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  • Singapore charges teen for video attacking Lee, Christianity

    SINGAPORE (AP) — A court in Singapore on Tuesday charged a teenager over a video he posted online that was critical of the nation’s late founder and Christianity. In the eight-minute clip that was posted…

  • Solar-powered plane lands in China on round-the-world flight

    BEIJING (AP) — A groundbreaking solar-powered plane successfully flew from Myanmar to central China early Tuesday as part of an historic round-the-world journey promoting renewable energy use. The organizers of the Solar Impulse 2 flight…

  • IBM to invest $3 billion in ‘Internet of Things’ unit

    NEW YORK (AP) — IBM is investing $3 billion to build an “Internet of Things” division aimed at harnessing the massive trove of data collected by smartphones, tablets, connected vehicles and appliances and using it…

  • US treasury secretary presses Beijing on technology curbs

    BEIJING (AP) — U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew pressed Chinese leaders to suspend proposed curbs on foreign security technology and said a Beijing-led regional bank should work in partnership with existing institutions. The United States…

  • Federal agents charged with stealing digital currency

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two former federal agents were charged with fraud in the theft of digital currency during an investigation into an online black market known as Silk Road that let users buy and…

  • Twin fools NASA at brother’s launch on 1-year flight

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Astronaut Scott Kelly’s identical twin pulled a fast one on NASA right before his brother blasted off on a one-year space station mission. NASA Administrator Charles Bolden told Kelly on…

  • Study finds equality between sexes at moment of conception

    NEW YORK (AP) — Every year, slightly more boy babies than girl babies are born worldwide. But back when sperm meets egg, the two sexes are conceived in equal numbers, a new study suggests. That…

  • NEWS GUIDE: The gaps as Iran talks hit crunch time

    Centrifuges. Sanctions. Nuclear research. Sticking points remain on some of the most basic issues as negotiations between world powers and Iran over Tehran’s nuclear program hit crunch time. Tuesday is the deadline for the two…

  • GNC reaches deal with NY AG over Herbal Plus products

    NEW YORK (AP) — GNC Holdings Inc. said Monday that it has reached a deal with New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman over its Herbal Plus products. In February, Schneiderman’s office sent letters to GNC,…

  • NFL suspends Browns GM for texting, team holds onto picks

    CLEVELAND (AP) — The NFL sent a tough message to Browns general manager Ray Farmer for texting. However, the league didn’t delete any of Cleveland’s precious draft picks. Farmer has been suspended without pay for…

  • Amazon.com offering to help get jobs done around the house

    SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon.com is introducing a referral service to help people to get projects and chores done around their homes. The recommendation system, called Amazon Home Services, marks the e-commerce company’s latest attempt to…

  • High court: Sex offender can challenge GPS monitoring

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Monday that a North Carolina sex offender should have another chance to challenge an order that he wear a GPS monitoring bracelet around the clock and for the…

  • Ferry operator Stena Line tests running ship on methanol

    HELSINKI (AP) — Swedish ferry operator Stena Line says it has converted one of its ships to enable it to run on methanol, testing the potential of the environmentally friendly fuel for the shipping industry.…

  • Review: New HTC One phone is strong contender

    NEW YORK (AP) — HTC’s flagship One phone has a lot going for it — except for strong sales. In Samsung’s and Apple’s shadows, HTC barely has any market share despite having good phones. But…

  • Cook calls ‘religious objection’ laws dangerous

    NEW YORK (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook said that so-called “religious objection” legislation being introduced in a number of states is dangerous and bad for business. The bills, like the one enacted last week…