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  • Twitter moves to actively seek out terrorist supporters

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Twitter is now using spam-fighting technology to seek out accounts that might be promoting terrorist activity and is examining other accounts related to those flagged for possible removal, the company announced Friday.…

  • Inglewood’s stadium rising soon, hoping to host Super Bowls

    INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The 50-yard line is still dirt and weeds around a protruding yellow pipe used for water table measurement. There isn’t much more than vacant space and idle construction equipment within a…

  • Drivers beware: Famous LA bridge has begun coming down

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The end has begun for a downtown bridge that played a supporting role in many Hollywood chase scenes down the concrete-lined Los Angeles River. The demolition of the 6th Street Bridge…

  • As fix nears for gas leak, residents worry about return home

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — With a possible end in sight to a massive 15-week gas leak, anxious residents displaced from a Los Angeles neighborhood are skeptical a fix is near and worry they may be…

  • Citigroup blocks fantasy sports transactions in New York

    NEW YORK (AP) — As daily fantasy sports websites face increased legal scrutiny, the world’s biggest credit-card lender is blocking transactions by New York residents on the country’s two biggest sites. The New York Times…

  • Analysis: AP bureau chiefs in Koreas on planned launch

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — It’s another big, splashy step for the North Korean government: a planned rocket launch the world will see as a banned test of long-range missile technology that comes only weeks…

  • WNBA star Tamika Catchings interns at NBA offices

    NEW YORK (AP) — Over the course of her storied career, Tamika Catchings has spent many hours at the NBA and WNBA offices. Whether it was for league meetings, union business or just because she…

  • APNewsBreak: Arrieta, Cubs agree at $10.7M, AP source says

    CHICAGO (AP) — Jake Arrieta and the Chicago Cubs found a number that worked in the canyon between their arbitration proposals. Arrieta has agreed to a $10.7 million, one-year contract for the highest one-year deal…

  • Officials working to determine cause of NYC crane collapse

    NEW YORK (AP) — Officials are working to determine why a huge construction crane that was being lowered to safety during strong winds came crashing down onto a New York City street, killing a pedestrian…

  • Analysis: AP bureau chiefs in Koreas on planned launch

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — It’s another big, splashy step for the North Korean government: a planned rocket launch the world will see as a banned test of long-range missile technology that comes only weeks…

  • Goodell encourages NFL teams to fairly pay cheerleaders

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says he is encouraging NFL teams to properly compensate cheerleaders. Goodell, speaking at his annual Super Bowl news conference Friday, said he respects the cheerleaders’ role for…

  • EPA: Mine spill dumped 880,000 pounds of metals in river

    DENVER (AP) — A 3 million-gallon spill from a southwestern Colorado gold mine last year may have dumped more than 880,000 pounds of metals into the Animas River, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Friday.…

  • Judge who presided over Martha Stewart’s NY trial dies at 86

    NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge who presided over Martha Stewart’s criminal trial in New York has died. Miriam Cedarbaum was 86. Manhattan U.S. District Court Chief Judge Loretta Preska says Cedarbaum suffered a…

  • Business Highlights

    ___ Many see cause for optimism despite slower US job growth WASHINGTON (AP) — Consider looking past January’s so-so job growth. At first glance, Friday’s government report on U.S. hiring was a downer — 151,000…

  • The Latest: Building owners ‘saddened’ by NYC crane collapse

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a deadly crane collapse in New York (all times local): 7:15 p.m. A spokesman for the owners of a New York building where a crane collapse killed a…