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China says ex-Internet czar on trial over corruption charges
October 19th, 2018  2:33 AM

China's former internet censor is standing trial over corruption allegations

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Australia lawyers' group: Draft cyber laws would curb rights
October 18th, 2018  11:34 PM

Australian lawyers' group say proposed cybersecurity laws to force companies such as Facebook and Google to help police by unscrambling encrypted messages would significantly limit privacy and freedom

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People priced out of Salinas, California, look to the ballot
October 18th, 2018  8:04 PM

The Nunez family has three generations and 15 members jammed into a four-bedroom home in Salinas, California, because housing is so expensive

Lilia Coyt, Araceli Nunez
Facebook's election 'war room' takes aim at fake information
October 18th, 2018  6:50 PM

Facebook gears up 'war room' to combat potential abuses of its social network heading into major elections in Brazil, US

Facebook's election 'war room' takes aim at fake information
Trump threatens Mexico over migrant caravan
October 18th, 2018  6:33 PM

President Donald Trump is lashing out over a caravan of Central American migrants trying to reach the United States

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South Carolina lawmakers to Trump: Save nuclear fuel project
October 18th, 2018  6:29 PM

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster and the state's congressional delegation are urging President Donald Trump to reconsider his administration's plan to shut down a half-built nuclear fuel facility in their state

South Carolina lawmakers to Trump: Save nuclear fuel project
2 workers acquitted in Kansas boy's waterslide death
October 18th, 2018  6:11 PM

Two Kansas water park workers have been found not guilty of lying during the investigation into the decapitation death of a 10-year-old boy on a waterslide

2 workers acquitted in Kansas boy's waterslide death
Costly Salinas looks to California ballot for housing relief
October 18th, 2018  5:55 PM

People in Salinas, California, turn backyard sheds into illegal bedrooms and pack multiple generations into single-family homes to make ends meet

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Business Highlights
October 18th, 2018  5:45 PM

Business Highlights

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Job growth is found to be no cure for a community's poverty
October 18th, 2018  5:11 PM

Study finds job growth is no cure for a community's poverty

Job growth is found to be no cure for a community's poverty
States and feds unite on election security after '16 clashes
October 18th, 2018  5:03 PM

Election officials and federal cybersecurity agents are touting improved collaboration toward confronting and deterring election tampering

States and feds unite on election security after '16 clashes
Stocks sink on weak industrial earnings; tech skid resumes
October 18th, 2018  4:29 PM

U.S. stocks slumped again Thursday as investors continued to sell shares of technology and internet companies, industrials, and companies that rely on consumer spending.

Stocks sink on weak industrial earnings; tech skid resumes
The Latest: Mnuchin not going to Saudi Arabia conference
October 18th, 2018  4:15 PM

The Latest: US Treasury Secretary Mnuchin not going to Saudi conference

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2 workers acquitted in Kansas boy's waterslide death
October 18th, 2018  4:12 PM

Two Kansas water park workers have been found not guilty of lying during the investigation into the decapitation death of a 10-year-old boy on a waterslide

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UK's May to face fresh ire at home after being spared by EU
October 18th, 2018  3:51 PM

British Prime Minister Theresa May will head home from an inconclusive European Union summit on Brexit to a barrage of criticism that her 27 EU counterparts spared her

UK's May to face fresh ire at home after being spared by EU
EU warns Italy on budget but walks a fine line
October 18th, 2018  3:34 PM

The EU budget chief hands Italy a stinging letter warning that significantly higher deficit targets represented a deviation "unprecedented in the history" of the stability pact, while offering reassurances that Brussels is "not an adversary of Italy.''

EU warns Italy on budget but walks a fine line
Cyprus airline Cobalt halts flights amid lack of investment
October 18th, 2018  3:01 PM

Cyprus-based airline Cobalt Air says it has indefinitely suspended all of its operations amid a struggle to find investors

Cyprus airline Cobalt halts flights amid lack of investment
European and Asian leaders seek to boost trade, security
October 18th, 2018  2:45 PM

Europe and Asia should use their combined economic clout "to tackle global challenges such as trade tensions that put millions of jobs at risk" and the threat of climate change, a top European official said Thursday

European and Asian leaders seek to boost trade, security
US stocks typically ride midterm elections to solid gains
October 18th, 2018  2:36 PM

Regardless of how midterm elections turn out, Wall Street usually ends up a big winner

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Mnuchin says he will not attend Saudi investment conference
October 18th, 2018  2:26 PM

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says he will not attend Saudi investment conference

Mnuchin says he will not attend Saudi investment conference

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