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Rosenstein defends charging foreign agents US can't arrest

Rosenstein defends charging foreign agents US can't arrest

The top law enforcement official overseeing the probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election is defending the prosecution of foreign agents who may never see the inside of a U.S. courtroom
Federal judge tosses out climate change lawsuit

Federal judge tosses out climate change lawsuit

A federal judge has rejected New York City's effort to hold oil companies responsible for global warming, saying it's not the judiciary's responsibility to decide
Microsoft profit up, aided by cloud rivalry with Amazon

Microsoft profit up, aided by cloud rivalry with Amazon

Microsoft Corp. on Thursday reported fiscal fourth-quarter profit of $8.87 billion, boosted in part by its efforts to rival Amazon as a key cloud computing provider for retailers and other businesses
Oregon wheat farmers try to stop fire that's consuming crops

Oregon wheat farmers try to stop fire that's consuming crops

Farmers in Oregon are losing their wheat crops as flames rip through fields during what they expected to be one of the best harvests in years
With Comcast out, how Disney's empire will look with Fox

With Comcast out, how Disney's empire will look with Fox

Comcast's decision to drop its bid for Fox means Disney's $71.3 billion offer is likely to prevail
Melania Trump listens to students talk about online civility

Melania Trump listens to students talk about online civility

Melania Trump hears from teens working on best practices for being civil online
The Latest: Facebook to remove rumors instigating violence

The Latest: Facebook to remove rumors instigating violence

Facebook says it's going to start taking down misinformation that could lead to violence
Gene tests can provide health clues -- and needless worry

Gene tests can provide health clues -- and needless worry

DNA test results can pose worrisome question: Is your abnormality harmful?
Trump on EU's $5B fine against Google: 'I told you so!'

Trump on EU's $5B fine against Google: 'I told you so!'

President Donald Trump says the European Union's record $5 billion fine against tech giant Google proves his point that the EU is taking advantage of the U.S. Trump is engaged in a running dispute
WATCH:  New sales record set on Amazon Prime Day 2018

WATCH: New sales record set on Amazon Prime Day 2018

Customers bought more than 100 million products during the 36-hour sale.
Premature baby penguin recovers after parents broke her egg

Premature baby penguin recovers after parents broke her egg

London Zoo says a premature baby penguin has been nursed back to health after its parents accidentally stepped on its egg and broke it
WATCH:  Mark Zuckerberg talks Holocaust deniers and the battle against 'fake news'

WATCH: Mark Zuckerberg talks Holocaust deniers and the battle against 'fake news'

The Facebook CEO told technology website Recode that false content wouldn't be removed but wouldn't be widely distributed either.
High-altitude balloons to deliver internet access in Kenya

High-altitude balloons to deliver internet access in Kenya

A Google-affiliated company has chosen Kenya as the home of its first announced commercial deal for delivering internet access to hard-to-reach areas using high-altitude balloons.
EU ruling against Google opens 'opportunity,' rival says

EU ruling against Google opens 'opportunity,' rival says

European regulators' latest swipe at the dominance of U.S. tech giant Google could open new opportunities for rivals in search and web browsers _ that is, if handset manufacturers decide to make the
The Latest: Oregon wildfire grows to 70 square miles

The Latest: Oregon wildfire grows to 70 square miles

A wind-whipped wildfire that started Tuesday in a rural area east of Portland, Oregon, has now burned 70 square miles (181 kilometers) and prompted additional evacuations
Zuckerberg's Holocaust comment puts Facebook on the spot

Zuckerberg's Holocaust comment puts Facebook on the spot

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg clarified a comment that seemed to give Holocaust deniers the benefit of the doubt, highlighting Facebook's unease with policing conspiracy theories
Astronomers spy nearby star that could be chomping a planet

Astronomers spy nearby star that could be chomping a planet

Astronomers may have caught a relatively nearby star munching on a planet or mini-planets
Jupiter has 12 new moons, 79 total in orbit: Scientists

Jupiter has 12 new moons, 79 total in orbit: Scientists

There are 11 retrograde moons and an “oddball” moon, according to Carnegie Institution for Science.
Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin launches spacecraft higher than ever

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin launches spacecraft higher than ever

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin rocket company has shot a capsule 74 miles into space, higher than it's ever done before
A look at some of the EU's big fights with multinationals

A look at some of the EU's big fights with multinationals

A look at some of the European Union's big fines and fights with multinationals