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Christina Grimmie: A star on the rise cut down by gunman

Hours after she died, Christina Grimmie's face still beamed from a selfie video she had posted online inviting everyone to be there for her concert Friday night. Read more »

Published June 11, 2016

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Gawker files for bankruptcy, to sell itself to Ziff Davis

Gawker is filing for bankruptcy protection and will sell itself rather than pay $140 million to pro wrestler Hulk Hogan. Read more »

Published June 10, 2016

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Apple to start showing ads in App Store

Apple says that it will start showing paid ads when people search for apps in its popular mobile store. Read more »

Published June 8, 2016

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Experts: Clinton emails could have compromised CIA names

The names of CIA personnel could have been compromised not only by hackers who may have penetrated Hillary Clinton's private computer server or the State Department system, but also by the release... Read more »

Published June 8, 2016

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Notre Dame opens turbomachinery lab that will create jobs

University of Notre Dame officials hope a new $36 million turbomachinery laboratory it's opening will raise its research profile and lead to more businesses moving into a South Bend technology park. Read more »

Published June 7, 2016

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Japanese banks tighten up after $16 million taken from ATMs

Japanese banks that lost some 1.8 billion yen ($16.5 million) when fake overseas cards were used at convenience store ATMs are scrambling to combat such fraud. Read more »

Published June 7, 2016

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Saudis to create more jobs, cut subsidies in reform plan

Saudi Arabia on Tuesday unveiled the details of the first phase of an economic overhaul aimed at reducing reliance on oil exports and preparing for the millions of young people who will be seeking... Read more »

Published June 7, 2016

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Wyoming athletics looks to tighten belt amid poor economy

It looked to be a win for University of Wyoming sports when Gov. Matt Mead approved a state budget that included a two-year, $8 million athletic competitiveness match. Read more »

Published June 6, 2016

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Ex-World Bank economist with narrow lead in Peru election

Early results in Peru's presidential election showed a former World Bank economist beating the daughter of imprisoned ex-President Alberto Fujimori in a vote Sunday that is widely seen is a... Read more »

Published June 5, 2016

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US stocks, dollar slide after weak jobs report

in financial and consumer stocks led U.S. indexes lower in late morning trading Friday as investors weighed the implications of a key government report showing that hiring slowed sharply in May.... Read more »

Published June 5, 2016

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Insurance rates going up: New concerns for Obamacare

Fresh problems for "Obamacare": The largest health insurer in Texas wants to raise its rates on individual policies by an average of nearly 60 percent, a new sign that President Barack Obama's... Read more »

Published June 5, 2016

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Wal-Mart's CEO urges employees to reimagine company's future

Wal-Mart's CEO urged employees on Friday to reimagine its future in a fast-shifting retail landscape. Read more »

Published June 3, 2016

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Colleagues remember UCLA shooting victim as 'gentle soul'

The victim of a murder-suicide that locked down the UCLA campus for hours Wednesday was a mechanical engineering professor who was married with two children, according to a law enforcement official... Read more »

Published June 1, 2016

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Googling yourself now leads to personal privacy controls

Soon, all you'll need to do is Google yourself if you're wondering how deeply Google has been digging into your digital life. Read more »

Published June 1, 2016

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Wal-Mart steps up online efforts in China as a key to future

Wal-Mart's tiny warehouse in eastern Shanghai doesn't look like much. But it's a key part of the company's strategy to win over grocery customers in China who are fast heading online. Read more »

Published May 31, 2016

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Striking Verizon workers to return Wednesday; deal inked

Nearly 40,000 striking Verizon employees will return to work Wednesday after reaching a tentative contract agreement that includes 1,300 new call center jobs and nearly 11 percent in raises over... Read more »

Published May 31, 2016

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Control yourself: 6 apps to help fight digital distraction

When busy people sit down at night to pay bills, answer emails or RSVP for their kids' school events, they don't plan to procrastinate. But somehow a quick visit to Facebook becomes 20 minutes of... Read more »

Published May 31, 2016

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US home prices rise in March as spring buying season begins

U.S. home prices kept climbing in March as the spring home buying season began, but so far the higher costs haven't thwarted sales. Read more »

Published May 31, 2016

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Beijing tracks the elderly as they take buses, go shopping

These days, when people over 80 in Beijing take a bus, see a doctor or spend money, their activities are digitally tracked by the government, as part of an effort to improve services for the... Read more »

Published May 29, 2016

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WWII plane pulled from Hudson after crash that killed pilot

Police divers and Army Corps of Engineers personnel retrieved the wreckage of a World War II plane from the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey on Saturday after the vintage aircraft... Read more »

Published May 28, 2016

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Chinese developer Wanda opens theme park to take on Disney

China's largest private property developer, the Wanda Group, opened an entertainment complex on Saturday that it's positioning as a distinctly homegrown rival to Disney and its $5.5 billion... Read more »

Published May 28, 2016

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Idea for Burt's Bees land to become park becoming partisan

A congressional field hearing in the coming week on a proposal to create a national monument in northern Maine underscores how partisan lines have been drawn as Republican lawmakers try to rein in... Read more »

Published May 28, 2016

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How Alibaba won, and lost, a friend in Washington

In 2011, a respected anti-counterfeiting coalition in Washington escalated its fight against the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, saying that its websites served as a 24-hour market "for... Read more »

Published May 27, 2016

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Congress' grade so far? Incomplete at best

Congress is racing toward its summer break, but like a procrastinating college kid it has tons of work to catch up on to avoid a report card laden with grades of incomplete or even worse. Read more »

Published May 27, 2016

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Are you Alibaba literate? 5 things to know about the company

Alibaba is the world's biggest e-commerce platform. Over 420 million people scooped up $485 billion worth of stuff last year on Alibaba's sites. The company went public in 2014, raising $25 billion... Read more »

Published May 27, 2016

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