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Cops wage psychological warfare against online…

A global police operation took down two illicit online drug bazaars in an innovative plan designed to sow uncertainty among buyers and sellers

Asian shares meander as ECB, BOJ hold monetary…

Asian shares are mixed in muted trading as investors digested the news that the European Central Bank didn't announce any changes to its stimulus policies

Why Use The Alphabet When Apple Has Given Us New…

Apple has unveiled new emojis that include yogis, breastfeeding moms, and zombies.

Up To $5B In Student Loans Could Be Erased Due To…

National Collegiate Student Loan Trusts, one of the country's largest holders of student debt, has lost several lawsuits because of missing documents.

Siemens halts deliveries to Russian firms over…

German industrial conglomerate Siemens AG says it's halting deliveries of power generation equipment to state-controlled companies in Russia and selling its stake in a Russian company that offers services for power plant control systems

GOP leaders plan Tuesday health vote, it's an…

Republicans leaders are pushing toward a Senate vote next week on resurrecting their nearly flat-lined health care bill

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IMF approves conditional $1.8 billion loan to…

The International Monetary Fund's board approved a $1.8 billion loan to Greece _ but will only release the money if the troubled country gets debt relief from its European creditors

China announces goal of AI leadership by 2030

China's government has announced a goal of transforming the country into a global leader in artificial intelligence by 2030

Apollo 11 bag laced with moon dust sells for $1.8…

A bag containing traces of moon dust from the Apollo 11 mission has sold for $1.8 million at a New York auction following a galactic court battle

Exxon fined $2M for Tillerson-era breach of…

The Treasury Department says it is slapping Exxon Mobil Corp. with a $2 million fine for violating Russia sanctions while Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was the oil company's CEO

Scaramucci under consideration for top White…

New York financier Anthony Scaramucci is under consideration to join the Trump administration as communications director

Microsoft 4Q gets boost from cloud computing

Microsoft's cloud computing business has helped boost its fourth-quarter revenue and earnings above Wall Street's expectations, further validating a strategy pushed by CEO Satya Nadella since he took over in 2014

DOJ seeks to waive Harley-Davidson air-pollution…

The Trump administration is seeking to waive part of the penalty Harley-Davidson Inc. agreed to last year to settle environmental violations involving racing tuners that caused its motorcycles to emit higher-than-allowed levels of air pollution

Alexa, turn up my Kenmore AC; Sears cuts a deal…

Sears will begin selling Kenmore appliances on Amazon.com, including smart appliances that can be synced with Amazon's voice assistant, Alexa.

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Visa's third-quarter profit beats expectations

Visa's profit beats expectations, helped by its acquisition of Visa Europe

US says ban on laptops in airplane cabins has been lifted

The US says a 4-month ban on laptops in the cabins of some planes heading for the US is over

Musk says government likes plan for high-speed…

Musk says US gives "verbal approval" to high-speed tunnel that could break ground this year

Senate panel rejects Trump cuts to foreign aid…

Republicans controlling a key Senate committee have agreed to a government funding plan that rejects President Donald Trump's proposals to slash domestic agencies and foreign aid

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McDonald's adds Big Mac onesie, sweatsuit to…

With McDonald's now offering a delivery service, the fast food giant is looking to make customers comfortable eating at home with a new clothing line that includes an adult-size Big Mac onesie

Ryan pitches tax reform at shoe factory as…

House Speaker Paul Ryan is pitching Republican plans for overhauling the nation's tax code at a shoe factory in Massachusetts, as demonstrators outside protest GOP efforts to repeal Democrat Barack Obama's health law

Norovirus confirmed in diner who reported eating…

Norovirus has been confirmed in a diner who reported eating at a Chipotle in Virginia

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AP-NORC Poll: Shift to political left seen on…

AP-NORC Poll: 62 percent say feds should make sure that all Americans have health care coverage as public opinion appears to shift to the left

APNewsBreak: Claims of human rights abuses in…

A human rights complaint has been filed with an international commission to investigate claims of human rights violations in Hawaii's commercial fishing industry