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  • Too hot to handle: Politics of warming part of culture wars

    Too hot to handle: Politics of warming part of culture wars

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 8:34 PM EDT2018-06-21 00:34:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Jamison, File). FILE - In this Aug. 10, 2009, file photo, former-Sen. Tim Wirth moderates the National Clean Energy Summit 2.0, in Las Vegas. Three decades after early warnings about global warming, the issue has become entrenched in the...(AP Photo/Eric Jamison, File). FILE - In this Aug. 10, 2009, file photo, former-Sen. Tim Wirth moderates the National Clean Energy Summit 2.0, in Las Vegas. Three decades after early warnings about global warming, the issue has become entrenched in the...
    Three decades after early warnings about global warming, the issue has become entrenched in the nation's culture wars.
    Three decades after early warnings about global warming, the issue has become entrenched in the nation's culture wars.
  • The Mouse chases the Fox: Disney makes $71B counteroffer

    The Mouse chases the Fox: Disney makes $71B counteroffer

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 8:32 PM EDT2018-06-21 00:32:39 GMT
    The competition for Fox is heating up, as Disney is boosting its offer for the company to $70.3 billion.
    The competition for Fox is heating up, as Disney is boosting its offer for the company to $70.3 billion.
  • Net neutrality backers fume as California bill watered down

    Net neutrality backers fume as California bill watered down

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 8:32 PM EDT2018-06-21 00:32:34 GMT
    California legislation that was billed as one of the nation's most aggressive efforts to revive net neutrality was watered down during a tense legislative hearing.
    California legislation that was billed as one of the nation's most aggressive efforts to revive net neutrality was watered down during a tense legislative hearing.
  • Burger King says sorry for Russian World Cup pregnancy ad

    Burger King says sorry for Russian World Cup pregnancy ad

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 8:32 PM EDT2018-06-21 00:32:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File). FILE- This Feb. 1, 2018, file photo shows a Burger King Whopper meal combo at a restaurant in the United States. Burger King says it’s sorry for offering a lifetime supply of Whoppers to Russian women who get pregnant f...(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File). FILE- This Feb. 1, 2018, file photo shows a Burger King Whopper meal combo at a restaurant in the United States. Burger King says it’s sorry for offering a lifetime supply of Whoppers to Russian women who get pregnant f...
    Burger King says it's sorry for an ad in Russia offering a lifetime supply of Whoppers to women who get pregnant from World Cup players.
    Burger King says it's sorry for an ad in Russia offering a lifetime supply of Whoppers to women who get pregnant from World Cup players.
  • Stocks finish mostly higher as tech and media companies lead

    Stocks finish mostly higher as tech and media companies lead

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 8:32 PM EDT2018-06-21 00:32:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kin Cheung). A man walks past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a bank in Hong Kong, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Asian markets were mixed on Wednesday as traders sidelined tariffs that the U.S. and China have threatened ...(AP Photo/Kin Cheung). A man walks past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a bank in Hong Kong, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Asian markets were mixed on Wednesday as traders sidelined tariffs that the U.S. and China have threatened ...
    US stocks are making modest gains and recovering most of their losses from the day before, while stock indexes overseas are mostly higher as well.
    US stocks are making modest gains and recovering most of their losses from the day before, while stock indexes overseas are mostly higher as well.
  • People donate millions to help separated families

    People donate millions to help separated families

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 8:27 PM EDT2018-06-21 00:27:09 GMT
    (Ken Blevins/The Star-News via AP). Amanda and Leighlou Reece hold up a protest sign as hundreds of Wilmington residents protest the Trump Administration's family separation policies during a Keep Families Together Rally outside of Rep. David Rouzer's ...(Ken Blevins/The Star-News via AP). Amanda and Leighlou Reece hold up a protest sign as hundreds of Wilmington residents protest the Trump Administration's family separation policies during a Keep Families Together Rally outside of Rep. David Rouzer's ...
    In an outpouring of concern prompted by images and audio of children crying for their parents, hundreds of thousands of people worldwide are donating to nonprofit organizations to help families separated at the...
    In an outpouring of concern prompted by images and audio of children crying for their parents, hundreds of thousands of people worldwide are donating to nonprofit organizations to help families separated at the Mexico border.
  • Alexa, send up breakfast: Amazon launches Echo for hotels

    Alexa, send up breakfast: Amazon launches Echo for hotels

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 8:26 PM EDT2018-06-21 00:26:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File). FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2017, file photo, a new Amazon Echo is displayed during a program announcing several new Amazon products by the company, in Seattle. Amazon has launched a version of Alexa for hotels that lets ...(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File). FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2017, file photo, a new Amazon Echo is displayed during a program announcing several new Amazon products by the company, in Seattle. Amazon has launched a version of Alexa for hotels that lets ...
    Amazon launches Alexa for hotels that orders room service.
    Amazon launches Alexa for hotels that orders room service.
  • FTC puts data, privacy under spotlight with new hearings

    FTC puts data, privacy under spotlight with new hearings

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 8:26 PM EDT2018-06-21 00:26:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE- This Jan. 28, 2015, file photo shows the Federal Trade Commission building in Washington. The Federal Trade Commission says it plans to hold broad-based hearings about technology, competition and privacy of a kind i...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE- This Jan. 28, 2015, file photo shows the Federal Trade Commission building in Washington. The Federal Trade Commission says it plans to hold broad-based hearings about technology, competition and privacy of a kind i...
    The Federal Trade Commission says it is holding broad-based hearings about technology, competition and privacy of a kind it hasn't held in more than 20 years.
    The Federal Trade Commission says it is holding broad-based hearings about technology, competition and privacy of a kind it hasn't held in more than 20 years.
  • Sweden starts construction on fossil fuel-free steel plant

    Sweden starts construction on fossil fuel-free steel plant

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 8:26 PM EDT2018-06-21 00:26:43 GMT
    Sweden has started construction on a factory that will test whether it's feasible to make steel without burning fossil fuels.
    Sweden has started construction on a factory that will test whether it's feasible to make steel without burning fossil fuels.
  • Merkel says climate change is 'a fact,' laments US stance

    Merkel says climate change is 'a fact,' laments US stance

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 8:26 PM EDT2018-06-21 00:26:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). In this photo taken with a red television camera control light in the fore ground, German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a joint statement with the Prime Minister of Italy Giuseppe Conte prior to talks at the chancellery ...(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). In this photo taken with a red television camera control light in the fore ground, German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a joint statement with the Prime Minister of Italy Giuseppe Conte prior to talks at the chancellery ...
    Angela Merkel says Germany remains fully committed to the Paris climate accord, despite U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the agreement.
    Angela Merkel says Germany remains fully committed to the Paris climate accord, despite U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the agreement.
  • Mobile carriers cut off flow of location data to brokers

    Mobile carriers cut off flow of location data to brokers

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 8:26 PM EDT2018-06-21 00:26:34 GMT
    Verizon says it will no longer sell your phone-location data through middlemen.
    Verizon says it will no longer sell your phone-location data through middlemen.
  • Tesla sues ex-employee alleging data theft, leaks to media

    Tesla sues ex-employee alleging data theft, leaks to media

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 8:26 PM EDT2018-06-21 00:26:30 GMT
    Tesla is suing a former employee at its Nevada battery factory alleging that he hacked into the company's manufacturing computers and disclosed confidential trade secrets.
    Tesla is suing a former employee at its Nevada battery factory alleging that he hacked into the company's manufacturing computers and disclosed confidential trade secrets.
  • Instagram unveils new video service in challenge to YouTube

    Instagram unveils new video service in challenge to YouTube

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 8:26 PM EDT2018-06-21 00:26:28 GMT
    Instagram takes headlong plunge into video with new 'IGTV' service that allows longer clips, setting stage for more ads.
    Instagram takes headlong plunge into video with new 'IGTV' service that allows longer clips, setting stage for more ads.
  • IBM computer proves formidable against 2 human debaters

    IBM computer proves formidable against 2 human debaters

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 8:26 PM EDT2018-06-21 00:26:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Risberg). Noa Ovadia, left, and Dan Zafrir, right, prepare for their debate against the IBM Project Debater, Monday, June 18, 2018, in San Francisco. IBM on Monday will pit a computer against two human debaters in the first public demons...(AP Photo/Eric Risberg). Noa Ovadia, left, and Dan Zafrir, right, prepare for their debate against the IBM Project Debater, Monday, June 18, 2018, in San Francisco. IBM on Monday will pit a computer against two human debaters in the first public demons...
    IBM is pitting a computer against two human debaters in the first public demonstration of artificial intelligence technology it's been working on for more than five years.
    IBM is pitting a computer against two human debaters in the first public demonstration of artificial intelligence technology it's been working on for more than five years.
  • ACLU asks Vermont Gov. Scott to stop blocking online critics

    ACLU asks Vermont Gov. Scott to stop blocking online critics

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 8:25 PM EDT2018-06-21 00:25:10 GMT
    The American Civil Liberty Union's Vermont chapter has asked Republican Gov. Phil Scott to stop deleting critical posts and blocking constituents on Facebook, but his office says it is simply trying to encourage...
    The American Civil Liberty Union's Vermont chapter has asked Republican Gov. Phil Scott to stop deleting critical posts and blocking constituents on Facebook, but his office says it is simply trying to encourage civil dialogue.
  • Peter Fonda apologizes for 'vulgar' Barron Trump tweet

    Peter Fonda apologizes for 'vulgar' Barron Trump tweet

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 8:03 PM EDT2018-06-21 00:03:03 GMT
    (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Jan. 2, 2018 file photo, Peter Fonda presents the Desert Palm achievement award at the 29th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival in Palm Springs, Calif. Fonda has apologized for a l...(Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Jan. 2, 2018 file photo, Peter Fonda presents the Desert Palm achievement award at the 29th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival in Palm Springs, Calif. Fonda has apologized for a l...
    Peter Fonda apologizes for Barron Trump tweet saying first son be ripped from mother's arms.
    Peter Fonda apologizes for Barron Trump tweet saying first son be ripped from mother's arms.
  • Apple signs deal with Sesame Workshop for kids' shows

    Apple signs deal with Sesame Workshop for kids' shows

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 8:02 PM EDT2018-06-21 00:02:52 GMT
    Apple is getting into business with the prestigious Sesame Workshop, giving a multiple-series order to the nonprofit organization.
    Apple is getting into business with the prestigious Sesame Workshop, giving a multiple-series order to the nonprofit organization.
  • Kate Spade Foundation to donate $1M for suicide prevention

    Kate Spade Foundation to donate $1M for suicide prevention

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 8:02 PM EDT2018-06-21 00:02:47 GMT
    Kate Spade New York has announced plans to donate $1 million to support suicide prevention and mental health awareness causes in tribute to the company's late founder.
    Kate Spade New York has announced plans to donate $1 million to support suicide prevention and mental health awareness causes in tribute to the company's late founder.
  • The Latest: Messi gets a chance to save face against Croatia

    The Latest: Messi gets a chance to save face against Croatia

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 7:15 PM EDT2018-06-20 23:15:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky). England head coach Gareth Southgate attends official training of his team at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Zelenogorsk near St. Petersburg, Russia, Tuesday, June 19, 2018(AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky). England head coach Gareth Southgate attends official training of his team at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Zelenogorsk near St. Petersburg, Russia, Tuesday, June 19, 2018
    England coach Gareth Southgate was taken to the hospital after dislocating his right shoulder while running near the team's World Cup base.
    England coach Gareth Southgate was taken to the hospital after dislocating his right shoulder while running near the team's World Cup base.
  • Idaho family sues US after child sprayed by cyanide trap

    Idaho family sues US after child sprayed by cyanide trap

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 7:14 PM EDT2018-06-20 23:14:24 GMT
    An Idaho couple who says their teenage son was sprayed with cyanide by a predator-killing trap that federal workers mistakenly placed on U.S. land near their home has sued the government.
    An Idaho couple who says their teenage son was sprayed with cyanide by a predator-killing trap that federal workers mistakenly placed on U.S. land near their home has sued the government.
  • 4 new mountain lion kittens found in California mountains

    4 new mountain lion kittens found in California mountains

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 7:14 PM EDT2018-06-20 23:14:22 GMT
    Four new mountain lion kittens have been found by researchers studying the wild cats living in Southern California's Santa Monica Mountains.
    Four new mountain lion kittens have been found by researchers studying the wild cats living in Southern California's Santa Monica Mountains.
  • James Hansen wishes he wasn't so right about global warming

    James Hansen wishes he wasn't so right about global warming

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 7:14 PM EDT2018-06-20 23:14:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Marshall Ritzel). James Hansen sits for a portrait in his home in New York on April 12, 2018. NASA’s top climate scientist in 1988, Hansen warned the world on a record hot June day 30 years ago that global warming was here and worsening. In a...(AP Photo/Marshall Ritzel). James Hansen sits for a portrait in his home in New York on April 12, 2018. NASA’s top climate scientist in 1988, Hansen warned the world on a record hot June day 30 years ago that global warming was here and worsening. In a...
    Thirty years after his historic testimony saying global warming is here and a problem, scientist James Hansen wishes he was wrong about climate change.
    Thirty years after his historic testimony saying global warming is here and a problem, scientist James Hansen wishes he was wrong about climate change.
  • AP Was There: The age of climate change begins

    AP Was There: The age of climate change begins

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 7:13 PM EDT2018-06-20 23:13:57 GMT
    AP Was There: The age of climate change begins.
    AP Was There: The age of climate change begins.
  • Mars rover still silent as red planet dust storm goes global

    Mars rover still silent as red planet dust storm goes global

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 7:13 PM EDT2018-06-20 23:13:54 GMT
    (NASA/JPL-Caltech via AP). This composite image made from a series of June 15, 2018 photos shows a self-portrait of NASA's Curiosity Mars rover in the Gale Crater. The rover's arm which held the camera was positioned out of each of the dozens of shots ...(NASA/JPL-Caltech via AP). This composite image made from a series of June 15, 2018 photos shows a self-portrait of NASA's Curiosity Mars rover in the Gale Crater. The rover's arm which held the camera was positioned out of each of the dozens of shots ...
    A dust storm at Mars is now global, keeping NASA's Opportunity rover out of touch with Earth.
    A dust storm at Mars is now global, keeping NASA's Opportunity rover out of touch with Earth.
  • Trump announces plans for Pentagon to create 'Space Force'

    Trump announces plans for Pentagon to create 'Space Force'

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 7:13 PM EDT2018-06-20 23:13:53 GMT
    The White House is establishing a new policy for reducing satellite clutter in space.
    The White House is establishing a new policy for reducing satellite clutter in space.
  • US stepping up Earth's protection from asteroids, comets

    US stepping up Earth's protection from asteroids, comets

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 7:13 PM EDT2018-06-20 23:13:51 GMT
    US is stepping up efforts to protect the planet from incoming asteroids that could wipe out entire regions or even continents.
    US is stepping up efforts to protect the planet from incoming asteroids that could wipe out entire regions or even continents.
  • Study: Plastic will pile up in wake of China recycling ban

    Study: Plastic will pile up in wake of China recycling ban

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 7:13 PM EDT2018-06-20 23:13:45 GMT
    A group of scientists says China' decision to stop accepting plastic waste from other countries is causing plastic to stockpile around the globe, and wealthy countries need to find new solutions.
    A group of scientists says China' decision to stop accepting plastic waste from other countries is causing plastic to stockpile around the globe, and wealthy countries need to find new solutions.
  • Bumblebee blues: Pacific Northwest pollinator in trouble

    Bumblebee blues: Pacific Northwest pollinator in trouble

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 6:47 PM EDT2018-06-20 22:47:00 GMT
    (Rich Hatfield/The Xerces Society via AP). This undated photo provided by Rich Hatfield shows a western bumble bee (Bombus occidentalis) lands on Canada goldenrod. The Pacific Northwest Bumble Bee Atlas for Idaho, Oregon and Washington that started thi...(Rich Hatfield/The Xerces Society via AP). This undated photo provided by Rich Hatfield shows a western bumble bee (Bombus occidentalis) lands on Canada goldenrod. The Pacific Northwest Bumble Bee Atlas for Idaho, Oregon and Washington that started thi...
    A three-year project to get a better understanding of the distribution of nearly 30 bumblebee species in the Pacific Northwest and why some appear to be declining is, well, buzzing.
    A three-year project to get a better understanding of the distribution of nearly 30 bumblebee species in the Pacific Northwest and why some appear to be declining is, well, buzzing.
  • Trump meets with lawmakers about ZTE deal opposed in Senate

    Trump meets with lawmakers about ZTE deal opposed in Senate

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 5:32 PM EDT2018-06-20 21:32:46 GMT
    President Donald Trump has met with lawmakers after the Senate moved to block a White House plan to allow Chinese telecom giant ZTE Corp. to buy component parts from the U.S.
    President Donald Trump has met with lawmakers after the Senate moved to block a White House plan to allow Chinese telecom giant ZTE Corp. to buy component parts from the U.S.
  • Tests confirm mystery animal shot in Montana was a wolf

    Tests confirm mystery animal shot in Montana was a wolf

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 5:13 PM EDT2018-06-20 21:13:33 GMT
    (Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks via AP, File). File - This undated file photo provided by the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks shows a wolf-like animal that was shot on May 16, 2018, after it was spotted in a private pasture with livestock near Dento...(Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks via AP, File). File - This undated file photo provided by the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks shows a wolf-like animal that was shot on May 16, 2018, after it was spotted in a private pasture with livestock near Dento...
    The mystery is over: Wildlife officials have confirmed that an unusual-looking animal shot in central Montana was a gray wolf.
    The mystery is over: Wildlife officials have confirmed that an unusual-looking animal shot in central Montana was a gray wolf.
  • Indiana trooper wins praise for stopping too slow driver

    Indiana trooper wins praise for stopping too slow driver

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 5:13 PM EDT2018-06-20 21:13:29 GMT
    An Indiana State Police trooper who tweeted a photo of a vehicle he stopped for driving too slowly in the left lane is enjoying widespread praise online.
    An Indiana State Police trooper who tweeted a photo of a vehicle he stopped for driving too slowly in the left lane is enjoying widespread praise online.
  • Compulsive video-game playing could be mental health problem

    Compulsive video-game playing could be mental health problem

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 5:04 PM EDT2018-06-20 21:04:21 GMT
    The World Health Organization says that compulsively playing video games now qualifies as a new mental health condition, in a move that some critics warn may risk stigmatizing its young players.
    The World Health Organization says that compulsively playing video games now qualifies as a new mental health condition, in a move that some critics warn may risk stigmatizing its young players.
  • Chicago teen eligible for parole next April in 2014 killing

    Chicago teen eligible for parole next April in 2014 killing

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 3:18 PM EDT2018-06-20 19:18:41 GMT
    (Jessica Koscielniak/Chicago Sun-Times via AP). In this May 5, 2014 photo, the casket of Endia Martin is carried by pallbearers following funeral services for 14-year-old at St. Andrew Temple Baptist Church in Chicago. Martin was killed by another 14-y...(Jessica Koscielniak/Chicago Sun-Times via AP). In this May 5, 2014 photo, the casket of Endia Martin is carried by pallbearers following funeral services for 14-year-old at St. Andrew Temple Baptist Church in Chicago. Martin was killed by another 14-y...
    Chicago teenager set to be sentenced for killing another girl during a 2014 street fight that started as a Facebook feud over a boy.
    Chicago teenager set to be sentenced for killing another girl during a 2014 street fight that started as a Facebook feud over a boy.
  • PayPal move blocks sales of school shooting video game

    PayPal move blocks sales of school shooting video game

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 3:04 PM EDT2018-06-20 19:04:25 GMT
    (YouTube via AP, File). FILE - This file screen shot taken from YouTube shows a still frame from the video game "Active Shooter." Acid Software, the developer of the school shooting video game condemned by parents of slain children, has lost the abilit...(YouTube via AP, File). FILE - This file screen shot taken from YouTube shows a still frame from the video game "Active Shooter." Acid Software, the developer of the school shooting video game condemned by parents of slain children, has lost the abilit...
    The developer of a school shooting video game condemned by parents of slain children has lost the ability to sell the game online after being dumped by PayPal.
    The developer of a school shooting video game condemned by parents of slain children has lost the ability to sell the game online after being dumped by PayPal.
  • Tariff troubles: Volvo opens 1st US plant in changed economy

    Tariff troubles: Volvo opens 1st US plant in changed economy

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 2:52 PM EDT2018-06-20 18:52:25 GMT
    Volvo Cars is officially opening in South Carolina, where the Swedish carmaker's first plant in the United States will make electric vehicles.
    Volvo Cars is officially opening in South Carolina, where the Swedish carmaker's first plant in the United States will make electric vehicles.
  • The Latest: Rakitic casts vote for Messi in GOAT debate

    The Latest: Rakitic casts vote for Messi in GOAT debate

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 2:42 PM EDT2018-06-20 18:42:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Sohn). Referee Joel Aguilar of Salvador signals for video review during the group F match between Sweden and South Korea at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Nizhny Novgorod stadium in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, Monday, June 18, 2018.(AP Photo/Michael Sohn). Referee Joel Aguilar of Salvador signals for video review during the group F match between Sweden and South Korea at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Nizhny Novgorod stadium in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, Monday, June 18, 2018.
    Soccer's international governing body says it is "extremely satisfied with the level of refereeing" at the World Cup and has hailed video review as a success.
    Soccer's international governing body says it is "extremely satisfied with the level of refereeing" at the World Cup and has hailed video review as a success.
  • The Latest: Chicago teen apologizes in Facebook feud slaying

    The Latest: Chicago teen apologizes in Facebook feud slaying

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 2:31 PM EDT2018-06-20 18:31:40 GMT
    (Jessica Koscielniak/Chicago Sun-Times via AP). In this May 5, 2014 photo, mourners console each other following funeral services for 14-year-old Endia Martin at St. Andrew Temple Baptist Church in Chicago. Martin was killed by another 14-year-old in w...(Jessica Koscielniak/Chicago Sun-Times via AP). In this May 5, 2014 photo, mourners console each other following funeral services for 14-year-old Endia Martin at St. Andrew Temple Baptist Church in Chicago. Martin was killed by another 14-year-old in w...
    A Chicago teenager who killed another girl during a street fight that started as a Facebook feud over a boy will be eligible for parole next April.
    A Chicago teenager who killed another girl during a street fight that started as a Facebook feud over a boy will be eligible for parole next April.
  • Investigators say DNA database can be goldmine for old cases

    Investigators say DNA database can be goldmine for old cases

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 2:04 PM EDT2018-06-20 18:04:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). Private investigator Jason Jensen holds a phenotype report at his office Friday, June 15, 2018, in Salt Lake City. Groups of private investigators in Utah and California have been emboldened by the arrest of the suspected Golden...(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). Private investigator Jason Jensen holds a phenotype report at his office Friday, June 15, 2018, in Salt Lake City. Groups of private investigators in Utah and California have been emboldened by the arrest of the suspected Golden...
    Some private investigators and genealogy experts want to use the same DNA-tracking system that identified the suspected Golden State Killer to solve decades-old murder and missing-person cases.
    Some private investigators and genealogy experts want to use the same DNA-tracking system that identified the suspected Golden State Killer to solve decades-old murder and missing-person cases.
  • Some Amazon investors side with ACLU on facial recognition

    Some Amazon investors side with ACLU on facial recognition

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:55 PM EDT2018-06-20 17:55:00 GMT
    Some Amazon company investors are siding with privacy and civil rights advocates who are urging the tech giant to halt a powerful face recognition tool used by police.
    Some Amazon company investors are siding with privacy and civil rights advocates who are urging the tech giant to halt a powerful face recognition tool used by police.
  • Hyundai Motor, Audi join hands for fuel cell technology

    Hyundai Motor, Audi join hands for fuel cell technology

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 12:53 PM EDT2018-06-20 16:53:02 GMT
    Hyundai Motor Group says it has signed an agreement with Audi AG to jointly develop electronics vehicles powered by fuel cell technology.
    Hyundai Motor Group says it has signed an agreement with Audi AG to jointly develop electronics vehicles powered by fuel cell technology.
  • Supreme Court to take up iPhone app lawsuit

    Supreme Court to take up iPhone app lawsuit

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 12:47 PM EDT2018-06-20 16:47:58 GMT
    The Supreme Court will consider whether the purchasers of iPhone can sue Apple over allegations it has an illegal monopoly on the sale of iPhone apps.
    The Supreme Court will consider whether the purchasers of iPhone can sue Apple over allegations it has an illegal monopoly on the sale of iPhone apps.
  • Arizona man sentenced to prison for cyberattack in Wisconsin

    Arizona man sentenced to prison for cyberattack in Wisconsin

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 12:47 PM EDT2018-06-20 16:47:50 GMT
    An Arizona man has been sentenced to 20 months in prison for his conviction in a 2015 cyberattack that interrupted communications equipment for emergency workers in Madison, Wisconsin.
    An Arizona man has been sentenced to 20 months in prison for his conviction in a 2015 cyberattack that interrupted communications equipment for emergency workers in Madison, Wisconsin.
  • Survey: Companies in China feel pressure to give up tech

    Survey: Companies in China feel pressure to give up tech

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 11:12 AM EDT2018-06-20 15:12:06 GMT
    A business group says one in five foreign companies in China feel compelled to hand over technology as the price of market access _ a key irritant in an escalating U.S.-Chinese trade conflict.
    A business group says one in five foreign companies in China feel compelled to hand over technology as the price of market access _ a key irritant in an escalating U.S.-Chinese trade conflict.
  • The list of celebrities upset by US border policy grows

    The list of celebrities upset by US border policy grows

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 8:11 AM EDT2018-06-20 12:11:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File). FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2017, file photo, Willie Nelson performs in Nashville, Tenn. Nelson has called out current immigration policies as “outrageous” and extended an offer to meet President Donald Trump at one of the de...(AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File). FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2017, file photo, Willie Nelson performs in Nashville, Tenn. Nelson has called out current immigration policies as “outrageous” and extended an offer to meet President Donald Trump at one of the de...
    The list of celebrities upset by US border policy grows, including Willie Nelson, Ellen DeGeneres, Oprah Winfrey, Tony Kushner and Mark Hamill.
    The list of celebrities upset by US border policy grows, including Willie Nelson, Ellen DeGeneres, Oprah Winfrey, Tony Kushner and Mark Hamill.
  • Alexa, I can trust you with my checkbook, right?

    Alexa, I can trust you with my checkbook, right?

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 7:36 AM EDT2018-06-20 11:36:32 GMT
    Banks start to offer banking through virtual assistants like Amazon's Alexa, but security experts express worry.
    Banks start to offer banking through virtual assistants like Amazon's Alexa, but security experts express worry.
  • Apple sets up iPhones to relay location for 911 calls

    Apple sets up iPhones to relay location for 911 calls

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 7:35 AM EDT2018-06-20 11:35:26 GMT
    Apple will try to drag the U.S.'s outdated 911 emergency calling system into the 21st century.
    Apple will try to drag the U.S.'s outdated 911 emergency calling system into the 21st century.
  • Trump raises risk of economically harmful US-China trade war

    Trump raises risk of economically harmful US-China trade war

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 6:31 AM EDT2018-06-20 10:31:32 GMT
    President Donald Trump gestures as he signs a "Space Policy Directive" during a meeting of the National Space Council in the East Room of the White House, Monday, June 18, 2018, in Washington, as Vice President Mike Pence watches.  AP Photo/Susan Walsh)President Donald Trump gestures as he signs a "Space Policy Directive" during a meeting of the National Space Council in the East Room of the White House, Monday, June 18, 2018, in Washington, as Vice President Mike Pence watches. AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
    A new 10 percent tariff on $200 billion in Chinese imports is being threatened by Trump in the latest move toward what could become a trade war.
    A new 10 percent tariff on $200 billion in Chinese imports is being threatened by Trump in the latest move toward what could become a trade war.
  • Saudi entertainment chief sacked after conservative backlash

    Saudi entertainment chief sacked after conservative backlash

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 5:12 AM EDT2018-06-20 09:12:31 GMT
    Saudi King Salman has sacked the head of the country's entertainment authority after religiously-conservative citizens took to social media to denounce a Russian circus show that showed female performers in...
    Saudi King Salman has sacked the head of the country's entertainment authority after religiously-conservative citizens took to social media to denounce a Russian circus show that showed female performers in tightly-fitted attire.
  • The Latest: AT&T also vows to cut off location-data brokers

    The Latest: AT&T also vows to cut off location-data brokers

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 3:24 AM EDT2018-06-20 07:24:52 GMT
    The Latest: AT&T also vows to cut off location-data brokers.
    The Latest: AT&T also vows to cut off location-data brokers.
  • The Latest: Salah scores, but Russia beats Egypt for 2nd win

    The Latest: Salah scores, but Russia beats Egypt for 2nd win

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 2:44 AM EDT2018-06-20 06:44:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini). Switzerland's Steven Zuber, left, scores his side's first goal during the group E match between Brazil and Switzerland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Andrew Medichini). Switzerland's Steven Zuber, left, scores his side's first goal during the group E match between Brazil and Switzerland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018.
    Brazil's jailed former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has made his debut as a football pundit.
    Brazil's jailed former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has made his debut as a football pundit.
  • Saudi-led coalition displays Yemeni arms allegedly from Iran

    Saudi-led coalition displays Yemeni arms allegedly from Iran

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 2:33 AM EDT2018-06-20 06:33:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell). A photographer takes pictures of what officials describe as an Iranian Qasef drone captured on the battlefield in Yemen, during a news conference in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Officials involved in...(AP Photo/Jon Gambrell). A photographer takes pictures of what officials describe as an Iranian Qasef drone captured on the battlefield in Yemen, during a news conference in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Officials involved in...
    Officials in a Saudi-led coalition now battling Shiite rebels for control of a crucial port in Yemen on Tuesday displayed weapons captured on the battlefield that they say show Iran is arming the insurgents.
    Officials in a Saudi-led coalition now battling Shiite rebels for control of a crucial port in Yemen on Tuesday displayed weapons captured on the battlefield that they say show Iran is arming the insurgents.
  • Google, Facebook, others speak out against child separation

    Google, Facebook, others speak out against child separation

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 2:24 AM EDT2018-06-20 06:24:37 GMT
    CEOs of Facebook, Google, Apple and others speak out against child separations at the border.
    CEOs of Facebook, Google, Apple and others speak out against child separations at the border.
  • Asian stocks take breather from trade tension; markets mixed

    Asian stocks take breather from trade tension; markets mixed

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:43 AM EDT2018-06-20 05:43:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File). FILE- In this April 26, 2018, file photo, a sign promoting the New York Stock Exchange hangs above a scaffolding attached to the New York Stock Exchange, left, in the financial district in New York. The U.S. stock market...(AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File). FILE- In this April 26, 2018, file photo, a sign promoting the New York Stock Exchange hangs above a scaffolding attached to the New York Stock Exchange, left, in the financial district in New York. The U.S. stock market...
    US stocks are falling and indexes in Europe and Asia are also falling after President Donald Trump stepped up a trade dispute with China by threatened to put a tariff of 10 percent on $200 billion in imports from...
    US stocks are falling and indexes in Europe and Asia are also falling after President Donald Trump stepped up a trade dispute with China by threatened to put a tariff of 10 percent on $200 billion in imports from China.
  • Lawyer: Police think slaying of XXXTentacion was random

    Lawyer: Police think slaying of XXXTentacion was random

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 11:12 PM EDT2018-06-20 03:12:09 GMT
    (Miami- Dade Corrections & Rehabilitation Department via AP). This undated mugshot released by the Miami- Dade Corrections & Rehabilitation Department shows rapper XXXTentacion. Authorities say troubled rapper-singer XXXTentacion has been fatal...(Miami- Dade Corrections & Rehabilitation Department via AP). This undated mugshot released by the Miami- Dade Corrections & Rehabilitation Department shows rapper XXXTentacion. Authorities say troubled rapper-singer XXXTentacion has been fatal...
    Investigators in Florida say they don't have a motive and have made no arrests in the death of troubled rapper-singer XXXTentacion.
    Investigators in Florida say they don't have a motive and have made no arrests in the death of troubled rapper-singer XXXTentacion.
  • NASA's record-breaking spacewoman retires as astronaut

    NASA's record-breaking spacewoman retires as astronaut

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 8:23 PM EDT2018-06-20 00:23:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, Pool). FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2016 file photo, U.S. astronaut Peggy Whitson, member of the main crew of the expedition to the International Space Station (ISS), speaks with her relatives prior the launch of Soyuz MS-3 space ...(AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, Pool). FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2016 file photo, U.S. astronaut Peggy Whitson, member of the main crew of the expedition to the International Space Station (ISS), speaks with her relatives prior the launch of Soyuz MS-3 space ...
    NASA's record-breaking astronaut, Peggy Whitson, is retiring; has spent more time off the planet than any other American.
    NASA's record-breaking astronaut, Peggy Whitson, is retiring; has spent more time off the planet than any other American.
  • The Latest: Western electric grid bill clears hurdle

    The Latest: Western electric grid bill clears hurdle

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 4:14 PM EDT2018-06-19 20:14:28 GMT
    A California Senate panel has narrowly advanced a contentious proposal to link oversight of California's electric grid with other western states.
    A California Senate panel has narrowly advanced a contentious proposal to link oversight of California's electric grid with other western states.
  • Stephen Hawking's ashes buried in Westminster Abbey

    Stephen Hawking's ashes buried in Westminster Abbey

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 3:55 PM EDT2018-06-19 19:55:58 GMT
    Stephen Hawking will take his place among Britain's greatest scientists when his ashes are buried in Westminster Abbey between the graves of Charles Darwin and Isaac Newton.
    Stephen Hawking will take his place among Britain's greatest scientists when his ashes are buried in Westminster Abbey between the graves of Charles Darwin and Isaac Newton.
  • Peek at the future: Electric plane cruises skies over Norway

    Peek at the future: Electric plane cruises skies over Norway

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 2:23 PM EDT2018-06-19 18:23:35 GMT
    (Gorm Kallestad/NTB scanpix via AP). A view of the first flight by an electric aircraft, at Olso Airport, in Gardermoen, Norway, Monday,  June 18, 2018. Norway's transportation minister and the head of the Scandinavian country's airport operator took o...(Gorm Kallestad/NTB scanpix via AP). A view of the first flight by an electric aircraft, at Olso Airport, in Gardermoen, Norway, Monday, June 18, 2018. Norway's transportation minister and the head of the Scandinavian country's airport operator took o...
    Norway's transportation minister and the head of the Scandinavian country's airport operator took off Monday for a short flight ... aboard a small, Slovenian-made two-seater electric airplane.
    Norway's transportation minister and the head of the Scandinavian country's airport operator took off Monday for a short flight ... aboard a small, Slovenian-made two-seater electric airplane.
  • IBM pits computer against human debaters

    IBM pits computer against human debaters

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 2:23 PM EDT2018-06-19 18:23:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Risberg). Noa Ovadia, left, and Dan Zafrir, right, prepare for their debate against the IBM Project Debater, Monday, June 18, 2018, in San Francisco. IBM on Monday will pit a computer against two human debaters in the first public demons...(AP Photo/Eric Risberg). Noa Ovadia, left, and Dan Zafrir, right, prepare for their debate against the IBM Project Debater, Monday, June 18, 2018, in San Francisco. IBM on Monday will pit a computer against two human debaters in the first public demons...
    IBM is pitting a computer against two human debaters in the first public demonstration of artificial intelligence technology it's been working on for more than five years.
    IBM is pitting a computer against two human debaters in the first public demonstration of artificial intelligence technology it's been working on for more than five years.
  • Germany will fail 2020 climate goals, now eyes 2030 target

    Germany will fail 2020 climate goals, now eyes 2030 target

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:56 PM EDT2018-06-19 16:56:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). In this Tuesday, June 5, 2018 photo, steam rises in the air from the brown coal power plant Schwarze Pumpe in the Lusatia, (Lausitz) area in Germany.(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). In this Tuesday, June 5, 2018 photo, steam rises in the air from the brown coal power plant Schwarze Pumpe in the Lusatia, (Lausitz) area in Germany.
    Germany's environment minister says the country will likely miss its target of cutting carbon emissions by 2020, an embarrassment for a government that wants to lead the charge on limiting climate change.
    Germany's environment minister says the country will likely miss its target of cutting carbon emissions by 2020, an embarrassment for a government that wants to lead the charge on limiting climate change.
  • China blasts new US tariff threat, warns it will retaliate

    China blasts new US tariff threat, warns it will retaliate

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:22 PM EDT2018-06-19 16:22:47 GMT
    China's government has denounced Trump's threat of tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods as blackmail and warned it would respond with "strong countermeasures".
    China's government has denounced Trump's threat of tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods as blackmail and warned it would respond with "strong countermeasures".
  • France's Macron tells teenager: Call me 'monsieur'

    France's Macron tells teenager: Call me 'monsieur'

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 10:24 AM EDT2018-06-19 14:24:42 GMT
    (Charles Platiau/Pool Photo via AP). Daniel Cordier former secretary for late French resistance leader Jean Moulin, left, shakes hands with French President Emmanuel Macron during a WWII ceremony to mark the 78th anniversary of late French Gen. Charles...(Charles Platiau/Pool Photo via AP). Daniel Cordier former secretary for late French resistance leader Jean Moulin, left, shakes hands with French President Emmanuel Macron during a WWII ceremony to mark the 78th anniversary of late French Gen. Charles...
    A video of French President Emmanuel Macron strongly admonishing a teenager who called him by a nickname is going viral on social media.
    A video of French President Emmanuel Macron strongly admonishing a teenager who called him by a nickname is going viral on social media.
  • Global stocks tumble after new Trump tariff threat

    Global stocks tumble after new Trump tariff threat

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 10:02 AM EDT2018-06-19 14:02:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). A currency trader watches monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Asian stocks tumbled Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump escalated...(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). A currency trader watches monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Asian stocks tumbled Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump escalated...
    Asian stocks have tumbled after Trump escalated a dispute with Beijing over technology policy by threatening a tariff hike on additional Chinese goods.
    Asian stocks have tumbled after Trump escalated a dispute with Beijing over technology policy by threatening a tariff hike on additional Chinese goods.
  • North Korea's hacking fails to make summit talking points

    North Korea's hacking fails to make summit talking points

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 9:48 AM EDT2018-06-19 13:48:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh,Pool). In this June 12, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump makes a statement before saying goodbye to North Korea leader Kim Jong Un after their meetings at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island in Singapore. Trump focus...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh,Pool). In this June 12, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump makes a statement before saying goodbye to North Korea leader Kim Jong Un after their meetings at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island in Singapore. Trump focus...
    North Korea's cyberattacks against US and its allies fails to make Singapore summit talking points 3 years after crippling Sony attack.
    North Korea's cyberattacks against US and its allies fails to make Singapore summit talking points 3 years after crippling Sony attack.
  • 'There was a future': Past Hawaii eruptions provide lessons

    'There was a future': Past Hawaii eruptions provide lessons

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 9:46 AM EDT2018-06-19 13:46:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gary Stewart, File). FILE - In this April 21, 1990 file photo, Mary Dressler steps onto a cooled lava flow which has filled up most of the backyard of her mother-in-law's home in the Kalapana Gardens subdivision in Kalapana, Hawaii. Lava pour...(AP Photo/Gary Stewart, File). FILE - In this April 21, 1990 file photo, Mary Dressler steps onto a cooled lava flow which has filled up most of the backyard of her mother-in-law's home in the Kalapana Gardens subdivision in Kalapana, Hawaii. Lava pour...
    A volcano on Hawaii's Big Island has destroyed more than 600 homes since it began spraying lava out of a vent on a residential street last month.
    A volcano on Hawaii's Big Island has destroyed more than 600 homes since it began spraying lava out of a vent on a residential street last month.
  • Director: FBI won't repeat mistakes noted in watchdog report

    Director: FBI won't repeat mistakes noted in watchdog report

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 7:03 AM EDT2018-06-19 11:03:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz, left, and FBI Director Christopher Wray wait to testify as the Senate Judiciary Committee examines the internal report of the FBI's Clinton email probe and the role ...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz, left, and FBI Director Christopher Wray wait to testify as the Senate Judiciary Committee examines the internal report of the FBI's Clinton email probe and the role ...
    The Republican chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee says the Justice Department has a "serious credibility problem.".
    The Republican chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee says the Justice Department has a "serious credibility problem.".
  • Fitbit employees charged with having stolen trade secrets

    Fitbit employees charged with having stolen trade secrets

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 6:23 AM EDT2018-06-19 10:23:49 GMT
    U.S. prosecutors have charged six current and former employees of San Francisco-based Fitbit, Inc. with possessing trade secrets stolen from rival company Jawbone.
    U.S. prosecutors have charged six current and former employees of San Francisco-based Fitbit, Inc. with possessing trade secrets stolen from rival company Jawbone.
  • The Latest: Saudis safe after in-flight drama at World Cup

    The Latest: Saudis safe after in-flight drama at World Cup

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 4:14 AM EDT2018-06-19 08:14:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin). South Korea goalkeeper Jo Hyun-woo claims a cross during the group F match between Sweden and South Korea at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Nizhny Novgorod stadium in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, Monday, June 18, 2018.(AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin). South Korea goalkeeper Jo Hyun-woo claims a cross during the group F match between Sweden and South Korea at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Nizhny Novgorod stadium in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, Monday, June 18, 2018.
    Sweden and South Korea are drawing 0-0 at halftime at the World Cup.
    Sweden and South Korea are drawing 0-0 at halftime at the World Cup.
  • Research shows diet shift of beluga whales in Alaska inlet

    Research shows diet shift of beluga whales in Alaska inlet

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 3:11 AM EDT2018-06-19 07:11:40 GMT
    (Christopher Garner/Department of Defense via AP, File). FILE - In this August, 2009, file photo provided by the Department of Defense, a Cook Inlet beluga whale calf, left, and an adult breach near Anchorage, Alaska. A new study concludes that endange...(Christopher Garner/Department of Defense via AP, File). FILE - In this August, 2009, file photo provided by the Department of Defense, a Cook Inlet beluga whale calf, left, and an adult breach near Anchorage, Alaska. A new study concludes that endange...
    A new study concludes that endangered beluga whales in Cook Inlet in Alaska changed their diet over five decades from saltwater prey to fish and crustaceans influenced by freshwater.
    A new study concludes that endangered beluga whales in Cook Inlet in Alaska changed their diet over five decades from saltwater prey to fish and crustaceans influenced by freshwater.
  • Authorities: Rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida

    Authorities: Rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:50 AM EDT2018-06-19 04:50:28 GMT
    Authorities say troubled rapper-singer XXXTentacion was shot and killed in Florida. The Broward Sheriff's Office says the 20-year-old rising star was pronounced dead Monday evening at a Fort Lauderdale-area hospital.
    Authorities say troubled rapper-singer XXXTentacion was shot and killed in Florida. The Broward Sheriff's Office says the 20-year-old rising star was pronounced dead Monday evening at a Fort Lauderdale-area hospital.
  • Asian stocks tumble after new Trump tariff threat

    Asian stocks tumble after new Trump tariff threat

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:42 AM EDT2018-06-19 04:42:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this Jan. 2, 2018, file photo, a trader talks on his phone before the start of trading at the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, June 18.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this Jan. 2, 2018, file photo, a trader talks on his phone before the start of trading at the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, June 18.
    Health care companies, consumer products makers and technology companies decline as US stock indexes follow global markets lower.
    Health care companies, consumer products makers and technology companies decline as US stock indexes follow global markets lower.
  • Unapologetic Trump digs in on immigration despite outrage

    Unapologetic Trump digs in on immigration despite outrage

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:34 AM EDT2018-06-19 04:34:20 GMT
    (Butch Comegys/The Times-Tribune via AP). U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks on immigration policy and law enforcement actions at Lackawanna College in downtown Scranton, Pa., on Friday, June 15, 2018.(Butch Comegys/The Times-Tribune via AP). U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks on immigration policy and law enforcement actions at Lackawanna College in downtown Scranton, Pa., on Friday, June 15, 2018.
    The emotional policy of separating children from their parents is also starting to divide Republicans as Democrats turned up the pressure.
    The emotional policy of separating children from their parents is also starting to divide Republicans as Democrats turned up the pressure.
  • Senate backs bill blocking deal with Chinese telecom firm

    Senate backs bill blocking deal with Chinese telecom firm

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:34 AM EDT2018-06-19 04:34:09 GMT
    The Senate is set to pass a defense policy bill that would block a White House plan to allow Chinese telecom giant ZTE to buy component parts from the U.S.
    The Senate is set to pass a defense policy bill that would block a White House plan to allow Chinese telecom giant ZTE to buy component parts from the U.S.
  • Authorities: Rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida

    Authorities: Rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:12 AM EDT2018-06-19 04:12:53 GMT
    (Miami Dade Dept of Corrections via AP). This 2017 arrest photo made available by the Miami Dade Dept. of Corrections shows Jahseh Onfroy, also known as the rapper XXXTentacion, under arrest. Onfroy was shot and killed, Monday, June 18, 2018, in Deerfi...(Miami Dade Dept of Corrections via AP). This 2017 arrest photo made available by the Miami Dade Dept. of Corrections shows Jahseh Onfroy, also known as the rapper XXXTentacion, under arrest. Onfroy was shot and killed, Monday, June 18, 2018, in Deerfi...
    Authorities say troubled rapper-singer XXXTentacion was shot and killed in Florida. The Broward Sheriff's Office says the 20-year-old rising star was pronounced dead Monday evening at a Fort Lauderdale-area hospital.
    Authorities say troubled rapper-singer XXXTentacion was shot and killed in Florida. The Broward Sheriff's Office says the 20-year-old rising star was pronounced dead Monday evening at a Fort Lauderdale-area hospital.
  • The Latest: Cruz promises bill to deal with border crisis

    The Latest: Cruz promises bill to deal with border crisis

    Monday, June 18 2018 8:30 PM EDT2018-06-19 00:30:27 GMT
    (U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP). In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the United States, rest in one of the cag...(U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP). In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the United States, rest in one of the cag...
    Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen says officials will not apologize for enforcing immigration laws that result in the separation of children from their parents.
    Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen says officials will not apologize for enforcing immigration laws that result in the separation of children from their parents.
  • Google to invest $550 million in Alibaba rival JD.com

    Google to invest $550 million in Alibaba rival JD.com

    Monday, June 18 2018 7:51 PM EDT2018-06-18 23:51:04 GMT
    Google says it will invest $550 million in Alibaba's main rival JD.com as the U.S. tech giant seeks to expand in fast-growing Asian e-commerce markets.
    Google says it will invest $550 million in Alibaba's main rival JD.com as the U.S. tech giant seeks to expand in fast-growing Asian e-commerce markets.
  • The Latest: Senate backs bill blocking deal with firm ZTE

    The Latest: Senate backs bill blocking deal with firm ZTE

    Monday, June 18 2018 6:54 PM EDT2018-06-18 22:54:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File). FILE - In this May 8, 2018, file photo, a woman passes by a ZTE building in Beijing, China. Chinese tech giant ZTE Corp.'s chairman promised no further compliance violations and apologized to customers in a letter Friday, ...(AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File). FILE - In this May 8, 2018, file photo, a woman passes by a ZTE building in Beijing, China. Chinese tech giant ZTE Corp.'s chairman promised no further compliance violations and apologized to customers in a letter Friday, ...
    Senate approves defense policy bill that would block a White House plan to allow Chinese telecom giant ZTE to buy component parts from the U.S.
    Senate approves defense policy bill that would block a White House plan to allow Chinese telecom giant ZTE to buy component parts from the U.S.
  • AT&T, Time Warner close $81B merger 2 days after judge OKs

    AT&T, Time Warner close $81B merger 2 days after judge OKs

    Monday, June 18 2018 6:36 PM EDT2018-06-18 22:36:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, June 13, 2018, file photo, the logos for Time Warner and AT&T appear above alternate trading posts on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. A federal judge has approved the $85 billion me...(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, June 13, 2018, file photo, the logos for Time Warner and AT&T appear above alternate trading posts on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. A federal judge has approved the $85 billion me...
    AT&T and Time Warner have completed their merger, one of the biggest media deals ever, just two days after a federal judge approved the combination over objections by the Trump Justice Department that it would hurt...
    AT&T and Time Warner have completed their merger, one of the biggest media deals ever, just two days after a federal judge approved the combination over objections by the Trump Justice Department that it would hurt consumers.
  • California moves to clear coffee of cancer-risk stigma

    California moves to clear coffee of cancer-risk stigma

    Monday, June 18 2018 4:23 PM EDT2018-06-18 20:23:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File). FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2017, file photo, a barista pours steamed milk into a cup of coffee at a cafe in Los Angeles. State health officials proposed a regulation change Friday, June 15, 2018, that would declare coffee ...(AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File). FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2017, file photo, a barista pours steamed milk into a cup of coffee at a cafe in Los Angeles. State health officials proposed a regulation change Friday, June 15, 2018, that would declare coffee ...
    California officials, having concluded coffee drinking is not a risky pastime, are proposing a regulation that will essentially tell consumers of America's favorite beverage they can drink up without fear.
    California officials, having concluded coffee drinking is not a risky pastime, are proposing a regulation that will essentially tell consumers of America's favorite beverage they can drink up without fear.
  • US serial sperm donor banned from donating in Israel

    US serial sperm donor banned from donating in Israel

    Monday, June 18 2018 3:43 PM EDT2018-06-18 19:43:29 GMT
    Serial sperm donor Ari Nagel, an American who has fathered 33 children, with 10 more on the way, has recently been banned from donating his sperm in Israel, where he first fathered a child using artificial...
    Serial sperm donor Ari Nagel, an American who has fathered 33 children, with 10 more on the way, has recently been banned from donating his sperm in Israel, where he first fathered a child using artificial insemination.
  • Lawsuit over white nationalist's Twitter ban clears hurdle

    Lawsuit over white nationalist's Twitter ban clears hurdle

    Monday, June 18 2018 2:53 PM EDT2018-06-18 18:53:35 GMT
    A California judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit that accuses Twitter of violating the free speech rights of a leading figure in the white nationalist movement by permanently banning his social media account.
    A California judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit that accuses Twitter of violating the free speech rights of a leading figure in the white nationalist movement by permanently banning his social media account.
  • Many animals are shifting from day to night to avoid people

    Many animals are shifting from day to night to avoid people

    Monday, June 18 2018 1:45 PM EDT2018-06-18 17:45:01 GMT
    Fear of people is driving many animals around the globe to shift from day to night to avoid people.
    Fear of people is driving many animals around the globe to shift from day to night to avoid people.
  • Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes charged with criminal fraud

    Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes charged with criminal fraud

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:26 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:26:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2015, file photo, Elizabeth Holmes, founder and CEO of Theranos, speaks at the Fortune Global Forum in San Francisco. Federal prosecutors said Friday, June 15, 2018, they have indicted Holmes on crimin...(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2015, file photo, Elizabeth Holmes, founder and CEO of Theranos, speaks at the Fortune Global Forum in San Francisco. Federal prosecutors said Friday, June 15, 2018, they have indicted Holmes on crimin...
    Federal prosecutors indict Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes and her second-in-command with criminal fraud charges.
    Federal prosecutors indict Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes and her second-in-command with criminal fraud charges.
  • Google barely moves needle on gender, diversity in workforce

    Google barely moves needle on gender, diversity in workforce

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:26 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:26:08 GMT
    Google barely pushed up the percentage of women and under-represented minorities among its ranks, while it got less white and more Asian over the past year.
    Google barely pushed up the percentage of women and under-represented minorities among its ranks, while it got less white and more Asian over the past year.
  • Germany wants EU-wide safety system for truck 'blind spots'

    Germany wants EU-wide safety system for truck 'blind spots'

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:02 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:02:29 GMT
    Germany's transport minister wants trucks fitted with compulsory 'blind spot' safety systems to prevent pedestrians and cyclists from being killed by careless drivers.
    Germany's transport minister wants trucks fitted with compulsory 'blind spot' safety systems to prevent pedestrians and cyclists from being killed by careless drivers.
  • Ford: Detroit train station key to autonomous vehicle plans

    Ford: Detroit train station key to autonomous vehicle plans

    Monday, June 18 2018 10:01 AM EDT2018-06-18 14:01:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Paul Sancya). In this Thursday, June 14, 2018 photo, Bill Ford Jr., Ford Motor Company Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board, poses in the Michigan Central Station in Detroit. Ford Motor Co. is embarking on a 4-year renovation of the 1...(AP Photo/Paul Sancya). In this Thursday, June 14, 2018 photo, Bill Ford Jr., Ford Motor Company Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board, poses in the Michigan Central Station in Detroit. Ford Motor Co. is embarking on a 4-year renovation of the 1...
    Bill Ford looks past the tons of paint, plaster and steel needed to remake Detroit's blighted Michigan Central train station and sees more than just an iconic building in desperate need of a makeover.
    Bill Ford looks past the tons of paint, plaster and steel needed to remake Detroit's blighted Michigan Central train station and sees more than just an iconic building in desperate need of a makeover.
  • Work begins to boost airflow at US nuclear repository

    Work begins to boost airflow at US nuclear repository

    Monday, June 18 2018 9:13 AM EDT2018-06-18 13:13:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan, File). FILE - This March 6, 2014 file photo shows the idled Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, the nation's only underground nuclear waste repository, near Carlsbad, N.M. Work has started on a new ventilation system that will c...(AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan, File). FILE - This March 6, 2014 file photo shows the idled Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, the nation's only underground nuclear waste repository, near Carlsbad, N.M. Work has started on a new ventilation system that will c...
    Work has started on a new ventilation system that will clear the way for more radioactive waste to be hauled underground and disposed of at the U.S. government's nuclear repository in southern New Mexico.
    Work has started on a new ventilation system that will clear the way for more radioactive waste to be hauled underground and disposed of at the U.S. government's nuclear repository in southern New Mexico.
  • China hikes tariffs on US soybeans, electric cars, fish

    China hikes tariffs on US soybeans, electric cars, fish

    Monday, June 18 2018 6:00 AM EDT2018-06-18 10:00:52 GMT
    China says it will retaliate against any move by the U.S. to impose punishing tariffs on tens of billions of dollars of Chinese goods.
    China says it will retaliate against any move by the U.S. to impose punishing tariffs on tens of billions of dollars of Chinese goods.
  • How Fox's businesses would match up with Disney and Comcast

    How Fox's businesses would match up with Disney and Comcast

    Monday, June 18 2018 5:54 AM EDT2018-06-18 09:54:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - This Aug. 1, 2017, file photo shows the Twenty-First Century Fox sign outside of the News Corporation headquarters building in New York.  The potential for another media megadeal are sending shares of Comcast, Twen...(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - This Aug. 1, 2017, file photo shows the Twenty-First Century Fox sign outside of the News Corporation headquarters building in New York. The potential for another media megadeal are sending shares of Comcast, Twen...
    The battle over Fox's assets between Comcast and Disney is heating up as the media landscape changes and content distributors aim to be more involved in content creation.
    The battle over Fox's assets between Comcast and Disney is heating up as the media landscape changes and content distributors aim to be more involved in content creation.
  • 'Jeopardy!' winner could get prison for sneaking into emails

    'Jeopardy!' winner could get prison for sneaking into emails

    Monday, June 18 2018 5:21 AM EDT2018-06-18 09:21:18 GMT
    (Mike Dickie/The Daily Telegram via AP). In this Oct. 2012 photo, Stephanie Jass of Tecumseh, Mich., poses at Adrian College in Adrian, Mich. The former "Jeopardy!" winner has been charged with illegally accessing co-workers' email accounts at a small ...(Mike Dickie/The Daily Telegram via AP). In this Oct. 2012 photo, Stephanie Jass of Tecumseh, Mich., poses at Adrian College in Adrian, Mich. The former "Jeopardy!" winner has been charged with illegally accessing co-workers' email accounts at a small ...
    A seven-time "Jeopardy!" winner who taught history at a small Michigan college faces up to five years in prison for sneaking into the email accounts of other professors, administrators and students.
    A seven-time "Jeopardy!" winner who taught history at a small Michigan college faces up to five years in prison for sneaking into the email accounts of other professors, administrators and students.
  • A trade war looms as Trump slaps tariffs on Chinese imports

    A trade war looms as Trump slaps tariffs on Chinese imports

    Monday, June 18 2018 4:50 AM EDT2018-06-18 08:50:09 GMT
    (Thomas Peter/Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump China's President Xi Jinping arrive for the state dinner with the first ladies at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China. Trump is clos...(Thomas Peter/Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump China's President Xi Jinping arrive for the state dinner with the first ladies at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China. Trump is clos...
    President Donald Trump has approved a plan to impose tariffs on tens of billions of dollars of Chinese goods.
    President Donald Trump has approved a plan to impose tariffs on tens of billions of dollars of Chinese goods.
  • Spacewalking astronauts set up TV cameras for arriving ships

    Spacewalking astronauts set up TV cameras for arriving ships

    Monday, June 18 2018 3:31 AM EDT2018-06-18 07:31:30 GMT
    Spacewalking astronauts are setting up TVs for new crew capsules set to arrive in coming months.
    Spacewalking astronauts are setting up TVs for new crew capsules set to arrive in coming months.
  • CERN starts major upgrade to reap more data at atom smasher

    CERN starts major upgrade to reap more data at atom smasher

    Monday, June 18 2018 3:31 AM EDT2018-06-18 07:31:26 GMT
    The world's largest particle smasher is kicking off a major upgrade to churn out 10 times more data and help unlock the secrets of physics.
    The world's largest particle smasher is kicking off a major upgrade to churn out 10 times more data and help unlock the secrets of physics.
  • Maradona responds to report of racist gesture to Asian fan

    Maradona responds to report of racist gesture to Asian fan

    Sunday, June 17 2018 8:11 AM EDT2018-06-17 12:11:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan). Former soccer star Diego Maradona, center, watches the group D match between Argentina and Iceland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan). Former soccer star Diego Maradona, center, watches the group D match between Argentina and Iceland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018.
    Diego Maradona has given his version of an exchange with an Asian fan at a World Cup game in Moscow that witnesses perceived as racist.
    Diego Maradona has given his version of an exchange with an Asian fan at a World Cup game in Moscow that witnesses perceived as racist.
  • Study: 2014 Napa quake may be linked to groundwater changes

    Study: 2014 Napa quake may be linked to groundwater changes

    Sunday, June 17 2018 6:02 AM EDT2018-06-17 10:02:24 GMT
    New research suggests the magnitude 6.0 earthquake that rocked California wine country in August 2014 may have been caused by an expansion of Earth's crust due to seasonally receding groundwater under the Napa and...
    New research suggests the magnitude 6.0 earthquake that rocked California wine country in August 2014 may have been caused by an expansion of Earth's crust due to seasonally receding groundwater under the Napa and Sonoma valleys.
  • Technology helps France beat gritty Australia 2-1 in Group C

    Technology helps France beat gritty Australia 2-1 in Group C

    Saturday, June 16 2018 6:22 PM EDT2018-06-16 22:22:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darko Bandic). France player celebrate after scoring their side's second goal during the group C match between France and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Darko Bandic). France player celebrate after scoring their side's second goal during the group C match between France and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018.
    Technology twice helped France at the World Cup in its 2-1 victory over Australia in Group C.
    Technology twice helped France at the World Cup in its 2-1 victory over Australia in Group C.
  • The Latest: China fires back at US, raises own tariffs

    The Latest: China fires back at US, raises own tariffs

    Saturday, June 16 2018 1:39 PM EDT2018-06-16 17:39:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton, File). FILE- In this Jan. 30, 2018, file photo, a ship to shore crane loads two shipping containers together onto a vessel at the Georgia Ports Authority's Port of Savannah in Savannah, Ga. China's government renewed its th...(AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton, File). FILE- In this Jan. 30, 2018, file photo, a ship to shore crane loads two shipping containers together onto a vessel at the Georgia Ports Authority's Port of Savannah in Savannah, Ga. China's government renewed its th...
    China says it will retaliate against any move by the U.S. to impose punishing tariffs on tens of billions of dollars of Chinese goods.
    China says it will retaliate against any move by the U.S. to impose punishing tariffs on tens of billions of dollars of Chinese goods.
  • Summit does not deal with North Korea's hacking

    Summit does not deal with North Korea's hacking

    Saturday, June 16 2018 11:10 AM EDT2018-06-16 15:10:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh,Pool). In this June 12, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump makes a statement before saying goodbye to North Korea leader Kim Jong Un after their meetings at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island in Singapore. Trump focus...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh,Pool). In this June 12, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump makes a statement before saying goodbye to North Korea leader Kim Jong Un after their meetings at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island in Singapore. Trump focus...
    North Korea's cyberattacks against US and its allies fails to make Singapore summit talking points 3 years after crippling Sony attack.
    North Korea's cyberattacks against US and its allies fails to make Singapore summit talking points 3 years after crippling Sony attack.
  • NASA rover knocked out as gigantic dust storm envelops Mars

    NASA rover knocked out as gigantic dust storm envelops Mars

    Saturday, June 16 2018 6:30 AM EDT2018-06-16 10:30:29 GMT
    NASA's rover Opportunity has fallen silent as a gigantic dust storm envelops Mars and blots out the sun.
    NASA's rover Opportunity has fallen silent as a gigantic dust storm envelops Mars and blots out the sun.
  • California moves to declare coffee safe from cancer risk

    California moves to declare coffee safe from cancer risk

    Saturday, June 16 2018 12:51 AM EDT2018-06-16 04:51:51 GMT
    California health officials are proposing a regulation change that would declare coffee doesn't present a significant cancer risk.
    California health officials are proposing a regulation change that would declare coffee doesn't present a significant cancer risk.
  • US resumes destroying obsolete chemical weapons in Colorado

    US resumes destroying obsolete chemical weapons in Colorado

    Friday, June 15 2018 7:50 PM EDT2018-06-15 23:50:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File). FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2015, file photo, a remotely controlled robot handles an inert simulated chemical munition during training at the Pueblo Chemical Depot in southern Colorado. The Army announced Wednesday, June 1...(AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File). FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2015, file photo, a remotely controlled robot handles an inert simulated chemical munition during training at the Pueblo Chemical Depot in southern Colorado. The Army announced Wednesday, June 1...
    The U.S. Army has resumed destroying obsolete chemical weapons at a Colorado depot after a nine-month shutdown for repairs.
    The U.S. Army has resumed destroying obsolete chemical weapons at a Colorado depot after a nine-month shutdown for repairs.
  • Science Says: What happens when researchers make mistakes

    Science Says: What happens when researchers make mistakes

    Friday, June 15 2018 6:21 PM EDT2018-06-15 22:21:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). FILE - This Dec. 29, 2011 file photo shows the entrance to the editorial offices of the New England Journal of Medicine in Boston. On Wednesday, June 13, 2018, the journal retracted and republished a landmark study on the Medi...(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). FILE - This Dec. 29, 2011 file photo shows the entrance to the editorial offices of the New England Journal of Medicine in Boston. On Wednesday, June 13, 2018, the journal retracted and republished a landmark study on the Medi...
    Corrections in a top medical journal and an investigation of research misconduct allegations at a major university give a glimpse into how scientists set the record straight when mistakes are made.
    Corrections in a top medical journal and an investigation of research misconduct allegations at a major university give a glimpse into how scientists set the record straight when mistakes are made.
  • Microsoft follows Amazon in pursuit of cashier-less stores

    Microsoft follows Amazon in pursuit of cashier-less stores

    Friday, June 15 2018 6:14 PM EDT2018-06-15 22:14:47 GMT
    Microsoft is working on automated checkout technology that could help retailers compete with Amazon's new cashier-less stores.
    Microsoft is working on automated checkout technology that could help retailers compete with Amazon's new cashier-less stores.
  • The Latest: Sessions to deal with 'any problems' in FBI

    The Latest: Sessions to deal with 'any problems' in FBI

    Friday, June 15 2018 5:49 PM EDT2018-06-15 21:49:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File). FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2017 file photo, then-FBI Director James Comey testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington.(AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File). FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2017 file photo, then-FBI Director James Comey testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington.
    FBI report says anti-Trump texts "cast a cloud" over Clinton investigation, sullied FBI's reputation.
    FBI report says anti-Trump texts "cast a cloud" over Clinton investigation, sullied FBI's reputation.
  • Markets Right Now: Trade tensions send US markets lower

    Markets Right Now: Trade tensions send US markets lower

    Friday, June 15 2018 5:21 PM EDT2018-06-15 21:21:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File). FILE- In this April 26, 2018, file photo, Vincent Pepe stands outside the New York Stock Exchange where he works in the Financial District in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, June 15.(AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File). FILE- In this April 26, 2018, file photo, Vincent Pepe stands outside the New York Stock Exchange where he works in the Financial District in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, June 15.
    Stocks are opening lower after the US announced tariffs on $50 billion worth of imports from China.
    Stocks are opening lower after the US announced tariffs on $50 billion worth of imports from China.
  • Ancient Native American remains reburied on California isle

    Ancient Native American remains reburied on California isle

    Friday, June 15 2018 4:04 PM EDT2018-06-15 20:04:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes,File). FILE - In this Jan. 2009 file photo waves break on San Miguel Island, off the coast of Southern California. The remains of a Native American man who died 10,000 years ago have been returned to the island off the South...(AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes,File). FILE - In this Jan. 2009 file photo waves break on San Miguel Island, off the coast of Southern California. The remains of a Native American man who died 10,000 years ago have been returned to the island off the South...
    The remains of a Native American man who died 10,000 years ago have been returned to an island off Southern California where they were discovered in 2005.
    The remains of a Native American man who died 10,000 years ago have been returned to an island off Southern California where they were discovered in 2005.
  • The Latest: UAE says delivering aid to Yemen's Hodeida

    The Latest: UAE says delivering aid to Yemen's Hodeida

    Friday, June 15 2018 4:03 PM EDT2018-06-15 20:03:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell, File). FILE - In this Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, file photo, a Yemeni soldier allied to the country's internationally recognized government unslings his machine gun on the outskirts of Sanaa, Yemen. Yemen's yearslong war between Shii...(AP Photo/Jon Gambrell, File). FILE - In this Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, file photo, a Yemeni soldier allied to the country's internationally recognized government unslings his machine gun on the outskirts of Sanaa, Yemen. Yemen's yearslong war between Shii...
    Top Emirati official says Saudi-led campaign to retake Yemen's port city of Hodeida "means that the Houthis will no longer be able to impose their will at the barrel of a gun.".
    Top Emirati official says Saudi-led campaign to retake Yemen's port city of Hodeida "means that the Houthis will no longer be able to impose their will at the barrel of a gun.".
  • Apple closing iPhone security gap used by law enforcement

    Apple closing iPhone security gap used by law enforcement

    Friday, June 15 2018 3:52 PM EDT2018-06-15 19:52:10 GMT
    Apple closing iPhone security gap used by law enforcement.
    Apple closing iPhone security gap used by law enforcement.
  • Yelp shuts down teachers' account sharing student reviews

    Yelp shuts down teachers' account sharing student reviews

    Friday, June 15 2018 3:35 PM EDT2018-06-15 19:35:59 GMT
    Yelp is shutting down accounts used by a Boston teacher to post rave restaurant reviews written by her third-grade students.
    Yelp is shutting down accounts used by a Boston teacher to post rave restaurant reviews written by her third-grade students.
  • How do you count deaths from a hurricane?

    How do you count deaths from a hurricane?

    Friday, June 15 2018 1:22 PM EDT2018-06-15 17:22:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa). FILE - In this Friday, June 1, 2018 file photo, a child shines a light on hundreds of shoes at a memorial for those killed by Hurricane Maria, in front of the Puerto Rico Capitol in San Juan. In June 2018, two bills were intr...(AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa). FILE - In this Friday, June 1, 2018 file photo, a child shines a light on hundreds of shoes at a memorial for those killed by Hurricane Maria, in front of the Puerto Rico Capitol in San Juan. In June 2018, two bills were intr...
    Puerto Rico's hurricane death count revives debate about how to count disaster-related deaths.
    Puerto Rico's hurricane death count revives debate about how to count disaster-related deaths.
  • The Latest: AT&T, Time Warner complete major merger

    The Latest: AT&T, Time Warner complete major merger

    Friday, June 15 2018 10:24 AM EDT2018-06-15 14:24:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, June 13, 2018, file photo, the logos for Time Warner and AT&T appear above alternate trading posts on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. A federal judge has approved the $85 billion me...(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, June 13, 2018, file photo, the logos for Time Warner and AT&T appear above alternate trading posts on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. A federal judge has approved the $85 billion me...
    The Latest: AT&T, Time Warner complete major merger.
    The Latest: AT&T, Time Warner complete major merger.
  • Antarctica's ice sheet is melting 3 times faster than before

    Antarctica's ice sheet is melting 3 times faster than before

    Friday, June 15 2018 9:43 AM EDT2018-06-15 13:43:30 GMT
    A massive new international study finds that Antarctica is melting three times faster than it used to.
    A massive new international study finds that Antarctica is melting three times faster than it used to.
  • The Latest: Hoax tweet adds to German government tensions

    The Latest: Hoax tweet adds to German government tensions

    Friday, June 15 2018 8:02 AM EDT2018-06-15 12:02:11 GMT
    (Michael Kappeler/dpa via AP). In this Wednesday, June 13, 2018 photo, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, talks to Interior Minister Horst Seehofer, left, prior to the weekly cabinet meeting at the chancellery in Berlin.(Michael Kappeler/dpa via AP). In this Wednesday, June 13, 2018 photo, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, talks to Interior Minister Horst Seehofer, left, prior to the weekly cabinet meeting at the chancellery in Berlin.
    Some media in Germany briefly fell for a hoax tweet announcing that Interior Minister Horst Seehofer had broken up his Bavarian party's decades-old alliance with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives in a...
    Some media in Germany briefly fell for a hoax tweet announcing that Interior Minister Horst Seehofer had broken up his Bavarian party's decades-old alliance with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives in a dispute over migration.
  • UN report: Debris from missiles that hit Saudis from Iran

    UN report: Debris from missiles that hit Saudis from Iran

    Friday, June 15 2018 7:50 AM EDT2018-06-15 11:50:18 GMT
    Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says the UN has determined that debris from five ballistic missiles launched from Yemen into Saudi Arabia contained components manufactured in Iran and shared key design features...
    Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says the UN has determined that debris from five ballistic missiles launched from Yemen into Saudi Arabia contained components manufactured in Iran and shared key design features with an Iranian missile.
  • Musk company to build Chicago-to-O'Hare express transport

    Musk company to build Chicago-to-O'Hare express transport

    Friday, June 15 2018 3:40 AM EDT2018-06-15 07:40:11 GMT
    A company founded by Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been selected to build a high-speed underground transportation system that will whisk passengers from downtown Chicago to O'Hare International Airport in minutes.
    A company founded by Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been selected to build a high-speed underground transportation system that will whisk passengers from downtown Chicago to O'Hare International Airport in minutes.
  • Trump approves plan to impose tough China tariffs

    Trump approves plan to impose tough China tariffs

    Friday, June 15 2018 3:29 AM EDT2018-06-15 07:29:49 GMT
    President Donald Trump is closing in on a decision to impose tariffs on Chinese goods, a move that could put his trade policies on a collision course with his push to get rid the Korean peninsula of nuclear weapons.
    President Donald Trump is closing in on a decision to impose tariffs on Chinese goods, a move that could put his trade policies on a collision course with his push to get rid the Korean peninsula of nuclear weapons.
  • After AT&T's win, here comes the expected Comcast-Fox bid

    After AT&T's win, here comes the expected Comcast-Fox bid

    Friday, June 15 2018 2:49 AM EDT2018-06-15 06:49:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE - This March 29, 2017, file photo shows a sign outside the Comcast Center in Philadelphia. Disney has made a $52.4 billion all-stock offer for the bulk of Twenty-First Century Fox, including the studios behind the “Av...(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE - This March 29, 2017, file photo shows a sign outside the Comcast Center in Philadelphia. Disney has made a $52.4 billion all-stock offer for the bulk of Twenty-First Century Fox, including the studios behind the “Av...
    Now that a federal judge has approved AT&T's $85 billion takeover of Time Warner, other companies are likely to rush to consolidate.
    Now that a federal judge has approved AT&T's $85 billion takeover of Time Warner, other companies are likely to rush to consolidate.
  • Watchdog: Comey 'insubordinate,' not biased in Clinton probe

    Watchdog: Comey 'insubordinate,' not biased in Clinton probe

    Friday, June 15 2018 12:49 AM EDT2018-06-15 04:49:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In this April 6, 2017, file photo, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks in New York. The Justice Department’s internal watchdog is expected to criticize the FBI’s handling of the Clinton email investig...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In this April 6, 2017, file photo, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks in New York. The Justice Department’s internal watchdog is expected to criticize the FBI’s handling of the Clinton email investig...
    Report on FBI actions in Hillary Clinton email case set for release, expected to harshly criticize law enforcement agency's handling of investigation.
    Report on FBI actions in Hillary Clinton email case set for release, expected to harshly criticize law enforcement agency's handling of investigation.
  • GOP brass wants Arizona lawmaker in immigration remark out

    GOP brass wants Arizona lawmaker in immigration remark out

    Friday, June 15 2018 12:12 AM EDT2018-06-15 04:12:30 GMT
    A Republican lawmaker is being criticized for saying "there aren't enough white kids to go around" when discussing integration in schools at an event in northern Arizona.
    A Republican lawmaker is being criticized for saying "there aren't enough white kids to go around" when discussing integration in schools at an event in northern Arizona.
  • The Latest: Watchdog report rebukes Comey for Clinton probe

    The Latest: Watchdog report rebukes Comey for Clinton probe

    Thursday, June 14 2018 10:08 PM EDT2018-06-15 02:08:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In this April 6, 2017, file photo, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks in New York. The Justice Department’s internal watchdog is expected to criticize the FBI’s handling of the Clinton email investig...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In this April 6, 2017, file photo, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks in New York. The Justice Department’s internal watchdog is expected to criticize the FBI’s handling of the Clinton email investig...
    Two Republican-led House committees say a monthslong probe into the now-closed FBI investigation of Hillary Clinton's emails has so far shown "questionable decision-making" by the agency.
    Two Republican-led House committees say a monthslong probe into the now-closed FBI investigation of Hillary Clinton's emails has so far shown "questionable decision-making" by the agency.
  • Australian court rules man can sue Google for defamation

    Australian court rules man can sue Google for defamation

    Thursday, June 14 2018 9:42 PM EDT2018-06-15 01:42:20 GMT
    An Australian man who alleges Google defamed him has won a court battle to sue the search engine giant.
    An Australian man who alleges Google defamed him has won a court battle to sue the search engine giant.
  • AT&T, Time Warner to close merger 'as soon as possible'

    AT&T, Time Warner to close merger 'as soon as possible'

    Thursday, June 14 2018 9:28 PM EDT2018-06-15 01:28:30 GMT
    AT&T and Time Warner say they have a clear path to complete their newly approved merger, now that the Justice Department has signaled it won't ask for a temporary block during a potential appeal of the judge's...
    AT&T and Time Warner say they have a clear path to complete their newly approved merger, now that the Justice Department has signaled it won't ask for a temporary block during a potential appeal of the judge's ruling. The deal could be closed soon.
  • Host of new worries pushes bitcoin to 4-month low

    Host of new worries pushes bitcoin to 4-month low

    Thursday, June 14 2018 8:42 PM EDT2018-06-15 00:42:43 GMT
    The price of bitcoin has fallen to a four-month low of $6,370, days after South Korean virtual currency exchange Coinrail said hackers had stolen over $37 million, almost a third of the virtual currency it had stored.
    The price of bitcoin has fallen to a four-month low of $6,370, days after South Korean virtual currency exchange Coinrail said hackers had stolen over $37 million, almost a third of the virtual currency it had stored.
  • Will Amazon's work to kill Seattle tax spook other cities?

    Will Amazon's work to kill Seattle tax spook other cities?

    Thursday, June 14 2018 7:22 PM EDT2018-06-14 23:22:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren). Demonstrators opposing the repeal of a tax on large companies such as Amazon and Starbucks that was intended to combat a growing homelessness crisis hold a sign that reads "Tax Amazon" as they wait for the start of a Seattle C...(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren). Demonstrators opposing the repeal of a tax on large companies such as Amazon and Starbucks that was intended to combat a growing homelessness crisis hold a sign that reads "Tax Amazon" as they wait for the start of a Seattle C...
    A tax on large companies like Amazon that was meant to fight a growing homelessness crisis got rolled back during a raucous Seattle City Council meeting.
    A tax on large companies like Amazon that was meant to fight a growing homelessness crisis got rolled back during a raucous Seattle City Council meeting.
  • Genealogies of Mayflower passengers helps find descendants

    Genealogies of Mayflower passengers helps find descendants

    Thursday, June 14 2018 5:44 PM EDT2018-06-14 21:44:46 GMT
    A months-long effort to digitize the authenticated genealogies of Mayflower passengers has been completed, making it easier for people to determine if they are descended from a Pilgrim.
    A months-long effort to digitize the authenticated genealogies of Mayflower passengers has been completed, making it easier for people to determine if they are descended from a Pilgrim.
  • Trump celebrates 72nd birthday _ his second while in office

    Trump celebrates 72nd birthday _ his second while in office

    Thursday, June 14 2018 5:31 PM EDT2018-06-14 21:31:15 GMT
    Happy Birthday, Mr. President. Donald Trump is celebrating his 72nd birthday Thursday _ his second while in office.
    Happy Birthday, Mr. President. Donald Trump is celebrating his 72nd birthday Thursday _ his second while in office.
  • Russian official urges love at World Cup after backlash

    Russian official urges love at World Cup after backlash

    Thursday, June 14 2018 4:03 PM EDT2018-06-14 20:03:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano). Women look over from the Krymsky Bridge, adorned with banners of the 2018 soccer World Cup, in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. A senior Russian lawmaker advised Russian women Wednesday to be vigilant during any r...(AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano). Women look over from the Krymsky Bridge, adorned with banners of the 2018 soccer World Cup, in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. A senior Russian lawmaker advised Russian women Wednesday to be vigilant during any r...
    Russian lawmaker urges love at World Cup after backlash to colleague's comments that advised against it.
    Russian lawmaker urges love at World Cup after backlash to colleague's comments that advised against it.
  • 2 gamers plead not guilty in Kansas 'swatting' death

    2 gamers plead not guilty in Kansas 'swatting' death

    Thursday, June 14 2018 3:43 PM EDT2018-06-14 19:43:03 GMT
    Two online gamers will be making their first appearances in federal court for their alleged roles in hoax calls that led a police officer to fatally shoot an unarmed man in Kansas.
    Two online gamers will be making their first appearances in federal court for their alleged roles in hoax calls that led a police officer to fatally shoot an unarmed man in Kansas.
  • Sexual harassment rampant in science, culture change urged

    Sexual harassment rampant in science, culture change urged

    Thursday, June 14 2018 3:42 PM EDT2018-06-14 19:42:37 GMT
    Much like Hollywood and politics, sexual harassment plagues science, too, and new report urges a culture change in universities that train next generation of scientists.
    Much like Hollywood and politics, sexual harassment plagues science, too, and new report urges a culture change in universities that train next generation of scientists.
  • Rare type of tick inexplicably turns up in Arkansas

    Rare type of tick inexplicably turns up in Arkansas

    Thursday, June 14 2018 3:13 PM EDT2018-06-14 19:13:29 GMT
    (Jim Occi/Rutgers University via AP). This undated photo provided by Rutgers University shows three Longhorned ticks: from left, a fully engorged female, a partial engorged female, and an engorged nymph. A hardy, invasive species of tick that survived ...(Jim Occi/Rutgers University via AP). This undated photo provided by Rutgers University shows three Longhorned ticks: from left, a fully engorged female, a partial engorged female, and an engorged nymph. A hardy, invasive species of tick that survived ...
    A hardy species of tick that survived a New Jersey winter has inexplicably arrived in Arkansas, and entomologists are trying to figure out how.
    A hardy species of tick that survived a New Jersey winter has inexplicably arrived in Arkansas, and entomologists are trying to figure out how.
  • China warns US trade deals off if tariff hike goes ahead

    China warns US trade deals off if tariff hike goes ahead

    Thursday, June 14 2018 2:38 PM EDT2018-06-14 18:38:41 GMT
    China's government says some Chinese exporters are rushing to fill orders due to concern about possible changes in trade risks.
    China's government says some Chinese exporters are rushing to fill orders due to concern about possible changes in trade risks.
  • Poll finds most parents and kids agree on Trump, economy

    Poll finds most parents and kids agree on Trump, economy

    Thursday, June 14 2018 2:22 PM EDT2018-06-14 18:22:49 GMT
    A survey conducted by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and MTV finds that parents and their kids agree about a lot of things when it comes to politics.
    A survey conducted by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and MTV finds that parents and their kids agree about a lot of things when it comes to politics.
  • Some lava evacuees may return to homes during 'stable' flow

    Some lava evacuees may return to homes during 'stable' flow

    Thursday, June 14 2018 1:45 PM EDT2018-06-14 17:45:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/L.E. Baskow). Lava from the Kilauea volcano flows in and around Pahoa, Hawaii, Sunday, June 10, 2018.(AP Photo/L.E. Baskow). Lava from the Kilauea volcano flows in and around Pahoa, Hawaii, Sunday, June 10, 2018.
    Small explosions at the summit of an erupting Hawaii volcano could send ash into communities.
    Small explosions at the summit of an erupting Hawaii volcano could send ash into communities.
  • Tesla cuts 9 pct. of workforce in bid to post a profit

    Tesla cuts 9 pct. of workforce in bid to post a profit

    Thursday, June 14 2018 12:50 PM EDT2018-06-14 16:50:53 GMT
    Electric car maker Tesla Inc. is laying off about 3,600 white-collar workers as it trims costs in an effort to become profitable.
    Electric car maker Tesla Inc. is laying off about 3,600 white-collar workers as it trims costs in an effort to become profitable.
  • Lawmaker under fire for retweeting post by Nazi sympathizer

    Lawmaker under fire for retweeting post by Nazi sympathizer

    Thursday, June 14 2018 11:31 AM EDT2018-06-14 15:31:24 GMT
    Steve King is a Republican congressman from Iowa who's a hard-liner on immigration with a penchant for making racially charged comments, and now he's facing heat for sharing a Twitter post by a Nazi sympathizer...
    Steve King is a Republican congressman from Iowa who's a hard-liner on immigration with a penchant for making racially charged comments, and now he's facing heat for sharing a Twitter post by a Nazi sympathizer from Britain.
  • Millie Bobby Brown deletes Twitter account over memes

    Millie Bobby Brown deletes Twitter account over memes

    Thursday, June 14 2018 11:29 AM EDT2018-06-14 15:29:19 GMT
    "Stranger Things" actress Millie Bobby Brown has deleted her Twitter account after users posted memes depicting her as homophobic.
    "Stranger Things" actress Millie Bobby Brown has deleted her Twitter account after users posted memes depicting her as homophobic.
  • Defense: Manager didn't mean to kill cook amid Yelp argument

    Defense: Manager didn't mean to kill cook amid Yelp argument

    Thursday, June 14 2018 11:28 AM EDT2018-06-14 15:28:00 GMT
    A Connecticut restaurant manager charged with fatally shooting a cook during an argument about a negative Yelp review says the killing wasn't intentional.
    A Connecticut restaurant manager charged with fatally shooting a cook during an argument about a negative Yelp review says the killing wasn't intentional.
  • Strong Pennsylvania storm damages businesses, overturns cars

    Strong Pennsylvania storm damages businesses, overturns cars

    Thursday, June 14 2018 10:23 AM EDT2018-06-14 14:23:28 GMT
    A strong storm has pounded parts of Pennsylvania, damaging buildings, overturning cars and downing trees and power lines.
    A strong storm has pounded parts of Pennsylvania, damaging buildings, overturning cars and downing trees and power lines.
  • Samsung joins global pledge to increase renewable energy use

    Samsung joins global pledge to increase renewable energy use

    Thursday, June 14 2018 9:08 AM EDT2018-06-14 13:08:24 GMT
    Samsung Electronics has pledged to convert its operations in the United States, Europe and China to using only solar and other renewable energy by 2020.
    Samsung Electronics has pledged to convert its operations in the United States, Europe and China to using only solar and other renewable energy by 2020.
  • UK judge bans singer from social media over anti-Semitism

    UK judge bans singer from social media over anti-Semitism

    Thursday, June 14 2018 8:49 AM EDT2018-06-14 12:49:21 GMT
    A folk singer who posted videos on YouTube insulting Jews and mocking the Holocaust has been banned from using social media.
    A folk singer who posted videos on YouTube insulting Jews and mocking the Holocaust has been banned from using social media.
  • AT&T antitrust win may herald new wave of media mergers

    AT&T antitrust win may herald new wave of media mergers

    Thursday, June 14 2018 7:51 AM EDT2018-06-14 11:51:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File). FILE- In this March 22, 2018, file photo, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson leaves the federal courthouse in Washington. The judge presiding over the government's legal effort to block AT&T's purchase of Time Warner...(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File). FILE- In this March 22, 2018, file photo, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson leaves the federal courthouse in Washington. The judge presiding over the government's legal effort to block AT&T's purchase of Time Warner...
    AT&T antitrust win may herald a new wave of media mergers.
    AT&T antitrust win may herald a new wave of media mergers.
  • Rumors spread on social media fuel deadly India mob attacks

    Rumors spread on social media fuel deadly India mob attacks

    Thursday, June 14 2018 7:10 AM EDT2018-06-14 11:10:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Anupam Nath). In this Monday, June 11, 2018 photo, Gopal Chandra Das, left and Radhika Das, parents of Nilotpal Das, who was killed in a mob attack hold his photograph during a ritual at his residence in Gauhati, India. Fueled by rumors of ch...(AP Photo/Anupam Nath). In this Monday, June 11, 2018 photo, Gopal Chandra Das, left and Radhika Das, parents of Nilotpal Das, who was killed in a mob attack hold his photograph during a ritual at his residence in Gauhati, India. Fueled by rumors of ch...
    Fueled by rumors of child kidnappers that spread on social media, mobs have killed well over a dozen Indians in brutal attacks since early May.
    Fueled by rumors of child kidnappers that spread on social media, mobs have killed well over a dozen Indians in brutal attacks since early May.
  • Scientists in Germany seek to find mass of 'ghost particle'

    Scientists in Germany seek to find mass of 'ghost particle'

    Thursday, June 14 2018 5:30 AM EDT2018-06-14 09:30:16 GMT
    Researchers in Germany have started collecting data with a 60 million euro ($71 million) machine designed to help determine the mass of the universe's lightest particle.
    Researchers in Germany have started collecting data with a 60 million euro ($71 million) machine designed to help determine the mass of the universe's lightest particle.
  • Comcast challenges Disney with $65B bid for Fox

    Comcast challenges Disney with $65B bid for Fox

    Thursday, June 14 2018 3:40 AM EDT2018-06-14 07:40:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/File). FILE- This combo of file photos shows the 21st Century Fox sign outside of the News Corporation headquarters building on Aug. 1, 2017, in New York, bottom, and a Comcast sign on Oct. 12, 2017, in Hialeah, Fla.  Comcast is making a $65 ...(AP Photo/File). FILE- This combo of file photos shows the 21st Century Fox sign outside of the News Corporation headquarters building on Aug. 1, 2017, in New York, bottom, and a Comcast sign on Oct. 12, 2017, in Hialeah, Fla. Comcast is making a $65 ...
    Comcast is making a $65 billion bid for Fox's entertainment businesses, setting up a battle with Disney to become the next mega-media company.
    Comcast is making a $65 billion bid for Fox's entertainment businesses, setting up a battle with Disney to become the next mega-media company.
  • The Latest: Comcast eyes Fox's international business

    The Latest: Comcast eyes Fox's international business

    Thursday, June 14 2018 3:38 AM EDT2018-06-14 07:38:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2017, file photo, The Walt Disney Co. logo appears on a screen above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The potential for another media megadeal are sending shares of Comcast, Twenty-First Ce...(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2017, file photo, The Walt Disney Co. logo appears on a screen above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The potential for another media megadeal are sending shares of Comcast, Twenty-First Ce...
    Comcast is making a $65 billion bid for Fox's entertainment businesses, setting up a battle with Disney to become the next mega-media company.
    Comcast is making a $65 billion bid for Fox's entertainment businesses, setting up a battle with Disney to become the next mega-media company.
  • Vietnam passes cybersecurity law despite privacy concerns

    Vietnam passes cybersecurity law despite privacy concerns

    Thursday, June 14 2018 1:03 AM EDT2018-06-14 05:03:43 GMT
    Vietnamese legislators have passed a contentious cybersecurity law, which critics say will hurt the economy and further restrict freedom of expression.
    Vietnamese legislators have passed a contentious cybersecurity law, which critics say will hurt the economy and further restrict freedom of expression.
  • Atlanta's hot soccer scene featured in winning World Cup bid

    Atlanta's hot soccer scene featured in winning World Cup bid

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 10:20 PM EDT2018-06-14 02:20:40 GMT
    (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, File). FILE - In this June 2, 2018, file photo, the roof of Mercedes-Benz Stadium is open as Atlanta United forward Josef Martinez celebrates his goal against the Philadelphia Union on a penalty kick...(Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, File). FILE - In this June 2, 2018, file photo, the roof of Mercedes-Benz Stadium is open as Atlanta United forward Josef Martinez celebrates his goal against the Philadelphia Union on a penalty kick...
    Atlanta's burgeoning soccer scene has prominent role in North America's successful bid to land the 2026 World Cup.
    Atlanta's burgeoning soccer scene has prominent role in North America's successful bid to land the 2026 World Cup.
  • Trump slams Sen. McCaskill for plane use during RV road trip

    Trump slams Sen. McCaskill for plane use during RV road trip

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 7:30 PM EDT2018-06-13 23:30:55 GMT
    President Donald Trump is calling Democratic U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill "phony" for using a private plane during part of a recent trip through Missouri using an RV.
    President Donald Trump is calling Democratic U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill "phony" for using a private plane during part of a recent trip through Missouri using an RV.
  • APNewsBreak: Official blasts critic of nuclear plant cleanup

    APNewsBreak: Official blasts critic of nuclear plant cleanup

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 7:09 PM EDT2018-06-13 23:09:30 GMT
    A U.S. official has criticized a Colorado health officer for questioning the safety of a former nuclear weapons plant that was converted into a wildlife refuge.
    A U.S. official has criticized a Colorado health officer for questioning the safety of a former nuclear weapons plant that was converted into a wildlife refuge.
  • APNewsBreak: US won't prosecute Alaska gray whale kill

    APNewsBreak: US won't prosecute Alaska gray whale kill

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 6:22 PM EDT2018-06-13 22:22:48 GMT
    APNewsBreak: Federal officials have decided not to prosecute the killing of a protected gray whale by Native hunters in Alaska.
    APNewsBreak: Federal officials have decided not to prosecute the killing of a protected gray whale by Native hunters in Alaska.
  • Report: Amazon destroys large amount of new, returned goods

    Report: Amazon destroys large amount of new, returned goods

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 5:01 PM EDT2018-06-13 21:01:51 GMT
    German public broadcaster ZDF reports that online retailer Amazon destroys large amounts of new and returned goods even though they are in working order.
    German public broadcaster ZDF reports that online retailer Amazon destroys large amounts of new and returned goods even though they are in working order.
  • New $2.5B contract awarded to manage nuclear weapons lab

    New $2.5B contract awarded to manage nuclear weapons lab

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 4:43 PM EDT2018-06-13 20:43:09 GMT
    The U.S. government has awarded a team of two universities and a research firm with offices around the world a $2.5 billion-a-year contract to manage Los Alamos National Laboratory.
    The U.S. government has awarded a team of two universities and a research firm with offices around the world a $2.5 billion-a-year contract to manage Los Alamos National Laboratory.
  • Your internet use could change as 'net neutrality' ends

    Your internet use could change as 'net neutrality' ends

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 4:01 PM EDT2018-06-13 20:01:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In this Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017 file photo, Demonstrators rally in support of net neutrality outside a Verizon store in New York. Consumers aren’t likely to see immediate changes following Monday, June 11, 2018 for...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In this Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017 file photo, Demonstrators rally in support of net neutrality outside a Verizon store in New York. Consumers aren’t likely to see immediate changes following Monday, June 11, 2018 for...
    Your ability to watch and use your favorite apps and services could start to change _ though not right away _ following Monday's formal repeal of Obama-era internet protections.
    Your ability to watch and use your favorite apps and services could start to change _ though not right away _ following Monday's formal repeal of Obama-era internet protections.
  • Court rules no privacy for cellphone with 1-2-3-4 passcode

    Court rules no privacy for cellphone with 1-2-3-4 passcode

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 3:51 PM EDT2018-06-13 19:51:58 GMT
    South Carolina's highest court has upheld an 18-year prison sentence for burglary for a man convicted in part because he left his cellphone at the crime scene and a detective guessed his passcode as 1-2-3-4.
    South Carolina's highest court has upheld an 18-year prison sentence for burglary for a man convicted in part because he left his cellphone at the crime scene and a detective guessed his passcode as 1-2-3-4.
  • The Latest: Legal pimp defeats Nevada lawmaker in GOP race

    The Latest: Legal pimp defeats Nevada lawmaker in GOP race

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 2:50 PM EDT2018-06-13 18:50:25 GMT
    (Kathryn Ziesig/The Post And Courier via AP). South Carolina Rep. Katie Arrington, who is running for the first district of South Carolina, celebrates after casting her vote on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at Bethany United Methodist Church in Summerville.(Kathryn Ziesig/The Post And Courier via AP). South Carolina Rep. Katie Arrington, who is running for the first district of South Carolina, celebrates after casting her vote on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at Bethany United Methodist Church in Summerville.
    President Donald Trump is urging South Carolina Republican voters to dump frequent critic Rep. Mark Sanford.
    President Donald Trump is urging South Carolina Republican voters to dump frequent critic Rep. Mark Sanford.
  • In test case for gig economy, UK court backs contractor

    In test case for gig economy, UK court backs contractor

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 1:08 PM EDT2018-06-13 17:08:04 GMT
    A London plumber who claimed he was unfairly dismissed after years of working as a contractor has won a court ruling giving him employment rights, in a case seen as a key test of labor rules in the so-called gig...
    A London plumber who claimed he was unfairly dismissed after years of working as a contractor has won a court ruling giving him employment rights, in a case seen as a key test of labor rules in the so-called gig economy.
  • In SC primary, ardent Trump backer defeats Rep. Mark Sanford

    In SC primary, ardent Trump backer defeats Rep. Mark Sanford

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 12:10 PM EDT2018-06-13 16:10:26 GMT
    (Wade Spees/The Post And Courier via AP). U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford hugged his sons after addressing his supporters at Liberty Tap Room in Mount Pleasant, S.C., Tuesday, June 12, 2018. Sanford lost his first election ever Tuesday, beaten for the Republica...(Wade Spees/The Post And Courier via AP). U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford hugged his sons after addressing his supporters at Liberty Tap Room in Mount Pleasant, S.C., Tuesday, June 12, 2018. Sanford lost his first election ever Tuesday, beaten for the Republica...
    A second incumbent Republican congressman loses his seat in a primary featuring intense divisions among the GOP in the Trump era.
    A second incumbent Republican congressman loses his seat in a primary featuring intense divisions among the GOP in the Trump era.
  • Germany orders Daimler to recall 238,000 diesel vehicles

    Germany orders Daimler to recall 238,000 diesel vehicles

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 11:33 AM EDT2018-06-13 15:33:22 GMT
    Germany's transport minister says the government is ordering automaker Daimler to immediately recall 238,000 vehicles equipped with software that turns off emissions controls under certain conditions.
    Germany's transport minister says the government is ordering automaker Daimler to immediately recall 238,000 vehicles equipped with software that turns off emissions controls under certain conditions.
  • Correction: Stranded Raccoon story

    Correction: Stranded Raccoon story

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 11:14 AM EDT2018-06-13 15:14:34 GMT
    (Evan Frost/Minnesota Public Radio via AP). A raccoon stretches out on a windowsill high above downtown St. Paul, Minn., Tuesday, June 12, 2018. The raccoon stranded on the ledge of a building in St. Paul captivated onlookers and generated interest on ...(Evan Frost/Minnesota Public Radio via AP). A raccoon stretches out on a windowsill high above downtown St. Paul, Minn., Tuesday, June 12, 2018. The raccoon stranded on the ledge of a building in St. Paul captivated onlookers and generated interest on ...
    A stranded raccoon is generating a lot of social media interest as it scales an office building in downtown St. Paul.
    A stranded raccoon is generating a lot of social media interest as it scales an office building in downtown St. Paul.
  • Soyuz capsule with 3 astronauts docks with space station

    Soyuz capsule with 3 astronauts docks with space station

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 11:12 AM EDT2018-06-13 15:12:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky). A bird flies in front of the trail of the Soyuz-FG rocket booster with Soyuz MS-09 space ship, carrying a new crew to the International Space Station, ISS, as it blasts off at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhst...(AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky). A bird flies in front of the trail of the Soyuz-FG rocket booster with Soyuz MS-09 space ship, carrying a new crew to the International Space Station, ISS, as it blasts off at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhst...
    A Russian capsule carrying three astronauts has docked with the International Space Station two days after it launched.
    A Russian capsule carrying three astronauts has docked with the International Space Station two days after it launched.
  • The Latest: Judge approves merger of AT&T and Time Warner

    The Latest: Judge approves merger of AT&T and Time Warner

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 9:13 AM EDT2018-06-13 13:13:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 24, 2016, file photo, the AT&T logo is positioned above one of its retail stores, in New York.  The fate of the AT&T-Time Warner merger, a massive media deal opposed by the government ...(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 24, 2016, file photo, the AT&T logo is positioned above one of its retail stores, in New York. The fate of the AT&T-Time Warner merger, a massive media deal opposed by the government ...
    A federal judge has approved AT&T's merger with Time Warner.
    A federal judge has approved AT&T's merger with Time Warner.
  • US hits Russian firms with sanctions, citing cyberattacks

    US hits Russian firms with sanctions, citing cyberattacks

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 6:44 AM EDT2018-06-13 10:44:07 GMT
    The Trump administration on Monday slapped sanctions on eight Russian companies and businessmen for engaging in cyber-attacks and assisting Russia's military and intelligence services with other malicious activities.
    The Trump administration on Monday slapped sanctions on eight Russian companies and businessmen for engaging in cyber-attacks and assisting Russia's military and intelligence services with other malicious activities.
  • Federal judge approves AT&T-Time Warner merger

    Federal judge approves AT&T-Time Warner merger

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 2:32 AM EDT2018-06-13 06:32:27 GMT
    The fate of the AT&T-Time Warner merger, a massive media deal opposed by the government that could shape how much consumers pay for streaming TV and movies, rests in the hands of a federal judge.
    The fate of the AT&T-Time Warner merger, a massive media deal opposed by the government that could shape how much consumers pay for streaming TV and movies, rests in the hands of a federal judge.
  • Facebook shared user data with select companies

    Facebook shared user data with select companies

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 2:32 AM EDT2018-06-13 06:32:16 GMT
    Report: Facebook shared users' personal information with outsiders after executives cut off access to developers.
    Report: Facebook shared users' personal information with outsiders after executives cut off access to developers.
  • Trump: First lady had 'big operation,' can't fly for a month

    Trump: First lady had 'big operation,' can't fly for a month

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 2:20 AM EDT2018-06-13 06:20:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). First lady Melania Trump, center, accompanied by Vice President Mike Pence, left, applauds as President Donald Trump speaks to employees at the Federal Emergency Management Agency Headquarters, Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in Wash...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). First lady Melania Trump, center, accompanied by Vice President Mike Pence, left, applauds as President Donald Trump speaks to employees at the Federal Emergency Management Agency Headquarters, Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in Wash...
    President Donald Trump has added to the intrigue surrounding his wife, Melania's, recent absence from the public eye following kidney treatment.
    President Donald Trump has added to the intrigue surrounding his wife, Melania's, recent absence from the public eye following kidney treatment.
  • Seattle divided as leaders halt tax on companies like Amazon

    Seattle divided as leaders halt tax on companies like Amazon

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 1:42 AM EDT2018-06-13 05:42:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File). FILE - In this May 14, 2018 file photo, members of the public look on at a Seattle City Council before the council voted to approve a tax on large businesses such as Amazon and Starbucks to fight homelessness in Seattl...(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File). FILE - In this May 14, 2018 file photo, members of the public look on at a Seattle City Council before the council voted to approve a tax on large businesses such as Amazon and Starbucks to fight homelessness in Seattl...
    Seattle leaders say they plan to repeal a tax on large companies such as Amazon and Starbucks as they face mounting pressure from businesses.
    Seattle leaders say they plan to repeal a tax on large companies such as Amazon and Starbucks as they face mounting pressure from businesses.
  • Mueller worries Russia could use court case to spy on probe

    Mueller worries Russia could use court case to spy on probe

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 1:02 AM EDT2018-06-13 05:02:26 GMT
    Special counsel Robert Mueller's team is worried that Russian intelligence services will use a criminal case in Washington to gather information about its investigation.
    Special counsel Robert Mueller's team is worried that Russian intelligence services will use a criminal case in Washington to gather information about its investigation.
  • The Latest: US commits to 'security guarantees' for NKorea

    The Latest: US commits to 'security guarantees' for NKorea

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 1:01 AM EDT2018-06-13 05:01:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Secretary of State Mike Pompeo laughs as he talks with White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders before a meeting between President Donald Trump and Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Monday, June 11, 2018, in Sin...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Secretary of State Mike Pompeo laughs as he talks with White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders before a meeting between President Donald Trump and Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Monday, June 11, 2018, in Sin...
    President Donald Trump has thanked the prime minister of Singapore for hosting Tuesday's historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Trump told Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong that it was a "real honor" to...
    President Donald Trump has thanked the prime minister of Singapore for hosting Tuesday's historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Trump told Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong that it was a "real honor" to be with him.
  • Prague zoo says it's on its way to breeding rare lemurs

    Prague zoo says it's on its way to breeding rare lemurs

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 10:33 PM EDT2018-06-13 02:33:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Petr David Josek). Baby of critically endangered white-belted ruffed lemurs feeds on fruits at its enclosure at the Prague zoo, Czech Republic, Friday, June 8, 2018. David Vala, chief primate curator at the park says the three lemurs that wer...(AP Photo/Petr David Josek). Baby of critically endangered white-belted ruffed lemurs feeds on fruits at its enclosure at the Prague zoo, Czech Republic, Friday, June 8, 2018. David Vala, chief primate curator at the park says the three lemurs that wer...
    Prague's zoo says its attempt to breed critically endangered white-belted ruffed lemurs is on the right track.
    Prague's zoo says its attempt to breed critically endangered white-belted ruffed lemurs is on the right track.
  • The Latest: Seattle repeals tax on companies like Amazon

    The Latest: Seattle repeals tax on companies like Amazon

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 10:18 PM EDT2018-06-13 02:18:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren). People in favor of the repeal of a tax on large companies such as Amazon and Starbucks that was intended to combat a growing homelessness crisis hold signs that read "No Tax on Jobs" as they wait for the start of a Seattle Cit...(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren). People in favor of the repeal of a tax on large companies such as Amazon and Starbucks that was intended to combat a growing homelessness crisis hold signs that read "No Tax on Jobs" as they wait for the start of a Seattle Cit...
    Seattle leaders have repealed a tax on large companies such as Amazon and Starbucks after businesses fought the measure aimed at combating a growing homelessness crisis.
    Seattle leaders have repealed a tax on large companies such as Amazon and Starbucks after businesses fought the measure aimed at combating a growing homelessness crisis.
  • New Mars discoveries advance case for possible life

    New Mars discoveries advance case for possible life

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 7:42 PM EDT2018-06-12 23:42:49 GMT
    (NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS via AP). FILE - This composite image made from a series of Jan. 23, 2018 photos shows a self-portrait of NASA's Curiosity Mars rover on Vera Rubin Ridge. On Thursday, June 7, 2018, scientists said the rover found potential buildi...(NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS via AP). FILE - This composite image made from a series of Jan. 23, 2018 photos shows a self-portrait of NASA's Curiosity Mars rover on Vera Rubin Ridge. On Thursday, June 7, 2018, scientists said the rover found potential buildi...
    New discoveries by the Mars rover Curiosity are advancing the case for possible life on the red planet, past or even present.
    New discoveries by the Mars rover Curiosity are advancing the case for possible life on the red planet, past or even present.
  • Facebook says privacy-setting bug affected as many as 14M

    Facebook says privacy-setting bug affected as many as 14M

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 5:31 PM EDT2018-06-12 21:31:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this March 29, 2018, file photo the logo for Facebook appears on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York's Times Square. Facebook says a software bug made some private posts public for as many as 14 million ...(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this March 29, 2018, file photo the logo for Facebook appears on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York's Times Square. Facebook says a software bug made some private posts public for as many as 14 million ...
    Facebook says a software bug made some private posts public for as many as 14 million users over several days in May.
    Facebook says a software bug made some private posts public for as many as 14 million users over several days in May.
  • Feds: Tesla accelerated, didn't brake ahead of fatal crash

    Feds: Tesla accelerated, didn't brake ahead of fatal crash

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 4:51 PM EDT2018-06-12 20:51:12 GMT
    Federal investigators say a Tesla SUV using the company's semi-autonomous driving system accelerated just before crashing into a California freeway barrier, killing its driver.
    Federal investigators say a Tesla SUV using the company's semi-autonomous driving system accelerated just before crashing into a California freeway barrier, killing its driver.
  • Israel: Social media monitoring nabs would-be attackers

    Israel: Social media monitoring nabs would-be attackers

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 4:38 PM EDT2018-06-12 20:38:21 GMT
    Israeli authorities have foiled over 200 Palestinian attacks by monitoring social media, sifting through vast amounts of data and identifying prospective assailants ahead of time.
    Israeli authorities have foiled over 200 Palestinian attacks by monitoring social media, sifting through vast amounts of data and identifying prospective assailants ahead of time.
  • Seattle poised to repeal new tax opposed by Amazon

    Seattle poised to repeal new tax opposed by Amazon

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 3:28 PM EDT2018-06-12 19:28:32 GMT
    Seattle's mayor says the city will rescind a tax approved last month on businesses such as Amazon and Starbucks that was designed to help pay for homeless services and affordable housing.
    Seattle's mayor says the city will rescind a tax approved last month on businesses such as Amazon and Starbucks that was designed to help pay for homeless services and affordable housing.
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