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Chicago's vast camera network helped solve Smollett case

CHICAGO (AP) — Police tapped into Chicago's vast network of surveillance cameras — and even some homeowners' doorbell cameras —...

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Report: US company to stop sales of genetic tech in Xinjiang

BEIJING (AP) — Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. says it will no longer sell or service genetic sequencers in China's mostly Muslim...

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Samsung folding phone is different - but also almost $2,000

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Samsung unveiled a highly anticipated smartphone with a foldable screen in an attempt to break the...

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Exposed Chinese database shows depth of surveillance state

BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese database Victor Gevers found online was not just a collection of old personal details.It was a...

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China bars millions from travel for 'social credit' offenses

BEIJING (AP) — Forgot to pay a fine in China? Then forget about buying an airline ticket.Would-be air travelers were blocked...

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BMW, Daimler: You can trust us with car-sharing data

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Automakers Daimler and BMW say that trustworthy handling of personal data will be a key competitive...

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10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. LIGHTS, CAMERA,...

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Nuclear Industry Value Chain, 2018 - Analysis on Front-end Fuel Markets, the Overall Nuclear Reactor Sector, as Well as the Back-end of the Fuel Cycle -...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 22, 2019--The "Nuclear Industry Value Chain" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's...

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YouTube walks a tightrope with its video makers, advertisers

YouTube has plenty of problems to deal with, ranging from advertiser boycotts to a recommendation engine often blamed for...

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Oil production climbs as budgets are cut

Oil production is set to increase in Oklahoma and throughout the country even as companies cut their drilling budgets. Oil and...

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As fallout over pedophilia content on YouTube continues, AT&T and Hasbro pull all advertisements

AT&T and Hasbro are the latest companies to pull its ads from Google’s YouTube following reports...

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Austria Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2019 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 22, 2019--The "Austria Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2019" report has been added to...

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Germany Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2019 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 22, 2019--The "Germany Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2019" report has been added to...

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Netherlands Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2019 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 22, 2019--The "Netherlands Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2019" report has been added to...

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Finland Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2019 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 22, 2019--The "Finland Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2019" report has been added to...

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Norway Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2019 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 22, 2019--The "Norway Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2019" report has been added to...

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Cellphone internet access bringing changes fast to Cuba

HAVANA (AP) — After a tornado slammed Havana in late January, Mijail Ramirez complained on Twitter that authorities were...

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White House ends California talks on mileage dispute

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Thursday broke off talks on vehicle mileage standards with California, increasing...

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Nestle, AT&T pull YouTube ads over pedophile concerns

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Several companies, including AT&T and Nestle, are pulling advertisements from YouTube over concerns about...

Business

Google to end forced arbitration for all worker disputes

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google said Thursday it will no longer require that its workers settle disputes with the company through...

Crime

Claims in El Chapo case highlight perils of 'Googling juror'

NEW YORK (AP) — Claims of jury misconduct in the trial of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman have drawn new attention to the...

Twister-struck mobile home park turning into The Curve in Moore

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MOORE — A nearly 50-year-old mobile home park wiped out by the May 20, 2013, tornado, in one of Moore's poorest neighborhoods, is finally being replaced with the city's first low-income housing development. Construction on The Curve Apartments,...

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How major US stock indexes fared Thursday

Stocks closed lower on Wall Street Thursday, breaking a three-day winning streak for the S&P 500 index.The losses were broad,...

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Why do zebras have stripes? Perhaps to dazzle away flies

LONDON (AP) — Zebra stripes are dazzling — particularly to flies.That's the conclusion of scientists from the University of...

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CORRECTING and REPLACING Navigant Research Names Schneider Electric, ENGIE, and Veolia the Leading Providers of Energy as a Service Solutions

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 21, 2019--Please replace the release dated February 19, 2019, with the following corrected...

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Maine governor adds boost to major power line project

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Gov. Janet Mills is throwing her support behind a 145-mile transmission line across western Maine to...

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Global $1+ Billion Energy Harvesting Equipment Market Outlook to 2026 with Market Share Analysis of the Top Industry Players - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 21, 2019--The "Energy Harvesting Equipment - Global Market Outlook (2017-2026)" report has been...

Crime

Estonians kick off online voting for March election

HELSINKI (AP) — Balloting has started for next month's general election in Estonia, an online voting pioneer, amid tight...

Business

Global Automotive Lead-Acid Battery Industry: Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast (2019-2024) - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 21, 2019--The "Automotive Lead-Acid Battery Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth,...

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Drone sighting halts flights at Ireland's Dublin Airport

LONDON (AP) — Flights to and from Dublin Airport in Ireland were briefly halted Thursday after a drone was spotted over the...

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Global Insulation Monitoring Devices Market Analysis & Trends Report 2018 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 21, 2019--The "Global Insulation Monitoring Devices Market Analysis & Trends - Industry Forecast...

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Twitter account of Tampa's mayor hacked; threat posted

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Twitter account of Tampa, Florida's, mayor was hacked with the hijacker posting racist and pornographic...

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Zuckerberg to meet UK culture secretary

Mark Zuckerberg is to meet with the UK’s culture secretary at the company’s headquarters in California on Thursday. It follows...

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Navigant Research Report Finds Blockchain is Expected to Play a Key Role in Edge Computing and Distributed Intelligence

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 21, 2019--A new report from Navigant Research examines the drivers behind the evolution of...

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Asian stocks change little ahead of more US-China talks

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were little-changed Thursday following a listless day on Wall Street ahead of U.S.-Chinese...

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Ego, publicity at stake when stars and TV critics meet

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Jerrod Carmichael, lamenting what he called the "terrible" state of TV comedy, asked his audience if...

Health

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad:___Feb. 17The Toronto Star on the Intermediate-range Nuclear...

Business

As US pushes to ban Huawei, UK considers softer approach

LONDON (AP) — Britain can handle the security risks involved with using mobile networks made by China's Huawei, the...

Business

Reddit co-founder pushes hard for paternity leave

NEW YORK (AP) — Alexis Ohanian wants other guys to be jealous of him. Not because he's a multimillionaire venture capitalist....

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Wisconsin court: Judge's Facebook friendship could show bias

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin judge's decision to become Facebook friends with a woman whose child custody case he was...

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Business Highlights

___Minutes show Fed officials noted number of rising threatsWASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve policymakers last month noted a...

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Google's Nest hub has a microphone it forgot to mention

Google said Wednesday it forgot to mention that it included a microphone in its Nest Secure home alarm system, the latest...

Business

Mexican privacy watchdog criticizes government over spyware

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's privacy watchdog said Wednesday that the federal Attorney General's Office stonewalled it for more...

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How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday

Stocks closed modestly higher on Wall Street Wednesday, extending the market's gains from a day earlier.Gains in financial,...

Crime

California student accused of making 'Banana Plug' drug app

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Northern California college freshman is facing felony charges for allegedly creating an iPhone app he...

Business

Markets Right Now: US stocks edge higher, extending gains

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):4 p.m.Stocks are closing modestly higher on...

Business

The Latest: Analysts see Galaxy Fold as a niche product

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on Samsung's new-phone announcement (all times local):1 p.m.One analyst says users will welcome...

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Driver hurt by air bag shrapnel as investigation drags on

DETROIT (AP) — Nearly four years ago, the U.S. government's highway safety agency began investigating air bag inflators made by...

Business

Royale rumble: 'Apex Legends' smashing 'Fortnite' records

NEW YORK (AP) — For the first time since its meteoric rise, "Fortnite" is no longer a no-doubt victory royale atop the video...

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Oscars: A record year for women, but is it progress?

LOS ANGELES (AP) — At the glad-handy Oscar nominees luncheon earlier this month, film academy president John Bailey proudly...

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Thais give Russia, US right to extradite hacking suspect

BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai court ruled Wednesday that a Russian man who allegedly was part of a gang that stole millions of dollars...

Business

Upstream Oil & Gas Start-Up Tracker, 2019 (Issue 8) with Profiles on Lavoro Technologies, QuantumPro and Takadu - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 20, 2019--The "Upstream Oil & Gas Start-Up Tracker - Issue 8" report has been added to...

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Global Crude Oil Market Report 2014-2019 & 2022 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 20, 2019--The "Crude Oil Global Market Report 2019" report has been added to...

New dining options sprouting up across OKC

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Plant-based options are growing around the dining-sphere. I’m not just talking about the new Beyond Beef crunchy tacos at Del Taco, Shannon Roper and Aly Cunningham have introduced a new plant-based menu at the S&B Burger Joint where it all...

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Saudi crown prince backs India's fight against terrorism

NEW DELHI (AP) — Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Wednesday offered intelligence sharing and other cooperation with...

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NYC mayor has his police detail pull over texting driver

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says he was happy to be a "citizen patrol" when he directed his police...

Business

Microsoft detects hacking targeting Europe democracy groups

LONDON (AP) — A hacking group has targeted European democratic institutions including think tanks and non-profit groups ahead...

Business

Iran slams 'hypocrisy' of US-Saudi nuclear plans

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's foreign minister has seized on a congressional report that the U.S. sought to share nuclear...

Business

Flynn pushed to share nuclear tech with Saudis, report says

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior White House officials pushed a project to share nuclear power technology with Saudi Arabia despite the...

Business

UK expands no-fly zone for drones around airports

LONDON (AP) — The no-fly zone for drones around British airports is being extended to 5 kilometers (3.1 miles) in an attempt to...

Business

FAA probes Southwest calculations of baggage weight on jets

Federal officials have told Southwest Airlines to fix the way it calculates the weight of luggage loaded on flights after...

Business

And now for the weather on Mars, courtesy of new NASA lander

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — And now for the weather on Mars: NASA's newest lander is offering daily reports on the red planet's...

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How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

Stocks shook off a wobbly start and ended modestly higher on Wall Street Tuesday, extending the market's gains into a fourth...

Business

Markets Right Now: Stocks extend gains into a 4th week

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):4 p.m.Stocks shook off a wobbly start and...

News

Trump says he's in no rush to see North Korea give up nukes

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he wants to see North Korea eventually give up its nuclear weapons...

Business

New legislation bans Russian soldiers from using smartphones

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian lawmakers have approved a bill prohibiting military personnel from using smartphones on duty, a move...

Business

The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks-US

iBook charts for week ending February 17, 2019: (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher :iBooks US Bestseller List -...

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For sake of pupils' pupils, China to ban homework on apps

BEIJING (AP) — An eastern Chinese province plans to ban teachers from assigning homework to be completed on cellphone apps as...

Business

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

App Store Official Charts for the week ending February 17, 2019:Top Paid iPhone Apps:1. Minecraft, Mojang2. Heads Up!, Warner...

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Twitter tightens up EU political ad rules ahead of election

LONDON (AP) — Twitter said Tuesday it is tightening up rules for European Union political ads ahead of bloc-wide elections this...

Business

EU gets heavy-duty on pollution: 1st standards for trucks

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union on Tuesday reached a tentative agreement on the first specific EU standards for trucks,...

Business

Tech could unite Europe's populists ahead of EU vote in May

PARIS (AP) — The web platform was named for a revered French populist philosopher and created by an Italian internet...

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House panel launches investigation into White House push to share nuclear power technology with Saudi Arabia

WASHINGTON (AP) — House panel launches investigation into White House push to share nuclear power technology with Saudi Arabia.

Business

Honda to shut plant in Brexit-shaken Britain

LONDON (AP) — Japanese carmaker Honda plans to close its car factory in western England in 2021, a fresh blow to the British...

Business

Germany, France push to create European industrial policy

BERLIN (AP) — Germany and France on Tuesday launched a drive to overhaul the European Union's competition rules to facilitate...

Business

US, China resume trade talks in Washington ahead of deadline

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and China resume talks Tuesday aimed at ending a fight over Beijing's technology ambitions...

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Global Natural Gas Market Report 2019 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 19, 2019--The "Natural Gas Global Market Report 2019" report has been added to...

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Navigant Research Names Schneider Electric, ENGIE, and Veolia the Leading Providers of Energy as a Service Solutions

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 19, 2019--A new Leaderboard Report from Navigant Research examines the strategy and...

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New Zealand leader says no final decision on using Huawei

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Tuesday that no final decision has been made on...

Business

Group at MIT wants a celebration for a new college canceled

BOSTON (AP) — Some students and professors at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are asking the university to cancel...

Business

China accuses US of trying to block its tech development

BEIJING (AP) — China's government on Monday accused the United States of trying to block its industrial development after Vice...

Business

New Zealand plans new tax for giants like Google, Facebook

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand's government plans a new tax targeting online giants like Google and Facebook that...

Business

Correction: Grab And Go Shopping story

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In a story Feb. 8 about retailers adopting technology to allow shoppers to buy goods without waiting in...

Business

German market watchdog bans short-selling of Wirecard shares

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's financial market regulator issued a two-month ban Monday on short-selling shares of payment service...

Business

Global Refined Petroleum Products Manufacturing Market Report 2019 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 18, 2019--The "Refined Petroleum Products Manufacturing Global Market Report 2019" report has been...

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Amazon aims to cut its carbon footprint

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon, which ships millions of packages a year to shopper's doorsteps, says it wants to be greener.The online...

Business

Forum Energy Technologies Announces General Counsel Succession

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 18, 2019--Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: FET), announced that it has promoted John C....

Senior centers' success has board in a quandary

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The surprising success of Oklahoma City's new senior centers has the voluntary MAPS 3 Citizens Advisory Board grappling with the question of how many centers to build, and where. "I think it's a mistake" not to build all the centers promised to...

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Berlin to get single travel app for public, private services

BERLIN (AP) — Travelers in Berlin will soon be able to use a single app to switch seamlessly between public transport, rental...

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Quarterly Equipment & Services Capital Raising Review (Q3 2018): Data & Trend Analysis on Financings (Equity/Debt Offerings and PE/VC) - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 18, 2019--The "Quarterly Equipment & Services Capital Raising Review (Q3 2018)" report has been...

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Robotics in Oil & Gas, 2018: Thematic Research - Key Trends, Applications, Value Chain & Industry Analysis, and Companies - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 18, 2019--The "Robotics in Oil & Gas - Thematic Research" report has been added to...

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'Digital gangsters': UK wants tougher rules for Facebook

LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers issued a scathing report Monday that calls for tougher rules to keep Facebook and other tech...

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Australia blames 'state actor' for hacking political parties

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A "sophisticated state actor" was behind a cyberattack on the Australian Parliament's computing...

Business

Unicorns are real: Tech baffles Indonesian candidate

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's presidential candidates debated some of the most pressing issues facing the world's...

Business

Return to sender: High court to hear undeliverable mail case

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mitch Hungerpiller thought he had a first-class solution for mail that gets returned as undeliverable, a...

Business

Abu Dhabi arms fair opens amid Yemen war criticism

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates' yearslong war in Yemen alongside Saudi Arabia bled into the...

Business

Former coal-fired power plant is demolished in Germany

BERLIN (AP) — A long-shut coal-fired power plant in western Germany has been demolished with the help of more than 200...

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Potential privacy lapse found in Americans' 2010 census data

WASHINGTON (AP) — An internal team at the Census Bureau found that basic personal information collected from more than 100...

Business

The Latest: Merkel defends Iran deal; Pence blasts Europe

MUNICH (AP) — The Latest on the international security conference taking place in Munich (all times local):10 p.m.German...

Business

Correction: Lithium Ion Batteries-Recycling story

CHICAGO (AP) — In a story Feb. 15 about a Department of Energy lithium-ion battery research and development project, The...

Sports

The Latest: US tops World in Rising Stars game, 161-144

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on NBA All-Star Weekend (all times local):10:55 p.m.Kyle Kuzma of the Los Angeles Lakers...

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Mormons up missionary calls home from twice yearly to weekly

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Parents of Mormon missionaries will be able to hear their children's voices a lot more often under new...

Business

Amazon's stormy week will blow over, but the debris may stay

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — It's been a complicated few weeks for Amazon, what with its abrupt pullout from a massive New York City...

Business

How major US stock indexes fared Friday

Stocks surged on Wall Street Friday after Chinese and U.S. officials agreed to continue trade talks in Washington next week.The...

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Stocks post strong finish as optimism over trade talks grows

The Dow Jones Industrial Average surged more than 400 points Friday as renewed optimism over trade talks between the U.S. and...

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Statement declaring national emergency on US-Mexico border

WASHINGTON (AP) — Text of the proclamation signed by President Donald Trump declaring a national emergency on the US-Mexico...

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Weekly Summary Corporate dividends, name changes, new listings

NEW YORK (AP) — Changes announced in corporate dividends Feb. 11-Feb. 15.INCREASED DIVIDENDSActivision Blizzard .37 from...

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Initial public offerings scheduled to debut next week

NEW YORK (AP) — The following is a list of initial public offerings planned for the coming week. Sources include IPO ETF...

Business

Amazon dumped New York, but cities still wooing the company

Amazon's breakup with New York was still fresh when other cities started sending their own valentines to the online...

Business

Ex-Cognizant execs accused of bribing Indian officials

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department alleges two former executives for Cognizant Technology Solutions paid about $2 million...

Business

Illinois Democrats ask Evers to review Foxconn plant impact

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Illinois congressional Democrats have asked Wisconsin's new Democratic governor to re-evaluate the...

Business

Trump says he might extend deadline in US-China talks

BEIJING (AP) — President Donald Trump said that "there's a possibility" he would extend a March 2 deadline in trade talks with...

Business

The Latest: Trump might extend March 2 trade deadline

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on China-U.S. trade talks in Beijing (all times local):1:07 a.m.U.S. President Donald Trump says...

Business

Amazon's exit could scare off tech companies from New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon jilted New York City on Valentine's Day, scrapping plans to build a massive headquarters campus in...

Sports

Silver opens All-Star weekend, eyes high-tech future of game

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has opened the annual All-Star Technology Summit by touting the "smart...

News

Report: Far right tried to influence Bavarian election

MUNICH (AP) — Far-right groups engaged in concerted social media campaigns to influence last year's election in the German...

Business

Amazon dumps NYC headquarters and its promised 25,000 jobs

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon abruptly dropped plans Thursday for a big new headquarters in New York that would have brought 25,000...

Business

Kansas college paying for aerospace students

A Kansas college is offering a sweetheart deal to students willing to move to Wichita, get a degree and work in that state's...

News

AP PHOTOS: Scientists fine-tune method to save rhinos

CHORZOW, Poland (AP) — Only two northern white rhinos exist in the world: both are female and neither can bear calves. But...

Business

Report: Facebook, FTC discussing 'multibillion dollar' fine

NEW YORK (AP) — A report says Facebook and the Federal Trade Commission are negotiating a "multibillion dollar" fine for the...

Will 'Space Force' affect Oklahoma?

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President Donald Trump has asked Congress to create the Space Force, a sixth branch of the military that would operate semi-independently within the U.S. Air Force. In a policy directive signed Tuesday, the president outlined milestones and...

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North Korea exploring sanctions-proof energy technologies

NAMPO, North Korea (AP) — Power-strapped North Korea is exploring two ambitious alternative energy sources — tidal power and...

Business

Buffett's firm tweaks stock portfolio, adds Suncor, Red Hat

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett's company has taken a new stake in Canadian firm Suncor Energy and trimmed its...

Business

Bill aims to crack down on abusive or offensive language on social media for people paid with taxpayer dollars

A bill advanced Thursday by a Senate panel would crack down on abusive and other language on private social media accounts by...

Crime

Swiss allege woman sweet talked her way to $2M bank scam

GENEVA (AP) — Swiss authorities said Thursday they have indicted a woman who allegedly persuaded dozens of people to provide...

Business

Israeli spyware company NSO is re-acquired by its founders

JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli software firm known for its phone-surveillance technology said Thursday that it has been...

Business

$12.6 Billion Microgrid Controller Market by Connectivity, Offering, Vertical and Geography - Global Forecast to 2024 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 14, 2019--The "Microgrid Controller Market by Connectivity (Grid connected & Remote), Offering...

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The Latest: German minister says Airbus must find jobs

TOULOUSE, France (AP) — The Latest on Airbus' announcement that it will stop making the superjumbo A380 (all times local):6:20...

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Ultrasonic Testing Equipment - Worldwide Market Size & Forecast (2019-2023): Growing Demand for Ultrasonic Testing in Pipelines to Drive Growth -...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 14, 2019--The "Global Ultrasonic Testing Equipment Market 2019-2023" report has been added to...

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The stolen Equifax data has never been found, and experts suspect a spy scheme

On Sept. 7, 2017, the world heard an alarming announcement from credit ratings giant Equifax: In a brazen cyberattack,...

Business

China, US open trade talks as Beijing says exports rebound

BEIJING (AP) — U.S. and Chinese negotiators opened talks Thursday on a sprawling trade dispute as Beijing reported its January...

Business

Navigant Research Report Shows the Annual Utility Revenue Opportunity in Smart Cities Is Expected to Exceed $100 Billion by 2027

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 14, 2019--A new report from Navigant Research examines global smart city business...

Business

Overwatch esports league expanded and ready for the road

With eight new franchises and plans to take its regular season on the road, the Overwatch League is opening its second year a...

Sports

Drivers, connect your Wi-Fi! iRacing a hit in NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Ray Alfalla got hooked on NASCAR in the late 1990s after his family left Cuba and settled in the...

Business

Asian shares retreat as China, US begin trade negotiations

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian stocks were mostly lower on Thursday as China and the U.S. kicked off two days of trade negotiations in...

Business

NASA rover finally bites the dust on Mars after 15 years

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's Opportunity, the Mars rover that was built to operate for just three months but kept going...

Business

California governor wants users to profit from online data

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom has set off a flurry of speculation after he said the state's consumers...

Business

China, US start trade talks ahead of March tariff deadline

BEIJING (AP) — U.S. and Chinese negotiators began trade talks Thursday that President Donald Trump says will help decide...

Business

Honda says it is recalling 437K vehicles for fuel-pump issue

TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) — Honda says it is recalling 437,000 vehicles in the U.S. to fix a fuel-pump issue.The recall covers...

Business

Google to invest $13 billion in new US offices, data centers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google plans to invest more than $13 billion this year on new and expanded data centers and offices across...

Business

Gay Muslim comic gone from Instagram after Indonesia warning

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Instagram account that published comic strips depicting the struggles of gay Muslims in Indonesia...

Business

New league pleased with first-week ratings but cautious

The Alliance of American Football was a ratings winner in its inaugural weekend, but founder Charlie Ebersol realizes it is a...

Business

Ex-Apple lawyer accused of profiting from confidential info

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — One of Apple's former top lawyers is facing accusations of brazenly breaking the company's insider trading...

Business

EU reaches tentative deal on copyright in digital age

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union reached a tentative breakthrough deal late Wednesday on copyright issues in the digital age,...

News

DHS cyber leader says 2020 security preparations underway

WASHINGTON (AP) — The director of Homeland Security's cybersecurity agency says officials are working to secure the 2020...

Business

Democrats question pledges in $26.5B T-Mobile-Sprint deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic lawmakers challenged top executives of T-Mobile and Sprint on Wednesday over their pledge not to...

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Google announces new investment in Oklahoma as part of $13B expansion across the U.S.

Google announced Wednesday it would be investing more than $13 billion this year into data centers and offices across the U.S.,...

Business

NASA declares Mars rover Opportunity dead after 15 years on the red planet

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA declares Mars rover Opportunity dead after 15 years on the red planet.

Business

China's Huawei soft power push raises hard questions

TORONTO (AP) — Canada's national game — brought to you by China's Huawei.As a nasty diplomatic feud deepens between the two...

Business

Vatican, Microsoft team up on artificial intelligence ethics

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican says it is teaming up with Microsoft on an academic prize to promote ethics in artificial...

Business

Auto reliability up, but battery, shifting trouble persists

DETROIT (AP) — Automobiles are getting more reliable, but J.D. Power's annual survey finds problems with battery failures,...

Business

Global Distributed Energy Generation (DEG) Market Analysis & Outlook, 2019-2026 - Set to Record a CAGR of 15.3% - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 13, 2019--The "Global Distributed Energy Generation (DEG) Market Analysis 2019" report has been...

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The Latest: Democrats question T-Mobile-Sprint merger deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on T-Mobile-Sprint merger hearing (all times local):11:05 a.m.Democratic lawmakers are challenging...

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France to lift investment in electric car battery cells

PARIS (AP) — France is planning to invest 700 million euros ($790 million) over the next five years to boost its production of...

Where buffalo are home

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The only prizes were a couple cheap water bottles and a jar of jelly beans, but David Miller is the proud owner of a runner-up Weird and Wonderful RV Park title. He’s got the bison to thank for that one. A Weird and Wonderful award is...

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Worldwide Atmospheric Water Generator (AWG) Market Opportunities & Challenges (2019-2023): Set to Register a CAGR of More Than 23% - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 13, 2019--The "Global Atmospheric Water Generator (AWG) Market 2019-2023" report has been added to...

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