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Iran begins first web-based nationwide census

Iran's state TV is saying the country has started its first web-based national general census
Published: 09/24/16

Indian airline says Samsung Note 2 emitted smoke in plane

A Samsung Note 2 phone emitted smoke and sparks on a flight from Singapore to the southern Indian city of Chennai, the airline said
Published: 09/24/16
GOP lawmaker: FBI gave immunity to top Clinton aide

GOP lawmaker: FBI gave immunity to top Clinton aide

A congressman says Hillary Clinton's former chief of staff and two other staff members were granted immunity deals in exchange for their cooperation in the now-closed FBI investigation into Clinton's use of a private email server as secretary of state
Published: 09/24/16

Mead appoints deputy chief of staff as information officer

Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead has named his longtime deputy chief of staff to serve as the state's new chief information officer and director of the Department of Enterprise Technology Services
Published: 09/23/16

4 former hearing aid company executives plead not guilty

Four former executives of Minnesota-based Starkey Hearing Technologies have pleaded not guilty to charges that they conspired to embezzle more than $20 million from the hearing aid maker and its principal owner
Published: 09/23/16
Stocks move lower as energy, technology stocks fall

Stocks move lower as energy, technology stocks fall

Stocks end lower after three days of gains
Published: 09/23/16

Facebook apologizes to advertisers for counting error

Facebook is apologizing to advertisers for what it calls an error that overstated the average length of time that users watched videos on the site
Published: 09/23/16

Markets Right Now: US stocks end lower

Stocks end lower on Wall Street after two days of gains
Published: 09/23/16

Foreign hacker who aided Islamic State gets 20 years in US

A computer hacker who helped the Islamic State by providing names of more than 1,000 U.S. government and military workers as potential targets has been sentenced to 20 years in prison
Published: 09/23/16
In Yahoo breach, hackers may seek intelligence, not riches

In Yahoo breach, hackers may seek intelligence, not riches

If a foreign government is behind the massive computer attack that compromised a half billion user accounts at Yahoo, as the company says, the breach could be part of a long-term strategy that's aimed at gathering intelligence rather than getting rich
Published: 09/23/16