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Cruz app data collection helps campaign read minds of voters

WASHINGTON (AP) — Protecting the privacy of law-abiding citizens from the government is a pillar of Ted Cruz's Republican presidential candidacy, but his campaign is testing the limits of siphoning personal data from supporters.

Feb. 11, 2016 1:46 PM EST

Breakthrough: Scientists detect Einstein's gravity ripples

WASHINGTON (AP) — In an announcement that electrified the world of astronomy, scientists said Thursday that they have finally detected gravitational waves, the ripples in the fabric of space-time that Einstein predicted a century ago.

Feb. 11, 2016 1:10 PM EST


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Cruz app data collection helps campaign read minds of voters
Feb. 11, 2016 1:58 PM EST

Man convicted in death of officer hit by another driver

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A suburban New York man was convicted Thursday in the death of a police officer responding to a crash on the Long Island Expressway even though the officer was struck and killed by another motorist.

Feb. 11, 2016 1:57 PM EST

Zika virus has phones ringing at pest control, travel firms
Feb. 11, 2016 1:54 PM EST

House report details EPA missteps in Colorado mine spill

DENVER (AP) — A probe of a mine waste accident in Colorado that fouled rivers in three states with arsenic, lead and other toxic substances has found further evidence that government workers knew a spill from the gold mine was possible, according to documents released Thursday by a U.S. House committee.

Feb. 11, 2016 1:54 PM EST

A look at what's next for the major players in Syria's war
Feb. 11, 2016 1:54 PM EST

Nokia says quarterly profit rose but cautions on outlook

HELSINKI (AP) — Nokia Corp. saw fourth-quarter profit grow more than 50 percent to 498 million euros ($560 million) on a slight increase in sales, but the telecom networks company cautioned it would face some "market headwinds," especially in China.

Feb. 11, 2016 1:53 PM EST

Health scare over, Bosh ready to enjoy another All-Star trip
Feb. 11, 2016 1:52 PM EST

US says precise location of Iran's enriched uranium unknown

WASHINGTON (AP) — A State Department official says the U.S. does not know the precise location of tons of low-enriched uranium shipped out of Iran on a Russian vessel under the landmark nuclear agreement.

Feb. 11, 2016 1:52 PM EST

5 indicted in 2015 New York City gas explosion that killed 2
Feb. 11, 2016 1:50 PM EST

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A look at what's next for the major players in Syria's war
Feb. 11, 2016 1:54 PM EST

Pentagon seeks funding for Libya, Africa military operations

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon is seeking $200 million in the 2017 budget for counterterrorism operations in Libya and other portions of North and West Africa, but Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Wednesday that Libyans must take the lead in eliminating the Islamic State threat in their country.

Feb. 9, 2016 3:44 PM EST

Israeli military says top mission is countering Gaza tunnels
Feb. 9, 2016 10:57 AM EST

Saudi offer to send troops to Syria comes with uncertainty
Feb. 8, 2016 3:22 PM EST

Militants shoot down Libyan fighter jet

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libya's air force chief of staff says a fighter jet was shot down while carrying out airstrikes against Islamic militants.

Feb. 8, 2016 2:09 PM EST

Al-Qaida militants battle each other in southern Yemen

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Al-Qaida militants battled each other on Monday in a southern Yemeni city controlled by the group, in what appeared to be an internal power struggle that erupted after a senior militant was killed in a U.S. drone strike.

Feb. 8, 2016 9:40 AM EST

UAE says it's prepared to send ground forces to Syria

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A top official in the United Arab Emirates said Sunday that his country is prepared to send ground troops to Syria to fight Islamic State militants as part of an international coalition.

Feb. 7, 2016 7:27 AM EST

Turkey under pressure as Syrians mass at border
Feb. 6, 2016 2:21 PM EST

Thousands more Syrians rush toward Turkey to flee fighting
Feb. 5, 2016 5:09 PM EST

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