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  • Judge puts Mississippi AG’s investigation of Google on hold

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi attorney general’s attempt to investigate Google is on hold for at least four more months. U.S. District Judge Henry T. Wingate on Monday granted Google’s request for a preliminary…

  • NASA spacecraft making first visit to dwarf planet Ceres

    PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — A NASA spacecraft is about to reach the end of a nearly eight-year journey and make the first rendezvous with a dwarf planet. The Dawn craft will slip into orbit Friday…

  • Update on the latest business

    FINANCIAL MARKETS Stocks head higher; Nasdaq touches 5,000 points NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. stock market is higher this afternoon as deals and economic news give stocks a lift. The Nasdaq has touched 5,000…

  • Ikea launches furniture with inbuilt wireless chargers

    STOCKHOLM (AP) — Lost that charger again for your cellphone or tablet? Hate sorting heaps of wires to charge various devices? Swedish retailer IKEA might just have the answer — furniture with built-in charging spots,…

  • HP’s big deal: Tech giant buys Aruba Networks for $2.7B

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hewlett-Packard is buying wireless networking company Aruba Networks for about $2.7 billion, in what amounts to HP’s first major acquisition since its disastrous purchase of a British software company in 2011.…

  • Forbes List: 10 richest people in the world

    NEW YORK (AP) — Bill Gates, the founder of technology company Microsoft Corp., topped Forbes’ 2015 list of the world’s top billionaires for the second straight year. In 2013, Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim Helu was…

  • Nurse who survived Ebola sues Dallas hospital system

    DALLAS (AP) — A 26-year-old nurse who contracted Ebola while caring for the first person in the U.S. diagnosed with the deadly disease has filed a lawsuit against the parent company of the Dallas hospital…

  • Google to offer own cellular network plan

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Google will soon be offering cellular network plans in a bid to bridge the gap between the realms of Internet services and mobile device software it dominates. Vice President Sundar Pichai…

  • EU nations get power to ban genetically-modified crops

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is giving member states the power to ban the cultivation of genetically-modified crops even if they have been approved by the bloc’s food safety authority. The 28 EU member…

  • ISIS issues death threats to Twitter founder, employees over blocked accounts

    WASHINGTON — ISIS supporters are calling for the killing of Twitter employees, including founder Jack Dorsey for the deleting and blocking of the terrorist organization’s social media accounts. The post, written in Arabic, features an…

  • 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…

  • First Look: Samsung gets a lot right with new S6 phones

    NEW YORK (AP) — Samsung’s new Galaxy smartphones improve in two major areas: design and picture quality. Samsung ramped up its camera technology in last fall’s Galaxy Note 4, and the camera is even better…

  • Dot-com deja vu: Nasdaq closes in on its record high

    NEW YORK (AP) — The last time the Nasdaq was this high, Bill Clinton was president, Microsoft dominated the tech world and the iPod, iPhone and iPad didn’t exist. Fifteen years later the Nasdaq is…

  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EST

    Different in style, world view, Obama-Netanyahu relations never promised happily-ever-after WASHINGTON (AP) — This was never happily-ever-after waiting to happen. When President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took office early in 2009,…

  • Next Google Maps adventure: Soaring through Amazon jungle

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — For its next technological trick, Google will show you what it’s like to zip through trees in the Amazon jungle. The images released Monday are the latest addition to the diverse…