A frustrated Trump lashes out at special counsel Mueller

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President Donald Trump has elevated his simmering grievances to a boil against special counsel...


Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, March 21, the 80th day of 2018. There are 285 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On March 21, 1918, during World War I, Germany launched its Spring Offensive on the Western Front, hoping to break through the Allied lines before American...


With police near, suspected Austin bomber blows himself up

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PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (AP) — As a SWAT team closed in, the suspected bomber whose deadly explosives terrorized Austin for three weeks used one of his own devices to blow himself up. But police warned that he could have planted more bombs before his death, and they cautioned the city to stay on guard....


Asian shares mixed after Fed raises interest rates

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BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mixed in Asia early Thursday after U.S. stock indexes finished with small losses following the Federal Reserve’s hike in interest rates. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 index gained 0.5 percent to 21,488.07 while the Kospi in South Korea added 0.5 percent to 2,498.17....


Facebook's Zuckerberg apologizes for 'major breach of trust'

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NEW YORK (AP) — Breaking five days of silence, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg apologized for a “major breach of trust,” admitted mistakes and outlined steps to protect user data in light of a privacy scandal involving a Trump-connected data-mining firm. “I am really sorry that happened,” Zuckerberg...


Austin bombing suspect's uncle says he was smart, kind

Austin Bombings

A 23-year-old suspected of planting deadly bombs that struck fear across Austin was described Wednesday by his uncle as a smart and kind “computer geek” and a friend said he was an assertive person who would end up being “kind of dominant and intimidating in conversation.” Neither had any idea what...


The Latest: Evacuation lifted near bombing suspect's home

APTOPIX Austin Bombings

ROUND ROCK, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the Austin bombings (all times local): 9:58 p.m. Residents are being allowed to return to their houses in the neighborhood surrounding the home of Austin bombing suspect Mark Conditt. The evacuation order was lifted about 8:40 p.m. Wednesday after residents...


How police finally found the Austin bomber

Austin Bombings

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The suspected Austin bomber is dead after terrorizing Texas’ capital city for three weeks. And in the end the manhunt wasn’t cracked by hundreds of phoned-in tips, the big pot of reward money or police pleading to the bomber through TV. One of the largest bombing investigations...


The Latest: Zuckerberg says it's time to regulate tech firms

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NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the alleged use of Facebook data to influence the U.S. presidential election (all times local): 10:20 p.m. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he believes it’s time to impose more regulations on technology companies as they play an increasingly important role in the...


Police: Maryland school shooter used his father's handgun

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GREAT MILLS, Md. (AP) — A teenager used his father’s legally-owned handgun in an attack inside his high school in Maryland, police said Wednesday. Austin Rollins, 17, was killed Tuesday morning at Great Mills High School when a school resource officer fired off a shot at the attacker. It was not...


Zuckerberg says Facebook will audit thousands of apps after 'breach of trust'

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Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday said Facebook will audit thousands of apps in response to the “breach of trust” created by Cambridge Analytica, the chief executive’s first comments since a crisis erupted Friday over data siphoned by the political marketing firm used by the Trump...

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