Smoke spreading from California fires sparks health concerns 2018-11-16T06:14:44Z 2018-11-15T18:09:47Z 2018-11-16T06:14:44Z Recurring wildfires are sparking concern among medical experts about potentially major health consequences. Judge allows Mueller case against Russian company to proceed 2018-11-16T06:12:50Z 2018-11-15T17:09:27Z 2018-11-16T06:12:47Z A federal judge has refused to dismiss a special counsel indictment against a Russian company accused of interfering in the 2016 presidential election. North Korea tests new weapon amid stalled nuclear diplomacy 2018-11-16T06:11:59Z 2018-11-16T00:09:59Z 2018-11-16T06:11:59Z North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un has observed a successful testing of a "newly developed high-tech tactical" weapon. Facebook says it's better at detecting rule violations 2018-11-16T05:41:55Z 2018-11-15T19:19:19Z 2018-11-16T05:41:53Z Facebook says it is making progress on deleting hate speech, graphic violence, fake accounts and rooting out other violations of its rules, including detecting them before they are seen by users.
Farm animals may soon get new features through gene editing 2018-11-16T05:22:41Z 2018-11-15T06:09:02Z 2018-11-16T05:22:41Z 'Castration-free' pigs and hornless dairy cows are the farm animals being brought to life by a gene-editing company.
China says talks with US on trade battle have resumed 2018-11-16T04:20:47Z 2018-11-15T09:49:41Z 2018-11-16T04:20:45Z China says high-level trade talks with Washington have resumed, two sides 'maintaining close contact'.
Transit riders, drivers brace for influx of Amazon employees 2018-11-16T04:20:41Z 2018-11-15T07:49:27Z 2018-11-16T04:20:41Z New York and Washington's clogged streets and creaky subway systems are about to feel more pain as 50,000 more people descend on the two metro areas when Amazon opens its second headquarters there.
Asia shares mixed on uncertainty over trade tensions 2018-11-16T04:20:27Z 2018-11-15T15:39:29Z 2018-11-16T04:20:27Z U.S. stock indexes are moving lower in early trading, extending the market's losing streak into a sixth day.
Next generation of biotech food heading for grocery stores 2018-11-16T04:01:34Z 2018-11-14T05:18:46Z 2018-11-16T04:01:34Z First foods made from gene-edited plants getting close to the grocery aisles, a different technology than today's GMOs but will shoppers buy?.
The Latest: Pence cites progress on N. Korea but more needed 2018-11-16T03:53:05Z 2018-11-16T03:49:58Z 2018-11-16T03:53:05Z U.S. Vice President Mike Pence says "great progress" has been made on North Korea but more had to be done, after Pyongyang reported a successful test of a new weapon.
Video: GOP senator spoke of 'difficult' voting for liberals 2018-11-16T03:11:42Z 2018-11-15T05:29:49Z 2018-11-16T03:11:43Z A black Democratic challenger says a white Republican U.S. senator from Mississippi needs to fully explain her comment about a "public hanging.". Sides spar over water permit for refinery near national park 2018-11-16T02:22:43Z 2018-11-14T20:39:35Z 2018-11-16T02:22:42Z North Dakota water officials say a company developing an oil refinery near Theodore Roosevelt National Park has supplied adequate information to justify drawing water from an underwater aquifer.
As wildfires grow deadlier, officials search for solutions 2018-11-16T02:22:31Z 2018-11-14T22:39:24Z 2018-11-16T02:22:31Z Creating fire buffers between housing and dry brush and burying spark-prone power lines underground would give people a better chance of surviving wildfires, experts say.
Skulls reveal Neanderthals, humans had similarly harsh lives 2018-11-16T02:22:21Z 2018-11-14T18:08:50Z 2018-11-16T02:22:21Z Skull fossils suggest Neanderthal life was no more risky than what our own species faced in ancient times.
Rare conservation win: Mountain gorilla population ticks up 2018-11-16T02:22:19Z 2018-11-14T13:08:38Z 2018-11-16T02:22:18Z After facing near-extinction, the total number of mountain gorillas is slowly rebounding.
CIA considered using 'truth serum' on post-9/11 detainees 2018-11-16T02:22:15Z 2018-11-14T05:13:03Z 2018-11-16T02:22:15Z CIA considered giving a 'truth serum' to post-9/11 detainees, creating another ethical dilemma for medical personnel. Houston skyscrapers may have worsened Hurricane Harvey rain 2018-11-16T02:22:11Z 2018-11-14T18:10:36Z 2018-11-16T02:22:11Z Research show how in different ways humans made recent hurricanes even wetter. Serhii Plokhy wins nonfiction book prize for Chernobyl story 2018-11-16T02:22:10Z 2018-11-15T00:44:15Z 2018-11-16T02:22:09Z A book about the causes and consequences of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster has won Britain's leading nonfiction literary award. Feds subpoena Snap over shareholder lawsuit 2018-11-16T00:54:07Z 2018-11-14T23:08:59Z 2018-11-16T00:54:05Z Snap Inc. has received federal subpoenas related to a class-action lawsuit stemming from its 2017 initial public offering. Electronic driving systems don't always work, tests show 2018-11-16T00:54:05Z 2018-11-15T05:39:11Z 2018-11-16T00:54:04Z Testing by AAA shows that electronic driver assist systems on the road today may not stay in their lanes or spot stationary objects in time to avoid a crash.
Amazon ends suspense over HQ by picking New York, DC suburb 2018-11-16T00:54:01Z 2018-11-14T05:38:25Z 2018-11-16T00:54:01Z Amazon says it will split its much-anticipated new offices between New York and a suburb of Washington, DC.
US panel warns against government purchase of Chinese tech 2018-11-16T00:53:49Z 2018-11-14T14:18:43Z 2018-11-16T00:53:48Z A congressional advisory panel says the purchase of internet-linked devices manufactured in China leaves the United States vulnerable to security breaches that could put critical infrastructure at risk.
Amazon's growing pains in Seattle offer lessons to new hosts 2018-11-16T00:53:46Z 2018-11-13T19:29:13Z 2018-11-16T00:53:46Z As Amazon turns its attention to setting up new homes in Long Island City, New York and Arlington, Virginia, experts and historians in Seattle say both places can expect a delicate relationship with the world's hottest online retailer.
Nigerian ISP's configuration error disrupted Google services 2018-11-16T00:53:41Z 2018-11-13T16:29:40Z 2018-11-16T00:53:41Z A Nigerian internet provider says a configuration error during a network upgrade disrupted several Google services by diverting traffic through China and Russia. Japan's minister of cybersecurity has never used computer 2018-11-16T00:53:40Z 2018-11-15T07:39:01Z 2018-11-16T00:53:39Z Japan's minister in charge of cybersecurity is in the spotlight for acknowledging he had never used a computer and making comments showing he had no idea what a USB port might be. Buffett's firm invests in JP Morgan Chase, drops Walmart 2018-11-16T00:53:38Z 2018-11-14T22:58:50Z 2018-11-16T00:53:37Z Investor Warren Buffett's company picked up nearly 36 million shares of JP Morgan Chase stock in the third quarter and eliminated its stake in Walmart as part of a number of changes in its portfolio.
Melania Trump OK with criticism over anti-bullying campaign 2018-11-15T23:50:12Z 2018-11-15T21:59:38Z 2018-11-15T23:50:11Z Melania Trump says she "remains committed to tackling" online bullying even though she has been criticized for it.
ICE head denounces political vitriol, apologizes for tweet 2018-11-15T22:12:47Z 2018-11-15T17:54:14Z 2018-11-15T22:12:47Z The acting head of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says the morale of his employees suffers because of the bitter political climate.
Walmart flexes its muscle against Amazon 2018-11-15T21:00:45Z 2018-11-15T12:29:19Z 2018-11-15T21:00:39Z Walmart is reporting surging online sales, strong performances from established stores. Neo-Nazi's attorney calls ruling dangerous for free speech 2018-11-15T19:50:00Z 2018-11-15T17:04:41Z 2018-11-15T19:50:00Z The attorney for a neo-Nazi website's founder says a judge's decision to allow a lawsuit to proceed against his client is "dangerous for free speech. Juul halts store sales of some flavored e-cigarettes 2018-11-15T16:50:58Z 2018-11-13T19:28:56Z 2018-11-15T16:50:54Z E-cigarette company Juul halts sales of flavors at stores to help keep them from kids.
Aerosmith's Perry tweets 'doing well' after hospitalization 2018-11-15T16:02:56Z 2018-11-14T13:18:53Z 2018-11-15T16:02:31Z Joe Perry is feeling the love from fans after he was hospitalized with breathing problems that began after a guest performance with Billy Joel in New York. Ford, Walmart test self-driving grocery delivery service 2018-11-15T15:03:06Z 2018-11-14T12:38:36Z 2018-11-15T15:03:06Z Ford and Walmart are partnering to test a self-driving grocery delivery service. City votes to impose restrictive rules on short-term rentals 2018-11-15T15:02:26Z 2018-11-15T14:59:20Z 2018-11-15T15:02:26Z The Washington city council has voted to impose tight limits on Airbnb and other short-term rental companies. Japan's SoftBank invests in US office space-sharing WeWork 2018-11-15T14:09:44Z 2018-11-15T03:29:33Z 2018-11-15T14:09:33Z American office space-sharing company WeWork says it has gotten $3 billion in funding from Japanese technology conglomerate SoftBank Group Corp.
Identifying wildfire dead: DNA, and likely older methods too 2018-11-15T13:04:59Z 2018-11-14T00:18:15Z 2018-11-15T13:04:00Z Authorities doing the somber work of identifying the victims of California's deadliest wildfire are drawing on leading-edge DNA technology, but experts say older scientific techniques and deduction could also come into play. No accounting for these tastes: Artificial flavors a mystery 2018-11-15T13:02:09Z 2018-11-13T16:38:46Z 2018-11-15T13:01:56Z Food companies have been ordered to remove six "artificial flavors" from their products. Norway says Russia jammed GPS signal during NATO drill 2018-11-15T08:55:47Z 2018-11-13T16:03:12Z 2018-11-15T08:55:47Z The Norwegian Defense Ministry says it is aware that Russian forces in the Arctic disturbed the GPS signal during a recent, large NATO drill in Norway.
Asian stocks lower after Wall Street fall, Brexit approval 2018-11-15T06:53:25Z 2018-11-14T15:28:36Z 2018-11-15T06:53:25Z Energy companies are leading U.S. stocks broadly higher in early trading, wiping out some of the market's losses from a day earlier. The Latest: Dead identified in bus crash near Memphis 2018-11-15T06:32:18Z 2018-11-14T21:48:56Z 2018-11-15T06:32:18Z A coroner says two people are dead, several others injured after tour bus overturns on on icy Mississippi highway ramp south of Memphis, Tennessee. Volkswagen to devote 3 German plants to electric car push 2018-11-15T06:30:41Z 2018-11-14T17:48:40Z 2018-11-15T06:30:41Z German automaker Volkswagen says it will convert three factories in Germany to manufacture electric cars, getting ready to ramp up production of zero-local emission cars ahead of tougher European emissions standards.
JFK Twitter account aims to show president's words 'count' 2018-11-15T03:33:31Z 2018-11-15T02:59:10Z 2018-11-15T03:33:28Z President John F. Kennedy helped inspire a nation to land a man on the moon _ but he never got the chance to tweet about it. Facebook ends forced arbitration of sexual misconduct claims 2018-11-15T01:33:14Z 2018-11-10T02:18:02Z 2018-11-15T01:33:13Z Facebook is dropping a requirement for mandatory arbitration of sexual misconduct allegations.
Scientists: Wind, drought worsen fires, not bad management 2018-11-15T01:23:36Z 2018-11-12T18:20:09Z 2018-11-15T01:23:37Z Scientists: Wind and drought to blame for deadly California wildfires, not forest management. From Audible to Whole Foods: A look at Amazon's empire 2018-11-14T23:26:44Z 2018-11-13T12:58:50Z 2018-11-14T23:26:44Z Whether you've bought shoes at Zappos, picked up milk at Whole Foods or listened to an audiobook on Audible, you've been caught up in Amazon's growing web of businesses. Spain considers ban on sale of gas and diesel cars by 2040 2018-11-14T21:53:55Z 2018-11-13T17:09:31Z 2018-11-14T21:53:54Z Spain's government is eyeing ambitious steps to tackle climate change, including a ban on the sale of gas and diesel cars from 2040. Google bows to worker pressure on sexual misconduct policy 2018-11-14T21:03:56Z 2018-11-08T16:17:53Z 2018-11-14T21:03:55Z Google makes series of concessions on sexual misconduct policies to placate thousands of workers who protested company's handling of past complaints.
French president requests respect following Trump's tweets 2018-11-14T20:41:54Z 2018-11-14T13:38:40Z 2018-11-14T20:41:54Z France's government has fired back at a flurry of critical tweets by Donald Trump, suggesting the U.S. president lacked "common decency" by launching his broadside on a day when France was mourning victims of the November 2015 terror attacks.
State says permit for refinery near national park justified 2018-11-14T19:04:35Z 2018-11-13T19:12:09Z 2018-11-14T19:04:33Z Attorneys for North Dakota's Health Department say the agency didn't improperly discount its own concerns about a proposed oil refinery near Theodore Roosevelt National Park when it permitted the project earlier this year. Cargo mission to space station is set to launch this week 2018-11-14T18:11:24Z 2018-11-12T12:19:08Z 2018-11-14T18:11:22Z An unmanned cargo rocket is scheduled to blast off this week from Virginia's coast to the International Space Station. Wolf taken to Isle Royale National Park this fall dies 2018-11-14T17:14:01Z 2018-11-13T16:38:40Z 2018-11-14T17:14:01Z A gray wolf relocated from the Minnesota mainland to Isle Royale National Park this fall has died.
US energy secretary In Prague to lobby for nuclear industry 2018-11-14T17:10:32Z 2018-11-14T16:18:46Z 2018-11-14T17:10:30Z U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry has been lobbying in Prague for the U.S. civil nuclear industry as the most suitable to develop the Czech nuclear program.
Amazon's NYC home in 'opportunity zone' for Trump tax break 2018-11-14T14:42:17Z 2018-11-14T06:38:25Z 2018-11-14T14:42:16Z Amazon's new home in New York City is in an 'opportunity zone' offering developers a big tax break. But is it deserved?. CIA considered potential truth serum for terror suspects 2018-11-14T13:31:40Z 2018-11-13T19:08:55Z 2018-11-14T13:31:39Z Shortly after 9/11, the CIA considered a drug that it thought might work like a truth serum and force terror suspects to give up information about potential impending attacks against the United States.
IAEA urges quick plan on Fukushima radioactive water cleanup 2018-11-14T09:54:40Z 2018-11-13T14:18:53Z 2018-11-14T09:54:40Z Experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency have urged the operator of Japan's tsunami-wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant to urgently decide on a plan to dispose of massive amounts of radioactive water stored in tanks on the compound. New Tesla chairwoman's biggest challenge is controlling Musk 2018-11-14T08:19:44Z 2018-11-08T08:17:09Z 2018-11-14T08:19:43Z Tesla says Robyn Denholm of Australia's Telstra will become its new board chair.
Nets say LeVert could return from foot injury this season 2018-11-14T08:09:45Z 2018-11-13T18:44:53Z 2018-11-14T08:09:46Z Brooklyn Nets say Caris LeVert won't need surgery for what appeared to be severe foot injury and could return this season. Yelp's shares take a beating after revenue miss 2018-11-14T06:44:42Z 2018-11-08T22:37:39Z 2018-11-14T06:44:42Z Yelp shares fall sharply in after-hours trading after sales miss Wall Street expectations.
Asian shares lower after Wall Street falls over oil concerns 2018-11-14T06:39:39Z 2018-11-13T15:19:18Z 2018-11-14T06:39:39Z U.S. stock indexes are mostly higher in early trading, erasing some of the losses from a steep sell-off a day earlier.
The Latest: In NYC, Arlington, not everyone Amazon thrilled 2018-11-14T06:19:30Z 2018-11-13T15:19:10Z 2018-11-14T06:19:30Z Amazon has confirmed that it will split its much-anticipated second headquarters between New York and Arlington, Virginia.
Amazon goes bicoastal, will open HQs in New York, DC suburb 2018-11-14T05:29:16Z 2018-11-13T11:48:40Z 2018-11-14T05:29:16Z A person familiar with the plans say Amazon will split its second headquarters between Long Island City in New York and Crystal City in northern Virginia.
Next US astronaut on Russian rocket confident after mishaps 2018-11-14T05:24:09Z 2018-11-09T17:07:40Z 2018-11-14T05:24:09Z Next US astronaut to ride on a Russian rocket is expressing confidence despite back-to-back mishaps.
Smartphone makers bet on foldable screens as next big thing 2018-11-14T04:45:13Z 2018-11-07T20:18:14Z 2018-11-14T04:45:12Z Samsung provides glimpse at flexible-screen phone that is expected usher in a wave of similar devices as industry searches for new features to revive slumping market. EPA seeks new truck pollution rules; says air won't suffer 2018-11-14T03:39:34Z 2018-11-13T20:09:34Z 2018-11-14T03:39:34Z Trump's EPA aims to revamp truck pollution rules, saying technology will protect air quality.
The Latest: Sheriff: Death toll raises to 48 in wildfire 2018-11-14T02:42:20Z 2018-11-13T19:39:01Z 2018-11-14T02:42:20Z President Donald Trump says there are more victims of the California wildfires "than anybody would ever even think possible". Stephen Hawking's wheelchair sells for $393,000 at auction 2018-11-13T23:12:52Z 2018-11-08T18:17:15Z 2018-11-13T23:12:51Z A wheelchair used by Stephen Hawking has sold at auction for almost 300,000 pounds ($393,000), while a copy of the scientist's doctoral thesis fetched almost 585,000 pounds ($767,000). CommScope, getting ready for 5G, spends $5.7B for Arris 2018-11-13T21:22:52Z 2018-11-08T13:07:17Z 2018-11-13T21:22:52Z CommScope buying Arris for $5.7 billion as it gears up for a competition in a 5G market.
Red bull drawn in Indonesian cave dated to 40,000 years ago 2018-11-13T19:12:25Z 2018-11-07T18:21:23Z 2018-11-13T19:12:25Z Oldest known animal drawing is a red silhouette of a bull-like creature found on a cave wall in Indonesia. UK police make arrest in hunt for 'Friends' lookalike thief 2018-11-13T18:51:16Z 2018-11-13T12:18:46Z 2018-11-13T18:51:16Z British police say they have arrested a suspect in their hunt for a shoplifter who bears a striking resemblance to Ross Geller, the character played by David Schwimmer on the TV show "Friends.".
Celebrities offer thanks, condolences in death of Stan Lee 2018-11-13T17:59:45Z 2018-11-12T20:28:24Z 2018-11-13T17:59:45Z Celebrities offer their thanks, remembrances and condolences in the death of Marvel legend Stan Lee.
NASA's Parker spacecraft makes 1st close approach to sun 2018-11-13T17:14:54Z 2018-11-06T17:28:03Z 2018-11-13T17:14:53Z NASA's Parker spacecraft makes first close approach to the sun, penetrating the outer solar atmosphere.
More protection: UN says Earth's ozone layer is healing 2018-11-13T16:43:46Z 2018-11-05T12:15:19Z 2018-11-13T16:43:44Z UN report says Earth's protective ozone layer is healing thanks to ban of ozone-depleting chemicals. Russia reports computer bug on International Space Station 2018-11-13T16:43:35Z 2018-11-06T18:36:01Z 2018-11-13T16:43:35Z Russia's space agency says that one of the International Space Station's computers has malfunctioned but the glitch doesn't pose any risks to the crew.
China's premier reassures region on growth, South China Sea 2018-11-13T16:39:32Z 2018-11-13T05:28:34Z 2018-11-13T16:39:32Z Chinese Premier Li Keqiang says the country needs reforms to support business to help drive growth as it weathers a trade war with the U.S., rather than more economic stimulus. 2 tremors hit near Greek island within 7 minutes 2018-11-13T16:14:36Z 2018-11-04T09:14:39Z 2018-11-13T16:14:36Z Two new aftershocks have hit the western Greek island of Zakynthos, the Athens Institute of Geodynamics reports. The Latest: Photographer: Controversial photo ill-timed shot 2018-11-13T16:05:29Z 2018-11-13T14:58:43Z 2018-11-13T16:05:29Z A parent who took a photo that shows about 60 Wisconsin high school boys giving what appears to be a Nazi salute says he simply asked the youths to wave goodbye to their parents and that he takes the blame for the timing of the shot. Report: Google planning big New York City expansion 2018-11-13T16:04:24Z 2018-11-08T01:07:37Z 2018-11-13T16:04:24Z The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Google is planning a major expansion in New York City. Internet traffic hijack disrupts Google services 2018-11-13T16:04:21Z 2018-11-13T01:18:55Z 2018-11-13T16:04:19Z A hijacking of internet traffic has disrupted Google services including search and cloud-hosting services.
Stocks recover from tech sell-off, oil down on Trump warning 2018-11-13T15:29:37Z 2018-11-13T06:08:26Z 2018-11-13T15:29:37Z Most Asian stock markets sink after Wall Street tech sell-off; Chinese markets gain after report Xi adviser might visit Washington. US analysts locate secret North Korean missile sites 2018-11-13T15:04:58Z 2018-11-12T15:28:51Z 2018-11-13T15:04:56Z U.S. analysts say they have located more than half of an estimated 20 secret North Korean missile development facilities.
Cross talk: Federal agencies clash on cellphone cancer risk 2018-11-13T13:21:30Z 2018-11-01T21:43:51Z 2018-11-13T13:21:28Z Two US government agencies give conflicting interpretations of a safety study on cellphone radiation.
Facebook blocks fake accounts but election battle goes on 2018-11-13T12:44:57Z 2018-11-07T10:57:37Z 2018-11-13T12:44:55Z Facebook blocks more accounts to fight meddling during US midterm elections.
'Public hanging' remark puts spotlight on Miss. Senate race 2018-11-13T12:03:29Z 2018-11-12T05:19:01Z 2018-11-13T12:03:29Z A white Republican U.S. senator in Mississippi was seen in a newly published video praising someone by saying "If he invited me to a public hanging, I'd be on the front row".
Telecom Italia ousts CEO in long-running boardroom battle 2018-11-13T10:39:52Z 2018-11-13T10:08:27Z 2018-11-13T10:39:52Z A long-running board-room battle in Italy's legacy telecoms provider, Telecom Italia, has culminated with the ouster of CEO Amos Genish, effective immediately.
50 countries vow to fight cybercrime - US and Russia don't 2018-11-13T06:21:59Z 2018-11-12T12:58:46Z 2018-11-13T06:21:59Z Fifty nations and over 150 tech companies are pledging to do more to fight criminal activity on the internet, including interference in elections and hate speech. But the United States, Russia and China are not among them.
Asian stocks sink after Wall Street tech sell-off 2018-11-13T06:19:39Z 2018-11-12T15:18:49Z 2018-11-13T06:19:39Z U.S. stocks are moving broadly lower in early trading, weighed down by losses in technology companies and banks. Facebook admits not doing enough to prevent Myanmar violence 2018-11-13T06:14:47Z 2018-11-06T19:26:06Z 2018-11-13T06:14:45Z Facebook is admitting that it didn't do enough to prevent its platform from being used to incite violence and spread hate in Myanmar.
Gerard Butler's house 'half-gone,' others await fire's toll 2018-11-13T01:49:31Z 2018-11-12T00:38:30Z 2018-11-13T01:49:29Z Gerard Butler and "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" star Camille Grammer Meyer are among the celebrities whose homes have been damaged or destroyed in a Southern California wildfire. Athenahealth fetches $5.7 billion cash buyout offer 2018-11-13T01:29:22Z 2018-11-12T14:08:49Z 2018-11-13T01:29:21Z A prominent athenahelath investor and a private equity firm will spend about $5.7 billion on the medical billing software maker and take it private. Wisconsin district investigates boys' apparent Nazi salute 2018-11-12T23:41:30Z 2018-11-12T18:23:06Z 2018-11-12T23:41:30Z A Wisconsin school district is investigating a photo of a group of high school boys giving what appears to be a Nazi salute. SoftBank mobile unit to go for IPO raising some $20 billion 2018-11-12T21:29:28Z 2018-11-12T08:18:47Z 2018-11-12T21:29:28Z Japanese technology company SoftBank Group Corp. will carry out an initial public offering of its Japanese mobile subsidiary, set for Dec. 19.
Chinese 'gait recognition' tech IDs people by how they walk 2018-11-12T17:31:50Z 2018-11-06T02:45:48Z 2018-11-12T17:31:48Z A Chinese technology startup has begun selling software that recognizes people by their body shape and how they walk, enabling identification when faces are hidden from cameras.
Fake images of woman acquitted of blasphemy roil Pakistan 2018-11-12T16:00:18Z 2018-11-12T09:09:08Z 2018-11-12T16:00:18Z Images said to show acquitted Christian woman out of Pakistan prompt death threats, incite radical Islamists. Correction: SAP-Qualtrics story 2018-11-12T15:29:00Z 2018-11-12T01:49:09Z 2018-11-12T15:28:58Z SAP agrees to pay $8 billion for survey-software provider Qualtrics International.
Another NASA spacecraft runs out of steam, 2nd this week 2018-11-12T12:22:35Z 2018-11-01T18:25:06Z 2018-11-12T12:22:35Z NASA has lost a second spacecraft this week, with the demise of Dawn in the asteroid belt.
Critics rebuke Mississippi senator's 'public hanging' remark 2018-11-12T05:22:26Z 2018-11-11T23:39:22Z 2018-11-12T05:22:24Z A white U.S. senator in Mississippi has praised someone by saying: "If he invited me to a public hanging, I'd be on the front row".
Homeowners - famous and not - await word of wildfire's toll 2018-11-11T22:49:34Z 2018-11-10T20:57:53Z 2018-11-11T22:49:34Z Rich or not, famous or not, there was no reprieve from California's fast-moving wildfires that have claimed homes and lives.
Michelle Obama had miscarriage, used IVF to conceive girls 2018-11-11T16:59:31Z 2018-11-09T12:38:35Z 2018-11-11T16:59:29Z Michelle Obama says she felt "lost and alone" after suffering a miscarriage 20 years ago and.
The Latest: Sheriff: 110 people missing in N. California 2018-11-11T16:04:05Z 2018-11-10T20:47:50Z 2018-11-11T16:04:05Z Authorities in Northern California have ordered residents to leave four small communities southeast of a town leveled by a deadly wildfire.
AP News Guide: Fires blaze on 2 ends of California, kill 25 2018-11-11T06:02:57Z 2018-11-10T20:48:13Z 2018-11-11T06:02:48Z Devastating California wildfires pushed into new territory Saturday, as firefighters worked to contain blazes that already have claimed at least 11 lives, destroyed thousands of homes and scorched hundreds of thousands of acres.
With loved ones missing after fire, pleas flood social media 2018-11-10T22:52:38Z 2018-11-09T23:07:33Z 2018-11-10T22:52:39Z A day after a Northern California wildfire forced tens of thousands to evacuate, dozens of people are unaccounted for and relatives are flooding social media with desperate pleas for help finding them.
Official: Gunman apparently stopped shooting to post online 2018-11-10T22:51:42Z 2018-11-10T05:57:58Z 2018-11-10T22:51:40Z A law enforcement official says authorities are looking into the possibility of whether a gunman believed his former girlfriend would be at a bar in California where he killed 12 people.
The Latest: Trump threatens to withhold federal payments 2018-11-10T20:25:18Z 2018-11-09T20:37:41Z 2018-11-10T20:25:19Z A Northern California sheriff says authorities are trying to confirm reports that more than five people died when a wildfire devastated the town of Paradise.
Saints' Dez Bryant hurt, calls injury the 'ultimate test' 2018-11-10T19:01:36Z 2018-11-09T23:30:47Z 2018-11-10T19:01:37Z Newly acquired Saints receiver Dez Bryant has been injured in just his second practice with New Orleans.
Wildfire torches famed movie site, sends celebrities fleeing 2018-11-10T18:19:26Z 2018-11-09T22:28:22Z 2018-11-10T18:19:25Z Several celebrities are among thousands being forced to flee their homes as a massive wildfire continues to burn through Northern and Southern California communities.
The Latest: Authorities search for bar shooting motive 2018-11-10T06:10:06Z 2018-11-09T17:30:16Z 2018-11-10T06:10:07Z President Donald Trump is blaming the gunman's mental illness for the California bar shooting that left 12 people dead.
Official: Shooter debated sanity online during bar massacre 2018-11-10T06:02:52Z 2018-11-09T07:17:51Z 2018-11-10T06:02:50Z One of the safest cities in America is struggling to cope with the trauma of a mass shooting while authorities are trying to figure out what sent a Marine veteran on a bloody rampage in Southern California. Japanese TV cancels BTS show over band member's A-bomb shirt 2018-11-10T01:58:16Z 2018-11-09T02:27:53Z 2018-11-10T01:58:15Z Japanese TV appearance of the Korean band BTS over reports a member wore a T-shirt with an image of an atomic bombing juxtaposed with the celebration of Korea's liberation from Japan after World War II.
Stocks skid as tech companies fall; oil plunge continues 2018-11-09T22:08:00Z 2018-11-09T18:07:05Z 2018-11-09T22:07:44Z US stocks are falling as crude oil prices are on track to drop for the 10th consecutive day, deepening a slump that began in early October.
Trump claims video distributed by White House wasn't altered 2018-11-09T20:28:45Z 2018-11-09T15:18:31Z 2018-11-09T20:28:46Z President Donald Trump is claiming that a video the White House released depicting contact between a White House staffer and a CNN reporter wasn't altered. Palau to ban sunscreen as it tries to save its coral reefs 2018-11-09T19:31:57Z 2018-11-02T03:23:23Z 2018-11-09T19:31:57Z In an attempt to protect its world-famous coral reefs, the Pacific nation of Palau will soon ban many types of sunscreen.
Stocks skid as oil plunge continues; tech sector also falls 2018-11-09T17:17:24Z 2018-11-09T15:38:01Z 2018-11-09T17:17:24Z US stocks are falling as crude oil prices are on track to drop for the 10th consecutive day, deepening a slump that began in early October. High court declines to extend halt to climate change lawsuit 2018-11-09T15:24:40Z 2018-11-02T22:53:46Z 2018-11-09T15:24:40Z The Supreme Court is declining for now to extend a halt to a lawsuit filed by young activists who say the government isn't doing enough to prevent climate change.
Expert: Acosta video distributed by White House was doctored 2018-11-09T14:50:10Z 2018-11-08T23:28:33Z 2018-11-09T14:50:10Z An expert says a video tweeted by the White House of an interaction between CNN reporter Jim Acosta and a White House intern appears to have been manipulated. Protesters target home of Fox News' Tucker Carlson 2018-11-09T12:18:29Z 2018-11-08T18:37:15Z 2018-11-09T12:18:29Z Washington Police say protesters have targeted the home of Fox News host Tucker Carlson.
California bar gunman went from a Marine to living with mom 2018-11-09T08:19:43Z 2018-11-08T19:17:19Z 2018-11-09T08:19:43Z The gunman who shot and killed 12 people at a country music bar in Southern California is a former military machine gunner who was interviewed by mental health specialists this year after a neighbor reported a disturbance.
A year apart, some country music fans face 2 mass shootings 2018-11-09T07:19:28Z 2018-11-09T01:37:49Z 2018-11-09T07:19:25Z Some of the people who survived the Las Vegas massacre that killed 58 people last year found themselves in a terrifying and familiar scene when bullets started flying at Southern California bar: another mass shooting.
Wildfire devastates California town of Paradise 2018-11-09T06:48:10Z 2018-11-08T19:27:19Z 2018-11-09T06:47:57Z Authorities in Northern California have ordered mandatory evacuations in a rural area where a wildfire has grown to 1,000 acres amid hot and windy weather.
With poo on a pedestal, Bill Gates talks toilet technology 2018-11-09T06:30:24Z 2018-11-06T12:55:57Z 2018-11-09T06:30:24Z With a jar of human feces on a pedestal next to him, billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates has kicked off a "Reinvented Toilet" Expo in China. The Latest: Calif. shooting survivor was at Vegas massacre 2018-11-09T05:23:01Z 2018-11-08T08:37:09Z 2018-11-09T05:22:57Z Witnesses say a man fired several shots from a handgun before tossing smoke bombs into a crowded bar in Southern California early Thursday.
Asian stock markets sink after Wall Street rally fades 2018-11-09T04:08:48Z 2018-11-08T15:28:04Z 2018-11-09T04:08:01Z US stocks are slightly lower Thursday as technology companies and homebuilders slide following the market's big rally the day before.
The Latest: WH video appears manipulated, producer says 2018-11-09T01:38:23Z 2018-11-08T20:47:20Z 2018-11-09T01:38:23Z An independent video producer says a video tweeted by the White House appears to have been manipulated.
Disney results jump on strong movie slate 2018-11-08T23:18:32Z 2018-11-08T22:07:40Z 2018-11-08T23:18:26Z Walt Disney Co.'s fourth-quarter earnings sailed passed expectations, boosted by a strong slate of movies including "Black Panther" and "Avengers: Infinity War.".
Former Intel boss Brian Krzanich to lead CDK Global 2018-11-08T22:43:02Z 2018-11-07T14:49:26Z 2018-11-08T22:42:58Z CDK Global has named former Intel CEO Brian Krzanich its new president and CEO. Amazon considers New York, Virginia amid reports of HQ split 2018-11-08T22:30:35Z 2018-11-06T04:06:12Z 2018-11-08T22:30:33Z Amazon has refused comment on reports that it plans to split its new headquarters between two locations.
Cybersecurity officials start focusing on the 2020 elections 2018-11-08T21:41:30Z 2018-11-08T05:58:25Z 2018-11-08T21:41:25Z Midterm election voting has come and gone, and cybersecurity officials say they are not aware of voting system compromises by Russia or other foreign agents. Thousands share photo of ex-inmate with #VOTED sticker 2018-11-08T19:34:48Z 2018-11-07T21:09:06Z 2018-11-08T19:34:18Z A photo showing former death row inmate Anthony Ray Hinton mid-laugh with a #VOTED sticker on his forehead has captured the social media spotlight.
Russia blames rocket failure on mistake during assembly 2018-11-08T17:10:55Z 2018-11-01T10:03:09Z 2018-11-08T17:10:55Z A Russian official says an investigation has found that a rocket carrying a crew to the International Space Station failed three weeks ago because one of its sensors was damaged during assembly.
Bolivian observatory collects data as glaciers melt 2018-11-08T17:09:11Z 2018-11-08T06:00:44Z 2018-11-08T17:09:10Z A team of international scientists at the world's highest atmospheric observatory collect data on pollution that has contributed to the rapid disappearance of Andean glaciers. Russia tightens control of anonymous messenger apps 2018-11-08T16:31:20Z 2018-11-06T13:26:12Z 2018-11-08T16:31:20Z Tightening its control over popular anonymous chat apps, the Russian government has approved regulations that would identify users by their cellphone numbers.
Trump mocks GOP losers who kept their distance from him 2018-11-08T16:12:06Z 2018-11-07T12:51:04Z 2018-11-08T16:12:05Z With the loss of the Republican majority in the House, President Donald Trump is facing the prospect of endless House investigations and fresh questions about the resilience of his unorthodox political coalition.
China's exports to US tick up as traders try to beat tariffs 2018-11-08T15:48:37Z 2018-11-08T06:16:59Z 2018-11-08T15:48:05Z China's export growth to US ticks up in October as traders rush to beat more tariff hikes in a battle over Beijing's technology policy. TVA announces solar installations being built for Facebook 2018-11-08T14:51:33Z 2018-11-05T18:15:26Z 2018-11-08T14:51:30Z Officials with the Tennessee Valley Authority have announced an agreement with two developers to build the largest solar installations in Tennessee and Alabama.
Jeff Sessions pushed out after a year of attacks from Trump 2018-11-08T08:51:28Z 2018-11-07T20:07:06Z 2018-11-08T08:51:27Z Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigned as the country's chief law enforcement officer after enduring more than a year of blistering and personal attacks over his recusal from the Russia investigation.
Website used by suspect in synagogue massacre is back online 2018-11-08T08:22:20Z 2018-11-05T20:05:49Z 2018-11-08T08:22:19Z Social media platform Gab, where the suspect in the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre spewed anti-Semitic messages, is back online roughly one week after domain registrar GoDaddy and other internet services dropped the site.
Argentine women fight against inequality in soccer 2018-11-08T07:22:15Z 2018-11-07T15:28:05Z 2018-11-08T07:22:14Z Argentine women fight against inequality, indifference in soccer.
Asian shares rally on US midterms, soothing fears of shifts 2018-11-08T06:27:53Z 2018-11-07T13:47:39Z 2018-11-08T06:27:26Z Wall Street is set to open higher after the U.S. midterm results showed the Democrats winning control of the House of Representatives and Republicans keeping a majority in the Senate.
Midterm voting exposes growing problem of aging machines 2018-11-08T05:33:02Z 2018-11-07T19:39:56Z 2018-11-08T05:33:02Z Election officials have long warned about the nation's aging voting equipment, and voting this week underscored how badly upgrades are needed.
Pelosi as House speaker would 'show the power of the gavel' 2018-11-08T03:11:10Z 2018-11-07T07:58:05Z 2018-11-08T03:11:10Z It's a pivotal moment for Nancy Pelosi _ the beginning of a triumphal return as the first female House speaker, or the start a political reckoning. Trump tweet: DeSantis showed courage in Florida governor win 2018-11-08T03:09:44Z 2018-11-07T09:08:54Z 2018-11-08T03:09:43Z Former Republican U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis is putting his thanks squarely where it is due after winning Florida's governor election: President Donald Trump.
The Latest: Abrams vows to wait for all the votes in Georgia 2018-11-08T02:29:39Z 2018-11-06T14:16:01Z 2018-11-08T02:29:39Z Severe weather in several Southern states could affect voter turnout on Election Day.
Despite House loss, Trump still sees midterms success 2018-11-08T02:00:30Z 2018-11-06T06:35:59Z 2018-11-08T02:00:30Z Closing out series of rallies, Trump asks voters to shore up 'fragile' GOP victories.
The Latest: 3 Senate races remain too close to call 2018-11-08T01:21:29Z 2018-11-06T23:46:17Z 2018-11-08T01:21:29Z Republicans are aiming at keeping their hold on the Senate in a campaign that's been dominated by President Donald Trump.
Zuckerberg rebuffs request to appear before UK parliament 2018-11-07T23:14:01Z 2018-11-07T11:37:40Z 2018-11-07T23:14:00Z Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has rejected a request to appear before parliamentary committees from Britain and Canada delving into the questions around fake news and the internet.
Fox News doesn't condone Hannity appearance with Trump 2018-11-07T21:28:49Z 2018-11-06T17:56:01Z 2018-11-07T21:28:14Z Fox News says it does not condone any of its journalists appearing in a campaign event, hours after prime-time host Sean Hannity spoke at President Trump's final rally before the midterm election.
Markets Right Now: Stocks rally on Wall Street post-election 2018-11-07T21:26:46Z 2018-11-07T06:16:59Z 2018-11-07T21:26:45Z Futures for Dow, S&P 500 hold steady as Democrats appear headed for control of U.S. House.
EU approves Disney's deal to buy Fox entertainment assets 2018-11-07T19:33:13Z 2018-11-06T16:55:59Z 2018-11-07T19:33:12Z European Union authorities clear Disney's acquisition of Fox's entertainment assets.
The Latest: European moderates welcome US political shift 2018-11-07T19:19:04Z 2018-11-07T10:28:30Z 2018-11-07T19:19:04Z The Kremlin says the results of Tuesday's midterm elections are not going to hurt ties between Russia and the U.S. because they are bad as it is.
8,000 pizzas sent to hungry voters stuck in long poll lines 2018-11-07T17:41:00Z 2018-11-07T03:17:26Z 2018-11-07T17:40:58Z Some voters waiting in long lines Tuesday got pizza to nosh on thanks to the power of social media. Grenade-shaped belt buckle halts trains in Madrid, Barcelona 2018-11-07T15:16:51Z 2018-11-07T08:37:47Z 2018-11-07T15:16:50Z Police in Barcelona say they have evacuated two trains in the city's main station and are conducting checks for explosives.
Unclear whether digital revolution lowers prices - survey 2018-11-07T13:56:32Z 2018-11-07T12:47:38Z 2018-11-07T13:56:33Z A European Central Bank survey suggests the digital technologies sweeping through the corporate world mean some loss of jobs at big companies while bringing stronger sales and productivity. BMW earnings fall amid market trouble over emissions tests 2018-11-07T12:38:08Z 2018-11-07T07:56:29Z 2018-11-07T12:38:06Z Germany luxury automaker BMW says net profit fell 24 percent in the third quarter as the company faced market disruptions caused by other companies failing to get vehicles certified for new European Union emissions tests.
Spain and Russia agree to set up joint cybersecurity group 2018-11-07T11:42:55Z 2018-11-06T16:57:30Z 2018-11-07T11:42:55Z The foreign ministers of Russia and Spain say they agreed to establish a joint cybersecurity group to keep the malicious spreading of misinformation from damaging relations between their countries.
Fox, NBC and Facebook turn down Trump ad deemed racist 2018-11-07T11:38:45Z 2018-11-05T16:55:55Z 2018-11-07T11:38:44Z NBC says that 'under further review,' it will stop airing a Trump ad on migrant caravan. Verizon reorganizes structure under new CEO to prep for 5G 2018-11-07T11:30:20Z 2018-11-05T14:35:20Z 2018-11-07T11:30:20Z Verizon restructures as it prepares for heavy competition with 5G service.
UK regulator calls for tougher rules on personal data use 2018-11-07T10:58:09Z 2018-11-06T12:56:14Z 2018-11-07T10:58:07Z The U.K. data commissioner has fined a campaign backing Britain's departure from the European Union and an insurance company founded by its millionaire backer a total of 135,000 pounds ($176,000) for breaches of data laws. Facebook blocks 115 accounts ahead of US midterm elections 2018-11-07T10:57:52Z 2018-11-06T10:55:52Z 2018-11-07T10:57:51Z Facebook says it has blocked 115 accounts for suspected "coordinated inauthentic" behavior on the eve of U.S. midterm elections. Toyota quarterly profit rises on growing sales, cost cuts 2018-11-07T05:37:18Z 2018-11-06T05:36:04Z 2018-11-07T05:37:18Z Toyota profit surges 28 percent in last quarter on growing sales, cost cuts.
Asian markets rise pending US midterm election results 2018-11-07T03:47:34Z 2018-11-06T15:26:15Z 2018-11-07T03:47:25Z U.S. stocks are rising in early trading as technology and internet companies recover some of the steep losses they suffered in October. Companies including CVS Health and Booking Holdings are higher after reporting strong quarterly results. Supreme Court rejects net neutrality appeal 2018-11-06T23:20:14Z 2018-11-05T15:05:43Z 2018-11-06T23:20:14Z The Supreme Court has ended the court fight over repealed Obama-era "net neutrality" rules that required internet providers to treat all online traffic equally. UK climate: longer warm spells, hotter summer days 2018-11-06T18:40:45Z 2018-11-02T11:43:27Z 2018-11-06T18:40:44Z Britain's national weather forecasting service says warm spells and tropical nights are increasing in Britain as the climate changes.
The Latest: Iran minister unhappy with OPEC committee stance 2018-11-06T18:39:15Z 2018-11-06T07:35:46Z 2018-11-06T18:39:15Z The U.S.'s self-described "largest-ever" sanctions list targeting Iran includes an oil tanker already sunk and a bank long since closed. Hawaii Supreme Court upholds permit for giant telescope 2018-11-06T17:28:20Z 2018-10-30T21:12:33Z 2018-11-06T17:28:21Z The Hawaii Supreme Court has ruled that the state land board was correct in approving a construction permit to build a giant telescope on a mountain Hawaiians consider sacred. In Georgia, 11th-hour daggers over voting system 2018-11-06T16:59:43Z 2018-11-04T21:04:55Z 2018-11-06T16:59:41Z The Georgia secretary of state's office, which is run by Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp, says it is investigating an attempted hack of the state's online voter database that will be used at polling places for Tuesday's election.
Social media's misinformation battle: No winners, so far 2018-11-06T16:28:34Z 2018-11-03T14:24:13Z 2018-11-06T16:28:33Z Social media's misinformation battle: No winners, so far.
Ride-share companies embrace election frenzy 2018-11-06T13:50:13Z 2018-11-05T17:55:34Z 2018-11-06T13:50:13Z Ride-share companies are capitalizing on voter enthusiasm ahead of Tuesday's midterm elections by offering free or discounted rides to the polls in shared cars, bikes and scooters.
Tech elite stages a Revolt of the Haves against employers 2018-11-06T13:20:43Z 2018-11-02T05:23:24Z 2018-11-06T13:20:43Z Tech elite stages a Revolt of the Haves against their employers. Separatists kidnap 79 pupils in Cameroon's restive northwest 2018-11-06T10:27:10Z 2018-11-05T13:45:19Z 2018-11-06T10:27:10Z A governor in Cameroon's restive northwest region says armed men have kidnapped at least 78 students from a Presbyterian school in the Nkwen village.
China's Xi promises market opening as import fair begins 2018-11-06T09:06:28Z 2018-11-05T02:55:12Z 2018-11-06T09:06:28Z President Xi Jinping has promised to open China's market wider as he opened a trade fair meant to promote the country's image as an importer.
Asian shares meander, oil lower ahead of US midterms vote 2018-11-06T06:25:53Z 2018-11-05T15:15:22Z 2018-11-06T06:25:47Z U.S. stocks are mostly higher as Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway rises and takes financial companies higher and energy companies rise with the price of oil and natural gas.
Uber wants to resume self-driving car tests on public roads 2018-11-06T02:59:37Z 2018-11-02T16:04:04Z 2018-11-06T02:59:37Z Uber wants to resume testing on public roads nearly eight months after one of its autonomous test vehicles hit and killed an Arizona pedestrian.
Apple's 4Q, change in iPhone sales disclosure jar investors 2018-11-06T01:27:54Z 2018-11-01T21:53:14Z 2018-11-06T01:27:54Z Apple's iPhone prices rise to drive profits higher, but sales disappoint investors already jittery about technology's growth outlook.
Man who killed 2 at yoga studio was fired for touching girl 2018-11-06T01:00:30Z 2018-11-05T19:25:30Z 2018-11-06T01:00:30Z The owner of a Florida yoga studio where two women were fatally shot has posted an emotional Facebook message about the tragedy. 'Super coral' scientist dies in Hawaii at age 56 2018-11-05T21:40:12Z 2018-10-30T23:12:37Z 2018-11-05T21:40:11Z Pioneering coral reef scientist Ruth Gates, who dedicated much of her career to saving the world's fragile and deteriorating underwater reef ecosystems, has died.
Google employees leave work to protest treatment of women 2018-11-05T18:19:29Z 2018-11-01T05:12:44Z 2018-11-05T18:19:29Z Hundreds of Google engineers, other workers to walk of the job to protest company's handling of sexual misconduct cases.
Video Clip: Thousands of Long Island residents still without power - Disaster tourists seek firsthand look at NY's storm-ravaged neighborhoods, annoying some