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Historic Manhattan cathedral activates eco-friendly powerThe historic St. Patrick's Cathedral in Manhattan has activated a geothermal plant _ part of a series of environmentally friendly upgrades
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Riot police clash with taxi drivers and street sellers during a demonstration, in Rome, Tuesday, February 21, 2017. A weeklong strike by taxi drivers that has crippled transport in Rome, Milan and Turin is heating up, with cabbies marching through the eternal city to protest legislation they say will favor Uber and other car-hire services.  (Massimo Percossi/ANSA via AP)
Italy cabbies clash with riot police during strike over UberThousands of taxi drivers protesting legislation they say will favor Uber clashed with riot police Tuesday, intensifying a weeklong cab strike that has crippled transport in Rome, Milan and Turin
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Nigerians starved of electricity access turn to solarNigerians starved of electricity access turn to solar as US-backed project launches nationwide
The Associated Press13 hours ago
This Feb. 17, 2017, photo shows a Navy P-3 Orion aircraft used for a NASA-led experiment called SnowEx, on an airfield at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, Colo. Instrument-laden aircraft are surveying the Colorado high country this month as scientists search for better ways to measure how much water is locked up in the world's mountain snows - water that sustains a substantial share of the global population. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
NASA aims to measure vital snow data from satellitesAirplanes are scanning the Colorado high country with an array of sensors as scientists search for better ways to measure how much water is locked up in the world's mountain snows
The Associated Press18 hours ago
FILE - In this file photo taken Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014, a woman walks past the company logo of the internet car service, Uber, in San Francisco, USA. Uber’s chief executive ordered an urgent investigation Monday Feb. 20, 2017, into a sexual harassment claim made by a female engineer who alleged her prospects at the company evaporated after she complained about advances from her boss.  (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, FILE)
Uber to investigate sexual harassment claim by engineerUber's CEO has ordered an investigation into a sexual harassment claim made by a female engineer who said her future with the company evaporated when she complained about advances from her boss
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2016 file photo an iPhone is seen in Washington. The Associated Press and other news organizations are asking a judge to force the federal government to reveal how much it paid for a tool to unlock an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters.   (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
AP, other media ask judge to order release of iPhone recordsThe Associated Press and other news organizations are asking a judge to force the federal government to reveal how much it paid for a tool to unlock an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Nov. 27, 2014, file photo, Kim Dotcom arrives at Auckland District Court in Auckland, New Zealand. A New Zealand judge on Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, upheld an earlier court ruling that flamboyant internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and three of his colleagues can be extradited to the U.S. to face criminal charges. The decision comes five years after U.S. authorities shut down Dotcom's file-sharing website Megaupload and filed charges of conspiracy, racketeering and money laundering against the men. (Chris Gorman/New Zealand Herald via AP, File)
New Zealand judge upholds Kim Dotcom extradition rulingA New Zealand judge has upheld an earlier ruling that flamboyant internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and three of his colleagues can be extradited to the U.S. to face criminal charges
The Associated Press1 day ago
CORRECTS TO U.S. CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION, NOT PATROL - FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2013, file photo, an Apple employee, right, instructs a journalist on the use of the fingerprint scanner technology built into the company's iPhone 5S during a media event in Beijing. Watchdog groups that keep tabs on digital privacy rights are concerned that U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents are searching the phones and other digital devices of international travelers at border checkpoints in U.S. airports. The American Civil Liberties Union and the Electronic Frontier Foundation say complaints of such searches have spiked recently. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
Electronic media searches at border crossings raise worryWatchdog groups that keep tabs on digital privacy are concerned about reports that U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents are searching the electronic devices of travelers arriving in U.S. airports
The Associated Press3 days ago
Fastest computer in the Rockies tapped for range of projectsEds: With BC-US--Climate Supercomputer
The Associated Press4 days ago
This Oct. 26, 2016 photo provided by the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research shows the new supercomputer named Cheyenne at the National Center for Atmospheric Research at the supercomputing center in Cheyenne, Wyo. Wyoming officials including Gov. Matt Mead say they support the NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center even as they describe themselves as climate skeptics. Scientists nationwide are nonetheless concerned that President Donald Trump, who has called climate change a hoax, might not take climate change research seriously. (Carlye Calvin/ University Corporation for Atmospheric Research via AP)
New supercomputer aids climate research in top coal stateA new supercomputer in Wyoming has begun critical climate-change research with support from even some global warming doubters
The Associated Press4 days ago
FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2016 file photo, Mark Zuckerberg, chairman and CEO of Facebook, waves at the CEO summit during the annual Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum in Lima, Peru. Zuckerberg released a missive Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, outlining his vision for the social network and the world at large. Among other things, Zuckerberg hopes that the social network can encourage more civic engagement, an informed public and community support in the years to come. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix, File)
Zuckerberg's goal: Remake a world Facebook helped createMark Zuckerberg has a new long-term vision for Facebook, one that amounts to remaking a world the social network helped create
The Associated Press4 days ago
This Feb. 16, 2017 photo released by Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) shows a remote-controlled "scorpion" robot inside the Unit 2 reactor's containment vessel at Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in Okuma town, Fukushima prefecture, northeastern Japan. Robot probes sent to one of Japan's wrecked Fukushima nuclear reactors have suggested worse-than-anticipated challenges for the plant's ongoing cleanup. (TEPCO via AP Photo)
Robot probes show Japan reactor cleanup worse than expectedRobot probes at one of Japan's wrecked Fukushima nuclear reactors have suggested worse-than-anticipated challenges for the plant's ongoing cleanup
The Associated Press4 days ago
Lee Jae-yong, vice chairman of Samsung Electronics Co., gets into a car to leave after attending a hearing at the Seoul Central District Court in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017. The billionaire heir to Samsung, South Korea's most successful and best known conglomerate, made his second attempt Thursday to block efforts by prosecutors to arrest him on bribery and other charges in connection with a corruption scandal that has engulfed the country's president. (Choi Jae-koo/Yonhap via AP)
Samsung family succession hits snag with chief's arrestSamsung family succession hits snag with chief's arrest
The Associated Press4 days ago
FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2016 file photo, Mark Zuckerberg, chairman and CEO of Facebook, waves at the CEO summit during the annual Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum in Lima, Peru. Zuckerberg released a missive Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, outlining his vision for the social network and the world at large. Among other things, Zuckerberg hopes that the social network can encourage more civic engagement, an informed public and community support in the years to come. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix, File)
The Zuckerberg manifesto: How he plans to debug the worldMark Zuckerberg's long-term vision for Facebook, laid out in a sweeping manifesto, sounds more like a utopian social guide than a business plan
The Associated Press4 days ago
This Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, shows the AT&T sign at a store in Hialeah, Fla. AT&T says any cellphone customer can sign up for unlimited cellphone plans starting Friday, Feb. 17. That option had been limited to customers of AT&T-owned DirecTV. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
Surprise, surprise. AT&T trumpets its own new unlimited planAT&T is letting all customers get an unlimited-data cellphone plan after Verizon said Monday that it was bringing back an unlimited-data plan of its own
The Associated Press5 days ago
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