7 months after Harvey, flood-control projects' fate unclear 2018-03-24T21:24:32Z 2018-03-24T15:08:14Z 2018-03-24T21:24:32Z Seven months after Hurricane Harvey, Houston-area officials are still looking for funding to undertake large-scale flood-control projects that include a new reservoir, deeper and wider bayous and a costal barrier system.
Species battle pits protected sea lions against fragile fish 2018-03-24T21:22:51Z 2018-03-22T15:59:27Z 2018-03-24T21:22:51Z Two species of fish listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act are facing a growing challenge in Oregon from hungry sea lions. Winter Arctic sea ice again grew far less than normal 2018-03-24T21:22:37Z 2018-03-23T18:40:02Z 2018-03-24T21:22:38Z The National Snow and Ice Data Center on Friday reports that crucial Arctic sea ice had a weak winter for build-up. UN reports see a lonelier planet with fewer plants, animals 2018-03-24T21:22:36Z 2018-03-23T13:07:51Z 2018-03-24T21:22:34Z New United Nations reports see a sicker Earth because of loss of biodiversity, with fewer plants and animals and less food and clean water for people. 2 small earthquakes shake parts of northern Oklahoma 2018-03-24T21:22:34Z 2018-03-24T14:58:18Z 2018-03-24T21:22:32Z Two small earthquakes have shaken parts of northern Oklahoma.
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity marks 2,000th day on red planet 2018-03-24T21:22:33Z 2018-03-23T16:07:51Z 2018-03-24T21:22:30Z NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has now marked 2,000 days on the red planet.
Lights go dark for Earth Hour to highlight climate change 2018-03-24T21:22:21Z 2018-03-24T19:38:22Z 2018-03-24T21:22:21Z In countries around the world people are switching off the lights in a global call for unity on the importance of climate change.
2 Americans, 1 Russian dock with International Space Station 2018-03-24T21:22:13Z 2018-03-23T20:07:49Z 2018-03-24T21:22:14Z A Soyuz capsule carrying two Americans and a Russian cosmonaut has docked with the International space Station.
Australian volunteers save 5 of over 150 stranded whales 2018-03-24T21:22:07Z 2018-03-23T08:27:26Z 2018-03-24T21:22:06Z More than 150 whales have become stranded in Hamelin Bay in western Australia, and only 15 of them were still alive on Friday.
Zinke supports restoration of grizzlies in North Cascades 2018-03-24T21:22:06Z 2018-03-23T22:51:39Z 2018-03-24T21:22:02Z Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says the federal government is moving forward with plans to restore grizzly bears in the remote North Cascade Mountains of Washington state.
UK watchdog evaluates evidence from Cambridge Analytica 2018-03-24T21:21:55Z 2018-03-24T10:38:21Z 2018-03-24T21:21:49Z British watchdog assessing evidence from Cambridge Analytica raid.
Trump signs $1.3 trillion budget after threatening veto 2018-03-24T21:21:29Z 2018-03-23T06:18:27Z 2018-03-24T21:21:04Z Congress has approved a giant $1.3 trillion spending bill that would end the budget battles for now.
Young people give Pope Francis a piece of their mind 2018-03-24T21:20:45Z 2018-03-24T14:18:11Z 2018-03-24T21:20:12Z Young people have told the Vatican they want a more transparent and authentic Catholic Church, where women play a greater leadership role and where obeying unreachable moral standards isn't the price of admission. 'Chicago Fire' actress DuShon Monique Brown dead at 49 2018-03-24T21:09:59Z 2018-03-24T01:37:57Z 2018-03-24T21:09:58Z Actress DeShon Monique Brown, who played a secretary in the NBC show "Chicago Fire," has died at age 49.
Stocks tumble on trade fears; S&P has worst week in 2 years 2018-03-24T21:09:00Z 2018-03-23T14:47:38Z 2018-03-24T21:08:55Z Stocks are stabilizing on Wall Street following a huge slump a day earlier when worries about an escalating trade conflict between the US and China rattled markets.
China targets $3 billion of US goods in tariff spat 2018-03-24T21:08:53Z 2018-03-23T06:57:30Z 2018-03-24T21:08:53Z China lists $3 billion in U.S. goods including pork and aluminum pipe to maybe face higher tariffs in response to President Donald Trump's higher import duties on steel and aluminum. Mozilla, Tesla, other businesses take a Facebook pause 2018-03-24T21:08:36Z 2018-03-23T22:07:45Z 2018-03-24T21:08:33Z Some companies like Mozilla and Sonos are taking a break from Facebook following revelations of a major leak of user data to political consultants associated with the 2016 Trump campaign.
Can Zuckerberg's media blitz take the pressure off Facebook? 2018-03-24T20:23:50Z 2018-03-22T15:57:22Z 2018-03-24T20:23:49Z Can Zuckerberg's media mini-blitz take the pressure off Facebook?. Oregon attorney general considers investigating Facebook 2018-03-24T20:23:41Z 2018-03-23T19:12:01Z 2018-03-24T20:23:36Z Oregon's attorney general says she is reviewing whether to launch a full-scale investigation of Facebook, including whether it violated a state law that protects online customers' private information. NYC council proposal lets off-duty workers disconnect 2018-03-24T20:23:38Z 2018-03-23T13:17:34Z 2018-03-24T20:23:35Z A New York City Council proposal would protect private-sector employees who don't want to get work emails and phone calls after hours.
Army seeks changes to chemical weapons disposal in Colorado 2018-03-24T20:23:36Z 2018-03-23T19:31:56Z 2018-03-24T20:23:33Z The Army wants to change the way it destroys part of its chemical weapons stockpile in Colorado, but some people worry that could increase the chances of contaminating the air.
Behind Facebook's baby step fixes: Defending its ad business 2018-03-24T20:23:35Z 2018-03-22T21:37:10Z 2018-03-24T20:23:31Z Facebook is taking baby steps for now to address its latest privacy scandal because stronger safeguards might harm its core business: making money off the data it has on you.
Uber Self-Driving Crash Calls Safety, Rules Into Question 2018-03-24T20:23:31Z 2018-03-23T07:17:28Z 2018-03-24T20:23:27Z Video of a fatal self-driving Uber crash that some experts say exposes flaws in autonomous vehicle technology.
Google to remove videos on slain Rio de Janeiro councilwoman 2018-03-24T20:23:29Z 2018-03-23T19:47:43Z 2018-03-24T20:23:25Z Google says it will comply with a Brazilian judge's order to remove 16 videos from YouTube that expressed "assumptions and opinions" about a Rio de Janeiro city councilwoman who was murdered last week.
The Latest: Trump tweets support for French shooting victims 2018-03-24T20:20:59Z 2018-03-24T08:38:04Z 2018-03-24T20:20:48Z The mother of a French police officer who was killed after he swapped himself for a hostage during an Islamic extremist attack on a supermarket says that she wasn't surprised by her son's courage.
Reed topples Spieth as top seeds fall in Match Play 2018-03-24T17:53:10Z 2018-03-23T18:19:52Z 2018-03-24T17:53:11Z Spieth-Reed the star attraction on a day of elimination at Match Play. 30 treated for gas exposure as Indonesia volcano belches 2018-03-24T15:10:47Z 2018-03-22T04:06:05Z 2018-03-24T15:10:45Z Indonesia's disaster agency says 30 people were treated for gas exposure after Mount Ijen in eastern Java belched toxic fumes from its crater. Study: 'Legacy' nitrogen also feeds Gulf of Mexico dead zone 2018-03-24T15:00:21Z 2018-03-22T18:21:47Z 2018-03-24T15:00:17Z Canadian scientists say the Gulf of Mexico's oxygen-starved "dead zone" will likely be a summer fixture for decades, and would persist even if farmers could immediately end all fertilizer runoff. Report: Coal's tipping point near, but climate goals are not 2018-03-24T12:20:34Z 2018-03-22T00:26:54Z 2018-03-24T12:20:14Z A new report says the global fleet of coal-fired power plants will begin to shrink by 2022 as plant retirements outpace new construction. UK data watchdog raids Cambridge Analytica office in London 2018-03-24T09:49:54Z 2018-03-23T20:57:47Z 2018-03-24T09:49:28Z Officers from Britain's information regulator have arrived at the London offices of data firm Cambridge Analytica after being granted a warrant as part of an investigation into alleged misuse of personal information. The Latest: French fans hold minute of silence for victims 2018-03-24T03:49:51Z 2018-03-23T11:37:45Z 2018-03-24T03:49:40Z French counterterrorism prosecutors are taking charge of the investigation into the shooting of a police officer in southern France that has led to an apparent hostage-taking at a supermarket.
The Latest: Ryan urged Trump to sign bill after veto threat 2018-03-24T02:30:46Z 2018-03-23T13:18:00Z 2018-03-24T02:30:43Z President Trump says he is "considering" veto of spending bill that was passed just hours ago by Congress. Shares of Dropbox surge in first day of trading 2018-03-24T01:29:05Z 2018-03-23T17:53:20Z 2018-03-24T01:28:49Z Shares of digital storage company Dropbox surge in first day of trading. Austrian faces fine for calling police officers 'smurfs' 2018-03-23T22:22:09Z 2018-03-20T11:15:40Z 2018-03-23T22:21:44Z An Austrian man faces a 160-euro ($197) fine for describing police officers as "smurfs" in a warning of speed checks posted in a Facebook group. Trump says administration will ban bump stock devices 2018-03-23T22:20:24Z 2018-03-23T21:47:45Z 2018-03-23T22:19:53Z President Donald Trump says his administration will "BAN" bump stock devices that "turn legal weapons into illegal machines.".
The Latest: Facebook takes baby steps on privacy 2018-03-23T22:11:55Z 2018-03-22T16:01:24Z 2018-03-23T22:11:55Z Germany's justice minister says she is calling in Facebook's European leadership to explain the scandal involving data mining firm Cambridge Analytica and detail whether German users' data were affected.
Crisis experts say Facebook has mishandled the data scandal 2018-03-23T21:03:51Z 2018-03-21T19:15:58Z 2018-03-23T21:03:46Z The crisis-management playbook is pretty simple: Get ahead of the story, update authorities and the public regularly, assume responsibility and take decisive action.
Markets Right Now: Stocks swoon again; Dow sinks 400 2018-03-23T20:51:49Z 2018-03-23T20:18:06Z 2018-03-23T20:50:05Z Stocks sank again, giving Wall Street its worst week in two years, as fear gripped investors that China and the U.S. were headed for a trade war.
Court as class: Judge gets climate change lesson in oil suit 2018-03-23T20:12:29Z 2018-03-21T06:44:27Z 2018-03-23T20:12:22Z A federal judge presiding over lawsuits accusing big oil companies of lying about global warming is turning his courtroom into a classroom in what could be the first court hearing to study the science of climate change.
US-Russian crew blasts off for International Space Station 2018-03-23T19:41:51Z 2018-03-21T18:28:55Z 2018-03-23T19:41:47Z A rocket carrying two American astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut to the International Space Station has blasted off successfully from a launch facility in Kazakhstan. Group: Public in dark about cell tower plans in Grand Teton 2018-03-23T19:23:01Z 2018-03-23T17:17:38Z 2018-03-23T19:22:18Z An environmental group says Grand Teton National Park officials are inappropriately keeping the public from learning about plans for new cellphone towers at the foot of the visually striking Teton Range.
House committee calls for Facebook's Zuckerberg to testify 2018-03-23T19:02:18Z 2018-03-22T19:57:14Z 2018-03-23T19:02:14Z The leaders of a key House committee want Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify before the panel.
Trump orders huge tariffs on China, raises trade war worries 2018-03-23T18:12:07Z 2018-03-22T05:06:08Z 2018-03-23T18:12:08Z Trump targets China for hard-ball trade tactics; US businesses brace for retaliation.
Report: Famed Iranian philosopher Shayegan dies at age 83 2018-03-23T17:40:43Z 2018-03-22T15:59:11Z 2018-03-23T17:40:39Z Report: Famed Iranian philosopher Dariush Shayegan, advocate of confronting domination of Western philosophy, dies at 83. Budget bill likely would end Supreme Court email search case 2018-03-23T17:10:33Z 2018-03-22T16:41:37Z 2018-03-23T17:10:25Z The budget bill before Congress includes an update to federal law that makes clear that authorities with a warrant can obtain emails and other data held by U.S. technology companies but stored on servers overseas.
Mueller examining Cambridge Analytica, Trump campaign ties 2018-03-23T17:10:19Z 2018-03-22T16:41:27Z 2018-03-23T17:10:14Z Special counsel Robert Mueller is scrutinizing the connections between President Donald Trump's campaign and the data mining firm Cambridge Analytica.
World markets roiled by fears of US-China trade war 2018-03-23T14:48:29Z 2018-03-23T06:07:50Z 2018-03-23T14:48:16Z World markets roiled as Beijing threatens new duties in response to Trump tariff hikes.
Researcher captures striking Antarctic video of minke whale 2018-03-23T13:41:32Z 2018-03-21T05:17:37Z 2018-03-23T13:41:30Z Marine mammal expert Regina Eisert thought minke whales were a little boring until she captured some striking footage of one swimming underwater near Antarctica. Nissan not changing autonomous drive tests over Uber crash 2018-03-23T13:08:36Z 2018-03-23T07:38:11Z 2018-03-23T13:08:28Z Nissan says no change in plans for road tests of self-driving vehicles after self---Uber autonomous SUV crash.
The Latest: US exempts allies from steel, aluminum tariffs 2018-03-23T11:58:19Z 2018-03-22T15:58:46Z 2018-03-23T11:58:13Z Lawmakers are calling on the Trump administration to provide more clarity on which countries will be exempted from looming tariffs on steel and aluminum.
AP Explains: How a phone may have steered hunt for bomber 2018-03-23T11:52:18Z 2018-03-21T23:16:27Z 2018-03-23T11:52:13Z Manhunt for Texas bombing suspect draws upon location technology built into phones.
Asian shares slump on fears of trade war between US, China 2018-03-23T11:18:36Z 2018-03-22T16:37:54Z 2018-03-23T11:18:30Z US stocks are falling as the Trump administration is expected to announce trade sanctions on China, which could respond in kind. Africa's young professionals embracing 'gospel of bitcoin' 2018-03-23T09:38:06Z 2018-03-23T09:17:33Z 2018-03-23T09:38:05Z Africa's young professionals embrace 'gospel of bitcoin' despite its volatility in order to get ahead. Idaho joins other red states with 'abortion reversal' law 2018-03-23T08:37:55Z 2018-03-20T23:35:41Z 2018-03-23T08:37:54Z Idaho will become the latest conservative state to require women seeking medical abortions to be informed that the drug-induced procedures may be halted halfway.
Experts: Uber SUV's autonomous system should have seen woman 2018-03-23T07:20:09Z 2018-03-22T16:01:08Z 2018-03-23T07:19:38Z 2 experts say Uber autonomous driving system should have spotted pedestrian before deadly crash. China may hike tariffs on US pork, aluminum, other goods 2018-03-23T06:59:57Z 2018-03-23T00:37:18Z 2018-03-23T06:59:52Z China hikes tariffs on US pork, aluminum pipe, other goods in response to Trump's higher duties on steel, aluminum.
School shooting victim 'brain dead,' life support ending 2018-03-23T05:00:50Z 2018-03-22T03:18:47Z 2018-03-23T05:00:49Z Tuesday's school shooting in Maryland that left the shooter dead and two students wounded increasingly appears to be the action of a lovesick teenager.
Republican subpoenas Justice for Clinton documents 2018-03-23T03:07:26Z 2018-03-23T00:10:37Z 2018-03-23T03:07:25Z The Republican chairman of the House Judiciary Committee is subpoenaing the Justice Department as part of the panel's ongoing probe into Democrat Hillary Clinton.
Markets Right Now: Trade worries send stock market plunging 2018-03-23T02:50:18Z 2018-03-22T19:57:24Z 2018-03-23T02:49:33Z Stocks are plunging and bond prices are climbing as investors fear that trade tensions will spike between the U.S. and China.
US, AT&T fire opening salvos as govt seeks to block merger 2018-03-23T02:47:49Z 2018-03-22T15:58:38Z 2018-03-23T02:47:48Z The Trump administration is facing off against AT&T to block the telephone giant from absorbing Time Warner, in a case that could shape how consumers get _ and how much they pay for _ streaming TV and movies. Opening arguments come Thursday in US court.
Police: Baby in viral video was smoking marijuana 2018-03-23T01:47:41Z 2018-03-22T18:32:18Z 2018-03-23T01:47:40Z Authorities say a 1-year-old child shown smoking on a viral social media video was inhaling marijuana smoke. Elon Musk's Tesla pay package could net him $50 billion 2018-03-23T00:21:15Z 2018-03-21T16:24:16Z 2018-03-23T00:20:56Z Shareholders of electric car and solar panel maker Tesla are voting on a pay package for iconic CEO Elon Musk that could net him more than $50 billion for meeting lofty milestones over the next decade.
Prisoner mistakenly released early sues over re-arrest 2018-03-23T00:07:33Z 2018-03-22T18:32:31Z 2018-03-23T00:07:29Z A man who was released from a Washington prison early due to a software glitch is suing the Department of Corrections, saying his re-arrest three years later to serve the remaining time was illegal and upended the life he had painstakingly rebuilt. Microsoft announces major solar buy in Virginia 2018-03-22T23:28:33Z 2018-03-22T18:27:30Z 2018-03-22T23:28:23Z Microsoft Corp. says it's making a huge commitment to solar energy with a planned buy of 315 megawatts in Virginia.
Wreckage of ship blown apart in WWII found, offering closure 2018-03-22T22:33:16Z 2018-03-21T01:48:32Z 2018-03-22T22:32:38Z The recent discovery of the USS Juneau in the depths of the South Pacific has provided some closure to people with connections to the ship that was blown apart during World War II.
Austin bombing suspect's uncle says he was smart, kind 2018-03-22T22:23:03Z 2018-03-22T15:57:46Z 2018-03-22T22:23:03Z A 23-year-old suspected of planting the deadly bombs that terrorized Austin for three weeks was described by his uncle as a smart and kind 'computer geek'.
Deadly crash raises questions about Uber self-driving system 2018-03-22T20:38:17Z 2018-03-22T16:00:54Z 2018-03-22T20:37:44Z Experts raise questions about Uber self-driving system after viewing video of deadly crash with pedestrian. New Mexico regulators OK massive wind farms near Texas 2018-03-22T20:01:45Z 2018-03-21T18:46:16Z 2018-03-22T20:01:41Z New Mexico regulators have approved a plan to build two massive wind farms along the Texas-New Mexico border. Starbucks offers sparkling Crystal Ball Frappucino for buzz 2018-03-22T19:28:12Z 2018-03-22T03:46:04Z 2018-03-22T19:28:10Z Starbucks, thirsty for some Instagram magic, releases latest sugary concoction.
Cambridge Analytica: We designed Trump campaign strategy 2018-03-22T19:02:42Z 2018-03-20T19:13:47Z 2018-03-22T19:02:36Z Cambridge Analytica chief executive Alexander Nix has said in comments that were secretly recorded by Britain's Channel 4 news that his company played a major role in securing Donald Trump's narrow victory.
Obama campaign advisers say they used Facebook data properly 2018-03-22T18:14:12Z 2018-03-21T20:45:54Z 2018-03-22T18:14:09Z Former advisers to President Barack Obama's 2012 re-election campaign say they used personal data from Facebook users in a proper way. World's last male northern white rhino, Sudan, dies 2018-03-22T17:53:12Z 2018-03-20T06:25:41Z 2018-03-22T17:52:35Z World's last male northern white rhino, Sudan, dies after 'age-related complications'.
Facebook's Zuckerberg apologizes for 'major breach of trust' 2018-03-22T17:48:43Z 2018-03-21T09:44:12Z 2018-03-22T17:48:41Z The head of Trump-affiliated data-mining firm Cambridge Analytica has been suspended, while government authorities are bearing down on both the firm and Facebook over allegations the firm stole data from 50 million Facebook users to manipulate elections.
Asian shares mixed after Fed raises interest rates 2018-03-22T17:48:13Z 2018-03-21T14:24:15Z 2018-03-22T17:48:11Z US stock indexes are mixed as investors expect the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates later in the day.
Austin bombing suspect's uncle says he was smart, kind 2018-03-22T17:47:59Z 2018-03-21T17:01:26Z 2018-03-22T17:48:00Z The Austin bombing suspect doesn't appear to have left much of a trail on social media, but in 2012 posts on what appears to be his personal blog he expressed opinions about a range of topics, including gay marriage.
Experts: Uber self-driving system should have spotted woman 2018-03-22T17:43:44Z 2018-03-22T00:37:00Z 2018-03-22T17:43:39Z Authorities investigating a deadly self-driving vehicle crash in suburban Phoenix have released video of the Uber SUV striking a pedestrian as she walked her bicycle across a darkened street. Washington state's electric vehicle sales tax break to end 2018-03-22T16:52:31Z 2018-03-21T19:32:29Z 2018-03-22T16:52:29Z Washington state's sales tax exemption for electric vehicles is expected to end sometime this summer after efforts to extend it stalled during the recent legislative session. Our 1st interstellar visitor likely came from 2-star system 2018-03-22T16:22:01Z 2018-03-19T15:45:04Z 2018-03-22T16:21:03Z Last fall's interstellar visitor likely came from a two-star system. Fed up with Facebook? Here's how to break it off 2018-03-22T16:12:49Z 2018-03-22T15:56:30Z 2018-03-22T16:12:49Z Hard as it might seem to quit, especially for those entwined with it for years, deleting your Facebook account can be done.
Breaking up with Facebook? It's harder than it looks 2018-03-22T16:10:18Z 2018-03-21T10:05:19Z 2018-03-22T16:10:13Z Facebook's latest privacy scandal is leading some users to reconsider their relationship status with the social network.
Latest: Experts: Video shows Uber system had time to brake 2018-03-22T16:10:12Z 2018-03-22T01:27:27Z 2018-03-22T16:09:53Z Two experts have viewed video of a deadly self-driving vehicle crash in suburban Phoenix and say the Uber SUV's laser and radar sensors should have spotted the victim and her bicycle and braked.
The Latest: Zuckerberg says it's time to regulate tech firms 2018-03-22T16:09:54Z 2018-03-21T09:44:05Z 2018-03-22T16:09:15Z The Cambridge University researcher who developed an app used by Cambridge Analytica to harvest data from millions of Facebook users claims he has been made a scapegoat.
The Latest: Firm employed by Trump campaign tapped Facebook 2018-03-22T16:05:34Z 2018-03-17T21:44:40Z 2018-03-22T16:05:34Z Data analysis firm employed by President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign tapped the Facebook profiles of more than 50 million users without their permission, newspapers reported Saturday. Trump-linked data analysis firm taps 50M Facebook profiles 2018-03-22T16:05:26Z 2018-03-17T06:33:40Z 2018-03-22T16:05:26Z Facebook suspends Cambridge Analytica, a data-analysis firm that worked for the Trump campaign over suspected.
A frustrated Trump lashes out at special counsel Mueller 2018-03-22T16:05:19Z 2018-03-18T04:34:30Z 2018-03-22T16:05:19Z Onetime FBI deputy director just fired by the attorney general kept personal memos describing interactions with the president; Mueller now has those documents. The Latest: White House says no plan to fire Mueller 2018-03-22T16:05:07Z 2018-03-18T12:55:15Z 2018-03-22T16:05:07Z President Donald Trump is raising doubts about whether former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe kept personal memos outlining his interactions with the president. San Francisco fertility clinic sued over embryo tank failure 2018-03-22T16:03:30Z 2018-03-15T23:47:02Z 2018-03-22T16:03:30Z A San Francisco fertility clinic is facing at least two lawsuits over the possible destruction of thousands of frozen eggs and embryos in a storage tank that malfunctioned.
The 'force' with Mark Hamill at Dublin's St. Patrick's Day 2018-03-22T16:02:35Z 2018-03-17T16:34:09Z 2018-03-22T16:02:35Z Mark Hamill has tweeted that "today the whole galaxy is Irish" as he appeared as international guest of honor at Dublin's St. Patrick's Day parade. Cellist Yo-Yo Ma to speak at MIT about the role of culture 2018-03-22T16:01:52Z 2018-03-17T22:14:03Z 2018-03-22T16:01:52Z World-famous cellist Yo-Yo Ma is set to give a lecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Facebook's recurring nightmare: Helping muddy up elections 2018-03-22T16:01:41Z 2018-03-18T14:34:50Z 2018-03-22T16:01:41Z Facebook's recurring nightmare: Helping muddy up elections.
Facebook's Zuckerberg comes under fire from UK, US lawmakers 2018-03-22T16:01:27Z 2018-03-18T12:54:37Z 2018-03-22T16:01:27Z The head of the British Parliament's media committee says Facebook misled lawmakers by downplaying the risk of users' data being shared without their consent. US probes 4 deaths in Hyundai-Kia cars when air bags failed 2018-03-22T16:01:24Z 2018-03-17T13:23:58Z 2018-03-22T16:01:24Z US probes 4 deaths in crashes involving Hyundai-Kia cars in which air bags failed to inflate.
UK says ex-spy poisoned with Soviet-developed nerve agent 2018-03-22T16:00:14Z 2018-03-12T20:31:02Z 2018-03-22T16:00:14Z Nerve agent that UK says was used to poison ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter was developed in Soviet Union near end of Cold War. Egypt writer's call for Salah to shave beard sparks outrage 2018-03-22T16:00:09Z 2018-03-12T15:40:52Z 2018-03-22T16:00:09Z An Egyptian columnist has ignited a firestorm on social media by calling on Liverpool's star forward Mohamed Salah to shave his beard, saying he looks like a "terrorist.".
Rapid building technique gets scrutiny after bridge collapse 2018-03-22T15:59:21Z 2018-03-16T19:43:47Z 2018-03-22T15:59:21Z The deadly collapse of a pedestrian bridge in Florida has cast a spotlight on a rapid construction technique widely used around the U.S. APNewsBreak: US demands proof steel is safe in nuke plant 2018-03-22T15:58:54Z 2018-03-16T17:38:21Z 2018-03-22T15:58:54Z The federal government is demanding that the company building a giant nuclear waste treatment plant in Washington state provide records proving that the steel used in the nearly $17 billion project is safe.
Bridge victim's grieving uncle lashes out at 'incompetence' 2018-03-22T15:56:45Z 2018-03-18T02:55:02Z 2018-03-22T15:55:41Z A grieving uncle is lashing out against what he called a "colossal failure" that allowed a partially completed pedestrian bridge to collapse and kill his niece along with five other people. Appeals court nixes some FCC rules on robocalls 2018-03-22T15:56:19Z 2018-03-16T21:53:53Z 2018-03-22T15:55:23Z Federal appeals court nixes some FCC rules on robocalls.
French court issues mixed ruling in Facebook nudity case 2018-03-22T15:56:10Z 2018-03-15T20:03:31Z 2018-03-22T15:55:18Z A French court has ruled Facebook failed to fulfill its contractual obligations by closing without notice the account of a user who had posted a photo of famous nude painting. 1 in 3 Michigan workers tested opened fake 'phishing' email 2018-03-22T15:56:06Z 2018-03-16T21:33:54Z 2018-03-22T15:55:11Z Michigan auditors who conducted a fake "phishing" attack on 5,000 randomly selected state employees say that nearly one-third opened the email. Microsoft finds few gender discrimination complaints valid 2018-03-22T15:55:52Z 2018-03-14T15:32:26Z 2018-03-22T15:55:02Z Unsealed court documents from an on-going gender discrimination lawsuit against Microsoft claims that the tech giant confirmed only one of 118 complaints made by female employees was "founded.". YouTube tries to crack down on conspiracy videos 2018-03-22T15:55:50Z 2018-03-14T18:52:41Z 2018-03-22T15:55:00Z YouTube says it is cracking down on conspiracy videos, though it's scant on the details. Pedestrian killed by self-driving Uber vehicle in Arizona 2018-03-22T15:55:45Z 2018-03-19T17:25:56Z 2018-03-22T15:54:58Z Police in a Phoenix suburb say one of Uber's self-driving vehicles has struck and killed a pedestrian. How Facebook likes could profile voters for manipulation 2018-03-22T15:55:42Z 2018-03-19T14:46:36Z 2018-03-22T15:54:55Z A former employee of a Trump-affiliated data-mining firm says the firm "took fake news to the next level".
The Latest: UK official to seek warrant for firm's servers 2018-03-22T15:55:39Z 2018-03-19T17:05:12Z 2018-03-22T15:54:53Z The head of the European Union's parliament says the bloc will investigate Facebook over the use of its data by a Trump-affiliated data-mining firm. Amazon Go execs share insights into shopper behavior 2018-03-22T15:55:38Z 2018-03-19T12:45:00Z 2018-03-22T15:54:49Z Chicken sandwiches, meal kits and fresh fruit are top of Amazon Go's shoppers' list. Award-winning author Kate Wilhelm dies at 89 2018-03-22T15:54:47Z 2018-03-16T19:03:33Z 2018-03-22T15:53:13Z Prolific, award-winning writer Kate Wilhelm has died.
A life: Hawking defied ALS to become pre-eminent physicist 2018-03-22T15:54:38Z 2018-03-14T09:12:03Z 2018-03-22T15:53:10Z Word by painstaking word, Stephen Hawking produced a masterwork of popular science that outlined his vision of time, the universe and humanity's place within it.
Stephen Hawking: 'His laboratory was the universe' 2018-03-22T15:54:33Z 2018-03-14T05:14:41Z 2018-03-22T15:53:08Z The popular face of scientific genius, Hawking's work recognized but not understood by public. New Mexico nuke repository studied for plutonium storage 2018-03-22T15:54:32Z 2018-03-17T15:53:54Z 2018-03-22T15:53:06Z The U.S. Department of Energy has commissioned a national group of scientists to study the viability of diluting surplus weapons-grade plutonium and storing it permanently at the federal government's underground repository in southern New Mexico.
New nickname for Pluto-explorer's next target: Ultima Thule 2018-03-22T15:54:31Z 2018-03-14T15:22:53Z 2018-03-22T15:53:03Z Nickname picked for next target of NASA spacecraft that explored Pluto: Ultima Thule.
No small feat: Santa Barbara Zoo giraffe births 6-foot baby 2018-03-22T15:54:27Z 2018-03-16T22:07:37Z 2018-03-22T15:53:01Z The Santa Barbara Zoo's Masai giraffe, Audrey, gave birth this week to a 6-foot-1-inch newborn.
Lack of evidence put Hawking's Nobel hopes in black hole 2018-03-22T15:54:26Z 2018-03-14T18:36:18Z 2018-03-22T15:54:26Z Stephen Hawking was a brilliant physicist, but he never got a Nobel Prize because no one has yet proven his ideas.
Washington state moves to protect endangered killer whales 2018-03-22T15:54:23Z 2018-03-15T00:32:18Z 2018-03-22T15:54:23Z Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has signed executive order directing state agencies to take immediate and longer-term steps to protect the struggling Puget Sound orcas.
Stone tools from Kenya give early glimpse of human behavior 2018-03-22T15:54:20Z 2018-03-15T18:16:31Z 2018-03-22T15:54:20Z Stone tools from ancient sites in Kenya are giving a glimpse at the emergence of some key human behaviors.
Ashes of Stephen Hawking to be placed in Westminster Abbey 2018-03-22T15:54:17Z 2018-03-20T17:08:05Z 2018-03-22T15:54:17Z The ashes of celebrated physicist Stephen Hawking will be interred at Westminster Abbey near the grave of Isaac Newton. New Zealand censures US-based envoy for anti-Trump tweets 2018-03-22T15:52:48Z 2018-03-14T01:41:43Z 2018-03-22T15:51:28Z New Zealand ensures its second-ranking diplomat in Washington for sending tweets saying U.S. Democrats needed to get their act together for the next presidential election "or we will all die".
Without Toys R Us, 30,000 jobs, a black hole for toy makers 2018-03-22T15:52:25Z 2018-03-15T07:32:28Z 2018-03-22T15:51:08Z Toys R Us downfall to have impact on toy makers to landlords.
Military reviews rules for helmet cams after Niger attack 2018-03-22T15:49:06Z 2018-03-13T04:41:15Z 2018-03-22T15:48:37Z U.S. military leaders are weighing stricter guidelines for helmet cameras on the battlefield after Islamic State-linked fighters in Niger exploited footage taken by a fallen American soldier to make a propaganda video. Jim Carrey criticized for portrait believed to be Sanders 2018-03-22T15:48:59Z 2018-03-19T10:55:17Z 2018-03-22T15:48:31Z Jim Carrey is being criticized on social media for a portrait he painted that is believed to be White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. After 2017 election, US poised to fight fake news - in Kenya 2018-03-22T15:48:27Z 2018-03-19T05:14:47Z 2018-03-22T15:48:05Z US government is gearing up to fight fake news - in Kenya. Zara owner Inditex sees profits rise as online sales grow 2018-03-22T15:48:01Z 2018-03-14T08:01:52Z 2018-03-22T15:47:48Z Zara fashion brand owner Inditex says strong sales and investment in technology for its online and physical stores boosted net profit in the past fiscal year by 7 percent. The Latest: AP source says McCabe kept notes on Trump 2018-03-22T13:54:03Z 2018-03-17T17:04:08Z 2018-03-22T13:54:03Z The AP has learned that Andrew McCabe, the onetime FBI deputy director just fired by the attorney general, kept personal memos regarding President Donald Trump.
The Latest: Syrian president visits troops in eastern Ghouta 2018-03-22T13:53:13Z 2018-03-18T08:34:18Z 2018-03-22T13:53:13Z Turkey's president says allied Syrian forces have taken control of the town center of Afrin, the target of a nearly two-month offensive against a Kurdish militia. Watchdog: Western tech used for hacking in Turkey, Syria 2018-03-22T13:49:52Z 2018-03-09T05:25:46Z 2018-03-22T13:49:22Z Researchers have found evidence that one of Turkey's largest telecommunications providers is using Canadian hardware to hack into the computers of hundreds of internet users along the country's border with Syria.
The Latest: 'Black Panther' star speaks at UN event 2018-03-22T13:49:49Z 2018-03-08T04:52:15Z 2018-03-22T13:49:16Z University students in China are celebrating International Women's Day with banners making light of a proposed constitutional amendment to scrap term limits for the country's president. Orbitz says legacy travel site likely hacked, affecting 880K 2018-03-22T13:48:00Z 2018-03-20T14:01:26Z 2018-03-22T13:47:40Z Orbitz says a legacy travel booking platform may have been hacked, possibly exposing the personal information of people that made certain purchases between January 1, 2016 and December 22, 2017. France to sue Apple and Google for abusive practices 2018-03-22T13:46:31Z 2018-03-14T09:13:03Z 2018-03-22T13:46:20Z France's finance minister Bruno Le Maire says he will take legal action against Google and Apple for abusive business practices, a move that could result in a fine of "several million euros.".
UK probing Facebook after Cambridge Analytica suspension 2018-03-22T13:45:59Z 2018-03-17T15:33:54Z 2018-03-22T13:45:51Z Britain's information commissioner is investigating whether Facebook data was "illegally acquired and used," after the social network suspended Cambridge Analytica, a firm that worked for U.S. President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign.
Bali to shush social media for Day of Silence 2018-03-22T13:45:55Z 2018-03-13T10:31:45Z 2018-03-22T13:45:48Z Bali's annual Day of Silence is so sacred that even reaching for a smartphone to send a tweet or upload a selfie to social media could cause offense.
A media giant in the balance: AT&T antitrust trial kicks off 2018-03-22T13:45:41Z 2018-03-16T14:33:26Z 2018-03-22T13:45:38Z A media behemoth in the balance: AT&T antitrust trial kicks off.
UMBC wins on social media during NCAA Tournament upset 2018-03-22T13:44:43Z 2018-03-17T22:44:29Z 2018-03-22T13:44:38Z UMBC gets on the map beyond historic upset of Virginia in the NCAA Tournament thanks to social media posts celebrating victory and jabbing at skeptics. Battered East braces for wintry wallop on 1st day of spring 2018-03-22T13:43:41Z 2018-03-19T22:56:01Z 2018-03-22T13:43:31Z The fourth nor'easter in three weeks is set to smack the East Coast on the first day of spring. With police near, suspected Austin bomber blows himself up 2018-03-22T04:51:17Z 2018-03-21T09:14:03Z 2018-03-22T04:51:18Z Police in Texas says they are working an officer-involved shooting but it is unclear if it's related to the recent spate of bombings.
The Latest: Evacuation lifted near bombing suspect's home 2018-03-22T03:19:43Z 2018-03-21T13:24:57Z 2018-03-22T03:19:31Z Austin's mayor is urging residents to remain vigilant, despite the death of a man suspected in this month's string of bombings in Texas' capital.
The Latest: Garcia squeaks out a win in Match Play 2018-03-22T01:57:30Z 2018-03-21T17:58:35Z 2018-03-22T01:57:30Z The Latest: List falls behind to Justin Thomas and has to use his wedge to putt. Zay Jones' father says Bills receiver is 'going to be fine' 2018-03-22T01:43:30Z 2018-03-21T01:48:57Z 2018-03-22T01:43:29Z Buffalo Bills receiver Zay Jones has been arrested in Los Angeles following a naked, bloody argument with his brother, Vikings receiver Cayleb Jones.
Vigil for Florida bridge-collapse victims draws tears, gasps 2018-03-22T01:04:22Z 2018-03-21T03:44:03Z 2018-03-22T01:04:18Z Documents show construction of Miami area pedestrian bridge that collapsed and killed six people was behind schedule and millions over budget amid a key design change involving the placement of one of its support towers. Police: Mom arrested after video of smoking baby goes viral 2018-03-22T00:17:24Z 2018-03-21T20:31:24Z 2018-03-22T00:17:24Z A mother was arrested by North Carolina police after a video of her infant child smoking a small cigar set off a social media effort to get authorities involved.
Whistleblower gives behind-the-scenes look at Trump campaign 2018-03-21T23:38:07Z 2018-03-21T18:56:15Z 2018-03-21T23:37:12Z Chris Wylie can't prove the work he did for Cambridge Analytica helped Donald Trump win the 2016 presidential election, but he has a pretty good idea.
TV future at stake: Opening arguments Thursday in AT&T case 2018-03-21T23:23:25Z 2018-03-21T15:44:23Z 2018-03-21T23:23:20Z A media behemoth in the balance: AT&T antitrust trial kicks off. BMW will spend more on autonomous driving, electric cars 2018-03-21T22:22:28Z 2018-03-21T10:34:11Z 2018-03-21T22:22:22Z Automaker BMW says this year's profits will at least equal last year's results as the company sinks billions into developing electric and autonomous car technology to meet expected changes in how people get from one place to another.
Can self-driving cars withstand first fatality? 2018-03-21T20:00:15Z 2018-03-20T21:34:16Z 2018-03-21T19:59:28Z The deadly collision between an Uber autonomous vehicle and a pedestrian near Phoenix is bringing calls for tougher self-driving regulations, but advocates for a hands-off approach say big changes aren't needed.
Breaking up with Facebook? It's harder than it looks 2018-03-21T19:52:04Z 2018-03-20T20:34:31Z 2018-03-21T19:51:33Z Facebook's latest privacy scandal is leading some users to reconsider their relationship status with the social network.
The Latest: Cambridge Analytica whistleblower regrets work 2018-03-21T18:52:39Z 2018-03-20T19:44:49Z 2018-03-21T18:52:32Z The board of Cambridge Analytica says it has suspended CEO Alexander Nix pending a full independent investigation of his actions. Selena Gomez responds after bikini pics show scar 2018-03-21T18:47:18Z 2018-03-21T11:04:56Z 2018-03-21T18:46:54Z Selena Gomez took to Instagram after bikini photos of her in Australia showing a scar drew social media comments that she looked "thick.".
EU unveils new tax plans that could hit US tech giants 2018-03-21T18:31:42Z 2018-03-21T12:29:01Z 2018-03-21T18:31:39Z The EU's executive has unveiled new plans to make big tech companies pay more taxes in a move that would, if endorsed, hit online U.S. giants like Google and Facebook. Egyptian court rules Uber, Careem illegal; appeal expected 2018-03-21T16:27:58Z 2018-03-20T13:35:41Z 2018-03-21T16:27:53Z An Egyptian court has ordered authorities to revoke the operating licenses of the Uber and Careem ride-sharing services and to block their mobile apps and software.
Senators say son of captain Erik Karlsson has died 2018-03-21T14:49:01Z 2018-03-21T02:53:54Z 2018-03-21T14:49:01Z The Ottawa Senators say the son of captain Erik Karlsson has died.
Crash marks 1st death involving fully autonomous vehicle 2018-03-21T14:41:50Z 2018-03-20T07:25:45Z 2018-03-21T14:41:50Z The death of a woman who was struck by a self-driving Uber SUV as she crossed a street in suburban Phoenix is the event that many in the auto and technology industries had been dreading.
World shares waver as investors await Fed decision on rates 2018-03-21T14:36:11Z 2018-03-21T07:34:02Z 2018-03-21T14:35:04Z Asian stock markets mixed ahead of Federal Reserve meeting.
Twitter: 'Black Panther' is most tweeted about movie ever 2018-03-21T14:18:11Z 2018-03-20T17:36:13Z 2018-03-21T14:18:11Z The pop culture sensation "Black Panther" has set another record: most tweeted about movie ever.
The Latest: Austin mayor warns residents to remain vigilant 2018-03-21T13:27:13Z 2018-03-21T09:54:11Z 2018-03-21T13:27:13Z Police in Texas says they are working an officer-involved shooting but it is unclear if it's related to the recent spate of bombings. Russian court: Telegram app must cooperate with spy agency 2018-03-21T13:08:32Z 2018-03-20T11:15:41Z 2018-03-21T13:08:25Z Russia's top court has ruled that the Telegram messaging app can be forced to provide user data to security services. Facebook fined in South Korea for limiting user access 2018-03-21T11:24:43Z 2018-03-21T09:04:06Z 2018-03-21T11:24:42Z South Korean telecoms regulator fines Facebook for limiting access to its services. Zuckerberg asked to testify; data firm's CEO suspended 2018-03-21T09:25:38Z 2018-03-20T09:15:48Z 2018-03-21T09:25:37Z Britain's information commissioner says she is using all her legal powers to investigate the handling of Facebook data by Cambridge Analytica to help Donald Trump win the 2016 presidential election.
Asian stocks advance ahead of Fed meeting, Tokyo closed 2018-03-21T09:14:52Z 2018-03-20T14:25:42Z 2018-03-21T09:14:48Z US stocks are rising as energy companies climb with oil prices and banks move up along with interest rates.
APNewsBreak: Key design change stymied bridge cost, schedule 2018-03-21T04:57:29Z 2018-03-20T22:24:25Z 2018-03-21T04:57:29Z Documents obtained by The Associated Press show construction of the pedestrian bridge that collapsed and killed six people in the Miami area was behind schedule and millions over budget.
First lady vows to fight cyberbullying despite critics 2018-03-21T04:20:21Z 2018-03-20T04:56:07Z 2018-03-21T04:20:08Z Melania Trump is hosting executives from major online and social media companies to discuss cyberbullying and being safe on the internet.
Ex-NFL player Jonathan Martin charged with teammate threats 2018-03-21T03:28:29Z 2018-03-21T00:08:15Z 2018-03-21T03:28:29Z Former Miami Dolphins offensive lineman Jonathan Martin has pleaded not guilty to threatening former teammates who had harassed him in the NFL.
McCain daughter with her dad: 'No place I would rather be' 2018-03-21T02:24:02Z 2018-03-20T18:47:27Z 2018-03-21T02:24:02Z Meghan McCain has posted a photo on social media of her with her father, Sen. John McCain, saying there's "no place I would rather be.".
China's premier appeals to US to 'act rationally' over trade 2018-03-20T22:05:38Z 2018-03-20T05:55:29Z 2018-03-20T22:05:38Z China's premier has appealed to Washington to 'act rationally' and avoid disrupting trade over steel, technology and other disputes.
The Latest: Cambridge Analytica suspends CEO pending probe 2018-03-20T20:35:36Z 2018-03-20T13:45:52Z 2018-03-20T20:34:19Z A British parliamentary committee has asked Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook, to give evidence into an investigation into fake news.
Facebook under pressure again, UK promises investigation 2018-03-20T19:50:38Z 2018-03-20T13:55:45Z 2018-03-20T19:49:43Z Facebook shares under pressure again as investigations into data misuse goes into high gear.
Global shares mixed as investors watch Facebook, Fed 2018-03-20T14:17:32Z 2018-03-20T07:15:31Z 2018-03-20T14:17:27Z Asian shares are mixed as some indexes recouped earlier losses set off by an overnight decline on Wall Street. UK official to seek access to Cambridge Analytica's servers 2018-03-20T13:41:00Z 2018-03-19T23:25:28Z 2018-03-20T13:40:55Z Britain's information commissioner plans to apply for a warrant to access the servers of Cambridge Analytica, which allegedly used data mined from Facebook to help Donald Trump win the 2016 presidential election. Trump bans US use of Venezuelan cryptocurrency 2018-03-20T10:27:58Z 2018-03-19T17:25:22Z 2018-03-20T10:27:57Z The Trump administration is banning all use by Americans of Venezuelan cryptocurrency, saying that its introduction is intended to skirt U.S. sanctions.
China's premier urges US to 'act rationally' over trade 2018-03-20T07:38:14Z 2018-03-20T03:16:05Z 2018-03-20T07:38:11Z Premier Li Keqiang has promised China 'will open even wider' to foreign investment and imports. Court filing claims Education Dept illegally got SSN data 2018-03-20T07:36:55Z 2018-03-19T19:55:17Z 2018-03-20T07:36:52Z Court filing claims Education Department illegally obtained social security data for defrauded Corinthian students.
Republicans tell Trump: Lay off Mueller _ but they don't act 2018-03-20T06:26:38Z 2018-03-19T05:34:48Z 2018-03-20T06:26:26Z Despite President Donald Trump's jabs at special counsel Robert Mueller, the White House says Trump isn't thinking or talking about firing the veteran prosecutor.
Asian shares track US tech slump, focus on Fed meeting 2018-03-20T04:47:49Z 2018-03-19T14:35:02Z 2018-03-20T04:47:49Z US stocks are falling as a steep loss for Facebook helps take technology companies lower. The Latest: Uber cancels media event following fatal crash 2018-03-20T01:36:08Z 2018-03-19T17:55:10Z 2018-03-20T01:36:04Z Uber says it has suspended all of its self-driving testing following what is believed to be the first fatal pedestrian accident involving the vehicles.
Students: 1 million expected at anti-gun-violence marches 2018-03-19T21:30:29Z 2018-03-19T19:15:42Z 2018-03-19T21:30:14Z Students from the Florida high school where 17 people were fatally shot last month say they expect more than 1 million participants in upcoming marches in Washington and elsewhere calling for gun regulations. John McCain defends Mueller, 'critical' he completes probe 2018-03-19T20:39:04Z 2018-03-19T12:24:58Z 2018-03-19T20:39:02Z Sen. John McCain is defending the special counsel investigating Russian election interference. Trump candidate for UN migration agency: Judge my actions 2018-03-19T16:16:31Z 2018-03-19T11:45:02Z 2018-03-19T16:16:29Z U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee to head the U.N. migration agency acknowledges a controversy over his social media posts about Muslims and other topics, but insists "retweets are not endorsements" and says he wants to be judged on his actions.
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