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  • Storms may brew, but in N. Korea pride over new satellite

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Hours after the rest of the world already knew, North Korea’s state media triumphantly announced in a special news bulletin to the nation Sunday it had successfully launched a satellite…

  • The Latest: Seoul restricts entry to joint park with North

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on North Korea’s launch of a long-range rocket (all times local): 3:45 p.m. South Korea says t will further restrict the entry of its nationals to a jointly…

  • N. Korea praises rocket; others see covert missile test

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — For North Korea’s propaganda machine, the long-range rocket launch Sunday carved a glorious trail of “fascinating vapor” through the clear blue sky. For South Korea’s president, and other world leaders,…

  • What N. Korea rocket launch may mean for region and world

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea launched a long-range rocket Sunday, the first day of its announced eight-day launch window and about a month after the country’s fourth nuclear test led to international condemnation.…

  • Developments in North Korea nuke and missile programs

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A month after shocking the world with its fourth nuclear test, North Korea has followed through with its plans to fire a long-range rocket, defying outside governments that see the…

  • Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says timeline will stay in real time

    NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said Saturday the social media website’s stream of tweets will stay live and in real time, disputing a media report that a change was in the works.…

  • App launched with uniquely African emojis

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — App developers have launched a series of uniquely African emojis of characters dressed in colorful traditional attire using popular local expressions and gestures. Afro Emoji founder Nigerian-American Ayoola Daramola said there was…

  • Twitter moves to actively seek out terrorist supporters

    The social networking service 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.

  • Imagine this: measuring NFL player performance worth $50,000

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A 30-year-old logistics and operations worker from Seattle has won a Super Bowl technology contest that earned him $50,000 and tickets to the game. Colin Edwards’ idea, called “PlayerMetrics,” was selected…

  • Thomas’ mom to watch from the stands, not the cell this time

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Demaryius Thomas’ mother will watch the Super Bowl from the stands at Levi’s Stadium, decked out in an officially licensed orange No. 88 jersey. The last time the Denver Broncos…

  • Utah legislators back plan to declare porn a health crisis

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A state senator in Utah wants to declare pornography a public health crisis, echoing an argument being made around the U.S. by conservative religious groups as porn becomes more accessible…

  • 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.…

  • Astronaut Edgar Mitchell, 6th man on moon, dies in Florida

    MIAMI (AP) — Apollo 14 astronaut Edgar Mitchell, who became the sixth man on the moon when he and Alan Shepard helped NASA recover from Apollo 13’s “successful failure” and later devoted his life to…

  • LinkedIn shares plunge almost 44 percent

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Investors gave LinkedIn a poor job review Friday in the form of a dramatic sell-off that wiped out nearly $11 billion in the professional networking site’s market value. A surprise forecast…

  • Tyson Foods, LinkedIn are big market movers

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq stock market: NYSE USG Corp., up $1.93 to $21.04 The maker of building materials, which has been…