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House votes to avert federal shutdown, Senate chances dim Video included

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The White House chief of staff says President Donald Trump's views on immigration are evolving. More>>

Trump wades into PA race seen as test of GOP strength

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President Donald Trump is tiptoeing around the first congressional election of the new year as he heads to Pennsylvania. More>>

Report links hacking campaign to Lebanese security agency

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Researchers say a major hacking operation tied to Lebanon's main intelligence agency has been revealed after careless spies left hundreds of gigabytes of stolen data exposed to the open internet. More>>

Asian shares mixed as US government shutdown threat looms

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U.S. stock indexes are edging lower in early trading, pulling back slightly from the market's latest record highs. More>>

The Latest: Schumer says very short-term funding would be OK

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President Donald Trump is pushing back against his own chief of staff over the border wall with Mexico. More>>

Even without El Nino last year, Earth keeps on warming

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Government scientists calculate that 2017 wasn't the hottest year on record, but close and unusually warm for no El Nino cooking the books. More>>

GoDaddy to sponsor Danica Patrick in 'Danica Double'

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Only On AP: The GoDaddy Girl will be back at both the Daytona 500 and the Indianapolis 500. More>>

Apple banks on tax break to build 2nd campus, hire 20,000

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Apple is planning to build another corporate campus and hire 20,000 more workers during the next five years as part of a $350 billion commitment to the U.S. economy. More>>

Senators grill social media companies over terrorist posts

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Senators grill Facebook, Google and Twitter over terrorist propaganda and recruitment. More>>

IBM reports first revenue growth since 2012

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IBM has reported its first quarter of revenue growth since 2012 as the company ramps up its cloud computing business and looks for new opportunities from its investments in artificial intelligence. More>>

Cellphone jamming system tested at Maryland prison

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Federal prisons officials have tested a jamming technology officials hope will help combat the threat posed by cellphones possessed by inmates behind bars. More>>

Verizon pushes further into sports streaming with NBA deal

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Yahoo users will be able to stream some basketball games for free under a new deal with the NBA. More>>

Humans will review video from most popular YouTube creators

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Google says humans will now review video from its most popular YouTube creators after recent complaints. More>>

Buses carrying tech workers targeted outside San Francisco

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Six shuttle buses transporting Apple and Google employees had their windows broken while traveling south of San Francisco. More>>

Wave of lawsuits filed to block net-neutrality repeal

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A group of 22 attorneys general has sued to block the Federal Communications Commission's repeal of net-neutrality rules. More>>

China criticizes US moves on intellectual property, telecoms

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China is criticizing recent moves by the U.S. government and Congress over the sale of fake goods and government procurement of Chinese telecoms equipment. More>>

Meteor credited for bright light, noise rattling Michigan

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The National Weather Service says the bright light and what sounded like thunder in the sky across the Detroit metropolitan area may have been a meteor. More>>

Clash with Trump casts spotlight on Kelly

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President Donald Trump pushed back against his own chief of staff's comments that his views on a proposed border wall had "evolved," casting a spotlight on the limits of John Kelly's ability to manage the White House tumult and navigate Capitol Hill. More>>

Group pinpoints riches hidden in Europe's mountains of waste

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Researchers have completed the first survey of valuable materials they say are waiting to be mined from Europe's vast landfills and scrapyards. More>>

Lifelike robots made in Hong Kong meant to win over humans

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David Hanson envisions a future in which AI-powered robots evolve to become "super intelligent genius machines" that can help solve mankind's most challenging problems. More>>

2 US-based climate researchers win Swedish science prize

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Two U.S.-based scientists have been awarded the 2018 Crafoord Prize for their contribution to climate research. More>>

Archaeologists in Mexico claim world's longest flooded cave

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Archaeologists and divers on Mexico's Yucatan peninsula are reporting that they found a passage connecting two underwater caves, creating what they say is the world's longest continuous flooded cave. More>>

Motion-activated cameras capture animals being wild, weird

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As motion-detecting wildlife cameras get smaller, cheaper and more reliable, scientists across the U.S. are using them to document elusive creatures like never before. More>>

Expert says major eruption in Papua New Guinea could be soon

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A volcanologist says seismic activity beneath a Papua New Guinea volcano could mean that a major eruption is imminent. More>>

China, Europe jointly test technology for storm satellite

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China and Europe are jointly testing new technology that could help satellites peer through clouds and analyze storms. More>>

Correction: Science Says-Meteor story

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Science Says: That Michigan meteor could have been meatier. More>>

Thai court drops royal insult charges against academic

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A Thai military court has dropped royal insult charges against an 84-year old Thai historian who questioned whether a Thai King had actually defeated a Burmese adversary in combat on elephant-back over 500 years ago. More>>

The Latest: Trump thanks Apple CEO for plans to invest

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President Donald Trump is offering enthusiastic support for a Republican congressional candidate in Pennsylvania. More>>

Washington state town wary of slow-moving landslide

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Officials in Washington state are watching a slow-moving landslide near the city of Yakima that has the potential to be a big natural disaster. More>>

Lawmakers ask if states or feds should alert about missiles

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It took Hawaii officials more than 20 minutes to contact federal authorities to seek guidance after realizing they had sent out a bogus alert saying there was a missile headed toward the islands. More>>

Intel underfoot: Floor sensors rise as retail data source

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A Milwaukee-based startup has developed floor sensors to give retailers insights on customers as they move through their stores. More>>

Asian shares advance after Wall Street rally; eyes on China

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U.S. stocks are edging higher in early trading, recouping some of the market's losses from a day earlier. More>>

AP FACT CHECK: Trump presidency creates an alternate reality Video included

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump fraught relationship with facts marks his presidency. More>>

France's PSA Group to offer 40 electric vehicles by 2025

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The CEO of France-based automaker PSA Group says it will offer 40 fully electric models across its lineup by 2025 and it plans to sell vehicles in the U.S. within 10 years. More>>

Big swings continue as bitcoin briefly dips below $10,000

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The price of bitcoin is tumbling as South Korea's finance minister says trading in digital currencies may still be banned. More>>

Oklahoma politicians stunned by discovery of possible spying

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Oklahoma officials are investigating after several Republican lawmakers reported they were being followed, including one legislator who found a tracking device on his vehicle. More>>

World's largest sea turtle could come off 'endangered' list

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Federal ocean managers say it might be time to move the East Coast population of the world's largest turtle from the U.S.'s list of endangered animals. More>>

Warning: Stifling sneezes can be health hazard in rare cases

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Man who suppressed sneeze by pinching his nose suffers ruptured throat, swollen neck and lost voice in "exceedingly rare" case in the UK. More>>

Glowing red lava rolls down slopes of Philippine volcano

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Glowing red lava was rolling down the slopes of a Philippine volcano as authorities maintain a warning of a possible hazardous eruption. More>>

Click, tap, buy: Holiday shoppers spent record amount online

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Shoppers spent a record amount online during the holiday season. More>>

Palestinians to get 3G in West Bank, after Israel lifts ban

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Palestinians in West Bank are finally getting high-speed mobile data services, after yearslong Israeli ban. More>>

France vs. fake news offers test case for democratic dilemma

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French President Emmanuel Macron's plan for a law against false information around election campaigns is drawing criticism from media advocates, tech experts and others. More>>

YouTube suspends star over suicide video, doesn't shut door

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YouTube has suspended a star who posted video images of what appeared to be a suicide victim in Japan but says that doesn't mean it won't work with him in the future. More>>

2 charged in Kosovo with supporting extremist groups

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Prosecutors in Kosovo say they have charged two people with supporting extremist groups on social media. More>>

France wants tougher rules on bitcoin to avoid criminal use

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France's finance minister says he wants new regulation targeted at bitcoin and other virtual currencies, to stop them from being used for tax evasion, financing terrorism and other crime. More>>

'Superfast' internet cable to cross Mediterranean sea

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A Cyprus company has signed an agreement to lay a sub-sea internet cable connecting Israel with Spain, which an official says will be powerful enough to handle up to 60 percent of the world's internet traffic at peak time. More>>

Volcano in Papua New Guinea little known, hard to predict

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People in Papua New Guinea are being warned that an eruption of a volcano in the South Pacific nation could also cause a tsunami. More>>

Global stocks slip as investors digest US bank earnings

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Asian shares track weakness on Wall Street; China shares higher. More>>

US review shows pesticides harm threatened salmon, whales

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Federal scientists have determined that a family of widely used pesticides poses a threat to dozens of endangered and threatened species, including Pacific salmon, Atlantic sturgeon and Puget Sound orcas. More>>

Autonomous cars loom, but the Detroit auto show goes on

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Autonomous cars loom, but the North American International Auto Show in Detroit goes on, with the introduction of new small cars, SUVs and the all-mighty pickup truck, which dominated the show. More>>

The Latest: Catalan parliament chooses secessionist speaker

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Three jailed Catalan politicians are seeking permission from Catalonia's new regional parliament to allow them to vote through delegated colleagues so as to maintain a pro-independence bloc's slim majority in the chamber. More>>

Puerto Rican astronaut reaches out to island's schoolkids

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The only astronaut of Puerto Rican heritage reaches out to schoolchildren on the hurricane-bashed island. More>>

Asian shares track weakness on Wall St; China shares higher

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U.S. stocks are moving broadly higher in early trading, sending the Dow Jones industrial average past the 26,000-point mark for the first time. More>>

Thailand seizes large elephant tusks worth over $450,000

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Thai authorities have seized 148 kilograms (326 pounds) of African elephant ivory, including three large tusks, worth around 15 million baht ($469,800) from a Bangkok airport. More>>

Autonomous cars loom, but the Detroit auto show goes on

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Autonomous cars loom, but the North American International Auto Show in Detroit goes on, with the introduction of new small cars, SUVs and the all-mighty pickup truck, which dominated the show. More>>

The Latest: GOP lacking votes to keep government open

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House GOP leaders are looking to delay implementation of unpopular taxes on medical devices and generous employer-subsidized health care taxes as sweeteners for a stopgap spending bill that's needed to avert a government shutdown this weekend. More>>

India launches rocket carrying dozens of satellites

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India successfully launches rocket carrying dozens of satellites from India and six other countries. More>>

Cybersecurity firm: US Senate in Russian hackers' crosshairs

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A cybersecurity firm says the same Russian government-aligned hackers who penetrated the Democratic Party have spent the past few months laying the groundwork for an espionage campaign against the U.S. Senate. More>>

Bitcoin prices fall as South Korea says ban still an option

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Bitcoin, other digital currencies tumble as South Korean official says ban on trading still an option. More>>

Sandberg, Dorsey to leave the Disney board

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Facebook's Sandberg and Twitter's Dorsey won't stand for re-election to Disney board in increasing conflict with overlapping businesses. More>>

North Korea scoffs at Trump's 'nuclear button' tweet

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North Korea's state-run media say U.S. President Donald Trump's tweet about having a bigger nuclear button than Kim Jong Un's is the "spasm of a lunatic". More>>

Free e-books offer samplers of 'Buzz'; books for 2018

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New fiction from Allison Pearson and Chris Offutt and a memoir by Boston Globe "Love Letters" columnist Meredith Goldstein are among the upcoming works excerpted in a pair of free e-books. More>>

Q&A: What Facebook's shift could mean to users, businesses

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In coming days, Facebook users will see fewer posts from publishers, businesses and celebs they follow. More>>

Djokovic: Players held meeting, but boycott not discussed

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Novak Djokovic confirms top men's players held a private meeting on the eve of the Australian Open to discuss issues related to the tour, but denied that any talk of boycotting Grand Slams over prize money was ever raised. More>>

Image problem? Some cities end their role in A&E's 'Live PD'

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Some law enforcement agencies have ended their agreements to be on A&E Network's real-time police show "Live PD" as local officials worried the program was making their communities look bad. More>>

US cold snap was a freak of nature, quick analysis finds

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A quick study of the brutal American cold snap finds that the Arctic blast really wasn't global warming but a freak of nature. More>>

Facing critics, Facebook wants feeds to be more 'meaningful'

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Facebook is tweaking what people see to make their time on it more "meaningful.". More>>

Study: Warming puts millions more at risk from river floods

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Scientists say millions more people around the world are threatened by river floods in the coming decades due to climate change. More>>

Lego plans video games, social network for Chinese children

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Toy maker Lego is partnering with China's internet giant Tencent to offer games, video and possibly a social network aimed at children. More>>

German startup AUTO1 gets $558 million Softbank investment

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Japan's Softbank is investing 460 million euros ($558 million) in German used car trading platform AUTO1. More>>

Melania Trump's style evokes Europe roots, not America First

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Slovenian-born Melania Trump has been unafraid to go against her husband's America First agenda and stay true to her roots, if there's a message to be taken from her bold, foreign-flavored first lady wardrobe in 2017. More>>

Study blames pot farms for poisoning of threatened owls

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A study says rat poison from pot farms in California forests appears to be poisoning endangered northern spotted owls. More>>

Coal baron's 'action plan' became Trump policy initiatives

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The head of one of America's largest coal companies sent a four-page "action plan" to the White House calling for roll backs of key environmental and mine safety regulations. More>>

Patient's stifled sneeze leads to ruptured throat, hospital

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Doctors in England say stifling a sneeze can be hazardous for your health in rare cases. More>>

African elephant, hippo, rhino populations shrink in wartime

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Elephants, hippos, rhinos and other big African animals are collateral damage to constant African wars. More>>

A look at Facebook's changes over the years in what you see

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A look at Facebook's changes over the years in light of the company's latest move to focus on personal connections over published articles and videos. More>>

Missile-alert mistake feeds doubts about a real emergency

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Hawaii residents were left shaken by the second recent blunder in Hawaii's planning for a possible North Korean nuclear attack. More>>

Chelsea Manning confirms US Senate run

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Chelsea Manning has confirmed via Twitter that she is a candidate for U.S. Senate. More>>

Japanese PM kicks off six-nation European tour in Estonia

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Japan's prime minister has kicked off a five-day European tour that will take him to Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Bulgaria, Serbia and Romania _ becoming the first-ever head of the Asian nation to visit these countries. More>>

The Latest: Ford to bring out 40 electrics, hybrids by 2022

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Transportation secretary says automakers, tech firms must convince skeptical public that autonomous cars are safe. More>>

Trump defends self after comments, says: 'I'm not a racist'

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President Donald Trump says a program to protect immigrants brought into the U.S. illegally as children is "probably dead.". More>>

What robot strippers say about sexism, tech and the future

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What robot strippers say about sexism, tech and the future. More>>

Qatar exile says he's held by UAE; Abu Dhabi denies claim

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An exiled Qatari royal family once promoted by Saudi Arabia amid its ongoing dispute with Doha has appeared in an online video claiming he's held against his will in the United Arab Emirates, an allegation denied by an Abu Dhabi official. More>>

Trump's nuclear strategy seeks new weapons to counter Russia

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With Russia in mind, the Trump administration is aiming to develop new nuclear firepower that it says will make it easier to deter threats to European allies. More>>

Trust and truth under Trump: Americans are in a quandary

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Americans say they are increasingly confused and concerned about who can be trusted to tell them the truth about what's happening in Washington these days. More>>

The Latest: Trump declares 'I'm not a racist'

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A Republican senator says President Donald Trump did not use a vulgar term in referring to African countries during a closed-door meeting on immigration that he and five other senators attended last week. More>>

Stocks keep pushing higher in 2018, led by retailers

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Rising retailers pushed U.S. stock indexes further into record territory. More>>

Evangelical rift intensifies over Trump immigration remarks

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Donald Trump's vulgar remarks about immigration have worsened the divide among evangelicals about his presidency. More>>

Administration plan sees deterrence in new nuclear firepower

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Critics of a plan to make nuclear conflict less likely by developing new nuclear weapons say the actual outcome of such an approach will be just the opposite. More>>

Chelsea Manning confirms US Senate run

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Chelsea Manning has confirmed via Twitter that she is a candidate for U.S. Senate. More>>

Egypt: 2 presidential hopefuls take aim at el-Sissi's rule

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Egyptian presidential hopefuls open election campaign with criticism of el-Sissi. More>>

'We made a mistake' Hawaii sends false missile alert

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Hawaii emergency management officials said a push alert that warned of an incoming ballistic missile to Hawaii on Saturday was mistake. More>>

Facebook edits feeds to bring less news, more sharing

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Facebook tweaks pages to make time spent on social media healthier, more "meaningful.". More>>

Julia Louis-Dreyfus marks chemo end with 'Beat It' video

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus celebrated the end of chemo by posting an Instagram video of her sons lip-syncing to Michael Jackson's "Beat It.". More>>

GM says it's mass-producing cars without steering wheels

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General Motors says it is making the first mass-production autonomous car without a steering wheel or pedals. More>>

Abe: Japan enters cooperation pact with Baltic countries

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Japan's prime minister says his country has entered into a pact with Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania to boost economic and political ties with the three former Soviet republics. More>>

Some media figures call Trump racist after profane remarks

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President Trump's off-color remarks about immigration lead to more media figures labeling him as racist, instead of just criticizing his words or actions. More>>

Spartak Moscow posts 'racist' tweet about its own players

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Russian soccer champion Spartak Moscow has been accused of racism after tweeting a message which appeared to refer to its own black players as "chocolates.". More>>

'Reprehensible and racist:' Trump's remarks outrage Africans

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Africa startled by Trump's sudden and vulgar attention; while governments hesitated at criticism, the continent's young population wasn't so shy. More>>

The Latest: Doctor says Trump 'is in excellent health'

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Donald Trump is sitting for his first medical checkup as president at Walter Reed, undergoing a physical exam amid suggestions in a recent book and by his detractors that he's mentally unfit. More>>

The Latest: US embassy tries to calm Africa's Trump outrage

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The Latest: African Union 'alarmed' by Trump's vulgar comment on immigrants from the continent. More>>

Classified US satellite launched from California after delay

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A rocket carrying a classified U.S. satellite has blasted off from California. More>>

Trump: No trip to London since embassy site is a 'bad deal'

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President Donald Trump says he canceled upcoming trip to London because he doesn't like the choice of new embassy. More>>

Uber used tech tool to shield data from police outside US

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The ride-sharing company Uber confirms that it had technology to shield company data when law enforcement raided offices outside the U.S. More>>

Lawmakers to Justice Department: Keep online gambling legal

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Federal lawmakers from both parties in New Jersey are asking the U.S. Justice Department to keep internet gambling legal. More>>

Digital currencies dip as South Korea considers trading ban

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The price of bitcoin is 8 percent lower as the government of South Korea considers a ban on the trading of digital currencies. More>>

NYC sues, divests from oil firms over climate change

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New York City officials are citing climate change as their motivation to join a growing number of entities divesting themselves of financial interest in fossil fuels. More>>

Ex-fighter pilot launches bid to replace Arizona Sen. Flake

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Congresswoman Martha McSally launches Senate campaign in heated Arizona contest. More>>

House OKs spy program after conflicting Trump tweets

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House votes to reauthorize a key foreign intelligence collection program after a confusing morning of Trump tweets. More>>

Court OKs killing a type of owl to see effect on other owls

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A federal appeals court in San Francisco has upheld a plan by wildlife officials to kill one type of owl to study its effect on another type of owl. More>>

Amazon looks to build on 1st season of NFL streaming

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Amazon had a mostly successful debut into live streaming of major sports events with increased audience and an improved viewing experience in its first season showing NFL games. More>>

Indonesia hard-line Muslims protest ban on Facebook accounts

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Muslim hard-liners have protested in Indonesia's capital against Facebook's blocking of accounts belonging to the group. More>>

Virgin Galactic conducts 7th glide test of spacecraft

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Virgin Galactic says the latest glide test of its space tourism rocket plane was a success, nearly reaching the speed of sound. More>>

California has a new wind-speed record: 199 mph

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Scientists say a 199 mph gust that blasted a mountaintop at the Alpine Meadows ski resort last February was the strongest wind ever recorded in California. More>>

The Latest: Macron says German political deal 'encouraging'

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Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative Union bloc and the center-left Social Democrats have agreed upon a 28-page paper outlining the basis for moving ahead with formal coalition talks. More>>

Cyberbullying blamed for Australian child model's suicide

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Australians are remembering a 14-year-old girl known as the angelic face of bushmen's hat brand Akubra Hats and whose family says she killed herself after being targeted by cyberbullying. More>>

More claim sexual inappropriateness against James Franco

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Several women have made further claims of sexual inappropriateness against James Franco in a Los Angeles Times article. More>>

Stevie Wonder wows crowd on 'smart' piano at tech show

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Trying to distinguish your tech product among the thousands on display at the CES gadget show in Las Vegas is no easy feat, so it helps when music legend Stevie Wonder pays an unexpected visit to your booth. More>>

French league suspends goal-line technology after 'failings'

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The French football league says it has suspended goal-line technology in its competitions following more glitches during League Cup quarterfinals this week. More>>

Malaysia to pay US firm up to $70M if it finds missing plane

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Malaysia says it will pay U.S. company Ocean Infinity up to $70 million if it can find the wreckage or black boxes of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 within three months. More>>

The Latest: What robot strippers say about sexism and tech

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Kohler's new toilet can be controlled by voice, with Amazon's Alexa assistant. More>>

The Latest: Oil companies dispute climate lawsuit claims

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New York City is suing five major oil companies, claiming they have contributed to global warming. More>>

House OKs spy program after Trump tweets spark confusion

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President Donald Trump is suggesting that a key program to collect foreign intelligence could have been used to "badly surveil and abuse" his campaign. More>>

The future of esports arrives with Overwatch League launch

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The Overwatch League has been launched in an audacious attempt to showcase esports within a traditional sports structure. More>>

Walmart boosts starting pay, closing dozens of Sam's Clubs

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Walmart to boost starting salary for US workers to $11 an hour, provide more generous partental benefits, gives out $1K bonuses and assists with adoption costs. More>>

Tech gathering showcases gadgets we don't need - until we do

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The CES gadget show is stuffed with gadgets we don't need ... or do we?. More>>

Teacher: Board head should resign; marshal 'needs training'

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The Louisiana teacher whose widely viewed arrest sparked online outrage has returned to work while fallout from the incident rages on. More>>

Behind the smart gadgets, Amazon and Google are waging war

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Behind the smart gadgets, Amazon and Google are waging war. More>>

Got batteries? Outage stalls giant tech show in Las Vegas

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Thousands of attendees of the world's biggest consumer technology show got a chance to test the battery life of the latest gadgets when some showrooms and hallways went dark. More>>

SpaceX says rocket performance OK in secret satellite launch

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SpaceX is defending its rocket performance following the weekend launch of a secret U.S. satellite. More>>

Hospital investigating discharge of patient in hospital gown

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The University of Maryland Medical Center is investigating how a woman was discharged from its midtown hospital to a bus stop at night, wearing only a hospital gown. More>>

Las Vegas hotels bet on technology to attract, dazzle guests

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In the hypercompetitive world of Las Vegas tourism, the staples of hotel-room technology _ a phone on a nightstand and a flat-screen TV _ don't cut it anymore. More>>

Senate commerce leader confronts Apple about iPhone slowdown

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The chairman of the U.S. Senate's commerce committee wants Apple to lift the veil on it once-secret slowdown of older iPhones. More>>

Trump: 'Unlikely' he'd submit to a Russia probe interview

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President Donald Trump is playing down the possibility that he'd give an interview to investigators looking into any coordination between his presidential campaign and Russia. More>>

YouTube punishes star blogger over apparent suicide post

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YouTube says it has removed blogger Logan Paul's channels from Google Preferred and will not feature him in the new season of "Foursome.". More>>

The Latest: Blackout at CES tech show blamed on heavy rain

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A $5,000 ice cube maker might seem wasteful, but instead of being made with water, ice cubes from this machine are made entirely out of vodka or whiskey. More>>

Injured Steelers LB Ryan Shazier attends practice

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Pittsburgh Steelers Pro Bowl linebacker Ryan Shazier attended practice for the first time since injuring his spine against Cincinnati last month. More>>

The Latest: Real estate agent among 17 dead after mudslides Video included

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The number of people missing after the deadly mudslides in Montecito, California, has surged to 48 after sheriff's investigations to verify reports. More>>

Samsung targeted by French lawsuit amid alleged labor abuse

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Two French rights groups have filed a lawsuit against electronics giant Samsung, accusing it of misleading advertising because of alleged labor violations at factories in China and South Korea. More>>

France investigating Apple's secret slowdown of old iPhones

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French prosecutors have opened an investigation into Apple over alleged planned obsolescence of some of its smartphones. More>>

Global stocks stabilize after China-led wobble

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Asian stock markets mixed after Wall Street posts first losses of 2018. More>>

Slack down? You might get some work done!

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Twitter jokers had a field day Tuesday with a brief outage suffered by the work-focused messaging service Slack suffering a widespread, brief outage. More>>

Australia experiences 3rd hottest year on record in 2017

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Australia experienced its third hottest year on record in 2017, when surrounding high sea temperatures delivered a second consecutive summer of devastating coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef. More>>

Leopards kill at least 3 children in rural India

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Media reports say at least three children have been killed by leopards in a series of recent attacks in rural India. More>>

Motorhead guitarist Fast Eddie Clarke dies at 67

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Hard rock band Motorhead says former guitarist Edward "Fast Eddie" Clarke has died aged 67. More>>

Huawei wins China patent lawsuit against rival Samsung

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A Chinese court notice says homegrown tech giant Huawei has won a patent infringement lawsuit against South Korea smartphone rival Samsung. More>>

China warns Trump ahead of possible trade decision

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China has warned Washington it will 'resolutely safeguard' its interests ahead of a possible decision in an investigation into whether Beijing steals technology. More>>

Hyundai Motor invests in Southeast Asian ride-sharing Grab

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Hyundai Motor says it is joining hands with Southeast Asian ride-hailing service Grab to break into one of the fastest-growing markets. More>>

Norway's PM makes business case of 'green economy' to Trump

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President Donald Trump is welcoming the prime minister of Norway to the White House. More>>

Trump says it 'seems unlikely' he'll give Mueller interview

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President Donald Trump is lashing out at Sen. Dianne Feinstein for releasing the transcript of an interview with the co-founder of a political opposition firm that commissioned a dossier of allegations about Trump's presidential campaign and Russia. More>>

New Toyota-Mazda plant will bring 4,000 jobs to Alabama Video included

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A person briefed on the decision says Japanese automakers Toyota and Mazda have picked Alabama as the site of a new $1.6 billion joint-venture manufacturing plant. More>>

Trump signs bill to improve opioid screening technology

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President Donald Trump signs legislation aimed at giving Customs and Border Protection agents screening technology devices to stop the flow of illicit drugs. More>>

US hits record for costly weather disasters: $306 billion

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Hurricanes, wildfires, flooding and tornadoes push the US to its highest bill ever for weather disasters last year: $306 billion. More>>

Reports: AT&T drops plan to sell Huawei smartphone in US

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News reports say US telecoms carrier AT&T has dropped plans to sell Chinese smartphone maker Huawei's handsets in the United States. More>>

NASA: Legendary astronaut, moonwalker John Young has died

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Astronaut John Young, who walked on the moon and later commanded the first space shuttle flight, has died. He was 87. More>>

Democratic report warns of Russian meddling in Europe, US

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A new report by congressional Democrats warns of deepening Russian interference throughout Europe and concludes that President Donald Trump has offered no strategic plan to safeguard democracies from Kremlin meddling. More>>

Lawmakers demand probe into Intel CEO's stock sales

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Two U.S. lawmakers are asking federal regulators to open an investigation into stock sales that reaped a $25 million profit for Intel's CEO before chipmaker disclosed serious security flaws affecting its products. More>>

Microsoft stops fixing security flaw on PCs with AMD chips

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Microsoft has temporarily stopped fixing a serious security flaw on personal computers powered by certain chips from Advanced Micro Devices because the repair is crippling the machines. More>>

Intel CEO: Fixes on the way for serious chip security flaws

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Intel CEO: Fixes on the way for serious chip security flaws. More>>

3.5 magnitude earthquake hits south of San Antonio

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A magnitude 3.5 earthquake has occurred in a rural area south of San Antonio. More>>

Fear not the alphabet soup of TV features unveiled in Vegas

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Flummoxed by the alphabet soup of features on new TVs these days? A few new terms are hitting showroom floors this year, thanks to manufacturer upgrades shown at the gadget show known as CES in Las Vegas this year. More>>

James Franco denies sexual misconduct allegations

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The New York Times has canceled a public event with James Franco days after the Golden Globe winner was accused of sexual misconduct. More>>

Apple investors urge action to curb child gadget addiction

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Two Apple investors are urging the iPhone maker to take action to curb growing smartphone addiction among children. More>>

Autos overshadow the small gadgets at CES tech show in Vegas Video included

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The smartphones and other small machines that used to dominate the annual CES gadget show have been overshadowed in recent years by bigger mobile devices: namely, automobiles. More>>

The Latest: Toyota cars to integrate Amazon voice assistant

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The CES tech show, much like the tech industry, has long been known for its dearth of women. This year is no exception. More>>

French women's rights activists denounce Deneuve's letter

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French women rights activists have denounced an open letter signed by movie star Catherine Deneuve and others that said say men are being unfairly targeted by sexual misconduct allegations. More>>

Ancient DNA gives glimpse of ancestors of Native Americans

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DNA of an infant who died in Alaska some 11,500 years ago gives glimpse of ancestors of Native Americans. More>>

Low oxygen levels, coral bleaching getting worse in oceans

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Two new studies show global warming is making oceans sicker, depleting them of oxygen and harming coral reefs. More>>

Royal fiancee Meghan Markle shuts down social media accounts

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Kensington Palace confirms Meghan Markle closes her social media accounts. More>>

Scientists seek US backcountry skiers to measure snowpack

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NASA's earth sciences arm wants backcountry winter enthusiasts to serve as volunteer snow measurers so it can do better job calculating how much water will end of in rivers and reservoirs in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska. More>>

Real weather term "bomb cyclone" blows up on social media

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'Bomb cyclone' is a real weather term but it's not quite as explosive as it sounds. More>>

Malaysia OKs new search by private company for missing plane

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The Malaysian government has approved a new attempt to find the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in the Indian Ocean. More>>

San Francisco mayor's race draws big names, crowded field

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Eight candidates trying to be elected San Francisco's next mayor have qualified to run with another 18 candidate applications pending. More>>

Russia takes aim at US over series of Syria drone attacks

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Russia's Defense Ministry says a recent series of drone attacks on its military bases in Syria would have required assistance from a country possessing satellite navigation technology _ a statement that appeared to be aimed at the United States. More>>

Take this job and shiver it: Chilly offices plague workers

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Take this job and shiver it: Many office workers find they still have to brave cold even indoors. More>>

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