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  • Automakers vow not to give up on weak-selling electrics

    GENEVA (AP) — Top automakers are vowing not to give up on weak-selling electric vehicles — even as they unveil an array of powerful luxury cars with conventional engines aimed at a growing global market.…

  • DNA study backs theory of massive steppe migration to Europe

    BERLIN (AP) — A wave of migrants from the eastern fringes of Europe some 4,500 years ago left their trace in the DNA — and possibly the languages — of modern Europeans, according to a…

  • Clinton used personal email account as Secretary of State

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton used a personal email account during her time as secretary of state, rather than a government-issued email address, potentially hampering efforts to archive official government documents required by law.…

  • Lawyer: Phone hacking ‘rife’ at Britain’s Mirror tabloids

    LONDON (AP) — A lawyer for phone-hacking victims says the illegal practice was “rife” at tabloids owned by Britain’s Trinity Mirror PLC. David Sherborne said Tuesday that the Daily Mirror, Sunday Mirror and People tabloids…

  • Egypt unearths 3000-year-old tomb in southern city

    CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities says American archeologists have discovered a 3000-year-old tomb with beautifully painted walls belonging to a nobleman who guarded the temple of the ancient deity Amun. Tuesday’s statement says…

  • Timeline details ties between Fort Worth police chief, Taser

    Then-Fort Worth Police Chief Jeffrey Halstead and Taser International had a close relationship before and after the city signed a contract to purchase body cameras last year. Email communications and travel expense reports obtained by…

  • China plays down US concerns over anti-terror legislation

    SHANGHAI (AP) — China played down U.S. concerns that proposed anti-terror legislation would give the Chinese government sweeping power to police electronic communications and marginalize foreign companies fighting for a share of China’s $465 billion…

  • DNA tool helping biologists find elusive or invasive species

    BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) — When salmon, salamanders or other aquatic animals poop or shed skin cells, they leave behind traces of their DNA in the water, like clues left behind at a crime scene. It’s…

  • BlackBerry offers new phones but turns focus to software

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — BlackBerry may be launching four new smartphones over the coming year, but the struggling company is staking its future on becoming a giant in software. CEO John Chen said at the…

  • Airlines move to better track planes a year after Flight 370

    NEW YORK (AP) — At 656,000 pounds fully loaded and the length of six school buses, the Boeing 777-200ER is hard to miss. Yet nearly one year ago, Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 vanished, taking the…

  • United Airlines won’t accept rechargeable battery shipments

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Citing safety concerns, United Airlines on Monday became the second major U.S. airline to announce it will no longer accept bulk shipments of rechargeable batteries of the kind that power everything from…

  • Pollution documentary attracts huge interest in China

    BEIJING (AP) — A slick new documentary on China’s environmental woes has racked up more than 175 million online views in two days, underscoring growing concern in the country over the impact of air, water…

  • Watchdog: Air traffic control system is a hacking risk

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation’s system for guiding planes and other aircraft is at “increased and unnecessary risk” of being hacked, according to a report by government watchdog released Monday. The Federal Aviation Administration has…

  • WIRELESS SHOW PHOTO GALLERY: On the ground in Barcelona

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Couldn’t be in Barcelona this week? Here’s a look from the floor of the wireless show as gadget heavy weight Samsung released its fancy new S6 Edge and Gear virtual reality…

  • Nurse who survived Ebola sues Dallas hospital system

    DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas hospital that treated the first patient to be diagnosed in the U.S. with Ebola lied to Congress when it said its staff was trained to handle the deadly virus, a…