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  • Washington St’s Leach ready for another entertaining season

    BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Looking for a date in the greater Spokane area? Washington State coach Mike Leach has a few ideas. In Leach’s world, there’s never a shortage of wild ideas. When he was…

  • Regulators close case questioning California reactor repairs

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal regulators have closed a case that questioned whether Southern California Edison violated government rules when it installed faulty equipment at the now-closed San Onofre nuclear power plant. The Nuclear Regulatory…

  • Yahoo tries to get more fashionable with Polyvore purchase

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo is buying style-tip specialist Polyvore in its latest attempt to become a more fashionable place to advertise. Financial terms of the deal announced Friday aren’t being disclosed, signaling the price…

  • Dozens of Clinton emails censored for security reasons

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Dozens of emails that traversed Hillary Clinton’s private, unsecure home server contain national security information now deemed too sensitive to make public, according to the latest batch of records released Friday. In…

  • Amid California drought, fears rise of trees dying, falling

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — As Californians and the communities they live in cut back water use and let lawns turn brown, arborists and state officials are worrying about a potentially dangerous ripple effect: City trees…

  • Facebook’s Zuckerberg and wife are expecting a daughter

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his pediatrician wife, Priscilla Chan, are expecting a baby. The co-founder of the world’s largest social network used a Facebook post Friday to announce that Chan…

  • Tough week for social media stocks _ no one is spared

    NEW YORK (AP) — It hasn’t been an easy week in social media, despite double-digit revenue growth from Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook. Investors are looking beyond headline numbers and finding reasons to sell. Not even…

  • Online viewers won’t miss Super Bowl ads shown on TV

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Next year, you won’t have to worry about missing the buzziest commercials of the Super Bowl if you can’t get to a TV. In the past, not all advertisers bought online…

  • German justice minister casts doubt on treason probe

    BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s justice minister on Friday questioned a decision by prosecutors to open a treason investigation against two journalists, a move that prompted strong criticism from free speech activists. Website Netzpolitik.org, which covers…

  • See 1,000 musicians play Foo Fighters song at the same time

    WASHINGTON — Talk about a wall of sound — or the ultimate jam session. One thousand musicians gathered in Italy to perform the Foo Fighters’ “Learn to Fly” at the same time in an attempt…

  • Tracing back debris to find Flight 370 may prove impossible

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — If it’s confirmed that a wing fragment found on a remote island in the Indian Ocean is from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, lost more than 500 days ago, could scientists…

  • Google rejects French order on world ‘right to be forgotten’

    PARIS (AP) — Google is rejecting an order by the French data privacy agency to remove search results worldwide upon request, saying European law allowing the ‘right to be forgotten’ doesn’t apply globally. In a…

  • More than just Cecil; big troubles for king of the jungle

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The circle of life is closing in on the king of the jungle. When Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer killed Cecil the lion, the Internet exploded with outrage. But scientists who have studied…

  • Update on the latest in business:

    FINANCIAL MARKETS China rebound, other Asian markets mostly up after US data SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — China’s stock market rebounded while other Asian stocks also mostly gained today after data showed the U.S. economy…

  • What’s considered ‘classified’ is a judgment call

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton is under scrutiny over whether she sent or received classified information on unsecured email when she was secretary of state. The inspector general of the U.S.…