issues that are important differ from generations.

    “For me it’s health, because it’s too expensive,” said Villarreal, who is a senior citizen.

    “A fear of climate change, a fear of things changing in the future and us losing Social Security,” said Gibhran Jimenez, an Escondido resident who is in his 20s.

    Just two years ago, Latino voter turnout dropped to a record low of 27 percent.

    The Pew Research Center showed that policies from the Trump Administration are making Latinos more concerned about their place in America.


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    Family and friends held a vigil Saturday night to honor the Navy man who was shot and killed on the I-15.

    Curtis Adams died in the early hours on October 27 when he pulled over to help a driver he thought was in trouble. The driver then shot him in what appeared to be a robbery.

    The vigil was held Saturday from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Breakers Beach on Naval Air Station North Island.

    Adams’ fellow servicemembers and loved ones lit candles at sunset for him.

    They also sent light-up balloons into the night sky, which were easily seen from shore.

    This comes a week after Adams’ former host mom spoke with NBC 7 about his “heart of gold.”

    The shooting suspect, Brandon Acuna, was arrested the day after the incident.

    Acuna was believed to have been involved in another shooting just minutes before the one with Adams, according to the San Diego Police Department.

    He pleaded not guilty on Halloween.

    The California Highway Patrol recommends to call local police if you see a stranded driver and to not pull over.



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    One person was killed in a shooting Sunday afternoon in Vista and the suspects were still on the loose, officials said.

    The person was shot around 2:30 p.m. at the corner of Olive Avenue and Goetting Way next to Vista Transit Center, according to the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department.

    Emergency crews performed CPR on the person and transported the victim to a local hospital where the person died.

    The shooter and another possible suspect were last seen traveling south on Terracina Way toward Vista Village Drive, deputies said.

    The motive of the shooting was unknown at this time and deputies do not have descriptions of the suspects or the vehicle they were traveling in.

    No other information was available.

    Please refresh this page for updates on this story. Details may change as more information becomes available.

    One person was killed in a shooting Sunday afternoon in Vista and the suspects were still on the loose, officials said.

    The person was shot around 2:30 p.m. at the corner of Olive Avenue and Goetting Way near Vista Transit Center, according to the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department.

    Emergency crews performed CPR on the person and transported the victim to a local hospital where the person died.

    The shooter and another possible suspect were last seen traveling south on Terracina Way toward Vista Village Drive, deputies said.

    The motive of the shooting was unknown at this time and deputies do not have descriptions of the suspects or the vehicle they were traveling in.



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    The east and west sides of the county may finally be connected for San Diego bikers thanks to a new project making its way through the city council.

    A proposal aims to expand the State Route 56 Bike Trail.

    The trail currently spans alongside SR-56’s ten mile stretch of road from Carmel Mountain Ranch to Carmel Valley. If the project is approved, the path could be expanded underneath the I-5, where it ends now.

    Karen Matingou took up biking after she was diagnosed multiple sclerosis (MS) in January. She quickly appreciated what the SR-56 Bike Trail could offer.

    “If I were ever to have to ride by myself that’s the only path I would choose, because it’s the only path in my area that’s protected from traffic,” Matingou told NBC 7. “And today, with distracted drivers, being on a protected bike path means everything.”

    She said she took up biking to challenge herself both mentally and physically now that she has MS.

    “It’s kept me focused on, mentally, on the positives, instead of worrying about my diagnosis,” Matingou said.

    Matingou also began raising money with Bike MS, where she’s raised more than $8,000, according to the company’s website.

    The new path is expected to increase trips by 14 percent by 2030, according to Hailey Bossert with the San Diego County Bike Coalition.

    Bossert also claimed the project would address increased greenhouse gas emissions and childhood obesity.

    The bike trail extension would be a collaborative effort between the city and Caltrans.

    The new path will cost the city $2.25 million, according to the council’s staff report.

    The San Diego City Council’s Infrastructure Committee approved the new project in October.

    The proposal will now go to the full city council in early 2019.


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    Oceanside police are investigating the death of a woman in Oceanside Sunday afternoon.

    Police were called to the 3900 block of Shenandoah Drive after a 63-year-old woman was found dead, according to the Oceanside Police Department.

    Officers arrived at the scene around 1 p.m.

    The woman was supposed to visit a relative in Las Vegas, but didn't show, according to Sgt. Tom Bussey. Worried, the relative called police to see if she was okay.

    Oceanside police blocked off the street in the area for the investigation.

    No other information was available.

    Please refresh this page for updates on this story. Details may change as more information becomes available.


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    One of the highest profile questions San Diego voters will be asked this election is what to do with the huge piece of prime city-owned property in Mission Valley. 

    As soon as the Chargers left, the next question was naturally what to do with the aging stadium now sitting empty most of the year, and costing the city millions of dollars to maintain. 

    Two plans have emerged, each through a citizens initiative, and each looking very similar to the other. In fact, it can be difficult for voters to really grasp the differences between Measures E and Measure G so NBC 7 is breaking them down.

    Measure E

    First is Measure E, the SoccerCity plan backed by private developers. This measure would control the development of around 250 acres in Mission Valley as well the old Chargers practice facility in Murphy Canyon. Under SoccerCity, most of the land would be leased to the developers for 99 years. They would have the option to buy the roughly 80 acres of property where the stadium sits at what is considered fair market value. 

    Measure G

    Then there is Measure G, the SDSU West plan. This option came later in the game after it became clear San Diego State University and SoccerCity could not agree on a plan. SDSU West is backed by the university. In this option, the University would purchase almost the entire Mission Valley property from the city. 

    Here’s where it gets a little tricky. Both sides have made a lot of promises. And both sides accuse the other of not being truthful with voters. Rather than sort through the "they said, they said," NBC 7 will direct you to a recent debate between both sides moderated by the Voice of San Diego.

    How Are They Similar? 

    Both promise a stadium that could be used for college football and a professional soccer team. Both promise new housing, office space and a river park. And, both plans claim that no taxpayer money would be used. 

    How Are They Different?

    Funding

    When it comes to funding, SoccerCity has said its plan will be fully funded by the developers with no taxpayer dollars. SDSU West has said it will pay for the project through public-private partnerships, revenue from the site, and donations. 

    The Plan

    Second, the plans for the area around the stadium would differ. SoccerCity has made an entertainment district one of its key selling points, comparing the project to what’s been done in Los Angeles. SDSU West has focused its pitch to voters more on an extension of the campus including what it calls an Innovation District. 

    Both sides acknowledge the need for SDSU to expand eventually. The disagreement seems to be on when, where and how that expansion should happen. 

    River Park

    Now for the River Park, a promise made by both plans, and one according to the San Diego River Park Foundation, critical for any redevelopment of Mission Valley. 

    "We really want to make sure we create a place where we can go down and see the river, experience the river, and love the river,” said the foundation’s President Rob Hutsel.

    One of the biggest differences between the two sides plan for a park is, once again, money. SoccerCity has pledged to pay to build the river park and pay yearly to maintain it.  SDSU West's plan does not say specifically who would pay to build or maintain a park. The plan does state no general fund money would be used and the University has publically stated it would build and maintain a river park. 

    Hutsel said the lack of a specific plan is one reason the foundation voted to stay neutral on the SDSU West plan, rather than endorse it. The foundation voted to oppose SoccerCity mainly because the board would like to see more public input. 

    “We still need a connection to our historic river and this is one of the best opportunities we’ll have to do it,” said Hutsel. 

    While there are several more similarities and differences between the two plans, one big thing they have in common is that according to the city attorney neither plan actually guarantees any development. You can read the city attorney’s analysis here on both Measure E and Measure G.

    Where Does That Leave Voters?

    You have several options: You can choose one plan over another. You can vote yes on both. Or you could vote no on both.

    If both plans get more than 50% of the vote, the plan with the most votes wins. If neither reaches that threshold, it’s back to the drawing board, a concept familiar to San Diego voters. 


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    A newlywed couple was killed late Saturday in a helicopter crash just hours after exchanging vows in Uvalde, Texas, about 80 miles west of San Antonio, officials said.

    The helicopter carrying Will Byler and Bailee Ackerman Byler crashed on a hillside in a remote area about 15 miles northwest of Uvalde, officials from the National Transportation Safety Board and Federal Aviation Authority said.

    The helicopter's pilot also died in the crash. Officials have not identified the pilot, but NBC affiliate KPRC has identified him as Gerald Douglas Lawrence, 76, of Houston.

    Craig Hatch of the National Transportation Safety Board said the pilot was "very experienced."

    The cause of the crash is unknown, and authorities are still working to recover the helicopter from its precarious position on the side of the hill where it crashed, NBC News reported.

    Authorities were notified of a crash late Saturday night, but first responders had to wait for daylight to search the remote area for the crash site.

    Hatch estimated the couple was in the air for only 5 to 10 minutes before the crash.

    The couple's wedding portal on the website The Knot had said their nuptials were taking place on Nov. 3 on Will Byler's family ranch in Uvalde.

    By Monday afternoon, the wedding information had been removed from their portal on The Knot, replaced with the message: "Our deepest sympathies and thoughts are with this family at their great loss. We know both families appreciate all your love, support and kindness during this time."

    Will and Baille were both seniors at Sam Houston State University, according to The Houstonian, the school's student-run newspaper.

    The university's student body president posted a statement on social media Monday offering condolences to the couple's families and friends and offering support to the student community.

    "As we move forward through this hard time it is important to remember that we should all live life like Will and Bailee," reads the post signed by David Eller. "Live every day not fearing the unknown but putting your best foot forward to make an impact wherever your path leads you."

    Family and friends took to social media over the weekend to share touching tributes to the newlyweds and posted photos and videos showing the happy couple dancing at the reception just hours earlier.

    The Bell 206B helicopter was registered to W.T. Byler Co. Inc., according to FAA records. The aircraft was manufactured in 2005. Its current certification was issued in 2012 and due to expire in 2021.



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    Will Byler, his wife, Bailee Ackerman Byler died early Sunday morning when the helicopter they were in crashed after their wedding.Will Byler, his wife, Bailee Ackerman Byler died early Sunday morning when the helicopter they were in crashed after their wedding.

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    Ground control to Starman.

    The Tesla Roadster that hitched a ride into orbit on SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket in February has journeyed beyond the red planet, the company said Friday in a tweet.

    The cherry red convertible and its spacesuit-clad mannequin driver, dubbed Starman after the 1972 Dave Bowie song, have driven beyond Mars. 

    SpaceX tweeted a photo of Starman's location along with the caption, "Next stop, the restaurant at the end of the universe," a reference to the second book in the "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" series written by Douglas Adams.

    The car's current trajectory will take it into the asteroid belt in its planned orbit around the sun, according to a diagram tweeted by SpaceX CEO Elon Musk earlier this year. But scientists say it is unlikely the car will encounter anything beyond ultraviolet radiation, cosmic rays, other highly charged particles or an occasional micrometeoroid.

    As a result, ongoing exposure to UV light will cause the car's paint to fade over time, just as cars here on Earth do.

    Starman and the Tesla have been on a steady course away from Earth since they were included as the payload during a successful test of SpaceX's rocket designed to hoist satellites and equipment into space.

    Musk, who owns both SpaceX and Tesla, included the vehicle in the launch as a "silly and fun" way to bring attention to his companies' accomplishments.



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    NBC pulled an immigration ad from President Donald Trump widely derided as racist after it aired on the network's NFL coverage on Sunday night.

    A spokesperson for NBC's advertising sales department told NBC News that, "After further review, we recognize the insensitive nature of the ad and have decided to cease airing it across our properties as soon as possible."

    CNN had declined to air the ad, citing its editorial coverage in calling it racist. Following NBC's announcement, Fox News said it had decided on Sunday to stop showing the ad. Facebook said it stopped the ad from receiving paid promotion because the video contains "sensational content," violating company advertising policy.

    NBC's decision to run the ad, which linked an undocumented immigrant convicted of murdering two California law enforcement officials to migrants traveling toward the United States to seek asylum, drew flak on social media. "Will and Grace" star Debra Messing said she was "ashamed that my network aired this disgusting racist ad."



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    This Aug. 28, 2003, file photo shows the NBC peacock logo on the NBC Studios building in Burbank, California.This Aug. 28, 2003, file photo shows the NBC peacock logo on the NBC Studios building in Burbank, California.

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