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Australia political leaders use Chinese app to chase votes

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister and his political rival said on Wednesday they were not tailoring their...

Business

Sri Lanka expats wait to reconnect amid social media block

NEW YORK (AP) — Viji Devadas hasn't heard from her nephew in Sri Lanka on her family WhatsApp chat group since he reached out...

Business

Sri Lanka blocks social media after Easter Sunday bombings

Sri Lankan authorities flicked the off switch on most social media after Easter Sunday attacks on churches and hotels killed...

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Tesla says investigating car explosion in Shanghai

Tesla said it is investigating a video on Chinese social media that appears to show one of its vehicles bursting into flames in...

Business

Facebook is taking a $3 billion charge as a contingency against a possible fine by the Federal Trade Commission

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is taking a $3 billion charge as a contingency against a possible fine by the Federal Trade...

Business

Boeing's troubled jet is costing $1 billion to fix so far

Boeing is already estimating a $1 billion increase in costs related to its troubled 737 Max and has pulled its forecast of 2019...

Business

US stock indexes finish slightly lower a day after record

U.S. stocks closed slightly lower Wednesday as the market gave back some of its gains a day after the S&P 500 and Nasdaq hit...

Health

UN: No screen time for babies; only 1 hour for kids under 5

LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization has issued its first-ever guidance for how much screen time children under 5 should...

Health

Robotic device winds its own way through beating pig heart

WASHINGTON (AP) — Borrowing from the way cockroaches skitter along walls, scientists have created a robotic device that safely...

Business

Indian court lifts ban on Chinese social media app TikTok

NEW DELHI (AP) — An Indian court on Wednesday lifted its ban on Chinese social media video-sharing app TikTok on the condition...

Business

AT&T shares slump as more TV customers leave

DALLAS (AP) — Shares of AT&T slid Wednesday as the wireless and entertainment company reported that its TV customer losses...

Business

Ghana drone service to deliver medical supplies on demand

OMENAKO, Ghana (AP) — A new drone service in Ghana will be capable of carrying medical supplies to remote corners of the West...

Business

Foxconn says it's looking for 'flexibility' with Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Foxconn Technology Group insists it remains committed to a $10 billion project in Wisconsin that employs...

Business

Power System Analysis Software Market - Global Industry Analysis, Trends, Market Size, and Forecasts up to 2024 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 24, 2019--The "Power System Analysis Software Market: Global Industry Analysis, Trends, Market...

Business

Reports Huawei to supply UK networks draw criticism

LONDON (AP) — British officials downplayed reports that Prime Minister Theresa May will allow China's Huawei to supply parts of...

Business

Ford to invest $500M in electric vehicle startup Rivian

DETROIT (AP) — Ford is sinking a half-billion dollars into electric vehicle startup Rivian in a deal that has the companies...

Business

Upstream Oil & Gas Start-Up Tracker - Issue 10 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 24, 2019--The "Upstream Oil & Gas Start-Up Tracker - Issue 10" report has been added to...

Business

Tesla CEO heads down perilous road in pursuit of profit

Tesla has lost nearly $6 billion since setting out to revolutionize the auto industry 15 years ago, but CEO Elon Musk foresees...

Business

China rejects 'unfounded hype' after GE spying accusation

BEIJING (AP) — China's government on Wednesday rejected accusations that it steals technology after a former General Electric...

Business

New Zealand and France to call for an end to online terror

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Wednesday that she and French President Emmanuel...

Health

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. SRI LANKA EASTER...

Ad firm and NRA grew together before recent spat

Health3 days ago

A 38-year relationship between the National Rifle Association and Oklahoma City advertising firm Ackerman McQueen, one that goes back to when the NRA transformed from a hunting and sportsman association to a zealous defender of Second Amendment...

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Business

Navigant Research Report Finds Plug-In Electric Vehicles Are Emerging as a Viable Enabling Technology for Microgrids and Virtual Power Plants within the Next...

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 24, 2019--A new report from Navigant Research discusses how to develop a strategy to best...

Business

Future of Northwest e-recycler unclear after fraud sentences

SEATTLE (AP) — The future of one of the Northwest's largest electronics recyclers is uncertain after a judge sentenced its...

Business

Tech firm VMware faces DACA discrimination lawsuit

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A participant in the federal program shielding young immigrants from deportation is suing a Silicon Valley...

Business

S&P 500, Nasdaq close at record highs as earnings roll in

The S&P 500 hit an all-time high Tuesday, marking the stock market's complete recovery from a nosedive at the end of last...

Business

Google's Wing Aviation gets FAA OK for drone deliveries

WASHINGTON (AP) — Google affiliate Wing Aviation has received federal approval allowing it to make commercial deliveries by...

Business

Evers: Foxconn proposed renegotiating Wisconsin deal

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers said in a letter his office released Tuesday that Foxconn Technology Group...

Business

Trump meets with Twitter CEO amid bias complaints

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he had a "great meeting" Tuesday with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, hours after...

Health

Business Highlights

___Back to the same record, but it's a different stock marketNEW YORK (AP) — The stock market went on a harrowing round trip...

Business

US expands probe into air bag failures to 12.3M vehicles

DETROIT (AP) — U.S. auto safety regulators have expanded an investigation into malfunctioning air bag controls to include 12.3...

Business

Ex-GE engineer charged with stealing trade secrets for China

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A former General Electric engineer and his business partner in China were indicted Tuesday on charges they...

Business

The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks-US

iBook charts for week ending April 21, 2019: (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher :iBooks US Bestseller List -...

Business

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

App Store Official Charts for the week ending April 21, 2019:Top Paid iPhone Apps:1. Minecraft, Mojang2. Heads Up!, Warner...

News

Syria calls Instagram account closure 'war,' site says error

BEIRUT (AP) — The Syrian Presidency says its official account on the social media site Instagram has been shut down, calling it...

Business

Twitter profit rises as Trump demands 'fairer' social media

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter Inc. on Tuesday trumpeted strong quarterly growth in earnings and users while President Donald...

Business

Google self-driving unit Waymo picks Detroit factory site

DETROIT (AP) — Google's self-driving car spinoff Waymo says it will reopen an axle plant in Detroit to convert conventional...

News

Militants blamed in Sri Lanka attacks had incendiary leader

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The purported leader of an Islamic extremist group blamed for an Easter attack in Sri Lanka that...

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I robot? Ian McEwan tells android tale in 'Machines Like Me'

LONDON (AP) — Ian McEwan is fascinated by artificial intelligence. His new novel, "Machines Like Me," features a lifelike...

Business

Correction: Oklahoma-Boeing story

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — In a story April 16 about Boeing Co. winning a contract to service bombers at Tinker Air Force Base in...

Business

Coming to store shelves: cameras that guess your age and sex

NEW YORK (AP) — Eyeing that can of soda in the supermarket cooler? Or maybe you're craving a pint of ice cream? A camera could...

Business

Global $14.54Bn Metalworking Fluids Market by Product, Application, End-use, and Industrial End-use - Forecast to 2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 23, 2019--The "Metalworking Fluids Market Size Analysis Report By Product (Mineral, Synthetic,...

Business

Active Network Management (ANM) Market by Component, Service, Organization Size, Application Area and Region - Global Forecast to 2023 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 23, 2019--The "Active Network Management Market by Component (Software and Services), Service...

Business

Tesla CEO plans to hand the car keys to robots next year

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tesla CEO Elon Musk expects to start converting the company's electric cars into fully self-driving...

News

Arizona joins 47 other states with cellphone-driving law

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona ended a decade of resistance to restrictions on using a cellphone while driving when Gov. Doug Ducey...

Business

Shelter uproar highlights strife in expensive San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco's renowned waterfront hosts joggers, admiring tourists and towering condos with impressive...

Business

The Latest: Tesla to introduce new ride-hailing service

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on Tesla's plans for fully-autonomous vehicles (all times local):___1:50 p.m.Tesla says it will...

Business

Samsung delays folding phone launch after breaking issues

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Samsung is pushing back this week's planned public launch of its highly anticipated, $2000 folding phone...

Business

Microsoft workers join China's debate over grueling workweek

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tech workers in China protesting a corporate culture of grueling work schedules are getting some support...

Business

Offshore wind developers to invest $4.5M in Rhode Island

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The developers of a new offshore wind farm said Monday that they're investing $4.5 million in Rhode...

Business

Melinda Gates talks 'brash' Microsoft culture in new book

SEATTLE (AP) — Looking back at her time as an early Microsoft employee, Melinda Gates said the brash culture at the famously...

Business

Halliburton Announces First Quarter 2019 Results

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 22, 2019--Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) announced today net income of $152 million, or $0.17 per...

Crime

California police say teen lured to assault with dating app

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — California police say a teenage victim of sexual assault was lured through a dating app.KABC-TV...

Chesapeake, Devon aim to boost bottom lines using inclusiveness and diversity programs

BusinessApr 14, 2019

Publicly-traded oil and gas companies headquartered in Oklahoma City are among many with inclusion and diversity programs. But at Devon Energy Corp. and Chesapeake Energy Corp., those programs mean much more than developing standards and...

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Crime

Stolen pickup truck strikes, kills Uber passenger in Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland police say a man driving a stolen pickup truck 100 mph (161 kph) crashed into an SUV, killing an...

Business

SpaceX capsule suffers 'anomaly,' smoke seen for miles

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Officials say SpaceX's new capsule for astronauts suffered an "anomaly" during a routine engine...

Health

Doctor-services firm says private data of patients exposed

DALLAS (AP) — Nationwide physician-staffing company EmCare says a breach exposed personal data for about 31,000 patients,...

News

George Zimmerman banned from Tinder dating app

MIAMI (AP) — The ex-neighborhood watch volunteer who killed an unarmed black teen in Florida in 2012 has been banned from the...

Business

Players boycotting social media over racism receive abuse

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Some soccer players in England boycotting social media in a protest against racism were targeted...

Business

British cyber expert pleads guilty to creating malware

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A British cybersecurity researcher credited with stopping a worldwide computer virus has pleaded guilty to...

Business

Tesla wants to cut size of board from 11 directors to 7

PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Tesla plans to cut its board of directors from 11 to seven in a move the electric-car maker says will...

Health

Friday Sports in Brief

NBANEW YORK (AP) — The NBA has rescinded technical fouls called on Golden State's Kevin Durant and JaMychal Green of the Los...

Business

Panel to review approval of Boeing 737 Max flight controls

CHICAGO (AP) — A global team of experts next week will begin reviewing how the Boeing 737 Max's flight control system was...

News

Oklahoma City bombing 'Survivor Tree' DNA to live on

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Science and technology are helping Oklahoma City to sustain the DNA — and the spirit — of a tree that has...

Crime

Video: Deputy slams high school student's head to the ground

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida sheriff placed a deputy on restricted duty Friday after cellphone video showed the...

Business

Report: FTC considering oversight of Facebook's Zuckerberg

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators are reportedly considering seeking some kind of oversight of Mark Zuckerberg's leadership...

Business

Ancestry pulls slavery-era ad after backlash

NEW YORK (AP) — Ancestry.com on Friday apologized for an ad that showed a mixed-race couple discussing escaping to the North...

Business

Honda slows Accord, Civic production as buyers shift to SUVs

MARYSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Honda is slowing production of Accord and Civic cars as U.S. buyers continue to favor SUVs and...

Business

Private cargo ship brings Easter feast to the space station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A private cargo ship brought the makings of an Easter feast to the International Space Station on...

Business

Global Automotive Audio Speakers Market (2019-2023): Increased R&D to Deliver Superior Products Spurs Growth - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 19, 2019--The "Global Automotive Audio Speakers Market 2019-2023" report has been added to...

Business

Muncie Power Products engineers innovative ‘power take-off’ technology

TULSA — Thousands of tow trucks patrolling the roads and highways throughout the United States each day share a common bond in...

Business

Global Steam Coal Market Forecasts 2019-2023 - The Competition from Alternatives Sources of Energy is Derailing Growth - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 19, 2019--The "Global Steam Coal Market 2019-2023" report has been added to...

Business

2018-2019 Innovations in Water Management Strategies in Upstream Oil and Gas Operations in North America - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 19, 2019--The "Innovations in Water Management Strategies in Upstream Oil and Gas Operations in...

Business

Toyota, SoftBank fund, Denso invest $1 billion in Uber

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's top automaker Toyota, auto parts maker Denso and internet company SoftBank's investment fund are investing...

News

How does a Central American migrant caravan form?

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — "When does the next caravan leave?" ''Can I go? I'm from Guatemala." ''What papers do I need...

Business

Asian stocks rise in quiet holiday trading

TOKYO (AP) — Asian stock indexes rose moderately in quiet holiday trading on Good Friday as some markets were closed.Japan's...

Crime

Mueller reveals Trump's attempts to choke off Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Public at last, special counsel Robert Mueller's report revealed to a waiting nation Thursday that President...

Business

IPO mania: Zoom zooms, Pinterest pins down Wall Street

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — There's some tech jubilance in the air on Wall Street and in Silicon Valley as a pair of newly public...

Business

Musk, SEC get another week to reach deal in contempt case

NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for Tesla CEO Elon Musk and U.S. securities regulators are getting another week to negotiate a deal to...

News

Arizona lawmakers OK ban on cellphone use while driving

PHOENIX (AP) — The small list of states that allow either texting while driving or hand-held cellphone use is shrinking after...

Business

New Mexico panel surprises Facebook with $39M utility bill

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A powerful New Mexico regulatory authority is requiring the state's largest utility to bill Facebook...

Business

2 Zooms soared after the IPO: Did you buy the wrong one?

NEW YORK (AP) — One IPO, two stocks zooming higher.Investors on Thursday pounced on their first chance to buy shares of Zoom...

Sports

Full text of Mueller's questions and Trump's answers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Robert Mueller's 448-page investigative report into allegations of Russian interference in the 2016...

Business

Facebook says more Instagram passwords exposed than thought

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Millions more Instagram users were affected by a password security lapse than parent company Facebook...

Crime

Assange friend jailed by Ecuador says case will collapse

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — A Swedish programmer friendly with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says he's confident the allegations...

Business

Foxconn says committed to long term Wisconsin job creation

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Foxconn Technology Group said Thursday it remains committed to "long term" job creation in Wisconsin,...

Business

Weekly Summary Corporate dividends, name changes, new listings

NEW YORK (AP) — Changes announced in corporate dividends Apr. 15-Apr. 19.INCREASED DIVIDENDSAmerican Water Works Co .50 from...

What's next for home design in Oklahoma City?

BusinessApr 14, 2019

Mainstream home design in Oklahoma City basically breaks down like this by decade (although oil booms drive upscale in different directions): • 1940s-1950s: Post-World War II/G.I. Bill cottages, midcentury modern. • 1960s: Midcentury modern,...

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Health

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

Israeli team investigating 'chain of events' in lunar crash

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli start-up behind last week's failed lunar landing said Thursday that it is still investigating a...

Health

McConnell proposes national minimum age of 21 for tobacco

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday he plans to introduce legislation to raise the...

Business

FIFA backs English players' social media boycott over racism

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — FIFA is backing a 24-hour social media boycott by professional players in England in a protest...

Business

NKorea says it tested new weapon, wants Pompeo out of talks

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Thursday that it had test-fired a new type of "tactical guided weapon," its first...

Business

Facebook bans several UK far-right groups and individuals

LONDON (AP) — Facebook says it has banned several British far-right groups and their leaders for spreading hatred.Groups...

Business

Amazon and Google end spat, bring YouTube to Amazon devices

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon and Google are ending their nearly 2-year spat, agreeing to bring their video streaming apps to each...

Business

Google: Android users get browser, search options in EU case

LONDON (AP) — Google said Thursday it will start giving European Union smartphone users a choice of browsers and search apps on...

News

Drones, supercomputers and sonar deployed against floods

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — An arsenal of new technology is being put to the test fighting floods this year as rivers inundate towns...

Business

Global stocks subdued as investors eye earnings, data

BEIJING (AP) — Stock markets were subdued Thursday as investors digested corporate earnings reports and mixed economic data,...

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Facebook says it uploaded email contacts of up to 1.5 million users

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it may have “unintentionally uploaded” email contacts of 1.5 million new users since...

Business

North America Smart Pigging Markets Report 2019: 2014-2017 Historical Data, 2018 Revenue Estimates & 2019-2025 Forecasts - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 18, 2019--The "North America Smart Pigging Market by Technology, Application, End-user and Country...

Business

Navigant Research Report Shows the Market for Direct Current Power in Energy Efficient Buildings Is Expected to Reach $611 Million in 2028

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 18, 2019--A new report from Navigant Research considers the likely trajectory of markets...

Business

Asian stocks sink after Wall Street declines

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks fell Thursday after Wall Street declined despite encouraging Chinese economic data.Benchmarks in...

Business

Australia officials work with social media to safeguard poll

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian electoral authorities have for the first time set up a cybersecurity task force and are...

Business

Some of Samsung's new folding phones are already breaking

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Some of Samsung's new, almost $2,000 folding phones appear to be breaking after just a couple of...

Business

Pinterest prices public offering at $19 per share

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pinterest is pricing its shares at $19 for its initial public offering Thursday, putting it on track to...

Health

Electric scooters have zipped by docked bikes in popularity

NEW YORK (AP) — Love them or hate them, electric scooters are everywhere — zipping along city streets and littered on...

Business

Wisconsin governor wants to renegotiate Foxconn contract

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Tony Evers said Wednesday that he wants to renegotiate Wisconsin's nearly $3 billion contract with...

Business

Scientists spur some activity in brains of slaughtered pigs

NEW YORK (AP) — Scientists restored some activity within the brains of pigs that had been slaughtered hours before, raising...

Health

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad:___April 17The Des Moines Register on asylum seekers and Iowa's...

Sports

New name, and high-tech plan, for St. Louis-area race track

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A track outside St. Louis that hosts IndyCar, NASCAR and NHRA events is getting not only a new name, but a...

News

The Latest: Getting aid to flood victims is priority

GLENWOOD, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on a U.S. Senate hearing being held in Iowa in the wake of massive flooding in the region (all...

Business

AP Exclusive: Mysterious operative haunted Kaspersky critics

LONDON (AP) — Keir Giles' first thought was that the man's cheap-looking suit didn't seem right for a private equity executive....

Sports

Time releases its 100 most influential people issue

NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift, TV journalist Gayle King and soccer star Mohamed Salah are among the six famous faces featured on...

Business

To some market vets, stocks are rallying like it's 1999

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market has been so hot this year that it might need an ice-cold Fruitopia, or a Zima.The furious...

Business

Solar car startup Sono to build in Sweden, starting in 2020

BERLIN (AP) — Munich-based startup Sono Motors plans to build the first mass produced solar electric vehicle in Sweden,...

Business

Global Power Bank Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis & Forecasts 2018-2025 by Capacity Range, Distribution Channel, Battery Type, Energy Source, & End User...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 17, 2019--The "Power Bank Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Capacity Range, By...

Business

Global Nuclear Decommissioning Market Study, 2019 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 17, 2019--The "Global Nuclear Decommissioning Market - Growth, Trends and Forecast (2018 - 2023)"...

Business

Head of Foxconn announces Taiwan presidential bid

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Terry Gou, chairman of the world's largest contract assembler of consumer electronics, including Apple's...

Business

Q&A: Effective security practices include due diligence for vendors

Are effective information security practices enough to protect companies in the event of a breach? Sound information security...

Business

Apple, Qualcomm settle bitter dispute over iPhone technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple and mobile chip maker Qualcomm have settled a bitter financial dispute centered on some of the...

Need grows for more work opportunities for those with different abilities in central Oklahoma

Health3 days ago

For adults who live with different abilities, their needs for a better quality of life continue to grow, especially during their adult years, advocates said. Those who work to help such adults see a growing need in central Oklahoma, not just...

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Business

Asian shares edge lower despite encouraging China GDP data

TOKYO (AP) — Major share benchmarks were mostly lower in Asia on Wednesday after China announced its economy grew at a 6.4%...

Crime

Moreno: Assange used to coordinate hackers from the embassy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ecuador's president on Tuesday accused Julian Assange of hosting numerous hackers at the Ecuadorian Embassy...

Business

New Innovations in Natural Gas from Newpoint

OKLAHOMA CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 16, 2019--Newpoint has taken unprecedented action to develop and integrate processes to...

Business

Netflix adds 9.6M subscribers in 1Q as competition heats up

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix kicked off the year with the biggest subscriber gains in the history of its video-streaming...

Business

Sprint, T-Mobile shares dive after WSJ casts doubt on deal

NEW YORK (AP) — Sprint and T-Mobile shares fell after a Wall Street Journal report cast doubt on the likelihood of government...

Health

How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

Banks led stocks slightly higher on Wall Street Tuesday, erasing the market's modest losses from a day earlier, as investors...

Health

US halts sales of pelvic mesh tied to injuries in women

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health regulators on Tuesday halted sales of a type of surgical mesh used to repair pelvic conditions in...

Business

Markets Right Now: Stocks post modest gains on Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):4 p.m.Stocks edged higher on Wall Street,...

Health

Indigenous leaders want less drilling near sacred sites

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Leaders of the Navajo Nation and Pueblo tribes expressed frustration Monday with federal oversight of oil...

Business

YouTube's Notre Dame-9/11 flub highlights AI's blind spots

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — YouTube might need a few more humans. The machines whose job is to tamp down conspiracy theories are not...

News

Church sorry for Easter lesson encouraging attacks on pastor

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio church has apologized for an Easter lesson in which a pastor encouraged students to slap, cut and...

Business

Former astronaut Owen Garriott dies, flew on Skylab station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Former astronaut Owen Garriott, who flew on America's first space station, Skylab, and whose son...

Business

Innovations in Gas Leak and Oil Spill Detection, Gas Turbines, Water Quality Testing, Drilling Technology, and Hydraulic Manufacturing, 2019 Report -...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 16, 2019--The "Innovations in Gas Leak and Oil Spill Detection, Gas Turbines, Water Quality...

Business

2019 Innovations in Biosensors, Atom Dynamics, 3D Printing, Omniphobic Surfaces, Tissue Scaffolds, Nanoplastics, Hydrogel, Photoelectrochemical Cells, and...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 16, 2019--The "Innovations in Biosensors, Atom Dynamics, 3D Printing, Omniphobic Surfaces, Tissue...

Business

United States Cumene Industry Outlook to 2022 - Market Size, Company Share, Price Trends, Capacity Forecasts of All Active & Planned Plants -...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 16, 2019--The "Cumene Industry Outlook in the US to 2022 - Market Size, Company Share, Price...

Business

New Samsung handset: Innovation hinges on folding screen

LONDON (AP) — When Samsung said this year it would launch a smartphone with a folding screen, the big question was whether the...

Health

Innovations in Telemedicine, Bioplastics, Cleanrooms, Stem Cells, Fuel Cells, Carbon Capture, and Wastewater Treatment, 2019 Study - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 16, 2019--The "Innovations in Telemedicine, Bioplastics, Cleanrooms, Stem Cells, Fuel Cells,...

Health

2019 Innovations in Hydrogen Generation, Phototherapy, Lithium-ion Batteries, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, and Autonomous Cars - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 16, 2019--The "Innovations in Hydrogen Generation, Phototherapy, Lithium-ion Batteries, Machine...

Business

2019 Innovations in Energy Storage, Sustainable Fuels & Chemicals Production, Blockchain, Hydrogen Fuel Production, and Energy Management -...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 16, 2019--The "Innovations in Energy Storage, Sustainable Fuels and Chemicals Production,...

Business

Electric car makers woo Chinese buyers with range, features

SHANGHAI (AP) — Automakers showcased electric SUVs and sedans with longer range and luxury features Tuesday at the Shanghai...

Business

Navigant Research Report Highlights Nascent Market for Electric Trucks for Long-Haul Freight Applications

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 16, 2019--A new report from Navigant Research analyzes the current state of the electric...

Business

Foxconn head stepping back, mulling presidential run

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The head of Foxconn Technology Group is planning to step away from day-to-day operations at the world's...

Business

Russian parliament adopts internet controls bill

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's lower chamber of parliament has adopted a bill that would expand government control over the internet,...

Business

Boeing OKC secures $14.3 billion committment from Air Force

The Department of Defense has approved a $14.3 billion contract to Boeing Co. for work on B-1 Lancer and B-52 Stratofortress...

Business

Disney, Comcast now Hulu's only owners as AT&T exits

NEW YORK (AP) — AT&T has sold its 9.5% share in Hulu back to the streaming TV company, leaving Disney and Comcast as its...

Crime

Chinese woman who entered Mar-a-Lago denied bail

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A federal judge denied bail Monday for a Chinese woman charged with lying to illegally enter...

Business

Microsoft overhauls how it investigates office misbehavior

REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft is revamping its practices for investigating workplace allegations after a group of women...

Business

Lyft pulls electric bikes off the road after brake problems

NEW YORK (AP) — Paul Buijs had logged more than 750 Citi Bike rides before he took out an electric bike for the first time. He...

Business

Vermont's largest utility wants 100% renewable power by 2030

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's largest electric utility is upping the ante and setting a goal of getting all of its power...

Business

Former Volkswagen CEO charged with fraud in Germany

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German prosecutors charged former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn and four others with fraud in the...

Business

With billions to spend, feds unsure who lacks broadband

There is a way around the notoriously sluggish internet in West Virginia. You just need a car and some time.Kelly Povroznik can...

Business

Europe looks to remold internet with new copyright rules

LONDON (AP) — The European Union has approved a copyright overhaul that aims to give more protection to artists and news...

Business

UK proposes banning social media 'likes' for children

LONDON (AP) — Britain's privacy regulator wants to stop kids from being able to "like" posts on Facebook and other social media...

Sustaining Oklahoma's Energy Resources gives marginal well owners opportunities to ask oil and gas veterans about...

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Facebook names PayPal exec to board; Netflix CEO leaving

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German students have algorithm for Game of Thrones deaths

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OKC nonprofit takes high-quality homes where commercial developers wouldn't

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At its core, it’s a quest to raise the quality of life and bring amenities back to areas hollowed out by urban renewal. But like most ambitious plans, there are multiple layers in the development transforming Oklahoma City’s northeast side. “We...

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Boeing makes 96 flights to test software on troubled Max jet

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Judge gives Justice Department a deadline in lottery case

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Washington sexting bill aims to shield teens from adult law

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Walmart buys ad tech startup

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Uber provides the first deep dive into its finances as it draws closer to its much-anticipated IPO

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The Latest: Boeing makes 96 flights to test software update

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US announces charge against Julian Assange, accusing him of helping Chelsea Manning break into classified computers

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Questions & answers: India native overcomes poverty to become successful thoracic surgeon

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Dr. Subrato J. Deb oversees the growth and development of the only comprehensive thoracic oncology program in Oklahoma. He was instrumental in starting the thoracic cancers tumor board at the Stephenson Cancer Center, the state’s only...

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China says trade talks with US 'moving forward'

BEIJING (AP) — China said Thursday that trade talks with the U.S. are "moving forward" after nine rounds of consultations aimed...

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Navigant Research Report Shows Australia, Germany, Japan, and the US Are Expected to Account for 71% of the Global Market for Residential Energy Storage...

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Asian shares fall as Fed minutes show data may tweak stance

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China's spreading influence in Eastern Europe worries West

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Science fact: Astronomers reveal first image of a black hole

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Amazon's growing ties to oil industry irks some employees

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Facebook cracks down on groups spreading harmful information

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Experiments with robot umps, longer mound distance delayed

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Deputies respond to home invasion, find robot vacuum cleaner

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Hawaii closer to forcing Airbnb to collect taxes on rentals

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Facebook tweaks tools for remembering dead friends

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Neo-Nazi website founder refuses to be in US for deposition

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The Latest: Hawaii lawmakers pass vacation rental tax bills

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Boeing orders and deliveries tumble as Max jet is grounded

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Secretary of Agriculture Blayne Arthur seeks to promote the industry's value to all Oklahomans

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From its economic impact to the food products we buy in stores, agriculture’s presence in Oklahoma is diverse, inclusive and profound. And starting this year, it has something it never has had before: A woman leading the agency that oversees...

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China, EU agree to strengthen trade relationship

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Czech court: rights of alleged Russian hacker violated

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EU: Facebook changes terms to show it makes money from data

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Facebook, Google face House hearing on white nationalism

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Local schools compete with airlines for trained pilots

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More Indonesians join cases against Boeing after CEO apology

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Facebook, Google face widening crackdown over online content

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Attorney: Mar-a-Lago infiltrator had hidden-camera detector

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Oklahoma districts form high school esports league

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'Fascination with authoritarianism' worries German president

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Judge: Neo-Nazi website founder must be in US for deposition

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Boeing, Micron Technology fall; Sony, Fiat Chrysler rise

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Monday:Boeing Co., down $17.41 to $374.52.The company said...

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Pinterest sets conservative pricing after Lyft drop

NEW YORK (AP) — Pinterest, among the gaggle of tech companies hoping to go public this year, set a conservative price range...

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Markets Right Now: Stocks erase an early loss and end mixed

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The Latest: FBI still investigating whether woman is a spy

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the woman arrested at President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago club (all times...

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Putin hosts Turkey's leader to discuss weapons deal, Syria

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin hosted his Turkish counterpart in Moscow on Monday, discussing how to coordinate...

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The Latest: EU committee OKs terror content takedown rule

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UK concerned for woman arrested in Dubai over Facebook posts

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New Zealand official calls Facebook 'morally bankrupt'

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — New Zealand's official privacy watchdog on Monday described Facebook as "morally bankrupt" and...

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Navigant Research Report Finds Activity in the Emerging Hydrogen Economy Is Spreading Across the Energy Value Chain

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3D technology being used to locate new Alaska oil pockets

PRUDHOE BAY, Alaska (AP) — New technology is being used to search for untapped oil in an Alaska bay that is already an...

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Real or artificial? Tech titans declare AI ethics concerns

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Tech entrepreneur gives $25M in cryptocurrency to alma mater

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A tech entrepreneur and his wife have made a very Silicon Valley donation to his San Francisco alma mater...

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Boeing cutting production rate of troubled 737 Max jet

Boeing will cut production of its troubled 737 Max airliner this month, underscoring the growing financial risk it faces the...

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How major US stock indexes fared Friday

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Jobs rebound drives US stocks higher for another weekly gain

Wall Street closed out another solid week of gains Friday as the stock market hit its longest winning streak in a year and a...

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The Latest: Boeing to cut production rate of 737 Max jet

DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on Boeing's ongoing issues with the troubled 737 Max (all times local):3:30 p.m.Boeing says it is...

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Public gets to take free ride in self-driving car in Detroit

DETROIT (AP) — Members of the public got the chance Friday to take a free ride in a self-driving vehicle as part of an effort...

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OKC Civic Life for Monday, April 15, 2019

BusinessApr 15, 2019

Beer sales back on Parks Director Doug Kupper says Oklahoma City golf courses have seen a drop in beer sales since new regulations on serving alcohol took effect last year. A quirk in the law essentially killed the city's ability to sell beer...

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Vaccine wars: Social media battle outbreak of bogus claims

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Like health officials facing outbreaks of disease, internet companies are trying to contain...

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Elon Musk, SEC told to meet for at least 1 hour about tweets

DETROIT (AP) — A federal judge in New York has ordered Tesla CEO Elon Musk and U.S. securities regulators to meet for at least...

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Correction: Florida Train Service-Branson story

MIAMI (AP) — In a story April 4 about Virgin Trains USA, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the public rollout of...

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UK police outside Ecuador embassy amid WikiLeaks tweets

LONDON (AP) — British police stationed armed officers outside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London on Friday after tweets from...

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The Latest: UK's Hunt: Assange can leave embassy whenever

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange (all times local):4:20 p.m.Britain's foreign secretary says Julian...

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5-Stars online platform fined for privacy violations

ROME (AP) — Italy's privacy watchdog has fined the association that runs the 5-Star Movement's website 50,000 euros ($56,000)...

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EU says BMW, Daimler, VW colluded to limit emissions tech

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union authorities said Friday that German automakers BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen colluded to limit the...

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Global e-Nose Market to Expand at a CAGR of Approx 11% During 2019-2023 - Alpha MOS, Electronic Sensor Technology, E-Nose Pty, Envirosuite Limited, and The...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 5, 2019--The "Global e-Nose Market 2019-2023" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's...

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India weighs ban on popular online game after deaths

NEW DELHI (AP) — A boy's suicide this week in southern India after his mother scolded him for playing a popular online game has...

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EU investigates video game companies over antitrust concerns

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's competition watchdog is stepping up its investigation of a U.S. video game platform and...

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Global Onshore Wind Power Systems Market Outlook 2019-2023 - Dominated by General Electric, Nexans, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, Vestas, and Xinjiang...

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S. Korea launches 5G smartphone networks ahead of schedule

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's telecommunications carriers turned on super-fast 5G mobile internet networks abruptly...

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Asia shares mixed, Japan gains after wobbles on Wall Street

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mixed in Asia on Friday, with Chinese markets closed for a holiday.Japan's Nikkei 225 index added...

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AP Explains: How strict Australian social media law works

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia hopes its new laws that threaten prison and major fines for social media executives who...

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Snap joins online game fray, unveils advertising products

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Snapchat is joining the online-games bandwagon with a new service that lets people play together on its...

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Ethiopian report says faulty sensor data led to jet crash

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — A doomed Ethiopian Airlines jet suffered from faulty readings by a key sensor, and pilots followed...

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Amazon's Jeff Bezos and wife MacKenzie finalize divorce

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon said Thursday that founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has finalized his divorce with wife MacKenzie, who will...

Business

The Latest: Boeing stock rises despite preliminary report

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The Latest on the reactions to the preliminary report issued by the Ethiopian government on the...

Crime

NYPD's secret weapon in standoffs - a simple length of rope

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department has all the latest crime-fighting tools: body cameras, algorithms, even...

Business

Israeli spacecraft enters lunar orbit ahead of moon landing

YEHUD, Israel (AP) — The first privately funded spacecraft to journey to the moon passed its most crucial test yet on Thursday...

Business

Russian supply ship reaches space station in record time

MOSCOW (AP) — An unmanned Russian spacecraft carrying more than three tons of cargo has set a record time for a trip to the...

News

Georgia Gov. Kemp signs new touchscreen voting machines bill

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's Republican Gov. Brian Kemp has quietly signed a wide ranging elections bill authorizing the statewide...

Business

IPWhoa: What to know before joining this year's IPO parade

We use Uber to go places, Slack to chat with co-workers and Pinterest to save our favorite ideas. Why not own a piece of these...

Business

Markets Right Now: Stock indexes are mixed in midday trading

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):11:45 a.m.Banks, media and industrial...

Business

Twitter stops blocking French government's ad campaign

PARIS (AP) — Twitter said Thursday it has stopped blocking French government ads calling on people to vote after it came under...

Business

Global Coal to Liquid (CTL) Market Outlook 2017-2019 & Forecasts to 2026 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 4, 2019--The "Coal to Liquid (CTL) - Global Market Outlook (2017-2026)" report has been added to...

Business

Streaming to subscriptions: Video games enter new frontiers

NEW YORK (AP) — The video game industry is entering new frontiers.In the past, you plunked down $60 at GameStop for a copy of...

Business

Expert: Images show building of first Saudi nuclear reactor

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia is about a year away from completing the building of its first nuclear reactor,...

News

Israelis prepare for elections as experts cite cyber threats

JERUSALEM (AP) — As Israel prepares to hold a national election next week, experts say it is vulnerable to the kind of foreign...

Business

Global HVDC Transmission Market Analysis & Trends 2015-2017 & Industry Forecasts 2018-2027 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 4, 2019--The "Global HVDC Transmission Market Analysis & Trends - Industry Forecast to 2027"...

Business

German chemicals giant Bayer confirms cyberattack

BERLIN (AP) — German chemicals company Bayer says it detected and averted a cyberattack last year by a hacking group that's...

Business

Navigant Research Report Shows Global New Capacity Deployments of Distributed Energy Resources Are Outpacing the Deployment of New Centralized Generation...

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 4, 2019--A new report from Navigant Research provides capacity and revenue forecasts for...

Man with disability finds job, works toward independence

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Mike Zuech has a developmental disability, but he still wants to work. Despite trouble speaking, he works hard and listens well. Zuech, 24, works part-time at a Pizza Hut, washing dishes and cooking. His days also are spent at Among Friends in...

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Business

Australia could jail social media execs for showing violence

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's Parliament passed legislation on Thursday that could imprison social media executives if...

Business

Asian shares waver following lackluster Wall St session

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mixed in Asia on Thursday, with the Shanghai Composite jumping 0.7% to 3,237.43 on reports of...

Sports

The Latest: Trump unconcerned about Chinese woman's arrest

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Mar-a-Lago (all times local):6:40 p.m.President Donald Trump is dismissing the arrest of...

Sports

Mar-a-Lago arrest spotlights security risks at Trump estate

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — As palm trees swayed in the ocean breeze, Yujing Zhang approached Secret Service agents in the...

Business

Tesla's production, deliveries fall in the 1st quarter

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tesla's assembly lines slowed and deliveries fell during a rocky start to the new year that is likely to...

Business

3 Midwest states demand more power over river after floods

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Three Midwestern Republican governors of states ravaged by recent flooding on Wednesday demanded...

Business

Researchers find more cases of Facebook app data exposure

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Security researchers have uncovered more instances of Facebook user data being publicly exposed on the...

News

The Latest: Governors demand more control over waterways

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on governors meeting with federal officials about flooding (all times local):6:10...

Business

Forum Energy Technologies Announces Timing of First Quarter 2019 Earnings Release and Conference Call

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 3, 2019--Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: FET) announced today that it will host its first...

Business

Bill introduced to help publishers bargain with tech giants

NEW YORK (AP) — News publishers would gain greater power to negotiate terms with Facebook and Google under terms of a bill...

Health

US investigates seizure risk with electronic cigarettes

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health officials are investigating whether electronic cigarettes may trigger seizures in some people who...

Sports

Basketball refs using clock technology to get it right

The technology used for game clocks has become part of a basketball referee's on-court DNA, something few could see coming...

Business

Face recognition researcher fights Amazon over biased AI

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Facial recognition technology was already seeping into everyday life — from your photos on Facebook to...

Business

Markets Right Now: US indexes hold on to moderate gains

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):4 p.m.A late stumble took away much of the...