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Mourners attend a funeral ceremony for Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani and his comrades, who were killed in Iraq in a U.S. drone strike on Friday, in the city of Kerman, Iran, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020. The leader of Iran's Revolutionary Guard threatened on Tuesday to "set ablaze" places supported by the United States over the killing of a top Iranian general in a U.S. airstrike last week, sparking cries from the crowd of supporters of "Death to Israel!" (Erfan Kouchari/Tasnim News Agency via AP)
January 07, 2020 - 8:00 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A stampede on Tuesday at a funeral procession for a top Iranian general killed in a U.S. airstrike last week killed 40 people and injured 213 others, two Iranian semi-official news agencies reported. The stampede took place in Kerman, the hometown of Revolutionary Guard Gen...
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A worker helps set up a booth before CES International, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
January 05, 2020 - 11:44 am
NEW YORK (AP) — What will watching TV be like in the 2020s? Amid new gadgets and glitz, the CES tech show in Las Vegas aims to offer some answers, many of which boil down to more streaming and more efforts to glue you to your phone. The show's keynote addresses, once dominated by computer and chip...
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A worker helps set up a booth before CES International, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
January 05, 2020 - 10:09 am
NEW YORK (AP) — What will watching TV be like in the 2020s? The CES gadget show will offer some glimpses, as companies strut out celebrities such as Mandy Moore and show off shorter viewing experiences for the mobile era. The annual technology show is typically a hotbed for the latest television...
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FILE - In this April 29, 2015 file photo, a woman uses her smartphone near a booth for the Chinese Internet company Tencent at the Global Mobile Internet Conference in Beijing. Chinese tech companies including social media giant Tencent have been ordered by regulators to clean up how their apps handle user information or face possible penalties. The industry ministry said Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019 that 41 apps failed an examination following orders to ensure they comply with user data rules. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
December 19, 2019 - 4:56 am
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese tech companies including social media giant Tencent were ordered by regulators on Thursday to clean up how their apps handle user information or face possible penalties. The order is the latest in a series of crackdowns by Communist authorities who encourage internet use but...
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December 19, 2019 - 3:17 am
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese tech companies including social media giant Tencent have been ordered by regulators to clean up how their apps handle user information or face possible penalties. The industry ministry said Thursday that 41 apps failed an examination following orders to ensure they comply...
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In this Dec. 6, 2019, photo Ricky Reed poses for a portrait in Los Angeles. (Photo by Rebecca Cabage/Invision/AP)
December 17, 2019 - 3:48 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Music producer Ricky Reed remembers the long days and nights in the recording studio, as he crafted hits for Halsey, twenty one pilots, Jason Derulo and Lizzo with zero-time limits or restrictions. But for the father of 8-month-old twins and a 2 1/2-year-old toddler, things have...
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits a Christmas market whilst on the General Election campaign, in Salisbury, England, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019. Britain goes to the polls on Dec. 12. (Hannah McKay/Pool Photo via AP)
December 04, 2019 - 9:16 am
LONDON (AP) — Google has taken down a U.K. Conservative Party ad on YouTube that used BBC news footage, days after Facebook took similar action on grounds that it infringed intellectual property rights. The BBC has complained about the ad, saying it used material featuring some of its journalists...
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December 01, 2019 - 6:22 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Social media star Olivia Jade Giannulli has posted her first YouTube video since the arrest of her parents, actress Lori Loughlin and fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, put her at the center of the college admissions scandal. In her first video in nearly nine months, the former...
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FILE - This June 27, 2015, file photo, shows the Hulu logo on a window at the Milk Studios space in New York. Hulu is again raising prices for its online TV bundle, as other streaming-TV providers do the same. Hulu’s service, like AT&T TV Now, Dish’s Sling and YouTube TV, are a replica of traditional TV but on the internet. They were once vaunted as a successor to traditional cable. But the market has lost steam as prices rose. One early entrant, Sony’s PlayStation Vue, is shutting down, and analysts expect others to follow.(AP Photo/Dan Goodman, File)
November 15, 2019 - 1:53 pm
Hulu is again raising prices for its online TV bundle, as other streaming-TV providers do the same. Hulu’s service, like AT&T TV Now, Dish’s Sling and YouTube TV, are a replica of traditional TV but on the internet. They were once vaunted as a successor to traditional cable. But the market has...
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Two men eat Mexican food at Mr. Ruriberto's Taco Shop as U.S. diplomat in Ukraine, William Taylor, is seen on a television screen testifying before the House Intelligence Committee during the first public impeachment hearing of President Donald Trump's efforts to tie U.S. aid for Ukraine to investigations of his political opponents, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
November 13, 2019 - 6:09 pm
DENVER (AP) — Cattle rancher Jeffery Gatzke in South Dakota was listening in as he worked on his tractor in his workshop. The first public hearings on impeaching President Donald Trump are political show, he thinks, but he wanted to follow along anyway. Tech manager Adam Cutler arranged to work...
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