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Something new to worry about: Connected toy security

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 23:32

NEW YORK (AP) — Your smartphone or tablet is most likely pretty secure — not perfect, maybe, but generally unlikely to be hacked or to store, say, your email where other people could read it. The same can’t be said for any Internet connected toys you may have purchased for your kids. Recently discovered security […]
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Something new to worry about: Connected toy security

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 23:32

NEW YORK (AP) — Your smartphone or tablet is most likely pretty secure — not perfect, maybe, but generally unlikely to be hacked or to store, say, your email where other people could read it. The same can’t be said for any Internet connected toys you may have purchased for your kids. Recently discovered security […]

Alphabet comes before Apple as world's most valuable company

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 23:31

FILE - In this Nov. 12, 2015, file photo, a man walks past a building on the Google campus in Mountain View, Calif. Alphabet Inc., Google's holding company, reports financial results Monday, Feb. 1, 2016. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Alphabet now comes before Apple atop the list of the world's most valuable companies.


Prosecutors seek high sentence for Chaka Fattah Jr.

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 23:28

Chaka Fattah Jr. sentenced to 5 years in prisonProsecutors are seeking a high sentence for Chaka Fattah Jr.


Eastern Europe Cautiously Welcomes Larger U.S. Military Presence

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 23:27
Washington’s plan to quadruple its military spending in the region, largely in response to Russian aggression, caught many officials by surprise.









Ferguson, Mo., to hear from public on proposed justice reforms

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 23:25

St Louis County police officers watch as anti-police demonstrators march in protest in Ferguson, MissouriResidents of Ferguson, Missouri, which has a proposed agreement with the U.S. Justice Department to reform its police department after the 2014 shooting by a white officer of a black teenager, will voice their opinions on the deal at a meeting on Tuesday night. The fatal shooting of unarmed Michael Brown, 18, by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson exposed tension between the city government and the largely black community outside St. Louis that erupted into violent protests in 2014 after a grand jury chose not to indict the officer. It was one of a series of highly publicized killings of black men, mostly by white police officers, that set off a nationwide debate about the use of police force, especially against minorities.


Takata panel finds problems with its quality processes

NBA - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 23:25

DETROIT (AP) — Embattled air bag maker Takata Corp. lacks processes that would improve the quality of its products, including air bag inflators that have been blamed for at least 11 deaths and 139 injuries, an outside panel hired by the company has found. The panel chaired by former U.S. Transportation Secretary Samuel Skinner determined […]
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Takata panel finds problems with its quality processes

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 23:25

DETROIT (AP) — Embattled air bag maker Takata Corp. lacks processes that would improve the quality of its products, including air bag inflators that have been blamed for at least 11 deaths and 139 injuries, an outside panel hired by the company has found. The panel chaired by former U.S. Transportation Secretary Samuel Skinner determined […]
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Takata panel finds problems with its quality processes

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 23:25

DETROIT (AP) — Embattled air bag maker Takata Corp. lacks processes that would improve the quality of its products, including air bag inflators that have been blamed for at least 11 deaths and 139 injuries, an outside panel hired by the company has found. The panel chaired by former U.S. Transportation Secretary Samuel Skinner determined […]

Patient gets out of moving ambulance, is killed by car in NY

NBA - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 23:20

HOLTSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a patient being transferred from a hospital somehow got out of a moving ambulance and was fatally struck by a car in New York. Suffolk County police say the driver of the car that hit the patient Monday night in Holtsville, on Long Island, then fled the scene. Police […]
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Patient gets out of moving ambulance, is killed by car in NY

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 23:20

HOLTSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a patient being transferred from a hospital somehow got out of a moving ambulance and was fatally struck by a car in New York. Suffolk County police say the driver of the car that hit the patient Monday night in Holtsville, on Long Island, then fled the scene. Police […]
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Patient gets out of moving ambulance, is killed by car in NY

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 23:20

HOLTSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a patient being transferred from a hospital somehow got out of a moving ambulance and was fatally struck by a car in New York. Suffolk County police say the driver of the car that hit the patient Monday night in Holtsville, on Long Island, then fled the scene. Police […]

The Latest: Hungary accepts UK efforts to stop benefit abuse

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 23:17

FILE - In this June 26, 2015 file photo, European Council President Donald Tusk, left, speaks with British Prime Minister David Cameron during a round table meeting at an EU summit in Brussels. European Council President Donald Tusk on Tuesday Feb. 2, 2016 unveiled proposals that he hopes will keep Britain in the 28-nation European Union. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert, File)BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on negotiations on changes to EU law aimed at keeping Britain in the bloc (all times local):


Energy sector leads another decline in stocks as oil falls

NBA - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 23:17

NEW YORK (AP) — Falling oil prices continued to weigh on U.S. and global stock markets on Tuesday, as investors remained deeply concerned about the global economy following this week’s disappointing Chinese and U.S. manufacturing data. Google’s parent company, Alphabet, overtook Apple as the world’s most valuable publicly traded company. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones […]
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Energy sector leads another decline in stocks as oil falls

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 23:17

NEW YORK (AP) — Falling oil prices continued to weigh on U.S. and global stock markets on Tuesday, as investors remained deeply concerned about the global economy following this week’s disappointing Chinese and U.S. manufacturing data. Google’s parent company, Alphabet, overtook Apple as the world’s most valuable publicly traded company. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones […]
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Energy sector leads another decline in stocks as oil falls

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 23:17

NEW YORK (AP) — Falling oil prices continued to weigh on U.S. and global stock markets on Tuesday, as investors remained deeply concerned about the global economy following this week’s disappointing Chinese and U.S. manufacturing data. Google’s parent company, Alphabet, overtook Apple as the world’s most valuable publicly traded company. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones […]

Police searching for Camden children last seen with mother

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 23:15

Police searching for Camden children last seen with motherThe Camden County Police Department is searching for two young children, a brother and sister who were last seen with their mother.


Cruz tops Trump in Iowa; Clinton, Sanders in tight Dem race

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 23:13

Cruz tops Trump in Iowa; Clinton, Sanders in tight Dem raceTexas Sen. Ted Cruz, a fiery conservative loathed by his own party's leaders, swept to victory in Iowa's Republican caucuses Monday, overcoming billionaire Donald Trump and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio. Among Democrats, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders were deadlocked in a tight race.


Philadelphia teenager turns beating video into powerful message against bullying

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 23:08

Philadelphia teenager turns beating video into powerful message against bullyingA teenage girl beaten unconscious allegedly by a group of her peers decided to turn her pain into a passionate message.


New York Today: New York Today: City Slickers

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 23:04
New Yorkers in Iowa, sunny skies, and furry forecasters.