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'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin has died
August 16th, 2018  10:23 AM

Singer Aretha Franklin, the iconic "Queen of Soul" who voiced classics such as "Respect," "Think" and "Chain of Fools," has died at 76.

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After Alex Jones timeout, Twitter CEO mulls deeper changes
August 15th, 2018  8:02 PM

Twitter first gave conspiratorialist Alex Jones a brief time out; then its CEO floated the ideas of deeper changes that might limit the spread of misinformation

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Officials remove special rules for gene therapy experiments
August 15th, 2018  6:57 PM

U.S. health officials revised rules for gene therapy experiments

Officials remove special rules for gene therapy experiments
Report: SEC subpoenas Tesla about CEO's buyout plans
August 15th, 2018  6:53 PM

The Wall Street Journal is reporting the government regulators have subpoenaed Tesla as they dig deeper into CEO Elon Musk's recent disclosure about a potential buyout of the electric car maker

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The Latest: Report-CEO rethinking 'core parts' of Twitter
August 15th, 2018  6:14 PM

Report: Twitter CEO Dorsey is rethinking 'core parts' of the service to fight disinformation

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Stocks tumble as investors fret about China's growth
August 15th, 2018  5:20 PM

Global stock indexes fell sharply as investors worried about economic growth, especially in China. Technology stocks and oil and metals prices skidded.

Stocks tumble as investors fret about China's growth
Best Buy to buy a provider of health devices for the aging
August 15th, 2018  5:18 PM

Consumer electronics retailer Best Buy is pushing more into the health field, acquiring a company that provides emergency response devices for the aging

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How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday
August 15th, 2018  5:07 PM

Deepening worries about global economic growth, particularly in China, set off a rout in riskier assets including technology stocks, copper and crude oil

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Twitter muzzles conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for a week
August 15th, 2018  4:47 PM

Twitter lasted less than two weeks before joining other prominent tech companies in muzzling Alex Jones, the right-wing conspiracy theorist who's used their platforms to spread false information and hoaxes for years with few, if any, repercussions

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Uber narrows 2Q loss as company polishes tarnished image
August 15th, 2018  4:22 PM

Uber narrows its losses but still struggles to make money while the ride-hailing service's CEO deals with the headaches left behind by his predecessor

Uber narrows 2Q loss as company polishes tarnished image
Markets Right Now: Tech weakness pulls stock indexes lower
August 15th, 2018  4:08 PM

Stocks are ending broadly lower on Wall Street led by declines in technology companies. Energy and mining companies also fell in tandem with commodities prices.

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Stocks tumble as investors fret about China's growth
August 15th, 2018  3:39 PM

Global stock indexes are falling sharply after Chinese gaming and messaging company Tencent reports a rare drop in profit. That's touched off worries about economic growth in China and worldwide.

Stocks tumble as investors fret about China's growth
Genoa bridge collapse kills 39, forces hundreds from homes
August 15th, 2018  1:00 PM

Italian prosecutors say their focus in probe of the Genoa highway bridge collapse that killed 39 is possible design flaws or inadequate maintenance

Genoa bridge collapse kills 39, forces hundreds from homes
Survivor of newly found WWII shipwreck: 'So many' to rescue
August 15th, 2018  12:40 PM

Scientists say they have discovered part of a ship that was blown off a U.S. Navy destroyer during World War II in Alaska's Aleutian Islands

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Modi says India will send manned flight into space by 2022
August 15th, 2018  8:14 AM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi says India will send a manned flight into space by 2022 and highlights achievements of his government during independence anniversary speech

Modi says India will send manned flight into space by 2022
China files WTO challenge to US tariffs on solar panels
August 15th, 2018  2:52 AM

China files WTO challenge to US tariffs on solar panels

China files WTO challenge to US tariffs on solar panels
Twitter suspends conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for 1 week
August 14th, 2018  11:42 PM

Twitter says it is suspending the account of the far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for one week after he violated the company's rules against inciting violence

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Sen. Nelson: "Foolish" to deny Russia targeting Florida
August 14th, 2018  8:00 PM

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson isn't backing down from previous comments that Russian operatives have penetrated some of his state's election systems ahead of this year's crucial election

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Sen. Nelson: "Foolish" to deny Russia targeting Florida
August 14th, 2018  7:31 PM

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson isn't backing down from previous comments that Russian operatives have penetrated some of his state's election systems ahead of this year's crucial election

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Los Angeles is first in US to install subway body scanners
August 14th, 2018  6:13 PM

The Los Angeles subway system will become the first in the U.S. to install body scanners that screen passengers for weapons and explosives

Los Angeles is first in US to install subway body scanners

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