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  • US panel: China tech giants pose security threat

    WASHINGTON (AP) — American companies should avoid doing business with China’s two leading technology firms because they pose a national security threat to the United States, the House Intelligence Committee …


  • SpaceX Dragon set to blast off to space station

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A privately owned rocket was poised to blast off Sunday night on the first of a dozen space station supply missions under a mega-contract with …


  • Neeson doubles the take with $50M ‘Taken 2’ debut

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Critics don’t like “Taken 2,” but Liam Neeson’s action sequel has proved twice the hit among fans as the original movie was. “Taken 2” led the …


  • Private space station delivery to launch Sunday

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A private company is on the verge of launching another cargo ship to the International Space Station. On Sunday night, California-based SpaceX will attempt to …


  • Calif. initiative will test appetite for GMO food

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Calories. Nutrients. Serving size. How about “produced with genetic engineering?” California voters will soon decide whether to require certain raw and processed foods to carry such …


  • Man accused of being Russia agent didn’t mingle

    HOUSTON (AP) — In his suburban Houston neighborhood, at least, Alexander Fishenko kept a low profile, living well but never mingling with others on his block. All the while, U.S. …


  • Police seek computer used by teen shot dead by dad

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — An attorney for a Connecticut man who fatally shot his 15-year-old son, thinking he was an intruder, said Thursday that state police want access to …


  • Police seek computer of father who shot son dead

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — An attorney for a Connecticut man who fatally shot his 15-year-old son said Thursday that state police want access to his computer and phone to …


  • Research on mice suggests new fertility treatments

    NEW YORK (AP) — Scientists have turned mouse skin cells into eggs that produced baby mice — a technique that, if successfully applied to humans, could someday allow women to …


  • SpaceX encore: 2nd private space station shipment

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A private company is headed back to the International Space Station. On Sunday night, SpaceX will attempt to launch another Dragon capsule full of food, …


  • Secret Cold War tests in St. Louis raise concerns

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Doris Spates was a baby when her father died inexplicably in 1955. She has watched four siblings die of cancer, and she survived cervical cancer. After …


  • US: Immigrant stole military technology for Russia

    NEW YORK (AP) — An American success story of an immigrant from Kazakhstan who made millions off his Texas export firm took a Cold War-era turn on Wednesday when U.S. …


  • NY charges in US-Russia military electronics case

    NEW YORK (AP) — A Kazakhstan-born owner of a Texas export firm was charged in New York on Wednesday with being a secret Russian agent involved in a multimillion-dollar scheme …


  • NYPD is watching Facebook to fight gang bloodshed

    NEW YORK (AP) — Police investigating two gangs called the Very Crispy Gangsters and the Rockstarz didn’t need to spend all their time pounding the pavement for leads. Instead, they …


  • Obama blocks Chinese purchase of US wind farms

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Citing national security risks, President Barack Obama on Friday blocked a Chinese company from owning four wind farm projects in northern Oregon near a Navy base where …


  • Gunman kills businessman, 3 others at Minn. office

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A man burst into a sign-making business in Minneapolis, fatally shooting the owner and three others in the office before turning the gun on himself, family and …


  • Police say gunman kills 4, himself at Minn. office

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A gunman killed four people inside a Minneapolis sign-making business before turning the weapon on himself, authorities said early Friday. Officers summoned Thursday afternoon by a 911 …


  • Police: Minn. office shooter kills 4, then self

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The gunman who opened fire inside a Minneapolis sign-making business killed four people before fatally shooting himself, police said early Friday. The victims’ bodies were found shortly …


  • Police: Minn. office shooter among ‘several’ dead

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The shooter who opened fire inside a Minneapolis sign company Thursday was among “several” people found dead inside the building, according to police officials who won’t specify …


  • Mars rover Curiosity finds signs of ancient stream

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NASA rover Curiosity has beamed back pictures of bedrock that suggest a fast-moving stream, possibly waist-deep, once flowed on Mars — a find that the …


  • A third of public fears police use of drones

    WASHINGTON (AP) — More than a third of Americans worry their privacy will suffer if drones like those used to spy on U.S. enemies overseas become the latest police tool …


  • Bizarre tumor case may lead to custom cancer care

    It’s a medical nightmare: a 24-year-old man endures 350 surgeries since childhood to remove growths that keep coming back in his throat and have spread to his lungs, threatening his …


  • Jury in NJ convicts Ill. man in military info case

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — An Illinois man who worked for a New Jersey-based defense contractor was found guilty Wednesday of taking trade secrets from his employer and presenting them in …


  • Pa. hostage call prompts social media training

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh police plan to train their officers to be fluent in social media, joining other departments nationwide, days after a man armed with a hammer and kitchen …


  • Pa. hostage call prompts social media training

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh police plan to train their officers to be fluent in social media days after a man armed with a hammer and a kitchen knife used a …


  • Einstein’s brain is now interactive iPad app

    CHICAGO (AP) — The brain that revolutionized physics now can be downloaded as an app for $9.99. But it won’t help you win at Angry Birds. While Albert Einstein’s genius …


  • East Coast weather satellite fails, spare used

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. weather satellite that tracks the East Coast and Atlantic hurricanes is broken. Meteorologists are scrambling to fill in lost data for forecasters with a spare …


  • Apple, Samsung demand changes to $1B verdict

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Neither side in a bitter patent battle is satisfied with Apple Inc.’s $1 billion jury verdict over Samsung Electronics Co. after a three-week trial this summer. …


  • Apple, Samsung battle over $1B verdict

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Neither side in a bitter patent battle is satisfied with Apple Inc.’s $1 billion jury verdict over Samsung Electronics after a three-week trial this summer. Samsung …


  • After victory lap, Endeavor rolls to retirement

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Space shuttle Endeavour rocketed beyond Earth orbit 25 times. Its 26th mission: A 12-mile commute through the streets of Los Angeles to its new retirement home …

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